A Duggar spin-off show? Are you fucking kidding me?

Several news websites reported late yesterday that the Duggars — the face of the Quiverfull movement, with a sexual predator in their midst — are mulling over a spin-off television show that will focus on the next generation — though the new show won’t include the sexual predator, one would suppose. (Did everyone see this? …

I am not yet willing to let go the notion of “religious freedom”

Mary sent this, a telling essay about what the Real Jesus would have done in the whole Indiana/Arkansas/Ain’t-no-gay-gonna-eat-a-cake-I-baked mess. He would have baked them the cake. In fact, he would have baked them two. “Dear American Christians.” Go ahead, Bro. Eric Folkerth.

As we all take a deep breath over religious freedom

DickG. sends this, a ThinkProgress piece on the failed attempt by some conservative Christians to infuse the discussion about religious freedom with homophobia. It’s interesting, and contains this: …some sociologists argue that Christianity‚Äôs unusual inclusiveness is precisely what helped it to grow so quickly, what with it famously expanding its ministry to both Jews and …

Don’t sign it, Asa

The Arkansas legislature has passed to Gov. Asa Hutchinson a “religious freedom” law similar to the one that has caused the uproar in Indiana and elsewhere. Gov. Hutchinson is a 1972 graduate of Bob Jones University, the ultra-conservative institution of higher learning whose policies (and graduates) would be funny if they weren’t so very sad. …