June 10, 2014 | 7:33 pm
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June 4, 2014 | 6:10 am
May 29, 2014 | 11:08 am
This story of a snake-handling preacher made my brain hurt:
Cody Coots tells the Lexington Herald-Leader he was bitten on a finger as he removed snakes from a cage on Monday.
The 21-year Coots says he declined medical treatment from an ambulance crew. Instead, he says he relied on prayer for healing....
His father, Jamie Coots, died of a snakebite in February. Following his death, Cody Coots took over as pastor of the Full Gospel Tabernacle in Jesus Name church in Middlesboro, Kentucky.
May 26, 2014 | 8:34 pm
May 24, 2014 | 11:07 am
Regardless of the limits on what can consitutionally be said during prayers before government meetings, it's pretty well settled that the government cannot discriminate against followers of a specific religions. Such discrimination often happens subtly—invocations are frequently... read on
May 16, 2014 | 7:33 am
May 11, 2014 | 1:40 pm
The working-class city where I started my journalism career sits smack in the middle of the Inland Empire, forever wishing it could be Fontana (which of course wants to be Rancho Cucamonga, which wants to be Chino Hills, which pretends it's Orange County). I lived in... read on
May 5, 2014 | 11:19 am
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