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Billy Eichner Plays “Leah Remini’s Escape from Scientology!”

In a segment for his show Billy on the Street, Billy Eichner had Rachel Dratch play a game called “Leah Remini’s Escape from Scientology!”It starts with Dratch signing a billion-year contract, as the Church requires of its members, then having her work through a series of obstacles that Tom Cruise would surely appreciate.Did she win?! (Spoiler: No one ever wins.)

In a segment for his show Billy on the Street, Billy Eichner had Rachel Dratch play a game called “Leah Remini’s Escape from Scientology!”

It starts with Dratch signing a billion-year contract, as the Church requires of its members, then having her work through a series of obstacles that Tom Cruise would surely appreciate.

Did she win?! (Spoiler: No one ever wins.)

Do I have to join the Church to play the game? Because I would *totally* get a high score.

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For Certain Christians, Lying for Jesus is Justified in the Abortion Wars

Leviticus 19:11 makes clear: "Ye shall not steal, neither deal falsely, neither lie one to another."There's quite a bit of the Bible that conservative Christian activists tend to leave out, but Biblical prohibitions against lying are routinely given short shrift by those intent on seeing God's will done on Earth. We don't have to look far for examples of it -- from Christians arguing that LGBT people are predators to politicians pretending that being gay is a choice, these lies are common.The Washington Post has a good look at another popular outlet for faith-based lying: the abortion debate, and the notoriously deceptive idea of "crisis pregnancy centers." Reporter Petula Dvorak examines the work of one Virginia activist, Pat Lohman, in particular.shutterstock_296153609
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