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Freedom From Religion Foundation Urges IRS to investigate Ark Encounter

Dan Arel | Posted 01.24.2015 | Religion
Dan Arel

The Freedom From Religion Foundation has sent a letter to the IRS urging them to investigate Ken Ham's Ark Encounter. The letter alleges that Ham has continuously attempted to run a for-profit business behind his non-profit in order to benefit from as many tax breaks and discriminatory practices as possible.

New Noah's Ark Theme Park Reportedly Won't Hire Gay Or Non-Religious Employees

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Kentucky's Ark Encounter won't open until 2016, but the theme park is already making headlines for reportedly requiring prospective employees to agree...

5 Things Kentucky Could Spend $73 Million On Instead Of A Fake Noah's Ark

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 03.03.2014 | Politics

Creation Museum founder Ken Ham announced Thursday that enough money had been raised to begin construction of a 510-foot "replica" of Noah's Ark as pa...

Ken Ham Is Thrilled At One Outcome Of The Bill Nye Debate

Posted 02.28.2014 | Religion

Well, we didn't see this one coming. A widely-publicized television debate on creationism and evolution between Creation Museum founder Ken Ham and...

You'll Never Guess What's New At The Creation Museum

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 06.05.2013 | Arts

Reports surfaced today of a vast, secular outdoor complex in the works at Kentucky's controversial Creation Museum. The network of 20 zip lines an...

Noah's Ark Theme Park Runs Into Tricky Questions

Reuters | Mary Wisniewski | Posted 07.31.2013 | Religion

By Mary Wisniewski HEBRON, Kentucky (Reuters) - The Biblical account of Noah and his Ark poses a lot of questions, even for believers l...

Big Tax Breaks For Noah's Ark Theme Park

Posted 01.23.2012 | Politics

Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear (D) has proposed a 2012-2013 budget that includes heavy cuts to some key departments while giving a $43 million tax break ...

Noah's Ark Theme Park Gets The Go-Ahead

AOL Travel News | Posted 07.19.2011 | Travel

Things are about to get Biblical in Kentucky. On Thursday, the Kentucky Tourism Development Finance Authority gave final approval to grant $40 million...

Biblical Theme Park Plans May Meet Different Fates In Kentucky, Tennessee

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As a huge replica of Noah's Ark looks to prepare for a voyage to northern Kentucky, where it would anchor a proposed $150-million biblical theme park,...

On Kentucky's Christmas List: Noah's Ark

Lee Jefferson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Lee Jefferson

At the beginning of the month, a news story went viral regarding the state of Kentucky. It concerned the governor granting $25 million in tax credits to a group constructing a Bible theme park that will include a replica of Noah's Ark.

Ark Encounter Creationist Theme Park Gets Preliminary Approval For Kentucky State Funds

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Ark Encounter, a creationist theme park slated for construction in Northern Kentucky, may soon be eligible for state tax incentives that would allow i...

Democratic Governor To Support Creationist Theme Park

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A massive replica of Noah's Ark stretching three stories high and the distance of two football fields may soon be on its way to Northern Kentucky, whe...