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Apparently there's a new book out, by someone called Kristen Powers who is apparently a Fox News personality, called THE SILENCING: How the Left is Killing Free Speech . From what I gather, it's ...
by GrafZeppelin127
Comment Count 128 comments on Sat May 16, 2015 at 12:51 PM PDT with 261 Recommends
During the 2000 Republican presidential primaries, Arizona Senator John McCain proclaimed Jerry Falwell an "agent of intolerance." But after losing the nomination to George W. Bush, ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 37 comments on Sat May 09, 2015 at 12:21 PM PDT with 38 Recommends
The Satanic Temple begins legal aid fund to offer exemptions against, and actively challenge, arbitrary, insulting, and outright harmful anti-abortion legislation. The Satanic Temple (TST), ...
by Doug Mesner
Comment Count 49 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 07:34 AM PDT with 121 Recommends
Over the past few years, two topics have come to dominate the discourse about religion in America. The implementation of the Affordable Care Act and especially the rapid acceptance of marriage ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 120 comments on Sun May 03, 2015 at 07:30 AM PDT with 87 Recommends
These are dark times for Louisiana Governor and 2016 GOP White House hopeful Bobby Jindal. Facing a staggering $1.6 billion budget shortfall , Governor Jindal's popularity is plummeting at home ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 133 comments on Fri Apr 24, 2015 at 12:31 PM PDT with 186 Recommends
RFRA will not be considered in the Legislative session in Raleigh...at least not this year! We are not done yet, though, we still have to beat down Senate Bill 2 - the one that allows public ...
by Kalisiin
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Apr 23, 2015 at 01:57 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
Beliefs Sincerely Held Rep. Emily Virgin rains on intolerance by Barry Friedman (First Appeared in [The Tulsa Voice http://www.thetulsavoice.com/April-B-2015/Beliefs-sincerely-held/]) Around ...
by vuzvilla
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Apr 20, 2015 at 04:00 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
Here's something Indiana lawmakers probably didn't account for in their annual budget—spending $2 million on a global public relations firm to stanch the bleeding from the "right to discriminate"
by Kerry Eleveld
Comment Count 86 comments on Tue Apr 14, 2015 at 12:37 PM PDT with 50 Recommends
Jindal: Sure, let's do what Indiana did. That seemed to work out. It looks like Louisiana thinks they have solved the problem with the Indiana and Arkansas "religious freedoms" bills that have ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 93 comments on Thu Apr 09, 2015 at 10:45 AM PDT with 64 Recommends
Although I named myself here Navy Vet Terp, after the Navy, and after law school thanks to the GI Bill, I went back into the military, this time as an Air Force JAG officer, serving from 1979 to 1983.
by Navy Vet Terp
Comment Count 11 comments on Sun Apr 12, 2015 at 08:36 AM PDT with 67 Recommends
I know that there have been a lot of diaries on the RFRA laws like the one in Indiana already. I don't know how much more my take contributes to it. On the other hand, I think that if people were ...
by pierre9045
Comment Count 28 comments on Wed Apr 08, 2015 at 08:52 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
The other day, I posted a quick hit about the Cake war ( Oh, Jesus... er, "Oh, gee whiz - REALLY?" ) that one imbecile started, and shared a brief twitter exchange where someone alleged that "Jesus ...
by GreyHawk
Comment Count 26 comments on Wed Apr 08, 2015 at 04:28 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
President Obama has zero fucks to give - trolling the wingnuts at every turn and relishing every moment. Yesterday was a twofer: stomping on Walker, hurting his fee-fees in the process, and then ...
by Billionaires for Wealthcare
Comment Count 225 comments on Wed Apr 08, 2015 at 10:03 AM PDT with 423 Recommends
The Indiana RFRA has generated a lot of online comments and opinion between the right and left. Much of the commentary centers around the "Gay Wedding Cake" example and I wanted to discuss how this ...
by TheodorP
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Apr 07, 2015 at 10:33 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Religious Freedom Restoration Act's as a pure concept should not be that controversial. No, really. As a concept they should be very simple acts, "If the government imposes a rule or law that ...
by DrillSgtK
Comment Count 23 comments on Tue Apr 07, 2015 at 04:29 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
The RFRA became law in Indiana only because we live in a profoundly undemocratic democracy. We have a structural electoral problem. Ultimately, this problem can only be solved by structural changes ...
by Mateo in OH
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Apr 06, 2015 at 04:47 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
There is a battle going on between religious organizations claiming that they have a right to deny service to LGBT individuals based on their religious beliefs. Without getting into the ugly ...
by Eric Nelson
Comment Count 15 comments on Tue Apr 07, 2015 at 01:27 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
I just posted this at Twin Mormons on FB after the moderator promoted the Go Fund Me for Memories Pizza in Indiana. If you have comments please do so . There are articles regarding RFRA's, Same ...
by manoffire
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon Apr 06, 2015 at 11:16 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Ever since Indiana's grotesque so-called "Religious" so-called "Freedom" so-called "Restoration" Act was passed, and then almost immediately backtracked and "fixed" to neuter its most obvious ...
by GrafZeppelin127
Comment Count 138 comments on Mon Apr 06, 2015 at 08:31 AM PDT with 63 Recommends
Those must be gay flowers If there is one thing wingnuts are good at, it's the grift. Now that includes raising ridiculous amounts of money off of being "religious" bigots. First it was ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 84 comments on Mon Apr 06, 2015 at 07:17 AM PDT with 46 Recommends