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No cake for them in Maine!
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 43 comments on Fri Apr 03, 2015 at 09:21 AM PDT with 32 Recommends
This is what all the rage is about?
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 53 comments on Fri Apr 03, 2015 at 07:50 AM PDT with 43 Recommends
I will be brief. I watch Washington Journal , the CSPAN morning program featuring guests who have different topical views responding to viewers calling in with questions or comments. One does not ...
by SpringHopeCarolina
Comment Count 17 comments on Fri Apr 03, 2015 at 06:00 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
For sure, I am not a Bible Scholar but I am familiar with the Bible and the Old Testament. It was not written contemporaneously but centuries later from stories told by Ancient Hebrews to each other ...
by virginia dare
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Apr 02, 2015 at 10:13 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
I must have missed the memo, but since when did we decide that our discrimination doesn't matter as long as someone else, somewhere else, is worse? It seems like the right has adopted this as a go-...
by Rachel191
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Apr 02, 2015 at 04:57 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
It has been a remarkable turn of events in the story of these two states -- first Indiana, then Arkansas -- passing these so-called "Religious Freedom" measures. It's a story that has been ...
by AndySchmookler
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Apr 02, 2015 at 02:01 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
By Alec Kohut I could write a book on Christian hypocrisy in America. But for the sake of time I’m going to make this argument short and sweet. Conservative Christians are really good at picking ...
by Politics and A Beer
Comment Count 27 comments on Thu Apr 02, 2015 at 09:57 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Crystal O'Connor of Memories Pizza, Walkerton, Indiana Yesterday Memories Pizza was all over the ...
by FaithGardner
Comment Count 394 comments on Thu Apr 02, 2015 at 06:57 AM PDT with 141 Recommends
What do you do when you sign a law that is perfectly fine and simply safeguards Religious Liberty for All in the great tradition of apple pie and God? Why,
by Mark Fiore
Comment Count 59 comments on Fri Apr 03, 2015 at 06:50 AM PDT with 38 Recommends
Seems like Indiana and Arkansas legislators have made now a good time to reprise this little quiz on religious freedom. Written by the Rev. Emily C. Heath at the United Church of Christ, the quiz is ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 124 comments on Wed Apr 01, 2015 at 09:28 PM PDT with 421 Recommends
According to Luke, Jesus was once asked by a scholar how he (the scholar) was to inherit eternal life. Jesus answers by asking him what is written in the law. The scholar answers, "You shall love ...
by nuketeacher
Comment Count 29 comments on Thu Apr 02, 2015 at 04:44 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
If nothing else, you have to give Indiana Republican Governor Mike Pence credit for going big. In April 2007, Pence defended Big War , comparing his heavily guarded tour of Baghdad to visiting "...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Apr 01, 2015 at 01:49 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
...religious freedom activists on the grounds that their chosen lifestyles of hatred towards their LGBTQ brothers and sisters is immoral according to the teachings of Christ? (Reference: The New ...
by NoOneOfConsiquence
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Apr 01, 2015 at 10:57 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Gov. Asa Hutchinson, being all inclusive.
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 121 comments on Tue Mar 31, 2015 at 01:41 PM PDT with 72 Recommends
Gov. Mike Pence (R-IN) It's getting hard to keep track of everyone who's come out against Indiana's license-to-discriminate law, which is probably why Gov. Mike ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 226 comments on Tue Mar 31, 2015 at 01:30 PM PDT with 125 Recommends
Hell, yes, it feels good to watch the Republicans squirm over whether or not they discriminate, or want to discriminate, against gays. As if there was really the slightest doubt about it. Why can'...
by Seth Cagin
Comment Count 23 comments on Tue Mar 31, 2015 at 10:17 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
Jeb Bush Ultra-conservative voters have been suspicious of Jeb Bush, who hasn't been loud and ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 146 comments on Tue Mar 31, 2015 at 07:12 AM PDT with 77 Recommends
It's funny how the proponents of the law say it's not meant to discriminate, even if the Governor can't give a yes or no to that question. It's supposed to be for "religious freedom". But, how can ...
by lmb02
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Mar 30, 2015 at 03:47 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
For those who wonder just what the Indiana "Religious Freedom" law says, I'm including it here. This is actually a side effect of me writing another article about the interesting, and potentially ...
by darkonc
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Mar 30, 2015 at 01:32 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Broad strokes often have unintended consequences, and I think that the Indiana law that is seen as at least attempting to give cover to religious bigotry seems to be no exception. Rather than just ...
by darkonc
Comment Count 16 comments on Mon Mar 30, 2015 at 10:04 PM PDT with 7 Recommends