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Frederick Clarkson is Senior Fellow at Political Research Associates and the caregiver for his parents. He has written about politics and religion for thirty years. He lives in Massachusetts.

Groups: Pro Choice, Massachusetts Kosmopolitans, Abortion, Progressive Friends of the Library Newsletter, Street Prophets , CareGiving Kos, House of LIGHTS, New England Kossacks

Home Page: http://www.frederickclarkson.com/

Diaries published: 1123 (2 days since last diary on Sat May 30, 2015 at 07:19 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 10727 (1 day since last comment on Sun May 31, 2015 at 09:59 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: frequent

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 48693

Total Comment Ratings: 42765

Most Recommended Diary: NBC News on Sen. Clinton & "The Family", 588 comments, 545 recommends

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Frederick Clarkson's Most Recent Diaries:

Religious exemptions to various laws and regulations have been much in the news in recent years, particularly in relation to the advance of LGBTQ rights and marriage equality. But the history of ...
by Frederick Clarkson
Comment Count 21 comments on Sat May 30, 2015 at 07:19 PM PDT with 42 Recommends
Now that Rick Santorum has announced that he is running for president, again, it is worth reminding ourselves that he is a coarsely obvious religious bigot. I first published this post when he was ...
by Frederick Clarkson
Comment Count 34 comments on Wed May 27, 2015 at 04:44 PM PDT with 43 Recommends
As marriage equality has advanced around the country, and the U.S. Supreme Court is set to rule on the issue in June, threatening language is escalating on the Christian Right. If these culture ...
by Frederick Clarkson
Comment Count 78 comments on Sat May 09, 2015 at 07:48 PM PDT with 81 Recommends
I think there are two underreported features of the fallout from Indiana that we should make sure do not get lost in the hoo ha. One is that people are getting it that religious freedom does not ...
by Frederick Clarkson
Comment Count 111 comments on Thu Apr 16, 2015 at 06:00 PM PDT with 209 Recommends
Barry Lynn, the longtime executive director of Americans United for Separation of Church and State , recently posted an important essay at Huffington Post . In it, he cheered the Obama administration'
by Frederick Clarkson
Comment Count 12 comments on Sat Apr 11, 2015 at 07:29 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
The Presbyterian Church (USA) has recently been in the news for its historic approval of marriage equality. But in these news stories, you may have noticed that Christian Right organizations that ...
by Frederick Clarkson
Comment Count 50 comments on Sat Apr 04, 2015 at 06:06 PM PDT with 71 Recommends

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