Catholic Group Rewrites Internet Poll After Results Are In

The American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family and Property (a.k.a. anti-gay-marriage-people) had a poll up on their website asking “What do you think about Judge Walker’s decision to overturn Prop. 8 banning same-sex ‘marriage’ in California?” At one point, it was hit hard by the people from Daily Kos and these were the [Read More...]

Keith Olbermann’s Take on the (Close To) Ground Zero Mosque

Yet another opinion on Park51, this time from Keith Olbermann: “This is America, dammit, and in America, when somebody comes for your neighbor, or his Bible, or his Torah, or his Atheist Manifesto, or his Koran, you and I do what our fathers did and our grandmothers did and our Founders did. You and I [Read More...]

Will Phillips Speaks Out Against Anti-Gay-Marriage Rally

I’ve mentioned Will Phillips here before. He’s the 10-year-old boy who didn’t stand up for the Pledge of Allegiance last year because we live in a country where we don’t have “liberty and justice for all” — just ask all the gay couples who can’t get married. The other day, Will spoke at a rally [Read More...]

My First Column for the On Faith Blog

I wrote a column for the Washington Post On Faith blog about the Ground Zero community center with the mosque inside. It’s a mixture of some of the things I’ve written about it on this site and a reaction to many of your comments. If you like it (or hate it), please leave your comments [Read More...]

Responses to the Ground Zero Mosque

There have been several recent responses to the planned building of a Muslim community center and mosque (a.k.a. Park51) close to Ground Zero. I’m not opposed to it — more on that later — but I’ve been reading some interesting responses to the situation. President Obama supports the right for Muslims to build the mosque, [Read More...]