A First Amendment Primer for Christians Opposed to Marriage Equality

The Religious Right is officially in a full blown hissy fit. They’re distraught, traumatized by the fact that — despite their best efforts to codify their bigoted beliefs into law — same sex couples will now enjoy all the same legal rights and obligations associated with state recognized marriage. The world hasn’t ended in the [Read More...]

Woman Says She Won’t Have an Abortion if Pro-Lifers Give Her $1,000,000. This Won’t End Well…

A 26-year-old anonymous woman says she’ll go ahead with her planned abortion… unless conservatives can raise $1 million (which will eventually be put in a trust fund for the child). She explains her plan on a website set up for this purpose:



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Please Support the Work I Do Through This Site

Over the past couple of years, what began as a personal blog has turned into a hub with several contributors and multiple posts per day. As always, I’d like to continue expanding the reach of this site. That entails bringing on additional contributors with different voices, including more guest posts from people who can offer interesting and different perspectives, creating more YouTube videos, and making the podcasts sound more professional.

In order to facilitate all of this, I’ve created a page at Patreon. (You can now see on that page a list of things I’ve been able to do thanks to your contributions.)



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The Ten Commandments Are Not a Foundation of Western Law, and We’re Better Off Because of It

Earlier this week, the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled that the Ten Commandments monument on Capitol grounds was unconstitutional:

Attorney General Scott Pruitt immediately denounced the decision:

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Icelandic Parliament Votes to Repeal Blasphemy Law

We tend to think of Iceland as fairly liberal — politicians unanimously voted in favor of marriage equality in 2010, they elected an openly lesbian Prime Minister in 2009, etc.

But they have had a blasphemy law in the books since 1940 that has no place in modern society.



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