Last week, Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore told all probate judges to stop issuing marriage licenses to gay couples, essentially overriding what the Supreme Court said was perfectly legal last year.
Alabama Newspaper Slams Justice Roy Moore, Calling Him a Bad Politician with “Delusions of Grandeur”
On New Years Eve, in the city of Cologne, Germany, what was supposed to be a night of celebration turned disturbing very quickly.
We’ve learned that hundreds of women may have been sexually assaulted or had their property stolen that night by anywhere from 400 to 1,000 men. So far, hundreds of criminal complaints have been filed — and there are likely many more who haven’t done that yet.
How does this sort of thing happen?
Many of the women filing reports pointed the finger at men of “Arab or North African origin” — in other words, the same breakdown as many of the immigrants coming into the country.
It’s unclear whether this was coordinated, though with that many people allegedly involved, it very well could have been.
The whole situation has left German media outlets and politicians trying to figure out how to report this. They have been one of the countries most welcoming to refugees, and yet, this problem may be the result of that generosity. On the flip side, law-abiding Muslims are doing their best to distance their community from the actions of those who may share their faith.
Non-Religious Montana State Rep. Says Gubernatorial Candidate Shouldn’t Have to Answer for His Faith
Greg Gianforte, the wealthy Christian whose family foundation has donated a lot of money to Christian causes including the Glendive Dinosaur and Fossil Museum (a Creation museum), is considering running against Montana Gov. Steve Bullock in 2016.
But Daniel Zolnikov (below), a Republican State Representative who supports Gianforte, says he doesn’t want to see the candidate campaign on his faith.
The reason? Zolnikov is not religious and he doesn’t think faith is a good reason to vote someone into office.
I repeat: A non-religious Republican politician is calling for a fellow Republican to tamper down his faith rhetoric. There’s a sentence I never thought I would type…