Duggar Daughter Invokes Pro-Life Godwin’s Law; Blames Racism and Holocaust on Evolution

Jessa Duggar, of 19 Kids and Counting fame, recently posted a lengthy diatribe against evolutionary science and women’s reproductive care to Instagram, in which she likened abortion to the Holocaust. The post accompanies a photo from the Holocaust Museum, and it’s pretty clear out of the gate where she’s going with this.

I walked through the Holocaust Museum again today… very sobering. Millions of innocents denied the most basic and fundamental of all rights — their right to life. One human destroying the life of another deemed “less than human.”

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A Closer Look at the Vatican Document Guiding the Synod on the Modern Family (Part 2)

This is Part Two in a four-part series about the Vatican document Instrumentum Laboris, meant to be a working guide for the upcoming Synod of Bishops focusing on the challenges of modern family life in Catholicism. You can read the other parts here: Part One, Part Three, Part Four.

Welcome back to Instrumentum Laboris. Today’s selection deals with the theme “Communicating the Gospel of the Family in Today’s World” — Vatican-speak for “Making Sure Catholics Know What They Ought To Be Thinking.”

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Happy Early Logic Day!

Last year, 9-year-old Xavier Hanson wondered if there was a non-religious holiday where people gave presents to each other. Unable to find a secular Christmas, he created his own solution: Celebrating Neil deGrasse Tyson‘s birthday (October 5) with presents involving nature and science! He’s calling it #LogicDay:

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A Christian Minister Explains Why Church and State Should Remain Separate

Christian minister Dr. Robert Wilkerson, who runs an organization called People for the Christian Way (which, as far as I can tell, doesn’t actually exist), published a short but terrific piece at Al.com about why prayer doesn’t belong in public school.

Here are just a couple of his reasons:

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Please Support the Work I Do Through This Site

I’ve posted this in the past. If you’ve already responded, there’s no need to do it again. Thanks!

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.

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