Hey now wait a moment. If Gwen is still his client—and if they sue CPS, she is—wouldn’t it be unethical for them to start a relationship regardless of Peter’s belief in the sinfulness of marrying a divorced woman? But then, legal ethics don’t seem to matter much to Peter. Hopefully they matter a bit more to Aaron. Read more

Hey guys! I’ve been powering through this day thinking I’m going to get time to put up the next installment of Anonymous Tip, but nope. It’s the end of the semester and that’s when academia gets crazy! So, I’m going to admit failure. Sorry! The next installment of Anonymous Tip will go up tomorrow instead. But I’m not going to leave you with nothing! It’s Friday, let’s have some fun! How would you re-caption this sexist meme? Go wild! 😀 Read more

Having read Barber and Kondoker’s remarks in concert with each other, this is what I’ve learned: If the Planned Parenthood shooter was not a “faithful” Christian, then the San Bernardino shooters were not “faithful” Muslims. I’m sorry, Barber, but you can’t have it both ways. Read more

We ought to be able to take pride in being a nation of refugees. We should strive to be a country that accepts those fleeing war or catastrophe, or simply those looking for a better life and more opportunity. After all, with the exception of Native Americans and African slaves, our ancestors were those refugees and opportunity seekers. Some days I feel like I am living an enigma. How is it that this country is both so largely built of refugees and immigrants, and at the same time so very anti-refugee and anti-immigrant? It’s like living in an walking contradiction. Read more

I recently read a rather horrific story about a teen girl held captive that brought up some serious concerns I have with the way the media covers rape. Read more

Falwell’s statements are both bigoted and wrong—and startlingly so. Read more

It’s time for another chatter thread! Read more

Saturday Link Love is a new feature where I collect and post links to various articles I’ve come upon over the past week. Feel free to share any interesting articles you’ve come along as well! The more the merrier. 🙂 Parenting Wrapped up in Science: Top 40 Science Toys for Mighty Girls, from A Mighty Girl Round Table: Handling Stressful Moments Without Prayer, from Grounded Parents Planned Parenthood Shooting Working at Planned Parenthood: ‘Every day, someone threatened to kill me’, from… Read more

Here it is . . . the moment you’ve all been waiting for. Today you get to find out Judge Romer’s decision. Read more

I know, I know, I wasn’t planning to write about Donald Trump again, and Trump is, well, Trump. But I am going to give in and write about him anyway, because one of the things he said in a recent interview is just too grossly wrong that I can’t let it pass without comment. And I think that’s because of the sheer hypocrisy of his statement. Read more

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