The struggles of an Alabama Judge

It must be hard to be a judge in Alabama right now, with the confusion of probate judges about whether to issue licenses or not. The Washington Post covers one such judge’s dilemma. [Read more...]

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GOP State Rep sponsors bill to put Ten Commandments in Texas’ public schools

Texas State Rep. Dan Flynn (R-02), filed a bill on Monday, the first day legislators could for the upcoming 84th Legislative Session, to keep schools from following the Constitution. The bill, simply titled HB 138, is just a one sentence long addition to Chapter 11 of the Texas Education Code. It reads: The board of trustees of an [Read More...]

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No, that’s not descrimination

I was perusing my usual sites, and I came across an article posted on Fark. [Read more...]

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Greg Abbott Can’t Overturn True Marriage

On Monday, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott filed an appeal to reverse the ruling that found the state’s ban on same-sex marriage to be unconstitutional made by a US District Court back in February. In his brief, which feebly tried to defend the ban, Attorney General Abbott made the claim that (emphasis my own) “[because] [Read More...]

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Arguments against Gay Marriage via Children

I thought we had some interesting (if not frustrating) debate about why the LGBT community generally shouldn’t be allowed to marry. Instead of allowing those discussions to be lost in the endless noise of the Disqus universe, I thought I’d catalog those arguments here (and their rebuttals) in a slightly less endless-noise realm of a [Read More...]

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The Week in Review – Law and Secularism 2/21/13

Anne’s back… Frankenhand’s post-surgical bandages are off. I can type again! This is good news, because I can’t dictate well enough for Dragon Naturally Speaking to understand me. When I complained about this to my former secretary the other day over lunch, she cleared her throat awkwardly, shifted uncomfortably in her chair, and changed the [Read More...]

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The Week in Review – Law and Atheism 11/08/2012

Here’s my roundup of legal machinations over the past week. No, I haven’t listed everything, and yes, I may have missed something important. Please leave comments on other events involving the law and secularism that you consider noteworthy. Freedom From Religion Foundation Despite the IRS suspension of egregious political activity by 501(c)(3) tax-exempt religions organizations, [Read More...]

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