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Being Religious Doesn't Justify Bigotry

How in the world did religion become the operative excuse to justify bigotry?

In amazement I have watched and listened to reports of state legislatures passing bills that use religion as the seedbed from which the determination to refuse civil rights to the LGBTQ community. 1,289 more words

Violent transphobic bigot Lee Bright intros bill to allow cis men to murder trans women in the men's room

COLUMBIA — Violent transphobic bigot Lee Bright has no conscience.

Nor does he learn from other states that tried to discriminate and foment violence against transgender people. 180 more words

South Carolina

Uneasy Lies the Head That Wears a Crown: Master and Commander

Review: Master and Commander, by Patrick O’Brien

Norton, 1990. 459 pp. $14

I don’t know why or how I avoided reading this novel, the first in a famous series about the Royal Navy during the Napoleonic Wars, but as a recent convert, I advise you to hie yourself thither. 901 more words

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Religious Liberty Under Assault...Except for Dangerous Islamists

By: Daniel Horowitz | October 15th, 2014

After the Supreme Court gave the green light for lower courts to ban state marriage laws, we noted that this issue will cast a wider net than a debate over marriage documents.  515 more words
Radical Islam

St Albans - the screen of the martyrs

In the Anglican year, our visit still fell within the season of the Nativity and the figures depicting the birth of Jesus still stood before the altar in the nave. 533 more words


Another Religious Post or: Hell, Why Not?

As I get older I find it harder and harder to not be bigoted or prejudiced towards beliefs that I disagree with. I like to think of myself as an idealist rather than a racist or sexist because I find myself judging people on their ideas rather than their race or gender. 799 more words


Heba Macksoud v. the Victim-Industrial Complex

I am on the verge of saying that America has a Victim-Industrial Complex. Our society teaches  how to be a victim in the same focused and careful way special teams coaches teach punters how to fall down as if they had been hit by a defensive lineman. 1,499 more words

Political Psychology