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Why Are We Still Legislating Religion?

The talking heads crowd is predicting that we will shortly see new legislation that will expand “religious freedom” in the U.S. This is shocking to say the least since we have had religious freedom for quite some time. 459 more words

Politics

Federal appeals court expoected to decide whether to reinstate President Donald Trump's travel ban

The Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court will decide whether to reinstate President Donald Trump’s travel ban after a contentious hearing in which the judges hammered away at the administration’s motivations for the ban, but also directed pointed questions to an attorney for two states trying to overturn it. 927 more words

Held Against their Will

By Valeria Ramirez

While enjoying my Friday evening, I received a notification on my phone: “Trump’s executive order will ban Muslims from entering the United States.” I was devastated when I heard that Trump was going to keep his promise to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexican… 597 more words

Opinion

February 1, 2017

Starting off with a few fun tweets…

Dystopia. I expected it to be oppressive, cruel, and ruthless. But I admit that I never thought it would be quite this tacky.

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Academia

We mourn

Monday morning I heard the news

and choked sad tears of horror.

It wasn’t somewhere far away

nor a crime done here before.

It happened down the river… 37 more words

Poetry

On the Muslim Ban

Seeing the protests happening at airports all over the US from a distance is jarring. The fact that so many law-abiding people, people who have gone through a long, strenuous vetting process are being barred from entering the country is shame. 742 more words

American Politics