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Baby Name Ruling Violates the Constitution

An interesting little news story is coming out of Tennessee, where a pair of parents are being told that they cannot name their son Messiah. A judge has ordered that 7-month-old Messiah DeShawn Martin must have his name changed to something else. 676 more words


Dangerous Religious Zealots

While we waited at a restaurant, my friend Ken picked up a copy of a local weekly newspaper. He suddenly exclaimed and pointed to a guest editorial. 524 more words

Feared Classes

The Church, The State, & The Noose

“Believing with you that religion is a matter which lies solely between Man & his God, that he owes account to none other for his faith or his worship, that the legitimate powers of government reach actions only, & not opinions, I contemplate with sovereign reverence that act of the whole American people which declared that their legislature… 864 more words


"A Secular State": Egypt's Call for Separation of Church & State

I wrote previously that interviews of Egyptians local and far off revealed that most Egyptians do not have a clue as to what their vision is for Egypt. 379 more words


Day 16: Views on gay marriage

Gay marriages should definitely be legal.

Most of the objections on gay marriages stem from religious views, and I firmly believe in the separation between Church and State. 236 more words

Deep Thoughts

Pray, Let it Be Silent.

I, for one, am tired of being told to pray for people.

Wait.  Before you misunderstand me–I’m not against prayer.  I really would like all beings to be free from suffering. 338 more words