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The Love of Money Leads To The End of the World, & It Appears to be Close. (I Hope I'm Wrong)

So much has happened in America & the world at large this year, it is quite numbing to try to keep up. From The Supreme Court violating Constitutional boundaries by re-defining a religious institution into a secular one, to Barack Obama’s Iran deal that seems to put Israel along with the rest of the globe in a worse position due to nuclear potential, to Planned Parenthood being exposed for selling and negotiating aborted babies, it is one shock after another to say the least. 191 more words

Purpose

40 questions on marriage equality from Matthew Vines:

Trying to decide how to do a post about the events of the past few weeks has been difficult.  The fact is, countless voices have chimed in on gay “marriage” and the Supreme Court decision, many offering unique and poignant observations.   3,958 more words

Christianity

Keeping the Main Thing the Main Thing

The aftershocks of the Supreme Court’s ruling on same-sex marriage continue to reverberate in our nation, denominations, and congregations. The 5-4 decision split reflects the deep divide in popular sentiment on the subject. 423 more words

Supreme Court dismisses Vijay Mallya’s plea in Forex Case

The Supreme Court dismissed on Monday liquor baron Vijay Mallya’s plea seeking quashing of criminal proceedings against him in a case of violation of foreign exchange rules. 6 more words

BUSINESS

"What Does Marriage Equality Have to Do with Dred Scott?" - The New Yorker

Many of those who object to the Obergerfell ruling have compared it to the disgraceful Dred Scott (1857) decision that declared that even free blacks could not be citizens and that the Missouri Compromise was unconstitutional thus effectively nullifying the idea of slave free states. 179 more words

History

HOLD THEIR FEET TO THE FIRE

Public funding of elections may be the single most important step that can be taken to achieve campaign reform and turn this country around.

I’ve previously blogged about this but as the… 547 more words

How Mexico Quietly Legalized Same-Sex Marriage : NPR

In the U.S., the Supreme Court’s widely anticipated ruling on same-sex marriage has been the focus of nonstop speculation and debate. In Mexico, meanwhile, the highest court effectively legalized same-sex unions this month with a decision that was so low key many failed to notice.

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Homosexuality