Though it’s important to fight Trump’s policies, it’s at the values level that we need to do a reset http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/features/van-jones-only-a-love-army-will-conquer-trump-w454026
Anti-gay pastor Scott Lively will stand trial in federal court for crimes against humanity. He has tried for months to have the case dismissed on First Amendment grounds, but the 1st Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston has denied his last petition for dismissal. He’s going to court. Click HERE
America was founded as a Christian nation, and, frankly, I’m darn sick and tired of the constant assault on our religious freedoms from the gays, the minorities, and especially the ladies. Yes, you heard me – especially the ladies. What completely chaps my hide is how successful the women-folk have been in dragging us awayContinue reading “women are unclean”
The struggle to define America, often referred to as the “Culture Wars,” continues today as it has since before the nation’s founding. Throughout our history, conservative Christians have been the primary opposition to every single advance in equal rights and equal justice. In each battle – over slavery, women’s suffrage, segregation and Jim Crow laws,Continue reading “Sunday thoughts #36: the battle for America”
Question! I have a question! A recent survey showed that 68% of white evangelicals believe ‘torture of suspected terrorists’ can be ‘often’ or ‘somewhat’ justified. Of those who said they had ‘no religion,’ only 41 percent said torture of suspects is often or somewhat justified. Please help me understand this. Anyone?
The “culture wars” have been going on since before the founding of America – the Civil War, women’s suffrage, prohibition, desegregation/civil rights, religion in school, voting rights, abortion/reproductive rights, science versus faith, gay rights and more. In each of these there is/was a battle between tradition/faith (always in part justified by the Bible and conservativeContinue reading “the culture war isn’t new”
This Easter, if you are one of the 72% of people in this country who self identify as Christian, ask yourself that retro and corny question: “What would Jesus do?” The Christian church has a troubling legacy of joining in with the conservative culture in oppressing and harming people with less power. It has supportedContinue reading “this Easter, let’s not be those guys…”
Illinois Tornadoes Blamed On State’s Gay Marriage Law By Right-Wing Religious Group (Thanks to Steve for finding this on Huff post.) And check out this link (find the slide show near the bottom of the page) for all the horrible things that gays have caused in the last several years. Damn gays. While theContinue reading “tornadoes, shootings – it’s all the gays’ fault. (Damn gays.)”