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Another Obvious Case Where State Must Trump Church: End Of Life Treatments

Another Obvious Case Where State Must Trump Church:  End Of Life Treatments

When, in 1992, my wife got the final bad news that her lung cancer would kill her, her MD came to our home and said, “Well, now you need to go to the hospital.” To…

Cardinal says gay couples shouldn’t be invited to family gatherings if children are present

Cardinal says gay couples shouldn’t be invited to family gatherings if children are present

Source: Gay Star News. US Cardinal Raymond Burke’s comments came in an interview during the Pope’s Synod of the Family in Rome, in which he also commented on the ‘aggressiveness of the homosexual agenda’. …

Opinion

The Arrogant Specificity of Religious Beliefs Still Dominates Secular Governance

The Arrogant Specificity of Religious Beliefs Still Dominates Secular Governance

It so annoys me that we constantly hear “In God we trust” which is on all our coins and “God Bless America” coming out of the mouths of our politicians at the end of every…

Atheists Aren’t the Problem, Christian Intolerance Is the Problem

Atheists Aren’t the Problem, Christian Intolerance Is the Problem

Source: Time. That nonbelievers somehow deserve to be discriminated against is a view widely shared, particularly among Christian conservatives who seem to think “religion by the sword” is an oldie but a goodie.…

Reproductive Health Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights

Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights

Katha Pollitt’s new book, published in October, is one of the most important to see…

A New Alabama Law Lets Judges Appoint Lawyers for Fetuses. Here’s What That Looks Like.

A New Alabama Law Lets Judges Appoint Lawyers for Fetuses. Here’s What That Looks Like.

Source: Mother Jones. This spring, Alabama Republicans passed an extreme new law that would force…

Abuse in the Church Catholic Archbishop: Ebola is punishment from God for homosexuality

Catholic Archbishop: Ebola is punishment from God for homosexuality

Source: Patheos. Gays are under attack in Liberia after many Christian leaders, including Catholic Archbishop…

The horror of the Rwanda massacre, human overpopulation and religious leaders

The horror of the Rwanda massacre, human overpopulation and religious leaders

Twenty years have elapsed since the horror of the Rwanda massacre, in which half a…

Right to Die Another Obvious Case Where State Must Trump Church:  End Of Life Treatments

Another Obvious Case Where State Must Trump Church: End Of Life Treatments

When, in 1992, my wife got the final bad news that her lung cancer would…

One in five foreign visitors to Swiss assisted-suicide clinics are Britons

One in five foreign visitors to Swiss assisted-suicide clinics are Britons

Source: RT. Twenty percent of those who travel to Switzerland to terminate their lives hail…

Population Stress

The Human Race: Tackling the Population Taboo

The Human Race: Tackling the Population Taboo

Source: SHIFT magazine. By the time you finish reading this article there will be an extra 1,200 human beings on…

Humanity’s ‘inexorable’ population growth is so rapid that even a global catastrophe would not stop it

Humanity’s ‘inexorable’ population growth is so rapid that even a global catastrophe would not stop it

Source: The Independent. The global human population is “locked in” to an inexorable rise this century and will not be…

Population is out of control: Provide all women free of charge all reproductive services

Population is out of control: Provide all women free of charge all reproductive services

Abortions were not available in the U.S. on demand until the historic Roe v Wade Supreme Court decision of January…

Christian Right Watch
Joni Ernst: Repeal Obamacare And Cut Food Stamps And Force People To Rely On The Church For Help

Joni Ernst: Repeal Obamacare And Cut Food Stamps And Force People To Rely On The Church For Help

Source: Addicting Info. The Iowa Senate race is one of the closest in the nation…

Atheists Plan To Hand Out X-Rated Bibles In Florida Schools And Conservative ‘Christians’ Only Have Themselves To Blame

Atheists Plan To Hand Out X-Rated Bibles In Florida Schools And Conservative ‘Christians’ Only Have Themselves To Blame

Source: Addicting Info. In protest of the school allowing religious groups to participate in National…

Immigration
Prepare for a Different America Coming Fast

Prepare for a Different America Coming Fast

Norman Rockwell’s America carried incredible nostalgia for the way this country once operated. “Father Knows Best”…

Islam Watch
‘Ehr Daw’ – They’re Here

‘Ehr Daw’ – They’re Here

Time is no longer a luxury we possess. Distance no longer provides protection. We are…

Freedom of Speech
Making a mockery of free speech

Making a mockery of free speech

Source: The Freethinker. Bill Maher, a celebrated US stand-up comedian, television host, political commentator and…

Belief
Stop Celebrating the Pope’s Views on Evolution and the Big Bang. They Make No Sense.

Stop Celebrating the Pope’s Views on Evolution and the Big Bang. They Make No Sense.

Source: Why Evolution Is True. The Catholic Church is in a tough spot, straddling an equipoise…

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