Some Prayers Not Allowed

An Arizona town wants to allow prayers before council meetings.  Not all prayers, though — just some: On Monday, the City Council was to consider a resolution to allow all members of religious groups to pray before council meetings. But Councilman Rob Hudelson, a Baptist pastor, asked for a change to the resolution so that only …


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When Nachos Attack!

Rainbow Doritos oppress Christianity (more specifically, the far right flavours thereof). At least, that’s the pronouncement of Pastor Carl Gallups, who has also written a book about how corporations persecute the church by supporting LGBT causes: “One of the ways they do this, Gallups notes, is through partnerships and funding agreements with far left activists. … Continue reading When Nachos Attack!

Gimme That End Times Religion: Inventing the Great Tribulation

If you read far right media (which I do, just as much as left-wing media), you’ve probably been hearing some very dire predictions of religious persecution in the U.S.  It has only intensified with the arrest of Kentucky clerk Kim Davis.  It would seem that the sky is falling. Don’t believe me? Here is a … Continue reading Gimme That End Times Religion: Inventing the Great Tribulation

The Right Not to Learn

Brian Grasso, a freshman at Duke University, is taking a public stand against reading “Fun Home,” by Alison Bechdel, as part of his course studies.  The depictions of lesbian sexuality conflict with his moral conscience: After researching the book’s content and reading a portion of it, I chose to opt out of the assignment. My choice had nothing to … Continue reading The Right Not to Learn