The far right has been intertwining the concepts of religious freedom and religious persecution, weaving a duality in which any limit on the former begets the latter. In this paradigm, even separation between church and state becomes religious persecution. There is no middle ground. There is a profound story on the website Homeschoolers Anonymous, where … Continue reading Persecution
A Unitarian minister has been arrested for refusing to marry a same sex couple, in Alabama. No, wait, that’s not right: for wanting to marry a same sex couple. From Think Progress: “In February, the Rev. Anne Susan DiPrizio, a Unitarian minister offered to marry a lesbian couple at the Autauga County Probate Office after … Continue reading The Arrests Have Begun?