On the Innocence of Muslims movie and unrest in the Middle East

Unless you’ve been living under a rock you’ve heard that the US Ambassador to Libya was killed during protests in response to an un-watchble movie on YouTube. Some of my friends were Tweeting about the topic and one idea popped up that is especially dangerous in my mind. @obsolete29 @jacques_thekit We can’t base it entirely […]

Hope Christian School In New Mexico Rejects 3-Year-Old Because Of Gay Parents

Awesome! Hope Christian School, a partially publicly funded religion-based institution in Albuquerque, N.M., has garnered local media attention after denying a 3-year-old admittance because he has two gay fathers, KOAT-TV reports. Emphasis mine. Am I missing something here? How can a school that receives part of it’s funding from tax payer dollars, discriminate against a […]

RE: blaming the shooting on a waning fear of God and Hell

I’ve fallen behind on my RSS reader a bit and I came across this nice little bit of reporting. blamed the American Civil Liberties Union for destroying the public school system by supposedly forbidding students from reading the Bible. “You wonder why all these terrible things are happening to us when there is no fear […]

Religious freedom for me but none for thee

I’m a little late to this one but Louisiana is the latest in the game of “We only care about our religious freedom but not yours”. Rep. Valarie Hodges, R-Watson, says she had no idea that Gov. Bobby Jindal’s overhaul of the state’s educational system might mean taxpayer support of Muslim schools. “I actually support funding for […]

RE: State Rep Rick Womick, Religious Liberty

So I was having a conversation on Twitter with TN State Representative Rick Womick and he said something that flabbergasted me: @obsolete29 It most certainly is for those of us who believe in God. Marriage throughout history has always been between a man and a woman. — Rick Womick (@RickWomick) June 23, 2012 My response to Rep […]

Murfreesboro mosque

I read that a Judge ordered that the construction on the Murfressboro mosque has to stop because of a technicality on the approval process. I’m no friend of religion or Islam and I think that our society would be better off without either but I just can’t believe how little respect for the basic ideas of our […]

The Bible is Wrong About Sexuality

Dan Savage is a sex advice columnist and creator of the It Gets Better Project. Dan does a lot of work to fight against LGBT teen bullying. I’m a huge fan of Dan; especially his podcast. Dan was invited to speak as a keynote speaker at NSPA / JEA’s annual High School Journalism convention, Journalism on the Edge. His […]