Posts Tagged ‘religion’

Arizona’s SB 1062 Is Not Religious Freedom, It’s State-Sanctioned Discrimination

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Here they go again. Religious freedom is no more an absolute right as is freedom of speech, or the right to bear arms. That is to say, no rights are pure. Your rights end at the point where they infringe upon my rights, and of course the inverse is also true. And nowhere in America…
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For Evolution To Be True, Does It Require Your Belief?

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Belief in evolution among Americans, according to Pew Research, has remained the same since 2009, the last time they conducted this survey. But does evolution require belief? Public’s Views on Human Evolution | Pew Research Center’s Religion & Public Life Project — According to a new Pew Research Center analysis, six-in-ten Americans (60%) say that…
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The Christian Right Wishes To Protect Intolerant ‘Religious’ Beliefs

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There is great absurdity in calling “the left” intolerant, as it relates to the Duck Dynasty / Phil Robertson “story,” when the Christian right is masterful at employing intolerance by masquerading it as a protected religious belief. They wish to portray “the left” as being intolerant when liberals criticize hateful religious beliefs. If these religious…
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Some Conservatives Believe It’s A Bigger Crime To Be Labeled A Bigot, Than To Be A Bigot

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Judging by all the crazy right-wing Facebook posts after A&E suspended Phil Robertson from “Duck Dynasty” (and if you don’t know what I’m talking about I say good for you!), it has become apparent there are many people who don’t understand that freedom of speech works both ways. You can say whatever you want, and…
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Can’t We All Just Get Along?

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How many times have we heard those of power and privilege tell the people they’re walking all over to stop complaining because they don’t like hearing such hostility? It’s like whites in the 1960s reading about the latest race riot in the newspaper, sighing, and asking their black maid, “Why we can’t just all get…
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