“For black Christians to cite the Bible as justifying their homophobia is about as theologically logical and as ethically vile as white Christians citing the same volume’s support of slavery to warrant their discrimination against blacks .”
Is any kind of meaningful democracy possible in a régime of secret law? — This is the question raised by the lead article in Sunday’s *New York Times*, which said that the FISA court “has quietly become almost a parallel Supreme Court, serving as the ultimate arbiter on surveillance issues and delivering opinions that will […]
Legal Voice, which “secures and protects women’s legal rights”, reports: Perhaps you have heard: Washington State is experiencing an unprecedented wave of mergers between religious hospitals and secular, community hospitals. By the end of 2013, nearly half of Washington’s hospital beds could be under Catholic influence or outright control. What do these hospital takeovers and […]
How can liberals and educated people fight back against religious extremism without seeming intolerant?
Right wing religious folk are interfering in the political process with their superstitious, regressive, dangerous views. Their support for Republicans is destroying the country and possibly our environment, causing disastrous wars, corruption, torture, economic injustice, climate-change denial, attacks on science, attacks on women’s rights, etc, etc. Reasonable people need to fight back. One way to […]