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The One Minion Search Party: “Does god hate women?”
A couple hits for this question this week. Not for the first time, I look toward Religious Tolerance for an evenhanded approach to answering this one. It offers many examples out of the old testament that illustrate the low status … Continue reading
Posted in In the Media, religiosity, Search Parties Tagged abortion, god, human rights, men, politics, religion, women 2 Comments
Birth control in a university vending machine? Why not?
$25 a pop for Plan B, the morning after pill, seems a bit steep for the heavily sexually active university student, but if condoms are also offered at least someone could potentially plan ahead. A university in Pennsylvania hit the … Continue reading
Posted in In the Media Tagged abortion, health, human rights, medicine, sex, sexuality 1 Comment
If you disagree with your church, why are you in it?
A survey from the Public Religion Research Institute was just released indicating that many Americans are willing to ignore what their church leaders preach against homosexuality and abortion. The report focused on the views of millennials (people ages 18-29) and … Continue reading
Posted in culture, In the Media, religiosity Tagged abortion, church, homosexuality, human rights, research, skepticism, surveys 1 Comment
In honour of Family Day
A reminder that not everybody wants to start one, or add to the one they have already. Via a friend on Facebook, I got a link to an article about the stresses women wanting abortions may go through when their … Continue reading
Posted in Awareness Issues, religiosity Tagged abortion, children, Christianity, ethics, human rights, morality, pro-choice, women Comments Off on In honour of Family Day
Let’s talk about the after effects of babies
Last post I hit on a few interesting points about a recent survey done in the States regarding premarital sex and the feelings of guilt that go along with it, depending on how university students approach their religions. It was … Continue reading
Posted in Awareness Issues, culture, religiosity Tagged abortion, church, religion, sex, sex education Comments Off on Let’s talk about the after effects of babies
Another case of “Views” getting in the way of doing one’s job
I work for the library. I’m not doing my actual job right now; I’m working a nice full-time term elsewhere in the system while someone’s off doing Library School. My usual half-time hours are spent behind a check-out desk. I … Continue reading
Posted in In the Media, religiosity Tagged abortion, beliefs, faith, faith-based delusions, I has a stupid, lawsuits, religiosity Comments Off on Another case of “Views” getting in the way of doing one’s job
“disabled children are God’s punishment”
That’s the voiced opinion of a Virginia State Delegate, Bob Marshall. He’s of the mindset that disabled kids happen because their moms aborted their first kids and now God’s punishing those moms. He made that statement Thursday at a press … Continue reading
Posted in Awareness Issues, culture, In the Media, religiosity Tagged abortion, children, Christianity, faith-based delusion, health, human rights, I has a stupid, poverty, racism, religion Comments Off on “disabled children are God’s punishment”
I delved into WORLDmag.com for ideas for this post and found an opinion piece by Warren Cole Smith about the ongoing “War on Christmas.” First of all, Jesus is most certainly not the reason for the orgiastic spending spree modern … Continue reading
Posted in consumerism, culture, religiosity Tagged abortion, beliefs, biology, consumerism, faith, health, holidays, homosexuality, human rights, nature, sexuality, war on Christmas Comments Off on Quotable irony
What’s more important, Communion or human rights?
Since this is a Catholic conundrum, the answer is obviously Communion. Shea, who has left the Catholic church, says he doesn’t understand why Tobin is targeting Kennedy. “Everybody, including these priests, deserve Communion. Because that’s the whole point of it. … Continue reading
Posted in atheism, Awareness Issues, culture, religiosity Tagged abortion, American politics, child abuse, church, human rights, scandal Comments Off on What’s more important, Communion or human rights?
Fascination isn’t what makes Christians keep their faith…
From Esquire of all places: The more I have read the Bible and studied the life of Jesus, the more I have become convinced that Christianity spreads best not through force but through fascination. But over the past few decades … Continue reading
Posted in atheism, skepticism Tagged abortion, ancient history, atheism, beliefs, bible verses, Christianity, faith, laws Comments Off on Fascination isn’t what makes Christians keep their faith…