Republican Representative Mark Walker apparently set the stage for more open discrimination in the workplace by leading his search for Democratic Representative Patrick J. Conroy's replacement as chaplain of the House of Representatives with the condition of a preference for a chaplain with children. In Why Do We Need a Chaplain in Congress Anyway, Rachel... Continue Reading →
agnostics shouldn't then also be subject to atheism as an encompassing, societally-accepted norm any more than an atheist should be subject to an encompassing theistic religion as 'normal', for
The story of the man who took the underage girl to Mexico goes something like this: She was 'willing'. She was sixteen, living in a country that supposedly aims to protect its citizens from the worst behaviors of times past that no longer have the space to exist in such a modern and populous world.... Continue Reading →
The secular realize the bad etiquette and social practice of divisive dogmas, in light of the freedom of humans to their individual pursuits
official actually spends time lip-servicing one of our most politically dangerous (to the public interest) groups. Such propaganda is a danger to
In legislative bill text of the time, via Library of Virginia at Richmond and the Virginia Memory website, excerpt from Records of the General Assembly, of the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom: An Act for establishing religious Freedom. Whereas, Almighty God hath created the mind free; That all attempts to influence it by temporal punishments... Continue Reading →
It's common this time of year to hear the cheerful rounds, "Happy Holidays!" as we go about our business. We begin to see Christmas and holiday cards arrive in greater frequency and our excitement grows. As well, social tensions may surface . . .