It’s fine for individuals to make decisions about sex according to their own religious beliefs, of course. It’s not acceptable, however, for the religious beliefs of a minority of Americans to warp the educational process for the nation as a whole. [...]
Wednesday, November 13 2013: Hawaii’s Governor signs into law a bill passed by the Hawaii State Legislature that legalizes same-sex marriage.
Wednesday, November 13: no hurricane hits Hawaii. Thursday, November 14: no hurricane hits Hawaii. Friday, November 15: no hurricane hits Hawaii. Saturday, November 16: no hurricane hits Hawaii. Sunday, November 17: no hurricane hits [...]
We keep hearing that God will punish communities that allow same-sex marriage.
Well, today God had His chance. The Illinois House just voted to legalize same-sex marriage.
What mighty weather judgment did Jesus and His Dad send to Illinois in response? November temperatures in the fifties, with cloudy skies.
But just you wait! Tonight, it’s [...]
Motivational speaker Ken Crow is the latest right-wing Christian to declare that God will use natural disaster as an instrument of judgment against communities that allow same-sex marriage. Crow posted to Twitter yesterday: “Will gay marriage destroy America?”
Crow links to his own article in that Tweet. Crow’s article supplies the answer to the [...]
Ramdev’s yoga cures homosexuality and treats AIDS, but some people may experience moral hypocrisy and tax evasion as a side effect. [...]
The Associated Press reports that the states of Texas and Mississippi are refusing to process the claims of same-sex married couples, as a matter of state values:
The Texas National Guard refused to process requests from same-sex couples for benefits on Tuesday despite a Pentagon directive to do so, while Mississippi won’t issue applications from [...]
The opponents of marriage equality for heterosexuals and homosexuals have argued that that equality isn’t tolerable because same-sex marriage isn’t traditional.
New South Wales is preparing to be the next place to declare: Tradition schmadition! The parliament there is now preparing legislation to make same-sex marriages legally recognized. It would be the first Australian [...]
I’m interested in science fiction, on the whole. Speculation about worlds that could be is fun, and it stimulates imagination about the way we could begin to live right now.
Of course, not all science fiction is worthy of attention. Much of it is unnecessarily violent. Some of it is cheesy. Some science fiction seeks [...]
When you think of a nation that’s ready to shed tradition, the United Kingdom is not the first that comes to mind. The very name of the nation suggests the memory of feudal warlords battling over control of a little island. The United States sound a bit more up-to-date, with the abstraction of state replacing [...]
A number of prominent fundamentalist religious preachers in America…
Stephen Bennett Harold Camping Graham Dow John Hagee Yehuda Levin John Piper Pat Robertson
… have repeatedly insisted that God uses weather disasters to punish communities for allowing gay people to hold hands, kiss, speak to each other or live with each other — the [...]