Last week, I wrote about a rash of violence and sexual abuse by Christian preachers. This week, the streak of pastoral crimes continues. On Monday, the sexual abuse conviction of Mike Sperou, the pastor of the North Clackamas Bible Community in Happy Valley, Oregon, was
What religious practices they follow in their own private time is their business. However, I would rather that the federal government not hire and pay a priest to exhort our U.S. senators every morning to keep this kind of company.
Donald Trump, in his statement explaining his pardon, said that Joe Arpaio’s long record of racism and brutal violation of Americans’ constitutional rights was “admirable service”.