This afternoon, large crowds of protesters are gathering outside a fundraiser for Congressman Steve Scalise – one of the top three Republican leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives. Why? Steve Scalise is a raging racist. We already knew this: – Steve Scalise attended a
“No one shall be held in slavery or servitude; slavery and the slave trade shall be prohibited in all their forms.” This is Article 4 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a document passed by the United Nations General Assembly on December 10, 1948.
It’s the day after the 2014 congressional elections, and the Republicans have trounced the Democrats. What does this mean for America? If a group of Mississippi Republicans has its way, it means African-Americans back in chains, and compulsory Christian worship for everybody. A few weeks
“Our country was founded on Judeo-Christian values.” – Martha Zoller, Republican candidate for Congress “This Constitution is our National Foundation – and is a product of our Founders’ Judeo-Christian values and faith.” – Marty McClendon, Republican candidate for Congress “We must begin again to teach
As I discussed last week, the One Year Bible for Kids promises to have “your 8- to 12-year-olds read the bulk of God’s Word in one year — you bet!” Tyndale House, the Christian company that publishes The One Year Bible for Kids, declares explicitly that kids
U.S. Representative Ron Kind has introduced legislation, H.R. 5247, that would close the consumptive demand loophole. If H.R. 5247 is signed into law, imports of items made by slaves, prisoners and indentured workers would be absolutely banned, without exception.
Bubba Nation is a subsidiary of the autocratic oppression of workers in sweatshops in China.
For a great many Christians, the Bible is an inerrant source of inspiration, a divine book whose every word is to be heeded. Edgewood Church of Christ: “We often refer to the Bible as the Word of God because God chose to speak to us
The Christian Watershed on the superiority of Judeo-Christian morality: “The Judeo-Christian worldview stands as a superior counterpart to naturalism. Naturalism does not protect humanity, even those who are conscious and self-aware, because naturalism can always shift what it means to be a “human person.” If
Since 2001, the U.S. Department of Labor has been required by law to disclose the names of industries in various countries that use child labor or slave labor in the production of goods you might buy here in the United States. On September 27 2012,
In tomorrow’s Washington Post, James Loewen writes a succinct refutation of the notion that the South seceded from the Union and sparked a bloody war 150 years ago because of its dedication to the principle of states’ rights. Loewen points out that the Southern states’