Attendees will be able to pick and choose which speakers and workshops they attend among five different conference rooms in the hotel operating simultaneously.
While taking a stance against bigotry is very commendable and should be encouraged, it should also be done with a dose of caution.
There’s no doubt in my mind that many an ultraconservative is merely exploiting the extreme positions of their base. But without getting into how often members of our “leadership” crack a hymnal, let’s look at the bigger picture.
The current Conservative government seems capable of getting away with essentially anything, whether it is scrapping large amounts of welfare benefits, trying to impose a frankly ludicrous contract on Junior Doctors, or deciding to turn all schools into academies, it seems like any sense of a progressive political project seems to be going down the drain.
Jesus of Nazareth, if he ever existed, was supposedly crucified by the Romans and then placed in a tomb which was then found empty three days later. But modern Biblical scholar Bart Ehrman has shown that it was improbable that Jesus would have been buried after crucifixion. “What normally happened to a criminal’s body”, says Ehrman, “is that it was left to decompose and serve as food for scavenging animals.”
While the lawsuit does seek to address the school district’s blatant disregard for both a judge’s order and the law concerning promotion of religion in public schools, it’s only asking the court to award plaintiffs $1 each in damages (plus court costs). The lawsuit isn’t meant to bankrupt the district; rather, it’s meant to safeguard non-Christians from the tyrannical and often threatening Christians seeking to use public, taxpayer-funded institutions to proselytize their personal religious beliefs.
Some favorite tweets gathered as last night’s GOP Debate entertained the nation, for better or for worse.
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Wait, what? County legislators in the Bible Belt have done it again. This time, the faithful in Blount County, Tennessee are introducing legislation entitled “Resolution …
“The Supreme Court is not the Supreme Being” That’s the message that was quickly churned out from Mike Huckabee’s campaign for President in the form …