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Does Religious Freedom Legislation Really Protect Everyone’s Rights?

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Last year, we watched as many states tried to pass “bathroom bills,” limiting where transgender people could go to use the facilities. But it wasn’t just the transgender community that faced legislation that would limit their rights. Over 200 bills … Continue reading

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Hate Crimes on the Rise Since the Election

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On a Friday evening in March, a man worked on his car in his driveway in a suburb of Seattle. A stranger walked up to him and told him to “go back to his country.” The stranger shoved the man … Continue reading

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Remembering the Father of Jesus in March

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Mary, the mother of Jesus, gets about 15 days each year dedicated to some facet of her memory. In September, her birthday is celebrated. On August 22, the feast day is called “The Queenship of the Virgin Mary,” acknowledging the … Continue reading

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9 Reasons to Become an Ordained ULC Minister

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Many people have a hard time believing that ordination through the Universal Life Church is legitimate, but it’s true. Ministers of the ULC are real ministers. The ULC is a real church, with a charter, doctrine of beliefs, a sanctuary, … Continue reading

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Stop Using the Image of Pope Francis

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Pope Francis might be one of the world’s most popular leaders, but the Vatican has placed everyone on notice that the unauthorized use of the Pope’s image and name will have serious consequences. As a public figure, does the Pope … Continue reading

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What Christians Can Learn From Purim

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Purim is a Jewish holiday celebrated in the Hebrew month of Adar. Generally, Purim falls in mid-March in the Gregorian calendar. This year, it falls on March 11 and 12. Jewish holidays generally begin at sundown on the night before … Continue reading

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Progressive Christians Speak Out Against Discrimination and Injustice

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When they hear the word “Christian,” many individuals in the United States picture right-wing conservative fundamentalists. Their increased involvement with politics, along with the creation of groups such as the late Jerry Falwell’s Moral Majority and the anti-LGBTQ Family Research … Continue reading

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Autistic People Struggle To Find Inclusion in Faith Communities

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Autism is still poorly understood by most of the public, despite the growing amount of publicity on the subject. Some autistics have been working to change that by sharing how their unique type of neurology works and by speaking out … Continue reading

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