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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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Overwhelmed by News? Take Care of Yourself

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Most people thought last year was bad when it came to bad news and negativity. The election is over, and we no longer have to listen to hours of political debate and commentary about the election, but our world is … Continue reading

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Start Feminist Activism Early

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Although schools have made strides in being less patriarchal, many of the classic novels that are read as part of the classwork are still very centered on male protagonists and antagonists. Both male and female teenagers will benefit from reading … Continue reading

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Political Poetry: Taking A Stand

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“We are a nation of immigrants, a quilt of many colors, and we’ve managed over more than two centuries to create a way of life that allows for a reasonable degree of upward mobility, that prizes individual liberty, promotes freedom … Continue reading

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The Real Problem With Fake News

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If you’re online at all, you’ve certainly heard about the fake news problem on Facebook. If you think this issue is limited to social media, consider the following headline, “Hillary’s brain is about to EXPLODE!” published in the “Globe,” a … Continue reading

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Can Science and Religion Coexist?

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Understanding Where Science Denial Comes From Those of us who are concerned about the effects resistance to science on issues like climate change denial, evolution, and stem cell research have more than likely spent some time thinking about what, exactly, … Continue reading

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Threats to the American Family

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As a wedding officiant, you may be asked to perform a ceremony of which you disapprove. You are encouraged to follow your gut instincts; you certainly have every right to refuse your services for any reason. We commonly see this … Continue reading

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More Children = More Catholics, More Catholics = More Choir Boys

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Catholic Bishops are taking a stand. They are standing strong against the rights of women to receive birth control coverage as a part of their health insurance. The Catholic Church condemns condoms and hormonal birth control methods as unholy sin. … Continue reading

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