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10 Reasons Why Homophobia Makes No Sense (Part 2)

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In a recent blog entry titled “10 Reasons Why Homophobia Makes No Sense (Part 1)”, we attempted to refute five arguments used to justify homophobia and deny LGBT people equal rights. Here we will attempt to refute the remaining five. … Continue reading

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10 Reasons Why Homophobia Makes No Sense (Part 1)

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As the Washington State Legislature holds hearings on a bill that would legalize same-sex marriage in that state, social conservatives have ramped up their campaign against homosexuality and LGBT rights. The National Organization for Marriage, for instance, has offered to … Continue reading

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Wall Street and the Golden Calf

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Jesus said: “No one can serve two masters; for a slave will either hate the one and love the other, or be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and wealth.” Matthew 6:24 Here in … Continue reading

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Morality and the Death Penalty

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This last week was a tough one for those who oppose the death penalty on moral grounds: i.e. thou shalt not kill. We saw two very different men put to death in two southern states. These men and their circumstances … Continue reading

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Rick Perry, Stem Cell Guinea Pig

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Like the controversial “moral” issues of abortion and gay marriage, the debate concerning the usage of stem cells is not likely to subside any time soon. The argument pits two deeply-entrenched parties with firm ideologies who have no intention of … Continue reading

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America: God's Country?

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Should religion and politics mix? They inevitably will, but the question is where and how. A debate has been raging, a “culture war” has been decreed and some are asking themselves “what would Jesus do?” while others are completely ignoring … Continue reading

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God's Politics: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and The Left Doesn't Get It

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Where two conversational taboos meet, Jim Wallis artfully crafts a painfully accurate discussion on America’s shortcomings and the possibilities for change and improvements. Jim Wallis has done something big. He has communicated a new political platform that accurately uses religion … Continue reading

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New York gay marriage bill finds strong opposition

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An athlete and the Catholic Church speak out against same-sex marriage The night of June 23 was marked by the celebrations of millions of gay rights and same-sex marriage advocates across the country after the news of the New York … Continue reading

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