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Being in an abusive relationship is incredibly difficult. It can seem impossible to get out, and you have likely been threatened if you try to leave the situation. You might be worried about your life, and if you have ch ...

Category: Aid, Health and Wellness, Human Rights, Jesus Christ, Morality, Social Equality, Social Justice, Citizens Rights

Three people are dead and nine more injured after a lone gunman stormed Colorado Springs' Planned Parenthood and opened fire. The entire ordeal lasted for over five hours and ended with the gunman, Robert L. Dear, in cus ...

Category: Disasters, Freedom, Human Rights, Politics, Social Justice, Citizens Rights

For the last couple of months, the media has been covering a news story about a football coach who has been suspended after he refused to stop praying in the middle of the football field after games. Even though his dist ...

Category: Freedom, Freedom of Religion, Jesus Christ, Citizens Rights, freedom from religion

[caption id="attachment_8410" align="alignleft" width="215"] American football background[/caption] Joe Kennedy, Bremerton High School's assistant football coach, has been suspended after he defied the school district's ...

Category: Freedom, Freedom of Religion, Human Rights, Citizens Rights

A Muslim woman who works as a flight attendant was recently suspended from her job for refusing to serve alcohol to passengers. As of right now, Charee Stanley has been put on unpaid leave for one year. She has worked fo ...

Category: Equal Rights, Freedom, Citizens Rights

Pope Francis continues his tradition of speaking with pointed candor on urgent issues of the day, this time commenting on the awful costs, and some of the root causes, of war. President Obama headlines a panel at a Georg ...

Category: Equal Rights, Human Rights, Online Ordination, Religion, Citizens Rights

France enacts laws and regulations regarding secular schools, and some Muslims say that their religion is a special target. Following the awful killings of satirical journalists and Jewish store patrons in Paris in Janua ...

Category: Freedom, Freedom of Religion, Online Ordination, Christianity, Citizens Rights

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 re ...

Category: Equal Rights, Freedom of Religion, Gay Weddings, Human Rights, Politics, Social Equality, Weddings, Citizens Rights

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 Org ...

Category: Biblical Interpretation, Equal Rights, Freedom of Religion, Gay Weddings, Human Rights, Politics, Social Equality, Weddings, Citizens Rights

Right-wing fundamentalist Pat Robertson has been known to say some downright odious things on behalf of his faith. No doubt many of our own ministers ordained online are familiar. Recently he said that divorcing a spouse ...

Category: Ceremonies, Equal Rights, Freedom, Health and Wellness, Holidays and Observances, Jesus Christ, Morality, Religion, Religious Items, Social Equality, Social Justice, Spirituality, Superstitions, Citizens Rights