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Alabama Legislators Vote To Ban Abortions

In a long-anticipated move, the Republican-controlled Alabama Senate approved a measure that will, if signed into law by Republican Gov. Kay Ivey, virtually abolish abortion in the state. Any doctor who performs one will ...

Category: Politics Religion Science

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Religion in Employment

Some court decisions in Europe and the United States have given weight to claims of religious "freedom" for religious organizations. This allows these organizations to follow their principles and doctrines in employmen ...

Category: Freedom of Religion Citizens Rights freedom from religion

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Wedding Season

As spring blooms, a profusion of wedding announcements stack up in the box. Wedding season is in the air. For ministers who occupy other roles in life, preparing the ceremony for such a joyous event as matrimony calls ...

Category: Weddings

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What Would Woody Guthrie Do?

Big decisions face Americans in the coming year. From the choice of who will be the next president, to budget debates over whether to slash spending that helps families in need while pouring more fuel into the military m ...

Category: Morality Online Ordination Politics

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Washington Marijuana Initiative

"Legalize, regulate, and tax" On Sept. 23, 2012 the editorial board of The Seattle Times, Seattle's major daily newspaper and winner of eight Pulitzer Prizes, announced their support for an initiative that will legali ...

Category: Medical marijuana

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Alabama Pastor Fears Gay Marriage

Why the ULC Ministries cannot stay silent on Pastor Richey's broken silence on gay marriage This is the third installment of the ULC Ministries's "Fear Blog" series where we highlight the ways in which fear is used in i ...

Category: Equal Rights Human Rights Morality Politics Social Equality

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Freedoms: Erosion of Human Rights in the US

The fundamental rights put forth in the Constitution of the United States of America have been under assault since the document was ratified on September 17th, 1787 in Philadelphia. The Constitution was almost impossible ...

Category: Freedom Freedom of Religion Human Rights

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Faith Healing -- Is it God's way or Murder?

Proponents of faith healing may believe that God is more powerful than modern medicine, or fear interfering with God's will, or their religious doctrines may prohibit them from undergoing certain procedures. Sometimes th ...

Category: Faith Healing Freedom of Religion

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The Bible and Homosexuality

Throughout the modern world and the history of man, few social questions have been quite so divisive as those concerning the morality surrounding homosexuality. Much like similar social topics, views on homosexuality c ...

Category: Religion Social Justice

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