Tag Archives: morality

Dammit, I Liked Those Things.

During September of this year, the state of California passed Assembly Bill 1266, which was designed to allow students to use restroom facilities associated with the gender with which they identify and not the one they were necessarily born with.  … Continue reading

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Have You Even Consulted an Attorney?

A couple of weeks ago, a story broke on Fox “News” about the US Army’s recent decision to include the American Family Association – described as a “well-respected Christian ministry” that “advocates for traditional family values” by the folks over … Continue reading

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Hey, They Only Give God 10%, So …

Earlier this week, a 20-year old openly gay waiter at Carrabba’s Italian Grill in Overland Park, Kansas was stiffed on a tip because the customers were conservative Christians.  Instead of leaving any money, they decided to write him a note … Continue reading

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Care Packages of the Damned

The Upstate Atheists of Spartanburg, South Carolina have a lot of experience doing volunteer work with people across the religious spectrum, including Habitat for Humanity and the March of Dimes.  Their philosophy is that volunteering together can not only help … Continue reading

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True Scotsman or Not …

Thanks, RawStory, for providing information that, while factually true, is not relevant to the situation. Self-professed ‘militant atheist’ brutally beats Ohio pastor First, let’s start with the description of the attack: On Sunday, a self-professed “militant atheist” with a checkered … Continue reading

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Small Town Values

During every election, one of the ways Republicans try to distinguish themselves from their big-city, liberal elite opponents on the other side of the aisle is to make constant references to “small town values” that can be found in “real … Continue reading

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God, Freemasons, Dark Sided …

I had a class last night, so here’s a quick two-fer. First, courtesy of my friend Dan, we have a decision from Oregon’s Department of Justice recognizing the legality of same-sex marriages from out of state.  Too bad we still … Continue reading

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