Republicans continued to invoke the Bible in their speeches in support of discrimination against the LGBTQ community Thursday. When I hear people make appeals to scripture to justify their deep-seated bigotry, I often think of Patton Oswalt’s great bit about opposition to homosexuality based on biblical teaching. “These lunatics always go, ‘Well, ‘cause it...

  • February 26, 2021

Originally posted at Eclectablog. Amy has been doing a terrific job of letting the world know how regressive our state is becoming with regard to the use of religious beliefs to deny health care, adoption, and other services based on the so-called Religious Freedom Restoration Act in Michigan. What's not...

  • March 17, 2015

Well, unless the Obama administration screws the pooch on its followup. Okay, there are about a million diaries here about how this is reinforcing the War on Women, how its institutionalized discrimination, how the sky is falling. It's worse elsewhere online. In my opinion, the Hobby Lobby decision was a...

  • June 30, 2014
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