‘Religious Freedom’-Fighting NC Lawmaker Opposes Islamic Prayer in Legislative Meetings: ‘I Do Not Condone Terrorism’

This North Carolina Lawmaker (or in this case, since it is against the US Constitution  “Lawbreaker” believes that it’s okay to have a state religion—but only if it’s HER’s.  So, would the next logical step be to outlaw other religions (and in this case, particularly Islam)?  

'Religious Freedom'-Fighting NC Lawmaker Opposes Islamic Prayer in Legislative Meetings: 'I Do Not Condone Terrorism'

How about a state declaring that that state religion was “atheism”?

I guess it’s only “religious freedom” when it’s YOUR religion????

Religious Freedom’-Fighting NC Lawmaker Opposes Islamic Prayer in Legislative Meetings: ‘I Do Not Condone Terrorism’.

Christianity As State Religion Supported By One-Third Of Americans, Poll Finds – Huffington Post

In a country where one of the founding principles is separation of church and state, I find it frightening and yet sad by this poll’s result.

Christianity As State Religion Supported By One-Third Of Americans, Poll Finds – Huffington Post
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The Vatican is worried that support for gay marriage will lead to support for polygamy. So what?

Vatican vows to fight gay marriage after gains in U.S., Europe | Reuters.

For the record, I really don’t have an issue with gay marriage, polygamy, polyandry, or whatever occurs between 2 or more consenting adults. I don’t think it’s my business, and, as a heterosexual male,  I don’t intend to practice of these.

BUT, I do have issue with anything that drives people apart, that would deny people love in a world where it it so hard to find and keep.

So, for the benefit of the Vatican, let me point out one little thing: Continue reading “The Vatican is worried that support for gay marriage will lead to support for polygamy. So what?”

Is “God” blackmailing German Catholics?

According to the Associated Press, Roman Catholics bishops in Germany declared today that believers who refuse to pay religious taxes won’t be able to receive the sacrament, become godparents, work in church institutions, and possibly will be denied burial in sacred ground:

AP News: German group slams Catholic pay to pray decree.

Why we must oppose ALL religious intolerance

“As long as there are those who are willing to shed blood and take innocent life in the name of religion, the name of God, the world will never know a true and lasting peace.”

– Hillary Clinton

Sept 13, 2012

In memory of US ambassador Chris Stevens and his colleagues, killed by those who don’t know that the true name of God is Love.

Dr Pepper’s new ‘evolution’ ad: Offensive to Christians?

Ever think the anti-evolutionists take things too far?

From The Week web site: Dr Pepper’s new ‘evolution’ ad: Offensive to Christians? – The Week.

My favorite thing is the comment one person wrote about this:

“I ain’t no freaking chimp.”

No he isn’t…that would be an insult to the chimp...the chimp uses his brain.

Frankly, I’m a Coke man myself.  (Okay, maybe an occasional Root Beer)