Back to Square One – The Culture War

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Michigan has passed a bill that allows anyone in a state funded adoption agency to refuse to let you adopt a child if that person feels allowing that adoption goes against his or her religious beliefs. The bill is meant to keep same-sex marriage couples from adopting, but since stating that explicitly would be illegal discrimination, that part is left out. Apparently it’s ok from the point of view of these so-called legislators to discriminate so long as you try to hide that fact. So now employees can refuse to allow you to adopt for any reason at all so long as they claim that reason is based on their religious beliefs. Continue reading

Back To Square One – Part 2

logo 2015 250x325Marco Rubio has inadvertently said something important. (Pause for this to sink in and the mandatory face-palm.)

Rubio, a Republican presidential candidate with a negative net worth, was baptized a Mormon and is now a Catholic. He is the son of Cuban immigrants who has sworn to undo the present administration’s actions to normalize relations with Cuba. He did significant work on an immigration bill which he now would like to forget. He believes life begins at conception, favors ultrasounds before abortions, voted against stem cell research, and wants to give legal rights to unborn children. Continue reading