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Humanist Inmate Suing for Right to Worship No One
Apr11

Humanist Inmate Suing for Right to Worship No One

This week the American Humanist Association filed a law suit on behalf of a prisoner against the Federal Bureau of Prisons claiming that there is unequal treatment of atheist and humanist prisoners. The prisoner, Jason Holden is a member of the American Humanist Association and Humanist Community of Silicon Valley in Palo Alto.  He is currently serving his sentence at the Federal Correction Institution in Sheridan, Oregon. In his...

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Cliven Bundy, Free Speech Zones, and Endangered Rights
Apr08

Cliven Bundy, Free Speech Zones, and Endangered Rights

The son of rancher Cliven Bundy, David, was taken into federal custody a few days ago for taking pictures of cattle on his father’s ranch. Let me explain. Cliven Bundy owns a 150-acre cattle ranch in Nevada. His cattle used to graze on the thousand acres or so around his farm (called Gold Butte), and for a few years,  Cliven Bundy paid the federal government for grazing rights. He stopped paying that price to the federal government in...

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Mozilla, Homosexuals, and Liberal Legislation of Morality
Apr04

Mozilla, Homosexuals, and Liberal Legislation of Morality

Before he was the new CEO (and now the ex-CEO) for Mozilla (the company behind the Firefox web browser), Brendan Eich made a personal donation to support Proposition 8—the legislation in California intended to define marriage as between one man and one woman. And when homosexual activists found out about it, they decided to boycott Mozilla’s products. And eventually, Eich stepped down. Mr. Eich tried to respond to the controversy by...

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UGA Sets Behavior Standards for Basketball Team, Angers Liberals
Apr02

UGA Sets Behavior Standards for Basketball Team, Angers Liberals

Apparently some people are upset with the University of Georgia (UGA) basketball team coaches for setting standards of behavior for their players. The intrusive, extensive guidelines for life have been called a breach of first and fourth amendment rights. You may think that UGA must have some crazy rules to be getting those kind of accusations. Not so much. Well, they are crazy rules in one sense. Because everyone should know them....

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Hobby Lobby Hypocrisy Doesn’t Invalidate Supreme Court Argument
Apr02

Hobby Lobby Hypocrisy Doesn’t Invalidate Supreme Court Argument

A concerning story has come to light which has left an unpleasant after taste in my mouth. According to several sources, the proprietors of Hobby Lobby may not be as squeaky clean as they once appeared. The Supreme Court is currently hearing a case which pits the owners of Hobby Lobby against the Obama administration. The southern Baptist owners of the hobby store are claiming that the Obamacare mandate which forces businesses to...

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Liberal Senator Barbara Boxer Deceives In Hobby Lobby Case
Mar27

Liberal Senator Barbara Boxer Deceives In Hobby Lobby Case

A straw man is a fallacious argument which is built on a truth. A straw man takes an opposing argument, and reconstructs it so that it can be more easily defeated. The resulting argument appears to be the same, but it has been implanted with fatal flaws, which are then exploited. The Hobby Lobby case has attracted a lot of media attention, mainly because it involves issues of religious liberty. Conservatives see it as yet another...

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