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As Christians, are we showing a public image of love and grace? Or do non-believers see us as judgmental, critical and selfish? Read More...
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Can we trust cheating elected leaders to govern appropriately? Should we forgive? Read More...
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to the devastation caused by rape may be a bi-product of the anti-abortion legislation debate. Read More...
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NO! Not at all! Politicians often use the Bible for political gain and are not interested in the truth. They look for an
ancient sound bite to convince people of whatever they already believe. Read More...
One of many outrageous, ridiculous, and maliciously false rumors widely circulated on the web.
15 members of Congress got farm subsidies in 2012, including Rep. Steve Fincher of Tennessee, who has collected nearly $3.5
million in subsidies since 1999; Rep. Doug LaMalfa of California and his wife own one
third of DSL LaMalfa Family Partnership, which in 2012 alone got
$188,570; Rep. Marlin Stutzman of Indiana has received $196,268 in farm subsidies since 1997.
In an 84-page document which is essentially the official platform for his papacy, Pope Francis beseeches politicians to guarantee all citizens "dignified work, education and healthcare". He condemns an economy of exclusion and inequality. Read about his first year.
DO WE WANT LIERS AND CHEATS RUNNING OUR GOVERNMENT? At least 15 websites that appear to be official campaign sites for
Democratic candidates, are actually the handiwork of the National
Republican Congressional Committee in order to steal Democratic donations. A CNN segment called out this scam.
With each generation, the popularity of religious conservatism has
declined. 47 percent of the Silent Generation (ages 66 to 88)
are religious conservatives, compared with 34 percent of Baby Boomers,
23 percent of Gen Xers and 17 percent of Millennials.
Only undocumented minors who arrived prior to June 2012, were eligible for "Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, DECA. Central American news media routinely portray Obama as tough on
immigration. These children are escaping extreme violence, crime, and poverty.
Support for same-sex marriage has risen dramatically. A February 2015 CBS News poll found 56 percent said Gay marriage should be left to states, but that dropped to 41% by June. A Gallup poll says that 60% support Gay marriage.
Religious Right leader and “19 Kids and Counting” reality TV star, already scared by past abuse charges, now admits he was unfaithful to his wife after it was revealed that he had a paid account on
Ashley Madison, a website for people seeking extramarital affairs, while
he worked as a top FRC official.
Eleven unnamed teens are suing Gov. Rick Snyder, the Michigan Department
of Corrections and 15 wardens from facilities around the state for failing to protect an at-risk segment
of the prison population and demonstrating "deliberate indifference to
In spite of a Supreme Court ruling on 8/31/15 saying that county clerk, Kim Davis, could not deny a marriage license to a gay couple, she continued to refuse saying she was guided by God's authority. There was no explanation about how God condoned her three marriages. The ACLU plans to levy fines.
Apostolic Pentecostals do not use alcohol or
tobacco. They generally don’t watch TV or movies. Women wear long dresses, and don’t cut their
hair or wear makeup. Apostolic men, however, look “like everybody else. ”It’s called “external holiness,”
Francis met with "several dozen" people at the Vatican's embassy and such meetings are due to the pope's "kindness and availability." Many believe that Kim Davis was a trap for the Pope, who had no prior knowledge of the controversy.
This is a reported script of the contact where she repeatedly talked over the Pope
The Federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
performed the first in-depth federal look at conversion therapy and concluded that "none of the existing research" supports that gender orientation can be changed. Conversion Therapy has resulted in many suicides.
Political activist, Harvard law prof. and Democratic Presidential candidate said that America's "fundamental inequality" disempowers people, and
"life is not respected, so you are actually risking your life to be a
black person driving in certain areas."