In 2010, Bruce Horst
was a self-employed Texan with a history of heart disease who couldn't get health insurance. He was also an evangelical Christian who believed you had to help the suffering, the poor, the "least of these
." The Affordable Care Act ("Obamacare") was a way to do just that, but to his surprise, the other evangelicals he knew just didn't care
. It led him to reassess his faith and eventually drop it altogether.
A Pakistani mother has been given the death penalty
after burning her daughter alive
for daring to elope with her boyfriend instead of going through with an arranged marriage.
The Catholic League's Bill Donohue
is angry about a lawsuit filed by a gay substitute teacher who was fired from his job at a Catholic high school after he announced his wedding plans. But rather than saying the man doesn't have a case, Donohue insulted the very idea that the man was married.
It doesn't matter how great your public high school music program is, the choir shouldn't be performing at a religious service. And yet people are acting like some travesty has occurred
now that a Massachusetts choir will not get to perform during Easter Sunday Mass at St. Anthony's Basilica when they take a spring break trip to Italy and Croatia.
Atheist activist Joseph Richardson
delivered an invocation to the Winter Park City Commission last week. When you hear it, maybe you'll wonder, as I did, why these things are so damn controversial.