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Religion and Child Abuse

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 01.07.2012 | Home
Frank Schaeffer

The convergence of two news stories should be a wakeup call to alert us to the fact that there is a brutal movement in America that legitimizes child abuse in the name of God.

A Prayer For Ricky Meany

James Moore | Posted 10.07.2011 | Politics
James Moore

Rick Perry has used his office, his tax-paid time, state letterhead, and the Texas brand to promote a single religion. The man who would protect the Constitution as president begins his campaign with a gross violation of one of its most basic tenets.

What's Happening in Compton City Hall? An Introduction to Routine Chaos

Emily Henry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Emily Henry

On a Tuesday afternoon in January, the Compton City Council chambers are full to the brim with concerned citizens, guests, and business owners. Except for the mayor.

The Real Lesson Of Iran -- Beware America's Republican Mullahs

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Schaeffer

The Religious Right has been awash in anti-democratic (even anti-American) religious ideologues for the better part of 40 years.

Dr. Tiller, Murder, Domestic Terrorism and the Republican Right

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Schaeffer

The leaderless Republican Party -- or should I say the dwindling rabble of know-nothing reactionaries who still identify themselves as Republicans -- is not just politically leaderless, they are also morally leaderless.

No New Dobson: Retirement Leaves Evangelical Power Vacuum

Washington Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The long-expected resignation of Focus on the Family's James Dobson highlights an open secret among America's roughly 70 million evangelicals: There a...

Poetry & Politicians: For Better or Verse

Margo Hammond and Ellen Heltzel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Margo Hammond and Ellen Heltzel

For Jeb Bush: "They fuck you up, your mum and dad./They may not mean to, but they do./They fill you with the faults they had/And add some extra, just for you."

Obama In Colorado Springs To Address "New Era Of Service"

Colorado Confidential | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Colorado Confidential

The visit may include a speech at one of the region's five military bases and there is speculation that Obama may even meet with Evangelical Focus on the Family leader James Dobson.