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Ten Commandments

Nun Gives Lawmakers A Lesson In Morality With 'Ten Commandments Of Health Care'

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 03.07.2017 | Women

As House Republicans gear up to repeal most of the Affordable Care Act, one fearless nun is speaking out about the moral implications of leaving milli...

Neil Gorsuch? Originalism And The Ten Commandments

Harold Lloyd | Posted 03.02.2017 | Religion
Harold Lloyd

Current Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch claims that judges should “apply the law as it is, focusing backward, not forward, and looking to text, s...

Obama Knows How Moses Must Have Felt

BJ Gallagher | Posted 11.29.2016 | Religion
BJ Gallagher

Moses had a tough job -- a lot tougher than he realized when he took it on. He had to lead his people out of suffering under Pharaoh, into an unknown ...

World's Earliest-Known Ten Commandments Stone Fetches $850,000 At Auction

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 12.19.2016 | Arts

The world’s oldest-known stone carrying the full inscription of the Ten Commandments sold for $850,000 at a Beverly Hills auction Wednesday night. ...

Friday Talking Points -- Our 'Dopey Donald' Contest

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.13.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Pretty much every pundit in the mainstream media got down on their knees and thanked a recent poll which showed Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton neck-and-neck in three key swing states this week, because they truly want this gravy train to continue.

5 Significant Things That the Ten Commandments Leave Out

Ryan Stringer | Posted 04.29.2016 | Religion
Ryan Stringer

Upon close inspection, one finds that there's a surprising amount of really important stuff missing that one would expect fundamental moral rules not to leave out. Because of these omissions, then, the Ten Commandments can't provide an adequate list of such rules.

John Kasich: Bigot or Bully?

Lev Raphael | Posted 04.19.2016 | Religion
Lev Raphael

Watching John Kasich lecture Jews about their own holy books isn't just embarrassing, it's infuriating. Kasich dismisses what they say because he knows Judaism better than they do.

Religious Freedom (to Burn Our Own Wtches) - Song of the Week

Roy Zimmerman | Posted 04.05.2016 | Comedy
Roy Zimmerman

I wrote a eulogy song for Jesse Helms (sixteen years before he died) which contained the lyric, "He carefully separated Church and State / One at seve...

The Law Is Written on Our Hearts

Bethany Piechowicz | Posted 03.26.2017 | Religion
Bethany Piechowicz

I believe that God's laws are still in effect today because God makes himself known to us by the law that He writes on all peoples' hearts. The law that is written on our hearts is the same law that God gave Moses over 2000 years ago.

The Death Penalty Doesn't Violate the 10 Commandments

Dr. Joel Hoffman | Posted 02.25.2017 | Religion
Dr. Joel Hoffman

In fact, the original wording in the Ten Commandments refers only to illegal killing, and takes no stand on the merits of legally sanctioned killing such as the death penalty.

The Church Owes Planned Parenthood an Apology

Zack Hunt | Posted 02.01.2017 | Religion
Zack Hunt

Sadly, the silence from Christian leaders once so outspoken about the doctored Planned Parenthood videos has become deafening. But the absence of their leadership shouldn't stop the rest of us from seeking forgiveness no matter how much we may disagree with our neighbors.

6 Things You Should Know About Alabama's Chief Justice Roy Moore

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 01.07.2016 | Politics

Roy Moore, the chief justice of Alabama's Supreme Court, made headlines on Wednesday when he directed local judges to stop issuing marriage licenses t...

What I Love About the U.S.A.

Rev. Chris Glaser | Posted 12.10.2016 | Politics
Rev. Chris Glaser

As I look upon the faces and read the names of the 14 people murdered during a holiday party of colleagues serving the San Bernardino County Departmen...

Keeping America Safe By Altering Our Favorite Films

Domenick Scudera | Posted 11.20.2016 | Queer Voices
Domenick Scudera

To make America safer, here are some of the Republican suggestions for alternative endings to America's favorite films.

The Ten Commandments of Being A Good Airbnb Guest

SmarterTravel | Posted 11.24.2016 | Travel

Though Airbnb's user reviews empower travelers to make educated decisions, what's not often considered is that your hosts can also review you. But the feedback you get on your Airbnb page is important. Here's what you need to know.

Adults Are the Problem

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 10.30.2016 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

We tell our children to control themselves while slapping and spanking and ejecting them violently in our homes, child care centers, schools, detention facilities and prisons. Adults tell children to be honest while lying and cheating and not to be violent while marketing and glorifying violence.

The Most Revolutionary Part of the Ten Commandments

Rabbi Evan Moffic | Posted 10.23.2016 | Religion
Rabbi Evan Moffic

We tend to take them for granted. Even pastors or rabbis who teach and preach about them can forget how revolutionary they once were. We can begin to see them as a decorations in courtrooms rather than a sacred call to live by sacred values.

Ten Commandments Momument Removed From Oklahoma Capitol Grounds

Reuters | Sam Levine | Posted 12.28.2016 | Politics

OKLAHOMA CITY, Oct 6 (Reuters) - Under the cover of night, a 6-foot-tall (180-cm) granite monument inscribed with the Ten Commandments was removed fro...

Oklahoma Will Remove Ten Commandments Monument From State Capitol Grounds

Reuters | Marina Fang | Posted 01.03.2017 | Politics

OKLAHOMA CITY, Sept 29 (Reuters) - An Oklahoma commission voted on Tuesday to remove a privately funded granite monument of the Ten Commandments from ...

Commandments of Love

Paul N. Anderson | Posted 09.22.2016 | Religion
Paul N. Anderson

The Ten Commandments, given to Moses by God for the children of Israel to follow, are not primarily religious. Their concern is largely social, rooted in love, and all of them are relational in their thrust. Four Commandments address the human-divine relationship; six of them address human-to-human relationships.

Why One Pennsylvania Public School Is Keeping Its Ten Commandments Monument

The Associated Press | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 08.31.2015 | Religion

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that a Ten Commandments monument at a western Pennsylvania school violates the U.S. Constitution, but di...

The Ten Commandments of Wedding Planning

Danielle Rothweiler | Posted 08.14.2016 | Weddings
Danielle Rothweiler

Whether or not you follow the actual Ten Commandments, these are the ones you really need if you're planning a wedding!

Oklahoma's Top Court Says State Must Remove Ten Commandments Monument

Reuters | Mollie Reilly | Posted 12.19.2016 | Politics

OKLAHOMA CITY, July 27 (Reuters) - Oklahoma's Supreme Court on Monday said the state must remove a Ten Commandments stone monument first placed at its...

Time to Shelve the 10 Commandments

Roy Speckhardt | Posted 07.09.2016 | Politics
Roy Speckhardt

It's time religious and political crusaders wake up to the fact that the Ten Commandments were written in ancient times and as such reflect ancient values that are largely obsolete in the modern age. Beyond legal concerns about placing a religious monument on public grounds the Ten Commandments are simply outdated.

Marina Fang

Defiant Oklahoma Governor Says Ten Commandments Monument Will Stay On State Capitol Grounds | Marina Fang | Posted 07.07.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin (R), apparently defying a state Supreme Court ruling, has ordered that a monument to the Ten Commandments rema...