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Friday Talking Points -- Congress Briefly Interrupts 3-Month Vacation to 'Work'

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.19.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Congress followed up their recent five-week vacation with almost two whole weeks of actually doing their jobs, so to reward themselves they're now going to take off on another vacation. Until mid-November.

Pat Robertson Insists Islam Not A Religion

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 02.14.2013 | Religion

Controversial conservative Christian Pat Robertson doubled down Tuesday on claims that Islam is not a religion. According to Right Wing Watch, Robe...

Pat Robertson Tells Man To Become Muslim So He Can Beat His Wife

Posted 09.11.2012 | Religion

Once again, Pat Robertson has said something ridiculously offensive and cruel. Past targets have included gays, feminists and pagans, atheists, pe...

Why Pastors Struggle With Confronting Domestic Violence

John Shore | Posted 07.09.2011 | Religion
John Shore

I hear from a disheartening number of women who write in to relate their stories of pastors who, in one way or another, advised them to stick with their abusive husbands. How could these good, well-intentioned men give advice that's so egregiously wrong?

Understanding (and Preventing) Domestic Violence Against Women

Randy Susan Meyers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Randy Susan Meyers

It's easier to step on the person on the bottom, and we're still sadly in a world that places wives, girlfriends, daughters and mothers on the bottom rung for the crime of being female.

Church To Abused Wife: "Stay With Him"

John Shore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
John Shore

This letter, from an abused wife, came in last week. I'm sad to say it's typical -- especially the part about how this woman's church "family" responded to her suffering.