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Announcement to All Blog Followers: Moving My Blog!

Hello to all my WordPress blog followers! After 2½ years on the WordPress.com publishing platform, I have decided to make a change. My time here at WordPress has been very fulfilling. I really have learned a lot about blogging, html,

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Religious Censorship: 40 Days for Life or 40 Days for Birth?

Sister Joan Chittister

40 Days for Life The 40 Days for Life campaign of 2013 has now concluded its 23rd day. If you are not familiar with 40 Days for Life, check out their web site here. In short, it is a gathering

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Posted in Censorship, Human Rights, Religious Censorship

Religious Censorship: Contraceptive Coverage – Who’s Religious Freedom Is It?

By Amanda Marcotte Frances Kissling, writing for RH Reality Check, made excellent points about why it’s not up to President Obama to determine which definition of “Catholic” is more valid than another by writing health care regulations around what the

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Posted in Government Control, Religious Censorship

Bad Faith: The Catholic Hierarchy’s Pointless Campaign Against LGBT Rights

Written by Casey and Mary Ellen Lopata In early July, Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of Los Angeles opposed a modest piece of legislation that requires schools in that state to include lesbians, gays, bisexuals, and transgender people, and other previously

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Posted in Human Rights, Religious Censorship

ONI Releases New Report on Faith-Based Censorship

By: Rebekah Heacock Internet censorship has become a growing and pervasive global norm. Internet censorship policies implemented by states are premised on a number of motives and rationales including national security, the control of dissent, and appeals to morality. The

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Posted in Human Rights, Internet Censorship, Religious Censorship

The Scary Religious Ideology Behind Michele Bachmann’s Anti-Gay Crusade

Does the draconian mandate of Old Testament law drive Michele and Marcus Bachmann’s war on LGBT people? People who don’t like LGBT people often cite a range of reasons for their disdain. Take GOP presidential contender Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn.,

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Posted in Human Rights, Religious Censorship

Freedom Isn’t Free – And It Turns Ugly At Times

Children’s first exposure to the freedoms that Americans cherish sometimes comes not from kindly parents or wise teachers, but from an obnoxious jerk insulting someone or cursing at something.  Ranting till the veins bulge in his neck. If confronted, the

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Posted in Human Rights, Religious Censorship

Scopes “Monkey Trial”: Historic Religious Censorship Case

Jul 10, 1925: Monkey Trial Begins In Dayton, Tennessee, the so-called “Monkey Trial” begins with John Thomas Scopes, a young high school science teacher, accused of teaching evolution in violation of a Tennessee state law. The law, which had been

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Posted in Human Rights, Religious Censorship

School Censors Religious Words in Graduation Speech

Vermont valedictorian Kyle Gearwar told to he could not speak about Jesus in his graduation speech. A high school valedictorian in Vermont was forbidden by school administers from delivering nearly half of his graduation speech in which he discussed how

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Censorship Gone Too Far? Canadian Catholic School Bans Rainbows

When it comes to (man-made) rainbows, students are told to stick it where the sun don’t shine. An Ontario Catholic high school is so adamant about pushing gay issues under the rug that it’s banned rainbows. According to Xtra!, a

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Posted in Human Rights, Religious Censorship

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