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PERILOUS HOBBIES: HOBBY LOBBY AND THE OBAMACARE MANDATE

Hobby Lobby

We have reached a pivotal juncture in America’s legal journey—one that will decide if the government has the legal authority to compel you and me to participate in behaviors that directly violate our religious beliefs. I find the conundrum paradoxical

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Posted in Current Events, Opinion, Politics, Religion

THE UNIVERSAL BLUEPRINT: THE BIBLE

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As anyone becomes more involved in biblical study, the more they’ll discover the richness involved in the text, and its pervasive application to our everyday lives. What the Bible is not is an ancient text pertinent only to a remote,

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Posted in Opinion, Religion

THE FINE LINE OF TOLERANCE

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Just the other day, when I was reading the weekend edition of the New York Times, I just happened to glance at the front cover of the Arts section only to feel shocked and dismayed at the cover story’s subject

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THE SLIDING SCALE OF INTENT AND MORALITY

Intent

The concept of intent often proves to create an interesting moral dilemma when we contemplate the instances of when bad things happen. Society tends to use a sliding scale of intent and morality when attempting to rationalize the judgement of

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THE NEGATIVES OF LIBERTARIANISM

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For those of you who have being reading the blog thus far, you have quickly come to realize that I am an avid fan of libertarianism and the degree of freedom and liberty that it allows to its followers. This

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Posted in Opinion, Politics

THE DEFINITION OF ME: BOY SCOUTS AND SEXUAL ORIENTATION

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What does the definition of me, the boy scouts, and homosexuality have in common? Last month, the 1,400 voting members of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) voted (with more than 60% in favor) to allow openly gay scouts to

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THE ACQUITTAL OF GEORGE ZIMMERMAN

Trayvon Martin

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, then you know by now that a jury recently found George Zimmerman not guilty of murdering Trayvon Martin, the young (and incidentally, black) teenager who found himself inside a gated Florida community one

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THE DILEMMA: THE PROS AND CONS OF ABORTION

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What are the pros and cons of abortion from the standpoint of faith and medical science? The blog has so far addressed topics that have shaken it up a little bit. Now I thought it appropriate to take it up

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Posted in Medical, Opinion, Religion

WHAT WAS PLAN A? THE PLAN B CONTROVERSY

Plan B

In 2011, the secretary of Health and Human Services, Kathleen Sebelius, overruled the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which had decided, based on scientific evidence, that Plan B, or the morning after pill, would be safe and appropriate “for all

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STAPLERS, DOLPHINS, AND GAY MARRIAGE

by Jeff Belmonte from Cuiabá, Brazil

Gay marriage is a hot topic nowadays, especially with the Supreme Court in the middle of deciding whether the laws adopted by various States that do not allow same-sex couples to wed are constitutional or not. Many wait in eager

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