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Why mandatory minimum sentencing is a bad idea.

Mr. Wollard, a 59 year old Florida state resident with NO criminal record, is serving a mandatory minimum sentence of twenty years for the…

Started by Ed

5 Oct 6, 2014
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Bloomfield, NM Will Appeal Ruling on Ten Commandments Monument So a town in my area garnered a bit of attention over a christian monument on pub…

Started by Demetrius Alcala

6 Aug 30, 2014
Reply by Belle Rose

Dinesh D'Souza

Dinesh D'Souza, Christian apologist, convicted felon and frequent opponent of atheists including Christopher Hitchens, Daniel Dennett, Sam…

Started by Gallup's Mirror

2 Jul 25, 2014
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Supreme Court: religious corporations may restrict women's reproductive health care

Today the US Supreme Court ruled that business owners may cite religious beliefs to be exempt from federal law that requires private compan…

Started by Gallup's Mirror

61 Jul 9, 2014
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Implications of todays Supreme Court decision on freedom of religion and contraception

Today, the Supremes decided, along conservative/liberal lines, that Obamacare cannot require closely-held corporations to pay for health ca…

Started by Unseen

12 Jul 5, 2014
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Getting away with murder?

In 2006, retired Roman Catholic priest Gerald Robinson was convicted of murdering of Sister Margaret Ann Pahl on April 5, 1980 in Toledo, O…

Started by Gallup's Mirror

2 Jul 3, 2014
Reply by Erock68la

Witness Protection? Or Flighty Money Consumption? - You Decide...

Once upon a time there was a woman with children. She was in danger. She had no money, and could barely keep a roof over her head. The wom…

Started by Belle Rose

1 Jun 30, 2014
Reply by KentK

Puzzling over the First Amendment

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of s…

Started by Unseen

5 May 31, 2014
Reply by Tom Sarbeck

The final showdown for same-sex marriage?

The barriers to marriage equality in the United States have been collapsing with astonishing speed. State Courts and District Courts have s…

Started by Gallup's Mirror

21 May 31, 2014
Reply by SteveInCO

Shiara court: pregnant woman to be flogged and executed

A pregnant Sudanese woman who refused to renounce her Christianity was sentenced to death by hanging Thursday in a Khartoum court, provokin…

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6 May 18, 2014
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