Monthly Archives: July 2016

A Letter to a Believer

It was more than ten years ago that two court cases made it to the Supreme Court.  They dealt with the display of religious messages, like the Ten Commandments, in publicly-owned facilities.  An elderly cousin of mine was horrified by those decisions, claiming that they violated the Constitution. He disparaged the SCOTUS justices as know-nothing political appointees. Since then my cousin has passed on, and if his religious beliefs were correct, he was summoned to appear before the SCITS....the Read more [...]

The Game Of Life

I was in the middle of my daily Bible reading late one afternoon, deep into Deuteronomy 14 where it says, “And the swine, because it divideth the hoof, yet cheweth not the cud, it is unclean unto you: ye shall not eat of their flesh, nor touch their dead.” I was thinking about how those instructions were aimed at the ancient Israelite tribes, but if pork was unclean for them, why isn’t it unclean for everyone?  Just then my wife called from the kitchen. “Honey, I can’t think of a thing Read more [...]

Dead Meat

The continuing attacks and investigations launched against Planned Parenthood (PP) have concentrated primarily on their donations of fetal tissue to medical research labs. The anti-abortion forces are outraged, asserting that PP is profiting from sales of it. They even launched a propaganda film based on highly-edited out-of-context quotes of PP employees that were illegally recorded. It is part of the Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers (TRAP) national campaign that is attacking PP and Read more [...]