Charles Roberson was retiring from the U.S. Air Force and asked a friend, Oscar Rodriguez Jr., to say a few words at his ceremony about the meaning of the folding of the flag, a tradition at such events. When Rodriguez, a retired Air Force master sergeant, stood up to speak, however, several uniformed airmen grabbed him, dragged him from the building and ordered him off the base.
George Washington University is hosting a seminar on combating “Christian privilege” in America. According to an event description, students in a 90-minute training session will learn about ways American Christians receive things they don’t deserve and are not worthy of getting: “How do we…acknowledge that Christians receive unmerited perks from institutions and systems all across our country?”
Convincing Sergio Lazarovich he’s the beneficiary of white-male privilege is going to be a tough sell. So tough, he has legally changed his gender, reported the Daily Mail. According to a relative identified as Enzo, reported Informate Salta, the 60-year-old Argentinian tax worker – now known as Sergia – didn’t make the change because of some long-simmering psychological turmoil about his identity, but instead switched so he could retire five years earlier, a move he has been contemplating for three years.
A picture is worth 1,000 words? That’s old. Nowadays a picture is worth a suspension from school. At least for a Connecticut high school student who posted an image of a toy gun on his social media. On his own time, and away from school.
In a "common-sense" move Friday, Utah Governor Gary Herbert made his state the first to legalize a controversial practice known as "free-range parenting" that previously led to the arrest of a number of parents for negligence.
President Trump’s order banning most transgender troops from serving in the military except under “limited circumstances” refocuses the military’s mission to emphasize “readiness and unit cohesion,” contends the head of a nonpartisan legal and policy organization.
The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority is being called out by the Archdiocese of Washington and Archbishop Cardinal Wuerl for allowing anti-religion advertisements on its vehicles – but refusing to let anything appear that may suggest faith.
Sundaes will never be the same, say Christian activists troubled by the invasion of the U.S. market by a Canadian ice-cream chain called “Sweet Jesus” that seems hell-bent on a marketing plan centered around soft-serve blasphemy.