Apr 4, 2018, 7:24 AM
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.
Apr 4, 2018, 7:21 AM
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?”
Apr 3, 2018, 10:29 AM
NBC News received much backlash on social media after it published an op-ed on Easter Sunday that contended that the Christian faith is being used to "prop up" white supremacy.
Apr 3, 2018, 10:27 AM
An image of the San Damiano Cross, showing Jesus in glory, “reigning from his cruciform throne,” has been rejected by Facebook because of its “shocking content.”
Apr 3, 2018, 10:25 AM
When former U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John Paul Stevens called for repeal of the Second Amendment in a New York Times op-ed last week, Democratic Party officials largely laid low.
Apr 2, 2018, 10:13 AM
Faculty at Philadelphia’s Temple University are looking for ways to be more “inclusive and thoughtful” of their charges’ gender identities, and this means … “unlearning” the gender binary.
Apr 2, 2018, 10:02 AM
For the 18th year in a row, Google has no doodle to celebrate Easter, and Christians are angry on this holy day.
Apr 2, 2018, 9:54 AM
A small California city has voted to remove the statue of US President William McKinley from a town plaza because it is offensive to the indigenous community.
Mar 30, 2018, 10:05 AM
The University of California-Davis LGBTQIA Resource Center has a new pronoun guide that adds “yo,” “xie,” “ey,” “en,” and “ve” to the list of gender-neutral pronouns.
Mar 30, 2018, 10:01 AM
​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.
Mar 30, 2018, 9:54 AM
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.
Mar 29, 2018, 7:02 AM
A statue of Thomas Jefferson has raised the ire of student activists at Hofstra University, who are demanding that administrators remove his visage from campus.
Mar 28, 2018, 10:17 AM
Syracuse University’s chapter of the International Socialist Organization recently hosted an event that called for free abortions and labeled President Trump a “rapist.”
Mar 28, 2018, 10:15 AM
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.
Mar 28, 2018, 10:12 AM
A Pennsylvania branch of Planned Parenthood says a tweet declaring the need for a Disney princess who's had an abortion was not appropriate and the organization has taken it down.
Mar 27, 2018, 7:21 AM
A cross that has been on Michigan-owned property for nearly seven decades is the subject of a recent complaint by a civil rights group.
Mar 27, 2018, 7:18 AM
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.
Mar 27, 2018, 7:14 AM
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.
Mar 26, 2018, 9:56 AM
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.
Mar 26, 2018, 9:54 AM
If Alexander Hamilton wanted to visit the church where he’s buried today, he’d have to leave his pistol at home.