Category Archives: oppression

We won’t back down from spreading a cherry-picked Christianity based on fear, hatred, and prejudice

I came across this ad on the Huffington Post…and I was grateful I hadn’t just taken a swallow of my coffee. No doubt I would have been scrambling for some… Read more »

Because it’s not as if Republicans see the LGBTQ community as real people

Betsy DeVos abandons LGBTQ students, won’t protect them from discriminationhttps://t.co/0laAmnC1ux pic.twitter.com/sENvbODzwu — ThinkProgress (@thinkprogress) June 7, 2017 Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos told a congressional panel…she will do nothing to… Read more »

One person’s historic memorial is another’s painful reminder of oppression

It’s been said- correctly, as it turns out- that history is written by the victors. More than 150 years after the end of the Civil War, symbols of the Confederacy… Read more »

“You are not under attack just because you have to follow the rules like everyone else”

I want the school boards of America in the hands of evangelical Christians within the next four to six years. And it can happen and that will have a huge… Read more »

Celebrating your heritage: YER DOON IT RONG!!!

The irony of tiki torch bearing White Supremacists marching to protect monuments to that one time they got their asses kicked. Discuss. pic.twitter.com/muSEGGrVAQ — Ragnarok Lobster (@eclecticbrotha) May 15, 2017… Read more »

When we do it, we’re protecting Christianity. When you do it, it’s the worst sort of oppression imaginable.

New report on religious persecution: Christians are most widely targeted https://t.co/FuUwmbc6H6 #NCRegister — Catholic League (@CatholicLeague) April 29, 2017 I’ll freely admit to not being the most objective observer when… Read more »

“[T]he Trump movement was real, Trump was real, he was fighting for us, the people….”

President Donald Trump’s hardcore white supremacist fans have not been shy about expressing their displeasure with some of Trump’s recent foreign policy moves…. [S]everal high-profile white nationalists also slammed Trump… Read more »

When standing up for equality and human rights really isn’t standing up at all

The NCAA is officially returning to North Carolina, seven months after yanking multiple championship events from the state over its passage of the anti-transgender law known as HB2. The NCAA… Read more »

The Handmaid’s Tale: Coming soon to a government near you

A Reuters story about increasing political activism by the “religious left” since President Trump’s election annoyed some Religious Right pundits this week. On Thursday, the American Pastors Network’s Sam Rohrer,… Read more »

Joey, do you like movies about gladiators? Have you ever seen a grown man naked?

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is defending an officer’s pat-down of a boy at a Texas airport that outraged his mother and thousands and thousands of people who viewed her… Read more »