Monthly Archives: December 2015

Christianity’s Own War on Christmas

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Guess who has been calling Christmas a pagan holiday for the last 500 years? Christians.   If it feels like the “War on Christmas” is getting really old, it is. Over ten years have passed since Bill O’Reilly first opened December … Continue reading

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When American Debate About Abortion Was Sane and Why that Changed

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People would be surprised by how much less toxic gender politics were in the 1970s than they are now. Mary Ziegler teaches law at Florida State University, where she holds the Stearns Weaver Miller chair in the College of Law. … Continue reading

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Why This Republican Jew is Fighting to Defend American Muslims

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Because of Daesh. Because of the American Constitution.  Because of my great aunt, who survived the Holocaust. Mikey Weinstein directs the Military Religious Freedom Foundation, a pit-bull watchdog defending separation of church and state in America’s armed forces. Most of … Continue reading

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Survival of Extremely Premature Infants Opens New Ethical Decisions

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Changes in what we can do always lead to new questions about what we should do—questions about what is prudent or loving or wise, about what serves human wellbeing or even that of the broader web of life. Recent medical … Continue reading

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