Posted inReligion

Dear Christians: Please stop using Jesus to spread hate

Reading Time: 3 minutes I am tired of people advocating for the rights of the “unborn” at the expense of the living, especially when those affected are predominantly women, those socialized as women, and people with uteruses. Statistic after statistic of the real implications and harms of anti-choice restrictions continues to be ignored, not to mention the disproportionate effect […]

Posted inSatire

Exciting 50-yard line religious rituals for the upcoming football season

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Chambri scarification ritual of ripping skin open in beautiful decorative patterns with sharp knives and flints. Sticking hands into gloves containing thousands of venomous ants, a Satere-Mawe ritual. The Jewish ritual of Kaparot that involves twirling a live chicken around your head three times, then killing it and giving it to the local poor […]

Posted inPolitics

Trump won politics. But can he win again?

Reading Time: 4 minutes You can say anything you like about Trump, but he has won politics. And he’s probably going to try again, to most likely avoid jail, because let’s be honest: he certainly doesn’t need it to achieve anything political. He will never ever top this crowning achievement. Hail Trump, Lord of the Nominations, King of the […]

Posted inNews

The Thomas promise: Roe is only the beginning   

Reading Time: 3 minutes During the period between the unprecedented leak of Justice Alito’s majority opinion on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization and the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, some political pundits and legal scholars have argued that the court would not stop at abortion—that established rights including gay marriage and even contraception could be […]

Posted inReproductive rights

The Christian nationalist dream of overturning Roe is a nightmare

Reading Time: 5 minutes On Sunday, conservative Christian pastors across America will celebrate the terror they’ve unleashed upon the nation. With a 6-3 ruling by the Supreme Court this morning to overturn Roe v. Wade, leaving women’s bodily autonomy dependent on whether Republicans control their state legislatures, white evangelicals and conservative Catholics and their allies won a game they […]

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Supreme Court ruling against NY gun restrictions puts all gun control measures at risk

Reading Time: 3 minutes In a June 23 ruling, New York gun restrictions that prevented most forms of concealed carry outside of the home were deemed unconstitutional by a conservative Supreme Court. Top Democrats were quick to announce their feelings about the court’s decision.  “I call on all Americans across the country to make their voices heard on gun […]