Man behind bars in prison
June 4th, 2018

A prison in Alaska stands accused of knowingly serving pork to its Muslim inmates during Ramadan. Since the Koran explicitly declares pork forbidden for all Muslims, the prisoners, already fasting for the Islamic holy month, were essentially reduced to a starvation diet. Continue reading

Affluenza teen Ethan Crouch
April 5th, 2018

Ethan Crouch, the Texas teen who killed four people while driving drunk back in 2013, walked free this week. His lenient sentence provoked national outrage, and the infamous “affluenza defense” was widely mocked as a farce. So, how should we deal with young law-breakers? Continue reading

Texas judge Jack Robison
January 22nd, 2018

A Texas judge is facing calls for resignation over his questionable conduct in the courtroom. Judge Jack Robison reportedly interrupted jury deliberations during a recent child sex trafficking case to insist that “God told him” the defendant was innocent. The … Continue reading

A cop stealing money
September 15th, 2017

The world’s major religions don’t agree on everything, but there is general consensus on certain core principles. Among them: thou shalt not steal. It’s a fairly straightforward concept: don’t take what’s not yours. However, police don’t have to follow these rules. Continue reading

Money from the Catholic Church
October 28th, 2016

To date, the Archdiocese of New York has received over 200 claims of sexual abuse involving roughly 40 different priests. Those victims are now facing a tough decision. A report by the New York Times earlier this month revealed that … Continue reading

gay marriage, same sex marriage, christian, church
May 5th, 2015

Is same-sex marriage part of a redefinition of an age old institution? That’s an easy one: yes. Gays and their allies should just give up trying to combat that charge. Marriage has been around since well before the United States. … Continue reading

Wrath - Universal Life Church Monastery
April 4th, 2014

If we were to chart the timeline of our lives, how many notches would there be to mark the instances when we became angry? Sadly, too many to count or recall. In most cases, we are sorry or even ashamed … Continue reading