Although controversial, polygamy won't be disappearing anytime soon.
November 30th, 2017

When asked, most people will probably characterize polygamy as a relic of the past. After all, it was outlawed in the United States way back in the mid-1800s. How could it possibly still be happening? Contrary to popular understanding, polygamy … Continue reading

A rainbow flag on fire
October 11th, 2017

Human rights groups are furious after the United States voted against a U.N. resolution condemning the death penalty and the way it is used to target LGBTQ people around the world. 27 nations voted in favor of the seemingly-uncontroversial resolution, … Continue reading

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte
August 24th, 2017

Drug dealers are not exactly model citizens, but do they deserve to die? In the Philippines, the answer is a resounding “yes”. Upon taking office, the country’s president, Rodrigo Duterte, instituted a uniquely violent strategy to combat the country’s drug … Continue reading

A Bible with an American flag
August 10th, 2017

President Trump’s nominee for “Religious Freedom Ambassador” is causing extreme consternation among the LGBT community and its advocates. The president’s pick is Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback, a man who critics say poses a distinct threat to LGBT rights. If confirmed, … Continue reading

Transgender members of the military in other countries
August 8th, 2017

The recent decision by President Trump to ban all transgender people from the military caused quite the stir. Social media immediately lit up with passionate responses on both sides of the issue. Supporters of the ban were thrilled that the … Continue reading

A megachurch service
July 31st, 2017

Pop icon Justin Bieber disappointed many fans when he canceled the remainder of his world tour recently. His reasons for doing so remain unclear, but rumors are swirling that Bieber has had a “spiritual awakening” of sorts and that he’s … Continue reading

Linda Sarsour
July 13th, 2017

Linda Sarsour, one of the leading Muslim activists in the U.S., gave a passionate speech at the annual convention for the Islamic Society of North America earlier this month. Included in her speech were some highly controversial remarks that have … Continue reading

A technology God with all-seeing eyes
March 13th, 2017

In early March, WikiLeaks published a brand-new trove of over 8,700 CIA documents and files which expose a massive global surveillance and hacking program. Similar to the world portrayed in 1984, “Big Brother” has the power to track and record everything you do. Are you comfortable living under an all-seeing government? Continue reading

A controversial shirt that uses the pope's image.
March 6th, 2017

The Vatican has a problem: Pope Francis is too popular. While it’s always been common for the pope to be venerated on flags and medals, companies today want to use his name on products and buildings. Now the Vatican has had enough, and they’re pushing back. Continue reading

"In God We Trust" on the U.S. dollar
February 21st, 2017

The debate is about as old as this country itself, and you need not travel far to find supporters for both sides of the argument. Many people insist that although Christianity remains the dominant religion in the United States, we are not, by definition, a “Christian country”. Others emphatically disagree. What do you think?
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