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  • Why Does Michigan’s Anti-Bullying Bill Protect Religious Tormenters? (*BARF ALERT*)

    11/07/2011 9:49:41 AM PST · by markomalley · 14 replies
    Time ^ | 11/4/11 | Amy Sullivan
    As a transplanted Michigander, I’ve always maintained pride in my home state. I’ve only owned American cars. I believed in the Lions even during the really dismal years. I still point to my hand to show people which part of the state I’m from. But the Michigan legislature is doing its best to make me hang my head in shame. On Wednesday, the Republican-controlled state senate passed an anti-bullying bill that manages to protect school bullies instead of those they victimize. It accomplishes this impressive feat by allowing students, teachers, and other school employees to claim that “a sincerely held...
  • Quebec priests challenge Vatican on homosexuality

    02/27/2006 1:12:04 PM PST · by proud_yank · 34 replies · 757+ views
    CBC ^ | Feb 27, 2006
    A group of 19 Roman Catholic priests from Quebec has published an open letter criticizing the church's stand on homosexuality. INDEPTH: Same-sex RightsThe 980-word letter, published Sunday in the Montreal newspaper La Presse, is in response to two recent church decisions: the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops' opposition to same-sex marriage and the Vatican's refusal to ordain homosexuals. Titled "Trop, c'est trop!" ("Enough is enough!"), the letter asks: Does the church "have the last word on the mysteries of political, social, family and sexual life? "In these matters, the official teaching of the church has shown itself more than once...