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Atheists Lose Fight Over 'Under God' at Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court
Originally Posted: 05/09/2014 - 3:37pm | Type: Blog

The highest court in Massachusetts upheld the legality of the phrase “under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance on Friday, dealing a blow to atheist groups who challenged the pledge on anti-discrimination grounds ...

Mass. Supreme Court to Hear Challenge to Pledge of Allegiance
Originally Posted: 09/03/2013 - 10:38am | Type: Blog

Massachusetts’ highest court on Wednesday will consider whether the daily recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance is a violation of students’ rights. Massachusetts’ highest court o ...

Keystone XL: People of Faith Say 'All Risk, No Reward'
Originally Posted: 04/30/2013 - 8:00am | Type: Blog

The occurrence of major natural disasters has quadrupled over the last 20 years, leading to increased rates of flooding, drought, famine, and disease that often hit the world's poorest populations the har ...

Defending (and Empowering) the Vulnerable
Originally Posted: 12/12/2011 - 2:26pm | Type: Blog

There is no doubt that people with disabilities – who are often marginalized in the workforce, our neighborhoods, and sometimes even in their own families – are particularly susceptible to abuse. ...

News: Quick Links
Originally Posted: 10/30/2011 - 11:24am | Type: Blog

THE NATION: Where Are The Women At Occupy Wall Street? Everywhere-And They're Not Going Away THE NATION : Where Are The Women At Occupy Wall Street? Everywhere-And They& ...

News: Quick Links
Originally Posted: 10/28/2011 - 8:02am | Type: Blog

NPR/AP: Economy Grew 2.5 Pct. In Q3 As Consumers Rebound NPR/AP: Economy Grew 2.5 Pct. In Q3 As Consumers Rebound WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. economy grew modestly over th ...

Naked Before the Lord: Unitarians Have More Fun
Originally Posted: 10/18/2011 - 4:30pm | Type: Blog

I will go barefoot and naked; I will make lamentation like the jackals, and mourning like the ostriches. -- Micah 1:8 I will go barefoot and naked; I will make lamentati ...