Tn passes pro-discrimination therapy bill

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 Posted on Thursday, April 28th, 2016
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Tennessee governor Bill Haslam has just signed into law  Senate Bill 1556, effectively making discrimination legal for therapists and school counselors. This is especially heinous do to suicide being the second leading cause of death in TN of 10-19 year old age group.   The school counselor may be the only person a child can […]

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Dionysus

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 Posted on Tuesday, April 26th, 2016
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  God of the week : Dionysus     Dionysus was the son of Zeus and the mortal Semele(daughter of Cadmus of Boeotia) Often referred to as the god of vegetation and wine. The jealousy of Hera led to the deception of Zeus ,tricking him into showing his true self to Semele. The true form […]

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Tennessee removes the office of diversity to pay for god stickers

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 Posted on Monday, April 25th, 2016
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Tennessee  SB1912   and HB2248 cuts all funding from the office of “diversity and inclusion” to pay for sectarian decals on the police vehicles. To be fair only 25% of the funds will be paying for decals to say “in god we trust”. So now we have the people (whose job is to “protect and to serve”, […]

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Oklahoma to punish doctors and violate women

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 Posted on Sunday, April 24th, 2016
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In Oklahoma,  legislators decided to once again seek control over women’s health with Oklahoma SB 1552. This bill removes the private health decisions out of the hands of women and their doctors and places them under control of “men” in the Oklahoma State House.  These men citing authority from “the supreme creator of the universe” , […]

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Reason is the enemy in East Tennessee

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 Posted on Sunday, April 24th, 2016
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  “Reason is the Enemy of Faith” Churches post strange messages on their signs sometimes in east Tennessee. This one is no exception. Setting aside that it is true faith and reason are in conflict, we need to ask what message are they trying to convey here. At a glance, it seems obvious they choose […]

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The religious “right” got their ethics “wrong”

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 Posted on Sunday, April 24th, 2016
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The Christian majority is pushing back against equal rights for the LGBT community. The rhetoric is extensively negative, and they play the victim card vehemently. All we seem to hear is how granting equal rights to all, is somehow infringing upon their rights. It is a very shallow claim, considering that in Tennessee where the […]

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The necessity of secularism

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 Posted on Sunday, April 24th, 2016
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Secularism has become a necessity in a world of such diverse beliefs as ours. These beliefs lead to irreconcilable political differences. The various sects of religion all have expressed a desire to legislate their oppressive doctrines. Secularism solves this by leaving room for all to participate, while preventing any from becoming oppressive.     A […]

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Tennessee barely avoids bible bill

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 Posted on Sunday, April 24th, 2016
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      Tennessee got one right.. kind of.      Tennessee House votes no to overturn veto The article talks about the Tennessee House vote to overturn the veto on Tennessee’s bible bill. The bill would have made the christian bible the official state book.  The vote to overturn the veto was only short 7 […]

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