Monthly Archives: February 2015

25Feb, 2015

The Fight for Same-Sex Marriage in Alabama

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Same sex marriage in Alabama

The issue of gay marriage has come to a boiling point in Alabama. In January, a district court judge overturned the state’s ban on same-sex unions, but some opponents attempted to block the decision until the United States Supreme Court rules on the larger case …

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20Feb, 2015

Guilty of LGBT Identity

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LGBT Identity

LGBT Identity. Persecuted in very different ways, two famous gay men are featured in current films that consider some of the complexities of being a gender-preference minority in modern culture. One was a World War II hero who helped crack a Nazi code, contributing…

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19Feb, 2015

Internet Porn May Be a Contributing Factor in Dropping American Marriage Rate

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Dropping American Marriage Rate

Porn A Possible Factor in Dropping American Marriage Rate. It’s no secret marriage rates in the United States have been falling for some time. Many things have been attributed to the decline. A team of American researchers recently published a study that finds an…

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18Feb, 2015

First Female Bishop Ordained

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First female bishop ordained in the Church of England.

First Female Bishop Ordained. On Jan. 26, 2015, Libby Lane made history when she became the Church of England’s first female bishop. She was ordained the Bishop of Stockport and serves in the Diocese of Chester, which is located in central England. The ceremony t…

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17Feb, 2015

Where Should Religious Leaders Stand on the Legalization of Marijuana?

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legalization of marijuana

Religion and Marijuana. On Nov. 5, 2014, Alaska became the fourth state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, also known as cannabis. Some religious leaders and theologians are struggling with their stance on this issue. They are in the middle of a debate …

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13Feb, 2015

Gods Love We Deliver

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Gods love we deliver

Gods Love We Deliver. A bumper sticker advises: “Love people. Cook them good food.” Countless mothers and fathers follow this advice every day for their families. Chefs go to work to live out the ideal of preparing good food to please people at a very d…

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13Feb, 2015

Gay Marriage Goes to the Supreme Court

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Gay Marriage goes to the Supreme Court

Gay Marriage Goes to the Supreme Court. Announcing the acceptance of four appeals that relate to issues of same-sex marriage in America, the U.S. Supreme Court takes the first step toward addressing directly one of the hottest political questions of the past decade…

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10Feb, 2015

Popular Religious Apps

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Religious apps link traditional study with modern technology.

There is an app for just about everything these days and that includes ones for people who want some religion on their phones or tablets. Whether you are Christian, Jewish, Mormon or Buddhist there is an app for you.
 
The Bible
The Bible, created by YouVersi…

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10Feb, 2015

Ending Unsafe Ebola Burial Practices

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Stop ebola by ending unsafe ebola burial practices.

Ebola is still a serious problem in West Africa. According to a January 2015 World Health Organization (WHO) report, 8,810 of the 22,092 people infected with the disease have died. While the situation appears to be slightly improving in Sierra Leone and Liberia, t…

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