Category: social justice

so, Mat Staver, who would Jesus lynch?

It came to my attention recently that a group called The Liberty Council – associated with Liberty University – has objected to the passage in The Senate of the Anti-Lynching bill, The Justice for Victims of Lynching Act. https://www.nbcnews.com/feature/nbc-out/evangelical-group-wants-gays-removed-anti-lynching-bill-n956831 As the article states, the bill applies to lynchings motivated by “the victim’s actual or perceived…

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wanting more (and less) in 2019

Yesterday morning, I read an article about Colin O’ Brady becoming the first person to ever cross Antarctica unassisted, a truly incredible feat. https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/american-man-first-solo-across-antarctica-unaided-n952186 The explorer who attempted the same, Henry Worsley, in 2016 fell ill and passed away, just 30 miles short of his goal. Still, what an amazing attempt. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/jan/25/explorer-henry-worsley-dies-during-antarctic-record-attempt It is also…

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shining light in a time of darkness

At the end of a hate-filled week, an anti-Semitic alt-right psychopath entered the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh last Saturday and murdered eleven people during their time of worship. He injured two other worshipers as well as four police officers. It is heartbreaking and disgusting and just unbearable. After this horrific attack occurred, the…

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no more.

Injustice. I was already just raw with the feeling of injustice from seeing that Colin Kaepernick has yet again been kept from trying out for an NFL team earlier this week. Yes, I know he is choosing to (non-violently) protest (as is all of our right to do). Yes, I know he is aware of…

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