One Small Voice. A Lot of Big Ideas. Let Freedom Ring!
Here are a few stories that caught my eyes or ears today. To be filed under “It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World.” (Not to be confused with the 1963 comedy, which in comparison, is quite delightful).
The New Mexico Court of Appeals upheld a ruling by the state’s Civil Rights Commission that a Christian photographer who refused to take pictures of a gay couple’s commitment ceremony violated the state’s discrimination law…
The case dates back to 2006 when Vanessa Willock tried to hire Elane Photography for a “same-gender ceremony.” New Mexico law does not recognize either marriage or civil unions between persons of the same sex.
Elane Hugenin declined to accept the job and explained to Willock that because of their Christian beliefs the studio only handled “traditional weddings.”…read more at http://radio.foxnews.com/toddstarnes/top-stories/court-says-gay-rights-trump-religious-rights.html
The State of Oregon already has some of the most restrictive anti-smoking laws in the nation. Now the state legislature is considering a bill to ban smoking in all state parks–except in your own RV or vehicle. Can’t be about the smoke since they’re not banning campfires. Hmmmm.
And this is the same state legislature that decided that sex change operations are a state employee benefit.
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Thank God Danny Glover isn’t a Real Teacher.
The Constitution’s Second Amendment was created to bolster slavery and capture land from Native Americans, award-winning actor Danny Glover told a group of students at a Texas A&M sponsored event on Thursday.
“I don’t know if you know the genesis of the right to bear arms,” he said. “The Second Amendment comes from the right to protect themselves from slave revolts, and from uprisings by Native Americans.”
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