Tag Archives: Discrimination

Writer’s Indifference

My lack of output could be construed as the proverbial block often attributed to those who put words on paper. It’s actually a combination of not wanting to merely create content, but to write something meaningful, and ambivalence over the current state of affairs. I read a decent piece on Slate which criticized the online […]

The Religious Freedom Lie

It has occurred to me that religious freedom, the latest American catchphrase, is not only a misrepresentation, but an oxymoron. First, to the deceptive manner in which it is being employed. Those who invoke religious freedom as a defense for some action they wish to take, or not take as the case may be, seek […]

The Supreme Court Supports Discrimination

Today, the highest court in the land ruled against a woman who was fired over a disability. While this may sound contrary to the law when it comes to wrongful termination, the difference in this case was the entity doing the discriminatory firing: The Church. An Evangelical Lutheran Church and School in Michigan, Hosanna-Tabor, fired […]

Know Your Rights

On August 4, 2010 Chief U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker in San Francisco declared that California’s Proposition 8, called by some the “Protect Marriage Act,” was unconstitutional. Prop 8 was approved by California voters in 2008 and it made same-sex marriage illegal in the state of California. You can read the entire ruling here, and […]