Tag Archives: Reproductive rights

A Particularly Ugly Episode in the Christian Culture Wars.

It’s been a rather mind-blowing week over in Christian Bizarro-land. The anniversary of the landmark decision Roe v. Wade was coming up, and it happened to coincide with the start of a legislative session in Congress, so naturally there’s been quite a lot of grandstanding and showboating going on as Christianist politicians and religious leaders alike jockey to demonstrate who loves fetuses the most. Continue reading

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Persecution Complexity.

Hi! I hope your weekend’s going well so far. Today I want to talk about the Christian persecution complex. Over a year ago, we talked here about the demonstrably false idea that a lot of American Christians have that they … Continue reading

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SCOTUS and Collateral Damage.

(Content notice: Misogyny.) I hadn’t been planning to say much here about the Hobby Lobby SCOTUS ruling. Obviously you know I’m pissed about it; obviously you know I’m dismayed that five Catholic dudes who don’t seem to understand contraception have … Continue reading

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The Death of the (Non-Existent) Christian State.

Count on Christians to mourn the death of something that never existed in the first place. No, I’m not talking about Jesus. I’m talking about their idea of the “Christian state:” this gauzy notion of and desire for a government … Continue reading

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“Billy Did It Too” is Not An Adequate Reason to Misbehave.

Sexism is over. Rand Paul said so, so we can all just relax. Continue reading

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Change, Change, Change (The RCC).

A Catholic politician and blogger is just oh so very baffled about why non-Catholics might be enthusiastically supporting and pushing for Catholic reform. Hilarity ensues when she uses her out-loud voice to make some wild, misinformed, completely self-serving speculations as … Continue reading

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