Freedom of speech VS. Freedom of Religion

I have a question.  A very serious question I want everyone to think about. Terry Jones is insulting to Muslims the world over.  And also to Christians and Americans and most people actually.  He is planning to burn the Quran and all over his church has billboards that say "Islam is the Devil".  But according to our first amendment he has the freedom of speech.  So even if we don't agree with it, it's his right in our country.  Right? Ok. It also says in our first amendment Congress shall make no law respecting an establis...more

9/11 & The Mosque That Doesn't Exist

In the past week, maybe longer I have been hearing a lot of chatter on the internet, facebook, news, and in day to day conversations about the so called "Mosque" proposed for "Ground Zero". From facebook status's saying it is disrespectful to those who died on 9/11 because we all know they were only White Christian Americans to the proposed space being a mere 600 feet from Ground Zero....more

Mosque. Enough Already.

The other day I was talking to my husband about the proposed Mosque which may be built near ground zero in New York. <a href="http://religion.blogs.cnn.com/category/ground-zero-mosque/">HERE</a> is a story which can catch you up if you have been under a rock for the past few weeks. I had mentioned that I was getting pretty tired of the debate and the spewing of hatred and racism coming from said debate. I understand the opposers' point of view....more

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Park 51: On Building a Mosque Near Ground Zero

When I first caught wind that there were plans brewing to build a mosque near Ground Zero, my initial thoughts were: Are you serious? Why on earth would anyone want to build a Muslim place of worship near the site of the 9/11 attacks? ...more
I am surprised that any feminist would support Islam. If your idea is that "Islam is a religion ...more

Time Isn't Always On Our Side

Laurie:  Last Sunday we turned back our clocks one hour.  After a night of over-indulgence on Halloween candy and scary costumes, the extra hour of sleep was greatly welcomed.  We awoke to daylight and spent the rest of the day adjusting clocks, telephones, and electronic equipment to reflect the end of Daylight Savings Time.  Another annual tradition was successfully completed.  ...more