On Tuesday, April 8, Brandeis University made the decision to rescind their offer of an honorary degree from Ayaan Hirsi Ali, apparently at the urging of the Council of American-Islamic Relations (CAIR). In taking such a drastic measure, Brandeis bowed to the pressure of an organization that is known for silencing those who speak out against Islam—even in those situations where it is merited—and Ali was unrightfully deprived of a well-earned honor.
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The grand misconception of the conflict between evolutionists and creationists is that, as a whole, it can be taken as a black and white issue, when, in actuality, it’s a lot more complex than that.
The Catholic men and women who are taking it upon themselves to fire hard-working and respected teachers for simply being gay are betraying the faith that they claim to adhere to.
The Church may be onto something about declining morality, but contraception isn’t the culprit.
“Those vying for progressive reform…within the Church may need to temper their enthusiasm for the short term.”
All-male priesthood, priestly celibacy and abstinence-only teachings aren’t simply outdated: they are ill founded and alienating to the Church’s own faithful followers.
I understand why people feel strongly saving young forms of life, but why does it have to be at the expense of the mother?
“American Atheists could have easily made their argument without gratuitously insulting a whole religious group.”
“Innocence of Muslims,” an anti-Islam video, made a drastic leap from YouTube to the Arab media in recent weeks.
This past summer, a federal judge overruled the MTA’s ban on Pamela Geller’s advertisement that implies Muslims are “savages.” As a result, these advertisements which carry the slogan, “In any war between the civilized man and the savage, support the civilized man. Support Israel, defeat Jihad,” will be plastered in Metro North stations and on over 300 MTA buses.