Is the existence of God anything more than unprovable dogma, an article of personal faith lying outside the realm of reason? The caricatures of Christianity offered up by its enemies notwithstanding, Christian theology has always sought to ground itself in reason, and proving the existence of God has long been a fruitful exercise.
Cal State University at San Marcos hosted its "Whiteness Forum" December 1 to help students navigate the racially-charged climate allegedly intensified by Trump's victory.
A Connecticut official is threatening to prohibit state employees from donating to the American Family Association via payroll deduction because of the group's opposition to the homosexual agenda.
The Ohio state House of Representatives and Senate both passed legislation on December 6 that bans abortion once a fetal heartbeat can be detected.
While some of Donald Trump’s appointments so far have been celebrated by his supporters, the president-elect's nominee for U.S. education secretary, Betsy DeVos, has raised serious concerns, even among Trump’s most loyal backers. From concerns about her involvement with pro-Common Core organizations, to growing doubts about whether President-elect Trump's administration intends to follow through on pursuing candidate Trump's call for shutting down the unconstitutional U.S. Department of Education, the controversy has only grown in recent days. Trump’s team even claimed in a statement to be pursuing “higher national standards.” DeVos has tried to ease concerns by speaking out against Common Core, and some conservative education leaders have called for giving her a chance. Others have vowed to fight her nomination to the end.
Comprehensive research has shown not only that Washington knew in advance of the attack on Pearl Harbor, but that it deliberately withheld its foreknowledge from our commanders in Hawaii in the hope that the "surprise" attack would catapult the U.S. into World War II.
Alisyn Camerota of CNN recently did a feature story on the early-morning broadcast of New Day lamenting the alleged maltreatment of Muslim women in the aftermath of Donald Trump’s election. The central narrative of the feature was that since the murders by the Muslim husband and wife killers in San Bernardino, California, Muslim women wearing traditional headscarves have been targeted for harassment; therefore, she suggested, U.S. women should don headscarves in order to show their "solidarity" with Muslim women.
After Donald Trump announced he would nominate Michigan education activist Betsy DeVos to be his secretary of education, Randi Weingarten, president of American Federation of Teachers, writes to warn Americans that such a move threatens the “collective promise” made by all of us to “take and teach every child seeking an education.”
After college officials removed the U.S. flag from the main flagpole on campus following the election of Donald Trump, Hampshire College — located in Amherst, Massachusetts — was the site of a peaceful demonstration of about 400 veterans and flag supporters on Sunday afternoon.