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  • Right Stuff: Freedom of speech should be for all

    Right Stuff: Freedom of speech should be for all
    Last week the legislatures in Indiana and Arkansas passed their own Religious Freedom Restoration Acts (RFRA), similar to the laws in 19 other states and the federal government. Indiana's governor, Mike Pence, was pummeled on national television and...
  • The struggle for gay rights isn't over

    The struggle for gay rights isn't over
    The reasoning behind the "righteous outrage" that commentator Jonah Goldberg uses to describe "know-nothings of every stripe" who are serious about protecting civil rights is twisted at best ("How do 'religious freedom' acts encourage discrimination?"...
  • Gloucester schools compiling information per Department of Justice request

    Gloucester schools compiling information per Department of Justice request
    The Gloucester County School Board has until the end of the month to gather a long list of information for the U.S. Department of Justice regarding a federal civil rights complaint filed by a Gloucester High School transgender student. The board...
  • Where's the tolerance when the tables are turned?

    Where's the tolerance when the tables are turned?
    OK, now it's religion's turn. People of faith who assert their rights under the Religious Freedom Restoration Act enacted by Indiana have been pilloried as bigots, haters or worse. Headlines blared that the act legalized homophobia. That Indiana...
  • Seminar features emotional support animal discussion

    Seminar features emotional support animal discussion
    Dan Tiernan, COO of Campbell Property Management, sponsored a seminar for the Coalition of Boynton West Residential Associations, community presidents and board members recently at Coral Lakes Clubhouse in Boynton Beach. Principal speakers were two...
  • GOP needs to order its pizza with acceptance — not hate

    By Eugene Robinson The only purpose of the "religious freedom" laws in Indiana and other states is to assert that discrimination against gay people is acceptable. The only way to "fix" such measures is to repeal them. As events last week have shown,...
  • Here's why Indiana's law is nothing like Jim Crow laws

    By Jonah Goldberg "It's the Jim Crow law of our time." That exact quote, or one very much like it, has come from the mouths of reporters, editorialists, activists, corporate CEOs and, of course, politicians, all because of Indiana's Religious Freedom...
  • In a word: bigot

    Each week The Sun's John McIntyre presents a relatively obscure but evocative word with which you may not be familiar, another brick to add to the wall of your vocabulary. This week's word:  BIGOT On Saturday, images started cropping up on my Facebook...
  • Selective reading of Leviticus won't justify bigotry

    Selective reading of Leviticus won't justify bigotry
    Letter writer Adam Goldfinger objected to Eddie Zipperer's references to Leviticus and states that he does indeed try to follow the laws in this book ("Yes, some people do follow the bible to the letter," April 3). I find myself wondering how many...
  • Failed missile defense programs cost U.S. nearly $10 billion

    Failed missile defense programs cost U.S. nearly $10 billion
    Leaders of the U.S. Missile Defense Agency were effusive about the new technology. It was the most powerful radar of its kind in the world, they told Congress. So powerful it could detect a baseball over San Francisco from the other side of the country....
  • RFRA not like Jim Crow laws at all

    RFRA not like Jim Crow laws at all
    "It's the Jim Crow law of our time." That exact quote, or one very much like it, has come from the mouths of reporters, editorialists, activists, corporate CEOs and, of course, politicians, all because of Indiana's Religious Freedom and Restoration Act....