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Why the Ten Commandments Do NOT Belong in Public Schools (Part Two)

Date: 01/19/2013

In my previous blog entry , I underscored the fact that since U.S. public schools are secular state institutions, they therefore cannot endorse or promote religion in general, or any specific religions or religious doctrines in particular. And this means that it is flatly unconstitutional for the Ten Commandments to be posted (and thereby promoted) by the state in U.S. public schools . Neverth ...

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School Prayer: Yea or Nay?

Date: 01/26/2013

In recent blogs, I've been concerned with clearing up some common misconceptions relating to areas of interface (sometimes involving significant controversy and conflict) between religion and secular American culture. Having previously discussed why teaching creationism in public school science classes , or posting the Ten Commandments in public school classrooms , are both inappropriate and un ...

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Why the Ten Commandments Do NOT Belong in Public Schools (Part One)

Date: 01/17/2013

In my previous blog entry , I mentioned the fact that U.S. public schools are taxpayer-supported, government-operated state institutions (teachers and other public school staff members are state employees), and that, as state institutions, U.S. public schools are therefore required to function as secular institutions (owing to the constitutional principle of "separation of church and state ...

Related Topics: Blog 347, January 2013

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Why the Ten Commandments Do NOT Belong in Public Schools (Part Three)

Date: 01/21/2013

To attempt to put a more "human face" upon all of this abstract armchair argumentation over the constitutionality and legality (or otherwise) of the government posting or supporting displays of the Ten Commandments in U.S. public schools , let's wrap things up by just trying to look at the whole issue from a much more personal angle. Suppose a Native American family -- one who perhaps still fol ...

Related Topics: Blog 347, January 2013

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Chicago: 446 school age children shot 2012 with strongest gun laws in country

Date: 01/11/2013

There's been a lot of talk about gun control lately.  During WWII, Adolf Hitler never invaded Switzerland because every adult is required to have a gun.  Below is some food for thought on where gun control will take us.  "When you out law guns, only outlaws have guns!" - Dale H. (Thanks, Dale, for emailing me this article. Pics added.)     [caption id="attachment_22 ...

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The Way to Peace & Fulfillment

Date: 12/19/2012

Recent events and the tragedy in  Sandy Hook have encouraged people all over America and the world to look at violence and the use of guns.   Acts of terrorism and people hurting other people have occurred since the beginning of human history.   There is a way to peace.  Our wisest leaders, philosophers and teachers have shared it with us for centuries. It is the Golden Rule. Be k ...

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10 Commandments of Holiday Weight Loss

Date: 12/12/2012

Whether you are trying to lose weight, maintain or just stay healthy, making your way through the holiday season can be a challenge, which is why Our Lady of Weight Loss instructed me to roll out her Ten Commandments of Holiday Weight Loss.   The Ten  Commandments of Holiday Weight Loss from Our Lady of Weight Loss, the patron saint of permanent fat removal. Thou shalt honor thy ...

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