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I had the great pleasure of being a good friend of Noble Waite during the 35 years I lived in Huntington Beach ("Noble Waite dies at age 87," June 14). Many times, I sought his advice on issues involving the city. I served as a city councilman from 1968...
Tags: Religion and Belief, Birth Control, Health, Barack Obama, Islam
"Jesus Lives" reads the rainbow-themed mural painted on the side of the old church building at Warner Avenue and Nichols Lane. Inside, another painting: On a large wall of the church, "I Love Taylor Walsh" has been spray-painted in day-glo pink by some...
When a musical theater production fervently stirs the hearts and souls of its audiences — such as "West Side Story," "Les Miserables" or even the more modern "Rent" — chances are it has its roots in the classics of a bygone era. "Man of La...
Springfield is a long way from Istanbul — 5,660 miles, in fact — but Illinois state senators are considering a resolution that would criticize Turkey's treatment of the Eastern Orthodox religious hierarchy. Even though a majority of senators...
WASHINGTON — Can a public high school hold its graduation ceremony in a local church? The Supreme Court has been pondering that question in its private conference for six weeks, discussing whether to take up a Wisconsin case that could reset the...
In the post-9/11 culture wars over Islamic fundamentalism, American conservatives — properly — have condemned attempts in Muslim countries to punish blasphemy or insults to the prophet Muhammad. It will be interesting to see if they are...
This post has been updated and corrected. See the notes below for details.Just weeks after the terrorist bombings at the Boston Marathon, the global leader of the world’s 10-million-plus Ahmadiyya Muslim Community has brought his religion’s message of peace, public service and uplift to the faithful of Southern...
email@example.comSTANFORD — A dust-up over prayer at Lincoln County High School's upcoming graduation ceremony has ruffled feathers and garnered national headlines, but some involved say the real issues at hand seem to be getting lost in a sea of misinformation....
firstname.lastname@example.orgBill Morris of Hagerstown said Wednesday that he thinks the United States has gone too far in protecting separation of church and state and that he has always thought there is no such thing, pointing out that those words are not explicitly written in...
Capitol IdeasYo! When got to Harrisburg in February, lawmakers acted really hot about reforming the 1997 state charter school law to beef up financial and academic accountability. Several bills were introduced and hearings were held. Then nothing. All talk ended when....
Responding to Dr. Scott Bastian's letter on April 9, I appreciate Dr. Bastian's cogent and coherent response. I do, however, have to respectfully disagree with much of what was said in Dr. Bastian's letter. Before getting to the crux of my disagreement...
In recent days my Facebook feed has been littered with links to stories about a bill in the North Carolina Legislature that would allow the state to establish its own religion. Here was another example, my outraged friends said, of Bible Belt...
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