Unitarian Universalists: We must provide sanctuary and resist

The Rev. Peter Morales, president of the Unitarian Universalist Association recently wrote a letter to UU ministers that said: First, we must provide sanctuary in the broadest and richest sense of the term. We begin with offering safe places for reflection and healing for our congregants and for those coming to seek spiritual community. But […]

Dear Indiana Christians (a letter from Jesus)

In light of the “religious freedom” nonsense that has gone on in Indiana (and rock on to the people who are protesting this nonsense), I really wish I’d written this letter to Indiana, from Jesus, at John Pavlovitz: Stuff That Needs to Be Said: I’ve seen what’s been going on there lately. Actually, I’ve been watching you […]

A new method for dealing with homelessness (that won’t work)

Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska,  has a nifty approach to homelessness: Turn the wolves on ’em. Mocking a letter signed by 79 members of Congress asking for federal protection of gray wolves, Rep. Young said: “How many of you have got wolves in your district?” he asked. “None. None. Not one.” “They haven’t got a damn […]

A father’s letter to an anti-vax family

Dr. Tim Jacks wrote a letter to the parent(s) of an unvaccinated child with measles, who exposed Dr. Jacks’ child to the illness. Dr. Jacks’ child has cancer. From the letter: I assume you love your child just like I love mine. I assume that you are trying to make good choices regarding their care. […]

Meanwhile, in Florida, which is now celebrating marriage equality:

The Archdiocese of Miami issued a letter warning its employees to remember that Catholic Jesus is watching and…well, let’s quote the letter, which quotes the employee handbook that: “certain conduct, inconsistent with the teachings of the Catholic Church, could lead to disciplinary action, including termination, even if occurs outside the the normal working day.” It […]