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Conejo Valley School Board | There Might Be A Problem – Religion is a Protected Class

Conejo Valley School Board | There Might Be A Problem – Religion is a Protected Class

    By Janet Stephenson The CVUSD school board just might have a problem with certain protected classes of students, particularly those of diverse ethnicity and religions detailed under Title 5, California Code of Regulations, § 4900(a). It’s unfortunate, but some school board members have made comments in social media regarding parents of faiths they […]

The American Dream Series #2: USSR to USA!

The American Dream Series #2: USSR to USA!

    By Lisa  Vartanian The date was January 20th 1981. As President to be Ronald Reagan held his hand on his mother’s bible to become the 40th President of the free world, my family and I were in Moscow’s American Embassy to get the last of many clearances to immigrate to the United States […]

Two Military Organizations Duke It Out Over the Bible

Two Military Organizations Duke It Out Over the Bible

Joshua Gill | Religion Reporter   Two organizations dedicated to military personnel are locked in conflict over a Bible display dedicated to POWs and service members missing in action. The Manchester Veterans Affairs Medical Center in New Hampshire featured the Bible, which belonged to a prisoner of war in WWII, as part of a memorial called […]

Democrats to Remove God, Gender-Specific Language from Committee Oath

Democrats to Remove God, Gender-Specific Language from Committee Oath

Joshua Gill | Religion Reporter House Democrats proposed to strike “so help you God” from witnesses’ oaths before a major committee as part of their proposed rules package. The current draft of the proposed House Committee on Natural Resources rules package replaces all gender-specific pronouns with “their,” and substitutes committee “Chair” for  “Chairman” in committee documents. The […]

Richard Eber: Franklin Graham crusade not at all political

Richard Eber: Franklin Graham crusade not at all political

    Richard Eber, California Political News and Views,  6/6/18 Being a news hound of sorts, I eagerly attended the Decision America rally in Berkeley last week put on by Evangelistic Preacher Franklin Graham. It was said by political pundits that his tour of 10 California cities was intended to gin up support in the June 5th primary election […]

Reconciling One’s Democrat Vote, Party, and Policy Position

Reconciling One’s Democrat Vote, Party, and Policy Position

  By Michael Greer Many, many Christians and Jews are Democrats.  I constantly wonder why.  Some of the most actively religious people I know, who go to worship every week and can quote scripture, are from the Black, Latino and Jewish communities. “Resistance to tyranny is obedience to God”.  I don’t understand how you can obey […]

California sues over changes to birth control coverage rule

California sues over changes to birth control coverage rule

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California sued the Trump administration Friday, claiming that it unlawfully discriminated against women in its decision to limit a rule that requires employers to provide for contraceptives in their health insurance plans. The lawsuit filed in federal court in San Francisco says the new rules jeopardize the Affordable Care Act requirement that […]

L. Neil Smith’s The Libertarian Enterprise — Several Reasons I Am Not A Conservative

L. Neil Smith’s The Libertarian Enterprise — Several Reasons I Am Not A Conservative

  By L. Neil Smith   Over the past few weeks, I have experienced a couple of interesting e-mail phenomena. First, while there never seems to be an end to generous offers concerning reverse mortgages, dubious imaginary currencies, or enhancing my sexual organs, fewer and fewer of my messages are personal, i.e., specifically directed at me. At the […]

L. Neil Smith’s The Libertarian Enterprise — WHAT WENT WRONG WITH THE CRUZ CAMPAIGN

L. Neil Smith’s The Libertarian Enterprise — WHAT WENT WRONG WITH THE CRUZ CAMPAIGN

By L. Neil Smith When I was 15 years old, in the 10th grade, I knew a young lady my age I’ll call Sue. Sue was a tall, very cool, relatively sophisticated number, very attractive with long eyelashes,long, long legs, olive skin, brown eyes that were pools a guy could fall into and drown in, […]

Cartoonist Chip Bok: Two Corinthians

Cartoonist Chip Bok: Two Corinthians

  The Donald is reaching out to Christians with Bible quotes. In a speech at Liberty University he quoted St. Paul’s second letter to the Corinthians. He called it “Two Corinthians”. The Pharisees of the press were quick to jump on this proclaiming the proper usage is “Second Corinthians”.   Editor’s note: Chip is a […]

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