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Wolcott School’s Allowance of Anti-Gay T-shirt Mocks First Amendment

I couldn’t disagree more with Wolcott High School officials who, in response to the threat of an ACLU lawsuit, reversed their decision to prevent student Seth Groody from wearing a homophobic t-shirt.  Sandra Staub, legal director of the ACLU of Connecticut, said … Continue reading

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When Worlds Collide: Countering Islamophobia

Preface: See Rev. Josh’s May 30th blog post on the annual conference of the Islamic Circle of North America and the Muslim American Society here. “Moderation in religion…offers no bulwark against religious extremism and religious violence.”[1] The words of Sam Harris[2]: American … Continue reading

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