Life is short – but made narrow

Utah files Amendment 3 Appeal with the Supreme Court of the United States     It was reported earlier today, that Utah has officially filed its appeal with the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS).  Seeking a reversal of the 10th US Circuit Court of Appeals ruling – on the matter of same sex…

Mormons continue to knock women and gays.

From the Salt Lake Tribune headlines: Leaders say Mormons cannot condone same-sex marriage.   While I realize that Elder Dallin H. Oaks was speaking to the ‘faithful,’ while issuing the official talking points, and marching orders, the tone – especially as heard by those outside ‘the faith’ – was truly dreadful.  Can’t condone?  What kind…

Woment gets tattooed.

CULTURE WARS

  One of the reasons religious folks fight so hard against change, in the world around them, has as much to do with cultural considerations, as any perceived notion concerning God’s will in the matter.  They merely mistake – or chose to invoke – God’s will, by conflating religious considerations with entirely cultural ones, in…