Hey Sheree, I find this photo annoying or distasteful. Would you please take it down?

ShereeKrider, May 20, 2017 President Lincoln did not issue the Emancipation Proclamation until January 1, 1863, more than one and a half years after the war started. His goal was initially to preserve the Union, and he only issued that proclamation when he felt doing so would promote that objective. One could argue that if …

Is there an ecumenically-based religious creed common to a significant number of cannabis-based theologies?

      By Chris Conrad / ORIGINAL HERE / (posted approx. 9 years ago) Cantheism Note: This treatise is not intended to advocate the breaking of any law. An academic treatise by Chris Conrad, which addresses the question: Is there an ecumenically-based religious creed common to a significant number of cannabis-based theologies, that can …

"And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to you it shall be for meat." Genesis 1:29

Here is an essay that I've written to the News Enterprise, the Courier Journal, the Lexington Herald, Mitch McConnell, Rand Paul, Brett Guthrie, Matt Bevin, Rick Sanders, and the Kentucky Medical Association. I'm still looking for more people to write to, but I thought you might appreciate it. Love what you guys are doing, and …

Kentucky house passes bill to create Bible literacy courses in schools

FRANKFORT, KY (AP) - The Kentucky House has passed legislation aimed at creating elective Bible literacy courses in public schools. The bill would require the state Board of Education to establish policies for local school boards that choose to offer elective social studies courses on the Hebrew texts and New Testament. The measure passed the …

Pope Francis Speaks Out Against Legalization of Marijuana and Other Drugs

By Kira Bindrim   Filed Under: World, Pope Francis, Marijuana, Religion After a several-week absence from the media spotlight, Pope Francis emerged on Friday as a speaker at the International Drug Enforcement Conference in Rome, where he said he was opposed to the legalization of drugs—including marijuana—for recreational use. "The scourge of drug use continues …

TO ALL THOSE WHO BELIEVE THAT TOTAL REPEAL OF PROHIBITION IS IMPOSSIBLE… I SAY

By:  Rev. Mary Thomas-Spears       APPARENTLY YOU DON'T UNDERSTAND LAW OR YOUR CONSTITUTION NOR DO YOU UNDERSTAND THAT, NOTHING IS AS IT APPEARS TO BE MOST THOUGHT IT WAS IMPOSSIBLE... FOR ME TO BEAT 6 FELONIES FOR TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, WHEN I NEVER DENIED MY GUILT. THOUGH I WAS CONVICTED OF …

Panel approves religious freedom amendment

FRANKFORT, KY. — Kentucky courts would be required to allow people to opt out of obeying some laws that run counter to their religious beliefs if a constitutional amendment that passed a Senate committee Wednesday becomes law. Senate Bill 158 would require the government to exempt people from laws that contradict their religious beliefs unless …