McCarthyism Was Driven by a Lot of Bluster, Paranoia, and Hearsay, Which for Legal Purposes Is a Fact Unrelated to the Present Political Moment – Christ and Pop Culture

Every other Wednesday in Fads!Crazes!Panics!,Luke T. Harringtonlooks at one of the random obsessions to have gripped the public mind in the recent past, and tries, in vain, to make sense of it all. On February 9, 1950, a freshman senator from Wisconsin named Joseph McCarthy was giving a speech to Republican donors in West Virginia.... Read more

Newcastle City Council leader attacks Franklin Graham over threat of legal action

Franklin Graham is pursuing legal action over the cancellation of his UK tour events.(Photo: Facebook/Franklin Graham)Newcastle City Council leader Nick Forbes has launched a scathing attack on American evangelist Franklin Graham as he pursues legal action over a tour event in the city that was cancelled because of his views on homosexuality.Graham's event had been... Read more

70 churches granted legal status in Egypt

(Photo: Unsplash/Alejandro Garcia)After a government committee headed by Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly gave legal status to 70 churches this week, the number of Christian houses of worship legalized in the country has reached 1,638. However, the threat to churches in this Muslim-majority country remains.Formed in January 2017, the Committee for the Legalization of Unlicensed... Read more

The Moral (and Legal) Case for Emptying NC Prisons.

The Ethical (and Authorized) Case for Emptying NC Prisons.

[ad_1] Prisons don't disappear issues, they disappear human beings, Angela Davis as soon as wrote. Her highly effective phrases convey a brand new, heartbreaking message within the eye of the storm of the pandemic. The best way states like North Carolina are at the moment addressing the coronavirus epidemic in state prisons and jails dangers... Read more