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God and the Gridiron

posted: 4.25.14 by Donna Winchell

There seems always to be some scandal in college football. This time my university’s football coach is being criticized for “religious coercion” by the Freedom from Religion Foundation, the same group, based in Michigan, that recently attacked the local school board here in South Carolina for letting a student lead an opening prayer at each meeting of the board. [read more]

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A Clash of Freedoms

posted: 4.18.14 by Donna Winchell

A headline from Fox News captures the controversy perfectly: “Mozilla CEO resignation over anti-gay marriage contribution raises free-speech issues.” The article opens, “The resignation of Mozilla’s CEO amid outrage that he supported an anti-gay marriage campaign is prompting concerns about how Silicon Valley’s strongly liberal culture might quash the very openness that is at the region’s foundation.” [read more]

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