Mississippi lawmakers are asking the wrong questions about the death penalty

On Good Friday, Christians recognize the execution and death of their savior. This Good Friday, Mississippi lawmakers voted to bring back execution by firing squads. For years, the United States has been forced to face the dwindling supply of sodium thiopental, one of the drugs necessary for a safe, “humane” execution. Only one company in … More Mississippi lawmakers are asking the wrong questions about the death penalty

“No More Baby Parts”

I wonder how many people have to die before people realize words have power. How many mothers, fathers, unarmed civilians have to die before people understand that some rhetoric isn’t just inflammatory, it’s lethal? I’m convinced that as long as domestic terrorists are sad white men using guns, the GOP won’t be too worried about … More “No More Baby Parts”

My Mother, Madalyn Murray O’Hair, and Me

That SNL skit isn’t wrong; I wish Adele could fix my Thanksgiving angst. Madalyn Murray O’Hair came up. For those not in the know, she’s a dead atheist activist who won a Supreme Court case that banned  school sponsored Bible readings, Murray V. Curlett. She was the founder and president of American Atheists. She, along with … More My Mother, Madalyn Murray O’Hair, and Me