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Monthly Archives: November 2010

Secularism Exposed A Review of The End of Secularism, by Hunter Baker Secularism in America is a poser and a squatter. So says Hunter Baker in The End of Secularism, his “bill of particulars” against secularism. An academic specializing in law, religion, history, and culture, and an admitted former secularist, Dr. Baker opens the discussion by tracing church-state interactions throughout Western history. At the risk of oversimplification, from the first century until… Read More

Background: The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force was formed in 1973 to “build the grassroots power of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community.” It does so primarily by publicizing LGBT issues, lobbying for public funds, and propelling “pro-LGBT legislation.” In 1983, it pressed the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, which had been created in 1957 to secure rights for blacks, to begin counting offenses committed toward LGBTs as civil… Read More