Tag: anti-religion

The Democratic Party’s Religious Intolerance Harms Real People

 

Barronelle Stutzman
Barronelle Stutzman, owner of Arlene’s Flowers, stands to lose every penny she owns after politely declining to participate in a same-sex wedding.
In its 2016 platform, the Democratic Party identified itself as “the party of inclusion,” promising to “work together to move this country forward, even when we disagree.” Yet a resolution the party adopted last month shows that the Democrats are contradicting themselves.

The new resolution makes plain the party’s opposition to people of faith whose views depart from secular orthodoxy on hot-button social issues.

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Anti-Religious Left is on a Roll

 

It’s not news to describe the Left as anti-religion. But they seem to be unabashedly attacking Christians and Jews more often with little criticism from their own members. Still, some people from the Right are not afraid to speak up. Although Ben Sasse is often criticized for his comments on Donald Trump, his call for the support of religious freedom was admirable.

Senator Ben Sasse called out his fellow Senators on blatantly using a religious test to interview Brian Buescher, nominee for U.S. District Judge for the District of Nebraska. Mr. Buescher was a member of the Knights of Columbus, and he was disparaged for his membership by Senators Kamala Harris and Maizie Hirono. Senator Sasse wasn’t going to stand for it, and called for a Senate resolution:

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