Tag Archive: death

Feb 13 2012

NO LAW respecting an establishment of religion…

The First Amendment and Religion The title of this blog post is from the First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America. The words “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion,” are commonly known as the Establishment Clause. Together with the Free Exercise Clause, they make up what are …

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Nov 07 2010

Can’t take a joke? Confirmation bias too strong?

Stand aside... Serious Business!

I read a blog post today. It was one of several that I took time to look at. This post in particular was made by someone who was angry about something they saw on the Internet. What was it they saw? They read an article from The Onion. For those of you not familiar with …

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Aug 13 2010

Cancer and Stages

When I first heard that Christopher Hitchens has cancer, I was a bit saddened. It meant that there was a higher probability that an author who I admire might write fewer words for me to enjoy. The news was a bit closer to home for me than some others because I had been diagnosed with …

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Jun 01 2009

The Death of Dr. George Tiller

Dr. George Tiller

On May 31st, 2009, Dr. George Tiller, a physician from Wichita Kansas and the director of a women’s health care clinic in Wichita, was shot and killed during services at Reformation Lutheran Church in Wichita where he was serving as an usher. My most sincere condolences go to his family and friends. The responses of …

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