After struggling with his faith, Ryan Bell, a former Seventh Day Adventist pastor who pledged to live 2014 god-free in order to test his faith, now says he is contemplating leaving religion for good. He had become uncomfortable with the way his religion has handled homosexuality and felt that the organization was no longer in line with his more liberal views.
Jimmy Carter: "The abuse of women and girls is the most pervasive and unaddressed human rights violation on earth." Read his blog on violence against women: http://www.theelders.org/article/women-live-profoundly-different-more-dangerous-world
What right-wing populism? Polls reveal that it’s liberalism that’s surging.
He was the first Catholic president. Before Kennedy was elected, Catholics were treated with suspicion by dominate Protestant America. People thought a Catholic would take orders from the Pope in Rome. Kennedy being elected as an Irish Catholic was a significant turning point in the country. He made this statement to reinforce (and to put to rest people's fears), that he put America first, not the Catholic church.I wish people would remember the of separation of Church & State. Biddy Craft