Tag: religious beliefs

Friday Evening News Roundup (addendum)

Friday Evening News Roundup Mitt Romney seems to vacillate on every single topic except his taxes. On the subject of his taxes, he stands firm. It just makes you wonder – I’m wondering, do you see much difference between these two statements: U.S. Embassy in Egypt: The Embassy of the United States in Cairo condemns the continuing efforts by misguided individuals to hurt the religious feelings of Muslims — as we condemn efforts to offend believers of all religions. Today, the 11th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States, Americans are honoring our patriots and those

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New DK poll on women’s rights

Wow, this is a bigger majority than I thought. From DK: Q: Do you think employers should be allowed to deny health care coverage to their employees for doctor-recommended health care services if those services are contrary to the employer’s religious beliefs or moral convictions, or do you think all workers should be allowed access to all doctor-recommended health care services, regardless of their employer’s beliefs? Employers should be allowed to deny coverage based on their beliefs ……….25% All workers should be allowed to access health care services regardless of their employer’s beliefs ………………………………………………………………. 67% Not sure ………………………………………………………………………………………. 8%

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Boycott Lowe’s

From DK: Giving in to an obscure group of haters in Florida may have seemed like a good idea to the managers of Lowe’s last week. But the big box home improvement store’s quiet decision to pull its advertising from Discovery/The Learning Channel’s All-American Muslim has done exactly what they apparently figured they were avoiding: generated a backlash. Music entrpreneur Russell Simmons has bought the ad space on TLC. A petition hosted by moveon.org urging other companies not to pull their advertising is only a few hundred names away from its 25,000-signature goal. A California state senator has excoriated the company, called for an investigation and threatened a legislative

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