Category Archives: Current Events

Zimmerman: Trayvon’s death was “God’s plan” (Reposted from Godless in Detroit)

Last Saturday, the African American community was shocked and rocked by the jury verdict in the George Zimmerman trial.  Continue reading

Thank You, Alton Lemon…

Yesterday, I received an email from CFI (Center For Inquiry) entitled: Thank You, Alton Lemon (1928-2013).  I’m so glad I popped open the email.  Alton Lemon was a civil rights activist who objected to state aid to religious schools.  This objection lead to a Supreme Court decision, (Lemon v. Kurtzman) in 1971.  I’m saddened that I learned of this awesome man AFTER he passed away from Alzheimer’s disease on May 4th.  Continue reading

CONGRATS TO TIM LACROIX & GENE BARFIELD, MI’s 1ST LEGAL SAME SEX MARRIAGE!!

The Odawa Indian Tribe of MI has gone where overall the state REFUSES to go…making same sex marriage-LEGAL!  The happy couple exchanged nuptials with each other yesterday…and it’s been a long time waiting! Continue reading

Sean Sherman on Guns, Shootings and Mental Illness

Sean, a member of MAM has a blog with awesome content called Godless In Detroit.  His blog has quickly climbed into my top 5 favorite blogs.  The last time I read his blog, Sean provided an interesting perspective on guns, shooters behind mass killings and mental illness.  America has become divided on the issue of gun control.  Read Sean’s post… I hope you enjoy ite post as much as I did. Continue reading