Day: May 21, 2015

Robert Gates calls for end to ban on gay BSA leaders

Robert Gates calls for end to ban on gay BSA leaders

From the New York Times: Robert M. Gates, the president of the Boy Scouts of America and former secretary of defense, on Thursday called to end the Scouts’ blanket ban on gay adult leaders, warning the group’s executives that “we must deal with the world as it is, not as we might wish it to […]

Probing the links between faith and climate denial

Probing the links between faith and climate denial

Yesterday’s Washington Post features an interesting story on the possible links between faith and climate denial. The report features interesting visual data on different religions and denominations including Anglicans. From the article: The main driver of climate science rejection, however, appears to be a free market ideology — which is tough to characterize as religious in nature. Nonetheless, it […]