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Black Pastor Receives Racist Letter for Calling Out Denial of Systemic Racism
The Southern Baptists are Southern Baptisting again.
After years of legal back and forth, an appeals court has ruled 2-1 that the annual Nativity scene displayed at the Jackson County Courthouse in Indiana is constitutional, with Obama nominee Judge David F. Hamilton dissenting. The ruling essentially came down to “they’ve done it this way for a long time, so it’s fine.”
A reporter from Catholic network EWTN asked White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki what President Biden would do to reach out to “pro-life” Americans. I wish Psaki would’ve gone with my response.Trump's incompetence led to hundreds of thousands of COVID deaths. He pushed for the death penalty. He was still hailed by the anti-abortion crowd. Biden is trying to get everyone vaccinated and give them financial help. There's your "pro-life" outreach right there.“Is the President going to make any effort to reach out to pro-life Americans” https://t.co/iVTKf9s0wvAcyn Torabi @Acyn
After Pastor Dwight McKissic, a Black pastor, announced he was going to make a break from the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention — and maybe the Southern Baptist Convention entirely — for openly rejecting “Critical Race Theory,” he received this contemptuous letter from racist church member John V. Rutledge.
No, this was not written in 1950, it’s dated January 25, 2021. McKissic didn’t need validation for his decision to leave an oppressive system— but to anyone who doubts systemic racism exists today, this letter should drive the point home.
One of the most disturbing reports of child sex abuse to date has just come out of the Archdiocese of Cologne, Germany. The report, which was supposed to remain confidential until it leaked via a lawsuit, involves 175 foster children, mostly boys, under the age of 14 who were “rented” out by nuns to businessmen and clergy for the purpose of rape.
If E.W. Jackson is going to Heaven, it’s great news that the rest of us will be going somewhere else.
Finally, this is how a president can be religious without proselytizing: