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20 09, 2014

Chris Buice: Amendment 1 makes judgment on abortion that should be private

2017-03-28T06:53:47+00:00 September 20th, 2014|Categories: General News, Media Highlights|

By Chris Buice Whenever someone suggests that we post the Ten Commandments in our courtrooms. I offer an alternative biblical verse: "Judge not that you be not judged."I admit this [...]

17 09, 2014

Abortion sometimes can be the moral, correct decision

2017-03-28T06:53:47+00:00 September 17th, 2014|Categories: General News, Media Highlights|

by Rabbi Philip “Flip” Rice When Jews make a toast, we usually say, "L'chaim — To Life!" Why? Judaism places greater emphasis on this world, rather than an afterlife. An [...]

4 09, 2014

‘Citizen’ Barrett made civil rights an everyday reality

2017-03-28T06:53:47+00:00 September 4th, 2014|Categories: General News, Media Highlights|

by Hedy Weinberg "The Citizen is on the line," an American Civil Liberties Union staffer would frequently announce, sticking her head into my office. "The Citizen" was George Barrett, and [...]

12 08, 2014

Reproductive choice shouldn’t be left to politicians

2017-03-28T06:53:47+00:00 August 12th, 2014|Categories: General News, Media Highlights|

by Bishop Calvin C. Barlow Jr. As a clergyperson and a member of the Tennessee Reproductive Justice Network, a group of clergy leaders throughout the state and spanning the religious [...]

3 08, 2014

Weinberg: Vote for the Chattanooga’s domestic partnership ordinance

2017-03-28T06:53:47+00:00 August 3rd, 2014|Categories: General News, Media Highlights|

By Hedy Weinberg Last November, Chattanooga embraced fairness and equality by adding protections for sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression to the city's nondiscrimination ordinance and offering domestic partnership [...]

6 05, 2014

Guest Column: Women’s rights, even her life, under attack

2016-07-12T16:17:56+00:00 May 6th, 2014|Categories: General News, Media Highlights|

By Rosalyn R. Nichols I was 20 years old, scared, confused and overwhelmed. I was also unequivocally sure that I was in no way prepared to be pregnant nor to [...]