religion

Let’s hear it for moderate voice

Kudos to (the) Rev. Lynn Gardner for a thoughtful, common-sense, moderate approach to the place of religion in this bastion of righteousness (“Sign doesn’t belong in city chamb ...

Remember the founding fathers

Re: “In God We Trust sign doesn’t belong,” (Reader Input, March 28).For the moment, let’s forget the Constitution and what the founding fathers wrote regard ...

‘In God We Trust’ sign doesn’t belong

Our local citizens and officials who are so eager to post “In God We Trust” in government buildings (Journal, Feb. 28) seem to be unaware that this slogan is not true for about ...

Contraception policy persecutes many

The Obama administration recently issued one of the most appalling mandates in our country’s history, requiring all employers to provide contraceptive, abortifacient and vasectom ...

What is role of the state in marriage?

In reference to Donald Adams’ letter (Reader Input, March 2), I would question his assertions as to the role of the state in marriage. The state’s concern in this institution i ...

Stance anti-First Amendment

In 1934, Cordell Hull, Franklin Roosevelt’s secretary of state, informed Germany’s minister of foreign affairs that “it is well known that the free exercise of religion is no ...

Religions show the right way

I agree with Gary L. Vogt, that one shouldn’t use hate to push their agenda (Reader Input, Dec. 14), and I hope the Journal will censor hateful diatribes from their site. But, I ...

Do you really think such things are fair?

I have some questions for Willard Schmehl of Cool (Reader Input, Oct. 4). Do you really think it’s fair that Warren Buffett’s secretary pays more of her earnings to income tax ...

Reader trusts Jefferson

Mr. (Willard F.) Schmehl, you’re right about your question No. 3 (Reader Input, Oct. 4). Nobody has the authority to censor religious practice or speech The First Amendment says ...

September 16 Church News

The following is a sampling of what area churches have to offer this week and in the following weeks: Aglow — Grass Valley Pastor: Revs. George and Lillie Parker, LionSong Minist ...