One line of attack against bathroom accommodation for transgender individuals has been that it violates religious beliefs. In particular, that it goes against the teachings of the Bible. A woman in Cleveland expressed her objection to Target’s bathroom policy by marching through the store shouting while brandishing a Bible. An article on a religious website […]Read more "Religious Supporters of a “Bathroom Bill” Should Consider What Bathrooms Were Like in Biblical Times"
Republicans across the country have been proposing so-called “bathroom bills” to prevent transgender individuals from using public restrooms and locker rooms of the gender with which they identify. Republicans are introducing, and sometimes passing, bills in state legislatures to that effect. The Republican National Committee even passed a resolution condemning such bathroom accommodation in public […]Read more "GOP Decries Transgender Bathroom Accommodation But Got Millions from a Transgender Donor"
Donald Trump, along with the news media, gobbled up a recent poll proclaiming that he leads Hillary Clinton in the Hispanic vote 55%-45%. The results come as a major surprise, given his uncouth remarks on undocumented Mexican immigrants being killers and rapists; his tweeting a picture of himself on Cinco de Mayo with a taco […]Read more "Who Are the People Behind the Poll Where Trump Leads By Ten Points Among Hispanics?"
As Thought Front has discussed before, terrorist groups sometimes use arguably cynical recruitment pitches that appeal to people’s self-interest. Al-Shabaab pointed out that you can get 500-700 years worth of prayer just for standing on the battlefield, and Islamic State came up with the win-win equation that jihad means either you go to Paradise or […]Read more "Terrorist Group Al Muhajirun’s Recruitment Message: It’s a Party!"
As Thought Front discussed the other day, anyone lauding the Target Corporation’s alleged inclusive values should remember its history of donating to anti-gay politicians before standing in solidarity with the retailer or pledging to shop there more. But in addition, Target’s present political spending should further sway the public that it does not have a […]Read more "Target Still Supports Anti-Gay Politicians"