11 Mar '12, 7pm

Clash Over Christian Prayers In Public In Britain | Care2 Causes

Clash Over Christian Prayers In Public In Britain | Care2 Causes

Growing up in the West Country of England , in the 60s and 70s, all I could think about was leaving, because nothing ever happened there. In 2012, that’s all changed. All hell broke loose recently in the quaint town of Bideford, North Devon, at a town council meeting when one of its members, atheist local lawmaker Clive Bone, backed by four of his peers, challenged the long-standing tradition of opening council meetings with blessings by Christian clergy. After losing two council votes on the prayer ban, Bone took the town to court and won! The ruling on February 10 appears to set a legal precedent by saying that government has no authority to compel citizens to hear prayer. Suddenly this small town’s dispute over abolishing Christian prayers at public meetings has taken on national significance. Enter Prime Minster David Cameron From The Washington Post : The Conservative...

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Kentucky Advances Religious Freedom Act | Care2 Causes

Kentucky Advances Religious Freedom Act | Care2...

care2.com 11 Mar '12, 7pm

Add Kentucky to the growing list of states confused about how the First Amendment works. On a 6-0 vote, the state’s Senate...

Diocese Puts Religion Before Helping the Homeless | Care2 Causes

Diocese Puts Religion Before Helping the Homele...

care2.com 09 Mar '12, 8pm

The Catholic Diocese of Sacramento has decided to stop funding Francis House, an agency that serves the homeless, because ...

Beyonce Praised for Breastfeeding Her Daughter in Public | Care2 Causes

Beyonce Praised for Breastfeeding Her Daughter ...

care2.com 08 Mar '12, 2am

Public breastfeeding remains a contentious topic — even when Beyonce does it. The iconic singer was spotted in a New York ...

Elderly Gorilla and Rabbit Become Friends | Care2 Causes

Elderly Gorilla and Rabbit Become Friends | Car...

care2.com 10 Mar '12, 11pm

They’re an odd couple, but Samantha the gorilla and Panda the rabbit are making the relationship work. The two were introd...

New post & pics: Public Cuppings at @TobysBrooklyn

New post & pics: Public Cuppings at @TobysBrooklyn

frshgrnd.com 20 Mar '12, 8pm

Toby's Estate is a new cafe and roastery in Brooklyn, with Australian roots. I'll be writing more about them later (the sh...

Is It Unamerican to be Anti-Gay? | Care2 Causes

Is It Unamerican to be Anti-Gay? | Care2 Causes

care2.com 10 Mar '12, 11am

Actress Fran Drescher has hit out at Kirk Cameron for his recent anti-gay comments, saying Cameron needs to “reexamine wha...

Prairie Dog's Prayers Are Answered | Care2 Causes

Prairie Dog's Prayers Are Answered | Care2 Causes

care2.com 03 Mar '12, 2pm

We couldn’t just leave him there for fear of him drowning or being hit by a boat, so we used a thick plastic bag we kept o...

Romney: Can't Afford College? Not His Problem | Care2 Causes

Romney: Can't Afford College? Not His Problem |...

care2.com 10 Mar '12, 7am

Thanks to student loans, Pell Grants, scholarships, and G.I. bills, higher education has gone from being something that on...

Dog Teaches Baby to Chew (VIDEO) | Care2 Causes

Dog Teaches Baby to Chew (VIDEO) | Care2 Causes

care2.com 10 Mar '12, 6am

Here’s a tip for parents coping (or not) with teething time: recruit your dog to help out. An American family has a YouTub...

Teen Sues School For Announcing She Was Pregnant At Assembly | Care2 Causes

Teen Sues School For Announcing She Was Pregnan...

care2.com 10 Mar '12, 10am

When Shantelle Hicks was kicked out of school for getting pregnant, she thought that was about as humiliating as things co...