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Let’s honor bodily autonomy for all

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By Kat Grant and Barbara Alvarez Freedom From Religion Foundation Anti-abortion laws and anti-LGBTQ+ laws both deprive people of their bodily autonomy. This June, let’s use our secular voices to support the separation of state and church and human dignity for all. Pride Month, which began in 1970 as the one-year anniversary of the Stonewall […]

Banish ‘passing’ as euphemism for death

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Have you noticed that hardly anyone “dies” anymore? No, according to their obituaries, they just “pass,” “pass on” or “pass away.” Sometimes they “went to be with their Lord,” “went home to be with Jesus” or were even “ushered into Heaven.” The dictionary defines an obituary as “notice of a death,” yet death appears to […]