Change We Can Believe In Takes Time

August 31, 2012

This is a blog that I posted in January, 2010.  I thought it was worth reposting.

As Americans we are in a hurry. We don't have the patience to wait for delayed gratification. We grab and eat the first marshmallow instead of waiting for the second one. We are accustomed to having every dilemma, every problem solved in the space of an hour--which includes commercial breaks.

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White House Judicial Vacancy Briefing

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May 08, 2012

More than 250 million Americans--80 percent of the U.S. population--live in a community today with a courtroom vacancy.  And 150 million live in districts awaiting a Senate confirmation vote.

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Church|State Separation Advocates Gather at Indiana Statehouse

Photo by Stephen McCloud

February 16, 2012

On Saturday, February 11, the first Indiana Civic Day sponsored by Center for Inquiry -Indiana and the Indiana Chapter of Americans United for Separation of Church and State was held at the Indiana State House in Indianapolis. Over 100 people came together to hear Ron Lindsay, CEO of Center for Inquiry and Barry Lynn, Executive Director of Americans United for Separation of Church and State along with speakers from local organizations detail the problems and advocate for activism to maintain this separation.

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Indiana Senator Kruse Seeks to Erode Indiana Science Standards

Map from Fordham Foundation

February 01, 2012

Indiana's Senator Dennis Kruse has introduced a bill (SB 89) in the Indiana General Assembly to allow the teaching of "creation science" in Indiana public schools. In a report just released by the Fordham Foundation, Indiana was listed as one of just seven states that earned an "A" for its science standards. This has been the case for many years. Indiana has been a shining star in the midwest on the map of those receiving that rating.

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When Lawmakers Don’t Listen to Reason

Graphic designed by Susan Lantzer with permission from original file holder.

January 27, 2012

Wednesday, January 25, 2012 was a very frustrating day. Beginning at 8:30 am and again at 1:30 pm, I sat in on Indiana Senate committee hearings. Among the bills being discussed were SB 72 in the Health and Provider Services Committee and SB 89 in the Education and Career Development Committee.

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The Importance of Voting

October 21, 2010

Our future depends on exercising our Constitutional right to vote.

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Operation Unity: Opposition Through Action

August 21, 2010

A rally to protest a visit by Sheriff Joe and to celebrate diversity.

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Tribute to a True Humanist

Picture taken by Reba Boyd Wooden.

August 10, 2010

Tribute to a True Humanist--Bob Dayle (September 16, 1946-July 26, 2010)

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Comments About Atheists Put Off Non Religious Voters

July 06, 2010

Letter to Editor of Indianapolis Star by CFI Indiana Executive Director

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More Science and Reason Needed in the African American Community

June 16, 2010

African American radio station and newspaper filled with religious false promises.

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