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Viewpoint: Don’t want your kids taught by a gay Boy Scouts leader, then quit

So the Boy Scouts of America have ended their ban on gay adult leaders and the nation is celebrating/gnashing teeth, depending on perspective. From The New York Times: • “The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is deeply troubled by today’s vote,” said a statement issued by the church moments after the Scouts announced […]

Steve Hansen: Trump won’t be president, but could be a game-changer

By Steve Hansen   Former QCS Managing Editor An 800-pound gorilla is usually a key issue that no one wants to bring up. Then there’s Donald Trump, who has dropped into the presidential race as an 800-pound gorilla in a steroid-fueled rage — the half-ton primate Republicans can’t ignore but wish they could. We won’t […]

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Debra Whittington: In awe of the ways God gets my attention

As a child I heard them called hop toads. Other people called them frogs or simply toads. Whatever you call this amphibious creature one thing is certain; they belong away from the house. I was starting to feel a little better physically but one certain morning I definitely got up on the wrong side of […]

Answering God’s questions

By Leonard Lauriault Religion columnist Conversation between wife and grandson while going to church recently: Grandson: “Are we there yet?” Wife: “Yes.” Grandson: “No, we’re not!” Wife: If you knew the answer, why’d you ask?” Grandson: No response. I’ve no comment about my wife’s answer to our grandson’s initial question, except that this became a […]