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New Oxford Notes: July-August 2007

Outlaw Blues

Why is it that gay and lesbian students enjoy special protection from harassment while religious students do not?

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Homosexual Civil Unions in Sweden & Norway

Attempts to codify permanence into homosexual relationships via state recognition of same-sex "marriage" will inevitably fail.

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What Is More Dangerous: Smoking or Homosexuality?

According to a recent study, engaging in homosexual behavior reduces men's lifespan by 24 years in Norway and Denmark.

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Is God a Psychopath?

If the Crucifixion isn't about our sin and atonement, then everyone goes to Heaven. So, why be a Christian?

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Just Click for Confession

Confession is now available for Protestants, who can just type in their sins for public viewing on internet websites.

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'Nothing Positive Comes from Iraq,' Says Pope Benedict

The figures are telling: two million Iraqis are displaced internally and two million others have already fled the country.

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A Disconnect

What's the difference between the Democrat's laissez-faire sex and the Republican's do-your-own-thing capitalism?

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The New Mass Just Can't Be Fixed

Wishy-washy Our Sunday Visitor is not known for taking strong stands; so, why is it so opposed to the Traditional Mass?

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