Marriage Equality and Religious Freedom

Marriage Equality and Religious Freedom

  For same-sex marriage supporters, the suggestion that the legalization of same-sex marriage violates religious liberty may be viewed as a thinly veiled form of bigotry. One could argue that the opponents of same-sex marriage seek the right to discriminate against homosexuals by using religious liberty as a cover. Of course, it is inexcusable and […]

Mack Taylor let his district down

Mack Taylor let his district down

Just last year, the Insider praised newly elected Columbia County Commissioner Mack Taylor for working so hard and pounding the pavement to defeat his opponent, Martinez businessman Trip Derryberry, in the District 3 runoff. Frankly, Taylor worked his ass off to win that commission seat. During the Nov. 4 election, Derryberry carried the night handily […]

Rainbow flag stolen from Metropolitan Community Church

Rainbow flag stolen from Metropolitan Community Church

A rainbow flag, symbolizing lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) pride, which was flying outside of the Metro Community Church of Our Redeemer on Greene Street since Sunday was ripped down and stolen on Thursday. Rev. Rick Sosbe, pastor of the church, said he noticed the flag missing just after 3 p.m. on Thursday and called the […]