After living in the Northeast my entire life, I moved to Charleston, South Carolina in 1976 to teach at the College of Charleston. I came with stereotypical ideas about the South, but was certainly open to changing my mind and hoped I would. Charleston is a lovely city, known for its gracious living. I'd never been known as a gracious liver.
Many of us in Charleston, South Carolina began grieving on Wednesday night when we heard that a white gunman had killed nine innocent black people gathered at the historic Emanuel AME Church, three blocks from where I live.
By Amanda Scott, Co-Chair of Secular Coalition for Alabama
As the 2015 session of the Alabama state legislature comes to an end, let’s reflect on the legislation introduced undermining the separation of church and state, LGBT rights, reproductive rights, and the right to die.