I am shocked almost speechless today at a brazen attack on the religious liberties of Pagans, Wiccans, and all other followers of minority religions. Some of you may have heard of Rev. Patrick McCollum, a man who became the first government-recognized Wiccan chaplain in the United States in 1997. He has been doing outstanding work in raising visibility on legal issues involving discrimination against minority faiths in prison and elsewhere; he appeared before the US Commission on Civil Rights in Washington, DC, to speak at a briefing focused on prisoners’ religious rights; he spoke at the Parliament of World Religions in Australia in December; and he’s been invited to be part of the
If you are in the Southern California, please come to the 6th Conference on Current Pagan Studies at Claremont Graduate University. There are some great presenters including myself, Tony Mierzwicki, T. Thorn Coyle and others. This is a serious weekend conference for $50 or less. Click HERE for the event's schedule. Please come by and say hello. I'll also sign books for people, and I'll have my books available plus 2 new items that I'm putting together, including the basics of meditation. See you tomorrow!