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Bible Based Abortions and the Secret Catholic Flip Flop

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Undoubtedly the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt overturning Texas’ anti-abortion law was a victory for women. The restrictions Texas tried to place on abortion clinics in its H. R. 2 legislation have already had the effect of closing most abortion clinics in Texas. The legislation, a barely masked attempt at […]

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The Abortion Case That Could Overturn Roe v. Wade Has A Lot Of Opponents

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Alex Zielinksi analyzes the recent Texas case regarding abortion that has been appealed to the Supreme Court in thinkprogress.org. The Texas law being appealed places unnecessary burdens on abortion clinics. Read more here.

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A Manifesto for Secular Scriptural Scholarship ​and Religious Studies

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Hector Avalos from Iowa State University and André Gagné from Concordia University in Montreal, Canada created a Manifesto for Secular Scriptural Scholarship and Religious Studies in the summer of 2015. The purpose is to create a Second Wave New Atheism that encourages atheist scriptural scholars to “advocate the discontinuation of the use of any sacred scripture as […]

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Latest attack on women’s reproduction – the IUD

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The U. S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case that could expand religious exemptions to provide birth control under Obamacare. If you use an IUD, you should read this article.   http://www.protectthyneighbor.org/posts/2015/12/3/the-iud-the-newest-target-in-religious-rights-anti-contraception-crusade

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Churches and Political Lobbying Activities – Freedom From Religion Foundation

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A church is participating in political lobbying. What can I do about it? Every election year, the Foundation receives complaints and questions by its members and members of the public about churches involved in political activity Churches and Political Campaign Activity Churches and other nonprofits are strictly prohibited from engaging in political campaigning. This prohibition […]

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I Love Lucy – Breaking new ground for feminism

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Lucille Ball’s role in promoting feminism.

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Christian Bride Gives Pastor Dad “Certificate of Purity” at Wedding to Prove She’s Still a Virgin

Once patriarchy became entrenched in early civilizations, virgin brides became important as well as a prohibition against adultery so that the property passed to the male’s true heirs. This practice is alive and well in Maryland in 2015.

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Are Women Really Inferior and Unclean?

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Allen Frances does an excellent job of exploring the issues in many of today’s religions that treat women as inferior and unclean.

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Followers of Christ Church Members’ Manslaughter Conviction Upheld

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Oregon is a leader is not allowing a religious defense for neglecting the care of a child.

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