News

How virtual reality could save your life during a disaster

The tech that preps soldiers for battle might soon train first responders. Read more of the article here.[...]


Autism linked to 'male hormones'

Exposure to high levels of "male" hormones in the womb increases the chance of a baby boy developing autism, according to researchers. Read more of the article here.[...]


Skin cancer trial results 'exciting'

The results of two international trials against advanced skin cancer have been hailed as "exciting and striking". Read more of the article here.[...]


'Female' hurricanes cause more deaths, but only because people don't take them seriously

Gender stereotypes affect the perceived threat of incoming storms. Read more of the article here.[...]


Secular VIP of the Week: Debbie Goddard

Debbie Goddard is outreach director at the Center for Inquiry Transnational in Amherst, N.Y. Goddard is also the Director of African Americans for Humanism, a program of the[...]


Church & State

Idaho For-Profit Wedding Chapel Sues over Requirement to Marry Same-Sex Couples

By Don Byrd Written by Don Byrd Two wedding chapel owners in Couer d'Alene, Idaho claim a local or[...]


Houston Mayor Amends Controversial Pastor Subpoenas

By Don Byrd Written by Don Byrd Last week, I posted about controversial subpoenas requesting the s[...]


Broad Baptist coalition asks Houston mayor to withdraw subpoenas for sermons

By Jordan Edwards By Bob Allen / Baptist News Global This is an abbreviated version of the story. [...]


BJC Joins Diverse Baptist Groups in Denouncing Controversial Subpoena for Sermons

By Don Byrd Written by Don Byrd Earlier today, the Baptist Joint Committee's Executive Director Br[...]


Baptist Joint Committee stands up for church autonomy and free pulpits in Texas

By Cherilyn Crowe BJC executive director joins diverse group of Baptists in letter to Houston mayo[...]


Man Jailed for Refusing Religious Treatment Wins Settlement

By Don Byrd Written by Don Byrd A California man reached a $1.95 million settlement with the state[...]