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US Congress leaves science agencies hanging — again

By Jeremy Rehm Lawmakers in the US Congress are running out of time to pass a budget for the 2019 fiscal year, and have yet to resolve major disagreements over[...]


Tennessee parents push back on law requiring ‘In God We Trust’ motto be displayed in public schools

By Aris Folley As Tennessee students prepare for the new school year, parents across the state are pushing back against a new law that requires the national motto, “In God We Trust,”[...]


Why the Vatican continues to struggle with sex abuse scandals

By Chico Harlan With revelation after revelation, a new wave of sexual abuse scandals is rocking the Roman Catholic Church and presenting Pope Francis with the greatest crisis of[...]


As Catholic Hospitals Expand, So Do Limits on Some Procedures

By Katie Hafner After experiencing life-threatening pre-eclampsia during her first two pregnancies, Jennafer Norris decided she could not risk getting pregnant again. But several years later, suffering debilitating headaches[...]


NASA Spotted a Vast, Glowing ‘Hydrogen Wall’ at the Edge of Our Solar System

By Rafi Letzter There’s a “hydrogen wall” at the edge of our solar system, and NASA scientists think their New Horizons spacecraft can see it. That hydrogen wall is the[...]


Church & State

Don’t Want To Be Called A Hate Group? Then Stop Hating.

Don’t Want To Be Called A Hate Group? Then Stop Hating. boston Mon, 08/13/2018 - 10:09 [...]


FFRF objects to Kissimmee mayor’s call for prayer

The Freedom From Religion Foundation, a national state/church watchdog, is asking the mayor of Kis[...]


U.S. Labor Dept. Moves to Facilitate Religious Exemptions from Employment Nondiscrimination Laws

By Don Byrd Written by Don Byrd On Friday, the Department of Labor announced a new directive aimed[...]


Youth Activists Reflect On Their Summer Of Church-State Separation Advocacy

Youth Activists Reflect On Their Summer Of Church-State Separation Advocacy LHayes Fri, 08/10/2018 -[...]


FFRF objects to religious patches on Shelby County sheriffs uniforms

The Freedom From Religion Foundation, a national state/church watchdog, is formally objecting to r[...]


Alabama Voters to Decide on Ten Commandments in Schools, Likely Litigation

By Don Byrd Written by Don Byrd An amendment to the state constitution will be on the ballot in Al[...]


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