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In a cosmic first, scientists detect ‘ghost particles’ from a distant galaxy

By Sarah Kaplan When the sun was young and faint and the Earth was barely formed, a gigantic black hole in a distant, brilliant galaxy spat out a powerful[...]


Science under siege: behind the scenes at Trump’s troubled environment agency

By Jeff Tollefson The day Donald Trump took office as US president, the mood was sombre at the main research campus of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in Durham, North[...]


Atheists in Indonesia, Afraid For Their Lives, Fake Being Muslims

By David G. McAfee Indonesia has the world’s largest population of Muslims, but that number may be lower than we once thought because some locals are hiding their atheism[...]


SCOTUS Pick Brett Kavanaugh: Church/State Separation is “Based on Bad History”

By Hemant Mehta In a speech he gave at the American Enterprise Institute last September, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh not only praised the late Chief Justice William Rehnquist for dissenting in Roe v.[...]


Here’s What Ötzi the Iceman Ate Before He Was Murdered

By Laura Geggel A mere 2 hours before his grisly murder about 5,300 years ago, Ötzi the iceman chowed down on some mouthwatering morsels: wild meat from ibex and red[...]


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House Committee Approves Amendment to Shield Adoption Agencies From Discrimination Laws

By Don Byrd Written by Don Byrd This week the House Appropriations Committee passed an amendment [...]


A Month Of Action In A Lifetime Of Commitment

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FFRF boos AL police chief’s religious video

The Freedom From Religion Foundation is panning an Alabama police department’s recent religi[...]


The Religious Right Can’t Wait To Get Brett Kavanaugh On The Supreme Court. That Should Concern Us.

The Religious Right Can’t Wait To Get Brett Kavanaugh On The Supreme Court. That Should Concer[...]


FFRF awards $13,000 to high school essay winners

The Freedom From Religion Foundation is proud to announce the 24 winners — including 10 majo[...]


Tenn. school takes action to ax proselytizing

The Freedom From Religion Foundation has convinced a Tennessee school district to implement a corr[...]


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Court rules against Catholic fostering agency’s homophobia

Court rules against Catholic fostering agency’s homophobia

Reggie Shuford, above, Executive Director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania, has welcomed a federal district court ruling this week which said Catholic Social Services (CSS) cannot deny gay couples the right to foster children.

Shuford is…

Court rules against Catholic fostering agency’s homophobia

Court rules against Catholic fostering agency’s homophobia

Reggie Shuford, above, Executive Director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania, has welcomed a federal district court ruling this week which said Catholic Social Services (CSS) cannot deny gay couples the right to foster children.

Shuford is…

Court rules against Catholic fostering agency’s homophobia

Court rules against Catholic fostering agency’s homophobia

Reggie Shuford, above, Executive Director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania, has welcomed a federal district court ruling this week which said Catholic Social Services (CSS) cannot deny gay couples the right to foster children.

Shuford is…

Court rules against Catholic fostering agency’s homophobia

Court rules against Catholic fostering agency’s homophobia

Reggie Shuford, above, Executive Director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania, has welcomed a federal district court ruling this week which said Catholic Social Services (CSS) cannot deny gay couples the right to foster children.

Shuford is…

Court rules against Catholic fostering agency’s homophobia

Court rules against Catholic fostering agency’s homophobia

Reggie Shuford, above, Executive Director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania, has welcomed a federal district court ruling this week which said Catholic Social Services (CSS) cannot deny gay couples the right to foster children.

Shuford is…

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