Did Researchers Just Take a Big Step Toward a Universal Flu Vaccine?

By Brandon Specktor With more than a dozen different strains of influenza circulating the world at any given time, flu season is a bit like a box of chocolates: you[...]

Simple blood test detects eight different kinds of cancer

By Heidi Ledford A single blood test could one day be used to detect a variety of cancers, results from a preliminary trial suggest. The past few years have seen a[...]

Rick Saccone, GOP House Candidate, Doesn’t Care About Church/State Separation

By Hemant Mehta Donald Trump is traveling to Pennsylvania today in hopes of exciting his base enough to vote for Republican Rick Saccone in a special election to replace the disgraced Rep. Tim Murphy. This shouldn’t even[...]

Why Trump is targeting health workers’ religious objections

By Sarah Pulliam Bailey The Trump administration announced Thursday a new division responsible for handling complaints from health-care workers who do not want to perform a medical procedure like[...]

Oh baby! Astronomers hope to glimpse giant newborn planet’s rings and moons during rare transit

By Daniel Clery Astronomers are staring at a nearby star in hopes of seeing a giant baby of a planet pass across its face, perhaps accompanied by dust clouds,[...]

Church & State

Supreme Court Refuses To Hear Md. Case That Upheld Church-State Separation By Rejecting Request For Tax Funding Of Religious Education

Liz HayesWall of SeparationThe U.S. Supreme Court this week declined to review a case involving[...]

New HHS Division to Focus on Health Care-Related Religious Liberty Claims

By Don Byrd Written by Don Byrd The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announc[...]

FFRF urges Alabama county not to fund Christian school

The Freedom From Religion Foundation is urging Alabama's capital county not to fritter away tens of [...]

FFRF stops Iowa county from giving church unfair waiver

The Freedom From Religion Foundation has helped stop an Iowa county board from giving preferential t[...]

The Trump Administration Plans To Allow Religion-Based Discrimination In Your Health Care

Maggie GarrettWall of SeparationThe Trump Administration today is expected release yet another new r[...]

FFRF & CREW sue over Ben Carson FOIA violations

The Freedom From Religion Foundation is suing Secretary Ben Carson's Department of Housing and Urb[...]

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