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Polish MPs back near-total ban on abortion which could see women jailed for up to five years

By Matthew Day Women who have abortions could be jailed for up to five years under a law backed by Polish MPs which would almost completely ban terminations even in[...]


Stephen Hawking, 375 scientists slam Trump for backing ‘Parexit’

By David Wright A group of 375 “concerned” scientists — including famed physicist Stephen Hawking — released an open letter Tuesday sharply criticizing Donald Trump, citing the threat of[...]


Women Beyond Belief – A Book Review

Editor’s Note: Here’s another excellent review by Alexis Record, who keeps up with secular literature and is kind enough to share her reading experiences with us. I wish[...]


Writer Charged With Insulting Islam Is Killed as Extremism Boils Over in Jordan

By Rana F. Sweis and Peter Baker AMMAN, Jordan — Some of the most extreme elements in Jordan made clear in recent weeks that Nahed Hattar should pay for[...]


Is the New Atheism Movement Irrelevant?

By Phil Torres The new atheism movement doesn’t have the public visibility that it once had. One of the founding members, the polymathic journalist Christopher Hitchens, passed away in[...]


Church & State

Mass. Court Says It’s All Right To Force Taxpayers To Foot The Bill For Church Renovations

Rob BostonWall of SeparationAmericans United in July filed a lawsuit in a Massachusetts court challe[...]


Join AU's Week Of Action Against Pulpit Politicking!

Bill MeffordWall of SeparationOne of the things I love about working at Americans United is the reli[...]


Baptist Joint Committee names Amanda Tyler next executive director

By Cherilyn Crowe Tyler to assume leadership in January 2017 after Brent Walker's retirement SEPT[...]


The First Temptation Of The Book Banners: Censorship

Rob BostonWall of SeparationSunday marks the beginning of Banned Books Week, an annual event sponsor[...]


BJC’s Walker: Oklahoma State Question 790 A “Dangerous Road” for Religious Institutions

By Don Byrd Written by Don Byrd A referendum on Oklahoma's November ballot asks voters to remove [...]


Minnesota Not-So-Nice: Restaurant Owner Says Muslims Get Out

Rokia HassaneinWall of SeparationA Minnesota restaurant owner responded to a tragic stabbing at a sh[...]


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