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Planned Parenthood and ACLU mount abortion law challenges in three states

By Molly Redden Reproductive rights advocates announced a significant slate of challenges to anti-abortion laws on Wednesday, taking aim at major restrictions in three states which advocates say are[...]


MDMA approved for final trials to treat PTSD before possible legalization

By Olivia Solon The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given the green light to phase three trials of MDMA to treat post-traumatic stress disorder, the final phase[...]


Never go to bed angry – study finds evidence for age-old advice

By Hannah Devlin Never go to bed angry, the old saying goes, or bad feeling will harden into resentment. Now scientists have found evidence to support the idea that[...]


6 Potential Brain Benefits Of Bilingual Education

By Anya Kamenetz Part of our ongoing series exploring how the U.S. can educate the nearly 5 million students who are learning English. Brains, brains, brains. One thing we’ve learned[...]


Too much space travel is hazardous for your eyeballs

By Sarah Kaplan Something strange has been happening to people who stay too long in space: The backs of their eyeballs start to flatten. Spider-web-like marks called choroidal folds crisscross the thin[...]


Church & State

Another Strange ‘Religious Freedom’ Claim Surfaces In Wisconsin

Rokia HassaneinWall of SeparationReligious freedom is a fundamental American value, guaranteeing our[...]


Ohio Judge: “In God We Trust” on Currency Does Not Violate RFRA, Free Exercise Rights

By Don Byrd Written by Don Byrd Next year will mark the 60th anniversary of the addition of “In Go[...]


Now's The Time To Recommit To The Vision Of Roger Williams

Rob BostonWall of SeparationRhode Island is the smallest state in the union, but it has a lot going [...]


Heathens’ Greetings -- FFRF’s Winter Solstice Survival Guide

It's the first day of December, which means the annual "War on State/Church Separation" has begun, s[...]


FFRF solstice display makes annual appearance at Wisconsin Capitol

The Freedom From Religion Foundation's Winter Solstice "no gods' display starts its 21st annual ru[...]


Supreme Court Declines Case Involving RFRA Defense to Drug Charges

By Don Byrd Written by Don Byrd Via Religion Clause, on Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court denied the [...]


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