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Neil deGrasse Tyson Addresses The Current Scientific Illiteracy Crisis

America’s decline isn’t unprecedented. Just look back 1,000 years ago at the Middle East, where math and science flourished in Baghdad.

Welcome to El Salvador – Forty years’ jail for your miscarriage

Up until 1998, the law in El Salvador permitted abortions in cases of rape, incest or in which the health of the woman was threatened.

Four Reasons to Defend Access to Affordable Birth Control

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI): Access to birth control for women is ‘nitty-gritty detail’ not worth talking about.

An abortion doctor on Trump’s win: ‘I fear for my life. I fear for my patients.’

Something very profound in the meaning of the America I know has been destroyed with the election of Donald Trump as president.

Psychological Harms of Bible-Believing Christianity

In Bible-believing Christianity, psychological mind-control mechanisms are coupled with beliefs from the Iron Age.

We Are Breeding Ourselves to Extinction

All measures to thwart the degradation and destruction of our ecosystem will be useless if we do not cut population growth.

For Melinda Gates, Birth Control Is Women’s Way Out of Poverty

We see it all over the world. I mean, you even see it sometimes in the United States, right? Men wanting to take control of…

Earth is Overpopulated, And No, We Cannot All Live in the State of Texas

“But every person on the planet could fit inside the State of Texas,” people keep telling me when I argue the earth is overpopulated.

The Catholic Church and Its Obsession With Sex

The Church, from the beginning, was concerned with "out-reproducing" other groups. Sex, to some extent, became a concern on those grounds.

Florida Christians Want to Kill Women Who Have Abortions

Not only do Abolish Abortion Florida want to kill women who have abortion; they want to kill women who use contraception too.