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Ohio House passes bill allowing student answers to be scientifically wrong due to religion

Students can give the wrong answers and not be penalized if those wrong answers are based on the student’s "sincerely held religious belief".

Sharia court orders jail for rape victim unless kids handed to rapist. Wait … I meant Alabama

These horrible stories aren’t just anomalies in red states, but rather the end game of what the GOP wants for the rest of the US.

Texas GOP files ‘Abolition of Abortion Act’ to ban abortion and make it punishable by death penalty

Texas state House Bill 896, introduced earlier this year, has the potential not just to criminalize abortion, but to classify it as a homicide.

Neil Gorsuch says no-one can sue to stop government establishing religion

All Americans are already "coerced" into providing tens-of-billions of dollars annually in free, tax-exempt welfare to churches.

Kentucky Just Banned Abortion

The Kentucky Legislature has passed two bills, and unless a court blocks them, abortion will effectively be banned in the state.

Trump’s attorney general wants god’s moral order enforced by government

Trump’s Attorney General nominee William Barr is a Catholic conservative who rejects the separation of church and state.

Trump’s White House Has Resurrected ‘Army of God’ Anti-Abortion Extremists

Christian extremism as a motivator for violence is often overlooked, while clinics providing abortion services are facing growing threats.

What We’re Up Against: The Right-Wing Mindset

In order to understand the current incarnation of the Republican Party, we’ll have to dive into some very dark corners of the human psyche.

How (and Why) Americans Were Taught to Hate Atheists

In the early-50’s the US government initiated a massive, multi-pronged, multi-year campaign to demonize atheism – and it worked very well.

Ohio considers total ban on abortion and death penalty for women or doctors found guilty

Politicians in Ohio are considering passing a bill that could allow abortions to be punishable with life sentences in prison, and even the death penalty.

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