Virginia’s House Gearing Up to ‘Probe’ Women Who Want Abortions

The Virginia House passed a bill 63-36 requiring that women who wish to have an abortion must submit to a “transvaginal ultrasound.” This would be a mandatory procedure and women would not have the right/freedom to refuse. The ultrasound legislation would constitute an unprecedented government mandate to insert vaginal ultrasonic probes into women as part [Read More...]

‘Don’t Say Gay’ Bill Returns to Tennessee

The bill that didn’t have success last year is unfortunately back… It has been called the “Don’t Say Gay” bill because it would ban teachers from discussing homosexuality in public school classes in kindergarten through 8th grade. The House ran out of time last year to consider addressing this bill, but Republican representative Joey Hensley, [Read More...]

Girl Scout Cookie Boycott Launched After Inclusion of Transgender Child

A 14-year-old former Girl Scout from California (identified as Taylor) created a YouTube video (which has since been made private) calling for a national boycott on the purchasing of Girl Scout cookies after a troop in Colorado recently admitted a transgender child. In the video, Taylor performs adorned with a silver cross and a sash [Read More...]

A Secular Take on Euthanasia

Over the weekend, the Ottawa Citizen compiled this collection of perspectives on euthanasia from various religious leaders in Ottawa. I won’t bother quoting most of them because I’m sure you can imagine what was said. For the most part, there was a lot of talk about “God’s plan,” “Life is sacred,” “Condemn murder,” “Life in [Read More...]

New Hampshire Legislators Want to Challenge the Teaching of Evolution

Two new bills have been introduced and referred to the House Education Committee tackling the science curriculum currently taught in public schools in New Hampshire. Rep. Jerry Bergevin is serving his first (and hopefully last) term and introduced the first bill, which would require schools to teach evolution as a theory, and would include “the [Read More...]


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