Circumcision: Do the Health Benefits Outweigh the Genital Mutilation?

Here’s something that won’t be controversial. The American Academy of Pediatrics announced yesterday that “the health benefits of [circumcision] clearly outweigh any risks.” The policy statement can be read here. “The health benefits of male circumcision include a drop in the risk of urinary tract infection in the first year of life by up to [Read More…]

U.K. Group: Marriage Equality Means More Abortions

The Society for the Protection of Unborn Children, an anti-abortion group based in the U.K., says legalizing marriage equality will lead to a rise in the abortion rate. Say what? In light of the recent push for marriage equality in the U.K., SPUC has been circulating the flyer above. Among other outrageous (and unfortunately common) [Read More…]

They’re Writing About Jesus and Paying for Fake Five-Star Reviews on Amazon

Alright, I think I may be onto something here. Over the weekend, the New York Times ran an article on authors who paid to get fake five-star book reviews on Amazon (as well as positive reviews on other websites). This is the part that caught Reader Vani‘s attention: [Owner of GettingBookReviews.com Todd] Rutherford’s busiest reviewer [Read More…]

Getting Engaged for Marriage Equality

Right now, in this crucial moment in time, we have the opportunity to make history happen. In every state that marriage equality has gone to the voters, the opposition has used dishonest, misleading tactics to persuade voters to vote against allowing same-sex marriage. Groups like the National Organization for Marriage have build a very successful political machine that [Read More…]

Michele Bachmann Spies with Her Little Eye… ‘a Spiritual Hurricane’!

On Sunday, Michele Bachmann spoke at a conservative rally in Florida, and it looks like she’s venturing back into the “national disasters as political commentary” area. You may remember last year when Bachmann made some controversial comments regarding Hurricane Irene and the East Coast earthquake:  I don’t know how much God has to do to get [Read More…]