If the GOP Defunded Planned Parenthood, This is How Americans Would Suffer

The fight to defund Planned Parenthood isn’t going very well.

The reaction to a series of heavily-edited videos intended to cloud an already maliciously-distorted debate lost steam in the Senate, where the GOP fell short of the votes required to pass the initiative. Not that it really mattered; President Obama pledged to veto any such bill that crossed his desk.



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Protesters in Nepal Want to Do Away with a “Secular” Constitution… and They May Have a Point

The nation of Nepal used to be the only officially-Hindu nation in the world. Its Constitution said as much until 2008, when the Unified Communist Party took over and declared it a secular country. Politicians are currently working on a new Constitution and protesters are demanding that the “Hindu” nation designation come back.



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Sen. Bernie Sanders Will Speak at Liberty University Next Month Because Why the Hell Not

Democratic Presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders will deliver an address next month at Liberty University, the school founded by the late Jerry Falwell and the place where Sen. Ted Cruz announced his entry into the Presidential race earlier this year.



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No, That’s Not a Demon in Front of President Obama

Betteridge’s law of headlines says: “Any headline that ends in a question mark can be answered by the word no.”

So you know the proper response for when Christian website WND.com asks, “Is this a ‘demon’ racing in front of Obama?”



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Humanist Congressional Candidate Jamie Raskin Gets Support from Freethought PAC

At the moment, there are no openly non-theistic members of Congress. There was Rep. Pete Stark up until 2012… and nobody since. But that could change come 2016.

Earlier this year, Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) announced that she would be retiring after nearly three decades in the Senate. Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) then announced that he would be running for Mikulski’s seat, freeing up his own position in Congress.

It’s that seat that Maryland State Senator Jamie Raskin (below) is now vying for.



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