Will Religious Universities and Hospitals Be Forced to Cover Contraceptives in Employees’ Insurance Plans?

As part of President Obama’s health care reform, almost all employers will be required to provide their employees with health insurance that covers birth control free of charge. That includes religiously-affiliated organizations, too.     The Obama administration announced it will provide these religious institutions with an extra year to meet the requirement, but will [Read More...]

Rep. Joe Walsh Asked About His 0% Rating from the Secular Coalition for America

Rep. Joe Walsh, a Tea Party-backed Republican, represents an area not too far from me (the 8th district of Illinois). During a recent town hall meeting, Jacob Kramer of the National Atheist Party had a chance to ask him about his 0% rating from the Secular Coalition for America: It’s a surprising video… partly because [Read More...]

For Rick Santorum, a Pregnancy That Is the Result of Rape Is a ‘Broken Gift’

Rick Santorum attempted to justify one of his most bizarre stances in an interview with Piers Morgan on Friday, and the results were predictably scary: Morgan: Do you really believe, in every case, [abortion] should be totally wrong, [including] cases of rape and incest? You’ve got two daughters… If you had a daughter that came [Read More...]

Julia Sweeney Tries to Explain Victoria Jackson’s Craziness

A few years ago, a former Saturday Night Live cast member began spewing some vicious bile online: Obama legally kills babies and now he can legally kill Grandmas! Hitler did this. He killed the weak, the sick, the old, and babies and races/religions he didn’t like. Hitler also controlled the media. (Where’s the public debate [Read More...]

A New Slogan for the Ark Park

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