Woman Serves Year In Jail For ‘Coat-Hanger Abortion’

Tennessee woman enters felony guilty plea in exchange for her release from prison in “coat-hanger abortion” case. In December, 2015, Anna Yocca was arrested for allegedly using a coat hanger to try to end her pregnancy.  At the time, Yocca was charged with attempted first-degree murder in the incident, and faced the possibility of a [Read More…]


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Sessions ‘Not Sure’ If Secular Americans Understand Truth

Attorney General nominee Jeff Sessions is “not sure” if a secular person understand the truth as well as a religious person. At Sessions’ confirmation hearing earlier today, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) asked the Attorney General nominee if he believes a secular person has the same understanding of the truth as a religious individual.   Sessions replied: Well, [Read More…]


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Clemson QB On Win: ‘It’s What God Wanted’

Little children suffer and die, but God made sure Clemson won the national championship. After Clemson’s win over Alabama in Monday night’s College Football Playoff National Championship game, God received all the credit. Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson explained the victory by declaring: It’s what God wanted. He picked us for a reason. In an interview [Read More…]


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Jeff Sessions Rejects Separation of Church and State

Senator Jeff Sessions, Trump’s pick for attorney general, claims the separation of church and state is “unconstitutional.” Sessions, President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for attorney general of the United States, is a moral monster with a terrible record on race, women, and the LGBT community. However, perhaps most alarming, Sessions is a radical Christian extremist who [Read More…]


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Kentucky Approves Anti-Abortion Bills: Rep. Claims ‘God Does Not Make Mistakes’

Kentucky lawmaker justifies abortion ban by claiming “God does not make mistakes.” Saturday Kentucky’s state legislature passed a pair of controversial anti-abortion bills. One bill, Senate Bill 5, bans abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy. The Hill reports the ban does not include exceptions for instances of rape or incest, and only permits abortions after [Read More…]


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Kentucky GOP Seeks Abortion Ban: Women Have No Choice After Conception

Republicans now in control of the Kentucky legislature work to criminalize abortion. In yet another example of the Republican war on women, GOP legislators in Kentucky are moving to radically restrict reproductive freedom for women. The Courier-Journal reports a 20-week abortion ban is one of the first 11 bills being considered by the GOP-controlled legislature. [Read More…]


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Parents Charged In Son’s Death Chose Prayer Over Doctors

Prayer fails – Faith healing kills: Minnesota parents pray over adopted son as he dies in vomit soaked bed. Seth Johnson, 7, died in 2015 in Minnesota. His parents, Timothy and Sarah Johnson, have now been charged with neglect. The parents are facing child neglect charges following the March 2015 death of their 7-year-old son, [Read More…]


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Trump’s Top Pick For Ag Secretary Advocates Prayer For Drought Relief

Trump’s top pick for Agriculture Secretary is a Christian extremist who believes prayer is a reasonable government response to drought. According to Politico, Trump’s leading candidate for Secretary of Agriculture is former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue. ThinkProgress reports Perdue is a confederate flag loving, Christian extremist, who denies climate change and believes prayer for rain [Read More…]


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Family Values: GOP Lawmaker Charged With Domestic Violence

Trump loving, Confederate flag waving, South Carolina lawmaker arrested for domestic abuse. South Carolina State Rep. Chris Corley was arrested and charged with domestic abuse Tuesday after punching his wife in the face and pointing a 9mm pistol at her when she accused him of cheating, according to Aiken County sheriff’s records. According to the [Read More…]


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In Memoriam: Carrie Fisher, Actress, Author, Humanist

Carrie Fisher, famous for her portrayal of Princess Leia in the original Star Wars trilogy, is dead. Fisher died following a massive heart attack she suffered on a flight from London to Los Angeles earlier this week. She was 60 years old. Carrie Frances Fisher (born October 21, 1956) was an American novelist, screenwriter and [Read More…]


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