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[Cross-Post] Dear Planned Parenthood: You ROCK for Helping Patients Donate Fetal Tissue

Ed’s Note: This cross-post was written by Steph at Grounded Parents. If you want to leave a comment, click through the link at the bottom to the full post.  ****** It’s …

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Cross Post: Kids + Guns

***Editor’s note:  This cross post from Grounded Parents is by J.G. Hovey. Click through the link at the bottom to read the full post and make comments.  ******   I …

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ReligionSkepticism

Most Republicans Want a Christian Theocracy and Other Lessons From Reading Polling Data

This week a Public Policy Polling (PPP) poll showing that 57% of republicans in the US want to institute Christianity as a national religion has been making the rounds on social …

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American Atheists’ Outreach at CPAC: Who’s Afraid of the Big, Bad Conservatives? I Am.

[3/2/15 Correction: The article originally stated that American Atheists president Dave Silverman is a registered Republican. Dave informed me of the error today and said he is “a registered Independent who always …

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ICYMI: Frances Allen, Rooster Talkin’, Marriage Traditions, Rape Media, and “Intellectual Snobbery”

Teen Skepchick Fair Lady of Computer Science Who Kicks Ass For Women’s History Month, Elisheba gushes about Frances Allen. The Sexualization of YA Fiction Olivia argues that young adult fiction, …

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ICYMI: October 13 – October 19 on the Skepchick Network

Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 69: Hooke’s Law, Line, and Sinker Mindy explains Hooke’s law and how it relates to stresses and strains. 17-Year-Old Made to Receive Blood Transfusions …

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Feminism

I Stand With Wendy

Update (6/26/13 2:25 PST): Well, would you look at that! Governor Perry is just going to do it all again. Great. Gov. Rick Perry is calling lawmakers back immediately for …

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Cross Post: Science Education – An Endangered Species?

This post was originally posted on School of Doubt on 1 May 2013. I can’t even begin to wrap my brain around the attacks on science and science education that …

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