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Thousands attend demonstration on Texas abortion bill SB1

Thousands attend demonstration on Texas abortion bill SB1

The battle over reproductive rights in Texas is still raging. This past Monday night drew dueling demonstrations at the capitol over SB1, a strict bill that would severely limit abortions in the state of Texas. The bill’s author, State Senator ...

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What religious fundamentalists have in common

What religious fundamentalists have in common

For those who are not familiar with John Fugelsang, he is an actor and comedian. He has appeared in several television programs and movies, including co-hosting America's Funniest Home Videos as well as appearing in CSI and Coyote Ugly. He has also performed at ...

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Turns out atheists are just like everyone else

Turns out atheists are just like everyone else

The University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, just completed a research project on unbelievers. As one of the first of its kind that exhaustively breaks down the different types of people that make up the non-believing demographic, the results are, in a ...

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North Carolina attempts a 'sneak attack' with 'back-door' abortion law

North Carolina attempts a 'sneak attack' with 'back-door' abortion law

With the slew of abortion-related legislation being floated, voted and passed all over the country, it should come as no surprise that another southern state has entered the fray against the right for a woman to choose. What should come ...

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Did cancer treatment leave two men HIV-free?

Did cancer treatment leave two men HIV-free?

The quest to cure the HIV virus has been taking a precedence for a generation now, and some of the most promising advances have come from the research on other diseases. In a story filed by NBC News, two men ...

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Humanists: Homeschooling without God

Humanists: Homeschooling without God

As homeschooling grows more and more popular with the religious crowd, an unexpected demographic is also taking part in the alternative education of their children. Unbelievers. The Religion News Service filed a story today about one Humanists foray into the ...

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Close to 30 House Republicans support Constitutional amendment outlawing gay marriage

Close to 30 House Republicans support Constitutional amendment outlawing gay marriage

Last week, The God Discussion reported on Kansas Republican Representative Tim Heulskamp's plan to attempt the amending of the Constitution to make same-sex marriage illegal across the nation. Huelskamp made a promise to introduce the 'Federal Marriage Amendment,' which would ...

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Judge rules yoga can continue to be taught in San Diego public schools

Judge rules yoga can continue to be taught in San Diego public schools

The controversy surrounding the teaching of yoga in San Diego public schools has been quelled, for now. The issue first came to light when Judge John S. Meyer heard the case about yoga being taught as part of the regular ...

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Ohio GOP Governor signs extreme anti-choice bill

Ohio GOP Governor signs extreme anti-choice bill

Last week, The God Discussion reported on Ohio legislators attempting to get a state budget passed, and that the process had been hijacked by anti-abortion activists. Their 'demands' included the de-funding of Planned Parenthood, the closing of clinics that provide ...

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Texas GOP Rep Gohmert on SCOTUS, the LGBT community and evolution

Texas GOP Rep Gohmert on SCOTUS, the LGBT community and evolution

Texas Republican Representative Louie Gohmert is back in the news, again, with more controversial commentary regarding the LGBT community and evolution. Gohmert, no stranger to The God Discussion, previously remarked on DOMA, as was reported on 6 December 2012 by ...

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Yet another GOP attempt at a Constitutional amendment to ban marriage equality

Yet another GOP attempt at a Constitutional amendment to ban marriage equality

Fresh off the heels of yesterday's landmark Supreme Court ruling on DOMA and Proposition 8, the Republican Representative from Kansas, Tim Heulskamp, has decided it is his duty to make another attempt to amend the US Constitution to make same-sex ...

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Ohio GOP pro-lifers want to redefine pregnancy

Ohio GOP pro-lifers want to redefine pregnancy

The God Discussion reported on 15 November 2012 about Ohio's HB298, which sought to defund approximately $1.7 million (US) allocated to Planned Parenthood. In Ohio, nearly 100,000 women depend on Planned Parenthood for healthcare, a majority of which include cancer ...

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New planets discovered that can potentially host life

New planets discovered that can potentially host life

Astronomers have identified a solar system that not only has up to seven planets, but has three of them in the 'Goldilocks' zone, potentially able to host life. This system is 22 light-years away, but before you pack your bags, ...

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