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We need to talk about abortion

BarbaraAlarezUpdate We need to talk about abortion

Jan. 22 marks 49 years since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that access to safe, legal abortions is a constitutional right in the landmark case, Roe v. Wade. As the ultraconservative Supreme Court is slated to rule on the future of abortion rights this year, I fear that that this anniversary very well may be […]

Who’s insane, Gov. DeSantis? Anti-science govs drink anti-vax Kool-Aid

Ron DeSantis

While the Supreme Court axed the best hope for defeating the spread of Covid — the Biden Administration’s OSHA rules — it is at least a secular blessing that it has permitted the self-evident need for a vaccination mandate for federal healthcare workers. (Because if someone wants to be in healthcare, the least they can […]

Morality evolved — too late for Alan Turing

Turing Morality evolved — too late for Alan Turing

Ministers hail “God’s eternal laws,” the supposedly changeless morality rules of the bible. But they’re wrong. Morality evolves constantly. For example, Leviticus 20 commands that males who engage in gay sex must be killed. “They shall be put to death, their blood is upon them.” (Oddly, lesbians aren’t mentioned.) However, this gory mandate is abandoned […]