Join us on Facebook: http://www.fb.com/unitedhumanists Anti-abortion rhetoric is not hard to find in the city where the ‘fortress-like’ Planned Parenthood centre is the subject of regular protests People are escorted away from the scene by police after a gunman opened fire at a Planned Parenthood facility in Colorado Springs on Friday. Photograph: Daniel Owen/ZUMA Press/Corbis […]Read more "Colorado Springs: a playground for pro-life, pro-gun evangelical Christians."
Join us on Facebook: http://www.fb.com/unitedhumanists Speaking at a rally in South Carolina on Tuesday night Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump seems to mock New York Times reporter Serge Kovaleski, who has a chronic condition called arthrogryposis which affects the movement of his arms. Trump imitates Kovaleski while defending comments he has made over the past […]Read more "Donald Trump Mocks And Ridicules A Man With Disability."
Join us on Facebook: http://www.fb.com/unitedhumanists Your mother loves him. The scientific community, on the other hand, hates him. That charismatic doctor-with-a-perfect-smile has been called everything from a quack to “an inspiration.” No matter what you think of him, one thing is for sure: Dr. Mehmet Oz is one of America’s most controversial doctors. The thing is, […]Read more "Why Is Dr. Oz Allowed to Give Out Scientifically Unsound Medical Advice?"
Join us on Facebook: http://www.fb.com/unitedhumanists The family of Ahmed Mohamed, the Texan schoolboy who was arrested after taking a homemade clock to school, has demanded $15 million in compensation and written apologies from the local mayor and police chief. In letters sent on Monday, the lawyers said if the City of Irving and Irving School […]Read more "Ahmed Mohamed demands $15 million in compensation and written apology for homemade clock arrest."
Join us on Facebook: http://www.fb.com/unitedhumanists A Syrian passport found next to a suicide bomber in the Paris terror attacks may have been planted, German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere said. Reports that the identity in the passport may have been registered in several countries along the so-called Balkan route raise the suspicion that it could […]Read more "German Minister Says Syrian Passport in Paris May Have Been Planted."
Join us on Facebook: http://www.fb.com/unitedhumanists A report by the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child criticized the way Israel deals with children exploited for prostitution. It said there is insufficient coordination between different state agencies, no clear-cut plan for dealing with the problem, a shortage of data on its scope and insufficient prosecution and […]Read more "UN Report Slams Israel’s Response to Child Prostitution."
Join us on Facebook: http://www.fb.com/unitedhumanists In the 14 years since the Sept. 11 terror attacks, nearly twice as many people have been killed in the United States by white supremacists and anti-government radicals than by Muslim jihadis, according to a new study. White supremacists and anti-government radicals have killed 48 Americans, including last week’s deadly […]Read more "Majority of fatal attacks on U.S. soil carried out by white supremacists, not foreign terrorists."