Obama Announces Plan to Close Guantanamo Detention Facility.

Join us on Facebook: http://www.fb.com/unitedhumanists Obama Announces Plan to Close Guantanamo Detention Facility.  President Barack Obama presented a long-awaited plan to Congress to shut down the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, insisting that keeping the prison open is “contrary to our values.” “It’s been clear that the detention center at Guantanamo Bay does not advance our […]

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Vaccinations Have Reduced The HP Virus in Teenage Girls by Nearly Two-Thirds.

Join us on Facebook: http://www.fb.com/unitedhumanists Vaccinations Have Reduced The HP Virus in Teenage Girls by Nearly Two-Thirds.  A decade after its introduction, the vaccine for human papillomavirus has reduced the prevalence of this cancer-causing STD in teenage girls by nearly two-thirds. It’s an incredible success story, leading experts to question why HPV vaccinations aren’t more […]

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Cambodia builds $40,000 lakeside toilet for Thai princess’s visit – and plans to demolish it when she leaves.

Join us on Facebook: http://www.fb.com/unitedhumanists Cambodia builds $40,000 lakeside toilet for Thai princess’s visit – and plans to demolish it when she leaves. The visit of a Thai princess to one of Cambodia’s poorest provinces has sparked controversy after at least $40,000 was spent building an air-conditioned outhouse in anticipation of her arrival. The luxury […]

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Two more babies get herpes after ritual ultra-orthodox Jewish oral blood sucking circumcision in New York City.

Join us on Facebook: http://www.fb.com/unitedhumanists Two more babies get herpes after ritual ultra-orthodox Jewish oral blood sucking circumcision in New York City. Two more new born have been infected with herpes virus in the last three months after undergoing a controversial religious oral circumcision in New York City. These latest cases bring the total count to 13 […]

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Study finds homeopathy effective for 0 out of 68 illnesses.

Join us on Facebook: http://www.fb.com/unitedhumanists Study finds homeopathy effective for 0 out of 68 illnesses. A leading scientist has declared homeopathy a “therapeutic dead-end” after a systematic review concluded the controversial treatment was no more effective than placebo drugs. Professor Paul Glasziou, a leading academic in evidence based medicine at Bond University, was the chair of […]

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Obama cuts all funding for Christian-based ‘Abstinence Only’ sex-ed programs.

Join us on Facebook: http://www.fb.com/unitedhumanists Obama cuts all funding for Christian-based ‘Abstinence Only’ sex-ed programs. President Obama’s 2017 budget proposal has removed a $10 million annual grant that goes towards funding “abstinence-only” sexual education classes in public schools. By eliminating the grant, Obama would end the financial incentive for states to continue teaching the debunked sex-ed […]

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Nike Drops Manny Pacquiao Following Anti-Gay Comments.

Join us on Facebook: http://www.fb.com/unitedhumanists Nike ended their longtime partnership with boxer Manny Pacquiao on Wednesday, just two days after the boxer caused international outrage by saying gay people were “worse than animals” In a statement, Nike called Pacquiao’s comments “abhorrent” and said the company “strongly oppose[s] discrimination of any kind.” The 37-year-old has faced […]

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