Contraception debate heats up again as faith and facts clash

Beginning today, women insured under their employers’ plans will “have access to the full range of the Institute of Medicine’s recommended preventive services, including all FDA -approved forms of contraception.” As the majority of religious organizations throughout the world have a seeming love/hate relationship with the notion of sex – combined with the dastardly concept of women’s rights and empowerment – the socially conservative Right is still unsuccessfully trying to wrap its collective head around this one.

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Reality disconnect: New poll shows how religious ignorance can affect elections

Right wing extremism caters to the impressionable who choose not to understand history, science and culture. In a country that is supposed to be leading the world in education, cultural and religious diversity, intellectual advancement and scientific discovery, we continually allow this incessant garbage to dominate and threaten our national dialogue.

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