A fetus in the womb
October 30th, 2017

It’s been 44 years since the U.S. Supreme Court decided to extend a woman’s right to privacy to include the decision to have an abortion. However, the issue only seems to have become more divisive over time. Every year since … Continue reading

An artificial intelligence God
October 29th, 2017

One Silicon Valley engineer believes he has discovered God. As it turns out, he isn’t an old man on a cloud, but thousands of lines of computer code. That engineer, Anthony Levandowski, has formed a new religion to create and worship an artificial intelligence program. Continue reading

A haunted house viewed through the trees.
October 13th, 2017

It’s October, the time of the year where people go to painstaking effort to decorate their porches with cobwebs, scarecrows, spiders, and other ghoulish items. But for some houses, the spooky activity doesn’t stop when Halloween ends. Some houses are just plain haunted. Continue reading

Satanic Temple logo
September 14th, 2017

The Satanic Temple is filing a lawsuit against the state of Missouri, alleging that the state’s anti-abortion laws violate their religious beliefs. The conflict began when a Missouri resident and Satanic Temple member (referred to in the lawsuit as “Mary … Continue reading

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte
August 24th, 2017

Drug dealers are not exactly model citizens, but do they deserve to die? In the Philippines, the answer is a resounding “yes”. Upon taking office, the country’s president, Rodrigo Duterte, instituted a uniquely violent strategy to combat the country’s drug … Continue reading

Euthanasia injection
August 22nd, 2017

Pope Francis is trying to crack down on euthanasia in Catholic-run charity clinics. Earlier this month, he issued a decree ordering an organization in Belgium run by the Brothers of Charity to stop practicing euthanasia on patients in their psychiatric … Continue reading

Aghor person carrying a skull
June 28th, 2017

CNN recently sent a religious correspondent into northern India to learn about the Aghor religion, a unique sect of Hinduism notorious for its extreme ritualistic practices, such as eating human flesh. What the reporter found was exactly that – and … Continue reading

Mariah Walton is permanently disabled after her parents chose faith healing over medical care.
June 5th, 2017

21-year-old Mariah Walton of Idaho is battling a life-threatening heart and lung condition. The most excruciating part? Her condition was entirely preventable. One of nine children, Mariah was born with a small hole in her heart, a congenital birth defect … Continue reading

May 31st, 2017

Tormented by an incurable disease, John Shields knew that dying meant playing the waiting game, slowly watching quality of life slip away and agony mount. Death would come, but it wouldn’t be quick or painless by any means. So he chose assisted suicide. Where do you stand on the issue? Continue reading

Broken rings signifying divorce
May 18th, 2017

Esther has spent the past 29 years attempting – unsuccessfully – to divorce her husband. Not a civil divorce, mind you. That part was easy. Civil proceedings moved quickly through the courts after her husband tried to murder her back … Continue reading