California bill would ban vaccination exemption

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON EXAMINER) California lawmakers want to get rid of a vaccination exemption for parents’ personal beliefs. The legislation comes amid a new spread of preventable illnesses such as more…

Jindal claims Rand Paul wrong about vaccine dangers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [jwplayer 0IeSpdC7] Louisiana governor and possible 2016 GOP presidential candidate Bobby Jindal claims childhood vaccines do not sometimes cause cases of "profound mental disorders," even though the federal more…

Twitter admits: We 'suck' at tackling trolls

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TELEGRAPH) — Twitter's chief executive has taken personal responsibility for the social media website's problems in dealing with abuse reported by users. The acknowledgement from Dick Costolo came more…

New allegations of Saudi involvement in 9/11

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN) New allegations have emerged from the man described as the 20th 9/11 hijacker, alleging members of the Saudi royal family supported al Qaeda. Zacarias Moussaoui, who pleaded more…

Bruce Jenner 'sex change' goes from gossip to news

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYTIMES) — For the last few years, there have been rumors and anonymously sourced tabloid items suggesting that Bruce Jenner, the former Olympic champion and somewhat comically befuddled more…

Jailed lawmaker: Let inmates have porn

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ASSOCIATED PRESS) — RICHMOND — A Virginia lawmaker who spends his nights in jail says a measure aimed at keeping pornography out of the hands of inmates would more…

Inside Obama's about-face on arming Ukraine

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOREIGNPOLICY) — Since last year’s start of the crisis in Ukraine, the White House repeatedly has turned down requests from Kiev for weapons. Over the last four days, more…

Forgotten history of 'Separation of church and state'

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1660735" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Statue of Roger Williams[/caption] An early Baptist dissenter who died in London's Newgate Prison was Thomas Helwys, who wrote in 1612: "The King is more…