Obama Puts Joe Biden In Charge Of Curing Cancer

Barack Obama’s State of the Union address included the announcement of a bold new push to cure cancer, which the president said would be led by none other than Vice President Joe Biden. “Last year, Vice President Biden said that with a new moonshot, America can cure cancer,” Obama said midway through his address. “Last […]

Clinton Says ‘We Should Do Everything We Can to Repeal’ Ban on Federal Funding of Abortion

Hillary Clinton, endorsed by both Planned Parenthood and NARAL, said on Monday she supports repeal of the 1976 Hyde Amendment, which bars federal funding for abortion in most cases. It was the second time in two days that she’s called for its repeal. “It is just hard to justify, because if we have a right […]

Obama Administration to Announce Efforts to Boost Self-Driving Cars

The Obama administration will announce efforts to boost self-driving cars on Thursday, and President Barack Obama may discuss advanced transportation efforts in his final State of the Union Address on Tuesday, according to government officials. Mark Rosekind, head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, told reporters that Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx will be in […]

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback Moves to Defund State’s Planned Parenthood Affiliates

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback announced Tuesday that he would act to cut off state Medicaid dollars to Planned Parenthood affiliates and called on state legislators to cement his policy into law. In his State of the State speech, the Republican governor said he would ask state Department of Health and Environment Secretary Susan Mosier to […]

Planned Parenthood: No Need To Tell Partners You Have HIV

In the United States, it is illegal for someone with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) to keep that fact from his or her sexual partners. Planned Parenthood says that law is against the civil rights of people living with HIV. The International Planned Parenthood Federation published in 2010 a guide for youth infected with HIV […]

Planned Parenthood Gets Raise from US Taxpayers for Providing Fewer Services

Over the past several years, state and federal Republicans have been working hard to defund Planned Parenthood. They don’t believe that a private organization that murders unborn children should be supported by taxpayers, many of which object to abortion. With a Republican controlled Congress, you would expect them to work towards either defunding Planned Parenthood […]

Cardinal Wuerl on Election: Abortion ‘Fundamental Issue,’ Has Taught Generation ‘It’s Alright to Kill’

The hot-button issue of abortion and the “disrespect for human life” it represents will be a key issue in the upcoming presidential race, Cardinal Donald Wuerl, the Archbishop of Washington, D.C., tells Newsmax TV. “It remains the fundamental basic issue,” the influential Roman Catholic leader said Monday on Newsmax Prime. “One reason it strikes me, […]

The Next Big Thing? ‘Fat Studies’ Courses, Fat Awareness Groups Spread Across Universities

Described as an “emerging academic field” that focuses on combating “weightism,” “fat stigma,” and the “weight based oppression” of fat people, “fat studies” courses are popping up on college campuses across the country. Typically found in women and gender studies departments, fat studies courses don’t study obesity as a leading cause of death in America […]