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11 May
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David Goodall, 104, just took his own life, after making a powerful statement about assisted death

On his final day, before he went to a Swiss clinic to die, David Goodall spoke about his 104 years of life — and his scheduled death. The Australian scientist, who had traveled to Switzerland to end his life because ...

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11 May
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John Roberts’ Long Game

How much damage did Trinity Lutheran do to the separation of church and state? The New Mexico Supreme Court assesses. Does the U.S. Constitution require states to subsidize religious private schools? For decades, the answer has been an unambiguous no; ...

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11 May
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Americans With No Religion Greatly Outnumber White Evangelicals

It’s relatively well-known that the portion of the U.S. population with no religious affiliation has been steadily increasing recently. And for those paying attention to research, it’s also been obvious for a while that conservative evangelicals were beginning to lose “market share” after years ...

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11 May
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DeVos Moves to Loosen Restrictions on Federal Aid to Religious Colleges

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, a lifelong advocate of Christian education, moved on Wednesday to loosen federal regulations on religious colleges and universities, after a Supreme Court decision that restricted states from denying some kinds of aid to religious institutions. The ...

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