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DNA experiment yields great promise and high ethical risks

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A vision for a secular America

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The politics of Catholic opposition to birth control

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Not pretty in pink: Komen has a trust gap

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A Catholic nullification doctrine?

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Embrace secularism; keep religion out of politics

Last week, most leaders of the Republican Party condemned the statement of the Rev. Robert Jeffress that Mormonism is a … Continued

The evangelical case for Mitt Romney —and against Robert Jeffress

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Religious agencies and birth control

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