March 14, 2018

Commercial surrogacy exploits women, opponents say

The state of Washington last week legalized commercial surrogacy. Opponents argued the measure exploits women and children by commodifying the womb, but advocates in February successfully pushed the bill through the state House and Senate by narrow margins. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, a Democrat, signed it into law on March

Stephen Hawking’s journey into atheism

Say the words “British,” “scientist” and “atheist” and the first person to come to mind probably isn’t Stephen Hawking. But while Hawking, the theoretical physicist

States consider child marriage bans

An 11-year-old rape victim in Florida, a 14-year-old ninth-grader in Texas, a sexually abused 16-year-old in Kentucky. They are among thousands of girls forced to

Stephen Hawking’s journey into atheism

Say the words “British,” “scientist” and “atheist” and the first person to come to mind probably isn’t Stephen Hawking. But while Hawking, the theoretical physicist

States consider child marriage bans

An 11-year-old rape victim in Florida, a 14-year-old ninth-grader in Texas, a sexually abused 16-year-old in Kentucky. They are among thousands of girls forced to

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