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The inconvenient truth about vaccines

by Stefani Williams, Renew America, April 4, 2019 "Skepticism is the first step towards truth," Denis Diderot, 1746. Has our government ever been wrong? Has it ever been deceptive? The answer of course, to anyone who knows our history, is yes! Here are a few examples: Forced sterilization... read more

Marijuana and Psychosis

Written By John Stonestreet   |   03.29.19 The pitfalls and perils of marijuana legalization are well-documented. But whenever we discuss that research here on BreakPoint, we’re accused of not having the right research. What that means is that we’ve used studies that... read more

It Is Never Necessary to Intentionally Kill a Fetal Human Being to Save a Woman’s Life: In Support of the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act

Abortion, Politics February 17, 2019 By Donna Harrison, M.D., Michelle Cretella, M.D., John Schirger, M.D., David Stevens, M.D. and Jane Orient, M.D. The Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act provides a scientifically sound, medically accurate, and respectful approach to... read more

Marijuana, Mental Illness and Violence

Written by Walter E. Williams, 2-13-19 Ten states and Washington, D.C., have legalized the recreational use of marijuana. Twenty-two other states, along with U.S. territories Puerto Rico and Guam, allow marijuana to be used for medical purposes. Let’s examine some hidden issues about... read more

Despite contrary claims, study finds marijuana more dangerous to teens than alcohol

By Nancy Thorner -  January 23, 2019 Tucker Carlson on his Fox News show of October 17, 2018, during a segment titled, Should America Legalize Pot?, debated with Mason Tvert of Marijuana Policy Project about Tvert's claim that smoking marijuana is less dangerous than drinking alcohol. Having... read more

Written in our chromosomes; anchored in our bodies

Gender roles are culturally defined; sex is not Celia Wolf-Devine | Jan 9 2019 “I don’t ever want to hear the word ‘gender’ again.” One of the early flagship transexuals said this to me in private conversation. I did not press for more explanation as the situation was a delicate... read more

See the Live Action abortion videos YouTube is trying to bury

December 29, 2018 The following comes from a Dec. 28 posting from Live Action. In the midst of “Shout Your Abortion” culture, an effort to suppress pro-life speech on multiple platforms is thriving. In just the latest example, a Slate tech writer dabbled in pro-abortion activism this... read more

That Feeling When Scientists Say Sodom and Gomorrha Were Destroyed by Fire From the Sky

By Steve Skojec, December 13, 2018 One of most uniquely ridiculous things about living in our staunchly atheistic world is just how much dark-age dogmatism is at heart of popular anti-Christian tropes. From the anti-science “it’s not a child it’s a clump of cells” to the resolute... read more

Coitus, But Not Other Kinds of Sexual Activity, Promotes Health

By Christopher Kaczor, November 5, 2018 The empirical evidence suggests that coitus is associated with significant psychological and physical benefits and that noncoital sexual activity is associated with significant psychological and physical harms. One might think that all kinds of sexual... read more

Are the wheels falling off the transgender juggernaut?

In a surprising move, 'The Economist' expresses grave reservations By Michael Cook | Nov 7 2018 In the aftermath of Donald Trump’s election in 2016, Mara Keisling, head of the National Center for Transgender Equality, anticipated his hostility. She declared that trans people would fight for... read more

The Tricky Chemistry of Attraction

CCI Editor's note:  This article is repeated from earlier publication.  Must read! Taking Birth-Control Pills May Mask the Signals That Draw the Sexes Together, Research Shows By Shirley S. Wang,  May 9, 2011 Much of the attraction between the sexes is chemistry. New studies suggest... read more