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U.S. carbon footprint: a one-child policy

Andrew Revkin, who reports on environmental issues for The New York Times, floated an idea recently for combating global warming: Give carbon credits to couples that limit themselves to having one child. Revkin later told CNSNews.com that he was not endorsing the idea, just trying to provoke some thinking on the topic. Revkin participated via […]

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ALA urged to include ex-gay books

In recognition of the goals of Banned Books Week by the American Library Association (ALA), Parents and Friends of Ex-Gays & Gays (PFOX) asked the ALA to include ex-gay books in its annual promotion of ALA’s “celebration of the freedom to read” program. “For several weeks, PFOX has attempted to secure a statement from the […]

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Should give, could give, would give

Three men were discussing how to determine how much money to give to the Lord. This first man drew a circle on the ground, took all the money out of his pocket and threw it in the air; whatever landed inside the circle was the Lord’s and the rest he spent. The second man disagreed; […]

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Gay Mardi Gras: Life homosexuals

It’s officially known as “Southern Decadence” and informally as “Gay Mardi Gras” in New Orleans’ French Quarter. It’s difficult to ignore, drawing tens of thousands of people in a homosexual or lesbian lifestyle and pumping millions of dollars into the city’s economy. At Franklin Avenue Baptist Church in New Orleans, 100 local pastors and church […]

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Washington teachers leave NEA

Some teachers in the St. John School District have disaffiliated with the Washington Education Association (WEA) and the National Education Association (NEA) because they no longer wanted to give money to causes they didn’t believe in. “Many of the teachers in St. John were just fed up with funneling huge amounts of their paycheck to […]

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Celebrate the Constitution

“I call not upon a few, but upon all: not on this state or that state, but on every state; up and help us; lay your shoulders to the wheel; better to have too much force than too little, when so great an object is at stake,” wrote Thomas Paine in 1776. Federal law mandates […]

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‘Votes Have Consequences’ project

The Susan B. Anthony List announced a list of House and Senate targets for the Susan B. Anthony List’s “Votes Have Consequences” project, an effort to educate citizens about the voting records of legislators who are out of step with their districts. “If there’s one thing many members of Congress learned over the August recess, […]

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FDA OKs generic ‘morning-after’ pill

Another “morning-after” pill with abortion-causing qualities will soon be on sale in stores. Watson Laboratories has received approval from the Food and Drug Administration to market a generic version of Plan B, a post-intercourse “emergency contraceptive,” as it is commonly known, that can cause an abortion. The new generic drug will be marketed under the […]

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Obama regulation removing organs

Cass Sunstein, President Barack Obama’s newly appointed Administrator of the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), has advocated a policy under which the government would “presume” someone has consented to having his or her organs removed for transplantation into someone else when they die unless that person has explicitly indicated that his […]

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A little rebellion now & then is good

“I hold it that a little rebellion now and then is a good thing and as necessary in the political world as storms in the physical. … It is a medicine necessary for the sound health of government.”–Thomas Jefferson to James Madison (Jan. 30, 1787). Here’s a breaking News alert for all Americans: if you […]

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