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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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Obama silent about provisions for abortion

The Obama administration has initiated an effort to dispel what it describes as “wild rumors” about health-care reform, but, perhaps tellingly, it does not seek to deny that current congressional proposals will result in government funding of abortion. In his weekly radio address Aug. 8, President Obama sought to dismiss what he described as “the […]

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Gay activists fight marriage amendment

Gay activists in California are hoping to repeal the state marriage amendment, but they are dealing with a huge fracture within their camp. Major donors are unhappy about the passage of Proposition 8, and don’t want to give to a lost cause a second time. David Bohnett, a millionaire philanthropist who gave more than $1 […]

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Episcopal Church votes to lift ban on gay bishops

Leaders at the Episcopal Church’s tri-annual convention voted overwhelmingly to pass a resolution that opens “any ordained Life ” to homosexuals. The move lifts a moratorium on ordaining gay or lesbian bishops that the church passed three years ago. Biblically orthodox Anglicans, many of whom are part of the newly-formed Anglican Church of North America, […]

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Kennedy Shriver remembered for defense of unborn

Eunice Kennedy Shriver was a lifelong Democrat and member of a political family that largely embraced abortion rights, but on that controversial issue, she was pro-life. Shriver died Aug. 11 at the age of 88 and is perhaps best remembered as the founder of the Special Olympics. But while she was a lifelong advocate of […]

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Foreclosure

As the mortgage crisis continues to grip South Florida, many people who are delinquent in their mortgage payments and facing foreclosure become desperate. The Associated Press recently reported that Florida, California, Arizona and Nevada comprise 46 percent of the nation’s homes in foreclosures. The media have repeatedly focused on South Florida as an area where […]

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How much is a woman’s life worth? In Michigan, only $10,000

Abortionist Alberto Hodari has been fined $10,000 by the State of Michigan for the 2003 abortion-related death of Regina Johnson. The consent order, which recently became public, was issued on March 4, 2009, more than five years after Johnson’s death. “Now we know what a woman’s life is worth in the State of Michigan once […]

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West Virginia school board upholds rights of all kids

A West Virginia school board has voted unanimously not to include “sexual orientation” as a special category in a new cultural-diversity policy – marking a significant victory for parents and pro-family advocates who used a Focus on the Family resource. Family advocates said if “sexual orientation” was not removed from the bullying policy by the […]

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Faded Glory

How the networks trivialize patriotism   The word “patriotism” conjures images of Old Glory, the Liberty Bell, soldiers landing on the beaches at Normandy and the Founding Fathers – at least in the hearts of most Americans. But on the broadcast networks, “patriotism” has become little more than a marketing term. ABC, CBS and NBC […]

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Pollster say Christians lack understanding on key issues

Christians don’t have a thorough knowledge of the Fairness Doctrine, hate-crimes legislation or the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), according to recent research by Wilson Research Strategies. CEO Chris Wilson said the data examined suggest that Christians don’t fully understand the negative impact of these policy proposals on the ministries they support.  “The recent change in […]

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