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Abortion Clinics Closing Around America

The heavy wooden doors of the building had a sign warning, “No Soliciting, No Trespassing.” The door opened and a woman came out, sobbing and weeping uncontrollably. As she looked toward the high iron fence surrounding the parking lot in front of the building, a woman standing on the sidewalk held up a sign, “Jesus […]

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Everyone Has the Right to See

Eyewear company Warby Parker has a new concept in vision. With their “Buy a Pair, Give a Pair” program, similar to Tom’s shoes, the Certified B Corporation seeks to build a company which does good in the world. Warby Parker’s mission is not just to make a profit, but to profit humanity. History The name […]

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All Eyes on Syria

The Middle East is teetering on the brink of total chaos. Country after country has erupted into revolution or outright civil war. While younger people seeking economic and employment opportunities started much of the early dissent, Islamist terrorist groups exploited it in order to topple existing regimes in favor of more Islamist governments. Caught in […]

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How Do We Respond?

By now, countless millions of tweets, posts, blogs and articles have been written about the outcome of the George Zimmerman / Trayvon Martin case. Chances are you’ve read, and perhaps even written, more than a few yourself. Almost everyone has picked a side; some have been very outspoken about their position while others have remained […]

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What is Divorce Costing You?

What happens when couples have healthy marriages? They are happier and healthier, live longer, are more financially stable, have better sex and intimacy, handle stress better, and raise children who have significantly better chances for success as they grow into adulthood. On the contrary, virtually every societal ill is rooted in the breakdown of the […]

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The House of Horrors

You may not know what happened at 3801 Lancaster Avenue in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Going unnoticed for years, under the guise of a medical practice, there was a kind of ongoing holocaust occurring. The building was given the name, “House of Horrors,” because of what the FBI and the detectives found on those premises on February […]

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The Glass Ceiling Effect

If a man and a woman, both one-year post college graduation with the same degree, work the same job, for the same number of hours, they should both be earning the same salary, correct? Actually, according to the American Association of University Women (AAUW), which analyzed data from a Department of Education survey of 15,000 […]

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A Prescribed Epidemic

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), every three minutes, a woman goes to the emergency room for prescription painkiller misuse or abuse. The CDC also reports that nearly 48,000 women died of prescription medication overdoses between 1999 and 2010. This is a fast growing epidemic, especially for women. Deaths among women […]

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Preventing Childhood Abduction

The recent rescue of three young girls who were kidnapped, raped and imprisoned for nearly a decade by Ariel Castro has shocked the nation and left parents fearful for their own children’s safety. You, like many other parents who are following this horrific story, may feel helpless, fearing that there is nothing that you can […]

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Go to Church, Live Longer

The quest to live longer is an old one. In two months, we will celebrate the 500th anniversary of Ponce de Leon’s discovery of Florida. Why is that relevant? This European explorer came to the area seeking the Fountain of Youth, which you can still visit in St. Augustine, Florida today. There you can see […]

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