Republican amendment unlikely to delay DADT repeal

Rev. Billy Graham released from NC hospital after being treated for pneumonia; resting at home

“Interview: Wayne Grudem of Phoenix Seminary on same sex blessings & gay marriage”

    San Francisco Examiner: In this unique hour and a half interview with The Reverend Doctor Wayne Grudem by telephone from the writer’s home north of San Francisco to his study in his Phoenix area home. So much was covered regarding Gay Marriage and Same Sex Blessings, some in more depth because of Dr. Grudem’s generous willingness to spend so much time with the interview. This interview is the fourth in a series of what are now six interviews on the subject. It is the first with an Evangelical. To give the reader some idea of what kind of Evangelical are we talking about and with in this interview, here is the complete quote from Phoenix Seminary where Dr. Grudem is a teacher:


  • Posted: 05/16/2011
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  • Category: Marriage & Family
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Big GOP donors join push to redefine marriage in NY

NY marriage fight focuses on threat to religious freedom

Inauguration Prayer Challenge Turned Away by U.S. Supreme Court

Apparent Immunity Gene ‘Cures’ Bay Area Man Of AIDS

    CBS San Francisco: A 45-year-old man now living in the Bay Area may be the first person ever cured of the deadly disease AIDS, the result of the discovery of an apparent HIV immunity gene.


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  • Category: Miscellaneous

Heritage Foundation Event: “Sexual Economics: The Forces Shaping How Young Americans Meet, Mate, and Marry”

    Heritage Foundation: The social consequences of unwed childbearing and delayed marriage make the sexual and relational decisions of emerging adults particularly significant for the future of marriage and family in America. To better understand what motivates the sexual decisions of these young people, researchers Mark Regnerus and Jeremy Uecker assemble comprehensive survey data and illuminating personal stories in their new book, Premarital Sex in America: How Young Americans Meet, Mate, and Think about Marrying.


  • Posted: 05/16/2011
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  • Category: Marriage & Family
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  • Source: links.heritage.org

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Va. settles long dispute with Muslim inmate

Egypt: Dozens injured after Copts attacked during protests

Brits clueless that common phrases come from the Bible

Swiss voters reject proposal to ban assisted suicide

International Court Seeks Warrant for Qaddafi

“Prop. 8 Opponents Defend Gay Judge”

    Christian Post: The lawyers representing the two same-sex couples who filed a lawsuit against California’s Proposition 8 says former Judge Vaughn Walker’s sexuality and involvement in a same-sex relationship are not enough to prove he made a ruling based on a personal desire to be married. Conservatives, on the other hand, say doubt about his ability to serve impartially should have been enough for him to disclose it or step down from the case.


  • Posted: 05/16/2011
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  • Category: Bench & Bar
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  • Source: www.christianpost.com

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UK: Christian drugs expert in fight to get job back after paper on homosexuality

Alan E. Sears: Will European schools have more religious freedom than America’s?

Results of gender selective abortion investigation to be revealed in months

Brazil: Pele fertility doctor ‘deceived IVF parents’

U.S. ends registration program targeting men from Muslim countries

Georgia Supreme Court Wrongly Rejects Charter School Law

Minn. Senate Passes New Limits on Abortions

State Sen. Ruben Diaz, Sr. Protest Against Marriage Redefinition Riles Lesbian Granddaughter

Scotland: Margo MacDonald renews campaign for assisted suicide

Alabama chief justice warns more court layoffs coming

Kansas governor signs abortion clinics bill

Pro-life leader-designate of B.C. Tories explains opposition to gay anti-discrimination legislation

Christian churches file court papers today in fight over sodomy in Belize

Chuck Colson: “Perversion of democracy: gay ‘marriage’ and the law”

Australia Abortionist Infects 50 Women With Hepatitis C Virus

House Committee Moves to Streamline Department of Education

    Heritage Foundation Education Notebook: “Currently, the paperwork burden imposed by the Department of Education is larger than that of the Department of Defense, the Department of Energy, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Department of the Interior, and the Department of Justice. From 2002 to 2009, the Department of Education’s paperwork burden increased by an estimated 65 percent—an astounding number that continues to grow.”


  • Posted: 05/16/2011
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  • Category: Marriage & Family
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  • Source: links.heritage.org

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Canada: The coming conservative court: Harper to reshape judiciary

PA: State judicial pay soars; top jurist says courts underfunded

Feingold’s ouster worsens odds for Butler, Nourse confirmations

School Boots Boy Scouts for Mother Earth

8th Cir. upholds MN on direct corp. contributions

Donald Trump says he won’t run in 2012

    Politico: The publicity-loving New York developer and reality-TV star pulled the plug on his would-be 2012 presidential run Monday afternoon, saying he still believes he’d be best for the job but that he’s not ready to give up on making money in the private sector.


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  • Category: Miscellaneous
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  • Source: www.politico.com

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Huckabee won’t seek GOP nomination

U.S. develops genocide response plans

    Wall Street Journal (Nathan Hodge, Making Plans to Stop Mass Murder, 5/10/2011): The U.S. has launched a high-level initiative to make the military more ready and able to respond to potential mass killings. A senior Department of Defense official said the project, which is at an early stage, would help develop “a complete set of options that the leadership can consider in the preventive area before it comes to sending in the military, or not sending in the military.”


  • Posted: 05/16/2011
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  • Category: Global: Sanctity of Life
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WV: Court Rejects Challenge To Religious Workers Visa Rules

Human rights activist sees face of fascism at EU human rights conference

U.S. Supreme Court refuses to hear case over anonymity in school suit

Price tag, waiting period attached to free speech

Germany: Schröder demands help for infertile couples

Census Data Reveals a Shift in Patterns of Childbearing

Court won’t hear challenge to ‘So help me God’

Prop. 8: New plea to release video of trial

UK Analysts Examine, Explain US Efforts to Curb Union Power

Mitch Daniels Names Pro-Abortion Condi Rice as Potential VP

IN Supreme Court: No right to resist illegal cop entry into home

Marc Tucker and the take over of public education by the feds

    Education News: This federal thrust was touted as the answer to Bennett’s “A Nation At Risk”. However, in order to participate (receive federal funds),each Governor was advised that its state eduction statutes had to be revised in order to receive grants that would reflect the reform underway.


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  • Category: Marriage & Family
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  • Source: www.educationnews.org

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The Separation of Religion and School

Conservatives’ bill aims for strict spending limit of 18 percent of GDP

NZ: Schools arrange secret abortions

Abortion Drug Kills Girl in Portugal, Caused Deadly Infection

Gingrich Blasts House GOP’s Medicare Plan

    Wall Street Journal: He said on NBC’s “Meet the Press” that seniors should not be required to use a new Medicare program, as envisioned by the House GOP, but should be persuaded to voluntarily migrate to a better system. “I don’t think right-wing social engineering is any more desirable than left-wing social engineering,” he said when asked about a Medicare plan championed by House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan (R., Wis.)


  • Posted: 05/16/2011
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New blood test tells you how long you are likely to live?

Legal Periodial: Christian Legal Society, and Speech-Based Claims for Religious Exemptions from Neutral Laws of General Applicability

Legal Periodical: ‘Charitable’ Discrimination: Why Taxpayers Should Not Have to Fund 501(c)(3) Organizations that Discriminate Against LGBT Employees

Legal Periodical: Odious Discrimination and the Religious Exemption Question