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Abortion Restrictions Hit Second-Highest Total Ever in 2012

State lawmakers passed the second-highest number of abortion restrictions ever in 2012, with 19 states enacting 43 measures limiting access to abortion services.

Al Jazeera Launches American Cable Network Incursion

The Pan-Arab news channel Al Jazeera -- known for its anti-Israel, pro-Islamist propaganda and its long record as the chosen news outlet for al Qaeda and other terrorist cells -- will soon infiltrate the homes of almost 40 million Americans following its Jan. 2 purchase of Al Gore's left-leaning cable channel Current TV.

Court Blocks Ban on Gay Therapy for Minors

A federal appeals court shortly before Christmas blocked a California ban on "reparative therapy," giving concerned parents the right -- for now -- to seek counsel for a child with homosexual tendencies.

Adoption Tax Credit Made Permanent in Fiscal Cliff Bill

The "fiscal cliff" bill signed by President Obama didn't fully please either political party, but it did contain good news for the adoption community by maintaining a tax credit that makes adoption more affordable for low- and middle-income families.

What's Hot? 1/4/13

A listing of hot cultural items from the the Internet, music, television and movies.

Don't Forget: Saturday is Hobby Lobby Appreciation Day

Hobby Lobby, the popular arts and crafts retailer, is being threatened with a $1.3 million daily fine for refusing to provide insurance coverage that pays for contraception that induces abortion.

Is the Pro-Life Cause Winning?

This week’s TIME magazinecover story announces that, forty years after Roe, the pro-life side is winning the abortion debate. I say, “Not so fast.”

Britain: Judge Rules Christians Have No Right to Refuse to Work on Sundays

A new court ruling in Britain says Christians have no right to refuse to work on Sundays because it is not a "core component" of their beliefs.

More Kids Practicing Yoga

Yoga: It's said to be the fastest-growing sport in America, with 20 million people practicing. But the latest trend among yogis is that an increasing number of practitioners are pint sized.

First Openly Bisexual Member of Congress Takes Office

Democrat Kyrsten Sinema, who was elected to the House of Representatives in November by voters in Arizona's 9th Congressional District and sworn into office Jan. 3, is being touted as the first openly bisexual member of Congress.

Where Do We Go from Here?

Moving forward in troubled times.

U.N. Estimates 60,000 Killed in Syria

As the civil war in Syria nears its two-year anniversary, the United Nations estimates that more than 60,000 people have been killed, with monthly casualty figures steadily increasing.

Every Mom Needs to Watch This Video

If you’re a mom who has grown weary or you’re just in need of a dose of loving encouragement today, I have something for you.

Why the Worst Thing That Happens to You Could Wind Up Being the Best Thing

In 1939, J.R.R. Tolkien prepared an essay to be delivered as a lecture at the University of St Andrews in Scotland. It was titled "On Fairy-Stories," and in the piece he explained and defended the use of fantasy as a literary form.

Sandy Hook Students Resume Classes for First Time Since Shooting

Students from Sandy Hook Elementary School return to class today for the first time since a gunman's massacre killed 20 of their classmates and six adults.

When to Make a Change

I wonder if we know when to make a change. Yes, we know what we want to change, and when we have windows of opportunity, but that is different than knowing when it is time to change no matter what the cost.

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • January 03, 2013 |
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Nigeria Leader: Islamists Won't Stop Christians From Worshiping

Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan told Christians gathered at a church in Nigeria's capital on Sunday that "the church is one of the main targets" of terrorist attacks by the Islamist group Boko Haram, but "if the idea of Boko Haram is to stop Nigerians from worshiping God, they will not succeed."

Maryland Ushers in New Year With Same-Sex Ceremonies

As the clock hit midnight on the East Coast and many celebrated the new year, homosexuals observed the occasion by hosting same-sex ceremonies in Baltimore's City Hall.

Second Concussions Can Be Devastating

A new case study published in the Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics finds that a rare "second-impact syndrome" (or SIS) can occur when an athlete suffers a jolt to the head too soon after an earlier concussion -- even if a CT scan taken after the first concussion comes back clean.

Increasing Number of Teens in U.S. Disregard Pot Dangers

A new study concludes teens’ perception of the dangers of marijuana is at its lowest level in more than 20 years.

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