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July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Computer savvy and interested in presidential politics, 13-year-old Erin was upset to learn that America Online's Instant Message (AIM) robot, "Smarter Child" favored Democrat John Kerry in this year's election. Erin, whose last name is being omitted in this article, is a fan of President Bush.
July 7, 2008, 8:23 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Abortion rights supporters in the Colorado House of Representatives are crying foul after a pro-life legislator introduced an abortion survivor before a celebration honoring Planned Parenthood.When Republican Ted Harvey, the assistant minority leader in the Colorado House, learned on May 8 of legislation meant to honor Planned Parenthood's Rocky Mountain branch, he says he was disgusted. He labeled Planned Parenthood's record a "90-year legacy of genocide."
July 7, 2008, 8:23 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - President Bush's nominee to head the Food and Drug Administration told a Senate committee Tuesday that his decision to move forward on over-the-counter sales of the "morning-after pill" was based "not on a political ideology, but on a medical ideology."Dr. Andrew von Eschenbach currently serves as acting commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), but the president's choice of von Eschenbach to permanently head the agency is drawing fire from cultural conservatives who oppose over the counter availability of the emergency contraceptive.
July 7, 2008, 8:23 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - U.S. media coverage of Iraq was so gloomy that during a recent visit to the U.S. the prime minister of Iraqi Kurdistan wondered whether the situation had deteriorated to such a degree during his absence that he should stay away."CNN International and [Arabic television network] al-Jazeera are equally bad in their coverage of the situation in Iraq," Kurdistan Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani was quoted as telling a visiting group of Americans on Monday.
July 7, 2008, 8:22 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - "Sweetheart, our lives are about to change." Those were the words Debi Faris-Cifelli heard on her cell phone last week while shopping at a department store. The founder of Garden of Angels, a charity that gives abandoned babies a proper burial in a special "garden" cemetery, said she couldn't believe it when her husband, Steve Cifelli, told her they had won $27 million in the California State Lottery.
July 7, 2008, 8:22 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Some missing persons cases, such as those involving Shasta and Dylan Groene and "runaway bride" Jennifer Wilbanks, have received extensive media coverage. But the disappearances of thousands of other people get little attention, and their loved ones receive little help and hope.
July 7, 2008, 8:22 PM EDT
(1st Add: Includes information on Christin Gilbert's pre-existing condition)
July 7, 2008, 8:22 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A pro-family organization is lashing out at a student-run newspaper at the University of Oregon for the publication of two cartoons, one showing Jesus in sexual arousal and the other showing him kissing another man.
July 7, 2008, 8:22 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Scientific researchers have revealed in the medical journal NeuroRehabilitation that a commonly-used sleeping pill, zolpidem (brand name Ambien), can be used to temporarily awaken patients in a persistent vegetative state (PVS), coma, or other brain-injured state.
July 7, 2008, 8:06 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - In the aftermath of South Dakota's passage of a controversial abortion ban, the state lawmaker who sponsored the ban is the target of hate mail. Republican State Rep. Roger Hunt acknowledges that "it is the people's right to voice their feelings to a politician," but the venom directed at Hunt prompted South Dakota's GOP Gov. Mike Rounds and the state legislature to take extra steps to protect Hunt.
July 7, 2008, 8:05 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Planned Parenthood Federation of America, the nation's number one provider of abortions, is "exploiting the tragedy of Hurricane Katrina for its own financial gain," according to pro-life activists.
July 7, 2008, 8:05 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A pro-life group in Illinois said a local newspaper refused to publish advertisements featuring sonogram images because executives at the paper considered the ads to be "too graphic." When contacted by Cybercast News Service, the advertising manager of the Joliet-based Herald News did not deny using that description, but he said his newspaper reserves the right to reject any ad for any reason.
July 7, 2008, 8:05 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - An Illinois newspaper has reversed its ban on pro-life advertisements featuring sonogram images. As Cybercast News Service previously reported, The Herald News, which is based in Joliet, Ill., had refused to run three different pro-life advertisements that were submitted by the Will County, Ill., chapter of the National Right to Life Committee.
July 7, 2008, 8:04 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Feminists across the country commemorated the 183rd anniversary of suffragist Susan B. Anthony's birth on Saturday, with some of them promoting the message that Susan B. Anthony was an activist for unborn children.Anthony, born February 15, 1820, is best known for her leading role in the women's suffrage movement. But the Susan B. Anthony List (SBA List), a membership organization with an affiliated political action committee, notes that Anthony was also a staunch pro-life activist.