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July 7, 2008, 8:20 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Children seeking an alternative to traditional after-school sports are turning to competitive shotgun shooting for an experience they claim is unmatched on any playing field. Gun control advocates, however, predict tragedy will result from training kids to hit the bull's-eye. According to National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) spokesman Gary Mehalik, there's an "extra ingredient of responsibility" in competitive shotgun shooting that one would be hard-pressed to find in any other sport.
July 7, 2008, 8:20 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - While environmentalists are commending Arianna Huffington for scaring Americans away from their beloved sport utility vehicles (SUVs), conservatives are challenging the maverick columnist to define the real target of her campaign against SUVs.According to Huffington, there exists a "credible link between driving SUVs and our national security." She proceeded to found 'The Detroit Project' and formally accuse SUV owners and manufacturers, via advertisements, of helping Middle Eastern terrorists purchase guns with every gallon of gas purchased at the pump.
July 7, 2008, 8:20 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - In advance of Earth Day 2002, the day when environmentalists celebrate their efforts to preserve the planet from what they consider human destruction, working-class Americans in one rural Montana city plan to condemn the "green left" for allegedly killing their livelihood. KGEZ Radio, an AM station broadcasting out of Kalispell, Mont., is celebrating Earth Day on Friday, three days early, by burning a twelve-foot green swastika in front of the station.
July 7, 2008, 8:20 PM EDT
Washington (CNSNews.com) - Homeland security starts with "hometown security," the nation's governors say. When terrorists strike, state and local authorities will be the first ones to respond, and that has prompted the National Governors Association to develop its own homeland security strategy -- separate from the one Congress is working on right now.In Washington on Thursday, an NGA panel announced a pilot project intended to put local, state, and federal governments on the same page when it comes to protecting America.
July 7, 2008, 8:20 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Two generations of Americans will collide in Washington, D.C., on Saturday when a coalition of Vietnam veterans counter-protests thousands of anti-war protesters, many of whom were born years after Saigon fell to the Communists in 1975. Almost three decades later, the Vietnam veterans want to ensure America's military avoids another unfinished war.
July 7, 2008, 8:20 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Following the 5-4 U.S. Supreme Court ruling that validated a taxpayer funded school voucher program for low-income students in Cleveland, Ohio, a Republican state senator from California announced he intends to follow suit. State Sen. Ray Haynes, from Murrieta, Calif., said he would introduce legislation to "create real school choice" by offering vouchers to the state's low-income public school students. In addition to Cleveland, the city of Milwaukee, Wisc., and the state of Florida already have school voucher programs on their books.
July 7, 2008, 8:20 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Anti-capitalist groups converging on the nation's capital this week to protest the International Monetary Fund/World Bank meetings do not expect to be used as cover for a terrorist strike, but intelligence sources aren't ruling out anything."We're getting a little over-anxious about identifying terrorists," said Socialist Party USA spokesman Greg Pason. Terrorists could use any public venue to carry out their plot -- not just the IMF protest rally, he said.
July 7, 2008, 8:20 PM EDT
(Update: As expected, after this story was published, Republican-led committees in the Virginia General Assembly voted against a second term for Judge Verbena Askew, the first black woman to hold the job of Circuit Court judge. The decision - and the wrangling beforehand - prompted accusations of racism and sexism, and some say it mirrors the contentious judicial confirmation process going on in Washington. Republican opponents said Askew, a lesbian, had not been forthright about a sexual harassment complaint filed by a female court colleague.)
July 7, 2008, 8:20 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Conservatives Wednesday broke rank with the Bush administration over the choice of a new director for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, expressing doubt that Julie Gerberding possessed the traits needed to "straighten out an agency that is so far off course." Gerberding, an infectious disease expert, played a major role in developing CDC's response to the mysterious anthrax attacks that targeted U.S. postal facilities last fall. She continues to lead the CDC's efforts to prepare for and counter terrorism.
July 7, 2008, 8:20 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Small business owners claim they're the victims of an out-of-control asbestos litigation system driven by trial lawyers. The Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA), however, claims it is just pursuing justice for the sake of those injured by the cancer-causing fiber.
July 7, 2008, 8:20 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A liberal consumer advocacy group may be rolling into a town near you to condemn President Bush for supporting caps on medical malpractice compensation. Fueled by fear and anger, the Center for Justice and Democracy hopes its 13-state "Medical Rights Bus Tour" will convince legislators and citizens nationwide that the president's malpractice plan will further harm people who are severely injured.
July 7, 2008, 8:20 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The nation's "leading voice in the African-American community" wants to bring the slavery reparations debate to American's fingertips in "one easy, compact package." That's according to David Almasi, director of Project 21, a black conservative group that has launched an information clearinghouse to provide people with both sides of the story on this "very frivolous" issue.
July 7, 2008, 8:20 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - An 11-year-old Missouri boy disappeared outside of his home late Sunday afternoon a week ago, while riding his bicycle. Shawn Hornbeck's father, Craig Akers, says he won't give up hope, but some wonder if the establishment media has given up on its high profile coverage of child abductions.
July 7, 2008, 8:20 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Alternately criticized and praised for being an ally of gun owners, U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft now has authority over the firearms issues previously managed by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms. (The agency was renamed the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives on Jan. 24, 2003.)Anti-gun activists fear Ashcroft, in his added role, will be a weak enforcer of firearms laws while some libertarians worry that the attorney general will have too much power and might abuse it.
July 7, 2008, 8:20 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Humans are putting too much pressure on the Earth, and that's hurting their chances of wiping out global poverty and preventing global warming, noted the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) in its 'Living Planet Report 2002' released Tuesday. The WWF report predicts that human welfare will "start to plummet by 2030" due to the overconsumption of Earth's natural resources.
July 7, 2008, 8:20 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The prime suspect in the Beltway Sniper shootings and one of the ten people killed by the sniper apparently shared something in common besides allegedly being in the same place at the same time on the morning of Oct. 11.
July 7, 2008, 8:20 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Gun control groups are downplaying questions about plagiarism after one organization issued a statement to the media containing language that is, in some instances, identical to passages in a copyrighted news report published four days earlier by the Associated Press.
July 7, 2008, 8:20 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A former U.S. attorney general has drafted articles of impeachment against President Bush and three other top administration officials as a means of preventing the U.S. from advancing a "first strike, potentially nuclear preemptive war" against Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein.
July 7, 2008, 8:20 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Efforts by snowmobile manufacturers to produce cleaner, quieter engines have done little to satisfy the objections of environmentalists who are still seeking a ban of snowmobiling in two of the nation's most popular national parks, Yellowstone and Grand Teton.
July 7, 2008, 8:20 PM EDT
Washington, D.C. (CNSNews.com) - A coalition of left-wing activists, clergy and students expects "hundreds of thousands" of people will join them Saturday in Washington, D.C., to protest and condemn Congress for allowing the Bush administration to pursue a "morally reprehensible" war against the Iraqi people. Representatives of A.N.S.W.E.R. (Act Now to Stop War & End Racism) claim Congress did not represent the American people when it passed an "illegal resolution" authorizing President Bush to use military force against Iraq.