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July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A pro-life group says Sen. Orrin Hatch is leading a "misguided" effort to convince Americans that they can be pro-life - and support human embryonic stem cell research at the same time."Research that kills living human embryos can never be justified," said Judie Brown, president of the American Life League.Hatch (R-Utah) and 57 other U.S. senators have sent a letter to President Bush, asking him to relax restrictions on stem cell research.
July 7, 2008, 8:30 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - In losing one of the closest presidential races in American history four years ago, Democrat Al Gore failed to win a single southern state. Still, a group of southern historians, activists, civil rights attorneys, law professors and theologians dismisses the idea that President George W. Bush and the Republican Party have a lock on the region.
July 7, 2008, 8:21 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The U.S. Supreme Court Monday handed a victory to supporters of the federal law barring sex discrimination at publicly funded schools, although the victory might only be temporary. The high court will take up the case involving an Alabama girl's high school basketball coach who was demoted after using the Title IX anti-discrimination law to complain that his team had been treated unfairly.
July 7, 2008, 8:21 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - With less than two weeks until the U.S. relinquishes political authority in Iraq, one retired American general fears terrorists are planning "a catastrophic event," one that "is going to make 9/11 look like kid's play."Retired Air Force Lt. Gen. Thomas G. McInerney spoke Wednesday at an event sponsored by the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies, an institution that claims "to focus on policies to best end terrorism."
July 7, 2008, 8:21 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled against a woman who sued her hospital for prematurely discharging her a day after surgery. Ruby Calad was told by a Houston-area hospital a day after her hysterectomy that she had to be released because her HMO, Cigna Healthcare of Texas, Inc., would not approve any additional expenses. Because she was released early, Calad ended up in an emergency room a few days later.
July 7, 2008, 8:21 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - During the first year of Iraqi reconstruction, the United States spent far more of Iraq's money than its own, according to a new congressional report.The General Accounting Office said in a report Tuesday that as of April, about $58 billion in grants, loans, Iraqi assets and revenues has been made available for the reconstruction of Iraq.
July 7, 2008, 8:21 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The campaign of Democratic presidential candidate John F. Kerry is criticizing President Bush for featuring Nazi images in an ad on his official reelection campaign website, but the images in question come from an ad featured on the website of liberal advocacy group. Phil Singer, spokesman for the Kerry campaign, said using Nazi images is "simply wrong"" by any campaign, politician or party. He said it's not only insensitive but diminishes Bush's credibility as president.
July 7, 2008, 8:21 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A surge in U.S. employment again in June, with 1.4 million additional jobs and a booming economic record await the November election, analysts said on Wednesday. Economists believe 250,000 jobs were created this month, surpassing May's jump of 248,000."I think the gains will be quite widespread again, and as we saw in April and May, we are likely to create slightly more higher-paying than lower-paying positions," Reuters quoted Lynn Reaser, chief economist at Banc of America Securities, as saying.
July 7, 2008, 8:21 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The selection of North Carolina Sen. John Edwards as the Democratic vice presidential running mate sparked more curiosity Tuesday about the political future of former first lady and current New York Sen. Hillary Clinton.According to Clinton's former press secretary Karen Finney, the former first lady was never interested in being Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry's running mate. "She said it fairly consistently," said Finney. "She has been very consistent on that. She was fairly consistent about not running in '04, and then she didn't run in '04."
July 7, 2008, 8:21 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - With Democrats heaping criticism on the Bush administration's tax cutting strategy and the increase in the federal budget deficit, conservatives are countering that a Kerry-Edwards administration would drive the deficit even higher.The National Taxpayers Union Foundation has released a study indicating that 65 out of the 70 planks in John Kerry's fiscal policy platform would increase federal spending, while only five would reduce the budget.
July 7, 2008, 8:15 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Insurgents threatened to behead a U.S. Marine unless the United States releases all Iraqis in "occupation jails," according to a videotape aired on Arab television.Cpl. Wassef Ali Hassoun was identified by his family as the kidnapped American Marine who appeared on a videotape aired Sunday. Hassoun was shown blindfolded and wearing military fatigues. Hassoun, a Muslim of Middle Eastern origin, had been missing from his unit for nearly a week, according to the U.S. military.
July 7, 2008, 8:15 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Israel said Wednesday it would re-route part of its West Bank barrier after its high court ruled that the barrier isolated Palestinians from their farms, schools, and cities. A three-judge panel unanimously rejected the proposed 18-mile segment of the barrier, and in response the Defense Ministry said it would shift sections of the barrier in order to comply with the nearby Palestinian population.
July 7, 2008, 8:05 PM EDT
(Correction: Fixes that U.S. News & World Report did not participate in the survey) (CNSNews.com) - With the nation's colleges and universities widely viewed as liberal institutions, the list of commencement speakers this past graduation season was also dominated by either Democrats or liberals, according to a recent survey.
July 7, 2008, 8:05 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Support for First Amendment freedoms eroded after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, but now Americans' support for their First Amendment freedoms is back at pre-9/11 levels, according to a new poll.The 2004 First Amendment survey, conducted by the First Amendment Center in collaboration with the American Journalism Review, found that 30 percent of those surveyed agreed that the First Amendment "goes too far in the rights it guarantees," while 65 percent disagreed.
July 7, 2008, 8:05 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Tactics employed by the pro-life group Operation Rescue may have contributed to the resignations of two managers at an abortion clinic in Wichita, Kan., run by controversial abortionist George Tiller."Our mission is stop abortion in America," said Cheryl Sullenger, an event coordinator for Operation Rescue West, which has long targeted Tiller's operation, which performs late term abortions.