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July 7, 2008, 8:05 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Sen. John F. Kerry's promise to meet with people who disagree with him has prompted several conservative groups to take him up on his offer.Grover Norquist, president of Americans for Tax Reform, sent a letter to Kerry Campaign manager Mary Beth Cahill last Friday, inviting the senator to participate in one of ATR's "Wednesday Meetings," a weekly gathering of representatives from center- and right-leaning organizations.
July 7, 2008, 8:05 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Often referred to as the "Christmas Tree wars," the annual clashes are about to resume between lawyers from pro-Christian groups on one side and attorneys determined to keep any religious references out of public life on the other side.The conservative Alliance Defense Fund (ADF) reports that it has notified more than 3,600 school districts nationwide about the rules regarding the school-sponsored celebration of Christmas. It's part of the ADF's Christmas Project, initiated last year.
July 7, 2008, 8:05 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A cancer prevention coalition, asserting that there is a link between abortion and breast cancer, is publishing a document Monday charging that scientists, including those from the National Cancer Institute, used "fraudulent research" to cover up the link.Dr. Joel Brind, president of the Breast Cancer Prevention Institute, is publishing an article in the National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly, criticizing another article on the abortion-breast cancer issue that appeared last year in the British journal, The Lancet.
July 7, 2008, 8:05 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Arabs are more optimistic about their future now than they were in 2002, according to a poll released Wednesday by the Arab American Institute. The poll found that 71 percent of Saudis believe they will be better off in the next four years, while only 40 percent felt the same way in 2002.
July 7, 2008, 8:05 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A part-time professor at Century College in Minnesota is under fire from students and the school administration for posting copies of the now-infamous Mohammed cartoons on a college bulletin board.Karen Murdock, an adjunct professor of geography, first posted the cartoons on a community board on Feb. 7, along with related newspaper articles about the controversy and blank paper for students and faculty comments.According to Murdock, the cartoons were torn down repeatedly, and she was told by college administrators not to repost them.
July 7, 2008, 8:05 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The Christian Defense Coalition yesterday announced a national campaign to have God represented on the brand new World War II memorial."In this beautiful memorial ... there is not one reference to God, not one reference to prayer, not one reference to faith, not one reference to religion," Rev. Patrick Mahoney told reporters at the memorial Tuesday."I do not think that we are stretching history to say that one of the critical factors in winning the war against Germany and Japan was the collective faith of our people and our leaders."
July 7, 2008, 8:05 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Pro-life demonstrators, arrested three years ago by Kansas City, Mo., police officers for carrying signs that showed an aborted unborn child, hope their First Amendment complaint in the case will be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court."This is an important case involving the constitutional rights of those who oppose abortion to be able to speak out freely without being punished," said Francis J. Manion, senior counsel for the American Center for Law and Justice, the legal group representing the pro-life demonstrators.
July 7, 2008, 8:05 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A Roanoke, Va., morning radio show is selling part of a broken statue of ousted Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein in order to raise funds for a memorial to salute American soldiers who have died in the war in Iraq.The WXLK show, "K92 Mornin' Thang," is auctioning off a piece of the statue of Saddam that fell in Baghdad square on April 9, 2003. The incident attracted a global television audience and immediately became the visual image of the U.S. military's overthrow of the Iraqi dictator.
July 7, 2008, 8:05 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - William Paterson University on Wednesday dropped sexual harassment charges against a student employee who had expressed his religion's opposition to homosexuality.In March, Dr. Arlene Scala, a professor of women's studies at the New Jersey university, sent a mass e-mail inviting students and employees to a screening of "Ruth and Connie: Every Room in the House," a documentary about a lesbian couple.
July 7, 2008, 8:05 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A busload of homosexual activists is running into some roadblocks on a cross-country trip to protest at Christian and military colleges.The seven-week Equality Ride takes more than 30 young adults to 20 religious and military college campuses that the group says "ban the enrollment of GLBT (gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender) students."
July 7, 2008, 8:05 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Clear Channel Communications Wednesday filed a breach of contract countersuit against radio shock-jock Howard Stern and Infinity Broadcasting, the company that distributes his program.Clear Channel's $3 million lawsuit come in response to a $10-million suit that Stern and Infinity filed against Clear Channel.Both parties are suing for breach of contract.Infinity Broadcasting claims that Clear Channel violated contracts to distribute Stern's radio program by dropping him from the air.
July 7, 2008, 8:05 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - America's number one provider of abortions this week is urging the federal government to make the "morning after" pill available to women without a prescription because, the group contends, it would reduce the number of abortions in the U.S. Planned Parenthood Federation of America clinics already dispense the drug regimen, also known as Plan B, in their "Emergency Contraception Kits."
July 7, 2008, 8:05 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - In an open letter to President Bush posted on his Web site, liberal filmmaker and anti-war activist Michael Moore suggests that a delay in rescuing stranded residents of New Orleans was based on race and class."It's not your fault that 30 percent of New Orleans lives in poverty or that tens of thousands has no transportation to get out of town," Moore wrote. "C'mon, they're black! ... Can you imagine leaving white people on their roofs for five days?"