Posts tagged "abortion"

24 May 2005 Daily Links

Prayer Muckraker: Terry Heaton inteviews evangelical leader Brian McLaren on postmodernism, post-colonialism, and what might be called muckraking prayer: “One of the things we’re going to do [in response to Darfur] is five Sundays of outdoor public worship in Washington, D.C. where I live, and the second week, we’re going to be in front of...

Attorney General Demands Women’s Medical Records

Kansas Attorney General Phill Kline, a staunch abortion opponent and former state representative, has demanded the complete medical records of almost 90 women who either had an abortion after 22 weeks of pregnancy (illegal in Kansas except when a woman’s health is at stake, per legislation co-written by Kline), or an abortion at any stage of pregnancy...

Daily Links 11 November 2004

“Historical Ties” at Ashland U. In order to “reinforce historical ties,” Ohio’s Ashland University, founded by the Brethren Church, announces that they will only hire Christians and Jews as full-time faculty, and that only people “‘of Christian faith and life'” will be eligible to serve in the president’s cabinet. “Prophet” Seeks Bible Ban Defense lawyers in...

Daily Links 01 November 2004

Gimme That Old-Time Moral Clarity More moral clarity on true evil. Matthew Yglesias reports, “Rep. Peter King, one of our moderate’ Republicans, just said on ‘Crossfire’ that there’s a ‘new axis of evil’ composed of “UN bureaucrats, The New York Times, and Dan Rather.'” Green Bay Bishop: Gay Marriage #1 Election Issue The Bishop of Green Bay wants Catholics...

17 September 2004 Daily Links

The Republican National Committee sends mailings to West Virginia voters warning that the Bible will be banned if Democrats win in November. A provision that cleared the House of Representatives last week went under the radar in the rest of the news: the measure would prohibit local, state or federal authorities from requiring any institution or health care professional...

14 September 2004 Daily Links

“‘They’ve done so much with outlawing and restricting access to abortion that they’ve set their sights on birth control because there’s nothing else really they can do to further restrict abortion here in Wisconsin. Which is counter-intuitive because if you’re against abortion in the least you’d think you would see the value in enhancing access...

A “One-Exception” Man

The Washington Post claims — with little evidence — that abortion is emerging as a potential deciding factor in elections across the country. One of only three examples the paper provides — “former representative Tom Coburn, a Republican candidate for Senate in Oklahoma, has called for doctors who perform abortions to be sentenced to the death penalty”...

17 July 2004 Daily Links

AP reports that the Bush administration has blocked $34 million in congressionally-approved funds for the U.N. Population Fund because of what Colin Powell says is the fund’s “connection” to forced abortions in China. But State’s own investigators concluded that there isn’t any connection. So what gives? AP doesn’t answer, and neither can we — but we can suggest a...

25 June daily links

Crossroads in Sweetwater: The Sweetwater Reporter describes a recent group of visitors to the small Texan town: the prolife pilgrims of Crossroads, who make an annual walk across the entire continental United States, “‘in atonement for the abortion holocaust and prayerfully seeking the conversion of our nation.'” 9:16 am: The Religion News Service’s Kevin Eckstrom reports on a controversial messianic...

16 June 2004 Daily Links

Jim Smith of the Philadelphia Daily News reports: Federal prosecutors of Clayton Lee Waagner are demanding a life sentence for the “war of terror” waged by the anti-abortion extremist in October and November of 2001. Waagner, founder of the Army of God (Warning: extremely graphic site), was convicted last December for sending anthrax-hoax letters stuffed with threats and white powder...