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Gay Bashing by Churches Is Why a New Pew Poll Shows America Losing Its ...


Gay Bashing by Churches Is Why a New Pew Poll Shows America Losing Its ...

I am a straight evangelical Christian with a compassionate heart for gays. I do hold to a perfect union being between a man and a woman as given in the Garden of Eden and Jesus also pointed us to that example in Mark 9. But I would rather see gays come ...

Child abuse plan shows a lack of vision

Child abuse plan shows a lack of vision: The evidence shows, it adds, that "in high-income countries, low parental income and educational achievement are strongly associated with both child maltreatment and with deaths resulting from abuse". The Child Poverty Action Group has argued, too ...





Gay Marriage In Comic Books Mixes Business And Pressure

Gay Marriage In Comic Books Mixes Business And Pressure: Among the rows and rows of comic books and star artists, New York Comic Con featured a number of panels on cultural and political trends in comic books, including the increased acceptance of gay characters like X-Men's recently married Northstar and ...

America's richest and poorest cities

America's richest and poorest cities:
Included among the richest cities are the information technology centers of Boston and Boulder, Colo., the finance hub of Bridgeport-Stamford, Conn., and the San Jose, Calif., region, better known as Silicon Valley, home to some of the largest chip ...


NBCNews.com (blog)

More Than 50 Foreign Gay Couples Waiting To Marry In Argentina

More Than 50 Foreign Gay Couples Waiting To Marry In Argentina:
... and Ralph Zakheim of the United States tied the knot in Argentina, the first country to legalize such unions in Latin America in 2010. The men, who have been together 5 years, married in Buenos Aires, which is vying to become a destination for gay ...


On Top Magazine

Senator calls for Social Security safety measures

Senator calls for Social Security safety measures: Charles Schumer says scammers are stealing thousands of senior citizens' social security payments, often with just one phone call. The New York Democrat on Sunday urged the federal Social Security Administration to take safety measures to curb the fraud.

New psychiatric drugs low priority for pharmaceutical firms

New psychiatric drugs low priority for pharmaceutical firms: The pharmaceutical industry has largely abandoned drug development for mental illnesses even though depression is a leading cause of disability, experts say. Authors of papers published in this week's issue of the journal Science Translational Medicine ...

The changing of the guards

The changing of the guards: Yet the sight of men and women in uniform defying authority brought back stomach-churning memories of past military rebellions during democratic governments. Soon it was evident that the guards lacked political support. Buenos Aires Mayor Mauricio ...

Native Americans win approval from US Government to use bald eagle feathers ...


Native Americans win approval from US Government to use bald eagle feathers ...

The decision comes as a victory for Native Americans, who have long held that the stringent protection of the eagle feathers was a violation of their First Amendment right to religious freedom. Out of danger: The U.S. Government will allow Native ...

The Most Talked About Gay Stories of the Week

The Most Talked About Gay Stories of the Week: The donation was announced on Oct. 12, and it represents the largest individual contribution in support of gay marriage in Maryland, the New York Times reports. Voters in the state are set to vote this November on whether to affirm or reject a law ...





Nebraska Marine was on front lines of Cuban missile crisis

Nebraska Marine was on front lines of Cuban missile crisis: Cpl. Harley Carr was one of thousands of U.S. troops hurriedly deployed to Guantánamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba during a standoff between the United States and the Soviet Union that brought the two superpowers closer to nuclear war than at any other time.

Cuban missile crisis prompted fallout shelters, safety drills and talk of ...

Cuban missile crisis prompted fallout shelters, safety drills and talk of ...: Soviet missile bases were under construction in Cuba, a threat that prompted the administration of President John F. Kennedy to respond with a military blockade and a public demand that the bases be disassembled and the existing weaponry removed from ...

Incentives Off the Beaten Path in Argentina

Incentives Off the Beaten Path in Argentina: Since my nonstop, comfy flight on LAN from Miami to Buenos Aires arrived the next morning just one hour later than the current time back home, I arrived feeling surprisingly refreshed and ready for a Latin American adventure. This was the first of many ...

Leftist Conspiracy of Violence, Gangs, Drugs, and Poverty in the African ...


Leftist Conspiracy of Violence, Gangs, Drugs, and Poverty in the African ...

He went straight to the source of the poverty of these communities, which was narcotics (specifically crack), and deliberately sought out the gangs who sold them to the communities to survey them. “Well then,” Venkatesh, who got himself captured and ...

Venezuela's presidential election leads to new challenges

Venezuela's presidential election leads to new challenges:
Venezuela ranks fourth among Latin American countries with the lowest levels of poverty, according to the “Social Panorama of Latin America 2011” report issued by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC). The report notes ...


Infosurhoy

Debates are not addressing Latino interests

Debates are not addressing Latino interests: He explained that both candidates did not sit down and address how these policies are going to affect communities such as Latinos in terms of unemployment, medicare cuts, immigration, etc. On the other hand, he said it offers an opportunity to solidify ...

Poverty Fight Risks Setback, World Bank Chief Warns

Poverty Fight Risks Setback, World Bank Chief Warns: Some of its biggest clients for decades, such as Brazil and China, have emerged as economic powerhouses that need the expertise of the bank's development experts far more than its money. Approvals for projects can be byzantine, stymied by internal ...

Brazilian Household furniture Shop Concentrated On The Extremes ...

Brazilian Household furniture Shop Concentrated On The Extremes ...: We just lately been given images and information about an intriguing Brazilian household furniture keep envisioned by Albus, a style and design organization.

Rape victims struggle to get legal abortions in Argentina

Rape victims struggle to get legal abortions in Argentina: BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Rape victims have a right to abortion under Argentine law, but the nation's Supreme Court was forced to intervene this week to ensure that a woman who says she was kidnapped, forced into prostitution and raped could end her ...

Child poverty demands attention and action | NC Policy Watch

Child poverty demands attention and action | NC Policy Watch: Among those children most vulnerable to the harmful effects of poverty, children under the age of five, poverty rates were nearly twice the state average.

Death penalty fight gains support

Death penalty fight gains support: PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - Two more groups are backing Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee in his fight to keep an accused killer from facing the death penalty. The Independence Institute and the Cato Institute -- both self-described "think tanks ...





Understanding the Death Penalty

Understanding the Death Penalty:
Georgia, the U.S. Supreme Court placed a moratorium on the death penalty, declaring it unconstitutional due to an intolerable pattern of arbitrary imposition of the sentence. Only four years later, in Gregg v. Georgia, the Court overturned the ...


MWC News

France Calls for Death Penalty Moratorium

France Calls for Death Penalty Moratorium:
The anti-death penalty movement has gained traction in recent decades. The World Coalition Against the Death Penalty estimates 141 countries have abolished it either in law or in practice. That includes France, which abolished the death penalty in 1981.


Voice of America

'Death penalty will not eliminate crime'

'Death penalty will not eliminate crime': If the belief that killing a criminal would eliminate crime was true, then countries like Saudi Arabia and the United States of America would have been crime-free states by now, said Dr Riaz Shaikh, head of Social Sciences at Szabist. Quoting ...

Jonathan Green: 'Mentally ill' Texas death row inmate executed for killing 12 ...


Jonathan Green: 'Mentally ill' Texas death row inmate executed for killing 12 ...

Several last ditch appeals were made on the basis of his mental health in an attempt to save him from the death penalty but Green was given a lethal injection after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected the arguments to spare him. Too mentally ill: Attorneys ...

Seven other US elections to keep an eye on

Seven other US elections to keep an eye on:
But if the state's Proposition 34 is approved by voters, the death penalty will be disallowed in America's most populous state. The punishment would be replaced with life in prison with no chance of parole. Seventeen states have already abolished the ...


Aljazeera.com