Nebraska Set To Ban CloningDecember 30, 2005 00:00 A hotbed of bio-tech activity, Nebraska, is set to consider bills that would ban cloning and embryonic stem cell research. Apparently animal and plan husbandry is OK in ag states until you reach the cellular level.
Miss. Abortion Foes Plan More RestrictionsDecember 30, 2005 00:00 Mississippi lawmakers are set to consider some laws that would impose more restrictions on doctors who perform abortions and patients who seek them. One of the conditions would be a statement that abortions increase the risk of breast cancer, which is highly disputed in the medical community.
Schwarzenegger Erased From GrazDecember 27, 2005 00:00 Arnold Schwarzenegger's refusal to use his powers as California governor to commute the death sentence of Tookie Williams has caused his home town to rename a stadium that had previously been named in his honor and to erase his name from the town's website.
Recent Lawsuit Did Not Settle ID ControversyDecember 27, 2005 00:00 Although the recent Dover, PA, ruling was against the teaching of Intelligent Design, that case did not settle the battle for our children's minds quite yet.
Miss. Abortion Clinic Awaits License OkDecember 27, 2005 00:00 Mississippi is trying to put the squeeze on the last abortion clinic in the state. I thought that Roe v. Wade had already settled this question?
Abortion In South DakotaDecember 22, 2005 00:00 South Dakota is an example of many states that have now put nearly insurmountable obstacles in front of women seeking an abortion.
Fitness Club Members Criticize Tree With Birthright MessageDecember 19, 2005 00:00 "Three Lawrence women have canceled their memberships at a women-only gym after finding a Christmas tree in the lobby adorned with plastic figures meant to represent fetuses."
Bush Concedes On Bill Banning Torture Of Terror SuspectsDecember 15, 2005 00:00 President Bush has bowed to political and moral pressure and will sign any bill passed with language banning the use of torture by US military and civilian personnel.
Post-abortion Depression: Similar % to Postpartum DepressionDecember 15, 2005 00:00 Although many articles like this suggest that abortion can cause depression amongst women, the articles seem to omit the fact that the percentages of depression seem to be similar to the upper bounds of percentages of women who suffer from postpartum depression. Is it possible that horomonal changes combined with conflicted feelings about childbirth and pregnancy can cause ANY woman to suffer doubts or regrets? Gee whiz, Batman.
Torture Ban a Reality?December 15, 2005 00:00 The White House may actually be bowing to political pressure by agreeing to John McCain's torture ban.
A Small Church'S WorriesDecember 15, 2005 00:00 The adherents of some small Christian sects are concerned about the Bush administration's push to lift up Christianity as a state-sponsored religion.
Bush Christmas Card Rankles Many Conservative ChristiansDecember 12, 2005 00:00 Conservative Christians seem to be upset that the Bush family Christmas card says 'happy holidays' and not 'merry Christmas.' Give me a break. I'd be upset if I was actually on the list.
Administration Makes Much Ado About Nothing, But No Ado About AnythingDecember 12, 2005 00:00 As this article shows once again, administration officials get excessively upset about leaks and dissent, but don't seem to acknowledge the problems that the leaks address. This is a sad distraction technique that draws attention away from the issues that really affect us. Integrity is about more than just loyalty, Mr. Bush.
If It's Not Torture, Then It's Ok To Use It On CheneyDecember 07, 2005 00:00 If the techniques, such as waterboarding, that we use on prisoners are not torture, then perhaps we should use them on Cheney and Rove to find out what's really happening in the White House.
Complaint Filed Against Former Christian Coalition HeadDecember 02, 2005 00:00 A complaint has been filed against the former head of the Christian Coalition for failing to file as a lobbyist. Mr. Reed received millions of dollars in payments from none other than... Jack Abramoff.
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