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by Krystle Gabele

July 6, 2009

Here’s what we are reading today.

  • Same-sex unions a challenge for Census,” Haya El Nasser, USA Today (July 5, 2009)
  • If the Census uses current methods, it would “unmarry people who checked off ‘married couples,’ ” even in states where same-sex marriage is legal…

  • Minister sues city over right to protest abortion,” Lee Tant, The Times and Democrat (July 5, 2009)
  • Asking God for peace, and help in job search,” Associated Press (July 5, 2009)
  • Castro’s group is one of several church-related unemployment support groups that have formed around the country as the jobless rate reaches heights not seen for decades. On Thursday, the government reported a 9.5 percent unemployment rate for June, the worst in 26 years.

    Job seekers can’t use God as a reference, and studying Scripture might seem unrelated to grabbing a prospective employer’s attention. But church support group members say the meetings aren’t just about helping people find the next job; they’re also about refining and strengthening their faith along the way.”

  • Embryonic Stem Cellsand Other Stem CellsPromise to Advance Treatments,” Katherine Hobson, U.S. News & World Report (July 2, 2009)
  • The earliest therapeutic breakthroughs are likely to arise from adult stem cells, which exist in everybody in many subtypesblood-producing stem cells in the bone marrow, for example, and stem cells in the brain that can become neurons and other brain cells. “In the short termsay, the next five yearsmost of the therapeutic applications from stem cells will be from adult stem cells,” says Steven Stice, director of the Regenerative Bioscience Center at the University of Georgia. Their most likely uses: disorders of the blood and blood vessels, bone, and immune systems, he says.

  • No glib utterances,” Andree Seu, WORLD Magazine (July 18, 2009)
  • God’s commands turn out to be doorways to intimacy with Him. And the best kept secret about obedience in the face of a hard temptation is that there is a blessing waiting on the other side. Satan doesn’t want us to know that. He would prefer the usual succumb-and-repent routine.”

Daily Buzz

by Krystle Gabele

July 2, 2009

Here’s what we are reading today.

Daily Buzz

by Krystle Gabele

July 1, 2009

Here’s what we are reading today.

  • Abortions down slightly in Minnesota,” Bob Von Sternberg, The Star Tribune (July 1, 2009)
  • According to the annual report by the Minnesota Department of Health, 12,948 abortions were performed last year, 895 fewer than in 2007.

  • Report: Abortions drop for fifth straight year in Wisconsin,” Associated Press (June 30, 2009)
  • A state report released Tuesday found 8,229 abortions were performed in the state last year, down from 8,267 in 2007. The number of abortions in the state has fallen for five straight years now.

  • Liberty’s champion,” Marvin Olasky, WORLD Magazine (July 4, 2009)
  • Calvin was a fallen sinner, as all of us are, but was he especially mean-spirited? He taught that God created the world out of love and loved the world so much that Christ came down from the glorious kingdom of heaven and plunged into this world’s muck.

  • Conservative Christian groups form new federation,” Jody Brown, OneNewsNow (July 1, 2009)
  • Ouch! Planned Parenthood stung again…,” Charlie Butts, OneNewsNow (July 1, 2009)
  • We want the attorney general of the state of Alabama to take this seriously and do his own investigation to find out what further is happening and convict Planned Parenthood where appropriate,” she says. “And we also hope the legislators pay attention so that if there is any state or local funding going to Planned Parenthood, that they can immediately cut the funding.”

  • Fixing The Heart With Stem Cells,” Bill Whitaker, CBS News (June 29, 2009)
  • This week doctors in Los Angeles have given a heart attack patient an infusion of stem cells grown from his own heart muscle.

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by Krystle Gabele

June 29, 2009

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June 23, 2009

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June 17, 2009

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June 16, 2009

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June 11, 2009

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June 10, 2009

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June 8, 2009

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