Freedom Writer |
September 1998 | inbrief.html
According to Life Source, a California antiabortion group, one-half of
all abortions in the United States are performed for women who attend
In Chile, abortion, for any reason, is a serious crime, punishable by
imprisonment. Yet, with one out of every three pregnancies ending in
abortion, Chile has the highest abortion rate in Latin America.
The Boy Scouts of America no longer award "religion in life" merit
badges to boys who are members of the Unitarian Universalist (UU)
church. This is because the UU's endorse gay rights, and acknowledge
that some Unitarian boys may have "trouble with the religious
language" in the Boy Scout oath.
Reverend Don Wildmon's American Family Association accuses the AT&T
Corporation of promoting homosexuality and sponsoring TV shows
containing "anti-Christian bigotry," objectionable sexual content, and
profanity. Yet, last year the AFA purchased 100 shares of AT&T
Quote of the Month
"I'm concerned about individuals and organizations that, while they
wouldn't profess this, behave as if our salvation lies in the election
of a certain President, a certain Congress, or passage of a certain
law. Their energies, efforts, and even their beliefs are directed more
substantially to that, rather than fulfilling Christ's commands to
love God and love others as ourselves." — Sen. Dan Coats (R-IN)
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