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Jul
2007
July 6, 2007
Ryan.McCann
Social Conservatives are restless.  In Washington, hate (thought) crimes legislation and government funded embryonic stem-cell research have been debated and voted on, while saving the unborn and protecting traditional marriage is ignored.  Right here in Indiana, Governor Mitch Daniels and Indianapolis Mayor Bart Peterson (and others) insist on issuing letters in support of the gay pride parade each year, while refusing to champion Indiana’s Marriage Amendment (SJR 7).  To add insult to injury, Planned Parenthood (a.k.a. group...
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05
Jul
2007
July 5, 2007
kurt.luidhardt
The City of Brotherly Love is having a hard time living up to its name.  Instead of love, Philadelphia is struggling with death.  In 2006, they logged over 400 murders- giving their city the highest murder rate in the US.  Every night this year, at least one Philadelphian will be murdered. On a website called Student Voices, high school students are being asked to share their thoughts on how the city government can help. Billy M. writes “What we see in the streets of brotherly love is very graphic. It’s hard living in the...
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05
Jul
2007
July 5, 2007
Ryan.McCann
I admit that I hesitated even typing the words for this subject.  As a socially conservative Christian, I don’t know how many times I’ve read someone suggesting that I want to “legislate morality.”  Frankly, I’m tired of hearing it. On one hand, I really am not offended.  Sure I want to legislate morality, and I certainly want to legislate against immorality (rape, murder, theft).  What I have a problem with is other people who self-righteously attempt to say that they don’t.  Ultimately, our whole system of laws is...
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04
Jul
2007
July 4, 2007
Curt.Smith
By most measures, the Internet is still a teenager -- not yet 20 years old.  Of course, Al Gore quibbles with that -- and clearly futurists talked about linking computers in the 70s and the Defense Department funded the research forging the building blocks of the Internet during the 80s. But this new, energetic, strapping creation -- still a teen-ager -- show us so much about our times in its youthful exuberance.  It has the power to save lives by delivering essential knowledge and information to remote and distant places at little...
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