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Web Reads: Why do we give our cast-offs to the poor?

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | Selfish giving. In the relief and development world, the acronym SWEDOW (Stuff We Don’t Want) has come to stand for the practice of giving our cast-off…

Majority of teens who date experience abuse

By Kiley Crossland
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Relationships | Teen dating violence is on the rise, according to a nationwide study published last week. Experts say the latest numbers reveal a startling culture of…

Loving as you know how

Loving as you know how

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | True confessions. My great fear in life is that I do not love people. This is not self-deprecation but a clear-eyed self-evaluation buttressed by a track…

North Carolina lawmakers: Don’t force magistrates to perform gay weddings

By Sarah Padbury
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Marriage | Fallout over same-sex marriage is shaking up North Carolina, where at least six magistrates quit rather than follow a recent state order requiring them to…

Midday Roundup: Brittany Maynard chooses life, for now

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Heartbreaking choice. In a video sponsored by the pro-assisted suicide group Compassion & Choices, cancer patient Brittany Maynard announced she is…

North Dakota high court reinstates RU-486 regulations

By Courtney Crandell
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Abortion | North Dakota’s Supreme Court voted Tuesday to overturn a lower court’s decision striking down a 2011 law regulating the abortifacient RU-486.  North…

Surgeons heal a paralyzed man with nose cells

By Julie Borg
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Science | Four years ago, 38 year-old Darek Fidyka was stabbed repeatedly in a brutal attack that severed his spinal chord and left him paralyzed from the chest down.

Giants ride Bumgarner’s arm to World Series title

By Mickey McLean
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Sports | If you enjoy old-fashioned, gut-it-out baseball, then Game 7 of the World Series was for you. The San Francisco Giants won their third World Series title in…

Houston to withdraw pastor subpoenas

By Andrew Branch
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Religious Liberty | Mayor Annise Parker decided to drop the demands after meeting with a group of religious leaders

New HHS contraceptive rules for nonprofits fail court test

By Lynde Langdon
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Healthcare Mandate | A federal judge in Florida ruled the Obama administration’s latest exemption policy for nonprofit organizations that object to the contraceptive mandate…

Toys R Us pulls drug-dealer action figures from shelves

By Caroline Leal
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Culture | It’s a tug-of-war over toys. And it’s not the kids who are spatting—it’s the adults. Early last week, a Florida mom successfully petitioned Toys R Us…

Black pro-lifers rally in five-city tour

By Courtney Crandell
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Abortion | About 400 people demonstrated against the abortion of black children earlier this month in a five-city march sponsored by the Life Education And Resource…

 
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