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Cover Stories

'Please forgive me!'

by The Editors

Cover Story | Editor's note: The following is a portion of the statement of Brenda Pratt Shafer, R.N., for a March 21, 1996, hearing of the Subcommittee on the Constitution

Cover Stories

'God save the United States'

by Bob Jones

Cover Story | "This honorable court" is confronted again with abortion, the practice supposedly settled in 1973 with the high court's Roe vs. Wade ruling. Twenty-seven…

In this issue: "Supreme Court dividing line," May 6, 2000

Features

Yearnings

By Andrée Seu

National | Choice precedes reason every time

A reluctant bride

By Edward E. Plowman

National | Episcopalians seem headed for a same-denomination divorce over same-sex marriage-but the real issue boils down to this: Does the ECUSA take the Bible…

Radical remedies

By Chris Stamper

National | Uncle Sam threatens to smash Microsoft, Xerox tries to hit new frontiers, and other technology news

Uncle Sam's collect call

By Cal Thomas

National | One phone company is to stealth communications taxes what Caller ID is to unwanted telemarketing pitches

Reno's reporters

By Tim Graham

National | The press tries to justify administration's handling of Elián case rather than scrutinize it

Reno's Raiders

By Mindy Belz

National | "Negotiating" on the one hand, ordering a predawn raid on the other, Janet Reno burns friends and colleagues but delivers Castro's prized possession, Elián…

Dispatches

Quotables

The boy stays, the dream endures, the American story continues. And if Mr. Castro doesn't like it, well, I'm afraid that's really too bad. Former speechwriter…

The Buzz

By The Editors

Elián described as sad After the raid Two homeschoolers from Muscle Shoals, Ala., got a glimpse of Elián Gonzalez that news cameramen only dreamed of in the…

Columnists

Mailbag

Two-edged sword People with conservative religious beliefs are told, often by people in groups like GLAAD, that we and our families must endure the media…

Little lies

By Joel Belz

Tell enough of them, and the effect is numbing

Stoic rules

By Marvin Olasky

Friday afternoon and Saturday morning

Culture

Bestsellers

By The Editors

Culture | The five best-selling hardcover novels as of April 20

A god in their own image

By Gene Edward Veith

Culture | Return of the really old-time religions

The Movies

By The Editors

Culture | The top 5 movies in popularity as measured by box office receipts April 21-23

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