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Cover Story

Keeping secrets

by Lynn Vincent

Cover Story | Undercover tapes reveal that Planned Parenthood may be aiding and abetting statutory rapists

In this issue: "Sex, lies, & audiotape," July 27, 2002


Multi-front war

War on Terror | Fighting feuding, hanging kidnappers, and cutting deals

Kass act

By Tim Graham

Cloning | Leon Kass's panel holds a high-minded debate, but Daschle Democrats will keep the issue bottled up-and don't expect a presidential complaint

No choice

Abortion | Despite protections, state courts force hospitals to abort babies


National | Enlarged territory For an unprecedented second year in a row, Bruce Wilkinson's Prayer of Jabez won the "Book of the Year" award in the Evangelical Christian…

'We could not be intimidated'

Publishing | TNIV marketer threatens Charisma magazine over anti-TNIV ad; publisher refuses to back down-losing Zondervan advertising revenue but maintaining credibility

Top News

By Tim Graham

This Week | The Top 5 news stories as measured by coverage in The Washington Post, USA Today, and NBC Nightly News over a one-week period from July 10 to 16


In Brief

News highlights from around the world


They're even eating the paint off some of the houses. Nebraska farmer Robert Larsen, on the grasshopper infestation (up to 200 insects per square yard) that…

Quick Takes

Yahoo! watching you China is censorsing the Internet-and it has Yahoo's blessing. The Internet Society of China announced that 300 signatories signed the…


Flash Traffic

By Joel C. Rosenberg

Flash Traffic | Political Buzz from Washington


That's what he meant

By Joel Belz

Great expectations: God makes terrific marriages

Wineskins and coffee cups

By Andrée Seu

Wanted: Fresh, edgy speaking to wake up sleeping audiences


Railroad ties Your article "End of the line for Amtrak" (June 22) assumes that the railway should at least break even, but because it needs a government…

Alaskan opportunity

By Marvin Olasky

How to fight our addiction to Saudi oil


Misplaced faith

By Andrew Coffin

Video | When A Walk to Remember -released on video this month-debuted in theaters this past winter, it was met with a mixture of disdain and condescension by mainstream…

Paved with bad intentions

By Andrew Coffin

Movies | Road to Perdition arrived in theaters last week with an impeccable pedigree. Behind the camera: Academy Award-winning director Sam Mendes and Oscar-winning…

Faith-based abortion?

By Gene Edward Veith

Culture | Planned Parenthood is trying to bring sex-education programs and abortion counseling into churches

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