Table of Contents

Cover Stories

30 years, 30 pro-life faces

by The Editors

Cover Story | Some prominent pro-life faces throughout the last thirty years

Cover Stories

30 years' war

by Bob Jones

Cover Story | As Roe turns 30, are medical facts and a determined pro-life movement causing legalized abortion to show its age-or is it just becoming more entrenched? While…

Cover Stories

The parent gap

by Lynn Vincent

Cover Story | The number of abortions among teenagers is dropping much faster in states with strong parental consent laws

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Compulsory 'choice'

by Lynn Vincent

Cover Story | Pro-abortion lobbies are fighting to force nurses and other health-care workers to participate in abortions. Pro-life health-care workers are fighting back

In this issue: "30 years of destruction," Jan. 18, 2003


Carnage in Congo

By Mindy Belz

International | Brutality continues in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo

Star crossed

By Chris Stamper

National | Famed astrologer Sydney Omarr dies at age 76

'Digital shoe box'

By Chris Stamper

National | Adobe's new Photoshop Album hits the market as digital camera sales continue to expand

Hacked out

By Chris Stamper

National | Famous computer hacker Kevin Mitnick is released from probation

Storage space

By Chris Stamper

National | Hitachi plans to release world's smallest hard drive this fall

Surgical strike

By Chris Stamper

National | Doctors in West Virginia strike as malpractice insurance premiums become too inflated


By Joel Belz

National | MAN KNOWS NOT HIS TIME Arthur H. Matthews: veteran journalist, WORLD colleague


Flashtraffic: Frum's book drawing attention

By Joel C. Rosenberg

David Frum's new book, The Right Man, is creating big buzz inside the Beltway.

Flashtraffic: Who is Bill Frist?

By Joel C. Rosenberg

Who is New Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist?

Flashtraffic: Bush renominates

By Joel C. Rosenberg

President Bush renominates 30 federal judges, including Priscilla Owen and Charles Pickering

Flashtraffic: Daschle will not run in 2004

By Joel C. Rosenberg

Contrary to reports, Daschle decides to focus on Senate instead of a bid for the presidency

Quick Takes

Less consumed by debt? American consumers may be throttling back their spending a little. The Federal Reserve reported last week that credit-card and other…

Scrubbing bubbles

By Marvin Olasky

Bush plan would help cleanse Wall Street of speculative gambling

Brought to 'heel

By Edward E. Plowman

Christian campus group nearly booted from UNC, but Tarheel chancellor relents-after lawsuit threat

Top News

By The Editors

1 how do you solve a problem like korea? North Korea's saber rattling continues. "Sanctions mean a war, and the war knows no mercy," cried the state-run news…


They feel that Jones is an antidote to what they see as overproduced, over-noisome pop music. Craig Marks, editor of the music magazine Blender, noting that…


Can't stress it enough

By Joel Belz

After 30 years of living with abortion, we dare not give up this battle

An "author's tea"

By Andrée Seu

Sin and its effects don't fit on a 3"x 5" card

From denial to tears

By Marvin Olasky

But true love means saying more than "sorry"


Not just a gig I appreciated Janie B. Cheaney's essay on Handel bringing eternity into time with his glorious celebration of the gospel ("Gospel in…


In the book spotlight

By The Editors

Culture | Morton's new book tells riveting tale of Canada's abortion timeline


By The Editors

Culture | The Top 5 best-selling hardback novels as measured by placement on four leading lists as of Jan. 6

Slow change coming

By The Editors

Culture | An interview with Slowtrain

Scholarly legends

By Gene Edward Veith

Culture | Luther and the drinking song, angels dancing on the heads of pins, and other "facts" that aren't true

Hot on their trail

By Andrew Coffin

Culture | Three semi-fiction films, Catch Me if You Can, Gangs of New York, and Rabbit-Proof Fence, follow the paths of a teenage con man, immigrants in 19th-century…

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