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Cover Story

THE UGLY TRUTH

by Lynn Vincent

Cover Story | Exsanguination or draining of blood? A federal judge is demanding that abortion-industry witnesses speak in plain English as he considers one of three…

In this issue: "Ugly truth of partial-birth," April 17, 2004

Features

Building a democracy: a decade after apartheid

By Priya Abraham

International | SPECIAL REPORT: South Africa celebrates 10 years of freedom and equal rights. Its successes-and failures-are signposts for democracy-builders in today's…

A servant, not a god

By Doug Bandow

National | RELIGION: Millions over the past century put their faith in civil governments to solve problems and close inequalities, but a look at the scriptural basis of…

Sports

By John Dawson

National | Sports

Religion

By Edward E. Plowman

National | Religion

Technology

By Chris Stamper

National | Technology

Anniversary fireworks

By Bob Jones

National | IRAQ: The White House stands by its June 30 plan to hand over sovereignty to Iraqis. But on the first anniversary of Saddam's ouster, U.S. and coalition…

Lies and statistics

By Bob Jones

National | AD WATCH: Presidential campaigns push their economic messages, as interest groups seek to undermine Bush's 9/11 leadership

Dispatches

Mailbag

By The Editors

Mailbag

The Buzz

By The Editors

The Buzz

Quick Takes

By The Editors

Quick Takes

Quotables

By The Editors

Quotables

Reviews

Sick unto death?

By Gene Edward Veith

Culture | Attacks from without are not the worst kinds of terrorism

Sympathy for a devil

By Gene Edward Veith

Culture | Culture

Home run

By Andrew Coffin

Culture | Culture

Miller time

By Gene Edward Veith

Culture | Culture

Best-selling Books

By The Editors

Culture | Culture

Voices

Status seekers

By Joel Belz

Future battle: Will homosexuals go after the tax-exempt status of groups that oppose their lifestyle?

All those in favor, say 'nay'

By Andrée Seu

When a politician &quotpersonally opposes" your agenda, you can count on his public support

Rocky road

By Marvin Olasky

On welfare and national security, will Americans remember past crises and make a comeback?

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