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Teen in foster care wins Miss Alabama pageant—and a new family

By Sarah Padbury
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Foster Care | A high school foster youth pulled off a surprise win at Miss Alabama’s Outstanding Teen Pageant earlier this month. She not only won her first-ever pageant,

Legislating tolerance for faith-based adoption agencies

By Kiley Crossland
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Adoption | Legislation introduced in Congress earlier this month would prohibit government discrimination against faith-based adoption and foster care organizations that…

Dolce and Gabbana double down on pro-family stance

By Courtney Crandell
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Family | Fashion designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana have drawn harsh criticism from several celebrities including Elton John after making comments supporting…

Vaccines & Viruses: This season’s unexpected flu strain

By Daniel James Devine
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Vaccines & Viruses | Editor’s note: In an effort to keep our readers informed of the latest developments surrounding the current vaccine controversy, WORLD will post regular

Vaccines & Viruses: Proposed vaccine laws nixed in the Northwest

By Daniel James Devine
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Vaccines & Viruses | Editor’s note: In an effort to keep our readers informed of the latest developments surrounding the current vaccine controversy, WORLD will post regular

Parents win fight to end teen sex conference in Oregon

Parents win fight to end teen sex conference in Oregon

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Education | Families in Oregon scored a victory when the controversial Teen Sexuality Conference in Seaside, Ore., was canceled on Saturday. The conference, which has…

Should government fence in ‘free-range’ parents?

By Kiley Crossland
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Family | Child Protective Services (CPS) found a Maryland couple responsible for “unsubstantiated” child neglect last week for letting their children, ages 10 and…

Regulating the ‘marketplace of children’

Regulating the ‘marketplace of children’

By Daniel James Devine
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Family | Conceived by donated sperm or egg, some adult children are calling for regulation of third-party reproduction

Your most important job

Your most important job

By Bill Newton
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Parenting | He sat in the booth in front of me wearing a multicolored tie-dyed shirt. His head was shaved, tattoos covered most of his right arm and halfway up his neck,

The kids are not all right

By Daniel James Devine
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Sexuality | After being raised in same-sex households, some children, now grown, are risking the ire of aggressive gay activists by saying the same-sex parenting model is…

Shot selection

Shot selection

By Marvin Olasky
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Health | A sample of views on vaccination from ground zero of the Whole Foods subculture

Little girls longing to be like Elsa

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Movies | Moms who thought their 4-year-old daughters’ fascination with Elsa was cute are getting worried. At what point does cute become obsessed? Disney’s 2013…

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