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  • Making Sacrifices In Stone Age Societies

    05/16/2006 12:56:23 PM PDT · by blam · 9 replies · 542+ views
    Science News ^ | 5-16-2006 | Bruce Bower
    Making sacrifices in Stone Age societies Bruce Bower From San Juan, Puerto Rico, at the Paleoanthropology Society and Society for American Archaeology meeting Double and triple burials at 23,000-to-27,000-year-old sites in Europe and western Asia suggest prehistoric human sacrifices, says Vincenzo Formicola of the University of Pisa in Italy. Of 30 known burials from that time period and area, 6 held more than one person. These graves contain two or three children, adolescents, or young adults apparently buried at the same time, positioned in curious ways, and accompanied by unusually valuable objects, Formicola says. Most of the multiple burials include...
  • Pro-Life Nation (pro-abortion article attacking El Salvador)

    04/08/2006 4:40:11 PM PDT · by Alter Kaker · 10 replies · 1,029+ views
    New York Times ^ | April 9, 2006 | JACK HITT
    It was a sunny midafternoon in a shiny new global-economy mall in San Salvador, the capital city of El Salvador, and a young woman I was hoping to meet appeared to be getting cold feet. She had agreed to rendezvous with a go-between not far from the Payless shoe store and then come to a nearby hotel to talk to me. She was an hour late. Alone in the hotel lobby, I was feeling nervous; I was stood up the day before by another woman in a similar situation. I had been warned that interviewing anyone who had had an...
  • Amazon.com Bows to Pro-Abortion Pressure on Book Search [Contact Amazon.com: link supplied]

    03/21/2006 1:49:14 AM PST · by rhema · 26 replies · 740+ views
    LifeNews.com ^ | March 20, 2006 | Steven Ertelt
    Amazon.com has modified its book search results after receiving complaints from abortion advocates who thought they were tilted in favor of the pro-life view. A pro-abortion religious group objected to Amazon asking customers if they wanted books on adoption when putting in the term "abortion" as a search phrase. Amazon made the change a few days ago. Before that, a question asking customers, "Did you mean adoption?" appeared at the top of search results for books on abortion. That upset Reverend James Lewis, a retired Episcopalian minister in West Virginia and a member of the board of the pro-abortion Religious...
  • TORMENT OF B'KLYN GIRL, 7, WHO WAS ABANDONED TO DIE BY A CLUELESS CITY

    01/12/2006 5:31:33 AM PST · by N. Beaujon · 13 replies · 973+ views
    New York Post ^ | Jan. 12, 2006 | Douglas Montero, et al
    January 12, 2006 -- A bright and talented 7-year-old girl was beaten to death yesterday in her Brooklyn apartment — where she was often tied to a wooden chair — even though child-welfare agents were already probing allegations of abuse, authorities said yesterday. Nixzmary Brown was unconscious and unresponsive when she was found by her mother yesterday morning in their Bedford-Stuyvesant home. Police said the tiny girl was found face up on the floor and had multiple bruises and injuries that were "in various stages of healing." A police source said Nixzmary had bruises on her wrists and ankles, apparently...
  • Searching for Answers (Evelyn Miller murder)

    08/04/2005 1:17:11 AM PDT · by iowamark · 6 replies · 581+ views
    WHO TV, Des Moines Iowa ^ | August 2 2005 | WHO TV
    Searching for Answers Floyd, Iowa, August 2nd, 2005 - No arrests, no suspects, and no answers for a Floyd County mother dealing with the death of her daughter. Five-year-old Evelyn Miller disappeared one month ago Monday. Searchers found her body six days later in the Cedar River. Miller is now forced to move on, and for her that means moving away from the place where memories of her daughter are the strongest. Channel 13's Kerry Kavanaugh has the story you'll only see here. Noel Miller, Evelyn's mother: "She was a big part of my life...an accomplishment..." Noel Miller continues to...
  • BREAKING: Grandfather says missing girl's body discovered in Cedar River

    07/07/2005 3:56:40 AM PDT · by joshhiggins · 26 replies · 1,401+ views
    Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier ^ | 07/07/05 | DEVONA WALKER,
    FLOYD (AP)(Iowa) --- After nearly a week of hundreds of volunteers searching each day in hopes that Evelyn Miller would be found alive, the grandfather of the 5-year-old said her body was discovered in the Cedar River. One person is reportedly being held in her death, but no further details were given. Richard Christie, of Des Moines, said he learned from the Floyd County attorney at about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday night that his granddaughter's body had been found. "She was murdered and her body was put in the river," Christie told The Gazette. "She was not drowned." He said he...
  • Local Religious Group Challenges Right-Wing Politicians

    06/23/2005 3:17:51 PM PDT · by tutstar · 68 replies · 1,054+ views
    News4Jax ^ | 06/23/05 | News4Jax.com
    They call themselves religious Americans who want to close what they refer to as the "God gap" in politics. The Christian Alliance for Progress announced in a news conference Thursday its movement to counter the power of the religious right in the shadow of Jacksonville's politically powerful First Baptist Church. "As everyone in the city of Jacksonville knows, the First Baptist Church is part of the Southern Baptist Convention, and as everybody in the country knows, the Southern Baptist Convention is right now calling many of the shots as part of the religious right in the Republican Party," said Tim...
  • March of Dimes Exposé (Warning: Graphic Content)

    04/30/2005 5:41:34 AM PDT · by NYer · 34 replies · 3,191+ views
    Catholic Exchange ^ | April 30, 2005 | PA Pro-Life Federation
    For years the March of Dimes (MOD) has been boycotted by pro-life groups for its involvement in the abortion industry. Unfortunately, many well-meaning pro-life citizens continue to support MOD, not knowing one of the group's methods of preventing what it calls "Birth Defects" is to promote abortion.MOD was one of the major forces behind the development and widespread use of amniocentesis in the second trimester of pregnancy. Amniocentesis is a test commonly used to determine if an unborn child has a congenital abnormality, knowledge of which can facilitate the decision to abort "defective" children. Pat Robertson of CBN and the...
  • Update: Pregnant Skidmore woman murdered - unborn baby taken [Amber Alert issued - Missouri]

    12/17/2004 3:02:07 AM PST · by KS Flyover · 62 replies · 5,607+ views
    Team Amber Alert / AP ^ | 12/17/04 | AP
    Americas Amber Alert News Center (Skidmore Missouri USA) AP--Breaking News Update A Skidmore woman is dead tonight and the search begins for the unborn baby cut from her womb. Nodaway County authorities ask for help to find the baby and the person or persons responsible. The Nodaway County sheriff says a 23 year old white woman was murdered this afternoon in her home and her unborn baby girl was removed from her body. Police believe the child could still be alive. U.S. authorities release Amber alerts when they believe immediate widespread publicity will help solve abduction cases.The Amber abduction...
  • Republicans Outbreed Us, Democrats Fret

    12/10/2004 9:16:20 AM PST · by JustAnotherOkie · 159 replies · 3,006+ views
    NewsMax ^ | Friday, Dec. 10, 2004 11:43 a.m. EST
    Democrats' endless and often clueless stewing over the GOP's latest election triumphs just keeps getting funnier. Now they’re worried, with some justification, that fertile young conservatives are replacing dried-up old liberals. Have you heard of "natalists"? They’re the left's new boogeyman. These curious Middle American creatures, it seems, care more about having a family than a summer home in the Hamptons. They tend to have conservative moral values. And ... they're reproducing! Now the media elitists are examining this phenomenon of flyover country as if it's some sort of exotic species that must be dissected, though perhaps not exterminated. The...
  • What is the Facination with George W. Bush? (ZOT!!! Let's be more creative, shall we?)

    12/12/2004 4:44:51 PM PST · by Mind_of_Adam_Smith · 164 replies · 1,874+ views
    As a long-time conservative, a Viet Nam veteran, lifetime Christian, and as someone with an inquisitive mind, I need to understand why George Bush was chosen to carry the banner of Conservatism?
  • MOMMY, HAVE I DONE SOMETHING WRONG?

    12/07/2004 3:17:44 PM PST · by watchdog_writer · 26 replies · 775+ views
    December 7th, 2004 | watchdog_writer
    Mommy, have I done something wrong?            Andrea Yates was the mother of five beautiful, innocent children. She drowned them all in a bathtub and we are supposed to feel sorry for her. When her seven year old son saw his baby sister lying lifeless on the floor of the bathroom, he asked if she was all right, to which Andrea answered, “get in the tub”, Noah ran, but not far enough or fast enough. The last words he spoke just before his mother drowned him in the bathtub was: “Mother, have I done something wrong?”          I say we are...
  • UNICEF Demands Abortion for Underage Girls without Parents Knowledge

    10/18/2004 1:00:57 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 66 replies · 3,242+ views
    LifeSiteNews.com ^ | October 12, 2004
    WELLINGTON, October 12, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Unintentionally providing a timely reminder why people should not participate in its annual Halloween donation boxes campaign , UNICEF is lobbying New Zealand Parliamentarians against a proposal requiring parental consent for abortions. The nation's health spokesman, Judith Collins, is promoting a law to require doctors to inform parents when underage girls are seeking abortion. UNICEF has written all MPs to denounce the proposal. The UNICEF letter, signed by UNICEF's New Zealand executive director Dennis McKinlay, portrays parents as a danger. It suggested that when parents are informed that their daughters are seeking an abortion,...
  • Democrats: Pull gay, cloning ads

    09/01/2004 4:52:54 AM PDT · by Uncle Miltie · 38 replies · 2,824+ views
    The Fargo Forum ^ | 09/01/04 | Janell Cole
    BISMARCK -- First, a series of heterosexual couples kiss. Then, two men are shown about to lock lips. All are dressed for a wedding. That is followed by three people, depicting a wedding of two men and a woman. The campaign commercial's message: Sen. Byron Dorgan supports gay marriage and unless North Dakotans vote for Republican Mike Liffrig for the U.S. Senate, they can "kiss their morals goodbye." Democrats demanded Tuesday that Liffrig pull the plug on that ad and another commercial that claims Dorgan supports human cloning, saying the allegations are lies. The ads began running statewide Monday and...
  • Ah, Reuters (You won't believe this one!)

    08/27/2004 5:29:13 PM PDT · by TonyInOhio · 128 replies · 4,373+ views
    The Corner on National Review Online ^ | 08/27/04 | Ramesh Ponnuru
    AH, REUTERS [Ramesh Ponnuru] Doug Johnson, legislative director of the National Right to Life Committee, sent out a press release on the latest partial-birth ruling. Here's an email he got in response from Todd Eastham, the North American news editor for Reuters:"What's your plan for parenting & educating all the unwanted children you people want to bring into the world? Who will pay for policing our streets & maintaining the prisons needed to contain them when you, their parents & the system fail them? Oh, sorry. All that money has been earmarked to pay off the Bush deficit. Give me...
  • Woman gets five years probation in hot-car death [killed her three-year old]

    08/21/2004 7:58:16 AM PDT · by HawkeyeLonewolf · 7 replies · 555+ views
    A woman whose 3-year-old daughter died after being left inside a hot car received a sentence of five years probation in Fulton County Superior Court Friday. Prosecutors wanted Nakia Burgess to spend six years in prison. The sentencing came after Burgess took the stand, accepted responsibility for Asan'te Burgess' death, and said there was no worse punishment than watching your own child die. “I have images of her calling for me, grabbing for the window when I know she was calling for me because I was the one that always protected her, I was the one that loved her. Even...
  • Dutch Court Rules Against Abortion Boat Traveling to Other Countries

    08/19/2004 4:31:06 PM PDT · by eleni121 · 17 replies · 701+ views
    Life News ^ | August 18, 2004 | Steven Ertelt
    Amsterdam, Netherlands (LifeNews.com) -- A Dutch court on Wednesday upheld a governmental decision requiring the "abortion ship" Langenort, a converted tugboat, to stay within a 16 mile radius outside of Amsterdam. Operators of the Langenort want to resume travels to countries where abortion is illegal to perform abortions in international waters.
  • Abortionist Saves Ducks

    08/06/2004 5:58:59 PM PDT · by Coleus · 13 replies · 640+ views
    Abortionist Saves Ducks "Rush-hour traffic stopped on 15th Street, N.W. in Washington, D.C., last Friday morning, according to The Washington Post. A mother duck and her four ducklings were the reason. But as they made their way through the city, not everyone was captivated by the traffic-light-reading-impaired birds," Kathryn Jean Lopez writes at National Review Online (www.nationalreview.com). "So humans soon began moving in, sometimes nearly putting their lives on the line for the ducks: "Passer-by Pat Getter shot into the street after the ducks, yelling at cars, 'Stop! Stop! Stop!' She threw up her hands as though she were facing...
  • When One (baby) Is Enough (ultimate in cold selfishness)

    07/18/2004 11:39:14 AM PDT · by dennisw · 501 replies · 16,708+ views
    nytimes ^ | July 18, 2004 | AMY RICHARDS as told to AMY BARRETT
    July 18, 2004 LIVES When One Is Enough By AMY RICHARDS as told to AMY BARRETT I grew up in a working-class family in Pennsylvania not knowing my father. I have never missed not having him. I firmly believe that, but for much of my life I felt that what I probably would have gained was economic security and with that societal security. Growing up with a single mother, I was always buying into the myth that I was going to be seduced in the back of a pickup truck and become pregnant when I was 16. I had friends...
  • NOW Petitions Daschle to Continue Obstruction

    07/14/2004 12:00:44 PM PDT · by FlyLow · 6 replies · 503+ views
    Talon News ^ | 7-14-04 | Jeff Gannon
    WASHINGTON (Talon News) -- A recent fund-raising letter from the National Organization for Women is requesting money for what it calls an "emergency campaign to preserve abortion rights." The solicitation also asks for a signature on a petition that will be sent to Senate Minority Leader Tom Daschle (D-SD). The petition urges Daschle to continue his obstruction of pro-life federal judges nominated by President George W. Bush. NOW asks the Democratic leader to "use the filibuster whenever it is needed." The Senate minority leader is currently blocking nearly a dozen judges, some for over two years. Republicans have promised more...
  • RON REAGAN TO GIVE PRIMETIME SPEECH AT DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION ON STEM CELL RESEARCH

    07/11/2004 5:41:54 PM PDT · by Pikamax · 198 replies · 6,233+ views
    ABCnews ^ | 07/11/04 | ABC
    RON REAGAN, JR. TO GIVE PRIMETIME SPEECH AT DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION ON STEM CELL RESEARCH, Kerry spokeswoman Stephanie Cutter tells ABC News' Dan Harris...
  • Why I filmed abortion

    07/11/2004 1:00:23 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 31 replies · 1,341+ views
    The Age ^ | July 11, 2004 | Julia Black
    Julia Black, whose documentary captures abortion in graphic detail, tells why she felt the need to confront her audience. Ever since I can remember, I have been pro-choice. When I was five years old my father set up Marie Stopes International, a charity that has grown into one of Britain's largest abortion providers and a leading international reproductive rights agency. So I grew up hearing and believing the mantra, a woman's right to choose. When I became pregnant at 34, my beliefs started to come under attack for the first time. As my pregnancy progressed, I began to question my...
  • Baby Body Parts For Sale

    03/14/2004 8:17:27 PM PST · by Coleus · 59 replies · 3,041+ views
    In April of 1997, Life Dynamics began an undercover investigation that eventually exposed the hidden industry that markets body parts harvested from babies killed by elective abortions. (Most of the information we gathered was provided by people working inside of a Planned Parenthood abortion clinic located in Overland Park, Kansas.) The Marketing of Aborted Babies is a thorough report on that investigation and contains data, analyses and documentation not previously released to the public. This book contains exact copies of baby body parts orders and price lists. These documents were not altered in any way other than to assign them...
  • Pro-life shirt barred as 'obscene'

    03/11/2004 10:24:57 PM PST · by JohnHuang2 · 29 replies · 381+ views
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | Friday, March 12, 2004
    BRAVE NEW SCHOOLSPro-life shirt barred as 'obscene'Administrator determined anti-abortion message violates policy Posted: March 12, 20041:00 a.m. Eastern © 2004 WorldNetDaily.com A Virginia high school student was barred from wearing a shirt with a pro-life message because it violates the school's policy against profane or obscene language. Pro-life shirt worn by Virginia student. (Photo used with permission) The shirt says: "Abortion is Homicide. You will not silence my message. You will not mock my God. You will stop killing my generation. Rock for Life." Assistant Vice Principal Marylin Sinclair-White at Denbigh High School in Newport News, Va, told the student Feb. 18...
  • Andrea Yates' husband: Trial was wrong - insanity laws should have protected her after drownings

    01/26/2004 8:47:45 AM PST · by MeekOneGOP · 44 replies · 735+ views
    Associated Press ^ | January 25, 2004 | Associated Press Staff
    Andrea Yates' husband: Trial was wrongInsanity laws should have protected her after drownings, he says11:03 PM CST on Sunday, January 25, 2004Associated Press HOUSTON – Nearly two years after Andrea Yates' conviction for drowning her five children in the family's bathtub, her husband continues to assert that his mentally ill wife never should have been prosecuted. "Why do we even have insanity laws if they are not based on medical insanity?" Russell Yates asked. To be deemed innocent by reason of insanity, the law requires defendants to prove they suffer from a severe mental disease or defect and did not...
  • N.H. Fears Chilling Effects From Abortion Laws

    10/20/2003 3:35:59 PM PDT · by Little Bill · 22 replies · 240+ views
    Fosters Daily (Communist) Democrat ^ | 10/20/2003 | Bethany Stone
    N.H. fears chilling effects from abortion law By BETHANY STONE Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON — Congress is expected to send President Bush a bill this month that would ban a rarely used abortion procedure, a decision abortion-rights advocates say would create a chilling effect on doctors who perform other types of abortions. As senators prepare to vote on the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act of 2003 — which the House passed earlier this month and the president has said he will sign into law — New Hampshire abortion-rights advocates predict the bill’s language actually could affect more-common abortion procedures. "Because the law...
  • Abortion leading cause of African-American deaths

    08/06/2003 9:09:09 AM PDT · by cpforlife.org · 73 replies · 2,059+ views
    www.news-press.com ^ | August 6, 2003 | Ismael Hernandez,
    <p>I assume most people will say the leading cause of death in the African-American community is violent crime, cancer, AIDS or heart disease. The correct answer is abortion. The fact is that more African-American babies have been killed by abortion during the past 27 years than the total number of African-American deaths from all other causes combined.</p>
  • Bush Nominates Pro-Life Black Woman to Nation's Second Highest Court

    07/28/2003 12:06:11 PM PDT · by cpforlife.org · 137 replies · 845+ views
    LifeNews.com ^ | July 27, 2003 | Steven Ertelt
    Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) -- President Bush continues to make pro-life judicial nominations at a blistering rate despite pro-abortion senators bottling up the appointments with filibusters. On Friday, Bush nominated California Supreme Court Justice Janice Rogers Brown to serve on the court that is viewed as the nation's second highest -- the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Cases often reach the court prior to going to the Supreme Court and members of the DC Circuit have typically used it as a steppingstone to becoming a Supreme Court justice. In fact, some court observers say bush is...
  • Bednarek pleads guilty to murder in Ryno case - plea bargain after conviction in rape of 3 YO

    07/10/2003 5:04:07 PM PDT · by MeekOneGOP · 3 replies · 344+ views
    The Dallas Morning News ^ | July 10, 2003 | By ROBERT THARP / The Dallas Morning News
    Bednarek pleads guilty to murder in Ryno case07/10/2003By ROBERT THARP / The Dallas Morning News Irving resident Brett Bednarek got another long prison sentence Thursday, this time after he pleaded guilty to murder in the death of 3-year-old Cristy Ryno. The life sentence he received is in addition to a 99-year prison term ordered by a jury following his sexual assault conviction in June. Under the plea bargain offered by prosecutors, Mr. Bednarek, 27, will not have to serve any additional prison time. Both prison sentences will run simultaneously. By law he must serve at least 30 years in...
  • Kan. Parents Charged in Son's Death - pastor, wife held on $2 mil bond each for 1st degree murder

    01/01/2003 6:43:24 PM PST · by MeekOneGOP · 7 replies · 184+ views
    Associated Press ^ | December 31, 2002 | Associated Press Staff
    Kan. Parents Charged in Son's Death KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - A pastor and his wife were charged Tuesday in the death of their 9-year-old adopted son, who authorities said had been bound and gagged.Neil, 47, and Christy Edgar, 46, were charged with first-degree murder and ordered held on $2 million bond each.The couple were also charged with three counts of child abuse involving their other children. Those children - ages 16, 12 and 9 - have been placed in protective custody, authorities said.The Edgars work at God's Creation Outreach Ministry in Kansas City. A Web site says the ministry...
  • Parents in Vidalia, LA, Fearful After Murder of Five-Year-Old

    11/22/2002 5:26:50 AM PST · by Theodore R. · 1 replies · 372+ views
    The Alexandria, LA, Daily Town Talk ^ | 11-22-02 | Goodnight, Mandy M.
    <p>VIDALIA - Parents in this Concordia Parish town are worried.</p> <p>"Until we know who did this and they are caught, it is terrifying," said Gayle Smith of the Vidalia area.</p> <p>The typically sleepy town that sits along the banks of Mississippi River has been rattled since the murder of a 5-year-old boy two weeks ago.</p>
  • Please sign petition to boycott/protest child-killing-child movie

    08/29/2002 12:22:13 AM PDT · by nitetrax · 29 replies · 527+ views
    Please sign online petition to boycott this movie(Not that it will do much good but at least it will bring certain issues to light) The United States of Leland Production Companies: Trigger Street (Ordinary Decent Criminal; Kevin Spacey's production company), Thousand Words (Requiem for a Dream, Waking Life), MDP Worldwide, Neverland Pictures (Michael Jackson's production companyhttp://www.gopetition.com/region/237/1390.html Here's the original premise of the movie (try not to puke): >>>>Premise: This is the story of a sensitive teenager, Leland (Gosling), faced with issues of morality and hope under difficult circumstances, who is arrested and sent to juvenile hall, after he kills an...
  • Westerfield guilty of Danielle van Dam's murder

    08/21/2002 4:19:32 PM PDT · by WellsFargo94 · 8 replies · 379+ views
    CNN ^ | August 21, 2002 Posted: 5:13 PM EDT (2113 GMT) | unknown
    <p>A jury Wednesday found David Westerfield guilty of kidnapping and killing 7-year-old Danielle van Dam, whose nude body was dumped near a desert road last winter.</p> <p>Westerfield, a 50-year-old engineer, sat slightly trembling, his face impassive, as the verdicts were read and the jurors were polled individually on each count.</p>
  • Judge rules on Routier evidence

    07/08/2002 11:33:44 AM PDT · by MeekOneGOP · 1 replies · 323+ views
    Associated Press ^ | July 8, 2002 | Associated Press Staff
    Judge rules on Routier evidence 07/08/2002 Associated Press A Dallas judge says he does not have jurisdiction to decide whether to turn over evidence to Darlie Routier's attorneys. Judge Robert Francis ruled Monday on a request last week from the death row inmate's defense team. IRWIN THOMPSON / DMN Convicted murderer Darlie Routier waves to friends as she leaves the courtroom after a hearing last week. Routier's attorneys want access to a knife, carpet and other pieces of evidence presented at her 1997 trial. They say new tests will clear her in the 1996 stabbing deaths of two of...
  • Abortion, Pederasty, Child Murder Share The Same Roots

    06/14/2002 10:48:50 PM PDT · by Polycarp · 48 replies · 550+ views
    The Wanderer ^ | June 20, 2002 | FRANK MORRISS
    Issue Date June 20, 2002Abortion, Pederasty, Child Murder Share The Same Roots By FRANK MORRISS Who can doubt the blood-red tide has been loosed in this very time of history, drowning the ceremony of innocence, as the poet Yeats foresaw? It is doubtful that even that prescient genius could have told us the literalness of that prophecy’s fulfillment. Child after child is seized by that blood flow — carried away, violated, slain — and through there is momentary outcry and alarm, and tears by parents, and a flurry of activity by law enforcement, nothing seems sufficient against the tide....
  • Shifting sands of blame -- was Russell Yates really responsible?

    03/19/2002 6:23:19 AM PST · by PDR · 21 replies · 355+ views
    United Press International ^ | March 18, 2002 | Peter Roff
    WASHINGTON, March 18 (UPI) -- On Wednesday, a Houston jury voted unanimously to convict Andrea Yates of murder and Monday she was formally sentenced to life in prison. After less then four hours, the panel of eight women and four men concluded Yates understood what she was doing when she held her five children -- one by one -- under water in the family bathtub until they were dead. The enormity of her crime caused a cynical nation to shudder. Though infanticide may now be routine, a multiple murder of children by the mother will still stir the nation. Part...