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  • Obama: Boy Scouts should admit gays and lesbians, opportunity should be open to all

    02/04/2013 6:37:28 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 76 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 02/04/2013
    WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says the Boy Scouts of America should open its membership to gays and lesbians when its national executive board discusses the issue this week. Obama praised the scouts as “a great institution” that promotes young people, giving them lifelong leadership training and opportunities. During a pre-Super Bowl interview on CBS, he said “no one should be barred from that.” The Boy Scouts announced last week it was considering replacing its longstanding ban on gays with a policy to let troop sponsors make their own decision on the issue.
  • 'Hate crimes' charge doesn't require 'hate'

    08/09/2007 6:13:12 AM PDT · by Turret Gunner A20 · 48 replies · 935+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | August 7, 2007 | Staff
    Judge: Victim's homosexuality enough to seek higher penalty. A judge in New York has ruled evidence of "hatred" is unnecessary for a prosecutor to pursue a "hate crimes" case against three men arrested for the death of a homosexual man. The written ruling came from Judge Jill Konviser of the State Supreme Court in Brooklyn, and concluded prosecutors only need to show that the man, who was beaten and then hit by a vehicle in a robbery attempt, was picked because of his sexual orientation, according to a report in the New York Times. The judge said that is enough...
  • How Could She Do That? [Abortion and the journey to forgiveness]

    10/23/2006 2:58:32 PM PDT · by Salvation · 39 replies · 1,097+ views
    CatholicExchange.com ^ | 10/23/06 | Amanda Russell
    by Amanda Russell Other Articles by Amanda Russell How Could She Do That? 10/23/06 While doing pro-life work in my parish, I sometimes hear this question being asked by well-intentioned people referring to an unknown woman who has had an abortion. They don't understand how a woman could have her baby aborted, and think that if we can just get women to realize that the cells growing inside them are in fact already a baby, then women would no longer have abortions. In This Article...All AloneThe MovementQuestions and Answers All Alone However, in their zeal to protect the unborn baby, pro-life...