Angela Lu Fulton

Angela is a senior reporter for WORLD Magazine and a part-time editor for WORLD Digital. She is a graduate of the World Journalism Institute and Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism. Angela resides in Taipei, Taiwan. Follow her on Twitter @angela818.

 

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Irish pro-abortion advocates knew of woman's death in advance

Abortion
by Angela Lu Fulton
Posted 11/21/12, 05:43 pm

Irish pro-life group Life Institute found out that pro-abortion advocates in Ireland knew about Savita Halappanavar’s death before it became public and planned to use it to push for legalized abortion in the country.

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Hillary Clinton visits Middle East amid mixed cease-fire prospects

Middle East
by Angela Lu Fulton
Posted 11/20/12, 04:17 pm

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Israel late Tuesday to seek an end to the fighting between Hamas and Israel that has killed more than 100 people in the last week.

The prospects of a cease-fire seemed mixed. Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, the main mediator, told journalists earlier Tuesday that the ongoing talks would have “positive results in the coming hours.” Israeli officials were more cautious, saying that “intensive efforts” were underway while top Hamas official Izzat Risheq said it was unclear whether a deal would be reached.

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Atheist group sues IRS over churches endorsing politics

Religion
by Angela Lu Fulton
Posted 11/16/12, 02:44 pm

After 1,586 pastors purposely broke the law Oct. 7 by endorsing political candidates from the pulpit, an atheist group has taken the bait and sued the Internal Revenue Service Wednesday for not taking action against these pastors’ churches.

Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) started Pulpit Freedom Sunday in 2008 to challenge the 1954 Johnson Amendment that prohibits tax-exempt churches from making political endorsements. ADF hoped the IRS would take action so that a lawsuit could be filed that would repeal the law.

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