Bob Brown

Bob is a graduate of the WORLD Journalism Institute’s mid-career course.

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U.S. pro-life activist deported from Australia over visa flap

Abortion
by Bob Brown
Posted 10/02/15, 05:30 pm

Pro-life activist Troy Newman is set to return to the United States after the Australian government ordered him deported for entering the country without a valid visa. Newman, president of Operation Rescue, is a board member of the Center for Medical Progress, the organization that recently released nearly a dozen undercover videos exposing Planned Parenthood’s involvement in fetal tissue trafficking.

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Irish pro-abortion movement loses momentum after city vote

Abortion
by Bob Brown
Posted 9/30/15, 12:40 pm

The City and County Council of Limerick, Ireland, on Monday rejected a proposal calling for a referendum to repeal the country’s constitutional right-to-life provision. The 23-12 vote slows an effort led by the Anti-Austerity Alliance and other pro-abortion groups to gather support for a referendum on Ireland’s Eighth Amendment.

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Hotel Transylvania 2 sinks teeth into family dynamics

Movie
by Bob Brown
Posted 9/28/15, 12:45 pm

In Hotel Transylvania 2, writers Adam Sandler, 49, and Robert Smigel, 55, grapple with themes of family heritage and cultural assimilation—pretty deep for an animated film starring a vampire and a gelatinous creature named Blobby.

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