Bob Brown

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


Studies leading up to a 2009 meta-analysis indicate the medical community has been aware for years of a link between abortions (induced and spontaneous) and subsequent preterm births. New research from Europe pinpoints surgical dilation and curettage (D&C) procedures as the culprit.

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Associated Press/Photo by Grace Beahm/The Post and Courier

Emanuel AME pastor remembered for loving others

Obituary | Clementa Pinckney honored for his work in the church and the state legislature
by Bob Brown
Posted 6/18/15, 03:18 pm

Clementa Pinckney, senior pastor of Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, S.C., was remembered today by colleagues and friends as a godly man who cared deeply for others. Pinckney was murdered along with eight of his parishioners Wednesday night as he led a prayer service.

“What stood out more than his big frame and booming voice was his astronomical heart he had for his fellow man,” said state Senate Minority Leader Nikki Setzler.

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Associated Press/Photo by Christian Lutz

European high court orders man starved to death

by Bob Brown
Posted 6/08/15, 09:28 am

The European Court of Human Rights on Friday upheld a top French court’s decision to end 38-year-old Vincent Lambert’s intravenous hydration and feeding. The landmark ruling sets a legal precedent for the 47 nations belonging to the Council of Europe, that continent’s “leading human rights organization.”

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