Lynde Langdon

Lynde is a WORLD Digital’s managing editor and reports on popular and fine arts. She lives in Wichita, Kan., with her husband and two daughters. Follow Lynde on Twitter @lmlangdon.

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Evidence of a crime

Abortion | Abortionist defends the work of the pro-life Center for Medical Progress
by Lynde Langdon
Posted 9/23/19, 03:30 pm

Pro-life activists David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt called on an abortionist to help in their legal defense. Forrest Smith, who claims to have committed 50,000 abortions in his career, testified for the defense last week at the pre-trial hearing for Daleiden and Merritt, who face more than a dozen felony charges related to their work exposing how Planned Parenthood sold aborted babies’ body parts. Smith told a judge last week that Planned Parenthood’s practice of delivering live babies and harvesting their organs defied even the abortion industry’s standards of decency.

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Associated Press/Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision

Game of Thrones takes final bow at Emmys

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 9/23/19, 11:36 am

The HBO fantasy series Game of Thrones dominated the prime-time Emmy Awards for the last time Sunday night. The show, which ended earlier this year, took home a record-tying 12 awards, including best drama series and best supporting actor in a drama for cast member Peter Dinklage. HBO programs won 34 total awards, more than streaming rivals Netflix, which won 27, and Amazon, which took home 15, including best comedy series for Fleabag.

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Associated Press/Photo by Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press

Trudeau deals with brownface scandal

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 9/19/19, 12:23 pm

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized Wednesday for wearing racially offensive costumes in his younger years. A photo from 2011 published in Time magazine showed him in brownface at an “Arabian Nights” party when he worked as a teacher at West Point Grey Academy in British Columbia. Trudeau was 29 at the time. “I should have known better then, but I didn’t, and I am deeply sorry for it,” he said.

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