Rachel Lynn Aldrich

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Abortion rate falls, but 860,000 babies still killed

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 9/18/19, 12:02 pm

In 2017, the number of babies who died from abortion hit its lowest since the practice was legalized in 1973. Though the abortion rate has decreased across the country, the total still reached more than 860,000, according to a report released Wednesday by the pro-abortion Guttmacher Institute. The number of abortions peaked in 1990 at 1.6 million.

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A Princess Bride remake? Inconceivable!

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 9/18/19, 11:43 am

Twitter users on Tuesday overwhelmingly warned Hollywood not to touch the 1987 romantic fantasy classic The Princess Bride. In an article published by Variety about producer Norman Lear, Sony Pictures CEO Tony Vinciquerra said, “Very famous people whose names I won’t use, but they want to redo The Princess Bride.” After Variety

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Journalist Cokie Roberts has died

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 9/17/19, 12:37 pm

Cokie Roberts, who covered politics in the nation’s capital for ABC News and NPR over several decades, died Tuesday from complications of breast cancer. She was 75. Roberts worked nearly to the end of her life, saying in August she looked forward to covering next year’s election. Steven, her husband of 53 years, their two children, and six grandchildren survive her.

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