Two steps back

Abortion | As pro-lifers march, the Supreme Court deals their cause a rebuke
by Bob Jones
Posted 2/05/05, 12:00 am

Hundreds of thousands of pro-life marchers descended on Washington, D.C., on Jan. 24, only to get a cold welcome from nature-and a cold shoulder from the Supreme Court.

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Leading by example

Adoption | How one ordinary couple with extraordinary compassion helped build an adoption-friendly church
by Susan Olasky
Posted 1/22/05, 12:00 am

|BEL AIR, Md. -- Harford County, MD., is one of those fast-growing exurban areas attractive to families with young children. Located north of Baltimore and just west of the Susquehanna River, it's a land of forested rolling hills, farmland, leafy neighborhoods, and small towns playing a losing game of tug-of-war with strip shopping centers, malls, fast-food eateries, and housing developments.

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Life on trial

Abortion | Congress goes to court, while NARAL goes to camp
by Lynn Vincent
Posted 1/15/05, 12:00 am

Groups like the National Abortion Rights Action League (NARAL) have for years labeled crisis pregnancy centers and abstinence-only education as "fear-based" weapons of religious extremists. Now, with conservatives in control of judicial appointments, abortion activists are using their own fear tactics to rally foot soldiers in light of U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice William Rehnquist's cancer and a likely high-court vacancy.

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