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Planned Parenthood’s ironic statement on race relations

Abortion | The nation’s No. 1 killer of African-Americans tries to stand for justice
by Nick Eicher
Posted 7/22/16, 12:38 pm

Each week, The World and Everything in It features a “Culture Friday” segment, in which Executive Producer Nick Eicher discusses the latest cultural news with John Stonestreet, president of the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. Here is a summary of this week’s conversation.

On the heels of multiple police shootings—and shootings of police—Planned Parenthood published a shocking social media statement.

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Officer says shooting of therapist was an accident

Shooting | Autistic patient, who appeared to be a threat, was the intended target
by Lynde Langdon
Posted 7/21/16, 04:52 pm

UPDATE (7/22, 10:45 a.m.): A North Miami police officer who shot an unarmed man lying in the street said he was aiming for the man’s autistic patient, a police union representative said. A cellphone video of the incident shows the patient, a Hispanic male, was sitting in the middle of the road and not answering the commands of his therapist, Charles Kinsey, or officers, who were responding to a report of a man with a gun. In the video, Kinsey can be heard shouting that the patient has a toy truck.

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House in mourning

Race Issues | Murders of police officers and killings of black men bring new urgency to the need for racial healing
by Jamie Dean
Posted 7/21/16, 12:30 pm

When Dallas Police Chief David Brown described how he got through the first three days after a lone sniper assassinated five Dallas police officers on July 7, the veteran officer kept it simple: “God’s grace, and His sweet, tender mercies, just to be quite honest with you.”

It wasn’t the first time Brown needed tender mercies in the wake of violence and tragedy. Indeed, the African-American police chief knew personally the kind of grief and racial strife that gripped the nation when a second black gunman struck down three police officers in a Baton Rouge ambush on July 17.

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