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Autonomy and accountability

Churches | A bombshell report on abuse by Southern Baptist leaders spurs reflection on church structure
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 2/15/19, 04:32 pm

A report about sexual abuse in Southern Baptist churches this week sparked demands for criminal investigations and more accountability—calls that echo requests that abuse victims made to denominational leaders more than 10 years ago.

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‘Cut and pasted’ children

Family | Advocates argue children suffer the consequences when adults claim a right to parenthood
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 2/08/19, 05:43 pm

The Virginia House of Delegates passed a bill on Tuesday that would redefine parenthood in the state by updating the laws on assisted reproduction.

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Bezos fires back at National Enquirer

by Kiley Crossland
Posted 2/08/19, 11:04 am

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos in a blog post Thursday claimed to be the target of extortion and blackmail by the publisher of the National Enquirer. Bezos, 55, said the tabloid threatened to publish explicit personal photos of him unless he stopped investigating how the Enquirer obtained texts between him and his mistress. The National Enquirer on Jan. 9 published a story about Bezos and his affair with former TV anchor Lauren Sanchez, who is married. That same day, Bezos announced on Twitter that he and his wife of 25 years, MacKenzie Bezos, were planning to divorce.

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