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Chinese pro-life dissident Chen Guangcheng may have been coerced to leave the U.S. Embassy under threats against his family by Chinese officials.

As some totalitarian-minded governments escalate their attacks on parental rights and homeschooling, the Vatican’s delegation to the United Nations called on the world to respect families, the rights of parents to direct the upbringing of their children, and non-governmental forms of education. The Holy See’s representatives also called on UN member governments last week to stop indoctrinating the youth.

The Oklahoma Supreme Court has ruled that a proposed state constitutional amendment defining a human embryo as a “person” is unconstitutional.

 Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng may be safe for the moment from his country's repressive regime, but pregnant women and their pre-born babies remain in danger.

Recent attacks on churches in Nigeria and Kenya are signaling that there is little chance Islamist terrorists will abandon their war on Christianity any time soon.

 

The purpose of the third annual National Abortion Access Bowl-a-Thon is to bankroll the culture of death.

Several Kansas communities are being pushed by "LGBT" activists to add homosexuals and transvestites to protected classes in anti-discrimination laws.

 

 

 

The Air Force has caved in to an atheist group by dropping a policy that ensures there are Bibles in lodgings on Air Force bases.

 

Following 10-plus years of legal conflict thanks to a nuisance lawsuit filed in 2001 by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), a federal judge has finally ruled that a cross placed in the Mojave Desert in 1934 to honor World War I veterans may remain there permanently.

In the settlement approved April 23, the National Park Service will turn over the hilltop area known as Sunrise Rock, upon which the simple cross sat before being removed by the park service, in return for the private donation of five acres elsewhere in the 1.6 million acre preserve in Southern California. The care of the cross site will fall to a Veterans of Foreign Wars post in Barstow, California, along with the Veterans Home of California-Barstow, reported the Associated Press.

“Once the swap is complete, the park service will fence the site, leaving entrances for visitors, and post signs noting that it is private land,” reported AP. Said Mojave National Preserve spokeswoman Linda Slater of the lengthy legal wrangling: “We want to wrap this, we want to get it done. No cross can go up until the exchange is complete.”

The land is being donated by Henry and Wanda Sandoz, who lived in the area before moving to Yucca Valley. Henry had promised World War I veteran Riley Bembry, who first erected the cross in 1934, that he would continue caring for the site after Bembry died, and Wanda said that over the years her husband cared for or replaced several crosses that had been stolen or defaced. “We love the cross,” she told AP. “It’s in a beautiful spot…. My husband is not a veteran, but he feels like this is something he can do for our country.”

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