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The New Young Faces of the Anti-Abortion Movement
Lila Rose and Kristan Hawkins use new tactics such as social media and "sidewalk counseling" to grow their base.
Young and Pro-Life: Anti-Abortion Crusaders Find New Tactics to Promote Their Message
Standing in front of the Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C., two determined, energetic young women led thousands of people in a lobbying campaign to end abortion. Those women are Lila Rose and Kristan Hawkins, the seemingly unlikely faces at the forefront of this country’s most
Hundreds Chose Cryonic Freezing Instead of Burial
Erika Star can’t visit her grandfather’s grave, but if she wants to, she can go to a warehouse in Michigan where his body has been cryonically frozen in a tank of liquid nitrogen for the past seven years. Instead of being buried or cremated, Star’s grandfather decided long ago that he wanted to be
Supremes Consider Contraception Challenge
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES ANALYSIS — ABC’s JEFF ZELENY: It’s the biggest legal challenge to the health care law in two years, with the Supreme Court hearing arguments today on birth control provisions in the Affordable Care Act. A central question before the justices...
Rolling The Dice On Diplomacy
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES KERRY TO MEET WITH RUSSIA FOREIGN MINISTER ON CRISIS: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov are scheduled to meet in Paris today to discuss the crisis in Ukraine. Kerry met earlier today with British...
CNN Cancels Hillary Clinton Film After Director Rebuffed
CNN has canceled its Hillary Clinton film after director Charles Ferguson backed out of the project today, citing the difficulties he had finding sources and interview subjects for the production: “Nobody, and I mean nobody was interested in helping me make this film.” “Charles Ferguson...
What Immigration Has to Do With Black Economic Struggles
A half century later, the vision of equality laid out by Martin Luther King, Jr., in his “I Have a Dream” speech is far from realized. A report released last wee k by the Pew Research Center illustrates just how dramatic an economic divide still exists between Americans of different races, and how
Latinos Consume More News in English
The numbers illustrate the massive media consuming power Latinos have in this country.
Fox News Airs a Weird Argument Against Immigration Reform
A Talking Head on Fox News Makes a Blunt Argument Against Immigration Reform
Fox News Video Criticized as Attack on Obama
The Fox News Channel has been under fire today for a four-minute video sharply critical of President Obama that the network produced and aired during its morning news program “Fox & Friends.” The video — titled “Four Years of Hope and Change” — closely resembles...