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China Aims to Break Foreign Influence on Religion

Chinese President Xi Jinping this week asked religious groups to pledge their loyalty to the state and warned that religions in China must be independent of foreign influence. At a time when China’s Christians now outnumber the membership of the Communist Party, some say there is an intensifying crackdown on religious groups. China’s Communist Party [...]

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Is the Atheist Population Skyrocketing?

Will the last true Christian in America please turn out the lights on the way out? A recent study on religion and America that has received much attention has been interpreted by some to indicate that Christianity is on its virtual deathbed.  But as the saying goes, “The good news is the bad news is [...]

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This world-renowned soccer star has decided to wait to have sex until he is married

Sports stars are known for tales of wild sexual escapades. But Paris Saint Germaint defender David Luiz, an internationally renowned soccer player, has said he will abstain from sex until after he is married. The 28-year-old ex-Chelsea player was baptized as a Christian in a teammate’s swimming pool last Friday. He is engaged to Sara [...]

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Fear of death driving push for euthanasia, says medical ethicist

The shocking state of end-of-life care in the NHS is exposed in a report from the parliamentary and health services ombudsman, detailing cases where the dying and their families did not get the care they needed. Julie Mellor, who investigates complaints that the health service has failed to resolve, says too many people spend their [...]

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Canadian bioethicist questions value of Down syndrome detection

Do we really need ever-more accurate tests to detect Down syndrome in unborn children? This is the question posed by Canadian bioethicist Chris Kaposy in the Impact Ethics blog. He questions “a ‘corporate arms race’ to develop prenatal tests for Down syndrome that are accurate and less invasive, cheaper, easier to administer, and that can [...]

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‘Scandalous’ for UN to Push Abortions on Girls Raped by Boko Haram, Say Pro-Life Nigerian Groups

The Foundation for African Heritage, a coalition of non-governmental organizations in Nigeria, has pushed back against suggestions by a United Nations organization that the pregnant women and girls rescued from Boko Haram be allowed to undergo abortions, which is illegal in most cases under local law. Nigeria’s This Day Live reported that FACH’s Sonnie Ekwowusi described [...]

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Assisted Suicide: How One Woman Chose to Die, Then Survived

In 1994, Jeanne Hall, a resident of King City, Ore., voted in favor of Ballot Measure 16, which for the first time in the United States, would allow terminally ill patients to end their own lives through physician-assisted suicide. “I thought, hey, I wouldn’t want anyone to suffer,” Hall told The Daily Signal. “So I [...]

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Texas officials deny reports of chlamydia outbreak at high school with ‘abstinence only’ policy

A West Texas high school that supposedly had an “epidemic” chlamydia outbreak may have never had an outbreak at all — despite widespread coverage of the story. The superintendent of tiny Crane independent school district in west Texas told a local news outlet that as many as 20 students out of Crane high school’s 300 [...]

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The Research on Same-Sex Parenting: “No Differences” No More

In its 2004 endorsement of what is commonly referred to as the “no differences” theory, the American Psychological Association (APA) declared that “there is no scientific evidence that parenting effectiveness is related to parental sexual orientation: lesbian and gay parents are as likely as heterosexual parents to provide supportive and healthy environments for their children,” [...]

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These three countries offer insights into the challenges families face in an aging society

The percentage of Americans over 65 will nearly double by 2050, following the path of Italy and Germany, which have aged even faster and are already there. Now a report from Pew Research Center suggests that comparing the three countries might offer insights into what’s ahead for the United States in terms of government support [...]

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Why Giving Your Kids Siblings Is the Best Thing You Can Do for Them (Even If They Resent It)

Giving your kid a sibling is the best thing you can do for them, and as often as not, they resent you for it. My wife’s OB-GYN told us a story—in the middle of labor—about how he had welcomed his newborn brother to the family by burying him in a basket of dirty clothes and [...]

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