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October 26, 2010

The Reality of China’s One-Child Policy: A Forced Abortion at Eight Months

Critics of Beijing’s “one-child policy? say a televised clip showing a young mother enduring a forced abortion at eight months’ gestation calls for a worldwide response.

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October 26, 2010

Statistics Show Women Fare Badly in Muslim Countries, but U.N. Official Says Critics Are ‘Stereoty

The head of the U.N. Population Fund blames stereotyping for the perception that Islamic societies are “backward? when it comes to the treatment of women, but data released by other international agencies challenge that assertion.

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October 21, 2010

Group Launches Media Blitz in Oklahoma for Anti-Shariah Ballot Initiative

A group vowing to fight "Islamofascism" has launched a media blitz in Oklahoma supporting a state constitutional amendment that would prohibit the courts from considering Islamic or other international law when ruling on cases in Sooner State courtrooms.

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October 21, 2010

UAE Official Tries to Explain Court Ruling Upholding Muslim Men’s Right to Beat Their Wives

A top judicial official in the United Arab Emirates on Wednesday tried to allay concerns raised by a controversial ruling from the country’s highest court upholding the right of a Muslim to beat his wife and children.

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October 12, 2010

The Communists Within

The Oct. 2 "One Nation Working Together" rally in Washington, D.C., sponsored by the Tides Center, demonstrates in no uncertain terms that communism is alive and well in the 21st century. You could have counted more communists there than in Moscow's Red Square!

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October 12, 2010

Real Social Justice

To be sure, God has special concern for those on the margins of society. Scripture is full of warnings about injustices to the poor and disenfranchised. But contrary to the Gospel of Liberation, God’s foremost concern is not emancipating us from political and economic oppression; it is redeeming us from sin.

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October 12, 2010

Surprising Altruism: Human Love Defies Darwinian Explanation

Now ask yourself, which is a better explanation for their altruism: a “selfish gene? or belief in a Good Shepherd that gives his life for the sheep?

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October 12, 2010

Yahoo, Yoga, and Yours Truly

Well, you never know what a day holds. Last week, Yahoo put the Associated Press story about my article on yoga on its front page. The rest, as they say, is history. My mail servers are exhausted. Messages have been coming in at a rate of about a hundred an hour. The first lesson - count the cost when you talk about yoga. These people get bent out of shape fast.

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October 12, 2010

Christianity in China

At a banquet in Beijing in 1995 I had an opportunity to ask the man seated next to me, a high-ranking official in the Department of Education, how many Christians he thought there were in China. "Maybe 50 million, maybe 75 million, maybe even more," he replied, "but how should we know? They will not register so that we can count them."

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October 12, 2010

Christians Involved in Politics?

Christians must resist the temptation to retreat. With a Christian worldview approach, we can learn how really to be, as Augustine put it, "the best of citizens"—even in a post-Christian world.

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