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2010-12-10 09:58:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wednesday, Ohio Judge Jody Luebbers ruled that Planned Parenthood failed to comply with state abortion laws and thereby caused a young Planned Parenthood client significant psychological and emotional harm. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) The young girl, who was fourteen at the time of the abortion, became pregnant by her 22 year-old soccer coach. Planned Parenthood did not report suspected child abuse, nor...

2010-05-20 12:25:00

Act Applies Hyde Amendment to New Funds Fixing Health Care a Legislative Goal of U.S. Bishops WASHINGTON, May 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congress should support a bipartisan bill that will remedy the abortion and conscience flaws in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), according to the Chairman of the U.S. bishops' Committee on Pro-Life Activities. In a May 20 letter to Congress, Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston said PPACA was an important step toward...

2009-12-17 15:42:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement is being released by Sr. Carol Keehan, DC, president and chief executive officer of the Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA): The Catholic Health Association is pleased to learn of the work being done to improve the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2009. As we understand it, the Senate intends to keep the President's commitment that no federal funds will pay for abortions and in addition,...

2009-09-22 07:16:16

Many indoor tanning businesses require parental consent for teenagers to use their facilities, but most would allow young tanners more than the government-recommended amount of exposure during the first week, according to a report in the September issue of Archives of Dermatology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Facilities with specific state laws regarding parental consent or accompaniment were more likely to require these steps. "Exposure to UV radiation from indoor tanning lamps has...

2009-07-22 10:55:00

WASHINGTON, July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council Tony Perkins said today that U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan's (D-OH) measure to "reduce the need for abortion" in reality would increase federal funding for Title X family planning and thereby increase the amount of money given by the taxpayers to abortion providers like Planned Parenthood. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) "You don't reduce something by subsidizing it," said Perkins. "The Ryan bill...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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