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2014-06-11 16:26:37

COLUMBIA, S.C., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Voters made a historic decision in South Carolina yesterday as 79% of Republicans called for a personhood amendment to the state constitution that would guarantee equal protection under the law to preborn children, from the moment of conception. The landslide majority, gathering nearly a quarter of a million affirmative votes, is the largest show of support by percentage in any public vote held on personhood. "The sweeping...

2014-02-23 16:20:22

BOSTON, Feb. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Reverend Patrick Mahoney, Personhood USA will hold a news conference on Monday, February 24, at 12:00 P.M. The news conference will be held outside of the Suffolk County Juvenile Court where the father of Justina Pelletier is facing contempt charges for breaking a court imposed gag order. Mat Staver, Founder and Chairman of Liberty Counsel, will be in the courtroom along with the Pelletier's local counsel to represent the Pelletier...

2014-02-15 20:20:14

NEW YORK, Feb. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following high-profile media coverage of Colorado's Brady Amendment, Personhood USA and Brady Ministries have granted an exclusive FOX interview to the Huckabee Show, to be aired Saturday, February 15 at 8:00PM ET. Heather Surovik, Brady's mom, will share her son's story and present the compelling case for passing Amendment 67 this November. The show will be re-aired on Sunday, February 16 at 8:00 and 11:00PM ET. Learn more at...

2012-04-10 09:01:48

The part of the brain we use when engaging in egalitarian behavior may also be linked to a larger sense of morality, researchers have found. Their conclusions, which offer scientific support for Adam Smith's theories of morality, are based on experimental research published in the latest issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The study, coming seven months after the start of the Occupy Wall Street Movement, which has been aimed at addressing income inequality, was...

2010-12-23 02:04:43

People are happier when goods are more equally distributed, but equality makes people want to spend more to get ahead of their neighbors, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research. Authors Nailya Ordabayeva (Erasmus University, The Netherlands) and Pierre Chandon (INSEAD, France) examined the way equality influences the consumption decisions of people in the bottom tiers of social groups. The researchers found that increasing equality decreases bottom-tier consumer envy of...


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