Friday, May 07, 2004

Grassfire Announces Plans for Advertising Rating System
As part of its overall plan to restore broadcast decency, Grassfire unveiled a multi-faceted effort designed to curtail the sexual performance ads that are so prevalent on network television. In addition to asking pharmaceutical companies to air these ads after the 10 p.m. hour, Grassfire is also seeking a voluntary ratings system for all network television advertising (similar to what is used for network programming).
Sign the Broadcast Decency Petition.

Teresa Heinz Kerry Nearly Had Abortion
WASHINGTON - Teresa Heinz Kerry nearly underwent an abortion some 30 years ago on a doctor's recommendation because she had been taking cortisone early in her pregnancy, but a miscarriage rendered the decision moot.

Why abortion-on-demand is on the way out

Federal drug regulators yesterday rejected a drug maker's application to sell a morning-after pill over the counter because of concerns about whether young girls would be able to use it safely.

Homosexual Activist Berates Dems for Going 'Squishy' on Marriage Amendment
The head of a homosexual advocacy group says his fellow activists need to adopt the conservative strategy of getting something in exchange for their political support.

Right to Be Murdered in Private?
Judge: It's OK to Starve Terri Schiavo to Death
The law preventing Terri Schiavo's husband from starving her to death is unconstitutional, a judge decreed today. Florida Gov. Jeb Bush's office filed an immediate appeal.

Get your own Kerry Flips tshirt an flip-flops!

The curious lack of curiosity about WMD
Jordan recently seized 20 tons of chemicals trucked in by confessed al Qaeda members who brought the stuff in from Syria. The chemicals included VX, Sarin and 70 others. But the media seems curiously incurious about whether one could reasonably trace this stuff back to Iraq. Had the terrorists released a "toxic cloud," Jordanian officials say 80,000 would have died!

Transcript of Remarks by President Bush on the National Day of Prayer

Boston Archdiocese Says Pope Defrocked Two Priests
May 6 (Bloomberg) -- Boston's Roman Catholic Archdiocese said Paul R. Shanley and Ronald H. Paquin were defrocked as priests by Pope John Paul II following allegations of sexual abuse.

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