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Doing injustice in the name of justice
Sheila Liaugminas | 30 September 2010 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: human dignity, liberal ideology, tolerance
What would a totally tolerant society look like?

Fighting gendercide, one baby girl at a time
Carolyn Moynihan | 30 September 2010 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: charitable aid, gendercide, India
A curious and tragic disconnect marks India’s attitude to its female population. One third of the seats in the Indian Parliament are now occupied by women, but the practice of female feticide and female infanticide remains widespread.

Stephen Hawking’s creation confusion
William E. Carroll | 30 September 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: cosmology, science, Stephen Hawking
Scientists have begun to doubt whether there was a “Big Bang.” But in claiming that this disproves the existence of a Creator, they confuse temporal beginnings with origins.

The Chronicles of Narnia
Tim Golden | 30 September 2010 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: allegory, classics, fantasy
This classic fantasy series has not lost its charm after fifty years of popularity.

Can Pakistan help the US exit from its longest-ever war?
George Friedman | 29 September 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: Afghanistan, Barack Obama, foreign policy, Pakistan
With a decisive victory in Afghanistan looking increasingly remote, will the US hand over the war to Pakistan?

Defenders of marriage are tolerant
Sheila Liaugminas | 29 September 2010 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Catholic bishops, Defense of Marriage Act, Proposition 8, traditional marriage
Again and again, California voters have had their voice and their vote on Proposition 8 rejected. Mostly by powerful homosexual marriage activists, judges and sympathizers. But the people who want their constitutionally expressed will to be legally established have tolerated…

Documenting your pregnancy in the age of technology
Katie Hinderer | 29 September 2010 | TIGER PRINT
tags: fashion, Millennials, pregnancy
For the millenials, having a baby is an event unlike what their parents or grandparents went through. Documentation is taken to an entirely new level.

The Mother-Daughter Book Club
Clare Cannon | 28 September 2010 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: friendship, girls, reading
This is actually the title of a book, but why not start your own?

Mass murder memories
Bryan P. Bradley | 28 September 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: Communism, genocide, Lithuania, Nazism
Can we mourn both Soviet and Nazi victims, together?

The real magic of family dinners
Carolyn Moynihan | 28 September 2010 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: family meals, substance abuse, teenagers
Monday was CASA Family Dinner Day in the United States and a report from the research centre confirms the important role of family dinners in keeping teenagers connected to their parents and free of substance abuse.

Blazing trails in New Jersey
Sheila Liaugminas | 28 September 2010 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: abortion clinics, Governor Christie, New Jersey
Been watching Governor Chris Christie lately?

Loved to death
Sheila Liaugminas | 28 September 2010 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: end of life care, nutrition and hydration, Terri Schiavo
Whether there are more Terri Schiavo’s suffering a torturous death by starvation and dehydration these days, or we’re just hearing more about them these days is uncertain. But the manner of such death should be made clear, and the media…

The new normal on abortion
Andrew Galbraith | 28 September 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, polls, US
A shift towards opposition is unsteady and glacially slow, but supporters of a pro-choice stand are still dismayed. 

Please, no pajamas in class
Katie Hinderer | 28 September 2010 | TIGER PRINT
tags: clothing, college, fashion, pajamas
The freedom is great; but I think some of it goes to a person’s head and they forget basic human functionality. What is up with all the students who go to class still in their pajamas?

Tales from the Dirty War
Michael Cook | 27 September 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: adoption, Argentina, families, genetics
Knowledge of the human genome adds another layer of complication to family relationships.

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