Monthly Archives: October 2012

Quote of the Moment: “I struggled with it myself for a long time, but I came to realize that life is that gift from God. And, I think, even when life begins in that horrible situation of rape, that it … Continue reading

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American evangelicals have advised parents to keep their children home, to avoid an anti-bullying initiative which they claim is “a nationwide push to promote the homosexual lifestyle in public schools.” On Mix It Up at Lunch Day, schoolchildren around the … Continue reading

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A North Carolina man says that he was beaten and held captive by members of his church because he is gay. Michael Lowry, 22, filed a formal police complaint against Word of Faith Fellowship Church. He says that he was … Continue reading

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Coastal Melbourne and Mornington suburbs face a damage bill of more than $1 billion from severe storms and rising sea levels over the next 90 years, according to a confidential climate change report. The report by federal, state and local … Continue reading

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A private company contracted to work for the British government has subcontracted its work to another government agency. Atos, the company contracted by the Department for Work and Pensions to carry out medical assessments of people claiming benefits, has subcontracted … Continue reading

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The powers of Australia’s domestic spy agency ASIO are rotten at their core, could be used against innocent Australians by an unscrupulous government and should be repealed, a law professor has warned. Launching a campaign to wind back the “excessive … Continue reading

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A bus driver has been interviewed by police after a disabled child was tied up with shoelaces on a school bus in Ballarat. The girl was restrained while being taken to school in August. The 66-year-old bus driver was interviewed … Continue reading

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Abused children will be placed in greater danger by cuts to the New South Wales government’s Community Services budet, according to the Public Service Association. The New South Wales State Government intends to take almost $2 billion from the Department … Continue reading

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A group of British servicemen who fought in Afghanistan have been arrested on suspicion of murder. The seven members of the Royal Marines are believed to be suspected of killing a prisoner in Helmand province last year. It is thought … Continue reading

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Victoria Police has accused the Catholic Church of deliberately impeding its investigations into child abuse. In a submission to the parliamentary inquiry into the handling of child abuse by churches, signed by Chief Commissioner Ken Lay, police recommend that some … Continue reading

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