Require Big Brothers Big Sisters to give notification, Congress told
WASHINGTON (BP)--A pro-family group is calling on Congress to require that public schools that sponsor Big Brother Big Sister programs notify parents if a proposed mentor is homosexual, CNSNews.com reported Aug. 13.
Florida judge rules against school vouchers
WASHINGTON (BP)--Nearly one month after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of school vouchers, a Florida judge ruled Aug. 5 the state's school voucher law is unconstitutional, CNSNews.com reported.
Judge dismisses suit against ‘Choose Life’ license plate
WASHINGTON (BP)--A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit July 17 brought by abortion rights advocates seeking to strike down a Florida law authorizing specialty "Choose Life" license plates yet claiming their movement deserves some of the profits from the plates over the last two years, CNSNews.com reported July 18.
Bush targets 25% drop in drug use in 5 years
WASHINGTON (BP)--President George W. Bush has a plan to reduce illegal drug use by 10 percent over two years and 25 percent over five years.
House Oks faith-based initiatives; Senate leader predicts struggle
WASHINGTON (BP)--President Bush's faith-based initiative passed the House of Representatives by a 233-198 vote July 19 despite efforts by homosexual activists to gut the bill.
Bill in Calif. statehouse plows new ground for homosexual rights
WASHINGTON (BP)--Pro-family groups are outraged that a California domestic partnership bill has passed another committee in the state legislature. AB 25, authored by Assemblywoman Carole Migden, awards over a dozen marriage rights to homosexual couples.
Calif. lawmakers weigh signing ‘Marriage Protection Pledge’
WASHINGTON (BP)--A California senator, countering a trend toward domestic partnerships, civil unions and medical benefits for sex-change surgery, is launching a new effort to protect marriage as the union of one man and one woman.
Bush speaks of faith, heroism at Oklahoma City bombing museum
WASHINGTON (BP)--"Oklahoma City will always be one of those places in our national memory where the worst and the best both came to pass," said President George W. Bush Feb. 19 at the dedication of the $7 million museum honoring the victims of the worst terrorist bombing in U.S. history.
WWF denial of blame in murder case at odds with child violence studies
WASHINGTON (BP)--When a 13-year-old boy brutally and fatally beats up a 6-year-old girl, who is really to blame? The parents? The boy? Or the media? The World Wrestling Federation says it's not them.
Fla. boy convicted of murder in wrestling imitation case
WASHINGTON (BP)--A 13-year-old Florida boy on trial for killing a girl while allegedly imitating pro-wrestling moves has now become one of the youngest murder defendants in state history to be convicted as an adult on charges of first-degree murder, CNSNews.com reported Jan.25.