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Abortion Pills Being Sold Online

Abortion pills are becoming more common among women seeking to abort their offspring, and the availability of these pills online is growing, allowing women to avoid going to an abortion clinic entirely.

Numerous news outlets have reported on the efforts of Dutch physician Rebecca Gomperts to expand her 13-year-old internet abortion-pill business Women on Web into the U.S. Gomperts, who launched her U.S. push in April, has received awards from Planned Parenthood and various feminist groups and is also known for her environmental activism.

Reports in the mainstream media have portrayed Gomperts’ efforts as heroic or at least worthwhile, while …

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Barna Research Finds Many Americans Still Read Bible, But What Are They Learning?

Nearly half of Americans continue to be “Bible users,” according to the State of the Bible 2018 report published by Barna research in July in partnership with the American Bible Society.

The Barna Group defines “Bible users” as “individuals who read, listen to or pray with the Bible on their own at least 3-4 times a year, outside of a church service or church event.”

The study found that 14 percent of adults use the Bible daily, while 13 percent use it several times a week, 8 percent once a week, 6 percent about once a month and 8 percent …

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Is Conservativism Dead — Or Just Too White?

Some evangelicals are touting the end of social conservatism following last week’s election. Noting that three states approved same-sex marriage, Ed Stetzer, president of LifeWay Research declared Christians may be losing the “culture war.”  Similarly, Al Mohler of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary lamented the re-election of a president who doesn’t support the sanctity of life or biblical marriage.  “Evangelical Christians,” he said, “must see the 2012 election as a catastrophe for crucial moral concerns.” 

I understand these sentiments, but I’m not so sure 2012 strikes the death knell for social conservatism.  Yes, Maryland, Maine and Washington approved same-sex
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