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In The World—March 15, 2015

By Christy Barritt Christians in North Korea Facing More Danger David Curry, the CEO of Open Doors USA, an organization that aids persecuted Christians throughout the world, wrote in an editorial that Christians in North Korea are living under extreme persecution. According to Curry, there are between 50,000 and 70,000 Christians imprisoned in labor camps […]

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In the World — July 14, 2013

By Christy Barritt   High Black Voter Turnout Propelled Obama’s 2012 Win According to data analysis by the Associated Press, President Barrack Obama won the 2012 election in large part because of the higher than average black voter turnout. A demographer at the Brookings Institution looked at census data and election turnout, along with last […]

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In the World — March 24, 2013

By Christy Barritt   Planned Parenthood Receives Millions from Government According to Planned Parenthood’s annual report, the organization received $542 million from government sources during the 2011-2012 fiscal year, an 11 percent increase from the previous year.  The organization also reported performing 333,964 abortions in 2011 and nearly a million (995,687) abortions from 2009-2011. Forty-five […]

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In the World — January 6, 2013

By Christy Barritt   Arizona Ordered to Fund Planned Parenthood A federal judge ruled in October that Arizona could not stop funding Planned Parenthood with taxpayer dollars. Governor Jan Brewer signed a law in May, stating that Arizona would not give public funds to organizations or doctors that provided abortion, even for Medicaid provided general […]

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In the World — July 8, 2012

By Christy Barritt   Planned Parenthood Promotes 40 Days of Prayer  An affiliate of Six Rivers Planned Parenthood in Eureka, California launched a campaign that outraged pro-lifers across the country. The campaign, which took place from March 18 through April 27, was entitled 40 Days of Prayer: Supporting Women Everywhere, and it seemingly mimicked the […]