Three former employees of a Houston abortionist have claimed that they saw babies killed inside the clinic after being born alive.
The employees of Douglas Karpen, who operates three abortion clinics in Texas, claim that he has performed illegal late-term abortions in addition to killing babies who were born alive in violation of the federal Born Alive Infant Protection Act. Read more »
A 28-year-old Tampa, Florida man is facing life in jail after he tricked his girlfriend into taking an abortion drug after she refused to get an abortion.
John Andrew Welden forged the signature of his father, Dr. Stephen Ward Welden, on a prescription for Cytotec, a drug that will induce an abortion. He placed the pills in a bottle labeled “amoxicillin” and told his girlfriend that his father wanted her on antibiotics according to a federal prosecutor. Read more »
The Nigerian army has begun an offensive against the Islamic terrorist group Boko Haram.
The troops have started by raiding a game reserve in Borno state where Boko Haram has established training bases and storage depots. The assault was the first major attack since President Goodluck Jonathan declared a state of emergency in the region because of the terrorist threat. Read more »
President Barack Obama admitted that he has seen evidence of chemical weapons being used in Syria.
However, he said that after speaking with the prime minister of Turkey that it was important to get more specific details about the attacks. His statement comes as residents of a town in northern Syria told the BBC that Syrian troops dropped poison gas canisters from helicopters. Read more »
Cyclone Mahasen, roaring into the Bay of Bengal, is bearing down on Bangladesh and Burma.
Authorities in Bangladesh has raised the alert level to 7 on a 10 point scale for low-lying areas and are strongly urging people to evacuate the area. The cyclone is expected to make landfall in coastal areas in Thursday. Read more »
Georgia’s governor has issued an order reversing a Department of Natural Resources decision to remove Bibles from cabins and lodges at state parks.
Governor Nathan Deal ordered the Bibles to be returned after what he called a decision made “out of an abundance of caution to avoid potential litigation.” The Bibles were removed after a visitor complained about a Bible in their room. Read more »
France’s economy entered its second recession in four years according to data covering the first quarter of 2013.
The economy shrank two tenths of a percent in the first quarter of 2013 after having the same decline in the last quarter of 2012. President Francois Hollande now predicts zero growth for the country in 2013, less than previous government projections of .1% growth. Read more »
Four Minnesota men have been sentenced to prison for their role in supporting the al-Shabab terrorist group in Somalia.
Abdifatah Isse, Salah Ahmed and Ahmed Mahamud were sentenced to three years in prison for providing material support to terrorists. Omer Mohamed received a 12-year sentence for conspiracy to provide material support. Read more »