France lets anti-Christian protesters off easy, jails anti-Islamic offenders

“Furthermore, equal protection should be provided to all religious institutions, Christian or Islamic. …

“If you attack Christianity, it’s free expression,” he said. “If you attack Islamism, it’s Islamophobia.” …”


Doctrinal Changes Voted by GC Annual Council

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“After considerable debate, a majority vote of the governing body of the Seventh-day Adventist denomination adopted recommendations to change the wording of key doctrines. The language of paragraph 6 on the doctrine of creation was adjusted to emphasize that creation was a “recent” event that took place during “six literal days.” But, the changes in the denomination’s Statement of Fundamental Beliefs do not become official unless they are voted by the delegates to the General Conference (GC) Session next summer. …”


Carson Presidential Run Imminent; Adventist Hospitals in W. Africa Closed

“Adventist neurosurgeon turned political figure Dr. Benjamin Carson now places second in an Iowa straw poll behind 2012 presidential hopeful Mitt Romney. Carson has taken the first steps to running for president of the United States. via The Washington Post.


Answered Prayer: 200 Nigerian Schoolgirls ‘to Be Freed’

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“Islamist militants in Nigeria have agreed to free the more than 200 Christian schoolgirls held captive since April, … The Nigerian military announced Friday that a truce has been reached with Boko Haram militants to end fighting that has killed about 2,000 people since 2009. It said the agreement included the release of the schoolgirls in the next few days. … The authorities have not specified the faiths of the girls, but there are no Adventists among them. …”

More: http://www.adventistreview.or g/church-news/answer-to-prayer-nigeria-says-200-nigerian-schoolgirls-will-be-freed

Wait Until You Read This Woman’s Beautiful Answer to “Why are You STILL a Virgin?”

“For example, abstinence is the only 100% effective way to prevent STD’s and unplanned pregnancy. And abstinence promotes a culture of life because it prevents unplanned pregnancy, which ultimately prevents abortions. As LifeNews previously reported, only 6.2 percent of girls that delay sexual intercourse until they are 20 years of age or older will have an abortion in their lifetimes. Contrastingly, 37.9 percent of women who are sexually active at age 14 will have one or more abortions in their lifetimes. Additionally, abstinence protects women and men from a world that loves scandals, promiscuity, and “quickies.” …”


Nurse Killed 38 Patients Because She Found Them “Annoying”

“Daniela Poggiali, an Italian nurse, has been arrested for allegedly killing up to 38 patients because she found them or their relatives annoying. One of her victims, Rosa Calderoni, brought her crimes to light after she died from an injection of potassium. Officials suspect that Ms. Poggiali may have killed two more patients on the same day of Calderoni’s death.

Under Italian law, killing a patient through direct euthanasia with an overdose of drugs is illegal. Not that it would make it any better, but Ms. Poggiali didn’t claim that she killed her patients because she saw that they were in pain or were suffering. She simply didn’t want to deal with them anymore and killing was a quick fix. …”


AIDS scare shuts down the porn industry…again

“Yet another AIDS scare has brought the pornographic film industry to a screeching halt.

The pornography industry stopped production of all porn films for three days, beginning on Wednesday, due to concerns that a porn performer had contacted HIV.
The Free Speech Coalition, the porn industry’s trade association, told that “in an abundance of caution, we are calling for a three-day hold on production while we evaluate any risk to the performer pool, and determine if a full moratorium is warranted.” …”


‘Sibling incest should be legal,’ says Danish professor of criminal justice ethics

“A Danish professor of criminal justice ethics has stated that he thinks consensual sex between adult siblings should be legal. …

“In a society where more and more children are being conceived using donor sperm, the risk of falling in love with a stranger who turns out to be a biological sister or brother has increased,” Petersen told MetroXpress. …”


Russian Orthodox to Catholics: Let’s work together to defend life and family

““The time has come for Christians to join efforts and come out as a united front for the noble goal of protecting the family when confronted by the challenges of the secular world for the sake of preserving the future of civilization,” Metropolitan Hilarion (Alfeyev) said, addressing the Extraordinary Synod of the Family in Rome. …”

My Question: Would our Adventist church join in this effort to save the family and the victims of abortion? Ellen White did join non-Adventists in the temperance movement.


Abortion hides sexual abuse of 12-year-old which continues for years after clinic failed to report

“According to the police report, the victim became pregnant by the 41-year-old when she was 12 but told her mother that the father was a boy at her school.The mother scheduled her for an abortion.

According to Life Dynamics, a Texas group which has been documenting the use of abortion to cover child sexual abuse, the abortion clinic failed to report the abuse thus sentencing the victim to two more years of rape. …”


Across Niagara Falls & the Role of true faith

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“Jean Francois Gravelet, better known as The Great Blondin, became famous for walking across Niagara Falls on a tightrope. In September of 1860, the Prince of Wales had witnessed Blondin’s crossing of the falls with an assistant on his back. After the walk, Blondin turned to the British prince and offered to carry him across the falls too. Although the prince had heard of the man’s skills, and had even just seen them in action, he was still not ready to place his life in Blondin’s hands. …”


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City of Houston Demands Pastors Turn over Sermons

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“The city of Houston has issued subpoenas demanding a group of pastors turn over any sermons dealing with homosexuality, gender identity or Annise Parker, the city’s first openly lesbian mayor. And those ministers who fail to comply could be held in contempt of court. …”


Supreme Court halts part of Texas pro-life law that shut down more than a dozen abortion facilities

“U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel had struck down part of the law on August 29, arguing that forcing women to drive 150 miles for an abortion constituted an “undue burden” to women, thus violating the Supreme Court’s 1992 Planned Parenthood v. Casey ruling.
He also scaled back the admitting privileges mandate. …

“The Kermit Gosnell trial was a grim reminder of what happens when political correctness trumps common sense health safety standards for women,” Hawkins said. “There is no right to an unsafe abortion and for abortion advocates to promote a lower standard of care for women just to ensure the sacred cow of abortion remains intact is morally indefensible.” …”