Thursday, December 02, 2004

Right Wing News

December 2, 2004

Sex Education

The Center for Reclaiming America is pleased that the omnibus appropriations bill recently passed by Congress provides a record $104 million for abstinence education programs, a 39 percent increase over the previous year. CRA supporters are urged to "contact your elected leaders and express your appreciation for this morally upright legislation." Read.

Meanwhile, a new report from Democrats on the House Committee on Government Reform reports that "over two-thirds of abstinence-only education programs funded by the largest federal abstinence initiative are using curricula with multiple scientific and medical inaccuracies. These curricula contain misinformation about condoms, abortion, and basic scientific facts. They also blur religion and science and present gender stereotypes as fact." Read.


Columnist David Limbaugh belittles those calling for a recount in Ohio and claims that the "demagogic mantra, 'Every vote must count,' is getting old." He asserts that: "The Democrats started a very dangerous precedent in Florida, and they're playing with fire again in Ohio. While they profess to be motivated by a desire to restore public confidence in the process, they are going to degrade our system to that of a glorified banana republic if they don't stop these reckless assaults." Read.


The New York Times quotes the American Family Association's Tim Wildmon on the controversy of the network-rejected ads from the United Church of Christ. Said Wildmon, "The ad isn't indecent and doesn't violate F.C.C. standards. I'm stunned they're not running it. They might not want the grief." Read.


Jeffrey Mazzella of the Center for Individual Freedom says it is time for the Senate GOP to go nuclear on judicial nominations. Read.

Used with the permission of People For the American Way [or People For the American Way Foundation]


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