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  • Beith to return to Indiana (Principal kidnapped 11-year-old)

    05/16/2001 9:55:15 AM PDT · by BurkeCalhounDabney · 36+ views
    Gary (Ind.) Post-Tribune ^ | Wednesday, May 16, 2001 | Sharlonda L. Waterhouse
    Beith to return to Indiana May 16, 2001 By Sharlonda L. Waterhouse / Post-Tribune staff writer William A. “Andy” Beith is leaving Las Vegas. After days of debate over where Beith should be tried first, law enforcement officials agreed Tuesday to send him first before a federal court in Indiana to face federal kidnapping and child sex charges. Beith, 29, former principal at Lake Station Liberty Baptist Academy, is accused of abducting an 11-year-old Gary girl, who was one of his students, from a Portage Wal-mart May 1. He was apprehended May 8 in Las Vegas by FBI and police, ...
  • The Birth Rate Collapse

    05/14/2001 1:32:15 PM PDT · by BurkeCalhounDabney · 36+ views
    World Life League ^ | Fall 2000 | Jim Sedlak
    The birth rate collapse: The biggest challenge of the 21st century By Jim Sedlak Director Stop Planned Parenthood International We've been warning about it for years. American Life League's Bob Sassone produced a Handbook on Population that talked about the dire consequences of the actions of the population controllers around the world. Our friend, Steve Mosher at the Population Research Institute, has been aggressively fighting funding of these groups. Yet, nobody listened. Now the effects of half a century of population control activities are becoming apparent, and the news is not good. The effects have been documented, not by a ...
  • 'Europe has the lowest fertility rates in the world'

    05/14/2001 12:57:38 PM PDT · by BurkeCalhounDabney · 161+ views
    Population Reference Bureau ^ | May 2001 | Ralf E. Ulrich
    Most European Women Use Contraceptives, Yet Some Still Have Surprise Pregnancies by Ralf E. Ulrich   (April 2001) Europe has the lowest fertility rates in the world. In 2000, the average for the region was 1.4 children per couple, and it ranged from 1.1 children in Bulgaria and the Czech Republic to 2.2 children in Albania. Social scientists posit a number of explanations for Europeans' apparent reluctance to have children. Many point to the rising costs of raising children — not just higher costs of living, but also the personal costs to parents of deferred professional advancement and individual fulfillment. ...
  • Girl returns to Indiana with child services escort (kidnapped by principal)

    05/14/2001 12:35:52 AM PDT · by BurkeCalhounDabney · 30+ views
    Las Vegas Review-Journal ^ | Sunday, May 13, 2001 | J.M. Kalil
    Sunday, May 13, 2001 Copyright © Las Vegas Review-Journal Girl returns to Indiana with child services escort Ex-principal still in Clark County jail By J.M. KALIL REVIEW-JOURNAL An Indiana girl authorities say was kidnapped and sexually assaulted by her former Baptist school principal was returned to her home state early Saturday, four days after she was found in Las Vegas. Gabrielle Marshall, 11, left McCarran International Airport on a red-eye flight Saturday morning escorted by two Lake County, Ind., Child Protective Services caseworkers. Lake County Division of Family and Children Director Bruce Hillman said Gabrielle arrived at the division's Crown ...
  • Midwife's family is ever growing

    05/13/2001 1:21:19 PM PDT · by BurkeCalhounDabney · 29+ views
    Arizona Republic ^ | May 13, 2001 | Karina Bland
    Midwife's family is ever growing By Karina Bland The Arizona Republic May 13, 2001 12:00:00 Claudine Calligan backs out of the driveway of her Mesa home, where a month ago she delivered her own grandson in a basement bedroom. She is the mother of 12, the grandmother of 14 - no, now 15. A licensed midwife, she is the deliverer of almost 400 babies in the past 10 years. In the two weeks before Mother's Day, she has delivered two more. At a time when the nation's birth rate is dropping and American families are getting smaller, averaging 1.9 kids, ...
  • DC Couple-Dozen Mom Rally

    05/13/2001 12:58:40 PM PDT · by BurkeCalhounDabney · 101+ views
    Vanity | Sunday, May 13, 2001 | Self
    Hey, drove past 14th & Pennsylvania today, hoping to catch a glimpse of the "Million Moms March" DC rally -- pathetic! Except for a couple of pink balloons, a banner and a DJ playing music, there WAS no rally. So I looped around the block and there, on the sidewalk, was about 20 FREEPERS! I blew my horn and yelled and they yelled back. Guys, now you know -- the guy in the battered blue Toyota was me! (My other car is ... a battered Ford van.) Anyway, by the time I could find a place to park, the counter-protest ...
  • Teen shot by homeowner charged as burglar (Score One for the Good Guys)

    05/12/2001 5:28:46 PM PDT · by BurkeCalhounDabney · 26+ views
    Gary (Ind.) Post-Tribune ^ | Saturday, May 12, 2001 | Stan Maddux
    Teen shot by homeowner charged as burglar May 12, 2001 By Stan Maddux / Post-Tribune correspondent LAPORTE — A week after his Trail Creek home was burglarized, Mark Neitzel wasn’t about to be victimized again. When he saw three teen-agers hop a backyard fence and make their way toward his house, he grabbed his handgun. When one began crawling in through a back window, he warned him to get out. When the boy didn’t listen, Neitzel shot him in the leg. Friday, the 16-year-old was charged in juvenile court, along with two others police say were involved in the crime. ...
  • Prosecutor joins probe of father of 11-year-old (kidnapped by principal)

    05/12/2001 5:22:19 PM PDT · by BurkeCalhounDabney · 32+ views
    Gary (Ind.) Post-Tribune ^ | Saturday, May 12, 2001 | Michael Puente and Sharlonda L. Waterhouse
    Prosecutor joins probe of father of 11-year-old May 12, 2001 By Michael Puente and Sharlonda L. Waterhouse Post-Tribune staff writers The office of Lake County Prosecutor Bernard Carter opened a criminal investigation into the parents of an 11-year-old girl who ran off to Las Vegas with her Baptist school principal nearly two weeks ago and is now in custody. Based in part on statements from Gabrielle Grace Marshall to child welfare authorities in Nevada concerning her father’s alleged sexual abuse, Carter said he will look more deeply into the matter. In addition, Carter says Joseph Marshall has made comments to ...
  • Where Angels Fear to Tread: A Guy Marooned in Women's Studies

    05/10/2001 6:54:42 PM PDT · by BurkeCalhounDabney · 39+ views
    Boundless ^ | Thursday, May 10, 2001 | Eric Adler
    Where Angels Fear to Tread: A Guy Marooned in Women's Studies by Eric Adler A bulletin board at the entrance to Duke University’s women’s studies program proclaims to passersby that 1,160 students registered for its courses in the fall 2000 semester alone. More than any other sign, this message speaks to – and was intended to speak to – the vitality of this discipline. Indeed, the bulletin board as a whole does not seem to offer information so much as declarations of victory; despite our detractors, it says, we are still here, and more vibrant than ever. Advocates of women’s ...
  • Nevada Wants to Try Ex-Principal

    05/10/2001 6:29:25 PM PDT · by BurkeCalhounDabney · 24+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Thursday, May 10, 2001 | Ken Ritter
    AP National Nevada Wants to Try Ex-Principal by KEN RITTER Associated Press Writer LAS VEGAS (AP) -- A prosecutor said Nevada has the strongest case and should be the first to try a former Baptist school principal on charges he kidnapped and sexually assaulted an 11-year-old girl during a cross-country trip. The prosecutor spoke Thursday after a Las Vegas Justice Court hearing was postponed because of a question over jurisdiction in the case. ''In deference to the other states, we have the sex abuse charges,'' Deputy Clark County District Attorney Doug Herndon said. The girl disappeared May 1 in Portage, ...
  • Beith confesses to pair of charges (Principal kidnaps 11-year-old)

    05/10/2001 12:52:37 PM PDT · by BurkeCalhounDabney · 85+ views
    Beith confesses to pair of charges May 10, 2001  By Michelle Matlock / Post-Tribune correspondent LAS VEGAS — A somber William A. Beith held his head down, looking toward the floor Wednesday afternoon as a deputy federal public defender told a crowded courtroom that he had confessed to two sealed indictments in connection with the alleged kidnapping and sexual assault of an 11-year-old Gary girl. Denise Johnson, deputy federal public defender assigned to Beith, would not say what was in the sealed indictments during the hearing. Beith, handcuffed and dressed in a jail-issued navy blue jumpsuit, consented to be transferred ...
  • He's Captured and She's Safe

    05/09/2001 1:25:36 PM PDT · by BurkeCalhounDabney · 26+ views
    Gary (Ind.) Post-Tribune ^ | May 9, 2001 | Lisa Shidler, Sharlonda L. Waterhouse
    He’s captured and she’s safe May 9, 2001  By Lisa Shidler / Post-Tribune staff writer A week of panic is over. A family’s week-long ordeal over their daughter’s cross-country disappearance ended in relief when officials found her in Las Vegas on Tuesday. But the journey through the federal legal system is just beginning for former Liberty Baptist Academy Principal William “Andy” Beith. The 28-year-old Burns Harbor man is slated to appear in federal court today at Las Vegas where he faces federal charges of coercing a minor to travel to engage in sexual acts and transporting a minor across state ...
  • New psychiatric study says gays can alter orientation

    05/09/2001 12:26:30 AM PDT · by BurkeCalhounDabney · 148+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | Wednesday, May 9, 2001 | Julia Duin
    May 9, 2001 New psychiatric study says gays can alter orientation By Julia Duin THE WASHINGTON TIMES A groundbreaking new study asserting it is possible for homosexuals to become heterosexuals will be released today at the annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) in New Orleans. The 40-page study, which will be debated during a three-hour symposium, is especially unusual because its author, New York psychiatry professor Dr. Robert Spitzer, championed a vote among APA members to normalize homosexuality nearly three decades ago. Thanks to efforts by the Columbia University physician, the APA in 1973 removed homosexuality from its ...
  • Liberals trashing "At Any Cost" on

    05/07/2001 12:59:13 PM PDT · by BurkeCalhounDabney · 24+ views
    vanity | Monday, May 7, 2001 | self
    One of the dirty tricks of liberals is to go onto and give very low ratings and negative reviews to conservative books, in an effort to try to discourage people from reading them. This is what is happening now to Bill Sammon's AT ANY COST: How Al Gore Tried to Steal the Presidency. Here is a perfect example: (1 star) The Worst Book of the Year, May 3, 2001 Reviewer: J. Ackerman from Lincoln, NE Everyone knows that it was Bush who stole the election. I wish I could rate this book with negative stars. Please Al Gore come ...
  • Letter to a Feminist Theologian at SMU

    05/06/2001 11:53:22 PM PDT · by BurkeCalhounDabney · 26+ views
    vanity | May 7, 2001 | self
    The following is the text of an e-mail I sent to Patricia H. Davis, who is, according to the bookflap bio, "Assistant Professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling, Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University, Dallas." CLICK HERE to purchase her book, but only if you desire a perfect example of how liberalism has destroyed most mainline Protestant theology. =================================================== I just picked up your book, "Beyond Nice: The Spiritual Wisdom of Adolescent Girls." First, my compliments on your taste in cover art: John William Waterhouse is a favorite of mine. Second, I am disturbed by your doctrine. You write ...
  • Increasing Racial Tension in England

    05/06/2001 12:52:54 AM PDT · by BurkeCalhounDabney · 28+ views
    Telegraph UK ^ | Sunday, May 6, 2001 | Telegraph UK
    ISSUE 2172 Sunday 6 May 2001 Police intercept race march in Oldham AN overwhelming police presence has prevented violence by National Front marchers in Oldham, North Manchester, as racial tensions continue to rise in the former mill town. Despite a number of threatening situations, riot police managed to keep Far Right supporters firmly apart from the Anti Nazi League. Around thirty members of the National Front had travelled from Birmingham and the south in minibuses. Police in full riot gear enclosed the NF group on a garage forecourt where they chanted slogans. One demonstrator bore a poster of the war ...
  • Across Great Plains, empty schools, shops

    05/02/2001 7:49:15 PM PDT · by BurkeCalhounDabney · 23+ views
    Christian Science Monitor ^ | Thursday, May 3, 2001 | Laurent Belsie
    THURSDAY, MAY 3, 2001 Across Great Plains, empty schools, shops * Population decline is stretching services and forcing closures in rural towns By Laurent Belsie ( Staff writer of The Christian Science Monitor SHERWOOD, N.D. A few miles from the Canadian border, Sherwood, N.D., (pop. 255) boasts half a dozen businesses, three churches, a post office, and no pay phone. It's a place where residents not only leave their keys in the car downtown, but keep the engine running. Even motorcyclists wave to cars rushing by.   So when talk surfaced this spring of merging the boys' high school basketball ...
  • RUSSIA: Population decline could lead to "fascist state"

    05/02/2001 2:22:08 PM PDT · by BurkeCalhounDabney · 22+ views
    ASSOCIATED PRESS | May 2, 2001 | Sarah Karush
    Sarah KarushASSOCIATED PRESS MOSCOW — Spanning 11 time zones from the Baltic Sea to the Bering Strait, Russia has abundant reserves of oil, gas, metals and diamonds. But one precious resource is dwindling: people. For years, demographers have been warning that Russia’s population decline will have broad ramifications for the country’s future. Now the government is scrambling to come up with ways to counter the drop. The authors of an ambitious demographic policy expected to be adopted by the government this year hope to turn the situation around by giving couples incentives to have children and by improving the nation’s ...
  • Truth About Gay Promiscuity (my title -- and MAJOR GAG ALERT)

    04/26/2001 1:47:16 PM PDT · by BurkeCalhounDabney · 21+ views
    Salon ^ | April 26, 2001 | Michael Alvear
    Straight women, begone! You are ruining sex for gay guys with your need for dinner first. - - - - - - - - - - - - By Michael Alvear April 26, 2001 — Straight women are ruining sex for gay guys. That's why I'm so furious at my girlfriends. As more and more gay guys adopt straight-girl dating strategies (no sex without dating), people like me are getting less and less sex. I'm from the old school. I believe in sex before dating. The reason is, nothing kills sexual attraction more than having dinner with a guy so ...
  • ADL Detects Rise in Online Racist Speech in Aftermath of Cincinnati Riots

    04/23/2001 2:06:16 PM PDT · by BurkeCalhounDabney · 52+ views
    Anti-Defamation League ^ | April 23, 2001 | ADL
    ADL Detects Rise in Online Racist Speech in Aftermath of Cincinnati Riots New York, NY, April 23, 2001 … Labeling the Cincinnati riots the most recent example of so-called "white victimization," racists and white extremists are using the Internet to spread their message of hate among like-minded bigots and to warn of broader repercussions. The Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL) Internet Monitoring Unit, which tracks extremist speech online, has noted a marked increase in online discussions and postings on racist Web sites as a result of the racial protests in Cincinnati. "The haters predictably are using Cincinnati as a rallying call on ...