Social Issues


Death and Dying | May. 4 2000

High Court debates partial birth

The U.S. Supreme Court tackled the constitutionality of state bans on partial-birth abortion April 25. Some 30 states have laws banning the late-term... [READ MORE]

Law/Legal/Politics/Voting | May. 4 2000

Two states act on the Ten Commandments

Two states are making statements about posting the Ten Commandments. Indiana Gov. Frank O’Bannon signed legislation March 14 that permits... [READ MORE]

Children | May. 4 2000

Georgia fails to act on Bible history

A bill that would have allowed Bible history classes in Georgia’ public schools has died in a committee. The Georgia House of Representatives’... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Apr. 27 2000

Breakout sessions tackle cultural issues in ministry

  The Alabama Baptist Ministers must work harder to reach people in the 21st century because of changes in beliefs and less loyalty to churches,... [READ MORE]

Social Issues | Apr. 20 2000

New World Wide Pictures movie opens doors

MINNEAPOLIS — “Something to Sing About,” World Wide Pictures’ new full-length movie, opens doors to a first-time director... [READ MORE]

Children | Apr. 13 2000

Increase seen in television’s use of profanity, sexual references

Prime-time television has produced a dramatic increase in sexual references and foul language in the last decade, according to a new study, and... [READ MORE]

Gender/Sexual Issues | Apr. 13 2000

Internet pornography addiction growing

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Two surveys of Internet pornography use show a growing addiction ensnaring millions of Americans and threatening... [READ MORE]

Law/Legal/Politics/Voting | Apr. 13 2000

Episcopal Church Continues boycott of Adam’s Mark following complaints

Leaders of the Episcopal Church are sticking by their decision not to patronize the Adam’s Mark hotel chain, even after the hotel agreed... [READ MORE]

Hunger/Poverty/Welfare | Apr. 13 2000

Rocker’s comments offer lessons

Atlanta Braves pitcher John Rocker opened mouth and inserted foot when he vented his feelings of prejudice and ignorance to a Sports Illustrated... [READ MORE]

Death and Dying | Mar. 30 2000

Reversals sought in controversial cases

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court should reverse lower-court decisions that struck down a ban on partial-birth abortion and rejected... [READ MORE]