"The government may use its voice and its regulatory authority to show its profound respect for the life within the woman."
Justice Anthony Kennedy, in the Supreme Court's majority opinion upholding the constitutionality of a ban on partial-birth abortion.

"The purpose and love of my life is Jesus Christ. I don't have to argue religion, philosophy, or historical evidence because I KNOW Him. He is just as real, if not more so, as my 'earthly' father."
Lauren McCain, 20, on her MySpace website. McCain was one of the 32 Virginia Tech students killed in April.

"No one knew him. We had no contact throughout four years. It's amazing. We could not reach out to him."
Young-Hwan Kim, president of Virginia's Tech Korean Campus Crusade for Christ.

"Regardless of what happened today, my responsibility was to glorify God. Hopefully I did."
Zach Johnson, winner of the Masters golf tournament.

"Now that reading has become more difficult, I probably read the Bible less but pray more. Of course over the years I've memorized many passages from the Bible, and I'm especially thankful now that I did this. I wish we gave more attention to Bible memorization in our churches today."
Billy Graham, on how his devotional habits have changed in old age.

"Get rid of the cross or we will burn your churches."
—A repeated threat sent to the Chaldean Church of Sts Peter and Paul in Baghdad. At least one church has seen its steeple cross stolen.

"We didn't do this for ourselves, but for our religion. Our religion is being destroyed. Let this be a lesson to enemies of our religion." The reported confession of one of the Muslim torturers and murderers of three Christians at a Protestant publishing house in eastern Turkey. Source: ...

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