No 'Christian version' of Palin memoir after all Going Rogue, Sarah Palin's forthcoming memoir that is already a bestseller before its November 17th release, will not be accompanied by a "Christian edition" as previously thought. In August, Vanity Fair reported that Palin's memoir was "to be published … not only by HarperCollins but also in a special edition by Zondervan, the Bible-publishing house, that may include supplemental material on faith." However, Zondervan publicity director Karen Campbell today told U. S. News & World Report that "Zondervan never planned on publishing a separate Christian edition of Going Rogue with supplemental material. From what I understand," she said, "it was misreporting."
Reported rape hits 20-year low
Thanks to advances in DNA technology, the rate of reported rapes has hit a 20-year low. According to USA Today, the FBI estimates that 89,000 women reported being raped in 2008—29 women for every 100,000 people. That's down from a high of 109,062 reported rapes in 1992, or 43 women for every 100,000 people. Scott Berkowitz, president of the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network, a victims' advocacy group, noted that new technology helps prosecutors put away many rapists after their first offense, preventing them from harming others. Additionally, he noted, the past 20 years have seen a shift in public awareness. "There is a much greater understanding that this is a crime," he said, and women are now more likely to report a rape without fear of judgment or disbelief.
Memoir describes 15 abortions in 16 years Yesterday marked the release of Irene Vilar's memoir Impossible Motherhood: Testimony of an Abortion Addict, which describes her 15 abortions in a span of 16 years. Other ...1
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