After a week of vacation (my new last name might give it away), here's a round-up of items I'm catching up on:
"Whichever side of a public debate you're on, violence is never the right answer," he said in a statement released yesterday.
– An adopted Christian teenager could face deportation to England for refusing a vaccination. Simone Davis says she has no reason to receive Gardasil, which protects from sexually transmitted HPV, because she has taken a virginity pledge, ABC reports.
– A group called Personhood USA tells the Associated Press that it has chapters in 29 states trying to get "personhood" measures passed that would define fertilized embryos as persons.
– Dan Gilgoff spoke with former Southern Baptist Convention President Frank Page about his frustrations with President Obama's advisory council for the faith-based initiatives.
What good am I doing? I wouldn't go out huffing and puffing but saying, ...1