Monthly Archives: January 2010

Scott Roeder Trial Begins in Kansas

The trial of Scott Roeder, who is accused of murdering abortion provider Dr. George Tiller, began yesterday in Wichita, Kansas. Roeder is charged with one count of first-degree murder and two counts of aggravated assault for allegedly threatening two ushers … Continue reading

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A Law Against Psychological Abuse in Marriage? “Oui” say the French

French lawmakers are now legally recognizing that domestic abuse presents itself in ways that are not necessarily physical.  They have decided to promote legislation to prevent repeated emotional and mental abuse in relationships, or as the bill itself states, “conjugal … Continue reading

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