The Briefing 06-14-13

The Briefing 06-14-13

1) Praying for those impacted by the Colorado wildfires

2 dead as firefighters battle Colorado blaze, CNN (Ashley Fantz and Paul Vercammen)

2) Important ruling for human dignity: human genes cannot be patented or owned

Justices Rule Human Genes Cannot be Patented, USA Today (Richard Wolf)

3) U.S. arming Syrian rebels

Syria has Used Chemical Weapons on Rebels, US and Allies Find, New York Times (Mark Mazzetti, Michael R. Gordon, and Mark Lander)

U.S., citing use of chemical weapons by Syria, to provide direct military support to rebels, Washington Post (Karen Deyoung)

4) Nancy Pelosi’s statement on late-term abortion one of the most morally reprehensible ever uttered by an American politician 

Pelosi Can’t Explain Difference Between Gosnell Slayings and Late-Term Abortions, Weekly Standard (John McCormack)

Nancy Pelosi “Smacks Down” Abortion Question, The Huffington Post

5) John F. Kennedy’s civil rights address 50 years later

Civil Rights: 50 Years Later, The Atlantic (Jonathan Rieder)

Civil Rights Address: President John F. Kennedy, 11 June 1963, American Rhetoric

6) The child without a father is the child in most desperate need of one

“Fathers Are Not Fungible” — Why Fathers Matter, From the archives of

R. Albert Mohler, Jr.

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