Are school vouchers an issue of civil rights or simply a way to bolster private schools by siphoning tax dollars away from public education?
That question was debated vigorously at a town hall meeting Thursday evening sponsored by the San Antonio Express-News and the University of Texas at San Antonio.
Panelists included Justice Foundation President Allan Parker, former state Rep. Kent Grusendorf, Shelley Potter of the San Antonio Alliance of Teachers and Support Personnel, and former Northside Independent School District Superintendent John Folks. Express-News columnist Gilbert Garcia was the moderator.
Watch the three parts below or read more: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local_news/article/Panel-debates-school-vouchers-4318868.php#ixzz2MJImZy4e
In Broward County, Florida, a man has been convicted of two counts of murder for killing a pregnant woman and her unborn baby. The court determined that Edward Jermaine Babbs killed Stephanie Rabsatt by shooting her in the abdomen and head on Oct.1, 2009.
Rabsatt was almost 8 months pregnant with a son, who she had named Jayden. Babbs, who was the baby’s father, had been pressuring her to abort. Her refusal to have an abortion and the imminent birth of her son was what triggered the murder, according to police.Read More
A Houston adoptive mother has been charged after arranging an abortion for her 12-year-old special needs daughter during a criminal investigation about whether the woman’s biological son impregnated the girl.Read More
We praise God for another victory for the cause of religious liberty and prolife! When Adoption Priorities, a San Antonio prolife ministry, tried to post an ad for a Christian couple to be house parents for mothers wanting to place for adoption rather than abort, they were told they could not discriminate in favor of Christians for a Christian ministry. That is illegal and invidious religious bigotry by government, and after months of negotiation the government has backed down rather than be sued.Read More