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Ten years away from home can often change a person. Apparently this is true for Congressman Jim Langevin who has spent the last ten years representing Rhode Island in the U.S. Congress. more
Bishop Tobin described it as “a clear dereliction of duty and an obvious attempt to promote a politically- correct agenda in our nation.” more
It was with great sadness that the nation learned of the passing of Dr. Bernard Nathanson last week. Dr. Nathanson co-founded the National Association for the Repeal of Abortion Laws (now NARAL Pro-Choice America) in 1969. more
In this time of economic crisis for the federal government, as well as state and city governments, the axe is falling on most budgets. more
Last week the R.I. House Judiciary Committee heard testimony in favor and opposed to two measures. One bill, sponsored by Rep. Arthur Handy (D-Cranston). would legalize homosexual marriage while the other, sponsored by Rep. Jon Brien (D-Woonsocket), would put the issue of marriage before the people of Rhode Island as a constitutional referendum. more
The recently introduced No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act would make permanent and expand the Hyde Amendment restrictions on the use of federal funds for abortions. more
At the turn of the 19th century a small band of religious women known as “The White Sisters” fled religious persecution in France. more
Sargent Shriver died two weeks ago at the age of 95 after struggling with Alzheimer’s disease. The press accounts of his life lauded a life of dedicated public service during the administrations of Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson. more
On New Year’s Eve 1843 Rhode Island factory owner Amasa Sprague was brutally beaten to death by an unknown assailant. more
Governor Lincoln Chafee promised a new era of leadership that would end divisiveness and bring unity to the state. more
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