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Archive: June 11, 2012

PHOENIX, Ariz. - Thursday was the 47th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing the use of contraceptives by married couples in all 50 states. Since that decision, the death rate for mothers giving birth has dropped by more than half, and infant mortality has dropped by two-thirds, ...Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa - Congress has started the long process of drafting a Farm Bill. Numerous amendments can be expected over the coming weeks that will affect the package of crop insurance, conservation and nutrition programs that add up to some $100 billion a year. However, one thing is missing in ...Read More

PHILADELPHIA - The American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania is suing the city over a policy change that would no longer allow churches to hand out food to people in the city's public parks. Members of certain Philadelphia churches have given out food to people in need in city parks, but now ...Read More

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Responding to cases of child abuse and neglect costs the nation more than $80 billion a year, according to the latest survey from Prevent Child Abuse America. That figure includes a number of "direct costs," according to Becky Dale, senior director of prevention initiatives for Pr ...Read More

BISMARCK, N.D. - Responding to cases of child abuse and neglect costs the nation more than $80 billion a year, according to the latest survey from Prevent Child Abuse America. That figure includes the costs that begin to add up as soon as the report of alleged child abuse comes in, says Tim Hathawa ...Read More

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Forty-seven years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court legalized the use of contraceptives by married couples in all 50 states. Planned Parenthood says since that time, the country has seen a reduction in the death rate of mothers giving birth and infant mortality and, in Tennessee, lower ...Read More

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