Commentary on August 29 News Reports

Dear Readers,   John McCain certainly caught everyone off guard with his astonishing choice of Sarah Palin to be his vice-presidential running mate. A brilliant choice and quite frankly, in the opinion of many, the very best he could have made. It’s just that nobody thought Palin was available for the job or that McCain would have seriously considered her.   It’s a new ballgame now. Palin is not only solidly pro-life and pro-family but is also one very attractive, personable, bright and gutsy woman. See her great speech while it is still on line at https://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/21134540/vp/26460643#26457563  (starts at around […]
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Florida Schools Charged with Violating Students’ Religious Freedom by Allowing Student Prayer at Gra

By Kathleen Gilbert PENSACOLA, FL, August 29, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Parents representing students who feel their religious rights have been violated by school policy have filed a lawsuit against Santa Rosa County school officials for exerting “subtle coercive pressures” to accept their personal religious beliefs by creating prayerful environments at official functions. The American Civil Liberties Union press release said that the defendants will be on trial for violating the religious freedom of their students by “promoting and endorsing prayers at graduation ceremonies and other school events, of sponsoring religious ceremonies and holding official school events at churches.”  Prosecutors allege […]
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Pro-life, Pro-family Leaders Praise McCain’s Choice of Pro-Life Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin for VP Runni

By Kathleen Gilbert DAYTON, OH, August 29, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Republican John McCain has picked first-term Alaska governor Sarah Palin as his surprise choice for a running mate, in a move hailed by conservative leaders as “absolutely brilliant” and “electrifying” conservative voters, especially women. Gov. Sarah Palin, known for her traditional and unabashedly pro-life and pro-family views, is the mother of five children, including her youngest boy, Trig, who has Down Syndrome.  She is now only the second female vice-presidential candidate in history and the first for the Republican Party. Gov. Palin had been considered a wild-card for a running […]
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