HOUSE PASSES CONSCIENCE PROTECTION FOR HEALTH PROVIDERS The House of Representatives yesterday approved a bill to protect hospitals and other healthcare organizations from being forced to perform or pay for abortions.   U.S. TEEN SEX RATE DECLINES The percentage of sexually active US high school students has declined over the past 10 years, as have certain risky sexual behaviors, according to a government report.   PRO-CHOICE SENATE ZEALOT TAKES THE FALL Amid rampant speculation, scandal-plagued Sen. Robert Torricelli, D-New Jersey, was scheduled to hold a press conference late Monday afternoon. Sources told CNN the embattled incumbent will announce he is dropping his bid for re-election.   NANCY REAGAN LOBBYING FOR HUMAN STEM CELL RESEARCH Former First Lady Nancy Reagan has been privately lobbying for federal financing for human embryonic stem cell research. The New York Times quotes a friend of Mrs. Reagan saying that she felt President Bush’s decision to restrict funding was “hampering” efforts to cure Alzheimer’s, which afflicts her husband, former president Ronald Reagan. The Guardian newspaper notes that Nancy Reagan has indicated publicly that she does not believe in abortion but does believe in “a woman’s choice.” That is, unlike her husband, Mrs. Reagan has been pro-abortion and does not share George W. Bush’s respect for the sanctity of human life.   GROUP WANTS HOTEL PORN BANNED: THREAT TO NEIGHBORING COMMUNITIES   FAMOUS PARK RUINED BY GAY TRYSTERS Forty years ago, families, church groups and Boy Scout troops would gather and play at Conway Robinson State Forest in Prince William County, now notorious for homosexual trysts. “There’d be 20 to 30 cars in there, kids running around and parents cooking out,” reminisced a Gainesville woman named Betty. “Now I don’t even want to go back there. They completely ruined it.”


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