Why Fight For Marriage?

first_imgPublic Discourse 6 February 2014One might grant, as I argued in my last two articles, that philosophy matters in general and on marriage—and that, with the right help, it can influence culture—but still wonder whether the marriage fight is worth waging. Isn’t it lost, given political and legal trends? Isn’t it peripheral to the Christian mission anyway?A Live BattleThe pro-life cause was doing worse in the 1970s than the marriage cause is now. We are winning the first because an earlier generation refused to give up. Why, then, give up on marriage?Around the time of Roe v. Wade, public opinion was moving swiftly for abortion on demand. Pro-life politicians (like Ted Kennedy and Bill Clinton) were “evolving,” and pro-lifers were aging. They were accused of being anti-woman, warned of being caught on history’s bad side. And of course, the Court’s decision in Roe made substantive protections impossible for the foreseeable future.But a few pro-life leaders were undaunted, and their intellectual and cultural work has paid off. My generation is more pro-life than my parents’, and my children’s will likely be still more.While the spirit of the Supreme Court’s recent decision striking down DOMA’s federal definition of marriage gives liberalizing judges all the premises they need to remake state marriage laws, it doesn’t require this, as Roe required abortion on demand.http://www.thepublicdiscourse.com/2014/02/11982/?utm_source=The+Witherspoon+Institute&utm_campaign=3db32cbf51-RSS_EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_15ce6af37b-3db32cbf51-84094405last_img read more

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Mr. Frederick Joseph “Fritz” Korn

first_imgThe family request memorial donations to charity of the donor’s choice. Cards are available at the funeral home and church. www.haskellandmorrison.com Mr. Frederick Joseph “Fritz” Korn, age 83, of Rising Sun, Indiana, passed away at 6:02 a.m., Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at his residence. He was born in Lawrenceburg, Indiana on April 28, 1935, the youngest of three children born to the late, Frederick Wilhelm and Anna Marie (Singer) Korn. Fritz was a 1953 graduate of the Lawrenceburg High School in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. Fritz loved sports and excelled as an athlete in baseball, basketball and football at Lawrenceburg High School. Fritz was united in marriage on January 19, 1957, in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, to Sandra Jean Runyon and they shared 26 years of marriage together. Fritz was later united in marriage on March 21, 1985, in Cincinnati, Ohio, to Judith Naegele Brigel. Fritz and Judith shared nearly 32 years of marriage together until she passed away on December 20, 2017. He was employed for 36 years as a pipe fitter/welder for the Proctor and Gamble Company in Cincinnati, Ohio. Fritz’s mother was Hungarian and his father was German. They migrated from Havana, Cuba and settled in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. He was an avid reader and enjoyed working the daily crossword puzzles. Fritz was known for his unwavering work ethic. He spent and enjoyed his retirement hunting, fishing, and working on numerous projects on his farm. He and his wife Judy were members of the Most Sorrowful Mother of God Catholic Church and attended services there regularly. The last years of his life were spent in his home devotedly caring for his wife, Judy.Fritz is survived by his sons, Mark Eric Korn and his wife: Julie, Mike Erron Korn and his wife: Bridget, Mitchell Ellis Korn, Martin Eugene Korn and his wife: Jacqueline, Matthew Erroll Korn and C. Thomas Naegele; his daughter, Monica Ellen Dimuzio and her husband: Mark; his grandchildren, Michelle Sullivan, Jenna Korn, Kennedy Scott (Jody), Jordan Hurley, Kaden Korn, Gabi Naegele and Lillian Korn.He was preceded in death by his parents, Frederick Wilhelm and Anna Marie (Singer) Korn; his wife, Judith Naegele (Brigel) Korn, died December 20, 2017; his brother, Karl Korn and his sister, Ann Doles.Memorial services will be conducted Saturday, June 9, 2018, at 11:00 a.m., by Father Christopher Craig, at the Most Sorrowful Mother of God Catholic Church, 513 North Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana 47043.Friends may call 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., Saturday, June 9, 2018, at the Most Sorrowful Mother of God Catholic Church, 513 North Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana 47043.last_img read more

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Mbappe applauds PSG’s medics after injury return

first_img ‘Congratulations to the whole group, we want to get this one.’ Read Also: UCL: Choupo-Moting seals PSG comeback against Atalanta The 21-year-old has enjoyed another excellent season for PSG this season, even with the campaign being called to an early halt due to the coronavirus pandemic. Mbappe still managed to score 30 goals across all competitions, including 18 in Ligue 1. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Loading… Promoted Content7 Universities In The World Where Education Costs Too Much7 Of The Wealthiest Universities In The World7 Black Hole Facts That Will Change Your View Of The UniverseThe Highest Paid Football Players In The WorldCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable Way6 Interesting Ways To Make Money With A Drone17 Astonishingly Beautiful Cave ChurchesCrazy Expensive Things That Taylor Swift Owns14 Amazing Pictures Of Unusual Objects Cut In Half8 Addictive And Fun Coffee FactsBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For ThemBelieve It Or Not, Paul Rudd Is Turning 50 This Year Kylian Mbappe has hailed PSG’s physios for helping him recover from an ankle injury in time for the Champions League quarter-final against Atalanta as he came off the bench to set up a dramatic winner. Thomas Tuchel men looked to be heading out in the last eight of the competition yet again after Mario Pasalic had put the Italian side 1-0 up, before a late salvo saw Marquinho tap home before Mbappe squared for Erik Choupo-Moting to complete a stunning turnaround. Mbappe is mobbed by his team-mates after assisting Erik Choupo Moting’s winner The Frenchman was delighted with his own comeback after suffering the ankle blow in the French Cup final against St Etienne in July, with Tuchel admitting he faced a ‘miracle’ to be fit in time for the clash against the Serie A side in Portugal. However,  he was included on the bench for the game and came on in the 60th minute with the Ligue 1 champions seeking the quality to turn the game on its head. The World Cup winner proved vital as he played a starring role in the game and expressed his delight on social media – paying tribute to the medical staff. ‘You don’t talk to me about pain,’ he wrote on Twitter. ‘A big thank you to the medical staff for getting me back on my feet, no one believed it except us.last_img read more

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Real Madrid Beat Atletico on Penalties to Win Super Cup

first_imgSergio Ramos scored the decisive spot-kick as Real Madrid beat Atletico Madrid 4-1 on penalties to win the Spanish Super Cup.The Real captain sent Jan Oblak the wrong way to secure the trophy after a goalless 120 minutes in Saudi Arabia. Saul Niguez and Thomas Partey missed their penalties for Atletico.Real Madrid had ended the game with 10 men after Federico Valverde was sent off in extra time for fouling Alvaro Morata when he was clean through.The dramatic finale was at odds with what was a largely turgid encounter at the King Abdullah Sports City Stadium in Jeddah.Joao Felix had the best opportunity of a quiet first half, but he could only shoot wide from the edge of the box after he had been gifted possession by Ramos.Real were much brighter at the start of the second period, with Serbia striker Luka Jovic driving just wide after he had wriggled past two Atletico defenders on the edge of the area.Atletico did not manage a shot on target until the 79th minute, Kieran Trippier’s searching pass finding Morata, whose volley from the edge of the six-yard box was parried away by Thibaut Courtois.The game’s major flashpoint came with five minutes remaining in extra time when Valverde cynically hacked down Morata just outside the area when he was clean through on goal, sparking a melee involving both sets of players. Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramcenter_img Gareth Bale scored hat trick last night to put Real Madrid on the road to clinching a third FIFA Club World Cup titlelast_img read more

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EVK employee tests positive for coronavirus

first_imgThe University sent a second email Monday to customers who visited EVK Tuesday. The message, which reminds students to limit community spread by following hygiene practices, has been posted to the USC coronavirus website. “Individual employees with possible exposure have been contacted and received instructions for self monitoring,” the email to EVK employees read. “Please know the Community Kitchen follows strict cleaning guidelines on a daily basis. Enhanced cleaning of the Community Kitchen was completed Sunday night.” An EVK employee has tested positive for the coronavirus, USC Hospitality and Student Health confirmed in an email to EVK staff Sunday. The employee last worked in the kitchen Tuesday and attended a meeting in the staff room Friday. center_img Individuals who may have come in close contact with the employee have been notified of the case and asked to self-monitor for symptoms, the email to employees read. Both messages asked students and staff to continue to comply with social distancing, face covering and handwashing guidelines and to report illnesses to Student Health.last_img read more

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UNESCO adds Reggae music to global cultural heritage

first_imgReggae music, the genre that originated in Jamaica, on Thursday secured a coveted spot on the United Nations’ list of global cultural treasure.UNESCO, the world body’s cultural and scientific agency, added reggae to its collection of “intangible cultural heritage” deemed worthy of protection and promotion.“This is a historic day. We are very, very happy,” said Jamaica’s Culture Minister Olivia Grange. “Anywhere you go and say you’re from Jamaica, they answer ‘Bob Marley,’” said Grange, adding that the distinction “underscores the importance of our culture and our music, whose theme and message is ‘one love, togetherness and peace.’”Embraced by wide cross-section of societyUNESCO noted that while reggae started out as “the voice of the marginalized” it was “now played and embraced by a wide cross-section of society, including various genders, ethnic and religious groups.”Cerebral, socio-political, sensual and spiritualIts “contribution to international discourse on issues of injustice, resistance, love and humanity underscores the dynamics of the element as being at once cerebral, socio-political, sensual and spiritual,” Paris-based UNESCO added in a statement.The musical style has now joined a list of cultural traditions that includes the horsemanship of the Spanish Riding School in Vienna, a Mongolian camel-coaxing ritual and Czech puppetry, as well as more than 300 other traditional practices spanning from boat-building and pilgrimages to cooking and dance.Jamaica applied for reggae’s inclusion on the list this year at a meeting of the UN agency here, where 40 proposals were under consideration.Reggae was competing for inclusion alongside Bahamian strawcraft, South Korean wrestling, Irish hurling and perfume making in the southern French city of Grasse.Reggae emerged in the late 1960s out of Jamaica’s ska and rocksteady styles, also drawing influence from American jazz and blues.It quickly became popular in the United States as well as in Britain, where many Jamaican immigrants had moved in the post-WWII years.The style is often championed as a music of the oppressed, with lyrics addressing sociopolitical issues, imprisonment and inequality.Reggae also became associated with Rastafarianism, which deified the former Ethiopian emperor Haile Selassie and promoted the sacramental use of marijuana.last_img read more

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Emina Hadžiahmetović Among 12 Best Players at the International Tournament in Finland

first_imgThe best Bosnian table tennis player placed herself among 12 best players at the International tournament held in Finland.The best European players competed at the tournament and Hadžiahmetović defeated two representatives from Sweden and the players from Estonia and Germany.Unfortunately, it was the player from Japan that stopped Emina to place among the 6 best.“Our goal is for me to participate every month in strong European tournaments and to win that way new points which will lead me among the 100 best world table tennis players so I can fulfil the Olympic norm.” – said Hadžiahmetović.(Source: Radio Sarajevo)last_img read more

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Goodman convicted of 3 counts of ‘mistreatment of dependent’; ordered to repay $52,331 to Golden Living Center trust fund

first_imgby Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow — Brenda Goodman, 55, of Wellington has pled guilty to three counts of mistreatment of a dependent adult after taking $52,331.72 from a resident trust account while employed at Golden Living Center at 102 W. Botkin.Brenda GoodmanAs part of the a plea agreement with the Sumner County Attorney’s office, Goodman is sentenced on two level 7 felony counts and one misdemeanor. Goodman was originally charged with eight felony and 13 misdemeanor charges but all others charges were dismissed as part of the agreement.Goodman has been placed on 30-month probation. As part of the terms of the probation, she must repay all $52,331.72 to the trust fund. The probation can be extended if she demonstrates that she is making payments. Goodman will not serve any time in prison, said Matt Mullen, Sumner County Assistant Attorney.“If she does not make payments, she will be violating the terms of probation,” Mullen said. “If that occurs, she could be facing jail time.”Allegedly, Goodman took $52,331.72 from the Resident Trust Account of 19 individuals, who were living at Golden Living Center, a nursing home on the south edge of Wellington. The Sumner County Attorney’s office brought charges against Goodman following a 13-month investigation involving the Wellington Police Department and the attorney’s office. The investigation included 25 witnesses and two WPD detectives. Mullen said Goodman, who was described as a business manager at Golden Living Center, appeared to have acted alone in the alleged crimes and no other suspects were under investigation. “The matter came to light when a WPD detective was approached around April, 2014, concerning discrepancies in a financial statement of a resident living there at the time,” Mullen said. “We started to delve into the matter further and soon discovered this was not an isolated incident and several others were affected.” The alleged crimes took place between June 26, 2009 and April 11, 2014. Mullen said there were more than the 19 cases filed by the county attorney’s office. “We could not prosecute for crimes before that period of time due to the five-year statue of limitations,” he said. In the criminal complaint, Goodman was accused of taking financial resources from residents by “the use of deception, false pretense, and/or false representation for the defendant’s personal and financial advantage.”Golden Living Center Cheryl Wright, Executive Director at Golden Living Center, provided the following response in July. “At Golden Living the health, wellness and safety of our patients and residents is our first priority. As soon as Golden Living suspected an issue, the employee was suspended and independent auditors were hired to review the situation. As part of our standard protocol, anytime there is suspected criminal activity we notify the authorities. In this instance, Golden Living immediately notified the Wellington Police and have worked closely with them throughout their investigation. All patient trust funds impacted by this incident have been assessed and those that were determined to not be properly documented have been paid back with interest to the resident or their family members. Golden Living also has enacted new levels of supervision and oversight of our Business Office Managers to monitor activity and prevent future occurrences. Our community trusts us to care for their loved ones and we appreciate their support.” Follow us on Twitter. Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comments (6) Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close WordPress.com Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings Sort by: Date Rating Last Activity Loading comments… You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. Please explain why you are flagging this comment in the text box below and submit your report. The blog admin will be notified. Thank you for your input. +21 Vote up Vote down guest · 242 weeks ago She will never be able to pay that back she should be doing time! What a shame someone could do that to the people she was suppose to take care of Report Reply 1 reply · active 241 weeks ago 0 Vote up Vote down bser · 241 weeks ago keep her out of casino Report Reply +8 Vote up Vote down Jim · 242 weeks ago I do not understand why she is getting no jail time. I think it is time to make a change again in the prosecuting attorneys office. This is exactly what is wrong with our country, no one is being held accountable for the crimes they commit. I would have thrown the book at her and still made her repay all taken plus made her responsible for all cost involved with investigating and prosecuting. Report Reply 1 reply · active 242 weeks ago +5 Vote up Vote down Maggie · 242 weeks ago If she were in jail, how would she have any income with which to repay the funds she stole? isn’t financial restitution in the best interests of the victim(s)? If she had the funds squirreled away somewhere, then by all means seize those assists, return them to the victim, and then toss her in jail. But since the court approved a payment plan over a period of time, it sounds like the money’s long gone. Report Reply +11 Vote up Vote down Guest · 242 weeks ago Mistreatment of funds……aka embezzlement. Report Reply 0 replies · active 242 weeks ago +7 Vote up Vote down affected family · 242 weeks ago It is ridiculous that we have the lives of young adults being ruined because of having the book thrown at them because of misjudgements and bad choices yet when an adult chooses to steal from the very people she is charged with helping and caring for over a long period of time they are let go with just probation and the agreement to repay the money. So now the court had decided that it is ok to steal from people as long as you eventually pay it back?doesn’t seem like there is any acknowledging of wrong doing let alone punishment. On a related note as a family member who had been personally affected by this Golden living has been very timely and honest resolving the issue. Report Reply 0 replies · active 242 weeks ago Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new commentslast_img read more

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Expert says Another Symptom of Coronavirus is Lack of Smell

first_imgFIU Infectious diseases expert Dr. Aileen Marty told the South Florida morning show this morning that there are other, more unusual symptoms of the coronavirus that indicated a need to be tested. In addition to fever, dry cough and upper respiratory distress, some people suffer a loss of the sense of smell and possibly taste.Listen to Jen and Bill’s full interview with infectious diseases expert Dr. Aileen Marty here.Dr Aileen MartyDr. Marty also confirmed the efficacy of the anti-malarial drugs that are being used in a compassionate care basis to help treat and prevent the coronavirus.last_img read more

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Sammie’s birdie wins title in last-hole thriller

first_img6 Aug 2015 Sammie’s birdie wins title in last-hole thriller Cornwall’s Sammie Giles holed a 15-foot birdie putt on the last hole to clinch a one-shot win in the English women’s open stroke play championship at St Annes Old Links in Lancashire.She pipped Yorkshire’s Rochelle Morris who birdied the last two holes in a thrilling finale to the event – and who has now been runner-up in both English women’s championships this year.Giles, 20, (image © Leaderboard Photography) and Morris shared the halfway lead and battled throughout 36 holes today to decide the destination of the trophy.Giles shot one-under 71 and 73 for a one-over total, while Morris returned 73 72 and finished a stroke behind.The win gives Giles her second national title, following her success in last year’s English mid-amateur championship. “That’s pretty cool!” she said. “The mid-amateur was really big for me, especially as I beat Sarah-Jane (Boyd, a fellow Cornwall player).“But this is bigger, especially as my old coach, Laura Eastwood (now Hendrikson) won this event on this course 10 years ago – so it’s really special to win it here.”When the two players set out this afternoon Giles held a two-shot lead over Morris and the last round turned into a match play situation. The momentum swung to and fro, but Giles was always in front and had a four shot lead after six holes.But her lead was cut to one after she bogeyed nine and 10, which Morris birdied,. Again Giles built up an advantage and crucially birdied the 14th to be three ahead. “I really needed that and I think it put a lot of pressure on Rochelle,” she said.However, Morris kept working away at the deficit. She parred the 15th, which Giles bogeyed, and birdied the long 17th to be just one behind.On the 18th,  a par five, both players were just short of the green in two. Giles slightly mis-hit her pitch and it pulled up 15ft short, while Morris played a lovely shot which finished about 3ft from the hole. The pressure was on, but Giles rose to the challenge and slotted home the putt: “I knew I had to get it right so I gave it a little extra time, I felt confident – and it went in! Rochelle played really well and finished birdie, birdie, it was a great effort.”Third place was shared by Scotland’s Lauren Whyte and Elizabeth Stebbings (Formby Ladies’) on eight over par. One shot further back in fifth place were Lianna Bailey (Kirby Muxloe) and Bethany Garton (Royal Lytham & St Annes).Click here for full scoreslast_img read more

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