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Protestant ministers face own sex scandals

By Larry Witham

THE WASHINGTON TIMES

The evangelical newsmagazine World responded to the sexual-abuse crisis among Catholic clergy with a recent cover story advising "parental discretion" and warning readers of "offensive material."

But Catholic priests were not the subject.

"The Protestant church has a severe problem of its own: some pastoral counselors having sex with counselees," World reported.

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Protestant ministers face own sex scandals

By Larry Witham

THE WASHINGTON TIMES

The evangelical newsmagazine World responded to the sexual-abuse crisis among Catholic clergy with a recent cover story advising "parental discretion" and warning readers of "offensive material."

But Catholic priests were not the subject.

"The Protestant church has a severe problem of its own: some pastoral counselors having sex with counselees," World reported.

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GM & Bio-weapons in the post-Genomics Era

ISIS Report

April 30, 2002

The possibilities for more lethal bio-weapons have increased in the post-genomics era. Dr. Mae-Wan Ho calls on scientists to take responsibility for the biosafety of their own research at the biosafety conference in The Hague (April 22-26, 2002).

GM & Bio-weapons in the post-Genomics Era

ISIS Report

April 30, 2002

The possibilities for more lethal bio-weapons have increased in the post-genomics era. Dr. Mae-Wan Ho calls on scientists to take responsibility for the biosafety of their own research at the biosafety conference in The Hague (April 22-26, 2002).

Financial Scams and the Bush Family

by Michel Chossudovsky

March 6, 2002

The Enron scandal is but the tip of the iceberg. Fully documented by the U.S. and British media, the Bush family has been implicated in a string of financial scams since the 1980s.

The following text based on a compilation of press excerpts (first published in December 2000 in the wake of the U.S. presidential elections) is self-explanatory.

The personal links between the Bush and Salinas de Gortiari families are also documented. The Salinas family was closely tied to the Mexican drug cartel.

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Ill-Treated The continuing history of psychiatric abuses.

By Brian Doherty

Mad in America: Bad Science, Bad Medicine, and the Enduring Mistreatment of the Mentally Ill, by Robert Whitaker, Cambridge, Mass.: Perseus, 334 pages, $27

On January 18, 1959, 17-year-old Jonika Upton was committed by her parents to the Nazareth Sanatorium in Albuquerque. They were sure she was tetched in the head; she had dated someone who seemed homosexual and carried around books by Proust. The final straw was Jonika’s fleeing to Santa Cruz with her new boyfriend, a 22-year-old artist.

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D'S DAY

April 30, 2002

Dear Reader,

It may not get the popular press of its "cousins" C and E, but new research is showing us that vitamin D may reduce the risk of heart disease. That's right, in addition to keeping bones strong and reducing the effects of osteoporosis, a new study reports that vitamin D may protect women from heart disease.

But are you getting enough of this less-famous vitamin? And do you know the best sources? (Hint: it's not in your milk carton.)

Protesters Detained in Milwaukee: Are You on the No Fly List?

by Matthew Rothschild

Alia Kate, 16, a high school student in Milwaukee, wanted to go to Washington, D.C., for the protests Saturday, April 20. She was looking forward to demonstrating against the School of the Americas and learning how to lobby against U.S. aid for Colombia.

She had an airplane ticket for a 6:55 p.m. flight out of Milwaukee on Friday the 19th, and she got to the airport two hours ahead of time.

But she didn't make it onto the Midwest Express flight.

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