Archive for September 29th, 2008

FRC Scorecard on Senator Tim Johnson

The Family Research Council and Focus on the Family Action have released their scorecard of the 110th Congress on key votes of interest to pro-family voters. South Dakota Democrat Senator Tim Johnson is being challenged this year by Republican legislator Joel Dykstra. This is how Johnson voted on these key issues: 1. Protect Grassroots Organizations […]

FRC Scorecard on Rep. Herseth Sandlin

The Family Research Council and Focus on the Family Action have released their scorecard of the 110th Congress on key votes of interest to pro-family voters. South Dakota Democrat Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin is being challenged this year by Republican Chris Lien of Rapid City. This is how Herseth Sandlin voted on these key issues: […]

Facts on Twin-Twin Transfusion Syndrome at Center of Abortion Campaign

SIOUX FALLS, SD — Statistics from the C.D.C. show that 32.2 out of 1,000 pregnancies involve twins. However, only about 20% of twins are monochorionic (share the same placenta). That means that only 6.44 pregnancies in 1,000 are monochorionic pregnancies. The reason that this is significant is that only monochorionic twins can develop Twin-Twin Transfusion […]

ADF Ready to Defend Churches From IRS Free Speech Investigations

ADF releases names of pastors who participated in Pulpit Freedom Sunday SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Attorneys with the Alliance Defense Fund say they are prepared to defend the First Amendment rights of pastors who engaged in free speech from the pulpit on Pulpit Freedom Sunday Sept. 28. “Pastors have a right to speak about Biblical truths […]

The Obama Chronicles, Part 5

From the O’Reilly Factor, a “no spin” look at Barack Obama. Part five examines what Obama did as community activist?

Obama’s Kenyan Citizenship Expired

Now this is an interesting tidbit, given the longstanding questions and controversy over Barack Obama’s citizenship. While Barack Obama was born in 1961 in Hawaii in 1961, given that his father was Kenyan, and that Kenya was part of the British Empire at that time, and Obama also spent a lot of time in various […]

A Special Instrument

American Minute from William J. Federer Governor William Bradford called him “a special instrument sent of God.” Of 102 Pilgrims that landed November 1620, only half survived till spring – then appeared Squanto. William Bradford wrote: “Squanto was a native of these parts…one of the few survivors of the plague…He was carried away with others […]

Constitutional Amendment I will add strength to state’s motto, ‘Under God the People Rule’

By Gordon Garnos AT ISSUE: Currently, South Dakota’s Constitution allows a legislative session to be 35 days long in even-numbered years and 40 days for legislative sessions on odd-numbered years. Constitutional Amendment I would change this to 40-day sessions every year. A “Yes” vote will help make that change and a “No” vote will leave […]