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Post Writer Says 'Gay Plague' Is Fault of 'Homophobia'

Is lung cancer the fault of tobaccophobes?

New York Times Bemoans Killer's Execution

In its zeal to oppose capital punishment, the Gray Lady suggests Texas should bow to 'international law.'

NYT Explores Strategies for Obama to Win Catholic Votes

The Times downplays the candidate's radical pro-abortion record.

Solzhenitsyn: A Prophet Honored in His Own Country, but Not in the U.S. Media

The great writer's commencement address at Harvard in 1978 was a powerful indictment of elitist liberalism.

ABC Tells Story of Faith in Tragedy

Good Morning America explores how religious belief is helping the Steven Curtis Chapman family cope with the death of their daughter.

Teen Choice Awards a Mixed Bag of Morality

Skanky Gossip Girl rakes in six awards, but squeaky clean Jonas Brothers get the nod too.

Forget Marriage: Adultery and Promiscuity Rule the Airwaves

New study shows broadcast television promotes sex in every relationship except marriage.

WSJ Shines Light on Richmond's Success at Battling Gun-Related Crime

The treatment is in stark contrast to typical media calls for more gun control.

Let's Talk About Sex

Newsweek provides great tips for parents on how to talk to young teens about sex but needs to emphasize parental monitoring of teens' entertainment choices.

Washington Post Uses Unitarian Shooting to Demonize Conservative Christians, Talk Radio

Given the Post's one-sided account, could the paper be contributing to a climate of hate against conservative talkers and orthodox religious believers?

Washington Post Spins CDC AIDS Blunder

Media solution for increased HIV infection rates: throw more money at the problem.

Media Silent on Pelosi Intent to Kill DOMA

If Obama becomes President, the Speaker of the House will support his efforts to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act, opening the door to same-sex marriage throughout the nation.

ABC's Whoopi Goldberg Declares Married Men 'Fair Game'

If a husband says it's ok to come on to him, The View's cohost has no problem with having a little fling.

Hushing Rush after 20 Years

Liberals in Congress view talk radio as a profound threat to their power. They intend to do whatever they can to reduce the impact of conservative talkers, First Amendment be damned.

Jerry Springer, Opera Man?

WaPo 'News' Article Slams Measure Protecting Conscience of Health Care Workers

The Bush proposal would uphold the right of pharmacists, for example, to refuse to fill prescriptions for contraceptives that kill babies.

No Increased Risk of Divorce, so Living Together Must Be Okay

USA Today fails to look at other ways cohabitation damages people and relationships.

ABC Covers Medical Marvels Extended to the Unborn

World News with Charles Gibson highlights the tiniest, most fragile of patients imaginable – unborn babies.

Judges Favor the Profane

In effect, the court said that because the Enforcement Bureau of the FCC has been a steady, ongoing farce of decency protection for thirty years, it must always and forever remain a joke.

Living and Dying with Character and Integrity

Professor Randy Pausch, whose 'Last Lecture' made him a YouTube phenomenon loses his battle with cancer.

ABC's The View Plays Kissyface with Katy Perry

The ladies ask some hard questions of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, but gush over the lesbian-experimenting pop star.

Media Big Guns Fire Away at Military's Gay Ban

CMI Director Robert Knight exposes the medias outright advocacy of open homosexuality in the military, and rebuts one columnists vicious personal attack on an expert who supports the gay ban.

Listen to Those Lyrics

CMI research assistant Colleen Raezler goes beyond the beats and melodies to examine the messages of todays most popular songs.

A Lady Under Fire

A Washington Post columnist claims a supporter of the ban on gays in the military exhibited rage in Congressional testimony -- but The Hill reveals that the rage was on the other side.

WaPo Snickers as Sacrilegious Show Comes to D.C.

Even as a Catholic group protests the premiere of Jerry Springer: The Opera, The Washington Post raises little concern over the show's content.

Courts Can't Cope with COPA

The Third Circuit strikes down Congress's attempt to protect children from online porn by requiring smut site visitors to provide adult ID.

CW's Gossip Girl Takes No Prisoners in New Ad Campaign

Network pokes fun at concerned parents, boasts that culture watchers are condemning the ads.

WaPo Whacks McCain's Wife, Grandfather

Articles emphasize Cindy McCain's drug addiction rather than her accomplishments, describe grandfather as a gambler and bootlegger.

Court Punts Super Bowl Indecency Ruling Back to FCC

All the FCC needs to do is inform broadcasters that fleeting images of nudity constitute actionable indecency, and it intends to enforce the rules.

A Guide to the Movie Galaxy

Dr. Thomas Hibbs finds a silver lining in Hollywood's dark cloud of despair.