Island News — 12 May 2006

The need to belong
The Toronto Star

“There is a large demographic of people out there who are trying to figure out on their own what it means to satisfy that spiritual hunger,” he says. “Fundamentalists are obsessed with living out the letter of the scripture, regardless of what religion it is.”

Christian businessman ordered to duplicate gay video sues
The Washington Blade

Tim Bono, owner of Bono Film and Video has a company policy: he won’t duplicate material that’s obscene or violates his Christian and ethical values. So he turned down a woman who wanted him to duplicate films titled “Gay and Proud” and “Second Largest Minority.”

Ohio Bill Banning Abortions Gets State Legislative Hearing on Tuesday

The measure, which has 17 co-sponsors, goes further than abortions bans in South Dakota and Louisiana, by prohibiting abortions in every circumstance—including those in very rare situations to save the life of the mother.

Take issue, Sen. McCain tells Ohio State graduates
Dayton Daily News

“It is more than appropriate, it is necessary that even in times of crisis, especially in times of crisis, we fight among ourselves for the things we believe in,” McCain said to applause from the commencement crowd of 35,000 in Ohio Stadium.

Steelers’ QB in surgery after motorcycle crash

Roethlisberger was on his black 2005 Suzuki Hayabusa heading toward an intersection on the edge of downtown when he was in collision with a silver Chrysler New Yorker traveling in the opposite direction, police reported. Police said the 24-year-old Roethlisberger had been riding without a helmet.

Saab Gets Defensive

Did you know that Saab began in the 1930s as an aerospace and defense company? Cars and trucks came later. When the company sold its car division to GM in the 1990s, it also spun off the truck division into a separate business and refocused on its original defense and aerospace businesses.

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4 thoughts on “Island News — 12 May 2006

  1. Andy Rupert

    What do you think about that definition of fundamentalism in the first article? It’s from a fundamentalist, seeker sensitive church in Canada.

  2. Doug

    This is all I get when I try to open that article:

    “No Content ID found! The Render function needs to find a Content ID for the specified Content Category. Without it, nothing can be rendered.”

    If that’s what the “Fundamentalist” said in Canada, then I don’t understand what he is trying to say!

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