The reality is, we’re a nation of 300-plus-million people. There are more guns in this country than there are people. If somebody wants to obtain a firearm to commit a crime — a heinous crime, a disgusting crime like this that puts children in harm’s way and ends up taking innocent life — they’re going to do it.” MORE
Fact is Spain had to give up Spanish Florida because it could not control its borders with the U.S.. The Slaves were escaping from the plantations and going to Florida FOR A BETTER LIFE. The U.S. threatened to GO TO WAR.
In other words, if Mexico can’t control its border, than we should threaten them with war or take over Mexico, like we did with Spanish Florida. “Secrets of the Dead” Spanish Florida biography. Shouldn’t we continue this policy with Mexico?
- Two years ago, Queen’s cousin Lord Ivar Mountbatten, 55, came out as gay
Father-of-three opened up about finding love with James Coyle, 56
They will marry in the private chapel on his country estate in Devon
His supportive ex-wife Penny will be giving him away at the ceremony MORE
According to Buddhist teaching, the self is an illusion. The religion preaches a fundamentally selfless worldview, encouraging followers to renounce individual desires and distance themselves from self-concern. To advance this perspective, millions of people around the world practice yoga and meditation. MORE
The attack came as the woman was reading her Kindle on a train ride home to Evanston from a downtown doctor’s appointment, Assistant State’s Attorney Maurice Alayo said at the hearing at the Leighton Criminal Court Building.
McMath, of south suburban Worth, boarded the northbound train at the Berwyn station and stood in the same car as the woman until the Jarvis stop at 1523 W. Jarvis Avenue in Rogers Park, Alayo said.
When the doors opened at Jarvis, McMath walked to the woman, bent over and punched her in the face before he walked off the train, Alayo said. The punch knocked the woman’s glasses off her face and caused her to start bleeding. MORE
It’s not a party unless there are some chips and dip on the table, but these tasty nibbles could be hiding some very dangerous bacteria, an investigation reveals. MORE
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As the Liturgy for this Sunday is directed to Saint Peter, and as the Church will, in 12 days, celebrate the Feast of Saint Peter, it brings us to one of the conundrums for Catholics today: the Roman Catholic Church without a pope. Continue reading
New research from the American Cancer Society and other public health groups finds people with higher than recommended blood levels of vitamin D have a lower risk of developing colorectal cancer. The finding was particularly significant for women.
The opposite may also be true: people with a vitamin D deficiency were found to have an increased risk for the disease. MORE
This is not the first time the Lourdes Shrine was flooded.
“The Grotto is flooded and the International Mass in the underground basilica is canceled. Flooded everywhere,” said Bishop Philip Egan of Portsmouth, UK on June 13 in a Tweet.
“May God protect everyone,” he continued. MORE
Church-goers appear to live up to four years longer than atheists, at least according to an analysis of 1,000 obituaries published across the United States.
The Ohio State psychology researchers behind the study insist there is merit to the connection: people with religious affiliations often volunteer and engage in social activities throughout their lives – something routinely tied to longer lifespan. MORE
The proposal was approved in the House by a voice vote and now moves to the Senate. MORE