The pro-life group Center for Medical Progress released its latest undercover video Monday which shows National Abortion Federation officials discussing the sell of aborted babies' tissue for profit as a "win-win."
In the latest video in CMP's investigative series, NAF officials are seen discussing a "group purchasing program" for compensation in the harvesting of baby body parts even though it's a federal crime for any person to profit off of the sell of tissue, organs and limbs going to research.
When the CMP investigator mentions donating a portion of the fees received from researchers to abortion clinics, a NAF representative replies that their members would be interested in such an arrangement. more >>
A 21-year-old Michigan man arrested by the FBI last week was allegedly planning to shoot up a 6,000 member megachurch in Detroit, authorities have said.
The Guardian reported that Khalil Abu-Rayyan of Dearborn Heights is awaiting a hearing on Monday, having been investigated since May on marijuana and gun charges. He had also made threats against the church in question, though officials did not reveal which one.
NBC News noted earlier that an undercover investigator who interacted with Abu-Rayyan on social media uncovered that the suspect had guns in his possession, and admitted that he "tried to shoot up a church one day." more >>
Families in Mexico have said that at least 400 children are missing due to organized crime in the country, with reports describing the Catholic Church as one of their only points of faith and hope.
"There are many cases of kidnapping. First there was talk of 50 but it seems that at least 400 have disappeared: But most of their families have not reported the kidnappings for fear," the father of one of the missing children said, according to Fides News Agency.
Children throughout the country are being taken as victims of drug trafficking and organized crime, and parents have criticized authorities on a number of occasions for not doing enough to help bring them back to their families. more >>
Cuba Gooding, Jr.'s role in the new anthology series "American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson" broke him mentally, the lead actor revealed.
When "American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson" premiered this week in the United States, the series was met with record ratings and great reviews. Cuba Gooding, Jr. should be overjoyed with the viewers' response, but the effort he poured into his role left a bad effect on his body, according to the Independent.
In an interview with Esquire, Gooding said portraying O.J. Simpson in "American Crime Story" affected his voice and his mental state as well. He was so immersed in his role that it took him a month to snap out of it, the report relays. more >>
An anti-sexual exploitation group recently stated that "Super Bowl Culture" helps to enable sex trafficking, pointing to the recent detaining of a Denver Broncos player for his connection to a prostitution sting.
Days before Super Bowl 50, Broncos rookie safety Ryan Murphy was sent back home after the San Jose police brought him in for questioning in connection to a prostitution sting.
Dawn Hawkins, executive director of the National Center on Sexual Exploitation, stated Wednesday that the incident was indicative of a broader trend in commercial sex during the Super Bowl. more >>
A Pakistani Christian man, a father of five, was reportedly threatened and psychologically tortured by Muslim coworkers who wanted him to convert to Islam, and even though he considered suicide, he refused to convert.
"They very often called me 'kafir', which means unfaithful, and they threatened me that they would resort to false accusations of blasphemy if I refused to convert to Islam," said Patras Hanif, the Pakistani man who was the victim of abuse, according to Fides News Agency.
Hanif, who worked at a construction site in Multan, in Punjab, faced violence and harassment from fellow workers who wanted him to abandon his Christian faith, which at one point even drove him to consider suicide. more >>