According to a recent YouGov poll only 61 percent of those who hold a favorable view of Planned Parenthood have heard about the undercover videos showing the sell of aborted babies' organs and limbs, and only 20 percent have watched the videos.
However, a whopping 89 percent of people with unfavorable views of Planned Parenthood have heard about the three-year undercover investigation, and 42 percent have seen the videos.
As of this week, the Center for Medical Progress has released six undercover videos and David Daleiden, founder of the organization, has said CMP will release 10 to 12 edited and undedited videos. more >>
Two Sudanese pastors who were released from prison last week after facing the death penality on trumped-up charges are now being barred from leaving the Muslim country.
Pastors Yat Michael and Peter Yein Reith were planning to leave Sudan last week, however authorities met them at the airport and told them they were not allowed to leave the nation.
"[The pastors] were preparing to board a plane Aug. 6 with their families when Khartoum International Airport authorities stopped them, according to one of the men's attorneys," reported Morning Star News. more >>
Based on a prediction model used by Moody's Analytics, it will be another win for the Democrats in the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election. Moody's Analytics, a subsidiary of Moody's Corporation, recently came out with its forecast for the elections.
The prediction model is only able to predict which party will take the White House, and not the nominee who will be seated as the next President. The report said that this model has been used by Moody's to predict election outcomes and it has been able to make accurate predictions since it predicted Ronald Reagan's win in 1980.
The next President will reportedly be a Democrat and it will be a tight race. The model is said to be able to predict the results of the Electoral College, indicating which party will win in every state, so individual nominees are not part of the equation. more >>
Sixteen states have filed an amicus brief in support of three Christian academic institutions that have sued the Health and Human Services Department due to religious objections to the birth control mandate.
The brief was filed Monday on behalf of Houston Baptist University, East Texas Baptist University, and Westminster Theological Seminary, who are appealing to the U.S, Supreme Court to get an exemption from the HHS mandate.
Attorneys General listed in the brief represent the states of Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Montana, Nevada, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, and West Virginia. more >>
Billionaire businessman and GOP Presidential candidate Donald Trump has maintained his commanding lead over all other Republican candidates despite the numerous controversies surrounding recent remarks, a Reuters/Ipsos poll shows.
The survey found that Trump continued to enjoy the backing of 24 percent of Republican voters, which is double the 12 percent support held by his closest rival, former Florida Governor Jeb Bush.
Trump's lead remains largely unchanged from before Thursday's televised debate, and Reuters noted that the numerous controversies surrounding the businessman's remarks have seemingly not had a negative effect on his campaign. more >>
Democratic-leaning women, Hispanics and Millennials were most likely to shift their vote to the Republican Party after listening to anti-abortion ads, according to the results of a study reported in Campaigns & Elections.
Democratic-leaning women shifted 10 percentage points away from the Democratic candidate and toward the Republican candidate after listening to the ads. Hispanics shifted 13 points, and young voters, ages 18 to 34, shifted 8 points. The only group to shift in the opposite direction, from being more likely to support the Republican candidate to more likely to support the Democratic candidate, after hearing the anti-abortion ads, were white men. more >>