Democratic National Committee Boosts Abortion
The story cited memos from groups such as NARAL Pro-Choice America, the People for the American Way and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People opposing socially conservative nominees such as Miguel Estrada, who was recently driven to withdraw his name from consideration for a federal judgeship.
These groups objected to Estrada, for example, “because he has a minimal paper trail, he is Latino and the White House seems to be grooming him for a Supreme Court appointment,” a Nov. 7, 2001, memo to Sen. Richard Durbin, D-Ill., noted.
Another memo noted, “Most of Bush's nominees are Nazis.”
Producers Benefit From Releasing Family Films
Movies that did not fare as well included the anti-Christmas comedy Bad Santa.
Kansas City War Hero to be Canonized?
The newspaper noted the Diocese of Wichita, Kan., had endorsed his cause for canonization and that devotees of the priest had formed a committee to promote it, collecting information on reports of miraculous intercession on the priest's part.
A local priest, Father John Hotze of Newton, Kan., leads the committee.
“The canonization process is quite extensive and will not happen overnight,” he told the paper. “We are just beginning the initial stages.”
- Dec. 14-20, 2003