Christina Quick on June 8, A record 43 percent of U. Additionally, acceptance of pornography has increased more than any of the other 16 moral issues Gallup has tracked since
While Gallup polls and other statisticians have turned in the same percentage—about 40 percent of the population—of average weekend church attendees for the past 70 years, a different sort of research paints quite a disparate picture of how many Christians in American attend a local church on any given Sunday. Initially prompted to discover how church plants in America were really doing, Olson, director of church planting for the Evangelical Covenant Church covchurch. In his study, he tracked the annual church attendance of more thanindividual Orthodox Christian churches the accepted U.
The Catholic abuse scandal in the United States is approaching a critical moment as the Vatican prepares for a worldwide abuse summit with a prominent American former cardinal under Vatican investigation and another American cardinal under pressure for changing his story about what he knew about the case. Cardinal Donald Wuerl, whose resignation as archbishop of Washington, D. The letter comes as U.
These results are from Gallup's annual Crime poll, conducted Oct. While worry about sexual assault ranks low among all Americans on the list of 13 crimes measured in the poll and ranks last among men, it is the sixth-most-worrisome crime for women. Among all U. Data from a U.
Workplace sexual harassment is internationally condemned as sex discrimination and a violation of human rights, and more than 75 countries have enacted legislation prohibiting it. Sexual harassment in the workplace increases absenteeism and turnover and lowers workplace productivity and job satisfaction. Yet it remains pervasive and underreported, and neither legislation nor market incentives have been able to eliminate it.
Abortion in Canada is legal at all stages of pregnancy and is governed and funded by the Canada Health Act. Prior toall abortion was illegal in Canada. Morgentaler that the existing law was unconstitutional, and struck down the law.
They are also more likely to believe that people in the workplace are too sensitive to the problem of sexual harassment. Still, on both measures, men show more concern for the issue today than they did in Since then, hundreds of high-profile men in the U.
Journalism professors at Christian colleges and universities know the drill all too well. Semi-official reports spread that something terrible has happened on or near campus. It may be an accident that was said to have involved alcohol and a student driver. It may be rumors about a sexual assault.
Male and female same-sex sexual activity is legal in South Koreabut marriage or other forms of legal partnership are not available to same-sex partners. Article 31 of the National Human Rights Commission Act states that "no individual is to be discriminated against on the basis of his or her sexual orientation". However, Article 92 of the Military Penal Code, which is currently under a legal challenge, singles out sexual relations between members of the same sex as "sexual harassment", punishable by a maximum of one year in prison.
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