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Letter to the editor: ‘Mitigate by all means appropriate unintended pregnancy’

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The Most Rev. James Wall, Bishop of the Diocese of Gallup wrote a letter to oppose repealing New Mexico’s abortion law, which is at this time unenforceable because of the U. S. Supreme Court’s decision in Roe v. Wade.

He states that abortion targets and victimizes a deeply vulnerable population – unborn children and...

Caucasians can learn from reading Black newspapers

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In the United States and other countries today, many cities publish newspapers in various languages for racial and ethnic groups. Reading news stories written by journalists, reporters, and columnists from your own background gives an opportunity to view events through your own cultural lens.

Black Americans, Black Canadians, Black British, Afro-Caribbean/African, Afro-Arab, Afro-Iranians, Afro Turks, Afro-Dutch, Afro-Spaniards, Afro-Russian, Afro-Mexicans, Afro-Brazilians, African Hebrew Israelites of Jerusalem—not an exhaustive listing. In dominate Australia, Blacks are regarded as Aboriginal. As Roberta Sykes, a prominent Black activist surmised, “‘Black’ is inclusive of...

Madame G guide to the stars WEEK OF JANUARY 28

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This week, take the lumps with the blows. Keep yourself in check and don’t be rash. Remember, think strategically. You can make mistakes, but you must own them and accept them. Sometimes, the best thing to do is to do nothing. Don’t react. Madame G recommends you breathe deep and take care of you. Be you! Don’t hesitate. Don’t look back.

 

Aries (March 21-April 19)

Compassion is an important part of any relationship. Don’t take anyone for granted. Learn from your mistakes. Move onward. Don’t look back and waste your life among the ingrates and charlatans. Don’t lose yourself in the rat race only to forget who you are. Know thyself! Answer your heart and run forward with...

Our Blessings in Christ

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“Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places …” Ephesians 1:3 (ESV)

Paul begins with exuberant praise for the God who saved him from his sins, whom he serves. Reading through verses 3-14, it becomes clear this God of whom he speaks and glorifies is God the Father, God the Son (Jesus the Christ) and the Holy Spirit. He doesn’t attempt to explain the ‘Trinity’ as we have come to know it; Paul simply, extravagantly shares about the Father who initiated our salvation before creation, Jesus who executed the plan, and the Holy Spirit who continues the work of Jesus.

In the verse above...

Report: NM Lacks Adequate Need-based Funding for College

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Sharon Kayne

Communications Director, NM Voices for Children

ALBUQUERQUE, NM—In a state with one of the highest poverty rates in the nation, it would make sense to ensure that state financial aid goes to those who need assistance but that is not the case according to a report released today by New Mexico Voices for Children. Part of the solution is for the state Legislature to immediately replenish the College Affordability Fund from the budget surplus now available.

During the recession, the Legislature depleted the College Affordability Fund to pay for other budget expenses rather than raise revenue. As a result, college students, who do not qualify for the Lottery Scholarship...

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