Day: January 22, 2013

Leaders without followers

Source: The Economist: AS THE movers and shakers head to the Swiss mountain resort of Davos this week for the annual World Economic Forum, their credentials as global leaders look anything but resilient. Their official theme will be “resilient dynamism”, whatever that means, but what they ought to be talking […]

Forced into extinction

Source: The Economist: LIKE much that moves in Twitter-mad Saudi Arabia these days, it started with a single message. A lady in Dammam, the hub of the oil industry on the kingdom’s Gulf coast, tweeted a complaint from a local shopping mall. Agents of the Committee for the Promotion of […]

Today marks the 40th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion

http://i.cdn.turner.com/cnn/.element/apps/cvp/3.0/swf/cnn_416x234_embed.swf?context=embed&contentId=health/2013/01/22/cohen-roe-vs-wade-texas.cnn Editor’s comments As a Muslim, I believe that abortion after 24-28 weeks of pregnancy should be illegal as baby is viable and should be regarded as fully human.  Abortion should be allowed in case of rape or incest or if there is a significant danger to mother’s life.  With these provisions abortion should be […]