List by Month: 2-2013

Lobby Day 2013

02.28.13 | Jeremy Miller

Tens of thousands of citizens rallied in Albany for the New York Lobby Day 2013. Family Life's news anchor Jeremy Miller reports from the state capital where opinions are being voiced on many issues.

New Technology Helps You Find Lost Keys, Wallet

02.28.13 | Sarah Harnisch

A new technology that allows you to use your cell phone to find lost items. The "smart sticker" was just unveiled on the floor of the world's largest cell phone trade show in Barcelona, Spain. You take a tiny sticker and adhere it to things you ...

Hollywood Gets A Free Pass On The Safe ACT

02.28.13 |

You have to obey New York's Safe ACT, the new gun control law, but it's possible Hollywood may not. Governor Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders may exempt film productions from the stingent assault weapons ban passed last month. He told reporters ...

Prosecutor To Examine Grand Jury In Sandusky Case

02.28.13 |

A Pennsylvania judge has named a special prosecutor to examine whether secrecy rules were violated in relation to the grand jury that investigated Jerry Sandusky and three former Penn State administrators who are currently facing criminal charges. ...

Landowners Finalize Details to Sue NY Over High Volume Hydrofracking Delay

02.28.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Landowners fed up with delays to high-volume hydrofracking in New york are forging ahead with their lawsuit against the state. The Joint Landowners Coalition of New York announced on Wednesday that it is seeking plaintiffs for its eventual suit, ...

Side By Side Comparison Of NY's Reproductive Health Act and Roe V. Wade

02.27.13 | Sarah Harnisch

One of the up-and-coming bills in the New York State legislature the Family Life newsroom is keeping its eye on is the Repdroductive Health Act, which would expand abortion in the Empire State. Now, there's a new tool to help you understand the ...

NY Abortion Rate Highest In The Nation

02.27.13 | Sarah Harnisch

60 percent of pregnancies among 15 to 19 year olds end in abortion in New York, according to new figures from the Guttmacher Institute. The Institute says New York sets a culture that makes it acceptable to have an abortion, and it's an easy state ...

NY Gun Enthusiasts Pack For Trip To The State Capitol Thursday

02.27.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Gun rights supporters are already heading to Albany for what's said to be the largest rally against the SAFE Act to date. Thousands are traveling to the state capitol on Thursday from noon to 4. The event will feature the president of the National ...

Penn State Gives The Ok To Start Wrapping Things Up With Settlement Victims

02.27.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The Penn State Board has begun making settlement offers to Jerry Sandusky's victims. A committee of trustees has given the university's mediators authority this week to begin taking firm offers, meaning talks have hit the advanced stage. The ...

C. Everett Koop Goes Home

02.26.13 | Sarah Harnisch

C. Everett Koop, America's rock star Surgeon General, passed away at his home Monday at the age of 96. The cause of death has not been released. The nation's 'Top Doc' served as Surgeon General for eight years during the Reagan administration, a ...

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