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Institute for Research on Poverty (IRP)     View
The Institute for Research on Poverty (IRP) is a "center for research into the causes and consequences of poverty and social inequality in the United States." The site includes a FAQ on poverty; IRP discussion papers, reports, and abstracts ...
http://www.irp.wisc.edu/

An Alternative to Cloning     View
"Media reports generally mention only two ways to produce human embryonic stem cells. ... In this conversation with Ann Kiessling of Harvard Medical School, NOVA scienceNOW's Kyla Dunn learns about a third and possibly less contentious approach. ...
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/sciencenow/3209/04-alternative.html

NewScientist: Stem Cells     View
Collection of news stories about stem cell research, cloning, the ethics of stem cell therapies, and related topics. Includes an overview of stem cells, and a small selection of links to related websites. Some articles are available only to paid subs ...
http://www.newscientist.com/topic/stem-cells

Little Criminals     View
Focusing on the 1996 Richmond, California incident of a six year old boy nearly beating a baby to death, this site explores the causes of violence in children and ways of dealing with juvenile violence. Includes expert testimony on early predictors o ...
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/little/

The Debate Over Evolution     View
This series of articles explores the evolution debate, discussing topics such as Charles Darwin's theory of evolution, religious groups' views of evolution, and teaching evolution in the classroom. Includes timeline, graphics, and links to related re ...
http://pewforum.org/docs/?DocID=114

Same-Sex Marriage, Civil Unions, and Domestic Partnerships     View
Collection of news and analysis about same-sex marriage in the U.S. Topics include Massachusetts becoming the first state to allow same-sex marriages in 2004, the 2008 California Supreme Court ruling "that a state law banning same-sex marriage . ...
http://topics.nytimes.com/top/reference/timestopics/subjects/s/same_sex_marriage/

International Day of Peace: 21 September     View
Details about this day "established in 1981 by ... the United Nations [UN] General Assembly to coincide with its opening session every September. In 2001 the UN established September 21 as "a day of non-violence and ceasefire." Provide ...
http://www.un.org/events/peaceday/2007/index.shtml

International Peace Institute (IPI)     View
IPI is an "international institution dedicated to prevention and settlement of armed conflicts between and within states through policy research and development" and is a "trusted partner of the United Nations in thinking through how t ...
http://www.ipacademy.org/

Focus on the Family     View
"Nurturing and defending the God-ordained institution of the family and promoting biblical truths worldwide," this organization is headed by Dr. James Dobson, a prominent Christian fundamentalist. The website offers advice and the organizat ...
http://www.focusonthefamily.com/

Child Welfare Information Gateway     View
Information for "professionals working in child abuse prevention and in family support, foster care, and other interrelated fields with information and resources." Topics include child abuse and neglect, out-of-home care, adoption, and fami ...
http://www.childwelfare.gov

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