NEW END OF MARCH CHAIRMAN'S REPORTS AVAILABLE - The March 29, 2008 Chairman's Report from William J. Murray is now available online in PDF version. The Chairman's Report contains some material not seen in these updates. Click to view!
NO MITT FOR VP - The political action committee I head placed a "NO MITT FOR VP" ad in the Prescott, Arizona Daily for Saturday, April 5th, the same day Senator John McCain will be campaigning there. The ad has caused a firestorm in the media and was attacked by Romney backers for a full 24 hours before it was scheduled to appear. Click here to view ad.
So many vile comments were left by Romney supporters at the NOMITTVP.COM website that a volunteer had to stand by to erase those that were most offensive.
INDIAN HEALTH AND ABORTION - As mentioned last week, Congressman Joe Pitts (R-PA) has now offered an amendment to the Indian Health Care Improvement Act (HR 1328) that would codify a longstanding policy against funding of abortions with federal Indian Health Service (IHS) funds A similar amendment offered by Sen. Vitter (R-LA), in the Senate passed by a vote of 52 - 42. Please contact your congressman NOW and ask him to support Congressman Pitts' efforts. NO ABORTION FUNDS IN INDIAN HEALTH!
NEW MARCH CHAIRMAN'S REPORTS AVAILABLE - The March 29, 2008 Chairman's Report from William J. Murray is now available online in PDF version. The Chairman's Report contains some material not seen in these updates. Click to view!
PRE-OLYMPIC CRACKDOWN ON THE CHURCH - The China Aid Association reports that thirteen house church leaders were detained at Qu county, Sichuan province. Eyewitnesses there said that around 3pm March 29th, Saturday afternoon, a house church service was attacked during their praise and worship service. The church is in Qu county, Dazhou city which is a 6 hour drive from Chengdu City, Sichuan Province. Read more information from CAA on this attack.
HOUSE CHURCH BOMBING IN ISRAEL - Please continue to pray for David and Leah Ortiz and their son Ami. Ami's injuries from a bomb attack on the Ortiz apartment in Ariel, Samaria are serious and he has had fingers and toes amputated. He is still in the hospital after more than two weeks of surgeries. While a Muslim group took credit for the bombing, the police are still investigating. The Religious Freedom Coalition has supported David's evangelistic ministry to Palestinians for many years and I have stayed in his apartment numerous times. A report written by my wife Nancy on one of our trips to visit David and Leah Ortiz has photos of them. Click here to read.
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