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Beijing's creeping aggression signals a challenge to U.S. presence in the Asian Pacific
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Topic - Secular Coalition For America
Upon his death, "God Bless America" composer Irving Berlin bequeathed all royalties from public performances of his famous patriotic song to the Boy Scouts of America. He must be spinning in his grave now ("Churches warned of Boy Scout legal risks," Page 1, Aug. 15).
The recent economic woes appear to have chilled spending by many national religious activist groups, but others — including a group that is fighting to preserve traditional marriage — spent even higher amounts despite the lean times, says a report released Monday.