National Lowlights: Philadelphia abortionist faces murder charges 

Culture of death

1| Philadelphia abortionist faces murder charges

The details: After one of his patients died, police raided a Philadelphia abortionist and found a “shop of horrors” containing bags of body parts of deceased unborn children.

Representative Godwin

2| Congressman compares GOP to Nazis

The details: Debating the Obamacare repeal bill bill, Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Tenn., invoked Nazi propagandist Joseph Goebbels and the holocaust to characterize Republican motives.

Crossing the line

3| Wal-Mart protesters target developer’s home

The details: Labor unions and left-wing groups staged a protest against building a Wal-Mart in Washington, D.C. last week at the private residence of the developer’s home. A flyer was distributed with the developer’s address and a picture of crosshairs.

Tennessee transparency

4| New Governor throws out disclosure rules

The details: In his first act as Tennessee governor, Republican Bill Haslam signed an order getting rid of an anti-corruption rule requiring personal financial disclosure for himself and top aides.

Child porn TV

5| MTV show goes too far

The details: Inexplicably, MTV is airing a new television show about the sex lives of teenagers called “Skins.” The show is so explicit it may violate child pornography laws.

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