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The Briefing 10-18-13

1) Words matter – Malaysian court restricts word “Allah” to Muslims

Only Muslims Can Call God ‘Allah’, Malaysian Court Says, Time (Charlotte Alter)

2) Calling homosexuality a sin is now a sin

Rev. Gary Hall of the National Cathedral: Being Gay is not “Just OK”–It Is Good, Salon (Katie McDonough)

Gary Hall Says Homophobia Is a Sin; National Cathedral Dean Speaks Out During LGBT Weekend of Honor, Huffington Post

3) Polyamory – The new “sexual orientation”

Is Polyamory a Choice? Slate (Michael Carey)

4) New reproductive technology enables two mothers for one baby

Fertility Clinics Help More Gay Couples Have Kids, Associated Press (Marilynn Marchione)

5) Persistence of Christian worldview, even in the yogurt aisle

Groceries Become a Guy Thing, Wall Street Journal (Anne Marie Chaker)