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Issue No. 2002

cartoon by Tim Sanders

cartoon by Tim Sanders

“It’s because students are given condoms during freshers’ week and get taught biology at school that we need to do something.”
Reverend Richard Cunningham, director of the evangelical University and College Christian Fellowship, on why he is launching a national campaign to promote sexual abstinence among students

“I am very proud that my son is a soldier, but I am very unhappy with this government, as our soldiers are out there for the wrong reasons.”
Linda Smith, whose 18 year old son Luke is serving in Iraq

“The fact that visits to schools are increasing at a time when injuries and deaths are clearly part of the experience for soldiers in the army is a cause for concern.”
Judith Gillespie of the Scottish Parents Teacher Council, after it was revealed army recruitment teams had visited four Scottish primary schools

“Thank goodness the US didn’t lose its faith in certain fundamental values, and we laid the foundation of peace.”
George Bush on the crisis in Iraq

“We have a lack of equipment and professionals. Our work is getting more difficult because more Iraqis are being brutally killed, requiring lengthy investigations and examinations that can take hours and sometimes days.”
Doctor Faaq Ameen, director of Iraq’s health ministry’s Forensic Medicine Institute on his growing problems

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Who Says?
Tue 23 May 2006, 17:51 BST
Issue No. 2002
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