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CBN NewsWatch: May 7, 2013

On Newswatch, May 7: Abortionists accused of targeting minorities, Ohio women missing for ten years found alive, and more. Read Transcript


Mark: TONIGHT ON

"NEWSWATCH," ABORTION AMONG

MINORITIES, HOW THE KERMIT

GOSNELL TRIAL SHED LIGHT ON

THIS DISTURBING TREND.

PLUS, WHAT DID THE WHITE

HOUSE KNOW?

WHY SOME LAWMAKERS CLAIM A

COVERUP IN THE BENGHAZI

ATTACK.

AND AS MUSLIMS RAMP UP

ATTACKS ON CHRISTIANS, IS

NIGERIA ON THE BRINK OF

CIVIL WAR.

ALL OF THIS AND MORE TONIGHT

ON "NEWSWATCH."

11 SENATORS ARE CALLING FOR

NATIONAL STANDARDS TO

REGULATE THE ABORTION

INDUSTRY.

GOOD EVENING, I'M MARK

MARTIN.

THOSE CALLS COME AS AMERICA

AWAITS THE VERDICT IN THE

TRIAL OF KERMIT GOSNELL.

HIS PHILADELPHIA CLINIC WENT

UNINSPECTED FOR 17 YEARS.

MOST OF THOSE KILLED IN THE

CLINIC WERE BLACKS AND

MINORITIES.

SOME PRO-LIFERS SAY THIS IS

PART OF A WIDESPREAD

TARGETING OF MINORITIES THAT

STRETCHES OVER DECADES.

Reporter: LATE-TERM

ABORTIONS KILL BABIES WHILE

PART OF THEM IS IS STILL IN

THE BIRTH CANAL.

CERKERMIT GOSNELL'S CLINIC

SOMETIMES DISSPENCED WITH

THAT, SOMETIMES KILLING THEM

LATER.

THEY WOULD TAKE SCISSORS

AND PLACE THEM AT THE BASE

OF THE SKULL AND SNIP OR

SEVER THE SPINAL CORD OF

THOSE CHILDREN THAT WERE

BORN ALIVE.

THERE WAS ONE BABY, WHEN

IT WAS BORN, ONE OF THE

WORKERS WAS PLAYING WITH IT

FOR SEVERAL MINUTES BEFORE

THE WORKER DID EXACTLY WHAT

THE DOCTOR DID, SNIPPED THE

BACK OF THE NECK.

Reporter: PRO-LIFE

LEADERS POINT OUT MOST OF

THE BABIES KILLED IN

GOSNELL'S CLINIC WERE

MINORITY CHILDREN, ONE SMALL

PART OF WHAT MANY SEE AS A

DELIBERATE TARGETING.

ABORTION FACILITIES ARE

PURPOSELY PLACED IN INNER

CITIES AND MINORITY

NEIGHBORHOODS TO CRUSH THE

BODIES OF INNOCENT BLACK

CHILDREN.

Reporter: MARGARET SAYS

SOME OF THOSE ABORTIONISTS

BELIEVE --

THERE ARE CERTAIN MEMBERS

OF SOCIETY THAT ARE

EXPENDABLE.

AND PART OF SOCIETY SHOULD

BE SWEPT OUT BECAUSE IT IS

NOT THAT USEFUL.

70% OF ALL ABORTION

FACILITIES ARE LOCATED IN

THE BLACK AND MINORITY

COMMUNITIES AROUND THIS

COUNTRY.

ABORTION IS THE NUMBER

ONE KILLER OF

AFRICAN-AMERICANS, KILLING

MORE BLACK PEOPLE THAN ALL

OTHER DEATHS COMBINED.

Reporter: MICHAEL GEAR

HOPES BLACK LEADERS WILL

BEGIN TO CRY OUT.

GROUPS LIKE PLANNED

PARENTHOOD HAVE A HISTORY OF

TARGETING MINORITIES AND

AFRICAN-AMERICANS.

WE NEED TO RE-THINK ABORTION

FROM BEING GOOD THAT IS IT

IS ACTUALLY HARMFUL AND

TERRIBLE FOR THEIR

COMMUNITY.

WHEN YOU ARE TRULY

TARGETED BY ABORTIONISTS

BECAUSE OF THE COLOR OF YOUR

SKIN, THERE IS AN ASSUMPTION

THERE SHOULD BE FEWER OF

YOU, THAT HURTS.

IT SHOULD HURT, AND WE

SHOULD REACT.

AND EVEN IF WE'RE NOT IN

THOSE MINORITY COMMUNITIES,

WE OUGHT TO REACT AND SAY

THAT IS ABSOLUTELY

UNACCEPTABLE.

Reporter: PAUL STRAND,

CBN NEWS, WASHINGTON.

Mark: KRISTIN HAWKINS

WITH STUDENTS FOR LIFE JOINS

US WITH MORE ON THIS.

KRISTIN, THE GOSNELL TRIAL

IS BRINGING MANY THINGS OUT

IN THE OPEN, INCLUDING THE

FACT THAT MINORITIES ARE

TARGETED BY THE ABORTION

INDUSTRY, BUT THIS IS NO

SURPRISE TO YOU, IS IT?

NO, IT IS NOT.

A NEW STUDY SAYS THAT 62% OF

PLANNED PARENTHOOD ABORTION

FACILITIES ARE LOCATED

WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE, TWO

MILES, OF HIGH BLACK AND

AFRICAN-AMERICAN

NEIGHBORHOODS, AND 79%, WHEN

YOU ADD IN LATINO

NEIGHBORHOODS.

Mark: WOW!

IS THIS GOING TO SERVE AS A

WAKEUP CALL TO THE BLACK

COMMUNITY, TO THE LATINO

COMMUNITY?

WE'RE CERTAINLY HOPING IT

IS.

THIS IS A TALKING POINT

WE'VE BEEN USING FOR YEARS,

AND BRINGING FOLKS LIKE DAY

GARDENER TO THE FOREFRONT.

HAVING AFRICAN-AMERICAN

LEADERS GOING INTO THEIR

CHURCHES AND TALKING ABOUT

ABORTION ISSUES.

QUITE FRANKLY, IT IS NOT AN

ISSUE THAT HAS BEEN TALKED

ABOUT ENOUGH IN THE

AFRICAN-AMERICAN COMMUNITY.

THE FACT IS

AFRICAN-AMERICANS HAVE

ABORTIONS AT 3.4 TIMES

HIGHER THAN WHITE

AMERICANS.

SO 30% OF ALL ABORTIONS IN

AMERICA ARE FOR

AFRICAN-AMERICAN WOMEN, WHEN

ONLY 12.5% OF OUR U.S.

POPULATION ARE

AFRICAN-AMERICANS.

IT IS DISPORTIONATE.

Mark: HEARING THAT

TESTIMONY IN THAT

DOCUMENTARY OF WHERE THAT

NURSE WAS PLAYING WITH THE

BABY, AND THE BABY WAS

ACTUALLY KILLED AFTER THAT,

IT'S SO DISTURBING.

DO YOU THINK AS PEOPLE LEARN

MORE ABOUT THE HORRIFIC

THINGS THAT ALLEGEDLY WENT

ON IN THE CLINIC, THAT THEIR

MINDS ARE GOING TO BE

CHANGED ABOUT ABORTION?

SURE.

I DEFINITELY THINK THIS

CHILD IS GOING TO BE ONE OF

THE FINAL NAILS -- WHEN WE

LOOK BACK AT THE HISTORY OF

ABORTION AND HOW ABORTION

WAS ENDED IN AMERICA, THEY

WILL LOOK AT THIS AS ONE OF

THE FINAL NAILS IN THE

ABORTION INDUSTRY'S COFFIN.

KERMIT GOSNELL WAS BLACK,

AND YET HE HAD SEPARATE

WAITING ROOMS FOR BLACK AND

HISPANIC WOMEN AND WHITE

WOMEN.

DURING THE TRIAL IT CAME

OUT, AND THE DEFENSE WAS

SAYING GOING AFTER KERMIT

GOSNELL WAS RACIST, BUT

REALLY KERMIT GOSNELL WAS

RACIST.

Mark: KRISTIN HAWKINS

WITH "STUDENTS FOR LIFE,"

THANKS FOR BEING WITH US.

THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION IS

ACCUSING CHINA'S MILITARY OF

CARRYING OUT COMPUTER-BASED

ATTACKS AGAINST THE U.S.

THE REPORT SAYS CHINA HAS

BEEN SPYING ON U.S.

DIPLOMATIC, ECONOMIC, AND

DEFENSE PROGRAMS.

THE REPORT ALSO WARNS THE

COMPUTER SKILLS NEEDED FOR

THIS KIND OF ESPIONAGE ARE

SIMILAR TO THE KIND NEEDED

TO CONDUCT CYBERWARFARE.

THIS IS THE FIRST TIME THE

U.S. HAS SO DIRECTLY ACCUSED

THE CHINESE GOVERNMENT AND

ITS MILITARY OF USING

CYBERATTACKS TO STEAL U.S.

GOVERNMENT STRATEGY.

NORTH KOREA IS ONCE AGAIN

THREATENING THE U.S. AND

SOUTH KOREA.

THIS TIME OVER JOINT NAVAL

DRILLS TAKING PLACE IN THE

YELLOW SEA.

NORTH KOREA SAYS IT WILL

STRIKE IF ANY OF THE SHELLS

FALL INTO ITS TERRITORY, AND

THAT THE ALLIES RESPOND,

PYONGYANG SAYS IT WILL HIT.

MR. OBAMA SAYS THE NORTH'S

THREATS FAIL TO STRIKE A

CHORD, AND THE U.S. AND

SOUTH KOREA ARE FULLY

CAPABLE OF DEFENDING

THEMSELVES.

AN AMERICAN PASTOR EMPRISON

THED IN IRON TURNS 32.

HE IS IN SOLITARY

CONFINEMENT INSIDE EVAN

PRISON.

ONE OF THE WORST PRISON IN

THE WORLD.

MEMBERS OF HIS FAMILY TRIED

VISITING HIM IN PRISON A DAY

BEFORE HIS BIRTHDAY, BUT THE

PRISON OFFICIALS TURNED HIM

AWAY.

HE IS SAID TO BE SUFFERING

FROM INTERNAL BLEEDINGS FROM

BEATINGS HE SUSTAINED IN

PRISON.

ON MAY 19th, CHURCHES

ACROSS THE U.S. AND AROUND

THE WORLD ARE URGED TO JOIN

IN A NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER

FOR PASTOR SAEED.

FOR ALL OF THE LATEST ON THE

PASTOR, YOU CAN GO TO OUR

WEBSITE, CBNNEWS.COM.

THE DEADLY ATTACK ON THE

U.S. CONSULATE IN BENGHAZI

IS BACK IN THE SPOTLIGHT ON

CAPITOL HILL.

A HIGH-LEVEL STATE

DEPARTMENT OFFICIAL IS

CHALLENGING THE WHITE

HOUSE'S ACCOUNT OF WHAT

HAPPENED.

THAT IS FUELING REPUBLICAN

CHARGES THAT THE OBAMA

ADMINISTRATION IS ENGAGED IN

A COVERUP.

GEORGE THOMAS REPORTS.

Reporter: THREE MEN,

ALL CAREER STATE DEPARTMENT

EMPLOYEES, WILL TESTIFY THIS

WEEK THAT THE WHITE HOUSE

MISLED THE COUNTRY ON WHAT

HAPPENED IN BENGHAZI.

ONE OF THEM IS GREGORY

HICKS.

HE WAS THE NUMBER TWO MAN IN

LIBYA.

HE WILL TELL CONGRESS HE

KNEW IMMEDIATELY THE ATTACK

WASN'T IN RESPONSE TO A

PROTEST.

ACCORDING TO INTERVIEW

TRANSPLANTS, HE SAYS,.

I THOUGHT IT WAS A

TERRORIST ATTACK FROM THE

GET-GO.

I THINK EVERYBODY IN THE

MISSION THOUGHT IT WAS A

TERRORIST ATTACK FROM THE

BEGINNING."

CHRIS STEVENS DIED IN THE

ATTACK, ALONG WITH THREE

OTHER AMERICANS.

YET FIVE DAYS AFTER THE

ATTACK ON SEPTEMBER 11,

2012, SUSAN RICE WENT ON

MULTIPLE SUNDAY SHOWS,

BLAMING THE INCIDENT ON AN

ANTI-MUSLIM VIDEO.

SHE INSISTED THE ATTACK WAS

SPONTANEOUS.

SOME REPUBLICANS SAY THE

ADMINISTRATION'S RESPONSE

WAS CALCULATED, COMING ON

THE HEELS OF A PRESIDENTIAL

ELECTION LESS THAN TWO

MONTHS AWAY.

CLEARLY THERE WAS A

POLITICAL DECISION TO SAY

SOMETHING DIFFERENT THAN

WHAT WAS REASONABLE TO SAY.

Reporter: AND HICKS

WILL ALSO TESTIFY THAT A

SMALL TEAM OF U.S. SPECIAL

FORCES WERE READY TO FLY A

RESCUE MISSION TO BENGHAZI,

BUT WERE ORDERED TO STAND

DOWN.

WHICH CONTRADICTS THE WHITE

HOUSE, WHICH SAID ALL LEVELS

WERE READY TO MOVE.

AND REFERENCE TO ISLAMIC

EXTREMISTS AND al-QAEDA

WERE SCRUBBED FROM HER

SO-CALLED TALKING POINTS.

SOME ACCUSE THE OBAMA

ADMINISTRATION OF TRYING TO

DOWNPLAY THE THREAT POSED BY

TERRORISTS.

THERE IS A TENDENCY TO

UNDERPLAY WHAT IS A GROWING

AND PRETTY DANGEROUS AND TO

SOME EXTENT, A DIFFERENT

KIND OF THREAT THAN WHAT WE

WERE FACING A THREE OR FOUR

YEARS AGO.

Reporter: HICKS HAS

ALSO TOLD US THAT THEIR

RESPONSE MAY HAVE HAMPERED

CATCHING THOSE RESPONSIBLE

FOR THE ATTACKS.

"I BELIEVE THAT THE REASON

IT TOOK US SO LONG TO GET

THE F.B.I. TO BENGHAZI

BECAUSE BOWAS BECAUSE OF

THOSE SUNDAY TALK SHOWS."

GEORGE THOMAS, CBN NEWS.

Mark: RUSSIA NEEDS TO

TAKE A TOUGHER STANCE AGAIN

BASHAR al-ASSAD.

JOHN KERRY MADE THAT POINT

WHILE VISITING MOSCOW.

SECRETARY KERRY TOLD PUTIN

THE U.S. AND RUSSIA HAVE

COMMON INTERESTS IN SYRIA.

THEY BOTH WANT STABILITY,

AND BOTH WANT TO PREVENT A

RISE IN EXTREMISM IN THE

REGION.

HERE AT HOME, POLICE ARE

STILL GATHERING DETAILS

AFTER THE AMAZING RESCUE OF

THREE WOMEN IN CLEVELAND.

THE WOMEN HAD BEEN KIDNAPPED

AND HELD FOR 10 YEARS.

NOW WITH THREE MEN UNDER

ARREST, AUTHORITIES SAY A

6-YEAR-OLD GIRL FOUND IN THE

HOUSE IS THE DAUGHTER OF ONE

OF THE WOMEN.

JOHN WAGGI HAS MORE.

[CHEERING]

Reporter: JOY IN OHIO

AS THREE COLD CASES

INVOLVING THREE MISSING

WOMEN ARE NOW SOLVED.

MICHELE KNIGHT, AMANDA

BERRY, AND GINA DEJESUS HAVE

BEEN LOCATED.

IT IS NOTHING SHORT OF A

MIRACLE.

I BROKE INTO JOYFUL TEARS.

GINA DID REMEMBER EVERYONE.

SHE ASKED FOR HER BROTHER

AND SISTERS AND NIECES.

Reporter: THE WOMEN

WERE FOUND IN THIS HOUSE ON

A QUIET CLEVELAND STREET

AFTER A NEIGHBOR HEARD ONE

OF THEM SCREAM FOR HELP.

I LOOKED AND I SEEN THIS

GIRL.

SHE IS JUST GOING NUTS ON

THE DOOR.

WE HAD TO KICK OPEN THE

BECOME.

LUCKILY THAT DOOR WAS

ALUMINUM AND IT WAS CHEAP.

SHE CLIMBED OUT WITH HER

DAUGHTER.

SHE CAME TO MY HOUSE AND WE

CALLED 9-1-1.

HELP ME.

I'M AMANDA BERRY, I'VE BEEN

KIDNAPPED AND MISSING FOR 10

YEARS, AND I'M HERE AND FREE

NOW.

AMANDA BERRY, NOW 27,

DISAPPEARED IN 2003, THE DAY

BEFORE HER 17th BIRTHDAY.

INSIDE THE HOUSE, THE POLICE

ALSO FOUND GINA DeJESUS,

MISSING SINCE AGE 14, AND

MICHELE KNIGHT, WHO VANISHED

IN 2002 AT THE AGE OF 2.

21.

DOCTORS AT A CLEVELAND

HOSPITAL EXAMINED THE GIRLS

FOR ABUSE AND THEY HAVE

SINCE BEEN RELEASED.

AND A 6-YEAR-OLD GIRL ALSO

FOUND IN THE HOUSE IS

BERRY'S DAUGHTER.

THANKFUL, DUE TO AMANDA'S

BRAVE ACTIONS, THESE THREE

WOMEN ARE ALIVE TODAY.

Reporter: THE POLICE

HAVE A SHORT TIME BEFORE

THEY HAVE TO DECIDE IF HE

FILE CHARGES AGAINST CASTRO

AND TWO BROTHERS.

FOR NOW, RELATIVES OF THE

WOMEN AND AN ENTIRE

COMMUNITY ARE CELEBRATING.

THEY'RE DOING FINE.

THEY'RE SKINNY, BUT THEY'RE

FINE.

I CAN'T BELIEVE THIS.

IT WAS RIGHT DOWN THE STREET

FROM MY GRANDMOTHER'S

HOUSE.

Reporter: THE OFFICIALS

ARE LOOKING FOR A POSSIBLE

CONNECTION WITH TWO OTHER

MISSING PERSONS CASES IN THE

CLEVELAND AREA.

BUT THE FOCUS NOW IS HELPING

THEM REUNITE WITH FAMILY AND

FRIENDS, AND TO DECOMPRESS

FROM NEARLY A DECADE OF

ISOLATION.

JOHN WAGGI, CBN NEWS.

Mark: PRAISE GOD THEY

WERE SET FREE.

IT WAS A RECORD DAY ON WALL

STREET.

THE DOW JONES INDUSTRIAL

AVERAGE CLOSED ABOUT

15,000.

ANOTHER SIGN OF ECONOMIC

RECOVERY IN THE COUNTRY.

SO FAR THE DOW IS UP 15%

THIS YEAR.

THE S&P AND NASDAQ ALSO

CLOSED UP TODAY.

COMING UP, WHAT THE BOSTON

MARATHON BOMBINGS MEAN FOR

THE FUGE OF MARATHON

SECURITY ACROSS THE U.S.

Mark: ONLY THREE WEEKS

AFTER THE BOSTON MARATHON

BOMBINGS, THE F.B.I. SAYS

THEY STOPPED ANOTHER TERROR

PLOT.

224-YEAR-OLD BUFORD ROGERS

WAS ARREST AT HIS HOME AFTER

AUTHORITIES FOUN MOLOTOV

COCKTAILS AND A ROMANIAN

ASSAULT RIFLE.

HE WAS PLANNING ATTACKS

AGAINST LOCAL RESIDENTS AND

POSSIBLY GOVERNMENT

OFFICIALS.

THE F.B.I. SAYS THE ALLEGED

PLOT WAS DISCOVERED THROUGH

INTELLIGENCE GATHERED BY

LOCAL, STATE, AND FEDERAL

AUTHORITIES.

INVESTIGATORS ARE WORKING TO

MAKE SURE JUSTICE IS SERVED

IN THE BOSTON BOMBING, BUT

WHAT DOES THAT ATTACK MEAN

FOR THE FUTURE OF

MARATHONS?

THE RUNNING WORLD IS FACE

WITH A NEW REALITY, THAT IS

RACE CAN BE A TARGET FOR

TERRORISM.

SECURITY IS SOMETHING

THAT AT SOME POINT WE ALL

TAKE FOR GRANTED.

THTHE BOSTON MARATHON

BOMBINGS MARK THE FIRST TIME

A U.S. MARATHON HAS BEEN

TARGETED, BRINGING SECURITY

INTO THE SPOTLIGHT.

IT DOES TAKE THE

INNOCENCE AWAY BECAUSE YOU

KNOW IN THE BACK OF YOUR

MIND, YOU'RE THINKING WHAT

COULD HAPPEN.

Reporter: VIRGINIA

BEACH NATIVE CHAD WILKINS

RAN IN THIS YEAR'S BOSTON

MARATHON.

HIS FAMILY LEFT THE SPOT

WHERE THE FIRST BOMB WENT

OFF, ONLY 15 MINUTES BEFORE

IT EXPLODED.

IT WAS JUST BY THE GRACE

OF GOD THAT HE DIDN'T SET

THE BOMB OFF WHILE MY FAMILY

WAS STILL THERE.

Reporter: AS THE

RUNNING COMMUNITY CONTINUES

TO PROCESS THE BOMBING, RACE

ORGANIZERS ARE WORKING ON

WAYS TO IMPROVE SECURITY,

DETERMINED TO HELP THEIR

RUNNERS FEEL SAFE AGAIN.

THEY PUT ON MANY OF THE ROAD

RACES HERE IN VIRGINIA

BEACH.

THEY RECENTLY BROUGHT IN AN

F.B.I. AGENT TO ADVICE THEM

ON MAKING THEIR FUTURE RACES

AS SAFE AS POSSIBLE.

I JUST THINK THAT FOR ANY

RUNNER THAT IS OUT THERE, I

THINK TO KNOW THAT ANY OF

OUR RACES THAT J AND A

ORGANIZERS, THE RUNNER IS

ALWAYS THE FIRST THOUGHT WE

HAVE, AND WE'LL MAKE SURE

THE AREAS AND SAFE AND MAKE

IT FUN FOR THEM.

Reporter: SOME OF THE

INCREASED SAFETY MEASURES

WILL INCLUDE MORE POLICE AT

THE END OF THE RACE, A MORE

SECURE BAG-CHECKING POLICY,

AND SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS SET

ALONG THE COURSE AND AT THE

FINISH.

RUNNERS SAY THE THREAT OF

TERRORISM WON'T KEEP THEM

FROM RACING, AND MANY ARE

ALREADY LOOKING FORWARD TO

RUNNING NEXT YEAR IN

BOSTON.

RUNNING IS SORT OF A

FOUNDATION OR BEDROCK IN OUR

LIVES.

IT IS WHAT WE DO.

RUNNING ISN'T SORT OF A

SPORT; IT BECOMES A

LIFESTYLE FOR A LOT OF

PEOPLE.

THIS CERTAINLY ISN'T GOING

TO AFFECT THE DEDICATED

RUNNERS.

I SAW SOMETHING THAT WAS

WRITTEN THAT SAID, "DON'T

MESS WITH RUNNERS WHO PAY TO

RUN 26.2 MILES ON THEIR DAY

OFF."

SO I THINK RUNNERS ARE

STRONG.

I THINK MOST OF THEM ARE

EDUCATED.

IT'S A TIGHT-KNIT GROUP, AND

I JUST COULDN' DON'T THINK

IT IS A GROUP THAT YOU MESS

WITH BECAUSE THEY WILL MAKE

IT THROUGH IT.

Reporter: KATELYN

BURKE, CBN NEWS.

Mark: UP NEXT, RADICAL

MUSLIMS ATTACKING

CHRISTIANS.

WE'LL SHOW YOU WHERE.

Mark: TANZANIAN POLICE

HAVE ARRESTED SIX PEOPLE

FOLLOWING A CHURCH BOMBING

THAT CLAIMED AT LEAST TWO

LIVES ON SUNDAY, INCLUDING

FOUR SAUDI SUSPECTS.

THE ATTACK HAPPENED AT

HUNDREDS GATHERED FOR A

CHURCH DEDICATION.

THE TOWN IS POSSIBLE WITH

TOURIST FOR SAFARI.

AN AMBASSADOR WAS AMONG

THOSE ATTENDING THE FIRST

EVER MASS AT THE CHURCH.

HE WASN'T INJURED, BUT

WITNESSES SAY AS MANY AS 60

OTHERS WERE HOSPITALIZED.

MILITANT ISLAMICS HAVE

ATTACKED AT LEAST 30

CHURCHES IN THE LAST 10

YEARS.

10 PEOPLE DIED AFTER AN

ATTACK AT A LOCAL MARKET IN

NIGERIA.

LAST YEAR MORE CHRISTIANS

WERE KILLED THERE THAN IN

ANY OTHER COUNTRY.

IN TONIGHT'S FOCUS REPORT,

GARY LANE TELLS US WHY

NIGERIAN BELIEVERS ARE BEING

TARGETED AND WHAT CAN BE

DONE TO HELP THEM.

Reporter: BOMBINGS LIKE

THIS ONE GAVE NIGERIA THE

SAD DISTINCTION OF THE

NATION WITH THE HIGHEST

CHRISTIAN DEATH TOLL.

MORE THAN 900 CHRISTIANS

REPORTEDLY WERE KILLED IN

NIGERIA LAST YEAR.

VICTIMS OF THE BOKO HARAM

TERRORIST GROUP AND OTHER

ISLAMIC MILITANTS.

THEY ARE SO RADICAL, THEY

DO NOT EVEN SPARE MUSLIMS.

IF MUSLIMS ARE SYMPATHETIC

TO ANY CAUSE AT ALL, IF THEY

ARE SYMPATHETIC TO THE

CHRISTIANS' CAUSE OR THE

MINORITIES' CAUSE, THEY ARE

ALSO TERMED AS INFIDELS.

Reporter: IN 2013,

RADICALS HAVE KILLED MORE

THAN 120 NIGERIANS, MOST OF

THEM CHRISTIANS.

GREGORY LARR IS AN

INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS

ATTORNEY.

IT IS HAPPENING AT THIS

TIME BECAUSE THERE APPEARS

TO A NEW RESIDENT, A NEW

ISLAMIC RESIDENT.

Reporter: BECAUSE OF

THIS WAVE OF VIOLENCE,

VARIOUS GROUPS IN SOUTHERN

NIGERIA ARE TAKING UP ARMS

TO PROTECT THE CHRISTIANS.

THE ATTORNEY WARNS THE

COUNTRY MAY BE ON THE BRINK

OF A BROADER CONFLICT.

BECAUSE OF THE MASSIVE

CHRISTIAN MUSLIMS POPULATION

IN NIGERIA, THERE IS NO

COUNTRY ON EARTH THAT IS AS

RICH AND READY FOR A

RELIGIOUS WAR.

ALL OF THE ELEMENTS, ALL OF

THE INGREDIENTS, ARE THERE.

Reporter: AGERI SPOKE

AT A RECENT CONFERENCE AT

THE WASHINGTON D.C.

JUBILEE.

THE ROUTE THEY ARE TAKING

IS DANGEROUS.

IT IS AGAINST AMERICAN

INTERESTS.

AND IT IS NOT POSITIVE.

IT IS NOT SENSIBLE.

THE ULTIMATE AIM OF THIS

EXTREMISM IS NOT JUST TO

WIPE OUT CHRISTIANS.

IT IS TO HIT EVERYBODY.

Reporter: FOR YEARS

ISLAMIC MILITANTS LIMITED

THEIR ATTACKS ON CHRISTIANS

TO THE 12 NORTHERN NIGERIAN

STATES, WHERE SHARI'A LAW IS

IN PLACE.

NOW THEY'RE PRESSING INTO

CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN STATES,

WHERE CHRISTIANS ARE IN THE

MAJORITY.

WORLD MAGAZINE REPORTER

MINDY BELL SAYS THE PATTERN

IS ALL TOO FAMILIAR.

WE'VE SEEN IT HAPPEN IN

SUDAN AND IN MALI AND PARTS

OF THE MIDDLE EAST AND OTHER

PARTS OF NORTH AFRICA.

WHEN THAT HAPPENS, WHAT IS

GROWING UP IN THERE ARE THE

SEEDS OF TERRORISM THAT IS

TARGETING THE WEST.

Reporter: WHAT IS THE

SOLUTION TO STOP THE ATTACKS

AGAINST CHRISTIANS AND

OTHERS.

NIGERIA PRESIDENT GOODLUCK

JONATHAN HAS PROPOSED

AMNESTY TO FOR BOKO HARAM

TERRORISTS.

AMNESTY WOULD BE A MISTAKE.

IT GOES TO SAY THAT A

GOVERNMENT MUST HAVE TO

SUCCUMB TO THE PRESSURE OF

TERROR.

AND THEN WE SEE THAT IT WILL

GO INTO REWARD THE

PERPETRATOR TO CONTINUE TO

CARRY OUT HIS CARNAGE.

THAT IS WRONG.

THE PROBLEM HAS GONE

BEYOND -- IT ACTUALLY HAS

ITS ROOTS IN LIBYA.

SO IF THE BORDERS ARE NOT

SECURE, YOU HAVE NOT SOLVED

THE PROBLEM.

Reporter: LIPTO

SUGGESTS CHRISTIANS UNITED

IN PRAYER CAN MAKE A

DIFFERENCE.

WHAT WE SEE IS THIS UNITY

THAT HAS TAKEN ON THE

CHURCH.

SO THE VOICELESS ARE NOT

BEING REPRESENTED.

BUT IT WILL LOOK TO THE

PERSON CRUSHED AND AVOID ALL

THE DIFFERENCES AND COME

TOGETHER, AND WE WILL BE

ABLE TO GIVE A VOICE TO THE

VOICELESS, AND THAT IS WHAT

WE'RE CALLED TO DO.

Reporter: GARY LANE,

CBN NEWS.

Mark: UP NEXT, SPECIAL

DELIVERY IN A PARKING LOT?

WE'RE GOING TO TELL YOU AN

UNFORGETTABLE BIRTH STORY.

Mark: WELCOME BACK.

A SACRAMENTO WOMAN HAS A

PRETTY MEMORABLE BIRTH STORY

TO TELL HER NEW SON.

JOSEPHINE'S STORY STARTS OUT

THE SAME AS MOST.

SHE WENT INTO LABOR AND TOLD

HER HUSBAND IT WAS TIME TO

GO TO THE HOSPITAL.

ON THE WAY THERE, THEY HAD

TO STOP FOR GAS, AND THEN

THEY WERE STOPPED AT A TRAIN

CROSSING FOR NEARLY 20

MINUTES.

TIME WAS RUNNING OUT.

SO FRITZ PULLED INTO A SAM'S

CLUB PARKING LOT AND CALLED

9-1-1.

WHEN IT'S TIME, IT'S TIME,

AND AN AMBULANCE QUICKLY

ARRIVED AT THE SCENE AND

TOOK OVER.

AS YOU CAN SEE, BABY AND MOM

ARE DOING WELL.

THAT'S ALL FOR THIS EDITION

OF "NEWSWATCH."

THANKS FOR WATCHING.

WE APPRECIATE YOUR TIME.

HAVE A GREAT NIGHT.

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