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CBN NewsWatch: May 20, 2013

On Newswatch, May 20: Twisters carve deadly path across Midwest, Plains; State Sec'y Kerry tackles Benghazi, Syria, and more. Read Transcript


Wendy: TONIGHT ON

"NEWSWATCH," SPRING STORMS

SPAWNING TORNADOES, HOW

PEOPLE IN THE PLAINS ARE

PICKING UP THE PIECES.

PLUS, ALL EYES ON THE

ADMINISTRATION.

WE'LL LOOK AT HOW THE

PRESIDENT IS HANDLING RECENT

SCANDALS ROCKING

WASHINGTON.

AND HEAR WHY SOME COLLEGE

STUDENTS ARE HAVING SECOND

THOUGHTS ABOUT ONE-NIGHT

STANDS.

ALL OF THIS AND MUCH MORE

TONIGHT ON "NEWSWATCH."

AND GOOD EVENING, EVERYONE,

I'M WENDY GRIFFITH.

RESIDENTS OF THE

STORM-BATTERED MIDWEST ARE

WATCHING THE SKIES AGAIN

TONIGHT.

THAT AFTER MORE THAN 50

TORNADOES RIPPED THROUGH

KANSAS, OKLAHOMA, AND IOWA

SUNDAY.

THE TWISTERS FLATTENED

HUNDREDS OF HOMES.

OFFICIALS STILL TRYING TO

ASSESS THE AMOUNT OF

DAMAGE.

AS JOHN WAGGI EXPLAINS IN

TONIGHT'S TOP STORY, SOME

ARE CALLING IT A MIRACLE

THAT ONLY TWO PEOPLE DIED IN

THESE POWERFUL STORMS.

Reporter: DOZENS OF

STRONG TORNADOES POUNDED

AMERICA'S HEARTLAND.

ONE POWERFUL STORM AFTER

ANOTHER.

FROM OKLAHOMA TO IOWA TO

KANSAS.

HOLY MACKEREL.

Reporter: THE TWISTERS

TWISTERS HURTLED ALL KINDS

OF DEBRIS INTO THE SKIES.

FUNNEL CLOUDS DROPPED FROM

THE SKY, AND GIANT BALLS OF

HAIL PELTED DRIVERS.

THE STORMS CREATED A TRAIL

OF TERROR.

IT WAS VERY SCARY.

Reporter: A HUGE

TORNADO SMASHED HOMES AND

KILLED AT LEAST TWO MEN IN A

MOBILE HOME PARK NEAR

OKLAHOMA CITY.

IN KANSAS, THE HAIL, DRIVEN

BY 100 MILE-AN-HOUR WINDS,

WAS SO STRONG IT TOOK PAINT

OFF OF HOMES.

THE WIND IS JUST

UNBELIEVABLE -- IT'S

UNBELIEVABLE HOW THE HAIL

AND EVERYTHING WAS COMING

STRAIGHT SIDEWAYS.

Reporter: ACROSS IOWA,

40,000 LOST POWER WHEN THE

STORMS UPROOTED TREES.

THERE IS A TREE ON THAT

OLD GUY'S HOUSE ACROSS THE

STREET.

Reporter: AN AERIAL

VIEW NEAR SHAWNEE, OKLAHOMA,

HAS MANY PEOPLE GRATEFUL

THAT MORE WEREN'T KILLED AND

INJURED.

IN TEXAS, CHRISTIE GREEN IS

THANKFUL SHE AND HER SON ARE

STILL ALIVE.

A TWISTER PULLED THEM INTO

THE AIR LAST WEEK.

I PRAYED TO GOD, I SAID,

PLEASE, I CANNOT TAKE

ANOTHER MINUTE.

PLEASE JUST STOP IT.

Reporter: AND GOD

ANSWERED HER PRAYER.

MANY MORE WILL BE PRAYING

TODAY AS FORECASTERS CALL

FOR A SEVERE TORNADO THREAT,

FROM TEXAS ALL THE WAY TO

MICHIGAN, INCLUDING PARTS OF

THE HARD-HIT MIDWEST

PLAINS.

EVERYONE JUST PULLED

TOGETHER TO ASSIST.

BECAUSE YOU I THINK WE HAVE

ANOTHER STORM ROLLING IN.

SO WE WANT TO GET ALL OF THE

WINDOWS COVERED NOW.

Reporter: JOHN WAGGI,

CBN NEWS.

Wendy:

"OPERATION BLESSING" IS

COORDINATING RELIEF EFFORTS

FOR TORNADO RESIDENTS IN

GRANBERRY, TEXAS.

THE WINDS WERE PACKING UP TO

200 MILES PER HOUR.

MANY HOMES IN TWO

NEIGHBORHOODS OBLITERATED.

"OPERATION BLESSING" IS

WORKING ALONGSIDE RESIDENTS

TO REMOVE HUGE PILES OF

DEBRIS.

COORDINATING DELIVERY OF

DONATED RELIEF SUPPLIES.

SURVIVORS ARE GRATEFUL FOR

THE HELP AND THANKFUL TO BE

ALIVE.

"OPERATION BLESSING'S" JODI

GETTIES SAYS THEY'RE

OFFERING PHYSICAL AND

SPIRITUAL HELP.

WE'RE ARE TAKING TIME, IN

ADDITION TO DO THE HARD

WORK, TO DO HEART WORK.

TO ENCOURAGE THEM.

BECAUSE NOT ONLY DO THEY

NEED A HELPING HAND, THEY

NEED SOMEBODY TO COME, TO

LET THEM KNOW THEY'RE NOT

ALONE.

Wendy: THEY SURE DO.

"OPERATION BLESSING" IS ALSO

WORKING WITH LOCAL COMMUNITY

EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAMS.

AND HOME DEPOT HAS PROVIDED

SUPPLIES AS WELL.

O.B. IS LOOKING FOR

VOLUNTEERS TO HELP IN THE

RELIEF EFFORTS.

FOR MORE ON HOW YOU CAN GET

INVOLVED, YOU CAN VISIT OUR

WEBSITE, CBNNEWS.COM.

THE WHITE HOUSE IS IS TRYING

TO REGAIN ITS FOOTING TODAY

AFTER A TIDALWAVE OF

SCANDALS SWEPT THE

ADMINISTRATION LAST WEEK,

BUT REPUBLICANS ARE CALLING

FOR MORE IN DEPTH

INVESTIGATIONS, DETERMINED

TO GET TO THE BOTTOM OF EACH

ISSUE.

HEATHER CELLS REPORTS.

Reporter: MEMBERS OF

THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION HIT

THE WEEKEND NEWS SHOWS IN

DEFENSE OF THE WHITE HOUSE.

SENIOR ADVISOR DAN PFEIFFER

INSISTED THAT THE

ADMINISTRATION HAD NO YOCH

KNOWLEDGE OF THE I.R.S.'S

TARGETING OF INDEPENDENT

GROUPS.

THE INDEPENDENT INSPECTOR

GENERAL SAYS THERE WAS NO

EVIDENCE FROM OUTSIDE OF

I.R.S.

Reporter: BUT THE

PATTERNS OF INTIMIDATION AND

BULLYING SET AN EXAMPLE THAT

AGENCIES LIKE THE I.R.S.

THEN FOLLOWED.

GIVEN THE TREND LINE

WE'RE SEEING HERE, BOB, IN

SO MANY DIFFERENT INSTANCES,

IT IS AN UNFORTUNATE

CULTURE, I THINK, IN THE

ADMINISTRATION, THAT IT IS

OKAY TO COVER THESE THINGS

UP.

AND PART OF IT HAS TO DO

WITH THE INTIMIDATION THAT

THE ADMINISTRATION IS USING

AGAINST SOME OF ITS

CRITICS.

IT IS A CULTURE OF

COVER-UPS, AND INTIMIDATION

THAT IS GIVING THE

ADMINISTRATION SO MUCH

TROUBLE.

Reporter: ON TUESDAY,

FORMER I.R.S. COMMISSIONER

STEVEN MILLER WILL APPEAR

BEFORE THE SENATE FINANCE

COMMITTEE TO ANSWER MORE

QUESTIONS ABOUT THAT

SCANDAL.

REPUBLICANS ARE ALSO

INVESTIGATING THE OBAMA

ADMINISTRATION OVER TO WHAT

LED TO THE TERRORIST ATTACK

IN BENGHAZI LAST YEAR.

RAND PAUL SAYS FORMER

SECRETARY OF STATE HILLARY

CLINTON NEEDS TO TAKE

RESPONSIBILITY.

SHE WAS ASKED REPEATEDLY

TO PROVIDE SECURITY IN

BENGHAZI ON SEVERAL

OCCASIONS, INCLUDING DIRECT

CABLES, AND SHE SAID SHE

NEVER READ THE CABLE.

I FIND THAT A DER

DERELICTION OF DUTY.

IT GOES TO WHO YOU ARE AS

SECRETARY OF STATE IF YOU DO

NOT PROVIDE SECURITY FOR AN

EMBASSY THAT IS BEGGING FOR

IT.

SHE SHOULD HAVE RESIGNED AND

ACCEPTED BLAME FOR IT.

Reporter: THE WHITE

HOUSE IS ALSO DEFENDING

ITSELF AGAINST BACKLASH FROM

THE MEDIA.

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS IS

LASHING OUT AGAINST THE

GOVERNMENT'S SECRET SUBPOENA

OF THE PRESS' PHONE

RECORDS.

THEY SAID WHAT THE JUSTICE

DEPARTMENT DID WAS

UNCONSTITUTIONAL, AND IT

ALREADY HAS HAD AN EFFECT ON

NEWS GATHERING.

SOURCES ARE NOW MUCH LESS

WILLING TO TALK TO A.P.

JOURNALISTS.

THE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT SAYS

IT WAS CONDUCTING AN

INVESTIGATION INTO HOW THE

A.P. LEARNED ABOUT AN

al-QAEDA BOMB PLOT IN YEMEN

BEFORE IT WAS MADE PUBLIC

LAST YEAR.

HEATHER CELLS, CBN NEWS.

Wendy: AND JOINING US

NOW TO TAKE A CLOSER LOOK AT

WHAT IS FACING THE WHITE

HOUSE IS DR. CHARLES DUNN,

THE DISTINGUISHED PROFESSOR

OF GOVERNMENT AT REGENT

UNIVERSITY AND AUTHOR OF 20

BOOKS, INCLUDING, "THE

SCARLET THREAD OF SCANDAL."

DR. DUNN, PEOPLE, OF COURSE,

WANT A GOVERNMENT THEY CAN

TRUST.

WITH ALL OF THESE SCANDALS,

ONE RIGHT AFTER THE OTHER,

DO WE HAVE A GOVERNMENT AND

A PRESIDENT THAT WE CAN

TRUST?

NO.

AND EVERY PRESIDENT OF THE

UNITED STATES, REGARDLESS OF

HOW GOOD THAT PRESIDENT WAS,

INCLUDING GEORGE WASHINGTON

AND ABRAHAM LINCOLN, THEY'VE

ALL HAD SCANDALS.

NOT NECESSARILY THAT THEY

PERSONALLY WERE INVOLVED,

BUT OTHER PEOPLE WERE

INVOLVED IN THOSE SCANDALS.

SO WHAT WE HAVE HERE IS A

SITUATION NOW WHERE THE

PRESIDENT HIMSELF, WITH EACH

PASSING DAY, IT LOOKS LIKE

MORE AND MORE HE HAS SET AT

LEAST A TONE, A NEGATIVE

TONE, THAT HAS HELPED CREATE

THESE SCANDALS.

AND SO NOW HE HAS TO TRY TO

GET HIMSELF REMOVED FROM

THOSE SCANDALS, BUT HE IS

GOING ABOUT IT IN THE WRONG

WAY.

Wendy: CAN REPUBLICANS

USE THESE SCANDAL SCANDALS

TO THEIR ADVANTAGE?

THEY CAN, BUT THEY NEED

TO BE CAREFUL.

THEY NEED TO LEARN A LESSON

FROM BILL CLINTON.

WHAT DID THEY DO WITH BILL

CLINTON?

THEY PILED IT ON, AND GAVE

AN OPPORTUNITY FOR BILL

CLINTON TO TURN IT INTO A

POLITICAL ISSUE.

HE GOT DEMOCRATS LINED UP

WITH HIM, SO THERE WAS NO

WAY THAT REPUBLICANS COULD

GET A CONVICTION ON

IMPEACHMENT IN THE UNITED

STATES SENATE.

BEFORE THIS EVER REALLY WENT

THROUGH THE CONGRESS,

CLINTON HAD WON.

SO REPUBLICANS HAVE TO BE

VERY CAREFUL ABOUT PILING ON

AND GIVING OBAMA AN

OPPORTUNITY TO EXTRICATE

HIMSELF FROM THE SCANDALS.

Wendy: DR. DUNN, CAN

OBAMA RECOVER FROM THESE

SCANDALS?

YOU SAY HE IS GOING ABOUT IT

THE WRONG WAY?

HE CAN RECOVER.

BUT HE NEEDS TO LEARN

LESSONS FROM NIXON AND

CLINTON, AND HE IS, RIGHT

NOW, DOING WHAT THEY DID.

HE HAS TRIED TO DENY, TO

DELAY, TO DISCREDIT THE

OPPOSITION, TO DIMINISH THE

SIGNIFICANCE OF IT.

THAT'S THE WRONG WAY.

SCRIPTURE SAYS THE TRUTH

SHALL MAKE YOU FREE.

ALL RIGHT.

THAT'S WHAT HE NEEDS TO DO.

HE NEEDS TO DIVULGE THE

TRUTH OF WHATEVER

INVOLVEMENT HE HAS HAD,

WHATEVER INVOLVEMENT HIS

HIGHEST OFFICIALS HAVE,

DIVULGE THE TRUTH AND

EXPRESS GENUINE SORROW.

THE AMERICAN PEOPLE ARE

FORGIVING PEOPLE.

IF HE WILL DO THOSE TWO

THINGS, PLUS A THIRD THING:

SUPPORT A BIPARTISAN

INVESTIGATION IN THE

CONGRESS, HE'LL COME OUT ON

TOP IN THIS.

BUT IF HE DOESN'T DO THOSE

THREE THINGS, HE IS GOING TO

BE IN BIG TROUBLE.

Wendy: HOPEFULLY HE IS

WATCHING TODAY AND HE IS

TAKING NOTES.

DR. DUNN, THANKS SO MUCH FOR

BEING WITH US.

YOU, TOO.

Wendy: AFTER THREE

WEEKS OF DELIBERATION, THEY

COULD GRANT CITIZENSHIP TO

11 MILLION PEOPLE AS EARLY

AS THIS WEEK.

BUT THE DECISION DOESN'T

COME WITHOUT DEBATE.

THERE IS A DEBATE OVER

OFFERED OFFERING VISAS TO

HIGH-SKILLED WORKERS, AND

ALLOWING GAY AMERICANS TO

SPONSOR FOREIGN-BORNE

SPOUSES FOR GREEN CARDS.

AND IF PASSED, THE BILL WILL

GO BEFORE THE SENATE NEXT

MONTH.

MORE THAN 85,000 VETERANS

SOUGHT TREATMENT FOR SEX

ABUSE IN 2012.

ANOTHER FACTOR IN THE

WIDE-REACHING SEXUAL ASSAULT

CRISIS FACING THE U.S.

MILITARY.

ACCORDING TO AN ASSOCIATED

PRESS STUDY, WHILE WOMEN ARE

MORE LIKELY TO BE VICTIMS,

MEN MADE UP NEARLY 40% OF

THOSE SEEKING TREATMENT.

VICTIMS OF SEXUAL ABUSE CAN

EXPERIENCE A VARIETY OF

HEALTH PROBLEMS, ESPECIALLY

POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS

DISORDER AND DEPRESSION.

DEFENSE SECRETARY CHUCK

HAGEL SAYS REDUCING THE

INCIDENTS OF SEXUAL ASSAULTS

IN THE MILITARY IS A TOP

PRIORITY.

SECRETARY OF STATE JOHN

KERRY SAYS THE OBAMA

ADMINISTRATION WILL DO

EVERYTHING POSSIBLE TO

PROTECT U.S. DIPLOMATS

SERVING OVERSEAS, VOWING TO

SPARE NO EXPENSE IN THE

EFFORT.

KERRY, TODAY, TOLD A GROUP

OF STATE DEPARTMENT

TRAINEES, THE RISK TO

AMERICAN OFFICIALS ABROAD IS

NOT NEW, BUT HE PLANS TO

IMPLEMENT AND EXPAND ON

RECOMMENDATIONS MADE AFTER

THAT DEADLY ATTACK ON THE

U.S. CONSULATE IN BENGHAZI,

LIBYA.

KERRY'S SPEECH CAME AHEAD OF

OF A MIDEAST TRIP.

HE'LL BE THIS WEEK PUSHING

FOR PEACE TALKS BETWEEN THE

SYRIAN REBELS AND BASHAR

al-ASSAD'S RUSSIA RUSSIA.

REGIME.

HE WILL DISCUSS HOW TO END

TWO YEARS OF BLOODSHED IN

SYRIA.

FOR THE NEGOTIATIONS TO

SUCCEED, THE U.S. MUST HAVE

THE BACKING OF RUSSIA.

NOW, THE U.S. AND RUSSIAN

OFFICIALS SAY THEY'RE

WORKING TOGETHER TO START

DIRECT PEACE TALKS IN GENEVA

NEXT MONTH.

VIOLENCE IN NIGERIA'S

NORTHEAST CONTINUES.

AT LEAST 17 PEOPLE HAVE

DIED.

14 SUSPECTED ISLAMIC

EXTREMISTS, AND THREE

SOLDIERS.

20 OTHERS HAVE BEEN

ARRESTED.

A MILITARY SPOKESMAN SAYS

ITS FORCES HAVE BEEN

FIGHTING A LARGE NUMBER OF

HEAVILY ARMED TERRORISTS

DURING THE LAST FEW DAYS.

HE SAYS BOKO HARAM

EXTREMISTS ARE IN DISARRAY

AND FLEEING TO NIGERIA'S

BORDERS.

THE MILITARY'S CLAIMS HAVE

NOT YET BEEN CONFIRMED.

CHRISTIAN GROUPS SITE BOKO

HARAM FOR INSIGHTING

VIOLENCE IN THE COUNTRY AND

TARGETING CHRISTIANS.

COMING UP NEXT, INSIDE THE

ABORTION INDUSTRY.

THE SHOCKING STORY OF A

CLINIC IN TEXAS.

Wendy: ANOTHER DOCTOR

IS BEING INVESTIGATED IN

TEXAS FOR THE SAME TYPE OF

ILLEGAL ABORTIONS THAT

KERMIT GOSNELL WAS CARRYING

OUT IN PHILADELPHIA.

ABORTIONIST DOUGLAS CARPIN

IN HOUSTON IS BEING ACCUSED

OF PERFORMING LATE-TERM

ABORTIONS.

FORMER EMPLOYEES SAY HE

KILLED SOME BABIES AFTER

THEY WERE BORN ALIVE.

THE COUNTY DISTRICT

ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S OFFICE IS

LOOKING INTO THOSE

ALLEGATIONS.

DAVID DUHURST URGED COUNTY

AUTHORITIES TO CONDUCT A

FULL-SCALE INVESTIGATION.

"I READ WITH DISGUST ABOUT

THE ALLEGATIONS OF DOUGLAS

CARPIN PERFORMING LATER-TERM

ABORTIONS SURROUNDED BY

APPALLING ST. TARY

CONDITION SANITARY

CONDITIONS IN HIS CLINIC."

WELL, BACKERS OF THE BOY

SCOUTS' CURRENT BAN ON GAY

SCOUTS HELD MORE THAN 40

RALLIES ACROSS THE COUNTRY

TO SHOW THEIR SUPPORT.

THEY DEMONSTRATED

EVERYWHERE, FROM CALIFORNIA

TO NEW YORK AND IN CENTRAL

FLORIDA.

THIS COMING THURSDAY, BOY

SCOUT DELEGATES WILL GATHER

IN TEXAS TO VOTE ON LIFTING

THE BAN.

THE PROPOSED POLICY WOULD

ALLOW GAY SCOUTS BUT KEEP

THE BAN ON GAY ADULT

LEADERS.

CHURCHES SPONSOR MOR MORE

THAN 70% OF SCOUT UNITS, AND

MANY SAY THEY'LL DROP THEIR

SPONSORSHIP IF THE BAN IS

LIFTED.

BIBLES HAVE BEEN REINSTATED

IN GEORGIA STATE LODGES AND

CABINS.

THEY WERE REMOVED AFTER AN

ATHEIST GUEST COMPLAINED.

THE STAFF WAS ORDERED TO

REMOVE THE BIBLES WHILE THE

ISSUE WAS BEING

INVESTIGATED.

THE MOVE DIDN'T GO OVER WELL

IN GEORGIA.

WE ARE GUARANTEED FREEDOM

OF RELIGION, NOT FREEDOM

FROM RELIGION.

AS FAR AS I'M CONCERNED,

THIS IS VERY INTOLERANT.

NATHAN DEAL ORDERED THE

DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL

RESOURCES TO RETURN THE

BIBLE.

IN IT STATEMENT, HE SAID NO

LAWS WERE VIOLATED BECAUSE

THE BIBLES WERE DONATED BY

OUTSIDE GROUPS AND NOT BY

THE STATE.

UP NEXT, HOW SOME STUDENTS

ARE TAKING A STAND AGAINST A

HOOK-UP CULTURE OF COLLEGE.

.

Wendy: COLLEGE SENIORS

AROUND THE COUNTRY WILL GET

THEIR DIPLOMAS THIS MONTH,

REGARDLESS OF THEIR AREA OF

STUDY.

MANY OF THEM GOT A FOUR-YEAR

EDUCATION ON SEX.

IN COLLEGE DORM ROOMS, THE

HOOK-UP CULTURE IS NO

SECRET, BUT AS EPHRAIM

GRAHAM SHOWS US IN TONIGHT'S

REPORT, SOME TONIGHT'S ARE

GROWING TIRED OF CASUAL SEX

AND TAKING A STAND FOR

PURITY.

I GREW UP IN A RELIGIOUS

HOUSEHOLD, BUT I WAS ALWAYS

KIND OF THE REBELLIOUS ONE.

Reporter: CHRISTIAN

ADMITS HE LIKES TO SWIM

AGAINST THE TIDE.

NOW THE PRINCETON UNIVERSITY

FRESHMAN IS PUSHING BACK

AGAINST HAVING SEX BEFORE

MARRIAGE.

WE DON'T THINK STUDENTS

SHOULD BE HOOKING UP AND

HAVING SEX.

THERE ARE PEOPLE WHO JUST

THINK THAT'S NOT WHAT LEADS

TO A GOOD HUMAN LIFE.

Reporter: DONNA FREEDA

WRITES ABOUT THAT CULTURE,

NAMING THREE CHARACTERISTICS

TO DESCRIBE IT.

NUMBER ONE IS ANYTHING

FROM KISSING TO DIFFERENT

TYPES OF SEX.

AND TWO, IT IS BRIEF.

ANYTHING FROM 10 MINUTES TO

A WHOLE NIGHT.

AND THEN THREE, YOU'RE NOT

SUPPOSED TO GET ATTACHED.

BUT MORE OFTEN THAN NOT,

THAT'S THE PART THAT REALLY

TRIPS STUDENTS UP.

THEY HAVE A REALLY HARD TIME

NOT GETTING ATTACHED.

THERE IS AN UNDERSTANDING

WITH A LOT OF PEOPLE WHO ARE

WITHIN KIND OF THIS HOOK-UP

CULTURE, THAT THERE IS THIS

SORT OF EMPTYNESS TO IT.

Reporter: THAT

EMPTINESS SPILLS OUT ON TO

THE NEWSPAPER OF THE

PRINCETON NEWSPAPER, IN A

SERIES CALLED "LOVE AND LUST

IN THE BUBBLE."

DURING MY SECOND

SEMESTER, TWO OF MY FRIENDS

AND I CREATED AN

ACCOMPLISHMENT CHART.

COMPLETE WITH A STAR FOR

EACH ACCOMPLISHMENT WE

ACHIEVED.

WHEN I LOOKED AT MY STARS, I

WOULD LAUGH OUT LOUD,

REMEMBERING THE AWFUL,

DRUNKEN HOOK-UP EACH STAR

SYMBOLIZED.

THERE WERE MANY NIGHTS I

WOULD CRINGE AT THINKING

ABOUT THOSE MEMORIES.

BUT WITHOUT THEM, I WOULD

NEVER HAVE LEARNED HOW MUCH

I HATE THE HOOK-UP CULTURE

HERE.

Reporter: FREEDA

CAPTURES THE TOPIC IN HER

BOOK, "THE END OF SEX," AND

HOW THE HOOK UP CULTURE IS

LEAVING A CULTURE

UNFULFILLED ABOUT INTIMACY.

YOU HEAR A LOT OF

STUDENTS REALLY UNHAPPY OR

INCREDIBLY AMBIVALENT ABOUT

THEIR SEXUAL EXPERIENCES IN

COLLEGE, AND THAT IS

DEPRESSING.

Reporter: FREEDA

SURVEYED MORE THAN 2,000

COLLEGE STUDENTS ACROSS THE

COUNTRY.

41% USE WORDS LIKE

"REGRETFUL," "MISERABLE,"

DISGUSTED," AND "ASHAMED."

THE 23% EXPRESSED

AMBIVALENCE.

IN A LOT OF WAYS,

STARTING WAS THE HARDEST

PART BECAUSE THAT WORK

REQUIRED SOME COURAGE.

AND THE BIGGEST HURTLE TO

THAT IS THE FACT THAT YOU'VE

GOT ALL OF THESE STUDENTS ON

CAMPUS WHO WILL SAY, I'M THE

ONLY ONE WHO FEELS THIS WAY,

BUT EVERYONE ELSE IS OVER

HERE.

AND I'M ALL ALONE OVER

HERE.

AND YOU HAVE SO MANY

STUDENTS WHO ARE SAYING

THAT.

SO A PART OF ME WANTS TO

SAY, LISTEN, YOU'RE JUST

LIKE THIS OTHER PERSON.

AND, YOU KNOW, YOU SHOULD

TELL THE WORLD THAT YOU FEEL

THAT WAY.

YOU'RE GOING TO FIND ALL OF

THESE FRIENDS.

Reporter: THAT IS

HAPPENING HERE AT PRINS

PRINCETON, AUDREY AND BEN

ARE CHALLENGING THE HOOK-UP

CULTURE.

IT IS NAMED AFTER THE 20th

CENTURY PHILOSOPHER WHO

PREACHED SEXUAL ETHICS.

WE'RE NOT THE MOST

POPULAR ON CAMPUS.

BUT A LOT OF STUDENTS ARE

SUPPORTIVE OF US.

WE'RE NOT A CHASTITY

CLUB.

NOBODY IS CHECKING UP ON

YOU, FINDING OUT HAVE YOU

FAILED TO BE CHASTE THIS

WEEK.

NOBODY IS DOING THAT SORT OF

THING.

Reporter: IN ITS

MISSION STATEMENT, THE

SOCIETY DESCRIBES ITSELF AS

DEDICATED TO AFFIRMING THE

IMPORTANCE OF THE FAMILY,

MARRIAGE, AND A PROPER

UNDERSTANDING OF THE ROLE OF

SEX AND SEXUALITY.

IT IS A MISSION THAT IS NOT

PARTISAN OR RELIGIOUS.

IT IS A VERY IMPORTANT

PART, THAT WE THINK YOU CAN

HOLD TO THESE POSITIONS,

THESE -- WHAT MIGHT SEEM

LIKE VERY DIFFICULT

POSITIONS NOWADAYS, WITHOUT

ASCRIBING TO ANY PARTICULAR

FAITH, WITHOUT HAVING ANY

SPECIAL REVELATION FROM

GOD.

WE THINK THAT THESE ARE JUST

RULES WRITTEN ON THE HEARTS

OF MEN.

Reporter: CATHY HUFF

FOUNDED THE PRINCETON

VANCOMB SOCIETY WHEN SHE WAS

A STUDENT IN 2005.

IT WAS WITH THE GOAL OF

PROVIDING THE INTELLECTUAL

VOICE, PROVIDING THE

CULTURAL VOICE, AND ALSO

THERE IS A COMMUNITY OF

SUPPORT IF THEY WERE TIRED

OF THE HOOK-UP CULTURE.

Reporter: AND SHE

CONTINUES TO GROW THAT

COMMUNITY.

AFTER GRADUATING, CATHY

STARTED THE LOVE INFIDELITY

NETWORK, HOPING TO LAUNCH

GROUPS ON 25 COLLEGE

CAMPUSES.

YOUNG PEOPLE ARE AWARE

THERE IS A NETWORK OF YOUNG

PEOPLE, THAT THEY'RE NOT

ALONE.

THERE IS A NETWORK OF YOUNG

PEOPLE WHO HAVE THESE

COMMITMENTS, OR EVEN JUST

SHARE THE SAME QUESTIONS

THEY DO.

Reporter: EPHRAIM

GRAHAM, CBN NEWS, PRINCETON,

NEW JERSEY.

Wendy: UP NEXT, WE'LL

LOOK AT THE LATEST NEW BUZZ

IN BOMB DETECTION.

Wendy: AND FINALLY,

SCIENTISTS IN CROATIA NEED

TO CLEAR HUNDREDS OF MINES

OUT OF THEIR LAND.

THE 1990s WAR IN CROATIA,

LEFT THE COUNTRY WITH ABOUT

466 SQUARE MILES OF LAND

FILLED WITH MINES.

RESEARCHERS ARE NOW WORKING

ON TRAINING HONEYBEES TO

DETECT THESE UNEXPLODED

DEVICES.

EXPERTS SAY BEES HAVE A

PERFECT SENSE OF SMELL FOR

THE JOB.

OUR BEES SMELL T.N.T.

IN THE CENTER OF THIS THING

WE PUT THE SUGAR SOLUTION TO

CONDITION THE BEE THAT THEY

CAN FIND FOOD.

Wendy: OKAY.

I'M NOT SURE I QUITE

UNDERSTOOD HIM, BUT THESE

ARE PREFERRED OVER BOMB DOGS

BECAUSE THEY'RE LIGHTER AND

CAN COVER THE FIELD ALL AT

ONCE.

THAT IS JUST INCREDIBLE.

THAT IS GOING TO DO IT FOR

THIS EDITION OF

"NEWSWATCH."

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