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Domestic News | December 12, 2012

This Is News - Dec. 12, 2012

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Right-to-work protests in Michigan, civil war in Syria, North Korea launches long-range missile, Egyptian judges boycott constitution, hostility against Christianity in Europe

Thousands of protesters gather for a rally on the State Capitol grounds in Lansing, Mich. (Associated Press/Photo by Carlos Osorio)

Protesters in Michigan stand against the passage of a new right-to-work law. In Syria, the civil war may force out President Bashar al-Assad. North Korea launched a long-range rocket despite American and U.N. warnings against such action. The national referendum in Egypt to adopt the recently drafted constitution is set for Saturday while judges across the country are refusing to oversee it. Religious rights activists in Europe note hostility toward Christianity.