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  • I Can Make a Life and Then Take It

    05/08/2014 10:03:38 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 31 replies ^ | May 8, 2014 | Michael Brown
    It was disturbing enough that a young mother filmed her abortion for the world to see. But what she said a month and a half later was even more disturbing. Sickening would be a better word. As reported by the New York Daily News, “Emily Letts, 25, a counselor for the Cherry Hill Women's Center decided she wanted to share a positive message when she became pregnant and had an abortion in November.” A “positive message” about terminating a precious little life? According to Emily, “I know there are women who feel great remorse. I have seen the tears. Grieving...
  • Sweeping anti-abortion bill goes to Kansas gov.

    04/06/2013 1:00:25 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 9 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Apr 6, 2013 2:31 AM EDT | John Hanna
    Kansas legislators gave final passage to a sweeping anti-abortion measure Friday night, sending Gov. Sam Brownback a bill that declares life begins “at fertilization” while blocking tax breaks for abortion providers and banning abortions performed solely because of the baby’s sex. The House voted 90-30 for a compromise version of the bill reconciling differences between the two chambers, only hours after the Senate approved it, 28-10. The Republican governor is a strong abortion opponent, and supporters of the measure expect him to sign it into law so that the new restrictions take effect July 1. In addition to the bans...
  • Abortion: A fetus doesn’t care

    12/09/2010 8:48:32 AM PST · by Lorianne · 63 replies
    The Tower of Light ^ | 09 December 2010 | David Zuckerman
    Seeing as I just discussed murder, it seems fitting to next discuss abortion, as abortion is murder. When you get an abortion, you are killing a living organism, something that had the potential to become a fully-developed human being. I understand the perspective of the pro-life movement. However, we kill living things all the time. We chop down trees to build our homes, we kill rodents and insects when they intrude said homes, we kill fish and other animals for sport and for nutrition purposes, and neither microorganism nor mouse is safe in Smith Hall; they are constantly killed for...
  • PAVONE: No truce on abortion - Agreeing to disagree is not an option when lives are at stake

    10/14/2010 8:17:15 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 17 replies
    Washington Times ^ | Wednesday, October 13, 2010 | Father Frank Pavone
    It is dismaying to hear some pro-life politicians calling for a "truce" on social issues like abortion - possible White House contenders Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels and Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour among them. Their suggestion is that it's more important to do whatever is necessary to get elected than to worry about issues that appear to be intractable. This tactic is akin to the pro-life and pro-abortion movements agreeing to disagree, an option often considered a reasonable one. It does not require that either side change its views, but simply agrees to allow the different views, and the practices that...
  • Planned Parenthood Director Resigns: "The Money was in Abortions"

    11/02/2009 11:52:17 AM PST · by Reagan 2.0 · 26 replies · 1,108+ views
    Patriot Room ^ | 11-2-09 | Scott Martin
    A woman who spent two years as Director of Planned Parenthood in Bryan, Texas resigned last month citing changes to a business model during the economic downturn. According to Johnson, the non-profit was struggling under the weight of a tough economy, and changing it's business model from one that pushed prevention, to one that focused on abortion. "It seemed like maybe that's not what a lot of people were believing any more because that's not where the money was. The money wasn't in family planning, the money wasn't in prevention, the money was in abortion and so I had a...
  • Abortion foe urges 'Burn in Hell' protest

    10/27/2009 10:39:00 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 20 replies · 625+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Oct. 27, 2009 | ANN SANNER
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Anti-abortion activist Randall Terry is calling on people to burn effigies of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid this Halloween, as part of a "Burn in Hell" video contest to protest the health care legislation in Congress. Terry, founder of Operation Rescue, said Tuesday that the contest serves as a political and spiritual statement that "gives people a chance to peacefully vent their rage." "If Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid force us to pay for child killing and they die unrepentant, they will burn in hell for this," Terry said in a telephone...
  • Statement of Bishop Tobin in Response to Congressman Kennedy's Attack on Catholic Church

    10/26/2009 7:24:55 AM PDT · by Mrs. Don-o · 53 replies · 2,347+ views
    Rhode Island Catholic ^ | October 26, 2009 | Most Rev. Thomas J. Tobin
    [Rep. Patrick Kennedy (D-R.I) told that the Catholic Church is doing nothing but fanning “the flames of dissent and discord” by taking the position that it will oppose the health-care reform bill under consideration in Congress unless it is amended to explicitly prohibit funding of abortion.] Bishop Tobin's rejoinder: “Congressman Patrick Kennedy’s statement about the Catholic Church’s position on health care reform is irresponsible and ignorant of the facts. But the Congressman is correct in stating that “he can’t understand.” He got that part right. As I wrote to Congressman Kennedy and other members of the Rhode Island Congressional...
  • Behind the Scenes: Picturing Fetal Remains

    10/10/2009 6:57:11 AM PDT · by mlizzy · 156 replies · 4,100+ views
    The New York Times ^ | 10-09-09 | Damien Cave
    [There are no graphic images in the article proper. They are accessed through a slide show only.]The photographs are graphic and detailed, showing the fingers or toes of aborted fetuses whose entire frames are no bigger than a cellphone. Since the mid-1990s, they have appeared all over the country — carried as posters by protesters, handed out with pamphlets or, in some cases, mounted like billboards on the sides of trucks. Like many others, I often wondered about the source of these images. Who took the pictures? Where did the fetuses come from? I had a chance to find some...
  • Cardinal Archbishop of Barcelona Compares Abortion and Contraception to the Holocaust

    05/28/2009 1:02:35 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 6 replies · 370+ views
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 5/27/09 | Matthew Cullinan Hoffman
    BARCELONA, May 27, 2009 ( - Martinez Sistach, the Cardinal Archbishop of Barcelona, Spain, said in a recent interview that abortion and abortifacient contraception are attacks on human life, comparing them to the mass murder of Jews by Nazi Germany during World War II.Commenting on the murder of unborn children inside their mothers' wombs, Sistach observed that "the Bible teaches us that man and woman were created in the image and likeness of God. To touch a man or a woman is to touch God. To kill a human being is to kill God.  Historically, we have seen barbarities...
  • Pro-life Congressmen Commemorate Roe v. Wade Anniversary with Speeches in House

    01/22/2009 10:46:01 AM PST · by wagglebee · 11 replies · 505+ views
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 1/22/09 | Hilary White
    WASHINGTON, January 22, 2009 ( – A series of speeches in the US Congress marked the legalisation of abortion in the US by the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision of 1973. A group of pro-life representatives urged President Obama to pursue pro-life policies, such as retaining the Mexico City Policy that restricts funding for international organisations that promote abortion overseas. They also denounced the new president’s stated intention to sign the Freedom of Choice Act that would lift all state restrictions on abortion in the country. (All the speeches can be viewed here: Foxx, a Republican congresswoman...
  • White House Web Site Becomes Pro-Abortion After Obama Takeover (Within 5 minutes)

    01/20/2009 1:28:18 PM PST · by wagglebee · 86 replies · 3,924+ views
    Life News ^ | 1/20/09 | Steven Ertelt
    Washington, DC ( -- In less than five minutes after Barack Obama took over as the next president, the White House web site changed from pro-life to pro-abortion. The previous site, which touted the pro-life proclamation President Bush signed late last week, now includes Obama's agenda for women, which calls for promoting abortion. Gone is any mention of the Sanctity of Human Life Day or the speeches or actions of President Bush's that promoted human life. Now, in the same color scheme and format as the Bush site, there is a celebration of Obama's agenda.According to a web site...
  • NYT Ethicist: Pro-life teacher's ideas "nutty"

    01/05/2009 4:06:11 AM PST · by Peet · 16 replies · 981+ views
    New York Times ^ | 01/04/2009 | Randy Cohen (
    At the public high school where I teach, a school-sponsored student club, Sharing Our Spirit, staged a "Pro-Life Day of Silent Solidarity" during school hours. Students wore red armbands and did not speak. The club's faculty adviser sent an e-mail to the entire faculty, including this: "They will be standing on behalf of the one-third of their generation that have been innocent victims of abortion." Was the students' activity legitimate? The adviser's? -- Name Withheld, Saratoga Springs, N.Y. ----- If the school rightly permits students to form clubs irrespective of ideology, from protesting the Iraq war to promoting a pre-emptive...
  • Speaking Well of the Dead (Surreal Catholicism--i.e., Kennedy, Pelosi, Dodd, Kerry, etc.)

    07/11/2008 1:52:07 PM PDT · by Arthur McGowan · 17 replies · 125+ views
    CRISIS Magazine | November 1997 | Fr. George William Rutler
    Speaking Well of the Dead Crisis November 1997 Fr. George William Rutler 0n July 29, 1997, a representative philosophe of our abortion culture, retired Supreme Court Justice William Brennan, was lavishly eulogized in St. Matthew's Cathedral in Washington, D.C., where the Requiem Mass for President Kennedy had been sung in 1963. Richard Cardinal Cushing was relatively constrained back then, because liturgical depredations had not yet switched into high gear. It was not thus when our president, who vetoed the ban on partial-birth abortions, was permitted to announce to all corners of the cathedral for consumption in all corners of the...
  • Museum of Abortion and Contraception Makes Debut in Austria

    03/19/2007 1:49:47 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 19 replies · 671+ views
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 3/19/07 | Peter J. Smith
    VIENNA, March 19, 2007 ( – A new museum dedicated to abortion and contraception opened this week in Vienna, cataloguing a history of human effort through the ages devoted to suppressing or destroying the next generation of human life in the womb. According to Deutsch-Welle, abortionist Dr. Christian Fiala, chairman of the International Association of Abortion and Contraception Specialists, conceived the idea of building a museum dedicated to the history of his profession in the city where he has directed an abortion/family planning clinic for the previous 10 years. Fiala’s museum is divided into two separate rooms that are linked...