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  • NC Dem Charge of “War on Women” Brings Angry GOP Rebuff

    05/31/2012 6:28:08 AM PDT · by jonsie · 7 replies
    Civitas Institute | May 30, 2012 | Matt Willoughby
    State House legislators were debating the budget written by Republican leaders. One provision diverted funding for family planning from private providers to local public health departments. Democrats claimed it was an attempt to block any more state funds from going to Planned Parenthood. An amendment was offered by Democrats to take that provision out of the budget. Representative Jennifer Weiss (D-Wake) called it a continuation of the the Republicans’ “war on women.” That brought an angry rebuff from Rep. John Blust (R-Guilford):
  • IPR Interview: Virgil Goode Makes His Case to Ron Paul Supporters (And Principled Conservatives)

    05/30/2012 9:24:08 PM PDT · by xzins · 87 replies
    IPR ^ | 30 May 12 | Peter Gemma
    Freelance writer Peter Gemma (cf. http://www.thesocialcontract.com/artman2/publish/tsc_22_3/tsc_22_3_gemma.shtml and http://www.quarterly-review.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/QRGemma.pdf) talked policy and politics with Virgil Goode, the presidential nominee of the Constitution Party. Goode, who received his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law, served in the Virginia Army National Guard (1969-1975), as a member of the Virginia Senate (1973-1997), and in the U.S. House of Representatives (1996-2008). Gemma was acting a special corespondent for Independent Political Report.  IPR: Thanks Congressman for taking time off the campaign trail to talk with the Independent Political Report. What’s the latest news from the front lines?Goode: We just got back from gathering...
  • Obama Gives Medal of Freedom to Justice Who Called Partial-Birth Abortion Exercise of 'Liberty'

    05/30/2012 6:56:09 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 10 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | May 30,2012 | Terence P. Jeffrey
    (CNSNews.com) - President Barack Obama on Tuesday awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom—which he described as “the highest civilian honor this country can bestow"--on retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, who wrote a Supreme Court opinion arguing that a woman was exercising her right to "liberty" when she hired a doctor to kill her child through the procedure known as partial-birth abortion. "That holding--that the word 'liberty' in the Fourteenth Amendment includes a woman’s right to make this difficult and extremely personal decision--makes it impossible for me to understand how a State has any legitimate interest in requiring a...
  • Anti-abortion groups turn 'war on women' charge against Democrats (fetus gender)

    05/30/2012 4:44:15 PM PDT · by Libloather · 9 replies
    The Hill ^ | 5/30/12 | Elise Viebeck
    Anti-abortion groups turn 'war on women' charge against DemocratsBy Elise Viebeck - 05/30/12 04:50 PM ET Groups opposed to abortion rights are turning charges of a GOP "war on women" against Democrats who are opposed to legislation meant to ban sex-selective abortions. Democrats hoping to grow a gender gap among female voters tilted toward their party have repeatedly hammered Republicans for engaging in a war on women over issues such as contraception rights. Now opponents of abortion rights are using the phrase ahead of a House vote Thursday imposing fines or imprisonment on doctors who perform abortions they know are...
  • There are few things more horrifying than the slaughter of innocent children

    05/30/2012 3:57:56 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 7 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 5/30/12 | Peter Saunders
    BBC Radio Four led on the Syrian massacre this morning describing it in graphic terms as the ‘deliberate mass killing of children’ who ’were murdered one by one’. The story was also one of the top three on the BBC website earlier today along with the account of six children dying in a house fire in the north of England. These would have been the top two reports had it not been for Mitt Romney gaining the Republican nomination for the US presidential elections yesterday. There are few things more gut-wrenching than the death of children but these two stories...
  • The Longer Someone Stayed in School, the Likelier They’ll Be ‘Pro-Choice,’ Says Gallup Data

    05/30/2012 2:12:08 PM PDT · by Clint N. Suhks · 28 replies
    NCS News ^ | 5/30/12 | Terence P. Jeffrey
    (CNSNews.com) - The longer Americans stay in school, the more likely they are to say they are “pro-choice” on abortion, according to newly released data from the Gallup poll. Nonetheless, a majority of American college graduates who did not attend graduate school, as well a majority of those who have no better than a high school diploma, say they are pro-life. In a poll of 1,024 Americans age 18 and older, conducted May 3-6, Gallup asked: “With respect to the abortion issue, would you consider yourself to be pro-choice or pro-life?” Only 33 percent of Americans with a high school...
  • Congress to vote on federal sex-selection ban TOMORROW; make calls TODAY (or tomorrow, May 31)

    05/30/2012 2:16:54 PM PDT · by Sun · 22 replies
    JillStanek.com ^ | May 29, 2012 | Jill Stanek
    In a surprise move, House Republicans announced this past Friday they would call for a vote on a federal ban against sex-selective abortion, aka the Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act, H.R. 3541*, tomorrow, May 30. PRENDA will be considered under “suspension of the rules,” meaning no amendments can be added. The bill must be voted on as is, straight up or down, and a two-thirds majority will be needed to pass it.
  • Michael the Archangel shares the contradiction of BHO's mandate

    05/30/2012 2:25:56 PM PDT · by stpio · 13 replies
    Catholic prophecy ^ | May 29, 2012 | St. Michael "the" Archangel
    May 29, 2012 http://www.holylove.org/ NOVENA FOR THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA St. Michael says: "Praise be to Jesus." "You recognize me, don't you? I am Michael, the Archangel. Jesus sends me to you once again as the need arises. As I am the Defender of the Truth, I must point out the paradox of what has become law in your country. On one hand, you are told you have the right to choose between life in the womb or abortion. On the other hand, you are told you do NOT have the right to deny anyone birth control or abortion...
  • Abortionist Claims Inspiration From Martin Luther King

    05/30/2012 1:46:51 PM PDT · by CHRISTIAN DIARIST · 14 replies
    The Christian Diarist ^ | May 12, 2012 | JP
    Can a serial killer be an authentic Christian? Willie Parker thinks he can. He’s a Washington, D.C. abortion doctor. In a Q-and-A published by the Newark Star-Ledger this past Sunday, the Lord’s Day, Parker offered a decidedly twisted explanation of his conversion from a pro-life obstetrician to a pro-death abortionist. “In listening to a sermon by Dr. Martin Luther King,” said Parker, “I came to a deeper understanding of my spirituality, which places a higher value on compassion.” The abortion doctor remembers that King’s sermon was drawn from the parable of the Good Samaritan. What he took away from the...
  • Planned Parenthood targets Romney with new swing-state ad buy blitz (and so it begins)

    05/30/2012 10:40:07 AM PDT · by LUV W · 72 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | May 30, 2012 | Fox News
    Planned Parenthood, endorsing President Obama Wednesday morning, went after Mitt Romney out of the gate with a new ad buy in crucial swing states accusing the Republican candidate of undermining women's rights. Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/05/30/planned-parenthood-targets-romney-with-new-swing-state-ad-buy/#ixzz1wNMGXP3G
  • Meet a New Civil Rights Heroine

    05/30/2012 11:13:19 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 30, 2012 | Elisabeth Meinecke
    Lila Rose calls the battle to stop abortion “the greatest civil rights movement ever,” but it’s a fight the 23-year-old seems to be winning. ------------------- From Townhall Magazine's June feature, "A New Civil Rights Heroine," by Dan Gainor: She’s a 5’4”, sweet 23-year-old who could easily look much younger with little effort. She’s also the bane of the pro-death crowd that wants abortion on demand—so much so that they’ve hit her, called her everything from a “b****” to a “c***” and more. The left-wing website Urban Dictionary defines her with a mixture of obscenities and labels her a “mockery of...
  • Democratic candidate, Planned Parenthood employee cited for DUI after striking 7-year-old girl

    SIOUX FALLS, SOUTH DAKOTA, May 29, 2012, (LifeSiteNews.com) – A PR hand for Planned Parenthood, who is running as a Democratic candidate for state legislature, has been cited for DUI and Careless Driving after police say she collided with a seven-year-old girl who was riding her bike through a crosswalk. Carmen Toft, 32, is the South Dakota Public Affairs Manager at Planned Parenthood Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota (PPMNNDSD). She is also running for the Democratic nomination in the state House of Representatives in District 10. The accident occurred last Tuesday at the corner of Eighth Street and North Chicago...
  • Fordham to Honor Geraldine Ferraro

    05/23/2012 7:25:27 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 2 replies
    The Cardinal Newman Society ^ | 5/23/12 | Charlotte Hays
    Geraldine Ferraro, the 1984 candidate for the vice presidency whose position on abortion repeatedly put her at odds with New York’s late John Cardinal O’Connor, will soon be memorialized at Fordham Law School, according to a report in Fordham magazine. Ferraro’s husband, John Zaccaro Sr., and their son, John Zaccaro Jr., who are pictured in the magazine, recently made a “leadership gift” to Fordham in honor the late Queens congresswoman who rose to national prominence. Ferraro died of multiple myeloma in 2011. The gift, whose amount is not disclosed in the article, reportedly will go to support a new Law...
  • Obama ad suggests girls cannot succeed in life without the HHS mandate [Video]

    05/29/2012 9:18:46 PM PDT · by Nachum · 23 replies
    Red Alert Politics ^ | 5/29/12 | ohn Rossomando
    The Obama campaign has released a new ad suggesting that little girls will never be able to live full lives unless the government subsidizes their birth control. The YouTube video titled “Letters to the President: The Dreams of Our Daughters” features a mother talking about her two young daughters, six-year-old Daisy and nine-year-old Caroline, in a letter to President Obama. She thanks him for the HHS mandate, which requires all religious institutions and other businesses to include free coverage for birth control, sterilization and abortifacient drugs even if it violates their deeply held religious beliefs. While no overt mention of...
  • Parents who would have aborted their children can still sue, Israeli Supreme Court rules

    05/29/2012 6:03:15 PM PDT · by Morgana · 18 replies
    life news ^ | 5/29/2012 | Ben Johnson
    EL AVIV, ISRAEL, May 29, 2012, (LifeSiteNews.com) – Israelis born with birth defects can no longer sue their doctors because they were not aborted; now their parents have to wish their disabled children had never been born instead. That’s the ruling of the Israeli Supreme Court, which voted to end the filing of “wrongful life” lawsuits but allow limited “wrongful birth” lawsuits. Monday’s decision comes in the face skyrocketing “wrongful life” lawsuits, which have quadrupled in the last ten years, with 186 suits filed last year alone. An increasing number of Israelis have sued, saying had their disabilities been detected...
  • The most heartrending abortion testimony you’ll ever hear, from a former abortionist

    05/29/2012 5:37:56 PM PDT · by Morgana · 7 replies
    Life News ^ | 5/29/2012 | John Jalsevac
    ast week a former abortionist, who admits to having committed around 1200 abortions, appeared before a U.S. House subcommittee. The hearing was on the so-called Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which would ban abortions after 20 weeks in D.C., based upon the fact that unborn babies can experience pain at that stage of pregnancy. Dr. Anthony Levatino, who has since turned his life around and is pro-life, was speaking in favor of the ban. And his testimony is perhaps the most brutal explanation you will ever hear for why abortion is evil - plain and simple. (Read his testimony below,...
  • House to vote on bill penalizing abortion based on sex of child (RATS, of course, object)

    05/29/2012 4:39:59 PM PDT · by Libloather · 7 replies
    The Hill ^ | 5/29/12 | Pete Kasperowicz
    House to vote on bill penalizing abortion based on sex of childBy Pete Kasperowicz - 05/29/12 09:25 AM ET The House will vote this week on legislation imposing criminal penalties on anyone performing an abortion based on the sex of the child, but the measure runs the risk of failing on the floor because of how the GOP is calling it up. Republican leaders have scheduled a vote on H.R. 3541, the Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act (PRENDA), under a suspension of House rules, which will require a two-thirds majority vote for passage. Suspension votes are usually reserved for non-controversial bills, but...
  • Abortion is Not Safer for Women Than Childbirth

    05/29/2012 4:35:25 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 5 replies
    Life News ^ | 5/29/12 | Thomas A. Glessner, J.D. and Audrey Stout, R.N. R.D.M.S.
    Media outlets such as Time Magazine and Reuters have provided extensive coverage to an article recently published as “Original Research” and entitled, “The Comparative Safety of Legal Induced Abortion and Childbirth in the United States,” by Raymond and Grimes in the Feb, 2012 journal Obstetrics & Gynecology. The article concludes by stating: “Legal induced abortion is markedly safer than childbirth. The risk of death associated with childbirth is approximately 14 times higher than that with abortion. Similarly, the overall morbidity associated with childbirth exceeds that with abortion.” Is this the truth? NIFLA doesn’t believe so and recommends that Pregnancy Resource...
  • Live Action President Lila Rose to Appear on the O’Reilly Factor Tonight

    05/29/2012 4:27:18 PM PDT · by blueyon · 7 replies
    Live Action News ^ | 5/29/2012 | Newsroom
    Bill O’Reilly and Lila Rose will discuss the breaking new video released by Live Action, which shows a Planned Parenthood worker in South Austin, Texas coaching a woman on how to identify and abort her baby girl. Lila will discuss Planned Parenthood’s complicity in gendercide, and highlight the under-reported and growing problem of sex-selective abortion in the United States. The O’Reilly Factor is the most-viewed cable news channel in the United State and airs tonight on Fox News at 8 PM and 11 PM ET.
  • Video: Planned Parenthood Employee Urges Woman to Seek a Sex-Selection Abortion

    05/29/2012 4:03:57 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 29, 2012 | Daniel Doherty
    Perhaps most Americans have read about the discriminatory sex-selection abortions taking place in countries like China and North Korea. But how many realize the practice is morally acceptable– and even encouraged – in the United States of America? The investigative pro-life group Live Action, which has released videos exposing the abuses at the Planned Parenthood abortion business across the country, has released a new video today showing a Planned Parenthood abortion clinic in Austin, Texas encouraging a woman to get a sex-selection abortion. The video shows a Planned Parenthood staffer encouraging the woman to obtain a late-term abortion because she...