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  • How the Left is trying to destroy America (Vanity)

    06/02/2012 4:53:45 PM PDT · by RedMDer · 34 replies
    June, 2, 2012 | Self
    How would they destroy our economic system and self governing system and replace them with something else? It takes patience. First they must convince the populace that America is the main source of many of the world's problems. Furthermore, that Free Enterprise created the current real economic threat, the imagined ecological stress and that government can do better by playing the Blame Game using the following: - Propaganda - Generational dependency - Regulations on business - Attack Industry - Divide and Conquer Americans - Mob rule - Destroy the Military from within - Attack, corrupt and infiltrate Religion and Morality...
  • Surprise! Major networks completely ignore Planned Parenthood sex-selection investigation

    06/02/2012 1:12:45 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 6 replies
    LifeSiteNews/Newsbuster ^ | 5/31/12 | Paul Wilson
    May 31, 2012 (Newsbuster.org) - There is nothing more predictable than networks burying negative news about Planned Parenthood. Pro-life organization Live Action recently came out with a disturbing video showing a Planned Parenthood staffer in Texas assisting a Live Action actor to obtain a sex-selection abortion. That practice is where a fetus is aborted if the child is discovered to be of a certain gender (usually female). The broadcast outlets have completely ignored the controversy: ABC, CBS, and NBC have not devoted a single second of their May 29 evening broadcasts and May 30 morning broadcasts to coverage of the...
  • War (on Women)! What's it Good For?

    06/02/2012 6:06:17 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 2, 2012 | Kathryn Lopez
    I turned on my television Thursday morning and heard a beating heart. It was the beautiful, vulnerable sound of an unborn baby's still-developing heart, from an ultrasound. "We don't know her eye color," the voiceover said. "Whether she'll be a redhead or brunette. We haven't seen her toes, fingers or nose. But through the science of genomics we can look forward and begin to care for her future." The ad was for a medical group in northern Virginia. "Join the future of health," the commercial urged. It was quite the paradox that later that same day, the House of...
  • Is ObamaCare Slowing the Economy?

    06/02/2012 4:53:40 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 22 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 2, 2012 | John C. Goodman
    Everyone knows that ObamaCare will discourage employment. Everyone who stops and thinks that is. Yesterday's job report was genuinely awful. Here is a congressional hearing on why ObamaCare is making things worse. By mandating that employers buy expensive health insurance for their employees, the new health reform law will raise the cost of labor and make it more expensive than otherwise to hire new workers. Plus, the law forces employees to have this expensive fringe benefit, even if they would prefer a less costly health plan in exchange for higher wages. To make matters worse, the health plan that employers...
  • The Sebelius and Dowd Heresy

    06/02/2012 2:33:27 AM PDT · by rhema · 25 replies
    Real Clear Religion ^ | 6/1/12 | Father Robert Barron
    Last week, two prominent Catholic women -- Kathleen Sebelius in an address to the graduates of Georgetown University's public policy school, and Maureen Dowd in a column published in the New York Times -- delivered strong statements about the Church's role in civil society. Dowd's column was more or less a screed, while Sebelius's address was relatively measured in tone. Yet both were marked by some pretty fundamental misunderstandings, which have, sadly, become widespread. Echoing an army of commentators from the last fifty years, Dowd exults in James Joyce's characterization of the Catholic Church (drawn, it appears, from the pages...
  • Democrats Defend Sex-Selection Abortion

    06/01/2012 10:11:30 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 39 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 1 June 2012 | John Semmens
    House Democrats voted overwhelmingly against the Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act (H.R. 3541), killing this legislation's chances for passing in the current session of Congress. The bill would've barred doctors from performing abortions for the sole purpose of preventing the birth of a child of an unwanted gender. Representative Sheila Jackson-Lee (D-Texas) characterized the bill as “yet another attempt to impose the shackles of the anti-choice lobby on the personal liberties of women. The Court gave women the right to terminate pregnancies in 1973. The Court didn't say women could only do it for good reasons. They don't have to give any...
  • Assad, Obama, and the Culture of Death

    06/01/2012 5:57:25 PM PDT · by Morgana · 2 replies
    Matthew St John ^ | 6/1/2012 | Matthew St John
    Two headlines really struck me as sick and sad. They speak to a fascination with death and power and narcissism. They speak to the demise of the weak at the hand of the strong. They reflect a justification for self-preservation over and above things more transcendent. Even though the two headlines address two completely different geopolitical regimes—one being Syria and the other being the United States—they affirm one thing: it must be okay to kill off the defenseless and weak.
  • Abortionist who fed aborted baby girls to dogs arrested, license may be suspended

    06/01/2012 4:34:54 PM PDT · by Morgana · 9 replies
    Life News ^ | 6/1/2012 | Kathleen Gilbert
    BEED, MAHARASHTRA, INDIA, June 1, 2012, (LifeSiteNews.com) - Officials in the Indian state with the most “missing” girls compared to boys, have arrested an abortionist who dodged restrictions on sex-selection abortions by feeding the evidence - aborted baby girls - to dogs. \ Abortionist Sudam Munde and his wife were arrested last Friday for the abortion-related death of a woman who was six months pregnant with an unwanted daughter, according to India Today. Reports this week indicated that officials were in the process of revoking the medical licenses of both Munde and his wife in connection with the abortion death....
  • Komen Foundation; laying down dogs coming up with fleas, but probably doesn’t care

    06/01/2012 7:29:07 AM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 14 replies
    coachisright.com ^ | June 1, 2012 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    We are winning; defeating the evil that is liberalism in large and small battles ways every day. What is happening to the Susan B. Komen for the Cure Foundation governing board is a good example of our victories. Last January when the Komen board was confronted with the fact that secretly produced videos proved Planned Parenthood would knowingly arrange an abortion for a supposed under aged prostitute, it did the right thing and stopped funding the death mills. They listened to their donors who demanded they stop giving their money to a group devoted to killing babies. Nevertheless, within days...
  • Who Are The Seven RINOs That Voted Against Banning Sex-Selective Abortions?

    06/01/2012 12:02:30 PM PDT · by ElIguana · 103 replies
    America's Conservative News ^ | 06/01/2012 | America's Conservative News
    ACN Staff) The House of Representatives failed to pass a bill that would ban sex selective abortions on Thursday. Although a majority voted in favor of the bill (246-168), the measure reqired a two-thirds majority vote to pass. Many may be under the impression that the final vote tally was along party lines; however 20 Democrats actually voted in favor of the ban and shockingly, seven Republicans votes against banning sex selective abortions. Those Republicans were...
  • House rejects bill penalizing doctors for sex-selective abortions (Ron Paul Sides With Dems)

    06/01/2012 11:22:13 AM PDT · by mnehring · 20 replies
    The House on Thursday rejected a Republican bill that would impose fines and prison terms on doctors who perform abortions for the sole purpose of controlling the gender of the child, a practice known as sex-selective abortion. The Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act (PRENDA), H.R. 3541, was defeated in a 246-168 vote. While that's a clear majority of the House, Republicans called up the bill under a suspension of House rules, which limits debate and requires a two-thirds majority vote to pass. In this case, it would have required more support from Democrats. Twenty Democrats voted for the bill, while seven Republicans...
  • Dems Defeat Bill to Ban Sex-Selection Abortions

    06/01/2012 8:52:28 AM PDT · by Former Fetus · 18 replies
    Jewish World Review ^ | 6/1/2012 | Laura Ingraham
    So we can ban super-sized drinks, but not this barbaric procedure? A handful of GOPers voted against this commonsense bill that would have protected vulnerable women from the hideous coercion of their husbands or partners who want offspring of one gender over another (usually boys over girls). China's vicious campaign against girls has arrived on American shores. Rep. Ron Paul an OB/GYN, voted with the Democrats, perhaps out of a federalism concern. The argument by Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee and other left-wing abortion fanatics is that this law would have led to women being "dragged out of doctor's offices" in an...
  • America getting closer to the Abyss each day

    05/31/2012 5:33:53 PM PDT · by publius321 · 6 replies
    http://www.TableOfWisdom.com ^ | 5/31/2012 | Scott Ryan
    Legislation to ban sex-selective abortions failed to pass today despite it being supported by the majority of the House. The final vote was 246-168. The reason it failed was that this particular proposal required a two-thirds majority to pass; therefore the bill fell 30 votes short. This is just one more sign of how morally bankrupt some in this nation have become. There are many of us out here who are as disgusted by the wickedness that permeates every fiber of the Democrat Party. However, just like in Nazi Germany and other moments of darkness in world history - enough...
  • U.S. House Rejects Bill to Ban Gender-Based Abortions

    05/31/2012 5:33:17 PM PDT · by Jean S · 59 replies
    Bloomberg | 5/31/12 | Derek Wallbank
  • Nobody owns his life: an integral defense of life

    05/31/2012 4:03:51 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 56 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 5/30/12 | Monsignor Ignacio Barreiro-Carámbula
    Note: The following comments were adapted from a speech given on May 12, 2012 as part of Italy’s March for Life weekend celebration. In the defense of life, it is absolutely essential that we are committed to the abolition of all laws and judicial decisions that would permit even a single abortion. But we have to look further ahead to protect in an integral way the whole of human life from its biological beginnings until natural death. The same logic of dominion over life that leads to abortion serves as justification for euthanasia, assisted suicide, as well as contraception and...
  • Obama’s abortion, marriage views inspire dozens of Democratic politicians to join the GOP

    05/31/2012 3:03:33 PM PDT · by NYer · 21 replies
    Life Site News ^ | May 31, 2012 | BEN JOHNSON
    JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI, May 31, 2012, (LifeSiteNews.com) –  Five months ahead of the presidential election, the Democratic Party is already losing seats to Republicans, as a growing number of elected officials are changing parties over issues like the right to life, the definition of marriage, and the Obama administration’s mandate that religious institutions cover abortion-inducing drugs in their health care plans. Wednesday afternoon, seven local office-holders from three Mississippi counties announced they had voted with their feet. Each official had different reasons, but Leake County Sheriff Greg Waggoner “specifically said when [Obama] came out in favor of gay ‘marriage,’ that was...
  • Sex-selection abortion ban wins strong House majority, but fails to clear 2/3 hurdle

    05/31/2012 2:50:02 PM PDT · by NYer · 35 replies
    Life Site News ^ | May 31, 2012 | The Editors
    WASHINGTON, May 31, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) - A bill to outlaw abortions based on a child’s gender received a strong majority of votes in the U.S. House of Representatives Thursday but failed to gain the two-thirds margin of support needed for passage. The House voted 246-168 in favor of H.R. 3541, known as the Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act (PRENDA). 226 Republicans and 20 Democrats (Altmire, Barrow, Boren, Cooper, Costello, Critz, Cuellar, Donnelly, Garamendi, Holden, Kissell, Lipinksi, Lynch, Matheson, McIntyre, Peterson, Rahall, Reyes, Ross of AR, and Shuler) voted yea; while 161 Democrats and seven Republicans (Amash, Bass of NH, Bono Mack, Dold,...
  • VIDEO: Planned Parenthood’s ‘Margaret Sanger’ clinic in NY welcomes sex-selection abortion

    05/31/2012 2:32:24 PM PDT · by NYer · 16 replies
    Life Site News ^ | May 31, 2012 | KAthLEEN GILBERT
    NEW YORK, May 31, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) - An employee at the flagship abortion clinic of Planned Parenthood in New York has been caught on tape telling a woman how to be sure of her unborn baby’s female sex in order to abort her in a second undercover video released Thursday morning. The footage shows the undercover investigator, walking past a sign on the wall that reads “WOMEN COUNT,” meeting Planned Parenthood social worker Randi Coun at the Margaret Sanger Center International on Bleecker St. Coun walks the investigator through obtaining a CVS test to determine gender as early as the...
  • Georgetown Alum William Peter Blatty Says Canon Law Suit “Our Only Hope” (author "The Exorcist")

    05/31/2012 1:34:02 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 8 replies
    William Peter Blatty’s 1971 novel The Exorcist—which went on to become an Oscar-winning movie—depicts an epic battle of good versus evil waged under the auspices of the Catholic Church. Reportedly based on a real exorcism Blatty heard about as an undergraduate on a scholarship at Georgetown University, the novel is steeped in Catholicism. Indeed, the “hero” of The Exorcist is the fictional Father Damien Karras, a Georgetown Jesuit, who, at great personal cost, drives out the demon. Now Blatty, a longtime financial contributor to his alma mater, says that Georgetown is no longer true to the Catholic identity he knew...
  • Dangerous pattern of botched abortions, unsafe conditions at Ohio abortion clinic

    05/31/2012 9:40:07 AM PDT · by topher · 6 replies
    LifeSiteNews.com ^ | May 31, 2012 | by Operation Rescue Staff
    COLUMBUS, OHIO, May 31, 2012, (LifeSiteNews.com) – Medical transcripts leaked to Operation Rescue by a confidential informant through a third party reveal a pattern of botched abortions and other violations at Complete Health Care for Women (CHCW) in Columbus, Ohio, that paint a grisly portrait of an unsafe abortion business that routinely injures women and violates the law. CHCW is operated by abortionist Mervyn J. Samuel. The medical transcripts were smuggled out of a Columbus hospital and redacted by the informant before they were given to Operation Rescue. Records show that on March 16, 2012, a 23-year old woman reported...
  • President Obama Opposes Ban on Sex-Selection Abortions

    05/31/2012 8:22:36 AM PDT · by Erik Latranyi · 23 replies
    Life News ^ | 31 May 2012 | Steven Ertelt
    President Barack Obama appears to oppose the ban on sex-selection abortions that the House of Representatives debated yesterday and will be voting on today. ABC News White House correspondent Jake Tapper posted a new report indicating President Obama opposes the bill to prohibit performing or coercing abortions to eliminate unborn babies of an undesired sex. Tapper raised the question at Wednesday’s White House press briefing, but did not receive a respond to his question about Obama’s position. “I will have to take that as well. Been focused on other things, but I will get back to you,” Jay Carney said...
  • The Future Civil Rights of Baby Girls

    05/31/2012 7:36:27 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 31, 2012 | Maggie Gallagher
    As I type, the House of Representatives is debating the future of civil rights: a girl's right to life itself. Is it OK to choose to destroy a healthy unborn child simply because you or your husband prefer a boy? Should it be legal in this country? The Constitution gives to Congress the power to enforce the 14th Amendment's guarantees of equal protection by appropriate legislation. And this week, in a historic vote, the House is going to consider using that power to ban abortions based on gender. The bill is called the "Prenatal Anti-Discrimination Act," or PRENDA, because it...
  • 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 · 13 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...
  • A Question for Pro-Choicers

    05/29/2012 12:39:42 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 12 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 5-29-12 | The Looking Spoon
    Inspired by a recent story by Life News.
  • Planned Parenthood: We Won’t Deny Women Sex-Selection Abortions

    05/29/2012 10:10:26 AM PDT · by Morgana · 15 replies
    Life News ^ | 5/29/2012 | life news
    Planned Parenthood officials have responded to today’s expose’ video showing how a staffer at an Austin, Texas planned Parenthood clinic encouraged a woman inquiring about an abortion to determine the gender of her unborn child to have one. Planned Parenthood officials responded to the video in a statement to the liberal Huffington Post and admitted they will not deny women abortions for any reason, including sex-selection abortions. As the Post reports: This spokeswoman for Planned Parenthood Federation of America also told The Huffington Post that the organization condemns seeking abortions on the basis of gender, but its policy is to...
  • Democrat Commiteewoman Resigns from Party, Cites Her Catholic Faith

    05/29/2012 2:42:20 AM PDT · by markomalley · 21 replies
    National Catholic Register ^ | 5/28/12 | Matthew Archbold
    Ann Nardelli has been a Catholic Democrat her entire life. Her father was one before her. And she couldn't imagine a day where that wouldn't be true. But that day was Wednesday of last week. I read a story about Jo Ann leaving the Democratic Party and was interested because she cited her Catholic faith as the reason. So I gave her a call. I got her machine and as I was leaving a message she picked up. She said she'd been screening her calls because so many people have been calling to say nasty things to her or just...
  • Sex-Selective Abortion Thrives in America, Courtesy Planned Parenthood

    05/29/2012 5:05:54 AM PDT · by cmj328 · 25 replies
    Live Action ^ | May 29, 2012 | Live Action Web Team
    Chilling Undercover Video Sheds Light on Growing Trend LINK TO WATCH VIDEO AUSTIN, May 29 – Today, Live Action released a new undercover video showing a Planned Parenthood abortion clinic in Austin, TX encouraging a woman to obtain a late-term abortion because she was purportedly carrying a girl and wanted to have a boy. The video is first in a new series titled “Gendercide: Sex-Selection in America,” exposing the practice of sex-selective abortion in the United States and how Planned Parenthood and the rest of the abortion industry facilitate the selective elimination of baby girls in the womb.“I see that...
  • Maureen Dowd: Fight really about controlling women, not birth

    05/28/2012 5:02:13 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 58 replies
    The Contra Costa Times / The New York Times ^ | May 28, 2012 | Maureen Dowd
    Your parents spill a few secrets as they get older. One night at dinner with my mom, I ventured that the rhythm method had worked well for her, given that there were six years between my sister Peggy and my brother Kevin, and six more between Kevin and me. She arched an eyebrow. "Well, sometimes your father used something," she said. My parents were the most devout Catholics I've ever known. But my dad came from a family of 16 in County Clare in Ireland, and my mom's mother came from a family of 13 in County Mayo. So they...
  • The Sidewalk [ 1 woman, 700 babies saved]

    05/28/2012 4:38:46 PM PDT · by rhema · 5 replies
    LiveAction ^ | 5/22/12 | Lindsey Frechou
    A light drizzle falls from the gray sky as Vicki Klein walks along the crooked sidewalk, bundled up in her raincoat and scarf to stay warm on the chilling January afternoon. She reaches the end of the sidewalk and turns around, retracing her steps once again for what might be the hundredth time today. The sidewalk has uncut grass on one side and a parking lot on the other, filled with seven cars. Vicki is careful not to cross the line that separates the sidewalk and the parking lot. She doesn’t want to cause any trouble. The rain continues, but...
  • Archbishop: Networks 'missed the boat' on coverage of church's ObamaCare lawsuits

    05/28/2012 4:32:44 AM PDT · by tobyhill · 47 replies
    fox news ^ | 5/27/2012 | fox news
    The archbishop of Washington on Sunday accused the network news programs of having "missed the boat" by largely ignoring lawsuits filed this past week by Catholic institutions challenging the Obama administration's so-called contraception mandate. Cardinal Donald Wuerl, speaking on "Fox News Sunday," was responding to an analysis by the conservative Media Research Center of how the networks' evening newscasts treated coverage of the dozen federal lawsuits filed Monday. According to the center, CBS spent 19 seconds on the story after it broke, while the other networks gave it no coverage. "It is puzzling, particularly since they're focusing so much attention...
  • The Taxpayer Funded PR Campaign for Obamacare Begins

    05/26/2012 8:03:32 AM PDT · by george76 · 9 replies
    Ludwig von Mises Institute of Canada ^ | May 24th, 2012 | James E. Miller
    Only in public schools and universities is the fairly tale still taught that governments are representative of the people. The blue collared man on the street realizes the chips are stacked against him. For those who don’t have political connections, the pseudo fascist system that is still referred to as “capitalism” in the U.S. is akin to a casino game of chance. That is, the odds are always in the house’s favor. The house is the federal leviathan and its equivalent at the state and local level as well as the big, cartelized industries which feed off government protection. As...