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  • Vatican Gives the Green Light [Rite for the Blessing of Child in the Womb]

    03/27/2012 7:02:04 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 4 replies
    California Catholic Daily ^ | 3/27/12 | USCCB
    ‘Rite for the Blessing of a Child in the Womb’ approved by RomeWASHINGTON (March 26, 2012) -- The Vatican has approved the publication of the "Rite for the Blessing of a Child in the Womb," which will be printed in English and Spanish in a combined booklet and should be available for parishes by Mothers' Day. The U.S. bishops who collaborated on the development of the blessing welcomed the announcement of the recognitio, or approval, by the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments in Rome. "I'm impressed with the beauty of this blessing for human life...
  • Babies could be tested for 3,500 genetic faults

    06/06/2012 4:26:48 PM PDT · by yorkie · 41 replies
    Telegraph, UK ^ | June 6, 2012 | Stephen Adams, Medical Correspondent
    A team has been able to predict the whole genetic code of a foetus by taking a blood sample from a woman who was 18 weeks pregnant, and a swab of saliva from the father. They believe that, in time, the test will become widely available, enabling doctors to screen unborn babies for some 3,500 genetic disorders. At the moment the only genetic disorder routinely tested for on the NHS is Down’s syndrome.
  • Have you heard? Cecile Richards and NARAL “have the president’s back.”

    06/06/2012 4:08:47 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 3 replies
    LiveActionNews ^ | 6/5/12 | Kristi Burton Brown
    It’s no secret that Barack Obama is proud to be openly supported by the president of Planned Parenthood, America’s abortion giant. On both the Women for Obama campaign site and, you can find this headline: “Cecile Richards has President Obama’s back.” Another post claims, “NARAL Pro-Choice America has the President’s back.” In the posted video of Ms. Richards, she inaccurately claims that Mitt Romney is putting politics between women and their access to health care. Such claims are typical of abortion advocates. They like to throw around their disproportionate rhetoric that pro-lifers are all about getting the government in...
  • VIDEO: Two Arizona abortion clinics welcome felony sex-selection abortions of baby girls

    06/06/2012 3:57:19 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 6 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 6/6/12 | Kathleen Gilbert
    PHOENIX, June 6, 2012 ( - The third undercover video in a series on sex-selection abortions in America shows two more abortion clinics willing to perform the procedure in Arizona - where abortions targeting baby girls are a class 3 felony. The footage shows two National Abortion Federation (NAF) clinic members, Camelback Family Planning in Phoenix and the Tucson Women’s Center in Tucson, promising to perform a sex-selective abortion and coaching a woman to lie on official paperwork to conceal the reason for the procedure. “Don’t tell us that, because we don’t want to know,” says a counselor named...
  • Video: Ariz abortion clinics agreed to illegally provide sex selective abortions

    06/06/2012 3:24:42 PM PDT · by Nachum · 2 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 6/6/12 | Caroline May
    The third video in a pro-life group’s series highlighting “Gendercide” in America shows two National Abortion Federation (NAF) clinics in Arizona agreeing to break state law and perform abortions because the mothers did not want to have female children. Live Action’s new video features the Tucson Women’s Center and the Camelback Family Planning in Phoenix agreeing and advising a Live Action actor about obtaining a sex-selective abortion — even after both employees acknowledge the practice is illegal in Arizona. At the Camelback clinic, a counselor named Barb tells the Live Action actor
  • GOP Attacks Celebrity Support For Obama [Gaga,Clooney,Bon Jovi, Spike Lee, Sarah Jessica et al]

    06/04/2012 10:46:58 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 25 replies
    Washington Post ^ | June 04, 2012 | David Nakamura
    GOP Attacks Celebrity Support For Obama By David Nakamura June 4 President Obama dined last month with 150 guests at George Clooney’s California cottage. He exchanged quips in January with Spike Lee in the director’s New York City townhouse. Last fall, Obama entertained megastar Lady Gaga, who was seated in the front row of a Silicon Valley fundraiser in six-inch heels and a towering blond bouffant. Obama’s popularity with Hollywood glitterati is again on display as his campaign mobilizes its vast fundraising apparatus to amass cash in a campaign that is shaping up to be the most expensive in U.S....
  • Pro-Lifers Plan Major Anti-Obama Demonstration at Dem Convention

    06/05/2012 3:30:09 PM PDT · by NYer · 3 replies
    Life News ^ | June 6, 2012 | Steven Ertelt
    Pro-life activists are planning a major demonstration highlighting the pro-abortion record of President Barack Obama at the summer Democratic convention where he is expected to become the party’s nominee for another four-year term.The pro-life advocates behind the expected protests announced their plans at a news conference on Friday and said they will be active on-site at the Time Warner Arena, the site of the DNC convention in Charlotte, North Carolina. The organizations plan to publicly highlight the “radical pro-abortion policies of President Obama along with his hostility toward religious freedom.”“Abortion and religious freedom will be major issues in the 2012...
  • Dobson to Prez: "I won't bow to 'wicked' Obamacare."

    06/05/2012 1:44:18 PM PDT · by TIElniff · 69 replies
    WorldNet Daily ^ | 6/04/12 | Chelsea Schilling
    WND EXCLUSIVE Dobson to prez: I won't bow to 'wicked' Obamacare 'So come and get me if you must' Dr. James Dobson is taking a defiant stand on Obamacare and issuing a loud and clear message to President Obama: “I WILL NOT pay the surcharge for abortion services. … So come and get me if you must, Mr. President. I will not bow before your wicked regulation.”
  • Killing like mindless soldiers: the mentality of masses of the abortion industry

    06/04/2012 4:06:13 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 6 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 6/4/12 | Susan Michelle Tyrrell
    June 4, 2012 ( - A question I often pose to students as we study literature that takes place during the Holocaust is whether or not every Nazi soldier was a killer at heart or just following the protocol of the organization. It’s so easy for us to make blanket statements that they are all evil, but the fact is, many were passive people who succumbed to groupthink and didn’t actually consider their evil actions. They were absolutely guilty of them, but they hid behind the “orders” given them, the perceived “good” for the nation and the race. It’s hard...
  • Planned Parenthood’s $1.4 million Obama ad campaign ‘out of step with women,’ pro-life group says

    06/04/2012 3:42:25 PM PDT · by NYer · 12 replies
    Life Site News ^ | June 4, 2012 | CALVIN FREIBURGER
    WASHINGTON, D.C., June 4, 2012, ( - The day after former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney secured the Republican presidential nomination, Planned Parenthood formally endorsed President Barack Obama and purchased $1.4 million of attack ads. Planned Parenthood Action Fund President Cecile Richards claimed there was “no greater champion for women’s health” than Obama, calling Romney’s pro-life stance “extreme” and “out of touch” with American women. In an e-mail to, Americans United for Life spokeswoman Kristi Hamrick said Barack Obama, “the most pro-abortion president in American history,” is the one out of step, “from supporting efforts to require that a...
  • Equal Rights For Unborn Femmists!

    06/04/2012 9:31:18 AM PDT · by jimluke01 · 3 replies ^ | Matt Barber
    When you’re on the wrong side of Planned Parenthood, you’re on the right side of history. The left’s disingenuous and intellectually lazy “war on women” talking points have blown up in its face. Most polls show Mitt Romney fast gaining on President Obama with female voters. Some polls even show him pulling ahead. Still, it’s the multi-billion dollar abortion industry that may just give Romney the boost he needs to take a permanent lead. Just days after pro-life investigative group Live Action released devastating evidence that Planned Parenthood systemically engages in the grisly practice ofsex-selection abortion – a charge to...
  • Friends of Obama Allowed to Opt Out

    06/04/2012 6:56:14 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies ^ | June 4, 2012 | Lurita Doan
    Emigrant Bank was recently identified to receive a waiver that would allow the bank to opt out of rigorous Dodd-Frank requirements. These of course are the same new rules and regulations that Barack deems essential to the nation. Yet when the bank’s owner, Howard Milstein, who is a close friend and was a bundler for President Barack Obama’s 2008 campaign, protested that the new rules would seriously crimp operations of his bank, the Obama Administration worked with members of congress to grant him a waiver from the new rules. Other financial institutions and banks have consistently and vehemently argued that...
  • Nurse to feds: State grants went to politicians’ campaigns

    06/04/2012 6:53:40 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 9 replies
    Chicago Sun Times ^ | June 4, 2012 | CHRIS FUSCO AND DAVE MCKINNEY
    ‘Thousands of dollars” in state grants awarded to bolster health care in minority communities instead went to pay campaign workers for former state Sen. Rickey Hendon and Democratic candidates Hendon supported, a Chicago nurse has told investigators. The nurse, Tonja Cook, 44, detailed her allegations in four interviews with state and federal authorities between October 2010 and May 2011, records show. In June 2011, federal prosecutors in Springfield charged Cook and another Chicago nurse, Margaret A. Davis, with siphoning $500,000 from state grant funds for Davis’ “personal use.” Hendon, 58, a West Side Democrat who unexpectedly retired from the Senate...
  • Ministers skeptical on Elizabeth Warren

    06/04/2012 4:38:54 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 10 replies
    Bos Globe ^ | 6/4/12 | Stephanie Ebbert
    Dogged by weeks of questions about whether her claims of Native American heritage helped advance her career, Elizabeth Warren now faces skepticism from some of Boston’s black ministers whose appearance with Scott Brown just after his 2010 election to US Senate helped shape Brown’s image as a different breed of Republican. “It will take more than an impromptu endorsement by Governor Patrick to make an intellectually compelling case why Elizabeth Warren deserves to be the next senator,” said the Rev. Eugene F. Rivers III, referring to the state’s governor, Deval Patrick, who is black. Rivers said he will ask Warren...
  • Obama law could be shot in the arm for Valley, state (ObamaCare) [Purge before reading]

    06/04/2012 2:26:15 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    The SanJoaquin Valley Record ^ | June 4, 2012 | Claire Veyriras, California News Service
    California could gain as much as 100,000 jobs and $4.4 billion in economic spillover if the U.S. Supreme Court upholds President Barack Obama's health care plan, according to a report. A Bay Area Council Economic Institute report says the San Joaquin Valley would see employment rise by more than 3,500 jobs and its economy expand by $65 million. Had the health care law taken full effect in 2010, the report says California's economy - helped by federal and state subsidies - would have received a $6.7 billion boost from new spending on doctors, hospitals, medical device manufacturers and the hiring...
  • America Now a “Pro-Life” Nation

    06/04/2012 5:01:18 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 2 replies ^ | June 4, 2012 | Star Parker
    Do House Republicans risk being branded as extremist and out of touch by bringing abortion back into the national spotlight when supposedly the economy is all Americans care about today? Last Thursday, Republicans brought to a vote in the House a bill introduced by Arizona Republican Trent Franks that would have criminalized abortion based on sex. Although the bill received healthy support, 246 – 168, including 20 Democrats that voted for it, it was not enough to pass. The floor rule under which the bill was considered required a two thirds vote for passage and it fell short of...
  • Marrying the welfare state to big government

    06/03/2012 4:31:14 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 6 replies
    Renew America ^ | June 3rd, 2012 | David R. Usher
    "Marital responsibility" is the priceless institution greatly missing in low-income households. Traditionally married couples and their children are the least likely to live in poverty, get in trouble, or need big government to incarcerate or care of them from womb to tomb. The welfare state and same-sex marriage are issues deeply interwoven but not commonly understood. Behind the "rights" language is the socialist purpose of feminists who have fought for decades to create the right for women to marry each other. In a nutshell: Feminists set out to destroy marriage and marginalize the influence of the church in the 1960's....
  • How Sebelius judge saved Planned Parenthood

    06/03/2012 4:23:14 PM PDT · by James Thomas · 12 replies
    WND ^ | May 30, 2012 | Jack Cashill
    With her first appointment to the Kansas Supreme Court as governor in 2003, Democrat Kathleen Sebelius chose the proudly “third-wave” feminist, Carol Beier. It was a timely choice.
  • Louisiana House approves bill banning abortions after 20 weeks

    06/03/2012 5:02:08 PM PDT · by Libloather · 13 replies
    Reuters ^ | 6/01/12 | Kathy Finn
    Louisiana House approves bill banning abortions after 20 weeksBy Kathy Finn Fri Jun 1, 2012 7:50pm EDT NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - The Louisiana state House of Representatives on Friday unanimously approved a bill that would prohibit abortion beyond 20 weeks after fertilization unless the mother's life is in danger. Georgia a month ago became the seventh state to ban most or all abortions after 20 weeks. Alabama, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Nebraska and North Carolina also have such restrictions. Under the Louisiana measure, doctors who violate the 20-week provision could face up to two years in prison.
  • Thousands protest at Turkey anti-abortion law plan

    06/03/2012 3:53:56 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 12 replies
    Reuters ^ | Sunday, June 3, 2012 | Ece Toksabay, Seda Sezer, ed by Pravin Char
    Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan sparked outrage from women's groups and opposition lawmakers last weekend when he delivered two fiery speeches in which he attacked abortion and caesarean births as secret plots designed to stall Turkey's economic growth. Abortion, he said, was "murder". He said on Tuesday his governing AK Party was preparing a draft bill on abortion and intended to enact it into law. He gave no details. About 3,000-4,000 protesters, mostly women, took part in the rally on Sunday. They blew whistles and chanted... Abortion has been legal in the country since 1983, until the 10th week after conception....