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  • Pro-Life? You Must Want Women to 'Die on the Floor'

    10/13/2011 4:17:07 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 40 replies ^ | October 13, 2011 | Katie Pavlich
    Today the former House Speaker gave a press conference and annouced that republicans who voted for the Protect Life Act, a bill that strips the funding of abortion out of ObamaCare, want women to "die on the floor." Not quite Pelosi, republicans simply believe helpless babies shouldn't be killed in the womb. Pelosi: Republicans Want Women To "Die On The Floor!"LifeNews has more on the legislation: The House approved a bill, the Protect Life Act, to stop abortion funding in Obamacare. Senate Democrats are not expected to approve the bill and, pro-abortion President Barack Obama is expected to veto the...
  • Catholic principal faces dismissal {by gov board} for promoting 40 Days for Life - Ecumenical

    10/13/2011 9:56:50 PM PDT · by Cronos · 8 replies · 1+ views
    Life site news ^ | 13 October 2011 | Patrick B Craine
    The principal at a Catholic elementary school in Winnipeg faces possible dismissal after he allowed students to count the 40 Days for Life vigil towards community service hours. Principal David Hood of Christ the King School advertised the local 40 Days campaign in a recent newsletter and then allowed students who approached him to join the vigil to satisfy part of the 10 hours of community service required of grade 7 and 8 students. The move led to a media firestorm this week with calls for the school, which is independent and under the auspices of the Archdiocese, but receives...
  • Catholic School Offers Credit to Students who pray outside abortion clinics (libs lose their minds)

    10/12/2011 2:29:37 PM PDT · by NYer · 10 replies
    Creative Minority Report ^ | October 12, 2011 | Matthew Archbold
    This is my favorite story of the day because on the one hand it's wonderfully pro-life and Catholic but on the other hand it annoys the heck out of all the right people and that always gives me such tingly good feelings. Is that bad? A small Catholic elementary school in Canada has announced that students who take part in anti-abortion vigils outside abortion clinics will receive community service credit. How awesome is that? I literally think I just heard heads exploding up in Canada. It's a brilliant and wonderful way to exhibit the school's Catholic identity. What is more...
  • Queen’s cousin: there is no such thing as a ‘right’ to abortion

    10/10/2011 4:00:17 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 13 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 10/10/11 | Hilary White
    ROME, October 10, 2011 ( – There is no such thing as a “right” to abortion, Lord Nicholas Windsor has said in this weekend’s Daily Telegraph. Lord Windsor, the youngest son of the Duke of Kent and the first cousin once removed to Queen Elizabeth II, is becoming noted not only as among the rare members of Britain’s Royal Family to convert to Catholicism, but more recently for his outspoken opposition to legalized abortion, which he compares with eugenics. The cost of abortion, Lord Windsor said, “is too high because the cost is paid in innocent life.” In a statement,...
  • Where child sacrifice is a business

    10/11/2011 9:38:53 PM PDT · by BlackVeil · 16 replies
    BBC News ^ | 11 Oct 2011 | By Chris Rogers
    The villages and farming communities that surround Uganda's capital, Kampala, are gripped by fear. School children are closely watched by teachers and parents as they make their way home from school. In playgrounds and on the roadside are posters warning of the danger of abduction by witch doctors for the purpose of child sacrifice. The ritual, which some believe brings wealth and good health, was almost unheard of in the country until around three years ago, but it has re-emerged, seemingly alongside a boom in the country's economy. [Picture] Stephen's decapitated body was found in a field ... Many believe...
  • Health secretary criticizes anti-abortion advocates for opposing birth control access

    10/07/2011 7:32:09 AM PDT · by NYer · 10 replies
    Florida Independent ^ | October 6, 2011 | Ashley Lopez
    Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius (Pic by US Mission Geneva, via Flickr) At a luncheon hosted by NARAL Pro-Choice America yesterday, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius criticized the recent pushback from anti-abortion advocates against a recent decision requiring insurance plans to cover birth control without co-pays.Sebelius has been a key player in the recent decision by the Obama administration to make it easier for women to afford birth control. The new requirement would be implemented through the Affordable Care Act. Sebelius asked that birth control be included in a list of preventative care services to be...
  • Sexual economics: Women more sexually promiscuous as "price of sex" declines

    10/06/2011 9:34:25 PM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 100 replies
    ABC Action News ^ | 10/6/11 | Kristal Roberts
    There was a time when having sex with a woman meant a wedding ring, a court ship or at the very least, dinner. But social psychologists say those days are quickly coming to an end as women become more promiscuous, Yahoo Shine reports. -snip- Other things that are said to have contributed to these changes include gender equality, birth control and internet porn.
  • ND President [Jenkins, Notre Dame] Protests Birth Control Inclusion

    10/01/2011 3:21:47 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 16 replies
    Forbes ^ | 9/29/11 | Tom Coyne
    SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- President Barack Obama's health care overhaul should be changed so that religious schools such as the University of Notre Dame aren't required to go against their beliefs and provide birth control to students and employees, the school president says. The Rev. John Jenkins wrote a letter Wednesday to Kathleen Sebelius asking the Obama administration to broaden the definition of religious employer currently under consideration to ensure the school can continue its provide health care without going against the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church. He said the change in definition of religious employer is far narrower...
  • Barbara Boxer promoting abortion as ‘free speech’

    10/01/2011 8:13:50 AM PDT · by ReformationFan · 19 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | Sept. 27, 2011 | Stephen Phelan
    September 27, 2011 ( - Senator Barbara Boxer is in a tough situation: she thinks there are too many children in the developing world, she thinks abortion and contraception are the answer to this problem, and she has to try to convince the majority of Americans who are deeply offended by her views that she actually wants something good and just. So what’s a busy, far-left California Democrat supposed to do? It’s not as if she can just come out and say that the mothers of Asia, Africa and Latin America are having more children then she would prefer. There...
  • Low birthrate's economic consequences

    09/29/2011 4:22:57 PM PDT · by nandrew · 22 replies · 1+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | Sept 29, 2011 | michael master
    The Kiplinger Letter for Sept. 16, 2011, states: GDP is likely to grow no more than 2 percent. ... Such weakness usually spells recession ahead. ... But that pattern may not apply this time. Slowing growth may instead spell stagnation, a time more akin to Japan's 20 years of weak GDP gains. .... There has been no real bounce-back from the 2007-2008 slump. Twenty years of stagnation? So let me ask you all this: What is it that this economy has in common with Japan? What is it that this economy has in common with the last stagnation of the...
  • The Myth of the Personally Pro-Life Catholic

    09/28/2011 1:40:52 PM PDT · by marcbold · 12 replies
    National Catholic Register ^ | 9-28-11 | Matt Archbold
    I was wondering something tonight in light of the news that Congress will be investigating Planned Parenthood. Are there really Catholics who are personally pro-life and publicly pro-choice? Is that an honest opinion? The answer, if you can call it that, came to me in the form of a question. Have I ever seen or heard of personally pro-life Catholics praying in front of abortion clinics? Nope. Have I seen personally pro-life Catholics pushing to hold Planned Parenthood or other abortionists to higher safety standards? Nope. But the truth is that to be pro-anything it can not be a passive...
  • Catholic college cancels pro-abortion speaker

    09/27/2011 9:09:08 AM PDT · by ReformationFan · 8 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | Sept. 26, 2011 | Christine Dhanagom
    ORETTO, PA, September 26, 2011 ( - A Catholic University in Pennsylvania has cancelled a scheduled appearance by prominent feminist journalist Ellen Goodman after the Cardinal Newman Society (CNS) drew attention to the conflict between Goodman’s work and Catholic Church teaching on key issues. The Catholic watchdog group reported in a blog entry that Goodman was scheduled to speak October 12th at St. Francis University in Loretto on the topic of civility in public discourse. The lecture was part of the school’s annual Furlong Lecture Series. The blog entry detailed the history of Goodman’s outspoken support for abortion, including opposing...
  • Priest barred from saying mass ["it is we Catholics who are destroying our Catholic Church"]

    09/27/2011 7:13:08 AM PDT · by Alex Murphy · 37 replies
    Telegraph-Journal ^ | September 22nd, 2011 | SHAWN BERRY
    An elderly priest on the Acadian Peninsula has been barred from performing church services in the Bathurst diocese after he made remarks about homosexuals and women who have had an abortion. Rev. Donat Gionet, 85, gave the sermon at the Roman Catholic church in Saint-Léolin while replacing the regular parish priest late last month. He stands by the comments he made in Saint-Léolin, a village of about 730 people located about 50 kilometres east of Bathurst. Reached in Caraquet on Wednesday, Gionet declined an interview but did provide a written statement. In a letter written in French that he provided...
  • The Growing Aversion to Abortion

    09/25/2011 6:37:16 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies ^ | September 25, 2011 | Steve Chapman
    The abortion debate has raged since 1973, when the Supreme Court gave abortion constitutional protection, but the basic law of the land has proved immutable. Abortion is legal, and it's going to remain legal for a long time. Laws often alter attitudes, inducing people to accept things -- such as racial integration -- they once rejected. But sometimes, attitudes move in the opposite direction, as people see the consequences of the change. That's the case with abortion. The news that the abortion rate has fallen to its lowest level in 30 years elicits various explanations, from increased use of contraceptives...
  • HHS's Plan To Contracept Conscience Rights

    09/22/2011 2:07:09 PM PDT · by Sick of Lefties · 4 replies
    Noman Says ^ | 9/21/11 | Noman
    HHS's Plans To Contracept Conscience Rights The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops urges faithful Catholics, friends of conscience rights, enemies of government tyranny, and people of good will to protest the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services proposed diktat that private health plans cover contraception (including abortifacients) as preventive services for women. HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has issued interim final rules mandating this outcome pursuant to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, i.e., ObamaCare. There's no doubt that these "preventive services" prevent fecundation or implantation in the women who avail themselves of them. In the case of...
  • Priest Barred From Saying Mass [Canada; for remarks on abortion, homosexuality]

    09/22/2011 7:11:33 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 40 replies · 1+ views
    Telegraph-Journal ^ | 9/22/11 | Shawn Berry
    An elderly priest on the Acadian Peninsula has been barred from performing church services in the Bathurst diocese after he made remarks about homosexuals and women who have had an abortion. Rev. Donat Gionet, 85, gave the sermon at the Roman Catholic church in Saint-Léolin while replacing the regular parish priest late last month. He stands by the comments he made in Saint-Léolin, a village of about 730 people located about 50 kilometres east of Bathurst. Reached in Caraquet on Wednesday, Gionet declined an interview but did provide a written statement. In a letter written in French that he provided...
  • Obama HHS Secretary Sebelius to Host Pro-Abortion Fundraiser

    09/21/2011 4:05:35 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 9 replies · 1+ views
    Life News ^ | 9/21/11 | Steven Ertelt
    President Barack Obama’s top health official, Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius, will host a massive fundraiser for one of the nation’s biggest pro-abortion organizations next month.With Obama’s polling numbers looking grim, the Obama administration is already cozying up to pro-abortion groups to raise the financial and grassroots support he needs from liberal Democrats in order for the president to have a shot at winning his re-election bid next year. Earlier this week, the chief of staff to First Lady Michelle Obama was the keynote speaker at a NARAL event. Now, Sebelius is headlining a fundraiser for the...
  • Why are there always rainbow flags at pro-abortion rallies?

    09/20/2011 3:59:57 PM PDT · by NYer · 39 replies
    Life Site News ^ | September 16, 2011 | ALISSA GOLOB
    In January of last year, I appeared on Global Television talking about the blatant conflict of interest arising from the recent election of 21-year old Paul Marai, given that he was also an openly gay, homosexual activist, and his newly appointed Catholic School Board Trustee position. A few seconds (literally) after the interview was shown, I received an e-mail via Facebook entitled “F*%&$ Yourself”. “Gain some rationality”, the author said. “You’re embarassing (yes, he spelled it that way) your intellect on TV. Learn a thing or two in school before you call homosexuality a disorder. You’re officially the joke of...
  • Declining Birthrates, Expanded Bureaucracy: Is U.S. Going European?

    09/16/2011 12:51:10 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 26 replies
    Forbes ^ | 09/16/2011 | Joel Kotkin
    To President Barack Obama and many other Democrats, Europe continues to exercise something of a fatal attraction. The “European dream” embraced by these politicians — as well as by many pundits, academics and policy analysts — usually consists of an America governed by an expanded bureaucracy, connected by high-speed trains and following a tough green energy policy. One hopes that the current crisis gripping the E.U. will give even the most devoted Europhiles pause about the wisdom of such mimicry. Yet the deadliest European disease the U.S. must avoid is that of persistent demographic decline. The gravity of Europe’s demographic...
  • You WILL Fund Planned Parenthood, America, Whether You Like It Or Not

    09/15/2011 6:51:42 PM PDT · by rhema · 9 replies
    Human Events ^ | 9/14/11 | John Hayward
    New Hampshire has an Executive Council, with “the authority and responsibility, together with the Governor, over the administration of the affairs of the State as defined in the New Hampshire Constitution, the New Hampshire statutes, and the advisory opinions of the New Hampshire Supreme Court and the Attorney General,” as explained by its website. However, no matter what any statutes might say, it does not have the power to override the imperial judgment of Barack Obama… and neither do you, taxpayer. The Executive Council recently decided not to renew New Hampshire’s contract with Planned Parenthood, an eighteen-month contract worth a...
  • The Case Against Pro-Life Physicians: Bias Begins at Med School Interview

    09/13/2011 4:16:43 PM PDT · by Publius804 · 25 replies
    National Catholic Register ^ | 09/08/2011 | DANIEL KUEBLER
    Imagine yourself, a senior in college, sitting in the middle of your dream medical-school interview. Because you have done your homework, the interview is going exceedingly well. You seem to have established a rapport with the interviewer, and your answers are crisp, clear and intelligent. It’s going so well that you are starting to feel confident regarding your chances of gaining admission. That is, until the interviewer hits you with this question: “Suppose a young pregnant woman and her boyfriend come to you seeking an abortion. What would you do?” What would you do? How would you answer? For pro-life...
  • Pro-Life Republican Could Pull Off Upset in New York Race

    09/10/2011 10:39:00 PM PDT · by GonzoII · 19 replies
    Life News ^ | 9/9/11 | Andrew Bair
    Pro-Life Republican Could Pull Off Upset in New York Race by Andrew Bair | | 9/9/11 11:39 AMRepublicans are poised to pull off a major upset in Tuesday’s special election in New York to fill the vacant seat left by disgraced pro-abortion Rep. Anthony Weiner (D). According to a Siena Research Poll released Friday, pro-life Republican Bob Turner holds a 6-point lead over pro-abortion Democrat David Weprin. Turner has even won the endorsements of prominent New York City Democrats including former mayor Ed Koch and Assemblyman Dov Hikind.With Weprin’s campaign in jeopardy in a reliably blue district, the...
  • Planned Parenthood CEO: Providing Information Is “Cruel”

    09/08/2011 4:44:08 PM PDT · by rhema · 17 replies ^ | 9/5/11 | Paul Pauker
    Cecile Richards, the CEO of Planned Parenthood, sent out an email asking: “Why is Rick Perry so cruel to women?” Richards complained, among other things, about Gov. Perry’s support of the Texas law that would require abortion providers to show an expectant mother a sonogram of her baby, along with a description and the heartbeat. All facts. No opinions. Just the information that correctly and completely explains the procedure as required for a fully educated choice. But Richards attacked these measures as “burdens” and “dangerous.” Why is Richards so upset? How is looking at a “clump of cells” a burden?...
  • Proposed rule worries Catholic health workers

    09/05/2011 12:40:19 PM PDT · by RnMomof7 · 19 replies
    The Buffalo News ^ | 09/05/2011 | Douglas Turner
    WASHINGTON — Although churches have dispensed health care in Europe since the fourth century and in North America for at least 350 years, the Obama administration has just stepped forward with its own definition of what constitutes a rel i g i o u s -o r i e n t ed health institution. Briefly, the legal definition to be used for the 2010 Affordable Care Act is that a truly religious hospital or clinic hires only those who believe in that faith and admits for treatment only fellow believers. So-called Obamacare would define a religious hospital or clinic that...
  • Leading euro liberal, architect of UK's Roe-v-Wade law admits wrong, now wants abortions limited

    09/05/2011 7:17:59 AM PDT · by Christian Engineer Mass · 4 replies
    Max Christian ^ | 5th September 2011 | Max Christian
    In a huge shift across the Atlantic, a leading euro liberal, David (now 'Lord') Steel, who was the architect of the UK's version of Roe-v-Wade, has admitted to being wrong about abortion when he penned the law, and now wants the law changed to limit abortions. This photo of a highly unusual sun flare, that depicts a baby both in the fetal position and by a beautiful face, was taken while the US Congress was debating an abortion-related law.Since US liberals often look to Europe as their inspiration for what they want to see in America, this should surely shake...
  • Obama administration attempts to clarify Biden’s one-child policy comments

    In the wake of an onslaught of criticism for Vice President Joe Biden’s comments in China about “not second guessing” the country’s one-child policy, the Obama administration has issued a statement of clarification. “The Obama Administration strongly opposes all aspects of China’s coercive birth limitation policies, including forced abortion and sterilization,” Biden’s spokeswoman Kendra Barkoff told The Daily Caller in an email. “The Vice President believes such practices are repugnant.” Barkoff explained that Biden was attempting to critique the restrictive system with his comments.
  • The Abortion of the Wanted Child

    08/21/2011 4:17:04 PM PDT · by jocon307 · 10 replies
    My blog ^ | 08/21/11 | jocon307
    Everyone is discussing this piece, by Ruth Padawer, that ran in the New York Times, and, since it is infuriating, I figured I would too. Ms. Padawer has written a hard-hitting piece. I think it presents all views as fairly as can be expected and it does not mince words. Full disclosure, it took me three attempts to read it through.....the writer...[reveals] what has been, and continues to be, a somewhat hidden aspect of both abortion practice and artificial fertility treatments... The article discusses women who have had fertility treatment(s) and who found themselves carrying twins (in one case triplets)...
  • IVF mom confesses: I wouldn’t have aborted my twin if I had conceived naturally

    08/15/2011 4:12:17 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 27 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 8/15/11 | Kathleen Gilbert
    August 15, 2011 ( - Unlike aborting a child conceived naturally, ending the life of an unborn child conceived by in-vitro fertilization (IVF) feels like “just another choice” in an already “consumerish” process, one IVF mom confessed in an article for the New York Times. “If I had conceived these twins naturally, I wouldn’t have reduced this pregnancy, because you feel like if there’s a natural order, then you don’t want to disturb it,” the mom, “Jenny,” told author Ruth Padawer. “But we created this child in such an artificial manner — in a test tube, choosing an egg donor,...
  • Tolerating Intolerance (Saturbray)

    08/13/2011 7:24:40 AM PDT · by bray · 13 replies ^ | 8/13/11 | bray
    And in fact, you do LOVE all the brothers throughout Macedonia. Yet we urge you, brothers, to do so more and more. 1 Thes 4:10 It is time to stop tolerating tolerance. Tolerance has become the number one tactic for the commie left to promote their agenda. Whether they are promoting homosexuality, abortion, immigration, islam or the worship of the earth everything is wrapped around tolerance and their manipulation of the language through social morality. To become a perfect person in the liberal world you have to become more tolerant than every other person while anybody who’s not tolerant is...
  • Confirmed: Vatican calls Mexican Bishop to Rome over ties to pro-abortion/gay groups

    08/12/2011 3:19:07 PM PDT · by topher · 3 replies -- Your Family, Life and Culture Outpost ^ | August 12, 2011 | by Matthew Cullinan Hoffman
    SALTILLO, August 12, 2011 ( - Bishop Raul Vera López of the Diocese of Saltillo, Mexico, will be meeting with Vatican officials in late August or early September to discuss his affiliation with a homosexual organization that embraces the “gay” lifestyle and condones homosexual relationships. The diocese’s spokeswoman, Maria Arriaga, confirmed the meeting yesterday to the French Press Agency (AFP). The bishop will travel to Rome to “respond to questions that they will ask him about the work that he carries out currently with the community of San Aelredo,” Arriaga told the agency. She added that “up to now, this...
  • HHS OKs birth control with no co-pay

    08/01/2011 8:27:36 AM PDT · by jaydubya2 · 99 replies
    CNN ^ | August 1, 2011 | Sabriya Rice
    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced new guidelines in Washington Monday requiring health insurance plans beginning on or after August 1, 2012 to cover several women's preventive services, including birth control and voluntary sterilization. According to HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius the decision is a part of the Affordable Care Act's move to stop problems before they start. "These historic guidelines are based on science and existing literature and will help ensure women get the preventive health benefits they need," she said in a news release. More at Link...
  • Company Using Aborted Fetal Cells in Flavors Shields Partners

    07/23/2011 7:09:05 PM PDT · by johngrace · 20 replies
    Life news ^ | 7-15-2011 | Steven Ertelt
    Company Using Aborted Fetal Cells in Flavors Shields Partners by Steven Ertelt | Washington, DC | | 7/15/11 10:13 AM PrintEmail National 3796Share The company that was found to be testing their food additives using fetal cells from abortions is now working to hide the names of the corporations it contracts with as a pro-life boycott continues. reported on the controversy in March when information came to light showing biotech company Senomyx was found to be testing their food additives using fetal cells from a line based on cells from a baby victimized by abortion. Senomyx ignored a...
  • Shock: Thousands of UK Abortions on Disabled, Down Syndrome Babies

    07/04/2011 8:39:15 AM PDT · by julieee · 20 replies ^ | July 4, 2011 | Steven Ertelt
    Shock: Thousands of UK Abortions on Disabled, Down Syndrome Babies London, England -- Shocking new statistics have been produced in England after a pro-life organization won its bid to make some abortion numbers public that the government had failed to disclose concerning abortions on disabled babies.
  • Calif. mom arrested after baby dies in microwave

    06/21/2011 6:52:03 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 45 replies
    Associated Press ^ | June 21, 2011 | DON THOMPSON
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Sacramento police have arrested a mother after an investigation found her baby likely died from burns suffered in a microwave oven. Ka Yang, who is 29, is being held without bail in Sacramento County Jail. She was arrested Tuesday, three months after her 6-week-old daughter was found dead in the family home.
  • The War Against Girls (Unintended Consequences of Abortion)

    06/18/2011 2:26:32 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 108 replies
    Since the late 1970s, 163 million female babies have been aborted by parents seeking sons. BY JONATHAN V. LAST Mara Hvistendahl is worried about girls. Not in any political, moral or cultural sense but as an existential matter. She is right to be. In China, India and numerous other countries (both developing and developed), there are many more men than women, the result of systematic campaigns against baby girls. In "Unnatural Selection," Ms. Hvistendahl reports on this gender imbalance... (snip) In nature, 105 boys are born for every 100 girls. This ratio is biologically ironclad. (snip) Yet today in India...
  • My Pro-Life Pledge (Completely worthless)

    06/18/2011 11:27:57 AM PDT · by Lou Budvis · 54 replies
    National Review ^ | 6/18/11 | Mitt Romney
    I am pro-life and believe that abortion should be limited to only instances of rape, incest, or to save the life of the mother.... --- As much as I share the goals of the Susan B. Anthony List, its well-meaning pledge is overly broad and would have unintended consequences. That is why I could not sign it. It is one thing to end federal funding for an organization like Planned Parenthood; it is entirely another to end all federal funding for thousands of hospitals across America. That is precisely what the pledge would demand and require of a president who...
  • Aborting Imperfection: Abortions on Disabled Babies are Dead Wrong

    05/23/2011 3:31:16 PM PDT · by julieee · 1 replies ^ | May 23, 2011 | Steven Ertelt
    Aborting Imperfection: Abortions on Disabled Babies are Dead Wrong Modern technology brings diagnoses earlier–even in the womb. In the U.S., that means that 90% of children with Down’s Syndrom are aborted thanks to amniocentesis.
  • Gallup Poll: Americans Want All or Most Abortions Illegal

    05/23/2011 8:28:36 AM PDT · by julieee · 12 replies ^ | May 23, 2011 | Steven Ertelt
    Gallup Poll: Americans Want All or Most Abortions Illegal Washington, DC -- Gallup released its annual abortion poll today showing Americans want all or most abortions made illegal and saying they believe abortion to be morally wrong, but the poll found Americans split on what they call their abortion position.
  • White House: Obama Would Veto Bill Banning Tax-Funded Abortions

    05/03/2011 8:22:54 AM PDT · by julieee · 12 replies ^ | May 3, 2011 | Steven Ertelt
    White House: Obama Would Veto Bill Banning Tax-Funded Abortions Washington, DC -- The White House said today that President Barack Obama would add to his lengthy pro-abortion record by vetoing legislation the House will vote on tomorrow that bans taxpayer funding of abortions across the board.
  • Arizona enacts ban on abortions based on gender, race

    04/01/2011 1:52:05 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 3 replies
    Reuters ^ | Mar 30, 2011 | David Schwartz
    PHOENIX (Reuters) - Arizona Governor Jan Brewer on Tuesday signed into law a controversial bill that makes the state the first in the nation to outlaw abortions performed on the basis of the race or gender of the fetus. The move comes as anti-abortion groups across the nation try to seize on gains made by political conservatives during the November elections, seeking enactment of new state laws to further restrict abortions. Under the new Arizona statute, doctors and other medical professionals would face felony charges if they could be shown to have performed abortions for the purposes of helping parents...
  • Hoyer: Tea Party Republicans Acting Like ‘Dictators’ on Budget Negotiations

    03/30/2011 1:59:45 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 53 replies ^ | March 30, 2011 | Matt Cover
    Washington ( – House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) said that conservative Republicans who oppose anything less than the significant budget cuts they promised their constituents were acting like “dictators” and were to blame for stalled budget negotiations. Harkening back to the government shutdown of 1996, Hoyer blamed what he called the “perfectionist caucus” for refusing to compromise, then and now. “The last time government shut down President Clinton was President of the United States,” Hoyer told reporters at his weekly media briefing. “And what happened then was the perfectionist caucus thought they would be the dictators and do it...
  • Gloria Steinem: Tough Cookies (Left's womyn are 'main event', conservatives 'side show')

    02/25/2011 9:13:24 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    The New York Times Women's Fashion ^ | February 25, 2011 | Gloria Steinem
    We know that Sarah Palin hunts animals on reality TV and cheers her daughter on ‘‘Dancing With the Stars’’ — but do we know that both conservative and liberal scholars rate Nancy Pelosi as one of the most successful speakers of the House in United States history? We know that Congresswoman Michele Bachmann gave the Tea Party’s State of the Union response, believes that the founding fathers abolished slavery and urged her Minnesota constituents to be ‘‘armed and dangerous’’ — but do we know that Congresswoman Barbara Lee of California is calling for the United States’ withdrawal from Afghanistan? We...
  • The Marrying Kind... Mark Steyn

    02/25/2011 2:08:25 AM PST · by Rummyfan · 8 replies
    Steyn Online ^ | 24 Feb 2011 | Mark Steyn
    The trick in this biz is never to be right too early. Kathy Shaidle writes: Remember during the gay ‘marriage’ debate, we were scolded: ‘Nobody’s talking about polygamy, you bigoted hicks’? Why, yes. Yes, I do. Steyn in The Western Standard, September 2004. Headline: It’s Closer Than They Think. The activists roll their eyes and go into "Oh, come off it, you can't be serious" mode. Like the chichi gay couple from New York who've built their dream home in rural Vermont, they don't want any other incomers muscling in. Gay marriage, they assure us, is the merest amendment to...
  • Jindal, Santorum Denounce Truce on Abortion, Social Issues

    02/25/2011 8:28:15 AM PST · by julieee · 5 replies ^ | February 25, 2011 | Steven Ertelt
    Jindal, Santorum Denounce Truce on Abortion, Social Issues Washington, DC -- Without naming names, to top Republicans have joined in on the condemnation of the idea Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels puts forward saying there should be a truce on social issues like abortion so the next president can deal with the economy.
  • No truce: Economic and social problems reside in a house that cannot be divided

    02/25/2011 8:26:28 AM PST · by rhema · 9 replies
    WORLD ^ | 3/12/11 | Janie B. Cheaney
    One of the stories out of this year's CPAC convention concerned what we might call "post-Reagan conservatives" calling for a step back from social issues for the next few years—especially for 2012. In Mitch Daniel's terminology, it might be time for a "truce" in the battle for traditional marriage and abortion limits, in order to focus on our impending economic collapse. That position makes a lot of sense on the surface, and Gov. Daniels is an admirable model for getting one's fiscal house in order. The problem is, it's all one house—fiscal policy affects social, and vice versa. For something...
  • Harry Reid: ‘The time has come for us to outlaw prostitution’

    02/23/2011 9:26:01 AM PST · by rellimpank · 272 replies
    Las Vegas Sun ^ | 23 feb 2011 | , David McGrath Schwartz, Anjeanette Damon, Cy Ryan
    (CARSON CITY — Sen. Harry Reid on Tuesday called for “an adult conversation” about prostitution in Nevada, saying it is an impediment to economic development because it discourages businesses from moving here. “Nevada needs to be known as the first place for innovation and investment – not as the last place where prostitution is still legal,” he said in a speech to the Nevada Legislature. Reid told the assembled lawmakers that he met recently with a group of business leaders who run data centers for technology companies. They visited Storey County in search of a new location for their businesses...
  • Obama: Lila Rose is a Distraction

    02/21/2011 12:22:25 PM PST · by marcbold · 3 replies
    Creative Minority Report ^ | 2-21-11 | Matt Archbold
    President Obama has called Live Action's video sting investigations into Planned Parenthood "manfactured" distractions. Cubachi has the exact quote: Via Foxnation and NBC 12 “I think sometimes these issues get manufactured,” he said “they get a lot of attention in the blogosphere… “You know my bottom line is I think that Planned Parenthood in the past has done good work. If there was a specific problem at this center, it should be addressed, but we shouldn’t get so distracted with some of these issues.” Mr. President, this wasn't just one little clinic we're talking about. I think there were seven...
  • Ban on Tax-Funded Abortions in Nation's Capital Looks Safe

    02/16/2011 8:55:31 AM PST · by julieee ^ | February 16, 2011 | Steven Ertelt
    Ban on Tax-Funded Abortions in Nation's Capital Looks Safe Washington, DC -- It looks like the attempt to renew the ban on taxpayer funding of abortions in the nation's capital is safe -- thanks to the failure of the District's representative to file an amendment to challenge it.
  • Less Choice, More Murder

    01/19/2010 5:34:14 AM PST · by Kaslin · 3 replies · 199+ views ^ | January 18, 2010 | Star Parker
    Again, this January 22, hundreds of thousands of pro-life Americans will converge on Washington for the March for Life. The March has taken place every year since 1974 to protest the Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade decision on January 22, 1973, which legalized abortion. Good news for pro-lifers is that 2009 showed evidence of turnaround in national sentiment toward tolerance for abortion. Two Gallup polls, one done in May and one done in August, showed higher percentages identifying as "pro-life" than "pro-choice." The opposite had been true in all previous years since Gallup first started doing this survey in 1995....
  • ANOTHER Undercover Planned Parenthood video released, this from Richmond, VA

    SECOND Planned Parenthood Aids Pimp's Underage Sex Ring