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  • Ex-Planned Parenthood worker: “the smell of blood permeates the clinic on killing days”

    07/14/2014 5:55:53 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 5 replies
    Live Action News ^ | 7/12/14 | Sarah Terzo
    Former Planned Parenthood worker Judith Fetrow spoke at a conference sponsored by The Pro-Life Action League which was recorded in a series of videos entitled Abortion: The Inside Story. The video series can be found here.Judith Fetrow first discusses how legal abortion is not as safe as many believe: It is difficult work at abortion for any length of time and continue to believe that it is a safe procedure. Even with the best doctors, abortion days are filled with minor and sometimes major complications. I watched Dr. William P perforate a woman’s uterus and then lie about the severity...
  • Planned Parenthood Sued for Doing Abortion on Raped 13-Year-Old, Returning Her to Rapist

    07/11/2014 7:53:59 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 18 replies
    Life News ^ | 7/11/14 | Deborah Myers
    Planned Parenthood faces a legal challenge in Colorado after Cary Smith, of Federal Heights, discovered that clinic staff failed to inquire or report about suspected sexual abuse of her thirteen-year-old daughter after giving her an abortion.It was any mother’s nightmare.According to the lawsuit filed on June 20, 2014, Cary’s daughter, R.Z., was only about six when it all began. Her new step-father, Timothy David Smith, began to do things that no one had ever done before. At this age, she was too young to realize that her step-father’s inordinate attention was actually a crime—a felony: sexual abuse of a minor.Little...
  • Once-conjoined twins in danger of abortion are now co-valedictorians with big dreams

    07/11/2014 7:46:09 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 16 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 7/10/14 | Dustin Siggins
    Just over 18 years ago, Emily and Caitlin Copeland left their mother's womb, conjoined. Now, the girls are set to leave their hometown of Houston, Texas to different universities after graduating from high school as co-valedictorians. This will be only the second time in their lives that they will be apart from one another.  Just days after Emily and Caitlin turned 18, their mother, Crystal Copeland spoke with LifeSiteNews about how the dark time of finding out the girls were conjoined, and considering the possibility of aborting them, turned into a blessing and the knowledge that she and her...
  • Warren Buffett spent how much promoting abortion?

    07/11/2014 6:16:50 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 13 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 7/10/14 | Peter Saunders
    The world’s fourth richest person, Warren Buffett, ploughed $1.23 billion into abortion groups over eleven years, a media watchdog has found. The Media Research Center (MRC), which analysed tax returns for Buffett’s foundation, labeled him the ‘king of abortion’. The MRC says the money given ‘is enough to pay for the abortions of more than 2.7 million babies in the womb’ – which, it points out, equates to the entire city of Chicago. MRC’s report lays out the money Buffett’s foundation gave between 2001 and 2012, saying it amounted to $1,230,585,161. The money was given to groups which either ‘provided abortions themselves...
  • Australian judge says incest may no longer be a taboo

    07/10/2014 12:33:49 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 49 replies
    UK Telegraph ^ | 7/10/14 | Jonathan Pearlman
    A judge in Australia has been criticised after saying incest may no longer be a taboo and that the community may now accept consensual sex between adult siblings. Judge Garry Neilson, from the district court in the state of New South Wales, likened incest to homosexuality, which was once regarded as criminal and "unnatural" but is now widely accepted. He said incest was now only a crime because it may lead to abnormalities in offspring but this rationale was increasingly irrelevant because of the availability of contraception and abortion.
  • Abortionist Who Assaulted Pro-Lifers in Profane Rant: I Had The Right to Attack Them

    07/10/2014 8:02:25 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 66 replies
    Life News ^ | 7/10/14 | Steven Ertelt
    The abortion backer who attacked a pro-life teen in a profane rant captured on video yesterday is defending her actions and has no intention of apologizing.Pro-life activist Seth Drayer was physically attacked (video below) while leading a group of pro-life students in sharing the pro-life message in downtown Columbus, Ohio today. The video shows a woman in a Burger King shirt attacking the pro-lifers. She says, ““You’re just a white f—— privileged racist f—— male who doesn’t stand for women’s rights. The abortion advocate adds, “No uterus, no right to talk about it. Understand, Mother f—–?”The abortion backer has been...
  • Wisconsin Catholic hospital employs 3 abortionists: local pro-life activists

    07/10/2014 5:57:44 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 6 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 7/9/14 | Dustin Siggins
    Local Catholics protest outside Mayo-Franciscan hospital over the hospital's affiliation with Dr. Carl Rose. Local Wisconsin Catholics are organizing protests outside a La Crosse Catholic-affiliated hospital that they say is employing up to three abortionists on staff. While the protesters acknowledge that the abortionists don’t perform abortions at the Catholic hospital itself, they say it is unacceptable for the hospital to be affiliated with abortionists in any way, and are calling for the hospital to sever ties with the doctors. Leif and Karen Arvidson, who are spearheading the protests, say that they were galvanized into action after Dr. Carl Rose,...
  • Contraceptive pill may damage women’s fertility: study

    07/09/2014 1:07:07 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 38 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 7/9/14 | Catherine Briggs
    Taking the pill may damage a woman’s fertility by quickening her biological “clock”, a new study has found. Researchers in Denmark tested 833 women to see what effect the contraceptive pill had on their reproductive systems. They found that the contraceptive can temporarily drain a woman’s ovarian reserve, a measure of the ovary’s capacity to produce eggs capable of fertilization.  The ovarian reserve is determined by the combination of two measurements which make up what is commonly referred to as the Biological Body Clock Test.  Both the anti-Mullerian Hormone (AMH) levels in the blood and the antral follicles in the...
  • George Tiller’s successor says abortion law should not be decided by the public

    07/09/2014 11:31:47 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 11 replies
    Live Action News ^ | 7/9/14 | Calvin Freiburger
    Murdered in 2009 by anti-abortion fanatic Scott Roeder, Kansas late-term abortionist George Tiller has since been immortalized by pro-aborts as a rhetorical cudgel to slander peaceful pro-life Americans as condoning and enabling violence (a standard they would naturally take great umbrage at if pro-lifers blamed their entire movement for violence committed by individuals on their side).Salon’s Katie McDonough interviewed abortionist Cheryl Chastine, the current medical director of Tiller’s former clinic, about “honor[ing] his memory by providing fearless care for Kansans”:On pro-life laws requiring Chastine to give her patients “information that is intended to mislead them”: It feels like there’s a...
  • Democrats File Bill to “Overturn” Supreme Court Decision Protecting Hobby Lobby

    07/09/2014 9:56:59 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 41 replies
    Life News ^ | 7/9/14 | Steven Ertelt
    As promised, Senate Democrats filed legislation today to “overturn” the Supreme Court’s decision protecting Hobby Lobby and other companies from being forced to comply with the HHS mandate that compels them to pay for abortion-causing drugs for their employees.The Supreme Court ruled that the Christian-run Hobby Lobby doesn’t have to obey the HHS mandate that is a part of Obamacare. The high court issued a favorable ruling in Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., a landmark case addressing the Constitutionally guaranteed rights of business owners to operate their family companies without violating their deeply held religious convictions.The court ruled that...
  • Why population control is bad foreign policy

    07/09/2014 9:44:31 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 42 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 7/9/14 | Steven W. Mosher and Anne Roback Morse
    The language of the e-mails is hyperbolic and hate-filled. They come from population control groups that are indignant about the House of Representatives Bill which would re-institute the Mexico City Policy. They call it a “Mean-spirited, anti-women agenda.” And they say it’s “Playing ping-pong politics with women’s lives,” “Out of touch,” and “Inconsistent with U.S. policy.” And that’s just in the headlines! So just what is this “mean-spirited” Mexico City Policy? Put simply, it prohibits US taxpayer dollars from going to organizations which “promote or perform abortions” as a part of “population planning activities or other population assistance.” What could be wrong with...
  • Obama fixes the VA crisis by posting Gay Pride posters!

    07/09/2014 6:20:46 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 28 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 7/9/14 | Ben Johnson
    As the death toll at the nation's VA hospitals continues to mount, the Obama administration has shown that it is not completely incapable of changing the insides of those facilities. According to an e-mail from a dentist in the scandal-plagued department, the hospitals could not see veteran patients on time or effectively care for them, but they managed to promote gay, bisexual, and transgender political issues last month. The Catholic group TFP Student Action received this e-mail: I am a dentist at the VA [U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs] in (name withheld). Yesterday as I was leaving work, I noticed...
  • My daughter became a pro-life activist, but I couldn’t tell her I aborted her brother

    07/08/2014 11:37:15 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 40 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 7/8/14 | Brice Griffin
    Brice Griffin raised her children as pro-life activists, but it took her years to find the strength to tell them she aborted their older brother. (Courtesy of Stand True Ministries On January 24, 2013, my daughter Zoe addressed the crowd at the March for Life Youth Rally in DC. Bryan Kemper of Stand True Pro-Life Outreach had been mentoring her for several months and she was already set on the path of a pro-life activist. She aimed to encourage young people to stand up and join her in the fight against abortion. When she said, “because what if my mother...
  • The Central Question in the Abortion Debate is Still: Is This a Human Being?

    07/08/2014 10:06:52 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 20 replies
    Life News ^ | 7/8/14 | Ben Williamson
    It is absolutely critical that the issue dividing the pro-lifers and abortion advocates be clarified and not muddled by irrelevancies. As author Scott Klusendorf points out in The Case for Life: “If you think a particular argument for elective abortion begs the question regarding the status of the unborn, here’s how to clarify things: Ask if this particular justification for abortion also works as a justification for killing toddlers. If not, the argument assumes that the unborn are not fully human.” (The Case for Life, p. 25, para. 1). Since hardly anybody appeals to bodily rights, economic conveniences, or rights...
  • Facebook Flags Images of Pro-Life Father Loving Unborn Child as "Violent"

    07/08/2014 6:31:55 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 17 replies
    Life News ^ | 7/7/14 | Carole Novielli
    A Black pro-life organization has had three Facebook images flagged as “graphic violence!”One of those images depicts a father loving his unborn child: LifeNews blogger Ryan Bomberger is an Emmy® Award-winning Creative Professional who founded The Radiance Foundation (TRF), a life-affirming 501(c)(3), along with his wife, Bethany. Working in conjunction with noted national civil rights leaders like Dr. Alveda King (niece of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.), Ryan is involved in national efforts to expose and defund Planned Parenthood and document how abortion is destroying the Black community. Sometimes Ryan’s thoroughly researched and pointed remarks rile establishment folk, like the...
  • Abortionist: One of My Patients Had Nine Abortions and There’s Nothing Wrong With That

    07/08/2014 6:21:42 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 27 replies
    Life News/Live Action News ^ | 7/7/14 | Sarah Terzo
    Washington, DC (LiveActionNews) — Dr. William Harrison was a Los Angeles abortionist who performed many thousands of abortions in his career. The New York Times paid him tribute in an obituary after his death in 2010 at the age of 75. The New York Times called him “a defender of abortion rights” and painted him as an unselfish and committed champion of women.In 2006, Dr. Harrison appeared on Nightline, interviewed by reporter Martin Bashir. Bashir asked him a series of questions which the abortionist answered on the air.According to Dr. Harrison: My conscience calls me to do abortions because I...
  • Abortionist Who’s Killed 95,000 Babies in Abortions: “I See It as a Calling”

    07/07/2014 10:11:54 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 59 replies
    Life News ^ | 7/7/14 | Steven Ertelt
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based abortionist Dennis Christensen wants to retire but he has a problem. He told himself when he made plans to retire that he would only do so if he could find another abortion practitioner to take over his business.But he can’t find any physicians willing to make it their job to kill babies in abortions.If he and his partner Bernard Smith can’t find anyone else to run the ship, his Affiliated Medical Center will close down after 40 years of ending human lives in abortions. And a new law requiring Wisconsin abortionists to have admitting privileges at a local...
  • Pastors’ Letter for Planned Parenthood: “God Bless You” as You Have an Abortion

    07/07/2014 10:04:49 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 41 replies
    Life News ^ | 7/7/14 | Carole Novielli
    We broke the news that Planned Parenthood, the nation’s top abortion provider had published a Pastoral Letter to Patients. The outrage of the pro-life community to this heretical letter was so great that the abortion giant pulled it off the Internet.Now I have discovered a 2nd letter called “Pastoral Letter About Your Abortion Decision”. The letter features Planned Parenthood’s RELIGIOUS AFFAIRS COMMITTEEReverend Debbie Pitney, Reverend Steve Carlson, Reverend Ken Henry, Reverend Ben Dake, Reverend Melanie Oommen, Reverend Gregory Flint, Reverend Danna Drum Hastings, Reverend Dan Bryant, Reverend Zane Wilson, Reverend Jonathan Weldon, Reverend Jan Fairchild, Reverend Bruce Cameron, and Rabbi...
  • Pro-life woman denied employment by Florida health center

    07/07/2014 6:08:40 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 20 replies
    Live Action News ^ | 7/4/14 | Becky Yeh
    A Florida health center has allegedly refused an applicant employment based on her pro-life view and unwillingness to prescribe contraception that could cause the death of a human embryo. In a federal lawsuit filed by Alliance Defending Freedom, attorneys note that the human resources director of Tampa Family Health Centers questioned applicant Sara Hellwege about her involvement with the American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists, a pro-life organization. When Hellwege, who submitted an application for a nurse-midwife position, confirmed her membership with AAPLOG, the director notified her in an e-mail that she was rejected due to her involvement with...
  • University of Chicago publishes abortion guide, warns against pregnancy centers

    07/07/2014 6:02:33 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 10 replies
    Live Action News ^ | 7/7/14 | Susan Michelle Tyrell
    Universities are thought to be places where a free range of ideas are encouraged, where all sides of an issue can be examined; however, the top-ranked University of Chicago has taken only one side of the abortion issue and magnified it in an abortion guide. The university isn’t really hiding this fact since the link can be found at “abguide.” not even masking what it’s there for, is a multi-page resources on how to obtain and finance abortion. The guide, put out by the University of Chicago Section of Family Planning and Center for Interdisciplinary Inquiry and Innovation in Sexual...
  • She is What Abortion Looks Like, When It Doesn’t Work

    07/03/2014 5:50:58 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 32 replies
    Life News ^ | 7/2/14 | Sarah Zagorski
    Nearly thirty-seven years ago, Melissa Ohden survived a saline infusion abortion. Now she is the founder of The Abortion Survivors Network, an organization that exists to educate the public on abortion survivors and to offer support to those who’ve survived failed abortions.Last week, Ohden shared her testimony at the National Right to Life convention in Louisville, Kentucky. She began by explaining the abortion procedure that was intended to take her life.During a saline infusion abortion, the abortionist inserts a needle through the mother’s abdomen and withdraws amniotic fluid. Then the fluid is replaced with a salt solution, which typically causes...
  • Cancer Patient Dies From Brain Tumor After Obamacare Fails to Cover Her Treatment

    07/03/2014 5:38:48 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 28 replies
    Life News ^ | 7/2/14 | Steven Ertelt
    Linda Rolain passed away at her Las Vegas home on Monday after the Nevada resident but the Obamacare enrolleee died needlessly. Rolain’s family had joined two lawsuits against the State of Nevada and the company that set up its troubled online software, Xerox.The Nevada resident tried to enroll in the state’s health exchange in November and after numerous issues, finally paid in January for coverage to start in March. But when she went to get treatment, there was no record of her name and she finally received an insurance card in May.She underwent surgery in mid-May but struggled to recover.When...
  • Science ignored: Dissecting the claim that pregnancy is a disease

    07/03/2014 5:33:03 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 8 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 7/2/14 | Anne Roback Morse
    Yesterday, the United States Supreme Court decided Burwell v. Hobby Lobby, and ruled the federal government could not require closely-held corporations to provide no-cost contraception for their employees. Although that was the question before the Supreme Court, there were many things the Supreme Court didn’t have the jurisdiction to rule on yesterday.  And the most important of these issues--the basic premise at the root of the case’s ideological divide--was not up for debate: that contraception is preventive health care. Yes, contraception prevents pregnancy--that’s the whole point--but why is pregnancy considered to be a disease? It is an odd disease that is...
  • OBGYN group changes its ‘facts’ when needed to protect abortion

    07/02/2014 10:18:27 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 17 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 7/2/14 | Richard M. Doerflinger
    “Were you lying then, or are you lying now?” So asks an outraged defense lawyer in the great courtroom drama Witness for the Prosecution, when his star murder witness reverses her testimony. In light of recent events, some may want to ask the same question of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG). ACOG presents itself as a defender of scientific truth about human reproduction. “ACOG firmly believes that science must be at the core of public health policies and medical decision-making that affect the health and life of women,” the organization has declared. It is purportedly in this spirit that...
  • Planned Parenthood gives award to local office for increasing number of abortions

    07/02/2014 6:40:12 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 21 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 7/1/14 | Ben Johnson
    AURORA, CO – A Planned Parenthood affiliate awarded a local business for increasing the number of abortions it performed over the previous year. Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains gave a special commendation to its office in Aurora, Colorado, for "exceeding abortion visits first half of fiscal year 2012 compared to first half of fiscal year 2013.” A former abortion industry worker took a picture of the award and sent it to And Then There Were None, the ministry of former Planned Parenthood manager Abby Johnson to those employed in her former industry. “Ever since I left Planned Parenthood, I...
  • NARAL lies about which drugs SCOTUS ruled on in Hobby Lobby case

    07/01/2014 6:18:52 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 15 replies
    Live Action News ^ | 6/30/14 | Lauren Enriquez
    NARAL added to its tidy collection of lies today when the group released a meme that juxtaposed Viagra and a pack of regular, hormonal birth control pills. Over the picture of Viagra was stamped the word “Covered.” Over the picture of the pack of birth control pills were stamped the words, “Not covered.” Why does this matter? Because it’s a lie that many pro-abortion advocates believe, and are spreading throughout social media with abandon.So let’s set the record straight: Today’s SCOTUS ruling did NOT ban low-dose hormonal contraceptives (although a strong case can be made for the abortifacient qualities of...
  • Euthanasia Activists Want Nursing Homes to Starve Patients to Death

    06/30/2014 12:06:10 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 55 replies
    Life News ^ | 6/30/14 | Wesley J. Smith
    No line in bioethics is ever fixed. Rather, the push to eradicate the boundaries that keep medical professionalism tied to Hippocratic values (sniffed at as “paternalism” by many in the field) continues unabated, with new boundary lines created, consolidated, and then moved again into ever-more extreme territory.Some call this, the “slippery slope.” Case in point: Suicide by starvation, known as VSED (voluntary stop eating and drinking). Not only do bioethicists say doctors should participate in this method of suicide by palliating the pain starvation and dehydration causes, but also DO IT FOR THE PATIENT if they stated they wanted to...
  • What’s wrong is right: a revolution in rationalization

    06/30/2014 8:53:46 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 19 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 6/30/14 | Matthew J. Franck
    Governor Rick Perry of Texas recently made waves when he was asked whether he thought homosexuality is a disorder. He replied that he was not professionally qualified to pronounce on a medical or mental health question, and then added, “Whether or not you feel compelled to follow a particular lifestyle or not, you have the ability to decide not to do that . . . I may have the genetic coding that I'm inclined to be an alcoholic, but I have the desire not to do that, and I look at the homosexual issue the same way.” As you might expect, this...
  • Pro-Abortion Activists Threaten to Burn Down Hobby Lobby Stores After SCOTUS Ruling

    06/30/2014 8:45:22 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 60 replies
    Life News ^ | 6/30/14 | Carole Novielli
    <p>The Supreme Court has ruled on behalf of Hobby Lobby against ObamaCare mandating them to pay for at least four drugs they deem abortive which would violate their religious freedoms!</p> <p>Following the ruling, Twitter filled up with treats to burn Hobby Lobby to the ground.</p>
  • Gosnell associate who saw baby ‘jump’ as she snipped its spine gets 5-10 years in jail

    06/27/2014 10:41:50 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 25 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 6/27/14 | Ben Johnson
    PHILADELPHIA, PA – On Thursday, the Kermit Gosnell legal saga finally came to an end as the last two employees of his “house of horrors” abortion facility faced justice. Former Gosnell associates Lynda Williams and Tina Baldwin became the final defendants to be sentenced in the most publicized abortion case in decades. Common Pleas Court Judge Benjamin Lerner sentenced Williams, 45, to serve five to 10 years in prison for two counts of third-degree murder. Baldwin, 48, received 30 months of probation after pleading guilty to sustaining a corrupt organization, conspiracy, and corrupting a minor. Williams entered a guilty plea...
  • Planned Parenthood “relieved” it does not have to answer Health Department question

    06/27/2014 7:34:47 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 3 replies
    Live Action News ^ | 6/26/14 | Kristi Burton Brown
    <p>The Daily Journal has reported on a “mistaken” request by the Pennsylvania Health Department, directed to Planned Parenthood.</p> <p>According to a Health Department spokeswoman, an employee took the initiative to ask Planned Parenthood to “provide information about its physicians’ admitting privileges at Pennsylvania hospitals.” But what seemed like a reasonable request was deemed a mistake by the Health Department.</p>
  • Scalia: Supreme Court is letting liberal politicians crush pro-life free speech

    06/27/2014 5:54:16 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 20 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 6/26/14 | Ben Johnson
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Most pro-life groups had a warm response to today's Supreme Court decision in McCullen v. Coakley, finding that the state of Massachusetts had overreached when barring pro-life sidewalk advocates from exercising their free speech rights within a 35-foot zone of abortion facilities. But three justices, led by Antonin Scalia, issued a scathing rebuke to part of the otherwise unanimous decision. “Today’s opinion carries forward this Court’s practice of giving abortion-rights advocates a pass when it comes to suppressing the free-speech rights of their opponents” and “continues the onward march of abortion-speech-only jurisprudence,” he wrote. The justices unanimously...
  • What Possesses Someone to Kill Babies in Late-Term Abortions?

    06/26/2014 9:09:19 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 33 replies
    Life News ^ | 6/26/14 | Jonathon Van Maren
    On May 31, 2009, late-term abortionist Dr. George Tiller was shot by a mentally disturbed convicted felon named Scott Roeder. The darkness of late-term abortion and infanticide was met with the darkness of murder. In the aftermath, condemnations and accusations abounded as activists, talking heads, and politicians argued about who, exactly, had more blood on their hands.Four years later in 2013, a film titled After Tiller was released by directors Martha Shane and Lana Wilson. The documentary follows the four remaining late-term abortion providers in the U.S. and purported to shine a light into the cultural darkness surrounding the issue....
  • Abortion Coverage for Peace Corps Volunteers Moves Ahead in Congress (GOP Silent)

    06/25/2014 12:25:45 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 15 replies
    Life News ^ | 6/25/14 | Josh Brahm
    The Huffington Post reports that the House Appropriations Committee on Tuesday approved by voice vote an amendment that will extend abortion coverage to Peace Corps volunteers.From the report: The GOP-controlled committee blocked the abortion coverage provision last year after the Senate tried to include it in the State and Foreign Operations Appropriations Bill. But no Republicans spoke out against the measure on Tuesday at a committee mark-up of the FY 2015 version of the bill, and the provision passed quickly by a voice vote. (emphasis mine) This is the first time both the House and Senate committees have approved of...
  • Texas judge temporarily blocks man’s estranged wife from euthanizing him

    06/25/2014 8:43:03 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 25 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 6/25/14 | LifeSiteNews
    BEAUMONT, TX -- A Texas judge has bought some time for a man whose estranged wife is attempting to have him removed from life support over the objections of his brother and sister-in-law. Terry Martin Terry Dean Martin, 54, is on a ventilator and receiving nutrition and hydration care at the Baptist Hospital of Southeast Texas in Beaumont after being admitted June 13 with complications of diabetes and kidney failure.  He suffered cardiac arrest on June 15, but doctors were able to resuscitate him.  He has not fully regained consciousness since, but his brother Gary Martin says he is able...
  • MSNBC Host Wants to Use Abortion Comedy as a Sex-Ed ‘Tool’ for Mothers to Teach Daughters

    06/25/2014 8:17:11 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 29 replies
    Life News ^ | 6/25/14 | Tim Grahm
    It would have been shocking if the abortion comedy Obvious Child hadn’t been celebrated on Melissa Harris-Perry’s weekend show on MSNBC. But the spin on Sunday morning’s program could not have been expected.“MHP” wanted to know if abortion opponents just couldn’t handle the uncomfortable truth about women’s sexuality and how women’s bodies operate. She asked Obvious filmmaker Gillian Robespierre if her abortion comedy could be a good educational “tool” for mothers to share with their daughters as they mature, and the answer led to the term “laminated uterus.” (Video Link) HARRIS-PERRY: But I wonder if, in fact, parents often don`t...
  • There is No Such Thing as a “Pro-Choice” Christian

    06/24/2014 6:32:06 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 14 replies
    Life News ^ | 6/23/14 | Matt Walsh
    What if I told you that I believe it’s OK to physically abuse your household pets?Hold on. Don’t jump on my case about it. I’m saying it’s acceptable to torture and torment pets — but only pets. And only your own pets. You certainly can’t go around drop kicking, headbutting, or piledriving your neighbor’s dog, but your dog is a different story.And you can only punch, pistol whip, and karate chop your gerbils, cats, puppies, parrots, etc, up until a certain age. And only in the most humane way possible.That’s all. I’m not some kind of psycho animal hater —...
  • President Obama’s Record: More Babies Aborted Than Jobs Created

    06/23/2014 11:47:19 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 10 replies
    Life News ^ | 6/26/14 | Steven Ertelt
    Leading pro-life activist Gary Bauer, the former presidential candidate who is now the head of the group American Values, says President Barack Obama will have a terrifying legacy once he leaves office: more babies aborted than jobs created.“This ought to be the epitaph of this administration: In the last five years under this president more babies have been aborted than jobs have been created,” Bauer said on Friday at the Faith and Freedom Coalition’s Road to Majority conference in Washington, D.C.“Now that is a good summary of this president,” said Bauer, who is president of the nonprofit American Values. “Few...
  • Abstinent gay man: Gay ‘marriage’ is really about ‘incremental totalitarianism’

    06/23/2014 10:43:46 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 22 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 6/20/14 | Dustin Siggins
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The homosexual lobby’s effort to redefine marriage "is a form of incremental totalitarianism," a self-described gay man told LifeSiteNews at the second annual March for Marriage in Washington, D.C. Doug Mainwaring, who was a speaker at the March, spoke with LifeSiteNews after his brief presentation. Asked about his sexual orientation, he said, "I identify as gay in the same sense that an alcoholic who has been going to AA meetings for years would never fail to identify himself as an alcoholic." Noting that he "put that aside a few years ago," Mainwaring said "the impulses are still...
  • These 5 Words Help the Abortion Industry, Babies Die Every Day Because of Them

    06/23/2014 6:43:58 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 10 replies
    Life News ^ | 6/20/14 | Brad Mattes
    Engrained in the pro-abortion culture is a mindset that believes some lives are more valued than others. What’s dangerous is how this belief can permeate our culture in such subtle and covert ways. Sometimes we don’t even realize it. And there’s one phrase in particular that seems innocent, but can actually be a gateway into abortion.Sarah Watts is the mother of a little boy who has spina bifida. When she was pregnant, she encountered the words that soon began to haunt her. Sarah articulates it in the thought-provoking title of her blog post, “As Long As It’s Healthy, But What...
  • MSNBC Host: Pro-Lifers are “Violent,” Put Abortion Backers’ “Physical Safety” at Risk

    06/20/2014 12:19:49 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 30 replies
    Life News ^ | 6/20/14 | Jackie Seal
    Thursday afternoon’s The Cycle plugged the recently released “abortion rom-com” Obvious Child by interviewing the film’s screenwriter and director Gillian Robespierre and lead actress Jenny Slate.After the hosts spent a couple minutes praising the way in which the film portrayed a “positive, safe, shame-free abortion,” co-host Krystal Ball took the liberty of asking the director if there was ever a point where she felt nervous for her “physical safety” citing the sometimes “violent” nature of anti-abortion activists. Robespierre seemed rather uninterested in the idea that she was ever in danger of a “violent” reaction that may come from the Right....
  • Would You Want to Give Birth in the Same Room as a Woman Having an Abortion?

    06/20/2014 6:52:45 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 9 replies
    Life News ^ | 6/19/14 | Kristan Hawkins
    Would you give birth where a woman was having an abortion in the next room? One “full-spectrum” women’s facility in Buffalo, New York, is shepherding patients through that exact scenario, according to the New York Times.The Buffalo Womenservices facility caters to women who want to have abortions as well as give birth yet all they promote on their homepage is their membership in the National Abortion Federation and NARAL and how they “provide women with safe, legal and confidential abortion services in a compassionate and supportive setting”, not to mention that they perform surgical abortions up to 22 weeks. Babies...
  • Abortion Places the Will of Parents Over the Child When It Should be the Opposite

    06/20/2014 6:40:13 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 3 replies
    Life News ^ | 6/20/14 | Clinton Wilcox
    One of the problems with the pro-choice position, aside from the fact that abortion unjustly kills an innocent child, is the fact that it places the will of the parents over the needs of the child, when in fact it should be the other way around. The vast, vast majority of children are conceived through a consensual act by the mother and father, and the child is conceived through no fault or desire of their own.After all, you cannot consent to being brought into existence because you would have to precede your own conception in order to do that, which...
  • I am what I feel: the new definition of identity

    06/18/2014 9:44:40 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 27 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 6/18/14 | John Stonestreet
    Ask a group of people today—especially high school and college students—what makes them them, and you’ll likely get as many responses as respondents. They may say, “I am what my genes make me,” or maybe “I am what I experience,” or “I am what I choose.” And soon, you’ll notice two distinct themes emerging. They’re the answers our culture increasingly gives to the question of sexual identity—as if that’s all there is to identity. And, ironically, they contradict each other. We hear the first one all the time from advocates of so-called same-sex “marriage”: “I was born this way,” or to quote rap artist...
  • A bioethicist’s farcical case for child euthanasia

    06/17/2014 9:34:43 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 8 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 6/17/14 | Wesley J. Smith
    None are so blind as those who refuse to see. A bioethicist named Tony Hope supports Belgium’s new child euthanasia law as if we have no history of how loosely doctor-administered death has actually been applied in that morally collapsing country. While claiming the mantle of empirical analysis, Hope actually engages in a game of “let’s play pretend.” First, he sets forth his moral principles to justify euthanasia. I disagree, but let’s skip that for now.  I want to focus here on how the list of Hope’s supposedly “empirical assumptions”​ about the desirability of child euthanasia aren’t really empirical. From, “Morality, Science, and...
  • Abortion Targets Blacks in England: Blacks Are 3.3% of Population But Have 9% of Abortions

    06/16/2014 8:52:45 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 25 replies
    Life News ^ | 6/13/14 | Carole Novielli
    According to The Telegraph, Black or black British people only make up 3.3 per cent of the population but accounted for 9 per cent of abortions.The information is from a report is from the 2013 Summary information from the abortion notification forms returned to the Chief Medical Officers of England and Wales published in June of this year (2014).Of women who had an abortion and whose ethnicity was recorded in 2013, 76% were reported as White, 9% as Asian or Asian British and 9% as Black or Black British. This is a slight drop from earlier years: REPEAT ABORTIONS HIGH...
  • The Sad Fate of Casey Kasem: Death by Dehydration

    06/13/2014 6:08:09 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 79 replies
    Life News ^ | 6/12/14 | Bobby Schindler
    A Los Angeles Superior Court Judge reversed his own ruling, permitting Casey Kasem’s daughter, Kerri Kasem, to remove her father’s food and hydration (via feeding tube), which will result in his death by starvation and dehydration. Kasem’s wife of 33 years, Jean Kasem, is fighting for the life of her husband, with her attorney, Steve Haney, calling the judge’s decision, “the functional equivalent of a death sentence.”Growing up in the 70’s, I was introduced to Casey Kasem’s easy to recognize voice as each week he counted down “American Top 40″ hits for almost four decades on a radio show heard...
  • George Tiller’s successor: If I quit performing abortions, the terrorists win

    06/13/2014 5:58:37 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 28 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 6/13/14 | Ben Johnson
    WICHITA, KS, June 13, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Dr. Cheryl Chastine, the successor of George Tiller at a Wichita facility, says she became an abortionist out of “a moral obligation” and that if she stopped performing abortions, it would constitute “a victory for terrorism.” “When I was in medical school I got the message that there is a shortage of abortion providers and that, therefore, if more of us, including myself, did not become providers, that there would be women who [would] not be able to access abortion when they needed it. So, when I got the call to help open...
  • Judge Forces 13-Year-Old Girl to Get Abortion Against Her Wishes

    06/11/2014 6:53:27 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 22 replies
    Life News ^ | 6/10/14 | onathon Van Maren
    According to the Huffington Post UK: “A ‘very damaged’ 13-year-old girl was ordered to have an abortion by Britain’s most senior family judge, it has been revealed.The girl, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was impregnated by a 14-year-old boy and initially wanted to keep her baby.That’s right. This girl, because she was considered mentally incompetent, was forced—forced—to have her child dismembered, decapitated, and disemboweled by the medical establishment because one Sir James Munby decided that capital punishment was most appropriate for being the child of a someone he described as “very…impaired.”Is this China, or the United Kingdom? The...
  • Satanists seek religious exemption to pro-life laws, call gay unions their ‘sacrament’

    06/10/2014 10:21:28 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 32 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 6/10/14 | Ben Johnson
    DETROIT, MI, June 10, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Whenever the American people try to curtail abortion or maintain marriage laws, the followers of Satan will be there to fight back, promises the national spokesman for the Satanic Temple. “Lucien Greaves” told Detroit's Metro Times that he would like to help women avoid complying with pro-life laws by saying abortion restrictions violate their Satanic religious beliefs. He added that gay “marriage” is a Satanic “sacrament.” He said Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, a Republican from the party's moderate business wing, “has been trying to make it untenable for women to terminate a pregnancy.”...