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  • This is Your Nuremberg, Planned Parenthood

    08/03/2015 10:41:24 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 3, 2015 | Matt Barber
    Nazi monster Dr. Josef Mengele is known to have ordered the murder of over 400,000 Jews at Auschwitz from 1943 to 1945. Thousands more he kept alive and mercilessly tortured to death during experiments intended to create an Aryan super-race. Much of Mengele’s “medical research” was conducted on children and newborns – especially twins. One witness described what happened after Mengele once delivered a Jewish “fetus”: “But when he saw that there was only one baby and not twins, he tore the baby right out of the mother’s uterus, threw it into an oven and walked away,” she said. “We...
  • Planned Parenthood: Tear Down This Wall!

    08/03/2015 10:23:47 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 3, 2015 | Ken Blackwell
    Editor's Note: This column was coauthored Bob Morrison. President Reagan went to West Berlin in 1987 and called upon Soviet Communist ruler Mikhail Gorbachev to “Tear Down this Wall.” The President was also working against a near-total blackout of Western media coverage of the Berlin Wall. As former PBS news anchor Robert MacNeil said at the Newseum in 2009, the only time mainstream reporters covered the Berlin Wall was when U.S. Presidents—JFK and Reagan—went there. Then they had to. No wonder President Reagan also endorsed Dr. Bernard Nathanson’s first film of an actual abortion, Silent Scream.Because he believed in the...
  • Senate to vote Monday on defunding Planned Parenthood, first step in renewed battle

    08/03/2015 9:41:39 AM PDT · by blueyon · 24 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | 8/3/15 | Fox News
    The Republican-controlled Senate is set to vote Monday on halting federal aid to Planned Parenthood, a fast response to the series of unsettling videos exposing the group's little-noticed practice of providing fetal tissue to researchers. The measure is not expected to pass because Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and the other 53 Republican senators will need support from several Democrats to reach the 60-vote threshold, with some moderates on both sides still apparently undecided. However, the effort appears to be another step in the effort by pro-life groups and others to restrict abortions and undermine Planned Parenthood, which provides health...
  • It’s Time To Crush Planned Parenthood

    08/03/2015 9:00:06 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 10 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 08/03/2015 | Stacy Washington
    The defense of Planned Parenthood by the media and politicians is disheartening and disgusting. New videos released last week by the Center for Medical Progress prove that doctors and executives working for Planned Parenthood have committed gruesome crimes that make Dr. Gosnell’s clinic of horrors look tame. Planned Parenthood Federation CEO Cecile Richards has vehemently denied any charges of profiting over the sale of ‘fetal tissue’ a sanitized way of describing aborted baby body parts, yet the videos show clear evidence otherwise.In the very first video by CMP, Planned Parenthood Federation of America’s Director of Medical Services Dr. Nucatola states...
  • Foundations pouring millions into campaign to eradicate religious exemptions on gay ‘marriage’

    08/03/2015 8:34:32 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 41 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 7/31/15 | Steve Weatherbe
    WASHINGTON D.C. July 31, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) -- Revelations that a half dozen well-heeled liberal foundations are pouring millions of dollars into a concerted campaign to force religious organizations to accept same sex “marriage” have defenders of religious rights warning of a new “wave” of litigation. “Attacking religious exemptions is the next big wave,” Bill Donohue, head of the Catholic League, told LifeSiteNews. “Gay rights are only the pretext. These groups won’t be satisfied till every trace of religion is erased from public life in America.” After investigating their financial and annual reports, The Catholic News Agency has released the names...
  • Guess Who? 42 Celebrities Who Support Planned Parenthood, Which Kills and Sells Aborted Babies

    08/03/2015 7:59:26 AM PDT · by BlatherNaut · 30 replies
    LifeNews.com ^ | 8/2/15 | Kristine Marsh
    It’s not surprising that the majority of actors and actresses in Hollywood are liberals. But the number of celebrities who go out of their way to support abortion rights and, in particular, Planned Parenthood, through PSAs, speaking engagements and financial donations is shocking. Here are 42 celebrities who have publicly supported the abortion giant. Celebrities Know What’s Good for Women — Just Let Them Tell You Many celebrities have starred in sanctimonious public service announcements for the abortion giant. Actress Scarlett Johansson starred in this 2011 PSA, where she called a bill to defund Planned Parenthood “disastrous.” Before the 2012...
  • These 7 Senators Will Decide if the Senate Totally De-Funds Planned...(VOTE IS TODAY- PLEASE CALL)

    08/03/2015 7:29:24 AM PDT · by blueyon · 70 replies
    LifeNews.com ^ | 7/02/15 | Steven Ertelt
    "These Seven Senators Will Decide if the Senate Totally De-Funds Planned Parenthood" The Senate will vote early Monday evening on a new bill has been introduced that will totally de-fund the Planned Parenthood abortion business. The legislation follows four shocking videos that have caught Planned Parenthood doctors discussing and arranging the sale of body parts of aborted babies. Following pro-life Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s announcement of a working group, Senator Joni Ernst and Senators Rand Paul and James Lankford, along with 21 cosponsors, introduced legislation to protect women’s health and defund Planned Parenthood, S.1881.
  • A Bonus for a Botched Obamacare Exchange

    08/03/2015 4:17:13 AM PDT · by rootin tootin · 1 replies
    American Spectator ^ | 8/3/2015 | David Catron
    When former Maryland governor Martin O’Malley signed the bill that created his state’s Obamacare exchange, he bragged that it was “being established using no state funds… due to federal grants.” Later, when the online “marketplace” exploded on the launch pad and a new IT company was hired to untangle the wreckage, O’Malley’s top health official assured Maryland voters that this would be paid for with “leftover federal grants.” Consequently, it surprised many when Maryland’s Attorney General announced a $45 million settlement with the original contractor the proceeds of which would be split between the federal government and the state. But...
  • Congress to vote on bill S-1881 to Defund Planned Parenthood today. Please Call you Senator!

    08/03/2015 4:17:52 AM PDT · by blueyon · 20 replies
    www.congress.gov ^ | 8/03/15 | Blueyon
    Bill S-1881 "To prohibit Federal funding of Planned Parenthood Federation of America...." Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. Findings. Congress finds as follows:
  • CARDINAL DOLAN RUNS FOR PRESIDENT

    08/02/2015 6:10:07 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 31 replies
    The Stumbling Block ^ | 8/02/15 | The Stumbling Block
    Timothy Dolan, Cardinal of New York, has taken to the Washington Post to assassinate the character of the leading Republican presidential candidate just because he holds a position with which most of the country agrees.
  • BOMBS EXPLODE at Two Churches in Las Cruces, New Mexico

    08/02/2015 12:33:13 PM PDT · by Mechanicos · 60 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Aug 2nd, 2015 2:12 pm | Kristinn Taylor
    The FBI is reported to be investigating bombs that exploded minutes apart at two Las Cruces, New Mexico churches Sunday morning.
  • New Mexico protesters demand Planned Parenthood inquiry

    07/29/2015 7:50:16 AM PDT · by Morgana · 4 replies
    abqjournal.com ^ | July 29, 2015 | Deborah Baker and Rick Nathanson / Journal Staff Writers
    More than 300 abortion opponents held rallies Tuesday in New Mexico demanding the government investigate whether Planned Parenthood is illegally selling aborted fetal tissue, and that it defund the national organization. The protests, at the state Capitol in Santa Fe and at Planned Parenthood clinics in Santa Fe and Albuquerque, were a spinoff of the recent national furor over secretly recorded videos posted to YouTube, showing organization officials talking about providing fetal tissue and organs for research in exchange for payment. Anti-abortion groups have seized on the videos as evidence of what one rally speaker called the “scandal of selling...
  • 'Gay marriage' all about attacking Christianity, says author [Proverbs 4]

    08/02/2015 12:01:39 PM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 16 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 8/1/2015 | Staff
    Aaron and Melissa Klein of Gresham, Oregon, have learned how dangerous it can be to fail to support “gay marriage” in this day and age. The now-infamous bakers refused to bake a wedding cake for a lesbian couple and were subsequently slapped with a $135,000 fine from the state of Oregon. Negative national publicity forced them to shut down their bakery, Sweet Cakes by Melissa. Outrage from progressives has essentially ruined the Kleins’ lives, but journalist and author Jack Cashill, who wrote the forthcoming “Scarlet Letters: The Ever-Increasing Intolerance of the Cult of Liberalism,” believes this incident ultimately is not...
  • Planned Parenthood: Our Wilberforce Moment

    What is happening right now with the Planned Parenthood videos is a “William Wilberforce moment” in our culture. Wilberforce was the Christian man who looked into his Bible, saw that racism and slavery were evil reverse-images of the gospel, and dedicated his life to accomplishing what seemed culturally and politically impossible in late-1700’s Great Britain: the abolition of the slave trade. In a decisive moment that now lives in history, Wilberforce once commanded the floor of British Parliament for over three hours doing nothing but reading gruesome horror-stories of the African slave trade to the men that politically protected its...
  • The Facts about Planned Parenthood are Stubborn Things VIDEO

    08/01/2015 1:28:05 PM PDT · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 11 replies
    ACLJ ^ | 8-1-2015
    Last week, a caller on Jay Sekulow Live! wanted to defend Planned Parenthood. Buying into the lies and distortion from the abortion industry, he asked about the cancer screenings and other health services that Planned Parenthood claims to provide to women. Unfortunately for him, the facts were NOT in his favor. Listen as Jay Sekulow and our team addresses these fallacies: video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s3_htUXNa7o According to Planned Parenthood's own reporting, we know that they perform 327,653 abortions per year. We can also estimate that they provide services to roughly 4,000 prenatal clients and make only 1,880 adoption referrals per year. When...
  • Poll: By the Way, Most Voters Would Not Re-elect President Obama

    08/01/2015 4:31:53 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 25 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 31, 2015 | Daniel
    One might say that the president was rather presumptuous when he declared, passionately and quite seriously, that if he launched another bid for the White House, he would emerge victorious. But would he? The voters have spoken, it seems, and it doesn't look good, at least according to a new Rasmussen poll. Not surprisingly, almost every self-declared Republican surveyed (93 percent) said they would decline to pull the lever for President Obama if he was on the ballot. (I suppose after six and half years, the public is ready for a change). But far more interesting, perhaps, is the fact...
  • Why Jeb Bush played nice with Hillary Clinton in Florida (because she's his "sister-in-law"!!!)

    08/01/2015 5:23:45 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 9 replies
    politico.com ^ | 7/31/15 | Annie Karni and Eli Stokols
    Appearing Friday at the National Urban League Conference here in the country’s most important swing state, Hillary Clinton didn’t mention Jeb Bush by name, but tore apart the entire premise of his “right to rise” mission statement. Striding onto that same stage less than an hour later, Bush acknowledged Clinton’s presence at the conference in order to thank her for appearing there, then proceeded to ignore her attacks and campaign altogether. In the first instance of the two top-tier legacy candidates appearing back to back at the same event, Clinton and Bush demonstrated the starkly different ways the two candidates...
  • Planned Parenthood video reveals possibility of babies being born alive and killed [for parts]

    07/30/2015 2:37:11 PM PDT · by Morgana · 165 replies
    liveactionnews.org ^ | Susan Michelle | Jul 30, 2015
    In the fourth and most startling undercover Planned Parenthood video from the Center for Medical Progress, Dr. Savita Ginde of Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains (PPRM) admits that about 10 percent of their second trimester babies are born “intact” before the abortion procedure is done. CMP points out that “since PPRM does not use digoxin or other feticide in its second trimester procedures, any intact deliveries before an abortion are potentially born-alive infants under federal law (1 USC 8).” Because PPRM does not use digoxin, this would mean women who are dilated, but have not had the abortion procedure,...
  • Planned Parenthood changes story on website 'hack'

    07/30/2015 12:26:21 PM PDT · by Ray76 · 24 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | Jul 30, 2015 | Barbara Boland
    Planned Parenthood proclaimed on Thursday that its websites were "not available because of an extremist attack," but changed its story in the middle of the day after many people pointed to inconsistencies about the alleged hack. At around noon, the message on the group's homepage was changed to read that "our normal site is currently undergoing maintenance." While the group's main site appeared to downgrade the event from a malicious hack to a website upgrade, Planned Parenthood has not removed its Facebook post on the hack which says that "today, anti-abortion extremist hackers brought down plannedparenthood.org."
  • Call him Emmett

    07/30/2015 12:41:32 PM PDT · by Morgana · 2 replies
    studentsforlife.org ^ | July 30, 2015 | students for life
    “..and another boy!” ~ Planned Parenthood medical assistant The little boy in the most recent undercover Planned Parenthood videos from the Center for Medical Progress has been referred to as “Eleven Six”, meaning that he was aborted at 11 weeks 6 days gestation. His tiny body parts are easily identifiable in the horrific videos as they are sorted in order to be sold. This baby deserves a name, deserves dignity that is rightly afforded him as a member of the human race – dignity that was ripped from him as he died at the hands Planned Parenthood. Dignity as they...
  • Planned Parenthood 'Hacks' Own Website as PR Stunt for Donations?

    07/30/2015 12:36:38 PM PDT · by Ray76 · 32 replies
    Last Sunday, reports surfaced that Planned Parenthood's website was hacked, exposing website databases and email addresses of employees. Today, their website shows a message indicating they were hacked again. However, something is a bit fishy about this supposed breach. There appear to be no indications of vandalism or redirections to another site outside of Planned Parenthood's control. In fact, they link to their Facebook page - where a post redirects users to a donation page with language regarding the hack... Two days ago, it was reported Planned Parenthood retained the services of a high-priced crisis communications firm, SKDKnickerbocker... Could this...
  • Planned Parenthood Plots Sale of LEGALLY-ALIVE Fetuses: 'Probably Going to Get Caught' VIDEO 4

    A Planned Parenthood executive plots harvesting of "intact" fetuses that are considered born-alive infants under federal law - and warns "they're probably going to get caught" if they try it in anti-abortion states, a new undercover video by the Center for Medical Progress shows. Actors posed as representatives from a human biologics company in the video. They meet with Dr. Savita Ginde, Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains' Vice President and Medical Director. The meeting took place at the Denver abortion-clinic headquarters. “Sometimes, if we get, if someone delivers before we get to see them for a procedure, then we...
  • Sarah Palin: Planned Parenthood Is Deliberately Targeting Minority Women

    07/29/2015 6:41:06 PM PDT · by markomalley · 33 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 7/29/15 | Josh Feldman
    Sarah Palin reacted to the controversy over Planned Parenthood harvesting fetal tissue by posting a message asking which symbol killed 90,000 black babies last year: the Confederate flag or the Planned Parenthood logo.Palin talked to Bill O’Reilly tonight and and lamented how there was so much focus on the Confederate flag as a racist symbol when Planned Parenthood has aborted thousands of black babies.She even said that they’re “in the business of finding targets so they may attract those who would perhaps be disadvantaged in some ways.” In other words, Palin thinks that Planned Parenthood is specifically targeting women in...
  • Nine More Undercover Videos Ready To Drop On Planned Parenthood

    07/29/2015 6:33:41 PM PDT · by Morgana · 27 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 07/29/2015 | Kerry Picket
    WASHINGTON — David Daleiden, founder of the Center For Medical Progress (CMP), told conservative talk radio host Sean Hannity Tuesday there are nine more sting-operation videos that reveal Planned Parenthood’s operations. “We have close to 300 hours total of undercover video that was gathered during a 30 month long in depth investigative journalism study of how Planned Parenthood sells the body parts of the babies they abort,” Daleiden said, noting that each highlight video released will have the full footage posted on their website without any edits. CMP has already released three videos showing Planned Parenthood officials, personnel, and doctors...
  • Court bars anti-abortion group from releasing new videos

    07/29/2015 5:45:03 PM PDT · by BAW · 190 replies
    FOX News ^ | July 29, 2015 | AP
    A temporary restraining order has been issued preventing an anti-abortion group from releasing any video of leaders of a California company that provides fetal tissue to researchers. The group is the same one that previously shot viral covert video of a Planned Parenthood leader discussing the sale of aborted fetuses for research. The Los Angeles Superior Court order issued Tuesday prohibits the Center for Medical Progress from releasing any video of three high-ranking StemExpress officials taken at a restaurant in May. It appears to be the first legal action prohibiting the release of a video from the organization.
  • Flashback: Pro-Abortion Group Says Jack Conway "Perfect Candidate"

    07/29/2015 4:33:39 PM PDT · by Republican Wildcat
    Bluegrass Bulletin ^ | September 16, 2010
    Describing Jack Conway as their "Perfect Candidate", the pro-abortion group JAC will be hosting an event on Monday, September 27 in Prospect. Not likely to be there are any of the 1.3 million babies aborted this year, or or any of the 50,000,000 babies who lost their lives since 1973, when Jack had survived 4 years. But Jack cozying up to pro-abortionists is not surprising really...
  • Donald Trump Beating Jeb Bush even in Florida, New 2016 Poll Finds

    07/29/2015 1:33:02 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 49 replies
    Sunshine State News ^ | 07/29/2015 | Kevin Derby
    Businessman Donald Trump has been surging in polls at the state and national levels and a new one shows him leading in Florida, the home turf of Republican primary rivals former Gov. Jeb Bush and U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. St. Pete Polls released a survey on behalf of Saint Petersblog on Wednesday which shows Trump in the lead in the Sunshine State with 26 percent. Bush places second with 20 percent. Most polls at this early stage in the process have shown Bush with a solid lead in Florida. Gov. Scott Walker, R-Wis., places third with 12 percent followed...
  • Satanic Cult Pledges Funds to Support Abortion Rights

    07/29/2015 2:06:38 PM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 24 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 29, 2015 | By Thomas D. Williams, Ph.D.
    A devil-worshipping group calling itself the Satanic Temple has been working to raise funds to promote abortion-on-demand and to counter legal efforts such as the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act and 20-week abortion bans. A highly publicized ceremonial unveiling of the satanic figure of Baphomet in Detroit Saturday, an event billed as the “largest public satanic ceremony in history,” sold $25 and $75 tickets, the proceeds of which will be used to support the reproductive rights legal action fund, according to a Temple spokeswoman. The cult has also set up a donation website with Indiegogo “to challenge arbitrary, insulting abortion...
  • 3rd Shock Video Catches Planned Parenthood VP Selling Body Parts of Aborted Babies

    07/28/2015 6:11:34 AM PDT · by NYer · 91 replies
    Life News ^ | July 28, 2015 | STEVEN ERTELT
    After two shocking videos caught Planned Parenthood doctors discussing and arranging the sale of body parts of aborted babies, a third video has been released today catching a Planned Parenthood vice president negotiating the sale of aborted babies and attempting to get as much money as possible from the deal.As LifeNews reported, the first video of undercover footage shows Planned Parenthood Federation of AmericaÂ’s Senior Director of Medical Services, Dr. Deborah Nucatola, describing how Planned Parenthood sells the body parts of aborted unborn children and admitting she uses partial-birth abortions to supply intact body parts.In the second video, Planned Parenthood...
  • Read the Letter Planned Parenthood Sent News Outlets Warning Them Not to Air Undercover Videos

    07/28/2015 11:13:44 PM PDT · by Morgana · 78 replies
    blaze.com ^ | July 28, 2015 | Oliver Darcy
    A regional branch of Planned Parenthood warned reporters in a new letter Monday against airing recent sting videos released by a group which purport to show the abortion provider’s employees discussing the sell of aborted fetus parts. KVLY-TV in North Dakota published the letter from Planned Parenthood Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota. “CMP has used footage obtained through deceit and unlawful behavior, including possible violations of state recording laws, federal tax laws and falsified state identification. Then, they concoct wildly false stories through selective editing,” the letter alleged. “We expect this video will be no different in that regard;...
  • Cruz: Planned Parenthood a 'criminal enterprise'

    07/28/2015 3:57:41 PM PDT · by markomalley · 38 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 7/28/15 | Ariel Cohen
    Republican presidential candidates Ted Cruz and Ben Carson led conservatives in a rally against Planned Parenthood Tuesday, following the publication of three videos detailing the organization's sale of organs harvested from aborted fetuses. "Today the U.S. Department of Justice should open a criminal investigation into whether Planned Parenthood nationally is a criminal enterprise breaking the law," Cruz said on the lawn on the Capitol. But the Texas senator was skeptical this would happen, adding "the Obama Justice Department in acting as little more than a partisan arm of the Democratic National Committee." Cruz is backing Sen. Mike Lee's, R-Utah, attempt...
  • Sen. Cruz Calls on the U.S. Department of Justice to Enforce the Criminal Laws and Investigate PP

    07/28/2015 5:41:53 PM PDT · by Isara · 33 replies
    Cruz.Senate.gov ^ | July 28, 2015
    ICYMI: Sen. Cruz Calls on the U.S. Department of Justice to Enforce the Criminal Laws and Investigate Planned Parenthood Every member of Congress must stand together and say under no circumstances should federal taxpayer dollars be sent to an ongoing criminal enterprise WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today attended the Students for Life of America #WomenBetrayed Rally on the East Front of the U.S. Capitol and delivered the following remarks. Video of Cruz's remarks is available above. "We are here today rallying for life. "The past several weeks we've seen a series of videos come out of...
  • The New Planned Parenthood Sting Video Is the Worst One Yet [picking over body parts]

    07/28/2015 4:01:11 PM PDT · by markomalley · 62 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 7/28/15 | Debra Heine
    The latest sting video from the “Human Capital” documentary web series produced by the Center for Medical Progress is the most disturbing one yet. The horrific footage includes technicians picking over aborted baby parts, and is being described by horrified viewers on Twitter as “Godless,” “evil,” and “demonic.” The video also includes new admissions from Planned Parenthood leadership about the illicit pricing structure.One technician featured in the video fainted on the job on her first day — a reaction apparently not uncommon for people in the industry. <-- PJM_300_by_250_middle --> Holly O’Donnell, a licensed phlebotomist, didn’t realize what she was...
  • HHS boss won't probe Planned Parenthood -- or even watch videos

    07/28/2015 5:36:57 PM PDT · by markomalley · 17 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 7/28/15 | Paul Bedard
    The week-long outcry over secretly-taped videos revealing Planned Parenthood's practice of selling body parts of aborted fetuses won't be investigated by the federal agency that provided $67.2 million between 2010 and 2012 -- or even watched by the department's boss.The House Education and the Workforce Committee Tuesday released videos of testimony from Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell explaining why she won't probe the Planned Parenthood affair. It included this back and forth:(video at link)Rep. Phil Roe (R-Tenn.): Have you seen those videos?Burwell: I have not seen the videos. I have read the articles about them.Also:Rep. Rick Allen (R-GA):...
  • Obama: If I Ran for a Third Term, I Could Win

    07/28/2015 6:10:15 AM PDT · by McGruff · 150 replies
    Time ^ | 7/28/2015 | Maya Rhodan
    President Obama said that if he could run for a third term he thinks he would win, while calling for African leaders to adhere to term limits during a historic speech before the African Union. “I actually think I’m a pretty good president. I think if I ran, I could win. But I can’t,” Obama said in Ethiopia on Tuesday. ” There’s a lot that I’d like to do to keep America moving, but the law’s the law.”
  • Gay Catholics Push for Church Weddings

    07/28/2015 3:06:16 PM PDT · by NYer · 117 replies
    Aletelia ^ | July 29, 2015 | JOHN BURGER
    When the Supreme Court ruling came down in late June, extending the right to marriage to members of the same sex in all 50 states, some observers felt that the Catholic Church was fairly immune to any requirements that it would have to allow same-sex weddings before her altars. Now, though, calls for the Church to allow such nuptials are bubbling up. How far they will get is another question. The issue was raised Tuesday by a report in the New York Times that featured “gay and transgender Catholics” who are making noises with the approaching visit to these shores...
  • Planned Parenthood Breach Highlights Shift Toward More Malicious Competitive Attacks

    07/28/2015 2:29:33 PM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 7 replies
    CRN ^ | July 28, 2015 | By Sarah Kuranda
    The attack targets are shifting. Security experts say that the politically motivated attack on Planned Parenthood this week is only the latest example of a move for some hackers from financially motivated to ideological attacks. Planned Parenthood confirmed that it was the victim of a cyberattack and it has contacted the Department of Justice and the FBI. The attack, first reported by the Daily Dot, was politically motivated by a hacking group calling themselves 3301 who say they oppose Planned Parenthood's abortion practices. The hackers used a Blind SQL method (which attacks the SQL database with queries to retrieve data)...
  • Cruz: 'McConnell led effort to keep Planned Parenthood funding'

    07/28/2015 2:28:28 PM PDT · by stars & stripes forever · 60 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 7/27/2015 | Garth Kant
    WASHINGTON – Just days after publicly calling the majority leader a liar on the Senate floor, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, has upped the stakes in his war on GOP brass by accusing Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., of spearheading the effort to keep taxpayer funds going to Planned Parenthood. In a statement that mentioned “gruesome videos of senior officials of Planned Parenthood discussing the selling of body parts of unborn children,” Cruz blasted McConnell for blocking an amendment by Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, to defund the abortion provider.
  • PP Tries To Silence Undercover Videos By Sending Threatening Letters To TV Stations

    07/28/2015 2:12:43 PM PDT · by NYer · 9 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | July 28, 2015 | Caleb Howe
    On Tuesday the third undercover video of Planned Parenthood's despicable practices was released by the Center for Medical Progress, but as the blog Jammie Wearing Fools highlights, some people may not see it if PP gets its way: Planned Parenthood of Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota warned news outlets today that airing undercover videos from the Center for Medical Progress could violate “patient privacy.” Planned Parenthood says the videos violate laws however no wrong doing by the Center for Medical Progress has been proven. "The material should not be aired," states a press release sent out to the stations. This absurdly transparent...
  • Planned Parenthood Tries To Silence Undercover Videos By Sending Threatening Letters To TV Stations

    07/28/2015 2:08:02 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 14 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | 7/28/15 | Caleb Howe
    On Tuesday the third undercover video of Planned Parenthood's despicable practices was released by the Center for Medical Progress, but as the blog Jammie Wearing Fools highlights, some people may not see it if PP gets its way: "The material should not be aired," states a press release sent out to [North and South Dakota] stations. This absurdly transparent attempt at damage control is no surprise. The organization has been engaging in mafia-like strong-arm tactics in their all-out attack-as-defense strategy, including congressional pressure, an Obama Department of Justice investigation. and the same from the California Attorney General's office. In short,...
  • Anti-Abortion Group Claims Credit for Planned Parenthood Hacking

    07/27/2015 5:19:15 PM PDT · by wildwoodla · 112 replies
    CNN Politics ^ | 7/27/15 | Theodore Schleifer
    Washigton (CNN)An anti-abortion group has reportedly claimed credit for hacking Planned Parenthood, the women's health organization that has been under scrutiny for recently released videos showing officials from the group casually discussing the sale of aborted fetal tissue.
  • Pro-Choicers Are Actually Freaked Out About These Planned Parenthood Sting Videos And They Should Be

    07/27/2015 10:39:11 AM PDT · by GoneSalt · 23 replies
    motherjones.com ^ | 7/23/2015 | Molly Redden
    In the last week, a little-known anti-abortion activist named David Daleidin ignited a firestorm by releasing two selectively edited videos in which Planned Parenthood officials appear to be negotiating the sale of aborted fetuses. That Planned Parenthood is the target of a withering attack by anti-abortion activists is no surprise—they have been at war for years. But this time seems different, with some of Planned Parenthood's strongest allies drawing nervous comparisons to the 2009 sting operation that destroyed the community organizing group the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN). They may be right to worry. Daleidin and major...
  • Why Are ‘Customers’ So Angry About This New Book on Marriage and Religious Freedom?

    07/25/2015 8:08:22 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 41 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | July 19, 2015 | Marguerite Bowling
    Is the debate about marriage over after the Supreme Court’s June decision to redefine marriage in all fifty states? That’s what some Amazon.com reviewers are insisting after a new book was released last week. The book, “Truth Overruled: The Future of Marriage and Religious Freedom,” is a roadmap from Ryan Anderson, a senior research fellow at the Heritage Foundation, on how the conservative movement can move forward in promoting marriage and protecting religious freedom after the Supreme Court’s ruling. “I wrote this book for all Americans. For those who disagree with me, to at least understand the viewpoint of roughly...
  • Planned Parenthood videos: No sign of political issue fading

    07/25/2015 5:02:17 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 16 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jul 25, 2015 3:55 PM EDT | Alan Fram
    Two stealthily recorded videos show Planned Parenthood officials discussing how they provide aborted fetal organs for research. The videos have put the group and its Democratic allies on the defensive.It’s unclear how long the political damage may last or whether Planned Parenthood has broken federal law—as abortion foes contend. What’s clear is that Republicans and anti-abortion groups are giving no signs of letting the issue fade quickly. …
  • Catholic Family Wins Against HHS Mandate

    07/25/2015 2:47:13 PM PDT · by NYer · 27 replies
    Creative Minority Report ^ | July 22, 2015 | Matthew Archbold
    A Catholic politician sued the Obama administration, arguing that as a Catholic he has a right to be able to purchase health insurance that doesn't cover contraceptives, sterilization procedures, and abortifacients. Paul Wieland serves in the Missouri House. He is a member of the Knights of Columbus. He has three daughters, who, because of the actions of the Obama administration, will have access to free contraceptives. “As a parent, it is disturbing,” said Wieland in an older news report. “We value our faith and make a sacrifice to teach our children the faith, to send them to Catholic schools. We...
  • Rand Paul defies McConnell to defund Planned Parenthood

    07/25/2015 11:11:47 AM PDT · by markomalley · 41 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 7/25/15 | Barbara Boland
    Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., announced late Friday that he will "use every Senate rule" to force his Senate colleagues on the record after fellow Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., blocked his amendment to defund Planned Parenthood. If Paul gets enough senators to sign his petition, he can go around McConnell and force a vote. "I'm prepared to use every Senate rule at my disposal to force my colleagues on record whether they like it or not," Paul wrote Friday night. "Under Senate rules, if enough Senators are willing to stand with me and sign a petition demanding a vote,...
  • Kamala Harris Will Investigate Group That Exposed Planned Parenthood’s Baby Body Parts Sales

    07/25/2015 10:59:21 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 27 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 07/25/2015 | AWR Hawkins
    On July 24, California Attorney General Kamala Harris (D) announced she will investigate whether the Center for American Progress broke any laws in videoing Planned Parenthood’s (PP) Dr. Deborah Nucatola. On the video, Nucatola discussed PP’s sales of baby livers and the practice of “partial-birth abortions to supply intact body parts” to those who want them.
  • McConnell and Reid may have just set a 51-vote threshold for passing Obamacare repeal

    07/24/2015 11:17:28 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 145 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | July 24, 2015 | Timothy P. Carney
    Next week, Senate Republicans could pass Obamacare repeal with a simple 51-vote majority as part of the long-term highway bill, according to Sen. Mike Lee. The Utah Republican laid out the argument in a press release after party leaders set the sequencing of votes: "The first Obamacare vote on Sunday will have a 60 vote threshold, and Democrats will likely block it," Lee continued. "But thanks to the sequencing of the votes we just locked in, Republicans will have the opportunity resurrect that Obamacare amendment later on in the process, and put it back before the Senate in a manner...
  • Health insurer Anthem near $48 billion deal to buy Cigna [Shrinking Competition]

    07/24/2015 3:32:29 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 7 replies
    Deal could reduce the number of major U.S. insurance companies from five to three. U.S. health insurer Anthem Inc is close to finalizing negotiations to acquire peer Cigna Inc and could announce a roughly $48 billion deal as early as this week, two people familiar with the matter said.
  • Sally Kohn Blames Planned Parenthood Videos on ‘Patriarchy,’ ‘White Supremacy’

    07/22/2015 8:26:20 PM PDT · by Morgana · 9 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | July 22, 2015 | Katie Yoder
    Speaking of patriarchy and white supremacy, Kohn didn’t mention that abortion targets African-American babies as well as baby girls. Kohn’s tweet also referenced Sandra Bland, a “Black Lives Matter” activist who police say committed suicide in jail after her highly criticized arrest was caught on camera . But in the reaction to her tweet, Twitter users focused on Planned Parenthood: