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  • Killing babies no different from abortion, experts say

    02/29/2012 12:48:43 PM PST · by Pinkbell · 86 replies · 4+ views
    UK Telegraph ^ | February 29, 2012 | Stephen Adams
    The article, published in the Journal of Medical Ethics, says newborn babies are not “actual persons” and do not have a “moral right to life”. The academics also argue that parents should be able to have their baby killed if it turns out to be disabled when it is born. The journal’s editor, Prof Julian Savulescu, director of the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, said the article's authors had received death threats since publishing the article. He said those who made abusive and threatening posts about the study were “fanatics opposed to the very values of a liberal society”....
  • Ethicists call for killing of newborns to be made legal

    02/29/2012 11:57:06 AM PST · by NYer · 60 replies · 1+ views
    Catholic Herald ^ | February 29, 2012 | Madeleine TEAHAN
    Professors from Milan and Oxford argue that 'foetuses and newborns do not have the same moral status as actual persons'Professors from Milan and Oxford argue that 'foetuses and newborns do not have the same moral status as actual persons' (PA photo)A leading British medical journal has published an article calling for the introduction of infanticide for social and medical reasons.The article in the Journal of Medical Ethics, entitled “After-birth abortion: why should the baby live?” states in its abstract: “After-birth abortion (killing a newborn) should be permissible in all cases where abortion is, including cases where the newborn is not...
  • Latest scientific 'game-changer' in abortion debate will send ended pregnancies soaring

    02/27/2012 6:36:19 AM PST · by Former Fetus · 33 replies · 1+ views
    Jewish World Review ^ | 2/27/2012 | Lisa M. Krieger
    Full title: Latest scientific 'game-changer' in abortion debate, out this week, will send ended pregnancies soaring but prevent heartache, suffering Raising the prospect of a world without birth defects, a Stanford-created blood test that can detect Down syndrome and two other major genetic defects very early in a woman's pregnancy will be available this week. The simple blood test spares women the risk and heartache of later and more invasive tests like amniocentesis. But it has startling social implications — heralding a not-distant future when many fetal traits, from deadly disease to hair color, are known promptly after conception when...
  • Judge says ordering of abortion was justified

    02/21/2012 9:43:50 AM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 176 replies · 2+ views
    Boston Globe ^ | 02/21/2012 | By Peter Schworm
    A family court judge who ruled that a pregnant woman with schizophrenia should undergo an abortion and be sterilized sharply defended her decision yesterday, while denouncing Boston University for withdrawing what she said was a job offer amid the controversy. In a rare personal defense of the reasoning behind a court ruling, Christina Harms, who retired from the bench last month after 23 years, said she concluded that the woman, a 31-year-old who suffered from delusions, would choose to terminate her pregnancy if she were mentally competent, chiefly so that she could resume antipsychotic medication that would have harmed the...
  • Darwinism the root of the culture of death: expert

    02/17/2012 4:17:50 PM PST · by wagglebee · 668 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 2/17/12 | Kathleen Gilbert
    WASHINGTON, February 17, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) - What do Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger, “father of the sexual revolution” Alfred Kinsey, Lenin, and Hitler have in common? All these pioneers of what some call the culture of death rooted their beliefs and actions in Darwinism - a little-known fact that one conservative leader says shouldn’t be ignored. Hugh Owen of the Kolbe Center for the Study of Creation told an audience on Capitol Hill before the March for Life last month that the philosophical consequences of Darwinism has “totally destroyed many parts of our society.” Owen pointed to Dr. Josef Mengele,...
  • Birth Control and Eugenics are identical - Margaret Sanger

    02/17/2012 7:24:43 AM PST · by ProgressingAmerica · 46 replies
    In an article titled "The Eugenic Value of Birth Control Propaganda" in the Birth Control Review, Margaret Sanger wrote the following:(Page 43) The eugenic and civilizational value of Birth Control is becoming apparent to the enlightened and the intelligent. In the limited space of the present paper, I have time only to touch upon some of the fundamental convictions that form the basis of our Birth Control propaganda, and which, as I think you must agree, indicate that the campaign for Birth Control is not merely of eugenic value, but is practically identical in ideal with the final aims of...
  • What is the real purpose of birth control? Why is all of this so important to progressives?

    02/11/2012 7:06:28 AM PST · by ProgressingAmerica · 58 replies
    With all that's going on with the Catholic Church and the President right now, this has become a huge hot button topic. But why is this so important to progressives? Rush keeps saying that "abortion is the sacrament of liberalism." What makes this so? Let's ask Margaret Sanger. In her book "Woman and the new race", Sanger explains the purpose of birth control:(Page 229) Birth control itself, often denounced as a violation of natural law, is nothing more or less than the facilitation of the process of weeding out the unfit, of preventing the birth of defectives or of those...
  • 'To Stop the Multiplication of the Unfit'

    02/10/2012 4:20:12 AM PST · by Kaslin · 29 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 10, 2012 | Michelle Malkin
    If you aren't creeped out by the No Birth Control Left Behind rhetoric of the White House and Planned Parenthood, you aren't listening closely enough. The anesthetic of progressive benevolence always dulls the senses. Wake up. When a bunch of wealthy white women and elite Washington bureaucrats defend the trampling of religious liberties in the name of "increased access" to "reproductive services" for "poor" women, the ghost of Margaret Sanger is cackling. As she wrote in her autobiography, Sanger founded Planned Parenthood in 1916 "to stop the multiplication of the unfit." This, she boasted, would be "the most important and...
  • Really Bad Ideas: Population control (Understanding the Liberal Mindset)

    02/10/2012 6:03:37 PM PST · by mnehring · 4 replies
    Alongside today’s respect for human life there is the increasingly popular idea that there is too much human life around, and that it is killing the planet. Since the beginning of time, one of the clearest markers of an enlightened society has been the moral status it attaches to human life. And outwardly, at least, twenty-first-century Western societies express an unprecedented degree of respect for human life. For example, cultural and political institutions continually talk about the need to uphold human rights. The human rights narrative now shapes policymaking, both domestically and internationally. Many even argue that protecting human rights...
  • ‘To Stop the Multiplication of the Unfit’ (abortion & birth control is rooted in race & hatred)

    02/10/2012 7:12:45 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 2 replies · 1+ views
    National Review ^ | 02/10/2012 | Michelle Malkin
    If you aren’t creeped out by the No Birth Control Left Behind rhetoric of the White House and Planned Parenthood, you aren’t listening closely enough. The anesthetic of progressive benevolence always dulls the senses. Wake up. When a bunch of wealthy white women and elite Washington bureaucrats defend the trampling of religious liberties in the name of “increased access” to “reproductive services” for “poor” women, the ghost of Margaret Sanger is cackling. As she wrote in her autobiography, Sanger founded Planned Parenthood in 1916 “to stop the multiplication of the unfit.” This, she boasted, would be “the most important and...
  • Bill Gates backs climate scientists lobbying for large-scale geoengineering

    02/06/2012 3:56:54 PM PST · by opentalk · 33 replies
    The Guardian (UK) ^ | February 5, 2012 | John Vidal
    A small group of leading climate scientists, financially supported by billionaires including Bill Gates, are lobbying governments and international bodies to back experiments into manipulating the climate on a global scale to avoid catastrophic climate change. The scientists, who advocate geoengineering methods such as spraying millions of tonnes of reflective particles of sulphur dioxide 30 miles above earth, argue that a "plan B" for climate change will be needed if the UN and politicians cannot agree to making the necessary cuts in greenhouse gases, and say the US government and others should pay for a major programme of international research....
  • Eugenics, euthanasia and American race improvement

    02/04/2012 1:39:11 PM PST · by wagglebee · 12 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 2/1/12 | David Turner
    “Passive eugenicide allowed babies deemed “defective” to starve, or be denied medical attention.” The “Unfit” defined: Eugenics as an instrument of race improvement was inspired by animal husbandry that improved livestock through selective breeding, and culling undesirables from breeding stock. Eugenics sought to apply the principle to human breeding. Eugenics “ideal” for America’s racial stock was the Nordic blue-eyed, blond-haired Aryan. The “unfit” included the “feeble minded,” homosexuals; persons evidencing criminal traits, alcoholism, blindness, deafness, schizophrenia, bi-polar disorder and a wide range of “mental illnesses.” To eugenicists even “laziness” was understood as a genetic trait to be eliminated from the...
  • Komen apologizes for 'recent decisions,' pledges to continue funding Planned Parenthood

    02/03/2012 8:33:19 AM PST · by alancarp · 217 replies · 1+ views
    Dallas Morning News ^ | 2/3/2012 | Tom Benning
    Komen for the Cure just released the following statement from Nancy Brinker and the Susan G. Komen Board of Directors: We want to apologize to the American public for recent decisions that cast doubt upon our commitment to our mission of saving women's lives. The events of this week have been deeply unsettling for our supporters, partners and friends and all of us at Susan G. Komen. We have been distressed at the presumption that the changes made to our funding criteria were done for political reasons or to specifically penalize Planned Parenthood. They were not. Our original desire was...
  • Mom Says Mentally Impaired Tot Heartlessly Denied Transplant

    01/17/2012 6:35:36 PM PST · by absalom01 · 21 replies
    ABC News ^ | Jan. 17, 2012 | SUSAN DONALDSON JAMES
    Amelia "Mia" Rivera has Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome, a complex genetic disorder that causes mental and physical impairments, and her family said that the 3-year-old will die if she does not get a kidney in the next six months to a year. Mia's mother Chrissy Rivera has said the family is willing to donate a live organ, but Children's Hospital of Philadelphia has reportedly told her that they will not recommend transplantation for the toddler because of her disabilities. Rivera blogged about her daughter's plight last Friday, and now more than 20,000 online supporters from 15 states are petitioning the hospital to...
  • Dr. Mark Mostert: The New Eugenic Nation

    01/16/2012 4:31:12 PM PST · by wagglebee · 11 replies
    Alive and Kicking ^ | 1/16/12 | Dr. Mark Mostert
    It’s here, and has been for some while – our New Eugenic Nation. And it’s becoming more and more visible to the point that only now are parents getting to see it up close, ugly, and very personal – that their child’s disability is used as a tool of discrimination to deny them treatment. Predictably, parents and lay people are astounded. They shouldn’t be. This has been going on for years and as we become less sensitized to issues of death and dying, and as the pro-death movement keeps up a constant drumbeat that dying is better than living, people...
  • Unnatural selection: Is evolving reproductive technology ushering in a new age of eugenics?

    01/13/2012 4:19:44 PM PST · by wagglebee · 35 replies
    The Globe and Mail ^ | 1/7/12 | Carolyn Abraham
    Humanity has long dreamed of perfection, striving to be faster, stronger and brighter, pushing nature to the limit. Four centuries before people were conceived in a petri dish, Swiss alchemist Paracelsus claimed flawless little beings could be grown in pumpkins filled with urine and horse dung, but there is no record he produced a crop. With the birth of Louise Brown in 1978, the test tube finally succeeded where the pumpkin had failed, and the year she turned 11, scientists moved beyond making life in a lab: They found a way to peer into an embryo's genes and predict what...
  • Sterilizing the Left’s Eugenics History

    01/13/2012 5:31:14 AM PST · by SJackson · 11 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | January 13, 2012 | Daniel Flynn
    North Carolina offered reparations on Tuesday to victims of its nearly-half-century sterilization campaign. Starting with Indiana in 1907, more than half of the states codified eugenics programs of varying degrees of fervor during the twentieth century. But North Carolina is thus far the only state to offer to compensate the victims. “We are attempting to achieve a level of financial compensation and other services that can provide meaningful assistance,” explained Dr. Laura Gerald, chair of the state’s Eugenics Task Force. “Compensation also serves a collective purpose for the state and sends a clear message that we in North Carolina are...
  • NC TO RECOMMEND COMPENSATION FOR EUGENICS VICTIMS

    01/10/2012 2:20:24 PM PST · by antidemoncrat · 23 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 1/9/2012 | Tiffany Gabbay
    State officials sterilized more than 7,600 people in North Carolina from 1929 to 1974 under eugenics programs, which at the time were aimed at creating a better society by weeding out people such as criminals and mentally disabled people considered undesirable.
  • The Unspoken Diagnosis: Old Age (NYT Barf Alert!)

    12/31/2011 1:35:33 PM PST · by wagglebee · 79 replies · 2+ views
    New York Times ^ | 12/29/11 | Paula Span
    Dr. Alexander K. Smith is a brave man.It has taken physicians a very long time to accept the need to level with patients and their families when they have terminal illnesses and death is near — and we know that many times those kinds of honest, exploratory conversations still don’t take place.Now Dr. Smith, a palliative care specialist at the University of California, San Francisco, who also practices at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and two co-authors are urging another change, one they acknowledge would “radically alter” the way health care professionals communicate with their very old patients.In...
  • Agenda 21 - What Is It? Apparently is is a plan to reduce the population

    06/22/2011 12:44:33 PM PDT · by TEXOKIE · 658 replies
    Vanity | Various
    Several people have become interested in a quite controversial topic called "AGENDA 21." They have requested being on a ping list for this topic. While I do not have time to do a thorough treatment of this subject, nor am I in any way an expert, I am willing at least for a time,to ping people as I run across articles which might pertain to this concern. It might be good to start with an examination of just what it is or might be. To kick this discussion and exploration off,I did a Google search (just for fun) on "Agenda...
  • The Jaffe Memo: What’s Wrong With Planned Parenthood Besides Abortion

    12/21/2011 12:55:45 AM PST · by gabriellah · 4 replies
    TheCollegeConservative ^ | 12/21/2011 | Bryana Johnson
    “There is only one country in the world for which we project the median fertility to not fall below 2.1 children in the projection period between 2010 and 2100,” said the UN Population Division in the 2010 Population Estimates and Projections Revision. In their informative video series, Overpopulation Is a Myth, The Population Research Institute explains, ”by the end of this century, we’ll be losing 1 billion people every twenty years.”
  • Are we better off dead than disabled?

    12/15/2011 3:58:50 PM PST · by wagglebee · 87 replies
    The B.C. Catholic ^ | 12/12/11 | Rhonda Wiebe
    The perils of the social devaluation of people include legal assisted suicide and euthanasia It is not uncommon to hear people without disabilities and people who have recently acquired a disability say they would rather be dead than disabled. Although politically incorrect, embedded perceptions that life with disability is full of suffering and indignity promote the idea that it's a death sentence. Able-ist social conditioning equates disability with pain, frailty, incapacity, and poor quality of life. It views persons with disabilities as problems that need to be fixed. The 'problem' of disability I would argue the "problem" of disability...
  • Margaret Sanger A Life of Passion

    12/05/2011 6:40:08 AM PST · by artichokegrower · 49 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | December 4, 2011 | Ashley Sayeau
    It's not hard to guess where Margaret Sanger found her inspiration. Born in 1879, the mother of birth control was one of 11 children. "My mother died at 48," she wrote in "My Fight for Birth Control." "My father lived to be 80." The latter was a stonecutter, specializing in children's gravestones. The former was a devout Catholic who was pregnant 18 times during her 30-year marriage. From these beginnings, Margaret Sanger became one of the most important reformers in American history - a woman who by the mid-1900s needed no introduction, certainly not to women desperate for information about...
  • Horror: 32-week unborn twins killed after hospital accidentally aborts healthy twin

    11/23/2011 2:48:54 PM PST · by NYer · 50 replies
    Life Site News ^ | November 23, 2011 | JOHN JALSEVAC
    An artist's rendering of the unborn child at 32-weeks gestation. MELBOURNE, Australia, November 23, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A 32-week set of twins were both aborted after staff at an Australian hospital initially killed the healthy twin by accident, and then also aborted the sick sibling after realizing their mistake, reports the Herald Sun. The paper reports that the mother of the children was told that one of her twin children had a congenital heart defect that would require years of surgery, and that the child may not survive. After she decided to have the child aborted, doctors then gave...
  • New York's high rate of disabled deaths prompts outcry

    11/19/2011 3:37:25 PM PST · by NYer · 9 replies
    cna ^ | November 18, 2011 | Marianne Medlin
    Bobby Schindler New York City, N.Y., Nov 18, 2011 / 10:55 am (CNA).- Reports that one in six disabled persons in New York over the last decade have died from preventable causes has drawn sharp criticism from local media and disability advocates. “We are devaluing these people,” Bobby Schindler of the Life and Hope Network told CNA, and “we are seeing” this kind of treatment “rationalized and justified everyday.”The New York Times outlined death reports on Nov. 5 of developmentally disabled persons throughout the last 10 years. The newspaper found that those receiving care in New York died from...
  • Our Tax Dollars At Work - Rent Fraud

    11/13/2011 10:39:24 AM PST · by BagCamAddict · 7 replies
    YouTube ^ | 08-04-11 | Judge Judy
    EVERY tax payer in this country needs to watch this video. This is why the "intentionally unemployed" vote Democrat - because our "Government" gives them free rent, free college tuition, free food, free cell phones... This is where our tax dollars go. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VuCKkOkQcHY And after watching this video, every one of us needs to send the video to our "politicians."
  • State of Same: Eugenics Still Drives the Abortion Industry

    11/08/2011 4:07:38 PM PST · by wagglebee · 5 replies
    Life News ^ | 11/8/11 | Ryan Bomberger
    NBC’s Rock Center with Brian Williams produced an incredible and moving news feature, “State of Shame”, on the horrific and racist eugenics practice of forced sterilizations. centered on a central figure in the MAAFA21 documentary, Elaine Riddick, a black woman who was forcibly sterilized after being raped at age 13. I had the wonderful privilege of meeting Elaine and serving on a panel about abortion and eugenics targeting the black community, which is the heart of our TooManyAborted.com campaigns. She’s a remarkable and passionate individual, stripped of part of her humanity by a racist ideology that continues today through its...
  • Population control: the rich controlling the poor?

    10/27/2011 6:56:28 PM PDT · by decimon · 11 replies
    BBC ^ | October 27, 2011 | Mike Gallagher
    As the world population reaches seven billion people, the BBC's Mike Gallagher asks whether efforts to control population have been, as some critics claim, a form of authoritarian control over the world's poorest citizens.> In 1966, President Lyndon Johnson warned that the US might be overwhelmed by desperate masses, and he made US foreign aid dependent on countries adopting family planning programmes. Other wealthy countries such as Japan, Sweden and the UK also began to devote large amounts of money to reducing Third World birth rates. > Meanwhile, Paul Ehrlich has also amended his view of the issue. If he...
  • House panel OKs money cut for UN population fund

    10/05/2011 2:06:30 PM PDT · by Hunton Peck · 2 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Wednesday, October 5, 2011 4:15 PM EDT | DONNA CASSATA
    WASHINGTON (AP) — A House committee voted Wednesday to eliminate some $50 million that President Barack Obama requested for the U.N. organization that helps women and children in developing countries with reproductive health and family planning, a reflection of growing Republican anger with both the world body and its work in China. The GOP-led Foreign Affairs Committee approved legislation that targets the yearly U.S. contribution to the U.N. Population Fund, an organization the United States helped found in the late 1960s. Republican administrations typically have withheld funds from the group, but Obama restored the money. The party-line vote was 23-17....
  • Chronic disease to cost $47 trillion by 2030: WEF

    09/18/2011 3:54:48 PM PDT · by Clairity · 31 replies
    Reuters ^ | Sept. 18, 2011 | Kate Kelland
    The global economic impact of the five leading chronic diseases -- cancer, diabetes, mental illness, heart disease, and respiratory disease -- could reach $47 trillion over the next 20 years, according to a study by the World Economic Forum (WEF). The estimated cumulative output loss caused by the illnesses, which together already kill more than 36 million people a year and are predicted to kill tens of millions more in future, represents around 4 percent of annual global GDP over the coming two decades, the study said. "This is not a health issue, this is an economic issue -- it...
  • Fascinating site shows New York abortions by Zip Code - 60% of black babies aborted

    09/13/2011 4:01:26 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 41 replies · 1+ views
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 9/13/11 | Jeremy Kryn
    NEW YORK, NY, September 12, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – New data on New York City’s abortion statistics reveals an abortion ratio almost twice the national average. The report, provided by the New York City Department of Health at the request of the Chiaroscuro Foundation, a New York City non-for-profit organization that supports alternatives to abortion, said that of 225,667 pregnancies in 2009, there were 87,273 abortions. The detailed data about abortion in New York has been published at NY41percent.com in the form of an interactive graphic. Abortion rate statistics show that the zip code with the highest abortion ratio in the...
  • Obama Admin Targets Down Syndrome Babies Under Obamacare

    09/12/2011 4:22:41 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 29 replies · 1+ views
    Life News ^ | 9/12/11 | Mark Leach
    Prenatal testing for Down syndrome should not be considered preventive medicine. Such tests cannot prevent the presence of Down syndrome in a child; but they can decrease the likelihood of a child with Down syndrome surviving beyond the womb. Expectant parents need accurate information, including the many positive outcomes, about life raising a child with Down syndrome. Last month, my daughter Juliet began second grade, where her mother and I expect her to maintain her B+ average on spelling tests and straight A’s in Chinese. In addition to being a loving daughter and big sister, Juliet also is endowed...
  • Human ancestors interbred with related species

    09/08/2011 5:17:24 PM PDT · by Renfield · 69 replies · 2+ views
    Naturenews ^ | 09-05-2011 | Matt Kaplan
    Our ancestors bred with other species in the Homo genus, according to a study published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences1. The authors say that up to 2% of the genomes of some modern African populations may originally come from a closely related species. Palaeontologists have long wondered whether modern humans came from a single, genetically isolated population of hominins or whether we are a genetic mix of various hominin species. Last year, an analysis comparing the Neanderthal genome sequence to that of modern H. sapiens showed that some interbreeding did take place between the two...
  • Report Proves Planned Parenthood Targets Blacks, Hispanics

    08/29/2011 3:40:51 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 10 replies · 1+ views
    Life News ^ | 8/29/11 | Steven Ertelt
    A new reported issued by the pro-life group Life Dynamics proves that Planned Parenthood and the abortion industry in the United States target black and Hispanic Americans by placing abortion facilities in communities with high minority populations.Titled, “Racial Targeting and Population Control,” the new report validates the claims pro-life advocates have made for years — and that Life Dynamics made in its groundbreaking Maafa21 video released two years ago — showing that abortion advocates have purposefully placed abortion centers in urban areas with high percentages of black and Hispanic residents.Mark Crutcher and Carole Novielli conducted the research in the 24-page...
  • Biden Endorses 'One Child' Policy (No Surprise)

    08/23/2011 4:48:24 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 34 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | August 23, 2011 | Staff
    Population: The vice president gives a thumbs up to Beijing's policy of sustainable growth through forced population control. This is no gaffe. The White House endorses this policy. Just ask the president's science adviser. We are used to the "mouth that roared" putting his foot in it. But Vice President Joe Biden's remarks at Sichuan University in China clearly embrace the progressive belief that people are a plague on the Earth — not its greatest resource. "Your policy has been one which I fully understand — I'm not second-guessing — of one child per family. The result being that you're...
  • 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.
  • Chuck Colson: Life, the Great Non-Negotiable - Autism and Eugenics

    08/15/2011 4:19:58 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 13 replies
    Breakpoint ^ | 8/11/11 | Chuck Colson
    I cannot imagine life without my autistic grandson, Max. However, the chilling truth is, there are plenty of people who can. Autism Spectrum Disorder, which runs the gamut from profoundly disabled to high-functioning individuals capable of living fairly normal lives, affects millions of families: 1 out of every 1,000 births today are autistic kids. As I have told you over the past two days, the families of these children, like my grandson Max, don’t see these children as burdens but, instead, as blessings. Not because the parents are in “denial,” but because they love their children, and that love has...
  • Choosing Boys Over Girls and the Consequences of a World Full of Men

    08/12/2011 4:50:36 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 12 replies
    LifeSiteNews/C-FAM ^ | 8/12/11 | Susan Yoshihara
    August 11, 2011 (C-FAM) One night in 1978 a student in Delhi’s most prestigious obstetrics program reported for his first delivery. Just then he saw a cat bound from the hospital room with a “thing…wet with blood, mangled” in its mouth. Unfazed, the doctors and nurses went on to perform more abortions than births, several at six or seven months of pregnancy. When the student finally asked a nurse why the aborted child was not treated with more care she replied flatly: “Because it was a girl.” Such descriptions permeate journalist Mara Hvistendahl’s first book, Unnatural Selection: Choosing Boys Over...
  • New York Times Touts “Selective Reduction” as a “Half Abortion”

    08/10/2011 2:32:02 PM PDT · by NYer · 14 replies
    Life News ^ | August 10, 2011 | Steven Ertelt
    As if the new York Times couldn’t sink any further down the hole of warped and twisted pro-abortion activism, the Gray Lady is out with yet another “news” piece that moves the newspaper further beyond the pale.Ruth Pawder is out today with a new story titled “The Two-Minus-One Pregnancy,” that focuses on “selective reduction” – the euphemistic phrase given to name the destruction of one or more unborn children in a multiple pregnancy situation where a mother has more than one baby resulting from an IVF pregnancy involving the implantation of multiple human embryos.The Times never makes it past the...
  • Colour-coded children: School puts bright children in different uniforms

    07/28/2011 9:11:32 PM PDT · by bronxville · 79 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 07-28-2011 | Kate Loveys
    The gifted and talented go to Delamere and wear purple ties and purple badges. The rest go to Ashwood, which wears blue, or Sherwood, which wears red. These two schools are more mixed ability but are still streamed into three tiers. Michael Murphy said he took the decision to impose streaming to attract high-ability children to the school Critics yesterday warned the move is demoralising for pupils and would merely increase competition and animosity between them rather than raise standards. But headteacher Michael Murphy insists the measure is the only way to attract pupils of well-off parents. Mr Murphy is...
  • If Anders Behring Breivik were american we'd spot his progressivism. He supported Eugenics (VANITY)

    Something that few journalists will honestly do is read through Breivik's manifesto. Sure, they'll talk about the unabomber, but they won't go much further. As is being catalogued in certain places, there's a reason for that. Some of the things we've learned are as follows: Oslo Terrorist anti-Oil, pro-Environment Extremist? Oslo Terrorist – Was He a Christian Conservative? The Manifesto supports: Environmentalism One-Child Birth policies Nationalization (State Control) of Private Companies and the Manifesto criticizes: American Capitalism American Imperialism American Intervention Right-Wing Media Monopolies Weakness of Christianity But there's still more in this manifesto of his.(It's massive, over 1500 pages)...
  • Negro Project 2.0: Margaret Sanger’s Abortion Legacy Lives On

    07/26/2011 4:19:00 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 11 replies
    Life News ^ | 7/25/11 | Ryan Bomberger
    Last week’s NPR interview on “Tell Me More” really should be called “Tell Me Less”. Their heavy editing of only The Radiance Foundation’s perspective, while preserving every word spoken by Reverend Carlton Veazey,revealed NPR’s typical liberal bias and uninformed defense of Planned Parenthood. The Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice CEO’s closing remarks (nearly two minutes versus mine which were cut down to 15 seconds) were just a continuation of pro-abortion histrionics by the historically challenged. Veazey was unwilling to address the epidemic of abortion in the black community, even denying Planned Parenthood’s entire history rooted in the racist pseudoscience of...
  • UK eugenic abortion stats released – thousands killed for Downs, cleft lip, club foot, etc.

    07/22/2011 4:18:13 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 30 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 7/21/11 | Hilary White
    26 unborn babies in the last nine years have been killed for having cleft lip or palate. LONDON, July 21, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – After a five-year legal battle, a pro-life group in the United Kingdom has succeeded in obtaining detailed statistics about eugenic abortions from the UK’s Department of Health (DoH). The statistics reveal that thousands of babies have been killed for eugenic reasons, some of them (26 in the last nine years) for as minor a condition as cleft lip or palate, seven of them in 2010. These abortions were conducted under “Ground E,” the rule that allows any...
  • LA TIMES: The world's biggest problem? Too many people.

    07/21/2011 12:12:09 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 75 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | July 21, 2011 | by: Mary Ellen Harte
    Our unsustainable population levels are depleting resources and denying a decent future to our descendants. We must stop the denial. A 2009 NPR story on U.S. pregnancies reported that half — yes, half — of all U.S. pregnancies are unintended. That's a lot of unintended consumers adding to our future climate change. And that's what the right calls the "liberal" side of the mass media. The politically conservative U.S. mass media cover unsustainable population levels even less. That pretty much reflects the appalling state of U.S. public education today on population. The U.S. approach to population issues across all levels...
  • Confirmed: Non-Africans found to be part-Neanderthal

    07/18/2011 4:35:40 PM PDT · by redreno · 70 replies
    CBS News ^ | July 18, 2011 2:22 PM | CBS News
    Next time you're about to slam somebody for carrying on like a Neanderthal, think twice: You might be hitting close to home. A new study published in the Molecular Biology and Evolution reports that people of non-African heritage carry a chromosome which originates from Neanderthals, offering evidence that the two populations interbred at a certain point in history.
  • Health care disparities at issue in abortion rates among black Americans

    07/12/2011 1:09:41 PM PDT · by SmithL · 16 replies
    Oakland Tribune ^ | Updated 7/12/11 | Scott Johnson
    OAKLAND -- The abortion rate in the African-American community is several times higher than any other group, but community members and health providers say a recent anti-abortion billboard campaign in Oakland is misguided and simplistic. The billboards, financed and distributed by the anti-abortion organization Issues4Life have prompted outrage among abortion rights groups and women's health care organizations who say the ads are inflammatory, racist and demeaning. But Walter Hoye, who directs the group, says the billboards are a way of bringing attention to what he has described as an abortion-created "genocide" in the African-American community. Nationwide, African-American women receive approximately...
  • Eugenics returns to Germany: controversial ‘pre-implantation’ genetic testing approved

    07/11/2011 12:24:20 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 70 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 7/11/11 | Rebecca Millette
    BERLIN, Germany, July 11, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A controversial form of “pre-implantation” embryonic testing for genetic disorders was approved by German parliament last Thursday. Members of Parliament voted 326-260 in favor of the bill, with eight MPs abstaining. Pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) extracts up to two cells from a human embryo obtained through in vitro fertilization for testing for severe genetic disorders that could result in stillbirth or miscarriage. Such testing is a highly sensitive subject in Germany, where the memory of the atrocities committed in the name of eugenics under the Nazis remains fresh in the national consciousness. The...
  • Down syndrome advocates to international court: prenatal screening a crime against humanity

    07/05/2011 4:26:55 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 11 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 7/5/11 | Kathleen Gilbert
    THE HAGUE, Netherlands, July 5, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) - A group of advocates for individuals with Down syndrome has complained to an international human rights court that New Zealand’s prenatal screening program effectively targets disabled children for systematic eradication through abortion. Right to Life New Zealand (RTLNZ) revealed that they have joined their name to the complaint in a press release Tuesday. The complaint is being lodged at the International Criminal Court in The Hague by a group of thirty-seven parents or siblings who have a family member with Down syndrome. The complaint names the Minister of Health in the New...
  • Father of population control movement supports sex-selective abortion, mass sterilization

    06/28/2011 3:56:37 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 64 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 6/28/11 | Kathleen Gilbert
    June 27, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Even when confronted with the deaths of 160 million children in the womb simply because they were girls, the father of the modern population control movement doesn’t bat an eyelash. The problem of sex-selective abortion has been receiving increased scrutiny in the media recently, following the release of Maria Hvistendahl’s book “Unnatural Selection,” which was reviewed last week in the Wall Street Journal. In that book the author documents the devastation wrought by widespread female gendercide in countries that favor sons over daughters.  She also records a discussion about prenatal gendercide with Paul Ehrlich, the...
  • The Fascist Stealth of Agenda 21

    06/26/2011 2:51:30 PM PDT · by hreardon · 32 replies
    NoisyRoom.net ^ | June 25th, 2011 | Terresa Monroe-Hamilton
    I didn’t even know about Agenda 21 until a couple of months ago. Did you know it has been around since 1992? It is quietly and stealthily being implemented throughout the United States and the world. And within its scope is contained some oldie but goody concerns that I have held for some time: confiscation of public lands by the government (the Wilderness Project), EPA over-regulation, population distribution and control and the list just keeps getting longer and scarier… Agenda 21 is a 40 chapter plan that lists a series of goals to be achieved globally. It is the global...