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  • Dynel Lane gets 100 years for attacking woman, cutting baby from womb

    04/29/2016 7:43:43 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 9 replies
    BOULDER, Colo. -- Dynel Lane gets 100-year prison sentence for attacking a pregnant Longmont woman, cutting baby from her womb. Boulder County prosecutors were seeking a 126-year prison sentence for the woman who faked her pregnancy, then attacked a pregnant Longmont woman, cutting the unborn baby from her womb.
  • Pro-Abortion Group Has Melt Down Over Doritos Super Bowl Ad: It Humanizes Fetuses [Ezekiel 13]

    02/08/2016 11:17:20 AM PST · by Jan_Sobieski · 23 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | 2/8/2016 | Tiffany Gabbay
    Only humorless progressives could twist anything, including an innocent commercial for corn chips, into a vicious political statement. The kill-joys over at the pro-abortion group, NARAL Pro-Choice America, were up in arms over the popular Super Bowl ad for Doritos (featured above) because apparently it "humanizes" fetuses. Yes. The group actually posted that comment to its official Twitter feed. Progressives have, once again, proven what a dour, nasty lot it truly is. It's safe to assume that the last thing on any sane person's mind watching that commercial was whether Doritos was pushing a pro-life message and not just corn-chips...
  • Unspeakable admission: I regret my abortions

    01/02/2016 3:29:34 PM PST · by amorphous · 35 replies
    WND ^ | 2 Jan 2016
    In a poignant essay, a Barbados woman confesses the unspeakable: she regrets having aborted her two children. The 47-year-old unnamed woman wrote, "Each time I hear a child laughing or see children playing, I regret not having any. I truly regret that I did not have at least one child to leave all that I have worked so hard for. It's not easy knowing that as you grow old, and friends pass on, that there is no one there to take care of you if the worst happens." In today's permissive culture, such an admission is tantamount to heresy. Women...
  • Elle ‘flabbergasted’ that fetus looks ‘like a baby’ instead of ‘actual pregnancy’

    12/27/2015 6:42:32 PM PST · by Morgana · 31 replies ^ | December 22, 2015 | Katie Yoder
    One women’s magazine is hyperventilating over the fact that an image of a fetus actually looks like… a baby. Writing for Elle magazine, Sady Doyle recently criticized a Newsweek December cover in a piece titled “Why Does Newsweek’s ‘Abortion Wars’ Cover Show a Cartoon Fetus Instead of a Woman?” Doyle commended the magazine for tackling abortion in its new cover story – but bashed the cover illustration for showing a fetus that looked “more like a baby” than an “actual pregnancy.” Puzzled yet? In a rant, Doyle described what made her “flabbergasted” by the cover: the fact that the image...
  • New video catches Planned Parenthood abortionist describing harvesting babys brains

    10/27/2015 2:13:20 PM PDT · by NYer · 8 replies
    Life Site News ^ | October 27, 2015 | Ben Johnson
    AUSTIN, TX, October 27, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) - Abortion workers sometimes like to look at the dissected body parts of the babies they have aborted, because their organs are "cute," an abortionist admits in a new video released by the Center for Medical Progress. "One of our POC [point of care] persons is really into organ development," Dr. Amna Dermish , an abortionist with Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas' Austin location, says in an undercover video released this morning. "She'll pull out, like, kidneys and heart. The heart we frequently see at nine weeks. She always looks for it." "Just like...
  • People v Jennifer Jorgensen (Breaking: NY Appeals Court rules a six-day-old child is not a person)

    10/22/2015 7:19:44 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 65 replies
    New York State Court of Appeals ^ | 10/22/15 | New York State Court of Appeals
    On May 30, 2008, defendant, driving eastbound on Whiskey Road in Suffolk County, entered the westbound lane and struck the vehicle of Robert and Mary Kelly head on, killing them both. At the time of the collision, defendant was 34 weeks pregnant. She was taken to a local hospital where, due to signs of fetal distress, she consented to an emergency cesarean section. Despite the best efforts of hospital personnel, the baby died six days later. An autopsy confirmed that the cause of death was due to injuries sustained in the accident.... Following deliberations, the jury returned a verdict finding...
  • Gloria Steinem eviscerates Carly Fiorina with scathing post on Facebook

    The surging candidates remarks on Planned Parenthood drew Steinems ire. Feminist icon Gloria Steinem blasted Carly Fiorina in a post on her Facebook page, saying the presidential hopefuls commentary on Planned Parenthood at the Republican debate last week was a 100 percent lie. I dare Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama to watch these tapes, Fiorina railed during the debate. Watch a fully formed fetus on the table, its heart beating, its legs kicking while someone says we have to keep it alive to harvest its brain. Fiorina was referring to a series of sting videos produced by the Center for Medical...
  • G Rivera: "What if I want to make it dog food?" - about repurposing fetal tissue/organs

    08/13/2015 2:45:37 PM PDT · by citizen · 99 replies
    The Five ^ | Aug 13, 2005 | self
    On the Five in a discussion about Planned Parenthood harvesting fetal tissue, organs and cadavers for profit and/or research Geraldo Rivera is arguing with Greg Gutfeld about uses for the physical remains that PP takes during abortions.
  • Fetal Parts Sold for "Scientific Research" on Cosmetics, Flavor Enhancers

    08/11/2015 11:52:21 AM PDT · by NYer · 28 replies
    Aletelia ^ | August 11, 2015 | PATTI MAGUIRE ARMSTRONG
    A largely horrified public has watched five videos on the selling of aborted babiessacrificed to the gods of scientific research. The heartless defenders of their dismemberment for profit, claim that it contributes to life-saving research. Aside from the fact that scientific experimentation on murder victims is immoral, realize alsothat this is not just about real science. Aborted babies have been used for such things as testing flavor enhancers for food companiesand creating anti-aging creams. Developingproducts such as cosmetics and flavor enhancers are to science as lemon drops and potato chips are to fruits and vegetables. Flavor...
  • CNNs Chris Cuomo Has Absolutely No Idea Where Babies Come From [WATCH VIDEOS]

    08/10/2015 11:59:27 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 08/10/2015 | Mollie Hemingway
    Chris Cuomo is a broadcast journalist, currently anchoring at CNN. He previously was the ABC News chief law and justice correspondent, and co-anchor for ABC’s 20/20. He’s also the brother of the current governor of New York and the son of a previous governor of New York. Oh, and he has no idea where babies come from. He interviewed Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Florida) the day after the first GOP presidential primary debate last week. And Cuomo came out hard in support of abortion. That’s not particularly noteworthy in the current media environment, where journalists openly advocate for abortion. But...
  • Attackers Who Beat Pregnant Teen and Burnt Her Stillborn Baby on Their Grill Not Charged With Murder

    08/01/2015 5:53:29 PM PDT · by GoneSalt · 75 replies ^ | 7/29/2015 | Sarah Zagorski
    In Texas, a 14-year-old girl was raped by a member of her own family and then beaten to induce abortion after he realized she was pregnant. The beating lasted six grueling hours and the teen told police that she was a virgin when she was assaulted. Additionally, reports reveal that the young girl was eight months pregnant when she was attacked. Now Dallas News reports that the four relatives involved in the induced abortion, Cedric Jones, Sharon Lee Jones, Lonnell McDonald, and Cecila McDonald have been charged with engaging in organized crime. Prior to the beating, Sharon tried to induce...
  • Body Parts for Profit: How Abortion Clinics Supply Stem Cell Research (2012 flashback)

    07/29/2015 10:31:38 PM PDT · by Nachum · 4 replies ^ | December 27, 2012 | Susanne Posel
    Dr. Leon R. Kass, the Addie Clark Harding Professor Emeritus in the Committee on Social Thought and the College at the University of Chicago and former chairman of the Presidents Council on Bioethics under former President George W. Bush, has written a report entitled The Meaning of Life In the Laboratory. Kass discusses the morality surrounding the US governments funding of research on human embryonic stem cells, cells derived from early embryos produced by in vitro fertilization in assisted-reproduction clinics. According to the report, the use of human embryos is justified by the advancements of science which demands that...
  • Vicious In Utero Fetus Group Terror Hacks Pro-Choicers

    07/29/2015 4:56:37 AM PDT · by CharlesOConnell · 4 replies
    Freep | 7/29/2015 | Charles O'Connell
    Vicious Fetuses Form Group Terror Hack Against Defenseless Pro-Choicers Fanatical anti-abortion scientists used the latest in direct mind-controlled, brain-to-brain communication to link 100,000s of dirty little vermin, white-trash, N-Word and Illegal Immigrant fetuses, then trained them to attack innocent pro-choice defenders and guarantors of a woman's sacred right to choose. Fanatical fetal cohorts operating under the handle iFetus, coordinated hack attacks against heroic Planned Parenthood and NARAL defenders, using collective psi-power under the direction of anti-choice criminals David Daleiden and Lila Rose. Our sincere and idealistic pro-choice patriots had no choice but to counter-attack against the vicious fetal forces, only...
  • Baby Boy Saved by Blood Transfusions While in the Womb

    06/30/2014 11:06:11 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 4 replies
    Gulf News ^ | June 30, 2014 | Samihah Zaman
    Lack of timely treatment could have killed the baby, who is now healthyA series of blood transfusions for a baby while still in the mothers womb has resulted in a successful delivery in the capitals well-known maternity facility, the Corniche Hospital. The hospital announced on Monday that the in-utero transfusions were required to ensure the baby boys health. He was born to Marwa Badee, an Egyptian resident, who has two other children. Speaking about the case to Gulf News, Dr Leanne Brickers, chair of foetal medicine at the public hospital managed by the Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (Seha), said...
  • New Video Shows Another Planned Parenthood Doctor Haggling Price of Baby Body Parts

    07/21/2015 5:37:44 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 36 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 21 JUL 15 | Austin Ruse
    In the second video released today by the Center for Medical Progress, yet another senior medical adviser to Planned Parenthood of America appears to negotiate the price of selling baby body parts to actors playing entrepreneurs from a start-up biotech firm. Dr. Mary Gatter, President of Planned Parenthoods Medical Directors Council, is asked, What would you expect for intact tissue? Gatter starts to haggle immediately, Why dont you start by telling me what youre used to paying? When pushed for a number, Gatter says, Well, you know in negotiations the person who throws out the figure first is at a...
  • Time to Defund Planned Parenthood's Body Shop

    07/17/2015 6:01:25 AM PDT · by BlatherNaut · 30 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 7/17/15 | Daniel John Sobieski
    If Kermit Gosnell and Margaret Sanger had a love child, it might be Dr. Deborah Nucatola, Planned Parenthoods Senior Director of Medical Services, who, in an undercover video released Tuesday, appears to be calmly brokering the sale of body parts as if she were negotiating over lawn furniture at a garage sale. In one disturbing video and its appalling transcript, made by the non-profit group Center for Medical Progress, which describes itself as dedicated to monitoring and reporting on medical ethics and advances, it is made clear that the alleged noble crusade against unwanted children is a fraud, and that...
  • Planned Parenthood taped talking about selling Baby Body Parts - We need to take action! PLEASE call

    07/14/2015 4:07:26 PM PDT · by blueyon · 12 replies
    self | 07/14/15 | blueyon
    PLEASE call Congress to pass these bills Ever since the story broke today about Planned Parenthood selling baby body parts..yes you heard that right I have been on the phone calling different members of Congress. If you are Pro Life, I am asking you to call your Senator and Delegate and ask them to support HR217 and S51 - Title X Abortion Provider Prohibition Act...... We need to defund this evil Nazi like organization... in my opinion! I will post links to the 2 bills below
  • New Study Showing Survival Rates of 22-Week Fetuses Could Affect Late-Term Abortion Debate

    05/08/2015 8:07:17 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 05/08/2015 | Napp Nazworth
    A new study showing that the survival rates of pre-term babies at 22-weeks gestation vary greatly among hospitals could have political implications as the nation debates banning late-term abortions. The study, "Between-Hospital Variation in Treatment and Outcomes in Extremely Preterm Infants," was published Thursday in the peer-reviewed medical journal The New England Journal of Medicine. The survival rates of babies born at 22 weeks gestation depend greatly upon the active treatments used at the hospital where they are born, the study found. The overall survival rates for those babies are 5.1 percent, and 3.4 percent without severe impairment. Those rates...
  • {Chemical] Abortion Reversals Becoming Scientific and Partisan Debate

    04/09/2015 5:38:57 AM PDT · by don-o · 18 replies
    National Journal ^ | April 8, 2015 | Caitlin Owens
    A provision in a new Arizona law requiring doctors to tell women that their abortion may be reversible has made national headlines, incited outrage from abortion-rights groups, and sparked heated criticism from the medical community. An almost identical provision in an Arkansas law signed this week by Gov. Asa Hutchinson has not seen much media coverage. Even the man who has pioneered the idea of abortion reversalsDr. George Delgadosaid he hadn't heard of the Arkansas law until National Journal informed him of it during a phone interview. Delgado, medical director of Culture of Life Family Services in San Diego, has...
  • Sex-Selection Infanticide Dates Back to the Greeks: Girl Babies Were Killed, Thrown Into Sewers

    12/23/2014 8:20:55 AM PST · by wagglebee · 18 replies
    Life News ^ | 12/23/14 | Murray Vasser
    (LiveActionNews) — A common narrative in our society is that, by opposing abortion and infanticide, Christians are conducting a “war on women.” However, in a fascinating study entitled “The Rise of Christianity,” published by Princeton University Press, sociologist Rodney Stark argues that the phenomenal growth of “the obscure, marginal Jesus movement” was due in large part to women. Stark argues that early Christianity was “especially attractive to women” because “within the Christian subculture women enjoyed far higher status than did women in the Greco-Roman world at large.”Furthermore, Stark argues that the Christian opposition to abortion and infanticide was one of...
  • Prosecutor says murder charge not certain in death of baby cut from mothers womb

    03/20/2015 12:18:16 AM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 15 replies
    kdvr ^ | 3-19-2015 | KENT ERDAHL
    It could be a week before we know whether a Longmont woman who allegedly stabbed a pregnant woman and removed her unborn child will face a charge of first degree murder. The Boulder District Attorney says a murder charge is not a given because of Colorado laws and the facts surrounding the case. During a news conference Thursday District Attorney Stan Garnett said any murder charge involving an unborn child is very difficult. Under Colorado law, essentially, theres no way murder charges can be brought if its not established that the fetus lived as a child outside the body of...
  • Is a fetus a human life? Pelosi dodges.

    01/22/2015 4:09:31 PM PST · by Morgana · 19 replies ^ | Jan. 22, 2015 | Pete Kasperowicz
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Thursday dodged a question from a reporter about whether a fetus is a human life. If its not a human being, what do you believe is it? a reporter asked Pelosi as thousands of people rallied outside for the March for Life demonstration. Pelosi answered by saying its up to women to decide if they want an abortion or not, but didnt answer the question directly. The fact is, its what we have said, Pelosi said. The life and the health of the mother is what is pre-eminent when a decision is made...
  • Fetus or Baby?

    01/11/2015 9:58:06 PM PST · by Morgana · 6 replies
    Clinic Quotes ^ | August 20, 2013 | Sarah Terzo
    At a conference for abortion providers, held in Los Angeles, nurse Henrietta Blackmon instructed other clinic workers: We have to be very, very sensitive, and very, very aware what words we are using to describe the procedures used. Use the word fetus: this is a fetus; this is not a baby. Paul Marx, the Death Peddlers: War on the Unborn (Collegeville, Minnesota: St. Johns University press, 1971) 21
  • Sheriff: "Unborn Fetus" Discovered in Whitfield Landfill

    01/07/2015 8:36:10 PM PST · by Morgana · 7 replies
    news9abc ^ | January 7, 2015 | abc
    UPDATE: Authorities have released this photo of a pair of blue jeans found near the fetus's body, in the hopes that might help them find the person responsible. ORIGINAL STORY: The Whitfield County Sheriff's Office and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are investigating the discovery of what they call an "unborn fetus" at the Whitfield County Landfill at 4189 Old Dixie Highway on Monday. Two landfill employees made the discovery as they were sorting through a bag of clothing that had been found in a recycling container. "We were sorting through our recycling materials. Primarily paper, and card board. Removing...
  • Abortion Activist Hates Ultrasound Photos Because They Humanize the Fetus

    12/23/2014 7:13:32 PM PST · by Morgana · 15 replies
    life news ^ | 12/23/14 | Steven Ertelt
    If there is anything abortion activists hate the most, its photos of unborn babies in the womb. They reveal the truth about the humanity of the unborn baby in a way that convinces many people abortion is the killing of an unborn child. Frequent LifeNews author Sarah Terzo highlights one quote from an abortion advocate who doesnt like them: From pro-choice author Melody Rose: The images and language most often wielded by pro-life advocates are vivid and emotional recent developments in imaging technique certainly have facilitated a reliance on powerful pictures that humanize the fetus in a way not possible...
  • Fetal surgery gives the lie to 'clump of cells' talking point

    12/15/2014 1:48:28 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 3 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 12/15/2014 | Drew Belsky
    <p>The Daily Signal has an in-depth article today on doctors' controversial efforts to perform successful surgeries on babies. Of course, no one would ever find such a story controversial if it didn't center on babies who have not been born yet.</p>
  • Human fetus cells injected into baby mice to create supermouse

    12/05/2014 11:30:11 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 30 replies
    Daily Telegraph (UK) ^ | 10:20AM GMT 04 Dec 2014 | Sarah Knapton
    The cells from a human fetus have been injected into baby mice to create animals which have brains that are half human. Researchers at the University of Rochester Medical said it was like ramping up the power of the mouse brain, because human cells are so much more advanced. They found that mice with the human brain cells had memories that were four times better than their siblings who did not have the injections. [] The team created the hybrid mice by injecting glial cells from donated human fetusesleft over from IVFinto mouse pups. Glial cells provide support and protection...
  • Father of Fetalogy describes fetal development

    12/03/2014 10:51:05 PM PST · by Morgana · 2 replies
    LIVE ACTION NEWS ^ | Nov 30, 2014 | Sarah Terzo
    Sir Albert William Liley is often called the Father of Fetology for all of his research in embryology and the development of the unborn baby. Here, he talks about fetal development: The prerequisites for motion are the muscles and nerves. In the sixth to seventh week, nerves and muscles work together for the first time. If the area of the lips, the first to become sensitive to touch, is gently stroked, the child responds by bending the upper body to one side and making a quick backward motion with his arms. By the beginning of the ninth week, the baby...
  • Amazing Fetal Development Photos Confirm Human Life Begins at Conception

    09/16/2014 2:54:58 PM PDT · by NYer · 23 replies
    Life Site News ^ | September 16, 2014 | Sarah Terzo
    Day 1: Sperm joins with ovum, to form one cell smaller than a grain of salt. The new life has inherited 23 chromosomes from each parent, 46 in all. This one cell contains the complex genetic blueprint for every detail of human development the childs sex, hair and eye color, height, skin toneDays 3 4: The fertilized egg travels down the fallopian tube into the uterus, where the lining has been prepared for implantationDays 5 9: During this time, the fertilized egg implants itself in the rich lining of the uterus and begins to draw nourishment.Days 10...
  • Oregon county puts stop to incinerating aborted babies for electricity: we are outraged

    04/24/2014 9:31:40 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 56 replies
    Life Site News ^ | 04/24/2014 | PATRICK B. CRAINE
    SALEM, Oregon, April 24, 2014 ( The Marion County Board of Commissioners announced late Wednesday that they are putting a stop to a waste-to-energy facilitys program that was incinerating aborted babies to produce electricity. The B.C. Catholics Steve Weatherbe revealed April 21 that the British Columbia government was sending fetal remains to the Covanta Marion waste-to-energy facility to be burned along with other medical waste. The story made national news after LifeSiteNews reported on the revelation Wednesday afternoon. We are outraged and disgusted that this material could be included in medical waste received at the facility, said Commissioner Janet...
  • Burning aborted babies for electricity? Happening right here in the USA

    04/24/2014 7:09:26 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 28 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 04/24/2014 | Rick Moran
    British Columbia authorities admit that they are sending the remains of aborted babies to Oregon so that they can be burned to generate electricity.LifeSite News: British Columbia, April 23, 2014 ( – The British Columbia Health Ministry has admitted that the remains of babies destroyed by abortion in B.C. facilities are ending up in a waste-to-power facility in the United States, providing electricity for residents of Oregon. The province’s Health Ministry said in an email to the B.C. Catholic that “biomedical waste” shipped to the U.S. to be incinerated includes “human tissue, such as surgically removed cancerous tissue, amputated limbs,...
  • Two UK hospitals incinerated the remains of dead babies for heat

    03/24/2014 2:57:43 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 28 replies
    Hotair ^ | 03/24/2014 | AllahPundit
    Another 10 hospitals incinerated remains as part of standard garbage disposal protocol. Treat the unborn as “medical waste” and don’t be surprised when some facilities take that idea to its logical conclusion.The Telegraph’s headline implies that incineration was reserved for aborted babies, as some sort of final ghoulish indignity for the unwanted, but the story says the policy was broader than that. Miscarried fetuses ended up being burned too. Last night the Department of Health issued an instant ban on the practice which health minister Dr Dan Poulter branded ‘totally unacceptable.’…One of the country’s leading hospitals, Addenbrooke’s in Cambridge, incinerated...
  • This is What We All Looked Like at 12 Weeks. Legal to Kill in All 50 States.

    02/07/2014 1:51:04 PM PST · by lbryce · 19 replies
  • Do liberals say "We're having a fetus!" or "We're having a baby!"?

    01/16/2014 8:18:30 AM PST · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 19 replies
    1/16/2014 | Laissez-Faire Capitalist
    If a single, liberal female and her significant other, be it male, female, a boyfriend or husband..when finding out that a pregnancy has occurred, do they generally exclaim (if overjoyed at the situation), "We're having a fetus!" to friends and loved ones? Do liberals have fetus showers or baby showers, if they believe it s a fetus until birth?
  • Doctors perform heart surgery on 25-week-old fetusafter practicing on a jelly mold and a grape

    10/12/2013 9:41:22 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 4 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 11:46 EST, 9 October 2013 | Helen Collins
    Surgeons in Los Angeles have for the first time performed a life-saving procedure on a tiny fetus inside its mothers womb after practicing on a grape. Using a hair-fine wire, a miniature needle, a tiny balloon and a catheter, they successfully carried out the operation on the unborn childs heartwhich is about the size of a walnut. It was a medical first for the surgical team at CHA Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center in Los Angeles, and according to the LA Times, it appears to have been a success. Practicing for such a critical and exacting procedure, remarkably, involved using...
  • Top Scientists, Doctors Confirm Unborn Children Feel Pain

    09/05/2013 3:16:39 PM PDT · by NYer · 10 replies
    Life News ^ | September 5, 2013 | Dave Andrusko
    Over the past decade NRL News and NRL News Today have collectively carried dozens and dozens and DOZENS of articles about the topic of the capacity of the unborn child to feel pain. So when colleagues tell you on your return to work of a must-read article, the first temptation might be to expect too little rather than too much. But after reading Eric Schulzkes The disputed science of fetal pain, I can see why they say the article is balanceda rarityand comprehensiveeven rarer.Schulzke cleverly works backwards. He starts with newborns who were born premature. Their parents are absolutely convinced...
  • Four Reasons "Pro-Choicers" Are Confused, Mixed-Up Hypocrites

    04/09/2013 4:12:57 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 4 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 4-9-13 | The Looking Spoon
  • Leonardo da Vincis Groundbreaking Drawings of the Unborn

    01/28/2013 2:59:58 PM PST · by NYer · 23 replies
    First Things ^ | January 28, 2013 | Matthew Schmitz
    Between 15010 and 1512, Leonardo da Vinci drew the human fetus with startling and unprecedented accuracy.According to Arizona State Univeristy’s Embryo Project Encyclopedia, Leonardo is regarded as “the very first in history to correctly depict the human fetus in its proper position within the womb. He was also the first to expertly draw the uterine artery and the vascular system of the cervix and vagina.”Scientific advances, beginning with Leonardo and culminating in the ultrasound, have played no small part in helping us recognize the fetus’ human face. These chalk and ink images, then, should be seen as a minor milestone...
  • Is a fetus a person? The Colorado Supreme Court may have to decide

    01/27/2013 2:54:39 PM PST · by NYer · 15 replies
    westword ^ | January 24, 2013 | Melanie Asmar
    On the morning of the day she died, 31-year-old Lori Stodghill balanced her breakfast plate on her very pregnant belly and watched it bob up and down as the twin boys inside her kicked and kicked. The saucer-sized dish was "bouncing back and forth," her husband, Jeremy Stodghill, remembers — a sure sign that at 28 weeks, the babies were strong and healthy.But by that afternoon, Lori wasn't feeling well. At about 3:30 p.m., she called her obstetrician, Dr. Pelham Staples, and reported that she was vomiting and out of breath. It was New Year's Day 2006, and Staples wasn't...
  • In malpractice case, Catholic hospital argues fetuses arent people

    01/24/2013 10:53:50 AM PST · by LonelyCon · 27 replies
    Colorado Independent ^ | John Tomasic
    Lori Stodghill was 31-years old, seven-months pregnant with twin boys and feeling sick when she arrived at St. Thomas More hospital in Caon City on New Years Day 2006. She was vomiting and short of breath and she passed out as she was being wheeled into an examination room. Medical staff tried to resuscitate her but, as became clear only later, a main artery feeding her lungs was clogged and the clog led to a massive heart attack. Stodghills obstetrician, Dr. Pelham Staples, who also happened to be the obstetrician on call for emergencies that night, never answered a page....
  • Breaking News: Alabama Supreme Court Ruling Promises Hope for the Unborn

    01/12/2013 6:35:38 PM PST · by Masada Mossad · 4 replies ^ | 11 January 2013 | Bob Unruh
    A ruling from the Alabama Supreme Court has concluded that a reference in state law that prevents exposing children to dangerous chemicals also protects an unborn child. While the decision itself is unrelated to abortion, in a court where at least one justice has advocated overturning Roe v. Wade the decision today in Ankrom v. State undoubtedly will be referenced again. The case upheld the convictions of two women, Hope Ankrom of Coffee County and Amanda Kimbrough of Colbert County, who were prosecuted for using drugs during their pregnancies. The state law originally was intended to prevent parents from operating...
  • Fetus found in trash can on Far South Side

    12/20/2012 10:29:01 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 11 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | December 20, 2012 | Deanese Williams-Harris
    The body of a fetus was found this morning in a trash can on the Far South Side in the city's Princeton Park neighborhood. The fetus was discovered about 9 a.m. in a garbage can located on the 200 block of West 94th Street, according to a spokesman for the Cook County medical examiner's office.
  • Russia: Fisherman Finds Four Barrels of Fetuses Dumped in the Woods

    07/25/2012 2:54:44 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 4 replies
    NBC, Ria Novosti & Wikipedia via Reaganite Republican Blog ^ | July 25 , 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    Russia has long held the inglorious title ofabortion capital of the world, with consistently the most terminations per woman of child-bearing-age of any nation. This grisly habit was established back in Soviet times, when the shimmering workers' paradise found simply snuffing-out the unborn less expensive than supplying birth-control in sufficient quantities. Alas, even if families would liked to have had a larger brood, the creaking state-run economy never could produce sufficient plenty for anything north of about 1.1 children/couple, with most families crammed-into a two-room, cement-panel rabbit hut...ah, the glorious efficiencies of central-planning! And while any red-blooded male can...
  • Babies could be tested for 3,500 genetic faults

    06/06/2012 4:26:48 PM PDT · by yorkie · 41 replies
    Telegraph, UK ^ | June 6, 2012 | Stephen Adams, Medical Correspondent
    A team has been able to predict the whole genetic code of a foetus by taking a blood sample from a woman who was 18 weeks pregnant, and a swab of saliva from the father. They believe that, in time, the test will become widely available, enabling doctors to screen unborn babies for some 3,500 genetic disorders. At the moment the only genetic disorder routinely tested for on the NHS is Downs syndrome.
  • Anti-abortion groups turn 'war on women' charge against Democrats (fetus gender)

    05/30/2012 4:44:15 PM PDT · by Libloather · 9 replies
    The Hill ^ | 5/30/12 | Elise Viebeck
    Anti-abortion groups turn 'war on women' charge against DemocratsBy Elise Viebeck - 05/30/12 04:50 PM ET Groups opposed to abortion rights are turning charges of a GOP "war on women" against Democrats who are opposed to legislation meant to ban sex-selective abortions. Democrats hoping to grow a gender gap among female voters tilted toward their party have repeatedly hammered Republicans for engaging in a war on women over issues such as contraception rights. Now opponents of abortion rights are using the phrase ahead of a House vote Thursday imposing fines or imprisonment on doctors who perform abortions they know are...

    05/09/2012 11:27:27 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 25 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 05/09/2012 | Erica Ritz
    The Washington Free Beacon is reporting something sure to offend pro-choice advocates — namely, that the White House seemingly requires pregnant visitors to register their unborn babies separately, as a distinct human beings. But is there a more plausible explanation? We think we might have found it.Let’s start from the beginning. The Free Beacon references White House Visitors Office director Ellie Schafer in an email explaining the process for registering an “unborn fetus” while on a White House tour: We have received a number of calls regarding how to enter security information for a baby that has not yet...
  • No Birth Certificate Required

    05/08/2012 5:36:56 PM PDT · by CitizenM · 33 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | May 8, 2012 | Staff
    - Pro-Choice White House Requires Registration of Unborn Children for Tours - The White House Visitors Office requires that an unborn child—still residing in utero—must be counted as a full human being when its parents register for a White House tour, according to documents obtained by the Washington Free Beacon. White House Visitors Office director Ellie Schafer sent an email to a Capitol Hill staffer Tuesday morning explaining the process for registering an unborn fetus for a White House tour: We have received a number of calls regarding how to enter security information for a baby that has not yet...
  • Daily Kos Announces: 'The Fetus Is a Parasite'

    04/20/2012 8:51:48 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 53 replies ^ | 4/20/2012 | Tim Graham
    There are times when you glance at the leftist Daily Kos blog and wonder if they're being sabotaged from the inside. Case in point: a blog titled "The fetus is a parasite." "Sasharusha" blogs "back to the whole fetus= parasite thing. That is how I see them. I don't see them as cute and cuddly. I see them as terrifying and scary. I see pregnancy the same way. Here are some examples on how pregnancy is a parasitic relationship: The Z/E/F sucks the nutrients from the mother. The "relationship" only benefits the fetus. The mother's organs and body parts become...
  • The Myth of "Fetal Pain"

    03/17/2012 11:26:27 PM PDT · by Rabin · 32 replies · 1+ views ^ | March 10, 2012 at 3:06 p.m. | Cait48
    A number of state legislatures are passing legislation outlawing abortion after the twentieth week on the basis of "fetal pain". This is just one of many, unscientifically founded assertions regarding abortion that are being codified into our laws in different states. Part of the misunderstanding of "fetal pain" has to do with the idea that a developing fetus feels pain the way an adult feels pain. This is an impossibility.
  • Obama agency rules Pepsi use of cells derived from aborted fetus ordinary business

    03/05/2012 2:19:36 PM PST · by NYer · 67 replies
    Life Site News ^ | March 5, 2012 | JOHN-HENRY WESTEN
    LARGO, FL, March 5, 2012 ( - The Pepsi Company, which is set to release the new product Pepsi Next in the coming weeks, is facing a more robust boycott as pro-life activists protest the company use of cells derived from an aborted fetus in flavor-enhancing research. But Pepsi has succeeded, with help from the Obama Administration, in keeping its controversial operations from consideration by its shareholders. In a decision delivered Feb 28th, President Obama’s Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) ruled that PepsiCo’s use of cells derived from aborted fetal remains in their research and development agreement with Senomyx to...