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  • GALLUP/USA TODAY POLL: Obama's Gay Marriage Endorsement Is Turning More Voters Away

    05/11/2012 2:20:25 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 54 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 05/11/2012 | Brett LoGiurato
    Here's the first poll, from Gallup/USA Today, measuring the effect of Barack Obama's gay marriage endorsement on voters.  Gallup It has to be a little troubling that a quarter of Independents say they are less likely to vote for him now. It's also rather strange, considering this Gallup poll from this week that found that 57 percent of Independents think gay marriage should be legal. Also, the endorsement does not appear, at least yet, to have had an overly energizing effect on Obama's Democratic base, with only 24 percent more likely to vote for him. Republicans showed a more passionate...
  • Many Blacks Shrug Off Obama's New View On Gays [ALERT:Yahoo, AP Obama Lapdogs]

    05/11/2012 10:29:25 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 39 replies
    YahooNews ^ | May 11, 2012 | ERRIN HAINES and JESSE WASHINGTON
    Many Blacks Shrug Off Obama's New View On Gays By ERRIN HAINES and JESSE WASHINGTON ARDMORE, Pa. (AP) — Like many black Americans, Dorsey Jackson does not believe in gay marriage, but he wasn't disillusioned when Barack Obama became the first president to support it. The windows of his suburban Philadelphia barbershop still display an "Obama 2012" placard and another that reads "We've Got His Back." If Obama needs to endorse same-sex marriage to be re-elected, said Jackson, so be it: "Look, man — by any means necessary." With that phrase popularized by the black radical Malcolm X, Jackson rebutted...
  • Top Republican Pollster Advises Party To Embrace Gay Marriage

    05/12/2012 7:44:19 AM PDT · by markomalley · 169 replies
    Mediaite ^ | May 12th, 2012 | Josh Feldman
    A memo sent out by a Republican pollster has been making the rounds online for its conclusion that the party needs to embrace gay marriage as part of its platform because of recent trends showing increased support for this important social issue. Jan van Lohuizen, who worked as a pollster for George W. Bush in 2004, made the case that the GOP should be fighting for gay marriage as a conservative issue, by emphasizing that “freedom means freedom for everyone.” The memo contains polling data showing that not only is support of gay marriage steadily increasing with the American people...
  • Abortion Giant Planned Parenthood Hosts Mother’s Day Fundraiser

    05/11/2012 11:31:14 AM PDT · by Morgana · 13 replies
    Live Action ^ | 5/11/2012 | Lucy LeFever
    As families across the nation gather to celebrate Mother’s Day, others will gather to support the abortion industry. Never one to miss a fundraising opportunity, a New York affiliate of Planned Parenthood is hosting a Mother’s Day brunch to support the clinic. Here is the advertisement that was published in The Ithaca Journal (ironically, over an advertisement for a children’s garden): Planned Parenthood of the Southern Finger Lakes will hold its second annual Mother’s Day celebration at Moosewood and will feature two seatings, 10:30 a.m. to noon and noon to 1:30 p.m. May 13 at the restaurant, 215 N. Cayuga...
  • Wesley J. Smith: Doctors Ask Canadian Supreme Court to Impose Futile Care Theory

    05/11/2012 4:14:01 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 4 replies
    First Things/Secondhand Smoke ^ | 5/11/12 | Wesley J. Smith
    The British Medical Journal reports that Canadian doctors are seeking Canadian Supreme Court authority to withdraw wanted life-extending treatment. From the May 10, 2012 story (abstract only): Canada’s Supreme Court will next week consider an appeal from two Canadian doctors who seek, against a family’s objections, to withdraw life sustaining treatment from a patient they originally diagnosed as being in a persistent vegetative state, but whom they now describe as minimally conscious. Hassan Rasouli, 60, a retired Iranian born engineer, contracted bacterial meningitis in late 2010 after surgery to remove a brain tumour, and has since been on mechanical ventilation at Toronto’s Sunnybrook...
  • Website Uses Your Tax Dollars to Give Condoms to 12-Year-Olds

    05/11/2012 11:31:58 AM PDT · by Morgana · 3 replies
    Live Action ^ | 5/11/2012 | Jennie Stone
    Parents, beware: the California Family Health Council runs a website where your teen can go to “score free condoms” without your knowledge. It’s called, and they brag about being able to give condoms to children as young as twelve years old in the state of California. There’s even a number—that’s 61827— your teen can text to get a weekly “hook up tip of the week.” It just so happens to be the same number your teen can text to hear from Planned Parenthood on a weekly basis. The website is emphatic on the fact that a child as young...
  • ‘I did the right thing by not aborting’: video of young mom with disabled baby goes viral

    05/11/2012 10:07:44 AM PDT · by Morgana · 4 replies
    Life News ^ | 5/11/2012 | John Jalsevac
    May 10, 2012 ( – A seven-minute video of a young mother who says she knows she did the right thing by not choosing to abort her handicapped son, has gone viral, spreading a powerful pro-life message across the internet. When Rebecca Downs, a pro-life activist who writes for, saw the video on Youtube several days ago, she said it had 90,000 views: now it has over 260,000, and that number is climbing fast. Another version on Godtube has been viewed 62,000 times. The mother’s name is Lacey Buchanan, who hails from Woodbury, Tennessee. In the low-key video Lacey...
  • Girl Scouts under scrutiny from Catholic bishops

    05/11/2012 1:28:27 AM PDT · by markomalley · 21 replies
    AP ^ | 5/10/2012 | David Crary
    Long a lightning rod for conservative criticism, the Girl Scouts of the USA are now facing their highest-level challenge yet: An official inquiry by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. At issue are concerns about program materials that some Catholics find offensive, as well as assertions that the Scouts associate with other groups espousing stances that conflict with church teaching. The Scouts, who have numerous parish-sponsored troops, deny many of the claims and defend their alliances. The inquiry coincides with the Scouts' 100th anniversary celebrations and follows a chain of other controversies. Earlier this year, legislators in Indiana and Alaska...
  • Can a mandate that says that marriage shall be between one man and one woman be federalized?

    05/10/2012 4:27:36 PM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 4 replies
    5/10/2012 | Laissez-Faire Capitalist
    If this mandate can be federalized, via a federal constitutional amendment that says that marriage shall only be between one man and one woman, then why did RNC head Reince Priebus say on Andrea Mitchell Reports the following: "Governor Romney and the Republican Party have been pretty clear, marriage is between one man and one woman. We believe ultimately that you can't federalize that kind of mandate, which is why we believe that individual states can make that decision on their own." If Romney had not signed the pledge some time back that called for a federal constitutional amendment that...
  • Pelosi: Gay marriage more important than elections

    05/10/2012 1:35:27 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 82 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | May 10, 2012 | Joel Gehrke
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., indicated that President Obama's support for gay marriage is worth any electoral reversals that Democratic Party might sustain as a result. "The statement that the president made was something that was the right thing to do for the country; it filled my heart with joy," Pelosi told reporters today. "We come here to do a job for the American people, not to hold a job . . . It's more important than any political consequences."
  • Franklin Graham: Obama shook fist at God by supporting same-sex marriage

    05/10/2012 8:54:48 AM PDT · by tobyhill · 40 replies
    WSOC ^ | 5/10/2012 | STAFF
    Franklin Graham said President Obama has “shaken his fist” at God by announcing his support for same-sex marriage. On Wednesday, Obama voiced his support for same-sex marriage, saying he was taking a personal position on the issue. "I have hesitated on gay marriage in part because I thought that civil unions would be sufficient," Obama said in the interview with ABC. He added, "I was sensitive to the fact that for a lot of people the word 'marriage' was something that evokes very powerful traditions, religious beliefs and so forth." Now, he said, "it is important for me personally to...
  • Bill Donohue: "Obama has always liked the idea of two men getting married"

    05/10/2012 3:32:50 AM PDT · by tobyhill · 38 replies
    cnn ^ | 5/9/2012 | Piers Morgan
    As Wednesday sees Barack Obama voice his support for same-sex marriage, this evening "Piers Morgan Tonight" welcomed a host of experts and analysts, celebrities, and journalists, all charged with detailing and debating one of America's most-polarizing social issues. Joining Piers Morgan live for a face to face discussion, Chad Griffin explained the impact of the president's stance: "Every single night, LGBT people get in their beds, turn out the light, and instead of closing their eyes, and going to sleep like their friends, and their parents, and their colleagues, they stay awake and stare at the ceiling fearing the next...
  • Looking at Child Porn Is Totally Legal in New York State

    05/09/2012 7:38:26 PM PDT · by neverdem · 70 replies
    The Atlantic Wire ^ | May 09 | Adam Martin
    Logic takes us strange places sometimes, like when a judge found herself writing this little gem: "The purposeful viewing of child pornography on the internet is now legal in New York." That's a sentence you'd want to wash your hands after committing to paper (heck, or wash your eyes after reading), but it comes at the end of a line of reasoning in an appeals court decision that makes sense even if it appears to provide a loophole for kiddie porn lovers.  Essentially, the court ruled on Tuesday, you can't be held responsible for things you just see online, even...
  • Late-term healthy twins counted as ‘severe fetal anomaly’ for abortionist Tiller: former prosecutor

    05/09/2012 4:01:14 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 28 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 5/9/12 | Kathleen Gilbert
    WASHINGTON, May 9, 2012 ( - Phill Kline may know more about the dark underbelly of the abortion business than any other man in America. The only prosecutor ever to bring charges against Planned Parenthood, Kline, a former Attorney General of Kansas and D.A. of Johnson County, started by investigating child rape, but found more than he bargained for as he dug deeper into the records of Kansas late-term abortionist George Tiller and the local Planned Parenthood affiliate. “The evidence I found is not unique. It’s just that no one is looking,” Kline said during a talk in Washington, D.C....
  • Pelosi, other Democrats quick to hail Obama's support for gay marriage

    05/09/2012 3:13:52 PM PDT · by Libloather · 17 replies
    The Hill ^ | 5/09/12 | Mike Lillis
    Pelosi, other Democrats quick to hail Obama's support for gay marriageBy Mike Lillis - 05/09/12 04:55 PM ET Behind Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), a long list of House Democrats hailed President Obama's support for gay marriage Wednesday, saying Republicans are "on the wrong side of history" for their continued opposition. The swift and enthusiastic reaction from Pelosi and others is indication that the Democrats see support for gay marriage as a political benefit — not an albatross — on the campaign trail this year. Obama on Wednesday ended his years-long balancing act surrounding gay marriage, telling ABC News that he...
  • Landslide victory in North Carolina proves gay ‘marriage’ not inevitable say marriage supporters

    05/09/2012 3:16:50 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 12 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 5-9-12 | Ben Johnson
    The movement to protect marriage as a union of one man and one woman marched forward yesterday as an emphatic majority of North Carolina voters approved a constitutional amendment forbidding activist judges from redefining the family. Amendment One, the Defense of Marriage Act, passed on Tuesday by 61 percent to 39 percent. On his daily podcast Wednesday morning, Dr. Albert Mohler referred to the vote as a “landslide.” Peter LaBarbera, president of the family values group Americans for Truth About Homosexuality (AFTAH) told the vote’s impact is “huge.” “The thrust of the message from the other side is that...
  • Obama backs gay marriage, answering speculation on 'evolving' position (Sign an Executive Order)

    05/09/2012 1:33:03 PM PDT · by tobyhill · 58 replies
    Fox News ^ | 5/9/2012 | Fox News
    President Obama on Wednesday endorsed same-sex marriages, becoming the first sitting U.S. president to take that position following days of speculation about his "evolving" stance on the issue. The president used a hastily called TV interview to make his position clear. "At a certain point, I've just concluded that for me personally, it is important for me to go ahead and affirm that I think same-sex couples should be able to get married," Obama told ABC News. The president, who was previously opposed to the unions, explained that he's gone through an "evolution." Obama said he initially thought civil unions...
  • Standing on Solid Rock, Not Sinking Sand

    05/09/2012 1:39:00 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 1 replies ^ | 5-9-12 | Dr. Michael Youssef
    Recently I read a masterful article in The Christian Post by Dr. Albert Mohler, who is nothing short of a modern-day prophet. In the article, Dr. Mohler warns, “The urgency to reach people with the Gospel can, if the church is not faithful and watchful, tempt us to subvert the Gospel by redefining its terms.” Specifically, Dr. Mohler drew attention to how some evangelical megachurches appear to be softening their positions on homosexuality. He calls on evangelical leaders to steer clear of the sinking sand of celebrating homosexuality—a quicksand that the mainline churches, I believe, have fallen into. Many evangelicals...
  • Viewing child pornography online not a crime: New York court ruling

    05/09/2012 1:34:50 PM PDT · by little jeremiah · 107 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | May 9 2012 | Eric Pfeiffer
    In a controversial decision that is already sparking debate around the country, the New York Court of Appeals ruled on Tuesday that viewing child pornography online is not a crime. "The purposeful viewing of child pornography on the internet is now legal in New York," Senior Judge Carmen Beauchamp Ciparick wrote in a majority decision for the court. The decision came after Marist College professor James D. Kent was sentenced to prison in August 2009 after more than 100 images of child pornography were found on his computer's cache. < snip >
  • Is it better never to have been born?

    05/09/2012 1:00:12 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 10 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 5-9-12 | Michael Cook
    May 9, 2012 ( - In 2006 a Sydney couple sued doctors for the “wrongful life” of their severely disabled son. The case failed in the High Court, which ruled that it was impossible to measure the merits of existence versus non-existence. Earlier this year the couple returned, this time with a lawsuit based on “wrongful birth”. Similar cases have cropped up around in the United States and Europe as well. But they have almost always failed for similar reasons – being alive is better than not being alive. But is it? Not every everyone thinks so. David Benatar, a...
  • Obama announces his support for same-sex marriage

    05/09/2012 11:43:02 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 386 replies
    ABC OTUS News ^ | May 9, 2012 | Rick Klein
    President Obama today announced that he now supports same-sex marriage, reversing his longstanding opposition amid growing pressure from the Democratic base and even his own vice president. In an interview with ABC News’ Robin Roberts, the president described his thought process as an “evolution” that led him to this place, based on conversations with his own staff members, openly gay and lesbian service members, and conversations with his wife and own daughters. "I have to tell you that over the course of several years as I have talked to friends and family and neighbors when I think about members of...
  • His own daughter’s graphic HBO sex scenes fill Brian Williams with “unmitigated joy”

    05/09/2012 11:39:37 AM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 40 replies ^ | May 9, 2012 | Derrick Hollenbeck, staff writer
    Seeing his own daughter starring in HBO’s latest bouquet to debauchery “Girls” excites media Democrat propagandist Brian Williams. NBC’s Baghdad Bob says the scenes featuring his daughter Allison arranging an abortion for a friend and casually slipping into her bathroom to masturbate fill him with “unmitigated joy.” Because “Girls” is a classic representation of the liberal world view it is the new darling of those who are paid tell us we are somehow weird because we try to live by God’s laws instead what would be praised on TMZ. “Girls” …….a peek at the world as seen by miserable idle...
  • Gallup: Half of Americans Support Legal Gay Marriage (Dems/Independents for, Republicans against)

    05/08/2012 1:31:05 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 42 replies
    Gallup ^ | 05/08/2012 | Frank Newport
    PRINCETON, NJ -- Fifty percent of Americans believe same-sex marriages should be recognized by law as valid, with the same rights as traditional marriages -- down slightly from 53% last year, but marking only the second time in Gallup's history of tracking this question that at least half of Americans have supported legal same-sex marriage. Forty-eight percent say such marriages should not be legal. These results -- based on Gallup's annual Values and Beliefs poll, conducted May 3-6 -- come at a time when Vice President Joe Biden's remarks on "Meet the Press" Sunday have at least temporarily brought the...
  • Polls close in NC primary, early returns in [Traditional Marriage Winning Big!]

    05/08/2012 5:26:53 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 61 replies
    WXII-TV ^ | 5/8/12
    Early election results are in for some of the biggest races in the North Carolina primary. Live Updates, Live Video: N.C. primary coverage Track the live wire as we post information throughout the day, including pictures from the polling places, quotes, polling figures and more! We'll also be pulling in Twitter feeds from WXII reporters. More According to the State Board of Elections website, with more than 600,000 votes counted, Amendment One had 55 percent voting for it and 44 percent voting against it. The amendment, if passed, would constitutionally make marriage between a man and a woman the...
  • NC approves amendment on gay marriage

    05/08/2012 6:19:55 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 42 replies
    Associated Press ^ | May 8, 2012 | MARTHA WAGGONER
    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina voters have approved a constitutional amendment defining marriage solely as a union between a man and a woman, making it the 30th state to adopt such a ban. With 35 percent of precincts reporting Tuesday, unofficial returns showed the amendment passing with about 58 percent of the vote to 42 percent against.
  • The eugenic philosophy is alive in our culture

    05/08/2012 4:38:02 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 8 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 5/8/12 | Alex Schadenberg
    The Vatican’s newspaper has published an article by historian Lucetta Scaraffia concerning the translation into Italian for the first time of the 1920 book by Karl Binding and Alfred Hoche, titled, Allowing the destruction of life unworthy of life. The article, “If Life is ‘unworthy of being lived” (see below) offers an historical evaluation of the importance of the book and then it concludes that the basic ideology of the book - i.e. eugenics, or in other words, the elimination of people who are genetically “inferior” or mentally ill - is alive and well in this culture. Many people wrongly...
  • Vatican Slams Pro-Abortion Supporters For Using “The Same Arguments As The Nazi’s Did To Promote

    05/08/2012 3:12:49 PM PDT · by Nachum · 21 replies
    Weasel Zippers ^ | 5/8/12 | Zip
    Via Daily Mail: The Vatican’s semi-official newspaper has angered supporters of euthanasia and abortions by suggesting they apply the same justifications that were used by the Nazis to champion their murderous eugenics programme. The controversial claim that they believe in the survival of the fittest concept, was made in an article on the front page of today’s issue of L’Osservatore RomanO. It was published in response to the recent Italian translation of a 1920 book titled Allowing the Destruction of Life Unworthy of Living, by two German scholars, Karl Binding and Alfred Hoche. It is written by Lucetta Scaraffia, an...
  • Bowl-a-Thon Group Touts Raising Funds for 14-Year-Old’s Abortion

    05/08/2012 10:04:01 AM PDT · by Sopater · 36 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | May 7, 2012 | Elizabeth Harrington
    The National Network of Abortion Funds (NNAF), who last month raised over $400,000 for abortions through its Bowl-a-Thon, touted that it provided money for a 14-year-old’s abortion as part of the group's “real stories of abortion access.” On its website in a post entitled, “Getting an abortion means getting a second chance,” NNAF highlights the story of Darcy, a 14-year-old who terminated her pregnancy with the help of the group’s “George Tiller Memorial Fund.” “I'm pretty smart for 14, I think,” Darcy writes. “I love biology, especially the stuff on animals. I'm pretty sure I'm going to be a vet...
  • WND Helps Expose Child Porn Scourge on Facebook

    05/08/2012 4:43:39 AM PDT · by scottfactor · 10 replies ^ | 05/08/12 | Gina Miller
    WND’s Chelsea Schilling is a brave lady. She courageously took an assignment to go undercover on Facebook to expose the darkest, most sickening aspect of that social network: prevalent child rape imagery and video. The result of her gut-twisting investigation is a four-part series being published this week at WND. Part one, titled, “Kids Raped, Sodomized on Facebook Pages,” was published on Sunday. For the many millions of Facebook users, this is new information. As Ms. Schilling reports, not many people are aware that this side of Facebook exists. She is shining the light on this depraved, criminal enterprise, and...
  • Professors: Babies Don’t Know They’re Killed in Abortions

    05/07/2012 4:51:54 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 84 replies
    Life News ^ | 5/7/12 | Warner T. Huston
    In February of 2012, a pair of left-wing “philosophers” wrote a paper that claimed that babies aren’t human until they can become cognizant of themselves, aware that if they were to be “aborted” or killed they’d be losing something valuable, their lives.This, they claimed, justified abortion as well as post birth infanticide. Naturally they had elaborate justifications for their stance and what they wrote is chilling indeed, for it essentially states that only people that think like them are really worth the status of “human,” worth having their lives considered sacrosanct. The pair, Alberto Giubilini of Milan, Italy, and Francesca...
  • Teacher at school for abused kids arrested on suspicion of molesting children

    05/07/2012 5:48:13 AM PDT · by massmike · 13 replies ^ | 05/07/2012 | DAILY MAIL REPORTER
    A vice principal at a Southern California school for troubled youths has been arrested for investigation of 25 counts of child molestation. San Diego police say 49-year-old Kettrell Berry was taken into custody on Friday after a lengthy investigation. He was being held on $1.12million bail pending his arraignment in San Diego Superior Court on Tuesday. A Sheriff’s Department jail booking log obtained by U-T San Diego indicates Berry was booked on child molestation charges including lewd and lascivious acts with a 14-or 15-year-old, oral copulation with a person under 16, and 20 charges of sex with a foreign object...
  • Stanek Sunday quote: “Run away from sexual sin!

    05/06/2012 9:48:06 PM PDT · by Morgana · 10 replies
    Jill Stanek ^ | 5/7/2012 | Jill Stanek
    FULL TITLE: Stanek Sunday quote: “Run away from sexual sin! No other sin so clearly affects the body as this one does.” You may say, “I am allowed to do anything.” But I reply, “Not everything is good for you.” And even though “I am allowed to do anything,” I must not become a slave to anything…. But our bodies were not made for sexual immorality. They were made for the Lord, and the Lord cares about our bodies…. Run away from sexual sin! No other sin so clearly affects the body as this one does. For sexual immorality is...
  • Arizona Banning Funding For Planned Parenthood

    05/06/2012 12:18:00 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 17 replies ^ | May 6 2012 | Justin
    Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has signed off on a bill that will prevent abortion providers like Planned Parenthood from receiving public funds in most cases, her office.
  • Ohio men indicted in adoptive father rape case

    05/06/2012 1:04:47 PM PDT · by Pinkbell · 14 replies
    New York Post ^ | May 4, 2012 | AP
    DAYTON, Ohio — An adoptive father who's been accused of raping three boys in his care was indicted along with another man Friday on rape charges. The 39-year-old adoptive father from Troy was indicted by a Montgomery County grand jury on three counts of rape of a child under 13 and four counts of complicity to commit rape of a child under 13. Patrick Rieder, 31, of Dayton, was indicted on four counts of rape of a child under 13. The adoptive father is accused of bringing the boy to Rieder's home, where both men engaged in sexual conduct with...
  • Five Myths About Living Together Before Marriage

    05/04/2012 8:50:12 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 59 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 05/04/2012 | Dan Delzell
    So you think there are advantages to living together rather than getting married. Before you close your mind any tighter on the issue, check out these five myths:Myth #1 Living together first will tell us if we are right for one another.No it won't. You are comparing apples to oranges. Just because one tastes good or bad to you doesn't mean the other will taste the same. Marriage is a totally different proposition than simply living together. Marriage is built upon a promise before God to remain faithful to one another. Living together involves no such promise. You could...
  • Should eugenics become a “fundamental human right”?

    05/06/2012 10:53:56 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 22 replies
    BioEdge ^ | 5/5/12 | Michael Cook
    Should termination of Down syndrome foetuses be regarded as a fundamental human right? This is an issue which the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) is currently pondering. In the case of Krūzmane vs. Latvia, the mother of a girl with Down syndrome alleges that she was denied a screening test for the condition when she was pregnant in 2001. She claims that this test is a necessary element of  “prenatal care” and that access is guaranteed by the fundamental right to respect for private and family life. As often happens, the facts of the case are not completely straightforward. Ms...
  • The designer baby factory: ...and embryos implanted in desperate women

    05/05/2012 8:10:51 AM PDT · by Pinkbell · 7 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | May 4, 2012 | David Jones
    Above a cheap mobile phone shop in a chaotic street in north Delhi, there is a grimy apartment whose peeling walls are decorated with photographs of adoring mothers nursing their babies. The woman cooing at her child in the biggest portrait is beautiful, white and affluent-looking — in stark contrast to the flat’s five residents, four of whom are pregnant, while the other is being pumped full of hormones in the hope she will soon conceive. They are all uneducated, bare-footed, dirt-poor Indian women from outlying villages — and given the emotional turmoil that awaits them, one would have thought...
  • Famed photographer Michael Clancy, the earliest human encounter, and the cover-up

    05/04/2012 3:58:27 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 15 replies
    LifeSiteNews/LiveActionNews ^ | 5/4/12 | Karen Dudek
    “I didn’t really want kids,” says Michael Clancy. A terrible, abusive childhood left him with no desire to have children of his own. And when it came to the subject of aborting children in the womb, he sat on the sidelines, believing that it was a woman’s issue. “I thought that as a man, it wasn’t my fight!” he said. That was until he witnessed the extraordinary event that happened 12 years ago: the event that changed his life forever. Last week, Clancy was the keynote speaker at the Knights of Columbus Michigan Council and Michigan Right to Life’s 34th...
  • Mitt Romney’s Eldest Son Has Twins Via Surrogate

    05/04/2012 2:07:33 PM PDT · by madprof98 · 211 replies
    ABC News ^ | May 4, 2012 | Emily Friendman
    O’HARA, Pa. – Tagg Romney, the eldest son of presidential candidate Mitt Romney, announced via Twitter that he and his wife Jen have new twin boys, delivered by a surrogate today. “Happy 2 announce birth of twin boys David Mitt and William Ryder. Big thanks to our surrogate. Life is a miracle,” Tagg tweeting, linking to a photo of himself and one of his new sons. This the second time that Tagg, 42, and his wife, Jen,39, have used a surrogate. The same surrogate was used for the twins carried their youngest son Jonathan, who was born in August of...
  • Leaked Records Expose Abortion Abuses at Kansas City Abortion Clinic (From Dumpster)

    05/04/2012 11:21:14 AM PDT · by Pinkbell · 7 replies
    Youtube ^ | May 2, 2012 | Operation Rescue
    Documents leaked to Operation Rescue by a confidential informant show Central Family Medical, also known as Aid for Women, in Kansas City, Kansas, is illegally dumping private patient information related to abortions and is engaging in dangerous abortion practices. All documents were improperly discarded by the abortion clinic. Patient identifying information has been redacted by Operation Rescue.
  • Wesley J. Smith: Medical Rationing as “Waste Avoidance”

    05/03/2012 4:20:44 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 11 replies
    First Things/Secondhand Smoke ^ | 5/3/12 | Wesley J. Smith
    The Medical Intelligentsia is bound and determined to devolve medicine into a technocracy. A professional practices medicine, providing optimal care to each patient as individuals. A technocrat is a service provider who provides consumers with medical care according to check lists and rules created by bureaucrats and “experts”–and does so in the context of perceived or imposed duties to general society. The New England Journal of Medicine leads the technocratic pack. To illustrate from where the publication is coming, it has supported rationing, helped push the assisted suicide movement, respectfully published the Dutch infanticide checklist known as the Groningen Protocol, and pushed hard against medical...
  • Gay Profs at Notre Dame Speak Out About “Invisible Discrimination.”

    05/02/2012 8:35:09 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 52 replies
    The Cardinal Newman Society ^ | 5/1/12 | Matthew Archbold
    Three homosexual professors at the University of Notre Dame are reportedly saying the Catholic university isn’t doing enough to be inclusive to the LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer) community. Recently, the University announced it would not add sexual orientation to its nondiscrimination clause despite pressure from some student groups and faculty. In protest of that decision, three homosexual professors spoke out in the student newspaper, saying among other things that Notre Dame treats them like “second class citizens” and that other LGBTQ professors have left the university and some students didn’t enroll because of it, despite the administration’s promise...
  • Homosexual groups and "Occupy Boston" disrupt "Patriots Day" Tea Party rally on Boston Common

    05/03/2012 12:47:16 PM PDT · by massmike · 30 replies ^ | 05/03/2012 | n/a
    Over 100 screaming thugs from local homosexual groups and "Occupy Boston" converged on the peaceful April 15 "Patriots Day Rally" on the Boston Common to disrupt the event, drown out the speakers, and attempt to terrify the attendees. Several of them marched with two large banners supporting the homosexual movement and "class warfare" which they also brought into the crowd. They particularly wanted to insult and offend religious Tea Party people. They waved signs like "Jesus had 2 dads" and screamed loud chants such as "1-2-3-4-5, Fetuses are not alive." This was by no means a spontaneous hit. In fact,...
  • The Heathen Rage Against National Day of Prayer

    05/03/2012 8:01:01 AM PDT · by CHRISTIAN DIARIST · 8 replies
    The Christian Diarist ^ | May 3, 2012 | JP
    America is in a state of malaise. More than 60 percent of us believe the country is headed in the wrong direction, according to a recent CBS News/New York Times poll. Against that backdrop, people of faith will gather in cities and towns from sea to shining sea to observe the 61st annual National Day of Prayer; to ask God to shed his grace on our troubled land. Of course, not everyone looks forward to today’s observance. “The National Day of Prayer demeans millions of Americans who believe that reason, not prayer is the way to solve the country’s problems,”...
  • Authentic Compassion: Pain Treatment at the End of Life

    05/02/2012 3:38:52 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 15 replies
    Life News ^ | 5/2/12 | Denise Hunnell, M.D.
    In 1994, Dr. Charles Cleeland authored a study that found that 42% of cancer patients with pain were receiving inadequate therapy for their pain. This led to the Health and Human Services (HHS) guidelines for more aggressive pain management and the ubiquitous question about your level of pain “on a scale of 1 to 10” every time you visit the doctor for any reason. The interest in pain management was actually a response to the push for legalized assisted suicide. Advocates of assisted suicide claimed that uncontrolled pain justified aiding cancer patients to end their lives. At the time, there...
  • How same-sex “marriage” advocates use violence against traditional marriage supporters (Video)

    05/02/2012 7:26:54 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 14 replies
    TFP ^ | 5/2/2012 | TFP Staff
    In this newly released video, volunteers with the American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family and Property (TFP) describe how they were violently assaulted by pro-homosexual "marriage" advocates while promoting traditional marriage on college campuses and in the public square. "That empty slogan about tolerance comes crashing down after you see how TFP volunteers were criminally assaulted by same-sex 'marriage' advocates," said TFP Student Action Director John Ritchie. "The video speaks for itself. They don't tolerate God's marriage. In fact, our volunteers have been bullied, pepper sprayed, hit with glass bottles, sprayed with pesticide, punched, and spit on for...
  • Hugh Hefner announces ‘the new sexual revolution’

    05/01/2012 7:35:07 PM PDT · by Morgana · 36 replies
    Life News ^ | 5/1/2012 | by Ben Johnson
    LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, May 1, 2012, ( – Despite the overwhelming, ready availability of the most hardcore, graphic pornographic content to almost anyone today, especially via the Internet, Playboy magazine founder Hugh Hefner worries the nation is teetering upon the precipice of another Victorian age. In a rare editorial, “The War on Sex,” Hefner wrote in the May issue of Playboy that “repressed conservatives”are “pounding on America’s bedroom” to “again regulate our sex lives.” He specifically named Rick Santorum, Mitt Romney, Ron Paul, and Rush Limbaugh. “While wooing the conservative vote, these candidate revealed the ways a GOP-led government would...
  • The Demands of Liberalism and the roots of "Separation of Church and State"

    05/01/2012 9:17:43 AM PDT · by ProgressingAmerica · 13 replies
    I was contacted privately with large portions of this information, and the doors that it's opened I find to be absolutely fascinating. This was published in 1878, but I can find references to this 9 point list as early as 1872. In a magazine called "The Index", this is listed as their demands:(Page 85) "THE DEMANDS OF LIBERALISM "1. We demand that churches and other ecclesiastical property shall no longer be exempt from just taxation. "2. We demand that the employment of chaplains in Congress, in State legislatures, in the navy and militia, and in prisons, asylums, and all other...
  • Do we know what’s human? We’ve been wrong before

    05/01/2012 4:18:24 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 7 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 5/1/12 | André Schutten
    May 1, 2012 ( - Last month marked the 147th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s assassination. On the evening of April 14th, 1865 he was shot in the head and succumbed to the wound on the morning of April 15th. I finished reading a 700-page biography of this man, this heroic character who fought so hard for the end of slavery in America. And I was reminded of that political struggle on Thursday evening as I listened to the House of Commons debate over MP Stephen Woodworth’s Motion 312. Mr. Woodworth stood on Thursday afternoon to present his motion to the...
  • Man accused in murder of pregnant girlfriend was serving house arrest sentence

    05/01/2012 12:19:47 PM PDT · by Pinkbell · 11 replies
    My Fox DC ^ | April 30, 2012 | Paul Wagner
    WASHINGTON - There is new information in the murder of Jasmine Moss, a pregnant woman found stabbed to death Friday inside her car in District Heights. Prosecutors now say the man accused in the crime, Nathan Rogers, was supposed to be confined to his home after pleading guilty last year to first-degree assault. According to the court affidavit filed in the case, Rogers confessed to the crime, telling police he killed Moss inside his house after she came over for a visit. The 22-year-old was serving 18 months of home detention after pleading guilty last March. Court records show he...