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  • Barney Frank keeping wedding details under wraps (pssst -- it’s on a holiday weekend in July)

    07/04/2012 6:40:17 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 24 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | July 2, 2012 | Christopher Rowland
    It’s not exactly the secret celebrity wedding of the season, but it still might be high-wattage enough -- at least in political circles -- to attract unwanted paparazzi. So a spokesman said Monday that Representative Barney Frank would prefer to keep the timing of his marriage to Jim Ready under wraps. It’s not working too well. Frank himself has leaked enough clues that it is easy to conclude the wedding is this Saturday afternoon, in a private ceremony in Newton. Barney said in a C-SPAN interview in May that he was not inviting President Obama and his wife, Michelle, to...
  • Superheroes for Planned Parenthood? Marvel Comics to support the Komen foundation

    07/03/2012 2:14:57 PM PDT · by NYer · 11 replies
    Life Site News ^ | July 3, 2012 | BEN JOHNSON
    NEW YORK, NEW YORK, July 2, 2012, ( – Fresh off its decision to celebrate “LGBT month” by incorporating a homosexual “marriage” storyline into its X-Men comic books, Marvel Comics has announced it is marking National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October by teaming up with the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation. Superheroes in several comic lines will be drawn with a special pink cover to mark the comic line’s affiliation with Komen. The comics specifically involved include the Avengers, Captain America, Captain Marvel, the Fantastic Four, Invincible Iron Man, Mighty Thor, Uncanny X-Men, and Wolverine. In...
  • Melinda Gates Admits: “Stop People’s Lives From Existing”

    07/03/2012 3:50:01 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 55 replies
    CFAM/Life News ^ | 7/3/12 | Timothy Herrmann
    New York, NY (CFAM/LifeNews) — Love him or hate him, Stephen Colbert doesn’t waste time getting to the point. In last Thursday’s interview with Melinda Gates on the Colbert Report, he asked Melinda about her newest initiative and cut straight to the chase: the new population control movement exists to save lives by erasing lives. Colbert: “But now you’ve got a new charitable hobby horse you’re on, and it’s not necessarily saving people’s lives, so much as it’s stopping people’s lives from existing. You want to provide family planning to 120 million men and women around the world.”Melinda Gates: “Right.”...
  • Progress after [Planned Parenthood v.] Casey

    07/03/2012 1:19:45 PM PDT · by rhema · 8 replies
    National Review ^ | June 29, 2012 | Clarke D. Forsythe
    Twenty years ago today, on Monday, June 29, 1992, the Supreme Court handed down their decision in Planned Parenthood v. Casey, a tragic mistake in the view of pro-life Americans because it failed to overturn Roe v. Wade. But the whole story is far more complex. The justices, divided 5–4, reaffirmed their 1973 decision from Roe v. Wade, which legalized abortion for any reason, at any time of pregnancy. Casey served to entrench Roe at a time when many, if not most, commentators were expecting the Supreme Court to overturn Roe and return the abortion issue to the states. Four...
  • CA bill would let children have more than two parents

    07/02/2012 11:48:40 AM PDT · by fifedom · 31 replies
    Kansas City Star ^ | Jul. 02, 2012 | Jim Sanders
    State Sen. Mark Leno is pushing legislation to allow a child to have multiple parents. "The bill brings California into the 21st century, recognizing that there are more than Ozzie and Harriet families today," the San Francisco Democrat said. Surrogate births, same-sex parenthood and assisted reproduction are changing society by creating new possibilities for nontraditional households and relationships.
  • Personhood founder’s home attacked at night, children terrorized

    07/02/2012 3:50:58 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 27 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 7/2/12 | John-Henry Westen
    DENVER, CO, July 2, 2012 ( - From the gunning down of a pro-life picketer in Michigan in 2009, to the filmed attack on pro-lifers in New Mexico in 2011, to another filmed attack in Washington last week, violent assault against pro-life Americans are on the rise.  Another pro-lifer was attacked last Tuesday, but this time at his home, with his wife and children terrorized in the middle of the night. Personhood USA Founder and President Keith Mason and his wife Jennifer have three young children from eight years old on down, and a fourth child due next month. ...
  • The U K’s “Death Panels” are killing old and sick there, Obamacare won’t be any different here

    07/02/2012 8:00:52 AM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 21 replies ^ | July 2, 2012 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Obamacare-like “Death Panels” are already emptying out hospital beds in the United Kingdom. According to one report last year the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) euthanized 130,000, mostly expendable seniors. Its benignly named “Care Pathways”, kills almost 360 people every day. Now it’s Obamcare’s turn to euthanize undesirables. The Supreme Court gave Barack Obama the right to start his own extermination program. Anybody who needs “a little bit too much care” will get put on Obama’s list. If you were born before January 1, 1953 he has put a target on your back. You had better not get sick and...
  • More Parents Come Forward with a Wrongful Birth Suit, Would Have Aborted Their Daughter

    07/02/2012 6:38:15 AM PDT · by rhema · 30 replies
    Live Action ^ | July 1, 2012 | Cassy Fiano
    While Ariel and Deborah Levy – the parents who won a wrongful birth suit because their daughter has Down syndrome – were surely not the first parents to file a “we wish we could have aborted our living child” suit, their case could certainly be considered the most notorious. It garnered nationwide attention. One of the things many pro-lifers worried about was that this would set a dangerous precedent. Now another couple is making headlines. A judge has given the parents the OK to move forward with their wrongful birth suit. Like the Levys, if they had known their daughter...
  • (Euthanasia) It’s neither progress nor civility

    07/01/2012 11:55:18 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 8 replies
    Caledon Citizen ^ | 6/28/12 | Claire Hoy
    Rules, as everyone knows, really are made to be broken. So all those naive folks who argue that giving doctors the right to kill people who are tired of living is fine because – wait for it – all you need to do is make sure you have the right rules in place to protect the innocent. Yeah, right. That’s why a May 2010 study published in the Journal of the Canadian Medical Association found that 32 per cent – nearly one in three – of euthanasia deaths in the Flanders region of Belgium occurred without request or consent.Indeed, another...
  • Uncovered e-mails close book on (Penn State football coach Joe) Paterno's legacy

    07/01/2012 4:27:42 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 57 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | June 30, 2012 | Scott Ostler
    The Penn State horror story has taken a twist for the sicker. And Joe Paterno's legacy is now more clearly defined. E-mails have been uncovered by NBC. Three scared sheep - Penn State's president, vice president and athletic director - were going to alert the real authorities to the possible misdeeds of Jerry Sandusky, until the athletic director spoke with Paterno and persuaded the other two Sheep not to be so rash. Subsequently, at least four more young boys were molested by Sandusky. Paterno apparently persuaded the group to go easy on old Jerry. The athletic director, Tim Curley, e-mailed...
  • Medical journal calls for debate on “therapeutic homicide”

    06/30/2012 12:53:44 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 18 replies
    BioEdge ^ | 6/30/12 | Jared Yee
    The Canadian Medical Association Journal says that euthanasia is "therapeutic homicide" which requires extremely robust arguments to justify it. An editorial in its latest issue was commenting on recommendations made by the Dying with Dignity commission of the Quebec National Assembly. The commission released a report after two years of study. The authors wrote: "Proponents of “dying with medical assistance” must argue that a patient’s rights invoke a corresponding medical duty to provide the means if a patient cannot, and it follows that this should be done in a safe and expert way. Hence, the act of assisting death would...
  • How the Public Was Duped Into Supporting Assisted Suicide

    06/29/2012 4:11:28 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 10 replies
    Life News ^ | 6/29/12 | Dr. Will Johnston
    We live or die by the health of the physical environment which we struggle to conserve. Just as crucially, we are nourished by an ethical environment, the moral oxygen of our human world.In the beautiful words of Dr. Margaret Cottle, a colleague of mine, we have been standing among ancient trees, an old-growth forest of noble principle. It has been growing organically for 2,400 years, since Hippocrates, a “delicate social ecology of mutual support and protection” which forbids the killing of a patient.Carter v. Canada , the judge-decreed legalization of physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia in Canada, tries to take a...
  • Welcome to the Cult of Government

    06/29/2012 2:09:27 PM PDT · by rhema · 1 replies
    Real Clear Religion ^ | 6/28/12 | George Neumayr
    Either say "long live the federal government" or die, Mexican government officials hectored Catholics in the early twentieth century, as depicted in the movie, For Greater Glory, an account of the Christian resistance to this persecution known as the "Cristeros war." Is Mexico's past America's future? After four years of in-your-face secularism from Barack Obama, it is not an idle question. "Darn tooting," Barack Obama said to militant feminists when they asked him, after the passage of the "Affordable Care Act," if he was going to force Christians to pay for the contraceptives, sterilizations, and abortifacients of their employees. Under...
  • Obamacare: $1 monthly ‘abortion surcharge’ to be included in healthcare exchange plans

    06/29/2012 10:38:39 AM PDT · by Sopater · 36 replies
    America's Watchtower ^ | March 13, 2012
    The biggest issue that many people had in the debate leading up to the passage of the Obamacare legislation was the fact that most Representatives and Senators who would be voting on the bill didn’t bother to read the legislation they would be voting on. Congressman John Conyer actually asked what good it would do to read the bill because the Congress still wouldn’t know what was in it unless they each hired two lawyers, and Nancy Pelosi famously quipped “we have to pass the bill to find out what’s in it.” But what went underreported in my opinion was...
  • World's first GM babies born

    06/28/2012 3:02:56 PM PDT · by opentalk · 48 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | June 28, 2012 | Michael Hanlon
    The world's first genetically modified humans have been created, it was revealed last night. The disclosure that 30 healthy babies were born after a series of experiments in the United States provoked another furious debate about ethics. So far, two of the babies have been tested and have been found to contain genes from three 'parents'. Fifteen of the children were born in the past three years as a result of one experimental programme at the Institute for Reproductive Medicine and Science of St Barnabas in New Jersey. The babies were born to women who had problems conceiving. Extra genes...
  • California Bill Proposes Extending Pilot Program for Non-Doctor Abortions

    06/28/2012 3:40:09 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 10 replies
    LiveActionNews ^ | 6/28/12 | Laura Peredo
    Back at the end of April, Senate Bill 1338 swept across the headlines in California. This bill would have made it legal for non-doctors to perform abortions and would have brought industry standards to an all-time low. Pro-lifers hailed the halting of this bill in early May as a victory for life, but the victory is short-lived. SB 1338 was born out of the pilot training program titled the “Health Workforce Pilot Project No. 171″ – a project where non-doctors were legally allowed to perform over 5,000 abortions in California. Through the program, the hope of many favoring abortion was to demonstrate...
  • Exclusive: Fr. Pavone says Obamacare ruling must ‘energize’ pro-life movement for Nov. elections

    06/28/2012 3:32:31 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 6 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 6/28/12 | Kathleen Gilbert
    ARLINGTON, Virginia, June 28, 2012 ( - The Supreme Court’s decision upholding Obamacare has made the 2012 election more important than ever, and provides a new imperative for the pro-life movement to act decisively, said Fr. Frank Pavone of Priests for Life early Thursday afternoon. “I’m feeling energized for the elections,” said Pavone when asked his reaction to the ruling. “I think it’s going to get people raging mad.” The priest and leading pro-life activist said the 5-4 decision of the Supreme Court upholding the Affordable Care Act, with Justice John Roberts joining the majority, makes it “clearer than ever...
  • Larry Brinkin, San Francisco gay rights icon, arrested on child porn charges: police

    06/27/2012 9:59:10 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 33 replies
    nydailynews ^ | 6-2012 | murray
    Gay rights icon Larry Brinkin has been arrested on charges of child pornography, according to San Francisco police. Brinkin, 66, best known for fighting for equal rights on behalf of the LGBT community, was booked into San Francisco County Jail on Friday night. He posted bail and was released Saturday, SF Weekly reports. The San Francisco Police Department seized computers, videos, VHS tapes and a floppy disc from Brinkin and his husband’s home, according to a search warrant obtained by SF Weekly. Police say Brinkin had exchanged emails that contained pornographic photographs involving children as young as 1-year-old being sodomized...
  • CAUGHT ON VIDEO: Man rips away abortion images, assaults pro-life witness

    06/27/2012 10:05:30 PM PDT · by Pinkbell · 31 replies
    Life Site News ^ | June 27, 2012 | Kathleen Gilbert
    BREMERTON, Washington, June 27, 2012 ( -A camera captured a dramatic scene last month when an infuriated man stormed up cursing to a pro-life protester holding images of an aborted child by the roadside, tore the signs out of his hands and threw them away before assaulting him in an apparent attempt to destroy video evidence. The conflict began when Kenrick Bradley approached Anti-Choice Project co-founder Andrew St.Hilaire during a protest in front of Olympic College in Bremerton, Washington, on May 2, 2012. Bradley complained that the images were traumatizing to his girlfriend, who had apparently miscarried. “My girl lost...
  • Abortion Clinics Offering Sunday Discounts, Countering Church Protests

    06/27/2012 7:27:14 PM PDT · by Pinkbell · 22 replies
    Christian Post ^ | June 22, 2012 | Stoyan Zaimov
    Abortion clinics across the nation have increasingly been offering discounts for their services on Sundays, partly to counter afternoon church protests by believers opposed to such clinics and the practice of abortion. Examples of such offers include the Orlando Women's Center abortion clinic in Florida, which advertises discounted abortions with the offer: "LIMITED TIME SPECIAL! PRINT THIS PAGE AND BRING IT IN FOR $50 SAVINGS. ONLY ON SUNDAYS!" The website Fund Abortion Now provides financial support to women seeking to have abortions and collects funds to aid them with their decision across all 50 states. "The 100+ local abortion funds...
  • Daughter of Auschwitz survivor compares WHO to Hitler over abortion guide

    06/26/2012 3:51:11 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 13 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 6/26/12 | Katie Craine
    HUNTINGTON, New York, June 26, 2012 ( – A close descendent of some of the millions of victims of the Nazi Holocaust has penned an open letter to the World Health Organization (WHO), slamming the organization for promoting the killing of unborn children in its recent abortion guide. A new edition of the guide, “Safe abortion: technical and policy guidance for health systems,” was released this month. It details the most effective ways to kill unborn children at various stages of the unborn child’s development. Speaking to the WHO, Peggy “Lennon” Clores of Huntington, New York writes that there is...
  • LMFAO Teach Kids About Sex at American Airlines Arena in Miami

    06/26/2012 7:57:03 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 29 replies
    Miami New Times ^ | 06/25/2012 | By Kat Bein
    LMFAO With Sydney Samson and Far East Movement American Airlines Arena Friday, June 22, 2012 Better Than: The awkward ride home when mom has to explain the "fellatio ratio." LMFAO do not make music for children. But apparently, that's who's listening to them. When Redfoo and Sky Blu first hit the streets around 2007, they were funny because they parodied a scene full of consensual adults on loads of drugs, having sex with each other. It was a well-timed, fun inside joke for ragers. But that gag isn't funny anymore. It's become too big and moved too far from the...
  • Pastor showed way to clarity on amendment

    06/26/2012 3:56:40 AM PDT · by rhema · 8 replies
    Mpls Star Tribune ^ | 6/25/12 | LAURIE HIGGINS
    After listening online to a recent sermon on "same-sex marriage" by John Piper. . . . I was surprised to read an article in the Star Tribune ("Key Minnesota pastors opt out of marriage fight," June 21) that misrepresented how Piper is addressing the November vote on a proposed marriage amendment to the Minnesota Constitution. [ . . . ] It's clear that Piper did, indeed, direct his church members to vote to approve the amendment. He did so by explaining how to think through this critical cultural issue biblically and logically, rather than merely telling them what to do...
  • Obama Campaign Recruiting Volunteers At Gay Pride Parades

    06/25/2012 11:02:00 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    Talking Points Memo ^ | June 25, 2012 | Pema Levy
    This month, the Obama campaign sent out hundreds of staffers and volunteers to gay pride events around the country in order to sign up more volunteers, reports the New York Times. “Pride is probably the best opportunity to engage the community in large, concentrated numbers,” Jamie Citron, the national L.G.B.T. vote director for the Obama campaign, said to the Times. About six weeks ago, President Obama became a supporter of legal gay marriage. From the Times: [H]undreds of Obama field staff members and volunteers…fanned out at a dozen gay pride celebrations across the country over the weekend with a meticulous...
  • Father in China Abortion Scandal Is Said To Be Missing

    06/25/2012 11:51:00 PM PDT · by Pinkbell · 4 replies
    International Herald Tribune ^ | June 26, 2012 | MARK MCDONALD
    HONG KONG — The Chinese man who published photographs online of his wife and their dead fetus — government officials forced her to submit to an abortion at seven months — has gone missing after being tracked by security officials and thugs, according to his sister. The family has been hounded by banner-waving protesters who called them traitors and said they should be beaten and expelled from their town. The South China Morning Post reported Tuesday that the husband and father, Deng Jiyuan, had been “constantly followed” for the past week by several men — “local officials and thugs,” according...
  • ‘I’m going to Heaven, you stay here with Dad’: Italian mom sacrifices life for unborn baby

    06/25/2012 4:06:32 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 60 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 6/25/12 | Kathleen Gilbert
    ROME, June 25, 2012 ( - When Chiara Corbella learned she was pregnant with her third child, it was a great joy that ended in bittersweet tragedy for the young Italian mother, who died this month after postponing cancer treatment to save her cherished baby. n a story that echoes that of Roman Catholic saint Gianna Molla, Chiara and her husband Enrico Petrillo embarked on a remarkable journey of faith in 2010 when they learned that they were pregnant with Francisco - and that Chiara had an aggressive form of cancer, reports the Catholic News Agency. The news was especially...
  • Breakthrough prenatal surgery at 17 weeks saves Miami girl’s life: doctor suggested abortion

    06/25/2012 3:50:55 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 11 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 6/25/12 | Jean McCarthy
    WASHINGTON, D.C., June 25, 2012 ( – Expectant parents have less to fear from birth defects, thanks to a recent breakthrough in prenatal surgery. A Miami girl, Lyna Gonzalez, underwent a never-before-done surgery that saved her life – while she was just seventeen weeks in the womb. Today, the only sign of the operation is a slight scar on her lip. The May 2010 procedure removed an oral teratoma, a tennis ball-sized benign tumor that had formed on Lyna’s mouth. When Lyna’s condition was first diagnosed doctors were sure the baby would be stillborn or would need life support and...
  • Teacher caught kissing her boy-toy student

    06/23/2012 7:42:08 AM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 76 replies
    The New York Post ^ | May 3 | Annie Karni and Don Kaplin
    They look like a picture-perfect young couple kissing in the park. The problem is, she’s his high-school teacher. Stunning global-studies instructor Julie Warning got a bit too worldly with a pupil in the middle of a Greenwich Village park after school — and the makeout session was caught on camera by one of her own stunned students.
  • Why is GLSEN Bullying My Community?

    06/23/2012 5:07:37 AM PDT · by rhema · 18 replies
    CitizenLink ^ | 6/21/12 | Aaron Sweeney
    Aaron Sweeney is a youth minister in Illinois. I can’t remember the last time my town’s been in the national news—in fact, maybe there hasn’t really been another time. I guess that’s why what’s going on now has taken so many of us by surprise. I’m the youth minister at a church in Erie, Illinois—a town of about 1,500 people that represents a mixture of local business owners, farmers, teachers and factory workers and others. We’ve never experienced anything like this—where for the last several weeks our town has been the target of a national pressure campaign launched by gay...
  • Alex Schadenberg: Killing patients who are difficult to manage is becoming common in the UK

    06/22/2012 4:09:18 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 18 replies
    Euthanasia Prevention Coalition ^ | 6/21/12 | Alex Schadenberg
    <p>An article written by Steve Doughty and published in the Daily Mail in the UK on June 19. The article reports on a research by Professor Patrick Pullicino that found that approximately 29% of all deaths in the UK are prematurely ended by use of the Liverpool Pathway, a plan that defines a patient as futile and then withdraws all treatment and care, including hydration and nutrition.</p>
  • A Penny Saved Is a J.C. Penney Spurned [Penney's woes are warning to family-unfriendly companies]

    06/21/2012 4:38:11 PM PDT · by rhema · 37 replies
    J.C. Penney has lost its way--and in the process, its profits! "Is J.C. Penney trying to become GayC Penney?" ABC News is asking--and so are customers. In the last several months, the company once known for its Christian roots has undergone a radical transformation. It started last year, when J.C. Penney hired Ellen DeGeneres, a vocal proponent of same-sex "marriage," as its spokesperson. The choice drew fire from several people who thought DeGeneres was a departure from the store's longstanding values. When organizations like American Family Association's One Million Moms complained, J.C. Penney's new president, Michael Francis, stubbornly dug in...
  • ‘Right to die’?: These incredible people found meaning in their lives, despite severe disabilities

    06/21/2012 3:42:44 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 55 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 6/21/12 | Peter Saunders
    Tony Nicklinson is 58 and paralysed from the neck down after suffering a stroke in 2005. He is seeking legal permission for a doctor actively to end his life. A Channel 4 Dispatches programme this week, ‘Let our dad die’, put Tony’s case with powerful emotion but it did not tell us that most people with locked-in syndrome do not actually think like this man. No one can help but be sympathetic to Tony Nicklinson, but cases like his are extremely rare and hard cases make bad law. The overwhelming majority of people with severe disability - even with ‘locked-in...
  • Obama Orders Military 'Gay Pride' Celebrations;CinC Using Armed Forces for Political Fodder

    06/21/2012 9:13:01 AM PDT · by rhema · 39 replies
    Patriot Post ^ | June 21, 2012 | Mark Alexander
    "Of all the dispositions and habits which lead to political prosperity, Religion and morality are indespensible supports. In vain would that man claim the tribute of Patriotism who should labor to subvert these great Pillars of human happiness -- these firmest props of the duties of men and citizens. The mere Politician, equally with the pious man ought to respect and to cherish them. A volume could not trace all their connections with private and public felicity. ... [L]et us with caution indulge the opposition, that morality can be maintained without religion. Whatever may be conceded to the influence of...
  • Lutherans Concerned/North America Becomes ReconcilingWorks

    06/21/2012 4:47:41 AM PDT · by lightman · 14 replies
    American Lutheran Publicity Bureau ^ | 12 June AD 2012 | Emily Eastwood
    Lutherans Concerned/North America Becomes ReconcilingWorks It's a new day and we have a new name!! For decades we've worked among Lutherans for the full inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in the life of the church. In 2009, a major milestone was achieved when the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America voted to allow ministers in lifelong, same-gender relationships to serve in the church. In 2011, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada established policies that permit the legal marriage or blessing of same-gender couples and that sexual orientation is not an impediment to ordination. But, the work for...
  • Lady Gaga As Mini Skirted Angel Next To Cross Sings Judas As Gay Dancer Bops Her Head.

    06/20/2012 4:57:24 PM PDT · by joeclarke · 14 replies
    JoeClarke.Net ^ | 06/20/2012 | JoeClarke.Net
    Irony of Ironies. Known as the chief prophetess for the accelerating gay craze for marital rights, and against the "epidemic" of gay bullying, Lady Gaga has been a prime motivator for the Gaying of America, which seems to have even extended into the U.S Armed Forces under Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta, who recently had the Pentagon, of all places, celebrate Gay Pride Week. How about a Christian Humility week, Mr. Secretary, where the once staunch man-and-wife matrimony proponent, Barack Obama, can demote anyone in the military who still believes that gayness is against God's law? I'm sure the...
  • School Uses Planned Parenthood Curriculum to Teach Kids Oral Sex

    06/20/2012 3:46:20 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 98 replies
    Life News ^ | 6/20/12 | Rita Diller
    Parents could tell something was wrong with the children when they came home from school. They were quiet and withdrawn, embarrassed, and didn’t want to talk about what had happened. When Curtis and Jean Pannkuk began questioning their young daughter, they discovered that her elementary school principal had instructed her that day in how to perform oral and anal sex. The traumatizing instruction was delivered as a part of state approved sex education that was orchestrated, developed, pushed, and policed by Planned Parenthood, NARAL Pro-Choice Washington, SIECUS, and a host of other agencies. Though parents in the small town of...
  • Two North Carolina abortion facilities caught agreeing to schedule sex-selective abortions

    06/20/2012 3:32:26 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 7 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 6/20/12 | Patrick B. Craine
    RALEIGH, North Carolina, June 20, 2012 ( - As part of their nationwide campaign to raise awareness about the disturbing practice of sex-selection in America’s abortion facilities, Live Action released new footage today from two North Carolina facilities. The undercover sting shows counselors from Planned Parenthood Chapel Hill and A Woman’s Choice of Raleigh, a National Abortion Federation affiliate, booking abortion appointments for a woman even after she made it clear she would only do it if they confirmed the unborn child was a girl. “We’re not here to judge people, we’re here to present them with their options and...
  • Top doctor's chilling claim: The NHS kills off 130,000 elderly patients every year...Obamacare?

    06/20/2012 8:24:14 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 22 replies
    Mail Online ^ | 06/19/12 | Steve Doughty
    NHS doctors are prematurely ending the lives of thousands of elderly hospital patients because they are difficult to manage or to free up beds, a senior consultant claimed yesterday. Professor Patrick Pullicino said doctors had turned the use of a controversial ‘death pathway’ into the equivalent of euthanasia of the elderly. He claimed there was often a lack of clear evidence for initiating the Liverpool Care Pathway, a method of looking after terminally ill patients that is used in hospitals across the country. It is designed to come into force when doctors believe it is impossible for a patient to...
  • Lifestyles That Are Taboo In The US, But Are Okay In Other Countries

    06/19/2012 7:39:28 PM PDT · by presidio9 · 45 replies
    BuzzFeed ^ | June 19, 2012
    Being A Polygamist Most of us frown upon the idea of polygamy, but it's considered an acceptable lifestyle in many other places around the world. For instance in Africa, children are considered to be symbolic of wealth, so polygamy is an appealing lifestyle because of how quickly it allows families to grow. Being Or Using A Prostitute Prostitution has some terrible connotations in America, but in places like Germany, it's just like any other respectable profession. For instance, if you are unemployed for a year and refuse to take an available job (like being a prostitute), the government reserves the...
  • Wesley J. Smith: Switzerland Welcomes Dr. Suicide Into Nursing Homes

    06/19/2012 3:55:47 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 10 replies
    First Things/Secondhand Smoke ^ | 6/18/12 | Wesley J. Smith
    Switzerland, which already permits suicide purveyors to make a lot of money out of suicide tourism, is now bringing self termination into nursing homes and hospitals. From the Swiss Info story: Vaud is set to become the first Swiss canton to introduce a law explicitly regulating assisted suicide. On Sunday, 62 per cent of people in the French-speaking canton voted in favour of a proposal obliging nursing homes and hospitals to accept the practice. The plan was put forward by the cantonal parliament and when the new law comes into force, doctors in nursing homes and hospitals must respect the...
  • Obamacrats Shout Down Children Singing “God Bless the USA” (video)

    06/19/2012 11:39:50 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 19 replies
    A group of Obama Fool-Aid drinkers heckle kids singing a patriotic song in New York City.
  • Komen Announces New Funding for Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz

    06/18/2012 4:11:44 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 12 replies
    Life News ^ | 6/18/12 | Steven Ertelt
    Another Komen affiliate is sending thousands of dollars to the nation’s biggest abortion business following the national controversy over Komen’s initial decision, and subsequent reversal, to deny Planned Parenthood funding.The North Jersey affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure announced Friday that Planned Parenthood is among the recipients of more than $1.2 million in total grants to 18 local organizations. A news report reveals the Komen chapter had given a $20,000 grant to the local Planned Parenthood abortion business last year and chose to renew the grant this year. Komen North Jersey spokeswoman Kathi Edelson Wolder said Friday the...
  • British Medical Journal campaigns for legalized euthanasia

    06/18/2012 4:02:54 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 6 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 6/18/12 | Hilary White
    LONDON, June 18, 2012 ( – One of the top peer review journals in the medical field has formally adopted a stand in favor of legalized euthanasia, telling British doctors’ associations that they must adopt a “neutral” stand and never oppose efforts to liberalize the law. In its latest edition three articles, including one formal editorial and two op-eds, lash out against the opposition to euthanasia or assisted suicide among medical professional bodies, saying it is a matter to be decided by the public. Two of the leading figures in the campaign to legalize euthanasia were given space for emotional...
  • Vaginas Demand Notice In Lansing

    06/18/2012 6:47:07 AM PDT · by jenk · 101 replies ^ | 6/18/12 | Jen Kuznicki
    Hey ya'll come to Lansing, there'll be plenty of vaginas.This whole controversy disgusts me, but hey, it's part of the reason why I'm not a Democrat. The false narrative that the media is running with on the vagina controversy in Lansing is basically what the Democrats say it's about. According to female Democrats, women are being censored on the House floor for daring to say the word vagina. So, in order to really really get those evil male Republicans to pay, the women plan to talk about taking mirrors to view the female genitalia, how the hair feels, orgasms, and...
  • Some retailers’ efforts now include Gay Pride Month ads and events

    06/17/2012 8:11:16 AM PDT · by scottjewell · 37 replies
    Columbus Dispatch ^ | June 15 2012 | Tim Feran
    Retailers are going mainstream with ad campaigns aimed at gay customers in an effort to get their merchandise into more consumer closets. “Retailers, particularly fashion retailers, always like to be ahead of the curve,” said local retail analyst Chris Boring of Boulevard Strategies. “In 2012, supporting gay rights and accepting gays is pretty mainstream.” In one high-profile move, J.C. Penney is running an ad for Father’s Day featuring a gay Texas couple and their two children. A month ago, the retailer had an ad for Mother’s Day showing a lesbian couple with their children. The iconic retailer also has tapped...
  • Happy Parent’s Day! Who Really Needs a Dad, Anyway?

    06/17/2012 11:33:17 AM PDT · by NYer · 14 replies
    Citizen Link ^ | June 15, 2012 | Jeff Johnston
    The Advocate had an online question earlier in the week, “What do you do when your kid has two moms – and no dad – and the teacher decides everyone will be making Father’s Day cards?” Here’s part of how “Mr. Manners” answered the question: Fortunately, many school districts have reacted to changing circumstances by modernizing this little ritual (along with its counterpart, Mother’s Day), either by changing its name to “Parent’s Day” or simply by letting the kids make a card for any relative, teacher, or role model….You might also want to have a private talk with your son...
  • A 2012 Father's Day Message of Encouragement and Warning : "The Single-Mom Catastrophe"

    06/16/2012 7:39:47 PM PDT · by Patton@Bastogne · 31 replies
    The Manhattan Institute and City Journal ^ | 2012-06-03 | Kay S. Hymowitz
    . The mission of the Manhattan Institute is to develop and disseminate new ideas that foster greater economic choice and individual responsibility. The Single-Mom Catastrophe June 03, 2012 By Kay S. Hymowitz The demise of two-parent families in the U.S. has been an economic catastrophe for society. The single-mother revolution shouldn’t need much introduction. It started in the 1960s when the nation began to sever the historical connection between marriage and childbearing and to turn single motherhood and the fatherless family into a viable, even welcome, arrangement for children and for society. The reasons for the shift were many, including...
  • Dad's Love Can Be Crucial for Happy Childhood, Study Confirms

    06/17/2012 1:20:13 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 35 replies
    HealthDay via Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | Fri, Jun. 15, 2012, 9:00 AM | Barbara Bronson Gray
    Move over, tiger moms. Dads can play an even more significant role in the development of happy, well-adjusted children than do mothers, a new study indicates. Just in time for Father's Day, findings from a large-scale review of research shed light on how parental acceptance and rejection can affect the personalities of progeny well into adulthood. "In our 50 years of research in every continent but Antarctica, we have found that nothing has as strong and consistent an effect on personality development as does being rejected by a parent—especially by a father—in childhood," said study co-author Ronald Rohner, director of...
  • Canada edges closer to legalising assisted suicide

    06/16/2012 2:07:32 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 8 replies
    BioEdge ^ | 6/16/12 | Michael Cook
    The issue of euthanasia in Canada is no longer simmering on a back burner. After the Supreme Court of British Columbia found yesterday that Criminal Code provisions which prohibit doctors from helping their patients commit suicide are unconstitutional, it is on a full, rolling boil. In the landmark decision, Justice Lynn Smith set down that if suicide is legal, preventing handicapped persons from taking their lives must be discriminatory.  Judge Smith gave Canada's Parliament a year to draft a law permitting assisted suicide. In the meantime she granted the principal plaintiff in the case, Gloria Taylor, an exemption. This makes...
  • Wesley J. Smith: Phony “Death Panel” Definition Won’t Make the Issue Go Away

    06/16/2012 1:56:35 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 15 replies
    First Things/Secondhand Smoke ^ | 6/13/12 | Wesley J. Smith
    The Medical Establishment continues to try and misdirect the conversation on the pending threat of “death panels” under Obamacare.  They pretend it is about “end of life discussions.”  But even though Sarah Palin mistakenly made that allusion when she first coined the term, she quickly corrected her mistake–as we noted here. “Death panels” really refer to the threat of health care rationing and centralized cost/benefit bureaucracies deciding that efficacious treatments will not be covered based on quality of life invidious discrimination–as occurs already in the UK, Canada, and Oregon’s Medicaid rationing law.But they keep pretending. Latest example: In the Annals of...