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  • Feds asked to ensure Catholic hospitals follow law (by providing abortions)

    12/26/2010 7:58:37 PM PST · by Libloather · 42 replies · 1+ views
    Seattle Times ^ | 12/22/10 | Rob Stein
    Feds asked to ensure Catholic hospitals follow lawThe American Civil Liberties Union on Wednesday asked federal health officials to ensure that Catholic hospitals provide emergency reproductive care to pregnant women. By Rob Stein The Washington Post Originally published Wednesday, December 22, 2010 at 10:00 PM The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) on Wednesday asked federal health officials to ensure that Catholic hospitals provide emergency reproductive care to pregnant women, saying the refusal by religiously affiliated hospitals to provide abortion and other services is an increasing problem. In a letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the ACLU...
  • Pastor Terry Jones: I Carry a Gun With Me at All Times

    10/18/2010 10:03:50 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 48 replies
    MYNorthwest ^ | Oct 18, 2010
    The Florida pastor that proposed burning a Koran on the anniversary of 9/11 says the death threats continue even after the burning did not take place. "I got a call from the FBI saying there was a death threat out now with an exact date on it, that I would be killed between the 12th and 20th of October," said Pastor Terry Jones in an appearance on KIRO Radio's Ron & Don Show. Listen: Terry Jones on Ron & Don Jones says he travels with bodyguards, and carries a gun for his protection. "I carry the gun with me at...
  • Coming August 31: ‘Direct Access’ Stimulus Grants for the Muslim Brotherhood

    08/29/2010 6:44:15 AM PDT · by bayouranger · 27 replies
    Big Peace ^ | August 29th 2010 at 4:55 am | Posted by Christine Brim
    Think of it as ACORN reborn, with a slice of Jihad on the side. On August 31, this coming Tuesday, the Muslim Brotherhood-associated “Coordinating Council of Muslim Organizations” (CCMO) will bring 25-30 Muslim leaders of 20 national Muslim groups to attend a special workshop presented by the White House and U.S. Government agencies (Agriculture, Education, Homeland Security, Health and Human Services etc.) to provide the groups “funding, government assistance and resources.” The workshop will apparently provide special access for these Muslim Brotherhood organizations: the organizers pledge to provide “direct access” and “cut through red tape.” Government and Muslim groups will...
  • GROUND ZERO MOSQUE: THE REAL ISSUE

    08/19/2010 1:29:50 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 16 replies
    Dick Morris.com ^ | August 18, 2010 | DICK MORRIS & EILEEN MCGANN
    The proposed mosque near to ground zero is not really a religious institution. It would be -- as many mosques throughout the nation are -- a terrorist recruitment, indoctrination and training center. It is not the worship of Islam that is the problem. It is the efforts to advance Sharia Law with its requirement of Jihad and violence that is the nub of the issue. There is a global effort to advance Sharia Law and make it the legal system of the world. Most major banks and financial institutions offer Sharia Compliant Funds which have their investments vetted by the...
  • After My Daughter's Death -- A Father's View of the Immigration Debate

    08/15/2010 12:43:13 PM PDT · by AuntB · 29 replies
    Fox News ^ | Aug. 11, 2010 | Ray Tranchant
    My 16-year-old daughter, Tessa, was killed by an illegal immigrant three years ago while sitting at a stop light. Her friend Ali Kunhardt, 17, also perished instantly. The explosion was so loud witnesses said it sounded like a bomb going off, hit from behind going more than 70 mph. They were tiny, skinny little girls stuffed somewhere in the floorboards when the police and EMT crew arrived. Alfredo Ramos, a previous DUI offender and alcoholic, seemed invisible in a system that was good at looking the other way. Virginia Beach and Chesapeake were being accused of being “sanctuary cities” as...
  • Stop NARAL From Removing Pregnancy Centers From Internet Directories

    07/01/2010 2:06:39 PM PDT · by julieee · 5 replies
    LifeNews.com ^ | July 1, 2010 | Steven Ertelt
    Stop NARAL From Removing Pregnancy Centers From Internet Directories Washington, DC -- They say they support choice, but the pro-abortion activists at NARAL want to leave women in unplanned pregnancy situations with one option: abortion. In a letter to its members today, NARAL president Nancy Keenan announced she is asking two Internet directories to remove pregnancy center listings. http://LifeNews.com/nat6489.html
  • 'Anyone Who Does Not Stand With Palestine will be toppled...World Is Progressing Towards Islam

    06/08/2010 4:36:27 AM PDT · by SJackson · 36 replies · 79+ views
    MEMRI ^ | 6-8-10
    'Freedom Flotilla' Organizer Bülent Yıldırım at Hamas Rally in Gaza: 'Anyone Who Does Not Stand Alongside Palestine... Will Be Toppled'; 'Everything in the World... Is Progressing Towards Islam'; 'What Can The Enemy Do To Me?... If They Kill Me – That Is Martyrdom for the Sake of Allah... The Entire World Must Know That If They Do Not Lift the Embargo from Gaza, All the Muslims in the World Will March to Gaza' (Archival) The following excerpts are from a speech given by IHH head Bülent Yildirim at a Hamas rally held in Gaza in February 2009. The rally...
  • Caption the moral relativism - libtards at a pro-choice rally

    05/24/2010 11:30:04 AM PDT · by reaganrevolutionin2010 · 24 replies · 852+ views
    Flickr Photos ^ | Feb, 2010 | NARAL Pro Choice Wisconsin
  • The Feminine Side of Terror: Profiling Female Suicide Bombers

    03/31/2010 7:25:53 AM PDT · by KippLanham · 6 replies · 363+ views
    PJTV ^ | March 31, 2010 | Bill Whittle/PJTV
    Are the Moscow subway bombings isolated incidents, or is this a growing trend? Bill Whittle, Cliff May and Austin Bay take a look at the rise of female suicide bombers. Plus - Obama vs Obama: has the president learned that being a Campaigner in Chief is much easier than being a Commander in Chief? What happened to Obama's he campaigner vow to be out of Iraq by summer of 2010? Watch and comment here: http://pjtv.com/v/3321
  • Teens Charged in Phoebe Prince Bullying Case Get Death Threats

    04/16/2010 8:43:09 PM PDT · by Niuhuru · 40 replies · 1,351+ views
    People Magazine ^ | Friday April 16, 2010 07:30 AM EDT | By Judy Rakowsky
    A defense lawyer is calling for calm after death threats have been made against teenagers charged in the death of 15-year-old Phoebe Prince, who committed suicide after she was allegedly bullied by schoolmates. "Not to minimize what happened to Phoebe Prince in any way, but translating this into death threats and public harassment has got to stop," says Colin Keefe, who represents Sharon Chanon Velazquez, accused of tormenting Prince, who hanged herself on Jan. 14. "It's gotten way out of control," adds Keefe, who says Velazquez has been driven temporarily from her home.
  • Letter Writing Campaign For Phoebe

    04/12/2010 6:08:54 PM PDT · by Niuhuru · 7 replies · 268+ views
    Mind Of Niuhuru | April 12 2010 | Niuhuru
    Why don't we start a letter writing campaign to the court to encourage them to give solid, real sentences to these monsters and not give them a slap on the wrist? By doing that we'll ensure that justice is done.
  • Attorney wants Phoebe Prince’s medical records (Mass. bullying case)

    04/11/2010 8:52:46 PM PDT · by jerry557 · 89 replies · 1,646+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | 04/10/10 | Marie Szaniszlo
    The attorney for one of six South Hadley High School students accused of bullying Phoebe Prince in the months leading up to her suicide is asking for highly personal information about her, a move decried by a former prosecutor and victims advocates as “unconscionable.” In a six-page motion filed in Northampton Superior Court, Terrence M. Dunphy, the lawyer for Austin Renaud, asks for the names of any physicians, psychologists or rape counselors Prince saw; any medical and psychological records viewed by the prosecutor; details of any prior allegations of rape or abuse by Prince; and a statement as to whether...
  • Stupak, Dems reach abortion deal; 'eight or nine' will vote yes

    03/21/2010 12:57:43 PM PDT · by CWW · 277 replies · 7,714+ views
    The Hill ^ | 03-21-2010 | cww
    Stupak, Dems reach abortion deal; 'eight or nine' will vote yes By Jared Allen - 03/21/10 03:33 PM ET Democrats have reached a deal on an executive order on abortion that could hand them a victory on healthare. "Eight or nine" Democrats, including Rep. Bart Stupak (D-Mich.), will announce the deal at a 4 p.m. press conference, according to an anti-abortion Democrat. "We've changed [our votes]," said Rep. Steve Driehaus (D-Ohio). Driehaus said he's seen the executive order and can now vote for the healthcare bill. He said Stupak has signed off, as well. Driehaus made his remarks just a...
  • Obama Budget Contains Massive Funding of Abortion, Planned Parenthood

    02/02/2010 8:47:32 AM PST · by julieee · 48 replies · 838+ views
    LifeNews.com ^ | February 2, 2010 | Steven Ertelt
    Obama Budget Contains Massive Funding of Abortion, Planned Parenthood Washington, DC -- President Barack Obama released his FY 2011 budget on Monday and it contains provisions that will force Americans to pay for abortions in the United States and promoting abortion abroad. The budget takes advantage of Congress having overturned the ban on abortion funding in the nation's capital. http://www.lifenews.com/nat5952.html
  • email from Planned Parenthood...Abortion lobby day in Richmond, Feb 11(BARF ALERT)

    02/01/2010 7:21:30 AM PST · by Gopher Broke · 1 replies · 172+ views
    As you know, the Virginia General Assembly is in full swing, and as usual, Planned Parenthood is fighting against restrictions to women's reproductive health care. Click here to see our bill chart. Because we have an anti-choice governor and anti-choice majority in the House of Delegates, it is critically important for pro-choice supporters to be out in force this year! We are putting together a great program for you this year, so register now to be a part of this historic day! 2010 Pro-Choice Lobby Day is Thursday, February 11! Register Now to Attend! We need YOU to help protect...
  • Dems May Skip Conference Cmte to Push Pro-Abortion Health Care Bill

    01/04/2010 9:40:03 AM PST · by julieee · 20 replies · 1,015+ views
    LifeNews.com ^ | January 4, 2010 | Steven Ertelt
    Dems May Skip Conference Cmte to Push Pro-Abortion Health Care Bill Washington, DC -- Congressional Democrats are seriously examining the possibility of skipping the formal conference committee process in an attempt to railroad the pro-abortion health care bill through the House and Senate. Bypassing the normal process may allow them to skip procedural votes that could hold up or kill the bill. http://www.LifeNews.com/nat5837.html
  • PA, Abbas Bless Rabbi’s Murderers as ‘Martyrs’

    12/30/2009 8:30:54 AM PST · by Nachum · 5 replies · 295+ views
    INN ^ | 12/30/09 | Hana Levi Julian
    (IsraelNN.com) Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas publicly proclaimed three terrorists who murdered a Jewish father of seven children to be “shaheeds” – holy martyrs, according to a report by the PA media watchdog, Palestinian Media Watch. Abbas declared the killers – all members of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades -- to be shaheeds and sent his personal emissary to visit their families following last Thursday’s attack. The Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades is part of the Fatah faction, which is headed by Abbas. PA Prime Minister Salam Fayyad personally visited the families, along with a number of top PA officials, and condemned the...
  • Dead: Murderers of Rabbi Chai Killed By IDF, Security Forces (Nuts Now Roasting On An Open Fire)

    12/26/2009 8:58:47 PM PST · by bogusname · 14 replies · 954+ views
    Israel National News ^ | December 26, 2009 | Malkah Fleisher
    General Security Services in partnership with soldiers of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) killed the murderers of Rabbi Meir Avshalom Chai. All three were convicted terrorists who had been committed to and later released from Israeli prisons. Chai, 45, was murdered by Arabs in a drive by shooting while chauffeuring his wife and one of their children in their family car, between Shavei Shomron and Einav. The Israeli military operation took place on the evening of December 25, the Jewish Sabbath. PA head Mahmoud Abbas was not forewarned of the mission...
  • Supreme Court rejects Guantanamo torture case

    12/14/2009 8:15:35 AM PST · by IrishMike · 11 replies · 1,133+ views
    al Reuters ^ | 12-14-2009 | Jackie Frank
    The U.S. Supreme Court said on Monday that it rejected an appeal by four former Guantanamo Bay prisoners arguing that they should be able to proceed with their lawsuit against top Pentagon officials for torture and religious abuse. The justices refused to review a U.S. appeals court ruling that dismissed the lawsuit by the four British citizens over their treatment at the U.S. military base at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba on the grounds the officials enjoyed immunity. The four men -- Shafiq Rasul, Asif Iqbal, Rhuhel Ahmed and Jamal al-Harith -- were captured in late 2001 in Afghanistan and were...
  • Iraqi SWAT Captures Suspected Murderers

    04/14/2009 4:28:52 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 200+ views
    TIKRIT — Mosul Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT), with Coalition advisors, conducted a two-part operation April 8 in southeastern Mosul, resulting in the arrest of two suspects for their alleged participation in murderous activities. The suspects, arrested on warrants issued by the Ninewa Investigative Court, were wanted by authorities for disrupting the safety and security of Iraqi civilians, said the ground forces commander. “Insurgents will be held responsible for their actions and Mosul SWAT continues to demonstrate that they are capable of bringing them to justice,” he added. According to investigating sources, one suspect is an improvised explosive device facilitator...
  • Breaking (Bad) News for Ed Profs Ayers and Dohrn

    03/11/2009 6:17:48 PM PDT · by markomalley · 202 replies · 14,472+ views
    National Review ^ | 3/11/2009 | Candace de Russy
    The following just in from Nancy at familysecuritymatters.org (read to the end for word of a new report concerning a "new SDS" on campuses): In a sensational letter to be released at a March 12 National Press Club news conference, the San Francisco Police Officers Association (SFPOA) tells Cliff Kincaid of America’s Survival, Inc., and FamilySecurityMatters.org contributing editor, that evidence in the 1970 bombing murder of a San Francisco police officer points to Weather Underground members Bernardine Dohrn and Bill Ayers, two associates of President Barack Obama. The letter will be made public at a news event that will feature a...
  • Obama to Repeal Bush Abortion Regulation

    03/03/2009 8:08:06 PM PST · by Aussie Dasher · 22 replies · 1,697+ views
    Foxnews.com ^ | 4 March 2009
    President Obama intends to repeal a Bush administration rule that has become a flash point in the debate over a doctor's right not to perform abortions. The regulation, instituted in the last days of the Bush administration, strengthened job protections for doctors and nurses who refuse to provide a medial service because of moral qualms. A Health and Human Services official said Friday the administration will publish notice of its plans early next week, opening a 30-day comment period for advocates on both sides, medical groups and the public. But Republicans are already voicing strong opposition. "I will do nothing...
  • Join the "Stop FOCA" Facebok group

    Have just set up a new "Stop FOCA" group on Facebook. Click here to join the group!Obama promised Planned Parenthood he would sign the so-called "Freedom of Choice Act" (FOCA) - and we should take him at his word. What is the "Freedom of Choice Act" (FOCA)? In short, FOCA is a federal bill that would end virtually ALL restrictions on abortion across America. It is an unlimited right to tax-payer funded, abortion-on-demand. This bill is so sweeping in its language that it would: * End parental notification or consent for abortions performed on minors * Mandate taxpayer funding of...
  • Mall Features Shops That Cater To Somali Culture (Minneapolis)

    02/22/2009 6:26:56 PM PST · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 38 replies · 1,481+ views
    WCCO.com ^ | 2/21/09 | Darcy Pohland
    The Global Business Center in the Hi-Lake Shopping Center has 42 stores. The 20,000-square foot center has a little bit of everything, from home decorations to clothes. The mall is not just for Somalis, but it does have some items that you might not find at other stores. There is also a beauty shop, but it is not like others. It caters mostly to Muslim women. "In our culture we can't show our hair, so if we have a lot of privacy, other beauty salons, we wont have that privacy," said shopper Asha Abdulla. There are only about a handful...
  • Offending the Islamofascists

    02/13/2009 10:01:34 AM PST · by Congressman Billybob · 16 replies · 993+ views
    Special to FreeRepublic ^ | 13 February 2009 | John Armor (Congressman Billybob)
    It was just a minor story on Friday about a Dutch politician being denied entry to Britain at a London airport. You might well have missed it. But it was an extremely important event for its broader meaning. Geert Wilders, a member of the Netherlands parliament, was invited to Britain by a member of the House ot Lords. The invitation asked Wilders to show his 17-minute film “Fitna,” which he made last year. Fitna juxtaposes quotes from the Koran with images of Islamofascists attacking and murdering various non-Muslims. Last year there were riots around the world by Muslims against this...
  • Stop Using the Word ‘Islam’ in Reports on Terrorism, Islamic Bloc Says

    12/04/2008 9:24:48 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 75 replies · 1,438+ views
    Stop Using the Word ‘Islam’ in Reports on Terrorism, Islamic Bloc Says Thursday, December 04, 2008 By Patrick Goodenough, International Editor (CNSNews.com) – If the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) had its way, media reporting on terrorist activity would exclude “any reference to Islam” – whatever the affiliation, identity or motivation of the perpetrators. The bloc of Islamic nations, which is spearheading a drive at the United Nations to have the “defamation” of Islam outlawed, this week voiced criticism about media coverage of recent terrorist attacks. Without citing any specific attack, the OIC’s Jeddah-based general secretariat said in a...
  • Two From Virginia Among Dead In Mumbai (Father and 13 year old daughter shot dead)

    11/28/2008 7:26:47 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 29 replies · 1,633+ views
    DigTriad ^ | 11/28/08 | Matt McKinney
    Faber, VA -- A foundation in Virginia is confirming the deaths of a man and his teenage daughter in the terrorist attacks in India. A spokeswoman with the Synchronicity Foundation said Friday Alan Scherr and his 13-year-old daughter, Naomi, were killed while they were in a cafe in Mumbai.
  • Chabad Couple Feared Dead, Commadnos Raid Building

    11/27/2008 8:27:58 PM PST · by Nachum · 19 replies · 1,390+ views
    arutz 7 ^ | 11-27-08 | Hana Levi Julian
    (IsraelNN.com) An Indian newspaper has reported that Chabad-Lubavitch emissary Rabbi Gavriel Holtzberg and his wife Rivka have been killed by Islamist terrorists who held them hostage in the siege on their Chabad House in Mumbai. Indian helicopters dropped commandoes on the roof of the Chabad House in on Mumbai early Friday morning, and a battle is continuing at this moment. Three blasts were heard in side the building, where four terrorists remain. One was killed in an earlier battle. It is thought that no more hostages are being held inside. The Chabad House was one of 10 sites that were...
  • Planned Parenthood to ambush Palin at debate in St. Louis (barf alert)

    09/30/2008 10:11:12 AM PDT · by Gopher Broke · 18 replies · 1,077+ views
    Add your name to our pen Letter to Sarah Palin. We're taking your message of opposition to meet her in St. Louis, Missouri, for the vice-presidential debate. Dear When I first heard that John McCain had selected Sarah Palin as his vice-presidential running mate, I thought, "That MUST be a mistake." It was hard to believe that McCain had actually found someone more anti-choice, more extreme, and more out of touch than he is on issues that matter to women. And now, I'm deeply concerned about what lies ahead if McCain and Palin are elected — disappearing reproductive health rights,...
  • KABC LOS ANGELES - 11AM interview with Danielle Bologna, Jameel Shaw, Sr. -- illegal alien murderers

    07/25/2008 11:00:18 AM PDT · by doug from upland · 20 replies · 585+ views
    LISTEN ONLINE to KABC RADIO IN LOS ANGELES.This is a replay from this morning. Don't miss it!
  • Planned Parenthood Report: More Abortions, Fewer Adoptions and Prenatal Care

    04/04/2008 5:52:06 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 20 replies · 177+ views
    Life News ^ | 4/4/08 | Steven Ertelt
    Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) -- A further examination of the new annual report Planned Parenthood recently released finds the abortion business is still the largest in the United States. As in previous years, the number of abortions it does has gone up and roughly 25 percent of all abortions in the United States are done at Planned Parenthood centers. The report shows that Planned Parenthood did 289,750 abortions, an increase over the 264,943 abortions it did during the 2005-2006 fiscal year. That's a whopping nine percent increase even though the number of abortions nationally are on the decline. "It claims to...
  • The Wages of Zealotry

    03/28/2008 7:02:44 AM PDT · by paleorite · 35 replies · 543+ views
    The New Republic ^ | 3/27/2008 | Michelle Cottle
    Feelings about Nancy Grace aside, this story of how an 11-year-old Wisconsin girl slipped into a diabetic coma and died because her parents sat around praying rather than seeking medical attention for her--as relatives had been begging them to do for weeks--is horrifying. Though the parents insist they don't regard themselves as religious, they also note that laying on of hands is their preferred method of healing in general. With apologies to similar believers everywhere, my first reaction to this is, Wow, these people are some kind of crazy. My second reaction: time to consider a little court-negotiated sterilization. Seriously....
  • Pro-Life Group Reports Fetal Remains Found behind Michigan Abortion Clinic

    03/25/2008 4:28:13 PM PDT · by Aussie Dasher · 34 replies · 813+ views
    LifesiteNews.com ^ | 26 March 2008 | Michael Baggot
    LATHRUP VILLAGE, MI, March 25, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) - The Citizens for a Pro-Life Society claim to have found medical records and the remains of at least 18 aborted fetuses in the dumpsters behind the Lathrup Village Woman Care clinic operated by Alberto Hodari. Both the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality and the Lathrup Village Police Department are investigating Hodari's Southfield Road clinic. Dr. Monica Miller, director of the CPLS, organized the dumpster investigations from February 8-March 2. Describing the fetuses found, Miller stated, "Each one was wrapped in a bloody gauze, tied at the end. Once you turned these inside...
  • al-Qaida No. 2 Says Attack Israel, US

    03/23/2008 10:10:56 PM PDT · by West Coast Conservative · 24 replies · 789+ views
    AP ^ | March 24, 2008
    Al-Qaida deputy leader Ayman al-Zawahri is calling on Muslims to strike Israeli and American interests to avenge Israel's recent offensive in the Gaza Strip, according to a new audiotape. In the 4-minute tape, posted on a Web site Monday, al-Zawahri accuses Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak of helping Israel in its offensive by sealing off the border between Egypt and Gaza. He calls on Muslims to "strike the interests of the Jews, the Americans, and all of those who participated in the attack on the Muslims," and says attacks should not be limited to areas in Israel or the Palestinian territories....
  • Report: Planned Parenthood Apologizes for Encouraging Donation Aimed at Aborting Black Babies

    03/17/2008 10:28:33 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 18 replies · 862+ views
    Report: Planned Parenthood Apologizes for Encouraging Donation Aimed at Aborting Black Babies Monday , March 17, 2008 Planned Parenthood of Idaho has apologized after an employee encouraged a telephone donation aimed at aborting black babies. Officials for the group said last month that the employee made a "serious mistake" encouraging the donation, the Idaho Statesman reports. But Planned Parenthood criticized the publication that made the call — The Advocate, a student anti-abortion magazine at the University of California-Los Angeles — for trying to discredit the organization by having an actor pose as a donor, the Idaho Statesman reports. "A fundraising...
  • '100 Dead' In Anti-China Protests In Tibet

    03/15/2008 3:11:37 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 102 replies · 2,080+ views
    Sky News ^ | 03/15/08
    '100 Dead' In Anti-China Protests In Tibet By Sky News SkyNews - 9 minutes agoChina has locked down the Tibetan capital of Lhasa and set a deadline for rioters to surrender following the worst violence in 20 years. Beijing said that 10 people had been burnt to death during a day of unrest, while Tibet's government-in-exile in India warned that the number could be much higher. In a statement from its northern India base, it said: "We have unconfirmed reports about 100 people had been killed and martial law imposed in Lhasa." The government said it was "deeply concerned" by...
  • The Media Does It Again

    01/15/2008 11:58:18 PM PST · by jdm · 8 replies · 125+ views
    Winds of Change ^ | Jan. 13, 2008
    Today, the NY Times has the first part of a special series - War Torn:Across America, Deadly Echoes of Foreign Battles. It appears that the troops are coming home and becoming murderers. Town by town across the country, headlines have been telling similar stories. Lakewood, Wash.: "Family Blames Iraq After Son Kills Wife." Pierre, S.D.: "Soldier Charged With Murder Testifies About Postwar Stress." Colorado Springs: "Iraq War Vets Suspected in Two Slayings, Crime Ring." Individually, these are stories of local crimes, gut-wrenching postscripts to the war for the military men, their victims and their communities. Taken together, they paint the...
  • Feeling Murderers' Pain

    01/09/2008 5:20:44 PM PST · by Kaslin · 31 replies · 57+ views
    IBD ^ | January 9, 2008
    Death Penalty: The Supreme Court this week heard arguments that lethal injection is cruel and unusual punishment. Euthanasia advocates consider it a blessing for the deathly ill. Yet it's cruel for the just plain deadly.<.font> The Supreme Court heard arguments last Monday not on the constitutionality of the death penalty itself but on whether the possibility that a murderer might experience pain if the three-chemical cocktail administered to death row inmates takes too long to do its job. In their brief to the court, lawyers for convicted murderers Ralph Baze and Thomas Bowling say the three-part death cocktail and the...
  • Planned Parenthood launches anti-Mitt clothing line

    12/28/2007 11:25:29 AM PST · by GQuagmire · 49 replies · 267+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | Friday, December 28, 2007 | Jessica Fargen
    Less than a week before the neck-and-neck race to finish first in the Iowa caucuses, Planned Parenthood has launched a line of “multiple choice Mitt” clothing including bibs, baby onesies and T-shirts that blast GOP candidate Mitt Romney’s “flip-flop” on abortion rights.
  • Parole proposed for youths who kill (Barf Alert)

    11/27/2007 1:19:53 PM PST · by libstripper · 16 replies · 54+ views
    The Chicago Tribune ^ | November 27, 2007 | Gary Marx
    Michael Cooks was a seasoned gang banger and drug dealer when he gunned down two men in Englewood. He was also 14 years old. Cooks is now 32, and after serving more than half of his life in prison, he says he has grown into a different person than the boy who pulled the trigger. "I've calmed things down, learned to actually think before I react in certain situations," he said in an interview at Menard Correctional Center, about 85 miles south of St. Louis. "I've learned to walk away, which is why I don't be getting in fights or...
  • Justice not served by delaying death row inmate's execution

    11/03/2007 11:57:20 PM PDT · by backtothestreets · 31 replies · 179+ views
    The Fresno Bee ^ | 10/25/2007
    Billy Ray Hamilton, who killed three people with a sawed-off shotgun inside Fran's Market in Fresno more than a quarter-century ago, has died in prison. We have to ask the same question asked by the parents of one of his victims: Why did Hamilton spend 27 years on death row? His prison stay lasted more than one and a half times as long as his youngest victim's entire life. His victims were Douglas White, 18, Josephine Rocha, 17, and Bryon Schletewitz, 27. We support the death penalty. At the same time, we believe those sentenced to death must have every...
  • Terror must be normal part of life: al-Qaeda

    09/17/2007 4:01:18 AM PDT · by Aussie Dasher · 31 replies · 410+ views
    Herald Sun ^ | 17 September 2007
    AL-Qaeda called on Islamists to sow terror in the West to create a climate of fear, in a third video marking the September 11, 2001 attacks on the US, which was posted on the internet today. Called "reasons and motives for the attacks on New York and Washington," the video features a montage of images of the burning World Trade Centre towers and scenes from Islamist training camps. "We must take Islamist terrorism to Western countries so that it becomes a normal part of life like natural disasters," a voiceover says. "In that way, we will have acts of mass...
  • Peruvian Cardinal to Health Minister: "Abortion is Murder"

    09/15/2007 4:29:13 AM PDT · by monomaniac · 128+ views
    LifeSiteNews.com ^ | September 11, 2007 | Matthew Cullinan Hoffman
    Peruvian Cardinal to Health Minister: "Abortion is Murder" Adds "We cannot remain in silence to avoid problems, and those children have every right to live" By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman LIMA, September 11, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) - The Cardinal Archbishop of Lima, Peru, gave a stinging sermon Sunday stating that abortion "is murder and those who commit it are murderers", as Peru's health minister Carlos Vallejos sat in the pews. Although Vallejos claims to be pro-life, he supports the abortifacient morning after pill and has cooperated with efforts to normalize "therapeutic abortions" in Peru. "It is cowardice on the part of contemporary...
  • International Planned Parenthood Releases Abortion Report for Latin America

    09/01/2007 8:11:55 PM PDT · by monomaniac · 2 replies · 281+ views
    LifeNews.com ^ | August 31, 2007 | Steven Ertelt
    by Steven ErteltLifeNews.com EditorAugust 31, 2007New York, NY (LifeNews.com) -- The International Planned Parenthood Federation, one of the largest abortion businesses in the world, has released its annul report about abortions in the Western Hemisphere. The report claims that millions of illegal abortions are done annually in these Latin American and Caribbean nations that prohibit abortion.The report begins with a very telling revealing of the strategy IPPF seeks to employ in the region in over to overturn the pro-life cultural values reflected in the abortion laws there."Since political conditions will not change dramatically in the region in the short-term, we...
  • Oregon Will Get New Planned Parenthood Center, Abortions Coming Soon

    09/01/2007 8:16:10 PM PDT · by monomaniac · 6 replies · 521+ views
    LifeNews.com ^ | August 31, 2007 | Steven Ertelt
    by Steven ErteltLifeNews.com EditorAugust 31, 2007McMinnville, OR (LifeNews.com) -- Planned Parenthood has caused a national stir with a new abortion center in Aurora, Illinois that it built under the table without the public knowing until the last minute. The abortion business is preparing a new center in Oregon that is already drawing significant opposition because it will target college students.Planned Parenthood has already upset pro-life advocates and African Americans in Portland by choosing to build an abortion center in a predominantly black community.Now the abortion business is headed for McMinnville, a city southwest of Portland that is the home to...
  • Chemical Ali 'threw my sons from chopper'

    08/24/2007 3:41:52 AM PDT · by Aussie Dasher · 11 replies · 717+ views
    Herald Sun ^ | 24 August 2007
    A WITNESS overnight accused "Chemical Ali", Saddam Hussein's most notorious hatchet man, of killing her sons by throwing them out of a helicopter during the crushing of an Iraqi Shiite rebellion. Laila Kathum, testifying in the trial of 15 Saddam aides accused of crimes against humanity over the repression of the 1991 rebellion in southern Iraq, vented her fury against Ali Hassan al-Majid, widely known as "Chemical Ali". Speaking from behind a curtain, Ms Kathum accused Saddam's army of arresting her relatives and said Majid himself had killed her two sons. "The army detained my two sons, my brother and...
  • Longtime 'Courant' Reporter Charged With Murder (Hartford Courant)

    08/14/2007 7:04:46 PM PDT · by LdSentinal · 4 replies · 567+ views
    Editor & Publisher ^ | August 14, 2007 | Associated Press and E&P
    NEW YORK A Hartford man who suffered an apparent heart attack after shooting someone originally identified as an intruder by police, now faces murder charges. J. Gregory Robertson, 64, was actually arguing with a third man Thursday, when Ralph Colon, 56, stepped between them, police said. [Robertson used the byline J. Greg Robertson for more than 20 years for The Hartford Courant until the early 1980s.] Police said that Robertson was inside his apartment, and that the other two men were standing outside on a porch when Robertson and the other man argued through the open door. Robertson pulled a...
  • (Abortion) Clinic owner says it's filling a need

    07/29/2007 12:47:43 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 34 replies · 572+ views
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | 7/29/07 | Kristen Zambo
    AURORA -- A lack of women's health services in the region, particularly abortion providers, prompted a full-service Planned Parenthood medical office on Aurora's far northeast side. Scheduled to open the middle of September, the medical complex will offer reproductive and women's health-care services, with an estimated 10 percent of that coming from abortions. If women need abortion services now, many have to travel to Chicago's North Side, where Planned Parenthood operates a clinic, said Steve Trombley, president and CEO of Planned Parenthood/Chicago Area. "Because of the limited number of providers unfortunately women have to travel long distances," he said. An...
  • Three sisters stabbed to death in Gaza 'honor killing'

    07/22/2007 1:15:50 PM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 47 replies · 1,158+ views
    The Jerusalem Post ^ | July 22, 2007
    Three sisters were found stabbed to death in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, raising suspicion they were killed by relatives because of suspected immoral behavior, a human rights organization said. The three sisters, 16-year-old Nahed Hija and her sisters, 19-year-old Suha and 22-year-old Lina, were found dead from multiple stab wounds, buried in a shallow grave in the central Gaza Strip early Sunday morning, said Hamdi Shakkour of the Palestinian Center for Human Rights. Shakkour said they suspected the women were victims of "honor crimes," in which women are murdered by male relatives because of suspected intimate relations - not...
  • Michelle Malkin: Kick the thugs out

    07/21/2007 12:00:48 AM PDT · by JohnHuang2 · 23 replies · 1,218+ views
    Washington Times ^ | July 21, 2007 | Michelle Malkin
    My fellow Americans, we have a problem. We spend billions of dollars on homeland security, but our government can't even track and deport convicted criminal aliens. These are not the well-meaning "newcomers" who just want to "pursue economic opportunities" by "doing the jobs no one else will do." These are foreign-born thugs, sex offenders, murderers and repeat drunk drivers who are destroying the American Dream. If our immigration and entrance system cannot effectively monitor, detain and kick out convicted criminal aliens — including illegal border-crossers, illegal visa overstayers, fugitive deportees, and green card holders who have committed serious crimes and...