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  • Obama Defends Roe v. Wade As Way for ‘Our Daughters’ to Have Same Chance As Sons

    01/23/2012 10:09:17 AM PST · by Sopater · 64 replies
    CNS News ^ | January 23, 2012 | Fred Lucas
    President Barack Obama says the 39th anniversary of Roe v. Wade is the chance to recognize the “fundamental constitutional right” to abortion and to “continue our efforts to ensure that our daughters have the same rights, freedoms, and opportunities as our sons to fulfill their dreams.” The 1974 U.S. Supreme Court nationalized abortion law, prohibiting states from deciding on the matter. In his written statement, Obama acknowledged that abortion has been a divisive political issue. Obama, while serving in the Illinois State Legislature and as president of the United States, has taken a hard line on abortion rights. In his...
  • Girl Scout Troops Banned from Va. (Catholic) Church

    01/22/2012 12:44:36 PM PST · by NYer · 89 replies
    nbc washington ^ | January 21, 2012
    Girl Scouts will no longer be able to meet at a local church because of a connection with Planned Parenthood. Several Girl Scout troops in Chantilly, Virginia have been banned from meeting at a local Catholic church and a neighboring school.St. Timothy Catholic Church says that scouts won’t be allowed to meet or wear their uniforms on church property. The edict also applies to the adjacent St. Timothy School, which enrolls students from preschool to eighth grade.The decision stems from what the church calls an affiliation with Planned Parenthood by the Girl Scouts parent organization, The World Association of...
  • Democrats blast fetus 'personhood' bill in Va. House

    01/12/2012 4:58:48 PM PST · by blueyon · 21 replies · 2+ views
    The Virginia Pilot/Hampton Road.com ^ | 1/12/2012 | Bill Sizemore
    Democrats staged a pre-emptive rhetorical strike today against Republican legislation that they said seeks to outlaw abortion and might even put some forms of birth control in legal jeopardy. Del. Bob Marshall’s “personhood” bill, HB1 – the first piece of legislation introduced in the House this session – says that from the moment of conception, unborn children have “all the rights, privileges, and immunities available to other persons, citizens, and residents of this Commonwealth.” In a conference call with reporters this afternoon, Democratic lawmakers pounced on the bill. Del. Charniele Herring, D-Alexandria, called it “reckless and divisive” and “an abhorrent...
  • Facebook apologizes for removing self-abortion profile picture

    01/03/2012 3:58:12 PM PST · by wagglebee · 22 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 1/3/12 | Peter Baklinski
    NETHERLANDS, Amsterdam, January 3, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The director of an abortion advocate group was incensed last Friday after Facebook removed her profile picture that provided step-by-step instructions for self-inducing an abortion. Facebook later apologized and allowed the profile picture to be reinstated. Dr. Rebecca Gomperts, founder of Women on Waves, an organization that packs an abortion clinic into a ship and brings the procedure to mothers in countries where it is illegal, told Radio Netherlands that the profile picture was designed to “provide information on how women can safely induce an abortion using a medicine called Misoprostol.” “The text...
  • EMILY's List Ranks 2012 Republican Candidates (they like Perry the best)

    12/28/2011 3:25:29 AM PST · by markomalley · 11 replies · 1+ views
    Roll Call ^ | Dec. 28, 2011 | Christina Bellantoni
    EMILY's List today released its first-ever presidential scorecard, a look at how the GOP candidates rank on issues of importance to its membership.Not surprisingly, the campaign organization that backs Democratic women who support abortion rights judged the Republicans' stances on Democratic-supported measures. For example, the candidates were dinged for opposing President Barack Obama's health care law or his jobs act or for opposing funding for Planned Parenthood. They were ranked on their support for Budget Chairman Paul Ryan's budget overhauling Medicare and their positions on equal pay legislation, family and medical leave legislation or the Equal Rights Amendment.EMILY's List also...
  • Obama Undecided on Whether to Impose Regulation Forcing Catholics to Act Against Their Faith

    11/30/2011 11:47:33 AM PST · by OPS4 · 22 replies
    CNS News.com ^ | 11/30/11 | Fred Lucas
    President Barack Obama has not yet decided whether to go forward with a proposed regulation under the health care law he signed last year that would force Catholic individuals and institutions to act against the teachings of the Catholic church. In August, Health and Human Service Secretary Kathleen Sebelius proposed a regulation--that would take affect next fall--that would require all health care plans to cover sterilizations and all FDA-approved contraceptives, including abortifacients. The proposed regulation includes a very narrow religious exemption that does not cover individual Catholics, or Catholic universities, hospitals or charitable institutions.
  • Girl Scouts Convention Has Pro-Abortion, Ultra-Feminist Agenda, Say Ex-Members

    11/07/2011 8:56:51 AM PST · by Mikey_1962 · 37 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 11/1/11 | Alex Murashko
    A mother and her two daughters, all former Girl Scouts who say they are disillusioned with the organization’s connection to less-than family values, claim the U.S. group’s 52nd National Convention next week in Houston is a farce. Christy Volanski and her daughters, Sydney and Tess, formed a sort of watchdog group earlier this year with their online site, “Speak Now: Girl Scouts,” as their platform in attempt to expose the group’s pro-abortion stance. Volanski, who also served as a Girl Scout leader in the last three years of her daughters’ eight year membership, told The Christian Post that Girl Scouts...
  • Planned Parenthood announces MORE phonebanking to save VA pro-abortion/liberal Senators (BARF ALERT)

    09/19/2011 11:12:06 AM PDT · by Gopher Broke · 5 replies
    Hi xxxxx, Last week the Virginia Board of Health approved the most restrictive regulations on abortion providers in the nation. They wouldn't have had the ability to do so if we had a pro-choice majority in our legislature. We MUST Save the Senate this election. That's the only way we can ensure that women will have continued access to comprehensive reproductive health care. HOW CAN YOU HELP? We're talking to voters and spreading the word to re-elect state Senator Edd Houck. Senator Houck has a 28-year voting record that demonstrates his commitment to reproductive health care. He can help ensure...
  • Kansas Ordered to Resume Abortion Clinic Funding (Federal Judge to the rescue of Planned Parenthood)

    08/02/2011 3:44:36 AM PDT · by Colonel Kangaroo · 18 replies
    CBN News ^ | August 2, 2011 | CBN News
    A federal judge has temporarily blocked a new Kansas law that would have stripped Planned Parenthood locations in the state of federal funding. U.S. District Judge J. Thomas Marten ordered the state to immediately resume funding for Planned Parenthood Monday, agreeing that without the injunction the abortion provider would suffer while the case works its way through court. Kansas Planned Parenthood leaders claimed the law would force them to close clinics. They also said nearly 6,000 patients would face higher costs, have less access to services, and longer waits or travel times for appointments. The state argued that public health...
  • Pro-aborts and gay activists at Georgetown U.

    07/08/2011 10:36:29 AM PDT · by Edmunds mom · 1 replies
    The Catholic Thing ^ | 7-7-2011 | Scott Walter
    As a son of Georgetown University, I laughed at the pathetic Irish of Notre Dame when they made news for putting on their board Roxanne Martino, who gave a measly $27,000 to EMILY’s List, a group that works to elect pro-abortion politicians. That’s a trifle by Georgetown’s standards.
  • Obama Schmoozes With Planned Parenthood President at Fundraiser

    05/11/2011 8:25:43 AM PDT · by julieee · 20 replies
    LifeNews.com ^ | May 11, 2011 | Steven Ertelt
    Obama Schmoozes With Planned Parenthood President at Fundraiser After his speech in El Paso, Texas, President Barack Obama made his way to Austin for a campaign rally where he asked hundreds of supporters to help him with his re-election bid. In a more private affair, he curried favor with the head of Planned Parenthood. http://www.lifenews.com/2011/05/11/obama-dines-with-planned-parenthood-president-at-fundraiser/
  • Senate Approves Former Planned Parenthood Director as Judge (McCain leads RINOs for infanticide)

    05/09/2011 2:23:49 AM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 55 replies · 1+ views
    Lifenews.com ^ | http://www.lifenews.com/2011/05/04/senate-approves-former-planned-parenthood-director-as-judge/
    The U.S. Senate today overcame a Republican filibuster and approved a former Planned Parenthood abortion business director, John McConnell, as a federal judge in Rhode Island. Senators voted 63-33 to surpass the 60-vote threshold necessary to stop the filibuster and approve the nomination of McConnell’s nomination to the District Court for the District of Rhode Island. his nomination previously cleared the Senate Judiciary Committee recently on a party-line 11-7 vote. Senate Republicans joining all Democrats to end debate included Scott Brown of Massachusetts, Susan Collins of Maine, Lyndsey Graham of South Carolina, Johnny Isakson of Georgia, Mark Kirk of Illinois,...
  • I’m glad I ‘got rid’ of my unborn child: pro-abort Green Party candidate

    04/27/2011 1:06:00 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 53 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 4/27/11 | Patrick B. Craine
    TERRACE, British Columbia, April 27, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A British Columbia Green party candidate in Canada’s upcoming federal election said he’s glad he decided to “get rid of” his unborn child and appeared to imply that pregnant women look “like the back end of a bus.” “I am sick to death about hearing murdering babies,” said Roger Benham, Green candidate for Skeena-Bulkley Valley, in a candidates’ debate April 20th.  He told the audience that he had conceived a child with a woman when he was 25.  “Thank God we decided to get rid of it,” he said, according to the...
  • 2011 VA General Assembly wrap up from Planned Parenthood (BARF ALERT)

    04/26/2011 7:32:33 AM PDT · by Gopher Broke · 2 replies
    email from PP
    In all, Planned Parenthood Advocates of Virginia worked to defeat ten anti-choice bills and four budget amendments that threatened access to reproductive health care, prevention services and the perennial attempt to defund Planned Parenthood. This was an especially challenging General Assembly session. For the past several years, Planned Parenthood has been able to prevent anti-choice measures from passing. However, because anti-choice members of the General Assembly thwarted the democratic process they were able to pass two bills that were part of their anti-choice, anti-women’s agenda. The first bill that passed was SB 924, which included an amendment to unfairly target...
  • Democrats will yield on everything but abortion

    04/12/2011 2:46:25 AM PDT · by rhema · 19 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 4/10/11 | Timothy P.Carney
    This Democratic Senate and White House are clearly willing to disappoint their base on many issues. They've agreed to spending cuts and tax cuts for the wealthy, scrapped a public option, and continued warrantless wiretaps, indefinite detention of terrorism suspects and unnecessary wars on Arab dictators. But in last week's budget debate we glimpsed the party's unshakable core: dedication to the abortion lobby. President Obama had promised to veto the House-passed bill funding government through the end of the fiscal year, and Majority Leader Harry Reid made it clear the Senate would never pass it. But the final agreement --...
  • Democratic Female Senators Irate Over GOP Plan To Defund Planned Parenthood

    04/10/2011 8:46:25 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 36 replies
    Washington Times ^ | April 09, 2011 | Sean Lengell
    Democratic Female Senators Irate Over GOP Plan To Defund Planned Parenthood Sean Lengell April 8, 2011 Nine Democratic female senators held a news conference Friday to slam Republicans for their insistence that funding for Planned Parenthood be stripped from a stopgap spending bill to keep the government running. "These cuts are biased, politically motivated, they hurt women, and we the women in the Senate will not let it happen," said Sen. Dianne Feinstein, California Democrat. "What's at stake isn't the amount of cuts, it's the ability of American women — poor American women — to get health care service." Added...
  • CNN Wildly Mis-Quotes Sen. Kyl While Interviewing Planned Parenthood President

    04/10/2011 7:30:05 PM PDT · by Nachum · 13 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 4/10/11 | CNN
    Sen. Kyl actually said 90% of what Planned Parenthood does is abortions.
  • Schumer: Senate Will ‘Never, Never, Never’ Defund Planned Parenthood

    04/08/2011 3:22:42 PM PDT · by Nachum · 57 replies
    CNS News ^ | 4/8/11 | Eric Scheiner
    (CNSNews.com) - Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) vowed yesterday that the provision to defund Planned Parenthood that passed the House earlier this year is “never, never, never going to pass the Senate.” Schumer made the remarks Thursday on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., at a “Stand Up for Women’s Health” rally sponsored by the National Organization for Women, NARAL and Planned Parenthood.
  • Likely GOP Presidential Candidates Want Planned Parenthood De-Funded

    04/04/2011 9:27:02 AM PDT · by julieee · 7 replies
    LifeNews.com ^ | April 4, 2011 | Steven Ertelt
    Likely GOP Presidential Candidates Want Planned Parenthood De-Funded Washington, DC -- This week, the Susan B. Anthony List contacted Republican presidential hopefuls to ask them where they stand on defunding Planned Parenthood. http://www.lifenews.com/2011/04/04/likely-gop-presidential-candidates-want-planned-parenthood-de-funded/
  • Planned Parenthood, Abortion Enabled My Abuse; Now I’m Pro-Life

    04/02/2011 12:36:05 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 5 replies
    Life News ^ | 4/1/11 | Kristan Hawkins
    As the CR vote comes to a climax again next week, I wanted to share an incredible story with the LifeNews blog readers.  We’ve seen the Live Action undercover videos of Planned Parenthood’s protection of racists, rapists and sex traffickers but their movies come to life when SFLA directly works with Planned Parenthood’s victims.Melissa Pereira, a pro-life student leader at Caldwell College in New Jersey, sent me her story last week after winning the “Tell Congress” video contest and her interview with the National Pro-Life Youth Podcast. It is so powerful, I want to share it with you. As...