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  • Breaking: Two dozen Senators call on Komen to reverse Planned Parenthood decision

    02/02/2012 11:28:30 AM PST · by alancarp · 69 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 2/2/2012 | Greg Sargent
    The pressure on the Susan G. Komen For The Cure Foundation to reverse its decision to cut funding to Planned Parenthood for breast cancer screenings for poor people — a decision which has caused an uproar among women’s groups and on social media — is about to get significantly more intense. Nearly two dozen Senators are set to enter the fray. I’m told that 22 Dem Senators have signed on to a toughly worded letter urging Komen to reverse its decision, which Komen has justified by citing a new rule prohibiting it from funding any group under investigation by the...
  • email from VA Planned Parenthood, OPPOSING bill to stop taxpayer funded abortions (BARF ALERT)

    02/02/2012 9:58:53 AM PST · by Gopher Broke · 2 replies
    VA Planned Parenthood email
    We are 23 days into the 2012 session of the Virginia General Assembly, and things are moving fast! Over the past few days, we've had some really awful legislation pass committees, including HB62. HB62 is an attempt to repeal Medicaid funding for abortion for women whose pregnancies have been diagnosed with severe fetal abnormalities. These cases are rare and often these pregnancies are very wanted by the families. HB62 will punish the poorest women of Virginia by adding a crippling financial impact to a devastating diagnosis. Please take action and let your Delegate know you OPPOSE HB62!
  • Pelosi: Planned Parenthood Relationship to Girl Scouts ‘Very Valuable’ [to butchers]

    02/01/2012 2:40:31 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 48 replies
    Pelosi: Planned Parenthood Relationship to Girl Scouts ‘Very Valuable’ By Elizabeth Harrington February 1, 2012 (CNSNews.com) – House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Planned Parenthood’s relationship with the Girl Scouts of America is “very valuable,” Wednesday, at a congressional reception to commemorate the 100 year anniversary of the organization for young girls. Rep. Pelosi was featured at the reception with a group of female government leaders to promote the Girl Scout’s new initiative “To Get Her There,” which seeks to create “gender balanced leadership” in one generation. After the event CNSNews.com asked Pelosi: “The Girl Scouts has had some...
  • Obama plays his Catholic allies for fools

    01/31/2012 9:42:41 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 29 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 1-30-12 | Michael Gerson
    In politics, the timing is often the message. On Jan. 20 — three days before the annual March for Life — the Obama administration announced its final decision that Catholic universities, hospitals and charities will be compelled to pay for health insurance that covers sterilization, contraceptives and abortifacients. Preparing for the march, Catholic students gathered for Mass at Verizon Center. The faithful held vigil at the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. Knights of Columbus and bishops arrived to trudge in the cold along the Mall. All came to Washington in time for their mocking.
  • ‘We Will Not Comply’: Catholic Leaders Distribute Letter Slamming Obama Admin Contraceptive Mandate

    01/30/2012 11:38:58 AM PST · by OPS4 · 42 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 1/30/12 | Billy Hallowell
    Over the weekend, the Catholic Church’s letter went beyond simply issuing oppositional rhetoric to media. Instead, priests read an open note to congregations across the country, dubbing the administration‘s take on women’s health and religious violations as an attack on their faith. In the letter, Bishops highlighted what they called “an alarming and serious matter,“ as their words contended that the federal government has ”dealt a heavy blow” to the Catholic population.
  • email from VA Planned Parenthood opposing SB 484 (BARF ALERT)

    01/29/2012 7:46:14 AM PST · by Gopher Broke · 6 replies
    PP email
    Yesterday, the Senate Education & Health Committee passed Senate Bill 484, which would force women to have an ultrasound 24 hours prior to having an abortion for political—not medical—reasons. Your Senator is expected to vote on this bill early next week. Tell Your Senator: VOTE NO ON SENATE BILL 484! This bill is an intrusion into private, personal medical decisions that women should make in consultation with their physician. It and others like it are being pushed this year by opponents of women’s health in states all across the country. Mandatory ultrasounds and waiting periods are simply delay tactics that...
  • J'ACCUSE! Why Obama is wrong on the HHS conscience regulations (blast from the Catholic Left)

    01/25/2012 10:57:03 AM PST · by Mrs. Don-o · 5 replies
    National Catholic REPORTER, no kidding ^ | Jan. 21, 2012 | Sean Michael WINTERS, no kidding
    Obama lost my vote yesterday when he declined to expand the exceedingly narrow conscience exemptions proposed by the Department of Health and Human Services. The issue of conscience protections is so foundational, I do not see how I ever could, in good conscience, vote for this man again. I do not come at this issue as a Catholic special pleader, who wants only to protect my own, although it was a little bracing to realize that the president’s decision yesterday essentially told us, as Catholics, that there is no room in this great country of ours for the institutions our...
  • Obama Administration Picks a Fight With Catholics

    01/23/2012 6:52:25 AM PST · by marshmallow · 113 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | 1/20/12 | Patrick J. Reilly
    The Obama administration has chosen to ignore the First Amendment and add insult to injury for Catholics whose schools, hospitals and charities help make this nation great. Now the real fight begins. Religious leaders had feared the worst from Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and her Department of Health and Human Services, which since September has been considering whether to exempt Catholic and other religious employers from a regulation mandating insurance coverage for sterilization and contraceptives, including some that cause abortion. But on Friday afternoon, Sebelius announced the bad news in the most offensive way possible. Refusing even the smallest compromise with...
  • 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,...