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  • Is the Start-up Site, Kickstarter kicking out pro-life projects?

    04/16/2014 12:39:15 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 1 replies
    Hotair ^ | 04/16/2014 | Ed Morrissey
    For the second time, producers of a planned pro-life film effort have had to switch from Kickstarter to IndieGoGo for their crowdfunding efforts. Filmmakers Phelim McAleer and Ann McIlhenny took their Gosnell Movie project to IndieGoGo after Kickstarter insisted that they could shut down the effort at any time if they didn’t like the language used to promote it, and another pro-life project called Stolen Moments has gotten a rejection letter from Kickstarter as well. The rejection, nearly two weeks ago, was on the basis of the campaign being, er … “self help” (via Katie Pavlich): For the life of...
  • Mary Landrieu: 100% Pro-Abortion Record since 2009

    04/16/2014 8:14:42 AM PDT · by topher · 9 replies
    Landrieu Record.com ^ | Benjamin Clapper
    Senator Mary Landrieu: 100% Pro-Abortion Record Since Re-Election. Too Extreme For Louisiana. Senator Mary Landrieus voting record makes it clear: she is a consistent ally of organizations lobbying for abortion-on-demand. Whether it is voting for the funding of Planned Parenthood, the nations largest abortion provider, or voting against attempts to remove abortion subsidies from Obamacare, Mary Landrieus votes have hurt common-sense protections on human life. Louisiana, a pro-life state, deserves better than a 100% pro-abortion senator. Pro-Life & Pro-Abortion Groups Agree: Since Re-Election in 2008: 100% Pro-Abortion Votes Since Louisiana re-elected Senator Landrieu in 2008, official scorecards from both pro-life...
  • Planned Parenthood Wont Condemn Woman Who Killed Her Seven Babies, Packed Them in Boxes

    04/15/2014 7:25:08 AM PDT · by Morgana · 26 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | Luis Zaffirini
    Police in Pleasant Grove, Utah, discovered over the weekend the bodies of seven dead infants in cardboard boxes, The Salt Lake Tribune reported. All seven of these babies were allegedly killed soon after being born by their own mother, a 39-year-old woman who has now been placed under arrest. The mother has been charges with six counts of murder. Police believe she committed these crimes over the course of a decade. This brutal loss of young life is shocking and deeply saddening. Yet as I read the story, I couldnt help but consider this womans actions in the light of...
  • Pregnant & kicked-out of pro-abortion UN event

    04/14/2014 7:18:35 PM PDT · by Morgana · 3 replies
    LIFE SITE NEWS ^ | Tanya Granic Allen
    April 14, 2014 (Tanya Granic Allen) - At the UNs 47th Commission on Population and Development, the message from some Non-Governmental Organizations with vested interests couldnt be clearer: nothing will stop them from conducting more abortions. The tone of these meetings has, at times, been uncomfortable to anyone who holds life to be sacred, or believes maternal health initiatives is an excellent way to support women, especially those in the developing world. While at an UN affiliated meeting hosted by International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) and Ipas, two abortion supporting and providing global powerhouses, I was targeted, discriminated against, man-handled,...
  • Colorado Bill Would Declare Fundamental Right to Abortion, Prevent Any Pro-Life Legislation

    04/14/2014 6:59:26 PM PDT · by Morgana · 19 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | Steven Ertelt
    With pro-abortion Democrats controlling the Colorado state legislature and the governors office, abortion activists are pushing what pro-life groups are calling the most radically pro-abortion legislation in the states history. Colorado Family Action has alerted its members about SB 175, that it says pro-life advocates need to steadfastly oppose. colopic2This is a radical bill that would create a fundamental right to abortion among other things defined as reproductive healthcare in this bill, the group says. No Colorado State governmental body at any level would be able to enact a policy that denies or interferes with an individuals reproductive health care...
  • Nevada Republican Party Strips Pro-Life Language on Abortion From its Platform

    04/14/2014 6:56:46 PM PDT · by Morgana · 31 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | Steven Ertelt
    The Nevada Republican Party is no longer in line with the Republican National Committee on the issue of abortion. The western state decided to strip pro-life language on abortion out of its party platform, making it at odds with the national GOP, which has had a strong pro-life position since the days of Ronald Reagan. The decision by Nevada Republicans may make it harder for the state to land the 2016 Republican presidential convention, as Nevada is one of a handful of states vying for the spot. Don Nelson of Nevada Right to Life, told LifeNews, On Saturday the NV...
  • African-American Pastor Horrified at How Many Black Babies Abortion Kills

    04/14/2014 6:00:31 PM PDT · by Morgana · 27 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | Rebecca Downs
    The Rev. Elaine Flake of Greater Allen A.M.E. Cathedral of New York has recently learned of and reacted to the statistics of black women having abortions in New York City. Flake reacted in disbelief, initially wondering if the statistics were even true. The Christian Post, reporting on the Rev., dedicates one paragraph to such statistics of black women, as well as links to a previous article of theirs: As CP has reported, citing the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene: Black women in New York City aborted more than half of their pregnancies in 2012, topping the...
  • Mom Holds Baby With God Bless Planned Parenthood Sign at Pro-Abortion Rally

    04/14/2014 5:53:30 PM PDT · by Morgana · 11 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | Carole Novielli
    According to the Gazette, the final day of the pro-life prayer event, 40 Days for Life, in Colorado Springs ended with a Catholic Mass in front of Planned Parenthood accompanied by honking horns and loud chants from about a dozen protesters. On one side, about 40 pro-life supporters, led by Colorado Springs Bishop Michael Sheridan. Supporters sang, prayed and kneeled. Some held signs calling for an end to abortion. Mass at PP Co On the other side, Planned Parenthood supporters, holding their own signs that urged passing drivers to honk horns in support of Planned Parenthood. PP CO April...
  • HHS secretary nominee Sylvia Mathews Burwell oversaw Gates Foundations population control efforts

    04/12/2014 7:10:19 PM PDT · by topher · 21 replies
    LifeSiteNews.com ^ | Fri Apr 11, 2014 15:53 EST | Ben Johnson
    WASHINGTON, D.C., April 11, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) The woman who will oversee the Obama administration's implementation of the HHS mandate, requiring employers to give free contraception to all American women, spent a decade leading the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation's population control efforts in the Third World.
  • Student Union Banning Leads to Unusual Coalition

    04/12/2014 4:24:00 PM PDT · by rightwingerpatriot · 23 replies
    Rightwingpatriot.com ^ | April 12, 2014 | Rightwingerpatriot
    From time to time, a situation arises that gives truth to the old adage, "politics makes for strange bedfellows." The current case in point can be found at Cardiff University. The Students' Union there recently decided to ban all pro-life demonstrations on campus. In a sweet use of irony, the Students' Union was outraged over pro-life rallies and wanted to "prevent affiliated societies and groups from taking part in anti-choice protests or rallies." Nothing says tolerance like saying no to those you consider anti-choice by taking away their choices and banning them. Sadly, I'm sure that such destruction of logic...
  • [Today's] Moral Issues

    04/12/2014 4:12:33 PM PDT · by Salvation · 24 replies
    CatholicsComeHome.org ^ | not given | CatholicsComeHome.org
    Moral Issues Making moral choices in our modern world can be confusing and difficult. With so many temptations and influences pulling us in all directions, and the pressures of life driving us toward the seemingly “easy” path, it is comforting to know that Jesus Christ, through His Church, has blessed us with clear moral framework to guide us toward a happy, fulfilling life.It makes perfect sense that our Creator, who made us and designed us to work in a certain way, would know what’s best for us. Fortunately, He gifted the Church with His advice on how to live...
  • Pope Francis calls abortion an abominable crime in strongest remarks to date

    04/11/2014 1:08:45 PM PDT · by NYer · 40 replies
    Life Site News ^ | April 11, 2014 | HILARY WHITE
    VATICAN CITY, April 11, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Human life is “sacred and inviolable” and “every civil law is based on the recognition of the first and most fundamental right, the right to life,” Pope Francis told an Italian pro-life organization today. The pope thanked the Movimento per la Vita, one of Italy’s leading political pro-life groups, for their work, urging them to continue “with courage and love” for life “in all its phases.” “It is therefore necessary to reiterate the strongest opposition to any direct attack on life, especially innocent and defenseless, and her unborn child in the womb...
  • Nurse Quits Abortion Industry After Baby Born Alive, Left to Die

    04/11/2014 10:10:04 AM PDT · by Morgana · 14 replies
    life news ^ | Sarah Terzo
    Washington, DC (LiveActionNews) Marleen Goldstein worked in a hospital that performed abortions. After 30 years, shes come forward with her story. According to Goldstein: My husband was a resident at a hospital and I just got the job of my dreams at a nearby Oakland hospital. I was very much a believer in the abortion issue and now I felt I was going to be part of it. I got hired as a charge nurse at this clinic that did late term abortions. I spent about 30 days on the day shift getting familiar with everything. I would witness...
  • Pro-Abortion HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to Resign

    04/10/2014 6:01:58 PM PDT · by Morgana · 26 replies
    Life News ^ | Steven Ertelt
    She was President Barack Obamas pro-abortion HHS Secretary and the main administration official in charge of implementing Obamacare, the pro-abortion, pro-rationing government-run health care system. With Obamacare leading to taxpayer funding of abortions, massive layoffs at hospitals and medical centers and a botched system few seem to be able to sign up on, calls to fire pro-abortion HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius were growing. Now, Sebelius has decided to step down. A White House official confirmed to multiple news outlets that Sebelious would be stepping down. Political observers are already saying Sebelius decision to quit is nothing more than the Obama...
  • Eric Cantors Democrat challenger tweets that pro-lifers are mentally disabled

    04/10/2014 2:42:33 PM PDT · by topher · 19 replies
    LifeSiteNews.com ^ | Wed Apr 09, 2014 12:34 EST | by Catherine Briggs
    RICHMOND, VA, April 9, 2014, (LifeSiteNews.com) A Democratic hopeful for one of Virginias congressional seats has recently posted several derogatory Twitter posts aimed at pro-lifers, Christians, and conservatives in general. Mike Dickinson of Henrico Country is challenging Republican and pro-life House Majority Leader Eric Cantor for the 7th congressional seat of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Cantor spoke at this years March for Life in Washington, DC. Mike Dickinson Bible thumpers need to realize You pray to god everyday [sic] that abortion is ended and yet it remains. God must not have a [sic] issue with it, one tweet reads.
  • Gosnell Movie to Expose Americas Most Prolific Serial Killer Reaches $500,000

    04/09/2014 7:30:59 PM PDT · by Morgana · 9 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | Katie Yoder
    With 34 days left to go, the Gosnell movie raised $500,000 of the $2.1 million needed to share the story of Americas most prolific serial killer.illfully ignored by the news media and frozen out of mainstream Hollywood, the grizzly tale of Kermit Gosnells crimes will only come to life through crowdfunding. Filmmaker Phelim McAleer with wife Ann McElhinney and Magdalena Segieda aim to raise $2.1 million in 45 days via fundraiser site Indiegogo for their Gosnell project, a scripted drama based on abortionist Kermit Gosnells trial and grand jury report. The team turned to Indiegogo when similar crowdfunded site Kickstarter...
  • Liberal Tolerance on Display

    04/09/2014 1:45:22 PM PDT · by rightwingerpatriot · 5 replies
    Rightwingpatriot.com ^ | April 9, 2014 | Rightwingerpatriot
    One of the most fascinating things about human nature is that when a person usually boasts of something, they tend to be the exact opposite. Those who profess to be charitable usually turn out to be stingy, and those who claim humility as their greatest virtue tend to rub their achievements in your face. This trait is also true with progressive liberals. They claim to be the most tolerant group of people on the planet, but their actions say the exact opposite. There have been a number of events recently that show the so-called liberal tolerance on display. Our first...
  • United Methodist Church Group Sends $443,750 to Planned Parenthood Abortion Business

    04/09/2014 9:11:54 AM PDT · by Morgana · 24 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | Steven Ertelt
    Methodist Health Care Ministries whose logo claims they are serving humanity to honor God is giving money to the nations top abortion provider Planned Parenthood. Methodist Healthcare Ministries (unitedmethodistchurchMHM) is a private, faith-based, not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing medical, dental and health-related human services to low-income families and the uninsured in South Texas. The mission of the organization is Serving Humanity to Honor God by improving the physical, mental and spiritual health of those least served in the Southwest Texas Conference area of The United Methodist Church. MHM is one-half owner of the Methodist Healthcare System the largest healthcare...
  • Wichita abortion/sex change clinic marks one year anniversary with death count

    04/08/2014 9:58:51 PM PDT · by Morgana · 9 replies
    JILL STANEK ^ | Jill Stanek
    South Wind Womens Center, housed in the Wichita abortion clinic formerly operated by murdered late-term abortionist George Tiller, just marked its one-year anniversary by announcing how many babies it had killed since opening. An article strangely removed from the Wichita Eagles website (and from which all other news sources are quoting), but cached on the abortion mills website, shares the exciting news: South Wind Womens Center says it provided about 1,200 abortions in its first year.. No clinic offered abortions in Wichita after Tiller died until South Wind opened. South Wind said it has seen a total of about 1,500...
  • Abortion Activists Call Parents of Baby Who Lived Just 10 Hours Selfish for Not Aborting Her

    04/08/2014 3:24:02 PM PDT · by Morgana · 17 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | Steven Ertelt
    Washington, DC (LiveActionNews) Bristol Palin spotlighted the amazing and heartbreaking story of Sophia Kyla Dennis, daughter of Lindsey and Kevin. At 20 weeks pregnant, Lindsey and Kevin were given the devastating news that their daughter had a brain disorder that was 100% fatal. Rather than having an abortion, they gave birth to their beautiful baby, and got to enjoy 10 hours with her. The 10 best hours of my life, is how Lindsey Dennis describes her short time with Sophia Kyla, born last fall. Lindsey and husband Kevin found out at the 20th week of her pregnancy that Sophia...
  • Feminists Launch Big Push For Radical Abortion Laws At UN

    04/07/2014 7:56:31 PM PDT · by Morgana · 10 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | Raimundo Rojas
    And were back. This week marks the 47th Session of the Commission on Population and Development (CPD) and on this cloudy, breezy Manhattan day, delegates from around the globe have gathered at UN Headquarters to discuss and debate policies and strategies to better serve the populations of the world. Or one would hope. At last years CPD, I watched and listened as the most radical elements within the international abortion industry and lobby hijacked the proceedings in an attempt to yet again push the wants of the first world over the needs of the developing one. proabort39When in the ensuing...
  • Oklahoma Bill Helps Moms Pressured to Abort Their Disabled Unborn Babies

    04/07/2014 7:47:44 PM PDT · by Morgana · 3 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | Steven Ertelt
    A bill pending in the Oklahoma legislature would provide support for pregnant moms facing pressure to have an abortion when confronted with ultrasound scans showing their baby has severe disabilities. Whether its from doctors, family or society, parents of unborn children with very severe physical disabilities that could claim their lives shortly after birth often face pressure to have an abortion. The pro-life Perinatal Hospice Bill, HB 2685, was approved by the Health Committee to address that. clodaghAs Oklahomans for Life tells LifeNews.com, The bill addresses the rare but tragic circumstance where a pregnant woman is told that her unborn...
  • Planned Parenthood Board Member Calls Abortion a Blessing (BARF ALERT)

    04/07/2014 7:38:12 PM PDT · by Morgana · 11 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | Carole Novielli
    The very day that pro-lifers are reporting that another women has died believing the lie of Safe and Legal abortion, the radically pro-abortion blog, RH Reality Check is plotting how they can argue successfully for abortion. The new mantra has been decided: Child Killing is a Gift! You heard me: Abortion is a Gift. Not just a gift a Sacred Gift. proabortion7 Blog author Valerie Tarico writes, My friend Patricia offers a single reason for her passionate defense of reproductive care that includes abortion: Every baby should have its toes kissed. If life is precious and helping our children to...
  • Mans Estranged Wife Removes His Feeding Tube to Starve Him to Death, Despite Court Order

    04/07/2014 7:29:50 PM PDT · by Morgana · 26 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | Wesley J. Smith
    Texas has a medical futilitywhat I call Futile Care Theorylaw permitting doctors to remove wanted life-support that works from a patient based on their views about quality of life. Before that is done, patients/families are supposed to receive due processsuch as it ise.g., a hearing before a bioethics Star Chamber committee. Then, if the committee decides the treatment should end, the patient has 10 days to find a new hospital. terrymaceBut heres the thing: I believe that once a society determines that doctors can refuse wanted efficacious life-sustaining servicethat becomes the memeand eventually the due process part goes away. That...
  • Wow: Documentary Follows Mom Who Gave Birth Knowing She Would Lose Her Own Life

    04/06/2014 9:21:56 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 5, 2014 | Cortney O'Brien
    Some movies have powerful plotlines. Others have intriguing characters. The documentary 40 Weeks has both. Director Christopher Henze follows Elizabeth Joice during her pregnancy, in which she finds out her cancer had returned from years earlier and makes the remarkable decision to put her daughter Lilys life over her own. Heres a brief description about her incredible story of self-sacrifice: Just one month after finding out she was pregnant in June 2013, Elizabeths doctors found a tumor in her lung. They removed it with surgery, but because she was pregnant they could not give her the full body MRI...
  • Shotgun abortions replacing shotgun weddings of the past

    04/05/2014 10:57:09 PM PDT · by Morgana · 3 replies
    LIVE ACTION NEWS ^ | Faith Kuzma
    On her recent visit to China, Michelle Obama said nothing about the suffering of women who have undergone forced abortions there. Could part of the reason she did not venture to say anything be that unwanted, coerced abortion, though not as overtly sponsored, is becoming an increasing threat in this country? CHINA_ABORTIONSocial mores change. Shotgun weddings have recently been declared a thing of the past, yet like a force- sucking vacuum, that void was filled by what amounts to shotgun abortions. Cultural expectations have morphed sufficiently that fertility is now conventionally viewed as life leaching. Rivaling the dictate to wed,...
  • U.S. sanctions target pro-life woman with no Crimea links

    04/05/2014 6:52:02 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 15 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 4-6-14 | GREG COROMBOS
    A Russian lawmaker known for her outspoken support for traditional marriage and the unborn is among the officials listed in new U.S. sanctions against individuals for their alleged contribution to Russias unlawful grab of Ukrainian territory. Weeks ago, President Obama announced sanctions aimed at several individuals for their alleged roles in facilitating Russias actions. But Yelena Mizulinas seems out of place on the list. Mizulina is chairwoman of the Russian Dumas Committee on Family, Women and Childrens Affairs. She was also the lead sponsor of legislation banning Americans from adopting Russian orphans, fearing the children could suffer harm if adopted...
  • Alabama passes new pro-life bills

    04/05/2014 3:31:00 PM PDT · by Morgana · 2 replies
    LIVE ACTION NEWS ^ | Published: April 5, 2014 5:26 pm | Claire Chretien
    The Alabama state legislature approved two bills this week that increase the waiting period for an abortion from 24 to 48 hours and require more documentation of parental involvement in minors abortions. The waiting period bill, HB 489, passed on Wednesday and is headed to Governor Bentleys desk. Abortion waiting periods allow mothers more time to consider the facts of abortion, a life-changing decision that quite a few women report feeling pressured to make. These waiting periods are a small step to protect women from rushing into an irreversible decision. Public support for waiting periods is at an all-time high....
  • Houston Planned Parenthood worker skirts fact that patient is bleeding out on 911 call

    04/05/2014 3:15:50 PM PDT · by Morgana · 18 replies
    LIVE ACTION NEWS ^ | Lauren Enriquez
    Several months ago, a confusing call was placed by a Planned Parenthood worker in Houston to 911 dispatch during complications following an abortion. A 33-year-old woman continued to lose a dangerous amount of blood at the behemoth abortion mill on the Gulf Freeway as Planned Parenthood tried to circumvent the fact that the woman was bleeding out. It is likely that Planned Parenthood knew that pro-lifers would be pulling the call records to find out what had prompted the ambulance to arrive at Planned Parenthood, and wanted to obfuscate the facts for the public. But in so doing, the worker...
  • Mississippi governor to sign bill banning abortion at 20 weeks

    04/05/2014 3:07:31 PM PDT · by Morgana · 13 replies
    FOX ^ | Published April 02, 2014 | AP
    JACKSON, Miss. Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant said Tuesday that he looks forward to quickly signing a bill that would ban abortion at 20 weeks, the midpoint of a full-term pregnancy. "This measure represents a great effort to protect the unborn in Mississippi," Bryant said in a statement after House Bill 1400 passed the House 91-20 and the Senate 41-10. The bill has exceptions. Abortion would still be allowed at or after 20 weeks if the woman faces death or permanent injury because of the pregnancy. It would also be allowed in cases of severe fetal abnormality.
  • The War Against God Is Gripping Our World

    04/05/2014 2:41:11 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 65 replies
    Paw Creek Ministries ^ | April 5, 2014 | Pastor Joseph Chambers
    Excerpts: The clouds of war are gathering all over our world, but its not just a war of guns and missiles, it is war against God, the Creator Himself. The Holy Ghost warned us in the prophesies of David. He wrote,Why do the heathen rage, and the people imagine a vain thing? The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD, and against his anointed, saying, Let us break their bands asunder, and cast away their cords from us. (Psalms 2:1-3) From entertainment to the high courts of America, the blasphemous world is...
  • Planned Parenthood to open $2M mega-facility in central Florida, local residents and doctors upset

    04/04/2014 6:42:20 PM PDT · by Morgana · 25 replies
    LIFE SITE NEWS ^ | Kirsten Andersen
    KISSIMMEE, FL, April 4, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) Planned Parenthood is spending $2 million to open a new 10,000 square foot abortion facility in Kissimmee the largest yet in Central Florida and local residents are begging city officials to stop them. We do not want a death factory in our back yard, one resident said at a Tuesday city commission meeting, which attracted hundreds of citizens to protest the facilitys planned May opening. Another begged, Do not let one of our attractions be baby-killing. But Kissimmee Mayor Jim Swan told residents that local zoning laws leave the city with...
  • Pro-life couple buys building with abortion clinic, kicks out clinic

    04/04/2014 10:08:25 AM PDT · by topher · 26 replies
    LifeSiteNews.com ^ | Thu Apr 03, 2014 16:28 EST | by Dustin Siggins
    KALISPELL, MT, April 3, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) -- In January, the owner of the only abortion clinic in Flathead County, Montana was told that she had 90 days to move her business off of the premises. Little did she know the new owners of the building where her clinic was located were Michelle Reimer, Executive Director of pro-life pregnancy center Hope Pregnancy Ministries, and her husband.
  • Gosnell Movie Campaign Earns $300,000 in Just Five Days

    04/04/2014 8:08:43 AM PDT · by Morgana · 3 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | Steven Ertelt
    Filmmakers Phelim McAleer and Ann McElhinney, along with journalist Magdalena Segieda, launched their ambitious new project this week, Gosnell: The Movie, in hopes of exposing the countrys biggest serial killer, House of Horrors abortionist Kermit Gosnell. It is the largest crowd funded campaign ever attempted and the response has been just as large. gosnell50After just five days, the project has received over $300,000. By next week, it is on course to become the most funded movie on Indiegogo and then one of the most successful crowd funded movie campaigns in history. For those unfamiliar with the Gosnell case and...
  • Pro-abortion blog says aborting disabled children is doing Gods work

    04/04/2014 7:56:42 AM PDT · by Morgana · 15 replies
    LIVE ACTION NEWS ^ | Cassy Fiano
    No one wants to have an abortion. Thats what they say, right? Abortion activists insist that no woman ever wants to have an abortion they just end up in circumstances which necessitate one. But then you get people like RH Reality Check writer Valerie Tarico, who writes about abortion in glowing terms. According to Tarico, having an abortion is taking the moral high ground. To Tarico, abortion is a sacred gift. My friend Patricia offers a single reason for her passionate defense of reproductive care that includes abortion: Every baby should have its toes kissed. If life is precious...
  • Sports radio hosts blast player for taking paternity leave rather than playing baseball

    04/04/2014 7:36:50 AM PDT · by Morgana · 75 replies
    LIVE ACTION NEWS ^ | Susan Michelle Tyrell
    Being a sports radio host sometimes means being full of hot air when white noise would be preferable, as in the case Craig Carton and Boomer Esiason. The big names showed their small attitudes when New York Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy chose to be with his wife rather that at opening day of baseball season. Esiason said: I would have said, C-Section before it starts. I need to be at opening day. This is how we make our money; this is how we live our life. This is what is going to give our child every opportunity to be...
  • Illinois bishop upholds priests decision to deny Communion to pro-abort Sen. Dick Durbin

    04/03/2014 1:43:27 PM PDT · by topher · 38 replies
    LifeSiteNews.com ^ | Thu Apr 03, 2014 14:10 EST | by Patrick B. Craine
    SPRINGFIELD, IL, April 3, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Bishop Thomas J. Paprocki of Springfield, Illinois, known for his outspoken defense of the right to life and the natural family, has signaled his support for denying Communion to Catholic politicians who publicly endorse activities gravely contrary to the moral law.
  • Alabama lawmakers opt to extend abortion wait period to 48 hours

    04/03/2014 10:32:27 AM PDT · by topher · 7 replies
    Reuters via Yahoo ^ | 3-April-2014 | By Verna Gates
    BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (Reuters) - A measure to extend the waiting period for abortions in Alabama to 48 hours is headed to the governor's desk, but an effort to ban the procedure after evidence of a fetal heartbeat appears stalled in the legislative session that ends on Thursday.
  • Abandoned: ...Pictures of parents leaving their children in Chinas notorious 'baby hatches'

    04/02/2014 6:17:50 PM PDT · by Morgana · 56 replies
    FULL TITLE: Abandoned: Heartbreaking pictures of parents leaving their children in Chinas notorious 'baby hatches' They are truly heartbreaking scenes. The moments of despair as parents cling to their children for one last time before abandoning them in China's so-called baby hatches. A father kisses his child, her face hidden in a blanket. A mother holds her hooded baby as their shadows are cast upon the last door they will pass through together. Another collapses to the ground, reaching out to touch her son for the last time. They are the final moments of lives torn apart, often by poverty...
  • Gosnell Filmmakers Quit Kickstarter, Claiming Censorship

    04/02/2014 2:50:58 PM PDT · by Diago · 29 replies
    National Review ^ | April 1, 2014 2:44 PM | Josh Encinias
    --> NATIONAL REVIEW ONLINE www.nationalreview.com April 1, 2014 2:44 PM Gosnell Filmmakers Quit Kickstarter, Claiming CensorshipFilmmakers have raised over $195,000 in five days By Josh Encinias Makers of a film on abortionist and convicted murderer Kermit Gosnell say the crowdfunding platform Kickstarter singled out their project for special objections. They have ankled the massively popular platform in favor of another crowdfunding site. Annand Phelim Media have raised nearly $200,000 in five days on crowdfunding site Indiegogo for a planned movie about Gosnell, a Philadelphia abortionist who was convicted in 2013 on a host of charges including multiple illegal...
  • "House of Cards" in West Virginia

    04/02/2014 3:20:30 PM PDT · by Morgana · 4 replies
    TOWNHALL ^ | Kristan Hawkins
    Last Friday, the Democrat, formerly self-proclaimed pro-life Governor of West Virginia, Earl Ray Tomblin, vetoed a late-term abortion bill, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (HB 4588). This commonsense bill bans abortions after 20 weeks when preborn children have been scientifically proven to feel excruciating pain during an abortion. Despite passing with 80% support from both the Democrat-led West Virginia House and Senate, Governor Tomblin shamefully vetoed the late-term abortion ban, obliterated his pro-life record, and aligned himself with a small minority of Americans who believe abortion should be legal in all 9 months of pregnancy, for any reason. With...
  • (Pro-Life) Bill Overwhelmingly Passes Louisiana House, 85-6 Vote

    04/02/2014 7:50:31 AM PDT · by topher · 9 replies
    The Brown Pelican Society of Louisiana ^ | Tue, Apr 01, 2014 | By Marsha Shuler
    ...Abortion clinics in New Orleans, Metairie and Baton Rouge would be forced to close, abortion-rights advocates testified in a House committee.... The state House of Representatives quickly and overwhelmingly endorsed new restrictions Monday on abortion clinic operations in Louisiana.
  • Democrat Joe Manchin Says He Will Vote for 20-Week Abortion Ban

    04/01/2014 8:44:55 PM PDT · by Morgana · 9 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | Steven Ertelt
    UPDATE: After the announcement (below) of the ad campaign against him, Manchin has indicated he will support the legislation. As John McCormack of the Weekly Standard reports: On Tuesday afternoon, West Virginias Joe Manchin became the first Democrat in the United States Senate to support a federal bill that would ban most abortions during the final four months of pregnancy. If it comes to the floor, Im voting for it, Manchin told THE WEEKLY STANDARD following the Senate Democrats weekly luncheon. Manchin also declined to say whether or not he would take the additional step of cosponsoring the federal late-term...
  • Group Rallies Against W.Va. Governor's Veto of 'Abortion Bill'

    04/01/2014 8:35:17 PM PDT · by Morgana · 12 replies
    WSAZ ^ | staff
    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Members of West Virginians for Life rallied Tuesday in Charleston and had a candlelight vigil later that night at the Governor's Mansion. It was in protest of Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin's veto of House Bill 4588 -- the so-called Abortion Bill. It would have prevented abortions after 20 weeks unless there were overriding medical concerns for the mother's health and life. Organizers of the vigil said they wanted to show Tomblin how they felt about the veto of a bill putting new restrictions on late-term abortions.
  • The Scandal That Is Eating the Heart Out of the Catholic Church in America (Wuerl's Web of Lies)

    03/31/2014 2:43:50 PM PDT · by Arthur McGowan · 53 replies
    American Life League ^ | March 24, 2014 | Fr. Vincent Fitzpatrick
    Cardinal Donald Wuerl has been the most outspoken of those bishops who refuse to obey Canon 915, but all of them are on record, as he is, as endorsing the commission of MORTAL SINS by their priests and other ministers of Communion. Cardinal Wuerl has even punished those who have obeyed Canon 915.
  • Mississippi Legislature Passes Ban on Abortions After 20 Weeks

    04/01/2014 8:25:38 PM PDT · by Morgana · 9 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | Steven Ertelt
    The Mississippi legislature has approved a bill that would ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy and now the bill heads to the governor for his signature. The measure is similar to legislation pending in Congress and in other states that points to the pain babies feel in abortions as a reason to ban them. The bill, which bans abortions after five months of pregnancy passed in both the state House and Senate, by a 41-10 margin, today and now goes to pro-life Governor Phil Bryant. Late term abortions are deadly for both mother and child, noted Dr. Yoest. A...
  • Louisiana House Passes Pro-Life Laws That Have Closed Abortion Clinics Elsewhere

    04/01/2014 12:18:22 PM PDT · by Morgana · 20 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | Louisiana Right to Life
    Yesterday, HB 388, the Unsafe Abortion Protection Act, authored by Representative Katrina Jackson (D-Monroe), passed through the Louisiana House of Representatives by a bi-partisan vote of 85-6. The bill had 50 Representatives join as co-sponsors. louisianawelcomeHB 388 has three main components: The Act requires that abortion providers attain admitting privileges within 30 miles of a local hospital. The Act clarifies that informed consent protections apply to not only to surgical abortion, but also RU-486 abortion. The Act requires doctors who perform more than five abortions a year to maintain proper licensing. Benjamin Clapper, Executive Director of Louisiana Right to Life,...
  • Why Hasnt Pro-Life Democrat Joe Manchin Sponsored the 20-Week Abortion Ban?

    04/01/2014 12:13:05 PM PDT · by Morgana · 6 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | Steven Ertelt
    One of the members of the U.S. Senate who says he is pro-life on abortion has not yet co-sponsored the most important piece of legislation in the Senate that would ban abortions after 20 weeks based on scientific evidence showing unborn babies feel pain. Thats the question the Susan B. Anthony List wants to get answered. joemanchinTo put pressure on Manchin to support the bill, the SBA List today informed LifeNews of a $20,000 radio ad buy encouraging Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia to become the first Democratic senator to cosponsor the federal Pain Capable Unborn Child Act. The...
  • Young Woman Who Died from Botched Late-Term Abortion Identified

    04/01/2014 7:50:52 AM PDT · by Morgana · 8 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | Cheryl Sullenger
    Operation Rescue has confirmed death and the identity of a patient of the Preterm abortion facility in Cleveland, Ohio, who was transported to University Hospital Case Medical Center on Friday, March 21, 2014. LakishaWilson2Lakisha Wilson, 22, a Black female, died after transport from the abortion clinic to the hospital. According to a statement released by the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiners Office: Decedent was conveyed from 12000 Shaker Blvd., in Cleveland to University Hospitals Case Medical Center and arrived on 3-21-14 where she was treated, expired and was pronounced on 3-28-14. An autopsy is being conducted and a cause of death...
  • Can You 'Recuperate' Your 'Subjectivities'?

    04/01/2014 3:22:29 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 1, 2014 | Mona Charen
    The mother of the 16-year-old pro-life demonstrator who suffered a rough confrontation with a professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara, has shown a rare civility -- the spirit liberals are forever bemoaning the lack of but rarely demonstrating themselves. The event: A small group of pro-life activists visited UCSB to demonstrate against abortion. They bore posters and leaflets and set up their display on the campus's "free speech zone." Professor Mireille Miller-Young was offended, no "triggered," by the photo of an aborted baby on Thrin Short's poster. Together with two or three students, the professor grabbed a...