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  • Defining Life

    07/23/2014 4:37:55 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 23, 2014 | Mike Adams
    Sometimes people approach me and say that they are personally pro-life but pro-choice as a matter of public policy. In other words, they oppose abortion because they believe it is murder but wouldn't want to force their view on others who might disagree. Over Independence Day weekend, a young man from Boulder approached me and expressed a similar view but with a slightly different twist. Our constructive exchange inspired the present column. It is very easy to correct someone who thinks that abortion is murder but is reticent to "impose" that view on others. The proper thing to do...
  • Public hearing on new Mass. “buffer zone” bill a disgraceful sham.

    07/22/2014 1:24:58 PM PDT · by massmike · 5 replies
    massresistance.org ^ | 07/22/2014 | n/a
    In many ways the Massachusetts “buffer zone bill” saga isn’t really just about the abortion issue. It’s a stunning preview of what we can expect from the iron-fist politics of the Left in the age of Obama. Long-time State House observers we’ve talked to cannot recall anything like this. The public hearing by the Joinit Judiciary Committee of the Massachusetts Legislature on bill SD 2106 was about as shameful and phony as we’ve seen in almost 20 years. The public, including pro-life groups, had almost no notice at all of the hearing, despite the “48-hour” notification rule. It wasn’t even...
  • Shock Report: 44-Year-Old Man Gets 13-Year-Old Daughter Pregnant, Uses Abortion to Hide His Crime

    07/22/2014 10:27:13 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 25 replies
    Life News ^ | 7/22/14 | Carole Novielli
    Today, Life Dynamics Inc., a national pro-life organization, has released their second report exposing how the abortion industry covers for child sexual predators.This new report, entitled, “The Cover-Up of Child Sexual Abuse”, shows clearly that the failure of abortion clinics to comply with mandatory reporting laws is having profound, real-world consequences for the victims of child sexual abuse.Mark Crutcher, president of Life Dynamics Inc. explains: “In almost every case of adult men having sex with minor girls, the perpetrators are aware that the relationship is illegal and could land them in prison. They also know that one of the most...
  • Ex-Planned Parenthood Director: They Told Me Every Baby Killed in Abortion Made Them $313.29

    07/22/2014 10:20:19 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 12 replies
    Life News ^ | 7/22/14 | Steven Ertelt
    In a new expose’ video released today, a former Planned Parenthood abortion clinic director says Planned Parenthood put a price on the value of a human life: $313.29.That’s the amount of money Abby Johnson says the Planned Parenthood abortion clinic she ran in south Texas would make every time it would kill a baby in an abortion. Johnson, who is now pro-life, released a video this morning exposing the abortion quotas that take place at Planned Parenthood. In the video, Johnson says her supervisor informed her that her clinic needed to double the number of abortions it was doing and...
  • I Used to Be Pro-Choice, Pro-Choice to the Core, Then I Had an Abortion

    07/22/2014 6:18:19 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 30 replies
    Life News ^ | 7/21/14 | Star Tucker
    Every morning, the faithfulness of the sun touches our eyelids. Unfortunately, the faithfulness of the alarm clock also reaches our ears. We slowly rise from the pillow, sneak out from under the sheets, and begin the tasks for that day. For most people, there is a passion that gives us the encouragement to live each day. It might be a job, a child, a spouse, a religion. My passion is being pro-life. It drives and it motivates me. I find joy in being the voice for the unborn every day, even if itÂ’s just in the smallest ways. There was...
  • The abortion of JFK’s children was evil – but it’s also a tragic loss

    07/21/2014 4:02:49 PM PDT · by NYer · 33 replies
    Life Site News ^ | July 21, 2014
    Did you know that John F. Kennedy had more than four children? That writers Christopher and Peter Hitchens had two other siblings? That Marilyn Monroe actually had a large number of children? I’m not particularly fond of the argument that I’ve heard many pro-lifers use: “Abortion is wrong because of all the amazing people we’ve aborted. One of them could have had the cure to cancer!” Abortion is fundamentally wrong because it ends the life of a developing human being, whether that human being would turn out to be a drug addict or the president of the United States....
  • Pro-Abortion Lena Dunham’s Book Tour May Be Coming to a Church Near You

    07/21/2014 4:07:36 PM PDT · by Morgana · 13 replies
    Life News ^ | Cortney O'Brien
    Lena Dunham isn’t exactly the first person you’d expect to see singing hymns in the pew behind you. Starring in the raunchy HBO show ‘Girls’ and bragging that voting for President Obama during the 2012 election for the “first time” was like losing her virginity are just a couple examples of Dunham’s racy behavior that would make any Christian blush. But, the controversial actress is embarking on a tour for her new book, “Not That Kind of Girl,” coming out in September, that will take place in some churches around the country. On her tour, Dunham will be reading excerpts...
  • Wireless birth control is no fantasy

    07/21/2014 10:00:40 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 14 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 7/21/14 | Judie Brown
    Recent reports announcing the era of remote-control contraception herald the very real but slightly horrifying prospects for the future for those who believe that man can literally transform himself into a machine. This phenomenon is known as the cult of transhumanism. One news report calls the remote dispensation of contraception “creepy.” Another explains how this may come to fruition: “A challenge from Bill Gates two years ago has put science on the cusp of a revolutionary, remote-controlled method of birth control.” Technology Review says the wireless implant, if approved for safety and efficacy, could make it possible for a woman to turn her birth control on and...
  • Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz to Spend $3 Million to Elect Wendy Davis

    07/21/2014 8:58:32 AM PDT · by Morgana · 15 replies
    life news ^ | Steven Ertelt
    The political arm of the Planned Parenthood abortion business says it will spend as much as $3 million in Texas to elect pro-abortion gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis and other pro-abortion candidates. Cecile Richards, the president of America’s biggest abortion corporation was in the Lone State State to push her plan. Cecile Richards, president of the national advocacy group Planned Parenthood Votes, said the effort aims to draw differences between Democrat Wendy Davis and Republican Greg Abbott, the state attorney general, in the campaign for governor. wendydavis12“When women have a chance to know the difference between candidates, they won’t vote for...
  • The West is quickly becoming a pro-suicide culture

    07/21/2014 8:40:00 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 12 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 7/18/14 | Wesley J. Smith
    We are quickly becoming a pro-suicide culture–indeed to the point now that organizations like the Hemlock Society Compassion and Choices, bioethicists, and the mainstream media promote suicide by self-starvation as the new big thing in making oneself dead. Philip Nitschke is one of the international rock stars of euthanasia advocacy. He is also its most candid. He believes that everyone owns their own body absolutely and thus have a right to suicide whenever they want and for whatever reason. Indeed, he told NRO’s Kathryn Lopez that suicide pills should even be made available to “troubled teens.” I clashed with Nitschke in Australia when I traveled the country on...
  • Ice Cream Shop Owner Defends Creating Flavor for Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz

    07/21/2014 8:00:33 AM PDT · by Morgana · 65 replies
    life news ^ | Steven Ertelt
    The owner of an Oregon ice cream shop is defending her decision to create an ice cream flavor for the Planned Parenthood abortion business. Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon recently announced that it would have a political fundraising event at What’s the Scoop? in Portland, Oregon. The ice cream store created a flavor especially for the abortion business and donated 10 percent of its sales to the abortion giant. whatsthescoopPlanned Parenthood announced: What’s the Scoop? is a sustainable, small-batch shop that creates ice cream and sorbets using liquid nitrogen – a revolutionary method that speeds up the freezing process, which...
  • These Buildings Used to Be Abortion Clinics, What They Do Now is Amazing

    07/21/2014 7:47:29 AM PDT · by Morgana · 3 replies
    life news ^ | Kelsey Hazzard
    Years ago, I encountered a piece in Feminism & Nonviolence Studies entitled “Feminist, Prolife, and Atheist,” by Kathryn Reed. At the time, I had no idea that atheism was in my future. What really stuck with me was not the title, or even the body of the article, but one of the subheadings: “Converting Abortion Clinics To Peacetime Use.” The idea of “peacetime use” has been on my mind a lot lately, as the pro-life movement has seen a record number of abortion businesses close in recent months. On a whim, I thought I’d put together a list showing how...
  • Planned Parenthood: ‘We absolutely do celebrate’ higher abortion totals

    07/21/2014 7:09:16 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 27 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 7/18/14 | Ben Johnson
    Though Planned Parenthood has long claimed abortion is a tiny part of its mission, the president and CEO of one of its affiliates says the organization “absolutely” celebrates when its offices perform more abortions. Vicki Cowart, president and CEO of Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains, wrote a blog post that verified a wide-spread story that the affiliate had given a Colorado office an award for increasing the number of abortions it performed. A former abortion industry worker took a picture of a special commendation Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains bestowed upon the Aurora, Colorado, office for “exceeding abortion visits...
  • Lynn Messer's husband asks area residents to search their properties

    07/20/2014 11:43:12 PM PDT · by Morgana · 24 replies
    daily journal ^ | RENEE BRONAUGH
    The Ste. Genevieve Sheriff’s Department held a press conference Thursday morning in regard to the disappearance of 52-year-old Lynn Messer in front of the sheriff’s department. After Missouri State Highway Patrol Spokesperson Juston Wheetley read the formal press release that was sent out Wednesday, he introduced Kerry Messer, husband to Lynn Messer, who wanted to speak out to the media. “I want to start by thanking everybody involved. First off, the press and news agencies, I want to thank you for showing up. We need your help,” said Kerry. “I want to thank Sheriff Gary Stolzer for tremendous job that...
  • I talked her into getting an abortion. And then I ran into her at the store.

    07/20/2014 11:28:15 PM PDT · by Morgana · 27 replies
    Life Site News ^ | Abby Johnson
    I used to have a standard line that I would ask people if I thought I recognized them. “Do I look familiar to you?” I would ask. I used to ask that question at least once a week, but I haven’t asked anyone that in at least four years. Four years ago, I saw a woman in a store and I knew that I recognized her. I could tell that she recognized me, too, because every time we would pass each other she would give me a little smile. Finally, I just asked, “Do I look familiar to you?” She...
  • Abortion’s new underground railroad

    07/20/2014 11:19:45 PM PDT · by Morgana · 6 replies
    Jill Stanek ^ | Jill Stanek
    According to the Guttmacher Institute, in 2009 the median cost of a first-trimester abortion was just under $500. Add the bus travel or gas and up to three nights in a hotel, and the cost can jump by several hundred dollars. That’s the impetus behind Clinic Action Support Network, which was founded last summer in response to the new law, and aims to help Houston-area women clear the growing hurdles to abortion access. But regulations and requirements like those in HB2 are not limited to Texas. Twenty-seven states have passed abortion regulations…. The trend has given rise to networks like...
  • Megyn Kelly Eviscerates Pro-Abortion John Stewart’s Left-Wing Anti-Hobby Lobby Rant

    07/20/2014 4:14:23 PM PDT · by Morgana · 6 replies
    life news ^ | Tom Blumer
    Fox News’s Megyn Kelly has clearly had it up to here with the disinformation, misinformation, distortions and outright lies coming from the left in the wake of the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision. A recent dishonest rant by Comedy Central’s Jon Stewart (noted at NewsBusters by Jeffrey Meyer early Tuesday morning) and attempts by certain doctors to deny scientific truth caused Kelly to correct the record on the air. The topic is the science behind whether or not the contraceptive methods Hobby Lobby’s owners would not cover in its employee health insurance plan on conscience grounds are or are not...
  • NY Gov. Cuomo launches new third party to promote late-term abortion

    07/19/2014 4:47:46 AM PDT · by topher · 112 replies
    LifeSiteNews.com ^ | Fri Jul 18, 2014 - 4:39 pm EST | Ben Johnson
    ALBANY, NY – New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday he would form a new third party in the state centered around his late-term abortion expansion program. The formation of the Women’s Equality Party, which is designed to further the Democrats' national “war on women” campaign theme, was announced at a gala on Thursday.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo’s Mother Admits She Tried to Abort Real Madrid Star Using Alcohol While Pregnant

    07/19/2014 12:20:22 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 7 replies
    Metro UK ^ | Friday 18 Jul 2014
    The mother of Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has admitted that she drank alcohol and ran until she ‘dropped’ in an attempt to abort him while she was pregnant. Dolores Aveiro revealed the story in a biography called Mother Courage, which was released in Portugal today. In the book, Mrs Aveiro admitted that she tried to abort Ronaldo – who is the youngest of four children – by drinking warm beer and running ’till she dropped’ following the refusal of doctors to carry out the procedure. She said: ‘I wanted to abort but the doctor didn’t support my decision.’ Mrs...
  • One Year Later: HB 2 and the Pro-Life Movement in Texas

    07/19/2014 6:24:28 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 2 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 19, 2014 | David Dewherst
    One year ago today, I had the immense privilege of watching Governor Rick Perry sign House Bill 2 (HB2), one of the most significant pieces of pro-life legislation in Texas history. In addition to saving lives and protecting women’s health, its passage emphatically serves as a symbol of the rule of law, the will of a majority of Texans, and the capstone to more than a decade of passing pro-life legislation. Women’s health and life issues are always a lightning rod in politics, but I never wavered in my resolve to get this bill through the Legislature because it was...
  • The coming Christian revolt

    07/18/2014 10:05:00 PM PDT · by Morgana · 28 replies
    WND ^ | Matt Barber
    From behind a smoking sniper rifle high atop his ivory tower peers the secular-”progressive.” He surveys his many victims, strewn across the American landscape below and mockingly sneers, “War on Christianity? What war on Christianity?” He then resumes shooting, all the while insisting that those uncooperative Christians who scatter for cover behind the word of God and the U.S. Constitution somehow suffer from a “persecution complex” (the baker, the photographer, the florist, the innkeeper, the Christian school administrator, etc.). Though there are many, it is plain for all to see that abortion and “sexual liberation” remain the two principal theaters...
  • CBS Airs Feminist’s Anti-Christian Song: “I Wish The Virgin Would’ve Had An Abortion”

    07/18/2014 9:08:08 PM PDT · by Morgana · 43 replies
    life news ^ | Tim Graham
    CBS put on an anti-religion jeremiad early Thursday morning on the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson: a feminist musician who likes “wearing and making something Satanic since music is so not right now.” Piano-banging rock singer Kristeen Young made her late-night TV debut, accompanied by Foo Fighters stars Dave Grohl and Pat Smear. She sang the song “Pearl of a Girl” that criticizes Islam, Judaism, and Christianity, but most gratuitously proclaims about Jesus “I wish the virgin would’ve had an abortion.” [See video below. MP3 audio here.] It’s a bit hard to make out in Kristeen’s ranty performance on...
  • Cristiano Ronaldo's Mum Claims She Tried To Abort Him While She Was Pregnant

    07/18/2014 8:06:21 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 2 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | July 18, 2014 | DAVID KENT
    Cristiano Ronaldo's Mum Claims She Tried To Abort Him While She Was Pregnant Cristiano Ronaldo's mother Dolores Aveiro released her autobiography this week and says she wanted to have an abortion when she was pregnant Doctor refused to support her decision and refused to help Real Madrid star Ronaldo found out about his mother's decision By DAVID KENT 18 July 2014 Cristiano Ronaldo’s mum has admitted she tried to abort the footballer when she was pregnant, according to reports. In an autobiography released in Portugal on Friday, Dolores Aveiro claims her doctor refused to go through with the procedure. In...
  • “Pro-Life” West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin Votes to Overturn Ruling Protecting Hobby Lobby

    07/18/2014 8:32:54 PM PDT · by Morgana · 24 replies
    life news ^ | Cortney O'Brien
    West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin (D) has some explaining to do. Although the senator has proclaimed to be pro-life, his recent support of a Democratic bill to overturn the Supreme Court’s ruling on Hobby Lobby v. Burwell, suggests otherwise. This failed legislation would have reversed a decision that protects the Christian company’s religious freedom and avoid providing employees abortion-inducing drugs. Click here to sign up for daily pro-life news alerts from LifeNews.com joemanchin2Manchin explained his support for the bill as such: “Today, I voted in support of overturning the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision that ruled for-profit companies can opt...
  • When He Learned His Business Was Being Used to Build an Abortion Clinic, What He Did Was Priceless

    07/18/2014 8:09:06 PM PDT · by Morgana · 2 replies
    life news ^ | Sarah Zagorski
    A baby graveyard is being built in New Orleans, and it’s quite an expensive one too. Who’s building it? None other than Planned Parenthood, the largest abortion business in America. The facility is costing 4.2 million dollars, and the advertisements for this monstrous tomb is amounting to somewhere deep within the six-figure range. In New Orleans, you can’t turn on the radio, open your mailbox, or visit popular websites like Yahoo.com, without hearing or seeing Planned Parenthood’s rhetoric. They’ve infiltrated the city with lies about their state of the art “health clinic”, which allegedly will provide wellness exams, family planning...
  • Gosnell Nation [Richard Blumenthal's Butchery Bill]

    07/18/2014 5:57:59 PM PDT · by rhema · 3 replies
    National Review ^ | July 16, 2014
    Democrats hold one thing — and one thing only — sacred, and that is abortion. Our diplomats may be murdered abroad, the rule of law may be grossly violated at home, the First Amendment may be written off as just another roadblock on the freeway to utopia, but abortion will always have for them a uniquely holy status — even if that means employing unholy methods to facilitate it. Thus Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut has introduced a bill, cosponsored by a majority of Senate Democrats, that would purport to strip states of their ability to impose even the most...
  • UN Committee Demands Change in Irish Abortion Law

    07/17/2014 6:12:23 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 14 replies
    The UN’s Committee on Human Rights has condemned Ireland’s ban on abortion as “unacceptable cruelty,” and demanded liberalization of the law. Following testimony by several pro-abortion organizations, the UN committee pressed Irish justice minister Frances Fitzgerald to defend the country’s law, with one member claiming, inaccurately, that under existing international law, legal access to abortion is “an absolute right.”
  • ACLU, NAACP file new lawsuit saying bill to prevent race-based abortions is racist

    07/18/2014 12:47:18 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 29 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 7/18/14 | Ben Johnson
    The ACLU has asked a federal appeals court to throw out an Arizona law banning sex-selective and race-based abortions, claiming the law is itself racist. Lawyers asked the San Francisco-based Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, one of the most overturned appeals courts in the nation, to reconsider the lawsuit filed on behalf of the NAACP and the National Asian-Pacific American Women's Forum. Gov. Jan Brewer signed the “Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act of 2011,” making Arizona the first state to ban abortion based on racist or sexist discrimination. Abortionists violating its terms face a maximum 3.5...
  • Opposing Assisted Suicide: Remembering When My Terminally Ill Mom Told Me “We’ll Get Through It”

    07/18/2014 8:36:48 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 17 replies
    Life News ^ | 7/18/14 | John Smeaton
    Matthew Schellhorn, a highly-regarded classical pianist, has kindly given me permission to reproduce below his moving account of his late mother’s terminal illness and his insightful arguments against Lord Falconer’s assisted suicide bill, being debated at Second Reading today: Living life to the fullWhen my mum was diagnosed with late-stage cancer she turned to me and said, ‘We will get through it.’ At the time, I did not know what that could possibly mean.Looking after my mum disrupted my normal life. Being her carer took away my time. It made me lose interest in music and endangered professional opportunities. It...
  • Former Planned Parenthood staffer: “we never discussed fetal development”

    07/18/2014 6:17:54 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 5 replies
    Live Action News ^ | 7/17/14 | Sarah Terzo
    Catherine Anthony Adair worked at a Planned Parenthood clinic that performed abortions. In an interview I did with her, she spoke about what she witnessed there.Getting started at Planned ParenthoodI asked Adair how she felt about abortion before she took the job at Planned Parenthood, and what led her to enter the abortion industry. She said: I really didnÂ’t have any feelings on it [abortion], I was much more concerned about feminism and womenÂ’s rights, and I felt that abortion, as a politic issue, was part of the feminist framework of forwarding womenÂ’s rights. I didnÂ’t have any understanding that...
  • Activist Admits She Doesn’t Want Abortions to be Rare: “We Want as Many Abortions as Needed”

    07/17/2014 7:32:59 PM PDT · by CharlesOConnell · 29 replies
    Life News ^ | 7/17/2014 | Liberty Pike
    Safe. Legal. Rare. Three simple words. On their own, powerless. Devoid of any meaning but their individual Merriam-Webster definitions. But string them together and they become something else entirely.“Safe, legal and rare.” A phrase that has been used by abortion advocates since the 1990s. A phrase that admits there is something about abortion that demands its rarity. A phrase that, in its beginning, seeks to ominously remind us of the pre-Roe era, a time period during which abortion advocates claimed women died in droves from back-alley abortions. (The truth is much less macabre.)A phrase that today’s abortion advocates are tired...
  • Abortion Clinic Nurse Loses License After Moans, Screams Heard From Botched Abortion.....

    07/17/2014 4:54:55 PM PDT · by Morgana · 6 replies
    life news ^ | Cheryl Sullenger
    FULL TITLE: Abortion Clinic Nurse Loses License After Moans, Screams Heard From Botched Abortion Victim in 911 Call Documents obtained by Operation Rescue show that Lindsey Creekmore, a registered nurse who works for late-term abortionist LeRoy Carhart, has had her license suspended for 60 days and has been placed on probation for a period of two years by the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services Division of Public Health. The case was prosecuted by the office of Attorney General Jon Bruning, who originally sought to revoke Creekmore’s nursing license. “While this disciplinary action may not shut down Carhart’s Nebraska...
  • Ice Cream Shop Creates Planned Parenthood Flavor for Abortion Giant’s Political Group

    07/17/2014 4:34:30 PM PDT · by Morgana · 26 replies
    life news ^ | Carole Novielli
    Abortion giant Planned Parenthood has announced that a local ice cream parlor has created an ice cream just for them. No it will not be called Blood and Scream! The announcement was made on the Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon’s Events page on Facebook and reads: Are you beating the heat this summer? Here’s a delicious way to cool off while supporting Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon at the same time: “Ice Cream for Planned Parenthood!” on July 17th at What’s the Scoop? in Portland! From the announcement: plannedparenthood114What’s the Scoop? is a sustainable, small-batch shop that creates ice cream...
  • Planned Parenthood Didn’t Report Rape of Teen Girl, Allowing Rapist to Rape Others

    07/17/2014 11:39:05 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 20 replies
    Life News ^ | 7/17/14 | Steven Ertelt
    An Arizona pro-life group wants a Planned Parenthood abortion business investigated that allowed teen girls to be victimized by statutory rape because it failed to properly report a rapist.Planned Parenthood abortion clinics have come under fire countless times over the years for not reporting cases of statutory rape to authorities as required by state law. Earlier this year, in Arizona, officials says the abortion giant failed again to provide the proper report to authorities about a victim of a young man who is a serial rapist.Not only did Planned Parenthood intentionally fail to report the rape but, in so doing,...
  • Virginity Pledges (Still) Don’t Work, Unless You’re Really Religious

    07/17/2014 9:16:29 AM PDT · by Morgana · 28 replies
    NYMag ^ | Jesse Singal
    Virginity pledges, alongside abstinence-focused sex ed in general, are a favorite punching bag of those who favor comprehensive sex ed. In addition to being unrealistic, say their detractors, abstinence pledges promote an "all or nothing" approach to sex that may well lead to unhealthier behaviors. A new study in the Journal of Child and Family Studies bolsters these critiques by taking a nuanced look at how people with different levels of religious commitment react to purity pledges. The researchers had 1,380 students at a "large, public Southeastern state univeristy" fill out a survey about their behavior. More than a quarter...
  • Does Abstinence Education Violate Human Rights? Teen Forces School To Dump Christian Sex Ed

    07/17/2014 9:01:23 AM PDT · by Morgana · 26 replies
    inquistir ^ | staff
    A teen in Alberta, Canada, was forced to sit through a sex education class taught by a Christian group, a class that she says advocated abstinence and included such teachings as “condoms don’t work” and “gonorrhea can kill you in three days,” among other examples of flagrant misinformation. So Emily Dawson and her mother Kathy filed a human rights complaint against the Edmonton Public School Board. The board has now dumped the Christian group that taught the abstinence education class, the Edmonton Pregnancy Care Center, an anti-abortion activist group. The group says that what it teaches in the class is...
  • Fledgling pro-life movement in China picking up steam

    07/17/2014 8:56:16 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 6 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 7/17/14 | Dustin Siggins
    In China there are a reported 13 million abortions every year. The government's one-child policy pushes parents into killing their children or paying backbreaking fines, and speaking out against China's abortion policies brings unwanted attention from officials and possible fines or imprisonment. However, some pro-life activists, including clergy, have decided the risk is worth it. "More and more Chinese churches are awakening about the Bible's teaching on the murderous nature of abortion, even forced abortion, and engaging the movement to protect life." According to a report from WORLD Magazine, the pro-life movement in China is small but growing. Priests and...
  • Planned Parenthood Tweets Article From Abortion Activist Calling for Sex Inside Hobby Lobby Stores

    07/17/2014 8:51:17 AM PDT · by Morgana · 23 replies
    Life News ^ | Carole Novielli
    One day after Live Action Films released their second under cover video exposing the despicable way that Planned Parenthood “counsels” teens about sex by using BDSM, sexual fetishes, etc. Planned Parenthood posted a tweet saying that kids needed healthy information on sex! “Teens—whether you like the idea of them having sex or not—deserve information that can keep them healthy: http://ow.ly/zehUb” Teens Sex Ed July 2014 To no one’s surprise the link takes you an article trashing abstinence written by none other than NARAL Board member Jessica Valenti who recently called for women to have sex inside Hobby Lobby: Jessica Valenti...
  • Massachusetts Senate Passes Radical Bill Prohibiting Pro-Life Free Speech

    07/17/2014 8:45:02 AM PDT · by Morgana · 13 replies
    life news ^ | Steven Ertelt
    In a unanimous decision last month, the Supreme Court struck down a Massachusetts buffer zone law prohibiting pro-life free speech outside abortion clinics. The decision was a huge victory for pro-life sidewalk counselors who provide women with abortion alternatives. In their ruling, the Supteme Court struck down a Massachusetts law that created a 35-foot “buffer zone” restricting pro-life advocates from speaking with people entering abortion facilities. massachusettsSaying the abortion buffer zone is “inconsistent with the First Amendment,” the Supreme Court ruled that that the buffer zone violated the First Amendment because it “restricts access to ‘public way[s]’ and ‘sidewalk[s],’ places...
  • Ted Cruz Rips Pro-Abortion Democrats: “If You’re Litigating Against Nuns, You’re Doing It Wrong”

    07/17/2014 8:42:14 AM PDT · by Morgana · 12 replies
    life news ^ | Steven Ertelt
    Yesterday, Senate Democrats their bid to approve legislation to “overturn” the Supreme Court’s decision protecting Hobby Lobby and other companies from being forced to comply with the HHS mandate that compels them to pay for abortion-causing drugs for their employees. Republicans were able to sustain their filibuster against the bill atedcruz7nd prevailed on a 56-43 vote, with Democrats voting to move to a vote on the pro-abortion bill and almost all Republicans uniting to vote against it. During the debate, pro-life Texas Senator Ted Cruz let Democrats have it. “If you’re litigating against nuns, you have probably done something wrong,”...
  • Planned Parenthood Calls Killing a Baby With the Abortion Drug a “Voluntary Miscarriage”

    07/17/2014 8:00:26 AM PDT · by Morgana · 18 replies
    life news ^ | Steven Ertelt
    Every day, women around the world deal with the pain and grief of losing a baby in a miscarriage. Never one to show much compassion to women or their loved ones, Planned Parenthood is taking advantage of the term miscarriage to justify abortion. As the pro-life group STOPP reports, one Planned Parenthood abortion clinic has begun using plannedparenthood32bthe term “voluntary miscarriage” to characterize an abortion that purposefully takes the life of an unborn child via the RU 486 or mifepristone abortion drug. Moreover, the Planned Parenthood abortion facility in question is putting women’s health and lives at risk by instructing...
  • Need a Drug to Save Your Life? This Obamacare App May Prevent You From Getting It

    07/17/2014 6:46:51 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 16 replies
    Life News ^ | 7/17/14 | Wesley J. Smith
    Obamacare’s emphasis on cost-benefit has apparently granted permission for the medical technocrats to conjure all kinds of healthcare rationing schemes.And the Medical Establishment is apparently playing along. From, “The Cancer Death-Panel App,” by Robert Goldberg in the NY Post: The latest innovation in cancer care isn’t a medical breakthrough but an app to ration new drugs. It’ll measure care in terms of what it costs health plans, instead of what it means for patients’ lives.That it’s being developed under the auspices of the American Society for Clinical Oncology, or ASCO, the world’s leading oncology association, is a grim warning about...
  • Death Panels? Obama Admin May Pay Doctors to Conduct “End of Life” Discussions With Patients

    07/17/2014 6:40:22 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 32 replies
    Life News ^ | 7/16/14 | Jennifer Popik, JD
    In a recent Politico Magazine article titled, “Let’s Talk About Death Panels,” Harold Pollack urges reviving one of the most notorious proposals that did not make it into the Obama Health Car Law – “advance planning consultations.”During the debate over Obamacare’s enactment, there was considerable controversy over a provision in an early version under which health care providers would have been paid by Medicare to discuss with their patients whether they would want life-saving medical treatment.After former Alaska governor and vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin dubbed the planning sessions “death panels,” the provision was dropped from the law ultimately enacted.As Pollack...
  • Congresswoman visits Planned Parenthood, thanks escorts for protecting women from pro-life message

    07/16/2014 4:39:09 PM PDT · by Morgana · 3 replies
    life site news ^ | Kirsten Andersen
    Congresswoman Katherine Clark, D-MA, visited a Planned Parenthood abortion facility Saturday to thank its volunteer abortion “escorts” for helping pregnant women evade pro-life sidewalk counselors who might offer them alternatives to abortion. She made the visit after the Supreme Court struck down the state’s “buffer zone” law, which required sidewalk counselors and pro-life protesters to stay at least 35 feet away from the clinic. In a statement, Clark slammed the Supreme Court for its decision, and likened the prayers and assistance offered by most sidewalk counselors to “harassment and intimidation.” “The Court’s ruling means patients are forced to choose between...
  • Senator Landrieu votes for contraception/abortion in Pro-Life Louisiana

    07/16/2014 1:25:09 PM PDT · by topher · 9 replies
    Senate.gov ^ | July 16, 2014
    .S. Senate Roll Call Votes 113th Congress - 2nd Session as compiled through Senate LIS by the Senate Bill Clerk under the direction of the Secretary of the Senate Vote Summary Question: On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed (Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to S.2578 ) Vote Number: 228 Vote Date: July 16, 2014, 02:09 PM Required For Majority: 3/5 Vote Result: Cloture on the Motion to Proceed Rejected Measure Number: S. 2578 (Protect Women's Health From Corporate Interference Act of 2014 ) Measure Title: A bill to ensure that employers cannot interfere in their...
  • A Crime No Man Can Commit:

    07/16/2014 12:13:46 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 16, 2014 | Jacob Sullum
    Given the link between alcohol consumption during pregnancy and birth defects, should expectant mothers who drink be arrested for assault? If not, it is hard to see why Mallory Loyola is in jail. Loyola, who was arrested last week after giving birth to a baby girl who tested positive for amphetamine, is the first woman to be charged under a new Tennessee law that criminalizes drug consumption by pregnant women. The law, ostensibly aimed at protecting children, is really about punishing what its chief sponsor described as "the worst of the worst": women who not only use arbitrarily proscribed intoxicants...
  • 15 Reasons Why the Pro-Life Movement is Winning on Abortion

    07/16/2014 9:01:31 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 130 replies
    Life News ^ | 7/16/14 | Jill Stanek
    On the occasion of the 40th anniversary of Roe v Wade in January 2013, Time magazine published a surprising and iconic cover story about how the pro-choice side has been losing ever since it thought it won in 1973. The reasons Time listed were spot on: Pro-life lawsPublic sentimentPro-abortion generational in-fightingPlaying defense (defending the status quo)ScienceStigmaAging abortionists Indeed, abortion advocates have been in an admitted state of panic for quite some time over building pro-life momentum.But within the past several days two abortion advocates have separately admitted their side is losing… “It’s not just Hobby Lobby: the pro-life movement is...
  • Democrats Push Bill to Overturn Laws Convicting Kermit Gosnell of Killing Born Alive Babies

    07/16/2014 5:34:09 AM PDT · by Morgana · 18 replies
    life news ^ | Steven Ertelt
    Senate Democrats held a hearing today on a bill that wipes out virtually every pro-life law across the country, including state laws that came into play in Pennsylvania that held late-term abortion practitioner Kermit Gosnell accountable for killing babies who were born alive and killed during a gruesome late-term abortion procedure. S.1696 is deceptively titled the “Women’s Health Protection Act” even though it revokes protections for women and their unborn children. Instead, the bill would be far-reaching in how it would topple virtually every pro-life law passed in states across the country. gosnell52During the hearing, Carol Tobias, president of the...
  • Dutch Professor Now Opposes Euthanasia, “I Was Wrong, Terribly Wrong”

    07/15/2014 12:11:19 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 43 replies
    Life News ^ | 7/15/14 | Alex Schadenberg
    The Daily Mail UK is reporting that a former euthanasia supporter, Professor Theo Boer, has told the House of Lords in the UK not to make the same mistake as the Netherlands. Next week, the British House of Lords will debate the Falconer assisted suicide bill. Lord Falconer is a long-time supporter of assisted suicide who is also known for writing a one-sided report calling for the legalization of assisted death in Britain.The Daily Mail reported Dr Boer to have told the House of Lords: ‘Don’t do it Britain,’ ‘Once the genie is out of the bottle, it is not...
  • Abortionist Leroy Carhart Botches Another Abortion, Sends Black Woman to Hospital

    07/15/2014 12:05:24 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 6 replies
    Life News ^ | 7/15/14 | Cheryl Sullenger
    An African-American patient of the notorious late-term abortionist LeRoy Carhart, 72, was transported to the hospital after suffering a medical emergency at Germantown Reproductive Health Services in Germantown, Maryland, on Wednesday, July 2, 2014.This represents the EIGHTH known medical emergency for which Carhart has been responsible since March, 2012. The recently injured women include Jennifer Morbelli, who died on Feb. 7, 2013.“Medical emergencies at Carhart’s two abortion locations are becoming more frequent. His age and grueling travel schedule compound the risks to women, who are paying for his mistakes with their health and sometimes their lives,” said Troy Newman, President...