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  • Will families soon lose their medical rights? Terri Schaivo's brother speaks out

    03/28/2015 4:42:57 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 17 replies
    glennbeck.com ^ | 3/25/2015 | Wilson
    The Terri Schiavo case was a big turning point for Glenn.... GLENN: If you are a long-time listener of this program, you remember the plight of Terri Schiavo, the really long-term listeners, those that have been with me since I was on WFLA remember I was on the wrong side of the Terri Schiavo case and I remembered what the listener said to me last night. The listener called me on a Friday, and I was against the Schindler family. I was saying pull the plug, pull the plug. A listener called me and said Glenn, you are thinking about...
  • Prosecutor Who Won’t Charge Woman for Killing Unborn Baby Had Planned Parenthood Backing

    03/27/2015 11:25:28 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 24 replies
    Life News ^ | 3/27/15 | Steven Ertelt
    As LifeNews has reported, the Colorado woman who cut out a 7-month-old unborn baby from a mother’s abdomen, resulting in the death of the infant, will not be charged with murder. That’s because the state lacks an unborn victims law to hold criminals accountable when they kill or injure unborn children in such criminal attacks.However, new information reveals the prosecutor in the case is an abortion advocate who has the endorsement of prominent pro-abortion groups in a previous campaign for state Attorney General and who endorsed legislation to not regard unborn children as victims of such crimes, which would allow...
  • Planned Parenthood Received $1.5 Billion in Taxpayer Funds Over Three Years, Gov't Report Finds

    03/27/2015 7:56:37 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 5 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 03/27/2015 | Samuel Smith
    A report released Wednesday by the Government Accountability Office found that America's largest abortion provider, Planned Parenthood, received at least $1.5 billion in state and federal funding in a three-year span from 2010-2012. The investigation additionally found that the Planned Parenthood Federation of America and five other pro-abortion advocacy companies— Advocates for Youth, Guttmacher Institute, International Planned Parenthood Federation, Population Council, and the Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States – spent a combined total of nearly $482 million in direct federal funding received from Health and Human Services and United States Agency of International Development during that...
  • Why euthanasia is partially blind to love

    03/27/2015 7:59:33 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 19 replies
    Scottish Catholic Observer ^ | 3/27/1 | Fr. Ronald Rolheiser
    Raissa Maritain, the philosopher and spiritual writer, died some months after suffering a stroke. During those months she lay in a hospital bed, unable to speak. After her death, her husband, the renowned philosopher, Jacques Maritain, in preparing her journals for publication, wrote these words: “At a moment when everything collapsed for both of us, and which as followed by four agonising months, Raissa was walled in herself by a sudden attack of aphasia. Whatever progress she made during several weeks by sheer force of intelligence and will, all deep communication remained cut off. And subsequently, after a relapse, she...
  • Pro-Lifers Arrested For Praying Outside Boehner’s Office

    03/25/2015 10:54:42 AM PDT · by xzins · 14 replies
    CNS ^ | March 25, 2015 | Brittany M. Hughes
    U.S. Capitol police on Wednesday arrested seven pro-life protestors while they were praying outside the office of House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio). Those arrested, who included prominent pro-life activist and nurse Jill Stanek, were protesting the House Republican leaderships' failure to call a vote on the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which would prohibit aborting an unborn child in or after the 20th week of gestation. The House Republican leadership shelved the bill less than 24 hours before it was set to come up for a vote on Jan. 22 after some Republican congresswomen, led by Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-N.C.)...
  • Pro-Lifers Arrested For Praying Outside Boehner’s Office

    03/25/2015 10:47:20 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 5 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | March 25, 2015 - 12:40 PM | Brittany M. Hughes
    U.S. Capitol police on Wednesday arrested seven pro-life protesters while they were praying outside the office of House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio). Those arrested, who included prominent pro-life activist and nurse Jill Stanek, were protesting the House Republican leaderships’ failure to call a vote on the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which would prohibit aborting an unborn child in or after the 20th week of gestation. The House Republican leadership shelved the bill less than 24 hours before it was set to come up for a vote on Jan. 22 after some Republican congresswomen, led by Rep. Renée Ellmers (R-N.C.)...
  • University of Scranton stands tall and says “No!” to abortion coverage for its employees

    03/25/2015 6:59:10 AM PDT · by ConservingFreedom · 16 replies
    Coach Is Right ^ | March 25, 2015 | Derrick Hollenbeck
    In a very encouraging turn of events, the Jesuit run University of Scranton has announced it will no longer pay for abortion coverage for its employees. The school’s President Father Kevin P. Quinn S.J. made his announcement in a statement issued on February 10th in which he said that “it [abortion] is inconsistent with the moral teachings of the Church. …. [Because] The University is self-insured we can, and therefore must, offer insurance plans that are free of all abortion coverage.” Like clockwork, the numbingly predictable protests from Planned Parenthood and Concerned Clergy for Choice appeared to show their ardent...
  • University of Scranton stands tall and says “No!” to abortion coverage for its employees

    03/25/2015 8:26:37 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 6 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 3/25/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    In a very encouraging turn of events, the Jesuit run University of Scranton has announced it will no longer pay for abortion coverage for its employees. The school’s President Father Kevin P. Quinn S.J. made his announcement in a statement issued on February 10th in which he said that “it [abortion] is inconsistent with the moral teachings of the Church. …. [Because] The University is self-insured we can, and therefore must, offer insurance plans that are free of all abortion coverage.” Like clockwork, the numbingly predictable protests from Planned Parenthood and Concerned Clergy for Choice appeared to show their ardent...
  • The Atlantic pushes killing for organs

    03/25/2015 8:28:58 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 32 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 3/24/15 | Wesley J. Smith
    March 24, 2015 (NationalReview.com) -- I have repeatedly warned about articles published in medical and bioethics journals advocating killing the profoundly disabled or dying for their organs.The assault on the “dead donor rule” has now filtered down to the popular media. The Atlantic has an article advocating that dying patients be killed for their organs rather than having to actually, you know, die first. From, “As They Lay Dying:” A more useful ethical standard could involve the idea of “imminent death.” Once a person with a terminal disease reaches a point when only extraordinary measures will delay death; when use (or...
  • Molotov Cocktail Thrown at Pro-Life Activists Outside Austin Planned Parenthood

    03/24/2015 9:06:22 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 21 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 03/24/2015 | Sarah Rumpf
    AUSTIN, Texas — The Austin Police Department arrested a woman last night after a “Molotov cocktail” was thrown at pro-life activists praying outside of an Austin Planned Parenthood abortion facility. A Molotov cocktail is a type of homemade incendiary device usually incorporating gasoline, a breakable glass bottle, and a wick that is lit before the device is thrown.According to a report by LifeNews.com, volunteers with the Central Texas Coalition for Life were praying outside the abortion facility when the woman drove up and threw the Molotov cocktail at them. Fortunately, one of the volunteers quickly stomped out the flames and no one...
  • Mother of seven faces being removed from life support on Tuesday against family’s wishes

    03/24/2015 6:46:54 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 26 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 3/23/15 | Dustin Siggins
    March 23, 2015 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The fight for life for the family of Lisa Avila, a mother of seven, continues.Avila, who has been in a coma for nearly six weeks, has been surrounded by family and friends who do not want Anaheim Regional Medical Center to remove the medical care that is keeping her alive.The hospital had planned to withdraw care on Friday afternoon at 4:00 p.m. local time, but chose to extend the deadline until Tuesday at noon.According to Avila's family, however, that's not enough time for their wife and mother to recover. They are insisting that she...
  • Attack on prayer vigil - Austin TX

    03/24/2015 6:05:46 AM PDT · by don-o · 12 replies
    Central Texas Coalition for Life | March 24, 2015 | via Abby Johnson
    RELEASE 3/24/2014: Last night at an Austin Planned Parenthood abortion facility, a woman threw a Molotov cocktail (a type of homemade bomb) at group of Central Texas Coalition for Life prayer volunteers. One of the volunteers was able to quickly stomp out the flame and save the group from any danger. The group was able to record the woman's license plate number and turn that information over to the police. Police DID arrest the woman who threw the bomb directly at the prayer volunteers. Central Texas Coalition for Life Executive Director, Heather Gardner responded last night. "We are so thankful...
  • Father Who Torched Apartment to Kill His Daughter and Son-in-Law Found Guilty of Murder

    03/22/2015 6:06:17 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 20 replies
    patch.com ^ | March 21, 2015 | Dennis Robaugh
    Father Who Torched Apartment to Kill His Daughter and Son-in-Law Found Guilty of Murder Subhash Chander set fire to a 36-unit Oak Forest building in 2007 because he was angry and offended. His 3-year-old grandson also died. By Dennis Robaugh (Patch National Staff) March 21, 2015 at 11:18am A grandfather who torched an Oak Forest apartment building seven years ago to kill his pregnant daughter, her husband and their 3-year-old son — because his daughter’s choice of husband offended him — has been convicted on three counts of first-degree murder. Subhash Chander, 64, an angry, argumentative heavy drinker, now faces...
  • Judge Rules Wisconsin Abortion Law Unconstitutional

    03/21/2015 4:03:33 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 40 replies
    WBAY.COM ^ | 21 MARCH 2015 | AP
    MADISON, Wis. (AP) – A federal judge has struck down a Wisconsin law requiring abortion providers to get hospital admitting privileges. U.S. District Judge William Conley ruled Friday that the 2013 law is unconstitutional. Planned Parenthood and Affiliated Medical Services had sued the state, arguing the requirement will force AMS’s Milwaukee clinic to close because its doctors can’t get admitting privileges.
  • The ghosts of World Down Syndrome Day

    03/21/2015 1:13:07 PM PDT · by iowamark · 4 replies
    The Week ^ | 3/20/2015 | Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry
    Tomorrow is World Down Syndrome Day — and awareness of trisomy 21 (the proper name of the disease) has never been more critical. Trisomy 21 causes physical growth delay, characteristic facial deformities, and mild to moderate intellectual disability. On average, a person with trisomy 21 will have the intelligence of a normal 8 or 9 year old child, though this varies widely — some have graduated high school.I do not know a single family with a child with trisomy 21 who has not regarded them as a joy, much less regretted their existence. The expression "ray of sunshine" has become...
  • TERRI SCHIAVO PLUS TEN

    03/21/2015 4:52:13 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 8 replies
    3/21/2015 | Self
    It was in the early morning hours of Monday March 21st, 2005 that a Republican controlled Congress wrapped up a weekend series of sessions to pass legislation related to Terri Schiavo's case to allow federal courts to consider her right of due process. Final Senate passage of House Bill 203 came at 12:41 am and shortly thereafter President George W. Bush stepped out of his bedroom at the White House to sign the bill in a hallway. There was hope and fear surrounding the legislation. Hope from lawyers trying to save Terri's life and fear from Michael Schiavo. An emotional...
  • TERRI SCHIAVO PLUS TEN

    03/20/2015 2:07:59 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 18 replies
    Self
    "The sanctity of human life....its not just about abortion......its about infanticide.....and euthanasia." Dr. Francis Schaeffer-Fall 1982 L'Abri Seminar Tour
  • Bishop objects to group in parade (St. Patricks's Day),Serratelli rallies priests against NOW

    02/23/2006 1:17:31 PM PST · by Coleus · 35 replies · 799+ views
    Star-Ledger ^ | 2/23/06 | MAURA McDERMOTT
    The bishop of the Paterson Diocese has asked priests in Morris County to contact organizers of the Saint Patrick's Day parade in Morristown and express their concerns that a group that supports abortion rights plans to participate. In a letter dated Feb. 13, Bishop Arthur Serratelli wrote that the National Organization for Women's support for "abortion, birth control and reproductive rights for all women ... stands against the teachings of the Church and the Catholic values that St. Patrick in his life as a missionary and bishop worked tirelessly to promote." The county chapter of NOW has marched in the...
  • Longmont police: Woman's baby cut from womb after responding to Craigslist ad

    03/19/2015 7:06:55 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 21 replies
    Longmont Times Call ^ | March 18, 2015 | Alex Burness and John Bear
    A 26-year-old Longmont woman who was seven months pregnant showed up at a home Wednesday to buy baby clothes she'd seen in a Craigslist post. What police say happened then is horrific: The 34-year-old woman who lives at the home, in the 1600 block of Green Place in Longmont, stabbed the pregnant woman and "removed" her baby. The baby did not survive.
  • The liberals' war on women (Abortion)

    03/18/2015 6:25:46 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 20 replies
    Galesburg Register-Mail ^ | 3/17/15 | Leigh Nygard
    In exposing the liberals war on women we must begin with their physical killing of females (and males). Abortion is a legal holocaust resulting in the murder of 3,500 babies daily (mostly girls) in the United States. These acts of violence bring terror to the most helpless and innocent of human beings who are pro-choice — they choose to live. There’s is a "silent scream" as the abortionist pulls the baby apart limb by limb, or injects into the womb a powerful solution that slowly burns and suffocates the infant. This is child abuse at its worst — the sentencing...
  • The Texas Republican Defending Planned Parenthood (Pro abort RINO alert)

    03/12/2015 11:20:05 PM PDT · by balch3 · 37 replies
    Slate ^ | march 11, 2015 | Amanda Marcotte
    Texas Republicans are trying, yet again, to undermine women's access to reproductive health care in their state, but this time they are getting some pushback from within their own party. On Tuesday, Republican state Rep. Sarah Davis spoke out against the state legislature's attempts to restructure the breast and cervical cancer screening program in the state to exclude Planned Parenthood, as part of the Republicans' endless war on that organization. “I don’t think it is appropriate to continue to fund the women’s health program so that we can make some type of a political statement as Republicans that we care...
  • Players leave court mid-game to confront bully of cheerleader with Down syndrome

    03/12/2015 10:53:18 PM PDT · by Morgana · 17 replies
    FOXNEWS.COM ^ | March 12, 2015 | fox news
    A group of middle school basketball players walked off the court in the middle of a game when they heard bullying coming from the stands directed at cheerleader, Desiree Andrews, who has Down syndrome. “One of the kids stepped up and said, ‘Don’t mess with her,’” Brandon Morris, who was the boys seventh-grade coach at Lincoln Middle School in Wisconsin, told Kenosha News. Eighth-graders Chase Vasquez, Miles Rodriguez and Scooter Terrien stormed off the court to confront the bully, who was giving Andrews a hard time. “We were mad; we didn’t like that,” Rodriguez told the paper. “We asked our...
  • Scott Walker Shows How Pro-Life Presidential Candidates Can Avoid the Media’s Abortion Trap

    03/12/2015 8:30:08 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 13 replies
    Life News ^ | March 12, 2015 | Joel Brind Ph.D.
    One really encouraging aspect of the GOP Presidential field shaping up for 2016 is that virtually all of the serious potential candidates are reliably pro-life. We neither have candidates who claim to be “pro-choice”, nor any who have had a politically convenient pro-life conversion this time around. We do need to listen carefully to what all the candidates say, and make sure there is no compromise on principle, but we do not have the problem of needing to be convinced that a candidate with a strong pro-life record is the real deal. No, this time around we have the luxury...
  • Why today’s eugenics is wrong

    03/12/2015 6:22:29 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 11 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 3/11/15 | Christopher M. Reilly
    March 11, 2015 (ALL.org) -- If you have ever heard the word “eugenics,” you probably know that it is a heinous act. And in the 21st century, we’re supposed to be more sophisticated and better behaved than the Nazis or the 18th and 19th century Americans who plotted massive exterminations of the “undesirable” population. In today’s world, where individuals have a host of legal “rights,” it might seem safe to revisit such goals as purifying the human race of genetic defects, preventing births in locations designated by scientists as overpopulated, and using abortion and contraception (often the same thing) to...
  • West Virginia legislature overrides governor's veto on abortion bill

    03/08/2015 9:33:43 PM PDT · by Morgana · 18 replies
    jurist.org ^ | 7 March 2015 | jurist
    [JURIST] The West Virginia Legislature [official website] on Friday overrode the governor's veto, passing a bill [text, HB 2586] banning abortion after 20 weeks. Governor Earl Ray Tomblin [official website] said he vetoed the law because of concerns over its constitutionality and would have preferred a later gestational period for banning abortion. The bill excludes [AP report] certain cases of medical emergencies and is set to take effect in May. West Virginia is now the 11th state to ban abortion after 20 weeks. The legislation is based on the premise that fetuses can feel pain starting around 20 weeks, a...
  • Fox News Channel Signs Dr. Alveda King to Contributor Role

    03/06/2015 12:37:32 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 19 replies
    Business Wire ^ | 03/06/2015
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FOX News Channel (FNC) has hired minister and civil rights activist Dr. Alveda King as a contributor, announced Roger Ailes, Chairman and CEO, FOX News. In this role, Dr. King will provide social and cultural commentary across FNC’s daytime and primetime programming. “King Rules: Ten Truths for You, Your Family, and Our Nation to Prosper.” In making the announcement, Ailes said, “Alveda has brilliantly carried the legacy of the King family to the next generation and has been a source of inspiration for many Americans. Her passion and mission for social change will be a valuable contribution to...
  • Over the Last 50 Years, More That [Than]Two Billion Babies Have Been Aborted Worldwide

    03/06/2015 8:05:47 AM PST · by wagglebee · 27 replies
    Life News ^ | 3/5/15 | Steven Ertelt
    When one considers the number of abortions in any given country, the tally of human life lost to abortion is staggering.In the United States alone, 57 million unborn children have died from abortions since Roe v. Wade ushered in an era of unlimited abortions in 1973. If you factor in the number of legal abortions in the several states that legalized abortion prior to the Supreme Court's infamous decision, that horrific total is even higher.But what of the number of babies who have lost their lives to abortion around the world int he decades abortion has been legal in countries...
  • THE GREAT TERRI SCHIAVO DIVIDE

    03/06/2015 7:39:49 AM PST · by wagglebee · 36 replies
    First Things ^ | 3/6/15 | Wesley J.Smith
    At the end of this month, Terri Schiavo will be ten years dead. But she is far from forgotten. Everyone reading these words knows the story, and everyone has an opinion. What began in 1990 as a private tragedy—a vivacious young woman stricken in the prime of life with a severe cognitive disability—became a source of profound cultural division, as likely to spark debate today as when the case first broke into the public’s consciousness. Why has her story remained so potent? Part of it has to do with the high-profile and vituperative legal and public-relations battle between Terri’s...
  • 'Glitter Bomb' Sprays Office of GOP Rep

    03/05/2015 2:33:25 PM PST · by kristinn · 27 replies
    The Hill ^ | Thursday, March 5, 2015 | Marck Hensch
    The Omaha World-Herald reported Thursday that the prank device exploded when staff opened a package delivered to Fortenberry’s Lincoln office. Glitter bombs explode in showers of tiny, sparkling confetti that are difficult to clean up. “You can certainly disagree with your member of Congress or any member of Congress, but this is pretty reckless and irresponsible,” said Jennifer Allen, a spokeswoman for Fortenberry. “It’s just a huge waste of everybody’s time and resources.” Allen said the trick seemed motivated by Fortenberry’s stance on abortion. A note accompanying the package criticized his pro-life beliefs, she added. “Congrats, you’ve earned this for...
  • Analysis: Is Scott Walker Wimpy on the Abortion Issue?

    03/05/2015 7:05:55 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 23 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 03/05/2015 | Napp Nazworth
    Pro-lifers are concerned about the commitment of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a potential 2016 presidential candidate, to ending abortion. In a "Fox News Sunday" interview, Walker said he was pro-life but sounded dipassionate about ending abortion if he were elected president. During his reelection campaign, host Chris Wallace noted, Walker ran an ad calling abortion an "agonizing choice" and said he supported legislation that "leaves the final decision to a woman and her doctor." "Do you believe," Wallace asked, "that a woman has a right to end a pregnancy at any point during those nine months?" Walker answered that he's...
  • Abortion Activist Admits: “I Love Abortion” and I’m Proud to Say It

    03/05/2015 9:41:21 AM PST · by wagglebee · 20 replies
    Life News ^ | 3/5/15 | Dave Andrusko
    Periodically I receive emails from good pro-lifers (and occasionally from pro-abortionists) politely suggesting that what I had written was hard to believe. None exactly accused me of making it up, but the gist was hard to miss: Nobody, but nobody would ever say, could ever say what I attributed to the author of a particular article.The beauty of the Internet is that you can easily direct good-faith skeptics to the source. So, in his instance, go to “I Love Abortion: Implying Otherwise Accomplishes Nothing for Women’s Rights,” by Jessica DelBalzo.The rhrealitycheck.org site is peopled by the kind of women who...
  • PRO-LIFE RELIGIOUS FREEDOM PREVAILS OVER AMPLIFY AUSTIN POLICIES

    03/05/2015 9:23:59 AM PST · by lqcincinnatus · 1 replies
    Texas Values ^ | March 3, 2015 | Nicole Hudgens
    APRC withdrew its participation from Amplify Austin, a large 24-hour fundraising drive for non-profits this week, after the organization placed restrictions on faith-based groups. The restrictions included that funds from the event could not go to groups that communicate their faith while helping others or “promote religious doctrine or instruction.” Funding for the non-profit pregnancy centers is vital to their ability to help pregnant women and babies. However, their purpose to minister to both the physical and spiritual needs of these women appeared to be restricted by Amplify Austin’s new policies. APRC has chosen instead to engage in its own...
  • PRO-LIFE RELIGIOUS FREEDOM PREVAILS OVER AMPLIFY AUSTIN POLICIES

    03/05/2015 8:55:29 AM PST · by lqcincinnatus
    Texas Values ^ | Mar 3, 2015 | Nicole Hudgens
    Texas Values congratulates The Austin Pregnancy Resource Center (APRC) and two other faith-based pregnancy centers for women and babies, who made a victorious decision in choosing to stand for their convictions of faith. APRC withdrew its participation from Amplify Austin, a large 24-hour fundraising drive for non-profits this week, after the organization placed restrictions on faith-based groups. The restrictions included that funds from the event could not go to groups that communicate their faith while helping others or “promote religious doctrine or instruction.” Funding for the non-profit pregnancy centers is vital to their ability to help pregnant women and babies....
  • Walker says he'll sign 20-week abortion ban

    03/04/2015 5:38:33 PM PST · by icwhatudo · 25 replies
    The Hill ^ | 3/4/2015 | By Cameron Joseph
    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) plans to sign a Wisconsin bill banning abortions after 20 weeks and supports similar legislation at the federal level, he says in an open letter, a shift from his refusal to discuss the matter before his 2014 reelection. "As the Wisconsin legislature moves forward in the coming session, further protections for mother and child are likely to come to my desk in the form of a bill to prohibit abortions after 20 weeks. I will sign that bill when it gets to my desk and support similar legislation on the federal level," Walker writes to...
  • Yolo County Sheriff: Dead Baby floating in Slough: no evidence the infant was a victim of homicide

    02/28/2015 8:55:15 AM PST · by CharlesOConnell · 41 replies
    McClatchy / Sacramento Bee ^ | 2/26/2015 | Peter Hecht and Darrell Smith
    Preliminary autopsy results say 20-day-old Justice Rees, whose tiny body was found Wednesday at a remote slough near Knights Landing, may have drowned or died of hypothermia. In an interview Thursday, Yolo County Sheriff Ed Prieto said authorities have no evidence the infant was a victim of homicide.
  • Life After Delivery

    02/26/2015 5:46:35 PM PST · by Wiz-Nerd · 7 replies
    CathNews ^ | February 22 2015 | CathNews
    In a mother’s womb were two babies. One asked the other: “Do you believe in life after delivery?” The other replied, “Why, of course. There has to be something after delivery. Maybe we are here to prepare ourselves for what we will be later.” “Nonsense” said the first. “There is no life after delivery. What kind of life would that be?” The second said, “I don’t know, but there will be more light than here. Maybe we will walk with our legs and eat from our mouths. Maybe we will have other senses that we can’t understand now.” The first...
  • Obama to Order Groups to Refer Girls Reporting Sexual Assault to Facilities That Provide Abortions

    02/26/2015 11:31:56 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 12 replies
    Big Government (Breitbart) ^ | February 25, 2015 | Austin Ruse
    Quietly on Christmas Eve, the Obama administration changed the rules on handling refugee children who enter the country without their parents and report being victims of sexual assault. All refugee aid groups, including Catholic and other Christian groups, will now be required to refer those girls to facilities that provide abortions. Religious groups that work with refugees are concerned that the new rules may require them to give up federal funding. Dr. Susan Yoshihara of the New York and Washington DC-based Center for Family & Human Rights (C-Fam) first reported the change last week: “Faith-based groups say this is a...
  • ‘I have to go save my baby!’: what happened when I showed the dad photos of aborted babies

    02/26/2015 8:00:01 AM PST · by wagglebee · 18 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 2/25/15 | Melanie Pritchard
    I saw it depicted on a screen in my 8th grade Catholic school classroom before I had ever even heard the word abortion.After my teacher played the video The Silent Scream, which showed a live abortion, I sat there shocked and angry. I went home and asked my mother, “How can abortion be allowed in this free country of America? Don’t those babies deserve their lives?’ Even in my innocence, I understood the simplicity.My mother saw my angry passion and made a suggestion that would allow me to put my passion into action. She said, “Let’s go to a clinic...
  • Emergency Contraception at Catholic Institutions: Bishops Can No Longer Claim Ignorance

    02/24/2015 8:46:22 AM PST · by Brian Kopp DPM · 7 replies
    1Peter5 ^ | February 24, 2015 | Dr. Brian Kopp
    Emergency Contraception at Catholic Institutions: Bishops Can No Longer Claim Ignorance by Dr. Brian KoppFebruary 24, 2015Photo courtesy of Mike Mozart. The February 2015 Linacre Quarterly (the official journal of the Catholic Medical Association) features a groundbreaking study by Chris Kahlenborn, MD of The Polycarp Research Institute titled Mechanism of action of levonorgestrel emergency contraception. The study, contrasting the theoretical basis on which emergency contraception (otherwise known as “Plan B”) is claimed to function with the facts and statistics of the most recent research outlining the mechanism by which they cause early abortions, is sure to cause heartburn among...
  • My battle against a rape exception in New Mexico’s late-term abortion ban

    02/25/2015 6:49:33 AM PST · by wagglebee · 10 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 2/24/15 | Rowena Slusser
    February 24, 2015 (LifeSiteNews.com) -- On Friday, February 20, 2015, I went to the New Mexico Roundhouse to speak out in support of HB 390 Late-term Abortion Ban -- without the rape exception.  My family and I got there early, and I was excited, but nervous! This was a big step for me on so many levels.  While I have shared my story with more people than I can count, I had never spoken in front of a legislative committee with opposition around me.  Why would I go before the committee and share how I was conceived in incest/rape? Because the lives of the rape/incest-conceived...
  • HHS Will Require Caretakers of Unaccompanied Children to Provide Abortion-Inducing Drugs

    02/24/2015 11:41:10 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 11 replies
    CNSNews.com ^ | February 20, 2015 | Penny Starr
    (CNSNews.com) – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) is advancing federal regulations that require federally funded organizations caring for illegal alien minors who are in the United States without their parents (Unaccompanied Children or UC) and who may have been sexually abused access to “emergency contraception” services. “Emergency contraception” includes abortion-inducing drugs. These care providers currently include Catholic and other faith-based organizations that oppose abortion, according to the Center for Family and Human Rights or C-FAM, a Catholic advocacy group. The Interim Final Rule was published in the Federal Register on Dec. 24,...
  • That was then, this is now: Walker suddenly a hard-liner on abortion as he vaults to front-runner

    02/23/2015 8:29:01 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 113 replies
    The London Daily Mail ^ | February 23, 2015 | David Martosko, US Political Editor
    * In October the Wisconsin governor pledged to support legislation focused on 'safety' during abortions * 'The bill leaves the final decision to a woman and her doctor,' he said in a campaign ad * This month he's telling potential donors that he supports a 'personhood' amendment, which insists that life begins at conception * He boasted in January that he had 'defunded Planned Parenthood,' America's wealthiest and most politically savvy chain of abortion clinics * Walker is busy beefing up his conservative bona fides in advance of a brusiing GOP presidential primary that may not favor blue-state moderates Wisconsin...
  • Woman: Aborting My Baby With Down Syndrome Was the Best Thing for My Child

    02/23/2015 7:29:21 AM PST · by wagglebee · 16 replies
    Life News ^ | 2/20/15 | Sarah Zagorski
    Can we just be honest? The reason our society accepts killing unborn babies with Down syndrome is because we don’t want so-called “imperfect” children. I don’t know about you, but I’m tired of hearing supporters of this awful practice claim they’re aborting for the benefit of the child. That’s just ridiculous.In a recent article in Yahoo Parenting, another mother explains her rationale for choosing abortion after finding out she was carrying a baby with Down syndrome.Sophie Horan was 42-years-old when she conceived naturally after two failed rounds of IVF and a failed IUI. She writes, “Eight weeks on, we were...
  • The shockingly bloody history of ‘legal personhood’

    02/20/2015 8:01:13 AM PST · by wagglebee · 10 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 2/19/15 | Jonathon Van Maren
    I’ve been on campus at the University of Central Florida this week with a team of volunteers, debating university students on the issue of abortion. One mark of our generation seems to come up in many of my conversations: An ignorance of history. “He who does not know the past,” John G. Diefenbaker once noted, “can never understand the present, and he certainly can do nothing for the future.” A prescient statement—in regards to abortion, we are destroying the future, child by butchered child.Time and time again, students bring up the same tired arguments to support abortion. Once you’ve established...
  • Study: Plan B more likely to cause abortion than prevent pregnancy

    02/19/2015 10:55:12 AM PST · by wagglebee · 16 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 2/18/15 | Kirsten Andersen
    February 18, 2015 (LifeSiteNews.com) -- Pro-life advocates are urging Catholic hospitals to reconsider their use of the Plan B “morning-after pill” in light of a new meta-review of past studies claiming that despite its being marketed as “emergency contraception,” it is statistically more likely to cause early abortion than prevent pregnancy.According to the drug’s manufacturers, Plan B’s primary method of action is to suppress ovulation, thereby making conception impossible.Some Catholic hospitals authorize the use of the pills by rape victims if it can be proven that the woman has not yet ovulated.But according to Dr. Christopher Kahlenborn, who co-authored the...
  • Justice Ginsburg: Pro-life laws are a ‘crying shame’: make it harder for poor women to get abortions

    02/19/2015 7:01:38 AM PST · by wagglebee · 35 replies
    LifeSiteNew ^ | 2/18/15 | Lisa Bourne
    WASHINGTON, D.C., February 18, 2015 (LifeSiteNews.com) -- Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has called state laws protecting the unborn in the U.S. a “crying shame.”Ginsburg argued in an MSNBC interview Monday that abortion helps women, specifically poor women, and said that the prospect of overturning Roe v. Wade is “the worst case” scenario.Granting her status as “a champion of reproductive freedom,” the NBC network asked Ginsburg how “it feels” for her to look across the country, seeing “states passing restrictions that make it inaccessible if not technically illegal.”“Inaccessible to poor women,” Ginsburg responded with a clarification. “It’s not true...
  • ‘Planned Parenthood is worse than ISIS’: Lawmaker’s bill would stop the beheading of babies

    02/19/2015 6:39:39 AM PST · by wagglebee · 13 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 2/18/15 | Ben Johnson
    PIERRE, SD, February 18, 2015 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Planned Parenthood beheads more Americans in a month than ISIS has in its entire existence, and that should end, a South Dakota lawmaker has said.State Representative Isaac Latterell, R-Sioux Falls, has taken a step toward outlawing the beheading of the unborn in his state.Earlier this year, he introduced the Preborn Infant Beheading Ban of 2015 (H.B. 1230), which states, “No licensed physician may knowingly behead a living unborn child with the intent of endangering the life or health of the child.”The state House Health and Human Services Committee passed the bill yesterday by...
  • What God can do through YOU: Tomorrow it begins ... the next 40 Days for Life

    02/17/2015 3:54:12 PM PST · by Salvation · 87 replies
    40 Days for Life.com ^ | 02-17-15 | Shawn Carney
    What God can do through YOU Tomorrow it begins ... the next 40 Days for Life campaign, which kicks off in 252 cities across 19 countries around the world. If you haven’t done so already ... it’s time to find the location nearest you and sign up for the vigil!   God has provided many blessings through past 40 Days for Life campaigns: 9,699 babies saved from abortion 107 workers who have quit the abortion industry 60 closed abortion centers What results could be achieved during this campaign? That will be determined primarily by two things: 1.     God, who can do...
  • Italy Experiencing a Massive Baby Shortage Due to Abortion

    02/17/2015 11:16:22 AM PST · by wagglebee · 37 replies
    Life News ^ | 2/17/15 | Steven Ertelt
    Abortion has consequences.The Italian health minister gave a recent interview in which she said Italy is a “dying country.” Why? Because abortion has depleted the European nation of its next generations and caused a massive baby shortage.While some abortion advocates decry overpopulation, Italy’s birth rate has fallen to its lowest level – 8.4 per 1,000 people — since 1861.Beatrice Lorenzin, the minister of health, said: “We are at the threshold where people who die are not being replaced by newborns. That means we are a dying country. This situation has enormous implications for every sector: the economy, society, health, pensions,...
  • Pro-aborts ignore the plight of disabled babies in their fight for fetal deformity exceptions

    02/17/2015 10:59:58 AM PST · by wagglebee · 5 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 2/17/15 | Sarah Connors
    February 17, 2015 (LifeSiteNews.com) -- In 2010 my unborn daughter was diagnosed with a lethal birth anomaly. We continued our pregnancy, much to the consternation of our physicians, and she lived for almost two hours after birth. As the mother of a child who was diagnosed in the womb with a life limiting condition, I take a keen interest in abortion legislation that seeks to destroy protections for the most vulnerable members of our society like my daughter Beatrix. This includes international legislation like that which was roundly defeated in The Republic of Ireland earlier this week. Socialist politician Clare Daly...