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  • Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell signs Virginia ultrasound bill

    03/08/2012 5:52:46 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    CBS News ^ | 03/08/2012 | Lucy Madison
    Amid continued protests from Democrats, Republican Governor Bob McDonnell on Wednesday signed into law a controversial bill requiring Virginia women to undergo an ultrasound procedure prior to having an abortion. The bill sparked national debate this month over a provision that would have required many women to undergo transvaginal ultrasounds, which opponents decried as medically unnecessary and physically invasive. McDonnell, a conservative who opposes abortion rights, ultimately requested that mandate be stripped. The Virginia House of Delegates passed a revised version last week that allows women to "reject" a transvaginal ultrasound and instead opt for an abdominal ultrasound, which generally...
  • Australian children to be sterilized without parental consent under new eugenics law

    03/08/2012 6:29:49 AM PST · by Quix · 105 replies · 2+ views
    Natural News.com ^ | 8 MAR 2012 | Ethan A Huff staff writer
    The Government of Western Australia's Mental Health Commission (WAMHC) has basically conjured up a proposal for new mental health legislation that bypasses parental involvement in the mental health treatment process, and instead tasks children under age 18, and of any age, with making the decision about whether or not to be sterilized, or whether or not to have their brain tissue destroyed with psychosurgery procedures. If a "mental health professional" can convince children that they need such treatments for their own good, in other words, than Australia's youngest members of society will be open game for the eugenicist agenda....
  • RomneyCare Now Funding FREE Abortions

    03/08/2012 3:13:47 AM PST · by EternalVigilance · 16 replies · 1+ views
    AmyContrada.com ^ | March 8, 2012 | Amy Contrada
    RomneyCare now offers free elective surgical abortions. Mitt Romney was the enabler. This is how his government-dictated health plan is playing out. And he’s still proud of it. When he does touch on defects in his health plan, he never mentions abortion coverage as a problem. He’s either fine with it, or realizes he has to downplay it to get the conservative vote. When the law was first implemented, there was a $50 copay for a RomneyCare elective surgical abortion. Now RomneyCare abortions are "free" for a $0 copay (or $50-$100 in some plans). In fact, the $0 copay shows up as...
  • Ethicists Ask: Why Should the Baby Live?

    03/07/2012 8:32:34 PM PST · by Morgana · 28 replies
    Its commonly understood that having a baby is the way to bring new life into the world. And typically, a life should live, right? Normal people dont usually go around asking, Why should that person live? Usually, the question would be, Why should they die? But, in a strangeand horrifyingturn of events, ethicists have written in the UKs BMJ Journal of Medical Ethics that some infants should be slated for death. They have written a paper entitled After-Birth Abortion: Why Should the Baby Live? Cassy Fiano has already detailed much of the information included in this outrageous paper. However, Id...
  • Parents Beware: Planned Parenthood Uses Online Chat to Deceive Youth

    Planned Parenthood now offers an online chatting service to anyone that visits their webpage, where they claim to give out factual information about STD testing, pregnancy tests, the morning-after pill, and abortion. Recently, a pro-life activist posed as a 16-year-old girl, Kayla, and asked questions about the birth control pill. Planned Parenthood tells her that the pill is safe and that there are lots of benefits to taking birth control pillsit also reduces the risk of cancer of the ovary [and] cancer of the uterus What the Planned Parenthood representative doesnt mention is that there are a lot of risks...
  • Randall Terry wins enough votes for a Democratic delegate (Okla. Primary)

    03/07/2012 4:54:34 AM PST · by tellw · 20 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 3/7/12 | Associated Press
    Excerpt: "According to Democratic Party rules, Terry is eligible for a delegate since he won more than 15 percent of the statewide vote. Terry beat Obama in 12 counties, mostly in western Oklahoma. Terry acknowledges he can't win the presidency but says he hopes to cause Obama's defeat in the fall."
  • At Eight Months, My Doctor Said He Would Absolutely Perform the Abortion for Me

    When you walk into Nicole and Stevens house, you get the sense that they are parents who thoroughly enjoy their three kids. Youll find Steven running down the narrow hallway while all the kids scream in delight, chasing each other and him. Nicole patiently fixes healthy meals for them while explaining to the youngest that she cant climb up on the counter to help because the crockpot is just too hot for little hands. Youll see Titus, their only son proudly popping wheelies in his special wheelchair while the family cheers. They are a family who seems to enjoy the...
  • A Berkley Professor Wonders Why More Americans Dont Accept Abortion

    Implicit in most pro-abortion commentary is a certain level of frustration that there remain people who disagree with them. Its the 21st century and the Supreme Court has spoken; cant you anti-choice yahoos get with the program? This leads to all sorts of outlandish speculation about what really makes pro-lifers tick. Yesterday, UC Berkley sociology professor Claude Fischer published his thoughts on the abortion puzzle, attempting to figure out why Americans are growing notably more laissez-faire on most sexual issues, but not abortion: Before the Roe v. Wade decision on behalf of abortion rights perhaps 25% to 30% of Americans...
  • Randall Terry gets 18 percent in Okla.; possibly qualifies for 2 delegates

    03/07/2012 9:55:04 AM PST · by SoonerStorm09 · 6 replies
    Red Dirt Report ^ | March 7, 2012 | Andrew W. Griffin
    OKLAHOMA CITY Talking to Red Dirt Report from his campaign RV, now parked in Tulsa, anti-abortion activist Randall Terry, who was on Oklahomas Democratic primary ballot, was excited about getting 18 percent of the vote and likely qualifying for as many as two delegates. I beat (Obama) in 12 counties. They were in the west and the south and I took the entire Panhandle, Terry said. In all, Obama lost 15 out of Oklahomas 77 counties, according to the Associated Press. Terry was among three other lesser-known Democratic presidential candidates to qualify and appear on Tuesdays primary ballot. By...
  • Anti-abortion protesters set for settlement (Abused pro-lifers get $385,000 settlement in MD)

    03/07/2012 5:14:53 PM PST · by Mrs. Don-o · 10 replies
    The Baltimore Sun ^ | March 06, 2012 | Mary Gail Hare
    The Maryland State Police have agreed to pay a $385,000 settlement to 17 anti-abortion protesters arrested by Maryland State Troopers four years ago in Harford County. The protesters, two of whom were 14 at the time, were arrested and processed and spent a night in the Harford County Detention Center. ... Members of the Alliance Defense Fund,... were holding up graphic images to passing motorists, claimed they were mistreated by the police and filed suit in U.S. District Court in Baltimore against Harford County, the town of Bel Air and seven local and state police agencies. The suit claimed...
  • Disability Rights Activists Voice Opposition to Massachusetts Assisted Suicide Initiative

    03/07/2012 4:10:26 PM PST · by wagglebee · 10 replies
    PRWeb ^ | 3/6/12 | PRWeb
    Disability rights activists from across Massachusetts will speak today before the Massachusetts legislatures joint Judiciary Committee in opposition to a ballot question that would legalize assisted suicide. The activists are members of the recently formed group, Second Thoughts: People with Disabilities Opposing the Legalization of Assisted Suicide. The hearing will be at 1 p.m. in room A-2 at the state house. Second Thoughts is a group of disability rights activists and organizations who believe that assisted suicide is a dangerous mix with a broken, profit driven health care system, said John Kelly, the groups director.Economic and family pressures can make...
  • Mass Will Mark 7th Anniversary of Terri Schiavos Death

    03/07/2012 4:00:29 PM PST · by wagglebee · 23 replies
    Life News ^ | 3/7/12 | Steven Ertelt
    The Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Network has announced that Ave Maria University will once again host The National Mass for Terris Day at the Ave Maria Oratory at Ave Maria University, located near Naples, Florida. Terri was killed on March 31, 2005 when her former husband won a protracted legal battle against the Schindler family for the right to disconnect her feeding tube. Doctors who examined Terri say she was not in a persistent vegetative state and that her condition could have been improved has she been given access to more medical care and rehabilitative treatment. The International Day...
  • Vatican website taken down by pro-abortion hackers

    03/07/2012 1:35:06 PM PST · by Morgana · 2 replies
    ROME, Italy, March 7, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) Hackers claiming ties to the high profile group Anonymous are taking credit after the Vatican website went down Wednesday, claiming they are going after the corrupt Catholic Church over the clergy sex abuse scandal as well as its stances against abortion and contraception. Anonymous decided today to besiege your site in response to the doctrine, to the liturgies, to the absurd and anachronistic concepts that your for-profit organization spreads around the world, the hackers wrote in Italian. This attack is not against the Christian religion or the faithful around the world but against...
  • U.S. Out of my uterus! But first: buy me stuff for my uterus!

    March 7, 2012 (LiveActionNews.org) - I worry about my health a lot. Not because Im unhealthy, but because Im a hypochondriac. I dont imagine symptoms, but when I do have symptoms, I became immediately and irrevocably convinced that they are cancer. Thanks, WebMD! Most recently, back in October, I found a tiny red welt on my right breast. WebMD told me that I almost definitely had inflammatory breast cancera particularly aggressive strain. I called my boyfriend in the middle of the night and made him talk to me until the sun came up, so scared I was shaking all over....
  • Georgetown student to Sandra Fluke: Have some self-respect

    Sandra, I hope you take to heart our schools motto of Cura Personalis care of the whole person. You are so much more than your reproductive organs. Please, have some self-respect and take responsibility for your choices instead of having to beg the government for help. The government should not be able to force a religious institution like the one we attend to pay for the things they dont believe in. That is pretty clear in the first amendment. But since you missed the ten commandments I cant expect you to read the Bill of Rights either....
  • The Left's War on Babies

    03/07/2012 4:03:06 AM PST · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 7, 2012 | Brent Bozell
    In the wake of the Obama administration dictate that private insurance companies cover contraceptives and abortifacients, supporters have defined anyone who would oppose this mandate as waging a "war against women." Obviously, no opponent of this policy is actually bombing, shooting or stabbing women to death. The same cannot be said for what the cultural left favors -- a war against babies. The latest front of "advanced" leftist medical ethics has emerged from the experts at Oxford University. They don't just favor abortion, even partial-birth abortion. They favor "after-birth abortion." It is stomach-turning stuff. Killing babies is no different...
  • Life Fest Film Festival To Be Held in Hollywood

    Once again Hollywood will host a unique Film Festival in May 2012. It is not any ordinary film festival. You probably wont see Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, Brad Pitt or Angelina Jolie. Its the 2012 Life Fest Film Festival, which will be held in Los Angeles next summer. Life Fest will feature films that reinforce the intrinsic worth of innocent human life, and the profound significance of each life. This aspect of human dignity is rarely seen in films of our current culture. How nice to know that there are people out there who want to convey the message that...
  • Life Fest Film Festival Celebrates Life, Offers New Opportunities for Filmmakers

    03/06/2012 8:52:37 PM PST · by restorecivilsociety
    National Right to Life ^ | Laura Echevarria
    Computers, television, filmmoving images flickering across screens in hundreds of millions of homes across the U.S. are changing the world around us. Far more many people under thirty are likely to have seen the The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe or The Lord of the Rings than to have read either of the books. As our society develops a greater thirst for all things visual, what comes out of Hollywood matters more and more. The great news is that films that would have been passed over thirty or even twenty years ago because the message was too pro-life or...
  • Environmentalists claim contraception, Agenda 21 will end global warming

    WASHINGTON, D.C., March 6, 2012, (LifeSiteNews.com)While President Barack Obama and Kathleen Sebelius claim contraceptives can lower health care costs, influential environmentalist activists say birth control may save the world from the scourge of global warming. At a think tank conference last week, activists promoted Agenda 21 and United Nations climate change meetings, claiming that promotion of lower fertility rates trumps almost anything else and that the average 14-year-old girl needs to know how to have sex for her pleasure. The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars held the hearing, Womens Health: Key to Climate Adaptation Strategies last Tuesday. Participants asked,...
  • Plano Police Officer Steven Sanders, Badge #1439, harasses pro-life activists

    As I wrote a couple weeks ago, pro-life activist Todd Bullis recently relocated from California to Texas. Recall Todd launched The Church Project while in California, showing graphic images of aborted babies on Sunday mornings in front of churches professing to be pro-life but bearing no fruit. To say the least, Todd had interesting experiences at those churches from being hosed by an off-duty police officer congregant at one church to having signs flipped over by a congregant at another. Todd plans to continue his project in Plano. This past Saturday Todd and his son decided to test the...