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  • Bin Laden Papers: 'Homosexual Marriages & Infant Butchery' Reasons to Kill 'Sinful' Americans

    05/22/2015 10:36:09 AM PDT · by drewh · 30 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | | May 22, 2015 | 6:22 AM EDT | Susan Yost
    Among the papers found in Osama bin Laden's compound is a 15-page document that urges bomb-makers to join al Qaeda to kill "drunkard, sinful" American voters who permit "alien satanic practices" such as same-sex marriage and abortion. Written by Abu-Salih Al Somali, a senior al Qaeda operative, the attempt to recruit explosives experts and other Muslim scientists explains who they will be killing: "It is the VOTERS, who choose their leaders who deploy their armies against Muslims, and pay billions of (their produced tax money) to Israel to massacre our brothers and sister(s). It is the voters who vote on...
  • Pro-life feminist group mocks pro-choice abortion mantra

    05/22/2015 7:31:09 AM PDT · by Morgana · 2 replies
    saynsumthn's blog ^ | May 20, 2015 | saynsumthn
    Although there are many, one of the pro-choice mantras for abortion supporters which you commonly hear is something like “keep your laws out of my vagina.” Like some we saw in Texas during the debate on HB2, where abortion advocates even used children to support killing children. Now the pro-life feminist group, New Wave Feminists has put together a little video to help educate the pro-choice masses about carrying such “stupid looking” messages: VIDEO ON LINK!!!! After all, Knowledge is power !!
  • Former Planned Parenthood manager: Abortion stops a beating heart

    05/22/2015 7:26:51 AM PDT · by Morgana · 3 replies
    live action news ^ | May 18, 2015 | Nancy Flanders
    In April of 1991, Sue Thayer took a job with Planned Parenthood in the small community of Storm Lake, Iowa. She was against abortion, but she didn’t know Planned Parenthood was anything more than a health care facility. She was unaware of their focus on abortion. “I thought it would be a great place to work in order to help women,” Thayer said. “I got an entry level job as a family planning assistant.” Within a short period of time, the manager of the Planned Parenthood clinic, who was on maternity leave, decided not to return to the clinic. Thayer...
  • Pro-abortion writer: There should be more abortions

    05/22/2015 6:04:57 AM PDT · by Morgana · 6 replies
    live action news ^ | May 19, 2015 | Sarah Terzo
    How many times have you heard a pro-abortion person say that abortion should be rare? The oft-repeated words, notably spoken by pro-abortion president, Bill Clinton, are “safe, legal, and rare.” Pro-abortion advocates often say this because it makes them look like moderates. But they are also acknowledging that they, like most people, feel uncomfortable about abortion. They may say that abortion should only be a last resort for women, but the policies they support, namely, abortion without any restrictions, actually encourage abortions to be more common. One response to the “safe, legal, rare” mantra is to ask the pro-choicer why...
  • Woman arrested after she commits after birth abortion

    05/21/2015 12:54:14 PM PDT · by Morgana · 28 replies
    saynsumthn's blog ^ | May 21, 2015 | saynsumthn
    A Michigan District Court judge has charged a woman with felony murder, premeditated murder and first-degree child abuse, according to the Redford Township Police Department, after she delivered a baby and heartlessly put the baby in a bag to suffocate. 25 year-old Kimberly Pappas is accused of delivering her baby at work, wrapping him up in a bag and sticking him in a desk drawer, suffocating the newborn. According to WDIV TV Investigators said she gave birth to a baby boy in the toilet, pulled him out to cut the umbilical cord, then wrapped him in a bag and hid...
  • Obama admin claims illegal abortion surcharge needed to protect pro-life consciences

    05/21/2015 11:48:49 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 6 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 5/21/15 | Dustin Siggins
    WASHINGTON, D.C., May 21, 2015 (LifeSiteNews.com) --The Obama administration says it is doing pro-life taxpayers a favor by requiring private citizens to pay for abortions in Obamacare's state exchanges.However, a leading attorney says the claim doesn't match the health care law's practical realities.In a brief filed on March 16 in the state of Vermont, the Obama administration said the reason for its controversial abortion insurance coverage surcharge in the state -- which a government watchdog found was illegally funding abortions -- is an "interest...in following long-standing statutory restrictions prohibiting use of federal funds for abortion except where the pregnancy results...
  • 5 Year Old Boy with a Lesson for the Entire World -- And a Lingering Question

    05/21/2015 6:37:32 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05/21/15 | Rev. Michael Bresciani
    Why, since 1973, have we aborted 55 million unborn children? And how many Josiah Duncans' might there have been among them? The news is rife with sad stories, tragedies and other matters not just hard to ingest, but hard just to watch. Like a shooting star or a beautiful sighting of the occasional firefly on a summer night, a story or clip will flash across the waves of the worst behaviors of mankind. It is these kinds of stories that spark the depths of the human heart, where, although deeply buried and desensitized, hope, kindness and the better nature of...
  • Can Scott Walker Convert the Christian Right?

    05/21/2015 2:23:17 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 106 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | May 20, 2015 | Betsy Woodruff
    A few steps from the Capitol building on Tuesday afternoon, behind closed doors in Republicans’ upscale Capitol Hill Club, Scott Walker had a high-stakes sit-down. The Wisconsin governor—who’s indicated that he will launch a presidential bid after he signs the Badger State’s biennial budget—was there to woo top social conservative and evangelical leaders, a task that might seem easy at first glance. Walker’s dad is a pastor, he quotes a Christian devotional on the stump, and he signed legislation defunding Planned Parenthood in the state he governs. Christian conservatives should be worshipping the ground he walks on, right? Not so...
  • Planned Parenthood clinic worker tells of teen forced into abortion

    05/20/2015 8:16:50 PM PDT · by Morgana · 1 replies
    live action news ^ | May 20, 2015 | Sarah Terzo
    In the prolife movement, there have been a number of dedicated and outspoken activists who are former employees of Planned Parenthood. Just recently, Live Action writer Nancy Flanders wrote an article about former Planned Parenthood clinic manager Sue Thayer. Abby Johnson and Ramona Tevino are former Planned Parenthood directors who wrote books about their experiences. Yet there have been other workers who left Planned Parenthood and told their stories throughout the years. Lavonne Wilenken is one. Lavonne Wilenken worked as a nurse practitioner at a Planned Parenthood clinic. She shares some anecdotes about her time at Planned Parenthood in the...
  • This Planned Parenthood Clinic Injured Four Women in Botched Abortions in 30 Days

    05/20/2015 8:13:57 PM PDT · by kathsua · 3 replies
    Life News ^ | May 20, 2015 | Cheryl Sullenger
    227 46 1 As Infowars.com is launching a protest at Planned Parenthood in Austin, Texas, Operation Rescue has released four 911 records related to medical emergencies at Planned Parenthood’s abortion facility in Houston. The 911 calls were placed on January 31, February 6, February 25, and February 26, 2015. (Listen to the four calls by going here). According to the Infowars.com web site, “Infowarriors and pro-life activists are encouraged to come and peacefully protest Planned Parenthood’s admitted targeting of the black community and all innocent children, as outlined by founder Margaret Sanger.” Protest Details: Time: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m....
  • Little Alexander Only Lived for 8 Weeks After Birth, But His Parents Cherished Every Moment

    05/20/2015 2:11:31 PM PDT · by presidio9 · 7 replies
    Those who attended Lobby for Life Day heard Nora Flores, RN, share the powerful story of her son, Alexander – “the Great” as they like to call him – who had Trisomy 13. Although he only lived for eight weeks after birth, his parents cherished every moment of his short life, offering an amazing example of selfless love for their son. Ad Row 1 Not in use In past newsletters, we’ve shared some details about Alexander’s story, but we’d like to offer more from the personal account Nora shared for those who could not be at Lobby for Life Day....
  • Abortion doc to pro-lifers “Paybacks are gonna be hell”

    05/20/2015 7:02:15 AM PDT · by Morgana · 17 replies
    saynsumthn's blog ^ | saynsumthn
    In February I posted a video showing Florida abortionist James Gordon Gengelbach outside the Bread and Roses abortion clinic in Clearwater telling a pro-life demonstrator that he is not allowed to take and or post his picture online. He threatened to call his lawyer as well. Gengelbach Payback hell abortion IMAGE ON LINK This week, the abortionist told a group of demonstrators that showed up at his home, “We know who you are, we know where you live, we know where you work, paybacks are gonna be hell.” Kinda sounded like a threat. “Paybacks are gonna be hell!” , the...
  • Rand Paul: I entered politics to tackle the national debt, not abortion

    05/20/2015 6:41:13 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 125 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 5/19/15 | Ben Johnson
    PHILADELPHIA, PA, May 19, 2015 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Rand Paul wants to be president – but abortion is less of an issue for him than the national debt, the senator said yesterday.Paul had completed a campaign stop at Philadelphia's National Constitution Center, where he attacked both Bill and Hillary Clinton with relish, when a local media personality asked him about abortion.“I will answer the question as honestly as I can,” he said. “I didn’t run for office because of this issue. It wasn’t what got me to leave my practice” to enter politics.Instead, it was the nation's ballooning debt that made...
  • Pro-choice author: Unintended pregnancy is bad but not Abortion

    05/19/2015 8:11:35 PM PDT · by Morgana · 6 replies
    saynsumthn's blog ^ | May 16, 2015 | saynsumthn
    Did you read that title? Now you know the crux of this battle. To abortion advocates the “problem” has always been the baby! Thus- the reason why Everyday Feminist blogger, Laura Kacere wrote: Abortion Isn’t a Bad Thing So we shouldn’t be talking about it like it is. It’s not just the phrase that’s the problem, but the sentiment behind it. Beneath the desire to keep abortion rare, people say, is a desire to reduce unintended pregnancies, which is completely legitimate. Unintended pregnancies are hard, can put undue stress on everyone involved, and can be reduced in pretty simple ways,...
  • Planned Parenthood Abortion Activists Hate Ted Cruz and Scott Walker the Most

    05/19/2015 7:47:46 PM PDT · by Morgana · 26 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | May 19, 2015 | Steven Ertelt
    The Planned Parenthood abortion business is running a new poll for its abortion activists to determine which of the pro-life Republican presidential candidates and potential candidates they hate the most. Apparently the pro-abortion stalwarts at Planned Parenthood are not fans of Ted Cruz and Scott Walker. The abortion business couches the poll in it’s typical “pro-woman” phraseology, designed to shield itself from abortion and make it appear pro-life candidates hate women, never mind that Planned Parenthood aborts hundreds of thousands of baby girls every year and kills and injures their mothers in abortions. Here’s how it asks the question: IMAGE...
  • Louisiana Abortion Activists Vandalize Billboards Exposing Planned Parenthood’s Abortion Business

    05/19/2015 7:42:52 PM PDT · by Morgana · 3 replies
    life news ^ | May 19, 2015 | Sarah Zagorski
    In Louisiana, abortion activists are doing everything they can to ensure that the citizens of New Orleans don’t find out about Planned Parenthood’s abortion business. In fact, some are resorting to vandalism and recently destroyed a billboard that exposed the organizations number one priority. The Nola Needs Peace Coalition, a group of churches and community organizations committed to building a peaceful New Orleans without abortion, placed one of their billboards directly next to the Planned Parenthood site that is slated to open early next year. The billboard reads: “Planned Parenthood Sells Abortion And They Plan to Sell More Here.” Benjamin...
  • When Will This Madness End?

    05/19/2015 5:37:59 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 27 replies
    Fatima Perspectives ^ | May 18, 2015 | Christopher A. Ferrara
    She personally performed abortions on women, using a bicycle pump, and later boasted that she and her group had personally murdered exactly 10,141 children in the womb. She supports the legalization of euthanasia, the liberalization of drug use, and the legal prohibition of conscience exemptions for doctors who refuse to perform abortion. She even opposes the burial of aborted children in cemeteries. She is Emma Bonino, the radical leftist Italian politician, a member of the Italian Radical Party currently serving, incredibly enough, as Foreign Minister for the corrupt Italian government. And she was greeted warmly days ago by Pope Francis,...
  • Bill Cancelling Mandatory Health Insurance Coverage for Abortions Submitted to State Duma

    05/19/2015 5:00:14 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 2 replies
    Interfax ^ | 5/19/15
    Moscow, May 19, Interfax - Members of all State Duma factions have supported a bill allowing only state-run healthcare institutions to perform abortions and cancelling mandatory health insurance coverage for abortions. The press service of head of the State Duma committee for family, women and children Yelena Mizulina, a co-author of this bill, said that, according to the proposed document, performing abortions outside of state-run healthcare institutions should carry a fine of 50,000 rubles to 200,000 rubles for citizens, a fine of 500,000 rubles to 800,000 rubles for officials, and a fine of 500,000 rubles to 800,000 rubles for entrepreneurs...
  • Georgia Right to Life Bullies Congress Against Pro-Life Bill

    05/19/2015 1:29:10 PM PDT · by lifeofgrace · 5 replies
    Charting Course ^ | 5/19/15 | Steve Berman
    In Bible-belt Georgia, one would think that pro-life organizations would support the federal “Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act,” which imposes a 20 week abortion ban (with exceptions for rape and incest).  The bill passed the House last week generally along party lines, 242-184.  But one pro-life organization vigorously opposed this bill. Georgia Right to Life wrote that the bill, H.R. 36, “contains dangerous exceptions that allow babies conceived via rape or incest to be murdered despite the ability to feel pain.”  And while that’s true, this is more than a case of throwing out the baby with the bathwater.  It’s a...
  • NAACP Loses Battle to Silence Black Pro-Lifer Who Bashed Its Pro-Abortion Stance

    05/19/2015 12:05:04 PM PDT · by NRx · 14 replies
    Life Site News ^ | 05-19-2015 | Steven Ertelt
    After LifeNews.com blogger Ryan Bomberger published his article at LifeNews, the NAACP threatened to sue LifeNews.com and Bomberger over the column that took the civil rights organization to task over its abortion position. The NAACP is upset about a column Bomberger wrote at LifeNews titled, “NAACP: National Association for the Abortion of Colored People” and a legal battle between it and Bomberger ensued. Last year, a judge issued a ruling in the NAACP lawsuit against Bomberger. The judge indicated that Bomberger had no First Amendment right to lampoon the NAACP by calling it the “National Association for the Abortion of...
  • Planned Parenthood Abortion Activists Hate Ted Cruz and Scott Walker the Most

    05/19/2015 10:46:25 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies
    Life News ^ | May 19, 2015 | Steven Ertelt
    The Planned Parenthood abortion business is running a new poll for its abortion activists to determine which of the pro-life Republican presidential candidates and potential candidates they hate the most. Apparently the pro-abortion stalwarts at Planned Parenthood are not fans of Ted Cruz and Scott Walker. Ad Row 1 Not in use The abortion business couches the poll in it’s typical “pro-woman” phraseology, designed to shield itself from abortion and make it appear pro-life candidates hate women, never mind that Planned Parenthood aborts hundreds of thousands of baby girls every year and kills and injures their mothers in abortions. Here’s...
  • Methodist Pastor Says Caring About Unborn Babies Who Die in Abortions is “Idolatry”

    05/18/2015 2:16:18 PM PDT · by Morgana · 42 replies
    life news ^ | Steven Ertelt | May 18, 2015
    The United Methodist Church has been a subject of controversy for years as it supports legalized abortion within the context of supposedly being a Christian denomination. Now, one pro-life advocate has uncovered a quote from a Methodist pastor who says that caring about unborn babies who die in abortions is “idolatry.” Sarah Terzo, who has a knack for documenting the history of the abortion debate and the abortion advocacy movement by posting quotes from pro-abortion activists through the years, posted a new quote today that features Minister John M Swomley. Swomley is an ordained United Methodist minister, Terzo explains and,...
  • ‘Pro-Abortion Guy’ Begs Interviewer Not to Air His Responses — After Hearing Them, You...

    05/18/2015 2:12:32 PM PDT · by Morgana · 19 replies
    blaze.com ^ | Jason Howerton | May. 15, 2015
    FULL TITLE: ‘Pro-Abortion Guy’ Begs Interviewer Not to Air His Responses — After Hearing Them, You May Understand Why Rebel Media’s Marissa Semkiw hit the streets during Ottawa’s “March for Life” this week and encountered a seemingly unyielding abortion supporter who argued it’s always the “woman’s choice” — even when it comes to “post-natal abortion.” The man, identified only as Alex, later reportedly sent an email to Semkiw asking that none of his responses be used in any videos or broadcasts. Rebel Media declined his request. During the interview, Semkiw explained that some pro-life advocates would like to see abortion...
  • Is There a Spirit of Abortion in the Church?

    05/18/2015 1:57:23 PM PDT · by Morgana · 15 replies
    charismanews.com ^ | 5/17/2015 | John Burton
    As is necessary when addressing an ultra-sensitive issue, I will make some qualifications on the front end: God is, without question, and I will declare without apology, passionately interested in blessing His children. It is fully appropriate to give a measure of attention to the wondrous process of discovery of God's abundant life, overwhelming benefits and blessings. That being said, I now must move on to offering some analysis on a hidden crises. The Spirit of Abortion ... In the Church? As a prophetic messenger, a primary driving force of my daily life is to reveal and help destroy any...
  • A Reply to Professor Bruce McKinney

    05/18/2015 2:30:11 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 6 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | 5-18-2015 | Mike Adams
    A recent letter to the editor written by Professor Bruce McKinney shows why we cannot trust most college professors and administrators to defend free speech. In just four short paragraphs, McKinney misrepresents key facts, misapplies relevant law, and attempts to project his own hypocrisy upon those who are committed to defending the free exchange of ideas. His letter is presented in full with my commentary interspersed between each paragraph:A recent letter cited "UNCW's administration attempt to stop freedom of speech" in which very large graphic images of aborted fetuses were shown on campus.If Professor McKinneyÂ’s letter stopped here, he would...
  • U.S. Pregnancy Centers Getting "Glitter Bombed" for Mother's Day

    05/17/2015 7:20:31 PM PDT · by Morgana · 12 replies
    Pregnancy Help News ^ | May 8, 2015 | Suzanne Burns
    Just in time for Mother’s Day, pregnancy help organizations nationwide are receiving encouragement from an unusual source. Pro-choice group, Glitter Bombs For Choice (GBFC) has taken credit for at least six so-called “glitter bombs” in California, eight more in Ohio, with one report of a mailing to a pregnancy center in West Virginia, according to Heartbeat International, in the past week. These “glitter bombs” are typically hand-written cards with a small, sealed packet of glitter inside. When the card is opened, the glitter packet ruptures, sending pieces flying everywhere. The mission of these special deliveries, according to GBFC’s website, is...
  • How The New York Times Undervalues (Catholic) Women

    05/17/2015 7:08:35 PM PDT · by Morgana · 1 replies
    federalist ^ | May 12, 2015 | Maureen Collins
    There are a few things that I do not like about being a woman. One of them is being lectured by people like Frank Bruni at The New York Times about how I am oppressed by my Catholic faith. Funny, I never realized it. Bruni’s article, “Catholicism Undervalues Women,” has many of the “standing up to the patriarchy” tropes anyone would expect, with some surprises and glaring factual errors along the way. He begins by wryly mentioning Pope Francis’ statement about equal pay for women wherein, Bruni says, the pope “fashioned himself a feminist.” Bruni laughs at this, assuring his...
  • (Preacher) Man threatens to shoot abortion protesters – becomes physical as wife exits clinic

    05/17/2015 6:39:06 PM PDT · by Morgana · 20 replies
    saynsumthn's blog ^ | May 6, 2015 | saynsumthn
    A man who drove his wife to A Woman’s Choice abortion clinic in Raleigh, North Carolina has attacked a group, which refers to themselves as abolitionists against abortion, after he perceived they were accusing his wife of having an abortion. Abolitionists claim they hold to the tenants outlined by Abolish Human Abortion (AHA), and do not want to be linked in any way to the pro-life movement because they favor incremental strategies to end abortion. In the first video of the man, who drove his wife to the abortion clinic, he initially speaks with the abolitionists calmly, explaining that he...
  • Former Abortion Clinic Owner: We Pushed Sex Ed on Kids to Create a Market for Abortion

    05/17/2015 6:24:12 PM PDT · by Morgana · 20 replies
    lifenews.com ^ | May 14, 2014 | nancy flanders
    Washington DC (LiveActionNews) — For six years Carol Everett operated four abortion clinics in Texas. As reported by The Catholic Register, Everett earned a commission for every abortion in addition to a share of the fees charged by each clinic. She says she sold abortion and made big bucks off of the “cash cow” of abortion. A new abortion clinic, she said at the annual Rose Dinner for the National March for Life in Ottawa, would make enough money to pay for itself in a single month. caroleverettThe clinics’ system to make the quick cash was quite simple. The abortionist...
  • The dire ObamaCare threat to New York’s hospitals

    05/17/2015 3:03:35 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 32 replies
    nypost.com ^ | may 16, 2015
    City Comptroller Scott Stringer laid out the grim facts last week on how the most progressive law in decades means disaster for New York City. The bottom line of Stringer’s report: Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, aka ObamaCare, Uncle Sam will cut more than $800 million in payments to the city’s Health and Hospitals Corp, by Fiscal Year 2019. The president’s signature law slashes federal payments that long helped out hospitals serving lots of patients who lack insurance. The idea was that the law would boost coverage so dramatically the aid would be unnecessary. Except that illegal immigrants don’t...
  • DNC chair: Jeb 'would be a disaster for women' (cause he's too conservative)

    05/17/2015 10:20:16 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 27 replies
    The Hill ^ | May 16, 2015 | Mark Hensch
    Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) said Saturday that former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) would make a poor president for American women should he ever enter the White House. “He was a terrible governor for Florida women,” Wasserman Schultz tweeted. “Would be a disaster for women across the country.” Wasserman Schultz, who is also the Democratic National Committee (DNC) chairwoman, was responding to an article she encountered online. [Snip] “And at the end of the day, while Jeb’s right-wing rhetoric might make him stand out from his family, in 2016’s ultra-conservative GOP field, Jeb’s positons will just make him blend...
  • Republicans brace for glorious victory over Obamacare

    05/16/2015 10:59:44 AM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 43 replies
    Washington Post ^ | May 15, 2015 | By Greg Sargent
    Nancy Pelosi is now predicting that Republicans will “rue the day” that the Supreme Court guts Obamacare subsidies for millions in three dozen states. “They’re going to then go out and say we’re going to take subsidies away from people who have health care? No, I don’t think so,” says Pelosi. “It would be really bad news for them.” Meanwhile, if anything, Republicans may be moving away from their previously-stated vow to participate in providing a contingency fix to temporarily keep those millions covered. The Hill reports that GOP Rep. Tom Price, the chairman of the House budget committee and...
  • Trade agreement could limit access to medicines

    05/16/2015 2:49:13 PM PDT · by blueyon · 6 replies
    Chemistry World ^ | 5/15/15 | Rebecca Trager
    A leaked draft of a trade agreement under negotiation among 12 Pacific rim countries, including the US and Japan, contains language that could delay the entrance of generic competition for much-needed medicines and keep pharmaceutical prices high, according to the Foundation for Aids Research (amfAR), an international non-profit headquartered in New York. The organisation is lending its voice to those expressing similar concerns, like humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders. Although details of the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) have been kept confidential, leaked texts of the treaty have offered some clues, such as its embrace of intellectual property protections that go...
  • Removal of Confederate flags from cemetery sparks controversy [Alabama]

    05/16/2015 1:32:34 PM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 248 replies
    Fox Carolina ^ | May 16, 2015 | Lindsey Rogers
    A prominent attorney admits to taking flags from the graves of soldiers, a move that's sparked both positive reaction and calls for him to be arrested and disbarred. He's also received death threats and hate mail. The lawyer says his actions are meant to promote unity. A bag of small Confederate flags sits at Union Springs City Hall. They were removed from graves at an old Confederate cemetery downtown, behind the Red Door Theater, near the intersection of Highway 82 and North Prairie Street. Myron Penn pulled up the flags with his family on Mother's Day. Penn, a founding partner...
  • Ralph Nader: Why run for president if you don't have a chance?

    05/15/2015 10:41:31 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 15 replies
    LA Times ^ | 05/15/2015 | Ralph Nader
    The 2016 presidential election is attracting an unusually large number of hopefuls. The Republicans will probably field more than a dozen candidates and the Democrats, as many as five. Presently, very few of these supposed contenders have a real chance of becoming president. Republicans Ben Carson, Carly Fiorina and Ted Cruz are long shots. On the Democratic side, that term applies to everyone but Hillary Rodham Clinton.. ~snip~ If you tell them in private, "You do not have a chance to be president," they will point to underdogs who won, such as Jimmy Carter or Ronald Reagan, or front-runners who...
  • Stanek weekend Q: Explain the breathtaking liberal blind spot on abortion vs animal cruelty?

    05/16/2015 4:56:00 AM PDT · by blueyon · 18 replies
    jillstanek.com ^ | 5/16/15 | Jill Stanek
    These tweets are literally posted one on top the other in pro-abortion Democrat Ted Deutch’s Twitter feed: ***(Check out tweets at link)*** The practice of animal crushing is a sexual fetish of the sickest kind. About his introduction of the PACT Act, Rep. Deutch wrote: Too many animals are subjected to unfathomable cruelty and abuse, out of no fault of their own and no recourse for protection. These inhumane acts have no place in our society. House Foreign AffairsYet, incomprehensibly, particularly by comparison – and on the very same day as he introduced his animal cruelty bill – Deutch, pictured...
  • Fat, Ugly and Morally Inconsistent

    05/16/2015 3:12:42 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 25 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 16, 2015 | Mike Adams
    Not all pro-choice arguments were created equal. Some are much worse than others. Perhaps the worst is the claim that most pro-lifers aren’t consistently pro-life but are “only anti-abortion.” The assertion impersonates an argument when the pro-choice advocate starts to throw in various causes one must support in order to be “truly pro-life.” Here is an example taken from a recent email exchange I had with a friend: “I get tired of pro-lifers who are really only anti-abortion. If they were truly pro-life, they would adopt minority babies, donate to cancer research, and drop their opposition to national health care....
  • South Carolina Senator filibustering a 20-week abortion ban to remove rape and incest exceptions

    05/15/2015 5:55:45 PM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 9 replies
    https://www.lifesitenews.com ^ | May 15, 2015 | Lisa Bourne
    A South Carolina legislator is blocking a bill he had supported to end abortion at 20 weeks, because other lawmakers added an exception in the case of rape or incest. Republican State Senator Lee Bright stood up to oppose the 20-week abortion ban from the floor Thursday, saying exceptions for rape or incest victims would unjustly sentence an unborn child to death for the father’s crimes. “I’m not trying to stop the bill, but I am trying to stop the amendment,” Bright stated in May 15 interview with Dean’s List Commentary, and said he was not filibustering, but educating the...
  • The religious right is worried about Scott Walker

    05/15/2015 12:03:12 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 38 replies
    Business Insider ^ | May 15, 2015 | Leslie Larson
    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R), the son of a Baptist minister and an outspoken evangelical in his own right, may still have some work to do to court conservative Christians. The governor is mulling a bid for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination and will head to Washington, D.C., on Tuesday for a meet and greet with 50 evangelical leaders, who are said to be unsure of how deeply rooted Walker's convictions are on social issues like abortion and gay marriage. "Clearly he's not well known within Washington, D.C., with social conservative leaders. He's more known for his battle with unions...
  • If “Black Lives Matter,” What About the 16 Million Black Babies Killed in Abortions?

    05/15/2015 8:02:18 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 33 replies
    Life News ^ | 5/15/15 | Wesley J. Smith
    A study has been published claiming that lower life expectancy among African-Americans has led to one million fewer voters in elections from 1974-2004. From The Atlantic story on the study: A new paper, “Black lives matter: Differential mortality and the racial composition of the U.S. electorate, 1970-2004,” argues that the racial gap in mortality rates could have a major impact on national politics.The premise of the paper, by researchers at Mathematica Policy Research, the University of Michigan, Stanford, and Oxford, is simple: Unless you live in Chicago, you can’t vote when you’re dead.Since overall black health outcomes are worse than...
  • Christian Singer Amy Grant Defends Partnership With Pro-Abortion Gates Foundation After Criticism

    05/14/2015 3:04:55 PM PDT · by Morgana · 26 replies
    lifenews.com ^ | Steven Ertelt | May 7, 2015
    Popular Christian singer Amy Grant is defending her partnership with Melinda Gates of the pro-abortion Gates Foundation after LifeNews.com exposed the partnership and the foundation’s massive financial support for the abortion industry. Amy Grant is pro-life on the issue of abortion, but she recently announced she is teaming up with one the head of the most pro-abortion foundations that shuttled millions towards abortions and abortion businesses. In an opinion column on Fox News’ web site, Grant announced she is partnering with Melinda Gates of the Gates Foundation to push birth control and contraception in impoverished nations. Grant said she hosted...
  • Lena Dunham Politicizes Mother’s Day with Pro Abortion Message

    05/14/2015 2:42:27 PM PDT · by Morgana · 16 replies
    breitbart ^ | 11 May 2015 | Kipp Jones
    While celebrities such as Kate Hudson, Khloe Kardashian, Gisele Bundchen, and Reese Witherspoon spent Mother’s Day paying tribute to the special women in their lives, Lena Dunham observed the holiday by asking others to join her in protecting abortion rights on social media. The star and creator of the HBO series Girls has been a vocal proponent for abortion throughout her career, and as the aforementioned stars were paying homage to the ladies who gave them life Sunday, Dunham was reminding her two million Twitter followers she believes life should be given strictly by choice. She tweeted:
  • Hillary slams 20-week abortion ban

    05/14/2015 2:39:26 PM PDT · by Morgana · 14 replies
    hill.com ^ | 05/13/15 05:59 | Peter Sullivan
    The Hillary Clinton campaign jabbed at House Republicans after they passed a bill banning abortions after 20 weeks on Wednesday. "Politicians should not interfere with personal medical decisions, which should be left to a woman, her family and her faith, in consultation with her doctor or health care provider," Clinton's senior policy adviser Maya Harris said in a statement. She added that the bill conflicts with Roe v. Wade the Supreme Court decision that protects the right to an abortion. Court precedent has generally protected abortions up to the point of viability, at 24 weeks. “This bill is a direct...
  • US House Passes 20-Week Late-Term Abortion Ban by Vote of 242-184

    05/14/2015 7:40:07 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 05/15/2015 | Michael Gryboski
    The Republican-dominated U.S. House of Representatives voted 242-184 Wednesday to pass a bill that will ban most late term abortions after 20 weeks gestation, fulfilling a campaign promise to the pro-life movement. Lawmakers held the vote for H.R. 36, the "Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act" on the second anniversary of the conviction of late-term Philadelphia abortionist Kermit Gosnell. The bill would ban abortions after five months of pregnancy, with exceptions for rape and incest if the woman receives counseling 48 hours prior to having an abortion. Introduced by Rep. Trent Franks, R-Ariz., in January, members of the House were expected...
  • The Liberal Icon Who is Also One of the Most Racist Women in History

    05/13/2015 3:11:35 PM PDT · by lionstar · 25 replies
    News/Talk 1130 WISN ^ | May 13th 2015 | Dan O'Donnell
    She was one of the most racist women in history, so virulent in her hatred of the people she called “impure” that she made it her life’s mission to decimate their population. She wrote, “[We should] apply a stern and rigid policy of sterilization and segregation to that grade of population whose progeny is tainted, or whose inheritance is such that objectionable traits may be transmitted to offspring.” Later, she said that she wanted to “give dysgenic groups [people with ‘bad genes’] in our population their choice of segregation or [compulsory] sterilization.” According to her, this was necessary, since to...
  • Pro-life groups, politicians hail House passage of 20-week abortion ban

    05/13/2015 7:58:34 PM PDT · by campaignPete R-CT · 102 replies
    Life Site News ^ | May 13, 2015 | Dustin Siggins
    After months of wrangling, pro-life politicians and outside organizations praised the House for passing HR. 36, the "Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act," which aims to ban most abortions after 20 weeks. The final vote was 242-184, with one Republican voting "present." Four Democrats voted for the bill, and four Republicans against it. “I think America is at its best when we are standing up for the least among us," Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-SC, said in a statement released after the vote. "This debate is long overdue." The senator is expected to introduce similar legislation in the Senate. The vote...
  • Exclusive — Mike Huckabee To Republicans In Congress: Don’t Revive Obamatrade

    05/13/2015 2:59:36 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 7 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12 May 2015 | Matthew Boyle
    After Senate Democrats helped partially kill—or at least temporarily stall—Senate Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY)’s desire to implement President Barack Obama’s trade agenda on Thursday, McConnell and his fellow GOP leadership folks vowed to bring it back to life again. But former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, a 2016 GOP presidential candidate, says Republicans should leave it dead rather than hurting American workers with a big, secret trade deal none of them have read.
  • Arizona woman faked cancer so state would pay for her late-term abortion

    05/13/2015 2:56:57 PM PDT · by Morgana · 9 replies
    dailymail.uk ^ | EST, 13 May 2015 | Keiligh Baker for MailOnline
    A woman who pretended to have cancer in order to get the state to pay for her late-term abortion has been charged. Chalice Renee Zeitner, 29, was arrested on Friday in Columbia County, Georgia, where she was living under a false name. Prosecutors allege Zeitner told her Arizona obstetrician in March 2010 that she had cancer and that her pregnancy put her life in further danger - and even produced fake documents. It remains unclear if Zeitner has a lawyer yet and when she could be extradited to Phoenix. The Arizona attorney general's office said Zeitner is accused of felony...
  • Ethicist Peter Singer Says Don't Pay to Treat Disabled Babies

    05/13/2015 5:25:45 AM PDT · by Heartlander · 30 replies
    Evolution News and Views ^ | May 12, 2015 | Wesley J. Smith
    Ethicist Peter Singer Says Don't Pay to Treat Disabled Babies Wesley J. Smith May 12, 2015 7:16 PM | Permalink Peter Singer is a bigot. Rather than believing in universal human equality, he would invidiously measure the capacities of human beings to determine whether they are "persons." Those with insufficient capacities are to be deemed human "non-persons," of lesser moral value, and hence, potentially subject to both killing and objectification for harvesting, medical experimentation, etc. He also supports health care rationing based on quality of life. This blatant medical discrimination would victimize babies born with severe disabilities -- whose care,...
  • Obamacare Exchange: Michigan Dodged a Bullet

    05/12/2015 1:35:34 PM PDT · by MichCapCon · 3 replies
    Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | 5/10/2015 | Jack McHugh
    In a news story titled “Nearly half of Obamacare exchanges are struggling over their future,” The Washington Post reports the following: Nearly half of the 17 insurance marketplaces set up by the states and the District under President Obama’s health law are struggling financially, presenting state officials with an unexpected and serious challenge five years after the passage of the landmark Affordable Care Act. Many of the online exchanges are wrestling with surging costs, especially for balky technology and expensive customer-call centers — and tepid enrollment numbers. To ease the fiscal distress, officials are considering raising fees on insurers, sharing...