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  • Democrats’ New Bill Would Overturn Trump Order and Force Christians to Pay for Abortion Drugs

    10/20/2017 7:15:05 AM PDT · by Morgana · 20 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | October 20 2017 | Lauretta Brown
    Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA), along with 35 of her Democratic colleagues in the Senate, introduced a bill Thursday that would repeal the Trump Administration’s recent broadening of exemptions from the Obamacare contraceptive mandate for employers with religious and moral objections. The “Protect Access to Birth Control Act” is brief, stating that the religious and moral exemptions “shall have no force or effect, and shall be treated as though such rules had never taken effect.” “President Trump wants to make birth control about ideology, but let’s be clear: for women and their families in the 21st century, birth control is about...
  • Chelsea Handler Will End Her Show to Become an Abortion Activist

    10/20/2017 7:11:36 AM PDT · by Morgana · 27 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | October 20 2017 | Christine Rousselle
    Comedian Chelsea Handler has ended her Netflix series in order to become more politically active. Handler said on Twitter that she has teamed up with EMILY’s List, an organization that recruits pro-abortion women to run for office, in order to help register people to vote and to campaign for “candidates who are fighting for women’s rights.” Additionally, Handler says that she wants to travel across the country and speak on college campuses in order to “gain a better understanding of our political divide.” She plans on making a documentary with Netflix where she’ll be talking with people from different ethniciities,...
  • Appeals court halts ruling allowing illegal immigrant teen to get abortion

    10/19/2017 1:59:14 PM PDT · by Bubba_Leroy · 39 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 19, 2017 | Staff
    An appeals court on Thursday halted a decision that would have allowed a pregnant illegal immigrant teen to get an abortion, just hours after a federal judge ordered the government to "promptly" take her to have the procedure. The unidentified 17-year-old girl, who is being held at a Texas facility after she entered the U.S. illegally, is believed to be about 15 weeks pregnant. Texas state law bans most abortions if a woman is more than 20 weeks pregnant and require them to get counseling from a doctor 24 hours before the procedure. Minors are also usually required to obtain...
  • Illegal immigrant teen in Texas has right to abortion access, judge rules

    10/19/2017 11:45:00 AM PDT · by Hadean · 30 replies
    A federal judge ruled Wednesday that the federal government must grant a pregnant 17-year-old illegal immigrant access to publicly funded abortion services in Texas. U.S. District Court Judge Tanya Chutkan ordered the authorities to transport the minor or allow her to be transported by someone else to the abortion clinic “promptly and without delay." The lawsuit was brought by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), centering around the minor called “Doe,” and whether illegal minors have a right to publicly funded health services, including abortions, in the U.S. Last week, Texas State Attorney General Ken Paxton came out in opposition...
  • Judge orders Trump administration to allow abortion for undocumented teen

    10/18/2017 3:50:54 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 38 replies
    Judge orders Trump administration to allow abortion for undocumented teen By Maria Sacchetti October 18 at 4:32 PM A federal judge on Wednesday ordered the U.S. government to allow an undocumented teenager in its custody to have an abortion, after saying she was “astounded” the Trump administration was trying to prevent the procedure. Lawyers for Attorney General Jeff Sessions signaled to U.S. District Judge Tanya S. Chutkan in Washington that the 17-year-old, who crossed the border from Mexico illegally last month, did not have a constitutional right to an elective abortion in federal custody, unless it was a medical emergency....
  • Topless Feminists Throw Firebombs, Tampons and Feces at a Catholic Church to Protest Abortion

    10/17/2017 6:23:08 PM PDT · by Morgana · 46 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | October 17 2017 | Micaiah Bilger
    Pro-abortion feminists in Argentina staged a violent, topless protest Sunday to demand taxpayer-funded abortions and cultural acceptance of prostitution. Crux reports protesters vandalized several buildings, including a Catholic cathedral in Argentina during the pro-abortion “Boob Protest.” Local news reports indicate the pro-abortion protesters threw rocks, a Molotov cocktail, bottles, tampons and feces, as well as balloons filled with paint. They also painted walls with messages such as “Death to the pope” and “Lesbianize yourself.” The South American country protects unborn babies’ right to life in most cases. However, abortion activists met with legislators in September to push a new bill...
  • English bishop: you cannot be Catholic and support abortion

    10/17/2017 3:54:02 PM PDT · by iowamark · 20 replies
    Bishop Michael Campbell said it was a 'foundational issue' for the faith and there is 'no getting around it.' Catholics cannot claim to be true to their faith if they do not support Church teaching on abortion, a bishop has said. Bishop Michael Campbell of Lancaster said abortion was a “foundational issue”, quoting Pope Francis who said: “We are called to defend and safeguard human life, especially in the mother’s womb, in infancy, old age and physical or mental disability.” “Sadly,” Bishop Campbell added, “The price of admission into mainstream British life has meant that we somehow keep the Catholic...
  • Twitter Blocks Candidate’s Mention of “Aborted Baby Parts” [semi-satire]

    10/17/2017 11:16:17 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 3 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 15 Oct 2017 | John Semmens
    A tweet from Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) that mentioned Planned Parenthood’s sales of aborted baby parts led to Twitter blocking a campaign ad in her bid for a US Senate seat in her state. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey labeled Blackburn’s tweet “inflammatory and likely to evoke a strong negative reaction. On the one hand, there’s the woman who already has to deal with the emotionally difficult decision to terminate her pregnancy. Awareness that her baby might be cannibalized and sold for parts like a junked car would add unnecessary trauma to that decision.” “On the other hand, there is potential...
  • Catholic Caucus: 200 pro-life posters torn down at Loyola Marymount University

    10/16/2017 3:57:27 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 6 replies
    Pro-life poster at LMU (image from The College Fix) Nearly 200 pro-life posters were taken down at a Catholic university by students who were reportedly upset the posters sought to highlight similarities between the issues of abortion and immigration.The posters included the phrases “Don’t abort my fellow humans,” “#NoHumanBeingIsIllegal,” and “#AbortionIsAnImmigrationIssue.”The Padre Pio Society, a Catholic student group at Loyola Marymount University, had displayed scores of the anti-abortion posters across the Los Angeles campus earlier this month only to find them all removed less than two days later.Padre Pio Society members posted almost 200 posters around campus on the...
  • The Danger of President Pence(Hurl alert)

    10/16/2017 2:35:40 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 12 replies
    The New Yorker ^ | October 23, 2017, issue | Jane Mayer
    On September 14th, the right-wing pundit Ann Coulter, who last year published a book titled “In Trump We Trust,” expressed what a growing number of Americans, including conservatives, have been feeling since the 2016 election. The previous day, President Trump had dined with Democratic leaders at the White House, and had impetuously agreed to a major policy reversal, granting provisional residency to undocumented immigrants who came to America as children. Republican legislators were blindsided. Within hours, Trump disavowed the deal, then reaffirmed it. Coulter tweeted, “At this point, who doesn’t want Trump impeached?” She soon added, “If we’re not getting...
  • Abortion Activists Dress in Creepy “Handmaid’s Tale” Costumes to Protest Trump Protecting...

    10/16/2017 11:45:25 AM PDT · by Morgana · 29 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | October 16, 2017 | Micaiah Bilger
    FULL TITLE: Abortion Activists Dress in Creepy “Handmaid’s Tale” Costumes to Protest Trump Protecting Pro-Life Christians Dressed in red robes from the dystopian novel “Handmaid’s Tale,” abortion activists protested Saturday against the pro-life policies of the Donald Trump administration. A small group protested on the steps of the Washington State Capitol in Olympia, wearing red robes and white hoods and claiming they are being oppressed because pro-life advocates are trying to keep unborn babies from being killed. According to Crosscut, similar protests were scheduled across the United States as part of a “50 Handmaids in 50 States” event. Abortion activists...
  • California Gov Jerry Brown Vetoes Bill to Force Christian Schools to Hire Abortion Activists

    10/16/2017 11:36:30 AM PDT · by Morgana · 18 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | October 16, 2017 | Micaiah Bilger
    California Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed legislation Sunday that could have forced churches, Christian schools and pro-life organizations to employ abortion supporters. California Assembly Bill 569 would have prohibited employers from requiring their employees to follow a moral code of conduct, such as no sex outside of marriage and no abortions. It also would have prohibited employers from disciplining or firing employees for actions that violate the mission or beliefs of the group. The bill did not provide any exceptions for employers, meaning pro-life organizations, churches, religious schools and faith-based groups could have been forced to keep on employees whose actions...
  • Press Conference, Rally, and Candlelight Prayer Vigil, Aim to Expose Illegal Late-term Abortion...

    10/16/2017 11:30:10 AM PDT · by Morgana · 4 replies
    operation rescue ^ | October 16, 2017 | Cheryl Sullenger
    FULL TITLE: Press Conference, Rally, and Candlelight Prayer Vigil, Aim to Expose Illegal Late-term Abortion Facility in Bethesda Bethesda, MD — This week, Nebraska late-term abortionist LeRoy Carhart plans to begin offering “advanced gestation” abortions at an illegal abortion facility, AbortionClinics.org, Inc., in Bethesda, Maryland. However, that opening, set for October 17, 2017, will be met with a strong and unified pro-life response. A press conference and rally, sponsored by the Maryland Coalition for Life and a group of activists with the @StopCarhart coalition, will be held on opening day at noon on the sidewalk outside the new office located...
  • Democrats continue to alienate Catholic voters

    10/15/2017 1:07:27 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    The Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | September 18, 2017 | Salena Zito
    OHIO VALLEY — A clip of actress Martha Plimpton’s exuberance over the “best” abortion she has ever had played on the television above a gas-station counter somewhere along U.S. Route 422 between Ohio and Pennsylvania. A woman with a name tag designating her as the manager rolled her eyes and said to no one in particular as she went about stacking the shelves behind the counter, “And they wonder why people don’t vote for Democrats around here anymore.” Plimpton, age 46, is best known for her role in the 1980s Steven Spielberg classic kid adventure movie The Goonies. She made...
  • Weinstein Scandal Reveals Truth About Hollywood’s Feminism

    10/14/2017 12:51:54 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 32 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | October 12, 2017 | Katrina Trinko
    Five years ago at the Democratic National Convention, I went to a Planned Parenthood rally, where one speaker was TV actress Lisa Edelstein. “Do not go to the polls alone,” she told us. “Drag somebody, if she’s a woman especially, because those women are going to vote for Obama—if they know what’s good for them.” Edelstein is hardly the only Hollywood figure to make the case that liberal policies are crucial to women’s happiness and welfare. Yet, with the media still reeling from the revelations about powerful Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein’s behavior toward women, it’s time to examine both the...
  • The Left Just Isn't Right

    10/13/2017 5:17:10 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 13, 2017 | David Limaugh
    Please join me on a whirlwind superficial but revealing tour of liberal la-la land as we peek at recent headlines. Meanwhile, liberals call conservatives wingnuts. Singer Nancy Sinatra tweeted, "The murderous members of the NRA should face a firing squad." One wonders whether in her rendering, "murderous" is redundant. One might also wonder whether she thinks other murderous people should be exempt from or perhaps face a less humiliating form of execution. Responding to Michelle Obama's claim that people are distrustful of politics because the GOP is "all men, all white," Rep. Mia Love, R-Utah, said, "I don't know if...
  • Pro-Life Advancement Under Trump: Administration has made great strides to protect the innocent.

    10/12/2017 8:53:22 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 5 replies
    Patriot Post ^ | 10/12/2017 | Caroline Camden Lewis
    For many Americans, the crucial moment of last year’s election came during the last debate in which Hillary Clinton clarified her support for radical abortion policies such as partial-birth abortion, while Donald Trump stood for protecting life. Now, almost a year later, voters can see the results of their investment in the president. The Trump administration has made great strides to protect the innocent through proposed conscience protections, support of the House of Representatives’ Pain-Capable bill, and a statement of support for the Down syndrome community. Last week, the Departments of Health and Human Services, Treasury and Labor announced two...
  • Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards: “Why Should Christians be Able to Impose Their Views...

    10/11/2017 5:31:48 PM PDT · by Morgana · 24 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | October 11, 2017 | Lauretta Brown
    FULL TITLE: Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards: “Why Should Christians be Able to Impose Their Views on Women?” Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards claimed Monday evening, at a conference in D.C., that progressives can’t “take back political power if we don’t also stand up every single day for reproductive healthcare including safe and legal abortion in America.” The conference was hosted by the State Innovation Exchange (SiX), an organization that “supports state legislators in advancing and defending progressive policies across the country.” The remark was likely prompted by some recent discussion within the Democratic party over whether abortion should be...
  • Labour MP: Pro-Lifers ‘Weaponising Rosary Beads’ Outside Abortion Clinics

    10/10/2017 6:37:17 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 18 replies
    Catholic Herald (UK) ^ | 10/9/17 | Staff Reporter
    Rupa Huq is planning to table an amendment outlawing protests outside abortion clinicsA Labour MP is planning to table an amendment to new domestic violence legislation to ban protests outside abortion clinics. Rupa Huq, the MP for Ealing Central and Acton, told a fringe meeting at the Labour Party conference that pro-life protesters were “weaponising rosary beads” outside a clinic in her constituency. HuffPost UK quotes her as saying: “We have a Marie Stopes clinic in Ealing and for as long as I can remember, there has been a constant phoney vigil outside the clinic, with people stopping women going...
  • AG Ferguson sues to block Trump rules eroding contraception access

    10/10/2017 3:36:36 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 47 replies
    Attorney General Bob Ferguson ^ | Oct 9 2017 | Attorney General Bob Ferguson
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Oct 9 2017 Ferguson asks court in Seattle to declare new rules unlawfulSEATTLE — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today filed a lawsuit in federal court to block the Trump Administration’s new rules undermining women’s access to contraception.The new rules would allow any company to deny coverage for contraceptive services to its female employees based on religious grounds. Additionally, certain types of organizations would also be able to deny this coverage on moral grounds. If allowed to go forward, President Trump’s rules could have a significant impact on the more than 1.5 million Washington workers and their dependents who receive...