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  • Local medical school under fire for allegedly purchasing aborted fetal tissue

    02/07/2016 1:52:53 PM PST · by lqcincinnatus · 3 replies
    KFOX14 ^ | Jan 29 2016 | Genevieve K Curtis
    EL PASO, Texas-- KFOX14 Investigates uncovers new documents alleging the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso is buying aborted fetal tissue for research, fetal tissue that may be linked to Planned Parenthood abortions. A Houston-based attorney, Briscoe Cain, said he obtained the information from a Freedom of Information request. He said he found evidence of four Texas medical schools purchasing fetal tissue from a California bioscience company. TTUHSC El Paso is among those listed as purchasing fetal tissue from Advanced Bioscience Resource Center. Cain claims the tissue could be coming from abortions at Planned Parenthood because Planned Parenthood...
  • U.S. judge grants injunction against anti-abortion activists

    02/07/2016 10:24:39 AM PST · by Nachum · 26 replies
    Reuters ^ | 2/7/16 | Dan Levine
    SAN FRANCISCO - A U.S. judge on Friday granted a preliminary injunction stopping the distribution of surreptitious videos taken by anti-abortion activists who alleged Planned Parenthood staff discussed the illegal sale of aborted fetal tissue. The National Abortion Federation (NAF), a nonprofit representing abortion providers, accused the Center for Medical Progress and its founder, David Daleiden, in a lawsuit last year of illegally infiltrating and recording its private meetings. San Francisco federal judge William Orrick last year issued a temporary order prohibiting the distribution of the videos, which he extended on Friday until the litigation is over. Orrick said he
  • Marco Rubio Knocks It Out Of The Park on Abortion at ABC #GOPDebate

    02/06/2016 8:49:58 PM PST · by absentee · 27 replies
    RedState ^ | 2/6/16 | Caleb Howe
    Every Republican and conservative in America knows the media’s double standards when it comes to asking hard questions. It was especially evident this week in the difference between the Democrat and Republican debates. And it is the most evident in how the media deal with abortion. Sen. Rubio takes them apart over it.
  • A guide to what Ted Cruz wants to abolish, bar or change

    01/18/2016 8:50:12 AM PST · by Isara · 69 replies
    Washington Post ^ | January 18, 2016 | Katie Zezima
    ...U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv The U.S. Embassy in Israel is currently in Tel Aviv. Cruz wants to move it to Jerusalem, Israel's "once and eternal" capital.Commerce DepartmentIn a piece for the National Review, Cruz said shuttering the department would "close the congressional cookie jar" and promote free trade.Education DepartmentAnother standard line from Cruz: "U.S. Department of Education, which should be abolished." Cruz is a states' rights guy -- he wrote his college thesis on the 10th Amendment -- and wants to give control of schools to states or localities....Energy DepartmentCruz has said the country needs an "energy renaissance." .......
  • This top Rand Paul donor just made a big endorsement in the presidential race

    02/05/2016 8:40:54 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 26 replies
    Rare ^ | February 3, 2016 | Corie W. Stephens
    Tech entrepreneur Scott Banister has long been an ally to the liberty movement. The angel investor, IronPort founder, and PayPal board member donated $3 million to a Rand Paul supporting Super PAC, and has been a vocal supporter of the libertarian Republican. Now that Rand Paul is out of the presidential race, Banister has thrown his support behind Ted Cruz. Cruz is a self-described constitutional conservative who earned the endorsements of both Rand and Ron Paul in his 2012 Texas Senate race. Scott Banister Our best chance for a constitutional presidency is now @tedcruz. #LibertariansForCruz Cruz's relationship with the Pauls...
  • Despite Pressure ABC News Doesn't Budge, Refuses to Allow Carly Fiorina to Debate Saturday

    02/05/2016 7:32:21 AM PST · by Kaslin · 75 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 5, 2016 | Katie Pavlich
    ABC News announced the lineup for Saturday's GOP presidential debate in Manchester late Thursday evening. Seven candidates will take the stage just three days before the New Hampshire primary. For Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina will not be one of them despite beating rivals John Kasich and Chris Christie in the Iowa caucus. She's also beating Dr. Ben Carson in New Hampshire polling.  .@ABC reveals Republican candidates participating in Saturday's #GOPDebate https://t.co/phaAPdGLAh pic.twitter.com/VHuGgmlBd4— ABCNews PR (@ABCNewsPR) February 5, 2016 Fiorina is responding with accusations the "game is rigged." "I've been telling you the game is rigged. And here's even more...
  • The LA Times Wants You to Feel Bad About Babies Being Born

    02/05/2016 6:51:49 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 20 replies
    MRC TV ^ | February 4, 2016 | Brittany M. Hughes
    In bold, stark lettering, an article by the LA Times featured the following ground-breaking headline splashed across its Wednesday edition: “After Texas Stopped Funding Planned Parenthood, Low-Income Women Had More Babies.” The article is based on a recent study conducted by the Population Research Center at the University of Texas at Austin and published in the New England Journal of Medicine, which seeks to link a recent 1.9 percent increase in Texas births paid for by Medicaid to the fact that the state cut off funding to the nation's largest abortion provider last year. In other words, more babies are...
  • Do Not Close The Book On Carly Fiorina

    02/04/2016 8:38:26 AM PST · by Kaslin · 37 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 4, 2016 | Ken Blackwell
    Scott Walker, Rick Perry, Bobby Jindal, Mike Huckabee and now Rand Paul. All were considered to be serious candidates for the Republican nomination for president and all have dropped out.Carly Fiorina began the campaign with far less name recognition, far less money, and yet her national profile has grown and when she speaks people hang on every word. She has far outlasted the so-called heavyweights, do not count her out.While I have yet to endorsein the GOP presidential race, what has so impressed me about Carly is the drive, persistence and consistency she has shown throughout the entire process. She...
  • Five Myths About Marijuana and You

    10/28/2015 6:37:46 AM PDT · by rktman · 63 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 10/28/2015 | James Arlandson
    Myths about marijuana are apparent in college papers, online, and in the media. The users are eager to believe they dont have a problem, so an entire mythology has grown up around the plant. But here are the counterarguments
  • Scientist Says Legalized Abortion Hindered Research on Massive Zika Virus

    02/03/2016 8:27:07 PM PST · by kathsua · 9 replies
    Life News ^ | Feb 2, 2016 | Micaiah Bilger
    A scientific researcher who has been studying the Zika virus and its possible link to brain abnormalities in babies says legalized abortion hindered his research. The mosquito-borne virus, a growing concern in South America, is believed to be linked to microcephaly, a neurological disorder where a baby’s head is significantly smaller and the brain is abnormally developed, according to the Mayo Clinic. The condition is not typically fatal, but it can cause health problems throughout the baby’s life. The World Health Organization reports that the relationship between the virus and microcephaly has not been confirmed yet but is highly suspected....
  • D.A. Who Indicted David Daleiden Received Over $25,000 From Attorney for Late-Term Abortionist

    02/03/2016 9:41:05 PM PST · by Morgana · 8 replies
    lifenews.com ^ | January 28, 2016 | Steven Ertelt
    Today, Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson (pictured) defended her indictment of pro-life advocate David Daleiden despite the fact that a Planned Parenthood abortion business board members works as a prosecutor in her office. Now, new information has come to light that Anderson’s campaign received more than $25,000 from the attorney who works for a late-term abortionist. As LifeNews reported Monday, a Texas grand jury has ignored the videos exposing a Houston-based Planned Parenthood abortion clinic caught selling aborted baby body parts and has instead indicted the man behind producing the expose’ videos. The Texas grand jury indicted David Daleiden...
  • David Daleiden Prosecutor Got Money, PR Help From Late Term Abortionist’s Lawyer

    02/03/2016 3:43:26 PM PST · by Faith Presses On · 7 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 1/31/16 | Evan Gahr
    The Houston prosecutor whose grand jury indicted two pro-life activists behind the Planned Parenthood sting but cleared the group of wrongdoing is closely connected to the lawyer for a late-term abortionist she failed to prosecute. Chip Lewis, the attorney for Douglas Karpen, did spin control for Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson after she came under fire for letting his doctor client off the hook. He also contributed $25,000 to her election campaign the following year. Lewis has even suggested that the outcome for his client could explain why the grand jury indicted Center for Medical Progress founder David Daleiden,...
  • Invoices from Houston Planned Parenthood Show Profit from Aborted Baby Remains & Add Concerns...

    02/03/2016 7:36:14 PM PST · by Morgana · 4 replies
    Operation Rescue ^ | January 29, 2015 | Operation Rescue
    FULL TITLE: Invoices from Houston Planned Parenthood Show Profit from Aborted Baby Remains & Add Concerns that Grand Jury Tainted by Bias Houston, Texas – Yesterday, Operation Rescue’s Texas attorney, Briscoe Cain, released never-before seen documents that show Planned Parenthood engaged in providing fetal body parts from aborted babies to four public-funded Texas universities. Cain stated in a news conference held in front of the Houston Planned Parenthood office that the documents “appear to throw water on Planned Parenthood’s claim that they do not profit from the sale of fetal tissue, but only make enough to cover their costs.” These...
  • Abortion Providers Argue For Back Alley Abortions

    02/03/2016 7:28:05 PM PST · by Morgana · 1 replies
    thefederalist.com ^ | February 3, 2016 | Mailee Smith
    When the Supreme Court reviews the Texas abortion case, Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt (formerly Cole), abortion providers’ deadly game will have prompted a discussion about what is more important: “access” to the current back alley of abortion now offered by an industry that puts profits over people, or commonsense health and safety standards the Court has historically supported. The stakes are high—life and death—and encompass more than whether the Texas provisions in House Bill (HB) 2 are constitutional. To be sure, the law Texas passed in 2013—requiring abortion clinics to meet commonsense health and safety standards and requiring abortion...
  • Family Research Council Releases Issue Analysis of Planned Parenthood and Biotech Industry...

    02/03/2016 7:24:48 PM PST · by Morgana · 3 replies
    .frc.org ^ | February 3, 2016 | J.P. Duffy or Alice Chao,
    FULL TITLE: Family Research Council Releases Issue Analysis of Planned Parenthood and Biotech Industry Use of Aborted Babies WASHINGTON, D.C. – Family Research Council’s Center for Human Dignity has published a new Issue Analysis titled “Investigating Planned Parenthood and Research Using Aborted Babies.” Authored by Center Director Arina Grossu, the purpose of this study is to investigate Planned Parenthood’s abortion practices and its harvesting of aborted babies’ organs. These findings synthesize what is publically known about Planned Parenthood, its harvesting of aborted baby parts, the operations of biotech companies involved in this industry, and its end-use consumers, including National Institutes...
  • Videographer in Planned Parenthood case to be offered probation

    02/03/2016 7:15:41 PM PST · by Morgana · 44 replies
    chron.com ^ | February 3, 2016 | Brian Rogers
    A California woman charged last week for her role in the production of undercover videos at a Houston Planned Parenthood clinic will be offered probation, a Harris County prosecutor said in court. Sandra Susan Merritt, of San Jose, Calif., appeared in court Wednesday morning on charges of tampering with a governmental record, a second-degree felony which carried a possible sentence of up to 20 years in prison. A grand jury convened to investigate whether a Houston Planned Parenthood clinic had sold the organs of aborted fetuses last week cleared the clinic and instead indicted the undercover videographers behind the allegations....
  • Republican senators personally walk informed consent bill to Bevin's office for signature

    02/03/2016 7:13:44 PM PST · by Republican Wildcat · 3 replies
    cn|2 Pure Politics ^ | 2/2/2016 | Don Weber
    WITH VIDEO - The first pro-life bill to clear the House and Senate in a dozen years was personally walked down to Governor Matt Bevin by members of the GOP on Tuesday for his signature. Senate Bill 4, which allows real-time telemedicine consultations between doctors and women seeking an abortion, was signed on the spot by Kentucky's governor. GOP members of the Senate decided to walk the bill down to the governor's office where bill sponsor Sen. Julie Raque Adams, R-Louisville, personally handed the legislation to Bevin. Bevin gave the group the option to move the signing date to February...
  • Montana woman sues, says she would have aborted daughter with cystic fibrosis

    02/03/2016 7:11:46 PM PST · by Morgana · 11 replies
    liveactionnews.org ^ | February 3, 2016 | Calvin Freiburger
    Kerrie Evans of Gardiner, Montana, has filed a $14.5 million lawsuit against Park Clinic in Livingston, Billings Clinic’s Bozeman OB/GYN, nurse practitioner Peggy Scanson, and Dr. William Peters, arguing that she would have gotten an abortion if they had diagnosed her six-year-old daughter’s severe cystic fibrosis in utero. Evans and her husband contend they were concerned about cystic fibrosis going into the pregnancy and planned to abort if a blood test showed the disease, and because they did not they now face $300,000 yearly medical bills for her. In response, the defendants claim that Evans only discussed Down Syndrome with...
  • BREAKING: David Daleiden, Heading to Court Feb. 4, Releases New Planned Parenthood Video

    02/03/2016 4:19:43 PM PST · by blueyon · 17 replies
    SeasonsOfGrace.com ^ | 2/04/16 | Kathy Schiffer
    THIS JUST IN from the Thomas More Society, the not-for-profit, public interest law firm that is defending David Daleiden against charges that he and his Center for Medical Progress have violated the law in exposing Planned Parenthood’s illegal sale of aborted baby body parts: As prelude to David Daleiden presenting himself to the Harris County court this week, the Center for Medical Progress released a new video exposing how Planned Parenthood used accounting gimmicks to hide its illegal sale of fetal tissue. Daleiden will present himself before Judge Brock Thomas at 9 a.m. on Thursday, February 4th. Statement by Peter...
  • Is Zika Virus Or The Tdap Vaccine Causing Birth Defects In Brazil?

    02/03/2016 2:04:04 PM PST · by Jan_Sobieski · 7 replies
    Your News Wire ^ | 1/28/2016 | Carol Adl
    The Zika virus has been known to infect people in Africa, South and Central America and Asia for more than 70 years without causing any birth defects. The Brazilian government declared an emergency in December after 2,400 babies were found to be born with shrunken heads and brain defects believed to be linked to mosquitoes carrying the Zika Virus. The number of babies born with the defects has been rising significantly since then. But could there be a link between the introduction of the Tdap vaccination that women in Latin America were urged to get before they were 22 weeks...
  • Planned Parenthood Staph Member of the Year

    02/03/2016 12:24:16 PM PST · by Morgana
    Destiny Herndon-DeLaRosa youtube ^ | Sep 3, 2015 | Destiny Herndon-DeLaRosa New Wave Feminist
    Planned Parenthood Staph Member of the Year (Planned Parenthood undercover tapes parody. "Staph Member") Video only on link.
  • NAF Conference - Renee Chelian - Michigan Abortion Provider

    02/03/2016 11:59:10 AM PST · by Morgana · 1 replies
    NAF Conference - Renee Chelian - Michigan Abortion Provider These are the actual words Renee Chelian's said while speaking at the National Abortion Federation Conference. The video can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/studentsforlife/videos/10153248053067927/ Video only on link.....
  • Knives are out again for Latin America’s unborn. But what’s behind this Zika virus story?

    02/03/2016 10:12:33 AM PST · by wagglebee · 6 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 2/2/16 | Mei-Li Garcia
    February 2, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) – The forces of death and misery of the pro-abortion industry are at it again, and they are doing their best to use a troubling item in the news to scare and intimidate strongly pro-woman and pro-child Latin American countries into loosening restrictions on abortion. The Zika virus scare is the tool du jour. In an interview on NPR’s “All Things Considered” published on January 30, 2016, reporter Lourdes Garcia-Navarro interviewed staff of a fertility clinic and abortion activists who decried the slowing down of in vitro fertilizations as women were afraid to become pregnant lest...
  • Planned Parenthood Trashes Ted Cruz After Iowa Win, Claims He Doesn’t Understand Birth Control

    02/02/2016 8:37:21 PM PST · by Morgana · 23 replies
    lifenews.com ^ | February 2, 2016 | Steven Ertelt
    The Planned Parenthood abortion business wasted no time trashing pro-life Senator Ted Cruz after the Texas lawmaker won the Iowa caucus vote last night. Cruz won the Republican vote followed by Trump and pro-life Florida Senator Marco Rubio jumped up to a surprisingly close third-place finish to come in just behind Trump, nearly overtaking him as well. In a series of tweets, Planned Parenthood attacked Cruz’s pro-life views on abortion and went as far as making inane claims that Cruz doesn’t understand how birth control works: Elected to the U.S. Senate in 2012, Cruz sailed to victory with the backing...
  • Pro-Life Groups Demand D.A. Drop Charges Against David Daleiden for Exposing Planned Parenthood

    02/02/2016 8:33:31 PM PST · by Morgana · 2 replies
    lifenews.com ^ | February 2, 2016 | Steven Ertelt
    A coalition of pro-life groups is urging Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson to drop the charges filed against two pro-life advocates, including David Daleiden, for exposing the Planned Parenthood selling the body parts of aborted babies. The Texas grand jury indicted David Daleiden and another pro-life activist, Sandra Merritt, behind the videos. Instead of prosecuting Planned Parenthood for selling aborted baby parts, Daleiden was indicted for buying them. Daleiden and Merritt were charged with one felony related to tampering with a governmental record and a misdemeanor count related to buying human tissue. The felony charge was in reference to...
  • FULL FOOTAGE: Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast CEO Melaney Linton

    02/02/2016 8:28:48 PM PST · by Morgana · 2 replies
    The Center for Medical Progress/youtube ^ | February 2, 2016 | Center for Medical Progress
    FULL FOOTAGE: Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast CEO Melaney Linton Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast Director of Research Melissa Farrell Explains Abortion Group “Worded” Fetal Specimen Line Item as “Patient Consent” to Skirt Law, Agrees to Financial Profit from Sales: “We Definitely Want to Do That”
  • Planned Parenthood Houston Admits Accounting Gimmicks Hide Baby Parts Sales, Invoices Charge $8,000

    02/02/2016 8:19:59 PM PST · by Morgana · 12 replies
    The Center for Medical Progress/youtube ^ | February 2, 2016 | Center for Medical Progress
    Planned Parenthood Houston Admits Accounting Gimmicks Hide Baby Parts Sales, Invoices Charge $8,000 PLANNED PARENTHOOD HOUSTON ADMITS ACCOUNTING GIMMICKS HIDE BABY PARTS SALES, INVOICES TO UTMB CHARGE THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast Director of Research Melissa Farrell Explains Abortion Group “Worded” Fetal Specimen Line Item as “Patient Consent” to Skirt Law, Agrees to Financial Profit from Sales: “We Definitely Want to Do That” Contact: Peter Robbio, probbio@crcpublicrelations.com, 703.683.5004 HOUSTON, Feb. 3--A new video at Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast and newly-released documents from a Texas Public Information Act request show how Planned Parenthood used accounting gimmicks to hide its...
  • Obama veto of bill to defund Planned Parenthood stands as House vote comes up short

    02/02/2016 8:04:24 PM PST · by Morgana · 23 replies
    liveactionnews.org ^ | February 2, 2016 | Calvin Freiburger
    The US House of Representatives has voted 240-186 to override President Barack Obama’s veto of a bill to place a one-year moratorium on Planned Parenthood’s federal funding and repeal large parts of Obamacare, which also subsidizes abortion. The measure needed two-thirds support and so it failed to pass. The legislation originally passed Congress 240-181 in the House and 52 to 47 in the Senate, but Obama vetoed it, declaring that the bill “would reverse the significant progress we have made in improving health care in America” and “disproportionately impact low-income individuals.” Rep. Diane Black (R-TN), one of House’s leading proponents...
  • Transgender Girl Scout Sells Thousands of Cookies After Being Bullied

    02/02/2016 12:22:06 PM PST · by Citizen Zed · 83 replies
    Seventeen ^ | 2-2-2016 | KATE STOREY
    When 9-year-old Stormi was bullied by a neighbor, she didn't let that slow her down from selling thousands of boxes of Girl Scout cookies Her mom, Kim (the family didn't give their last name because of privacy concerns) told BuzzFeed News that a man just a few blocks from their home in Herrin, Illinois, told Stormi, who is transgender: "Nobody wants to buy cookies from a boy in a dress." "It made me sad," Stormi told the outlet. "Because I'm a girl." Her mom said Stormi immediately went home and cried. "She was like, 'Why am I not good enough?'"...
  • St. Louis Planned Parenthood sends 30th Patient to the Emergency Room since 2009

    02/02/2016 10:36:13 AM PST · by Morgana · 12 replies
    Operation Rescue ^ | February 2, 2016 | Cheryl Sullenger
    St. Louis, MO – The Coalition for Life is reporting that for the thirtieth time since 2009, an ambulance has again transported a Planned Parenthood patient to a hospital in St. Louis. A firetruck and an emergence response team were the first to arrive, followed by am ambulance, according to a press statement issued by the Coalition for Life. A woman was loaded into the ambulance while clinic workers held a large tarp to prevent pro-life activists from photographing the incident. The ambulance rushed away with siren blaring. This emergency comes exactly one month after the last such incident that...
  • Why prosecuting the Center for Medical Progress leaves even pro-abortion activists worried

    02/02/2016 9:56:32 AM PST · by Morgana · 8 replies
    liveactionnews.org ^ | February 2, 2016 | Cassy Fiano
    Both sides of the abortion debate are watching to see what will happen in Texas, now that the Center for Medical Progress has been indicted for exposing Planned Parenthood’s illegal activities. Abortion advocates have been celebrating with supportive tweets, and the Daily Show even held a pep rally. Meanwhile, pro-lifers quickly pointed out the shocking conflict of interest within the prosecutor’s office, as Harris County prosecutor Lauren Reeder sits on the board of directors of the very Planned Parenthood affiliate that was under question. But not everyone falls neatly into the prescribed pro-abortion or pro-life boxes. Even abortion advocates are...
  • Obama Administration Ignores Federal Law, Allows California to Force Churches to Fund Abortions

    02/02/2016 9:46:22 AM PST · by Morgana · 5 replies
    lifenews.com ^ | February 1, 2016 | Micaiah Bilger
    It has been more than a year since the Obama Administration promised to investigate a California order that forces churches to fund abortions through health insurance plans. Despite the repeated urging of pro-life lawmakers and religious groups in California to act on that promise, the administration appears to be doing nothing. The troubling situation began in 2014 when the California Department of Managed Health Care reclassified abortion as a “basic health service” under the Affordable Care Act and ordered all insurance plans in the state to begin covering surgical abortions immediately. Even churches are not exempt from funding abortions. The...
  • BREAKING: Jill Stanek’s home vandalized by violent abortion supporters

    02/02/2016 9:52:08 AM PST · by Morgana · 19 replies
    liveactionnews.org ^ | February 2, 2016 | Kristi Burton Brown
    Pro-life stalwart Jill Stanek has reported that she returned home from a family vacation to find her home vandalized. A brick had been thrown through her window, with a note ordering her to “Quit the pro-life bulls**t.” Stanek, who worked as a registered nurse for years, first became known to the pro-life movement when she revealed that babies who survived abortions at her hospital were left to die. She has spoken to Congress, as well as many groups, telling the stories of these babies – including one she held and rocked until he died. I could not bear the thought...
  • Judge Abortion Facilities Don't Need to Meet Health Requirements [semi-satire]

    02/02/2016 9:25:42 AM PST · by John Semmens · 2 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 31 Jan 2016 | John Semmens
    Baton Rouge District Judge John deGravelles blocked a Louisiana law requiring that abortion facilities comply with state standards for health and safety, calling it unconstitutional. "The right to an abortion is a constitutional right decreed by the United States Supreme Court in 1973," de Gravelles ruled. "The state is not permitted to infringe on this right by adding conditions that could limit a woman's ability to abort her child." The Judge dispensed with the argument that the state has the power to set health and safety standards for medical treatments. "The contention that the lack of such standards endangers the...
  • Apple’s Siri will now direct mothers to abortion facilities

    02/02/2016 7:02:53 AM PST · by wagglebee · 28 replies
    LifeSiteNew ^ | 2/1/16 | Father Mark Hodges
    CUPERTINO, California, February 2, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) – Want to abort your baby?  There's an app for that. Apple has "fixed" its software, "Siri," to correctly interpret inquiries for abortion business locations. "Siri" is an "intelligent personal assistant" on the Apple iPhone that you can use to find pretty much anything. Simply say, "Where can I get a good steak?," and the Siri software will list steakhouses near your location. But say, "Where can I get an abortion?," and, since 2011, Siri would look up "abortion" –but because abortion facilities are deceptive in their titles (they never use the A-word, but...
  • Planned Parenthood Spends Six-Figures in Iowa to Elect Abortion Activist Hillary Clinton

    02/02/2016 6:32:58 AM PST · by Morgana · 17 replies
    lifenews.com ^ | February 2, 2016 | Steven Ertelt, Micaiah Bilger
    With late-braking polls showing pro-abortion Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders running very competitively with pro-abortion Hillary Clinton in Iowa, the site of today’s caucuses, the Planned Parenthood abortion business spent six figures on a huge ad buy over the weekend. The abortion company is pulling out all of the stops to elect its best friend president and its lobbying arm purchased the large advertising buy on Friday to give Clinton a last-minute shot in the arm. “There’s too much at stake for us to take a back seat in this election. Every single leading Republican candidate would strip health care...
  • Aetna voices 'serious concerns' on ObamaCare sustainability

    02/01/2016 4:37:33 PM PST · by John W · 18 replies
    thehill.com ^ | February 1, 2016 | Peter Sullivan
    Aetna's chairman and CEO said Monday that the country's third-largest health insurer had "serious concerns" about the sustainability of ObamaCare's marketplaces. "We continue to have serious concerns about the sustainability of the public exchanges," Mark Bertolini said on an earnings call Monday, according to prepared remarks. He said the company remained concerned about "the overall stability of the risk pool." Many insurers, including Aetna, have been losing money on the ObamaCare marketplaces, also known as exchanges, in part because of a sicker and more costly mix of enrollees, known as the "risk pool." The country's largest health insurer, United HealthCare,...
  • House Votes Tuesday to Override Obama’s Veto of Bill to Defund Planned Parenthood

    02/01/2016 6:36:22 PM PST · by Morgana · 21 replies
    lifenews.com ^ | February 1, 2016 | Steven Ertelt
    The House of Representatives will vote Tuesday on the reconciliation bill President Barack Obama vetoed that would de-fund the Planned Parenthood abortion business, which was caught selling the body parts of aborted babies. Hearings have exposed how the abortion company likely violated federal laws to sell the body parts. The measure also repealed the abortion-funding Obamacare legislation and Obama cited that as the primary reason for vetoing the overall bill. The vote override vote comes just days after more than half a million Americans are expected to March for Life in the nation’s capital and solemnly mark the anniversary of...
  • Governor Matt Bevin Shuts Down Illegal, Unlicensed Planned Parenthood Abortion Clinic in Kentucky

    02/01/2016 6:28:00 PM PST · by Morgana · 16 replies
    lifenews.com ^ | February 1, 2016 | Micaiah Bilger
    FULL TITLE: Governor Matt Bevin Shuts Down Illegal, Unlicensed Planned Parenthood Abortion Clinic in Kentucky A Louisville, Kentucky Planned Parenthood abortion clinic shut down Friday after pro-life Gov. Matt Bevin discovered the abortion clinic was operating without a license. The new abortion clinic opened in December and applied for a license to do abortions from the state; however, last week, Bevin’s office found out that the abortion clinic began offering surgical and medical abortions in January without a license, LifeNews reported. The Courier-Journal reports that the abortion clinic stopped doing abortions Friday after Bevin’s office sent a “cease and desist”...
  • Abortion bill passes 33-5, heads to governor to be signed into law

    02/01/2016 5:50:21 PM PST · by Republican Wildcat · 4 replies
    Kentucky Today ^ | 2/1/2016 | Kristen Lowry
    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Women seeking abortions will have to have face-to-face meetings or real-time video consultations with their physicians at least 24 hours before undergoing the procedures under legislation that received final passage in the Senate Monday. The final vote was 33-5. Senate Majority Leader Damon Thayer, R-Georgetown, said the legislation "will give voice to those who cannot speak for themselves." The measure, which has widespread support from religious groups, now goes to Gov. Matt Bevin, who is expected to sign it into law.
  • John Kasich's Obamacare Roadshow goes national [Why is a Republican promoting Obamacare?]

    02/01/2016 1:51:29 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    Hotair ^ | 02/01/2016 | Jason Hart
    Ohio Gov. John Kasich used his time in the spotlight at Thursday’s Republican debate to promote Obamacare.You may not have noticed, either because you tune Kasich out or because Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion isn’t a policy you’ve followed closely. But you can bet Obamacare advocates listened with rapt attention.Fox News host Chris Wallace jokingly asked Kasich if he thinks -- as his rhetoric suggests -- Ted Cruz is going to Hell for opposing Obamacare. Cruz is just one of millions of Republicans who have been smeared by Kasich, but there’s no need to split hairs with Wallace here.Watch and I’ll...
  • ObamaCare Robbing the American People of Wealth, Health and Liberty

    08/06/2015 9:05:45 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 7 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 8/6/15 | Doug Book
    What, then, is law? It is the collective organization of the individual right to lawful defense. Each of us has a natural rightfrom Godto defend his person, his liberty, and his property. [I]t follows that a group of men have the right to organize and support a common force to protect these rights constantlyThus, since an individual cannot lawfully use force against the person, liberty, or property of another individual, then the common forcefor the same reasoncannot lawfully be used to destroy the person, liberty, or property of individuals or groups. Frederic Bastiat 1801-1850 Coach is Right has written...
  • Ted Cruz on John Roberts and government shutdown: GOP debate takeaways

    01/18/2016 3:21:30 PM PST · by Perdogg · 13 replies
    SNIP “It is true that after George W. Bush nominated John Roberts, I supported his confirmation. That was a mistake and I regret that,” he said. But he insisted that he’d fought behind the scenes for a more reliable — and proven — conservative jurist, appellate judge Mike Luddig, for whom he had worked.
  • John Roberts Should Be a Quick Confirm.

    01/18/2016 3:10:56 PM PST · by true believer forever · 113 replies
    National Review ^ | July 20, 2005 | Senator Ted Cruz
    "As an individual, John Roberts is undoubtedly a principled conservative, as is the president who appointed him. He clerked for Chief Justice Rehnquist, worked in the Reagan White House, and served as the principal deputy solicitor general in President George H.W. Bush's Justice Department. As a jurist, Judge Roberts' approach will be that of his entire career: carefully, faithfully applying the Constitution and legal precedent. He is a mainstream judge, respected across the ideological spectrum. Thus, he's earned praise from liberal icons such as Harvard Law Professor Larry Tribe, and Chicago Law Professor Cass Sunstein, as well as from Clinton...
  • Dead Things Don't Grow

    02/01/2016 5:38:14 AM PST · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 1, 2016 | Mike Adams
    Author's Note: The debate discussed in today's column can be accessed on You Tube (see https://ww.youtube.com/watch?v=YdMqmDyOrnw&feature=youtu.be). Many who hold the pro-choice position subscribe to a postmodern worldview. They are not arguing that we can kill the unborn because a woman's right to choose trumps the right to life of the unborn. They are arguing that ambiguity on the question of when life begins supplies adequate justification for abortion on demand. The argument from ambiguity was central to former ACLU president Nadine Strossen's presentation when I debated her recently on the campus of Oregon State University (OSU). I was pleased that...
  • GPs criticize ‘nationalization’ of family doctor services [Ireland]

    01/30/2016 5:34:59 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 3 replies
    Irish Times ^ | 01/30/2016 | Paul Cullen
    Family doctors have criticized the Government for seeking to "nationalize" general practice with plans to extend free GP care to all children. Speakers at the National Association of GPs conference called for a campaign of resistance to plans for a progressive extension of GP medical cards to all children. The Government plans to extend the scheme to children aged under 12 years later this year and to all children shortly after. Limerick GP Charlie Gavin said he signed the contract out of fear. "My fear was my practice would not continue, I had a letter from the Government saying they...
  • Bernie Sanders Health Care (Letter to the Editor

    01/30/2016 8:33:43 AM PST · by rey · 10 replies
    Press Democrat ^ | 30 Jan 2016
    Sanders’ health plan EDITOR: I’m unfazed by Bernie Sanders’ admission that government-administered health care might raise my taxes. Under the current system, my husband and I pay $18,200 in annual premiums for the lowest level of catastrophic health insurance. If we require medical care, that could run us another $13,400 before our coverage kicks in, for a total annual liability of $31,600. I’m confident that by cutting the parasitic health insurers out of the equation, and by containing costs through bargaining and economies of scale, a Sanders administration could provide us all with Medicare-type coverage and put a lot of...
  • San Francisco police recite pledge to root out intolerance

    01/30/2016 9:29:08 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 21 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jan 30, 2016 12:10 PM EST | Paul Elias
    San Francisco police officers are being asked to combat racism in the ranks and take a pledge to turn in colleagues displaying intolerant behavior, such as slurs and jokes targeting people of color, gays and women. The pledge is part of a broader public relations campaign by the embattled police department to repair frayed relations with minority neighborhoods and community activists. The campaign comes amid growing tensions between police and black communities that are shaking up departments across the country and have led to the dismissal of top brass in some cities, including Chicago. Politically progressive San Francisco is not...
  • Kentucky governor orders Planned Parenthood to stop committing abortions

    01/30/2016 11:00:38 AM PST · by Morgana · 15 replies
    liveactionnews.org ^ | January 29, 2015 | Calvin Freiburger
    Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin (R) has sent a letter to Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky, ordering their new Louisville, KY, abortion facility to stop committing abortions due to a permit application which was “deficient for multiple reasons” pertaining to hospital agreement and ambulatory transport preparations for complications. “There is no tolerance whatsoever for people in the commonwealth of Kentucky disregarding the law,” Bevin told reporters, accusing Planned Parenthood of illegally performing abortions without proper credentials. “They are unlicensed, they are doing it knowingly, and they are going to be brought to justice on this front.” A Kentucky new station...
  • Planned Parenthood Caught Violating Same Law Against Organ Sales David Daleiden Was Indicted Over

    01/30/2016 10:54:34 AM PST · by Morgana · 4 replies
    lifenews.com ^ | January 29, 2015 | Micaiah Bilger
    Just days after a Texas grand jury ignored evidence of Planned Parenthood selling aborted babies’ body parts and indited whistle blower David Daleiden instead, a pro-life group released new documents that appear to show the abortion chain billing for aborted babies’ body parts. Attorney Brisco Cain, who represents Operation Rescue, released a series of invoices between Planned Parenthood of the Gulf Coast and the University of Texas Medical Branch on Thursday, showing charges ranging from $1,500 to $3,750 for “consent payments” that Planned Parenthood supplied to university researchers. “Consent payments” mean aborted babies’ body parts, according to Planned Parenthood Gulf...