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  • Black Leaders Slam Hollywood for Pushing Abortion on Black Women

    04/19/2019 9:54:59 AM PDT · by gattaca · 32 replies
    Breitbart ^ | April 18, 2019 | Dr. Susan Berry
    A coalition of black women pro-life leaders is calling upon Hollywood elites to end their push for more abortions of black babies as the way for black women to escape poverty and abuse.
  • Texas Law Used to Hasten Patients’ Death

    03/19/2019 3:44:04 PM PDT · by markomalley · 42 replies
    Church Militant ^ | 3/18/19 | Christine Niles
    A contentious battle over a law that gives hospitals the power of life or death over patients A contentious battle is taking place at this courthouse in downtown Houston, Texas over a law that gives hospitals virtually unlimited power to decide the fate of patients. Oral arguments took place centering on the question whether the law, called the Texas Advance Directives Act — or TADA for short — violates patients' constitutional rights by depriving them of due process. Texas Right to Life has led the vanguard in opposing this law. Incredibly enough, their main opposition is none other than the Texas Catholic bishops, who argue the...
  • PBS Unmasks Darwinian Eugenics

    02/25/2019 8:10:49 AM PST · by fishtank · 27 replies
    Creation Evolution Headlines ^ | 2-24-19 | Jerry Bergman, PhD
    PBS Unmasks Darwinian Eugenics Dr Jerry Bergman reviews the new PBS documentary on one of the evils of Darwinism, The Eugenics Crusade. Finally, One of the Evils of Darwinism Has Gone Mainstream by Dr Jerry Bergman 2-24-19 A new PBS documentary, The Eugenics Crusade, begins with Darwin, who inspired his cousin, Francis Galton, who spent his life developing Darwinian eugenics with the hope that it would be used to make both better people and a better society. To do this, Francis Galton was inspired by the “work of his half cousin Charles Darwin [who] believed that evolution was this natural...
  • NY’s Progressive Politicians Prepare the Battlefield for Assisted Suicide

    02/05/2019 5:23:52 PM PST · by marshmallow · 20 replies
    Catholic World Report ^ | 2/4/19 | Anne Hendershott
    The “aid-in-dying” advocacy group Compassion & Choices is expected to play a major role in the coming political battle in New York State.Emboldened after their victory in passing what Cardinal Dolan has called “ghoulish” legislation aimed at the death of inconvenient pre-born children, New York State’s progressive politicians have already begun their well-funded war on the elderly, the disabled, and the terminally ill as the suicide advocacy group, Compassion & Choices, plans to kick off its 2019 “Medical Aid in Dying Act” campaign this month. Mobilizing the troops in Albany to create the illusion that the proposed suicide bill is...
  • The Northam Killing Machine - Yes, it was Purposeful

    02/02/2019 11:42:32 PM PST · by Yomin Postelnik · 37 replies
    2/3/19 | Yomin Postelnik
    Blackface Prank? No, Dangerous Nazi-Style Eugenics Two days before "Blackface," I posted that Ralph Northam was a racist who grew up with Klan ties. As much was obvious from 5 minutes of research. Now let me explain why the man who despicably mused about killing what would be mostly Black and Hispanic newborns is representative of a danger which must be stopped. I never followed anything about this Northam before last week. The only thing mildly shocking would have been that unlike virtually all previous VA governors (McAuliffe, Kaine, Warner, Gilmore, McDonnell), this one receives literally no national attention, as...
  • CULTURE YEARBOOK: Ralph Northam In Blackface & KKK Photo

    02/01/2019 12:37:36 PM PST · by Sgt_Schultze · 88 replies
    BigLeaguePolitics.com ^ | 1 Feb 2019 | Patrick Howley
    Northam and a friend were photographed together — one in blackface, one in Klan robes. Virginia Democrat governor Ralph Northam posed for a blackface photograph. Big League Politics has obtained photos from Northam’s time at the Eastern Virginia Medical School, from which he graduated in 1984.
  • The Agenda Is Infanticide

    01/31/2019 7:20:01 AM PST · by Kaslin · 94 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 31, 2019 | Allie Stuckie
    The Virginia House of Delegates proposed a bill legalizing abortion through all nine months. Delegate Kathy Tran (D-Fairfax) confirmed that abortion would be available to the mother even while in natural labor, as long as it was for the reason of “mental health.” The definition of “mental health” is obscure in the bill.So, that’s that, pro-choicers. No more pretending this is about healthcare. No more pretending this is about “reproductive rights.” No more pretending this is about removing a non-human “clump of cells.”  No more “safe, legal and rare” business. No more pretending this is about compassion for the mother...
  • Belgian Socialist Party Leader Proposes Compulsory Contraception

    01/29/2019 5:37:35 PM PST · by marshmallow · 13 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | 1/23/19 | Jeanne Smits
    January 23, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) — The president of the Flemish Socialist party Socialistische Partij Anders (sp.a) has caused a media uproar in Dutch-speaking Belgium with his proposal to “prevent some people, at least for a time, from having children.” In a lengthy interview with Humo magazine, John Crombez said certain parents should be obliged to use contraception in order to “protect” children from being born and coming into the world under particularly difficult circumstances. While his idea has been met with skepticism and anger, even from some of his own party members, Crombez is a sufficiently important enough figure in...
  • TV One Guest Claims Trump Supporters Want 'Eugenics,' to 'Eliminate' Minorities

    01/15/2019 8:29:12 PM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 44 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | January 15, 2019 | Brad Wilmouth
    On Friday's News One Now on TV One, substitute host Michelle Bernard presided over a panel in which one guest asserted that the push to repeal ObamaCare by Donald Trump supporters is fueled by a desire for "eugenics" against minorities to bolster "white supremacy." She further claimed that there was a desire to "eliminate" and "annihilate" minorities. Neither host Bernard nor even the token Republican on the panel voiced any disagreement with her incendiary claims.
  • The Progressive Movement’s Sordid Past

    12/29/2018 5:08:14 AM PST · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 29, 2018 | Sheriff David Clarke (Ret)
    The American left has perfected the art of changing the meaning of words or phrases. For example, gun confiscation is reshaped to now mean “sensible gun safety measures.” White male now means privileged. Republican and racist are now interchangeable words. Voter ID laws for fair and clean elections means voter suppression to liberals. Moreover, political violence—torching buildings and bludgeoning innocent Americans on the street is now synonymous in their lexicon, as a peaceful protest. The American left has struggled for a long time dealing with another term: liberal. Conservatives were successful at demonizing the term when George H.W. Bush labeled...
  • Rewriting Life - EXCLUSIVE: Chinese scientists are creating CRISPR babies (gene editing)

    11/29/2018 1:45:26 AM PST · by a fool in paradise · 24 replies
    MIT Technology Review ^ | November 25, 2018 | Antonio Regalado
    A daring effort is under way to create the first children whose DNA has been tailored using gene editing. When Chinese researchers first edited the genes of a human embryo in a lab dish in 2015, it sparked global outcry and pleas from scientists not to make a baby using the technology, at least for the present. It was the invention of a powerful gene-editing tool, CRISPR, which is cheap and easy to deploy, that made the birth of humans genetically modified in an in vitro fertilization (IVF) center a theoretical possibility. Now, it appears it may already be happening....
  • Designer baby fears grow..new test that can predict an IVF embryos' risk of having a low IQ [tr]

    11/15/2018 7:57:58 AM PST · by C19fan · 39 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | November 15, 2018 | Sam Blanchard
    IVF clinics may soon use a controversial screening technique to get rid of embryos which are likely to grow up with low IQs. A company in the US offering tests which can pick out 'mental disabilities' – and, in theory, predict intelligence – has confirmed it is in talks with fertility clinics. The news has stoked fears about a rise in designer babies, which could be created by parents wanting to erase undesirable traits from their children. Experts say it is 'repugnant' to think about terminating embryos because they are expected to have lower than average intelligence.
  • People with Down syndrome apply to be first humans on endangered list

    11/08/2018 5:13:54 PM PST · by Morgana · 8 replies
    LIVE ACTION . ORG ^ | November 8, 2018 | Cassy Fiano-Chesser |
    A newly released video from The Canadian Down Syndrome Society (CDSS) has just released a video pointing out how worldwide, people with Down syndrome are in danger of becoming extinct. Their lives are endangered because of abortion. So people with the condition are speaking out, demanding better treatment and an end to the eugenics that has left their numbers dwindling. The CDSS notes on its campaign website that “[b]y the International Union for the Conservation of Nature’s own criteria, the Down syndrome community qualifies as endangered in many parts of the world.” The CDSS has applied “for the inclusion of...
  • Why White Supremacists Are Chugging Milk (and Why Geneticists Are Alarmed)

    10/18/2018 9:30:38 AM PDT · by Theoria · 55 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 17 Oct 2018 | Amy Harmon
    Nowhere on the agenda of the annual meeting of the American Society of Human Genetics, being held in San Diego this week, is a topic plaguing many of its members: the recurring appropriation of the field’s research in the name of white supremacy. “Sticking your neck out on political issues is difficult,” said Jennifer Wagner, a bioethicist and president of the group’s social issues committee, who had sought to convene a panel on the racist misuse of genetics and found little traction. But the specter of the field’s ignominious past, which includes support for the American eugenics movement, looms large...
  • The Eugenics Crusade(video)

    10/16/2018 11:47:13 PM PDT · by Mozilla · 10 replies
    PBS ^ | 10-16-18 | American Experience
    A hybrid derived from the Greek words meaning “well” and “born,” the term eugenics was coined in 1883 by Sir Francis Galton, a British cousin to Charles Darwin, to name a new “science” through which human beings might take charge of their own evolution. The Eugenics Crusade tells the story of the unlikely –– and largely unknown –– movement that turned the fledgling scientific theory of heredity into a powerful instrument of social control. Perhaps more surprising still, American eugenics was neither the work of fanatics, nor the product of fringe science. The goal of the movement was simple and,...
  • Shocking Dallas billboard targets black women, tells them abortions are ‘self-care’

    09/01/2018 4:06:34 PM PDT · by TBP · 17 replies
    The Blaze ^ | September 1, 2018 | Teri Webster
    Pro-life advocates are fuming over a new billboard along a Dallas highway that suggests black women should choose abortion because it’s “self-care.” What does it say? “Black women take care of their families by taking care of themselves,” the billboard states. “Abortion is self-care.” The billboard is sponsored by a Dallas-based group called The Afiya Center. The center’s website states it is “Transforming the Lives of Black Women & Girls.” Also according to its website, “Our mission is to serve Black women and girls by transforming their relationship with their sexual and reproductive health through addressing the consequences of reproduction...
  • APNewsBreak: University accepted $458K from eugenics fund [University of Arizona]

    08/25/2018 11:00:44 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 7 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Aug. 24, 2018 8:14 PM EDT | Michael Kunzelman
    The University of Arizona has accepted years of funding from a foundation infamous for promoting research linking race and intelligence — even after other universities and organizations, including white nationalist groups, stopped receiving support from the group, records show. A University of Arizona psychology professor used some of the Pioneer Fund’s grant money to pay for recent travel to a conference in London that has included eugenics-themed presentations, according to documents The Associated Press obtained through a public records request. The eugenics movement has included theories about the controlled breeding of humans to “improve” the gene pool. The Pioneer Fund...
  • An “Acceptable” Prejudice

    07/30/2018 5:15:06 PM PDT · by Morgana · 12 replies
    nancyvalko ^ | July 30, 2018 | Nancy Valko
    This week, Fox News had a story about John Cronin, a young man with Down Syndrome who, with his father, founded and runs what is now a $4 million dollar company called Crazy Socks. This story follows the February announcement that the new Gerber Spokesbaby is Lucas Warren who had Down Syndrome. The famous baby food company stated that Lucas “exemplifies Gerber’s longstanding heritage of recognizing that every baby is a Gerber baby.” (Emphasis added) However, this past week, the influential ethicist Arthur L. Caplan, PhD wrote a commentary titled “Should It Be Harder to Get Abortions for Down Syndrome...
  • Genetically modified babies given go ahead by UK ethics body

    07/17/2018 6:51:08 AM PDT · by Heartlander · 30 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 17 July 2018 | Ian Sample
    Genetically modified babies given go ahead by UK ethics body The creation of babies whose DNA has been altered to give them what parents perceive to be the best chances in life has received a cautious green light in a landmark report from a leading UK ethics body.The Nuffield Council on Bioethics said that changing the DNA of a human embryo could be “morally permissible” if it was in the future child’s interests and did not add to the kinds of inequalities that already divide society. The report does not call for a change in UK law to permit genetically...
  • NO WAY JOSÉ--Meet Mexico’s master-race theorist.

    05/29/2018 5:57:15 AM PDT · by SJackson · 23 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | May 29, 2018 | Lloyd Billingsley
    With at least 11 million false-documented illegals in the United States – the real number is doubtless twice that – it’s clear that Mexican nationals feel entitled to defy U.S. immigration law. At the same time, the Pueblo Sin Fronteras crowd, denounces the United States as exploitive and slams the American founders as a pack of white supremacists. That calls for a look at José Vasconcelos (1882-1959), a major figure in Mexican history and influential to this day.  Vasconcelos served as rector of the National University of Mexico, and president Alvaro Obregon appointed him as minister of public education...