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  • Parents Can Now Turn Unwanted Children Into Jewelry

    05/04/2017 7:54:30 AM PDT · by Morgana · 35 replies
    /theliberator.news ^ | May 4, 2017 | STAFF
    Parents who no longer wish to store their youngest children in freezers may now destroy them and have them made into jewelry thanks to Baby Bee Hummingbirds, an Australian keepsake company that recently began advertising its “Embryo Ashes” product. In an April 30 post on social media, the company declared, “We are absolute experts & true original leaders in Embryo Ashes • DNA Jewelry.” The company also creates jewelry keepsakes from breastmilk, hair from a baby’s first hair cut, first tooth, umbilical cord stump, and placenta. “I don’t believe there is any other business in the world that creates jewellery...
  • Seeing My Father Pray the Rosary Saved Me From Homosexuality [Catholic Caucus]

    04/30/2017 10:02:54 AM PDT · by BlessedBeGod · 11 replies
    OnePeterFive ^ | April 29, 2017 | Joseph Sciambra
    As a child, I revered my father and I didn’t understand him. I instinctively knew that my survival depended upon him. My father was a hard worker. He was industrious. He could create something out of nothing: a garden, a tree house, an addition to our home. He was a dispenser of my material happiness; a joyous day was when he occasionally brought home a cake or donuts. Then, I knew my father was pleased and I was happy. Sometimes, when I did something wrong, my father would get angry. At that point, I feared him as he was the...
  • Christian university must celebrate ‘panromantic’ gender identity, LGBTQ students demand

    04/27/2017 7:41:32 AM PDT · by C19fan · 52 replies
    College Fix ^ | April 27, 2017 | Grace Curtis
    Seattle Pacific University says it supports the right of its LGBTQ students to advocate against anti-gay actions and name-calling. Its LGBTQ students want the evangelical university to go a step further, and affirm non-heterosexual practices and various gender identities.
  • ‘Tolerance’ is just the cheap counterfeit of Christian love

    02/09/2017 8:02:25 PM PST · by ReformationFan · 6 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | 2-9-17 | Jonathan Van Maren
    February 9, 2017 (TheBridgehead) -- Due to relentless influences from Hollywood and progressive activists, many people now believe that Christians are hateful people. Specifically, Christians are hateful because Christianity forbids a broad range of sexual behaviors, and secular progressives have decided that this makes Christians “homophobic.” This term can be applied willy-nilly and irrespective of whether or not Christians do, in fact, fear or hate gay people. If Christians cannot agree that the definition of marriage can be arbitrarily changed after thousands of years, for example, this is indicative that Christians are desperately in need of the one quality progressives...
  • Match: Half of Millennials View Sex As a Way To Test For a 'Connection'

    02/09/2017 7:15:37 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 26 replies
    MRC TV ^ | February 9, 2017 | Brittany M. Hughes
    Match.com just released their annual “Singles in America” survey, offering a chilling insight into the Millennial Generation -- those born between the early '80s and 2000 -- and what this demographic thinks about love, sex and relationships. It’s no secret that Millennials have a much looser – pun intended – view of sex and commitment than prior generations, following a change in social norms that now seem to place higher value on things like “strong, independent women” than on committed long-term relationships or the notion of waiting until marriage to become intimate. But Match’s study of 5,500 random Millennials pulls back...
  • White House Statement On LGBT Executive Order

    01/31/2017 1:25:47 PM PST · by Pinkbell · 25 replies
    White House via Twitter ^ | January 31, 2017
    This is the statement (which is an update to the NYT article I posted last night): http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/chat/3519518/posts?page=72#72 President Donald J. Trump Will Continue To Enforce Executive Order Protecting The Rights Of The LGBTQ Community In The Workplace President Donald J. Trump is determined to protect the rights of all Americans, including the LGBTQ community. President Trump continues to be respectful and supportive of LGBTQ rights, just as he was throughout the election. The President is proud to have been the first ever GOP nominee to mention the LGBTQ community in his nomination acceptance speech, pledging then to protect the community...
  • Obama’s Protections for L.G.B.T. Workers Will Remain Under Trump

    01/30/2017 9:20:27 PM PST · by Pinkbell · 77 replies
    New York Times ^ | January 30, 2017 | Jeremy Peters
    WASHINGTON — The White House said on Monday that President Trump would leave in place a 2014 Obama administration order that created new workplace protections for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people. In a statement issued in response to growing questions about whether Mr. Trump would reverse the Obama order, the White House said the president was proud to embrace gay rights. “President Trump continues to be respectful and supportive of L.G.B.T.Q. rights, just as he was throughout the election,” the statement said. “The president is proud to have been the first ever G.O.P. nominee to mention the L.G.B.T.Q. community...
  • Kasich signs 20-week abortion ban, vetoes ‘heartbeat’ bill

    12/13/2016 2:26:35 PM PST · by Pinkbell · 79 replies
    The Hill ^ | December 13, 2016 | Reid Wilson
    Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) on Tuesday signed into law a measure banning abortions 20 weeks after conception, but vetoed a measure that would have outlawed abortion after as few as six weeks.   The bill Kasich vetoed, known as a “heartbeat” bill, passed Ohio’s legislature along mostly partisan lines last week and would have made abortions illegal once a fetus's heartbeat is detected. But even groups that oppose abortion rights believed the measure would fail in the face of an expected court challenge; Ohio Right to Life asked Kasich on Monday to veto the bill. Lower courts have struck...
  • Sofía Vergara sued by her own embryos

    12/07/2016 6:23:34 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 15 replies
    New York Post ^ | December 6, 2016 | Emily Smith
    The battle over Sofia Vergara’s embryos took an extraordinary turn Tuesday — when a right-to-live lawsuit was filed on behalf of the fertilized eggs against their mom. The female embryos are listed as plaintiffs “Emma’’ and “Isabella” in the Louisiana court papers, which come amid her knock-down, drag-out legal battle with former fiancé Nick Loeb, sources told The Post.
  • Dutch euthanasia law is used to kill alcoholic, 41, who decided death was the only way to escape[]

    11/30/2016 5:55:57 AM PST · by GonzoII · 35 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 29 November 2016 | Steve Doughty
    A 41-year-old man has ended his life by fatal injection rather than carry on living as an alcoholic, in a radical new extension of Holland’s euthanasia regime. Mark Langedijk decided that death was the only way to escape from his addiction to drink, according to an account published by his brother. Mr Langedijk set the date for his own death and was joking, drinking beer and eating ham and cheese sandwiches in the hours before his GP arrived at his parents’ home to administer fatal injections, it said.
  • Witness testifies he saw leading gay activist minister sexually abusing boy

    11/14/2016 6:46:57 PM PST · by ReformationFan · 9 replies
    LifeSite ^ | 11-14-16 | Pete Baklinkski
    KENTVILLE, Nova Scotia, November 14, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) — Rev. Brent Hawkes, Canada’s most celebrated homosexual activist minister, is in court for allegedly sexually abusing a 16-year-old boy in the 1970s. The Court in Kentville heard the first witness testify that he saw Hawkes performing oral-genital actions on a teenage male at the pastor’s Nova Scotia home about 40 years ago. Witness Douglas Aylward said he was 16 years old when a group of friends returned to Hawkes’ home after drinking at a local tavern. At one point, the minister pulled the teenager inside a small bathroom, told him he had...
  • Trump says he's 'fine' with legalization of same-sex marriage

    11/13/2016 6:04:38 PM PST · by Pinkbell · 80 replies
    Politico ^ | November 13, 2016 | Eli Stokals
    Donald Trump said he is “fine with” same-sex marriage but offered few specifics about his plans for the first 100 days of his administration during his first television interview since becoming the president-elect. In an extensive interview with CBS’s Leslie Stahl broadcast Sunday night on "60 Minutes," Trump sought to ease the anxieties of LGBTQ Americans that a new conservative Supreme Court majority might overturn last year’s decision legalizing same-sex marriage. Ducking a question about his personal view on the issue, which he dismissed as “irrelevant,” Trump asserted, bluntly, “it’s done.” “These cases have gone to the Supreme Court. They’ve...
  • Love Your Neighbor Enough to Speak Truth

    11/02/2016 7:18:48 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 27 replies
    The Gospel Coalition ^ | 10/31/16 | Rosaria Butterfield
    If this were 1999—the year that I was converted and walked away from the woman and lesbian community I loved—instead of 2016, Jen Hatmaker’s words about the holiness of LGBT relationships would have flooded into my world like a balm of Gilead. How amazing it would have been to have someone as radiant, knowledgeable, humble, kind, and funny as Jen saying out loud what my heart was shouting: Yes, I can have Jesus and my girlfriend. Yes, I can flourish both in my tenured academic discipline (queer theory and English literature and culture) and in my church. My emotional vertigo...
  • Eleanor Roosevelt’s ‘mistress’ died heartbroken and alone

    10/28/2016 8:57:13 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 56 replies
    New York Post ^ | October 22. 2016 | Brooke Hauser
    They called each other “darling,” “dear one” and “heart.” They told each other “je t’aime” and “j’adore,” and wrote more than 3,000 letters to one another. “All day I’ve thought of you . . . Oh! I want to put my arms around you, I ache to hold you close,” the normally reserved Eleanor Roosevelt wrote in March 1933 to her beloved. No, not her husband, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, but a brilliant, bourbon-drinking, cigarette-smoking Associated Press reporter named Lorena Hickok, or Hick. Their romance is at the center of Susan Quinn’s engrossing double biography, “Eleanor and Hick: The Love...
  • Rebuking the Unholy Pro-Abortion Coalition

    10/20/2016 5:39:12 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 4 replies
    Stream ^ | 10-20-16 | Michael Brown
    Many years ago, while participating in an Operation Rescue sit-in at an abortion clinic near Washington, D.C., I was struck by the make-up of the pro-abortion protesters. They were largely a mix of atheists, Satanists and gays, and they proudly identified as such. What a coalition! I remember asking myself, “Why would homosexuals be so adamant about this — adamant enough to show up early in the morning to protest our event — when, for the most part, it’s not relevant to their lives, since they’re not having babies?” To this day, colleagues of mine who share the gospel outside...
  • STD RATES AT RECORD HIGH (an explanation)

    10/20/2016 11:15:43 AM PDT · by heterosupremacist · 26 replies
    http://www.catholicleague.org ^ | 10/202016 | Bill Donohue
    Never before have more young people been subjected to “progressive” sex education than today; never before have more Americans been given free condoms than today; never before have more colleges and universities incorporated “safe sex” classes into their freshmen orientation programs than today; never before have there been more public service advertisements imploring gays to take preventive measures than today; never before have more celebrities been hired to promote “sexual awareness” than today; and never before has the rate of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) been higher. Never before have the rates of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis been worse. Chlamydia mostly...
  • Democratic Resolution Would Honor Planned Parenthood as ‘Essential Thread in Fabric of Society’

    10/04/2016 8:12:49 AM PDT · by PROCON · 43 replies
    cnsnews.com ^ | Oct. 3, 2016 | Lauretta Brown
    (CNSNews.com) – Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) introduced a resolution last week to “recognize the importance of Planned Parenthood’s contributions to women’s health care and reproductive rights in America over the last 100 years.” The resolution voiced strong support for the nation’s largest abortion provider, declaring that “the organization remains an essential thread in the fabric of society, and it will be key in the next century to assisting millions of women, men, and young people in accessing the health care they need and deserve, no matter who they are or where they live.” “Planned Parenthood should not be defunded, attacked,...
  • I AM BILL CLINTON'S SON! 'I AM REAL'

    10/03/2016 6:14:03 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 193 replies
    https://www.facebook.com/Danney-Williams-Clinton-1704956276415563/
  • Transgender Bathrooms?

    Transgender Bathrooms? Q. What is the Church’s official teaching about transgender bathrooms? There does not seem to be a clear answer about all of this. Robert, via e-mail A. There is no such thing as being “transgendered” from any biblical or Catholic perspective. Thus there is no official teaching about something that doesn’t even exist, let alone about bathrooms. What we can do is apply Catholic principles to address the deep confusion that has arisen about something so clear and basic as one’s sex. The human person has a sex (not a gender), and God assigns that sex. Scripture says,...
  • Death of a Society

    09/19/2016 8:39:48 AM PDT · by Morgana · 4 replies
    Sensus Fidelium youtube ^ | Published on Aug 30, 2015 | Sensus Fidelium
    Death of a Society Destroying Marriage & the Family: An Essential Principle in the Culture of Death. Homily from 2008 before the election on the culture of death in our land. Father speaks of a story of an assisted suicide vote then brings in how the culture of death has attacked marriage & sex. For more please go to http://www.romans10seventeen.org/ & please say 3 Hail Marys for the priest Marriage provides a proper structure for family, and family is the unit cell of society. Society is made of families. Family is the building block of society. Changing the nature of...