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  • Taxpayer funded ABC discusses the virtues of using sex robots

    11/09/2018 1:04:10 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 46 replies
    The Caldron Pool ^ | November 7, 2018 | Caldron Pool
    The ABC is being slammed, yet again. This time for their most recent episode of Q&A, where sexologist Nikki Goldstein suggested socially inept people could benefit from sex bots. “I feel like there are people who really do struggle to have these intimate connections,” Goldstein said. “I’ve interviewed people before that go to brothels, and they feel that the only way they can have this girlfriend experience is to be paying for it. They don’t necessarily want to be there.” “Now when I think of sex robots and where we’re going with A.I. technology, I feel like that’s the perfect...
  • German nurse admits to killing 100 patients as trial opens

    10/30/2018 6:33:59 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 3 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 10/30/2018
    A former nurse has admitted to killing 100 patients in his care, on the first day of his trial in the biggest serial killing case in Germany’s post-war history. Niels Hoegel, 41, has already spent nearly a decade in prison on a life term for other patient deaths. He is accused of intentionally administering medical overdoses to victims so he could bring them back to life at the last moment. As the proceedings opened in the northern city of Oldenburg, the presiding judge, Sebastian Buehrmann, asked whether the charges against him were accurate. Hoegel replied “yes”. “What I have admitted...
  • Abortion issue divides candidates in Pa. governor's race

    10/29/2018 1:38:22 PM PDT · by Morgana · 15 replies
    Penn Live .com ^ | Jan Murphy
    With the confirmation of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, legal analysts suggest that he could be a deciding vote in overturning the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision, and that has ratcheted up interest in the abortion issue in Pennsylvania's gubernatorial contest. Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf makes no bones about it. He wants no part of anything that would further restrict a women's access to abortion than what is permitted now in state law. He has vetoed or threatened to veto bills that would have done just that. "This issue is the woman's right to choose. It's about the choices...
  • NY Bill Would Require Medical Marijuana Be Covered By Public Health Insurance [“Child Health Plus”]

    10/29/2018 7:27:22 AM PDT · by Fitzy_888 · 25 replies
    Marijuana Moment ^ | October 23, 2018 | Tom Angell
    Public heath insurance programs would be required to cover medical marijuana in New York if a new Assembly bill is enacted. “Cost is the primary barrier to patient access in New York’s medical marijuana program,” reads a memo attached to the legislation. “Medicaid, other public health plans, and commercial health insurance plans do not cover medical marijuana, forcing patients to pay out of pocket. Some patients begin treatment only to stop due to inability to pay, while others turn to the black market.” “For thousands of patients, medical marijuana is a safer and more effective medication than other drugs, especially...
  • Can There Really Be Two Moms? (NYT alert)

    10/27/2018 6:11:26 PM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 45 replies
    New York Times ^ | October 25, 2018 | Stephanie Fairyington
    “No, Mama Steph, go away. I want Mama Sabby to read to me!” These words from my 3-year-old daughter, Marty, level me like the most withering insult. Lately, her extreme favoritism for my spouse, Sabrina, has reached new heights. She even gets mad if I peck Sabrina on the cheek or place my arm around her seat as she drives. I distinctly remember rebuffing my dad’s affections and interfering with his attempts to kiss or hug my mom when I was a kid. It makes me wonder: Am I the dad in this family? At one time, I might have...
  • Fewer Sex Partners Means a Happier Marriage

    10/22/2018 9:54:09 PM PDT · by DeweyCA · 244 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | 10-22-18 | OLGA KHAZAN
    Over at the Institute for Family Studies, Nicholas Wolfinger, a sociologist at the University of Utah, has found that Americans who have only ever slept with their spouses are most likely to report being in a “very happy” marriage. Meanwhile, the lowest odds of marital happiness—about 13 percentage points lower than the one-partner women—belong to women who have had six to 10 sexual partners in their lives. For men, there’s still a dip in marital satisfaction after one partner, but it’s never as low as it gets for women,... (Skip) In an earlier analysis, Wolfinger found that women with zero...
  • Atlanta Reaches $1.2M Settlement With Ex-Fire Chief Fired Over Christian Views on Sex, Marriage

    10/18/2018 12:05:13 PM PDT · by Fitzy_888 · 15 replies
    The Christian Post ^ | Oct 16, 2018 | By BRANDON SHOWALTER
    On January 9, 2015, I wrote an article titled, "The Mayor of Atlanta Declares War on Religious Freedom." Now, more than three-and-a-half years later, sanity has prevailed and religious freedoms have been preserved. Atlanta must pay up. The case involved Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran, a man who had served the city of Atlanta for more than 30 years, working with distinction and without blemish. But when he self-published a 160 page book for use in his home church, gay activists rose up against him, demanding that he be fired. What was his crime? On his own time and on his...
  • Mayor of DC to Pick Up the Bill for Halloween Drag Queen Footrace

    10/17/2018 5:14:02 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 5 replies
    The Activist Mommy ^ | October 16, 2018 | The Activist Mommy
    This story originally appeared on the website LGBTQ nation under the headline DC Mayor will pay for 100 drag queens to run a footrace through city streets.If you saw that without knowing the source, you’d probably guess it was from a conservative site, likely because the title openly addresses the fact that the mayor is using taxpayer dollars to fund a footrace for drag queens, something that is certainly outrageous on many levels.The fact that this title is written glowingly, not for shock value, shows you exactly how great the ideological gap is between progressives and conservatives.Conservatives have the wild...
  • The Most Important Movie You’ve Never Heard Of

    10/09/2018 7:24:06 PM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 18 replies
    https://www.wnd.com ^ | October 9, 2018 | Michele Malkin
    It’s here. “Gosnell: The Trial of America’s Biggest Serial Killer” debuts in theaters nationwide on Oct. 12. I do believe this groundbreaking film by indie producers Phelim McAleer and Ann McElhinney is the most important movie in America right now – a true-life saga of good vs. evil, deadly medical malpractice, systemic government malfeasance and cultural apathy toward the most vulnerable members of our society. I first reported on this real-life horror story nearly eight years ago, but you’ve probably not heard or read a word about “Gosnell” in the mainstream press, TV news or online. The conspiracy of silence...
  • School district's toilet policy under investigation after 'girl, five, was molested in the...

    10/04/2018 6:49:41 PM PDT · by Morgana · 34 replies
    DAILY MAIL UK ^ | October 4, 2018 | DM reporter
    FULL TITLE: School district's toilet policy under investigation after 'girl, five, was molested in the bathroom by a gender fluid student' The Department of Education's Civil Rights division is investigating after a five-year-old girl was allegedly sexually assaulted by a boy in her class in November last year. A complaint filed by the girl's mother alleges the child had gone to the bathroom, and the boy had been able to follow her because he identified as gender fluid and was, under school policy, allowed to be there. The mother, Pascha Thomas, further alleges when she made a complaint to the...
  • New Mexico observatory closure stemmed from FBI child porn probe -documents

    09/20/2018 9:43:43 AM PDT · by Signalman · 18 replies
    msn.com ^ | 9/19/2018 | Steve Gorman
    The mysterious 11-day closure of a New Mexico solar observatory stemmed from an FBI investigation of a janitor suspected of using the facility's wireless internet service to send and receive child pornography, federal court documents showed on Wednesday. The National Solar Observatory in Sunspot, New Mexico, was evacuated without public explanation on Sept. 6, leading to a swirl of social media speculation and rumors driven by its proximity to two U.S. military installations and the town of Roswell. Approximately two hours away from the observatory by car, Roswell was the site of a famous 1947 sighting of unidentified flying objects...
  • Teens Are Speaking Up About Their Abortions Through Youth Testify (BARF)

    09/12/2018 7:22:18 AM PDT · by Morgana · 29 replies
    TEEN VOGUE ^ | September 12, 2018 | Elly Belle
    When 22-year-old Jessy first learned she was pregnant, she was in shock. At the time, she was a junior at the University of California, Riverside, the president of her campus chapter of Planned Parenthood Generation Action, and a reproductive rights activist. Still, she said she never quite imagined herself as someone who might someday be fighting for her own right to have an abortion. "I just didn’t know what to do for myself even though I knew what I would always tell others," Jessy told Teen Vogue. "Knowing that what was inside me kept growing as time progressed really did...
  • 131 nabbed in Britain over online child sex offences

    09/04/2018 2:59:08 PM PDT · by markomalley · 1 replies
    Xinhua ^ | 9/4/18
    British police said Monday that they arrested 131 suspects tied to online child sex offences last week in police raids, and are calling for the technology industry to increase its help in stopping the abuse. Teachers, a children's entertainer and a former police officer were among those arrested in the police raids as part of a massive crackdown by the British National Crime Agency (NCA) and police forces in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Over the course of a week-long operation, more than 200 raids took place and 164 children were safeguarded, the NCA said. The arrests were announced...
  • John Rosemond: Your kids should not be the most important people in family

    08/30/2018 10:55:42 AM PDT · by Morgana · 75 replies
    reading eagle ^ | January 6, 2017 | John Rosemond
    That status needs to belong to the parents. I recently asked a married couple who have three kids, none of whom are yet teens, "Who are the most important people in your family?" Like all good moms and dads of this brave new millennium, they answered, "Our kids!" "Why?" I then asked. "What is it about your kids that gives them that status?" And like all good moms and dads of this brave new millennium, they couldn't answer the question other than to fumble with appeals to emotion. So, I answered the question for them: "There is no reasonable thing...
  • Furious Homosexual Catholic Goes Off on Ray Comfort About Pedophile Priests

    08/23/2018 10:29:17 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 41 replies
    Living Waters ^ | August 16, 2018 | Ray Comfort
    Last Saturday a very angry man took out his frustrations on me because of pedophile priests in the Roman Catholic Church. I don’t blame him for being angry. His language would curl your ear hair, but I certainly felt his pain. He was frustrated because I was preaching in California, seemingly unconcerned that these robed vultures were perched in this religious institution and were swooping in on the most vulnerable among us. He wanted me to stop preaching in California, and instead go to Rome, talk to the pope, and tell him to clean the filth from the Catholic Church....
  • Episcopal Sodomy: Gay Seminarian Pipeline

    08/21/2018 6:43:55 PM PDT · by Salvation · 43 replies
    ChurchMilitant.com ^ | 08-21-18 | Michael Voris
    Episcopal Sodomy: Gay Seminarian Pipeline by Church Militant  •  ChurchMilitant.com  •  August 21, 2018    From South America to the US Church Militant has learned that a clandestine pipeline for homosexual seminarians was established in the 1990s and into the early 2000s where active gay men from Colombia, South America were being secretly funneled to U.S. seminaries. Multiple seminarians have been in contact with us and want the entire story of the massive, massive crisis of homosexual predation by the clergy — especially in the seminaries — completely exposed. Church Militant has also confirmed with official sources that various U.S....
  • Oprah Winfrey Promotes “Shout Your Abortion” Movement Where Women Brag About Their Abortions

    08/20/2018 4:59:56 PM PDT · by detective · 107 replies
    Life News ^ | Aug 20, 2018 | Micaiah Bilger
    Oprah Winfrey waded deeper into political waters this summer by promoting the “Shout Your Abortion” movement and its attempts to normalize the killing of unborn babies. The July issue of her “O” magazine featured “Shout Your Abortion” founder Amelia Bonow in its “Inspiration” section, CNS News reports. Bonow, who began the campaign to urge women to brag about aborting their unborn babies, soon will be coming out with a new book by the same title, according to the report. She told the magazine how it all began in 2015: “[W]hen I found out that the House of Representatives had voted...
  • North Florida Presbytery (PCA) Same-Sex Attraction Study Committee Report

    08/07/2018 10:27:11 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 34 replies
    The Aquila Report ^ | 8/7/2018 | Jim McCarthy
    At the 2016 October meeting of the North Florida Presbytery, the moderator appointed an ad hoc study committee to examine issues pertaining to same sex attraction in light of a recent ruling of the Nashville Presbytery Committee on Judicial Business. In January of 2018, the North Florida Presbytery voted unanimously to receive the committee’s report. The report answered eight key questions. Below are those questions and summary statements of the committee’s report which can be read in full here. 1. What are the origins of same-sex attraction? Same sex attraction is a result of Adam’s original sin, the fall of...
  • LGBT—ism versus Christianity

    07/27/2018 11:20:49 AM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 19 replies
    https://www.thecatholicthing.org ^ | July 27, 2018 | David Carlin
    In the old days you had to be rather literate if you wished to be an anti-Christian. That is, you had to read a few books. You had to be able to follow an argument. Two centuries ago you would read Voltaire or Tom Paine. And in the late 1800s you’d read Herbert Spencer or Thomas Henry Huxley. And in the first half of the 20th century you would read Freud or Bertrand Russell or John Dewey. (Dewey never explicitly attacked Christianity. He simply took it for granted that we are already living in a post-Christian world.) Since then, however,...
  • "Ethicists" advocate for the acceptance of incest

    07/26/2018 7:46:11 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 15 replies
    The Bridgehead ^ | 7-24-18 | Jonathon Van Maren
    Some of you reading this may remember a time when the word “ethics” was a meaningful term and “ethicists” were people who sought to discover and define right and wrong. In these modern times, however, our society lurches back and forth with breakneck speed from moral relativism to progressive totalitarianism—everything is moral, except for telling someone that their behavior is immoral. In this post-modern society, the task of ethicists is now to find ways to justify nearly everything. They are explorers without compasses or maps—because we no longer have any objective authority on what is right or wrong in the...