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  • SPLC labels law firm representing Kim Davis a ‘hate group’

    10/08/2015 5:58:17 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 35 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 10/1/15 | Father Mark Hodges
    MONTGOMERY, Alabama, October 7, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) – The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) has labeled Liberty Counsel, the law firm representing and supporting Christian Kentucky clerk Kim Davis, who famously went to jail for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, a "hate group." Pointing to evidence that Liberty Counsel supports Christian beliefs on homosexuality, SPLC placed the group on a list of "hate groups" alongside other organizations such the Ku Klux Klan, the ultra-violent New Black Panther Party, and neo-Nazi white supremacist groups. On a page explaining the "hate" designation, the SPLC include quotes by Liberty Counsel founder...
  • U of T college forced to cut gender-neutral bathrooms after ‘peeping’ incidents

    10/08/2015 5:53:51 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 32 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 10/7/15 | Steve Weatherbe
    TORONTO, October 6, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) - The University of Toronto’s elite University College has been forced to recognize the existence of two genders and re-establish separate washrooms for male and female students sharing its co-ed residences. The move was provoked by two separate incidents in mid-September of male students holding their cell phones above the shower stall dividers in so-called gender-neutral communal washrooms at Whitney Hall, a co-ed residence at the University College, to record female students showering. “Given the serious nature the incidents of voyeurism that occurred in September, and the impact on directly affected students we made the...
  • Marco Rubio supports selling the morning after pill over-the-counter

    10/07/2015 12:23:43 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 12 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 10/6/15 | Lisa Bourne
    WASHINGTON, D.C., October 6, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) – Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio supports selling the morning after pill over the counter. The Florida senator, a Roman Catholic, said he supports making the abortifacient available without a prescription, perhaps based on a misunderstanding of when conception occurs. “In the cases [of rape or incest], they’re terrible tragedies. They’re horrifying,” Sen. Rubio said in response to a candidate survey by the news editorial site theSkimm. “And luckily in the 21st century, we have treatments available early on after an incident that can prevent that fertilization from happening. And that’s why I support...
  • Satanists to Democrat Missouri governor: Abortion is a ‘sacrament’

    10/06/2015 11:35:01 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 16 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 10/6/15 | Father Mark Hodges
    COLE COUNTY, Missouri, October 6, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) – The "Satanic Temple" is suing both Missouri and the United States, claiming that laws restricting abortion violate its members' "free exercise" of religion. Now, this week, they responded to the governor's and attorney general's motion to dismiss their suit. The Satanic suit identifies abortion as an "essential religious duty" for Satanists and opposes Missouri's "Informed Consent" and 72-hour waiting period laws. Satanic Temple founder Doug Mesner (a pseudonym), who goes by the Satanist name "Lucien Greaves," sued Missouri's governor, attorney general, and the state, saying that Missouri's informed consent law violates the...
  • 10 Quotes to Help You Preserve Your Moral Sanity

    10/06/2015 7:41:47 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 38 replies ^ | October 6, 2015 | Michael Brown
    More than once in the last few years I’ve asked myself the question, “Has the whole world gone mad? Has everyone in our society lost the ability to think clearly? Are people no longer able to process facts and information? Are they so dominated by their emotions and by sound bites that truth and logic don’t seem to matter?” I remember vividly talking to a young man at a rally in Charlotte, NC a few months ago. The rally was surrounding the so-called “bathroom bill” that would have made all of the city’s public bathrooms and locker rooms gender-neutral. This...
  • Politifact just broke logic with its latest ‘fact check’ on Planned Parenthood and mammograms

    10/05/2015 11:53:29 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 15 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 10/5/15 | Ben Johnson
    Trigger warning: People upset by accounts of extreme stupidity and politically craven spin may want to skip this column. Even people with a really even temperament may want to apply a layer of duct tape to their foreheads at once. That Planned Parenthood does not perform mammograms is indisputable. Its officials admit it; its president has even confessed as much before Congress under oath. But when a pro-life advocate says the same thing, PolitiFact, the self-appointed arbiter of truth and falsehood on the political scene, officially rated his comments "half-true." The controversy began when Casey Mattox, senior counsel with the...
  • When Planned Parenthood officials sound like Nazi doctors

    10/05/2015 8:10:48 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 20 replies
    Live Action News ^ | 10/4/15 | Faith Kuzma
    At the end of World War II, American soldiers walked German civilians through the death camps in order to help them wake up to the reality that Jews were systematically killed. The public’s imagination had to be shocked awake through deliberate uncovering of evidence that the Holocaust happened right there in their midst. Today, due diligence must likewise awaken the American conscience from the lull of the abortion status quo where power and privilege reside.David Daleiden and the Center for Medical Progress are currently escorting the American public through the the back rooms of Planned Parenthood’s abortion facilities in order...
  • Pope Francis’ only ‘real audience’ at U.S. embassy was with former gay student and his partner

    10/02/2015 11:54:35 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 49 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 10/2/15 | Dustin Siggins
    WASHINGTON, D.C., October 2, 20015 (LifeSiteNews) -- Hours after the Vatican distanced itself from embattled Kentucky clerk Kim Davis, CNN has reported Pope Francis met privately with a gay couple and their friends while in the U.S. "Three weeks before the trip, he called me on the phone and said he would love to give me a hug," Yayo Grassi told CNN. Grassi was a student of Pope Francis' in the 1960s in Argentina. In its statement this morning about the pope’s meeting with Kim Davis, the Vatican press office had said that Davis was just one of a large...
  • Out of Africa comes a cry for help against the culture of death

    10/02/2015 8:43:23 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 5 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 10/1/15 | Steven Mosher
    October 1, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) -- Arriving in the Philippines last January, Pope Francis warned his millions of listeners to resist “ideological colonization.” This destructive assault on families, the Pope continued, included efforts to “redefine the very institution of marriage, by relativism, by the culture of the ephemeral, by a lack of openness to life.” Africans, above all, know what he is talking about. After all, their continent has been the playground of Western imperialists for the past two centuries. Their bodies were enslaved, and their countries were colonized. Now the target is their very minds. The assembled African bishops—all 40 or so...
  • Let’s get this straight. A man cannot give birth.

    10/02/2015 8:30:04 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 34 replies
    Mercatornet ^ | 10/2/15 | Caroline Farrow
    Did you know that describing the state of pregnancy as being solely applicable to women is considered offensive?  No, dear reader, neither did I, until I read this earnestly written column, stating that transphobia is rampant in the midwifery world.Up until 2014, the Midwives Alliance of North America (MANA) had, sensibly and reasonably enough, referred to their clients as women and mothers. Then at some point last year, presumably having imbibed the gender theory Kool-Aid at some diversity conference or other, they changed most of the language in their core competency documents to reflect the notion that some transgender, gender queer...
  • Pushing LGBT rights is part of UN’s ‘sacred mission’: UN secretary general

    10/01/2015 12:11:49 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 22 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 10/1/15 | Stefano Gennarini, J.D.
    NEW YORK, October 1 (C-Fam) -- UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon promised that homosexual and transgender rights would advance at the United Nations despite the strain it will cause within the organization and between states. “Mostly I have not been successful,” Ban Ki-moon lamented, while recounting episodes from his “personal diplomacy” to promote lesbian, gay bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights worldwide. The outgoing Secretary General spoke to an adoring audience of delegates and advocates at UN headquarters on Tuesday during a special event on the sideline of the General Assembly. Departing from prepared remarks, he explained that his relationship with...
  • The mystery billionaire giving millions to Planned Parenthood to pay for poor women’s abortions

    10/01/2015 11:56:44 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 36 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 10/1/15 | Abby Johnson
    Sept. 28, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) - Three weeks after I left my job at the clinic, Planned Parenthood took me to court. I am always asked, “Why would they take you to court? Did they have something to hide?” Well, yes. They absolutely had something to hide. They didn’t want me sharing the information in this article. Let’s expose the truth, shall we? Yes, I do realize that releasing this information puts me in a precarious situation. But it’s always better for the truth to be out…no matter the cost. It was life changing. I remember the first time we were...
  • ‘He’s no burden, he’s our baby boy’ (Born without most of his brain)

    10/01/2015 6:57:48 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 45 replies
    Mercatornet ^ | 10/1/15 | Carolyn Moynihan
    Jaxon Buell. Baby photos are always a winner on Facebook, but there is one infant whose pictures are melting the hearts of hundreds of thousands as his story spreads through the social networking site and mainstream media.On the Jaxon Strong Facebook page, Jaxon Emmett Buell’s big blue eyes look out from his chubby face in a way that conquers the heart before the mind has time to object to the size and shape of his head. The little Florida boy was born with anencephaly, a severe neural tube defect which means that most, if not all of the cerebral cortex...
  • The limits of consent: Consent only has value when based on knowledge of what is truly good for us

    10/01/2015 6:50:25 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 20 replies
    Mercatornet ^ | 10/1/15 | Timothy Hsiao
    Earlier this year, an article in New York Magazine featured a story involving an eighteen-year-old woman who plans to marry and have children with her father. When the interviewer asked her to respond to those who might question her relationship, she offered the following reply: I just don’t understand why I’m judged for being happy. We are two adults who brought each other out of dark places ... When you are 18 you know what you want. You’re an adult under the law and you’re able to consent. Her reasoning is typical of contemporary liberal approaches to sexual morality, which are usually justified by...
  • Does being an atheist interfere with being moral?

    09/30/2015 11:30:21 AM PDT · by Heartlander · 75 replies ^ | September 22, 2015 | Lydia McGrew
    Does being an atheist interfere with being moral? by Lydia McGrew There are two atheist "memes" (to use a jargon term) that seem to me to be in prima facie conflict. I will not claim to be able to cite chapter and verse showing that the same atheist uses both of these memes. But I'm quite sure that there are atheists out there who have done so. So these are not exact quotes from anyone but approximate statements that reflect things that I, and I suspect you, dear Reader, have heard and read. Atheist meme #1: It is offensive to...
  • Trey Gowdy Grills PP President, Gets her to Admit she Supports Abortion by Gender and Race

    09/30/2015 8:27:29 AM PDT · by xzins · 56 replies
    Young Conservatives ^ | September 29, 2015 | Michael Cantrell
    There’s no one in Congress today more fun to watch than Rep. Trey Gowdy, because when this dude grills someone, you can guarantee by the end of his time, said individual will be a crispy critter with both biscuits thoroughly burned. Gowdy recently got a chance to light up Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards’ world, and actually got her to admit she doesn’t have an issue with abortions being done to target race and gender. This woman is truly sick and disturbed. To some it might be shocking to discover Richards and her baby murder factory would support something like...
  • Gay Couples in Common Law Marriage States: Call Your Lawyer

    09/30/2015 7:39:35 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 28 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | September 30, 2015 | Sarah Rumpf
    A wedding is not just two people exchanging rings; it is an entanglement of their personal, legal, and business affairs. For better or for worse, marriage affects a broad and substantial list of rights involving inheritance, property, child custody, and more. Now that gay marriage is legal in all fifty states, both the people involved in gay relationships and the legislators drafting the laws that govern all these rights need to carefully analyze the issues presented. As it turns out, those who cheered the decision [legalizing homosexual marriage] may have their own reasons to worry. The Law of Unintended Consequences...
  • Breaking: Forensic report finds Planned Parenthood videos are ‘authentic’ and unaltered

    09/29/2015 1:19:09 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 45 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 9/29/15 | Ben Johnson
    WASHINGTON, D.C., September 29, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) - The undercover videos of Planned Parenthood shot by the Center for Medical Progress are authentic and unaltered, according to a forensics report released this morning. Every second of video footage recorded by CMP was given to Coalfire, a forensics firm that does analysis for criminal investigations. "The video recordings are authentic and show no evidence of manipulation or editing," Coalfire said in its comprehensive, 14-page report. "This conclusion is supported by the consistency of the video file date and time stamps, the video timecode, as well as the folder and file naming scheme....
  • State Gives 10-Yr-Olds Free Birth Control Implants

    09/29/2015 6:53:14 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 48 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | 09/29/15
    Children as young as 10 years old are receiving taxpayer-funded birth control in Washington State, according to public records obtained by Judicial Watch from the agency that provides medical coverage for the poor. JW filed a public records request with the Washington Health Care Authority after reading a disturbing article in a pro-life news site over the summer about a Seattle high school that offers different forms of birth control without parental knowledge or consent. This includes implanting an intrauterine device (IUD) in a girl’s uterus free of cost. It’s part of an initiative offered by Medicaid, the joint federal...
  • How to talk about physician-assisted suicide: setting the record straight on ‘compassion’

    09/29/2015 5:36:27 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 15 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 9/25/15 | John Stonestreet
    September 25, 2015 (BreakPoint) -- Yesterday, Eric Metaxas told you about the recent approval of physician-assisted suicide by the California legislature. Citing the work of Rosaria Butterfield, he gave us an historical perspective on how we as a culture have arrived at this troubling moment. Now today, I’d like to talk with you about what we can do, what we must do, to defend life to our friends and neighbors. To start, we have to understand this: While Christians believe (or at least should believe) that all human life is sacred from conception to natural death, many of our neighbors don’t...
  • Where 'gays' are heroes, pedophiles victims, Christians crazy (morality's continued 'evolution'...)

    09/28/2015 10:36:38 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 17 replies
    WND ^ | September 25, 2015 | Unattributed
    Experts say morality's continued 'evolution' has no limits Traditional morality regarding sex isn’t just collapsing, it’s being inverted. Homosexuals, whose behavior once was illegal and reviled, are heroes. Pedophiles, considered among the lowest of the low for millennia, are being characterized as victims. And if you think there’s something wrong about all of this, you might have a mental disorder. It’s a perspective that Paul Kengor, a university professor, historian and author of “Takedown: From Communists to Progressives, How the Left Has Sabotaged Family and Marriage,” argues is being pursued aggressively by Democrats. “Once upon a time, you would have...
  • Prostitution, porn, and abortion: three sides of the same coin

    09/28/2015 6:21:59 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 9 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 9/25/15 | Jonathon Van Maren
    Sept. 25, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) - Never in human history has there been a time in which the buying and selling of human flesh, in one form or another, has been more prevalent. Human trafficking is the fastest growing criminal industry in the world. Pornography depicting the brutalization of women and girls is among the most popular material on the Internet. And abortion, the financed destruction of tiny human beings developing in the womb, claims the lives of almost 42 million pre-born children each year. The first time I fully realized how dehumanizing the “sex trade” is was when I was...
  • Kentucky clerk in gay marriage dispute switches to Republican Party

    09/25/2015 12:16:58 PM PDT · by PROCON · 42 replies
    reuters ^ | Sep. 25, 2015 | Emily Stephenson
    A county clerk in Kentucky who was briefly jailed for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples said on Friday that she and her family have switched to the Republican Party because the Democrats no longer represented them. Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis, 50, who has said her beliefs as an Apostolic Christian prevent her from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, said they had changed parties last week. She was a long-time Democrat in eastern Kentucky. "My husband and I had talked about it for quite a while and we came to the conclusion that the Democratic Party...
  • Meet the utterly charming Nazi doctor who did what Planned Parenthood’s doing

    09/25/2015 5:51:29 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 13 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 9/24/15 | John Jalsevac
    September 24, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) – Planned Parenthood is harvesting the brains of fully-formed aborted unborn babies - including one that apparently had a beating heart moments before his brain was removed - and justifying the practice in the name of “scientific research.” As it turns out, there’s nothing new under the sun. Meet Dr. Julius Hallervorden. He was a German physician and neuroscientist who served as head of the Neuropathology Department of the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Brain Research. He was also a Nazi. I spent quite a lot of time last Thursday reading about this charming fellow, while working on...
  • Shock: Some ‘adult’ stem cells are actually taken from unborn babies

    09/24/2015 7:32:56 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 7 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 9/23/15 | Steve Weatherbe
    September 23, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) – Retired hockey star Gordie Howe and NFL football star John Brodie have both had fetal stem cells injected into their spines to treat strokes, but because they had adult stem cells administered intravenously at the same time, critics say there is no way to know if their recoveries derive from the fetal cells. "There is no way to learn which is responsible," Theresa Deisher of Seattle-based AVM Biotechnology, told LifeSiteNews. A second problem is more serious: fetal stem cells were the scientific rage a decade ago because of their capacity to turn into any kind...
  • Victims outraged over pope's praise of handling of clergy sex abuse

    09/23/2015 4:39:29 PM PDT · by Dr. Thorne · 20 replies
    NEW YORK -- Pope Francis praised American bishops Wednesday for their "generous commitment'" to helping victims of clergy sex abuse, drawing an angry rebuke from advocates who said the bishops acted only under the threat of hundreds of lawsuits. Addressing church leaders in a prayer service at the Washington cathedral, Francis said they had faced the crisis "without fear of self-criticism and at the cost of mortification and great sacrifice."
  • Why Salon's Virtuous Pedophile is not so Virtuous

    09/23/2015 12:00:20 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 31 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 09/23/2015 | John Sexton
    Is there such a thing as a virtuous pedophile? That’s the claim made in a piece published Monday by Salon. But it’s worth asking just how virtuous the author really is. This Salon think-piece by self-described pedophile Todd Nickerson is written in the form of a redemption story, except Nickerson swears up front he has never done anything at all needing redemption. To confess a sexual attraction to children is to lay claim to the most reviled status on the planet, one that effectively ends any chance you have of living a normal life. Yet, I’m not the monster you...
  • Is Pedophilia Next?

    09/23/2015 11:16:00 AM PDT · by robowombat · 47 replies
    Charisma ^ | 9:30AM EDT 9/23/2015 | MICHAEL BROWN
    Is Pedophilia Next? MICHAEL BROWN The same arguments about 'born this way' could be used to support pedophilia. A shocking article posted on the website has many people asking, "Now that we have embraced homosexuality, is pedophilia next?" The article, written by Todd Nickerson, was titled "I'm a pedophile, but not a monster," with the subtitle reading, "I'm attracted to children but unwilling to act on it. Before judging me harshly, would you be willing to listen?" Nickerson even points to a website called Virtuous Pedophiles which states, "The goals of our organization are to reduce the stigma...
  • Rangers: Murder suspects met Abilene officer through Craigslist

    09/23/2015 8:38:26 AM PDT · by bgill · 6 replies
    KTXS 12 ^ | Sept. 21, 2015 | Maggie Contreras
    According to court documents, (Officer Don) Allen created a posting on Craigslist under the personal ads. “The suspects responded to the ad and arranged to meet with the victim,” a Texas Ranger stated in the affidavit. The documents go on to reveal “the suspects insisted the victim used an alias during their contact with him.” KTXS viewed the ad before its removal from the site on Monday and deemed it to be too explicit for publication... "Electronic evidence, which we believe will more definitively reveal the nature of the relationship, is still being processed at the Department of Public Safety...
  • Swept under the carpet (the truth about same-sex parenting)

    09/23/2015 7:27:29 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 15 replies
    Mercatornet ^ | 9/23/15 | Michael Cook
    Australian research from the 1990s has emerged as key evidence in the debate about same-sex parenting.The constant refrain from supporters has been that there is no difference in outcomes for children in traditional marriages or same-sex couples. In 2010 Judge Vaughn Walker struck down a voter-approved constitutional referendum in California, partly because he found no sociological evidence of a difference. He put the conventional wisdom in a nutshell:“Children raised by gay or lesbian parents are as likely as children raised by heterosexual parents to be healthy, successful and well-adjusted. The research supporting this conclusion is accepted beyond serious debate in...
  • I'm a Christian But I'm Totally Not... (BuzzFeed Parody)

    09/22/2015 9:37:59 PM PDT · by Republican Wildcat · 2 replies ^ | 9/22/2015 | TheLutheranSatire
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  • Gallup: In wake of gay ‘marriage,’ trust in the courts falls to all-time low

    09/22/2015 9:20:54 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 60 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 9/22/15 | Father Mark Hodges
    PRINCETON, New Jersey, September 22, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) – The latest Gallup poll shows that Americans' trust in the judiciary has fallen to an all-time low. Trust in the judicial branch of government dropped eight points just in the last year, which saw major decisions including the constitutionalizing of homosexual "marriages." It is a "significant" loss of trust, according to Gallup, with only 53 percent of Americans responding that they have "a great deal" or even just "a fair amount" of trust in the third branch of government. Trust in the executive (45%) and legislative (32%) branches are also quite low,...
  • The Line Running from Charles Darwin through Margaret Sanger to Planned Parenthood

    09/22/2015 5:36:25 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 8 replies
    The Stream ^ | 9/7/15 | John West
    Imagine if Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush and Speaker of the House John Boehner both accepted an award named for slave-owner and President of the Confederacy Jefferson Davis.Imagine further that Jeb Bush enthusiastically defended his award by proclaiming: “I am really in awe of Jefferson Davis, and there are a lot of lessons we can learn from his life.”The editorial pages of The New York Times and The Washington Post, not to mention the talking heads at MSNBC and CNN, would likely condemn Bush and Boehner as crypto-racists and insist they return — or trash — their awards.Of course,...
  • Everyone Needs To Hear This Teen’s Powerful Message About Being Trans In High School (Gag)

    09/18/2015 2:38:25 PM PDT · by ScottWalkerForPresident2016 · 60 replies
    MTV ^ | 09/18/2015 | Rae Paoletta
    In August, Lila Perry, a senior at Hillsboro High school in Missouri, made national headlines when 150 of her peers walked out of their school because Lila, a young trans woman, wanted to use the girl’s locker room. On Monday, Lila went on “The View” to talk about her life since the walkout and what she’s learned since then. “After the protests, a lot of things really calmed down,” she said. “A lot of the people who did protest are starting to see that they’re not really going to accomplish anything.” Then things got pretty personal. “I have three children,...
  • Reality star says people with Down syndrome should be ‘put down’ – sparks police investigation

    09/18/2015 8:53:18 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 81 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 9/17/15 | Pete Baklinski
    SWANSEA, Wales, September 17, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) -- A former cast member of BBC3’s hit reality TV show The Call Centre is being investigated by police after she posted on Facebook earlier this week that babies born with Downs Syndrome should be executed. Ursula Presgrave, 24 years-old, posted on her Facebook page Sunday night: “Anyone born with down syndrome should be put down, it’s just cruel to let them lead a pointless life of a vegetable.” Pre-born children with Downs syndrome are highly discriminated against because of a genetic anomaly of having an extra 21st chromosome. A in utero diagnosis...
  • Are Homophobes Mentally Ill? Science Says ‘Maybe’

    09/18/2015 7:14:44 AM PDT · by C19fan · 107 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | September 18, 2015 | Zachary Siegel
    Just 42 years ago, homosexuality was considered a diagnosable mental illness. In an ironic twist, it is now those who wantonly fear gay people that are being labeled as mentally ill. According to findings recently published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine, if you harbor homophobic views it’s likely you may also endorse some of the following dysfunctions: misogynism, psychoticism, uber-religiosity, immature coping mechanisms, [discomfort] with close relationships, and above average levels of anger, aggression, hostility, and hyper-masculinity.
  • Poll: Two-thirds of Americans agreed with jailing Kim Davis over gay ‘marriage’

    09/18/2015 6:03:41 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 31 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 9/17/15 | Father Mark Hodges
    WASHINGTON, D.C., September 17, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) -- According to a recent poll, most Americans say same-sex "marriage" is more important than religious freedom. ABC News, in conjunction with The Washington Post, has conducted a poll to determine Americans' opinion on religious freedom, in light of the Supreme Court's decision to  constitutionalize same-sex "marriage." Pitting "Equality Under The Law" against "Religious Beliefs," the poll asked, "What's more important if they conflict?"  Seventy-four percent of respondents said "equality" was more important, compared to only 19 percent saying religious freedom was top priority. Critics note that the wording of polls is always significant,...
  • "Defund PP" Politicians and Bills Actually Fund Abortion

    09/18/2015 5:56:52 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 33 replies
    American Right to Life ^ | American Right to Life
    A TEACHABLE MOMENTOutrage Over Body Parts Videos Squandered by Defunding EffortsDefund Planned Parenthood Bills Typically Fund AbortionPoliticians Against PP Funding Give Record Funds to Abortion  Lesson from Presidential History: Former president George W. Bush claimed to be against tax funding of abortion yet the Bush administration increased funding to Planned Parenthood by nearly a billion tax dollars over and above what Bill Clinton had been able to give them, and this was true even though for four years Bush and the Republicans had a historic monopoly on power with the trifecta of control over the executive branch, and the legislative branch, and...
  • Was Margaret Sanger a Racist?

    09/17/2015 9:59:36 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 38 replies
    CNSNews ^ | 9/17/15 | Dr. Paul Kengor
    When I write about Margaret Sanger’s May 1926 speech to the women’s chapter of the KKK in Silverlake, New Jersey—as I did again recently—liberals get upset. They accuse me of distortion and even making up the whole thing. Many of them cannot find it within themselves to condemn this sordid moment. One writer in the Huffington Post, who was highly unimpressed with, went so far as to assert that the KKK “was almost a mainstream group then, if still clandestine.”Well, maybe or maybe not, but it was still a rather hideous group. Can we not agree on that? This unending...
  • Breaking: Ontario quietly adopts new policy forcing doctors to take part in euthanizing patients

    09/17/2015 9:40:24 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 18 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 9/17/15 | Pete Baklinski
    TORONTO, September 17, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) -- Ontario’s governing body for doctors issued an official policy last week that forces doctors unwilling to kill patients or help them commit suicide to directly refer them to a doctor who would. The policy, titled Planning for and Providing Quality End-of-Life Care, was quietly released by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario September 10, seven months after Canada’s highest court ruled that doctors could actively participate in bringing about the deaths of their patients. Patients cannot request death until the ruling comes into effect February 2016. In the “managing conflicts” section dealing...
  • ‘She’s got girl parts’: Parents outraged after school allows girl to use boys’ bathroom

    09/16/2015 8:08:31 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 39 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 9/15/15 | Dustin Siggins
    TROY CITY, Ohio, September 15, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) -- Some parents of children at an Ohio school were outraged after the school decided to allow a girl who identifies as a boy to share a bathroom with boys. Troy City Schools hosted a parent and community meeting last Thursday that brought out strong opinions. One parent, pro-life advocate Bryan Kemper, told WDTN, "I think that gender-neutral restrooms should be provided for all students who don’t want to go into one or the other, but my children, my sons, should not have to worry about a female walking into the restroom with...
  • Cobras in black robes

    09/15/2015 10:54:35 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 8 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 9/14/15 | Anthony Esolen
    As a man from the temperate north, I'm not well acquainted with the colorful array of deadly snakes that warmer and wetter regions swarm withal. I have never waded waist-deep in a bayou to “tickle” catfish, while trusting that the water moccasins are floating elsewhere. I have seen a coral snake only in pictures. But with those human snakes that lie outside of the herpetologist's purview, I have as much acquaintance as anyone, particularly as my work is in academe, where the nesting is very fine. To which of the snakes, then, shall I liken serpens sapiens, serpens academicus? When...
  • 10th Video Catches Planned Parenthood: We Sell “Fresh” Aborted Baby Eyes, Hearts and “Gonads

    09/15/2015 7:53:23 AM PDT · by blueyon · 76 replies ^ | 9/15/15 | Steven Ertelt
    323 The organization that has released nine videos exposing the scandal of Planned Parenthood selling aborted babies and their body parts has released a new undercover video today with another shocking discovery. This latest video catches the nation’s biggest abortion business selling specific body parts — including the heart, eyes and “gonads” of unborn babies.The video also shows the shocking ways in which Planned Parenthood officials admit that they are breaking federal law by selling aborted baby body parts for profit. The 10th video by The Center for Medical Progress features several top-level Planned Parenthood executives discussing the organization’s secretive...
  • 10th video catches Planned Parenthood admitting they make ‘fair amount’ selling ‘fresh’ baby eyes

    09/15/2015 8:01:51 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 19 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 9/15/15 | Ben Johnson
    September 15, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) - Planned Parenthood officials are proud of being able to harvest "fresh" babies' organs, including eyes and genitals, and admit such practices "generate a fair amount of income" in the latest video released by the Center for Medical Progress, released this morning. The video, the fourth in CMP's "Human Capital" series, captured abortion industry leaders saying that money for aborted babies' body parts is a "valid exchange" - but the organization will not be "bullied by ridiculous laws." Leaders also admit the national office deliberately keeps all discussion of such activity at arms-length, and exposing the...
  • The gay rights movement’s war with reality is hurting people

    09/14/2015 9:59:50 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 19 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 9/14/15 | Father Mark Hodges
    Sept. 14, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) - I recently wrote an article about a high school girl who considered herself transgender, and, with the help of the American Civil Liberties Union, sued for the right to use the boys' bathroom. The young lass, Caitlyn Hope Grimm, had decided, in her words, "I am a boy," and just last year had her name legally changed to the masculine "Gavin" Grimm. I spent the usual amount of time on the article, but then tried to find out the lady's birth name. I had no idea the length the media had gone to keep Caitlyn's...
  • With new bill, US elitists plotting to weaponize gay ‘marriage’ and stamp out dissent

    09/14/2015 8:22:20 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 24 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 9/11/15 | Matthew Kacsmaryk
    September 11, 2015 (ThePublicDiscourse) -- On June 26, five justices of the Supreme Court found an unwritten “fundamental right” to same-sex marriage hiding in the due process clause of the Fourteenth Amendment—a secret knowledge so cleverly concealed in the nineteenth-century amendment that it took almost 150 years to find. Facebook and the White House were awash in rainbow flags proclaiming the arrival of “marriage equality.” Just three weeks after Obergefell, congressional Democrats filed House (H.R. 3185) and Senate (S. 1858) versions of the “Equality Act,” seeking to add “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” to the protected classes listed in the federal...
  • The wreckage of the Sexual Revolution, laid bare in one website hack

    09/11/2015 8:17:28 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 36 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 9/10/15 | John Stonestreet
    September 10, 2015 (BreakPoint) -- In mid-July, a group calling itself the “Impact Team” announced it would release the names of people who used the Ashley Madison website if its owners didn’t shut the website down. If you hadn’t heard of Ashely Madison back then, chances are you now know more than you care to about the site, which brings together people who seek to have extramarital affairs. Its motto tells you all you need to know: “Life is short. Have an affair.” The site’s ownership didn’t comply with the demand, and in mid-August, the “Impact Team” released more than...
  • Kids publisher Scholastic launches massive promo of ‘trans’ book for grade 3s

    09/10/2015 11:26:49 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 41 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 9/10/15 | Father Mark Hodges
    NEW YORK CITY, September 10, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) – The world's largest publisher and distributor of children's books is heavily promoting a pro-transgender book designed for students as young as third grade. The Scholastic Corporation has sent school teachers and librarians 10,000 copies of the book, entitled George, which was written by self-described "queer activist" Alex Gino.  In the children's book, Gino tells a story of a 10-year-old boy who doesn't feel like a boy, so he tells people he's really "Melissa." Scholastic's website says the target audience for the transgender book is elementary children from 3rd to 7th grade. Gino...
  • Why Kim Davis could not have resigned

    09/10/2015 6:04:09 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 25 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 9/9/15 | Phil Lawler
    September 9, 2015 (Catholic Culture) - So if she could not, in good conscience, issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, why didn’t Kim Davis resign from her job as county clerk? I’m not privy to her reasoning, but I have my own reasons why she should not be expected to resign. Ordinarily, when a public official faces a crisis of conscience, the cause is either a change of responsibilities or a change of heart. Suppose a building inspector is asked to approve construction under a new code, and he firmly believes that the new buildings will be unsafe. If he cannot convince his...
  • California Assembly Approves Assisted Suicide Bill

    09/09/2015 4:22:36 PM PDT · by markomalley · 15 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | 9/9/15 | Paul Bois
    The ghost of Brittany Maynard came back for yet another haunting Wednesday when the California Assembly voted to allow physician-assisted suicide by a vote of 43-34. After having lost in the California Senate back in June due to efforts largely from the Roman Catholic Church, the merchants of death simply regrouped and returned to the lower house of the legislature to approve the End of Life Option Act. With Wednesday's vote locked up, the bill will now move on to the state Senate once again, where it must pass two committees before advancing to the Senate floor for a vote....