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  • Hellish Pro-Abortion Attack on Catholic Cathedral

    10/24/2012 9:19:48 AM PDT · by mgist · 7 replies
    October 21, 2012 | By John Ritchie
    “The only church that illuminates is the one that burns,” they said. Five hundred pro-abortion women spray painted the walls of the Cathedral, ridiculed the Catholic Church, and attacked a group of Catholics with paint, spittle, insults and blows. (Someone pls insert video) The incident took place on Sunday night, October 7 during the 27th National Women’s Conference in Posadas, Argentina when a group of about 500 activists from various feminist groups vented their rage against the Church for its position on abortion and same-sex “marriage.” Although the aggression led to the cancelation of Sunday Masses, hundreds of faithful Catholics,...
  • What Relationships Should Be Called Marriage: A Modest Proposal

    10/24/2012 11:24:21 AM PDT · by rhema · 51 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 10/1/12 | Dr. Richard D. Land
    The issue of whether Americans should approve "same-sex" marriage continues to be debated heatedly in the 2012 election cycle. President Obama has "evolved" on the issue to the place where he supports "same-sex" marriage, making no distinction between the time-honored institution of marriage as being between one man and one woman and a relationship between two people of the same sex. The issue emerged recently in a September 20th debate in the U.S. senatorial contest in Virginia between George Allen (R) and Tim Kaine (D). Former Governor Kaine, when asked about the issue, couched his answer in terms of civil...
  • Obama camp slams ‘outrageous and demeaning’ GOPer’s rape claim

    10/24/2012 8:54:02 AM PDT · by Uncle Slayton · 14 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 10/24/12 | OLIVIER KNOX
    President Barack Obama's reelection campaign on Wednesday denounced GOP Indiana Senate candidate Richard Mourdock's "outrageous and demeaning" comments on rape and pressed Mitt Romney to repudiate his fellow Republican.
  • NHS phone app that features extraordinarily explicit sex tips for children as young as 13...

    10/23/2012 6:13:16 PM PDT · by markomalley · 6 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 10/23/12
    Children as young as 13 are being advised they can flout the age of sexual consent by a sordid NHS website. The service, which is partly EU funded and is publicised in schools, even offers tips on sex acts. In total defiance of the law, it advises that while sex under the age of 16 is illegal ‘you are the only one who knows when you are ready’. The Respect Yourself website and phone app aimed app, designed to be used by children as young as 13, has sparked outrage with its explicit descriptions of sex acts MPs and family...
  • SQUARE NONE: Pious Public Silence Is Dereliction of Duty (Unless You're Amish)

    10/23/2012 12:56:43 PM PDT · by rhema · 3 replies
    Touchstone ^ | Nov/Dec 2012 | James Hitchcock
    [ . . . ] The Obligation to Fight [ . . . ] The nature of modern democracy is such that everyone who has an idea of the good society is expected (indeed, required) to enter the political arena to fight for it. The secularist attempt to exclude religion from this arena is an outrageous violation of the very nature of the democracy that secularists claim to cherish. Christians active in the public square have learned never to lose sight of the truth of the gospel even as they must present that truth in ways that are accessible even...
  • Debate Moderator Bob Schieffer: GOP Obsessed With Birth Control

    10/22/2012 2:01:08 PM PDT · by NYer · 84 replies
    Life Site News ^ | October 22, 2012 | Steven Ertelt
    CBS newsman Bob Schieffer will host the third debate tonight between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney.The first two debates prompted outrage from pro-life conservatives over their bias — from biased questions and Romney twice having less time to talk during the debate to the moderator interrupting Romney more or letting Obama get the last word in more often.Voters expecting a more fair and impartial debate this time around will be sorely disappointed — although it might be for the better that the debate is primarily expected to be focused on foreign policy issues. Schieffer made it clear earlier this...
  • Marriage Amendment: Vote yes

    10/21/2012 3:12:08 PM PDT · by rhema · 15 replies
    Mpls Star Tribune ^ | 10/21/12 | Autumn Leva
    "Children are the world's most valuable resource and its best hope for the future." -- JOHN F. KENNEDY There are countless wonderful programs and organizations dedicated to making sure that kids are safe, involved in school and off drugs, out of poverty, eating healthier, not engaging in self-destructive behavior, and achieving their dreams. I remember practicing "stop, drop and roll" in first grade, completing "Dare to Keep Kids Off Drugs" in fifth grade, and having teachers and counselors guide me through the right classes and activities to set me on a successful path to college. As a former teacher, I...
  • Latino Clergy Make Appeal to Conservative Voters (Evangelical & Catholic leaders support Mitt)

    10/19/2012 10:30:52 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    Hoping to bolster more support for Mitt Romney, a group of pastors is appealing to Latino voters on Monday – the day of the final presidential debate -- to support the candidate who holds conservative values. The group of Evangelical and Catholic faith leaders plans a press conference in Boca Raton, Fla., where the third and last 2012 presidential debate is scheduled to take place Monday night. In an announcement about the event, organizers describe President Obama as someone who has backed measures and policies that run counter to conservative views on marriage and abortion....
  • When Liberals Get Religion

    10/19/2012 7:29:26 AM PDT · by rhema · 16 replies
    Real Clear Religion ^ | October 19, 2012 | By Paul Kengor
    Think about this: there have been three presidential/vice-presidential debates thus far, and not one question about Barack Obama's historic advocacy of gay marriage. That seems a rather curious omission given the gravity of the issue. No other issue among the candidates is as transformative as this one. Name another issue that involves completely redefining something as ancient as the Garden of Eden. You can't. The question ought to be asked in the next debate, and, even more intriguingly, within the context of how the two presidential candidates' faith relates to their stance-similar to how Martha Raddatz asked Joe Biden and...
  • Massive study finds only 3.4% of American adults identify as LGBT

    10/18/2012 3:41:04 PM PDT · by neverdem · 61 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | October 18, 2012 | ANDREW MALCOLM
    A massive new survey published this morning reveals that only 3.4% of American adults publicly identify themselves as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender, with the highest percentage coming among the younger, less-educated non-whites. The new Gallup Poll of more than 121,000 adults, the largest of its kind on record, wass conducted during the past four months. It finds the percentage of self-reported LGBT Americans to be much smaller than a general impression derived from their presence in popular culture and their perceived influence in liberal American politics. The special report found 3.4% of adult Americans publicly reporting themselves as personally...
  • BREAKING: Second Circuit Court Finds Section 3 Of DOMA Unconstitutional

    10/18/2012 9:09:23 AM PDT · by massmike · 155 replies
    towleroad.com/ ^ | 10/18/2012 | n/a
    We have some breaking news out of New York: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has ruled on Windsor v. the United States, a case challenging Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act, and found a federal definition of marriage as one man and one woman violates the U.S. Constitution. "[W]e conclude that Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act violates equal protection and is therefore unconstitutional," they wrote. Our legal eagle Ari Ezra Waldman will have a full analysis soon.
  • Menino gets bad vibe from proposed sex toy giveaway

    10/18/2012 8:58:07 AM PDT · by massmike · 43 replies
    bostonherald.com ^ | 10/15/2012 | Dave Wedge
    Trojan is not feeling the love in the Hub as Mayor Thomas M. Menino pushes the condom king’s New York marketing firm to pull the plug on plans to hand out free vibrators on family-friendly City Hall Plaza. Legally, the city may have no leg to stand on as officials acknowledged the “public nature” of the plaza provides constitutional “protection” for the company to distribute the pulsing plastic wands. In a statement, Trojan said: “We are pleased to be working with the City of Boston to bring the buzz to Bostonians with the Trojan Vibrations Pleasure Carts. With this vibrator...
  • Marriage vote: For the children. Be grateful the archbishop is defending society's cornerstone.

    10/18/2012 6:14:56 AM PDT · by rhema · 16 replies
    Mpls Star Tribune ^ | 10/16/12 | STEPHEN J. HEANEY
    Thanks, Archbishop! John Nienstedt, who leads the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, has been subjected to much disrespectful criticism -- from members of his flock, and even from a Lutheran bishop -- regarding his lead role supporting the marriage amendment. He stands accused of forcing his religion on everyone, and of forcing the consciences of his fellow Catholics. Though not unexpected, the charges are unfair. What is the dispute about? One side holds that marriage is a vow of a man and a woman before the community to engage in a project that is greater than the couple, and...
  • What Would Hippocrates Do?

    10/18/2012 12:26:55 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 18, 2012 | Jeff Jacoby
    IF HIPPOCRATES, the "Father of Western Medicine" were alive today, would he favor Question 2, the Massachusetts ballot initiative to authorize doctor-prescribed suicide?Presumably not: The celebrated code of medical ethics that bears his name, which physicians for centuries took an oath to uphold, flatly forbids assisted suicide. "I will not give a lethal drug to anyone if I am asked," the Hippocratic Oath avows, "nor will I advise such a plan."Some things never change, and one of them is the beguiling idea that doctors should be able to help patients kill themselves when incurable disease makes their lives unbearable. The...
  • Call Planned Parenthood and Get a FREE Imaginary Mammogram!

    10/18/2012 5:32:09 AM PDT · by rhema · 17 replies
    LliveAction.org ^ | 10/17/12 | Kate Bryan
    If you were watching the 2nd Presidential debate last night, you probably remember President Obama’s claim that Planned Parenthood does mammograms. (Aww, bless his heart. Obama actually thinks that his buddies at the abortion-giant Planned Parenthood do mammograms.) Mr. President — I’d like to welcome you to the real world — where Planned Parenthood does not do mammograms. Just over a year ago, Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards was caught in the middle of a massive lie, when she said on national television that Planned Parenthood does mammograms. Well — Live Action was watching (Or as Planned Parenthood says, Live...
  • The ELCA and Abortion: THE FACTS

    10/17/2012 9:29:19 PM PDT · by rhema · 13 replies
    Exposing the ELCA ^ | 10/16/12 | Dan Skogen
    FACT! Through its health benefits plan, the ELCA will pay for any and all surgical abortion procedures through the first five months of the unborn child’s life, no questions asked. FACT! The ELCA's health benefits plan, which covers fifty thousand individuals, is self-funded. This means that instead of buying a policy created and financed by an insurance company, the ELCA has created its own policy and uses only its own financial resources to fund the plan. FACT! Self-funding gives the ELCA maximum freedom to design and administer its plan. The ELCA has used this freedom to create an extremely unrestricted...
  • Traditional marriage volunteer, pregnant bystander, confronted by enraged gay activist

    10/17/2012 3:56:31 PM PDT · by Morgana · 13 replies
    lsn ^ | 10.17.2012 | Thaddeus Baklinski
    BURIEN, Washington, October 17, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) - A volunteer working on a campaign in support of traditional marriage, as well as a pregnant bystander, were shaken up after a heated confrontation this weekend with a homosexual activist. Arlene Mark, a volunteer for Preserve Marriage Washington, which is urging voters to reject a ballot measure to legalize homosexual “marriage,” says the attack began while she was waiting in her car to distribute literature to other volunteers. According to Arlene, a man ran at her car, hit the back of it and ripped the Reject 74 campaign sign off the side. Arlene...
  • Ontario Bishop Mulhall: We won’t let the government define Catholic teaching

    10/16/2012 1:22:02 PM PDT · by Morgana · 2 replies
    lsn ^ | 10.16.2012 | Patrick B. Craine
    PEMBROKE, Ontario, Oct. 16, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) – After Ontario’s Education Minister shocked Catholics last week by declaring that under the law their schools should not be teaching that abortion is wrong, the Bishop of Pembroke insists that the Church has no intention of letting the government define the Catholic faith. The Church will “defend her legitimate autonomy from outside organizations which attempt to define the content of Roman Catholic teaching,” Bishop Michael Mulhall stated in a letter to parishes on Oct. 11th. “As a Bishop of the Catholic Church, this is a sacred obligation and a joyful mission which was...
  • ‘Straight, Christian’ Pretended to be Gay For a Year

    10/16/2012 7:56:47 AM PDT · by CHRISTIAN DIARIST · 30 replies
    The Christian Diarist ^ | October 16, 2012 | JP
    I don’t believe Timothy Kurek. He’s the alleged Christian, alleged heterosexual who told ABC News he spent a year “pretending” to be gay. Why did the 26-year-old Nashville man, a graduate of Liberty University (the so-called evangelical “West Point”) decide to go undercover? Because, he said, he wanted to “walk in the shoes” of a homosexual. So Kurek went all in. He “came out” as gay to all his family and friends. He got a job in a gay café. He hung out at a gay bar. He joined a gay softball league. He even got a gay bud of...
  • Another British Healthcare Horror Story: UK Death Panels

    10/16/2012 7:10:42 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    Townhall ^ | 10/16/2012 | Daniel Mitchell
    Paul Krugman assured us back in 2009 that, “In Britain, the government itself runs the hospitals and employs the doctors. We’ve all heard scare stories about how that works in practice; these stories are false.”If that’s the case, then the British press is filled with liars who deliberately make up horror stories about their nation’s healthcare system, as you can see here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here and here.We now have another nightmare to add to this list. Here are some of the horrific details from the UK-based Daily Mail.An elderly woman died alone after doctors failed to tell relatives they were ending...
  • Farewell to the American Protestant Majority

    10/15/2012 4:41:39 PM PDT · by rhema · 19 replies
    Moore to the Point ^ | 10/9/12 | Russell Moore
    According to a new study by the Pew Forum, Protestants are, for the first time in history, not a majority in the United States of America. I don’t think that’s anything for evangelical Protestants, or anyone else, to panic about. Several years ago, I pointed out here that studies were showing a declining Protestant majority, and projections were being made for this very reality. Now, the surveys says we have a 48 percent plurality of Protestants. I wasn’t frantic about that several years ago, and I’m still not. When working toward our “God and country” badges, my childhood Boy Scout...
  • Christian Blogger Endorses Romney; Debunks 'Can't Vote for Mormon' Belief

    10/15/2012 10:28:02 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 59 replies
    The Christian Post ^ | October 15, 2012 | Audrey Barrick , Christian Post Reporter
    A popular Christian blogger says he's voting for Mitt Romney and is challenging notions that Christians should sit out this year's election or that they shouldn't vote for the GOP presidential candidate because he's a Mormon. In a series of blog posts, Frank Turk listed several reasons on Pyromaniacs why he's voting for and endorsing a "Mormon son of a Mormon who was not very conservative in Massachusetts and has not demonstrated very safely-right ideology in governing in the past." One of those reasons is abortion. Turk recognized that there are some Christians who will either try to vote for...
  • The 15 Most Overrated Black People.

    10/14/2012 11:57:35 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 35 replies
    Thy Black Man ^ | October 11, 2012 | Donald Thornton
    Marc Lamont HIll recently listed (in his opinion) 15 most overrated white people.… Referring to it as tongue and cheek on his twitter page…Although; I think he just used that as a cover just in case things got ugly. So since the likelihood of any white person daring to reply with their own black list is very slim, in our politically correct atmosphere. And would be most certainly called the dreaded “R” word (racist). I thought I would compile my own list of the 15 most overrated black people. Thurgood Marshall…As a Supreme Court Justice…. He is widely known as...
  • Video: Catholics assaulted, spat upon, and spray-painted as they defend cathedral from feminists

    10/12/2012 4:26:11 PM PDT · by Morgana · 19 replies
    lsn ^ | 10.12.2012 | Matthew Cullinan Hoffman
    POSADAS, Argentina, October 11, 2012, (LifeSiteNews.com) - Angry, pro-abortion feminists mocked, spat on, and spray-painted Catholics who were standing guard in front of the cathedral of the Diocese of Posadas in Argentina on Saturday, an event that was caught on video by professional journalists and placed on YouTube and other media. According to reports by local media, the bishop of Posadas, Juan Martínez, had closed the cathedral and canceled liturgical services there in anticipation of the presence of the women, who had gathered in the city to participate in the annual national National Women’s Encounter, an event that has become...
  • Boston City Hall worker busted on child porn charge

    10/13/2012 6:30:59 PM PDT · by massmike · 16 replies
    bostonherald.com ^ | 10/13/2012 | John Zaremba And Dave Wedge
    A devastated Mayor Thomas M. Menino is vowing to fire Boston Transportation Department Executive Assistant James Mansfield, who was arrested yesterday on a charge of possessing child pornography. Mansfield, 47, of Charlestown, has been working for the city since 1984 and last year made $104,172, according to payroll records. He is on unpaid leave pending a termination hearing next week, Menino said. Police say Mansfield engaged in “graphically sexual chat” and exchanged pictures of boys “in various stages of undress.” A search of his Charlestown home “uncovered evidence on his personal computer,” police said.
  • Fatherhood, Poverty, and Chick-fil-A

    10/13/2012 2:09:03 PM PDT · by rhema · 17 replies
    Juicy Ecumenism ^ | 10/11/12 | Luke Moon
    Last Monday night was Chick-fil-A’s annual Daddy Daughter Date Night. I took my 7 year old daughter to enjoy the chicken, waffle fries, and time together. When we arrived at our local Chick-fil-A, the tables were set with fresh flowers, pink and blue place mats, pink table cloths, and red heart-shaped balloons. The place mats were printed with conversation starters such as, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” and “Describe your favorite family vacation.” Chick-fil-A’s desire to promote strong families as one of its core values is unusual in a day of what seems to be...
  • Dutch euthanasia: psychiatric and dementia patients killed

    10/13/2012 1:20:00 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 17 replies
    The Christian Institute ^ | 10/3/12 | The Christian Institute
    Dozens of psychiatric and dementia patients had their lives ended under the Netherlands’ controversial euthanasia laws last year. According to Dutch media reports 13 psychiatric patients were euthanised last year, an increase of more than 500 per cent since 2010. And the number of euthanasia deaths among those in the early stages of dementia rose to 49 last year, double that of 2010.Warned Overall, the total number of deaths by euthanasia rose to 3,695 in 2011, an 18 per cent increase. However, previous research has indicated that 23 per cent of all euthanasia deaths in the Netherlands were not recorded...
  • Pro-abortion protesters storm church chanting, ‘If Mary had aborted, we wouldn’t have this nonsense’

    10/12/2012 4:33:42 PM PDT · by Morgana · 51 replies
    lsn ^ | 10.12.2012 | Peter Baklinski
    GRANBY, Quebec, October 12, 2012, (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Quebec pro-life conference was interrupted last weekend when about a dozen pro-abortion protesters stormed the evangelical church in which it was held and began chanting blasphemous slogans in front of the barricaded doors of the conference hall. Police had to bring in reinforcements to remove the protesters. “The church door was locked to keep the protesters out, but as one of the conference participant left the building during the morning session, the protesters took advantage of the open door and snuck in,” said Georges Buscemi, president of Quebec Life Coalition, to LifeSiteNews.com....
  • Wesley J. Smith: The International Suicide Industry

    10/12/2012 5:32:15 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 13 replies
    National Review ^ | 10/12/12 | Wesley J. Smith
    An international industry of sorts has been established to help people commit suicide. The relatives of a recent victim has pushed back in the Telegraph.  From the story: A woman suffering from multiple sclerosis took a fatal overdose after a suicide website sent an advocate to her care home to discuss euthanasia.Wheelchair-bound Anne Veasey, 71, died at the nursing home where she lived on August 1 last year after she overdosed on pentobarbital she had bought on the internet. An inquest heard that Mrs Veasey’s health had been deteriorating, she had money worries and had been diagnosed with depression.The court was...
  • Ontario allows transgender people to change birth certificate without surgery

    10/12/2012 12:34:12 PM PDT · by massmike · 18 replies
    theglobeandmail.com ^ | 10/12/2012 | The Canadian Press
    People who live as the opposite sex in Ontario can now change their gender on their birth certificates without first undergoing sex-change surgery. New rules that have recently come into effect allow transgender people born in the province to apply to have the document amended by submitting a letter from a practicing physician or a psychologist. It stems from a ruling by the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario this April in the case of a born-male woman known as XY. The tribunal found the legislation requiring proof of “transsexual surgery” to alter birth documents to be discriminatory.
  • Quebec government reveals plan to legalize euthanasia and assisted suicide

    10/12/2012 1:18:11 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 11 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 10/9/12 | Thaddeus Baklinski
    QUEBEC, October 9, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Quebec’s newly elected government announced that it plans to table legislation legalizing euthanasia and assisted suicide as early as next spring, even though Canadian federal law prohibits the practice. A spokeswoman for the minority Parti Quebecois government of Premier Pauline Marois said the proposed legislation was part of the party’s election platform and was based on recommendations from the report of the province’s Special Commission on Dying with Dignity. While some media outlets reported that the commission recommended the legalization of assisted suicide in exceptional cases, Alex Schadenberg of the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition pointed...
  • ESPN Airs the Story of a Dad Who Wanted to Abort His Daughter

    10/12/2012 4:58:19 AM PDT · by rhema · 10 replies
    LiveAction.org ^ | October 11, 2012 | Kristi Burton Brown
    ESPN airs a weekly show called “E:60.” This investigative hour-long show highlights stories – often personal, touching, and sometimes tragic ones – related to sports. On October 1, ESPN posted a segment of “E:60" called “Perfect” to YouTube. “Perfect” is nothing less than a gripping, life-changing tale. Heath White, a military man, marathon runner, and all-around success story, was suddenly faced with a choice. During his wife’s second pregnancy, Heath discovered that his new daughter would be born less than perfect, to his way of thinking. Heath admits that he pressured his wife to have an abortion, yet she bravely...
  • Campaign Denies Obama Supports Abortion-on-Demand, But Can't Name One Restriction He Supports

    10/12/2012 2:38:09 AM PDT · by markomalley · 3 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | 10/12/12 | John McCormack
    Danville, Ky.At the end of the vice presidential debate Thursday night, Joe Biden and Paul Ryan lobbed charges of extremism at one another on the issue of abortion. "The Democratic party used to say they want [abortion] to be safe, legal, and rare," Ryan said. "Now they support it without restriction and with taxpayer funding, taxpayer funding in Obamacare, taxpayer funding with foreign aid. The vice president himself went to China and said that he sympathized or wouldn’t second-guess their one-child policy of forced abortions and sterilizations. That, to me, is pretty extreme."Biden shot back, saying that Ryan has "argued...
  • Billy Graham Offers Prayer for Romney

    10/11/2012 3:58:05 PM PDT · by markomalley · 18 replies
    ABC/Yahoo ^ | 10/11/12
    Evangelist Billy Graham told Mitt Romney today that he would do anything he could to help his candidacy. The two met at Graham's North Carolina home. Near the end of thirty minute meeting, Graham led a prayer for the Romneys and said, "I'll do all I can to help you. And you can quote me on that," according to a Romney aide who sat in on the private meeting. Graham is 93 years old and is in frail health - he was hospitalized over the summer after he came down with bronchitis. He has had prostate cancer and been diagnosed...
  • DOJ won’t investigate Indiana abortion clinic over Americans with Disabilities Act complaint

    10/11/2012 4:11:50 PM PDT · by markomalley · 5 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 10/11/12 | Samantha Schroeder
    The Department of Justice is refusing to take action against an Indiana abortion clinic that a pro-life group says is violating the Americans with Disabilities Act by failing to offer its customers wheelchair ramps or parking spaces for the handicapped. Allen County Right to Life executive director Cathie Humbarger wrote a letter to the DOJ in which she said she witnessed multiple instances of women leaving the Fort Wayne Women’s Health Clinic “in apparent discomfort.” Those women, Humbarger wrote, were “unable to walk unassisted after apparent abortion procedures.” “The Department of Justice, led by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, is...
  • Huckabee to Newsmax: Romney Will Be a ‘Pro-Life’ President

    10/11/2012 1:02:09 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    Newsmax ^ | October 10, 2012 | Paul Scicchitano and Kathleen Walter
    Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee insisted in an exclusive interview with Newsmax TV that GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney will be a “pro-life president” and he also predicted that Republicans will step up their campaign in the critical swing state of Ohio in the days leading up to the election. “I do believe that people know that this is not the front and center issue for Mitt Romney, never has been. But they’re comfortable that he really is going to be a pro-life president,” said Huckabee on Wednesday...
  • Bill Maher: “We Need To Promote Death”

    10/11/2012 11:02:41 AM PDT · by traumer · 36 replies
    Asked by host Neil deGrasse Tyson what he thought about the death penalty and abortion, Maher re-affirmed his support for both, remarking, “The Pope is consistently pro-life, I am consistently pro-death.” Expressing how he was pro-death penalty, Maher said, “my motto is let’s kill the right people.” “I’m pro-choice, I’m for assisted suicide, I’m for regular suicide, I’m for whatever gets the freeway moving – that’s what I’m for,” said Maher, adding, “It’s too crowded, the planet is too crowded and we need to promote death.” Explaining how he knew many people who felt the same, Maher went on to...
  • Porn industry backs Obama 5-1 (shocking news!)

    10/11/2012 10:43:30 AM PDT · by markomalley · 47 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 10/11/12 | Paul Bedard
    This just in: America's porn industry backs President Obama over challenger Mitt Romney by a 68 percent to 13 percent margin, according to the industry's top social network. Here is the release from XBIZ: Poll: Adult Industry Backs Obama, Romney Limps LOS ANGELES -- The adult entertainment industry overwhelmingly favors re-electing Barack Obama to a second term as president, according to the results of a new industry poll conducted by media organization XBIZ. In spite of being in an era of declining industry revenues due to the glut of free content available online and rampant piracy, the majority of adult...
  • From Obama to an Irish courtroom: what makes a child a person?

    10/10/2012 2:32:17 PM PDT · by Albion Wilde · 20 replies
    DailyMail online (UK) ^ | 08 October 2012 | M E Synon
    I’m beginning to wonder if Mr Romney’s gentle Mormonism won’t let him go in for the kill... ‘Kill’ being the right word... What the Republicans have is a tape made at the time Mr Obama voted repeatedly in the Illinois State Senate to deny rights of basic medical care to any child born alive in a botched abortion. Mr Obama is on tape referring to the victim as ‘a foetus outside the womb.’ [snip]Mr Obama takes the position that, even when a child who is the target of an abortion attempt makes it as far as lying on a table...
  • UN Human Rights Commissioner seeks to criminalise abortion opposition

    10/09/2012 6:04:10 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 19 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | 10-3-12 | Hilary White
    The recently re-appointed UN High Commissioner on Human Rights, Navanethem Pillay, has issued a document calling for governments to criminalise organised opposition to abortion by non-governmental groups such as pro-life lobbyists or even family members. The UN Human Rights Council published its “technical guidance” to address maternal mortality and morbidity in July, to “assist policymakers in improving women’s health and rights.” The document starts from the abortion industry’s assertion that the best way to reduce maternal mortality is to introduce legalised abortion and reduce legal and other restrictions on abortion. Under the “rights-based” approach to women’s health care, the document...
  • Liberty Hill: In church, remember that it's Sunday, but Tuesday's coming

    10/09/2012 4:29:56 PM PDT · by rhema · 1 replies
    WORLD ^ | Oct. 5, 2012 | Marvin Olasky
    One WORLD subscriber, Thomas Sandlin, describes himself as “just an old retiree living in the backwater small town of Liberty Hill, Texas.” But any community with Liberty in its name is not a backwater. Liberty is not a backwater concept. It’s the high-water mark for politics in America, where our Liberty Bell exhorts us, in the words of Leviticus 25:10, to “proclaim Liberty throughout all the Land unto all the Inhabitants thereof.” Sandlin continued, “My pastor cannot get up and tell the congregation how to vote, but he certainly can point out the duty of Christians to participate in the...
  • Oral Sex Could Spread Antibotic-Resistant Gonorrhea Superbug

    10/09/2012 1:03:23 PM PDT · by Morgana · 41 replies
    inquisitr ^ | 10.9.1012 | inquisitir
    Health officials have been sounding the alarm about a drug-resistant strain of gonorrhea, and data from around the world now suggests that oral sex could be the means of transmission of the so-called superbug. Gonorrhea (i.e., the gonococcus microbe) is said to be the second most commonly reported infectious disease in the US, and cephalosporins — the class of drugs most commonly used to treat it — are apparently no longer effective against the infection. As a result, scientists fear a global sexually transmitted gonorrhea epidemic. The New Yorker discusses the connection between gonorrhea (a.k.a. “the clap”) and oral sex:...
  • Science Over Politics: Nobel For Adult Stem Cell Work

    10/08/2012 4:20:46 PM PDT · by raptor22 · 13 replies
    IBD EDITORIALS ^ | October 8, 2012
    Bioethics: British and Japanese researchers have been awarded this year's Nobel Prize for showing how to create embryonic stem cells without using human embryos in a genuinely promising line of research. For decades now, embryonic stem cell research (ESCR) has been trumpeted as the most promising avenue of research, and those who had moral qualms about using human embryos were dismissed as Bible-thumping troglodytes who stood in the way of making the lame walk. ESCR supporters said their way led to finding "imminent" miracle cures to tragic and sometimes deadly conditions and diseases. They dismissed suggestions of a more promising...
  • Embryonic Stem Cells 'Obsolete'

    07/16/2009 6:47:14 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies · 580+ views
    IBD Editorials ^ | July 16, 2009 | INVESTORS BUSINESS DAILY Staff
    Bioethics: The former director of the National Institutes of Health, once an enthusiast for embryonic stem cells, now says their future has "dimmed." So why is the administration bailing out research into such therapies while troubled states like California have committed billions?Aside from creating or saving a few research jobs, the administration's decision to federally fund embryonic stem cell research is, as we've noted, a bailout of bad science. It throws money at an avenue of research that time and adult stem cell progress have passed by. Applauding the administration's move was Sen. Arlen Specter, D-Pa., who echoed the claims...
  • Judge: No Jail for Newborn’s Killer Because Abortion is Accepted

    10/08/2012 12:19:55 PM PDT · by Paladins Prayer · 23 replies
    The New American ^ | 08 October 2012 | Selwyn Duke
    When the great philosopher G.K. Chesterton said, “Let all the babies be born. Then let us drown those we do not like,” he wasn’t advocating infanticide but was just making a point. Unfortunately, though, we’re getting closer to a time when people would take his words literally. An example of this is a judge’s decision in Canada that a woman who strangled her newborn baby shouldn’t be incarcerated because Canadians’ failure to criminalize abortion indicates that they “sympathize” with the mother. ...So Justice Veit’s decision seems to make no sense whatsoever; that is, unless you look beyond the facts of...
  • Muslim mother 'beat daughter, 19, and locked her to a bed after she was seen speaking to a boy'

    02/12/2012 5:56:23 PM PST · by moonshinner_09 · 24 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 11th February 2012 | Daily Mail Reporter
    An Iraqi woman has been accused of beating her teenage daughter and padlocking her to a bed after she was seen speaking to a young man. After Yusra Farhan was arrested in the Arizona hospital where her daughter was being treated for her injuries, she told police she wanted to punish the girl for violating her 'culture'. Farhan, 50, faces charges of aggravated assault, unlawful imprisonment and resisting arrest. She was being held in a Maricopa County jail. Police did not identify her daughter by name. The incident started on Tuesday, when the daughter was spotted by her father talking...
  • To Understand the Democratic Party’s Re-definition of Marriage - Follow the Money!

    10/06/2012 5:58:47 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 19 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 6, 2012 | Harry R. Jackson, Jr
    Our country made history in 2008 when we elected our first black president. The 2012 election is already historic as well, but for a much less promising reason. This year marks the first time in history that a major political party has put the redefinition of marriage into its national platform. The obvious question for many of my friends was, "Why are they in such a hurry?" If their victory is so inevitable, as they always tell the mainstream media; if the next generation is as likely to fall into their grasp as they think; why don’t they just trust...
  • Socialized medicine: Patients starve and die of thirst on hospital wards

    10/06/2012 2:34:17 PM PDT · by bruinbirdman · 33 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 10/6/2012 | Laura Donnelly
    Forty-three hospital patients starved to death last year and 111 died of thirst while being treated on wards, new figures disclose today. There were 558 cases last year where doctors recorded that a patient had died in a state of severe dehydration in UK hospitals The death toll was disclosed by the UK Government amid mounting concern over the dignity of patients on NHS wards. They will also fuel concerns about care homes, as it was disclosed that eight people starved to death and 21 people died of thirst while in care. Last night there were warnings that they must...
  • Same-sex "marriage" isn't enough: 'I want to have babies the way straight people do'

    10/05/2012 6:02:49 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 109 replies
    Renew America ^ | 10-5-12 | Frances Kelly
    Redefining marriage won't satisfy gay rights activists; they want to redefine reality. Segregating genders in marriage to suit the sexual attractions of less than 2% of the population isn't enough. This woman with same-sex attraction wants scientists to "try harder" and give "priority" to making it possible for two women to procreate. Michelle Cheever says: "I want to have babies the way straight people do." Huffington Post: What I mean is that I want the ease, the convenience, the — dare I say it — naturalness that straight people have when starting a family. I want both the simple beauty...
  • Scalia: Abortion, death penalty "easy" cases

    10/05/2012 2:37:34 PM PDT · by markomalley · 19 replies
    CBS News ^ | 10/5/2012
    Justice Antonin Scalia says his method of interpreting the Constitution makes some of the most hotly disputed issues that come before the Supreme Court among the easiest to resolve. Scalia calls himself a "textualist" and, as he related to a few hundred people who came to buy his new book and hear him speak in Washington the other day, that means he applies the words in the Constitution as they were understood by the people who wrote and adopted them. So Scalia parts company with former colleagues who have come to believe capital punishment is unconstitutional. The framers of the...