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  • Why is GLSEN Bullying My Community?

    06/23/2012 5:07:37 AM PDT · by rhema · 18 replies
    CitizenLink ^ | 6/21/12 | Aaron Sweeney
    Aaron Sweeney is a youth minister in Illinois. I can’t remember the last time my town’s been in the national news—in fact, maybe there hasn’t really been another time. I guess that’s why what’s going on now has taken so many of us by surprise. I’m the youth minister at a church in Erie, Illinois—a town of about 1,500 people that represents a mixture of local business owners, farmers, teachers and factory workers and others. We’ve never experienced anything like this—where for the last several weeks our town has been the target of a national pressure campaign launched by gay...
  • Alex Schadenberg: Killing patients who are difficult to manage is becoming common in the UK

    06/22/2012 4:09:18 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 18 replies
    Euthanasia Prevention Coalition ^ | 6/21/12 | Alex Schadenberg
    <p>An article written by Steve Doughty and published in the Daily Mail in the UK on June 19. The article reports on a research by Professor Patrick Pullicino that found that approximately 29% of all deaths in the UK are prematurely ended by use of the Liverpool Pathway, a plan that defines a patient as futile and then withdraws all treatment and care, including hydration and nutrition.</p>
  • A Penny Saved Is a J.C. Penney Spurned [Penney's woes are warning to family-unfriendly companies]

    06/21/2012 4:38:11 PM PDT · by rhema · 37 replies
    J.C. Penney has lost its way--and in the process, its profits! "Is J.C. Penney trying to become GayC Penney?" ABC News is asking--and so are customers. In the last several months, the company once known for its Christian roots has undergone a radical transformation. It started last year, when J.C. Penney hired Ellen DeGeneres, a vocal proponent of same-sex "marriage," as its spokesperson. The choice drew fire from several people who thought DeGeneres was a departure from the store's longstanding values. When organizations like American Family Association's One Million Moms complained, J.C. Penney's new president, Michael Francis, stubbornly dug in...
  • ‘Right to die’?: These incredible people found meaning in their lives, despite severe disabilities

    06/21/2012 3:42:44 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 55 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 6/21/12 | Peter Saunders
    Tony Nicklinson is 58 and paralysed from the neck down after suffering a stroke in 2005. He is seeking legal permission for a doctor actively to end his life. A Channel 4 Dispatches programme this week, ‘Let our dad die’, put Tony’s case with powerful emotion but it did not tell us that most people with locked-in syndrome do not actually think like this man. No one can help but be sympathetic to Tony Nicklinson, but cases like his are extremely rare and hard cases make bad law. The overwhelming majority of people with severe disability - even with ‘locked-in...
  • Obama Orders Military 'Gay Pride' Celebrations;CinC Using Armed Forces for Political Fodder

    06/21/2012 9:13:01 AM PDT · by rhema · 39 replies
    Patriot Post ^ | June 21, 2012 | Mark Alexander
    "Of all the dispositions and habits which lead to political prosperity, Religion and morality are indespensible supports. In vain would that man claim the tribute of Patriotism who should labor to subvert these great Pillars of human happiness -- these firmest props of the duties of men and citizens. The mere Politician, equally with the pious man ought to respect and to cherish them. A volume could not trace all their connections with private and public felicity. ... [L]et us with caution indulge the opposition, that morality can be maintained without religion. Whatever may be conceded to the influence of...
  • Lutherans Concerned/North America Becomes ReconcilingWorks

    06/21/2012 4:47:41 AM PDT · by lightman · 14 replies
    American Lutheran Publicity Bureau ^ | 12 June AD 2012 | Emily Eastwood
    Lutherans Concerned/North America Becomes ReconcilingWorks It's a new day and we have a new name!! For decades we've worked among Lutherans for the full inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in the life of the church. In 2009, a major milestone was achieved when the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America voted to allow ministers in lifelong, same-gender relationships to serve in the church. In 2011, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada established policies that permit the legal marriage or blessing of same-gender couples and that sexual orientation is not an impediment to ordination. But, the work for...
  • Lady Gaga As Mini Skirted Angel Next To Cross Sings Judas As Gay Dancer Bops Her Head.

    06/20/2012 4:57:24 PM PDT · by joeclarke · 14 replies
    JoeClarke.Net ^ | 06/20/2012 | JoeClarke.Net
    Irony of Ironies. Known as the chief prophetess for the accelerating gay craze for marital rights, and against the "epidemic" of gay bullying, Lady Gaga has been a prime motivator for the Gaying of America, which seems to have even extended into the U.S Armed Forces under Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta, who recently had the Pentagon, of all places, celebrate Gay Pride Week. How about a Christian Humility week, Mr. Secretary, where the once staunch man-and-wife matrimony proponent, Barack Obama, can demote anyone in the military who still believes that gayness is against God's law? I'm sure the...
  • School Uses Planned Parenthood Curriculum to Teach Kids Oral Sex

    06/20/2012 3:46:20 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 98 replies
    Life News ^ | 6/20/12 | Rita Diller
    Parents could tell something was wrong with the children when they came home from school. They were quiet and withdrawn, embarrassed, and didn’t want to talk about what had happened. When Curtis and Jean Pannkuk began questioning their young daughter, they discovered that her elementary school principal had instructed her that day in how to perform oral and anal sex. The traumatizing instruction was delivered as a part of state approved sex education that was orchestrated, developed, pushed, and policed by Planned Parenthood, NARAL Pro-Choice Washington, SIECUS, and a host of other agencies. Though parents in the small town of...
  • Two North Carolina abortion facilities caught agreeing to schedule sex-selective abortions

    06/20/2012 3:32:26 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 7 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 6/20/12 | Patrick B. Craine
    RALEIGH, North Carolina, June 20, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) - As part of their nationwide campaign to raise awareness about the disturbing practice of sex-selection in America’s abortion facilities, Live Action released new footage today from two North Carolina facilities. The undercover sting shows counselors from Planned Parenthood Chapel Hill and A Woman’s Choice of Raleigh, a National Abortion Federation affiliate, booking abortion appointments for a woman even after she made it clear she would only do it if they confirmed the unborn child was a girl. “We’re not here to judge people, we’re here to present them with their options and...
  • Top doctor's chilling claim: The NHS kills off 130,000 elderly patients every year...Obamacare?

    06/20/2012 8:24:14 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 22 replies
    Mail Online ^ | 06/19/12 | Steve Doughty
    NHS doctors are prematurely ending the lives of thousands of elderly hospital patients because they are difficult to manage or to free up beds, a senior consultant claimed yesterday. Professor Patrick Pullicino said doctors had turned the use of a controversial ‘death pathway’ into the equivalent of euthanasia of the elderly. He claimed there was often a lack of clear evidence for initiating the Liverpool Care Pathway, a method of looking after terminally ill patients that is used in hospitals across the country. It is designed to come into force when doctors believe it is impossible for a patient to...
  • Lifestyles That Are Taboo In The US, But Are Okay In Other Countries

    06/19/2012 7:39:28 PM PDT · by presidio9 · 45 replies
    BuzzFeed ^ | June 19, 2012
    Being A Polygamist Most of us frown upon the idea of polygamy, but it's considered an acceptable lifestyle in many other places around the world. For instance in Africa, children are considered to be symbolic of wealth, so polygamy is an appealing lifestyle because of how quickly it allows families to grow. Being Or Using A Prostitute Prostitution has some terrible connotations in America, but in places like Germany, it's just like any other respectable profession. For instance, if you are unemployed for a year and refuse to take an available job (like being a prostitute), the government reserves the...
  • Wesley J. Smith: Switzerland Welcomes Dr. Suicide Into Nursing Homes

    06/19/2012 3:55:47 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 10 replies
    First Things/Secondhand Smoke ^ | 6/18/12 | Wesley J. Smith
    Switzerland, which already permits suicide purveyors to make a lot of money out of suicide tourism, is now bringing self termination into nursing homes and hospitals. From the Swiss Info story: Vaud is set to become the first Swiss canton to introduce a law explicitly regulating assisted suicide. On Sunday, 62 per cent of people in the French-speaking canton voted in favour of a proposal obliging nursing homes and hospitals to accept the practice. The plan was put forward by the cantonal parliament and when the new law comes into force, doctors in nursing homes and hospitals must respect the...
  • Obamacrats Shout Down Children Singing “God Bless the USA” (video)

    06/19/2012 11:39:50 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 19 replies
    A group of Obama Fool-Aid drinkers heckle kids singing a patriotic song in New York City.
  • Komen Announces New Funding for Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz

    06/18/2012 4:11:44 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 12 replies
    Life News ^ | 6/18/12 | Steven Ertelt
    Another Komen affiliate is sending thousands of dollars to the nation’s biggest abortion business following the national controversy over Komen’s initial decision, and subsequent reversal, to deny Planned Parenthood funding.The North Jersey affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure announced Friday that Planned Parenthood is among the recipients of more than $1.2 million in total grants to 18 local organizations. A news report reveals the Komen chapter had given a $20,000 grant to the local Planned Parenthood abortion business last year and chose to renew the grant this year. Komen North Jersey spokeswoman Kathi Edelson Wolder said Friday the...
  • British Medical Journal campaigns for legalized euthanasia

    06/18/2012 4:02:54 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 6 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 6/18/12 | Hilary White
    LONDON, June 18, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) – One of the top peer review journals in the medical field has formally adopted a stand in favor of legalized euthanasia, telling British doctors’ associations that they must adopt a “neutral” stand and never oppose efforts to liberalize the law. In its latest edition three articles, including one formal editorial and two op-eds, lash out against the opposition to euthanasia or assisted suicide among medical professional bodies, saying it is a matter to be decided by the public. Two of the leading figures in the campaign to legalize euthanasia were given space for emotional...
  • Vaginas Demand Notice In Lansing

    06/18/2012 6:47:07 AM PDT · by jenk · 101 replies
    jenkuznicki.com ^ | 6/18/12 | Jen Kuznicki
    Hey ya'll come to Lansing, there'll be plenty of vaginas.This whole controversy disgusts me, but hey, it's part of the reason why I'm not a Democrat. The false narrative that the media is running with on the vagina controversy in Lansing is basically what the Democrats say it's about. According to female Democrats, women are being censored on the House floor for daring to say the word vagina. So, in order to really really get those evil male Republicans to pay, the women plan to talk about taking mirrors to view the female genitalia, how the hair feels, orgasms, and...
  • Some retailers’ efforts now include Gay Pride Month ads and events

    06/17/2012 8:11:16 AM PDT · by scottjewell · 37 replies
    Columbus Dispatch ^ | June 15 2012 | Tim Feran
    Retailers are going mainstream with ad campaigns aimed at gay customers in an effort to get their merchandise into more consumer closets. “Retailers, particularly fashion retailers, always like to be ahead of the curve,” said local retail analyst Chris Boring of Boulevard Strategies. “In 2012, supporting gay rights and accepting gays is pretty mainstream.” In one high-profile move, J.C. Penney is running an ad for Father’s Day featuring a gay Texas couple and their two children. A month ago, the retailer had an ad for Mother’s Day showing a lesbian couple with their children. The iconic retailer also has tapped...
  • Happy Parent’s Day! Who Really Needs a Dad, Anyway?

    06/17/2012 11:33:17 AM PDT · by NYer · 14 replies
    Citizen Link ^ | June 15, 2012 | Jeff Johnston
    The Advocate had an online question earlier in the week, “What do you do when your kid has two moms – and no dad – and the teacher decides everyone will be making Father’s Day cards?” Here’s part of how “Mr. Manners” answered the question: Fortunately, many school districts have reacted to changing circumstances by modernizing this little ritual (along with its counterpart, Mother’s Day), either by changing its name to “Parent’s Day” or simply by letting the kids make a card for any relative, teacher, or role model….You might also want to have a private talk with your son...
  • A 2012 Father's Day Message of Encouragement and Warning : "The Single-Mom Catastrophe"

    06/16/2012 7:39:47 PM PDT · by Patton@Bastogne · 31 replies
    The Manhattan Institute and City Journal ^ | 2012-06-03 | Kay S. Hymowitz
    . The mission of the Manhattan Institute is to develop and disseminate new ideas that foster greater economic choice and individual responsibility. The Single-Mom Catastrophe June 03, 2012 By Kay S. Hymowitz The demise of two-parent families in the U.S. has been an economic catastrophe for society. The single-mother revolution shouldn’t need much introduction. It started in the 1960s when the nation began to sever the historical connection between marriage and childbearing and to turn single motherhood and the fatherless family into a viable, even welcome, arrangement for children and for society. The reasons for the shift were many, including...
  • Dad's Love Can Be Crucial for Happy Childhood, Study Confirms

    06/17/2012 1:20:13 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 35 replies
    HealthDay via Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | Fri, Jun. 15, 2012, 9:00 AM | Barbara Bronson Gray
    Move over, tiger moms. Dads can play an even more significant role in the development of happy, well-adjusted children than do mothers, a new study indicates. Just in time for Father's Day, findings from a large-scale review of research shed light on how parental acceptance and rejection can affect the personalities of progeny well into adulthood. "In our 50 years of research in every continent but Antarctica, we have found that nothing has as strong and consistent an effect on personality development as does being rejected by a parent—especially by a father—in childhood," said study co-author Ronald Rohner, director of...