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  • Nevada Republicans Drop Pro-life, Pro-Marriage Stand

    04/18/2014 9:21:39 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 34 replies
    Las Vegas, Nev., Apr 18, 2014 / 02:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Several hundred delegates of the Nevada Republican Party approved a party platform Saturday that lacks a pro-life plank and drops support for the definition of marriage as a union of one man and one woman. Nevada State Party Chairman Michael McDonald told the Las Vegas Review-Journal he thought the party platform was “about inclusion, not exclusion.” “This is where the party is going.” Fewer than half of the original 520 party delegates were present to vote to approve the platform the evening of April 12 at the party’s annual...
  • Another Catholic school embroiled in battle over Church teaching on sexuality

    04/17/2014 2:51:03 AM PDT · by Morgana · 16 replies
    LIFE SITE NEWS ^ | Kirsten Andersen
    WAKEFIELD, RI, April 16, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Another controversy has erupted at a Roman Catholic school after students and parents reacted with outrage to Church teaching on sexuality as presented at a school assembly. Father Francis “Rocky” Hoffman spoke to students at The Prout School in Wakefield, Rhode Island on April 4. During the course of his talk, he apparently made comments critical of homosexuality and divorce that some students found offensive. Fr. Rocky Hoffman The Diocese of Providence’s spokesman on the issue has seemed to agree with Hoffman’s critics. But Catholic observers suggest the controversy is part of a...
  • 16 Examples That Show The United States Has Become A Seriously Messed Up Country

    04/13/2014 10:28:20 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 21 replies
    The American Dream blog ^ | March 5, 2014 | Michael Snyder
    In recent years, it has been quite common to hear our politicians and top media personalities talk about the need for America to use military force to impose “our values” on the rest of the world. But what “values” could they possibly be talking about? The truth is that we don’t have any “values” worth sharing with anyone at this point. America has become a festering cesspool of garbage and filth, and it is getting worse with each passing day. As a nation, we need to humble ourselves and turn away from our wicked deeds and rediscover the values that...
  • Another Democrat suggests racism within GOP, drawing another sharp response

    04/13/2014 4:49:48 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 54 replies
    FOX News ^ | April 14, 2014
    New York Rep. Steve Israel said Sunday a significant part of the Republican Party is “animated by racism,” marking the third time in recent days that a leading Democrat has appeared to make race an issue and draw a sharp response from Republicans. Israel, chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, whose major role is the get his House members re-elected, told CNN’s “State of the Union” that not all of his Republican colleagues are racist. “Not all of them, of course not,” he said. “But to a significant extent, the Republican base does have elements that are animated by...
  • Willie Nelson Singing at Wendy Davis Fundraiser

    04/11/2014 10:04:14 PM PDT · by re_nortex · 54 replies
    NBCDFW ^ | Friday, Apr 11, 2014 | Christy Hope
    Legendary singer Willie Nelson will be featured at a high-dollar fundraiser for Democratic governor nominee Wendy Davis. The event will be held April 27 in the Houston backyard of plaintiff’s lawyer Steve and Amber Mostyn, featuring barbecue, Nelson and — for those who stay overnight at the Hotel ZaZa — a campaign briefing on Monday morning.
  • Homofascist Tyranny

    04/11/2014 9:33:26 AM PDT · by ReformationFan · 14 replies
    Virtue Online ^ | 4-9-14 | Michael Voris
    Homofascist Tyranny The tyranny of homofascism must be opposed By Michael Voris The Vortex April 9, 2014 Grab a pen and write the word down as quickly as you can and start using it everywhere – the word is .. homofascists .. as in homofascism. A working definition you ask? How’s this for starters? Homofascism – “a way of organizing a society in which homosexualists impose their agenda with which no one is allowed to disagree or have any appeal to the contrary without being subjected to severe consequences of ridicule, slander, libel, fines, public demonstrations, distortions, denial of free...
  • Documents: Tanning Salons Inspected More Often Than NYC Abortion Clinics

    04/08/2014 2:41:31 AM PDT · by markomalley · 3 replies
    Big Government ^ | 4/8/2014 | AWR Hawkins
    On April 7th the New York Post reported that documents show New York City's "tanning salons [are] inspected more regularly than abortion clinics."According to the Post, the documents show that "health inspectors regulate 25 diagnostic and treatment centers and surgery centers that provide abortion services." Of these 25, "eight were never inspected" between 2000 and 2012, "five were inspected just once, and eight were inspected only once, twice, or three times" during the 12 year period.
  • The Silencing of Sister Jane

    04/06/2014 7:12:41 AM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 48 replies
    the-american-catholic.com ^ | April 6, 2014 | Donald R. McClarey
    Sister Jane Dominic Laurel was tossed under the bus so frequently last week that I hope she will be able to get the tread marks out of her habit. A vibrant teacher of Catholic orthodoxy on sexual morality based on Pope John Paul II’s Theology of the Body, she had given lectures around the country with no controversy until she gave a presentation at the hilariously misnamed Catholic High School in Charlotte, North Carolina, and some parents and their spoiled brats decided to stage a massive hissy fit. The diocese of Charlotte wasted no time in cowardly apologizing for the...
  • Charlotte diocese backs nun who gave school talk promoting Church teaching on homosexuality

    04/07/2014 8:02:36 PM PDT · by Morgana · 49 replies
    LIFE SITE NEWS ^ | Kirsten Andersen
    CHARLOTTE, NC, April 7, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The bishop of Charlotte is backing a Dominican nun who has been at the center of a fiery controversy since last month when she gave a speech promoting Catholic teaching on sexuality to students at Charlotte Catholic High School. After a public meeting with diocesan and school officials turned ugly, with parents and students alike shouting at administrators over what they perceived as “hateful” remarks criticizing homosexual behavior, divorce and extra-marital sex, a spokesman for the diocese told LifeSiteNews that the nun in question, Sr. Jane Dominic Laurel, did nothing wrong and will...
  • Nun UNDER The Bus

    04/07/2014 12:42:14 PM PDT · by markomalley · 11 replies
    WDTPRS ^ | 4-7-14 | Fr. John Zuhlsdorf
    You probably saw my post Sister explains the situation. Spittle-flecked nutty, bullying, intimidation ensue. Sr. Jane Laurel, OP, gave a talk at a Catholic High School. Hell broke loose. If you want to sample her talks, go HERE. Her talk at the High School was “Masculinity & Femininity: Difference & Gift”. Presentations with that title are on that website. Listen to a few. At the High School, Sister included comments about homosexuality, divorce and single parents. Some people lost their minds. Read more here. I suspect that what happened, to build this up into such a thing, is that parents...
  • Pastor of Florida megachurch resigns over ‘moral failure’

    04/07/2014 3:47:13 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 53 replies
    religion news ^ | 4/6/14 | Sarah Pulliam Bailey
    Florida megachurch pastor Bob Coy has resigned from his 20,000-member Calvary Chapel Fort Lauderdale congregation over a “moral failing.” A statement on the church’s website reported the news: ”On April 3, 2014, Bob Coy resigned as Senior Pastor of Calvary Chapel Fort Lauderdale, effective immediately, after confessing to a moral failing in his life which disqualifies him from continuing his leadership role at the church he has led since its founding in 1985,”...
  • RAND PAUL TO CALIFORNIA REPUBLICANS: EVOLVE, ADAPT, OR DIE

    04/06/2014 5:43:23 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 308 replies
    Breitbart ^ | April 6, 2014 | GOP-e Sen. Rand Paul
    Evolve, adapt or die. That is the fate of our current Republican party. We must evolve as a party and find a way to attract millennials to the conservative movement or we will never succeed in realizing our ideals of individual freedom and freedom from government interference. Initially, I received criticism from political pundits for speaking to non-traditional audiences. I was told it was a waste of time to reach out to these audiences, specifically students from both Howard University and University of California, Berkeley. My response is this: I have never been one to watch the world go by...
  • Exposing the Myths of Recreational Sex: Every young person needs to know the following three truths

    04/03/2014 7:23:44 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 41 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 04/03/2014 | Janice Shaw Crouse
    There is a mountain of media out there promoting a phony philosophy about the joys of recreational sex – casual, risky sexual encounters that do not involve commitment.  One need look no farther than the junk advice featured in magazines like Cosmopolitan to see just how pernicious and pervasive recreational sex is.The time for some straight talk about this sexual trend is long overdue.  Every young person needs to know the following three truths: Truth #1: Recreational sex has produced dramatic increases in sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).  Girls who are sexually active in their early teens are twice as likely to get an...
  • 2010: Admiral: President Obama Gave Us Choice to Accept Gays in Military or Resign

    04/03/2014 12:20:40 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 316 replies
    Breitbart's Big Peace ^ | April 1, 2014 | AWR Hawkins
    Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Robert Papp said that in 2010 Obama told U.S. military leaders to accept his push for gays in the military, and that if they didn't, they could take the "opportunity to resign [their] commissions." Papp said these things in a video BuzzFeed obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request. The video shows a speech Papp delivered to Coast Guard Academy cadets during which he was asked how he would deal with enforcing an order with which he didn't agree. He used the story of his 2010 meeting with Obama as an example of how service...
  • Furor at Catholic high school after nun presents Church teaching on homosexuality

    04/02/2014 6:57:22 PM PDT · by Morgana · 80 replies
    LIFE SITE NEWS ^ | Kirsten Andersen
    CHARLOTTE, NC, April 2, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A North Carolina Roman Catholic school is holding a meeting today to address the concerns of parents and students who say they are outraged about remarks a visiting nun made criticizing homosexuality, divorce, and sex outside of marriage during a recent speech. Dominican Sister Jane Dominic Laurel, who often speaks to high school and college-age students on matters of sexuality, gave an hour-long presentation to students at Charlotte Catholic High School on March 21 called “Masculinity and Femininity: Difference and Gift.” School officials told the Catholic News Herald she spent about half her...
  • Woman married during repeal of Michigan's gay marriage ban assaulted and called gay slur

    04/01/2014 6:44:36 PM PDT · by cripplecreek · 46 replies
    Mlive.com ^ | April 01, 2014 | Kyle Feldscher
    Three men in Ypsilanti Township Monday assaulted a woman who was able to marry her partner during the brief repeal of Michigan’s gay marriage ban. Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office deputies reported the 28-year-old woman got off the bus about 6 p.m. Monday in the area of the 3000 block of Roundtree Boulevard in Ypsilanti Township. The woman told investigators she got off the bus in the area and was walking home through an apartment parking lot. Three men approached her, with one of them using a homophobic slur, calling her a derogatory name for a woman and asking her if...
  • Obama gives Pelosi rosary beads blessed by Pope Francis

    04/01/2014 9:43:22 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 136 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | April 1, 2014 | Caroline May
    President Obama gave House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi rosary beads blessed by Pope Francis during lunch Tuesday at the White House, according to an NBC News reporter. Carrie Dann @CarrieNBCNews Pelosi says she received a rosary blessed by Pope Francis from Obama at lunch today 12:24 PM - 1 Apr 2014 Obama met Pope Francis at the Vatican for the first time last week. Pelosi, a Catholic, has been criticized for her support of abortion — a practice which she has called “sacred ground” — by other Catholics. Last year, a Vatican official in Rome said that the California lawmaker...
  • 'How I Met Your Mother' wraps up an impressive nine-year run with legendary finale

    03/31/2014 5:27:46 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 52 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | 03/31/2014 | BY DAVID HINCKLEY
    Ted Mosby (Josh Radnor) sits his son and daughter down to tell them how he met their mother. That’s the way “How I Met Your Mother” began, on Sept. 19, 2005. Nine seasons and almost nine years later, Ted is less than 48 hours from getting to the point. It’s a tossup which is more impressive here: that a sitcom could last 200 episodes with what sounds like a one-idea premise, or that a parent could keep his kids listening to him talk about anything for nine years. But if Mosby’s kids wanted the answer, they didn't have much choice....
  • When Barack Obama Stands Firm

    03/31/2014 2:47:13 AM PDT · by markomalley · 16 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 3/31/2014 | Karl Ushanka
    In times past, both Presidents Truman and Reagan took principled stands that resulted in global stability and lives saved.  Specificlally, two determined anti-communist presidents confronted the Soviet Union in such an aggressive manner that it disturbed even their closest advisors.  The Berlin Airlift looked impossible in 1948, as did the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) in 1983.  Nearly everybody – opponents, advisors, the media and the public – thought these policies were beyond the nation’s capabilities.  And they were proved wrong. (snip)While president, Obama has not yet stood apart from his party or advisors.  To find an example of daring leadership...
  • Gay activists hurl feces at German parents protesting pro-gay school curriculum: report

    03/29/2014 5:15:43 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 75 replies
    Life Site News ^ | 3-28-14 | Thaddeus Baklinski
    As parents in Germany have protested a new pro-homosexual “sexual diversity” curriculum in their schools, homosexual activists have attacked them by hurling feces and destroying their property, according to the Observatory on Intolerance and Discrimination against Christians, which documents anti-Christian incidents in Europe. "Protesters were physically attacked and it was felt that the police failed to protect the parents’ basic right of assembly," said a statement from the Observatory describing incidents at recent rallies in Baden-Württemberg and Cologne. According to eyewitnesses, says the Observatory, "Christian parents were shouted at with obscenities.” "They were spit at, eggs were thrown, and little...
  • Duke porn star Belle Knox: Rough sex empowering

    03/28/2014 6:40:51 AM PDT · by armydawg505 · 51 replies
    www.foxnews.com ^ | 3/19/14 | unknown
    Belle Knox, the Duke University freshman paying for college by doing porn, has upped the ante this week with a new blog post on XOJane.com espousing rough sex, and a spin around a stripper pole at a New York City skin joint. “This is my first time dancing,” Knox told The Post before hitting the stage Tuesday night. “I’m nervous, but I think it’ll be really empowering.” That "empowerment" line is the same one she used in her new, graphic blog post written largely about her first porn video, which included submission, name calling, and slapping.
  • On Being an Abortion Doula

    03/26/2014 9:23:46 PM PDT · by Pinkbell · 9 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | March 26, 2014 | Roc Morin
    “She was chit-chatty at first,” began full-spectrum doula Annie Robinson, describing one of her first clients. “She didn’t seem anxious, didn’t seem like she particularly had much to say. And then, the [abortion] procedure began and I stood beside her, holding her hand, and she went into this other zone. She turned to me and just started going back in time to when she was six years old, eight years old, just telling me these horrific stories of sexual violence—abuse that her body had been subject to. It was astounding to witness—to feel palpably how the body holds memory—holds trauma....
  • INTERVIEW: Pelletier Family Reacts After MA Takes Permanent Custody

    03/26/2014 12:08:15 PM PDT · by Fitzy_888 · 25 replies
    Fox News ^ | NA | NA
    Video at link.
  • ‘Permanent’ custody of Justina Pelletier awarded to Mass.

    03/25/2014 3:01:56 PM PDT · by Morgana · 147 replies
    BOSTON GLOBE ^ | Patricia Wen
    A long-running child custody case took a dramatic turn Tuesday, when a Massachusetts juvenile court judge awarded “permanent” custody of teen-ager Justina Pelletier to the state Department of Children and Families. The ruling by Judge Joseph Johnston leaves it up to the agency, not the court, to decide whether or when Pelletier should be returned to her West Hartford, Conn., home. “It’s a huge ruling,” said a person who had been briefed on the decision. “It’s a setback for the parents.” This person said the state, which has had temporary custody of Pelletier for more than a year, has no...
  • Ex-prostituted women blast UN and Amnesty International for trying to legalize prostitution

    03/25/2014 11:09:00 AM PDT · by Morgana · 14 replies
    life site news ^ | Lisa Correnti
    NEW YORK, March 21, 2014 (C-FAM.org) - Women rescued from prostitution are criticizing UN agencies and Amnesty International for trying to legalize prostitution insisting legalization would lead to more girls being trafficked, and transform pimps into legitimate businessmen. “When [UN personnel] work in a brothel then will I listen to their argument,” said one former prostituted woman referring to the newly-created agency called UN Women. “What the hell are they [Amnesty International] thinking,” said Rachel Moran, a former prostituted woman from Ireland. Author of Paid For: My Journey Through Prostitution, Moran refers to a leaked draft paper advocating for legalizing...
  • ‘Their viewpoint kills people’: Stanford revokes funding for pro-marriage conference after backlash

    03/24/2014 8:46:16 AM PDT · by Morgana · 9 replies
    life site news ^ | Kirsten Andersen
    PALO ALTO, CA, March 21, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A group of about 100 homosexual activists at Stanford University have successfully intimidated the Graduate Student Council (GSC) into withdrawing $600 in previously-approved funding for a pro-marriage conference to be held on campus in April. The university administration also tried to charge the organizers $5,000 for security costs, but backed down amidst public pressure after the organizers accused them of “impos[ing] a tax on free speech.” The Stanford Anscombe Society (SAS) is sponsoring the event, called “Communicating Values: Marriage, Family and the Media.” Featuring prominent pro-family speakers, the event’s goal is “to...
  • Aborted babies incinerated to heat UK hospitals

    03/24/2014 2:08:34 AM PDT · by markomalley · 33 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 3/24/2014 | Sarah Knapton
    The bodies of thousands of aborted and miscarried babies were incinerated as clinical waste, with some even used to heat hospitals, an investigation has found. Ten NHS trusts have admitted burning foetal remains alongside other rubbish while two others used the bodies in ‘waste-to-energy’ plants which generate power for heat. Last night the Department of Health issued an instant ban on the practice which health minister Dr Dan Poulter branded ‘totally unacceptable.’ At least 15,500 foetal remains were incinerated by 27 NHS trusts over the last two years alone, Channel 4’s Dispatches discovered. The programme, which will air tonight, found...
  • BOOM: Franklin Graham, ‘Putin is right’ On Gay Issues, Obama’s ‘Shameful’

    03/20/2014 4:16:07 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 28 replies
    Clash Daily ^ | 20Mar14 | Clash Daily
    <p>CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV/AP) -Two months after Russian President Vladimir Putin defended Russia’s anti-gay law by equating gays with pedophiles, evangelist Franklin Graham is praising Putin for his stance on homosexuality.</p> <p>Putin made headlines ahead of the Sochi Winter Olympics saying Russia needs to “cleanse” itself of homosexuality if it wants to increase its birth rate.</p>
  • JERSEY (UK):Children were loaned to rich paedophile yachtsmen

    03/19/2014 10:04:34 AM PDT · by pabianice · 56 replies
    From September 2007, police took 1,776 statements from 192 alleged victims, identifying 151 alleged abusers and only seven people were successfully prosecuted. WHY ? Because the majority of abusers are being protected ! We know from court cases and statements made [during the 2008 inquiry] that children in Jersey care homes were ‘loaned out’ to members of the yachting fraternity and other prominent citizens on the pretence of recreational trips but during which they were savagely abused and often raped. When these children complained they were beaten and locked in cellars [at Haut de la Garenne] The youngsters were told...
  • Romania rejects redefinition of marriage disguised under Civil Partnership Bill

    03/17/2014 8:20:04 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 15 replies
    Life Site News ^ | 3-17-14 | Stefana Totorcea
    On March 5th, 2014, the Juridical Commission of Romania’s Chamber of Deputies rejected a bill proposing legal recognition for civil partnerships signed before a notary. The bill had already been rejected by Romania’s Senate (with 105 votes against and 2 in favor). After its unanimous rejection by the Juridical Commission, the last chance would be for it to be introduced directly to the plenary session of the Chamber of Deputies. This is exactly what its sponsor, Remus Cernea, independent Member of Parliament and a promoter of secular humanism, intends to do, though with little chances of success. Romanian MP Diana...
  • AIR FORCE: CHRISTIANS' RELIGIOUS SPEECH NOT LEGALLY PROTECTED RIGHT

    03/16/2014 7:01:44 PM PDT · by ilovesarah2012 · 64 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | March 16, 2014 | KEN KLUKOWSKI
    Christians in the U.S. military are being told they must forfeit their First Amendment rights. Bible verses are being erased from cadets’ personal dorm-room white boards, and military lawyers claim that legal protections for religion only pertain to matters such as clothing and growing beards but do not extend to any religious expression such as talking about one's faith or posting a Bible verse. Last year Breitbart News broke the story of a campaign by anti-Christian extremists to suppress traditional Christian expression within the U.S. military. There were conflicting stories regarding the possible court martial of service members who share...
  • Catholic Nuns Back Obamacare Contraception Access

    03/16/2014 1:01:07 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 72 replies
    RD Magazine ^ | 3/14/14 | Patricia Miller
    The National Coalition of American Nuns has announced their support for women’s right to access contraceptives under the Affordable Care Act as the Supreme Court prepares to hear the historic Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood cases. While the plaintiffs in these cases are Mennonites and evangelical Christians, opposition to the contraceptive mandate was largely spearheaded by the Catholic bishops. Several key cases of Catholic non-profits, such as the Little Sisters of the Poor, are making their way through the lower courts and may well end up in the Supreme Court themselves. “NCAN is dismayed that the Little Sisters of the...
  • Killing Christianity with Sex

    03/15/2014 12:00:00 PM PDT · by Paladins Prayer · 24 replies
    The New American ^ | 11 March 2014 | Selwyn Duke
    In recent times, there has been a development quite odd and unprecedented in the annals of the sexual “revolution.” When America’s traditional sexual mores started to break down, it always took the form of slouching toward “tolerance.” For example, consider fornication. Two unmarried opposite-sex individuals cohabitating was once known as “living in sin” and was not something any couple could do in their community. But as pedophile Alfred Kinsey’s fraudulent science and the phenomenon whereby, as Confucius said, no one likes “virtue as much as sex” eroded moral barriers, this started to change. And then one thing led to another,...
  • Pact reached to keep North Dakota's only abortion clinic open

    03/14/2014 6:37:01 PM PDT · by markomalley · 11 replies
    LA Times ^ | 3/14/2014 | Michael Muskal
    North Dakota and its only abortion clinic have resolved part of their dispute over the state’s new abortion law, meaning the facility will remain open. At issue was the requirement that physicians performing abortions have hospital privileges. The state and clinic agreed that doctors at the Red River Women's Clinic would maintain such privileges. The agreement was announced Friday by the state and the Center for Reproductive Rights, which assisted the clinic, located in Fargo. The stipulation ends a lawsuit over the requirement, which was included in the 2013 law and threatened to close the women’s health facility. The hospital...
  • Put the Sex Back in Sex Ed

    03/13/2014 8:17:33 PM PDT · by thecodont · 24 replies
    TIME ^ | March 13, 2014 7:02 AM ET | Camille Paglia
    Fertility is the missing chapter in sex education. Sobering facts about women’s declining fertility after their 20s are being withheld from ambitious young women, who are propelled along a career track devised for men. The refusal by public schools’ sex-education programs to acknowledge gender differences is betraying both boys and girls. The genders should be separated for sex counseling. It is absurd to avoid the harsh reality that boys have less to lose from casual serial sex than do girls, who risk pregnancy and whose future fertility can be compromised by disease. Boys need lessons in basic ethics and moral...
  • Couples have sex in a box, then talk about it, on new WE show

    03/12/2014 8:01:25 AM PDT · by workerbee · 66 replies
    Fox ^ | 3/12/14
    Reality TV is about to get hot and heavy. The Post reports that WE tv has ordered a one-hour pilot of Sex Box, a reality show where couples will do the deed inside a soundproof box. Based on the U.K. show of the same name, the format takes real couples whose relationships are on the rocks, has them fornicate in the box, and then immediately address their issues with a panel of experts. The ‘in the moment’ approach “fosters conversations about intimacy that are completely filterless and emotionally honest,” according to the network’s pilot description.
  • Promoting Plan B

    03/11/2014 10:49:17 AM PDT · by steve8714 · 4 replies
    vanity | steve8714
    Plan B on display
  • Bishop issues letter on the ‘epidemic plague’ of porn, calls on men to recommit to purity

    03/09/2014 11:34:54 PM PDT · by Morgana · 11 replies
    Life site news ^ | Hilary White
    “I call on every man in the Diocese of Arlington to search his heart and renew his commitment to purity. I call on every husband and father to renew his sacred commitment to his wife and children.” - Arlington Bishop Paul Loverde ARLINGTON, VA, March 7, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The growth of pornography use, particularly on the internet, is “a matter of utmost urgency for every son and father today,” Bishop Paul Loverde of the Catholic diocese of Arlington, Virginia said in a letter to his flock released this week. Titled “Bought with a Price: Every Man’s Duty to Protect...
  • University staff members forced to undergo reeducation in ‘heterosexual privilege’

    03/09/2014 4:00:51 AM PDT · by ilovesarah2012 · 57 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | March 7, 2014 | Robby Soave
    Staff members at Western Washington University in Bellingham, Washington are enduring viewpoint-corrective training sessions in far-left political topics like “heterosexual privilege,” “gender privilege” and “language privilege.” The monthly sessions are known as “Cultural Competency Staff Meetings,” and require that staff members discuss controversial issues and listen to lectures from experts on topics like white privilege and sexism, according to Campus Reform. The meeting agendas are largely secret, and staff members have been swore to secrecy. One employee, however, gave an interview to Campus Reform explaining some of the details. “I felt I would be discriminated against based on my political...
  • Arizona School District May Violate State Law to Allow Planned Parenthood Sex-Ed Class

    03/08/2014 7:08:52 PM PST · by Coleus · 2 replies
    LifeNews ^ | 3/6/14 | Alliance Defending Freedom
    Alliance Defending Freedom issued two letters Thursday concerning Planned Parenthood’s involvement in sex education curricula that an Arizona school district has considered in recent weeks–curricula that, if adopted, would likely violate a state law that requires preference to be given to abstinence, childbirth, and adoption, not abortion.  One of the letters exposes falsehoods in a recent Planned Parenthood Arizona e-mail about the pro-abortion group’s involvement in the Tempe Union High School District’s sex education curriculum considerations. The other letter asks the school district to recuse one of its board members from any consideration of the district’s adoption of sex education...
  • Attitudes Among Southern Baptist Leaders Shifting on Birth Control

    03/07/2014 3:33:17 PM PST · by marshmallow · 87 replies
    Associated Baptist Press ^ | 3/5/14 | Bob Allen
    Questions about the morality of birth control increasingly appear in columns and blogs by SBC ethicists and ministers.On the surface, Roman Catholics and Southern Baptists might seem unlikely bedfellows in opposing mandated coverage of contraceptives under Obamacare, but observers say it points to ongoing reconsideration of the morality of birth control among the Southern Baptist Convention’s leading thinkers. “Evangelical leaders are tripping over themselves in the rush to stand with Roman Catholic bishops against this perceived governmental overreach,” Jacob Lupfer, a doctoral candidate in political science at Georgetown University, said in a Religion News Service commentary in December. “At the...
  • The Left’s Message To Teens: More Sex, No Guilt, No Consequences

    03/07/2014 4:59:18 PM PST · by Starman417 · 16 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 03-07-14 | Dave The Sage
    Now that our society has officially lowered us all to the level of rutting rabbits, the Coalition for Positive Sexuality (positive.org) is specifically targeting and encouraging promiscuous sex, abortion, and homosexuality to young teenagers. The Younger the Better should be their slogan. Funded by the homosexual lobby (and perhaps finally putting the myth that there is no homosexual agenda to rest) CPS is aggressively pushing its agenda of more sex/no guilt/no consequences to young and impressionable children at public schools nationwide. The greatest concession to personal responsibility and self-restraint that they attempt is to urge you to try and not...
  • Taxpayers fund Planned Parenthood video which teaches the joys of Sadomasochism to teens

    03/05/2014 10:01:02 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 7 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 3/5/14 | Doug Book
    Planned Parenthood of Northern New England (PPNNE), which scored $2.75 million in federal grants during 2012, has used a portion of its taxpayer funding to produce and post online “…a video specifically aimed at teenagers that promotes bondage and sadomasochism.” On its “For Teens” page, PPNNE claims the organization is “…dedicated to protecting the sexual health of teens by providing accurate information, opportunities to explore and establish beliefs and attitudes, and the skills to communicate their needs.” And what better way to “protect sexual health” than with a video which exalts sexual perversion, especially when hosted by giggles groupie Laci...
  • Clear and Helpful Teaching on the Evil of Pornography from Arlington Va. Bishop Paul Loverde

    03/05/2014 2:35:26 AM PST · by markomalley · 16 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 3/5/2014 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    At the opening of Lent, Bishop Paul Loverde has written an important and encouraging pastoral letter on the disturbing and increasingly pervasive issue of  pornography. The full letter was released today and you can read it here Bought With a PriceIt is good to see bishops address moral issues with clarity. And Bishop Loverde surely does that here. There are many things I like about the letter but let me highlight a few things here.1. We live in a culture that makes light of sexual sin, in general, and pornography in particular.  Many people speak of it as a victimless crime...
  • 'We can't prove sex with children does them harm' says Labour-linked NCCL

    03/04/2014 7:16:32 PM PST · by massmike · 52 replies
    express.co.uk ^ | 03/04/2014 | James Murray & James Fielding
    EVIDENCE has emerged that the views of the Paedophile Information Exchange influenced policy-making at the National Council for Civil Liberties when it was run by former Labour Health Secretary Patricia Hewitt. PIE members were lobbying NCCL officials for the age of consent to be reduced and campaigning for “paedophile love”. Their view that children were not harmed by having sex with adults appears to have been adopted by those at the top of the civil liberties group. Today we publish extracts from an NCCL report written for the Criminal Law Revision Committee in 1976 when Mrs Hewitt was general secretary....
  • An Absolute Right to Refuse Service

    03/03/2014 8:55:22 AM PST · by Kaslin · 52 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 3, 2014 | Matt Barber
    Albert Einstein once said, “Never do anything against conscience even if the state demands it.” He was right. In the aftermath of the Arizona religious freedom skirmish, I have a few questions for those who would presume to compel religious business owners, under penalty of law, to “provide goods and services” to homosexuals in a way that violates that business owner’s conscience. To wit: Should a homosexual baker be forced to make a “God Hates Fags” cake for Westboro Baptist Church, simply because its members claim to be Christian?Should a black printer be forced to develop and print thousands of...
  • Can We Make Lust Taboo?

    03/01/2014 8:25:31 AM PST · by EscondidoSurfer · 22 replies
    Overcoming Lust.com ^ | February 28, 2014 | Jim Vander Spek
    A taboo is something that is vehemently “forbidden based on moral judgment and religious beliefs.” When confronted with a taboo, we do not consider breaking it. The line is drawn so clearly that we dare not cross it. Incest is a good example. It is condemned in every culture. The idea of sexual relations with a sibling or one’s child is abhorrent and rejected as a matter of course. We are horrified by it. We recoil from it. It is off the table. We totally close the door to it. This keeps us out of trouble. The power of taboos...
  • How Facebook Exploits Underage Girls In Its Quest For Ad Revenue

    02/28/2014 9:46:56 PM PST · by Rusty0604 · 5 replies
    Zerohedge ^ | 02/28/2014 | Tyler Durden/ Mike Krieger of Liberty Blitzkrieg
    How Facebook Exploits Underage Girls in its Quest for Ad Revenue Sophie Bean, 14, of Sequim, Wash., said she was thought she was “liking” a Facebook ad related to fashion modeling. Instead, it promoted a Facebook page that recruited adult webcam models. “I just thought it was for modeling, and I’m interested in that, and I thought it would help me out,” Sophie said. Sophie wasn’t the only teen connecting with the page, which Facebook statistics show is most popular with users 13 to 17. Clicking on it didn’t pull the teens into nude webcam modeling, but did mean they...
  • Planned Parenthood targets Wisconsin governor's race in 2014 game plan

    02/28/2014 7:28:26 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    The Capital Times - Your Progressive Voice ^ | February 27, 2014 | Jessie Opien
    As Planned Parenthood's political arm prepares its largest-ever campaign offensive, its sights are set on Wisconsin's gubernatorial race. Planned Parenthood's political entities expect to spend more than $18 million nationwide, putting women's health care and abortion rights front-and-center for the 2014 midterm elections, Politico reported Thursday. "That investment would make the Planned Parenthood Action Fund and Planned Parenthood Votes — the national federation’s political entities — two of the heaviest outside spenders on the Democratic side, and certainly among the top independent expenditure campaigns focused on reaching women," Alexander Burns reported. Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin announced in November that...
  • 40 Days for Life (starts March 5)

    02/24/2014 12:09:33 PM PST · by Sun · 9 replies
    40 Days for Life ^ | February 2014 | Staff
    It's official! 251 communities across North America and around the world are ready to host the campaign this March 5 through April 13. Please check the locations page ... find the city that's closest to you ... click on the city name ... and sign up to get involved!