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  • Ron Reagan: ‘There’s No Such Thing as Partial-Birth Abortion’

    10/27/2016 5:43:36 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 60 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Message to Ron Reagan: when it comes to this barbaric procedure, it’s not about the nomenclature . . . On this evening’s Hardball, Ron Reagan claimed that “there’s no such thing as partial-birth abortion. Doesn’t exist.” Reagan criticized third-debate moderator Chris Wallace for having used the term. Would Reagan’s exquisite sensitivities be assuaged if Wallace had used the technical term: intact dilation and extraction? The bottom line is the same: Hillary Clinton supports it and Donald Trump opposes it. View the video here.
  • Scarborough: Trump Flip from Pro-Partial Birth to Pro-Life 'Impossible'

    03/31/2016 4:45:08 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 30 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Joe Scarborough came close to calling Donald Trump a fraud when it comes to his late-in-life switch from being strongly pro-choice, including supporting partial-birth abortion, to being pro-life. On today's Morning Joe, Scarborough flatly called Trump's 180-degree flip on the issue, coming when it did, "impossible." Scarborough's comments came in the context of Trump's statement [later amended] to Chris Matthews during a town hall yesterday that he supported some form of punishment for women having abortions. Said Scarborough: "Unless you have some religious experience on the road to Damascus which I haven't seen in Donald, it's just impossible!" Here's the...
  • Donald Trump’s New York Values: In His Own Words

    01/16/2016 1:08:50 PM PST · by Isara · 25 replies
    Cruz News ^ | January 16, 2016
    Trump Says Being From New York Drives His Views on Gay Marriage, Partial-Birth AbortionHOUSTON, Texas – In an interview with Tim Russert, Donald Trump asserts that New York “views” and “attitudes” are different than other places in the country, such as Iowa.View the video here:Donald Trump on New York Values - In His Own Words (Video)Trump on Meet the Press:“I live in New York City. There is a tremendous movement on to have and allow gay marriage.”“Hey, I lived in New York City and Manhattan all my life so my views are a little bit different than if I lived...
  • It Doesn't Matter How LIBERAL Trump Is As Long As He's Right On Immigration - Ann Coulter (VIDEO)

    01/12/2016 11:08:34 AM PST · by conservativejoy · 87 replies
    Right Scoop ^ | 1/1/2/2016 | soopermexican
    In a really good debate between Republican activist Liz Mair and right-wing firebrand Ann Coulter, they go at each other about whether Trump is actually a conservative and whether he's good for the country. Watch below: Ann Coulter basically lays out all her cards very early on when she says that nothing else matters as long as Trump is far right on immigration. She doesn't care that he's liberal on a lot of other issues, including the power of the federal government, executive orders, eminent domain, and crony capitalism, as long as he's tough on immigration. Liz Mair hits her...
  • Time to Defund Planned Parenthood's Body Shop

    07/17/2015 6:01:25 AM PDT · by BlatherNaut · 30 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 7/17/15 | Daniel John Sobieski
    If Kermit Gosnell and Margaret Sanger had a love child, it might be Dr. Deborah Nucatola, Planned Parenthood’s Senior Director of Medical Services, who, in an undercover video released Tuesday, appears to be calmly brokering the sale of body parts as if she were negotiating over lawn furniture at a garage sale. In one disturbing video and its appalling transcript, made by the non-profit group Center for Medical Progress, which describes itself as “dedicated to monitoring and reporting on medical ethics and advances”, it is made clear that the alleged noble crusade against unwanted children is a fraud, and that...
  • This viral video is changing minds about abortion

    12/10/2014 4:58:29 PM PST · by Morgana · 13 replies
    LIVE ACTION NEWS ^ | Dec 10, 2014 | Becky Yeh
    What do abortionists truly believe about the humanity of preborn children, and what do they admit about the violent late-term abortion procedures they perform when they do not realize the cameras are rolling? Live Action‘s “What is Human?” undercover investigation probes America’s late-term abortion industry, and reveals chilling admissions from abortionists on the humanity of children in the womb. The video, which has garnered millions of views on Facebook and over 60,000 views on YouTube, exposes the violent and inhumane nature of late-term abortion procedures that occur daily in abortion facilities. “What is Human?” details the willingness of abortionists to...
  • Andrew Cuomo Can Never Have Too Many Abortions

    06/08/2013 6:17:34 AM PDT · by Colonel Kangaroo · 31 replies
    National Review Online ^ | June 6, 2013 | Matthew J. Franck
    In a brazen push to make his state even more decisively the abortion capital of the United States, Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York is trying to ram through the legislature, before its June 20 adjournment, a radical expansion of the abortion license in the provisions of his “Women’s Equality Act.” As my Witherspoon Institute colleague Gabrielle Speach, and co-author and practicing physician Elissa Sanchez-Speach, write today at Public Discourse, Gov. Cuomo’s bill is an open invitation to the Kermit Gosnells of the abortion trade to move to New York and ratchet up their performance of late-term abortions on viable...
  • If President Barack Obama had a son, would he look like any of the babies Kermit Gosnell beheaded?

    04/12/2013 5:18:29 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | April 12, 2013 | Jim Treacher
    If you don’t know who Kermit Gosnell is, that’s because you read the New York Times and, and you watch network news. Gosnell is a Philadelphia abortionist who’s currently on trial for murder. Multiple counts. The media hasn’t had much interest in him — including, yes, the Daily Caller — and more and more people are starting to wonder why. I’ve been trying to think of what to say about it, but it’s so horrific that I can barely wrap my head around it. Kirsten Powers, writing in USA Today, does a great job of summing up the story...
  • Teen Worker at Gosnell Abortion Clinic: “They Looked Like Babies”

    04/12/2013 2:18:40 PM PDT · by Morgana · 22 replies
    life news ^ | Steven Ertelt
    Testimony has concluded for the week in the murder trial of abortion practitioner Kermit Gosnell. But, late Thursday, members of the jury heard from a teenage girl who found an odd work-study program at his clinic. Ashley Baldwin, a 15-year-old sophomore at University City High School, found herself employed at Gosnell’s abortion clinic and, despite no medical license or training, working alongside him performing gruesome late-term abortions. From an AP report on the testimony: Baldwin landed the job because her mother already worked there. She was paid, and in no time went from answering phones to doing ultrasounds, administering intravenous...
  • Teen intern at Gosnell clinic recalls hearing aborted fetus 'screeching'

    04/12/2013 12:56:06 PM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 37 replies
    Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | 04/12/2013 | Joseph A. Slobodzian
    At the time, it must have seemed like the ultimate work-study program. Ashley Baldwin, a 15-year-old sophomore at University City High School who was thinking of becoming a doctor, got a job at one of the busiest clinics in West Philadelphia. She was paid, and in no time went from answering phones to doing ultrasounds, administering intravenous medicine, and, ultimately, assisting in abortions performed by her mentor, Kermit Gosnell. Now 22 and the mother of a 2-year-old son, Baldwin on Thursday told a Philadelphia Common Pleas Court jury hearing Gosnell's murder trial of her unusual hands-on medical apprenticeship. Baldwin also...
  • Babies born alive after abortions, part 2: medical workers testify

    04/11/2013 6:06:07 PM PDT · by Morgana · 9 replies
    Live action ^ | Sarah Terzo
    When a Planned Parenthood representative testified against a Florida bill that deals with babies born alive during botched abortions, pro-choice activists claimed that this scenario never happens. However, live births due to botched abortions have been occurring ever since abortion was made legal. A number of clinic workers, doctors, and former abortionists have broken the silence and talked about these children who were denied medical care after being born alive. Clinic Workers Describe Babies Born Alive Pro-choice author Linda Bird Francke interviewed women who had had abortions and clinic workers for her book The Ambivalence of Abortion. She quotes one...
  • Video: Planned Parenthood Official Argues for Right to Post-Birth Abortion

    03/29/2013 10:37:05 AM PDT · by tpmintx · 86 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | 3/29/13 | JOHN MCCORMACK
    Florida legislators considering a bill to require abortionists to provide medical care to an infant who survives an abortion were shocked during a committee hearing this week when a Planned Parenthood official endorsed a right to post-birth abortion.
  • Newborn’s Decapitation at Birth Prompts Malpractice Lawsuit

    10/14/2012 12:42:06 PM PDT · by presidio9 · 37 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | Fri, Oct 12, 2012 | William Browning
    A Missouri couple filed a lawsuit Sept. 28 against four defendants for a birth gone horribly wrong. The New York Daily News reports Friday that Arteisha Betts and Travis Ammonette of Florissant, Mo., claim their newborn son, Kaden Travis Ammonette, died while in the birth canal. The baby's head was allegedly decapitated from its neck when the doctor tried pulling the baby out of the birth canal. * The media report claims court documents reveal Dr. Susan Moore told the couple in February 2011 their baby would have to be born with a Caesarian section because his abdomen was too...
  • Extreme: Obama Says He's "Pro-Choice" on Late Term Abortion

    08/23/2012 6:19:19 PM PDT · by cruise_missile · 16 replies
    Townhall ^ | August 23, 2012 | Guy Benson
    Asked specifically if he supports "late term" -- second and third trimester -- abortions, Obama affirms that he is "pro-choice." In other words, yes, if a woman decides to end the life of her child in the ninth month of pregnancy, that should be her "choice." He has also voted against bans on a horrifyingly grisly procedure known as "partial birth abortion." These positions put Obama significantly out of step with prevailing opinion. When he was running for president in 2008, Obama told a Planned Parenthood audience that one of his first acts in office would be to sign the...
  • Michelle Obama Under Fire for 2004 Letter Defending Partial-Birth Abortions

    05/21/2012 6:59:12 AM PDT · by blueyon · 26 replies ^ | 5/21/2012 | Steven Ertelt
    Washington, DC ( — Michelle Obama, the attorney wife of pro-abortion Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama, is coming under fire for a letter she wrote defending partial-birth abortions. The 2004 letter, written to help Obama in his campaign for his U.S. Senate seat, opposes the ban on the abortion procedure. In February 2004, Michelle Obama penned a fundraising letter to help her husband Barack raise funds for his Illinois-based Senate seat. The letter contends the federal ban on partial-birth abortions "is clearly unconstitutional" and "a flawed law." Though the three-day-long partial-birth abortion procedure involves the partial birth of a baby...
  • Abortion Ban is Strenghtened in Norway

    05/16/2012 10:09:21 AM PDT · by marthemaria · 1 replies
    Norwegian Directorate of Health concluded that the practices associated with abortion after 22 week has been in violation of the law. The directorate provided a legal assessment of the ban on abortion when the fetus can survive. Abortion Act states that after the end of the eighteenth week of pregnancy, a pregnancy is not canceled unless there are particularly weighty reasons for it. Is there reason to believe that the fetus is viable, you consent to pregnancy termination is not given. In the Directorate's assessment, it is not allowed for abortions of viable fetuses even if strong social reasons would...
  • Gingrich to Newsmax: Good Chance GOP Can Win Senate, Presidency (11-minute video interview)

    05/15/2012 5:45:59 PM PDT · by BCrago66 · 8 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 5/15/12 | Jim Meyers and Kathleen Walter
    Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich tells Newsmax in an exclusive interview that Republicans have a “two out of three” chance of winning not only the White House in November, but the Senate and House as well. The reason, he says: President Obama “doesn’t have a clue about what he’s doing” and Americans can’t afford four more years of this “disaster.” Gingrich suspended his presidential campaign on May 2 and has endorsed Mitt Romney. The veteran Georgia lawmaker was first elected to the House in 1978 and served as speaker from 1995 to 1999 before announcing his retirement.
  • War on Women? Poll Shows Romney Leads Obama Among Female Voters

    05/15/2012 2:25:35 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Rush ^ | May 15, 2012 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: The New York Times/CBS poll is so bad for Obama. They are really worried in the White House, and it's not new. They have been worried for a long time. This is not the first CBS/New York Times poll that has bad news for Obama. People have forgotten, two months ago, on the same day, the Washington Post and New York Times both came out with polls, and Obama was at 41% approval in one of them, and he was not doing well with women I think in the Washington Post poll two months ago. And this...
  • Anti-abortion climate 'will deter new generation of doctors' (UK)

    04/01/2012 10:15:45 PM PDT · by Pinkbell · 32 replies
    The Guardian ^ | April 1, 2012 | Ben Quinn and Sarah Boseley
    A new generation of doctors will be put off from becoming involved in abortion services by high-profile protest campaigns and a political "witch-hunt", providers fear. The current climate is already causing anxiety among doctors who are concerned that their practice will be called into question, the British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS) said, as activists behind a new campaign to demonstrate outside abortion clinics were joined at one protest in London by a Catholic bishop. The warning comes as the BPAS and pro-choice campaigners say they feel "under siege" after the government ordered an unannounced inspection of more than 250 clinics...
  • From New President of Episcopal Divinity School: 'Abortion is a Blessing' [2009 Chant]

    04/15/2012 5:21:26 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 26 replies ^ | 4/2/09 | Randy Sly
    The announcement on Monday, March 30 that The Rev. Dr. Katherine Ragsdale was appointed as the sixth and newest president of Episcopal Divinity School (EDS) in Cambridge, MA, has orthodox and pro-life Episcopalians shaking their heads... ...the EDS website also has a link to Rev. Ragsdale’s sermon blog. There, the first sermon is entitled, “Our Work is Not Done...” “These are the two things I want you, please, to remember – abortion is a blessing and our work is not done. Let me hear you say it: abortion is a blessing and our work is not done. Abortion is a...
  • Wis. Assembly passes abortion insurance ban

    03/14/2012 6:08:02 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 8 replies ^ | March 14 2012 | AP
    The Wisconsin state Assembly has passed a bill to ban abortion coverage from policies obtained through a health insurance exchange that is to begin in 2014. States are allowed to prohibit abortions under the exchange, which is to be a marketplace for small businesses and individuals to shop for health insurance coverage. Under the bill, abortions would not be covered under policies sold through the exchange except in cases of rape, incest or when the health of the mother is at risk.
  • Obama Admin Finalizes Rules: $1 Abortions in ObamaCare

    03/12/2012 4:38:43 PM PDT · by blueyon · 7 replies ^ | 3/12/2012 | Steven Ertelt
    It’s official. The concern pro-life organizations had about the ObamaCare legislation funding abortions has been confirmed, as the Obama administration has issued the final rules on abortion funding governing the controversial health care law. Nestled within the “individual mandate” in the Obamacare act — that portion of the Act requiring every American to purchase government — approved insurance or pay a penalty — is an “abortion premium mandate.” This mandate requires all persons enrolled in insurance plans that include elective abortion coverage to pay a separate premium from their own pockets to fund abortion. As a result, many pro-life Americans...
  • Obama Admin Finalizes Rules: $1 Abortions in ObamaCare

    03/12/2012 4:36:02 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 61 replies
    Life News ^ | 3/12/12 | Steven Ertelt
    It’s official. The concern pro-life organizations had about the ObamaCare legislation funding abortions has been confirmed, as the Obama administration has issued the final rules on abortion funding governing the controversial health care law. Nestled within the “individual mandate” in the Obamacare act — that portion of the Act requiring every American to purchase government — approved insurance or pay a penalty — is an “abortion premium mandate.” This mandate requires all persons enrolled in insurance plans that include elective abortion coverage to pay a separate premium from their own pockets to fund abortion. As a result, many pro-life Americans...
  • Abortion and the Black Community

    01/19/2011 1:23:07 PM PST · by bronxville · 21 replies
    Black Genocide ^ | 01-19-2011 | Pastor Childress
    Abortion and the Black Community "Several years ago, when 17,000 aborted babies were found in a dumpster outside a pathology laboratory in Los, Angeles, California, some 12-15,000 were observed to be black." --Erma Clardy Craven (deceased) Social Worker and Civil Rights Leader continued -
  • Abortion clinic doctor charged with killing 7 infants after birth

    01/20/2011 10:15:16 AM PST · by smokingfrog · 17 replies ^ | 20 Jan 2011 | AP story
    PHILADELPHIA — A doctor whose abortion clinic was described as a filthy, foul-smelling “house of horrors” that was overlooked by regulators for years was charged Wednesday with murder, accused of delivering seven babies alive and then using scissors to kill them. Dr. Kermit Gosnell was also charged with murder in the death of a woman who suffered an overdose of painkillers while awaiting an abortion. In a nearly 300-page grand jury report filled with ghastly, stomach-turning detail, prosecutors said Pennsylvania regulators ignored complaints of barbaric conditions at Gosnell’s clinic, which catered to poor, immigrant and minority women in the city’s...
  • Philly Doctor Facing 8 Counts Of Murder

    01/19/2011 8:00:22 AM PST · by TSgt · 32 replies
    CBS ^ | January 19, 2011 9:24 AM | CBS
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Eyewitness News has learned that a West Philadelphia doctor, his wife and eight other suspects are now under arrest following a grand jury Investigation. Sources say Dr. Kermit Gosnell faces eight counts of murder in the death of a woman following a botched abortion at his office at 38th and Lancaster Avenues, along with the deaths of seven other babies who, prosecutors allege, were born alive following illegal late-term abortions. Four of the suspects, some improperly licensed, also face multiple counts of murder for allegedly killing the newborns. All of the suspects are now behind bars after...
  • Ohio pediatricians voice ‘disgust’ as partial birth abortion ‘inventor’ moves in next door

    11/29/2010 3:57:05 PM PST · by wagglebee · 28 replies · 3+ views
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 11/29/10 | Kathleen Gilbert
    SHARONVILLE, Ohio, November 29, 2010 ( – After a notorious late-term abortionist moved in next-door, a group of Ohio pediatricians are giving vent to their outrage, calling the move “a slap in the face” to a group that has nurtured children in the area for decades. Late-term abortionist Martin Haskell has closed his Cincinnati, Ohio, abortion clinic and reopened in the suburb of Sharonville – mere steps away from Liberty Sharonville Pediatrics. There, parents would have to enter a common driveway and pass by Haskell’s surgical abortion facility, Women’s Med Cincinnati, in order to get the pediatric office. The...
  • Time to FIGHT for life and liberty. We are going to Boehner's office. Can you join us?

    11/04/2010 8:05:44 AM PDT · by mlizzy · 9 replies
    E-mail/Randall Terry ^ | 11-4-10 | Randall Terry
    We are holding our first press conference and demonstration at the Canon Building on Friday, November 5.Please Join us, or Support usHello Pro-life Friend. The thought that Nancy Pelosi will no longer be the speaker is a GREAT JOY!!! I can hardly stop grinning. But, this is just one step on a long journey. Babies are still being butchered, and all the other ills and evils that plagued our nation are still rampant. If we are going to restore this Republic, this is not the time to party; it is time to press those in power to give us ACTION,...
  • When Kagan Played Doctor

    07/03/2010 1:37:24 PM PDT · by freespirited · 11 replies
    Slate ^ | 07/03/10 | William Saletan
    Fourteen years ago, to protect President Clinton's position on partial-birth abortions, Elena Kagan doctored a statement by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Conservatives think this should disqualify her from the Supreme Court. They understate the scandal. It isn't Kagan we should worry about. It's the whole judiciary. Kagan, who was then an associate White House counsel, was doing her job: advancing the president's interests. The real culprit was ACOG, which adopted Kagan's spin without acknowledgment. But the larger problem is the credence subsequently given to ACOG's statement by courts, including the Supreme Court. Judges have put too much...
  • Kagan’s Explanation

    07/01/2010 3:21:30 PM PDT · by neverdem · 4 replies · 1+ views
    National Review Online ^ | June 30, 2010 | Shannen Coffin
    I was unable to watch Kagan’s explanation of her role in the ACOG policy statement live, but I understand from Ed Whelan’s excellent coverage that she essentially brushed off the issue (as I predicted here she would), explaining that she was merely helping ACOG state more clearly what the evidence before it already showed.   As I explained, however, there are reasons to doubt that. First, the ACOG task force — formed specifically and solely for the purpose of studying the medical efficacy of the procedure — met for two full days in October 1996, and the result of their collective...
  • Jill Stanek: Exposed! Kagan's partial-birth abortion scheme

    06/30/2010 4:02:00 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 16 replies · 1+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 6/30/10 | Jill Stanek
    The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology is well-known in pro-life circles to be radically pro-abortion. For instance, ACOG supports the most heinous of all abortion practices, partial-birth abortion. When in 2007 the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the partial-birth abortion ban of 2003, ACOG released an indignant statement, which read, in part: "Today's decision … is shameful and incomprehensible to those of us who have dedicated our lives to caring for women," said Douglas W. Laube, MD, MEd, ACOG president. "It leaves no doubt that women's health in America is perceived as being of little consequence. "... The Supreme...
  • Editorial: Solicitor General Elena Kagan Should not Serve on US Supreme Court

    06/30/2010 4:47:05 PM PDT · by tcg · 5 replies · 1+ views
    Catholic Online ^ | 7/1/10 | Deacon Keith Fournier
    While she smiled, nodded, and answered the softball questions lobbed at her with an alarming vacuity, the nominee of the Obama Administration to replace the retired Justice John Paul Stephens, Solicitor General Elena Kagan, was exposed by hard-hitting research done by those seeking to protect our youngest neighbors, children in the womb, from the evil of abortion. Her radical opposition to the first Human Right, the Right to Life, is clear in her rhetoric and record - and has now been uncovered in her past actions in governmental service. It has now been revealed that she played a key role...
  • Elena Kagan Helped Keep Partial-Birth Abortion Legal Longer, Pro-Life Group Says

    05/12/2010 4:12:03 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 3 replies · 252+ views
    Life News ^ | 5/12/10 | Steven Ertelt
    Washington, DC ( -- While mainstream media outlets misrepresent a legal memo Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan wrote during her tenure with the Clinton administration, a pro-life group says the reality is that Kagan's memo helped ensure partial-birth abortions stayed legal six years longer.At issue is a memorandum Kagan wrote to President Bill Clinton advising him to support a phony partial-birth abortion ban that actually prohibited no abortions.The memo is presented by some as showing Kagan urging Clinton to support a late-term abortion ban, sponsored by pro-abortion ex-Sen. Tom Daschle.But Douglas Johnson, the legislative director of the National Right to...
  • NBC’s ‘Law & Order’ to Take on Abortion Issue (airing tonight)

    10/23/2009 5:39:37 PM PDT · by OldDeckHand · 19 replies · 979+ views
    New York Times ^ | EDWARD WYATT
    LOS ANGELES — “Law & Order,” the long-running NBC series about crime and punishment, rarely shies away from inflammatory topics, and Friday night it takes on one of the most contentious — abortion — for just the third time in the program’s 20 seasons. In the show’s customary ripped-from-the-headlines style, the new episode focuses on the murder, in a church, of a doctor who performs late-term abortions. Though the episode, which will be broadcast at 8 p.m. Eastern and Pacific time, begins with the disclaimer that the story “is fictional and does not depict any actual person or event,” its...
  • NOT ANOTHER WH CZAR? homo oversees "safe schools" program (Obama/Rahm solidifying power)

    08/03/2009 6:14:18 AM PDT · by Liz · 40 replies · 2,793+ views
    The Obama admin appointed Kevin Jennings, founder of the pro-homosexual GLSEN organization, "to oversee the nation's safe schools" program. Jennings was involved in the 2000 "Fistgate" scandal in which homosexual adults at a GLSEN youth workshop "guided young teens on how to engage in sexual perversions, including the violent gay practice known as "fisting," (Excerpt) Read more at ......... 6/6/09 A coalition of Christian organizations has launched an effort to have him removed, asserting that Kevin Jennings is one of the most vitriolic anti-Christian activists in America. Jennings is known for his prolific use of obscenities to describe Christians....
  • The Abortion Administration

    07/11/2009 6:50:32 AM PDT · by WhiteCastle · 8 replies · 486+ views
    The Weekly Standard ^ | July 11, 2009 | Marjorie Dannenfelser
    In his first week in office, President Obama issued an executive order overturning the Reagan-era Mexico City regulations, which had prohibited American foreign aid from going to organizations that finance overseas abortions. Just a few weeks later, the Gallup organization revealed that the executive order was the single most unpopular action taken by the president during his honeymoon period. At a time when American families had experienced an average 25 percent decline in their net worth, it would appear that increasing the net worth of foreign abortionists was not high on their to-do list.
  • The National Debate about Late-Term Abortions

    06/18/2009 4:45:40 AM PDT · by Scanian · 9 replies · 414+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | June 18, 2009 | Janice Shaw Crouse
    Bill O'Reilly only thought he opened up a hornet's nest when he coined the term "death mill" for late-term abortion clinics. But now public figures are blaming Mr. O'Reilly and pro-life advocates for the death of Dr. George Tiller, the famous abortion doctor who performed abortions up to the time of a baby's birth. There has been almost universal condemnation of the killing of Dr. Tiller; the vast majority of pro-life people -- those who defend life and respect life from conception to natural death -- find it abhorrent that anyone would kill another person, including those who perform abortions....
  • Bellevue doctor wants to carry on Tiller's mission

    06/03/2009 4:20:26 AM PDT · by stan_sipple · 35 replies · 1,236+ views ^ | 6-2-2009 | Eric Olson
    LeRoy Carhart wants to continue providing third-term abortions after the slaying of his friend George Tiller, but the Nebraska doctor doesn’t have anywhere to perform them — and he’s one of only a handful of providers who will. Tiller’s Wichita, Kan., clinic was shuttered Sunday after the 67-year-old was gunned down at church. His family said Tuesday they were unsure when it would reopen, posing a problem for Carhart, who wants to carry on his friend’s mission. Carhart, 67, is one of a handful of remaining doctors in the United States who perform third-trimester abortions, and it is uncertain if...
  • Fish May Actually Feel Pain And React To It Much Like Humans

    04/30/2009 4:34:19 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 48 replies · 2,498+ views
    sciencedaily ^ | Apr. 30, 2009)
    Fish don't make noises or contort their faces to show that it hurts when hooks are pulled from their mouths, but a Purdue University researcher believes they feel that pain all the same. Joseph Garner, an assistant professor of animal sciences, helped develop a test that found goldfish do feel pain, and their reactions to it are much like that of humans. "There has been an effort by some to argue that a fish's response to a noxious stimuli is merely a reflexive action, but that it didn't really feel pain," Garner said. "We wanted to see if fish responded...
  • Brownback waffles but will vote to confirm Sebelius

    03/04/2009 11:55:34 AM PST · by presidio9 · 184 replies · 3,330+ views
    The Kansas City Star ^ | Tue, Mar. 03, 2009 | STEVE KRASKE
    After a day of uncertainty, Sen. Sam Brownback of Kansas said Tuesday he would vote to confirm Gov. Kathleen Sebelius for secretary of health and human services. “The president won the election and has nominated a Kansan to the Cabinet,” Brownback said in a statement. “Despite our profound policy differences, I will support my fellow Kansan.” Brownback joined Sen. Pat Roberts, who also made his intentions known Tuesday. Earlier Tuesday, Brownback had deferred. “He doesn’t plan to say anything either way at this point,” said a spokesman. Some questioned how Brownback would decide, considering how abortion opponents — who have...
  • Obamacide

    08/23/2008 9:10:23 AM PDT · by vietvet67 · 25 replies · 312+ views
    American Thinker ^ | August 23, 2008 | J. Matt Barber
    How does one properly describe another who would -- for purely selfish political reasons and with deliberation -- intentionally refuse a thirsty child water or a hungry child food?  More specifically, what does one call a lawmaker who would condemn to death the child survivor of a botched abortion by permitting doctors to refuse that child, once born alive, potentially life-saving medical treatment and nutrition?     A number of things come to mind.  Mr. President isn't one of them.     Based on National Journal's vote ratings -- an objectively tallied assessment of congressional voting records -- Barack Obama has properly...
  • Obama Could Win 40 Percent of Evangelical Vote, Says Expert

    06/08/2008 6:41:25 PM PDT · by 444Flyer · 58 replies · 451+ views
    The Christian Post ^ | 7-07-08 | Jennifer Riley
    A well-connected authority in the evangelical world said in an interview this week that Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama could get up to 40 percent of the evangelical vote.
  • Court strikes down Va. late-term abortion ban [Clinton judges in action]

    05/20/2008 4:38:12 PM PDT · by freespirited · 6 replies · 105+ views
    MSDNC ^ | 5/20/28 | AP
    A Virginia law banning a type of late-term abortion is still unconstitutional, even though a similar federal ban was upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday. The 2-1 decision by a panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals affirms the same court’s 2005 ruling striking down the law. The Supreme Court had ordered the appeals court to take another look at Virginia’s statute after the ruling on the federal ban. The appeals court cited a key difference between the federal and state bans on the procedure that abortion opponents call “partial-birth abortion.” The...
  • No Partial-Birth Lawsuits Shows Abortion Advocates Lied About Health Exception

    04/28/2008 4:36:05 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 14 replies · 97+ views
    Life News ^ | 4/27/08 | Paul Nowak
    Washington, DC ( -- April 18 marked the one-year anniversary of the Supreme Court's ruling in Gonzales v. Carhart, in which it rejected legal challenges to the Partial Birth Abortion Ban Act of 2003. While opponents of the ban claimed numerous lawsuits would be brought forth to challenge the Supreme Court's ruling, thus far no challenges have been filed. One of the four justices who dissented in the Gonzales ruling to uphold the ban, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, expressed her expectation of challenges. She claimed they would "be mounted swiftly, to ward off serious, sometimes remediable harm, to women whose...
  • Delusional Democrats: The Warm Fuzzies of Infanticide

    02/18/2008 9:57:49 AM PST · by 50mm · 44 replies · 152+ views ^ | February 17, 2008 | Phil Harris
    To vomit, or not to vomit: That is the question: Whether ‘tis nobler in the mind to dispose of one’s supper, or to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous equivocation, and take arms against a sea of fellows and colleagues, and by writing in opposition, reveal thoughts conceived in fraudulence. Perhaps that sounds like so much gobbledygook to you, and no doubt, Shakespeare is flopping about in his coffin like a grounded catfish. Therefore, you may have some sense of my pent-up irritation, having endured as a witness to the systematic programming of my fellow citizens. Conscientious, moral people...
  • American Public Health Association Backs Partial Birth Abortion

    02/17/2008 12:59:39 PM PST · by wagglebee · 13 replies · 122+ views
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 2/15/08 | Thaddeus M. Baklinski
    WASHINGTON DC, February 15, 2008 ( - The American Public Health Association (APHA) yesterday announced a range of policies that were approved by the Association's Governing Council during last year's annual meeting in Washington, DC.Among a long list of generally positive health policy initiatives is a call for the removal of all restrictions that limit access to abortion in the US, including the repeal of parental consent laws and partial birth abortion bans.The APHA promotes itself as the largest association of "public health professionals" in the world. It's declared aim is to "protect all Americans and their communities from preventable,...
  • Vogue Magazine Attempts to Bring Partial Birth Abortion into Vogue

    01/11/2008 9:16:17 AM PST · by NYer · 83 replies · 459+ views
    LifeSite ^ | January 10, 2008 | Hilary White
    NEW YORK, January 10, 2008 ( - Cleverly marketing legal abortion as a boon to women's emancipation has been the most important task of the abortion industry and lobby for thirty years. In this month's edition, the gruesome procedure of partial birth abortion has been given a style makeover by the world's most influential fashion magazine, Vogue. The magazine offers the article's description: "When Lori Campbell's second pregnancy developed complications, she was faced with a painful decision.  But she was thankful it was hers to make." What follows is a paean to legalized late-term abortion and a series of long...
  • Fred Thompson gets endorsement from anti-abortion SC group

    12/07/2007 7:31:43 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies · 282+ views
    WIS-TV10 ^ | December 5, 2007
    COLUMBIA, SC (AP) - The South Carolina affiliate of the National Right to Life Committee has endorsed Republican presidential hopeful Fred Thompson. South Carolina Citizens for Life on Wednesday praised the former Tennessee senator's voting record on abortion issues. In a news release, the group cited Thompson's vote against so-called partial-birth abortion and his stance for adult stem cell research but not embryonic stem cell research. Thompson has touted his anti-abortion voting record during his campaign. He has already been endorsed by the committee's national group.
  • Shaking up the Republican primary abortion-style (MUST READ!)

    11/18/2007 6:55:13 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 216 replies · 259+ views
    Arkansas News Bureau ^ | November 18, 2007 | David Sanders
    Make no mistake about it - when the nation's largest pro-life group endorsed Fred Thompson on Tuesday its goal was to shake up the Republican contest for the presidency. The National Right to Life's endorsement is the gold standard coveted by those Republicans seeking the White House because it bestows a legitimacy and authenticity on the candidate who receives it as the standard-bearer for those who want to end abortion on demand. The Thompson endorsement not only signals how the organization representing 3,000 pro-life groups has grown up, but it shows just how close the country is to seeing Roe...
  • Partial Birth Waterboarding

    11/09/2007 5:18:25 PM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 11 replies · 77+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Liberals wouldn't lift a finger to stop the torturing -- to the point of destroying -- unborn human life. But put a terrorist [or a baby seal, for that matter] in the block and watch them spring into sensitive-soul mode. Rosa Brooks epitomizes the mindset in her current LA Times column, "Torture: the new abortion." Her notion is that among Republicans, the new litmus test for presidential candidates is not opposition to abortion but support for U.S. officials who order the "torture of prisoners."