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  • Online Abortion Class Undermines Intellectual Diversity at University of California

    10/23/2014 10:15:21 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 2 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 23, 2014 | Gabriella Hoffman
    The University of California (UC) system is one of the most reputed institutions of higher learning here in the United States. Boasting 10 campuses stretching from Davis in Northern California to San Diego in Southern California, the UC system is historically regarded for molding future leaders and pioneers. Unfortunately, intellectual diversity and tolerance of differing opinions are concepts largely absent in the UC system today.UC-San Francisco (UCSF)—UC’s medical school—is one of the first universities offering a free online course on abortion. The free six-week course is titled “Abortion: Quality Care and Public Health Implications.” It is taught by Dr. Jody...
  • Wisconsin Pro-Life Group Requests TV Stations Pull False Ad Attacking Scott Walker

    10/23/2014 9:19:53 AM PDT · by Morgana · 3 replies
    life news ^ | 10.23.14 | Steven Ertelt
    A Wisconsin pro-life group is doubling down on its criticism of a false ad that erroneously attacks a pro-life law Governor Scott Walker signed. Leading pro-abortion groups are attacking pro-life Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, who is facing a tough re-election battle in this purple state. The out-of-state and extreme pro-abortion group Emilys List is making false claims about Sonyas Law, the pro-life bill Walker signed that allows women a chance to see their unborn baby in an ultrasound while considering an abortion. The pro-abortion groups claim Walker is violating womens privacy by forcing them to have a transvaginal utlrasound ...
  • Yikes: New Hampshire Democrat Holds Pro-Abortion Rally in Front of Halloween Decorations

    10/23/2014 9:25:56 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 24 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 23, 2014 | Katie Pavlich
    Democrat Ann Kuster has been representing New Hampshire's 2nd congressional district since 2013. As our own Matt Vespa has extensively covered, New Hampshire State Republican Marilinda Garcia is challenging Kuster for her seat. At this point, the race is a toss up with less than two weeks to go until Election Day. Yesterday Kuster's campaign held a pro-abortion, pro-choice event in an effort to rally liberal voters and forgot to take down the Halloween decorations portraying death in the background.
  • Mom Regrets Not Aborting Son With Down Syndrome: I Wouldve Killed Him if I Could

    10/23/2014 9:15:24 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 106 replies
    Life News ^ | 10/23/14 | Steven Ertelt
    For the second time in two weeks, a mother has given a shocking and heartbreaking interview in which she admits she would have taken the life of her disabled son in an abortion if she had it to do all over again.Gillian Relf, 69, regrets having her son, Stephen, who is 47, because he has Down syndrome and requires constant and daily care. She worries about what will happen to her son when she dies.Relf starts with an embarrassing anecdote about how her son refused to sit in his seat on an airplane as they prepared to leave London for...
  • I wish I'd aborted the son I've spent 47 years caring for': It's a shocking.....

    10/23/2014 9:13:49 AM PDT · by Morgana · 13 replies
    MailOnline ^ | 10.23.14 | Gillian Relf For The Daily Mail
    FULL TITLE: 'I wish I'd aborted the son I've spent 47 years caring for': It's a shocking admission - but read on before you judge The pilot had been very patient but, after an hour of the plane waiting on the Tarmac at Heathrow, with my son Stephen refusing to get up off the floor, sit in his seat and buckle up, our bags were removed from the hold and he was carried off the flight, my husband Roy and I walking, hot-cheeked and humiliated, behind. Our family holiday to Greece would not be going ahead, after all. And no,...
  • Oklahoma Law Putting Limits on Dangerous Abortion Pill RU 486 Can Take Effect

    10/22/2014 9:09:17 PM PDT · by Morgana · 1 replies
    life news ^ | 10.22.14 | Steven Ertelt
    The dangerous abortion pill RU 486 has killed dozens of women and injured thousands of women in the United States. Responding to that, the Oklahoma state legislature put limits on the drug and, after a legal battle, a court says it can take effect. The law required doctors who prescribe the abortion drug RU-486 to abide by FDA requirements that the agency provides for use of the drug. The Oklahoma Supreme Court struck down the law last year as an “undue burden” on those seeking abortions, but the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to review the case and has asked the...
  • Dead (pregnant) woman was beaten with baseball bat and strangled, police say

    10/22/2014 9:03:01 PM PDT · by Morgana · 14 replies
    columbus dispatch ^ | 10.23.14 | Kathy Lynn Gray & Theodore Decker
    He knew the way even in the dark. Murder suspect Jacob Ferrero was riding with Columbus police homicide detectives about 2 Wednesday morning. He directed them east across Franklin County, away from the Far West Side apartment that he shared with Samantha Greenlee, a 22-year-old woman who had told her family she was 3 months pregnant with Ferreros child. Just east of Madison Christian Church at 3565 Bixby Rd. in Groveport, Ferrero directed detectives to stop and pull into a gravel drive. It was the churchs rustic outdoor chapel, just a few wooden benches and an altar clustered among a...
  • Bro-Choice Activist Writes Blog on How to Convince a Woman to Have an Abortion

    10/22/2014 8:58:30 PM PDT · by Morgana · 20 replies
    Life News ^ | 10.22.14 | Carole Novielli
    A Bro-choicer calling himself Bacon on the Return of Kings Blog has come up with a plan for convincing a girl to have an abortion to avoid child support. The male abortion advocate writes, Lets face it: sexually active people have accidents. Shit happens, thats life. But we know that men have no reproductive rights in opting out of a being a parent. With only two birth control options available to men (a condom and a vasectomy) the words you use to get your girl off the fence about having an abortion must be well thought out. If you are...
  • California Forces Churches to Directly Fund Abortions, Churches Refuse to Comply

    10/22/2014 6:14:52 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 14 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | 10/22/14 | Cheryl Sullenger |
    To the dismay of Californias people of faith, the California Department of Managed Health Care has reclassified abortion as a basic health service under the Affordable Care Act and ordered all insurance plans in the state to begin covering surgical abortions immediately. Even churches are not exempt from funding abortions. Operation Rescue opposes this policy that forces men and women who deeply oppose abortion on religious grounds to fund surgical abortion in violation of their faith, and encourages others to oppose it as well. Since Obamacare was first introduced, we warned that the day could come when Christians would be...
  • Doctor: its unethicalnot to experiment on aborted babies

    10/22/2014 2:20:22 PM PDT · by Morgana · 10 replies
    clinicquotes ^ | 10.22.14 | Sarah Terzo
    Today, it is illegal to perform experiments on living aborted babies in the US. The issue of fetal experimentation has faded into the background. But it wasnt always that way. There was a time, shortly after Roe V Wade, when babies who survived abortion not only were allowed to die, they were sometimes experimented on until they died. And experimentation on living aborted babies is legal in some countries. Dr. Jerald Gaull, then chief of pediatric research at New York State Institute for Basic Research in Mental Retardation on Staten Island, was quoted defending this practice: Rather than it being...
  • Shocking Ad Has Little Girls Drop F-Bombs to Empower Feminism *warning language*

    10/22/2014 2:12:52 PM PDT · by Morgana · 53 replies
    Life News ^ | 10.22.14 | Katie Yoder
    <p>The feminist movement is selling something, but it isnt feminism.In FCKH8.coms latest video, Potty-Mouthed Princesses Drop F-Bombs for Feminism, little girls between 6 and 13 years-old dressed up as pink princesses to say f*ck in the name of feminism. One girl questioned, What is more offensive? A little girl saying f*ck or the f*cking on equal and sexist way society treats girls and women? In response, the feminist liberal media latched onto the video, calling it brilliant, empowering and adorable.</p>
  • Advice columnist: Abortion is the most righteous of causes

    10/22/2014 10:36:47 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 16 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 10/22/14 | Kirsten Andersen
    What’s a pro-abortion activist to do when her husband’s grandparents are “very Catholic” and pro-life? That’s the question one woman asked when she wrote to The Jewish Daily Forward's Seesaw advice column seeking guidance on how to convince her husband's grandparents to support abortion-on-demand. “I am Jewish and a longtime pro-choice activist who is married to a half-Jewish, half-Catholic man,” wrote the anonymous activist. “He was raised more Jewish than Catholic, because his Catholic dad wasn’t really into the faith. His grandparents, on the other hand, are still very Catholic and therefore very anti-abortion. I have long desired to have...
  • Billionaires donate to election reform that could eliminate pro-life candidates in Oregon

    10/22/2014 8:50:24 AM PDT · by Morgana · 6 replies
    Life News ^ | 10.21.14 | Ben Johnson
    It's not every day that Planned Parenthood and Oregon Right to Life agree on anything, but both groups have come out against a new ballot measure that would limit the number of choices Oregon voters have in a general election a measure backed by out-of-state billionaires and corporate interests.. If passed, Oregon Measure 90 would place all candidates for office of any party on one primary ballot, and only the top two vote-getters would face each other in the general election. This could result in two members of the same party facing one another. Measure 90 will...
  • Wisconsin Pro-Life Group: Emilys List Lying About Ultrasound Bill Scott Walker Signed

    10/21/2014 8:54:12 PM PDT · by Morgana · 10 replies
    life news ^ | 10.21.14 | Steven Ertelt
    Leading pro-abortion groups are attacking pro-life Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, who is facing a tough re-election battle in this purple state. The out-of-state and extreme pro-abortion group Emilys List is making false claims about Sonya Law, the pro-life bill Walker signed that allows women a chance to see their unborn baby in an ultrasound while considering an abortion. The pro-abortion groups claim Walker is violating womens privacy by forcing them to have a transvaginal utlrasound a claim the states leading pro-life e group rejects. ultrasound3d18Wisconsin Right to Lifes Executive Director, Heather Weininger, stated, We only have to look at...
  • Testimonies from aspiring abortionists show abortions violent reality

    10/21/2014 7:34:57 PM PDT · by Morgana · 6 replies
    Live Action ^ | 10.21.14 | Sarah Terzo
    Men and women who are considering providing abortions as a career must overcome their natural revulsion to witnessing violence. They must silence their consciences and prepare themselves to participate in the destruction of human life on a daily basis. If they cannot do this, they will not be able to perform abortions. Here are quotes from four people two medical students, a doctor, and a would-be Planned Parenthood director, going through this process. 1.) A doctor who was trying to decide whether or not to perform abortions witnessed a second trimester procedure and described what she saw: Seeing an...
  • Orange is the New Black Stars Design Shirts for Planned Parenthood

    10/21/2014 7:06:38 PM PDT · by Morgana · 11 replies
    Life News ^ | 10.21.14 | Sarah Zagorski
    Orange is the New Black stars have partnered with Planned Parenthood, the nations largest abortion business, in their campaign Women are Watching. The campaign is intended to get women to the polls and vote for pro-abortion politicians this November. Selenis Leyva and Natasha Lyonne helped designed t-shirts that read, I am one of the 99% of women who have used birth control, on the front and Its my business. Not politicians on the back. organgeisthenewblackSelenis Leyva said, Its hard to believe that there are still politicians trying to take away our access to birth control. This is not a controversial...
  • Iowa: Sick Ad Claims Pro-Life Joni Ernst Doesnt Care About Sexual Assault Victims

    10/21/2014 7:03:08 PM PDT · by Morgana · 18 replies
    Life News ^ | Sarah Zagorski
    According to the latest USA Today/Suffolf University poll, pro-life Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) has a narrow lead over pro-abortion Rep. Bruce Braley. Among likely voters, she leads Braley 47%-43%. Ernst is an officer in the Army National Guard and has successful presented herself as a potential leader for Iowa. But a new television ad released by the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee attacks Ernsts pro-life views. The ad features an Iowa nurse named Kim Tweedy who says she has worked on the sexual assault response team. joniernstTweedy says, Ive seen lots of cases, many of them are very brutal. It breaks your...
  • In 5 Minutes, Lila Rose and Kristan Hawkins Expose the $1 Billion Abortion Industry

    10/21/2014 2:50:33 PM PDT · by Morgana · 3 replies
    life news ^ | 10.21.14 | Josh Shepherd
    Recently appearing on a live presentation broadcast in 1,400 churches nationwide, Lila Rose and Kristan Hawkins shared with Tony Perkins of Family Research Council how they became pro-life activists at age 15 inspired to speak up for the pre-born who have no voice: Rose, who heads up the new media movement Live Action, quickly provides a few key statistics on the sheer loss of life what abortion is doing to women, to men, to our society: Over 1 million American children are lost per year to the violence of abortion Led by Planned Parenthood, the abortion industry in...
  • Mother in Coma Heard Everything, Was Scared Theyd Turn Off Her Life Support

    10/21/2014 6:31:21 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 32 replies
    Life News ^ | 10/20/14 | Steven Ertelt
    Kate Allat suffered a stroke at the age of 39 and the mother spent 10 days in a coma afterwards. Now that she is past that frightful ordeal, Allat reveals in a new interview that she heard everything going on around her in her hospital room and she was fearful her life support would be turned off.Allat indicates that her mind was functioning normally during her coma but everyone around her thought she was brain-dead as she laid in her hospital bed paralyzed and unable to speak or breathe on her own. She listened in fright as medical staff discussed...
  • Local dad pushes for Down Syndrome awareness plates

    10/20/2014 7:57:52 PM PDT · by Morgana · 2 replies
    WTOP ^ | 10/18/2014 | Kathy Stewart
    WASHINGTON -- For the last 30 years, October has been officially known as Down Syndrome Awareness month. That's why local father Brian Schwetz has chosen October to launch his effort to get a "special interest" license plate for Virginia approved. Schwetz and his wife are parents of a 2 1/2-year-old little girl with Down Syndrome. One out of every 700 babies born in the U.S. has Down syndrome, which is associated with an intellectual disability. Babies with Down syndrome are born with an extra chromosome, also called Trisomy 21. "We noticed that Maryland already has one and a handful of...
  • Overcoming odds, MMA fighter with Down syndrome preps for first fight

    10/20/2014 7:43:51 PM PDT · by Morgana · 11 replies
    FOX ^ | October 20, 2014 | Alexandria Hein
    Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighters are known for their tough mentality and stop-at-nothing attitudes, so its no surprise that even though Garrett G Money Holeve has Down syndrome, he has muted his doubters and is fighting his way into the cage. On November 8, Holeve will enter the cage for his first sanctioned fight against David Cerebral Assassin Steffan. The fight between Holeve and Steffan, a former Special Olympian who was born with cerebral palsy, has been approved by Spire Sanctioning an amateur MMA sanctioning body and is being sponsored by Fighting for Autism.
  • Abortion Activist: De-Funding Planned Parenthood a Bigger Threat Than Ebola

    10/20/2014 6:57:16 PM PDT · by Morgana · 25 replies
    Life News ^ | 10.20.14 | Carole Novielli
    Over at the Peoples Cube blog where they claim to cure weak liberalism with strong communism they have put into perspective the Ebola scare in light of are you ready for it- ABORTION! No, they are not referring to the millions of babies already slaughtered and the thousands that are killed every day from abortion. Peoples Cube author Commissarka Pinkie wants you to put the scare into perspective. plannedparenthood109Lest you think this is finally a voice of reason- think again ! Commissarka Pinkie writes, The hysteria over Ebola has gotten so out of hand lately, that President Obama was...
  • Abortion CEO committed to keeping Tillers legacy alive endorses Greg Orman for U.S. Senate in Kansa

    10/20/2014 6:24:02 PM PDT · by Morgana · 8 replies
    Life Site ^ | 10.20.14 | Ben Johnson
    FULL TITLE: Abortion CEO committed to keeping Tillers legacy alive endorses Greg Orman for U.S. Senate in Kansas A longtime associate of abortionist George Tiller, who is now the CEO of her own Wichita abortion facility, has thrown her support behind Greg Orman in his bid to defeat Republican incumbent U.S. Senator Pat Roberts of Kansas. As CEO of South Wind Womens Center, an organization that provides reproductive health care to Kansas women, I am disheartened that, once again, the lives of women are up for debate, Julie Burkhart wrote in The Wichita Eagle. We live in a time when...
  • Planned Parenthood to open $9 million abortion facility in NYC, the abortion capital of the world

    10/20/2014 6:17:00 PM PDT · by Morgana · 7 replies
    Life Site ^ | 10.20.14 | Dustin Siggins
    Planned Parenthood is about to bring a mammoth new abortion facility to New York City, sometimes called the abortion capital of the world because of its ponderous abortion rate. Planned Parenthood official Joan Malin told The New York Times that the facility, which will cost $9 million to build, will perform 17,500 abortions a year when it is complete. Malin also said that Planned Parenthood's patient visits in the city's other boroughs have gone up by 26 percent since 2008. More than 10 percent of Planned Parenthood's "patients" come from Queens, according to Malin. The Queens location will make the...
  • Kansas: Pro-Abortion Greg Orman Literally Runs Away From Voters Abortion Question

    10/20/2014 5:43:52 PM PDT · by Morgana · 28 replies
    Life News ^ | 10.20.14 | Steven Ertelt
    Greg Orman is running as an independent in Kansas, a conservative pro-life state, by hoping to avoid being seen as a liberal candidate out of step with Midwestern voters on most issues. Pro-life groups have highlighted Ormans abortion support and he has been running away from his position. hes literally running away from voters, as Free Beacon reports: At a parade in Kansas on Saturday, the independent candidate running for Senate ran away without answering a womans question about his stance on abortion. After the incident, documented by America Rising, the woman said Orman completely dismissed her question in an...
  • Abortion Champion Wendy Davis Sells Baby Onesies

    10/20/2014 5:39:30 PM PDT · by Morgana · 21 replies
    Life News ^ | 10.20.14 | Katie Yoder
    The medias conscience on abortion is profiting off of babies in more ways than one. Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis online campaign store is selling baby onesies for a $20 contribution. The messages on the clothing read, Wendy Davis for Texas and Generation Wendy. (Ironic for a candidate the media showcased as an abortion heroine.) The product description read: Let everyone know that youre raising the next generation of Texas Democrats with this Wendy Davis onesie. Union made in the USA. The baby sizes divided into 3-6 months, 6-12 months, 12-18 months and 18-24 months. Other paraphernalia boasted messages...
  • Euthanasia Activist Starves Herself to Death to Promote Assisted Suicide

    10/20/2014 10:50:40 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 76 replies
    Life News ^ | 10/20/14 | Dr. Peter Saunders
    A long-term pro-euthanasia campaigner has starved herself to death over five weeks because she could not have her life ended legally.Jean Davies, 86, did not suffer from a terminal illness but said her life had become ‘intolerable’ after a series of fainting spells. She died at home in Oxford on 1 October after giving an extensive interview to the Sunday Times.Mrs Davies became involved in the right-to-die campaign as far back as the 1970s and was president of the World Federation of Right to Die Societies from 1990 to 1992 and was chair of the Voluntary Euthanasia Society UK (now...
  • Euthanasia and the slippery slope: You cant kill just one

    10/20/2014 10:41:21 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 10 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 10/20/14 | Eric Metaxas
    When abortion was made the law of the land, critics predicted that the number of “procedures” would multiply across America, that many would treat it as a form of birth control, and that millions of unborn babies would die. “Nonsense,” said abortion supporters. Abortion would be just for the “hard cases” so that a women would be safe from so-called “back-alley abortions.” Abortion supporters accused pro-lifers of using a “slippery slope” argument. Okay—40 years later which was right? Well, it’s pretty obvious: fifty-six million unborn children have been legally aborted since Roe v. Wade in 1973, precisely what pro-lifers predicted. Sometimes the...
  • Mothers petition Disney for a hero with Down syndrome

    10/20/2014 9:52:46 AM PDT · by Morgana · 41 replies
    LA daily News ^ | 10.20.14 | Dana Bartholomew
    Walt Disney Studios has for nearly a century featured disabled characters in its animated cartoons, from a none-too-bright Dopey to Nemo and his damaged fin. Now a Bay Area couple has asked for one more from the media giant: a princess who has Down syndrome in common with their daughter. In the past two weeks, their Care2.com petition to persuade the Burbank studio has garnered more than 30,000 signatures from around the world. We love Walt Disney, said Keston Ott-Dahl, 48, of Antioch, whose 15-month-old Delaney Skye has high-functioning Down syndrome. When I see her mesmerized by Disney princesses, it...
  • Down syndrome: When my daughter was born, my doctor said she probably wouldnt live until 3

    10/20/2014 9:14:55 AM PDT · by Morgana · 4 replies
    WashingtonPost ^ | 10.20.14 | Michelle Sie Whitten
    When my daughter was born with Down syndrome 11 years ago, I was told by my doctor that she probably wouldnt live until 3 years old. Beyond that, I was terrified that she would be ostracized or abused by society. Through parenting my brilliant daughter, my fear turned into amazement amazement at all she could do. There are so many myths, misconceptions and outdated information out there, I wanted to write and let people know a few truths during this, National Down Syndrome Awareness Month. In fact, we, at the Global Down Syndrome Foundation, talk about the Two Syndromes,...
  • Pro-Life Tennessee Congresswoman: Vote Yes on Amendment 1

    10/20/2014 9:06:25 AM PDT · by Morgana · 13 replies
    Life News ^ | 10.20.14 | Steven Ertelt
    Rep. Diane Black is one of the pro-life women members of Congress who is a consistent pro-life voter and outspoken on he issue of protecting unborn babies from abortion. In a new column at the Tennessean newspaper, Black explains why its important for pro-life voters to support Amendment 1. The Planned Parenthood abortion business is spending heavily to stop the Amendment, who would enable the Tennessee legislature to pass legislation that would protect women and save unborn children from abortions. Heres what this pro-life Congresswoman has to say: tennessee3From my time in Congress to my years as a nurse in...
  • Children Are People, Too

    10/19/2014 10:01:18 PM PDT · by right-wing agnostic · 5 replies
    The Federalist ^ | October 15, 2014 | Vanessa Rasanen
    I have three children. Each prayed for, desired, loved, cherished. For years, I have watched pro-abortion friends and family dote on them and shower them with love. They treat my children as precious and special, as valuable members of societybut only because I wanted them. Had I desired an abortion, these same people who rave about my sons wit or marvel at my daughters smiles would have been the first to drop everything and drive me to the nearest Planned Parenthood to have them taken care of. My childrens worth, in the eyes of the pro-abortion community and of our...
  • Opposing clinic inspections protects the abortion industry. Women? Not so much.

    10/19/2014 9:06:26 PM PDT · by Morgana · 1 replies
    Live Action ^ | 10.19.14 | Adam Peters
    President Obama has been accused of trying to silence his critics. Apparently hes silencing his supporters now, too. That was Gwyneth Paltrows experience, anyway. Obama was attending a Democratic fundraiser organized by the Hollywood star when he allegedly robbed Paltrow of her ability to communicate. After describing herself as one of the presidents biggest fans, Ms. Paltrow went on to declare, Youre so handsome that I cant speak properly. As a heterosexual man, Im probably not the most qualified person to evaluate President Obamas physical attractiveness. What I can say is that no matter how handsome someone might be, there...
  • 6 Reasons This Evangelical Was Convinced Humanae Vitae Is Right

    10/19/2014 10:58:58 AM PDT · by millegan · 31 replies
    ChurchPOP ^ | 10-19-2014 | Brantly Millegan
    Today, Pope Francis beatified Pope Paul VI, who served the Catholic Church as the bishop of Rome 1963-1978. (Beatification is one step below being canonized a saint.) Paul VI had a jam-packed papacy, including finishing the Second Vatican Council, traveling to all six inhabited continents (a first for popes), and historic ecumenical break-throughs. But today hes probably most remembered for his 1968 encyclical Humanae Vitae, which confirmed the Catholic Churchs long-standing teaching against contraception, abortion, and sterilization. Outside of the Catholic Church (and, unfortunately, by a large number of people within the Church as well), the teaching of Humanae Vitae...
  • After an abortion: a look into the recovery room

    10/19/2014 4:34:41 PM PDT · by Morgana · 11 replies
    Live Action ^ | 10.18.14 | Sarah Terzo
    Carol Everett owned two abortion clinics and was the director of four. She eventually became pro-life and now speaks about her experiences. Like nearly all abortion clinics, Everetts clinics had recovery rooms where women could stay after their abortions until the anesthesia wore off or they felt well enough to leave. Everett says there were two main reactions among women right after their abortions: [T]here are two reactions in the recovery room. The first one is: Ive killed my baby. And even then, it amazed me that that was the first time they called it a baby and the first...
  • Early Christian Teachings on Abortion

    10/19/2014 4:27:51 PM PDT · by Morgana · 9 replies
    Chastity.com ^ | No date provided | Catholic Answers
    The Catholic Church has always condemned abortion as a grave evil. Christian writers from the first-century author of the Didache to Pope John Paul II in his encyclical Evangelium Vitae ("The Gospel of Life") have maintained that the Bible forbids abortion, just as it forbids murder. This tract will provide some examples of this consistent witness from the writings of the Fathers of the Church. As the early Christian writer Tertullian pointed out, the law of Moses ordered strict penalties for causing an abortion. We read, "If men who are fighting hit a pregnant woman and she gives birth prematurely...
  • Letter to editor: Not all pro-life people are religious

    10/18/2014 1:42:44 AM PDT · by Morgana · 23 replies
    Live Action ^ | 10.18.14 | Guest
    Hello, everybody. Im 19 years old, and %100 pro-life. Im also an atheist. But before you decide to stop reading this, you deserve to know a few things about me. I was born and raised in a Catholic family. I was baptized a month old, went to Sunday school, and went to church every Sunday. Okay, I went most Sundays. I also know that there are other divisions of Christianity, as well as other religions, and I respect your spirituality, what ever it may be. I stopped breathing twice the day I was born. They doctor didnt think I would...
  • Predators & Prey: Why Planned Parenthood is hunting in Alaska

    10/17/2014 5:53:40 PM PDT · by Morgana · 5 replies
    Live Action ^ | 10-17-14 | Adam Peters
    Alaska draws hunters from around the world. In fact, Planned Parenthood is hunting there right now; their target is GOP senate candidate Dan Sullivan. Sullivan is trying to unseat the Democratic incumbent, Mark Begich, and thats put him in Planned Parenthoods crosshairs. The Planned Parenthood Action Fund has launched attack ads against Sullivan, including one that says, Dan Sullivan would let the government control what you do with your body. I can see why the folks at Planned Parenthood would run an ad about trying to control women. After all, theyve been helping abusive men do that for years. Planned...
  • Wisconsins Mary Burke: Legislation to Protect Unborn Babies Who Feel Pain? Yeah, I Would Veto It.

    10/17/2014 4:56:21 PM PDT · by Morgana · 21 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | 10/17/14 | Chelsea Shields
    Wisconsin has made huge strides in the protection of unborn babies and mothers in our state. In just 2013 alone, our new lifesaving laws gave mothers more information about their unborn children and helped save 465 babies, who now sleep peacefully in their beds. But we still have far more work to do. maryburkeThats why so many Wisconsinites are concerned by Mary Burkes recent statement in a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel interview about her position on legislation that would protect unborn babies who are capable of feeling pain. When asked what she would do with legislation that would ban abortions after...
  • Nurse 'joked' about throwing a baby with cerebral palsy out of a window

    10/17/2014 4:47:55 PM PDT · by Morgana · 8 replies
    Mirror ^ | 10/17/14 | Agency staff
    nurse joked about throwing a severely ill baby suffering from cerebral palsy out of the window, a hearing was told. Louise Hull admitted losing her temper with the tot when it repeatedly pulled its blood saturation monitor and feeding tube off. During the incident at Southend University Hospital, Essex, on May 27, 2010, she said: If you dont stop pulling your tubes out and if these bloody alarms keep going off Im going to have to throw you out the window. On another occasion when talking about premature babies, she said: It would be alright if these babies had some...
  • Cecile Richards: Aborting My Baby Wasnt a Difficult Decision

    10/17/2014 4:39:08 PM PDT · by Morgana · 15 replies
    Life News ^ | 10/17/14 | Steven Ertelt
    The head of the nations biggest abortion business disclosed today that she herself had an abortion and apparently it was no big deal to take the life of her unborn child. Planned Parenthood does over 330,000 abortions on an annual basis and Richards opened up about her own abortion in an essay published in Elle on Friday, writing that she thinks of more women share their abortion decisions it will stop the stigma surrounding abortion. cecilerichards23I had an abortion. It was the right decision for me and my husband, and it wasnt a difficult decision, Richards writes. Before becoming president...
  • Pro-Abortion Iowa Candidate Bruce Braley Falsely Claims He Opposes Late-Term Abortions

    10/17/2014 4:32:43 PM PDT · by Morgana · 5 replies
    Life News ^ | 10/17/14 | Dave Andrusko
    Thanks to the indispensable John McCormack of The Weekly Standard for not allowing pro-abortion Iowa Democratic senatorial candidate Bruce Braley to run away from his record. In yesterdays debate with pro-life Republican senatorial candidate Joni Ernst, Braley claimed I have always stated, contrary to what Senator Ernst said, that I oppose all late-term abortions that arent necessary to save the life or health of a mother. McCormack patiently explained how that is not accurate. brucebraleyFirst, as a member of the House of Representatives Braley voted against the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. H.R. 1797 would provide nationwide protection for unborn...
  • Thousands Sign Up for First Online Class to Learn How to Do Abortions

    10/17/2014 4:09:35 PM PDT · by Morgana · 10 replies
    Life News ^ | 10/17/14 | Students for Life
    "It is [] our collective responsibility as healthcare providers to decrease maternal mortality throughout the world, and ensuring access to safe abortion is a critical step in achieving that goal, proclaimed Jody Steinauer, associate professor at the San Francisco General Hospital (1). Sure, the first half of that statement is good and true, preventing loss of life is elementary to sound medical practice, but is eliminating maternity itself really a prudent action to take in order to minimize mortality? Certainly the killing of a growing preborn human, the fetus, is not an ethical or reasonable solution to minimize death of...
  • Now more than ever, we must show the victims of abortion (Warning Graphic Photo)

    10/17/2014 7:53:31 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 16 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 10/16/14 | John Jansen
    Recently on the website In These Times, writer Sady Doyle comes right out and says it: “I like abortion.” Lest anyone think Doyle is being taken out of context, consider that the title of her article is, “Abortion Isn’t a Necessary Evil. It’s Great,” and the subtitle is, “Progressives should admit it: We like abortion.” This comes on the heels of Janet Harris’ widely shared Washington Post column, “Stop Calling Abortion a Difficult Decision.” To no one’s surprise, Slate (“My Year As an Abortion Doula”) and HuffPo have also recently had their own Let’s-present-abortion-as-sympathetically-as-we-possibly-can articles. And, very revealingly, America’s leading How to Get Used by...
  • Male heckler ironically interrupts female pro-life speaker on behalf of women

    10/17/2014 12:38:33 AM PDT · by Morgana · 3 replies
    Live Action ^ | 10/17/14 | Lauren Enriquez
    On Wednesday, Lila Rose and other pro-life leaders expressed their concern about Planned Parenthoods increasingly negative impact on American culture. Lila Rose pointed out that, as a woman, she finds Planned Parenthoods complicity with the rapes of underage girls offensive. At precisely this moment, a male heckler sabotaged the podium to shout insults at Rose and the pro-lifers showing their support Stop interfering with womens private healthcare decisions. This is a sham. This is a ridiculous protest. Its a totally legal procedure. Stop messing with womens lives. Shame on you. What the heckler failed to intuit before opening his mouth...
  • Country singer Gretchen Peters worried about pro-life legislation

    10/17/2014 12:36:24 AM PDT · by Morgana · 18 replies
    Jill Stanek ^ | 10/15/14 | Jill Stanek
    What scares me about what is happening in the mid-terms in Tennessee is that the amendment thats on the ballot would actually not provide for abortion in the case of rape or the potential death of the mother. That is extreme. I got some really quite ugly hate mail, but to me country music has been about adults and real life and the problems they face and I have a responsibility to stand up for the issues I believe in. ~ Country singer Gretchen Peters on the reaction from fans regarding her pro-choice stance in light of the upcoming mid-term...
  • Planned Parenthood tweets a picture of baby carriages for its 98th birthday

    10/16/2014 4:57:26 PM PDT · by Morgana · 13 replies
    Live Action ^ | Cassy Fiano
    98 years ago, on October 16th, Margaret Sanger opened the first clinic that would eventually grow into the abortion behemoth that is Planned Parenthood. And they chose to celebrate in a rather odd way by tweeting out a picture of baby carriages. Kind of an odd choice of imagery, dont you think? After all, neither Margaret Sanger nor Planned Parenthood are fans of babies. Recent footage found of Sanger showed her proclaiming no more babies, in her push to make women stop procreating, whether they agreed or not. This is in addition to her racist, eugenicist tendencies, in which she...
  • Kansas: Pat Roberts Calls Greg Orman Unconscionable on Abortion

    10/16/2014 3:01:10 PM PDT · by Morgana · 21 replies
    Life News ^ | Kathy Ostrowski
    In the cola-dominated soft drink market, 7-up enjoyed great success after it labeled itself the UN-cola. And for the last 2 months, a multi-millionaire without public service experience, Greg Orman, has gotten some good poll numbers portraying himself as an independent UN-politician running against incumbent Kansas U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts. But in the candidate debate last night, Roberts charged that Ormans attitude about abortion is UNconcionable. Heres how it developed: more than halfway into the debate, the sole life issue question was posed: Kansas abortion law requires a mandatory ultrasound, should that be a federal law? (By the way, no...
  • Arizona Governor Candidate Fred DuVal: Okay for 14-Year-Old to Get Abortion Without Parental Consent

    10/16/2014 11:39:08 AM PDT · by Morgana · 17 replies
    Life News ^ | Steven Ertelt
    Arizona gubernatorial candidate Fred DuVal is coming under fire for saying he doesnt think a 14-year-old should get parental consent before having an abortion. Heres what he said during an interview: Host: Notarized parental consent? Parental notification? Fred DuvalDuVal: [sigh] Uh, consent, no. Because I believe that then gives the choice of reproductive freedom to the parents and not to the expectant mother and I believe the expectant mother has that Host: And shes 14 DuVal: Yeah. Responding to the comments, Gail Gitcho, communications director for the Republican Governors Association, said she found DuVals remarks off-putting. It is both disturbing...
  • Writer: Its Okay If an 11-Year-Old Has an Abortion

    10/16/2014 7:20:49 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 13 replies
    Life News ^ | 10/15/14 | Micaiah Bilger
    I read a lot of terrible abortion stories for my job, but some break my heart more than others.A few weeks ago, I came across a column in the New York Magazine written by an abortion doula. Curious, I clicked on the story and read about the young woman, who provides emotional support for women as they have abortions.I began to feel more and more horrified as I read about her work and her attempts to justify really terrible things. She writes: A year ago, when I was just starting out, Mitchell met with me and the other trainees to...