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  • Alfie Evans’ Father Says Vatican Hospital is “Ready to Take Alfie Immediately”

    04/21/2018 3:29:51 AM PDT · by Morgana · 12 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | April 19, 2018 | Steven Ertelt
    After meeting Pope Francis at the Vatican, Alfie Evans’ father says the Vatican hospital is “ready to take Alfie immediately” and provide the care and treatment Alder Hey Children’s Hospital refuses to provide. Tom Evans, 21, and Kate James, 20, have fought an extended legal battle with the children’s hospital to get it to allow them permission to take Alfie to the Bambino Gesú hospital in Rome. But Alder Hey hospital says it’s in Alfie’s best interests to pull his life support, potentially killing him. Last night Tom Evans posted on the Alfie Army Facebook page to describe his time...
  • Alfie Evans’ Parents Head to European Court in Desperate Bid to Save His Life

    04/21/2018 3:22:17 AM PDT · by Morgana · 5 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | April 20, 2018 | Steven Ertelt
    The parents of little Alfie Evans are headed back to a European Court in a desperate attempt to save his life. Today the British Supreme Court denied their effort to stop the revocation of his life support, which would probably end his life. The Supreme Court in the United Kingdom today decided that Alder Hey Children’s Hospital can be allowed to proceed with its decision to yank Alfie’s life support without their consent. Alfie’s parents had relied on a habeas corpus bid to get the court to agree with them that they have the right to withdraw Alfie from the...
  • Alfie Evans’ Parents Lose Supreme Court Case, Judge Says Hospital Can Yank Life Support Without...

    04/21/2018 3:19:24 AM PDT · by Morgana · 6 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | April 20, 2018 | Steven Ertelt
    FULL TITLE: Alfie Evans’ Parents Lose Supreme Court Case, Judge Says Hospital Can Yank Life Support Without Their Consent The parents of little Alfie Evans have lost what may be their last ditch attempt to spare his life. The Supreme Court in the United Kingdom today decided that Alder Hey Children’s Hospital can be allowed to proceed with its decision to yank Alfie’s life support without their consent. Alfie’s parents had relied on a habeas corpus bid to get the court to agree with them that they have the right to withdraw Alfie from the hospital since they are his...
  • Alfie Evans: Supreme Court reject appeal as Catholic bishops hold back from backing parents

    04/20/2018 6:50:51 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 12 replies
    Christian Today ^ | April 20, 2018 | Harry Farley
    The parents of 23-month-old Alfie Evans have lost their latest legal battle as Catholic bishops in the UK refused to back their case to have the baby taken to the Vatican-run Bambino Gesu hospital in Rome.The Supreme Court rejected the parents argument that Alfie, who is terminally ill, was being unlawfully detained at Alder Hey hospital in Liverpool. They also denied their right to appeal, meaning doctors can go ahead and withdraw Alfie's life support.Tom Evans, 21, met Pope Francis on Wednesday and begged him to support his case 'The unanimous opinion of doctors examining him and the scans of...
  • Former Planned Parenthood abortionist: ‘I killed more people than Ted Bundy’

    04/20/2018 7:55:18 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 15 replies
    Live Action ^ | 4/19/2018 | Sarah Terzo
    Some of the most powerful testimonies in the pro-life movement come from former abortionists. These are doctors who have committed abortions, sometimes thousands of them. They know more about abortion than anyone else. Like former abortion workers, they were insiders in the abortion industry and have seen everything that goes on in abortion facilities. One former abortionist, Kathi A. Aultman, has dedicates her life to protecting the preborn. She has testified in support of pro-life legislation before Congress. Most recently, Aultman testified in favor of the Heartbeat Protection Act. Introduced on January 12, 2017, the bill would ban abortions after...
  • Alfie Evans case: Court rules against parents again

    04/16/2018 6:48:12 PM PDT · by Morgana · 14 replies
    BBC ^ | April 16, 2018 | BBC
    The parents of terminally ill toddler Alfie Evans have lost their latest legal battle. Tom Evans and Kate James asked Court of Appeal judges to rule that the 23-month-old should be allowed to receive treatment in Italy. Earlier Alder Hey Children's Hospital urged protesters supporting the parents to show respect. Police are investigating "acts of intimidation" among hospital protesters. Ch Insp Chris Gibson said officers recognised the sensitivities involved: "Whilst many people have gathered to protest in a peaceful way, Merseyside Police is now investigating a small number of reports, some of which originate from social media, as well as...
  • Charge dropped for man who won't file taxes citing religion

    04/14/2018 12:31:06 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 29 replies
    PORTLAND, ORE. A federal judge has dismissed a tax evasion charge against a man who describes himself as a Christian who refuses to give money to the government to support abortion. The Oregonian/OregonLive reported Thursday the judge ruled that the government failed to provide evidence that Michael Bowman tried to conceal or mislead government officials. Prosecutors accused Bowman of not filing an accurate tax return since at least 1997. Bowman said he's been up front with the Internal Revenue Service, refusing to file a return or pay taxes since 1999 without some accommodation afforded to him for religious beliefs. The...
  • Peaceful protests outside hospital to support Alfie Evans' parents

    04/14/2018 10:34:07 AM PDT · by Morgana · 8 replies
    CNA ^ | April 14, 2018 | Staff
    Liverpool, England, Apr 14, 2018 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Amid a tense battle over medical care for gravely ill toddler Alfie Evans, hundreds of protestors crowded outside Alder Hey Children's Hospital this week in support of the child and his parents. Evans, who is 23 months, suffers from an unidentified degenerative neurological condition, has been under continuous hospitalization since December 2016. His parents wish for him to continue receiving care and to take him to the Bambino Gesu hospital in Rome, but officials at Alder Hey have gone to court to argue that continuing treatment is not in his...
  • TOT'S BATTLE Who is Alfie Evans, what do we know about his mystery illness and who are his ...

    04/13/2018 10:24:43 AM PDT · by Morgana · 9 replies
    sun uk ^ | April 13, 2018 | Holly Christodoulou, Phoebe Cooke, Jay Akbar and Danny De Vaal
    FULL TITLE: TOT'S BATTLE Who is Alfie Evans, what do we know about his mystery illness and who are his parents Tom Evans and Kate James? The toddler's parents have been engaged in a passionate battle to keep their boy alive ALFIE Evans has been at the centre of a life support battle between his parents, health officials and the British justice system for several months. Courts have ruled the boy's machine should be switched off, but his parents - and the Pope - have passionately disagreed. Here's what you need to know about the heartbreaking case. Who is Alfie...
  • Students From Hundreds of Schools Walk Out to Protest Abortion

    04/13/2018 8:35:59 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 9 replies
    National Review ^ | April 13, 2018 | By MAIREAD MCARDLE
    Students at hundreds of schools across the country walked out of class on Wednesday to to remember the lives lost and pain caused from abortion as well as to protest taxpayer dollars going to Planned Parenthood. More than 300 students or student groups at American high schools and colleges walked out of class at 10am for a moment of silence, according to Students for Life of America (SFLA), which helped get students organized. The idea was inspired by California student Brandon Gillespie, who wanted to highlight whether schools would practice a double standard on student protests. “Along with being a...
  • Court Seizes Custody of Alfie Evans From His Parents, Makes Him a Ward of the State

    04/13/2018 10:13:28 AM PDT · by Morgana · 26 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | April 13, 2018 | Steven Ertelt
    The battle over the life of Alfie Evans has taken a turn for the worst in the UK. Yesterday, Alfie’s parents relied on a letter from a pro-life attorney saying they have the legal right to withdraw Alfie from the hospital. However police blocked them from getting Alfie and leaving. Today Alfie’s parents, via their media coordinator, indicated that courts have seized custody of Alfie and made him a ward of the state. “We are outraged that in further legally indefensible steps during the night, the hospital obtained a faxed order making Alfie a ward of the court, removing parental...
  • Baby Surrendered at Michigan City Fire Station Underscores Importance of 2018 Legislation

    04/13/2018 9:53:11 AM PDT · by Morgana · 5 replies
    Indiana Right to life ^ | April 9, 2018 | Indiana Right to Life
    SEA 340 Expanded Use of Baby Boxes at Indiana Fire Stations MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. – A baby was safely surrendered Sunday into a baby box at a Michigan City fire station. Newborns up to 30 days can be anonymously surrendered under the Safe Haven Law at fire stations, hospitals and police stations. Indiana law also allows for the installation of baby boxes at hospitals and fire stations. The Indiana General Assembly just passed Senate Enrolled Act (SEA) 340 that allows for the expansion of baby box installation at fire departments, including volunteer fire departments, that are staffed by an emergency...
  • Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz Calls Tennessee Governor a Racist After He Signs Bill Defunding It

    04/13/2018 9:40:55 AM PDT · by Morgana · 32 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | April 12, 2018 | Micaiah Bilger
    Abortion activists with Planned Parenthood complained that two new laws signed by Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam this week will “hurt women of color.” Implying a possible racist motivation, the abortion chain’s Tennessee branch slammed the governor Wednesday because he signed two laws to defund Planned Parenthood and other abortion groups of state taxpayer dollars. “This hurts patients. It prevents them from seeing a healthcare provider they choose. Specifically, in our area, reproductive healthcare is difficult to access for some people,” said Sarah Wallet, the medical director for Planned Parenthood of Greater Memphis. “There’s a lot of stigma surrounding reproductive healthcare....
  • Tennessee Governor Signs Legislation Defunding Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz

    04/13/2018 9:37:17 AM PDT · by Morgana · 7 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | April 11, 2018 | Micaiah Bilger
    Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam signed two new laws this week to ensure that no state tax dollars go to Planned Parenthood and other groups that do abortions. One of the new laws (HB 2251) directs the state to request a federal government waiver to completely defund abortion facilities from the taxpayer-funded TennCare, the state Medicaid program. The legislature passed the bill in March. The second law (SB 2494 / HB 2262) codifies existing policy established in 2011 by the Haslam administration, which prioritizes health departments to receive Title X family planning funds rather than Planned Parenthood abortion facilities in the...
  • Pro-Abortion Student Caught on Video Destroying Pro-Life Display

    04/13/2018 9:32:37 AM PDT · by Morgana · 13 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | April 11, 2018 | Micaiah Bilger
    Pro-life students were the victims of more vandalism Monday at Miami University of Ohio. A video caught the unnamed student in the act of destroying the pro-life display on Monday morning, fewer than 24 hours after pro-life students set it up, according to Students for Life of America. The video showed two students walking through the display and one of them kicking and pulling up several white crosses. The cemetery of the innocents display included dozens of white crosses and a sign that said, “Each cross represents 10 babies that die by abortion each day.” WHIO TV 7 reports university...
  • Possible Trafficking? Alabama Abortion Clinic Cited For Failure to Report Child Sex Abuse on 13-...

    04/13/2018 9:27:56 AM PDT · by Morgana · 3 replies
    OPERATION RESCUE ^ | April 11, 2018 | Cheryl Sullenger
    FULL TITLE: Possible Trafficking? Alabama Abortion Clinic Cited For Failure to Report Child Sex Abuse on 13-Year Old Girl Montgomery, AL – The Reproductive Health Services abortion business in Montgomery, Alabama, has been cited by the Alabama Department of Public Health for failing to comply with mandatory child abuse reporting requirements, leading to concerns that a 13-year old girl may have been trafficked. A recently released inspection report dated January 26, 2018, described the citations involved failing to report a pregnant girl who received two abortions at Reproductive Health Services within 15 months. During that routine licensing inspection, two charts...
  • Facebook Rejects Conservative’s Campaign Announcement As ‘Shocking’ And ‘Disrespectful'

    04/12/2018 4:21:39 PM PDT · by Ciaphas Cain · 44 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | April 10, 2018 | Derek Hunter
    As Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before Congress about the company’s failure to protect user’s personal data, the social media monopoly is facing more charges of censoring conservative voices. Aric Nesbitt, a former member of the Michigan House of Representatives and state lottery commissioner, wanted to amplify his announcement for State Senate on Facebook, so he submitted it the way any candidate or company would. But the ad was quickly rejected “because it doesn’t follow our Advertising Policies. We don’t allow ads that contain shocking, disrespectful or sensational content, including ads that depict violence or threats of violence,”...
  • Amazing photos show 3-week-old baby sleeping in same position as he did in the womb

    04/12/2018 1:41:07 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 26 replies
    Life Site News ^ | 04/12/2018 | Lisa Bourne
    Matching images of a South Carolina baby boy taken within weeks before and after birth show he continues to sleep in the same exact position as he did in the womb -- capturing the baby boy’s personality while highlighting the humanity of the preborn. Michael Steppling was caught in a laid-back pose with both arms up over his head when his mother, Sarah Kelleher Steppling, had an ultrasound at 38 weeks in her pregnancy with him. Michael continued to sleep in the same position after he was born, and his easygoing demeanor emerged even more clearly after his mom had...
  • Wendy Vitter grilled on anti-abortion views in judicial hearing

    04/12/2018 8:30:01 AM PDT · by BBell · 19 replies ^ | 4/12/18 | Drew Broach
    Can a federal judge with rock-ribbed pro-life views set aside her personal tenets and uphold the Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade ruling legalizing abortion? If she failed to tell Congress during her confirmation process about some of her pro-life statements, including promoting the dubious hypothesis that abortions cause breast cancer, should she even be a federal judge? Those were among the sharp questions that Wendy Vitter faced Wednesday (April 11) during testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee. Republican President Donald Trump has picked Vitter, general counsel to the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New Orleans and wife of former Sen. David...
  • Judicial Nominee Faces Intense Scrutiny from Dems Over Pro-life Views

    04/11/2018 3:14:47 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 13 replies ^ | April 11, 2018 | Lauretta Brown
    Trump judicial nominee Wendy Vitter’s personal pro-life views were under intense scrutiny from several Democratic senators at her confirmation hearing Wednesday. Vitter was repeatedly asked about her pro-life beliefs and whether they would interfere with her role as a judge. She was also grilled about statements made in past, pro-life speaking engagements. The main questions from Democratic senators centered around two appearances she made, that were recently cited by the abortion giant Planned Parenthood in an op-ed targeting Vitter prior to the hearing. One appearance was as the moderator of a 2013 Louisiana Right to Life panel where views...