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  • 'Teen anti-abortion film contest is shameful' [Spain]

    01/26/2014 3:44:11 PM PST · by DeaconBenjamin · 15 replies
    The Local (Spain) ^ | 24 Jan 2014 13:03 GMT+01:00
    Aragon's Education Ministry has been slammed for promoting an anti-abortion short film competition aimed at teenagers. The contest, directed at students aged 14 to 18, will reward the makers of the film that best "defends the life of the unborn" with €500 ($680) in prize money. Two private pro-life associations are behind the controversial scheme, but it's Aragon's regional ministry that has received most criticism for advertising the scheme on its website. The competition's judges will be looking for films that "offer a beautiful, suggestive and encouraging view on why women who have an unexpected pregnancy should opt for life"....
  • Thousands Gather in San Francisco for 'Walk For Life' Anti-Abortion Rally

    01/26/2014 9:59:36 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 8 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | Saturday, Jan 25, 2014
    Tens of thousands of demonstrators gathered in San Francisco Saturday for an anti-abortion march and rally. This is the 10th year for the Walk for Life West Coast, and although the event is over, it continues to have an impact on traffic in-and-out of the city Saturday night. When the event finished Saturday afternoon, traffic along the Embarcadero was sluggish, and marchers were making their way back to buses parked past AT&T Park. Early Saturday, a massive crowd gathered at Civic Center Plaza for an anti-abortion rally before marching down Market Street to Justin Herman Plaza. Many of the protesters...
  • Walk for Life West Coast asks for help to end the media blackout

    01/25/2014 9:32:51 AM PST · by Morgana · 5 replies
    Life Site News ^ | Johanna Dasteel
    SAN FRANCISCO, January 24, 2014 ( – The Walk for Life West Coast is demanding to be seen and heard and in the mainstream media. This year, Walk for Life organizers are asking participants to take to the "twittersphere" to “end the media blackout.” Saturday will be the tenth year pro-lifers have taken to the streets of San Francisco and, year after year, Walk organizers have noticed a reliable lack of media coverage, especially in the local media. However, they have also noticed the increasing youthfulness of the crowd, and their social media accounts. So this year, when 50,000 smart-phone-toting...
  • New York City Mayor Agrees With Cuomo Booting Pro-Lifers, Calls Them “Extremists”

    01/25/2014 9:24:50 AM PST · by Morgana · 27 replies
    Life News ^ | Bill Donohue
    One week ago today, Governor Cuomo railed against what he called “extreme conservatives” who are “pro-life, pro-assault weapons, anti-gay.” He said such persons “have no place in the state of New York, because that’s not who New Yorkers are.” Yesterday, Mayor de Blasio said he agrees with Cuomo’s comments “100 percent.” He explained, “I interpret his [Cuomo's] remarks to say that an extremist attitude that continues the reality of violence in our communities or an extremist attitude that denies the rights of women, does not represent the views of the people of New York State.” deblasoThe spin won’t work. Who...
  • ‘An emptiness inside me that was unexplainable’: Women share abortion regets on Roe anniversary

    01/25/2014 9:19:27 AM PST · by Morgana · 6 replies
    Life Site News ^ | Kirsten Andersen
    WASHINGTON, D.C., January 24, 2014 ( – It was a bitterly cold day in the nation’s capital Wednesday as thousands of pro-life Americans marched on the United States Supreme Court on the 41st anniversary of its Roe v. Wade decision, which legalized abortion nationwide. As the marchers braved single digit temperatures and a below zero wind chill to demand a reversal of Roe v. Wade, a group of 20 pro-abortion counter-protesters waited for them in front of the court, chanting shrilly, carrying coat hangers and signs that said “Keep your politics out of my” womb and “Dr. Tiller is my...
  • Love and Hate [Excerpt from commentary on the book of Romans]

    01/24/2014 7:25:29 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 16 replies
    Crossway Publishing ISBN: 1-43350685-8 | 2009 | RC Sproul
    I believe that the greatest ethical issue today is that of abortion. In recent years many have come to see terrorist as more concerning than abortion. I am baffled by that, because more people were killed on September 10 in the womb of U.S. women than were killed on 9/11 in New York City. More babies were slaughtered on September 12 than adults were killed on 9/11. If we had a camera on the womb so that CNN could show us graphic videos of what actually happens in the slaughter of unborn children, abortion would be quickly abolished, but the...
  • Judge Allows Husband’s Bid to Cut Pregnant Wife From Life Support, Kill His Unborn Child

    01/24/2014 6:54:06 PM PST · by Morgana · 121 replies
    Life News ^ | Steven Ertelt
    A judge allowed a Texas husband’s bid to remove his “brain dead” pregnant wife from life support, an action that would end the life of his own unborn child. Marlise Munoz collapsed in her home last November from an apparent blood clot in her lungs when she was 14 weeks pregnant with her second child. Her husband and other family members have asked the John Peter Smith Hospital in Ft. Worth to remove Marlise from life support after they were told she was “brain dead.” Ending life support would also end her unborn baby’s life. munozSo far John Peter Smith...
  • Court Will Decide if Husband Can Kill His Unborn Child by Removing Mom’s Life Support

    01/24/2014 12:52:47 PM PST · by Morgana · 44 replies
    Life News ^ | Cheryl Sullenger
    A hearing will be held today at 3:15 p.m. to decide the fate of Marlise Munoz and her pre-born baby, now 22 weeks gestation. Her husband, Erick Munoz, will ask the court to order John Peter Smith Hospital to terminate life support for his wife and baby. JPS Hospital is complying with a state law that requires hospitals to maintain life support for pregnant women in order to give their children a chance at survival. munoz3Pro-life leaders, including Pastor Stephen Broden of Fair Park Bible Fellowship and Founder of National Black Pro-Life Coalition, plan to attend today’s hearing in support...
  • Bristol Palin: Wendy Davis' Story is 'Downright Pathethic'

    01/24/2014 9:57:27 AM PST · by Impala64ssa · 51 replies ^ | 1/24/14 | Cortney O'Brien
    Bristol Palin ✔ @BristolsBlog Follow Dear #WendyDavis, You Can Have a Job AND Kids @TwitchyTeam Writing on her blog, Palin called out the Texas State Senator for greatly exaggerating her ‘success story’ and criticized liberals who are still supporting her: I know you would rather think about Wendy Davis, so let’s get back to her. She’s more your type of woman. She left her kid, husband, made it into a false “made-for-tv-movie-type-tale” and then demanded that Texans have the right to kill babies. That’s the woman you libs can really get behind! Let me be clear. I think...
  • ‘Gimme Shelter’: Film a Game Changer in Abortion Debate?

    01/24/2014 11:21:50 AM PST · by Kaslin · 35 replies ^ | January 24, 2014 | Katie Yoder
    Hollywood better be careful if it values its ability to insult and alienate conservative Americans. On the heels of the implicitly patriotic and plainly pro-military “Lone Survivor” comes an even less likely studio offering. “Gimme Shelter” will be out in wide release and boasts an A-list cast – and it’s the story of a young girl risking everything to save her unborn baby. The Ronald Krauss film follows pregnant teenager “Apple” (Vanessa Hudgens) as she flees her abusive mother (Rosario Dawson) only to face rejection from her Wall Street father (Brendan Fraser) and find herself alone and desperate on the streets. Apple's...
  • A Prayer given at a Pro-life Rally on January 22, 2014

    01/24/2014 7:34:55 AM PST · by lightman · 9 replies ^ | 22 January A.D. 2014 | Fatgher Michael
    A Prayer given at a Pro-life Rally on January 22, 2014 O Lord Jesus Christ, Who wast conceived by the will of the Father and by the power of the Holy Spirit, and wast made flesh in the womb of the Holy Virgin for our salvation and for the life of the world; Who while yet in the womb of Thy Mother wast acknowledged and worshipped as God in the flesh by John the Forerunner who leapt for joy in his mother’s womb: Thou art the same Lord who spoke through the prophet David saying, “Thou didst form my inward...
  • A Culture That Celebrates Abortion Wills Its Own Destruction

    01/24/2014 6:09:51 AM PST · by Kaslin · 32 replies ^ | January 24, 2014 | David Limbaugh
    At a time when more and more Americans are coming to an awareness of how evil abortion is, President Barack Obama, the most fiercely pro-abortionist president in our history, is digging his heels in further. This week, he made his annual statement glorifying this hideous practice on the anniversary of the infernal 1973 Supreme Court decision, Roe v. Wade, which greatly restricted abortion laws. Obama's statement was as unapologetic as it was grotesque, celebrating an abominable procedure that ought to be outlawed -- not glamorized, as the left does with it. Before you accuse me of hyperbole, be advised that...
  • NARAL President: Having an Abortion is “What Religious Liberty” is About

    01/23/2014 7:57:49 PM PST · by Morgana · 26 replies
    Life News ^ | Steven Ertelt
    During a debate with Lila Rose on CNN’s Crossfire last night, NARAL president Ilyse Hogue made an outlandish claim. She thinks having an abortion is what “religious liberty” is all about. ilysehogueAt a time when pro-life advocates are losing their religious liberties by having the Obama administration force them ti pay for drugs that may cause abortions, defending abortion — the destruction of a baby before birth — as religious liberty and freedom is sacrilegious. The transcript and video follow: “Isn’t it great that we live in a country where Lila Rose could decide that she would choose to carry...
  • CNN Slams Pro-Lifers: “They Want Women to Have No Control Over Their Own Bodies”

    01/23/2014 7:52:25 PM PST · by Morgana · 27 replies
    Life News ^ | Matt Hadro
    On the 41st anniversary of Roe v. Wade, CNN’s senior legal analyst smeared the entire pro-life movement in saying on Wednesday’s AC360 Later, “They want women to have no control over their own bodies.” Jeff Toobin was referring to the Texas case where a hospital, claiming that it is following state law, has kept a brain-dead woman on life support against the family’s wishes in order to bring her unborn child to term. Toobin went on a rant against the law: [Video below the break. Audio here.] “This is the logical extension of what the anti-abortion woman – movement wants....
  • MSNBC Guest: People Oppose Abortion Because "Their Sex Lives Are So Miserable"

    01/23/2014 7:47:14 PM PST · by Morgana · 23 replies
    townhall ^ | Greg Hengler
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  • Wendy Davis Backers Caught on Tape Making Fun of Greg Abbott for Being Paralyzed

    01/23/2014 7:28:46 PM PST · by Morgana · 31 replies
    Life News ^ | Steven Ertelt
    A new undercover videotape may spell further doom for the campaign of Wendy Davis, the pro-abortion candidate for governor in Texas whose sole claim to fame is having filibustered against a bill to ban late-term abortions. The tape has the Davis campaign mocking her pro-life opponent, Greg Abbott, for being paralyzed. This is the second time the Davis campaign has come under criticism for mocking Abbott’s disability. Conservative activist James O’Keefe released the video today: wendydavis12While investigating Obamacare Navigators, Battleground Texas, and their connection to Obama’s Organizing for America, we caught some deeply offensive comments on tape. It seems Battleground...
  • Swiss mother allegedly kills son in Spain hospital

    01/23/2014 7:26:55 PM PST · by Morgana · 5 replies
    fox ^ | JORGE SAINZ
    MADRID (AP) - A Swiss woman detained by Spanish authorities and taken to a hospital with her 10-month-old son allegedly cut the boy's throat with a hidden knife and killed him after receiving permission to give him a bath, Spain's Civil Guard said Thursday. Katharina Katit-Staheli, 40, was taken into custody Wednesday with her son in Torrevieja on the Mediterranean coast by police acting on an arrest warrant issued by Zurich authorities. The mother allegedly took her child suffering from a brain abnormality without authorization from a specialist Swiss clinic.
  • Life with 19 Kids and Counting: A Conversation with the Duggars

    01/23/2014 6:02:28 PM PST · by Kaslin · 14 replies ^ | January 23, 2014 | Cortney O'Brien
    Before pro-lifers of all ages marched through Washington, DC, Wednesday for the annual March for Life, college students arrived at the First Baptist Church in Glenarden for the Students for Life conference in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar, the parents of the popular TLC program 19 Kids and Counting, received the Defenders of Life award and I caught up with them before they went on stage. We discussed the benefits of having a full house, the importance of “keeping up the heart” of their children and the pro-life message they hope they’re sending with the show....
  • Obama Calls on Nation to Recommit to Abortion

    01/23/2014 2:16:34 PM PST · by Kaslin · 59 replies ^ | January 27, 2014 | sarahjeanseman
    resident Obama reflected on the anniversary of Roe v. Wade by encouraging Americans to recommit to the “guiding principles” of the 1973 Supreme Court decision. According to Obama: Every woman should be able to make her own choices about her body and her health. We reaffirm our steadfast commitment to protecting a woman’s access to safe, affordable health care and her constitutional right to privacy, including the right to reproductive freedom. And we resolve to reduce the number of unintended pregnancies, support maternal and child health, and continue to build safe and healthy communities for all our children. Because this...
  • [WATCH] Sarah Silverman promotes access to abortions in PSA starring ‘Jesus’

    01/23/2014 2:26:01 PM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 42 replies
    Sarah Silverman’s attempt to make access to abortions cool has officially hit a new low, as the comedian is starring in a new fake PSA that features “Jesus” telling Silverman “fertilized eggs aren’t people.” In a new faux-public service announcement released Tuesday, Silverman is visited by “Jesus” in a dream. The two, while sharing some popcorn and watching a NCIS marathon, begin discussing women’s reproductive rights, and Silverman asks Jesus when life begins. “At 40,” Jesus responds half-heartedly.”But fertilized eggs aren’t people. People are people. But people who believe fertilized eggs are people are people, too. You have to love...
  • Democrat fund raising letter accuses Republicans of a 'Revolting anti-choice agenda'

    01/23/2014 1:45:14 PM PST · by Biggirl · 15 replies
    Breitbart ^ | January 23, 2014 | Robert Wilde
    Women’s Health Rapid Response Fund accused Republicans of embracing a “revolting anti-choice agenda” for supporting pro-life candidates and organizations. The media and fundraising apparatus of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, is making the most of the 41st anniversary of “Roe v Wade.” They are imploring supporters for donations to “show Boehner that there are consequences for Republicans unrelenting war against women.”
  • Our Fierce Urgency of Now

    01/23/2014 10:14:46 AM PST · by Kaslin · 1 replies ^ | January 23, 2014 | Ken Blackwell
    Editor's Note: This column was co-authored by Bob Morrison.President Obama has invoked Dr. King’s powerful phrase—the fierce urgency of now—as a spur to get his troops in line for the takeover of health care. They achieved their purposes to the extent that they rammed through Congress a monster of a bill—around the corner, over the walls, and parachuting down the chimney, if necessary, as an entranced Speaker Nancy Pelosi gushingly told us. They knew they had a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to make it happen. And they did. What Dr. King’s “fierce urgency of now” referred to was the centuries-long deferred...
  • PHOTOS: Yesterday's Right to Life March in Washington, D.C.

    01/23/2014 8:29:57 AM PST · by rktman · 4 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 1/23/2014 | Doug Mainwaring
    It's no wonder the legacy media does the best it can to ignore the annual March for Life in Washington, D.C. They would like to preserve the perception they've cultivated over the years of "right to lifers" as a bunch of crotchety, backwards, sexually uptight old folks. Images of the January 22, 2014 March for Life present a completely different picture, demolishing the pro-abortion media's false narrative about who today's pro-life activists really are.
  • 11 Inspiring Signs From the March for Life

    01/23/2014 7:37:57 AM PST · by rhema · 13 replies
    LifeNews ^ | 1/23/14 | Kelsey Harris
    This year, hundreds of thousands of pro-lifers gathered for the March for Life held in Washington, D.C. every year on the anniversary of Roe v. Wade. Here are [two of] 11 of the most inspiring signs at the March:
  • Obama Celebrates 41 Years of Abortion: Roe an “Opportunity to Fulfill Dreams”

    01/23/2014 5:54:30 AM PST · by rhema · 48 replies
    LifeNews ^ | January 22, 2014 | Steven Ertelt
    President Barack Obama issued a statement today celebrating the 41-year-old Roe v. Wade decision that allowed for virtually unlimited abortions. in a written statement, the president said the Roe abortion anniversary is an “opportunity to fulfill dreams.” The decision, handed down on January 22, 1973, overturned pro-life laws offering protection for unborn children in most states across the country, and made abortions legal and virtually unlimited. Almost 57 million unborn children have been killed in abortions since. The statement follows: Today, as we reflect on the 41st anniversary of the Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade, we recommit ourselves...
  • MSNBC Host Shocked That Pope Francis Opposes Abortion

    01/22/2014 8:23:04 PM PST · by Morgana · 31 replies
    Life News ^ | Jeffrey Meyer
    Today marks the 41st annual “March for Life” in which thousands of pro-lifers ascend on Washington D.C. to mark the Roe v. Wade decision and show their solidarity in opposition to abortion, many of them faithful Catholics. Not surprisingly, Pope Francis sent out an official tweet showing his support for the “March for Life” in which he said, “I join the March for Life in Washington with my prayers, may God help us respect all life, especially the most vulnerable.” msnbc6Unfortunately for one MSNBC host, the fact the Pope would show support for one of the Catholic Church’s most sacred...

    01/22/2014 7:24:46 PM PST · by Diamond · 7 replies
    First Things ^ | 1/22/2014 | Matthew Schmitz
    President Obama issued a statement today to mark the forty-first anniversary of Roe v. Wade. A mere paragraph long, it contains enough euphemism, evasion, and outright falsehood to serve simultaneously as a model of dissimulation and concision.1. “We” — The statement begins by saying “as we reflect” on Roe “we recommit ourselves to the decision’s guiding principle.” But who is this we? Obama issues his statement in his official capacity as head of state, but America is sorely divided. By a generous measure, only 53 percent of Americans support Roe. When Obama pledges his rhetorical “we” to the principle of...
  • Democratic Party Chair Wishes Roe v. Wade a “Happy Birthday”

    01/22/2014 8:11:05 PM PST · by Morgana · 35 replies
    Life News ^ | Katharine Rosario
    A very sad phenomenon exists today, which is that the left conflates ‘women’s rights’ with killing unborn children in the womb. The two are in fact mutually exclusive, because there are no other rights without the right to life. That is true for unborn baby girls and unborn baby boys. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL)15%, a leftist poster-child, wished Roe v. Wade a happy 41st “birthday” today because of her “commitment to protecting women’s rights,” while women and men, young and old, marched on the National Mall toward the Supreme Court to defend life. wassermanschulzHas she stopped to think of...
  • Lewistown Pro Life March

    01/22/2014 4:42:58 PM PST · by franky8 · 3 replies
    1/22/2014 | Frank Cunningham
    We would like to thank the following people for their professional contributions to the success of our Lewistown Pro Life March on Sunday January 19, 2014. First Rev. Bernard Carpenter for the use of Bethel A M E Church Center . and speakers Jonathon Hayes, Congressman Thomas Marino, Rep Kerry Benninghoff, Fr William Weary, Rev Michael Bailey, Cindy Mansberger and Meciaha Bilger. A capacity crowd was at the Lewistown Pro Life March site to hear stirring speeches by them. As this week is the “9 Days for Life” set forth by the Catholic Bishops of the United States, the speakers...
  • Abortion and the Suicide of the West

    01/22/2014 6:51:35 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 18 replies
    GOPUSA ^ | January 22, 2014 | Ben Shapiro
    Jenelle Evans, 22, had an abortion this year. Originally featured on MTV four years ago as a pregnant teenager, Evans, who loves to party, had a son, gave the son to her mother to raise, got into heroin, got married and went to jail; her husband ended up in jail as well on drug charges. They got divorced. He didn't know that Evans was pregnant. She got an abortion. He found out about it on the commercials for "Teen Mom 2." Now she's pregnant again. With a third guy. Who may or may not be seeing another woman on the...
  • Poll: 62% of Americans believe abortion is morally wrong

    01/22/2014 5:52:40 PM PST · by neverdem · 25 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | January 22, 2014 | CHARLIE SPIERING
    A new Knights of Columbus/Marist poll released Wednesday shows that more than six in 10 Americans believe that abortion is morally wrong. Sixty-two percent of those polled believed that abortion is morally wrong, and only 36 percent found it morally acceptable. Two percent of Americans indicated that it was not a moral issue.Fifty-three percent of respondents said they believe life begins at conception.The poll shows that most Americans choose a more moderate position on abortion, but believe it should be restricted.Support for restrictions on abortion includes 79 percent supporting a 24-hour waiting period, 58 percent supporting a woman receiving an...
  • Sarah Palin on the annual March for Life in Washington, D.C.

    01/22/2014 6:42:04 PM PST · by KC_Lion · 18 replies
    Sarah's Facebook ^ | 1-22-2014 | Sarah Palin
    Today was the annual March for Life in Washington, D.C. The fact that hundreds of thousands of peaceful activists turn up every year in the coldest month in D.C. – despite snowstorms and media indifference – is a testament to their commitment to building a culture of life. As Pope John Paul II taught us: “To be actively pro-life is to contribute to the renewal of society through the promotion of the common good. It is impossible to further the common good without acknowledging and defending the right to life, upon which all the other inalienable rights of individuals are...
  • Babies Are Murdered Here—41 Years of Roe v. Wade [Video]

    01/22/2014 3:16:58 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 9 replies
    Today is the 41st Anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision that made abortion legal in this country. Also today, Crown Rights Media, released their long-awaited film, Babies Are Murdered Here (watch it below) in which Dr. R.C. Sproul Jr. is interviewed extensively as one of those who has been a tireless voice for the unborn. This film is a journey into the darkest corners of our culture where Babies Are Murdered . . . Here. Few are willing to go to these dark corners to do anything, to say anything, to even try to stem the bloody...
  • March for Life - and ProLife Movement - Now Led by Young Adults

    01/22/2014 2:52:51 PM PST · by Kaslin · 15 replies ^ | January 22, 2014 | Rebecca Hagelin
    Equal protection under the law for pre-born human beings is headed our way - and from the work of a surprising demographic: adults under 30. A 28-year old dynamo working on college campuses across the nation, Kristan Hawkins, president of Students for Life, exemplifies why hers is the "pro-life generation". Kristan feels deeply the loss of nearly one-third of her age group. “The undeniable fact is that nearly a third of my generation was killed by abortion. We are missing brothers, sisters, cousins, friends, husbands and wives…. But [we’re] determined to set it right. We’ve seen the ultrasounds of our...
  • 41st anniversary of Roe v Wade, ie, liberal/progressive extremism gone wild. [FReepathon XI]

    01/22/2014 11:12:30 AM PST · by Jim Robinson · 587 replies
    We are reminded as we pass the 41st anniversary of Roe v Wade of where the immoral godless extremism of the liberal/progressive movement leads. Roe is responsible for the slaughter of more than 55 million babies in our country - more than 1.3 million a year. Life has been the standard for all civilized societies throughout the history of mankind. With few exceptions, only in godless totalitarian societies run by ruthless kings or dictators would you find governments wantonly slaughtering millions of its own citizens. In modern times that would be leftist/fascist dictators such as Lennon, Stalin, Hitler, Mao, Pol...
  • Planned Parenthood Laying off in Iowa, Closing Clinics in Secret

    01/22/2014 10:03:14 AM PST · by MockTurtle · 33 replies
    Iowa Right to Life News ^ | January 22, 2014 | Jenifer Bowen
    Quietly abandons surgical abortions in Bettendorf and Sioux CityDES MOINES--January 22, 2014--Iowa Right to Life has discovered that Planned Parenthood of the Heartland has quietly laid off all but one employee (a center manager) at their Creston and Red Oak, Iowa locations. In addition, Iowa's largest abortion provider has halted surgical abortions at its Bettendorf and Sioux City abortion centers. This is not the first time PPH has tried to keep closings and layoffs quiet. Last November, IRTL alerted the media that PPH was closing centers in Ankeny, Fort Dodge, Mount Pleasant and Washington, after hearing of massive layoffs at...
  • 46 powerful pro-life images

    01/22/2014 9:58:13 AM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 11 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 1-22-14 | The Looking Spoon
    Today is the 41st anniversary of Roe v. Wade. If the Supreme Court had ruled in favor of life in 1973 we would have had 55 million more Americans today.It's both a tragedy and a travesty in a nation where our founders considered life to be an inalienable right.
  • Nellie Gray, Abortion Foe and Leader of Annual March, Dies at 88 (Founder of March for Life)

    01/22/2014 8:58:17 AM PST · by NKP_Vet · 13 replies ^ | August 15, 2012 | DENISE GRADY
    Nellie Gray, a steadfast opponent of abortion who for almost 40 years led a yearly protest march in Washington that drew tens of thousands of supporters, and whose battle cry was “No exception! No compromise!,” was found dead on Monday at her home in Washington. She was 88.
  • CARSON: A physician’s view on the sanctity of life (A Must Read)

    01/22/2014 8:59:43 AM PST · by jazusamo · 40 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | January 22, 2013 | Ben S. Carson
    The thought of abortion for convenience is repugnantSeveral years ago, I was consulted by a young woman who was 33 weeks pregnant and was on her way to Kansas get an abortion. I informed her of the multiple options available to her outside of abortion and she decided to go through with the pregnancy even though the child had hydrocephalus and required neurosurgical intervention after birth a few weeks later. She kept the baby and loves the beautiful child that has resulted. A couple of decades ago, I came into the pediatric Intensive Care Unit on morning rounds and was...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings,01-22-14, Day of Prayer for Legal Protection of Unborn Children

    01/22/2014 7:32:58 AM PST · by Salvation · 33 replies ^ | 01-22-14 | Revised New American Bible
    January 22, 2014Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of Unborn Children    Reading 1 1 Sm 17:32-33, 37, 40-51 David spoke to Saul:“Let your majesty not lose courage.I am at your service to go and fight this Philistine.”But Saul answered David,“You cannot go up against this Philistine and fight with him,for you are only a youth, while he has been a warrior from his youth.” David continued:“The LORD, who delivered me from the claws of the lion and the bear,will also keep me safe from the clutches of this Philistine.”Saul answered David, “Go! the LORD will be with...
  • You're Right to Choose This Movie

    01/22/2014 6:54:03 AM PST · by Kaslin · 10 replies ^ | January 22, 2014 | Brent Bozell
    What happens when a teenager who came into the world as an unplanned teenage pregnancy ends up with an unplanned pregnancy of her own? Will she bend to all the "helpful" insistence that she needs to exercise her "right to choose" before she is, as one callous presidential contender put it, "punished with a baby"? This is the plot of "Gimme Shelter," a new movie that departs from the feminist pack mentality of Hollywood. Agnes "Apple" Bailey -- played in a breakout role by "High School Musical" star Vanessa Hudgens -- looks like a poster child for Planned Parenthood at...
  • A New York State of Mind: Illiberal Liberal Values

    01/22/2014 7:04:04 AM PST · by Kaslin · 22 replies ^ | January 22, 2014 | Jonah Goldberg
    On paper, "liberal intolerance" is something of an oxymoron, like "jumbo shrimp," "loyal opposition" or "conspicuous absence." But what makes oxymorons funny is that they are real things. There are jumbo shrimp. Absences can be conspicuous, opponents can be loyal, and liberals can be staggeringly and myopically intolerant. Last Friday, in a public radio interview, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo offered the sort of potted analysis of the national Republican Party one would expect from an MSNBC talk show. But he went a bit further. After nodding to the fact that, historically, the New York state Republican Party has been...
  • Mary Leading the March for Life [Catholic Caucus]

    01/22/2014 5:57:46 AM PST · by mlizzy · 13 replies
    The Gregorian Blog ^ | 1-20-14 | Tom Hoopes
    Students say it is no coincidence that Benedictine College was chosen to lead the March for Life in the year of its consecration. “I think Mary has definitely had a hand in us taking eight buses and the overall success of our trip to the March for Life,” said Kathryn Brown, the college’s Ravens Respect Life student coordinator. The signs of Mary’s involvement are everywhere, she said. Taking a quarter of the student population more than 1,000 miles is expensive, but Kathryn  said she got a call over Christmas break from the college’s advancement office that they had found...
  • Despite Frigid, Bitter Cold Temperatures March for Life to Go On in Washington D.C.

    01/22/2014 5:51:28 AM PST · by Kaslin · 6 replies ^ | January 22, 2014 | Katie Pavlich
    The forecast for Washington D.C. on Wednesday calls for winds and a high temperature of just 22 degrees, which will feel like -2 degrees with the windchill. But despite, bitter cold frigid temperatures, the annual March for Life will go on as hundreds of thousands of people gather in the nation's capital. The rally & march are still on! Here's an update on schedule though: @mattmahermusic will open @12 noon #marchforlife — March for Life (@March_for_Life) January 21, 2014 Unless Roe v. Wade is cancelled due to weather, the March for Life won't be either. Let your pro-life voice...
  • Why Wendy Davis’s résumé issues matter

    01/21/2014 11:56:50 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 16 replies
    Washington Post ^ | January 21, 2014 | Chris Cillizza, The Fix
    ......."[Davis] hit state Attorney General Greg Abbott, the party's likely GOP nominee, for bringing up the story. "We're not surprised by Greg Abbott’s campaign attacks on the personal story of my life as a single mother who worked hard to get ahead,".....................................right now she is a national star thanks to her filibuster against a Texas abortion law but if she waits four years to run for something she may well be less of a big deal nationally.Given all of that, Davis had to run for governor this year — even if she didn't think she could win. We've written that...
  • Boston Cardinal: The Church ‘must call out the uncomfortable truth: abortion is wrong’ (PHOTOS)

    01/21/2014 8:58:35 PM PST · by Morgana · 27 replies
    Life Site News ^ | Patrick B. Craine
    WASHINGTON, D.C., January 25, 2014 ( – Boston Cardinal Sean O’Malley condemned abortion in the starkest terms before a packed congregation of over 10,000 in Washington, D.C. Tuesday evening, insisting the Church has a duty to oppose abortion. “The Church with the candor of the child must call out the uncomfortable truth: abortion is wrong,” the Cardinal said as he celebrated the opening Mass of the annual National Prayer Vigil for Life, which occurs the night before the March for Life at the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. The Mass was standing room only, with the faithful filling in...
  • Report: Abortions Drop 32 Percent From All-Time High as Roe Turns 41

    01/21/2014 3:42:23 PM PST · by Morgana · 4 replies
    Life News ^ | Tatiana Bergum, Steven Ertelt
    Today, the National Right to Life Committee issued a new report, “The State of Abortion in America.”The best news from the report is that abortions have dropped 32 percent from their all-time high as Roe vs. Wade turns 41. The report summarizes key legislative developments at the state and federal levels, finds that the annual number of abortions continues to decline, and shows that a majority continue to oppose the vast majority of abortions allowed under the doctrine of Roe v. Wade. prolifeimage45“While the most recent data indicate a decrease in the annual number of abortions, tragically, more than 3,000...
  • Husband of MTV Star Found Out His Child Was Aborted From a TV Commercial

    01/21/2014 2:36:52 PM PST · by Morgana · 33 replies
    Life News ^ | Steven Ertelt
    As LifeNews reported earlier this month, MTV is filming one of its reality show stars having an abortion. Teen Mom 2′s trouble-plagued star Jenelle Evans got pregnant and had an abortion. However, her husband had no idea she was pregnant or aborted his baby — until he found out from commercials for the show. From TruthRevolt: jenelleevans2The husband of the child, Courtland Rogers, recently released from jail where he served on drug charges, found out about the abortion of his child from a commercial for the the show. As reported by the Mirror, Rogers told “Nobody told me anything...

    01/21/2014 1:32:08 PM PST · by Maudeen · 9 replies
  • Texas gov candidate Wendy Davis under fire for fuzzy details in life story

    01/21/2014 11:05:15 AM PST · by topher · 41 replies ^ | 21-January-2014 |
    Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis is under fire for apparently misstating facts about her life story, with a Republican opponent claiming the discrepancies raise questions about her honesty. Davis, a Democratic state senator who rose to prominence last year after delivering a lengthy filibuster against abortion restrictions, was the subject of a Dallas Morning News piece on Sunday that took issue with several details in her personal narrative.