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  • The Future Civil Rights of Baby Girls

    05/31/2012 7:36:27 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 31, 2012 | Maggie Gallagher
    As I type, the House of Representatives is debating the future of civil rights: a girl's right to life itself. Is it OK to choose to destroy a healthy unborn child simply because you or your husband prefer a boy? Should it be legal in this country? The Constitution gives to Congress the power to enforce the 14th Amendment's guarantees of equal protection by appropriate legislation. And this week, in a historic vote, the House is going to consider using that power to ban abortions based on gender. The bill is called the "Prenatal Anti-Discrimination Act," or PRENDA, because it...
  • Planned Parenthood: We Won’t Deny Women Sex-Selection Abortions

    05/29/2012 10:10:26 AM PDT · by Morgana · 15 replies
    Life News ^ | 5/29/2012 | life news
    Planned Parenthood officials have responded to today’s expose’ video showing how a staffer at an Austin, Texas planned Parenthood clinic encouraged a woman inquiring about an abortion to determine the gender of her unborn child to have one. Planned Parenthood officials responded to the video in a statement to the liberal Huffington Post and admitted they will not deny women abortions for any reason, including sex-selection abortions. As the Post reports: This spokeswoman for Planned Parenthood Federation of America also told The Huffington Post that the organization condemns seeking abortions on the basis of gender, but its policy is to...
  • Congress to vote on federal sex-selection ban TOMORROW; make calls TODAY (or tomorrow, May 31)

    05/30/2012 2:16:54 PM PDT · by Sun · 22 replies
    JillStanek.com ^ | May 29, 2012 | Jill Stanek
    In a surprise move, House Republicans announced this past Friday they would call for a vote on a federal ban against sex-selective abortion, aka the Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act, H.R. 3541*, tomorrow, May 30. PRENDA will be considered under “suspension of the rules,” meaning no amendments can be added. The bill must be voted on as is, straight up or down, and a two-thirds majority will be needed to pass it.