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  • Sarah Palin Not Anti-choice (Pro-life) Enough?

    11/25/2009 5:44:39 PM PST · by Lesforlife · 128 replies · 1,967+ views ^ | 11/16/09 | Kate Harding
    Sarah Palin not anti-choice enough? A far right group claims the former Alaska governor's rhetoric on abortion sounds too "liberal" and "pro-choice" BY KATE HARDING In Salon today, Max Blumenthal writes of Sarah Palin, "her career has become a vehicle through which the right-wing evangelical movement feels it can express its deepest identity in opposition both to secular society and to its representatives in the Obama White House. Palin is perceived by its leaders -- and followers -- not as another cynical politician or even as a self-promoting celebrity, but as a kind of magical helper, the God-fearing glamour girl...
  • Personhood Movement explodes in 32 states!

    11/01/2009 5:00:57 PM PST · by Lesforlife · 4 replies · 471+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | October 31, 2009 | Chelsea Shilling
    Posted: October 31, 2009 By Chelsea Schilling © 2009 WorldNetDaily A pro-life movement seeking to guarantee basic human rights to unborn babies is exploding in 32 states – and leaders say it could be just the key to nullifying abortion provisions in President Obama's health-care "reform." While abortion was not specifically mentioned in earlier bills under consideration, H.R.3962, unveiled by Nancy Pelosi this week, does in fact state abortion is to be covered. Concerns are mounting that whatever the final form of the legislation, the procedure will become more accessible, requiring health insurance companies to fund abortions. Gualberto Garcia Jones...
  • Behind the Scenes: Picturing Fetal Remains

    10/10/2009 8:12:05 PM PDT · by Lesforlife · 9 replies · 1,071+ views
    The New York Times ^ | October 9, 2009 | Damien Cave
    October 9, 2009, 9:10 PM Behind the Scenes: Picturing Fetal Remains By DAMIEN CAVE The photographs are graphic and detailed, showing the fingers or toes of aborted fetuses whose entire frames are no bigger than a cellphone. Since the mid-1990s, they have appeared all over the country — carried as posters by protesters, handed out with pamphlets or, in some cases, mounted like billboards on the sides of trucks. Like many others, I often wondered about the source of these images. Who took the pictures? Where did the fetuses come from? I had a chance to find some answers while...
  • "New push to define 'person' and outlaw abortion in the process"

    09/28/2009 2:46:29 PM PDT · by Lesforlife · 10 replies · 629+ views ^ | September 28, 2009 | Robin Abcarian
    A new push to define 'person' and to outlaw abortion in the process Some abortion foes think the rationale for Roe vs. Wade is vulnerable. They're trying to amend state constitutions -- including California's -- to define personhood from conception. By Robin Abcarian September 28, 2009 It is one of the enduring questions of religion and science, and lately of American politics: When does a fertilized egg become a person? Abortion foes, tired of a profusion of laws that limit but do not abolish abortion, are trying to answer the question in a way that they hope could put an...
  • Shocker! Judge orders trial on eligibility issue

    09/08/2009 2:47:21 PM PDT · by Lesforlife · 9 replies · 1,672+ views ^ | September 8, 2009 | Jerome Corsi
    BORN IN THE USA? Shocker! Judge orders trial on eligibility issue Arguments planned Jan. 11 for challenge to Obama Posted: September 08, 2009 4:42 pm Eastern By Jerome R. Corsi © 2009 WorldNetDaily Is this the footprint of baby Barack Obama? A California judge today tentatively scheduled a trial for Jan. 26, 2010, for a case that challenges Barack Obama's eligibility to be president based on questions over his qualifications under the requirements of the U.S. Constitution. If the case actually goes to arguments before U.S. District Judge David Carter, it will be the first time the merits of the...
  • It's not 'torture' it's 'mercy'

    05/25/2009 5:25:35 PM PDT · by Lesforlife · 8 replies · 1,165+ views ^ | May 23, 2009 | Andrew Longman
    Monday, May 25, 2009 It's not 'torture' – it's 'mercy' Exclusive: Andrew Longman says terrorists who deserve death are getting off easy Posted: May 23, 2009 1:00 am Eastern I get tired of hearing it. The media has a one-track story about "torture." Here it is. Republicans are mean old "torturers" and they "tortured." Obama is an exalted liberal who "vows" to "return us" to "our values" by "not torturing anymore." The storyline is evil, stupid and wrong. Here's the real story. Genocidal maniacs committed themselves to murdering as many American civilians as possible and were caught in the act...
  • Obama, blacks and Jews

    05/22/2009 10:59:09 AM PDT · by Lesforlife · 2 replies · 317+ views ^ | May 22, 2009 | Dr. Alan Keyes
    On Obama, blacks and Jews Exclusive: Alan Keyes likens prez's actions to murderous, utopian 20th century ideologies Posted: May 22, 2009 1:00 am Eastern By Alan Keyes The 20th century could well be called the century of Holocaust. I think it had something to do with the powerful assertion of godless self-sufficiency that characterized its most deadly and infamous ideologies. The communists, the fascists, the Nazis all have this in common: that they fancy themselves creators of new worlds of human possibility, willing servants of a fantasy in which the future, wrought by human hands, will advance beyond God's limited...
  • Judge's mercy prevents honor killing, for now

    04/27/2009 8:59:58 PM PDT · by Lesforlife · 3 replies · 589+ views ^ | Monday, April 27, 2009 | Drew Zahn
    WorldNetDaily Judge's mercy prevents honor killing, for now But woman who fears husband's wrath may yet be sent to her death Posted: April 27, 2009 11:17 pm Eastern By Drew Zahn WorldNetDaily Roohi Tabassum This afternoon, a judge placed a temporary stay on deporting a Pakistani woman who feared her husband would kill her if she were reunited with him. Roohi Tabassum has been a refugee living for years in Mississauga, Ontario, making a living as a hairdresser, while filing for permanent refugee residency on humanitarian and compassionate grounds. Her husband, Faisal Javed, however, has been living in Dubai and...
  • Storm over embryo 'bank' which could be used as a body repair kit

    04/26/2009 5:25:06 PM PDT · by Lesforlife · 2 replies · 275+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | April 25, 2009 | Beezy Marsh
    By Beezy Marsh and Jo Macfarlane Last updated at 11:04 PM on 25th April 2009 Couples could be allowed to store embryos in order to use them to create new body parts or cure diseases. Government legal and ethical experts are to discuss whether families can ‘bank’ embryos not just for procreation but also for use by doctors to create personalised treatments for parents and their children. Now, embryos – the first stage of life after an egg has been successfully fertilised – can be stored for up to five years but only for procreation. But a huge ethical debate...
  • Vote protects unborn beginning at conception

    04/26/2009 4:07:31 PM PDT · by Lesforlife · 15 replies · 679+ views ^ | April 26, 2009 | Robert Unruh
    Sunday, April 26, 2009 MATTERS OF LIFE AND DEATH WorldNetDaily Exclusive Vote protects unborn beginning at conception 'Victory serves as example to other nations' Posted: April 24, 2009 12:10 am Eastern By Bob Unruh WorldNetDaily The Dominican Republic Lawmakers working on a new constitution for the Dominican Republic have voted overwhelmingly to protect life, specifying in the document that "the right to life is inviolable from conception until death." The vote yesterday was 167-32 in the national legislature, which was responding to pressure from international pro-abortion groups seeking to expand their business operations into the Caribbean island nation. "A true...
  • Help Stop an "honor killing"

    04/22/2009 11:31:43 PM PDT · by Lesforlife · 4 replies · 306+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | 4-22-09 | Andrew Longman
    This is a WorldNetDaily printer-friendly version of the article which follows. To view this item online, visit Thursday, April 23, 2009 Help stop an 'honor killing' Exclusive: Andrew Longman urges action for woman set to be deported to Pakistan Posted: April 22, 2009 1:00 am Eastern Emphatic in winning the war against Islamist jihadism is the ability to articulate morality in protecting the innocent. The West's moral and religious validity is measured, universally and in the eyes of the people, via whether, "orphans and old widows in their distress" are cared for. The Bible calls that "pure and faultless...
  • Readers outraged as appeal heard for deporting

    04/20/2009 2:16:06 PM PDT · by Lesforlife · 6 replies · 389+ views
    The Toronto Sun ^ | April 8, 2009 | Tom Godfrey
    Readers outraged as appeal heard for deporting By TOM GODFREY, SUN MEDIA Last Updated: 8th April 2009, 3:47am The first of two appeals is being filed today to try to stop the deportation of a Mississauga woman to Pakistan where she fears being slain in an honour killing by her estranged husband. The April 28 removal of Roohi Tabassum has caught the attention of Sun Media readers, and viewers who saw a report on, who have phoned or sent e-mails demanding Immigration Minister Jason Kenney stop the deportation. "I have been getting a lot of support from people," Tabassum...
  • Refugee Fears Death in Pakistan

    04/08/2009 7:27:00 AM PDT · by Lesforlife · 11 replies · 490+ views
    The Toronto Star ^ | April 7, 2009 | Kenyon Wallace
    Refugee fears death in Pakistan AARON HARRIS/TORONTO STAR Roohi Tabassum, 44, shown in her lawyer's office April 6, 2009, says she will be killed by her husband if she is deported to Pakistan, booked for this month. Hairdresser says husband overseas has threatened to 'finish' her if she's deported to her native land April 07, 2009 KENYON WALLACE STAFF REPORTER Roohi Tabassum had nothing when she arrived in Canada eight years ago as a refugee from Pakistan. But since then, Tabassum, 44, has built a life in this country. She cuts hair at a salon. She bought a house in...
  • American Right to Life: The Ann Coulter Hang Ups

    03/30/2009 9:37:53 AM PDT · by Lesforlife · 105 replies · 2,313+ views
    Colorado Independent ^ | March 30, 02009 | Wendy Norris
    Ann Coulter bushwacked on radio by conservative Christian abortion foes By WENDY NORRIS 3/30/09 9:08 AM Ultra-conservative Christian talk-radio hosts are taking a new approach to get their message out — ambushing right-wing pundit Ann Coulter for supporting 2008 GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney. Absolutist anti-abortion activists accuse Romney of being “willing to sacrifice children for your vote.” The Denver-based American Right to Life Action (RTL) leads the charge against Coulter with a YouTube video that shows excerpts of Coulter’s on-air radio freak-outs and calls on the acid-tongued author to apologize and retract her support for Romney. More . ....
  • At Capitol, abortion likened to slavery

    01/23/2009 6:28:23 AM PST · by Lesforlife · 26 replies · 594+ views
    The Rocky Mountain News ^ | january 23, 2009 | Jean Torkelson
    FRIDAY, JANUARY 23, 2009 At Capitol, abortion likened to slavery By Jean Torkelson, Rocky Mountain News (Contact) Published January 23, 2009 at 12:05 a.m. Photo by Barry Gutierrez / The Rocky Mariette McGrath joins others in prayer Thursday on the west steps of the state Capitol, where 400 abortion foes turned out for the annual Colorado Right to Life rally. Abortion is the slavery issue of our time, author Eric Metaxas told about 400 people at the annual Colorado Right to Life rally Thursday on the steps of the Capitol. "God is the one who calls you to the battle,"...
  • Group that fights breast cancer has troubling ties to Planned Parenthood

    01/05/2009 11:41:52 AM PST · by Lesforlife · 24 replies · 1,077+ views
    World Magazine ^ | January 17, 2009 | Alisa Harris
    THIS WEEK | "Millions cut down" January 17, 2009 Life or death? ABORTION PRESENT: Group that fights breast cancer maintains troubling ties to Planned Parenthood | Alisa Harris Eve Sanchez Silver had her first abortion at age 16 and her second at age 21. In 1998 she started fighting her first of two bouts with breast cancer, undergoing a lumpectomy, mastectomy, and breast reconstruction. Silver has come to believe that her abortions increased her breast cancer risk, so when she discovered she was active in an organization—Susan G. Komen for the Cure—that gives grants to Planned Parenthood, she thought it...
  • Boy slits girl's throat in Montrose High lobby (Denver)

    11/11/2008 2:14:15 PM PST · by Lesforlife · 42 replies · 617+ views
    The Denver Post ^ | November 11, 2008 | Kirk Mitchell
    Boy slits girl's throat in Montrose High lobby By Kirk Mitchell The Denver Post Article Last Updated: 11/11/2008 01:17:27 PM MST Students of Montrose High School are evacuated after a school-wide lockdown following an attack on a 16-year-old female student early Tuesday morning Nov. 11, 2008. (Special to the Post | William Woody) A boy calmly walked into the entrance of Montrose High School this morning, grabbed a girl from behind and slit her throat in front of dozens of classmates. The sophomore girl was taken by ambulance in serious condition to Montrose Memorial Hospital, where she is undergoing surgery....
  • Huge Protest Sign to be Taken Down

    08/26/2008 12:45:29 PM PDT · by Lesforlife · 36 replies · 627+ views
    Rocky Mountain News ^ | August 26, 2008 | Joanna Nasar
    Huge protest sign to be taken down By Joanna Nasar and Kristi Morhbacker Special to the Rocky Originally published 12:43 p.m., August 26, 2008 Updated 12:43 p.m., August 26, 2008 GOLDEN - Officials are working to remove a gigantic protest sign unveiled this morning in Golden that is visible from downtown Denver. The American Right To Life Action unveiled a sign on North Table Mountain with dimensions the groups says set a new record for protest signs as measured by the Guinness Book of World Records. The group hopes delegates, journalists and convention-goers will be able to see the sign...
  • Father: 'System; Killing my disabled daughter

    07/20/2008 8:45:26 PM PDT · by Lesforlife · 17 replies · 118+ views ^ | July 19, 2008 | Staff Writer
    MATTERS OF LIFE AND DEATH WorldNetDaily Exclusive Father: 'System' killing my disabled daughter 'If they treated a dog this way, they would be doing jail time' Posted: July 19, 2008 11:10 pm Eastern The father of a disabled Delaware woman who recently earned the support of state lawmakers says the system – of courts, lawyers, hospitals and disability agencies – literally is combining to bring about the death of his daughter. "The court system should not have the right to impose this kind of treatment on a mentally disabled person," Randy Richardson told WND today. His daughter, Lauren Richardson, has...
  • Anti-abortion group rips state GOP chairman

    06/17/2008 8:07:17 AM PDT · by Lesforlife · 27 replies · 84+ views
    Rocky Mountain News ^ | June 17, 2008 | Lynn Bartels
    Anti-abortion group rips state GOP chairman By Lynn Bartels Tuesday, June 17, 2008 A Colorado anti-abortion group that wasn't allowed to set up a display table at the state Republican convention blasted party chairman Dick Wadhams on Monday, saying he is trying to drag the party "to the left." Colorado Right to Life President Joe Riccobono warned Republicans that by shunning their conservative base, they're headed for "another election catastrophe in November." "Wadhams has moved U.S. Senate candidate Bob Schaffer to the liberal middle and he's trying to drag the Colorado GOP to the left," said a news release from...