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  • Texas Legislature passes 'Heartbeat' anti-abortion bill

    05/13/2021 1:30:59 PM PDT · by crusty old prospector · 14 replies
    Houston Chronicle ^ | May 13, 2021 | Jeremy Blackman
    State lawmakers on Thursday gave final approval to legislation that would ban abortions as early as six weeks into pregnancy and allow anyone to sue doctors and others who violate the guidelines. The bill, a priority for Republicans this session, now heads to Gov. Greg Abbott for an expected signature. It would take effect on September 1. Proponents hope that by turning enforcement of the new guidelines over to everyday citizens, rather than a government agency, they can avoid the legal delays that have come from so-called “heartbeat bills” in other red states. Under the proposal, abortions would be prohibited...
  • Mars has right ingredients for present-day microbial life beneath its surface, study finds

    04/23/2021 9:39:13 PM PDT · by wildcard_redneck · 18 replies
    sciencedaily.com ^ | April 22, 2021 | Brown University
    New research suggests that rocks in the Martian crust could produce the same kind of chemical energy that supports microbial life deep beneath Earth's surface.
  • What’s Wrong With PBS’s Pro-Suicide Special, ‘When My Time Comes’

    04/20/2021 9:09:34 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 41 replies
    The Federalist ^ | April 20, 2021 | Christopher Jacobs
    For a program broadcast on a taxpayer-funded network, much of its contents seemed one-sided, even for PBS. It also ignores underlying political currentsA recent PBS special on end-of-life care raises important policy and philosophical questions about a subject many Americans avoid. But the special, entitled “When My Time Comes” and hosted by former NPR host Diane Rehm — who wrote a book with the same title last year — offers a troubling set of answers.Rehm came to the end-of-life issue from personal experience. Her first husband, John Rehm, died in 2014 after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. The...
  • Jordan Peterson Doesn't Understand Climate Change?

    04/17/2021 8:08:19 PM PDT · by johnigor · 53 replies
    Aime Maggie ^ | Feb 20, 2021 | Aime Maggie
    Came across this YouTube video not long ago. I feel she makes a lot of good points? Was very surprising. I felt well informed. It seems Jordan Peterson really just doesn't know what he's talking about sometimes. Though she's an environmentalist, she seems to have a nice little channel going that deserves more attention.
  • Journalists Andrew Kaczynski and Rachel Ensign open up about losing 9-month-old daughter to rare brain cancer

    03/09/2021 3:14:20 PM PST · by DallasBiff · 16 replies
    ABC ^ | 3/9/21
    Journalists Andrew Kaczynski and Rachel Ensign endured a loss that no parent should ever have to on Christmas Eve when their 9-month-old daughter Francesca died of complications from a rare pediatric brain cancer. Prior to being diagnosed with Atypical Teratoid Rhabdoid Tumor, Ensign told "The View" Tuesday that their daughter, lovingly called "Beans," was a "very healthy, happy, lively baby" until she began uncontrollably vomiting one night. A pediatric urgent care identified her symptoms as nothing more than a stomach bug, but parental instincts told Kaczynski and Ensign it "felt like it was more" than a stomach bug. When they...
  • Remembering Knute Rockne and team sports and life and President Trump. (A personal post.)

    03/04/2021 9:44:10 AM PST · by Ozguy1945 · 5 replies
    Knute Rockne said he chose his "best eleven" not his "eleven best". The team was vital but the choice was made by the coach. And the quarterback and pitcher are still the ones credited with wins. Donald Trump is now, perhaps, America's first real leader of the opposition. A team leader who really stands out. But all the people he represents are a team much much bigger than he is.
  • Gov. Lujan Grisham Signs Senate Bill 10, Repealing 1969 Abortion Ban

    02/26/2021 6:07:03 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 26 replies
    KOB4 ^ | February 26, 2021 | Christina Rodriguez
    New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has signed Senate Bill 10 into law, repealing a 1969 statue that criminalized abortion. “A woman has the right to make decisions about her own body,” Gov. Lujan Grisham said. “Anyone who seeks to violate bodily integrity, or to criminalize womanhood, is in the business of dehumanization. New Mexico is not in that business – not any more. Our state statutes now reflect this inviolable recognition of humanity and dignity. I am incredibly grateful to the tireless advocates and legislators who fought through relentless misinformation and fear-mongering to make this day a reality. Equality...
  • Hillary Clinton writes political thriller closely mirroring her life

    02/23/2021 9:28:45 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 71 replies
    nypost ^ | 02/23/2021 | Emily Jacobs
    Cue the late-night jokes. Hillary Clinton has penned a political thriller titled “State of Terror” about a fictional secretary of state, she revealed Tuesday. In a statement first reported by Axios, the former Obama secretary of state and failed 2016 presidential candidate announced that the book would be released in October by Simon & Schuster and St. Martin’s Press. In the novel, “a novice Secretary of State joins the administration of her rival.
  • Is Abortion about to be Revolutionized?

    02/19/2021 3:26:32 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 7 replies
    SKY News ^ | February 19, 2021 | By Isabel Webster
    A radical new approach to abortion has taken place in the UK in the last year. For the first time in history, an estimated 100,000 women have been able to have abortions at home. The government must now decide if this "special measure" - designed to help women "stay home and protect the NHS" by keeping them out of clinics during the pandemic - should remain as a permanent abortion option for women. There hasn't been much public debate about the changes - so I want to know what the implications are on safety and efficacy. And, since abortion remains...
  • Unexpected Life: Strange Creatures Accidentally Discovered Far Beneath Antarctica’s Ice Shelves

    02/14/2021 9:56:45 PM PST · by LibWhacker · 19 replies
    SciTechDaily ^ | 2/14/2021
    Far underneath the ice shelves of the Antarctic, there’s more life than expected, finds a recent study in the journal Frontiers in Marine Science. During an exploratory survey, researchers drilled through 900 meters of ice in the Filchner-Ronne Ice Shelf, situated on the south eastern Weddell Sea. At a distance of 260km away from the open ocean, under complete darkness and with temperatures of -2.2°C, very few animals have ever been observed in these conditions. But this study is the first to discover the existence of stationary animals — similar to sponges and potentially several previously unknown species — attached...
  • The God Particle[Charismatic Caucus]

    02/03/2021 2:57:29 PM PST · by Jedediah · 2 replies
    The Joshua Chronicles, Bible ^ | 2-3-21 | Holy Spirit
    THE GOD PARTICLE "God of Wonders" Biometric wonderments describes the vastness of my ability to transcend time and space for Eternity(IAM) "IS" My slide rule and plumb line while understanding is interscoped through the prism I call wisdom faceted in knowledge weighed intrinsically upon truth as it bears all in an eternal manner and sphere therefore the outcome is always miraculous and in this mystery you shall find my name EL ELYON . . . Judges 13:16-18 16And the angel of the LORD replied, “Even if I stay, I will not eat your food. But if you prepare a burnt...
  • You asked, we answered: Do the COVID-19 vaccines contain aborted fetal cells?

    01/22/2021 8:21:38 AM PST · by nikos1121 · 59 replies
    Nebraska Medicine ^ | December 28, 2020
    Question Do the COVID-19 vaccines contain aborted fetal cells? Answer from infectious diseases expert James Lawler, MD No, the COVID-19 vaccines do not contain any aborted fetal cells. However, Pfizer and Moderna did perform confirmation tests (to ensure the vaccines work) using fetal cell lines. But it's important to have the full context: Fetal cell lines are not the same as fetal tissue. Fetal cell lines are cells that grow in a laboratory. They descend from cells taken from elective abortions in the 1970s and 1980s. Those individual cells from the 1970s and 1980s have since multiplied into many new...
  • COVID-19 will shorten American life expectancy, study shows

    01/15/2021 6:01:42 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 40 replies
    nypost ^ | 01/15/2021 | Yaron Steinbuch
    MORE ON: CORONAVIRUS Biden proposal expands eligibility for $1,400 stimulus checks Biden announces $1.9 trillion COVID-19 economic package Fashion ‘bible’ WWD loses two top editors amid COVID pandemic woes Two members of WHO team can’t enter China over positive antibody tests The coronavirus pandemic will shorten the life expectancy at birth for Americans by about a year due to the more than 336,000 deaths from the illness in the US in 2020, according to new research. Researchers at the University of Southern California and Princeton project that life expectancy will be cut by 1.13 years 77.48 years, according to their...
  • NeverTrumpers pushing the incitement lie are helping leftists kill the March for Life

    01/13/2021 7:40:43 PM PST · by Ennis85 · 5 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | January 13th 2021 | CALVIN FREIBURGER
    January 13, 2021 (LifeSiteNews) – The primary uses of the propaganda campaign to bully the public into thinking President Donald Trump “incited” the storming of the U.S. Capitol last week are obvious: whip up enough fear and anger at the president to impeach and bar him from running again in 2024, divide Republican officeholders who have kept Trump’s base at arm’s length, and create a pretense to expand their war on dissenting social media voices. But there’s one more target that has largely gone overlooked, and it’s slated to descend on the nation’s capital in less than three weeks.Friday, January...
  • Here's to New Life in the New Year

    01/02/2021 4:46:08 AM PST · by Kaslin · 1 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 2, 2020 | Kathryn Lopez
    The current president of Planned Parenthood is unafraid to use the word "abortion." In a Christmas-season interview with The Washington Post, Alexis McGill Johnson scolded those who would downplay the importance of abortion in her organization's work. She says it is "stigmatizing" to do so. For those who oppose abortion, this is a cause for gratitude. For decades, abortion has been subject to euphemisms from its advocates. "Choice," "freedom," "health," are all used to avoid saying the actual word "abortion." Which makes sense: Polls consistently suggest Americans don't like abortion. And why should we? We know in our hearts that...
  • Life in the Year 1999. Fascinating video made in 1967. Lots of predictions that came true too!

    01/01/2021 7:17:52 AM PST · by ConservativeStLouisGuy · 20 replies
    The American Catholic blog ^ | December 30, 2020 | Donald R. McClarey
    Life in the Year 1999. Fascinating video made in 1967. Lots of predictions that came true too! As predicted in the year 1967. Basically a glorified commercial for Philco-Ford, it does reflect the optimism of that time that technology would make life better. Such predictions at that time normally thought technology would change rapidly while our social relationships would remain static. Attempting to peer into the future is always a fools effort, since we are all children of our time, even those of us who are highly critical of our time. The past is a different country and the future...
  • California Judge Orders Video Journalists to Pay $13.6 M to Planned Parenthood

    12/25/2020 12:02:58 AM PST · by xomething · 34 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/24/2020 | Dr. Susan Berry
    A federal judge in California ordered the video journalists who exposed Planned Parenthood’s practices in the harvesting and sales of aborted baby body parts to pay the abortion giant $13.6 million to cover its legal costs in its case against them. On Tuesday, U.S. District Judge William Orrick III ordered David Daleiden and his associates at Center for Medical Progress (CMP) to pay $13.6 million over the $2 million in damages they were ordered to pay last year for recording the abortion vendor’s officials while they discussed how they harvest the fetal tissue for sale. Daleiden and his advocates have...
  • The Light of the World Entered the Womb...

    12/22/2020 8:10:01 PM PST · by OddLane · 10 replies
    Abolish Human Abortion ^ | December 8, 2015 | Abolish Human Abortion
    Jesus Christ, the only begotten Son of God, did not enter our world through a birth canal. He did not begin his earthly existence in a manger in Bethlehem. He began his human life in the womb of a young unmarried woman who was not planning to be with child. The Light of the world entered the darkness of the womb to become like us in all thing.
  • President Trump Files UN Declaration Saying “There is No International Right to Abortion”

    12/21/2020 6:10:22 PM PST · by xomething · 13 replies
    lifenews ^ | 12/21/2020 | Stefano Gennarini JD
    Secretary General. Joined by 34 other countries, the document enshrines the Trump administration’s pro-life diplomacy on the official record of the General Assembly. “The United States strongly supports the dignity of all human beings and protecting life from the moment of conception throughout the lifespan,” Ambassador Kelly Craft wrote to UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres transmitting the Geneva Consensus Declaration on Promoting Women’s Health and Strengthening the Family. Following the letter, the declaration was issued as an official document of the United Nations last week and circulated on December 11, after having been translated into all six official UN languages....
  • Trump admin withholds $200M from California for violating consciences on abortion

    12/16/2020 8:23:06 PM PST · by xomething · 6 replies
    lifesitenews ^ | 12/16/2020 | Doug Mainwaring
    The Department of Justice is also suing a Vermont hospital for forcing a nurse to participate in the killing of an unborn child. WASHINGTON, D.C., December 16, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) — Today, the Trump administration unveiled steps that the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) are taking to enforce federal conscience protection laws by holding California and Vermont officials accountable for anti-life discrimination. The announcement was made during “Life Is Winning: Celebrating 4 Years of Pro-Life Accomplishments,” an event hosted by Vice President Mike Pence at the White House, highlighting the many...