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  • Bumble ad campaign gets backlash for ‘shaming women’ who aren’t having sex

    05/17/2024 11:04:22 PM PDT · by Morgana · 14 replies
    Live Action News ^ | May 17, 2024 | Nancy Flanders
    The dating app Bumble issued an apology this week for its recent advertisements that appeared to insult the idea of women choosing not to have sex or date. The company was criticized as being disrespectful of women. According to the BBC, Bumble’s new ad campaign (targeted towards women) included taglines such as, “A vow of celibacy is not the answer” and “Thou shalt not give up on dating and become a nun.” Bumble said the ads were supposed to be funny amidst the frustrations of modern dating, but many people did not find them to be humorous. Fast Company reported...
  • The West has a deviancy problem Our moral confusion is proving suicidal

    03/28/2024 1:44:39 PM PDT · by Twotone · 23 replies
    UnHerd ^ | March 21, 2024 | Ayaan Hirsi Ali
    When and why did American life become so coarse, amoral and ungovernable? In his classic 1993 essay, “Defining Deviancy Down”, the late Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan offered a semantic explanation. He concluded that, as the amount of deviant behaviour increased beyond the levels the community can “afford to recognise”, we have been redefining deviancy so as to exempt conduct we used to stigmatise, while also quietly raising the “normal” level in categories where behaviour is now abnormal by any earlier standard. The reasons behind this, he said, were altruism, opportunism and denial — but the result was the same: an...
  • Here's What Kamala Harris Said When She Visited an Abortion Clinic

    03/15/2024 4:29:47 PM PDT · by lightman · 47 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | 15 March A.D. 2024 | Madeline Leesman
    Democrat Vice President Kamala Harris visited a Planned Parenthood abortion clinic in Minnesota this week, where she claimed that access to abortion is a “health crisis” and that “we have to be a nation that trusts women.” As Katie covered, Harris is the first sitting vice president of the United States to ever visit an abortion clinic. This was done as part of her national abortion rights tour leading up to the 2024 presidential election. “It is only right and fair that people have access to the healthcare they need. And that they have access to health care in an...
  • Fetus’ death after assault of mom was a homicide: Dauphin County coroner

    02/29/2024 8:18:49 PM PST · by lightman · 12 replies
    Pennlive ^ | 29 February A.D. 2024 | Jonathan Bergmueller
    The death of a fetus in Steelton was ruled a homicide after the mother said a man tackled her during an assault, knocking her to the ground where she landed on her pregnant belly. The incident last year resulted in the death of the fetus, which was 31 weeks and four days gestation at the time of his death, or less than nine weeks away from his due date. The mother named the baby Arkamble. He was delivered stillborn on May 23 and pronounced dead May 30. Steelton police never announced the assault or death to the public, but PennLive...
  • Ghana passes ‘draconian’ law making ‘identifying’ as LGBTQ+ illegal

    02/28/2024 7:21:16 PM PST · by RandFan · 60 replies
    MSN / Metro ^ | Feb 28 | Story by Josh Milton
    Ghana’s parliament on Wednesday approved a bill that will see people jailed simply for ‘identifying’ as LGBTQ+ or campaigning for queer rights. Being gay has been illegal in the West African nation since the 19th century in a law originating from colonial times. But lawmakers introduced the bill in 2021 to toughen the anti-LGBTQ+ laws already in the books. The legislation, known as the Promotion of Proper Human Sexual Rights and Ghananian Family Values Bill 2021, is among the harshest anti-LGBTQ+ measures on the African continent, according to Amnesty International. If signed into law by President Nana Akufo-Addo, being LGBTQ+...
  • Greece’s Government Set to Legalise Same-Sex Marriage Wth the Backing of the Opposition

    01/12/2024 4:54:33 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 5 replies
    Euronews ^ | 12/01/2024
    A plan to legalise same-sex civil marriage and adoption pushed by the centre-right Greek government is set to be approved by Parliament thanks to the backing of the left-wing opposition, despite backlash from the Orthodox Church. Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis’s plans to legalise same-sex marriage in the country and allow adoption for LGBTQ+ couples obtained the crucial backing of the left-wing opposition on Thursday. Stefanos Kasselakis, the openly gay ex banker leading the radical left party Syriza, said that he would instruct his 38 lawmakers to vote for the proposal, even though he criticised the measure for not going...
  • Nolte: Another Conspiracy Theory Proven True — Cosmopolitan Admits Abortion Is Satanic

    12/04/2023 6:59:05 PM PST · by MNDude · 7 replies
    Far-left Cosmopolitan magazine has put us conspiracy theorists out of business by confirming what we already knew: abortion is satanic. The headline reads: “So How Does a Satanic Abortion Ceremony Even Work?” The sub-headline reads in part: “Patients of all faiths are welcome at Samuel Alito’s Mom’s Satanic Abortion Clinic in New Mexico. Along with medical counsel TST [The Satanic Temple] offers free ceremonial support to everyone.” That’s a real thing, the “Samuel Alito’s Mom’s Satanic Abortion Clinic.” The “joke” is that Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito’s Catholic mother was pro-abortion, even though she wasn’t. For decades, we were told...
  • Protect Women Ohio Sets the Record Straight During Issue 1 Debate, Proponents of Issue 1 Owe Ohioans Answers

    10/27/2023 8:19:16 PM PDT · by Morgana · 8 replies
    Protect Women Ohio ^ | unknown | staff
    “We have to start telling the truth about this. We have to protect parental consent and children. We have to vote NO because our moral compass and our families are at stake today.” -Mehek Cooke, Protect Women Ohio spokeswoman COLUMBUS, OH — The Ohio Debate Commission in partnership with Spectrum News hosted an hour-long debate on Issue 1 last week, which is now available to stream online and download. Throughout the debate, the Issue 1 opposition repeatedly called out the deceit and fearmongering coming from the groups supporting Issue 1 and demanded answers to the tough questions, including why Issue...
  • Mainline Protestant pastors more likely to be liberal than their congregants: survey

    10/04/2023 8:00:46 AM PDT · by Morgana · 39 replies
    Christian Post ^ | October 4, 2023 | Ryan Foley,
    Pastors at mainline Protestant churches are much more likely to identify as liberal than their congregants as most of them hold progressive positions on hot-button social issues, according to a new survey. The Public Religion Research Institute released the results of a study based on responses collected between November 2022 and May 2023 from 3,066 clergy last month. All respondents belong to one of the seven largest mainline Protestant denominations: the United Methodist Church, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, the American Baptist Churches USA, the Presbyterian Church USA, the Episcopal Church, the United Church of Christ and the Disciples...
  • The Hidden Trans Agenda Conservative Media Won’t Talk About — Lily Tang Williams [ BASED Chinese immigrant ]

    07/07/2023 3:30:31 PM PDT · by Fitzy_888 · 12 replies
    Man in America via YouTube ^ | 7/6/23 | Man in America
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  • Arrested For Accusing Bill Gates Of Epstein Connections – Peter Flaherty Reacts! [Berkshire Hathaway shareholder meeting.]

    05/18/2023 7:27:51 AM PDT · by Fitzy_888 · 3 replies
    The Jimmy Dore Show via YouTube ^ | 05/17/23 | Jimmy Dore
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  • Illinois passes bill to defund libraries that keep sexually explicit books away from children

    05/11/2023 4:01:00 PM PDT · by Morgana · 34 replies
    Life Site News ^ | May 11, 2023 | Calvin Freiburger
    SPRINGFIELD, Illinois (LifeSiteNews) — While other states work to remove pornographic content from public schools and children’s library access, Illinois is moving in the opposite direction, with a new law that will penalize schools for not allowing children unfettered access to such material. HB 2789 “adopt[s] the American Library Association’s Library Bill of Rights that indicates materials should not be proscribed or removed because of partisan or doctrinal disapproval or, in the alternative, develop a written statement declaring the inherent authority of the library or library system to” assemble a diverse collection of material and “prohibit the practice of banning...
  • Gender Clinic Trained Elementary School Teachers on How to ‘Transition’ Little Kids

    05/01/2023 12:34:50 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 29 replies
    American Greatness ^ | 1 May, 2023 | Eric Lendrum
    At least two school districts in Pennsylvania saw its teachers undergo training on how to help elementary school children “transition” from one gender identity to the next, according to the Daily Caller. The report claims that, in the years 2019 and 2021, Samantha King, a representative from the Gender and Sexuality Development Program at the Children’s Hospital of Pennsylvania (CHOP), met with faculty and other employees at the Pennsbury School District and the Council Rock School District. The employee in question gave the teachers instructions on how to aid in a child’s “gender transition,” including one child who was still...
  • Pastor compares Christian school shooter's trans identity to Jesus' crucifixion

    04/04/2023 1:09:16 PM PDT · by lightman · 81 replies
    Workd Net Daily ^ | 4 April A.D. 2023 | Kate Anderson
    A Lutheran pastor appeared to compare Jesus’ crucifixion with the transgender Nashville school shooter in a sermon delivered just days after the attack. Pastor Micah Louwagie, who leads the St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Fargo, North Dakota, delivered a sermon on Palm Sunday discussing Jesus’ crucifixion and how it was “baffling” that “someone’s existence can be so threatening” that they should be killed. Louwagie then claimed that those who point to 28-year-old Nashville school shooter Audrey Hale’s transgender identity as a potential motive for the shooting are calling for the “eradication of trans folks” just like those who called for...
  • Fearful Churches Are Failing to Teach Americans Moral Character, Says Pastor

    04/01/2023 7:53:37 PM PDT · by lightman · 22 replies
    epoch times ^ | 1 April A.D. 2023 | Beth Brelje
    A recent poll showing a decline in traditional American values confirms what conservatives have been saying: the character of America is changing. The percentage of those polled who said patriotism is important dropped from 70 percent 25 years ago, to 38 percent today. While 59 percent said having children was important 25 years ago, now just 30 percent do. And the importance of religion dropped from 62 percent to 39 percent now calling it important. The poll, released in March 2023, was conducted by the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago and funded by the Wall Street...
  • Pro-freedom comedian allegedly attacked by bicycle-wielding top BC cancer doctor.

    02/03/2023 3:57:04 PM PST · by Fitzy_888 · 10 replies
    Rebel News Canada ^ | 2/3/23 | Rebel New Canada
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  • “Science Community Betrayed Public Trust On COVID Purposely” – Says Newsweek

    02/02/2023 2:25:13 PM PST · by Fitzy_888 · 13 replies
    The Jimmy Dore Show ^ | 2/2/23 | Jimmy Dore
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  • Abortion Complications Double Over 5 Years in Pennsylvania

    01/04/2023 2:55:51 PM PST · by lightman · 7 replies
    epoch times ^ | 4 January A.D. 2023 | Beth Brelje
    Abortions in Pennsylvania increased 9 percent in the six years between 2016 and 2021, but medical complications from abortions have almost doubled (up 48 percent) in that time. Increased medical complications correlate with a 62 percent increase in Pennsylvania’s chemical abortions—the abortion pill—over that same time. While complications rise from these self-administered chemical abortions, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this week agreed to expand access to abortion pills through brick-and-mortar and online pharmacies. The pharmacies must apply for a certification to distribute mifepristone, one of the medications used for chemical abortions. With certification, pharmacies will dispense the pill directly...
  • ‘Abortion Storyteller’ Tells Congress That Her Abortion ‘Was an Act of Self-Love’

    07/14/2022 7:17:31 PM PDT · by lightman · 17 replies
    epoch times ^ | 14 July A.D. 2022 | Sarah Arnold
    An "abortion storyteller" claimed that her abortion "was an act of self-love" in a shocking testimony during the Senate Judiciary Committee hearings on "abortion access." Pro-abortion activists explained why they got abortions, and their reasoning was as disturbing as one can imagine. Sarah Lopez of Jane's Due Process, an "abortion storyteller," stood before the committee and said that getting an abortion was one of the best decisions she has ever made. With no sympathy for the unborn baby, she said that having the procedure was an "act of self-love." Critics were quick to call out the pro-abortionist, calling her a...
  • Pastors, You Cannot Be Silent

    04/29/2022 6:24:13 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 29, 2022 | Michael Brown
    If you have accepted God’s calling on your life to serve His people as a shepherd and a leader, then you have my respect. I honor you for your service, and I recognize your sacrifice. Pastoral ministry is anything but easy, and only those who have served as pastoral leaders know the immense pressures you face. You are the one to get the phone call from the shocked parents who just learned that their child was killed in a car accident. You have to bring comforting words at the funeral. You have to answer the questions of, “Where was God?”...