Thursday, June 9, 2011

Heroic News: “World's best-selling herbicide causing birth defects; company knew for decades” plus 11 more


World's best-selling herbicide causing birth defects; company knew for decades


Posted: 09 Jun 2011 12:41 PM PDT

Industry regulators have known for years that Roundup, the world's best-selling herbicide produced by U.S. company Monsanto, causes birth defects, according to a new report released Tuesday.

Faith and prayer heal young girl's cancer


Posted: 09 Jun 2011 12:40 PM PDT

In November 2007, Sydney was diagnosed with a Stage 3 malignant tumor on her kidney. Two days later, doctors removed her kidney and started her on a treatment regimen of chemotherapy and radiation.

Fight against Obamacare wins pivotal victory

Posted: 09 Jun 2011 09:37 AM PDT

The latest round in the fight over President Barack Obama's health care overhaul was held Wednesday in the federal appeals court in Atlanta.

City of Cambridge, Mass. subsidizing gay employee's personal lives

Posted: 09 Jun 2011 09:08 AM PDT

Cambridge will soon start making payments to same-sex married public employees to defray the cost of what city officials call a discriminatory federal tax.

Down syndrome? To her parents, she's just another kid


Posted: 09 Jun 2011 08:03 AM PDT

Gregg and Lucy Rogers were sitting in their obstetrician’s office when they were sledge-hammered with the news. The test was conclusive. The amniocentesis indicated that their unborn child carried an extra copy of genetic material on her 21st chromosome.

Abortion + IUD touted as 'safe' for women

Posted: 09 Jun 2011 07:34 AM PDT

Implanting an intrauterine device (IUD) in the womb immediately after an abortion, instead of waiting 2 to 6 weeks, poses few risks to the woman, according to a new study

Pro life billboards target California Latinos


Posted: 09 Jun 2011 07:19 AM PDT

A conservative Latino organization plans to place jumbo billboards around California by Friday with a message that targets abortions: “The most dangerous place for a Latino is in the womb.”

Survey: US abortion views conflicted

Posted: 09 Jun 2011 07:05 AM PDT

Americans, regardless of generation, are deeply conflicted as they wrestle with the legality and morality of abortion, with a substantial majority identifying themselves as both pro-choice and pro-life, according to a sweeping new survey.

'16 and Pregnant' evokes sympathy for abortion, despite moral conflict

Posted: 09 Jun 2011 07:03 AM PDT

Watching MTV's reality show on unmarried teens who are 16 and Pregnant, makes folks more sympathetic to legal abortion.

Target exec hit with questions by gay activists at shareholders meeting

Posted: 09 Jun 2011 04:35 AM PDT

Steinhafel was peppered with questions about a $150,000 donation Target made in 2010 to MN Forward, a group that supported gubernatorial candidate Tom Emmer. Emmer, who lost the race to Gov. Mark Dayton, supported a proposed amendment to Minnesota constitution to ban gay marriage.

Iowa House passes abortion ban after 18 weeks pregnancy

Posted: 08 Jun 2011 02:51 PM PDT

The Iowa House of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday that would establish the toughest abortion restriction in the country, banning the procedure after 18 weeks.

Virginia Attorney General is a rising pro life star


Posted: 08 Jun 2011 02:49 PM PDT

When Ken Cuccinelli speaks publicly about his interpretation of Article I, Section 8 of the US Constitution, pro-family and conservative activists tend to stand up and cheer.