Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Heroic News: “Vt. pushing for assisted-suicide as 'healthcare'” plus 11 more


Vt. pushing for assisted-suicide as 'healthcare'

Posted: 30 Aug 2011 10:17 AM PDT

Money must also be saved in services delivered to people with chronic diseases and those who frequently use emergency rooms. Passing a law that allows 'physicians' to help end a patient’s life under very controlled circumstances, known as “death with dignity,” is one such measure that could help (an effort was tried this pass session but postponed until next year).

Nebraska law seeks to preemptively ban 'telemed' abortions

Posted: 30 Aug 2011 10:06 AM PDT

Three months after Nebraska legislators adjourned the 2011 session, much of their work is taking effect Saturday, including a ban on remote distribution of abortion-inducing drugs.

Assisted suicide can be like a 'birth,' advocates say

Posted: 30 Aug 2011 09:52 AM PDT

This month, in Massachusetts, members of a local chapter of the national nonprofit group Compassion & Choices are spearheading a movement to get a 'Death With Dignity Act' on the 2012 ballot, which would allow doctors and caregivers to be cooperative in a patient's murder.

Calif. bill draws fire for letting children consent to STD vaccines

Posted: 30 Aug 2011 09:42 AM PDT

Public action is needed to defeat a California bill that would allow children as young as 12 to consent to Gardasil vaccines without parental permission. Opponents say the proposal is a violation of parents’ rights and is motivated by the desire to prepare children for sexual activity.

Mom charged in daughter's forced abortion

Posted: 30 Aug 2011 08:50 AM PDT

Cynthia Greenwood has charged with forcing her adopted daughter to have an abortion after finding out her son had sex with the 12-year-old girl.

Elderly couple gives impromptu piano concert in lobby of Mayo clinic

Posted: 30 Aug 2011 08:26 AM PDT

An elderly couple walked into the lobby of the Mayo Clinic for a checkup and spotted a piano. They've been married for 62 years and he'll be 90 this year. Check out this impromptu performance. We are only as old as we feel, it's all attitude.

Planned rules for Va. abortion clinics called 'an attack' by pro-aborts

Posted: 30 Aug 2011 08:26 AM PDT

Officials at abortion clinics around Virginia said Monday that their offices do not meet building standards in draft state regulations, with one arguing that the move is "an attack on reproductive rights" intended to force clinics to shut down.

Transexual 'man' anchors new "Dancing with the Stars" cast

Posted: 30 Aug 2011 06:42 AM PDT

Chaz, a female-to-male transsexual, born Chastity Sun Bono, will compete with one of the female dancers on the popular reality show "Dancing with the Stars.

'Fatherless' explores a culture in decline

Posted: 30 Aug 2011 06:12 AM PDT

Gail’s own life journey has led him to stir up the fire of conscience in a modern world that no longer values the dignity of human life, or the sanctity of marriage.

India: Live-in couples split after marriage

Posted: 30 Aug 2011 05:33 AM PDT

A recent study in India concluded that couples who cohabited before marriage were 45 per cent more likely to split than those who waited until after the wedding. The think-tank also discovered that more couples are cohabiting than ever before.

Abortion logic

Posted: 29 Aug 2011 09:00 PM PDT

The notion that children are punishments isn’t a pro-life ideology. It’s a pro-choice ideology, and one President Obama holds dear. Since children can be very inconvenient, difficult to care for, and expensive, the pro-choice viewpoint is that sexually active adults shouldn’t be burdened with the responsibility of these children and should have the legal right to end their lives before birth.

PETA launches deranged porn site featuring animals

Posted: 29 Aug 2011 05:06 PM PDT

The animal rights group PETA, no strangers to the controversy caused by their bizarre, sexualized ad campaigns featuring naked celebrities, has decided to take its vulgar ad campaign to the extreme, by launching a porn site.