Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Heroic News: “BOA, Cisco back down from attack on marriage” plus 8 more

BOA, Cisco back down from attack on marriage

Posted: 23 Nov 2011 06:22 AM PST

In a rare successful pushback against the pro-gay rights corporate culture, customers of Bank of America and the Cisco Corporation have won a promise from the two companies not to discriminate against employees or vendors who publicly oppose same-sex “marriage.”

Planned Parenthood to pregnant teens: 'No assistance without abortion'

Posted: 23 Nov 2011 06:19 AM PST

A surprise pregnancy last month for 17-year old “Addison” led to an encounter of the truth behind the Planned Parenthood lie that it exists to help women. In fact, according to Addison, it exists to help women choose abortion and because she didn’t want one, they didn’t want her.

Civil rights groups urge Spain's new president to axe abortion law

Posted: 23 Nov 2011 06:18 AM PST

Spanish civil rights groups urged president-elect Mariano Rajoy to end the country's support for abortion and endorse legislation that protects the family.

Peruvian docs warn lowering age of consent will lead to sex abuse

Posted: 23 Nov 2011 06:17 AM PST

Medical experts in Peru warned that lowering the age of consent for sex to the age 14 would lead to abuse and sexual exploitation of minors.

Suffering by example: the legacy of Bl. JPII

Posted: 23 Nov 2011 06:10 AM PST

The life, death and legacy of Blessed Pope John Paul II will take center stage at an international conference for health care workers that begins Nov. 24 in Rome.

Kelly Osbourne cries over beauty of 3D ultrasound

Posted: 23 Nov 2011 06:10 AM PST

Kelly Osbourne cried tears of joy after seeing a scan picture of her brother Jack's unborn baby in a 3D ultrasound scan.

The baby doom: selective abortions in Armenia

Posted: 23 Nov 2011 06:03 AM PST

For generations, Armenian women have undergone abortions as a form of family planning — controlling the size of their family and, more recently, the sex of their offspring.

Line between acts and omissions blurred, euthanasia critics argue

Posted: 23 Nov 2011 06:00 AM PST

Decriminalization of assisted suicide and voluntary euthanasia is an unethical alternative to redressing current deficiencies in palliative care in Canada, physicians, ethicists and patient advocates argue.

Smiles, hugs rule at mass adoption event

Posted: 23 Nov 2011 04:11 AM PST

At the Moore Justice Center in Brevard, FL, eight families adopted 13 children, who ranged in age from 1 to 8 years old. The annual mass adoption ceremony, part of National Adoption Month, celebrates a second chance for foster children and other youngsters whose biological parents cannot care for them.