Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Heroic News: “Contraceptive costs causing law students to go broke?” plus 9 more


Contraceptive costs causing law students to go broke?


Posted: 29 Feb 2012 09:21 AM PST

Georgetown student's controversial congressional testimony claims "without federally-funded contraception, we'd all be broke,"

Pro-Abortion Snowe Retires, Will Pro-Lifers Win the Senate?


Posted: 29 Feb 2012 07:19 AM PST

Some of the retiring Senator's worst offenses include voting against the ban on partial-birth abortion, against the Unborn Victims of Violence Act, and against the Mexico City policy, which purported to ban use of US dollars to fund foreign abortions.

Fighting sex-trafficking in hotels, one room at a time


Posted: 29 Feb 2012 06:50 AM PST

Kimberly Ritter has become a force in the international anti-trafficking movement, where she uses her expertise to identify the mainstream middle-end and high-end hotels used by traffickers. She negotiates with hotels to fight trafficking at their properties, while also trying to convince hotel general managers that it's good business to fight trafficking.

Russia defunds late-term ‘social abortions’


Posted: 29 Feb 2012 06:47 AM PST

he Russian government has cut off funding for most late-term abortions that are done for “social” reasons, in a move that may signal more restrictions to come.

Cali. bill seeks to allow nurses, midwives to perform vacuum abortions


Posted: 29 Feb 2012 06:44 AM PST

Nurses and midwives would be able to carry out early abortions in California, under a bill proposed by a Democratic state senator. State Sen. Christine Kehoe (D-San Diego) wants non-doctors to be allowed to perform aspiration abortions during the first trimester, The Los Angeles Times reported Tuesday.

Huffpo slammed for disgusting, bigoted anti-Catholic column


Posted: 29 Feb 2012 06:30 AM PST

"If such an article was written concerning the Islamic or Jewish faith, the public outcry would be overwhelming, and rightly so. But anti-Catholicism is the last acceptable form of bigotry, and The Huffington Post is taking advantage of that bigotry for all it's worth."

Women oppose contraception mandate on legal, medical grounds


Posted: 29 Feb 2012 06:26 AM PST

Women in fields ranging from law to medicine denounced the Obama administration's contraception mandate, arguing that it violates religious freedom and promotes a culture that degrades women.

Christian model takes on racy Cosmo


Posted: 29 Feb 2012 06:21 AM PST

As a rising star in the modeling world, Nicole Weider found out the hard way it was not all fun and glamour. Now, she's on a mission to expose fashion's dark side, even taking on the ever popular Cosmopolitan magazine.



Posted: 28 Feb 2012 02:10 PM PST

Choice does not have value in itself. The freedom to choose is a hallmark of liberty, but liberty is for something. Choice is like the action of sharpening an axe: after a while, you need to stop sharpening and start chopping wood.

Virginia Senate Passes Ultrasound Abortion Bill


Posted: 28 Feb 2012 01:50 PM PST

A bill requiring women seeking abortions in Virginia to undergo an ultrasound first has the approval of the state Senate.