Friday, February 24, 2012

Heroic News: “Gingrich says Wash same-sex law passed 'right way'” plus 12 more


Gingrich says Wash same-sex law passed 'right way'


Posted: 24 Feb 2012 12:10 PM PST

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich says the new law legalizing same-sex 'marriage' in Washington state was at least enacted "the right way."

Dutch riled at Santorum's euthanasia comments


Posted: 24 Feb 2012 11:53 AM PST

A Dutch politician wants his government to rebuke Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum for claiming that the elderly in the Netherlands are being euthanized against their will, even though the country has the most lenient assisted suicide laws in the world.

Ultrasound bill continues through Va. legislature


Posted: 24 Feb 2012 11:06 AM PST

The Virginia House of Delegates approved a revised version of a bill requiring a woman to receive an external, transabdominal ultrasound before an abortion. It passed by a vote of 65-32 on Feb. 22.

Obama's power grab


Posted: 24 Feb 2012 11:05 AM PST

It’s an understatement to say that the Obama administration’s announcement that it will require all health-care plans to include free coverage for contraceptives, abortion-inducing drugs (abortifacients) and sterilizations did not go over as smoothly as planned.

HHS mandate's purpose is 'sexual liberation,' according to one feminist


Posted: 24 Feb 2012 10:57 AM PST

Advocates of President Obama's contraception mandate should admit that its main purpose is sexual liberation and not “women's health,” according to a feminist author who supports the mandate.

Virginia lawmakers halt pro life 'personhood' bill

Posted: 24 Feb 2012 10:54 AM PST

Virginia lawmakers on Thursday shelved until next year a measure ultimately aimed at outlawing abortion by granting individual rights to an embryo from the moment of conception.

Doctor who found cause of Down Syndrome moves closer to canonization


Posted: 24 Feb 2012 10:46 AM PST

This spring, the Archdiocese of Paris will officially conclude the diocesan phase of the cause of canonization for Dr. Jérôme Lejeune.

The SCIENTIFIC basis for defending all human life


Posted: 24 Feb 2012 09:19 AM PST

Is there such a thing as a “fertilized egg”? What's the accurate term to call a new human being at the earliest stages? Can we really prove from science that we should defend all human life? What do medical experts say about this issue?

Texas Bars Abortion Providers From Medicaid

Posted: 24 Feb 2012 07:07 AM PST

Texas is barring abortion providers from the state's Medicaid program in defiance of the federal government, sparking a showdown that could close the state's Women's Health Program's collaboration with abortion giant Planned Parenthood.

Government assault may have just begun, Cardinal Dolan warns


Posted: 24 Feb 2012 06:46 AM PST

President Obama's contraception mandate may only be the beginning of a historic attack on religious freedom, Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan warned his fellow U.S. bishops in a Feb. 22 letter.

Seven states, Catholic plaintiffs file largest lawsuit against HHS mandate


Posted: 24 Feb 2012 06:44 AM PST

President Obama's contraception mandate is facing its biggest legal challenge yet, in a lawsuit brought by seven state attorneys general, a school, two women, a charitable group, and a major Catholic insurer.

Scotland Yard launches investigation into doctors who agreed to illegal abortions of baby girls


Posted: 24 Feb 2012 06:13 AM PST

Today we revealed how a second doctor agreed to arrange an abortion for a woman wanting to end her pregnancy because her baby was a girl. He agreed to go ahead with the termination despite comparing it to "female infanticide.

Senate sends same-sex 'marriage' bill to governor


Posted: 23 Feb 2012 04:15 PM PST

Last year senators passed a similar measure by 25-21, but the bill died in the House after delegates rescinded their initial support citing concerns that it could violate religious liberties of churches and business owners who do not support same-sex 'marriages.'