Sunday, February 19, 2012

Heroic News: “Priest defends pro life movement with secular philosophy” plus 4 more


Priest defends pro life movement with secular philosophy


Posted: 19 Feb 2012 08:34 AM PST

Author and philosopher Fr. Robert Spitzer, S.J., released a new book that defends the pro-life stance with secular principles and argues for a fresh approach to the abortion debate.

Paul Ryan, Chris Van Hollen clash over Obama contraception stance


Posted: 19 Feb 2012 08:07 AM PST

Two prominent congressmen sharply clashed this morning over whether President Barack Obama is attempting to force contraception -- but more broadly, his personal values -- on Americans.

Santorum links pre-natal testing, abortion


Posted: 19 Feb 2012 08:03 AM PST

Rick Santorum said Sunday he believes specific types of pre-natal testing leads to a greater amount of abortions.

For women under 30, most births occur out of wedlock


Posted: 19 Feb 2012 07:00 AM PST

It used to be called illegitimacy. Now it is the new normal. After steadily rising for five decades, the share of children born to unmarried women has crossed a threshold: more than half of births to American women under 30 occur outside marriage.

Biological Colonialism: Dutch Controversy Over 'Anything Goes' IVF


Posted: 19 Feb 2012 06:10 AM PST

IVF was promised as a generally minor matter that would be available for married couples, otherwise unable, to have biological children. Of course, that relatively conservative agenda held for about two seconds. It is now a huge industry.