Monday, February 20, 2012

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Monday, February 20, 2012

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Today’s blog posts:

Good news! - Surrogate mother resists abortion pressure, will keep baby - John Jalsevac
Of Soviets, Cardinals, conscience protections and turkey-cheese sandwiches - Dr. Gerard Nadal
Birth control mandate a Catholic issue? Hardly. Pastors, Christian leaders launch letter campaign - Jill Stanek

A scary and simple fact: Pro-aborts don’t like people

Kristen Walker Mon Feb 20 18:54 EST Opinion

Maybe abortion advocates see every accidental pregnancy as a welfare check or an unfulfilled woman, whereas you and I see a baby as a beautiful joyous gift of possibility and hope and love and adorable magicness.

2,500 religious leaders, every U.S. bishop oppose Obama mandate

Kathleen Gilbert Mon Feb 20 18:25 EST Abortion

“This is not a Catholic issue,” said FRC President Tony Perkins. “We will not tolerate any denomination having their religious freedom infringed upon by the government.”

The Church should ‘stay out of the bedroom,’ but pick up the tab for what happens there?

Denise J. Hunnell, MD Mon Feb 20 12:05 EST Opinion

It is time to do some fact checking about President Obama’s “compromise” on attacking religious liberty.

April 28th: An event you don’t want to miss

Steve Jalsevac Mon Feb 20 16:18 EST Commentary

30% of the seats are already filled - Register today!

HHS mandate means ‘ongoing, comprehensive government surveillance’: two new colleges sue

Ben Johnson Mon Feb 20 17:12 EST Abortion

“The Obama administration has purposely transformed a non-existent problem – access to contraception – into a constitutional crisis,” said Mike Johnson, dean of Louisiana College’s Pressler School of Law.

New Jersey Gov. Christie vetoes gay ‘marriage’ bill, emphasizes civil union benefits

Kathleen Gilbert Mon Feb 20 16:24 EST Homosexuality

Gregory Quinlan, director of government affairs for New Jersey Family First, thanked the governor for keeping his promise to veto the new marriage definition.

No charges against Sebelius admin in destruction of Planned Parenthood documents

Cheryl Sullenger Mon Feb 20 14:00 EST Abortion

Shawnee County District Attorney Chad Taylor issued a statement Friday saying that there would be no criminal charges filed against Sebelius-era appointees.

Supreme Court says Quebec ethics course is ‘neutral’ on religion, but Vatican disagrees

Patrick B. Craine Mon Feb 20 18:01 EST Faith

Can a course in religion ever be neutral? While the Canadian Supreme Court says 'yes,' the Vatican has said no.

Canadian Government tables bill to close divorce loophole in same-sex ‘marriages’ of foreigners

Thaddeus Baklinski Mon Feb 20 17:47 EST Homosexuality

The Harper government moved swiftly to soothe gay "marriage" advocates and accommodate foreign homosexual couples, with Bill C-32 as the result.

Canadian suicide prevention bill passes by overwhelming majority

Peter Baklinski Mon Feb 20 15:35 EST Euthanasia

The bill’s passage comes at the same time as a British Columbia judge weighs a case seeking to legalize assisted suicide.

Top UK gay lobby presents legislation to abolish ‘husband’ ‘wife’; coalition launched to oppose

Hilary White, Rome Correspondent Mon Feb 20 13:08 EST Homosexuality

In response to the legalization effort, a campaign to stop the redefinition of marriage was launched today by Christian leaders, led by George Lord Carey.

Blind Chinese forced abortion opponent Chen Guangcheng seriously ill: report

Ben Johnson Mon Feb 20 12:50 EST Abortion

Eyewitnesses said that Chen Guangcheng "looked pale and moved unsteadily. Only a few steps out of the door he fainted and fell to the ground."

‘Somewhere there is a lady in her 30s who is alive because I became pro-life’

Peter Baklinski Mon Feb 20 16:53 EST Culture of Life

It wasn’t until the day that Kristin Port (name changed), 22, witnessed her boyfriend get drunk that she realized her feelings for him had changed.

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