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Monday, June 18, 2012
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• Komen Announces New Funding for Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz
• Santorum: No Doubt Romney Understands Family Values Issues
• My Sister Doesn t Know My Secret: I Survived an Abortion
• Ashley Judd To Fundraise For Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz
More Pro-Life News
• Obama Admin Told to Rescind Pro-Abortion HHS Mandate
• Pro-Life School Bus Firebomed in Rockford, Illinois
• One-Child Policy Has Snuffed Out the Lives of 400 Million
• The Abortion Industry is Happy with the HHS Mandate, Are You
• Planned Parenthood: Doctors Who Disagree With Us Are a Threat
• Pro-Lifers to Gather for National Right to Life Convention
• Fellow Pro-Lifers: We Must Be Accurate on Fetal Development
• Transplant Market for Organs From Aborted Babies Still a Concern
• For Father s Day: Reflections on Being a Grandfather
• Texas Man Faces Death Penalty for Killing Unborn Baby
• New Zealand Abortions Decline in 2011, 767 More Babies Live
• New Hampshire Gov. Lynch Vetoes Partial-Birth Abortion Ban
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Komen Announces New Funding for Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz
Another Komen affiliate is sending thousands of dollars to the nation s biggest abortion business following the national controversy over Komen s initial decision, and subsequent reversal, to deny Planned Parenthood funding.
The North Jersey affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure announced Friday that Planned Parenthood is among the recipients of more than $1.2 million in total grants to 18 local organizations. A news report reveals the Komen chapter had given a $20,000 grant to the local Planned Parenthood abortion business last year and chose to renew the grant this year. http://www.lifenews.com/2012/06/18/komen-announces-new-funding-for-planned-parenthood-abortion-biz/
Santorum: No Doubt Romney Understands Family Values Issues
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and former candidate Rick Santorum both spoke before the Faith and Freedom Conference in Washington today.
While Romney pressed pro-life and pro-family themes in his speech, Santorum assured the audience of conservative Christian voters that Romney completely understands and appreciates the pro-family message.
I m appreciative for the anchors I ve had in my life the idea that a family comes together and shares a common purpose, Romney said. http://www.lifenews.com/2012/06/16/santorum-no-doubt-romney-understands-family-values-issues/
My Sister Doesn t Know My Secret: I Survived an Abortion
Dominique Moceanu. It didn t matter that when she was an Olympic gold medalist in 1996, I was 18 years old. I still wanted to be like her.
As a young girl, I had been obsessed with gymnastics. My family couldn t afford gymnastics classes, so watching it on TV was the closest I ever got to the sport. Even at the age of 18, I still glued myself to the TV whenever gymnastics were on, and my mother still apologized for never being able to give me the opportunity to participate in the sport. http://www.lifenews.com/2012/06/18/my-sister-doesnt-know-my-secret-i-survived-an-abortion/
Ashley Judd To Fundraise For Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz
Actress Ashley Judd is a vocal supporter of the Planned Parenthood abortion business and that support is continuing, as she has signed on to headline a fundraiser for the Indianapolis affiliate of the abortion giant in December.
She has been a pretty high-profile advocate for women s rights and humanitarian efforts across the globe, said Jon Mills, spokesman for Planned Parenthood, told the Indianapolis Star newspaper.
Obama Admin Told to Rescind Pro-Abortion HHS Mandate
More pro-life groups are telling the Obama Administration, in official comments before the comment period on the proposal closes, to rescind the controversial HHS mandate forcing religious groups to pay for birth control and abortion drugs for their employees.
Susan B. Anthony List president Marjorie Dannenfelser and Charlotte Lozier Institute president Chuck Donovan submitted a joint comment to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services condemning the Preventative Services Mandate because of its impact on groups with non-religious objections. http://www.lifenews.com/2012/06/18/obama-admin-told-to-rescind-pro-abortion-hhs-mandate/
Pro-Life School Bus Firebomed in Rockford, Illinois
Local pro-life advocates are upset that a pro-life school bus, run by a local Catholic Church, has been firebombed. They re also disappointed the local media has reported very little on the incident.
Frank Munda, who runs the pro-life blog ProLife Corner, has more details about what happened:
A large school bus, owned by Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Academy, that is well-known throughout Rockford for its beautiful pro-life pictures and words asking people to pray to end abortion , was fire bombed on Friday night. The damage was extensive to the bus as windows were broken in on both sides and fire bombs were thrown inside to cause maximum damage. http://www.lifenews.com/2012/06/18/pro-life-school-bus-firebomed-in-rockford-illinois/
One-Child Policy Has Snuffed Out the Lives of 400 Million
Dr. Edwards and honored guests, I am greatly humbled by being asked to speak on this somber anniversary commemorating five years of the Victims of Communism Memorial. It is fitting that the Memorial statue itself is a replica of the Goddess of Democracy erected by the students on Tianamen Square a beacon of hope for those students before they were then so brutally slaughtered by their own government.
Indeed, this is the hallmark of Communistic governments: the peacetime mass killings of their own citizens. It is estimated that the former Soviet Union under Stalin committed 20 million such killings, and that the Chinese Communist Party under Mao Tse-tung committed 65 million: together, 85 million. This number of murders of innocent civilians by their own governments boggles the mind. http://www.lifenews.com/2012/06/18/one-child-policy-has-snuffed-out-the-lives-of-400-million/
The Abortion Industry is Happy with the HHS Mandate, Are You
While several states have recently enacted measures to guard against taxpayer funds subsidizing the abortion industry, the HHS mandate which mandates how money from health insurance premiums, not tax-dollars, are spent would, in effect, bypass those efforts. http://www.lifenews.com/2012/06/18/the-abortion-industry-is-happy-with-the-hhs-mandate-are-you/
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Planned Parenthood: Doctors Who Disagree With Us Are a Threat
Over the past year, it seems the news cycle has gotten worse and worse for Planned Parenthood. Besides learning that they cook their books to hide financial disclosures, are doing their best to convert the Girl Scouts into a Planned Parenthood Youth Camp, and support the Obama Administration s abortion pill mandate (it means more business for them on your dime), we ve also learned that they refuse to denounce gender-selective abortions the practice of killing a preborn child because he is a he or she is a she. http://www.lifenews.com/2012/06/18/planned-parenthood-doctors-who-disagree-with-us-are-a-threat/
Pro-Lifers to Gather for National Right to Life Convention
With the focus on the 2012 presidential elections and the opportunity for pro-life advocates to oust the most pro-abortion president since Roe v. Wade, pro-life activists will gather next week in the nation s capital for the National Right to Life convention. http://www.lifenews.com/2012/06/18/pro-lifers-to-gather-for-national-right-to-life-convention/
Fellow Pro-Lifers: We Must Be Accurate on Fetal Development
If you ve followed my work, you know that one of my main passions is helping pro-life people to use the best arguments and talking points for the pro-life position. I know there are some pro-choice advocates who are not open-minded enough to listen to what we have to say, but if you re talking to one and he does end the conversation prematurely, I want it to be because he is being intellectual dishonest. http://www.lifenews.com/2012/06/18/fellow-pro-lifers-we-must-be-accurate-on-fetal-development/
Transplant Market for Organs From Aborted Babies Still a Concern
Here s a story that escaped me until just today. http://www.lifenews.com/2012/06/18/transplant-market-for-organs-from-aborted-babies-still-a-concern/
For Father s Day: Reflections on Being a Grandfather
T. H. Huxley, for whom evolution provided both his religion and his family tree, asserted repeatedly that, a man has no reason to be ashamed of having an ape for his grandfather. Whereas it may be said that I have occasionally gone ape over my dozen grandchildren, all bona fide human beings, I must assert rather decisively that I am proud to not be an ape. I much prefer being a grandfather. Despite its suggestion of advanced age, it does ratify my humanity as well as granting me a special place in history. Man is the only animal who knows his grandchildren. http://www.lifenews.com/2012/06/17/for-fathers-day-reflections-on-being-a-grandfather/
Texas Man Faces Death Penalty for Killing Unborn Baby
A Texas man is being tried for killing an unborn baby during a vicious attack on his girlfriend. Michael Lee Cunningham will be charged with murder for the death of his own five-month-old unborn child, who was miscarried after Cunningham assaulted her mother. He will be facing the death penalty. http://www.lifenews.com/2012/06/18/texas-man-faces-death-penalty-for-killing-unborn-baby/
New Zealand Abortions Decline in 2011, 767 More Babies Live
The number of abortions performed in New Zealand decreased in 2011, Statistics New Zealand said today. A total of 15,863 induced abortions were performed in New Zealand in 2011, 767 fewer than in 2010. http://www.lifenews.com/2012/06/18/new-zealand-abortions-decline-in-2011-767-more-babies-live/
New Hampshire Gov. Lynch Vetoes Partial-Birth Abortion Ban
Gov. John Lynch has upset pro-lifers in New Hampshire by vetoing a bill that would ban partial-birth abortions in the state. The bill would allow New Hampshire to better enforce the federal law banning them. http://www.lifenews.com/2012/06/18/new-hampshire-gov-lynch-vetoes-partial-birth-abortion-ban/
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