Friday, July 20, 2012

Heroic News: “First college's suit against HHS mandate dropped” plus 9 more

First college's suit against HHS mandate dropped

Posted: 20 Jul 2012 11:33 AM PDT

A U.S. District Court judge has dismissed Belmont Abbey College's lawsuit against the government over contraception coverage.

Final Ruling Strips Abortion Practitioner of Medical License

Posted: 20 Jul 2012 11:09 AM PDT

After Neuhaus closed her own abortion business in Lawrence, she began working with Tiller to provide referrals for abortions on viable babies past 22-weeks gestation.

Denver's bishops grieve with community after shooting massacre

Posted: 20 Jul 2012 10:50 AM PDT

Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila and auxiliary Bishop James D. Conley mourned with the Denver community after a gunman opened fire in a local movie theater on July 20, killing 12 and wounding 50.

NYT: Marriage leads to economic prosperity

Posted: 20 Jul 2012 06:54 AM PDT

The definition of marriage has long been considered a religious or legal argument. However, a growing number of economists, journalists, and social researchers are concluding that getting and staying married is a key to economic prosperity and domestic tranquility.

Very queer: Elton John feels 'heartbreak' over his motherless son

Posted: 20 Jul 2012 06:52 AM PDT

Elton John said in an interview this week that it will be “heartbreaking” for his son to grow up without a mom.

3 month old, 6 year old among victims in horrific Batman shooting

Posted: 20 Jul 2012 06:45 AM PDT

Moviegoers didn't know what was happening and some thought the attack was part of the show. Some of those injured are children, and victims are being treated for chemical exposure apparently related to canisters thrown by the gunman.

Praise for House provision against HHS mandate penalties

Posted: 20 Jul 2012 06:41 AM PDT

The U.S. bishops have praised the inclusion of new legislative provisions that, if passed, could prevent financial penalties from being levied against institutions that don’t comply with the controversial HHS mandate that requires coverage for sterilization and contraception, including abortion-causing drugs.

Egyption women facing kidnapping, forced marriages

Posted: 20 Jul 2012 06:39 AM PDT

A recent hearing in the nation's capital drew attention to the growing accounts of Coptic women in Egypt being kidnapped and forced to marry and convert to Islam against their will.

Bar installs pregnancy test dispenser

Posted: 20 Jul 2012 06:38 AM PDT

The owner of a Mankato bar and restaurant has installed a pregnancy test dispenser in the women's restroom in an effort to prevent fetal alcohol syndrome.

Abortion lawsuit ends with injunction intact

Posted: 20 Jul 2012 06:28 AM PDT

Kansas abortion mills won a ruling last year barring the state from enforcing temporary rules on the drugs and equipment that abortion clinics must stock and the sizes and temperatures of their rooms.