Wednesday, July 25, 2012

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Wednesday, July 25, 2012

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America, wake up!: There’s no such thing as ‘safe abortion’ - Peter Baklinski

US Bishops’ org defends giving 25% of 2010 grants to pro-contraception group

John-Henry Westen Wed Jul 25 17:13 EST Commentary

To date, CRS has produced three press releases and a high volume of tweets and emails defending the grant to CARE despite the oddity of the Bishops simultaneously fighting the Obama contraceptive mandate.

Spanish government plans to end abortions of handicapped babies, says justice minister

Matthew Cullinan Hoffman Wed Jul 25 14:27 EST Abortion

The minister is planning to introduce a bill by end of year that would eliminate abortion-on-demand during the first fourteen weeks of pregnancy as established by the previous administration.

Obama: Funding Planned Parenthood is important for my daughters

Ben Johnson Wed Jul 25 11:42 EST Abortion

The president still does not want his daughters punished with a baby.

San Francisco library installs plastic screens for patrons to view online pornography

Thaddeus Baklinski Wed Jul 25 18:08 EST Family

Head librarian Luis Herrera called it an "elegant solution."

The library's

Rahm Emanuel: Chick-Fil-A should be banished for Christian marriage beliefs

Kathleen Gilbert Wed Jul 25 17:35 EST Freedom

"Chick-fil-A values are not Chicago values," said Rahm Emanuel.

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel.

Lesbian activist to decide Illinois ‘marriage’ lawsuit

Angela O’Brien Wed Jul 25 12:32 EST Homosexuality

In 2010 Judge Sophia Hall said she had “focused on efforts to combat the injustice” of the “bias against gays and lesbians.”

Obama calls for Planned Parenthood funding in wake of botched abortion death

Operation Rescue staff Wed Jul 25 11:52 EST Abortion

National pro-life group is renewing its call for Obama to withdraw support and defund Planned Parenthood in the wake of Chicago's abortion tragedy.

Obama gives $426,000 to North Carolina Planned Parenthood after state votes to defund

Ben Johnson Wed Jul 25 09:59 EST Abortion

State lawmakers voted to defund the abortion provider, but the president is now funding them directly.

Kathleen Sebelius, HHS Secretary.

Cardinal Burke: Catholic colleges should require mandatum from theologians

Patrick B. Craine Wed Jul 25 09:16 EST Faith

The Vatican prelate says Catholic families have a right to know which theology professors have the mandatum.

Archbishop-elect: ‘I could see myself going to jail’ for standing up against same-sex ‘marriage’

Hilary White, Rome Correspondent Wed Jul 25 18:48 EST Faith

With less than one day on the job, the media attack Archbishop-elect Philip Tartaglia of Glasgow, Scotland, for believing Catholic doctrine.

Archbishop-elect Philip Tartaglia.

Nearly 250 human fetuses found dumped in Russian forest

Thaddeus Baklinski Wed Jul 25 14:06 EST Abortion

Warning: Disturbing photos.

Open to life, even with a 25 percent chance of cystic fibrosis

Peter Baklinski Wed Jul 25 14:34 EST Culture of Life

How a couple went from living in fear of their only child's illness to the happy parents of seven.

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