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Thursday, August 17, 2012
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• Family Research Council President Blames Left-Wing Groups for Shooting
• Shooter Told Family Research Council: I Don t Like Your Politics
• Woman Rushed to ER From Planned Parenthood, Possible Botched Abortion
• Abortion Biz Closes in Knoxville, Tennessee; Can t Comply With Law
More Pro-Life News
• Media Outlets Ignore or Downplay Shooting at Pro-Life Office
• Planned Parenthood: 1.5 Million Abortions Under Cecile Richards
• The Myth That Paul Ryan s Pro-Life Views Will Hurt Romney
• DNC Rejects Bid to Include Pro-Life Democrats in Abortion Plank
• Flashback: Planned Parenthood Labeled FRC a Terrorist Group
• FRC Shooting Hero Leo Johnson Was Already a Hero
• Canadian Medical Association: Babies Not Human Until Birth
• Catholics for Obama Selling Out Church Saying He s Pro-Life
• Disability Rights Treaty Loses U.S. Support Over Abortion
• Chris Matthews Hit Palin on Giffords Attack, Ignores FRC Shooting
• India Girls Victimized by Sex-Selection Abortions Have New Hope
• India Girls Victimized by Sex-Selection Abortions Have New Hope
Family Research Council President Blames Left-Wing Groups for Shooting
In his first interview following yesterday s shooting at the Family Research Council, FRC president Tony Perkins talked about what happened. Perkins said left-wing groups calling FRC a hate group were wrong to have done so.
Let me be very clear here that Floyd Corkins was responsible for the wounding of one of our colleagues and friends at the Family Research Council, Perkins said. But I believe he was given a license to do that by a group such as the Southern Poverty Law Center who labeled us a hate group because we defend the family and stand for traditional orthodox Christianity. http://www.lifenews.com/2012/08/16/family-research-council-president-blames-left-wing-groups-for-shooting/
Shooter Told Family Research Council: I Don t Like Your Politics
The man who is alleged to have shot a security guard yesterday at the offices of the pro-life group Family research Council has been formally charged and new FBI documents present more information.
A man posing as an intern shot the guard, Leo Johnson, at the FRC office located at 801 G Street, NW. Family Research Council President Tony Perkins confirmed the security officer was shot and said in a statement, The police are investigating this incident. Our first concern is with our colleague who was shot today. Our concern is for him and his family. http://www.lifenews.com/2012/08/16/shooter-told-family-research-council-i-dont-like-your-politics/
Woman Rushed to ER From Planned Parenthood, Possible Botched Abortion
A woman was rushed to a local emergency room from a Planned Parenthood abortion center after what appears to be a botched abortion. Local pro-life advocates who witnessed the transportation of the woman in an ambulance confirmed Planned Parenthood is doing abortions today.
The woman was sent from the Planned Parenthood abortion clinic to St. Luke s Hospital in Boise, where she was admitted to the Emergency Room. Pro-life activists documented the incident with photos and video. http://www.lifenews.com/2012/08/16/woman-rushed-to-er-from-planned-parenthood-possible-botched-abortion/
Abortion Biz Closes in Knoxville, Tennessee; Can t Comply With Law
An abortion business in Knoxville, Tennessee is closing because it can t comply with a law to ensure women receive emergency medical care in case an abortion goes wrong and their life and health are at risk.
Deb Walsh, owner of Knoxville s Volunteer Women s abortion facility, commented its closing. I found out last night that I will have to close Volunteer Women s Medical Clinic, effective today, she said. A law that went into effect July 1st 2012 called The Life Defense Act, made it illegal for our local, Board Certified OB-GYN physician to perform abortions in our fully licensed Ambulatory Surgical Treatment Center. http://www.lifenews.com/2012/08/16/abortion-biz-closes-in-knoxville-tennessee-cant-comply-with-law/
Media Outlets Ignore or Downplay Shooting at Pro-Life Office
Mainstream media outlets either ignored or downplayed the shooting at the Family Research Council yesterday. Tim Graham of the Media Research Center and Jill Stanek, a pro-life blogger, have compiled some of the worst of or lack of coverage.
From Tim Graham at Media Research Center. http://www.lifenews.com/2012/08/16/media-outlets-ignore-or-downplay-shooting-at-pro-life-offic/
Planned Parenthood: 1.5 Million Abortions Under Cecile Richards
As head of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Cecile Richards presided over the grisly death by abortion of 1.5 million tiny, innocent babies from the time she took the helm at Planned Parenthood Federation of America in 2006 through 2010. She tucked an estimated $743 million in blood money into PPFA bank accounts for her efforts.
If you consider that, as of 2010, Planned Parenthood had committed 5.6 million abortions since it first began perpetrating the heinous act in 1970, you will see that in only four years, Richards was ultimately responsible for more than one-fourth of the total surgical and medical abortions committed by Planned Parenthood over a 42-year period. http://www.lifenews.com/2012/08/16/planned-parenthood-has-done-1-5-million-abortions-under-cecile-richards/
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The Myth That Paul Ryan s Pro-Life Views Will Hurt Romney
The media and Democrat spin machine are looking for everything they can to attempt to tarnish Republican Vice Presidential nominee Rep Paul Ryan. One part of that campaign is the claim that Ryan s strong pro-life views may hurt Romney s chances in the Fall.
The Hill speculates how Ryan may hurt Romney on the issue. The article relies on a number of abortion-rights supporters, including the Obama campaign as sources.
DNC Rejects Bid to Include Pro-Life Democrats in Abortion Plank
The Democratic National Committee has officially rejected an effort by pro-life Democrats to get the party to include them in its platform that calls for keeping unlimited abortions legal and paid for at taxpayer expense. http://www.lifenews.com/2012/08/16/dnc-rejects-bid-to-include-pro-life-democrats-in-abortion-plank/
Flashback: Planned Parenthood Labeled FRC a Terrorist Group
Now that the FBI has established a clear political motive in the shooting at the officers of the Family Research Council, more focus is being placed on how the pro-life group had been treated in the time leading up to the shooting. http://www.lifenews.com/2012/08/16/flashback-planned-parenthood-labeled-frc-a-terrorist-group/
FRC Shooting Hero Leo Johnson Was Already a Hero
Family Research Council security guard has been called a hero by staff at the pro-life group and Washington, D.C. police officials who say he stopped a shooter who could have killed several. Instead, Johnson took a bullet himself and, together with other guards, prevented the shooter from attacking anyone else. http://www.lifenews.com/2012/08/16/frc-shooting-hero-leo-johnson-was-already-a-hero/
Canadian Medical Association: Babies Not Human Until Birth
Concerned about the renewal of an abortion debate in Canada, the delegates to the Canadian Medical Association s annual general council meeting yesterday made a head-scratching determination: babies are not human beings until after birth. http://www.lifenews.com/2012/08/16/canadian-medical-association-babies-not-human-until-birth/
Catholics for Obama Selling Out Church Saying He s Pro-Life
Nicholas Cafardi, a lawyer and newly named co-chair of Catholics for Obama, has made a rather outrageous claim. In light of the Catholic Charities controversy, Cafardi is making the rather dubious claim that it is Obama, and not Mitt Romney, who is the true pro-life candidate in this presidential election. http://www.lifenews.com/2012/08/16/catholics-for-obama-selling-out-church-saying-hes-pro-life/
Disability Rights Treaty Loses U.S. Support Over Abortion
U.S. ratification of a UN treaty is stumbling due to a problem that has hounded the treaty since its beginning: does sexual and reproductive health include abortion?http://www.lifenews.com/2012/08/16/disability-rights-treaty-loses-u-s-support-over-abortion/
Chris Matthews Hit Palin on Giffords Attack, Ignores FRC Shooting
Liberal MSNBC anchor Chris Matthews, who previously linked Sarah Palin and Michele Bachman to the attempted killing of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, completely ignored the shooting of a security guard at the conservative Family Research Council (FRC). http://www.lifenews.com/2012/08/16/chris-matthews-hit-palin-on-giffords-attack-ignores-frc-shooting/
India Girls Victimized by Sex-Selection Abortions Have New Hope
Increasingly we are learning about the deep-seeded prejudice against girls in some Asian countries. With an estimated 163 million women in Asia missing due to sex-selective abortion, which is equivalent to the entire female population of the United States, the lives of Asian women are getting worse not better. http://www.lifenews.com/2012/08/16/india-girls-victimized-by-sex-selection-abortions-have-new-hope/
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