Wednesday, August 22, 2012

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Wednesday, August 22, 2012

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* Nellie Gray in 1994 Video explains pro-lifers’ compromises led America into accepting some abortion - Steve Jalsevac
* New Republican Party platform strongly pro-life - Daniel McConchie
* And so it begins… - Patrick B. Craine
* Abortion in cases of rape: why not kill the guilty rapist before the innocent child  - John-Henry Westen

Huh? Fox News claims that Planned Parenthood does not perform abortions, only does referrals

Matthew Cullinan Hoffman Wed Aug 22 19:51 EST Abortion

Later in the same interview, Fox News anchorwoman Martha MacCallum repeated the claim that Planned Parenthood does not provide abortions, as well as the organization's insistence that most of what it does is unrelated to abortion

Martha MacCallum

Assault on Akin is pro-abortion red-herring: A.L.L.

Judie Brown Wed Aug 22 15:55 EST Abortion

American Life League President Judie Brown responds to the controversy concerning Congressman Todd Akin's remarks on the right to life for all human beings from creation to natural death

Liberal site: media twisted Rep. King’s abortion comments to keep Akin ‘legitimate rape’ story going

Ben Johnson Wed Aug 22 14:38 EST Abortion

The Iowa pro-life congressman never suggested a girl cannot get pregnant from rape, a liberal website states.

Joan Appleton dies: Abortion nurse turned pro-life activist

John-Henry Westen Wed Aug 22 17:32 EST Abortion

Joan Appleton shocked her pro-abortion colleagues by announcing her departure from the movement from the podium at a NOW conference.

Judge rules Texas can continue defunding Planned Parenthood pending October trial

Thaddeus Baklinski Wed Aug 22 17:09 EST Abortion

At stake is an estimated 17 million tax dollars per year for Planned Parenthood.

March for Life leader Nellie Gray’s funeral to be held on Friday in D.C.

John-Henry Westen Wed Aug 22 15:54 EST Abortion

The funeral will take place at St. Mary, Mother of God Parish in Washington, D.C., on Friday, August 24, 2012 at 11:00am.

Ontario Catholic school board becomes first to announce it will allow GSAs

Patrick B. Craine Wed Aug 22 12:00 EST Faith

Students at two Catholic high schools say they plan to start the controversial club, and Windsor Pride is training Catholic students on how to run them.

120 pro-family leaders outraged after U.S. ambassador participates in Czech ‘gay pride’

Thaddeus Baklinski Wed Aug 22 15:30 EST Homosexuality

In a letter 120 pro-family leaders say they "vigorously protest" the endorsement of the gay pride event by Ambassador Norman Eisen.

Love yourself enough to love your neighbor

The Editors Wed Aug 22 13:17 EST Opinion

I’ve known friends for years who only began opening up to me about abortion in their past since I started writing about LIFE.

Pat Robertson’s adoption comments reveal a deeper heart issue in the nation and church

Susan Michelle Tyrrell Wed Aug 22 11:57 EST Opinion

My heart ached so deeply at Robertson's comments that I knew they needed to be addressed.

Economics, reproductive health and the integrity of the family

Arland Nichols Wed Aug 22 10:47 EST Opinion

Unless we relish the prospect of going the way of Greece and other EU nations reaping contraception’s demographic desserts, we must recognize children as the most precious good of the family and greatest treasure of a healthy economy.

‘Fetal Flaw’: the new eugenics rising

Mark W. Leach Wed Aug 22 09:50 EST Opinion

Calling fetuses 'defective' if they are prenatally diagnosed with genetic conditions foreshadows a dangerous path toward eugenics.

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