Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Heroic News: “Barbara Bush recalls loss of toddler daughter who is 'like an angel' to her” plus 9 more


Barbara Bush recalls loss of toddler daughter who is 'like an angel' to her

Posted: 20 Nov 2012 11:54 AM PST

The doctor delivered a diagnosis no parent wants to hear for a child: cancer. Robin, the 3-year-old daughter of former President George H.W. Bush and his wife, Barbara, had become listless and no longer wanted to play. It was 1953, and tests revealed she had leukemia. When the Bushes asked what they needed to do, their doctor gave them a devastating prognosis.

World Health Org okays dangerous abortions on poor women

Posted: 20 Nov 2012 07:22 AM PST

A new manual by the World Health Organization(WHO) on how to do abortions is facing criticism for advocating substandard medical care and a ban on all limits to abortion. Aimed particularly at poor women in developing countries, the manual downplays medical oversight and recommends disposing of the “waste,” including babies’ remains, in sewers or latrines.

Pregnant woman jumps to death because she was having twin boys

Posted: 20 Nov 2012 07:02 AM PST

A pregnant woman who was devastated when she learned she was having twin boys jumped from a cliff in Ireland, a coroner's court was told. Anna Byrne who already had two sons, desperately wanted a girl, The Irish Times reported.

Bill renews debate over rural access to abortion

Posted: 20 Nov 2012 06:47 AM PST

Before Texas' abortion sonogram law passed last legislative session, some women seeking to end pregnancies in rural communities relied on telemedicine, or remote-controlled abortion dispensaries, to kill their unborn children.

Planned Parenthood takes credit for re-electing Obama

Posted: 19 Nov 2012 08:14 PM PST

Planned Parenthood has taken credit for pro-abortion President Barack Obama’s re-election by openly admitting that their political action committee’s plan relied on partisan scare-tactics.

San Francisco to offer taxpayer-funded sex change ops

Posted: 19 Nov 2012 08:07 PM PST

On November 8 the Associated Press reported “San Francisco has approved a measure that utilizes taxpayer funds to pay for the sex-change operations of the uninsured, becoming the first city in the nation to do so.

Court rejects Hobby Lobby's challenge to contraceptive mandate

Posted: 19 Nov 2012 07:10 PM PST

A federal judge on Monday denied a legal challenge to President Barack Obama's signature health reforms, ruling that the owners of a $3 billion arts and crafts chain must provide emergency contraceptives and abortion causing drugs in their group health insurance.

Australian politicians exploring voluntary euthanasia

Posted: 19 Nov 2012 06:57 PM PST

The Speaker of the Northern Territory Legislative Assembly of Australia says she is prepared to propose a private members' bill to re-introduce voluntary euthanasia in the Territory.

The erosion of ethics in organ transplantation

Posted: 19 Nov 2012 01:24 PM PST

Caleb Beaver died at age 16 on Christmas Day in 2011 due to a previously undiagnosed congenital malformation of his blood vessels. His devastated parents agreed to the donation of his heart, kidneys, lungs, liver, and pancreas.

Jesuit university prefers infanticide over political banter

Posted: 19 Nov 2012 01:04 PM PST

Days after popular American conservative pundit Ann Coulter was disinvited from Fordham university amidst accusations that she is too “hateful”, the world’s most notorious promoter of infanticide, Dr. Peter Singer, was welcomed at a conference at the university, the Jesuit order’s premier university on the east coast.