Monday, December 24, 2012

Heroic News: “Philly schools installing condom dispensers over Christmas break” plus 4 more


Philly schools installing condom dispensers over Christmas break


Posted: 24 Dec 2012 11:14 AM PST

Coming over the Christmas break to about a third of Philadelphia high schools: clear plastic dispensers chock-full of free condoms.

Planned Parenthood drops appeal in S. Dakota, abortion waiting period stands


Posted: 24 Dec 2012 07:05 AM PST

In 2011, South Dakota passed a law enacting a 72-hour waiting period before a woman is allowed to have an abortion. According to the Associated Press, that is the longest waiting period in the United States. Other nations have similar or longer waiting periods with Germany at 72-hours and Italy at one week.

The Christmas message of the real St. Nicholas

Posted: 24 Dec 2012 07:01 AM PST

Nicholas had been aware of a certain citizen of Patara – in Lycia, modern-day Turkey – who had once been an important and wealthy man of the city but who had fallen on hard times and into extreme poverty. The man grew so desperate that he lacked the very essentials of life.

Faced with 'terminal' prenatal diagnosis, single mom of 5 chooses life

Posted: 24 Dec 2012 06:56 AM PST

Meet Stephanie Spidell. She’s a single mother of five children, one of whom has special needs. Now she’s raising six, because when her sister was murdered, she took in her niece, as well.

Appeals court blocks California’s reparative therapy ban


Posted: 24 Dec 2012 06:50 AM PST

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has temporarily halted a California law that would prevent psychologists from helping people who struggle with unwanted same-sex attraction.