Tuesday, March 12, 2013

LifeSiteNews Updates - Tuesday Mar 12 2013


Tuesday, March 12, 2013

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Today's blog posts:
First ballot: black smoke - Hilary White
Two inspirational families - Fr. Frank Pavone

Under fire from gay activists, DC Comics shelves Superman project by Mormon ‘Ender’s Game’ author

Kirsten AndersenTue Mar 12 16:26 ESTFaith
Orson Scott Card sits on the board of the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) and has been outspoken about his opposition to redefining marriage to include same-sex couples.

U.S. bishops urge Congress to pass bill protecting conscience rights against HHS mandate

John JalsevacTue Mar 12 14:24 ESTAbortion
According to O’Malley, protections for conscience rights, which have traditionally enjoyed bipartisan support, “are under greatly increased pressure today."

Third ambulance this year visits California Planned Parenthood abortion clinic

Operation Rescue staff                                  Tue Mar 12 11:48 ESTAbortion
“Far too many women are walking into abortion clinics only to be wheeled out on a gurney,” said Troy Newman of Operation Rescue.

Planned Parenthood threatens to sue former employee for mailing a pro-life leaflet

Ben JohnsonTue Mar 12 17:16 ESTAbortion
The abortion worker left the industry with the help of Abby Johnson's ministry, And Then There Were None.

USCCB revokes longtime support for Violence Against Women Act due to controversial changes

Kirsten AndersenTue Mar 12 16:44 ESTHomosexuality
The changes added language concerning homosexuality and ‘gender identity’ and denied conscience protections to faith-based groups that serve women overseas.

Porn is destroying a generation of young people: expert

John JalsevacTue Mar 12 16:04 ESTFamily
Dr. Judith Reisman, a well-known campaigner against pornography, traced the high number of sexual assaults by children to the ready availability of pornography.

Cross-dressing student sues Baptist university after being expelled for lying about his sex

Kirsten AndersenTue Mar 12 14:03 ESTHomosexuality
Javier’s lawsuit alleges that his expulsion from Cal Baptist cost him a half-million dollars in scholarships and future wages.

CPAC sponsor to host pro-gay panel

Ben JohnsonTue Mar 12 12:12 ESTHomosexuality
Six panelists will speak at “A Rainbow on the Right: Growing the Coalition, Bringing Tolerance Out of the Closet.”

Status of Woman Minister Ambrose urged to ‘Stand up for the girl-child in the womb’

Peter BaklinskiTue Mar 12 17:36 ESTAbortion
Alissa Golob called it “ironic” that Minister Ambrose would “let a man of power [Harper] control her in what should be a free vote on an important women's issue."

Group marriage is next, admits Dutch ‘father’ of gay ‘marriage’

Hilary WhiteTue Mar 12 16:58 ESTHomosexuality
“But that’s the beginning of something completely new,” said Boris Dittrich. He predicted that this next step “will take a lot of years.”

Parental rights should not end at the state line

The EditorsTue Mar 12 15:24 ESTOpinion
Repeated attempts to ensure that minors can't be transported across state lines for abortions without parental consent have been blocked by Democrats.

An open letter to post-abortive women

Kristen Walker Hatten                                  Tue Mar 12 13:10 ESTOpinion
If you had an abortion, odds are that deep down, you regret it.

A call to fidelity

Fr. Shenan Boquet                                  Tue Mar 12 10:21 ESTOpinion
Bishop Vasa is exercising his prerogative and his duty as a shepherd, and as a spiritual father.

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