Tuesday, April 30, 2013

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Tuesday, April 30, 2013

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Kermit's Carnage: A Day At "The Abortion Trial Of The Century" - Jonathon van Maren

Columnist: As 8-year old Catholic Boston bombing victim lay dying, priests denied access

Patrick B. Craine Tue Apr 30 14:52 EST Faith

A Boston columnist reports that police barred Catholic priests from ministering to victims of the Boston Marathon bombing, among them an 8-year-old Catholic boy who died.

Prosecutor to Gosnell: 'Are you human?'

Cheryl Sullenger Tue Apr 30 14:02 EST Abortion

He then turned to the jury while pointing to Gosnell and said, "He's the one in this case that doesn't deserve to be called human."

Closing arguments heard in Gosnell trial, defense lawyer says "House of Horrors" is nothing but hype

Kirsten Andersen Tue Apr 30 06:32 EST Abortion

Defense attorney McMahon made accusations of a "racist" prosecution against his client, who is black. McMahon acknowledged that the two-month long trial had been an emotional one, marked by horrifying testimonies and images of dead babies with holes in their necks.

The press, largely absent from the trial, packed the courtro

Gay terrorist who attacked Family Research Council to be sentenced on July 15

Ben Johnson Tue Apr 30 17:08 EST Homosexuality

The defense say Floyd Lee Corkins II suffers from depression and an unspecified "psychosis."

ESPN stands by Christian analyst who called homosexuality an 'open rebellion' against God

Peter Baklinski Tue Apr 30 16:50 EST Freedom

ESPN analyst Chris Broussard has stirred the left into a frenzy after expressing Christian views on homosexuality following a basketball star's recent announcement that he is homosexual.

College unsure if naked woman mocking pope violates 'our community standards'

Ben Johnson Tue Apr 30 15:02 EST Contraception

Bill Donohue of the Catholic League calls their inaction "morally indefensible."

Fox News special on Kermit Gosnell trial moved to this Friday

Ben Johnson Tue Apr 30 14:43 EST Abortion

See No Evil – The Kermit Gosnell Murders will air at 9 p.m. on FNC.

Ottawa Catholic schools send 700 to pro-Planned Parenthood event. How many to March for Life?

Peter Baklinski Tue Apr 30 17:09 EST Abortion

After the Ottawa Catholic School Board sent about 700 students to attend We Day in Ottawa, a conservative media personality wonders if it will send that many to the May 9th March for Life.

Massive Tweet-a-Thon planned for this year's Canadian #MarchForLife

Thaddeus Baklinski Tue Apr 30 16:20 EST Abortion

The "tweet-a-thon" follows the hugely successful "Tweetfest" launched by pro-lifers earlier this month to break the mainstream media's blackout of the murder trial of abortionist Kermit Gosnell.

Quebec Bishops fully endorse province's 'Springtime March' against euthanasia on May 18th

Thaddeus Baklinski Tue Apr 30 12:39 EST Euthanasia

Bishop Noël Simard of Valleyfield says he's taken on euthanasia as his "main issue" and is spearheading the Quebec bishops' battle against so-called "medical aid in dying."

British Columbia pro-life activists lose 'bubble zone' appeal

Thaddeus Baklinski Tue Apr 30 12:06 EST Abortion

The BC Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal by two prominent British Columbia pro-life activists of their 2011 convictions for violating the province's infamous abortion business "bubble zone" law.

Mexican Supreme Court strikes down state pro-life constitutional amendment

Matthew Hoffman, Latin America Correspondent Tue Apr 30 17:09 EST Abortion

The ruling could have dire ramifications for the seventeen Mexican states that have passed pro-life amendments.

Think tank calls on Australian Parliament to legalize euthanasia

Andrew Smith, LifeSiteNews Australian correspondent Tue Apr 30 12:29 EST Euthanasia

Paul Russell of the Australian anti-euthanasia group HOPE says the Australia21 report is a virtual 'euthanasia manifesto'.

Northern Ireland legislature rejects 'gay marriage'…again

Hilary White Tue Apr 30 11:40 EST Homosexuality

The province's Legislative Assembly has rejected "gay marriage" for the second time in a year.

Suicide threats no reason to legislate for abortion: former Irish Prime Minister

Hilary White Tue Apr 30 11:21 EST Abortion

The idea that "a simple threat of suicide would make right something that would otherwise be wrong is a really dangerous principle," says John Bruton, Ireland's Prime Minister from 1994 to 1997.

Planned Parenthood's New Zealand affiliate obtains license to begin offering abortions

Michelle Kaufman, New Zealand Correspondent Tue Apr 30 11:08 EST Abortion

Pro-life organisations have just discovered that the Tauranga Family Planning Association in New Zealand applied for, and received, a license from the Abortion Supervisory Committee to provide medical abortions to 9 weeks.

Late-term abortionist: saving infants born alive 'the stupidest thing they could have done'

Kristi Burton Brown Tue Apr 30 08:23 EST Opinion

The five worst things said by abortionist Cesare Santangelo during Live Action's sting operation.

Barack Obama's disgrace-filled celebration of Planned Parenthood

Calvin Freiburger Tue Apr 30 08:03 EST Opinion

The address was Obama at his most manipulative, as he spent twelve minutes bemoaning false choices, smearing motives, stoking fears, gushing over killers, and ignoring critics' actual arguments.

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