Thursday, April 11, 2013

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Thursday, April 11, 2013

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If Gosnell had shot seven infants with an AR-15, it would be national news: Rep. Chris Smith

John JalsevacThu Apr 11 17:07 ESTAbortion
That was the challenging observation made this morning by Rep. Chris Smith on the floor of the U.S. House.

Pro-lifers organizing ‘Tweetfest’ on Friday to break media blackout on Gosnell trial

John JalsevacThu Apr 11 15:56 ESTAbortion
“If this was puppies that Gosnell was killing, the media would be all over it,” Andy Moore, the director of AbortionWiki, one of the organizers of the “Tweetfest,” told in a telephone interview.

‘Infant beheadings, severed baby feet,’ but media still ignoring Gosnell trial

John JalsevacThu Apr 11 13:37 ESTAbortion
A Republican Congressman and a liberal feminist wonder why the press, and the president, cannot condemn Gosnell's "reprehensible" practices.

Dr. Ben Carson steps down as college speaker after furor over his defense of marriage

Kirsten AndersenThu Apr 11 15:35 ESTHomosexuality
Dr. Carson said, “Someday in the future, it is my hope and prayer that the emphasis on political correctness will decrease and we will start emphasizing rational discussion of differences.”

Supporting marriage may be offensive: Public school students need permission slips to hear Santorum

Kirsten AndersenThu Apr 11 15:07 ESTAbortion
The former presidential candidate was nearly banned from speaking at the Michigan high school because he rejects same-sex "marriage."

Close illegal Alabama abortion facility now, pro-life legal group asks state

LifeSiteNews staff                                  Thu Apr 11 14:35 ESTAbortion
New Woman All Women facility, which has a troubled history, is violating its consent order, according to the Life Legal Defense Foundation.
Diane Derzis, left, and Bruce Norman.

Gosnell defense claims babies already dead when he snipped their necks

Operation Rescue staff                                  Thu Apr 11 12:48 ESTAbortion
An eyewitness said Gosnell told her that any movement was “involuntary movement, a last breath.”
Gosnell attorney Jack McMahon.

Five clinic workers quit after first-ever ‘Leave the Abortion Industry Day’

John JalsevacThu Apr 11 11:26 ESTAbortion
Planned Parenthood had sent around several e-mails warning their workers about Abby Johnson's Exodus 2013 event.

J.C. Penney fires CEO after plummeting sales following gay ad campaign

Family Research Center                                  Thu Apr 11 11:01 ESTHomosexuality
The new CEO admits the 25 percent drop in sales came because the company chose to "alienate customers who want to shop at J.C. Penney."

Breaking: Detroit-area abortion facility to close

Ben JohnsonThu Apr 11 10:38 ESTAbortion
American Family Planning of Dearborn will close, according to Right to Life of Michigan.

5 reasons behind the abortion industry's push for chemical abortions

Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D, NRL-ETF Director of Education & ResearchThu Apr 11 08:45 ESTAbortion
What did the nation's abortion lobby hope to accomplish by adding chemical abortifacients to their already deadly arsenal? 

Nearly 15,000 French mayors will refuse to perform homosexual 'marriages,' group says

Matthew Cullinan HoffmanThu Apr 11 19:37 ESTHomosexuality
An estimated 52 percent of the nation's mayors, who perform the weddings, object to the newly legalized same-sex "marriage."

Uruguay's Chamber of Deputies approves homosexual 'marriage'

Matthew Hoffman, Latin America CorrespondentThu Apr 11 18:47 ESTHomosexuality
"Many of us Uruguayans were born into a country where being gay, lesbian, and transgender was the equivalent of being sick, immoral, or even a disgrace for the family and for the society," a native homosexual group noted.
Uruguayan Socialist President Jose Mujica has promised to si

Coroner: Procedural failures, late diagnosis could have taken Savita's life

Hilary WhiteThu Apr 11 18:46 ESTAbortion
With the inquest in its fourth day, coroner Dr. Ciarán MacLoughlin has identified a number of systems failures that could have negatively affected Mrs. Halappanavar’s response to treatment.

Paying for birth control, and babies

Elise Hilton                                  Thu Apr 11 15:03 ESTContraception
Somehow, having every fertility fantasy fulfilled became everyone's right and every taxpayer's responsibility.

Kermit Gosnell: Best. Abortionist. Ever.

Kristen Walker Hatten                                  Thu Apr 11 14:33 ESTOpinion
Today, I want to tell you about a hero. A crusader. A revolutionary. His name is Kermit Gosnell.

Chen Guangcheng, others expose Chinese human rights violations on eve of Kerry visit

Olivia Enos                                  Thu Apr 11 11:22 ESTAbortion
Secretary of State John Kerry’s impending trip to Beijing gives the Obama administration a shot at improving its human rights policy.

Do infertile couples undermine the 'procreation argument' for marriage?

Peter Sprigg                                  Thu Apr 11 10:02 ESTFamily
There is no reason to extend “marriage” to same-sex couples, which are of a structural type that is incapable of producing babies naturally.

Despite fierce protests, French Senate approves homosexual 'marriage' and adoption

Matthew Cullinan HoffmanThu Apr 11 09:32 ESTFamily
Despite the fact that 1.4 million demonstrators opposed the redefinition of marriage, France is barreling forward.
Christine Taubira.

Delayed marriage: Knot so great

Collette Caprara                                  Thu Apr 11 09:12 ESTFamily
Couples who have children outside marriage are much less likely to survive as a couple than those of their married counterparts.

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