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Wednesday, June 12, 2013
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• House Committee Passes Bill Banning Abortions at 20 Weeks of Pregnancy
• Undercover Call Shows Planned Parenthood Not Reporting Statutory Rape
• Dying Girl to Receive Lung Transplant After Sebelius Denied It
• 300 Abortion Doctors Do Abortions After 20 Weeks, 140 After 24 Weeks
More Pro-Life News
• Networks Ignore Video Showing IRS Telling Pro-Life Group to Keep Faith Private
• Mother Tossed Six-Day-Old Baby Down Trash Chute in Attempted Infanticide
• Planned Parenthood Uses Mergers to Force Its Affiliates to Do Abortions
• War on Women: Obamas Morning After Pill Decision Puts Girls at Risk
• Mother Who Aborted Baby Two Days Before Due Date Has Sentence Reduced
• Gosnell Was Bad But Abortion Is Wrong Because It Kills Babies
• Pro-Abortion Activists Vandalize, Destroy Cross Display a Third Time
• China: 400 Million Forced Abortions, Sterilizations Under One-Child Policy
• Woman Has Abortion After Wrongly-Prescribed Acne Drugs Damage Her Baby
• Wisconsin Senate Passes Bill to Allow Women Ultrasound Before Abortion
• Pro-Life Television Show Honored With Two Emmy Nominations
• British Health Board Tries to Force Catholic Midwives to Supervise Abortions
• Alabama Law That Could Close Abortion Clinics Faces ACLU Lawsuit
• Man Who Held Wife as Sex Slave, Forced Abortion Faces Lawsuit
• Planned Parenthood Closes Second New York Clinic in Two Weeks
• Ireland Should Avoid Americas Mistake: Dont Legalize Abortion
The Obama Administration has dropped its legal battle against a judges decision that would allow young girls to purchase the Plan B morning after pill over the counter.
The decision allows anyone to purchase the drug and opponents of the decision say it paves the way for male sexual predators to purchase the drug for girls they victimize, by removing safeguards currently in place. http://www.lifenews.com/2013/
Project Defending Life has released a video that features an undercover phone call placed to Planned Parenthood of New Mexico in Albuquerque by a woman seeking an abortion who indicated she was 14 and her boyfriend was 21. The caller was told by a Planned Parenthood employee that they probably would not need to report even though the relationship qualifies as statutory rape.
The caller asked if her age would be a problem. The Planned Parenthood receptionist responded, In New Mexico, theres no limit on when you can have sexual reproduction rights. http://www.lifenews.com/2013/
A dying girl who needs a lung transplant and only has weeks to live has will receive the long-awaited lung transplant she so desperately needs. Sarah Murnaghan, the 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl dying of cystic fibrosis, received national attention after HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius refused to help.
A U.S. House committee today approved a bill that would ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy. Should the bill become law, just how many abortions would be stopped?
National Right to Life Legislative Director Douglas Johnson has more information on that elusive number. He also provides the shocking details that there are hundreds of abortion practitioners willing to do abortions at 20 weeks of pregnancy a number that comes from a top pro-abortion research group. http://www.lifenews.com/2013/
A pro-life legal group on Monday released audio footage of an Internal Revenue Service agent telling them, You cannot force your religion or force your beliefs on someone else.
Yet, ABC, NBC and CBS all have ignored the story so far. In the audio, IRS agent Sherry Wan lectured, You have to know your boundaries. http://www.lifenews.com/2013/
Governor Rick Perry has called for a special session of the Texas legislature that will, in part, deal with an abortion practitioner who, like Kermit Gosnell, killed babies born alive. Perry yesterday expanded the special session call to include legislation relating to the regulation of abortion procedures, providers and facilities.
A British court is hearing the case of a mother who tossed her six-day-old baby down the garbage chute and later claimed the child was kidnapped.
In December 2010 Planned Parenthood ordered all its affiliates to begin offering abortions at a minimum of one clinic location by the beginning of 2013. http://www.lifenews.com/2013/
War on Women: Obamas Morning After Pill Decision Puts Girls at Risk
Just because you can, doesnt mean you should. Kathleen Sebelius, the Secretary of Health and Human Services, seemed to understand this age-old wisdom in 2011 when she ordered the FDA to deny over-the-counter availability for emergency contraception (EC), best known by the brand name Plan B.. http://www.lifenews.com/2013/
A woman convicted in England for aborting her unborn baby at nearly full term, and sentenced to eight years in prison, has seen her sentence reduced. http://www.lifenews.com/2013/
This is a clip from an episode of Life Report called Using Gosnell to Start Productive Dialogues About All Abortions. In this episode Megan Almon from Life Training Institute joined Gabi and me to discuss how pro-lifers can have productive conversations about Gosnell. http://www.lifenews.com/2013/
Abortion activists over the years have vandalized and destroyed dozens of pro-life displays meant to memorialize unborn children who are victimized by abortions. One wonders what is so upsetting about remembering the babies abortion has killed that drives them to little trample on the displays and violate the free speech rights and property rights of pro-lifers. http://www.lifenews.com/2013/
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Recent reports from China show coercion in Chinas infamous one-child policy is once again on the rise. http://www.lifenews.com/2013/
Doctors in the UK failed to conduct a pregnancy test before giving Sarah Sharma a powerful anti-acne drug and the drug ultimately caused enough damage to her unborn baby that Sharma felt compelled to have an abortion. http://www.lifenews.com/2013/
The Wisconsin state senate approved a bill this morning that would allow women considering an abortion a chance to see an ultrasound of their baby beforehand. http://www.lifenews.com/2013/
Life Issues Institute is pleased to announce that its weekly pro-life television program, Facing Life Head-On, has earned two Regional Emmy® Award nominations. http://www.lifenews.com/2013/
Two Glasgow midwives, who won a landmark legal battle to avoid taking any part in abortion procedures, may now have to return to court. http://www.lifenews.com/2013/
The ACLU and the Planned Parenthood abortion business have filed suit over a law that could close abortion clinics that fail to follow the same health and safety standards expected of legitimate medical centers. http://www.lifenews.com/2013/
While abortion proponents rattle on about how empowering abortion is supposedly for women, more and more cases are popping up every month about how men use abortion to subjugate women. http://www.lifenews.com/2013/
The Planned Parenthood abortion business is closing its second facility in New York State in two weeks, after another center closed in Herkimer, New York. http://www.lifenews.com/2013/
Last Saturday, in Dublin, an estimated 40,000 people came out to stand in opposition to legalized abortion-on-demand in Ireland. The abortion issue has simmered in Ireland for years, but the tragic death of Savita Halappanavar in October 2012 has pushed the issue to the forefront of national debate. http://www.lifenews.com/2013/