Friday, January 10, 2014

Heroic News: “Feds to Utah: Overruled” plus 5 more

Attorney General Eric Holder said Friday the federal government will recognize more than 1,000 same-sex "marriages" in Utah, despite an earlier announcement this week from the state’s governor saying the state would not.
Debate over requiring life support for a reportedly brain-dead pregnant woman should remember both the imperative not to provide excessive care and the personhood of the unborn child, a bioethicist says.
On Jan. 2, 2014, Notre Dame told faculty and staff that a third-party administrator would notify them about access to “free” contraception and other mandated provisions of the federal law. The news marked the university’s failure to obtain emergency relief from the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago, after a U.S. district court refused to issue a temporary injunction before the Jan. 1 deadline.
When her mind is clear, Gong Qifeng can recall how she begged for mercy. Several people pinned her head, arms, knees and ankles to a hospital bed before driving a syringe of labor-inducing drugs into her stomach.
At nine months pregnant, most women find themselves too big and exhausted to think about exercise. But ballerina Mary Helen Bowers was dancing all the way up until the day she gave birth a few weeks ago.
pphsnakeStarting out, the report is curiously more open about abortion than PP usually is. The same organization that tried to abandon ”pro-choice” and downplay the procedure's financial importance is now touting its advocacy “for policies that provide access to abortion and abortion-inducing drugs."