Thursday, February 27, 2014

Heroic News: “An Extra Dose of Love: A Brother’s Story of Trisomy 21” plus 9 more

My youngest sister, Eva, just turned 12 this past December 31st. Each year, my parents invite friends and family over to celebrate the new year and the birth of our favorite family member at our New Years “Eva” party. Now I know, we aren’t supposed to have favorites, and our large family would seem to make unanimous consent impossible.

Planned Parenthood of Northern New England (PPNNE)--which received more than $2.75 million in government funding in 2012--has produced and posted online a video specifically aimed at teenagers that promotes bondage and sadomasochism (BDSM) and proposes "rules" to follow when engaging in these activities.
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer silenced the vitriolic outcry over Senate Bill 1062 with a veto early Wednesday evening, eliciting relief from opponents who said it would lead to discrimination and hurt the state’s economy and reputation, and disappointment from supporters who maintained the bill’s intent had been distorted.

In the English language, the word “Spartan” has come to mean austere. The culture of ancient Sparta was so harsh that mothers would send their sons off to war with the warning, “Return with your shield or on it.” Spartan austerity began at birth. New-born infants were examined and if they were not fit, they were left to die.

A woman in labor stepped out of her home on the Upper East Side of Manhattan to get to the hospital but ended up giving birth right there on the street on Monday. Now she and her husband want to thank the stranger who helped her in her moment of need.

The baby, a girl weighing approximately 1.5 pounds, was born in the Provincial Specialist Hospital (Wojewódzki Szpital Specjalistyczny) in Wroc?aw. After the abortion failed, neonatologists were called to help the baby survive.

Gender-based abortion, infanticide, bride burning, sex trafficking, widow abandonment – these are just a few of the abuses aimed at women Gospel for Asia highlighted today as it promoted its new documentary “Veil of Tears” ( at the National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) convention.

When God blesses, sometimes He blesses abundantly — and that is certainly the case for a couple from Oklahoma. Sarah and Andy Justice of Tulsa, Oklahoma had just adopted triplets when she found out she was pregnant with twins.

At an event in Washington last night, President Barack Obama told his liberal, pro-abortion supporters who are member of his political group Organizing for Action that they are “Doing God’s Work.”

A Chicago appellate court has upheld a previous ruling denying Notre Dame University legal protections while it moves forward in challenging the federal contraception mandate.