Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Heroic News: “Law and morality in public discourse” plus 4 more


University of California Santa Barbara Professor of Feminist Studies, Mireille Miller-Young, has been sentenced in a criminal case in connection with an assault on pro-life young people who took the pro-life message to the UCSB campus.
"Being pregnant has a strange duality to it. Your life—the principle parts of it—stay the same. Social invites keep hitting your inbox. Work doesn’t wane. You still have the same commitments, meetings, and to-dos. So this big difference in your life can feel, well, small. It can be hard to be present and connected to the baby growing within you, when you’re so overwhelmed with your changing body and world."
One of the nation's most pro-life governors is facing growing opposition from his own party -- and some of that opposition has backed a pro-abortion candidate to replace him.
Unless California state officials decide that the move violates state law, starting next year Loyola Marymount University and Santa Clara University, both Catholic-affiliated schools, will deny insurance coverage to faculty, staff, and administrators seeking abortions.