Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Heroic News: “Why are African women given the most dangerous contraceptives?” plus 4 more


A UN event abruptly ended when a women’s rights attorney asked International Planned Parenthood Federation’s Director General why harmful contraceptives were targeted to poor women in Africa.
Late yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a terse, unsigned statement, that parts of the Texas abortion facility safety standard law could not be enforced.
The city of Houston has issued subpoenas demanding a group of pastors turn over any sermons dealing with homosexuality, gender identity or Annise Parker, the city’s first openly lesbian mayor. And those ministers who fail to comply could be held in contempt of court.
Brittany Maynard, a 29-year-old married woman with terminal brain cancer, plans to kill herself on Nov. 1, after her husband’s birthday.
Doctors only gave him about two months to live. "I was lethargic," he said. "It was tough to get up the energy to do things I wanted to do, and it progressively got worse." They said he needed a stem cell transplant, but finding the perfect donor would be close to impossible.