Wednesday, June 13, 2012

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Wednesday, June 13, 2012

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If you haven’t yet viewed the brief video about Domenique Moceanu’s ‘secret sister’, I strongly urge you to do so.  You will love it - a bright ray of sunshine in what sometimes seems to be too much darkness in these times.

Steve Jalsevac

Being given the choice of life or death changes you: my unplanned pregnancy - Secular Pro-Life

How much does a baby really cost?: How I raised my baby for the cost of a cup of coffee a day

Naomi Charles Wed Jun 13 14:41 EST Opinion

Some sources say a baby will cost $10,000 or mor - in the first year alone! But is this even remotely true? Not in my experience.

Video: Hawaii Planned Parenthood helps patients get sex-selection abortions on taxpayers’ dime

Kathleen Gilbert Wed Jun 13 13:43 EST Abortion

“If that’s, you know, if that’s what you wanna base your decision on--really--it’s up to you,” says the Maui Planned Parenthood counselor.

Unite: 150 Christian leaders protest HHS mandate as ‘million Rosaries’ campaign launches

Kathleen Gilbert Wed Jun 13 12:50 EST Contraception

Less than two months away from when the HHS mandate will go into effect, Protestant and Catholic leaders are teaming up to increase pressure against the Obama administration.

Group, voters challenge Massachusetts assisted suicide measure

Calvin Freiburger Wed Jun 13 18:16 EST Euthanasia

More than 60 voters filed a challenge before the state Supreme Court on May 17, requesting that the initiative be amended to clarify its language.

Planned Parenthood celebrates defeat of religious liberty measure in North Dakota

Ben Johnson Wed Jun 13 16:47 EST Abortion

The National Organization for Women said the measure would have denied women "life-saving abortions."

Connecticut says abortion is ‘an essential health benefit’

Ben Johnson Wed Jun 13 15:51 EST Abortion

. "The pro-abortion movement has their tentacles wrapped around state government,” a pro-life leader said.

Senate confirms Judge Andrew Hurwitz who claimed role in paving the way for Roe v. Wade

Ben Johnson Wed Jun 13 15:09 EST Abortion

"We do not need to add another pro-defendant activist judge to the 9th Circuit or to any other court," Sen. Chuck Grassley said.

Pro-Life TV show receives three Emmy nominations Wed Jun 13 13:31 EST Abortion

Facing Life Head-On, produced by Life Issues Institute, is nominated for an award for excellence.

Report: Botched abortion at New York abortion clinic caught illegally dumping records

John Jalsevac Wed Jun 13 13:05 EST Abortion

Operation Rescue president Troy Newman said he was unsurprised that the abortion clinic would have landed one of its clients in hospital.

Canadian undercover sting reveals more evidence of sex-selective abortion

Thaddeus Baklinski Wed Jun 13 16:29 EST Abortion

The release of CBC’s sting coincides with the release of several undercover videos in the United States by the group Live Action also showing a willingness to facilitate sex selective abortions.

Christian group demands Ontario school board use Bill 13 to protect students from ‘Christophobia’

Peter Baklinski Wed Jun 13 15:56 EST Faith

One Christian said that Christian parents can “only imagine” what it would be like to see their children’s values and beliefs being affirmed and promoted in the same way as the LGBT community’s values and beliefs.

UK Medical Council plans to hold secret proceedings against Christian doctor for sharing his beliefs

Peter Saunders Wed Jun 13 15:04 EST Opinion

Dr Richard Scott was first reported to the GMC in September 2010 for discussing his Christian faith with a patient at the end of a private consultation.

Following years of UN pressure, Mauritus parliament legalizes killing of unborn

Matthew Cullinan Hoffman Wed Jun 13 12:19 EST Abortion

The decision follows years of pressure from feminist bureaucrats at the United Nations as well as pro-abortion "human rights" groups.

What’s behind the HHS mandate?

Gerard V. Bradley Wed Jun 13 12:00 EST Opinion

The HHS mandate illustrates three liberal ideological commitments that treat religious freedom as an afterthought.

Funding barbarity: the West’s love affair with coercive population control

Eric Mataxas Wed Jun 13 11:17 EST Opinion

In India, a surgeon performed 53 sterilizations in about two hours in conditions that can only be described as appalling - funded in part by Western money.

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