Friday, August 24, 2012

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Friday, August 24, 2012

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Today’s blog post:

Check out this powerful ADF video defending marriage - Ben Johnson
For Whoopie Goldberg rape distinguishing is okay but for Akin no way - John-Henry Westen
And they say we’re extreme? - Patrick Craine

‘The Joan of Arc of the Gospel of Life’: pro-life movement bids farewell to Nellie Gray (photos)

Kathleen Gilbert Fri Aug 24 16:16 EST Abortion

Over 150 mourners gathered in Mary Mother of God Catholic Church in Washington, D.C. to pay their last respects to Nellie Gray today.

‘Hero’ FRC security guard released from hospital: alleged shooter pleads ‘not guilty’

John Jalsevac Fri Aug 24 15:46 EST Homosexuality

Leo Johnson managed to tackle alleged gunman Floyd Corkins II despite being shot in the arm.

Video: CNN’s Anderson Cooper rips into DNC chair for misquoting Romney, L.A. Times on abortion

John Jalsevac Fri Aug 24 11:13 EST Abortion

Democratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz squirmed under a hail of questions from CNN anchor Anderson Cooper.

Charges dropped after Planned Parenthood cannot prove pro-lifer was ‘trespassing’

Ben Johnson Fri Aug 24 17:34 EST Abortion

Nils Ferman refused to pay a $200 fine and won the day in a Washington courtroom.

Bremerton Health Center, a Planned Parenthood abortion clini

USCCB President Cardinal Dolan celebrates Catholicism of VP picks Biden and Ryan

John-Henry Westen Fri Aug 24 16:07 EST Abortion

We've got two men who - and you can disagree with one of them or both of them - say they take their faith seriously, who don't try to hide it, and who say, 'Hey, my Catholic upbringing and my Catholic formation influences the way I think.' Not bad. Not bad."

Joe Biden, Cardinal Dolan and Paul Ryan

Vermont Catholic couple pays $30,000 in dispute over hosting lesbian ‘wedding’ reception

Ben Johnson Fri Aug 24 12:49 EST Homosexuality

Catholic innkeepers chose to settle a lawsuit brought by the ACLU and the state of Vermont against their Biblical beliefs.

Vermont's Wildflower Inn.

Full GOP pro-life platform strongly opposes abortion and euthanasia

Ben Johnson Fri Aug 24 10:26 EST Abortion

"We assert the sanctity of human life and affirm that the unborn child has a fundamental individual right to life which cannot be infringed," it reads.

Two more non-Catholic Christian colleges sue over HHS mandate Fri Aug 24 08:15 EST Abortion

The lawsuit is the latest to challenge the administration’s unconstitutional mandate that faith-based employers provide insurance coverage for abortion-inducing drugs at no cost to employees regardless of religious or moral objections.

Pregnant rape victims need ‘compassion, not abortion’: N. Irish pro-life group

Hilary White, Rome Correspondent Fri Aug 24 17:41 EST Abortion

The debate over Todd Akin's comments are reflected in the island's Legislative Assembly.

Unearthed audio: Obama calls newborn baby a ‘fetus outside of the womb’

John Jalsevac Fri Aug 24 17:31 EST Opinion

If Obama isn't "extreme" on abortion, who is?

Jill Stanek brought the born-alive infant abuse to light.

‘Bigotry’ and the abuse of language

Donald DeMarco, Ph.D. Fri Aug 24 15:04 EST Opinion

The word “bigot” is now routinely used as a kind of verbal slap in the face to true marriage supporters, as an expletive rather than as an argument.

Do no harm?: Medical journals show increasing support for euthanasia

Denise J. Hunnell, MD Fri Aug 24 14:14 EST Opinion

This has serious implications for patients. No longer can a patient assume that his physician has his best medical interests at heart.

Singing to the unborn

Natalie N. Farber Fri Aug 24 13:43 EST Opinion

Against all my inclinations, I took off the red "Life" tape, and began to sing a hymn outside the abortion center. What happened next blew me away.

Vicious and dishonest: Irish media sink to new low on rape and abortion

Niamh Ui Bhriain Fri Aug 24 10:54 EST Opinion

No Irish pro-life group has said anything about Todd Akin's rape remark, but that didn't stop the media from reporting that they had "come out in support" of the U.S. politician.

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