Saturday, February 16, 2013

Heroic News: “Radical NY abortion bill could close Catholic hospitals, Church warns” plus 4 more


Radical NY abortion bill could close Catholic hospitals, Church warns

Posted: 16 Feb 2013 07:58 AM PST

The state of New York could soon shut down Catholic and other health care providers for not offering or referring for abortions, according to the New York Catholic Conference. The group has been monitoring Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s abortion expansion bill with concern.

An elopement lasting 80 years

Posted: 16 Feb 2013 05:02 AM PST

John and Ann Betar, a Fairfield, Conn. couple who eloped to escape an arranged marriage 80 years ago, have been honored as the longest-married couple in the U.S. by an organization dedicated to strengthening marriage.

Obamacare funds for 'pre-existing conditions' drying up

Posted: 16 Feb 2013 12:36 AM PST

Tens of thousands of Americans who cannot get health insurance because of preexisting medical problems will be blocked from a program designed to help them because funding is running low.

Phila. health board urges taxpayer-funded abortions

Posted: 16 Feb 2013 12:05 AM PST

The Philadelphia Board of Health announced Friday that it had adopted a resolution calling on federal and state elected officials to provide public funding for abortions, thus forcing taxpayers to pay for abortions.

More IVF for gay couples and over-40s on the NHS

Posted: 15 Feb 2013 11:00 PM PST

Despite a lack of funding and the medical needs of other British citizens, England's National Health Service plans to increase taxpayer-funded IVF availability for gays and older women.