Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Heroic News: “US birthrate hits all-time low” plus 5 more


Posted: 10 Jul 2013 08:55 AM PDT
According to a recent analysis by the Pew Institute, since 2007 when there were a record 4,316,233 births, the number of births has been steadily declining, with 4,007,000 births in 2012 - the lowest number since 1998.
Posted: 10 Jul 2013 02:55 AM PDT
Crystal Nguyen, a former Valley State Prison inmate who worked in the prison’s infirmary in 2007, said she often overheard staff asking inmates who were repeat offenders to agree to be sterilized.
“I was like, ‘Oh my God, that’s not right,’” she said during an interview with CIR. “Do they think they’re animals, and they don’t want them to breed anymore?”
Posted: 10 Jul 2013 12:18 AM PDT
While much of the national abortion debate has focused on late-term abortions, pro-life forces are scoring major victories with new laws and regulations that in effect would force many — if not all — abortion clinics in a state to shut down.
Posted: 10 Jul 2013 12:02 AM PDT
The Texas State House of Representatives had passed HB2, a bill that would ban abortions after 20 weeks gestation, would add safety measures for abortion pill distribution, and would require that abortionists maintain hospital privileges within 30 miles of their clinics. The vote was overwhelmingly in favor with 98 yea votes to only 49 nays.
Posted: 10 Jul 2013 12:01 AM PDT
This is not to say everyone who is pro-choice lacks information. There are people right now working in clinics whose job it is to count the body parts and make sure there are no arms or fingers or heads left inside women to cause infection. Gotta make sure they got it all! These people certainly do not labor under any illusions about the baby being a “clump of cells.”
Posted: 10 Jul 2013 12:00 AM PDT
Back when Proposition 71 was being pitched–which created the California Institute For Regenerative Medicine–opponents warned that making human cloning a state constitutional right would result in the exploitation of poor women for their eggs–needed in every attempt at SCNT cloning. Responding, supporters promised to prohibit egg buying as an expedient to pass the measure.