Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Heroic News: “Did pop culture kill marriage?” plus 10 more


What do you call a man who stands there smiling and singing as his scantily clad wife straddles a chair and shakes her rear end for other men’s titillation?
Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos last week, former vice president Al Gore asserted that it's crucial for global philanthropists to impose "fertility management" on Africa.
Using a surrogate mother — or “gestational carrier” — may be the only hope for some couples who want to experience parenthood and the joy of creating a family, which would seem to be at the heart of conservative values.
Buried deep in an encouraging story about another advance in turning skin cells into stem cells, we see more evidence of biotechnology's ultimate human cloning goal.
he husband of a pregnant Texas woman who was recently removed from life support upon court order has announced that he has named his unborn baby girl Nicole.
Today, Thomas More Society filed an amicus brief urging the U.S. Supreme Court to protect the religious liberty of private employers who seek to practice as well as profess their religious faith in the conduct of their business -- particularly when the government has no compelling reason to do so.
The story is chilling. Brigham claimed to be trained by people who don't remember him. He overcharged patients (accepting jewelry and personal property as collateral) and injured women.
“The normal Catholic in the parish might hear a sermon on abortion once a year. They’ll never hear a sermon on homosexuality or gay marriage. They’ll never hear a sermon about contraception. But if you look at the New York Times, in the course of a week, there will be 20 articles on those topics. So who is obsessed? Now, the Church’s positions are very clear and very consistent. For us, life is at the very center of our social teachings. Life is precious. It is a mystery."
The House voted Tuesday to bar federal subsidies to Americans signing up for health insurance plans that cover abortion, as Republicans issued a fresh warning about the impact of President Barack Obama's failed healthcare mandate.
Last week, the ACLU sent a letter to Governor John Kasich, opposing the death penalty in light of the recent execution of Dennis McGuire, a man who brutally raped and murdered a 30-weeks pregnant woman in 1989.

Spain's new prime minister is pushing ahead with plans to roll back a 2010 law introduced by the previous Socialist administration that made it easier for Spanish women to get an abortion.