Thursday, June 20, 2013

Pro-Life News, June 20, 2013

Priests Demand Pelosi Renounce Catholicism After Abortion is “Sacred Ground” Comment House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi’s comments that defending late-term abortions is “sacred ground” to her was apparently the last straw for a national organization of Catholic priests active in pro-life work. “As a practicing and respectful Catholic, this is sacred ground to me when we talk about this. I don’t think it should have anything to do with politics,” she continued saying about the bill to ban late-term abortions after 20 weeks. Read More

Obamacare’s Death Panels Will be Implemented in Two Years Unless We Act Now The Independent Payment Advisory Board is set to go into action later this year. The IPAB is a Medicare cost-cutting board of “experts” legally possessing the power to impose its advise, even over the desires of Congress or the president. It has been derisively referred to as a death panel because so many have called for it to have health care rationing powers and because its decisions could result in cost-cutting measures that deny lifesaving medical treatment. The Independent Payment Advisory Board was one of the most controversial parts of the Obamacare legislation — mainly because it puts 15 unelected strangers in charge of health decisions for most Americans. Read More

“This Baby is Not Going to Survive,” Mom Rejects Pressure for Abortion A mother in New Zealand has rejected calls from her doctor and medical professionals to have an abortion of her disabled baby. At 16 weeks of pregnancy, the young woman was told by doctors that her unborn baby would only live for a short time after she was born. Read More

Chelsea Clinton Laments: My Grandmother Did Not Have Access to Planned Parenthood From the stage at the recent Women Deliver conference, former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s daughter Chelsea revealed that her much-admired maternal grandmother was the child of unwed teenage parents who “did not have access to services that are so crucial that Planned Parenthood helps provide.” Chelsea’s grandmother was born of an unintended pregnancy. And new research shows that her family is not alone in treasuring a person who – if Planned Parenthood had been successful – would not have been born. Read More

Deaf Boy Shocked After Brain Implant Helps Him Hear Dad For the First Time Children’s physical disabilities are all too often a reason for parents to decide to have an abortion, but sometimes parents choose life and then the miracle of modern technology takes over. That is the case for a three-year-old boy who is now hearing the world — and his father — for the first time thanks to an auditory brain stem implant. Read More

High School Bars Student With Down Syndrome From Cheerleading Squad “The only disability in life is a bad attitude.” This inspirational statement has been taken to heart by many in disabled communities for its uplifting and liberating spirit. Unfortunately, Marion County’s Elgin High School is not taking it to heart. Read More

Nancy Pelosi Shuts Down Reporter’s Question on Abortion After her Thursday afternoon press conference, pro-abortion Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi shut down a reporter’s question on abortion. Pelosi, who is under fire for her comment saying defending late-term abortions is “sacred ground” for her, could have been asked about that or about the late-term abortion ban the House approved Tuesday without her support or that of virtually all of the Democratic caucus. The ban would prevent abortions after 20 weeks and up to the day of birth. Read More

New York Assembly Approves Andrew Cuomo’s Radical Abortion Bill This afternoon, the New York State Assembly passed the pro-abortion Women’s Equality Act by a margin of 97 to 47. Read More

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