Thursday, December 31, 2015

Counting Down the Pro-Life Highlights of 2015

by Andrew Bair, NRTL News: In January, for the first time since 2006, a pro-life Senate majority was sworn into office after hard-fought victories in the 2014 elections. In addition to defending pro-life seats, the following either ousted a pro-abortion incumbent or flipped an open seat that had previously been in pro-abortion hands: Sens. Dan Sullivan of Alaska, Tom Cotton of Arkansas, Cory Gardner of Colorado, Joni Ernst of Iowa, Bill Cassidy of Louisiana, Steve Daines of Montana, Thom Tillis of North Carolina, Mike Rounds of South Dakota, and Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia. All of these freshman senators currently hold a 100% voting record with National Right to Life.

Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act passed House, got first-ever Senate vote.
Sponsored by Rep. Trent Franks of Arizona, the historic pro-life bill to protect unborn babies capable of feeling pain at 20 weeks and older passed in the U.S. House of Representatives on May 13, 2015 by a vote of 242-184 (with 1 present and 5 not voting).

Prior to 2015, when pro-abortion Sen. Harry Reid held the majority leader post, the bill was never even considered in the Senate. On September 22, 2015, 54 senators voted to advance the bill, including 3 Democrats, while 42 voted against. Unfortunately, pro-life lawmakers fell short of the 60 votes required to invoke cloture and advance the bill.

See how your elected officials voted here.

Dismemberment Abortion Ban enacted in 2 states, introduced in Congress.
An innovative new bill, based on model legislation drafted by National Right to Life, was signed into law in Kansas and Oklahoma. The law protects unborn babies from a gruesome abortion method that involves tearing their tiny bodies limb from limb. The bill specifically prohibits the following:

“knowingly dismembering a living unborn child and extracting such unborn child one piece at a time from the uterus through the use of clamps, grasping forceps, tongs, scissors or similar instruments that, through the convergence of two rigid levers, slice, crush or grasp a portion of the unborn child’s body in order to cut or rip it off…”

In September, Rep. Chris Smith of New Jersey introduced a federal version of the bill (the Dismemberment Abortion Ban Act, H.R. 3515). The legislation, in addition to protecting unborn babies, has tremendous persuasive power in the national abortion debate. The pro-abortion movement is forced to play defense when confronted with the brutal reality of what happens to an unborn child in an abortion.

Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act became law in West Virginia and Wisconsin.
West Virginia and Wisconsin became the two latest states to protect unborn babies 20 weeks and older from abortion, by which point scientific and medical evidence shows they can feel pain. Wisconsin’s bill advanced through the Legislature and was signed into law by pro-life Governor Scott Walker. In West Virginia, the Legislature pulled off a major victory when it mustered the votes to override the veto of Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin.

Latest CDC Report Showed Abortions at Record Low.
The latest report from the Center for Disease Control found that in 2012, 699,000 unborn babies lost their lives to abortion. That’s a decline from the previous year when that number was 730,322–31,000 fewer abortions in just one year’s time! According to the report, “The abortion rate for 2012 was 13.2 abortions per 1,000 women aged 15–44 years, and the abortion ratio was 210 abortions per 1,000 live births.” The report also notes that chemical abortions (RU-486) rose in 2012 and now constitute 20.8% of all abortions.

As NRL Director of Education Dr. Randall K. O’Bannon explained, “Relying on reports from 47 state health departments, the CDC reported the lowest figure the agency has recorded since 1973, the year the Supreme Court first legalized abortion on demand. This figure, however, does not include abortions from California, the nation’s most populous state, or from New Hampshire or Maryland.”

Undercover Videos Exposed Planned Parenthood Practices.
One of the most newsworthy events of the year was the release of a series of undercover videos from the Center for Medical Progress that exposed Planned Parenthood’s harvesting and trafficking of aborted baby body parts. If you haven’t seen them, you can watch all the videos on YouTube.

The videos sparked a broad inquiry into the practices of Planned Parenthood, the nation’s largest abortion provider. Two congressional hearings were held on the topic. National Right to Life’s General Counsel Jim Bopp testified that existing laws and regulations are not sufficient to prevent these abuses and protect the unborn.

In addition, on several occasions in 2015, both the U.S. House and Senate voted on bills that would bar federal funding for Planned Parenthood. Both legislative bodies approved a reconciliation bill that would defund the abortion provider. (The House will approve the final version of the bill in early January.) See how your elected officials voted here.

2016 Presidential Race Kicked Off in Earnest.
Even if you don’t live in early voting states like Iowa or New Hampshire, you probably heard about the upcoming presidential race in 2015. The Democrats and the Republicans offer a stark contrast on pro-life issues. The major contenders for the Republicans are pro-life while the major contenders for the Democrats support a policy of abortion on demand. Want to learn where all the candidates stand on key pro-life issues? Check out this fact sheet from National Right to Life.

SCOTUS announced it will hear the case challenging the 2013 Texas pro-life omnibus bill known as HB2.
In what will be a very significant abortion case, the Supreme Court will weigh in on two components of Texas’s HB2, passed in 2013 after temporarily being stalled by a filibuster led by state Senator Wendy Davis. The first requires Texas abortion facilities to be regulated as ambulatory surgical centers and the second requires abortionists to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital for situations of medical emergencies. The decision will have ramifications beyond Texas since other states have enacted similar legislation. The timing of the case could also have an impact on the 2016 presidential race. The court announced in December that the case will be heard on March 2, 2016. The decision will likely come by the end of June, right in the midst of the presidential contest.

Successful National Right to Life Convention in New Orleans
Pro-life leaders and grassroots activists gathered in New Orleans for the 45th annual National Right to Life Convention on July 9-11, 2015. The three-day conference included a presidential forum featuring Dr. Ben Carson, Gov. Rick Perry, Sen. Rick Santorum and Sen. Marco Rubio. Gov. Jeb Bush and Sen. Ted Cruz were unable to attend but prepared video messages for attendees. On a special night of the convention, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal also addressed attendees. Speakers at the convention also included Dr. George Delgado, the doctor who developed a technique aimed at reversing RU-486 abortions, Rachel Campos-Duffy, Mary Matalin, Sen. Bill Cassidy, Sen. David Vitter, John McCormack of The Weekly Standard, and Duck Dynasty stars Alan, Lisa and Miss Kay Robertson.

The 2016 National Right to Life Convention will be held in the Washington D.C. area on July 7-9. For more information, check out nrlconvention.com.

These events were certainly highlights for the pro-life movement. In addition, a flurry of states enacted measures aimed at protecting unborn babies and their mothers, including webcam abortion bans, parental involvement laws and informed consent laws. The pro-life movement’s successes in 2015 led pro-abortion writer Michelle Goldberg to label 2015 “a terrible year for abortion-rights.” Ilyse Hogue, the president of NARAL Pro-Choice America, warned her organization’s members that the very end of Roe v. Wade was around the corner. We must work to build on the successes of 2015 and pave the way for the day when every child is welcomed in life and protected under law.

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Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Six Celebrities Who are Pro-Life on Abortion

2015 will go down as monumental year for pro-life movement after a series of undercover videos exposed the nation’s largest abortion chain, Planned Parenthood, selling aborted babies’ body parts. Read More

Celebrities Who are Pro-Life on AbortionPatricia Heaton
Kelsey Grammer
Stacey Dash
Ben Stein
Kevin Sorbo
Matt Birk

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13 Pro-Abortion Celebrities Who Pro-Life People Should Boycott

2015 revealed a lot about the abortion industry and its supporters. The 11 videos released by the Center for Medical Progress uncovered shocking details about the abortion industry and prompted numerous investigations and efforts to de-fund the abortion giant Planned Parenthood. Read More

The 13 Celebrities:
Scarlett Johansson
Lena Dunham
Reese Witherspoon
Joss Whedon
Elizabeth Banks
Martha Plimpton
Melissa Gilbert
Liam Neeson
“Scandal” stars: Kerry Washington, Bellamy Young, Katie Lowes and Darby Stanchfield


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Historic Selma, Alabama Now Abortion Free as Local Abortion Clinic Closes Down

An Alabama-based abortion clinic that local pro-life advocates said was operating illegally, without a proper state license, has closed down. That makes the historic town of Selma, Alabama — home of the venerable civil rights activists –abortion free. Read More

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Tuesday, December 29, 2015

He Survived an Abortion and Now Preaches the Gospel to Millions of People Around the World

Lincoln Bain almost lost his chance at life, not once but twice when both his mother and grandmother faced the temptation to abort. Bain is an abortion survivor. In January, the Bahamas talk show host, gospel singer and minister shared his story on YouTube to teach his viewers about how every baby has a purpose in life. Read More

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Arkansas: Planned Parenthood Sues to Improperly Dispense Abortion Pill, Put Women’s Health at Risk

Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit against Arkansas on Monday to block a new law that protects women and unborn babies from abusive use of chemical abortion pills.

The law requires abortion facilities to follow FDA guidelines when administering chemical abortion drugs, according to the Associated Press. These include a higher, more expensive dosage and a shorter time period for administering the drug, from up to nine weeks of pregnancy to up to seven weeks. Set to take effect Friday, the law also requires that abortion doctors who dispense the pill maintain contact with another doctor who has hospital admitting privileges, the report states.

These measures are meant to protect women’s health. The abortion pill, often RU-486, has a high complication rate and can become deadly to the mother as well as her unborn child if complications are not treated. According to the FDA, at least 14 women have died and 2,207 women have been injured from chemical abortions in America. Read More

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Bakers Pay Fines for Refusing to Make Lesbian Wedding Cake

The Oregon bakery owners who ignited a national controversy by refusing to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple on Monday quietly paid a state-ordered $135,000 damages award and then some. Aaron Klein, co-owner of the shuttered Sweet Cakes by Melissa, walked into the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries' Portland office and handed over a check for $136,927.07, an amount including accrued interest, agency spokesman Charlie Burr said. Read More

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Monday, December 28, 2015

Planned Parenthood Killed 323,999 Babies in Abortions in 2014, Provided Less Health Care

The Planned Parenthood Federation of America abortion business released its annual report today covering its activities for 2014 and the abortion company indicated it killed 323,999 babies in abortions. Meanwhile, while the abortion corporation bills itself as a health care provider it provided health care to fewer patients in 2014 than the year before. Read More @ LifeNews.com

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Americans Named These Two Abortion Activists: Their Most-Admired People in the World

In Gallup’s annual poll about the people who Americans admire the most, abortion advocates Hillary Clinton and President Barack Obama won the top spots in 2015. Despite winning the “most-admired” title, the two famous politicians are losing support, according to the poll released Monday. Both Clinton and Obama have ranked first on the Gallup poll before, but Gallup reported that both received lower percentages this year than they have in the past. Read More

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Toy Story Co-Writer Joss Whedon Leads Donation Campaign for Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz

The Hollywood writer and producer who co-wrote the popular children’s movie Toy Story is headlining an end-of-the-year donation campaign to benefit the Planned Parenthood abortion business. The donation campaign is tragically ironic given that Toy Story and its sequels are movies that celebrate children and the role toys play in providing their enjoyment — where as Planned Parenthood is an abortion company that makes a living killing children.  Read More

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Sunday, December 27, 2015

Ted Cruz Responds to Offensive Cartoon With His Own Tagging Media as Hillary Clinton Lapdogs

After a controversial cartoon the Washington Post carried on Tuesday that depicts pro-life Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz’s children as monkey, Cruz is responding with his own cartoon. The cartoon depicts his grade-school daughters as dancing monkeys for their appearance in a presidential campaign ad Cruz ran talking about conservative Christmas book selections. Read More

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Here’s One Thing Hillary Clinton is Guaranteed to Do to Keep Abortion Legal for Decades if Elected

The next U.S. president will have a hugely influential task handed to them that could affect the rights of unborn babies for decades – that of appointing judges to the U.S. Supreme Court. Up to four of the nine seats on the high court could come open within the next president’s term, meaning that the next president’s appointees could sway the court’s decisions for decades. Read More

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Friday, December 25, 2015

Merry Christmas 2015

Remembering the Reason For The Season.
Christ's Birth!
Merry Christmas!

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Thursday, December 24, 2015

Peace on Earth? Right Will Prevail

by Carol Tobias, President, National Right to Life: The world seems to have gone crazy. When we consider the recent bombings in Paris, and the shootings in Colorado Springs and San Bernardino, we ask, “Does human life have no value? How could all this craziness exist?”

Of course, pro-lifers have been asking these questions for more than 40 years. We see the deaths of approximately 58 million unborn children who lost their lives because the courts in our land determined these lives have no value. We see the lives of the elderly and those with disabilities devalued as they are pushed out of the way, encouraged to seek a doctor’s help to end their lives, or their lives are taken as a result of starvation and dehydration or denial of life-saving medical treatment. It’s easy to shake our heads and wonder if all is lost. But we’re not alone, and we’re not the first to wonder.

Shortly after the American civil war started in 1861, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, one of America’s most famous poets, lost his wife from severe burns suffered when her dress caught on fire, reportedly from wax that had dripped onto the dress. Longfellow was devastated and is said to have never recovered from her death. The Longfellows had six children, one of whom died in infancy. Henry was now responsible for five children; the oldest, Charley, was 17.

In early 1863, Charley ran away to join the Union army in Washington, DC. In December of 1863, Longfellow received a telegram that Charley had been seriously injured. He rushed from Massachusetts down to Washington, where he was informed that his son would be paralyzed. Other doctors said he wouldn’t be paralyzed but would need an extensive period of time to recover.

That Christmas, Longfellow faced a personal crisis. His wife was dead, his son was severely injured, his country torn apart by war. The injustice and violence all around him did not match with the church bells he heard pealing through the air, or the Christmas message he heard in the Gospel of Luke as angels proclaimed, “Peace on earth, good will toward men.”

He sat down and penned a poem, part of which was turned into one of my favorite Christmas hymns:
I heard the bells on Christmas Day
Their old, familiar carols play,
and wild and sweet the words repeat
Of peace on earth, good-will to men!

And thought how, as the day had come,
The belfries of all Christendom
Had rolled along the unbroken song
Of peace on earth, good-will to men!

And in despair I bowed my head;
“There is no peace on earth,” I said;
“For hate is strong, And mocks the song
Of peace on earth, good-will to men!”

Then pealed the bells more loud and deep:
“God is not dead, nor doth He sleep;
The Wrong shall fail, The Right prevail,
With peace on earth, good-will to men.”
Longfellow didn’t know that his words that day, the sharing of his despair and finally his confidence that, in the end, all will be well, would be encouraging to right-to-lifers 150 years later.

As Christmas draws near, Christians celebrate the coming of the Prince of Peace, and yet we see violence and injustice all around us. We bow our heads in despair, wondering how our country can allow the killing of innocent human life through abortion and euthanasia.

We don’t always understand what happens or why but we know, as Longfellow did, that God is not dead and He is not sleeping. The Wrong shall fail, the Right will prevail. This knowledge gives us the courage and the confidence to keep fighting to re-establish respect and legal protection for our most vulnerable brothers and sisters.

I am grateful for all the wonderful grassroots activists in the right-to-life movement who give of their time, talent, and treasure to make a difference. Your efforts are changing hearts and minds, and saving lives. Our movement is growing exponentially as new people are educated to the atrocities that are abortion and euthanasia. These new recruits are then motivated to become foot soldiers in the battle for life.

I am grateful for all those who take extra time to teach and train young people about the importance of speaking up for life and becoming voices for the voiceless.

I am grateful for all those who work with pregnant women, offering hope and support as they work through a difficult time in their lives.

I am grateful for our elected officials who stand with us, working to change laws to the extent possible, working for that day when every innocent human life is valued and protected by law.

And I am grateful that we have a God who loves us so much He sent His only begotten Son into this world to save us. A God who is not dead and is not sleeping. A God who is with us in our efforts to see Wrong fail and Right prevail.

In the midst of the madness and mayhem that is our world, may you know Peace this Christmas. Merry Christmas to one and all.

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Judge Lets Utah De-Fund Planned Parenthood After It Sold Aborted Baby Parts

In a victory for the pro-life movement, a federal judge allowed Utah to begin de-funding the abortion business Planned Parenthood on Tuesday. The Utah affiliate of Planned Parenthood sued the state in September after pro-life Gov. Gary Herbert ordered the state health department to cut off federal funding to the abortion group. U.S. District Judge Clark Waddoups ruled Tuesday that Herbert’s order could move forward. Read More

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Texas Cuts Another $600,000 From Planned Parenthood After It Sells Aborted Baby Parts

A Planned Parenthood affiliate in Texas is making a fuss again after the state announced more cuts to its funding in 2016. The Texas Tribune reports that Texas leaders chose not to renew approximately $600,000 in funding for an HIV prevention program run by Planned Parenthood of the Gulf Coast. Read More

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Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Hillary Clinton: Pro-Life Lawmakers Pushing Bills to De-Fund Planned Parenthood Hate Women

Hillary Clinton continues to take jabs at pro-life leaders who are trying to enact common-sense, publicly supported policies to protect life. Recently, a Clinton spokeswoman attacked three Arizona state senators who plan to introduce a bill to de-fund Planned Parenthood, which is under investigation for selling aborted babies’ body parts. Clinton’s campaign brought out the worn-out “war on women” rhetoric to attack the pro-life senators. Read More

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Breaking: Christian Pastor Farshid Fathi Secures Early Release From Iranian Prison Days Before Christmas

Img Via Mohabat News
by Palmer Williams, American Center for Law and Justice: Christian Pastor Farshid Fathi has been released from an Iranian prison after spending almost five years in jail for his Christian faith.

World Watch Monitor announced this morning that the Iranian pastor was freed yesterday, despite having recently had his sentence extended:An Iranian pastor has been released early from prison, just six months after he failed to appeal a sentence to an extra year in jail and 74 lashes for allegedly possessing two litres of alcohol in his prison cell.

Farshid Fathi was serving a six-year prison sentence - extended to seven years - for "action against the regime's security, being in contact with foreign organizations, and religious propaganda." Due to be released in Dec. 2017, he was then told by prison officials in early July that he would be released this year - at that time they said on 10 Dec.
Farshid Fathi was originally arrested on December 26th, 2010 with over 60 other Christians from house churches in Tehran. The father of two was held in the deadly Evin prison for over 15 months without a trial.  He was finally tried in January 2012, but details of his trial were never released. To avoid international scrutiny, Iran cast his Christian activity as "actions against national security," but it is very clear that Fathi was imprisoned solely for exercising his Christian faith.

Fathi’s release is a testament to the power of prayer and international pressure.  After years of aggressive advocacy from many players on the international stage, Pastor Farshid Fathi will get to spend this Christmas with his family.

Fathi's release also reminds us of the importance of our continued efforts to free the 91 other Christians who are imprisoned for their faith in Iran, including American Pastor Saeed Abedini - a U.S. citizen.

As we celebrate Christmas with our families this week, we must be thankful for Fathi's release while remembering the dozens of other Christians who remain wrongfully imprisoned for their faith in Christ.

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Atheists want Bibles Removed or "Skull and Crossbones" Labels

by Chaplain Gordon James Klingenschmitt: Reminding us of Scrooge this Christmas holiday, Atheist complainers are threatening

"The radical anti-Christian Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) has launched a crusade to ban the Bible in hotel rooms," reports ACLJ.

"It all began when FFRF founder and co-presidents stayed in a university owned hotel room at Northern Illinois University (NIU). They were shocked to find a copy of the Bible – placed by the Gideons – in their hotel room. Calling the Holy Scriptures 'obnoxious,' FFRF sent NIU a demand letter claiming the presence of the Bible was 'inappropriate and unconstitutional.'

Apparently they don't understand freedom of the press.

"Even more absurdly, NIU quickly caved, removing all Bibles from their hotel rooms. FFRF has reportedly convinced the University of Wisconsin and the University of Iowa to do the same.

"Now FFRF is moving beyond public university hotel rooms and demanding that all hotels remove the Bible from bedside tables.

"In fact, FFRF is comparing the Bible to the health and safety dangers of smoking.

"FFRF actually says that the Bible 'may endanger your health and life' and is encouraging the placement of a scull and crossbones warning label on the Bible."

When public universities cave in to empty threats, it's not because they believe the atheists would win in court. It's because the universities are themselves run by atheists who hate the Bible and the Constitution.

Atheist complainers have failed in their lawsuit to remove a Christian Veterans Cross.

"A federal district court rejected the demands of an angry atheist group to tear down a World War I memorial cross," reports ACLJ.

"The United States District Court for the District of Maryland ruled in favor of the American Legion’s Blandensburg Cross World War I Veterans Memorial honoring the 49 brave residents of Prince George County, Maryland who fought and died in World War I. The cross was erected in 1925, but was attacked by the American Humanist Association in a federal lawsuit in 2014."

"This is another huge win for the U.S. Constitution and our national heritage against angry atheists’ dubious constitutional claims.

"The American Humanist Association may appeal this decision to the Fourth Circuit. If they do, we will be there to file an amicus brief defending the Constitution and war memorials commemorating the sacrifices made by our men and women in uniform."

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Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Police Stop Pro-Lifers From Singing Christmas Carols on Public Sidewalk Outside Abortion Clinic

The First Amendment protects the free speech rights of Americans — but apparently not those of pro-life advocates singing Christmas carols on a public sidewalk outside a local abortion business in Falls Church, Virginia. Alliance Defending Freedom sent a letter Monday to the Falls Church Police Department after two officers told several Christmas carolers to stop singing on a public sidewalk outside of an abortion business. Read More

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Planned Parenthood: It’s a “Human Right” Not to Tell Your Sexual Partner You Have HIV

Planned Parenthood’s philosophy about human rights seems to revolve around the idea that people should be able to do what ever they want with their bodies. Period. No need to worry about the rights of others, your body is the only one that counts. Read More

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53 Abortion Clinics Closed in 2015, 81% of All Abortion Clinics Open in 1991 Have Shut Down

The total number abortion clinics in America continues to decline, following a nationwide trend extending back to 1991. In 2015, abortion clinics closed at a rate of more than one per week with 53 abortion clinics shutting down or halting all abortion services. In all, 81 abortion clinics closed or reduced services in 2015. Read More

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Univ. of New Mexico Collecting Body Parts From Aborted Babies to Use in Research

The University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center announced its plans to cut ties with a late-term abortion clinic last week. While the university stopped its training agreement with Boyd, it has not cut all ties with his abortion clinic. University researchers plan to continue collecting aborted babies’ body parts from the late-term abortion clinic and using them for research, the newspaper states. Read More

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Monday, December 21, 2015

Muslim Missionaries Converting Christians in Africa . . .

. . . Pray for African Christians!

by Sharona Schwartz, The Blaze: A campaign to convert African Christians to Islam has claimed to have converted more than 4,000 Christians to Islam in just one week this month.

Videos posted on the Internet reveal that Muslim missionaries have been teaching Christian men, women and children in Africa to chant, “I attest that Jesus is the slave of Allah and His Messenger.” That chant is an embellishment to the classical Muslim testimonial of faith: “I attest that there is no God but Allah and that Muhammad is His Messenger.”

The Middle East Media Research Institute reported that a delegation of mostly Egyptian preachers, led by Egyptian cleric Wahid Abd Al-Salam Bali, claimed on Facebook to have converted 4,379 Christians in Malawi during just one week earlier this month.

One clip from the campaign in Uganda posted on Nov. 10 showed a Muslim cleric urging a Christian man to remove his cross necklace.

“You will become a Muslim. You will pray five times a day with the Muslims,” the cleric said. “You should take off the cross, because this [the cross] is only for Christians. Take it off right now.”

When the man tears off the necklace, the cleric and other bystanders exclaim, “Allahu akbar!” that is, “Allah is the greatest.”

In another scene, the head of the delegation Bali is seen demonstrating to small children how to chant the Islamic creed with the Jesus reference added. With their index fingers raised, imitating the cleric, the children repeat after the Islamic preacher, “Allahu akbar.”

The children were taught, “Jesus is the slave of Allah & His
Messenger,” referring to the prophet Muhammad. (Img: MEMRI)
The index finger gesture attesting to the oneness of Allah is often seen in Islamic State group videos including those showing fighters before they head out on suicide missions.

Another clip from Africa showed a cleric choked up by emotion as he praised his fellow Muslim missionaries.

“On Judgment Day this land will bear witness on your behalf that you have come here to call people to join Allah,” he said, noting that their work was “ushering people from darkness into light from the path of error to the path of right guidance and from kufr [infidelity, disbelief] to Islam.”

MEMRI reported that Bali has led several “Islamization” delegations to Africa targeting rural Christian communities, including visits to Malawi, Uganda, Tanzania and Ghana.

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Revolt Against Islamic Indoctrination

by Bill Donohue, Catholic League: At the same time that schools are censoring "Silent Night" from being sung at their annual "holiday" concerts, others are forcing students to pay homage to Muhammad. Regarding the latter, when a teacher at Riverheads High School in Virginia assigned students to practice calligraphy by writing, "There is no god but Allah, Muhammad is the messenger of Allah," the school district defended the decision. Many parents strongly disagreed and the ensuing ruckus led officials to close the school today. It should stay closed until sanity prevails.

If a public school teacher were to assign students to write, "Jesus is the Son of God," here's what would happen: (a) the teacher would be fired (b) administrators would hold a press conference condemning the indoctrination (c) all teachers in the school district would be ordered to undergo sensitivity training (d) grief counselors, accompanied by dogs, would be summoned to deal with emotionally torn students (e) an ACLU attorney would lecture the community on church and state issues, and (f) the national media would give this incident top billing.

But, of course, no one was fired and administrators defended the assignment. There will be no sensitivity programs, no grief counselors, no dogs, and no ACLU lawyer. And most of the big media have ignored this story.

We checked to see how the most prominent atheist organizations, as well as the most influential church-and-state groups, have dealt with this abuse of power. None have said a word, even though this story was first reported on December 15. They are too busy censoring Christmas celebrations to worry about Islamic indoctrination.

We can thank multiculturalism for this condition. Its goal is to denigrate Christianity and elevate challenges to it. That's why Muhammad is okay and Jesus is taboo.

Thank God parents are smarter than the educators. We need more of these kinds of revolts.

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Abortion Activist: “No Uterus? No Opinion:” If You’re a Pro-Life Man, You Should Shut Up

Ananya Saha wants pro-lifers to be quiet, especially men. The young, Indian abortion advocate uses the typical rhetoric from the pro-abortion playbook to accuse pro-lifers of denying a woman “her right over her body.” Writing for the youth opinion website Youth Ki Awaaz, Saha argues for the legalization of abortion across the world, especially in Ireland and India. Read More

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Obama Administration Enacts Protection For Lions But None for Unborn Children

President Barack Obama won’t let protections for babies in the womb get past his desk, but he is on board with new protections for endangered lions in Africa. This week, the Obama administration is moving to increase protections for lions in Africa after the killing of a well-known lion named Cecil in Zimbabwe earlier this year drew international outrage. Read More

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Saturday, December 19, 2015

Ohio Planned Parenthood CEO Attacks Official Catching It Dumping Aborted Babies in Landfills

An Ohio Planned Parenthood official is pointing fingers at the state attorney general and accusing him of going on a “witch hunt” after the state caught the abortion business dumping aborted babies in landfills in Kentucky. Read More

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Pedophile Used Planned Parenthood for an Abortion to Cover Up Raping a 12-Year-Old

New evidence of Planned Parenthood’s involvement in a horrific sexual abuse case involving a 12-year-old California girl is coming to light. Pro-life researcher and writer Carole Novielli discovered court documents from the California case in October 2015, showing that a pedophile used the abortion business to cover up his sexual abuse of his girlfriend’s young daughter. Read More

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ACLU Files Lawsuit to Force Catholic Hospital Network to Do Abortions

The American Civil Liberties Union has sued Trinity Health Corporation for refusing to perform abortions on women whose unborn babies were supposedly near death. The ACLU lawsuit is asking the court to force Trinity Health and its staff to commit abortions regardless of their religious and pro-life objections. Read More

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Friday, December 18, 2015

America’s Biggest Abortion Business: Planned Parenthood Opens 16 Abortion Clinics in 2015

New figures released today about the Planned Parenthood abortion company show it continues to be the biggest abortion business in the nation. The abortion giant opened up a net total of 16 new abortion clinics in 2015, even as the number of total clinics Planned Parenthood runs is on the decline. Read More

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This Patient Wants to Live, His Hospital Wants to Take Him Off Life Support Without His Consent

Imagine lying in a hospital bed and being asked: “Do you want to live?” Now imagine this: your answer doesn’t matter. Chris Dunn doesn’t have to imagine this, because he’s living it from a bed at Houston Methodist Hospital. Chris, a 46 year old former EMT, has been in the Houston hospital for more than eight weeks because he collapsed, likely due to a mass on his pancreas. While Chris breathes with assistance from a ventilator, he is conscious and alert. Read More

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Methodist Minister: I Help Women Get Abortions at Planned Parenthood Because I’m a Christian

Emma Akpan is a faith leader at her North Carolina African Methodist Episcopal Church. She also volunteers for Planned Parenthood. Akpan wrote a column for Bustle this week trying to justify her abortion advocacy with her Christian faith by claiming that she wants to end violence against women. Akpan described herself a minister at her church. Read More

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Thursday, December 17, 2015

Vogue Tells Teens to Go to Planned Parenthood: “It Will Make a Difference in Your Lives”

Not long ago, the Huffington Post offering free advertising for Planned Parenthood – disguised as news and advice. Now, it looks like Teen Vogue has taken a page from the “free advertising for Planned Parenthood” book by writing their own lengthy advertisement – I mean, “news” article. Literally, the entire piece is like a written public service announcement for Planned Parenthood. Read More

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Here’s 7 Times Star Trek: The Next Generation Promoted Pro-Life Values

While Star Wars will rule the galaxy this holiday season, another space-based franchise should not be forgotten. Marking 50 years in 2016, Star Trek has since its inception inspired NASA scientists and the invention of gadgets now used everyday—notably, the iPad, universal translators and even handheld ultrasound scanners. Read More

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Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Judge Forces Pro-Life Group to Pay for Abortion Drugs Under Obamacare HHS Mandate

A federal judge disagreed with a pro-life group that is concerned it will be forced to pay for abortion-causing drugs under the HHS Mandate in Obamacare. The pro-life group Real Alternatives, based in Pennsylvania, filed a lawsuit against the Obama administration concerning the mandate and its compelling portions that require religious groups to pay for drugs that may cause abortions. Read More:

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NFL Player Who Refused to Meet Pro-Abortion President Obama Will Headline March for Life

A former NFL football player for the Baltimore Ravens, who once refused to meet President Barack Obama because he;s pro-abortion, will headline this year’s March for Life. The March for Life is an annual event with more than half a million people going to the nation’s capital to memorialized the 57 million unborn babies who have been victimized since Roe v. Wade was handed down in January 1973. Read More

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NAACP Loses Lawsuit to Overturn Arizona Ban on Abortions Targeting Black Unborn Babies

What's Wrong With the NAACP - Their Charter is NOT about killing blacks including black babies?  The NAACP has lost its bid to overturn a pro-life law in Arizona that bans any abortion used specifically to target a black baby in an abortion. Arizona became the first state to pass legal protections for unborn babies targeted for discriminatory race-based abortions in 2011. Read More:

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Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Liberal Baptist, Presbyterian & Methodist Clergy Back Funding for Planned Parenthood Abortions

A group of liberal clergy and religious leaders are calling on Texas Governor Greg Abbot to reverse his decision to revoke taxpayer funding for the Planned Parenthood abortion business. Abbott’s administration cut taxpayer funding for the abortion company after it was caught selling the body parts of aborted babies, though Planned Parenthood is fighting in court to keep taxpayers on the dole. Read More

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Planned Parenthood Spox Lena Dunham, Who Molested Her Sister, to Campaign for Hillary Clinton

Planned Parenthood celebrity spokeswoman Lena Dunham, the actress who admitted she molested her little sister as a kid, will campaign in Iowa on behalf of abortion activist Hillary Clinton, the Democratic presidential candidate. Read More @ LifeNews.com

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Judge Blocks Ohio From Stopping Planned Parenthood Dumping Aborted Babies in Landfills

A judge has blocked Ohio officials from stopping three Planned Parenthood abortion clinics caught illegally dumping aborted babies in local landfills. A federal judge prevented state officials from enforcing current laws related to the disposal of the bodies of unborn babies victimized in abortions. Read More

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Monday, December 14, 2015

Abortionist Caught With 14 Containers of Aborted Babies in His Car May Never Do Abortions Again

The Michigan Attorney General’s office has filed a civil action against abortionist Michael Roth after powerful sedation drugs and jars of aborted baby remains were found in his vehicle after an auto accident. It appeared that Roth had been conducting abortions out of the trunk of his car. Read More

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Planned Parenthood Caught Dumping Aborted Babies in Landfills Sues Officials Who Caught Them

The Planned Parenthood abortion business in Ohio whose three clinics were caught illegally dumping aborted babies at landfills has struck back at the very state officials who caught them breaking state law. The abortion company filed a lawsuit against state officials claiming the investigations that resulted in catching the abortion business were politically motivated. Read More

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Investigation: Planned Parenthood “Steam-Cooked” Aborted Babies Before Dumping Them in Landfill

As a result from an investigation prompted by undercover videos released by the Center for Medical Progress that shows the involvement of certain Planned Parenthood affiliates in the illegal trafficking of aborted baby remains, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine notified the Ohio Department of Health that three Planned Parenthood facilities improperly contract with companies that “cook” aborted baby remains then dump them in a Kentucky landfill. Read More

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Saturday, December 12, 2015

Say Merry Christmas

The video, 'Say Merry Christmas,' with Vocal Carrie Rinderer and the American Christian Life United (ACLU) choir is produced by the Say Merry Christmas network; it is a joy to watch. Over 6.5 million have viewed it as of this posting.

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Two Court Cases Involving Killers of Innocent Persons

by Judy Brown, American Life League: From a public perspective, the pro-life news this week was dominated by the appearance in court of Robert Dear. Dear is the gunman who killed three people and injured nine at a Planned Parenthood center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. During his court appearance, the man with apparent mental problems aligned himself with the pro-life movement and declared he was “a warrior for the babies.”

Judie Brown, president of American Life League, issued an immediate rebuttal of Dear’s claim:It is mind-boggling that a person who admits to the murder of three persons and the injuries inflicted on nine others could consider himself some kind of fighter for preborn children. The pro-life movement has always condemned the use of violence in defense of the defenseless. For this obviously mentally disturbed individual to try to claim some affinity with those who truly work peacefully and prayerfully to save the lives of preborn children is absurd.

We say to anyone else out there who is tempted to use violence to solve the slaughter of the innocents, “Don’t do it! We do not want or accept your ‘help.’”

If you really want to stop the killing, PRAY. Pray for our president. Pray for our elected officials. Pray for our Supreme Court. Pray for our judges. Pray for the people at Planned Parenthood and other abortionists. Pray for every American who has ever thought of having an abortion. The direct killing of human beings in the womb is satanic. Only God can defeat Satan.
Other news this week concerned the lawsuit brought by the National Abortion Federation against the Center for Medical Progress—the group that released the undercover videos at Planned Parenthood. This week CMP released its response to the lawsuit. It says in part:CMP’s investigation uncovered extensive evidence in the abortion industry of willingness to engage in criminal practices, including the sale of fetal body parts for profit and the alteration of abortion methods to procure fetal body parts for research, as well as evidence of desensitization toward the highly developed human fetus by practitioners of late-term abortion.

NAF has spun this investigative journalistic endeavor into an eleven-count complaint containing allegations ranging from racketeering and fraud to trespass. Despite months of rhetoric about CMP’s putative “fraud” and “crime spree,” however, for its preliminary injunction motion, NAF relies on only two claims: breach of contract and violation of California Penal Code § 632.

[NAF] cannot show a likelihood of success on these claims, nor can it show a threat of irreparable injury on the basis of the actions of third parties unrelated to Defendants who are strangers to this lawsuit. Moreover, NAF’s requested relief is both unsupported by the evidence and contrary to the public policy against restraining publication of matters of enormous public interest.

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Friday, December 11, 2015

National Geographic Names Virgin Mary “Most Powerful Woman in the World”

Just in time for Christmas, National Geographic is honoring the Virgin Mary as the “most powerful woman in the world.” From featuring Mary on its December cover to airing an episode on the worldwide Marian devotion this coming Sunday, National Geographic is recognizing the gentle power of Jesus’ mother. Read More @ LifeNews

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Media Censors Poll Showing Majority of Americans Support Defunding Planned Parenthood

The media rushed to cover a recent poll showing majority support for federal funding of Planned Parenthood. But when another poll surfaced with the opposite findings, journalists looked the other way. Read More

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Carly Fiorina Slams CNN Host for Saying She’s Responsible for the Planned Parenthood Shooting

Pro-life republican presidential candidate has had enough of the mainstream media blaming the shooting at a Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood on pro-life groups and leaders as opposed to a deranged gunman with no ties to the pro-life movement. Read More at LifeNews.com

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Thursday, December 10, 2015

18 Years Ago She Gave Birth to Septuplets. You’ll be Surprised to See What They Look Like Now

Honestly, I could wait- here is what the Septuplets look like today -- NICE Family!
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In Nov. 19, 1997, the McCaughey Family made world history when their septuplets were born alive and healthy in Des Moines, Iowa. Kenny and Bobbi McCaughey’s four boys and three girls became the first known set of surviving septuplets in the world. read more

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