Wednesday, November 30, 2016

The Politics of Hate Crimes

Bill Donohue comments on the role the Southern Poverty Law Center plays in politicizing hate crimes.

by Bill Donohue: After Hillary Clinton lost the election, she, her staff, and her supporters were sent reeling. Many have yet to recuperate.

In times past, such distraught persons would be attended to by priests, ministers, and rabbis, but today they have been replaced by grief counselors and puppies. Coloring books and playdough were given to soothe the anguish of law students at the University of Michigan, and therapists of every shade of grey were summoned to talk to the afflicted.

Others rioted. They baited the police, beat up Trump supporters, destroyed property, and tied up traffic. Some were pros—veterans of Occupy Wall Street and Black Lives Matter. Others were brats: affluent young men and women so bored with life that they spend most of their waking hours microanalyzing perceived microaggressions against them. For relief, they take to the streets, providing it is not raining or too chilly.

We are now in the third stage of this post-election trauma: the weeping and the violence have given way to hysteria. It is being led by left-wing activists, left-wing politicians, and left-wing media outlets. They are laboring to convince Americans that we are witnessing an unprecedented increase in bigotry, all traceable to Donald Trump.

Since the election, no organization has done more to promote the myth that bigoted offenses are spiking than the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC). That its data are weak is incontestable, but that hasn’t stopped the mainstream media from treating its claims as gospel.

On November 28, the SPLC released a report, “The Trump Effect: The Impact of the 2016 Presidential Election on Our Nation’s Schools.” It is being touted by the media as proof positive that Trump has triggered an avalanche of bigotry. But a more sober judgment reveals that the report is so methodologically flawed that it would not receive a passing grade in any second-tier graduate school.

The SPLC says that over 2,500 educators described “incidents of bigotry and harassment that can be directly traced to election results.” The survey, however, is scientifically invalid. To be specific, it was not a random sample of educators; rather, it was a self-selected, and therefore spurious, online survey. Worse, only those educators who subscribe to the SPLC newsletter, “Teaching Tolerance,” knew of it.

“The Trump Effect” is short on hard data and long on anecdote. It lists one uncontested observation after another, most of which undercut its own thesis about the gravity of current conditions. For example, a high school teacher in New Jersey writes, “The day after the election I had a group of Hispanic girls in my homeroom targeted by a boy who told them Trump was going to deport their families.”

If this is proof of how out-of-control matters are—one boy voicing his ignorance—the reporting teacher has nothing to worry about. In Chicago, black kids live in fear of being killed every day, and bigotry has nothing to do with it.

The SPLC is also sounding the alarms over an alleged increase in hate crimes. It says that in the first 10 days after the election, there were 867 “hate-related incidents” across the nation. Not surprisingly, it blames Trump. In actual fact, that number represents offenses submitted by SPLC supporters, all of which lack independent verification. Yet these “findings” are being passed off by sympathetic journalists as if they were dispositive. The SPLC even admits that “many” of the incidents reported “remain anecdotal.”

It is not just journalists who are following the lead of the SPLC, many in government are as well. For example, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman recently held a press conference with civil rights leaders imploring the public to “stand up to hate.” What made his effort such a failure was his decision to enlist the support of Al Sharpton’s National Action Network, an organization known more for promoting hate than combating it.

So where are they getting their evidence, besides the SPLC? Hotlines help. They have recently been set up in New York and Massachusetts, as well as in some cities on the west coast. Who’s calling the authorities? In most cases, it is precisely those demographic groups that have been instructed by educators, over and over again, that they constitute an exploited minority, victimized by white, Christian, heterosexual males.

What exactly are they reporting? Intimidation.

The FBI hate crime statistics for 2015 lists intimidation as the number-one reported offense—it counts for over 40 percent of all such crimes. Yet nowhere does the FBI offer a precise definition of what constitutes “intimidation”; they rely on reporting precincts for the numbers. A standard legal definition says, “Intimidation means to make fearful or to put into fear.”

Given the elasticity of what constitutes intimidation, it is not surprising that hate crimes are reportedly increasing at a time when cultural and political divisions are worsening. What is most striking about this subject, however, is the dishonesty that marks the conversation: the same persons who say that obscenity laws are suspect because they rely on subjective judgments are quick to elevate intimidation to a mantle of objectivity. But if obscenity is in the eye of the beholder, and therefore meaningless, what makes judgments about intimidation meaningful?

The left is very good at playing these games, and no one is better at it than the SPLC. It has perfected the politicization of hate crimes.
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William "Bill" Donohue is President of the Catholic League.

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Planned Parenthood: Trump’s HHS Secretary - ‘Direct Threat’ To Abortion Agenda

Planned Parenthood Agenda
The Georgia Congressman who President-elect Donald Trump has chosen to be his Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) is a "direct threat" to the abortion lobby's agenda, Planned Parenthood said in a distressed email to supporters on Tuesday.

"Rep. [Tom] Price has a 0% rating — yes, 0% — from Planned Parenthood Action Fund," the abortion company's executive vice president Dawn Laguens wrote. "He's voted against women's health and reproductive rights at least 30 times — against the Affordable Care Act, against funding for Planned Parenthood health centers, and against the right to access safe, legal abortion. Time and time again, Rep. Price has proven himself to be a direct threat to women's health and rights."

"His record strongly suggests" he won't "protect and expand access to care," a euphemism for abortion, Laguens continued.

Price has a 100% pro-life voting record and has said "there is nothing more fundamental to our humanity than to defend life" and that it is our "solemn duty to protect and defend the lives of the most innocent among us."

He said that the effort to defund Planned Parenthood is “about common, human decency" given the abortion giant's "barbaric" baby body parts trafficking scandal.

Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards warned in a tweet that Price "wants to undo the progress we've made" providing women with "free" birth control, often at the expense of their employers' religious beliefs. . . . Read More

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Kelloggs Pulls Ads From Pro-Life News Web Site . . .

Kelloggs Boycotts Pro-Life News
. . . It’s “Not Aligned With Our Values as a Company”

Yesterday, Kellogg Co., which manufactures popular breakfast cereals and other products, decided to pull its advertising from Brietbart News, which reports conservative newsincluding pro-life news. The company claimed the web site’s conservative readers are not “aligned with our values as a company.”

“We regularly work with our media-buying partners to ensure our ads do not appear on sites that aren’t aligned with our values as a company,” said Kellogg’s spokesman Kris Charles. “We recently reviewed the list of sites where our ads can be placed and decided to discontinue advertising on Breitbart.com. We are working to remove ads from that site.”

The parent company of brand favorites like Eggo, Pop Tarts, Pringles, Fruit Loops, Frosted Flakes, and more is joining a few lesser known retailers in boycotting Breitbart — a decision that’s sure to rankle plenty of consumers.

In response, Breitbart News launched a #DumpKelloggs petition and called for a boycott of the company.

“The decision by Kellogg’s, which makes Pringles, Eggo waffles, as well as Special K and Frosted Flakes cereals, among others, will make virtually no revenue impact on Breitbart.com. It does, however, represent an escalation in the war by leftist companies like Target and Allstate against conservative customers whose values propelled Donald Trump into the White House,” Brietbart wrote in a response.

“Kellogg’s offered no examples of how Breitbart’s 45 million monthly readers fail to align with the breakfast maker’s values. Indeed, the move appears to be one more example of an out-of-touch corporation embracing false left-wing narratives used to cynically smear the hard working Americans that populate this nation’s heartland,” it continued.

Breitbart News Editor-in-Chief Alexander Marlow encouraged the boycott of Kellogg’s products, describing their war against Breitbart News as bigoted and anti-American: “Breitbart News is the largest platform for pro-family content anywhere on the Internet. We are fearless advocates for traditional American values, perhaps most important among them is freedom of speech, or our motto ‘more voices, not less.’ For Kellogg’s, an American brand, to blacklist Breitbart News in order to placate left-wing totalitarians is a disgraceful act of cowardice. They insult our incredibly diverse staff and spit in the face of our 45,000,000 highly engaged, highly perceptive, highly loyal readers, many of whom are Kellogg’s customers. Boycotting Breitbart News for presenting mainstream American ideas is an act of discrimination and intense prejudice. If you serve Kellogg’s products to your family, you are serving up bigotry at your breakfast table.” . . . Read More

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Tuesday, November 29, 2016

"Roe" Lawyer Worried About Keeping Abortion Legal . . .

Sarah Weddington,  Texas lawyer and abortion
activist who argued for abortion in Roe v. Wade
Sarah Weddington, the Texas lawyer and abortion activist who argued for abortion in Roe v. Wade, says she is frightened by President-elect Donald Trump’s promises to make pro-life decisions.

In an interview with New York Magazine, Weddington said she fears that, although Trump’s actions would not overturn Roe v. Wade immediately, they could have a huge impact on the future of abortion in the U.S.

“For a lot of us who have been pro-choice through the years and have been involved in trying to keep it so that women have that choice, I think it’s really frightening . . . so once Trump is president, and once Pence does occupy the [president of the Senate’s] chair, then you’ve got the possibility for dramatic change,” Weddington said.

Trump promised to appoint “pro-life” justices to the U.S. Supreme Court, opening up the possibility of the court reconsidering the infamous abortion case in the future.

Weddington, 71, said she will not stop fighting for abortion on demand and Roe v. Wade.

“I am so determined that when we talk about women having the right to make decisions about their own lives, that abortion and reproductive issues are one of the things that most determines a woman’s future and options in many ways. I am so determined that Roe v. Wade be upheld,” Weddington told the magazine. . . .

But Norma McCorvey (Jane Roe), Weddington’s client in Roe v. Wade, paints a very different picture of her former abortion activist lawyer. In her autobiography, McCorvey, who later became pro-life, said she felt like Weddington used her.

McCorvey said she met with Weddington and another attorney several times, but they never contacted her after she signed the affidavit that resulted in Roe v. Wade. Later, McCorvey said she read about the case outcome in the newspaper.

“Back in 1973, I was a very confused twenty-one year old with one child and facing an unplanned pregnancy,” she said in 2013. “At the time I fought to obtain a legal abortion, but truth be told, I have three daughters and never had an abortion.”

McCorvey was “pro-choice” on abortion at the time of the case, but she never actually had the abortion. Instead, she made an adoption plan for her baby. She said Weddington used her case to push her own abortion crusade, which was not something McCorvey wanted to pursue in court.

After becoming pro-life, McCorvey began working to reverse the infamous abortion case. In 2005, she petitioned the Supreme Court to overturn Roe, arguing that she had standing to do so as one of the original litigants and that there was new evidence that the procedure harms women. A court denied her petition. . . . Read More

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Late-Term Abortionist: Pro-Life People are “A Violent Terrorist Movement”

Late-term abortionist Warren Hern took out a full-page ad in the Sunday edition of the Denver Post to rant against a subpoena issued to him by the Congressional Select Panel on Infant Lives, which is investigating the illegal sale of aborted baby remains and other offenses. Hern described the investigation as “persecution” even though the sale of aborted fetal tissue for profit is a federal crime.

“Hern’s crazed and disrespectful tirade against the Select Panel’s investigation was filled with hysteria, abusive attacks, and outright falsehoods. In my opinion, it reveals Hern’s tendency toward megalomania and his fantasy that he is above the law,” said Operation Rescue President Troy Newman. “Sane, stable people don’t act like that.”

In his published ad, titled “From Dr. Hern to Congress,” he first rebukes the Select Panel for not addressing him by his professional titles. In return, he accuses members of Congress of being “inhuman,” “callous,” and “delusional.” He chides them for using “vicious, despicable” and “grotesque” anti-abortion “propaganda term” of “abortionist” – a term many abortion doctors call themselves.

“Hern demands respect for himself, but fails to see his own hateful and hypocritical rhetoric as the verbal abuse it is against elected members of Congress. His rudeness and arrogance are beyond belief, and it is my opinion that his abusive attitude makes him a danger to the public,” said Newman. . . .

Out of left field, Hern aggressively accused the Select Panel of attempting to deny women contraceptives, which is not a subject of their investigation nor the subpoena issued to Hern.

He complained that the Select Panel had deliberately instigated physical violence against him by seeking information for their investigation. “This is not some paranoid fantasy,” Hern wrote, indicating he possessed some notion of how crazy such an accusation sounds.

“You and your Republican Party are vigorously allied with a violent terrorist movement that threatens the lives of women, their families, and health care workers,” he wrote. “As part of this sham ‘investigation,’ your letter to me and letters to other physicians constitute a program of target identification for anti-abortion assassins.”

In reality, Hern has done much more than anyone else to proudly identify himself as a very late-term abortion provider. Most people would not be aware that he even received a subpoena if not for his full-page ad in the Denver Post. He also has been very public with his frequent interviews, television appearances, and newspaper ads identifying himself as a late-term abortion provider. He voluntarily participated in the highly-publicized documentary movie, “After Tiller,” which focused on his late-term abortion practice.

As for “threatening the lives of women and families,” no legitimate pro-life activist has ever harmed any pregnant woman, but Warren Hern has.

One recent malpractice suit filed against him by a former patient alleges a nightmare abortion experience where, after paying him $7,500 cash up front, Hern conducted a painful second trimester abortion, then failed to check to make sure the procedure was complete.

The patient suffered months of pain and complications only to find out that Hern had failed to remove a four-centimeter slightly curved section of her aborted baby’s skull. That bone fragment caused her considerable pain and anguish, along with the possibility that she will never bear another child.  . . . Read More

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President-Elect Trump Names Pro-Life Rep. Tom Price as HHS Secretary

Dr. Tom Price
President-elect Donald Trump has named yet another pro-life advocate to a key position that would have oversight concerning pro-life policies. Today he named pro-life Congressman Tom Price as a secretary for Health and Human Services. The position will have great influence on Obamacare, which funds abortions with taxpayer dollars, and on policies related to respecting the conscience rights of doctors and health care workers.

The nomination of Congressman Price, who is a physician by training, comes after President Trump nominated pro-life Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions as his attorney general and pro-life Governor Nikki Haley has his UN ambassador.

Price has a long pro-life voting record as a member of Congress and has voted pro life 100% of the time according to the National Right to Life Committee. . . .

Price voted for Congressional legislation to defund the Planned Parenthood abortion company that pro-abortion President Barack Obama eventually vetoed. In a statement in association with that vote, price said the following:

“Anyone who has not viewed the disturbing videos recently released should do so. It is only with that knowledge that one can know, in horrific detail, the barbaric practices being committed with federal taxpayer dollars. These actions cross a moral line beyond comprehension. The revealing picture is of a supported routine for abortion practices that result in the harvesting and sale of baby parts, some of which are secured in barbaric process. This, if seen, will shake anyone’s conscience. Today, I voted to end taxpayer funding for the organization responsible and add criminal penalties in the event of born alive abortions.

“This effort is not about party ideology; it is about common, human decency and who we are as a people. I applaud the House for the steps taken today and encourage Congress to take further action in the days to come.” . .  . Read More and More

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Monday, November 28, 2016

Hogue Bragged About Abortion at DNC & Likely Running for Party Chair

NARAL president Ilyse Hogue spoke to the Democratic national convention bragged about the abortion she had.

Now, Hogue appears to be taking a step toward joining the race to serve as the chair of the Democratic National Committee, Politico reported.
In an email to DNC members on Monday, Hogue writes that she’s been encouraged to join the race and describes how the DNC is crucial to the success of the Democratic Party.

“I believe the DNC has a critical role to play in regrouping after 2016, one that fully embraces the [Paul] Wellstone triad approach to change: public policy that reflects peoples’ needs, grassroots organizing that honors peoples’ lived experience, and an electoral strategy that brings both to bear to ensure victory,” Hogue writes in the email set to go out Monday morning.

“The DNC can be not just a force every two years at election time, but also a daily presence in peoples’ lives, relevant in policy discussions and responsive to ideas and concerns of people where they live.”


. . . During her convention speech, Hogue claimed the abortion was the “best decision” for her — ignoring whether it was in the best interests of her unborn child to take his or her life. Hogue eventually called the decision a “compassionate” one. She said:
To succeed in life, all we need are the tools, the trust, and the chance to chart our own path. I was fortunate enough to have these things when I found out I was pregnant years ago. I wanted a family, but it was the wrong time. I made the decision that was best for me – to have an abortion . . . . . . Read More

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Netherlands Will Now Euthanize Alcoholics, Will Drug Addicts be Next?

The ever-expanding circle of eligibility for euthanasia in the Netherlands now includes alcoholism. Writing in the Dutch magazine Linda, journalist Marcel Langedijk describes the grim life and death of his brother Mark, a hopeless alcoholic. . . .

Finally he asked for euthanasia. Physically he was quite ill and psychologically he was suffering badly. He met the minimum criteria for euthanasia in the Netherlands. A woman doctor in a black dress and sneakers arrived to give him his lethal injection. She confirmed his decision and then gave him three doses. He died quickly.

Mark’s death underscores how little the world knows about real-life cases of euthanasia, as opposed to the sanitized versions which appear in politicians’ speeches. Isn’t this just another case of society giving up on a person who had given up on himself?

What comes next? Will Dutch drug addicts be encouraged to take the cheapest drug rehabilitation program ever? Just one needle and you are “cured” forever…? . . . Read More

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She Wanted to “Terminate” Her Pregnancy, But . . .

. . . a Google Search Saved Baby Axton From Abortion

When 27-year-old Acacia walked into a pregnancy help medical clinic in Casper, Wyo., her primary goal was to verify the pregnancy. If she was pregnant, Acacia’s plan was to abort.

She had taken a home pregnancy test, but couldn’t make herself believe the result.

“I thought it was a mistake. I thought, ‘there’s no way I could be pregnant,’” Acacia said.

“I knew the father of my child wasn’t going to be around, so I was actually looking online for ways to terminate my pregnancy.”

Her search led her to True Care Women’s Resource Center’s website. Reading the information and learning about the center’s free services brought Acacia through the door. Little did she know how different her life would be thereafter.

Acacia had experienced a life-changing incident just a few weeks prior to coming to True Care.

“I had recently been in an accident that I ended up surviving—I should have been dead,” she said. “I spent four days in ICU, and that was only a month earlier.”

Acacia felt hopeless, an emotion she expressed to the client advocate at True Care.

“I told her how my life was crumbling around me and there was no way that I could be a parent at that time,” Acacia said. “She sat there and listened to all my concerns. She didn’t judge me, she didn’t question anything that I was thinking, she just listened with a completely open mind.”

During the conversation, Acacia heard a life-changing statement.

“The advocate explained to me how God has a purpose for everybody, and a huge purpose of mine was to be alive if I was supposed to be dead a month before that,” she said. . . . Read More About Acacia experience and journey!

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Friday, November 25, 2016

Baby Born With Heart Outside Her Chest Beats the Odds . . .

. . . Doing Great 20 Months Later!

Kieran Veitz Now
The Veitz family has plenty to be thankful for this year.

Two years ago near Thanksgiving, the Bismarck, North Dakota couple heard some of the worst news that any parent could hear: their unborn baby had a very rare heart condition that could claim her life.

Though the future seemed grim for their baby girl, Caitlin and Brian Veitz chose life for her. Today, Kieran Veitz is almost 2 years old and doing well, the Today Show reports.

Back in November 2014, Caitlin Veitz found it difficult to hope after her 20-week pregnancy checkup. During the appointment, doctors discovered that her unborn daughter had ectopia cordis, a rare condition where the heart grows outside of the chest. In Kieran’s case, her liver also was growing outside of her chest, according to the report.

Kieran Veitz Then With Heart Outside Her Chest
“We kind of thought it was over before we could even begin,” Caitlin said. “We were certain something like this would be fatal quickly, even if it hadn’t proven to be just yet.”

After meeting with specialists, however, the couple felt a little more hopeful. Their doctors believed that if Kieran survived the surgery to place her organs back inside her ribs, she could lead a relatively normal life. The report does not mention abortion, but families often are presented with it as an option when their unborn babies are diagnosed with medical problems.

“I wanted to go forward and help her as long as she wanted to fight,” her mother said. . . .

The Veitzs said Kieran spent three months in the hospital before they could take her home. Now, 20 months later, they said their daughter is doing well. Kieran needs another heart operation, but doctors are hopeful that she will come through it well, the report states.

“We started out saying we would be here for her as long she felt like fighting,” her mother said. “Then she made it to birth, one day, two days, three days, a week, a month, six months, a year and now 20 months old, about to turn 2.

“She’s essentially re-writing what most know about the condition,” she added. “She’s going to grow up. She’s going to do everything anyone else gets to do.” . . .Read More

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UN LGBT Enforcer Established, For Now

Austin Ruse, President, CFam: Under extreme pressure from the rich donor countries, the UN Third Committee voted to uphold a Human Rights Council decision to establish a global homosexual czar with the mandate to travel the world and generally be a busybody on all-things gay. The proposal passed narrowly in Geneva, and passed narrowly in the UN Third Committee this week. It will likely be challenged in the General Assembly in the next few weeks. Stefano Gennarini reports.

The Zika scare has been downgraded by the World Health Organization coming just weeks after the US Congress authorized billions of dollars in response. Rebecca Oas reports.

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Thursday, November 24, 2016

Happy Thanksgiving 2016

Dr. Bill Smith, Editor, extends to all who "love life" and join us in celebrating and supporting the sanctity of life, Happy Thanksgiving!  Let us all "Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good; His love endures forever. ~ Psalm 107:1

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Wednesday, November 23, 2016

President-Elect Trump Chooses ProLife Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education

Betsy DeVos
ARRA News Service: President-elect Donald J. Trump today announced his intent to nominate Betsy DeVos as Secretary of the United States Department of Education. A leader in the national school reform movement for more than two decades, Betsy DeVos is a highly successful education advocate, businesswoman, and philanthropist.

“Betsy DeVos is a brilliant and passionate education advocate,” said President-elect Donald J. Trump. “Under her leadership we will reform the U.S. education system and break the bureaucracy that is holding our children back so that we can deliver world-class education and school choice to all families. I am pleased to nominate Betsy as Secretary of the Department of Education." ... Read More

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President-Elect Trump Names Pro-Life Gov. Nikki Haley as UN Ambassador

Governor Nikki Haley (R-SC)
ARRA News Service Article
President-elect Donald Trump has named another pro-life advocate to a key position involving pro-life policies. After selecting pro-life Senator Jeff Sessions as his attorney general, Trump has named pro-life Governor Nikki Haley as his United Nations ambassador.

Haley has a long record of supporting pro-life legislation and signing it as governor of the state of South Carolina.

The United Nations appointment is important as pro-abortion nations are pushing the United Nations to make abortion a so-called human right. Previously, the Obama administration had joined those other nations to push abortion on an international level. As UN Ambassador, Governor Haley could help stop that effort and work to ensure that unborn children are respected in that International body.

“I believe every life has a value and is blessed by God–my husband was adopted and my pro-life convictions stem from the fact I feel the blessings of that value every day knowing someone chose life for him. I see it every day in my two children as I watch them grow. My hope is that we continue to encourage and work towards educating that value of life to everyone, ” Haley has said. . . . Read More at LifeNews.com

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Abortion Extremist May Run For Top Democratic Post

Ilyse Hogue, president,
NARAL Pro-Choice America
Cliff Kincaid reports: With radical Muslim Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) already in the running for chairman of the Democratic National Committee (DNC), another extremist is considering entering the race. Ilyse Hogue, the president of NARAL Pro-Choice America, made a name for herself at the Democratic National Convention with a speech proclaiming that she had an abortion because a baby would interfere with her career plans. . . .

A veteran of the "progressive" movement, she worked for David Brock's Media Matters, a George Soros-funded group that works to push the media even further to the left by eliminating conservative news and viewers. She also worked for MoveOn.org, another Soros-funded group that got its name from a desire to "move on" from Bill Clinton's disgraceful sexual affair with a White House intern, and stop the Republican Congress from impeaching the former president. Clinton was impeached by the House but not convicted in the Senate.

Hogue's speech was described as the first time that a woman boasted about having an abortion at a national political party convention. Cecile Richards of Planned Parenthood, which performs abortions, said she was "so proud" to watch it. . . . Read More

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Tuesday, November 22, 2016

President Obama Admits Defeat on Supreme Court Nomination . . .

. . . of Pro-Abortion Merrick Garland

In a tremendous victory for pro-life advocates, President Barack Obama has admitted defeat on the Supreme Court nomination of pro-abortion judge Merrick Garland.

Leading pro-life organizations strenuously opposed Garland’s nomination and urged Republican lawmakers to prevent a vote on his nomination until the election of a new president. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell promised the Senate would never vote on Garland’s nomination and kept his promise all the way through this month’s election of President-elect Donald Trump.

Thanks to McConnell another Republican leaders in the Senate, Trump will have the ability to nominate a potential Supreme Court Justice to replace pro-life Justice Antonin Scalia. Had he and GOP Senators allowed a vote, Scalia would have been replaced by an abortion advocate who could have kept virtually unlimited abortion in place for another four decades.

Now Obama has admitted that Garland’s nomination will not take place and that the Senate will not vote.

. . . Leading pro-life advocates agree the Senate should not vote on Scalia’s replacement until after a new president has been selected.

Garland has praised the author of Roe v. Wade and said his court paper are “the greatest gift to the country.” And information has surfaced showing that his former clerks have gone on to serve liberal judges by a 3-1 margin. . . . Read More

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Boston Mayor: We’re ‘Focusing on’ Getting City Ready to Abort more Babies

Mayor Walsh
Corrupting Boston: Once A
Great City of Christian Virtues
Facing the prospect of a president who campaigned as pro-life, a pro-life House, and a pro-life Senate, abortion advocates are planning on preserving abortion in a post-Roe America.

Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh says he wants to set up his city as a refuge for abortionists, what some have dubbed an "abortion mecca."

“I think a lot of the [abortion] clinics would probably look to cities like Boston to come to [for abortions]," he told Herald Radio. “That is something I am sure we will be focusing on as we move forward in the next weeks and months." . . .

Walsh, who endorsed Hillary Clinton and campaigned for her, commented that Trump could set back abortion rights for years. “A lot of damage could be done to this country if Candidate Trump shows up as President Trump,” he said. "There is a lot at stake here.”

"The damage that potentially could happen, if (Trump) followed through on half of his campaign promises,” Walsh mused, “the damage in this country would take decades to overturn, generations to overturn.”

By "damage," Walsh referred to the legalization and promotion of same-sex “marriage,” homosexuality, abortion, euthanasia, transgenderism, and other societal changes in law and culture. . . . Read More Life Site News

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House Speaker Paul Ryan Promises Bill To Defund Planned Parenthood . . .

Newly re-elected House Speaker Paul Ryan says Republicans will put forth a bill defunding Planned Parenthood for President Trump to sign as it did for President Obama.

At Ryan’s press briefing Thursday, CNS News asked the Speaker if he would submit a bill “that prohibits any federal funds from going to any Planned Parenthood affiliate until Planned Parenthood stops doing abortions.”

Ryan answered: “We’ve already shown what we believe with respect to funding Planned Parenthood. We put a bill on President Obama’s desk in reconciliation. Our position has not changed."

That bill sent to Obama would have defunded Planned Parenthood for one year, rather than permanently. . . .

CNS News reports: “According to its 2014-2015 annual report, Planned Parenthood affiliates performed 323,999 abortions (10/01/13 - 09/30/14) and received $553.7 million in government health services grants and reimbursements for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015.”

Meanwhile, the liberal Huffington Post reports that private donations to Planned Parenthood are surging as supporters fear a quick ending to federal taxpayer subsidies for the abortion provider. . . . Read More

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Monday, November 21, 2016

Democrat Congressman Threatens Violence if Donald Trump Defunds Planned Parenthood

Congressman Tim Ryan of Ohio is a Democrat who is challenging pro-abortion Democrat leader Nancy Pelosi to lead his party in the next session of Congress. Perhaps because of his need to show potential leadership he went too far in an interview over the weekend concerning Democrats and their opposition to defunding the nation’s biggest abortion company.

Ryan threatened violence in the streets if Planned Parenthood is defunded.

“If he tries to defund planned Parenthood or kick people off their health insurance or privatize Medicare or cut taxes for the wealthy, you know, we’ll have a Youngstown street fight in the capital. . . . Read More

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Allen West on Abortion . . .

. . . “We Will Not Truly be Blessed as a Nation Until We Right This Wrong”

Former U.S. Congressman and Fox News contributor Allen West told a pro-life crowd on Sunday that the results of the Nov. 8 election brought hope, but now is the time to work the hardest.

No one wants to be part of a death culture,” West said during the Vitae Foundation‘s banquet in Columbia, Missouri, The Columbia Daily Tribune reports. “But if we’re not careful, that could be the legacy we pass on.

“We will not be truly blessed as a nation until we right this wrong,” he added. “If we are a country that continues to have a business in killing our future generations, God will not bless America.”

West talked about the devastating pro-abortion policies of President Barack Obama . . . Read More

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Pope Francis Allows Priests to Forgive “Grave Sin” of Abortion . . .

. . . “There is No Sin God’s Mercy Can’t Reach”

In a new letter issued today, Pope Francis has made the decision to allow Catholic priests to forgive what he called the grave sin of abortion. . . . All Christians believe that the forgiving power of God through his son Jesus Christ can wash away any person’s sins regardless of how horrible they are seen in the eyes of people. The Pope’s letter today puts that belief into practice with regard to abortion.

For Catholics, Pope Francis has declared that abortion, which remains a “grave sin” in the eyes of the Catholic Church, can be forgiven by priests for the foreseeable future — instead of requiring the intervention of a bishop.

I wish to restate as firmly as I can that abortion is a grave sin, since it puts an end to an innocent life,” the pope wrote in the letter. “In the same way, however, I can and must state that there is no sin that God’s mercy cannot reach and wipe away when it finds a repentant heart seeking to be reconciled with the Father. May every priest, therefore, be a guide, support and comfort to penitents on this journey of special reconciliation.” . . . Read More @ LifeNews.com

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Saturday, November 19, 2016

Obscure UN Mechanism Increasingly Pressure States on LGBT Issues

by Austin Ruse, President, C-FAM : My colleague Rebecca Oas, Ph.D. is simply amazing. She is our assistant director of research and has made the Universal Period Review her own. She tracks in great detail the pressure brought to bear on smaller states by the progressives bullies of Europe. We urge member states to stand up the bullying. You do not have to take it.

The International Law Commission is a powerful body that is rewriting the meaning of customary international law in order to make it easier to pressure smaller states to knuckle under to the sexually progressive agenda. Stefano Gennarini, J.D. reports on their most recent shenanigans. Member states are called upon to stand up to them, too.
International Law Commission Ignores Criticism, Proposes Progressive Rules By Stefano Gennarini, J.D.: New rules from the world’s highest international law body will likely lead to an onslaught of litigation and judicial decisions on the basis of new and non-negotiated customary international law.

The International Law Commission, second only to the International Court of Justice in its authority on international law, added a commentary to the guidelines for the identification of customary international law which it first published last year.

The guidelines, presented again to the General Assembly this year, remain virtually unmodified and again invited scrutiny from member states. The United States in particular urged caution in asserting new international norms that may emerge from the behavior of states without any formal negotiations.

The rules “appear to go beyond the current state of international law” U.S. Department of State Legal Adviser, Brian J. Egan, told the International Law Commission during a meeting of the General Assembly when the guidelines were discussed last month. . . .

The new guidelines lower the bar for the identification of new norms and stretch the limits of what evidence of practice and opinio juris can be considered when making claims that new customary norms exist. . . . the American delegate criticized the notion that the practice of international organizations “may serve as directly relevant practice, or play the same role as State practice” as evidence of customary international law.

Other delegations questioned whether the interactions of states with international organizations should be used as evidence of customary international law in the first place.

From January 2017 through the end of the year UN member states will have the opportunity to submit comprehensive comments on the guidelines and commentary. . . . Read More
At Turtle Bay and Beyond, Marianna Orlandi, Ph.D. tells us about how transexuals (men who think they are women) are organizing to promote and protect “women’s rights.” Ugh. I will point out that Second Wave Feminists do not much care for men who parade around as women. Transsexuals’ organizations to defend women’s rights: the “Montevideo Strategy” for gender equality.Last month, at the 13th Regional Conference on Women, 38 Latin American and Caribbean states adopted the “Montevideo Strategy”, a document designed to “Achieve Gender Equality in the Region by 2030”.

The Strategy advocates for absolute sexual and reproductive autonomy of both women and girls. It calls for ensuring “safe, good-quality abortion services,” (“in those cases where abortion is legal or decriminalized under the relevant national legislation”); for providing comprehensive sexuality education to the whole region, and it emphasizes the importance of defending, and advancing “LGBT rights”. . . . .

The document repeatedly, interchangeably refers to women and transsexuals; to feminists’ and to LGBT’s organizations; it also equates discrimination of women to a non-better-defined “transphobia”. It literally proclaims: “The past few years have seen a resurgence in discriminatory and violent patriarchal practices, discourses and cultural patterns based in the culture of privilege that restrict the full exercise of sexual and reproductive rights, and the recognition of different types of family, sexual diversity and gender identity.” And it continues: “The discrimination and violence that lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex (LGBTI) persons face by reason of their sexual orientation and gender identity are evident in the obstacles they encounter in access to health care, good-quality employment, legal forms of union and family composition, and identity registration.”

References to LGBT discrimination in a strategy on women’s rights suggests that the drafters of the document – i.e. the Secretariat of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) – adopted an interpretation of “gender” – and of gender equality – inconsistent with the internationally agreed one. For the Strategy, “gender” does not encompass the two sexes (as it should, in light of the internationally binding Rome Statute’s definition of the term). Gender is here a “social construct”; all it takes to “be” a woman, and to enjoy women’s rights, is to “feel” as one. . . .

“Maria Cristina Perceval, the regional Director of UNICEF, gave the most aggressive pro-teenage-abortion speech I ever heard in my entire life”, an observer reported.

UNICEF’s progressive involvement in abortion matters, however, is not surprising. Last month, UNFPA released a report on the importance of providing access to “sexual and reproductive health-care services” to young, very young girls: “at the latest” – when they are ten. . . . Read More
Spread the word. Be brave.

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Hundreds Rally for Christian Florist Threatened by 'Gay' Activists

Barronelle Stutzman
by Chaplain Gordon James Klingenschmitt: "Hundreds of supporters cheered on the Washington Christian grandmother and florist who was fined for declining to make floral arrangements for a same-sex wedding as she appeared before the state's Supreme Court on Tuesday for oral arguments in her appeal of an unfavorable lower court ruling," reports Fox News.

"After the hearing, Stutzman told the crowd of supporters that her case has bigger implications than her own livelihood.

"The government is telling me there is one choice — either I give up my faith and my freedom or I lose everything I own," Stutzman said. "Rob has the freedom to act on his beliefs and that is all that I am asking, for that same freedom. Our Constitution protects that freedom but it just isn't about my freedom, it is about all of our freedoms."

"When the government can come in and tell you what to do, what to create and what to believe, we do not live in a free America," she added.

"Protecting our beliefs isn't a negative thing like some people say it is. It's good things like justice, reason, fairness and respect. However this court rules, it will not affect my faith and my love for all."

Barronelle Stutzman also said that she was "overwhelmed" and "encouraged" by the amount of support she received.

Sweet Cakes by Melissa
Official Who Destroyed Christian Bakery Loses Election in Oregon
"The Oregon public official responsible for shutting down a Christian-owned bakery that refused to cater a gay wedding lost in his bid to become Oregon secretary of state," reports The Daily Caller.

"Brad Avakian has served as commissioner of the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries since 2008. In that role, he achieved national notoriety for investigating Sweet Cakes by Melissa, a bakery that refused to furnish a wedding cake for two lesbians on the grounds that doing so would violate the owners’ Christian beliefs.

"In 2015, Avakian levied a $135,000 fine on the store’s owners, Aaron and Melissa Klein, declaring that their refusal to produce the cake wasn’t protected by the First Amendment and instead was simply illegal discrimination. In October, the bakery shut down entirely.

"It wasn’t the only time Avakian used heavy fines to push gay rights. He also fined a bar owner more than $400,000 for telling a group of cross-dressers and transgender people to stay away, because the owner didn’t want his bar to be characterized as a 'tranny bar.'...

"Notably, [his Christian opponent] Richardson triumphed despite being an outspoken social conservative in a state known for its liberality...

"The defeat doesn’t mean Avakian is out of the public sphere, though. He remains Oregon’s labor commissioner for the next two years."
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Chaplain Gordon James Klingenschmitt, PhD, leads the Praying In Jesus Name ministry.

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Speaker Paul Ryan: We’ll Pass Another Bill to Defund Planned Parenthood

During a press conference yesterday, pro-life speaker Paul Ryan said Congress is committed to passing another bill to defund the Planned Parenthood abortion business, which was caught selling the body parts of aborted babies. Hearings have exposed how the abortion company likely violated federal laws to sell the body parts.

Earlier this year, Congress approved legislation to defund the nation’s largest abortion company. Pro-abortion President Barack Obama vetoed the bill and the House did not have enough votes to overcome objections from pro-abortion Democrats — who prevented Congress from reaching a two-thirds threshold to override Obama’s veto.

In his comments to reporters, Speaker Ryan said Congress will pass another piece of legislation. This bill to defund Planned Parenthood should arrive at the desk of President-elect Donald Trump, who has already promised to sign such legislation into law.

“We’ve already shown what we believe with respect to funding Planned Parenthood,” Speaker Ryan said. “We put a bill on Obama’s desk in reconciliation. Our position has not changed.” . . . Read More

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Friday, November 18, 2016

Trump Appoints Pro-life Sen. Jeff Sessions as Attorney General

Sen, Jeff Sessions, Gen. Michael Flynn
& Rep. Mike Pompeo
ARRA News Service: President-elect Donald J. Trump today announced that he intends to nominate U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions to serve as Attorney General and U.S. Rep. Mike Pompeo as Director of the Central Intelligence Agency. Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn has been selected to be the Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs.

U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions has dedicated his life to public service. He has a distinguished legal career and has served as both the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Alabama and Alabama Attorney General prior to his service in the U.S. Senate. He has been one of President-elect Trump’s trusted advisors on the campaign and will now continue his service as our nation’s chief law enforcement officer.

“It is an honor to nominate U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions to serve as Attorney General of the United States,” said President-elect Trump. “Jeff has been a highly respected member of the U.S. Senate for 20 years. He is a world-class legal mind and considered a truly great Attorney General and U.S. Attorney in the state of Alabama. Jeff is greatly admired by legal scholars and virtually everyone who knows him.”

"I am humbled to have been asked by President-elect Trump to serve as Attorney General of the United States,” said U.S. Senator Sessions. “My previous 15 years working in the Department of Justice were extraordinarily fulfilling. I love the Department, its people and its mission. I can think of no greater honor than to lead them. With the support of my Senate colleagues, I will give all my strength to advance the Department's highest ideals. I enthusiastically embrace President-elect Trump's vision for ‘one America,’ and his commitment to equal justice under law. I look forward to fulfilling my duties with an unwavering dedication to fairness and impartiality." . . .  Read More on other appointments

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Pro-Life Americans Have the Opportunity of a Generation

by Melanie Israel: The American people have returned a pro-life majority to Congress and have elected a president committed to rolling back the Obama administration’s radical abortion policies and to appointing pro-life justices to the Supreme Court. This presents an incredible opportunity for defending innocent human life. Now is the time to act.

Executive Action
President-elect Donald Trump should act to defend life and conscience immediately after he takes the oath of office, and should:
  • Reinstate the Mexico City Policy to ensure that federally funded nongovernmental organizations do not perform or actively promote abortion as a method of family planning in foreign nations.
  • Enforce the Weldon Amendment to stop states from unlawfully discriminating against health care entities that refuse to pay for or cover abortions.
  • Reject a proposed parting gift to Planned Parenthood through new Title X regulations designed to lock in the abortion giant’s cut of federal funds.
  • Nominate a Supreme Court justice that will respect the Constitution and the right to life.
  • Repeal the Department of Health and Human Services mandate requiring insurance coverage of certain contraceptives and abortifacients. Although the Supreme Court has protected the consciences of closely held businesses and religious institutions, consciences of individual consumers and employees are still vulnerable absent full repeal.
  • Reinstitute Bush administration conscience protections for health care providers.
  • Reaffirm states’ freedom to exclude abortion providers from state Medicaid programs.
Congressional Action
With a pro-life majority in both the House and the Senate, pursuing a life-affirming agenda is a must. Congress should:
  • Pass the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. The United States is one of only seven countries in the world that allows elective abortion past 20 weeks (5 months), at which point the baby is capable of feeling excruciating pain during an abortion procedure.
  • Pass the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act. Instead of relying on a patchwork of policy riders attached to appropriation bills each year, Congress should permanently end taxpayer funding for abortion once and for all.
  • Defund Planned Parenthood. Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers have disqualified themselves from federal funding due to their callous disregard for human life. The money should be redirected to comprehensive health centers not entangled with abortion.
  • Pass the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act. The disturbing case of Kermit Gosnell has shown there must be criminal consequences for abortionists who violate the law and refuse to provide medical care to infants born alive after abortions.
  • Pass the Conscience Protection Act, which ensures that individuals get their day in court when their rights to conscience concerning abortion are violated by the government.
  • End funding for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). President Barack Obama sent hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars to the UNFPA despite evidence of its involvement in China’s coercive two-child policy. This funding should end.
  • Repeal Obamacare. Under Obamacare, tax subsidies are available for health plans that include coverage of elective abortion, and the HHS mandate requires coverage of certain abortion-inducing drugs and devices. Both anti-life policies would disappear with Obamacare’s repeal.
Promoting a Culture of Life
The success of pro-life candidates up and down the ballot is a victory for the pro-life movement. But more importantly, it is a victory for the most vulnerable and innocent among us. Since Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton effectively legalized abortion on demand, more than 56 million children have been denied the opportunity to live.

For over 40 years, the pro-life community has worked to counter the devastating impact abortion has had on mothers and their unborn babies, witnessing to the fundamental truth that from the moment of conception, a distinct human being with inherent worth and dignity has a right to life.

Congress and Trump have an opportunity to codify important policy riders, stop the flow of taxpayer dollars to organizations that perform or promote abortion, end the inhuman practice of late-term abortions on babies who are viable or capable of feeling pain, appoint pro-life justices to the Supreme Court, and much more.

They should take action with confidence, knowing that Americans have spoken for life at the ballot box.
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Melanie Israel is a research associate for the DeVos Center for Religion & Civil Society at The Heritage Foundation.

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Spiritual Warfare: The Battle to Restore Christ in our Culture

by Kerby Anderson: The election may have spared us from a Clinton administration that would have been hostile to our values, but the battle for our culture is far bigger than one election or even politics as a whole. This is a spiritual battle that must be fought with spiritual weapons.

Romans 12:2 tells us not to be conformed to the culture, but to be transformed by the renewal of our minds. The Bible also warns us not to be taken captive by philosophy and empty deceit (Colossians 2:8). Instead, we should take every thought captive (2 Corinthians 10:5).

American minds are shaped by media, our education system, and religion. We perceive the world through news reports, movies, entertainment programs, and music. Every form of communication has a message. Sometimes it is blatant and intentional. Often the bias is subtle and not even perceived by the teacher, actor, musician, or broadcaster.

How does this impact politics? Every day, we are bombarded by different voices and messages and unless we use discernment, we will begin to accept the worldview perspective of what we watch and hear.

Most media (as well as our education system) come from a liberal, secular viewpoint that becomes easier to embrace. For instance, after years of late night talk show hosts making fun of Christians, it is not surprising that Christians aren’t respected in society. What is praised in our culture becomes virtue. What is criticized in our culture becomes vice.

We have reached a point similar to Israel when God said that the society was willing to “call evil good and good evil” (Isaiah 5:20). The values have been inverted in our culture and this plays out in the political arena because politics is downstream from culture.

Let me encourage you to get a free copy of my new eBook, Spiritual Warfare: The Battle to Restore Christ in our Culture. It’s my hope that it will help you better understand spiritual warfare so that you will be more effective in this fight.

Fighting together, we can help realign our culture with God’s standard of truth.
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Kerby Anderson is a radio talk show host heard on numerous stations via the Point of View Network endorsed by Dr. Bill Smith, Editor, ARRA News Service

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Thursday, November 17, 2016

Taxpayer-Funded Planned Parenthood Paying People $1600 Per Week to Protest Donald Trump

. . . It seems Planned Parenthood’s Community Outreach Group was paying for protestors to go full Stompy Feet over the election of Donald Trump. If you are interested in making up to $1,600 per week, Planned Parenthood needs you to go outside, wail and bewail, hold up a sign and perhaps destroy property (is there a bonus for that?) in an effort to keep its federal funding.

Yes, it’s true. Through Craig’s List, Planned Parenthood’s own social action organization was soliciting protestors to “stop Donald Trump.”

Planned Parenthood of course, will deny any tax dollars are being used for these protests. These are “private funds,” right? And perhaps they are. But no one can deny our tax dollars (well in excess of $500 million per year) pour into Planned Parenthood’s coffers, freeing up “private” funds for its massive political action machine.

And this machine is more than happy to pay $15-18 per hour to Stompy Foot Protestors-for-hire in Boston.

It’s rich, isn’t it? Planned Parenthood was founded by a eugenicist and racist (and Hitler devotee) in Margaret Sanger. This is not even open for debate as the evidence is overwhelming. And now, the very organization she founded is paying protestors, some of whom will likely scream that Donald Trump is a racist and a Hitler wannabe. . . . Read More

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Barbara Streisand Demands Obama Ignore Senate and Put Abortion Activist on the Supreme Court

Singer Barbara Streisand may have a beautiful voice but she does not always use it well.

On Monday, the 74-year-old singer and actress urged President Barack Obama to bypass the Constitution and appoint liberal judge Merrick Garland to the U.S. Supreme Court without the U.S. Senate’s approval.

“If you are concerned about the Supreme Court, please consider going to this website and signing a petition asking President Obama to ‘appoint’ Merrick Garland,” Streisand wrote on her website. “According to the Washington Post, he has the power to do this since Congress has refused to vote, and apparently that can be considered a waiver of its rights to advise and consent. If there are 100,000 signatures, the White House must give this its consideration.”

Obama nominated Garland, a federal appeals court judge in Washington, D.C., to fill the late Justice Antonin Scalia’s seat in the spring, but U.S. Senators have not confirmed the nomination. Leading pro-life groups have said Garland would be another reliably liberal and pro-abortion judge on the Supreme Court.

Streisand, an abortion advocate, and others like her do not want President-elect Donald Trump to fill the seat. Trump promised to nominate a justice who would be “pro-life” and conservative. . . . Read More:

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