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‘Where are your scars?’ Human Life International honors Lincoln bishop with pro-life award

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by Fidero Wed Oct 30 13:58 EST Comments (0)

October 27, 2013 (HLI) - On October 18, 2013, Human Life International awarded Most Reverend Fabian Bruskewitz the Cardinal von Galen Award for his courageous defense of human life. HLI President Father Shenan J. Boquet presented…

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Let the people decide on gay ‘marriage’

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by David van Gend Wed Oct 30 13:35 EST Comments (2)

October 30, 2013 (MercatorNet) - Nine politicians in the Australian Capital Territory Legislative Assembly voted last week to legalise homosexual marriage on behalf of all Australians. The nine were a predictable Labor-Green alliance and were…

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Those weirdos with lots of kids: fecundophobia defined

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by John Stonestreet Wed Oct 30 13:23 EST Comments (6)

October 30, 2013 (BreakPoint) - According to the National Institute of Mental Health, 6.3 million of us have a diagnosed phobia—that is, an irrational, sometimes even debilitating, fear of something.

It could be glossophobia, the fear of public…

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Tweetfest demanding Sebelius #BeTransparent on abortion funding in Obamacare today

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by Jill Stanek Wed Oct 30 13:08 EST Comments (0)

Today pro-lifers will take to Twitter to pressure Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to #BeTransparent about abortion coverage in Obamacare.

Sign up here, where you’ll also find sample tweets as well as twitter handles of…

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Gov. Christie’s failure and the challenge for conservatives

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by Josh Levy Tue Oct 29 15:14 EST Comments (4)

Oct. 29, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) - As Governor Christie accumulates endorsements from Democratic politicians and left-wing newspapers across the state, conservatives might be questioning their support for him - and for good reason. If previous…

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Tags: chris christie, gay marriage, new jersey

10 helpful ways to support a Pregnancy Resource Center

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by Christina Martin Tue Oct 29 13:10 EST Comments (1)

October 28, 2013 (LiveActionNews) - Pregnancy Resource Centers or Crisis Pregnancy Centers are amazing. I know that firsthand because I work at one. These pro-life, non-profit organizations are safe places for women to receive information on child…

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Euthanasia puts the elderly at risk

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by Irene Ogrizek Tue Oct 29 12:51 EST Comments (4)

October 29, 2013 (MercatorNet) - The current euthanasia debate in Quebec frightens me. As a woman of a certain age, I fear I am heading into a future where I may lose meaningful control of my life. Whether I live or die may hinge on the…

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Resolution promoting abortion, undermining conscience and perverting sex education gets short shrift

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by Peter Saunders Tue Oct 29 12:32 EST Comments (3)

The European Union voted last week to deny acceptance of a draft report which would have established abortion as a human right, and simultaneously squelched conscientious objection as well as established a perversion of sexual education for…

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Odd sensibilities: Dean Koontz and Christian imagination

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by Eric Metaxas Tue Oct 29 12:11 EST Comments (0)

Dean and Gerda Koontz

October 29, 2013 (BreakPoint) - A recent article in Touchstone magazine by Hunter Baker of Union University told readers about “a man who is probably the single best-selling Christian author on the planet.”

The author in question wasn’t anyone…

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No media welcome at event to fight ‘stigma,’ ‘shame’ of abortion

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by Kathryn Yoder Tue Oct 29 10:21 EST Comments (8)

When is an event intended to combat “the cultural stigma and shame women are made to feel around abortion” really just an “I’m ok-You’re ok” exercise in self-justification? When you won’t let media record your celebration of infanticide.

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Marriage and abortion are economic issues

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by Star Parker Mon Oct 28 17:35 EST Comments (2)

Marriage and families are what keeps the economy going. Fix marriage, and start having kids, and the economy will be all the healthier for that.

Oct. 28, 2013 (CURE) - Political discussions commonly assume there are two separate sets of issues.

There's a social agenda -- issues like abortion and marriage. And there's an economic agenda -- issues like federal spending, debt, taxes, and…

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Tags: abortion

Think forced abortion doesn’t happen in America? Think again.

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by Kristi Burton Brown Mon Oct 28 14:32 EST Comments (3)

It’s a reality and a well-kept secret for too many women. Girls are returned to their rapists and to situations of incest because their violators force them to get abortions, and abortion clinics allow it.

Oct. 28, 2013 (LiveActionNews.org) - Many well-kept secrets are difficult to believe, once revealed. And most Americans would assert that forced abortion does not take place in our nation. Unfortunately, the only true part of that statement is…

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Tags: abortion, forced abortion

Pope Francis thwarting the restorationists: It is no longer 1970, the ‘70s are gone!

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by David Beresford, Ph.D Mon Oct 28 14:24 EST Comments (26)

David Beresford is the current editor of Catholic Insight Magazine, and teaches at Our Lady Seat of Wisdom Academy in Barry's Bay, Ontario. This opinion piece, penned primarily for Catholics, indicates that the Pope's criticisms about "The…

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The Obamacare meltdown

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by Tony Perkins Mon Oct 28 14:05 EST Comments (4)

Oct. 28, 2013 (FRC) - If there's one thing Americans have learned, it's that the ObamaCare rollout wasn't a technological hiccup, bug, or snafu. It wasn't a "glitch," any more than the Titanic was a glitch. This was a system-wide meltdown --…

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Tags: obamacare

‘Book of Jezebel’: kids are a ‘side effect of sex,’ nephews a ‘good reminder to use birth control’

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by Kathryn Yoder Mon Oct 28 13:34 EST Comments (4)

If there were a book dedicated to Jezebel in the Bible, the story might somewhat resemble the new feminist book, “The Book of Jezebel:” encouraging worship of false idols and ending up as a corpse left to the dogs.

In the case of the actual…

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