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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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Sexual predator honored with U.S. postage stamp

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by Matt Barber Mon Oct 28 10:44 EST Comments (35)

Oct. 28, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Benjamin Franklin famously quipped, “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.”

Franklin evidently failed to envisage today’s postmodern left. For the conservative, there exists…

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Tags: harvey milk

Teaching children death panel ethics

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by John Stonestreet Mon Oct 28 10:04 EST Comments (2)

Just what are they teaching children in school these days? Well, when it comes to human dignity and medical ethics, we’d better pay attention.

Oct. 28, 2013 (Breakpoint.org) - It was the kind of assignment that makes you nostalgic for paper-mache volcanoes and baking soda. Freshmen and sophomores in a social studies class at St. Joseph-Ogden High School in Illinois were asked to make…

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Tags: abortion, death panels

Headed for extinction: The Japanese can’t be bothered with sex

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by Eric Metaxas Mon Oct 28 09:46 EST Comments (5)

Attempts to encourage child-bearing in Japan through economic incentives have failed, as they have in other countries with low birth-rates. Younger Japanese aren’t interested in reproducing themselves.

Oct. 28, 2013 (Breakpoint.org) - Long-time BreakPoint readers know about Japan’s catastrophically-low birthrates: by 2060, Japan’s population is projected to fall by a third, the same percentage killed by the Black Death in 14th-century Europe.

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Tags: demographic winter, japan

Chris Christie short-arms the family

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by Ben Johnson Fri Oct 25 13:17 EST Comments (3)

October 25, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Politics has been compared to chess, poker, boxing, and “show business for ugly people.” But politics is so filled with artifice and contrivance that it can justly be compared to only one sport – professional…

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Tags: chris christie, judicial activism, republicans, same-sex 'marriage'

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