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Sexual behavior and the absence of common sense

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by Judie Brown Fri Oct 18 13:02 EST Comments (2)

October 18, 2013 (ALL.org) - Common sense is not the exclusive domain of any particular group of people, but in our day and age it seems to be about as prehistoric as the Tyrannosaurus Rex—especially when it comes to sex.

What is common sense?…

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Tags: birth control pill, contraception, surrogacy

Unborn babies have the right to our defence

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by Jonathon van Maren Fri Oct 18 10:47 EST Comments (0)

Once a week, I host a radio show in the Greater Toronto Area that gives me the opportunity to interview many fascinating guests, and pick their brains and experiences for insight on different areas of the historical and ongoing fight for human…

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Planned Parenthood to teens: Nothing bad or unhealthy about having a ‘big number’ of sex partners

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by Kathryn Yoder Fri Oct 18 10:41 EST Comments (19)

“Hi kids, Planned Parenthood here, using your parents’ tax dollar to tell you about the joys of sleeping around! Now you may have heard that copulating like amnesiac wildebeests in season is something to be frowned upon. Nothing could be further…

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Having a baby with Down syndrome will ruin your life? Think again. What the statistics say

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by Peter Saunders Fri Oct 18 10:30 EST Comments (0)

The recent debate on abortion for anencephaly in Northern Ireland has reopened the wider debate on abortion for fetal disability.

It is worth, in this context, remaking the point that the most common disability for which babies are aborted in…

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Selfish Convenience: Why people abort children with Down syndrome

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by Cassy Fiano Fri Oct 18 10:18 EST Comments (3)

October 13, 2013 (LiveActionNews) - Abortion advocates often use birth defects as an excuse to justify late-term abortions. Down syndrome is one of the most common birth defects, and among women who receive a prenatal diagnosis, 9 out of 10 choose…

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Six quotes that reveal the truth about abortion

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by Sarah Terzo Fri Oct 18 09:57 EST Comments (7)

October 11, 2013 (LiveActionNews) - According to a poll done in 2011, 59% of Americans believe that abortion is wrong. A similar poll commissioned by the Knights of Columbus in 2010 gave the number at 56%. So over half of all Americans believe…

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Sweetening the pill: a young liberal feminist has a falling out with hormonal contraception

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by Carolyn Moynihan Fri Oct 18 09:45 EST Comments (1)

October 15, 2013 (MercatorNet) - Holly Grigg-Spall is a young woman who calls herself a feminist but who is deeply unpopular with some of the sisterhood right now. English, 30-ish, married to an American and living in California, she has…

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‘Left-wing’ Ecuador president threatens to resign if his party attempts to legalize abortion

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by Carolyn Moynihan Fri Oct 18 09:33 EST Comments (0)

October 18, 2013 (MercatorNet) - Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa is a popular Latin American leader, probably best known in the living rooms of the global village these days for giving asylum to Wikileaks founder Julian Assange (holed up in…

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CONtrolled: The big liberal con

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by Ryan Bomberger Fri Oct 18 08:34 EST Comments (0)

Oct. 18, 2013 (The Radiance Foundation) - Control. Someone has it. And, too often, it’s not you. We live in a culture that has disdain for self-control, unfortunately allowing all kinds of forces to remotely control so many aspects of our lives…

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Recognizing human dignity in difficult circumstances

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by Fr. Shenan Boquet Thu Oct 17 13:24 EST Comments (1)

Fr. Boquet holds U.S. flag during Mass at the Congress.
Some attendees of the Congress in Argentina.

October 11, 2013 (HLI) - In every country, at this very moment, women who have become pregnant — either because of decisions they made or as victims of assault through no fault of their own — are faced with making the choice of life or death…

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Medical student becomes pro-life after seeing baby’s limbs torn off in suction abortion

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by Sarah Terzo Thu Oct 17 13:09 EST Comments (6)

Abortion becomes very real when it is seen instead of viewed as an abstract moral and political debate.

October 14, 2013 (LiveActionNews) - Some time ago, I was sent this testimony from a medical student who preferred not to leave a name. He had just witnessed an abortion as part of his training. Deeply troubled, he wanted to tell someone. He was…

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How are girls faring on ‘The Day of the Girl’?

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by Elise Hilton Thu Oct 17 12:54 EST Comments (1)

Malala Yousafzai

October 11, 2013 (The Acton Institute) - Every year on October 11, the United Nations celebrates the Day of the Girl. This year’s theme focused on technology and education. Many of the U.N.’s goals for highlighting education are admirable; after…

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6 amazing Down syndrome people show the world what it’s missing

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October 11, 2013 (Life Issues) - Every person we know plays a role in our lives—a role that would be absent without them. Imagine if 90% of your peers disappeared. We’d be without mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, friends, co-workers and…

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Stronger versus weaker

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by Stephanie Gray Thu Oct 17 12:39 EST Comments (1)

When I was doing CCBR’s “Choice” Chain outside a high school, I spoke with a young girl who at one point exclaimed, “Yeah, but if you have a fetus in one hand and a baby in another, the baby comes first!”

Or does it?  As she said that, like a…

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Psychological trauma after abortion for fetal disability – parents need to know the facts

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by Peter Saunders Thu Oct 17 12:33 EST Comments (2)

The belief that parents and families will be damaged by having a disabled child, and that this damage can be limited through abortion, is almost unquestioned today.

This has been a major assumption accepted by many participants in the current…

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