On Thanksgiving, Obama thanks ‘choices,’ not God

Last year, I took issue with the fact that Barack Obama’s Thanksgiving proclamation was the first in US history to mention God only obliquely, and otherwise could have been delivered by an atheist. Considering that the Thanksgiving proclamation is perhaps the clearest governmental tradition by which America’s religious roots are acknowledged, it was a subtle shift worth noting, particularly for a figure who seems to have trouble convincing people that he belongs to the faith he says he does. Obama’s Thanksgiving proclamation this year, fortunately, is much more God-laden than the last. However, in his “Thanksgiving greeting,” our president largely […]
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The issue of abortion is not abstract. It’s about living or dying.

In the course of my full time travels around the country for the cause of life, I recently met a woman who said to me, “I am alive because my mom changed her mind. She wanted to abort me but my dad talked her out of it. When she married another man and got pregnant, my only sibling was aborted.” People like her have a lot to be thankful for. So many others I meet explain how they too were almost aborted. The issue of abortion is not abstract. It’s about living or dying, surviving or being murdered. And it […]
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Euthanasia bill defeated in South Australia, euthanasia lobby suggests another bill next year

The Parnell/Key euthanasia bill was defeated in the South Australian legislature on Wednesday, November 24, by the voice vote. Parnell pulled the bill from receiving a final vote but admitted that the bill was probably going to be defeated by a vote of 12 to 9. After the bill was defeated it was suggested that another bill will be brought before the legislature next year. This is a significant victory. Last year a similar bill was defeated by a vote of 11 to 9. Since then, South Australia had elections that resulted in 3 of the 11 members who opposed […]
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French teacher suspended for showing video of abortions to high school students

MANOSQUE, France, November 24, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A French high school teacher in the southern region of Alpes-de-Haute-Provence has been suspended from his teaching position for showing his students a video that includes footage of real late-term abortions performed at a Spanish facility. The teacher, a civics instructor at Iscles High School in the city of Manosque, reportedly followed the video presentation with a pamphlet distributed to the students which denounces France’s Veil Law, that legalized abortion in 1975. He also held a discussion following the viewing. The video, was apparently a French-subtitled version of a news report by an […]
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