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Late-term Abortionists Dump Kansas Licenses, Will Avoid Discipline

Albuquerque, NM, August 6, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Two Albuquerque late-term abortionists who worked for George Tiller’s Women’s Health Care Services (WHCS) in Wichita, Kansas, before it permanently closed last year have dumped their Kansas medical licenses. Troy Newman, the president of Operation Rescue, has speculated that the move was deliberately made in order to place the pair outside the disciplinary jurisdiction of the Kansas State Board of Healing Arts (KSBHA). Tiller and his employees have come under intense scrutiny from the KSBHA for engaging in practices of questionable legality. The first of the two Tiller abortionists, Shelley Sella, cancelled her Kansas […]
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Forced Abortion Charges against Church of Scientology Dismissed

By James Tillman LOS ANGELES, California, Aug. 6, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Los Angeles District Court judge has dismissed charges filed against the Church of Scientology by former member Claire Headley, reports the St. Petersburg Times. Headley alleged that the organization forced her to have two abortions while she and her husband Marc were employed in Scientology's “Sea Org.” Sea Org members are the elite of the Church of Scientology; they sign pledges representing a billion-year commitment and may work 80-100 hour weeks for very little pay.  There are about 6,000 Sea Org members worldwide; notably, members are not permitted […]
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Pro-family Leaders Aghast at Gay Judge’s Decision to Overturn Prop. 8

By Peter J. Smith SAN FRANCISCO, August 5, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Pro-family leaders have reacted with outrage at Wednesday's ruling by a homosexual federal judge to overturn California's constitutional amendment banning same-sex “marriage” by alleging that there is no “rational basis” to limit marriage to one man and one woman. Chief Judge Vaughn Walker of the U.S. District Court for Northern District of California struck down Proposition 8 in a lengthy 138-page judicial activist ruling, saying that an anti-homosexual animus was the only reason for Californians enacting the amendment by referendum in 2008. The amendment states “Only marriage between a […]
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Expert: U.S. AG’s New Strategy to Stop Sexual Abuse of Children is Flawed

By James Tillman WASHINGTON, DC, August 5, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – This Monday, Attorney General Eric Holder announced the “first ever National Strategy for Child Exploitation Prevention and Interdiction.”  The strategy is meant to provide a comprehensive threat assessment of the dangers children face, including child pornography, online stalking, and child sex tourism, and to outline how to fight them. Robert Peters, President of Morality in Media (MIM), nevertheless pointed out that Holder's plan ignores an important fact: the proliferation of hardcore pornography leads to the sexual exploitation of children in a variety of ways.  Holder's plan, he believes, thus ignores […]
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Nashville Priest May Face Canonical Discipline Over Heretical Video

By Patrick B. Craine NASHVILLE, Tennessee, August 5, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A priest of the Nashville diocese may be facing canonical discipline after putting out a video on the front of his parish website this week denouncing the Pope and various Church teachings such as those against divorce, contraception, women's ordination, and the married priesthood. The video, titled 'The State of our Church', is staged as an interview of the priest, Fr. Joseph Patrick Breen, by one of his parishioners at St. Edward's Catholic Church.  It appears to be an attempt at reaching out to fallen-away Catholics.  The video was picked […]
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Homosexual Activists Plan August Lobbying Blitz to Repeal ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’

By Thaddeus M. Baklinski WASHINGTON, DC, August 5, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – According to press releases from two homosexualist lobby groups, activists will begin a campaign this month, directed at senators from 10 states, to persuade them to vote for repealing the law that bans openly homosexual people from serving in the military. Lobbyists from the homosexual “rights” groups Human Rights Campaign (HRC) and Servicemembers Legal Defense Network (SLDN) are set to descend upon the offices of senators from Arkansas, Indiana, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Virginia as part of their “Countdown 2010” campaign. “As […]
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Why Rush Limbaugh is Wrong to Support Homosexual Civil Unions

Friday July 30, 2010 Why Rush Limbaugh is Wrong to Support Homosexual Civil Unions Editorial by John-Henry Westen July 30, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Speaking on his radio show yesterday, famed conservative talk show personality Rush Limbaugh said that he supports same-sex civil unions. Reacting to critics of musician Elton John, who performed at Limbaugh’s recent wedding, Limbaugh stated: “Elton John is on the same page as I am, as is Obama on gay marriage. He’s for civil unions, but he’s not for marriage.” Limbaugh’s stance is common among conservatives, but is nonetheless misguided and will inevitably lead to the redefinition […]
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California Abortionist Accused of Homicide in Patient Death

Friday July 30, 2010 California Abortionist Accused of Homicide in Patient Death SAN DIEGO, July 30, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Medical Board of California amended a complaint on Wednesday against troubled abortionist Andrew Rutland to include the charge of homicide in the death of Ying Chen. The action came after the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office reclassified Chen’s death as a homicide in June. A revocation hearing before the Medical Board is scheduled for February, 2011. Rutland had committed a second trimester abortion on Ying Chen at a dirty, unlicensed acupuncture clinic in San Gabriel, California, during which he administered […]
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Breaking: Senate Readies Tuesday Cloture Vote on DISCLOSE Act

Monday July 26, 2010 Breaking: Senate Readies Tuesday Cloture Vote on DISCLOSE Act By Peter J. Smith WASHINGTON, D.C., June 24, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Democrat-controlled Senate will have its first vote Tuesday on a campaign finance disclosure bill bilaterally condemned as a critical blow to grassroots political voices, and one that could prove especially disabling to the pro-life movement. The Democrat-controlled Senate began debate Monday on the “Democracy is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections (DISCLOSE) Act” (S.3628), and is expected to attempt its first cloture vote on Tuesday. The House passed its version of the bill […]
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