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Twitter RU-486 Abortion Chronicles to ‘Demystify’ Procedure Go Sour

Friday March 5, 2010 Twitter RU-486 Abortion Chronicles to ‘Demystify’ Procedure Go Sour By Kathleen Gilbert March 5, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A blogger known as Angie the Anti-Theist caused a stir both on the Internet and the mainstream media last month after word spread that she had decided to “live-tweet” her abortion – that is, issue regular updates on the process of her RU-486 medical abortion on the microblogging tool Twitter. But what followed – a raft of complaints about severe pain and days of unexpected bleeding – may have had the opposite of the intended effect. A Youtube video […]
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No Tomorrow for Extreme Pro-Abort Obama Nominee at Office of Legal Counsel

By Peter J. Smith WASHINGTON, D.C., April 12, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Dawn Johnsen has withdrawn her bid to head the White House’s Office of Legal Counsel, throwing in the towel after interminable delays and bipartisan opposition in the Senate, in part due to some of her radical pro-abortion views. “Unfortunately, my nomination has met with lengthy delays and political opposition,” she said in a statement on Friday. “I hope that the withdrawal of my nomination will allow this important office to be filled promptly.” ABC’s White House Political Correspondent Jake Tapper reports that a source in the Senate Democratic leadership […]
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Liberal Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens to Retire

Friday April 9, 2010 Liberal Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens to Retire By Kathleen Gilbert WASHINGTON, D.C., April 9, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, who became known as the leader of the left-leaning judges on the court during his 34 years of service, has announced that he plans to retire at the end of the current term in June. Stevens, who was appointed to the Supreme Court in 1975 by Gerald Ford, voted to uphold Roe v. Wade in the 1992 case Planned Parenthood v. Casey, and supports the notion that the U.S. Constitution supports […]
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New States Join Courtroom Revolt Against ObamaCare

Wednesday April 7, 2010 New States Join Courtroom Revolt Against ObamaCare By Peter J. Smith WASHINGTON, D.C., April 7, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Five more U.S. states have now joined the attorneys general of a dozen other states in a lawsuit aimed at toppling the federal government’s new health care law. The states assert that portions of the health care legislation signed into law by President Obama on March 23 amounts to constitutional overreach that infringes on the right of states and individuals to manage their own affairs. “We welcome the partnership of Indiana, North Dakota, Mississippi, Nevada and Arizona as […]
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New York Cops Nab Pharmacist Charged With Murdering His Unborn Child

Thursday April 8, 2010 New York Cops Nab Pharmacist Charged With Murdering His Unborn Child By Peter J. Smith BATH, New York, April 8, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – State Police in New York have apprehended a pharmacist on the run from the law for allegedly forcing his mistress against her will to abort their unborn child. The man is said to have secretly induced his mistress to miscarry, because the baby’s birth would complicate his engagement to another woman. According to the Star Gazette, police in Steuben County caught up with Orbin Eeli Tercero, 38, a pharmacist for the Wegmans supermarket […]
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Montana Bishop Boots Gay Group from Parish Hall

Thursday April 8, 2010 Montana Bishop Boots Gay Group from Parish Hall By Kathleen Gilbert BILLINGS, Montana, April 8, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Bishop Michael Warfel of Great Falls-Billings has asked a local support group for homosexuals to move its meetings out of a local parish hall to avoid confusion over the Catholic Church’s teaching on homosexuality. The pro-homosexuality group Always Our Children had scheduled an open house meeting in a hall at St. Pius X Parish in Billings for April 6. The group had been allowed to meet at the parish previously, before complying with the bishop’s recent request that […]
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Kansas Late-Term Abortion Bill Awaiting Governor’s Signature

Thursday April 8, 2010 Kansas Late-Term Abortion Bill Awaiting Governor’s Signature April 8, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A bill that would require abortionists to report the reason why they performed abortions after 21 weeks is sitting on the desk of Kansas Gov. Mark Parkinson, awaiting his signature. The measure passed out of the Senate on Tuesday, March 30, in a 24 to 15 vote. The Associated Press reported Thursday that Gov. Mark Parkinson, an “abortion rights Democrat,” has one more week to decide what to do with the bill. The bill would supply a layer of accountability to abortionists who have […]
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Rhode Island Bishop Severs Hospital from Pro-Obamacare Catholic Health Association

By Kathleen Gilbert PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island, April 9, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Bishop Thomas Tobin of Providence, Rhode Island has denounced the Catholic Health Association for supporting the abortion-laden federal health care reform law, and has asked that a local hospital be removed from membership in the group, reported ETWN Friday. CHA, a for-profit trade association personally wooed by President Obama to support his health care overhaul, garnered heavy criticism from U.S. bishops for supporting the massive bill despite its lack of a ban on federal abortion funding – effectively making it the most pro-abortion piece of legislation since Roe v. Wade. […]
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Feds Raid Home of PA Abortionist – Seize Documents

Wednesday April 7, 2010 Feds Raid Home of PA Abortionist – Seize Documents PHILADELPHIA, PA, April 7, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The FBI raided the home of abortionist Kermit Gosnell and executed a search warrant yesterday in an ongoing investigation into an abortion death, federal drug violations, and illegal late-term abortions. Boxes of documents were seized and removed from Gosnell’s home. According to news reports, a second search warrant was also executed by the FBI at Gosnell’s now closed abortion office in West Philadelphia. Gosnell’s recent legal problems came when authorities began investigating the abortion-related death of Karnamay Mongar, who died […]
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Scott Roeder Gets Max Sentence for Tiller Slaying

Tuesday April 6, 2010 Scott Roeder Gets Max Sentence for Tiller Slaying By Peter J. Smith WICHITA, Kansas, April 6, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Kansas judge on Thursday sentenced Scott Roeder, an anti-abortion activist who slew late-term abortionist George Tiller in cold blood last June, to fifty years in prison on a charge of first-degree murder. Sedwick County District Judge Warren Wilbert deliberated for nine hours before giving Roeder 50 years to life in prison for gunning down Tiller as the abortionist ushered for church services at Reformation Lutheran Church last June. Wilbert said that he could not give Roeder […]
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