Posts tagged "Planned Parenthood"

Kissimmee, Fl. police muzzle pro-life activists

From a press release: Florida Police Warned Not to Violate First Amendment Rights of Peaceful Pro-Life Protesters Thomas More Society tells Pro-Life Advocates to Proceed with Prayer Vigil at Kissimmee Planned Parenthood (April 4, 2014 – Kissimmee, FL) The Thomas More Society, a Chicago-based public interest law firm, together with Florida attorney Frederick Nelson of Orlando’s American... Read more »

Former attorney general punished for his pro-life actions?

That appears to be the case. Former Kansas Attorney General Phill Kline was the first prosecutor to charge Planned Parenthood and late-term abortion provider, George Tiller, with crimes for failure to report child abuse and for violation of late term abortion restrictions.  Kansas trial judges found “probable cause” that crimes had been committed. For his trouble, he... Read more »

Its war on a woman costs Planned Parenthood $2 million

Remember Tonya Reaves, the woman who died in 2012 from a botched abortion in a downtown Chicago Planned Parenthood Clinic? It has taken several years, but her family finally got justice when Planned Parenthood, Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation agreed to pay $2 million in a wrong death settlement to Ms. Reaves surviving... Read more »
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Dick Durbin, Illinois' staunch pro-life senator

Does it surprise you that Democrat Richard Durbin, Illinois’ senior senator, was once adamantly pro life? That’s when he was running as a representative from a Downstate Illinois district, and before he ran for the Senate, where a switch to pro-choice position made him more electable. To suggest that Durbin bends with the wind to... Read more »

Ex-Planned Parenthood exec turns pro-life after seeing what happens in an abortion

Here’s the story told by the executive director of a Planned Parenthood clinic who quit her job the day after she had to assist in an abortion, instead of just working in the front office. It was a surgical abortion of a 12- to 13-week-old fetus, in which she held an ultra-sound over the mother’s... Read more »

A pro-choice sneak attack

Perhaps more effective than any law that would restrict abortions is the fact that many medical schools and their students are not interested in teaching and learning about how to “terminate pregnancies.” The shortage of “abortion providers” who are trained and committed to the practice vexes the abortion industry perhaps as much as the pro-life... Read more »
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40 years of Doe v Bolton, the ignored Supreme Court abortion case

Forty years ago Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court decided one of its most important cases: Doe v. Bolton. Never heard of it? Not surprising, but sad. That decision set the divisive tone of American political debate for the 20th century’s last quarter and probably far into this one. Upon it has rested the fate of... Read more »

Anti-life* fanatics campaign against an imaginary GOP candidate

Jonathan Greenberg is a Republican running in the north suburban Illinois House 57th district  against Democratic incumbent Elaine Nekritz. Greenberg, like Nekritz is pro-choice–which you probably have to be to get elected in this district. So, imagine my surprise when a campaign flier arrived trying to associate Greenberg with “anti-choice Springfield Republicans.”  Says the flier:... Read more »

Romney erases Obama's lead among women

Pew Research reported it on Monday: In the presidential horserace, Romney has made sizable gains over the past month among women voters, white non-hispanics and those younger than 50. Currently, women are evenly divided (47% Obama, 47% Romney). Last month, Obama led Romney by 18 points (56% to 38%) among women likely voters. Oops. What... Read more »
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Chicago abortion death justifiably gets national attention

The victim, Tonya Reaves, is ‘the real face of the war on women’ She died from a botched abortion, but Planned Parenthood didn’t bother to immediately call paramedics.  Live Action founder Lila Rose  describes the outrageous warping of the meaning of the liberals use of the “War on Women.” Rose told a large and receptive crowd... Read more »
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