Tag: Planned Parenthood

Schaumburg's Office Depot refuses to print religious flyer

Schaumburg’s Office Depot refusal to print a religious flyer is a clear violation of the U.S. and Illinois constitutions as well as Illinois and Cook County public accommodations laws. The only reason that Office Depot would refuse Maria Goldstein’s request to print a religious flyer is that it didn’t like the content, which was a prayer... Read more »

What Planned Parenthood and Josef Mengele have in common

I know that it will bring in a deluge of outraged response to ask what Planned Parenthood and Josef Mengele have in common. But I couldn’t get the comparison out of my mind once I began reading the stories and the transcript of the now famous and recorded conversation in which Dr. Deborah Nucatola, senior... Read more »

Pro-choice forces push anti-conscience abortion bill through Illinois legislature

As if we weren’t looking, pro-choice forces this week are pushing an anti-conscience abortion bill through the Illinois Legislature. Illinois Senate Bill 1564, which rewrites the Health Care Right of Conscience Act, is designed to cripple or shut down  pregnancy resource centers, such as Aid for Women and the Women’s Center, that offer women alternatives to... Read more »
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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 »