Entries for May, 2006

New Stanek column on WND: “Pro-abort PBA paradox”

When exactly is a pregnancy terminated? Abortion proponents attempting to answer that question should run into a problem. By trying to protect one flank, they’ve exposed another. To be consistent, the abortion industry’s definition of when a pregnancy begins should agree with its definition of when it ends. But the two don’t jibe. For over […]

Fire Thunder suspended; abortions banned on rez

This just in: The Oglala Sioux tribal council banned all abortions on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation and suspended President Cecelia Fire Thunder on Tuesday, charging that she solicited donations on behalf of the tribe for a proposed abortion clinic without the council’s approval. And this was published in IndianCountry.com last week: Hat tip: Stacy […]

New Stanek column on WND: “The lunatic fringe goes mainstream”

Latter day feminists think abortion is not just fine, it’s holy. Wrote Debi Jackson, owner of Cincinnati Women’s Services abortion mill, in a web post recently: Imagine… that a woman may create a ceremony… to be performed during the abortion or afterwards with family and friends in attendance… She may have a circle of women […]

News of encouragement…

I received this today from a new pro-life friend on South Dakota’s Oglala rez. Apparently the Natives are restless with their president’s plan to launch an abortion mill on their land and are planning a protest. … Des Moines Register columnist Dave Yepsin says that Dem guv candidate Mike Bluoin’s party of choice and pro-life […]

Will we choke on the pill?

In a recent column, I connected the morning-after pill controversy with the larger issue of contraception. Basically, pro-lifers can’t oppose the MAP without opposing birth control pills, since they contain the same ingredients (female hormones) and, therefore, may both cause abortions – stop an embryo from implanting in the uterus. Pro-aborts have honed in on […]

New Stanek column on WND: “The biggest boobs”

According to its president, the National Breast Cancer Coalition has “revolutionized” public policy in the quest to eradicate breast cancer. NBCC has an odd way of running its revolution. On May 4, NBCC announced the Golden Boob Awards, to “highlight the biggest boobs of all – the organizations that are using breast cancer purely as […]

What’s wrong with sex selection?

From today’s Chicago Tribune: BADHOCHHI KALAN, India — This is the land of the vanishing girl, where 14 boys and seven girls attend 1st grade, where educational plays warn of a future with no women. A nearby midwife delivers one girl for every five boys. Villagers do not talk openly about why the number of […]

Snubbing the snubbers

There are unconfirmed reports that IL gubernatorial candidate Judy Baar Topinka indicated earlier this spring she didn’t need conservatives to win. Whether or not that’s true, we will likely find out, and this isn’t just whiny saber-rattling by IL conservatives. Nationally, conservatives are showing their displeasure with an aberrant president and legislature by walking and […]

New Stanek column on WND: “Vampires on campus”

There has been a surge in pro-abortion violence on college campuses this spring. Most recently, Professor Sally Jacobsen at Northern Kentucky University became so enraged by a display of little white crosses commemorating children lost to abortion that she incited her students to destroy it – in broad daylight with a newspaper photographer snapping away. […]

  
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by Kelli

TakeCareDownThereA persistent stigma surrounding abortion ensures that the people who provide these services continue to be construed as morally corrupt.

Just like the original version of HB 305 would have banned abortion clinic employees from providing any type of services in public schools, some states have taken this idea to an extreme. Last year, Kansas attempted to ban abortion providers from schools altogether in a sweeping provision that could have prevented parents who work at Planned Parenthood from volunteering to chaperone their kids’ field trips.

That measure didn’t pass, but the attitude remains — people who support abortion shouldn’t be allowed around kids. Other types of professions aren’t singled out in this way in proposed laws.

~ Tara Culp-Ressler, ThinkProgress.org, April 14

[Note: The author describes HB 305, "spearheaded by Rep. Frank Hoffmann (R)", as "intend[ing] to prohibit abortion providers from disseminating materials in publicly funded schools. The original version of the bill would have prevented employees at groups like Planned Parenthood from providing any type of instruction to students whatsoever — but Hoffman ended up amending the legislation to narrow the scope, banning abortion providers from instructing students about topics related to ‘human sexuality or family planning.’” For an example of some of Planned Parenthood’s finest student info on sexuality, see this info on Take Care Down There.]

[Planned Parenthood's "Take Care Down There" graphic via digitaljournal.com]

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