Entries for December, 2011

Going Mac

It has been a week of traumatic but good change for this old PC user. I had been planning to make the move to Mac during Christmas vacation, when son-in-law and Mac user Andy would be home to help. I intended to get a laptop, but receiving an iPad from hubby Rich for Christmas prompted […]

(Prolifer)ations 12-30-11

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and Kelli We welcome your suggestions for additions to our Top Blogs (see tab on right side of home page)! Email Susie@jillstanek.com. The Anti-Abortion Gang shares a link from the Abortion Gang, who are proud to report that they helped a woman abort her baby […]

Lunch Break: I am Second

by LauraLoo Here’s the testimony of a walking miracle, Shane Kampe.  God saved Shane spiritually and physically - gave him that second chance.  Also, a reminder this New Year’s weekend that if you know of anyone who drinks and drives to please pass on this video.  You may just give someone else a second chance for an abundant life in Jesus.  I wish everyone […]

Supermodel: Pregnancy “the ultimate blessing”

2011 has been a year filled with incredible gifts and this is the ultimate blessing!! ~ Brazilian supermodel Alessandra Ambrosio gushing over her pregnancy with her second child, from her Facebook page via People, December 29

Lunch Break: Siku, the “New Knut”

by LauraLoo Meet Siku, a Scandanavian polar bear cub that’s an Internet sensation.  Siku is fondly known as the ”New Knut.”  Knut was hand raised by German zookeeper (surrogate dad) Thomas Dörflein, but unfortunately both passed away. I’m so happy the Scandanavians have a new polar bear to love! Email LauraLoo with your Lunch Break suggestions. [HT: Drudge Report]

Woman conceived in rape contributes to Gov. Rick Perry’s change of heart on abortion exceptions

He went on to say that he’d never really put a face to the issue and never considered it from the perspective of someone like me, then he said again that I’d changed his heart on this issue. When he gave his speech later, he was talking about protecting every child, then looked at me […]

Life Links 12-28-11

by JivinJ, host of the blog, JivinJehoshaphat The Detroit Free Press has an AP story on China’s one-child policy and those who defy it: It’s impossible to know how many children have been born in violation of the one-child policy, but Zhai Zhenwu, director of Renmin University’s School of Sociology and Population in Beijing, estimates […]

Lunch Break: Puppy Christmas

by LauraLoo Tiny Yorkie puppies open up Christmas gifts and make huge mess.  Adorable! Email LauraLoo with your Lunch Break suggestions. [HT: Hans Johnson]

Pro-lifer not exactly a fan of Ron Paul

Speaking of Ron Paul being an OB-GYN, that doesn’t make him pro-life. And as my father-in-law would say, “Ron Paul delivering 4,000 babies doesn’t make him pro-life. It just makes him rich.” ~ Alfonzo Rachel skewering Ron Paul’s foreign policy and pro-life positions, PJTV’s ZoNation, December 26 [discussion begins at 4:10, Content Warning]

(Prolifer)ations 12-27-11

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and Kelli We welcome your suggestions for additions to our Top Blogs (see tab on right side of home page)! Email Susie@jillstanek.com. Timmerie’s Blog has a guest post by a homeschooled Catholic teen who is reaching out to women experiencing unplanned pregnancies before they ever […]

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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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