Entries for November, 2012

Pro-life blog buzz 11-30-12

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.

  • Pro-Life in TN writes that with all the warring over the looming fiscal cliff, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is busy doling out $100,000 to teach at-risk girls how to better “negotiate” condom use with their sexual partners.

Pro-life video of the day: Child brides

by LauraLoo Bader Ben Hirsi at TED discusses the culture of Arab countries who sanction giving away girls (as young as age 9) to be child brides: For those of Islamic persuasion, their role model for such practice is the prophet Mohammed.  He took a child bride (Aisha) in his 50’s while she was 6.  However, Mohammed waited until she reached “maturity” at 9 before physically consummating […]

Abortion backers try to justify Planned Parenthood’s Black Friday specials

One never knows which posts are going to get more attention than others. (I’m usually wrong when I guess, actually.)

So I was surprised my blog on Planned Parenthood of South Florida and the Treasure Coast’s Black Friday specials got quite a bit of traction, from Fox to the Christian Post to Human Events.

All the attention forced a response from the other side.

Catholic theology prof: Catholic church used to be pro-choice

Back in the 16th century, you had a pro-choice view on abortion that was held by all three of the magisteria: The Papal and Episcopal Magisterium, the Magisterium of the Theologians, and also the Magisterium of the Laity, everyone accepted this was truth… … Why not go back to Saint Antoninus, the Dominican Archbishop of […]

Pro-life news brief 11-29-12

by JivinJ, host of the blog, JivinJehoshaphat

  • At Live Action, Rebecca Frazer points out the ridiculousness of Planned Parenthood of Indiana promoting themselves as an adoption referrer:

    Yes, you read that right. Planned Parenthood is excited that they have contributed to a whopping twelve adoptions in six years. If we do some simple math that comes out to an average of two adoptions a year.

    Last year alone, Planned Parenthood of Indiana performed 5,250 abortions. 5,250. That means that if 2011 was an average adoption year, Planned Parenthood helped with one adoption for every 2,625 abortions they performed. Perhaps they should send their adoption counselors back to job training.

Pro-life video of the day: “This is my body”

by Hans Johnson This is the second in a series of short pro-life videos released by Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life. Email dailyvid@jillstanek.com with your video suggestions.

Why the preborn have the right to use their mothers’ bodies

What is the nature and purpose of the kidney versus the nature and purpose of the uterus? The answer tells us why a woman is not obligated to give her child her kidney but is obligated to “give” her child her uterus. … The kidneys exist for the health and proper functioning of the body […]

Pro-life news brief 11-28-12

by JivinJ, host of the blog, JivinJehoshaphat

  • For some reason the editorial board of the Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel thinks a poll showing the public favors more restrictions on abortion is a good argument against adding more restrictions to abortion:

    Public polling shows that most people in the U.S. favor the idea of legal abortion. A CBS News/New York Times poll in September is typical. It found that 42% thought abortion should be “generally available,” while 35% said “available under stricter limits” and 20% said “not permitted.”

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