New Stanek column, "Obama toadies vs. abortion freeloaders"


Obama sycophant SodaHead's July 15 blog post headline blared, "Latest Right-Wing Lie Blows Up In Their Faces: NO FEDERAL FUNDING FOR ELECTIVE ABORTION."

SodaHead was attempting to beat back conservatives who were in an uproar over National Right to Life's finding that federal funding for PA's health insurance high-risk pool includes abortion coverage....

Likewise, another of Obama's online guardians, Media Matters, quickly hurled a 1,700-word tome into the blogosphere with such cocky subtitles as (emphasis mine), "[Glenn] Beck repeats discredited claim that Obama admin has OK'd federal funding for elective abortions"....

The only problem is the abortion industry agrees with (all) pro-lifers (other than Democrats) that Obama's executive order didn't apply to high-risk pools and were furious when in the wake of NRLC's discovery a busted White House quickly directed DHHS to write rules ensuring that federal funds indeed would not go toward abortion in state high-risk pools....

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New Stanek column, "Jimmy Kimmel crew tries to fry pro-lifer"


Abortion isn't very funny, as comedian Jimmy Kimmel is learning the hard way.

On June 25 the youth pro-life activist group Survivors of the Abortion Holocaust was holding a Face the Truth event in front of Grauman's Chinese Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles, as was their First Amendment right....

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New Stanek column, "Exposed! Kagan's partial-birth abortion scheme"

UPDATE, 9:25a: A high up source tells me GOP senators plan to bring up today Kagan's collusion with ACOG to rewrite its medical opinion of partial-birth abortion.


The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology is well-known in pro-life circles to be radically pro-abortion.

For instance, ACOG supports the most heinous of all abortion practices, partial-birth abortion. When in 2007 the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the partial-birth abortion ban of 2003, ACOG released an indignant statement, which read, in part:

"Today's decision... is shameful and incomprehensible to those of us who have dedicated our lives to caring for women," said Douglas W. Laube, MD, MEd, ACOG president. "It leaves no doubt that women's health in America is perceived as being of little consequence.

"... The Supreme Court's action today, though stunning, in many ways isn't surprising given the current culture in which scientific knowledge frequently takes a back seat to subjective opinion," he added.

How admirable of ACOG to stand on the principle of "scientific knowledge" in the face of "subjective opinion," which overwhelmingly thought sucking out the brains and collapsing the skulls of almost-delivered late-term babies was gross.

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But as it turns out, ACOG is the grandest of frauds.

It has just come to light through the process of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan's confirmation hearing that in 1996 ACOG let the Clinton White House, via then-associate counsel Elena Kagan, write its medical opinion of the partial-birth abortion procedure....

Continue reading my column today, "Exposed! Kagan's partial-birth abortion scheme," at

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New Stanek column, "Taxpayer cash funds Skype-type abortions"


In March, pro-life activist group Operation Rescue secretly taped a phone conversation between a Planned Parenthood of the Heartland receptionist in IA and a member of its team in Wichita posing as a prospective abortion client.

It was then that we first learned of telemed RU-486 abortions....

Think of clinical practice via Skype....

And while PP claims telemed abortions are confined at present to IA, expansion has been in the works for some time....

I did a little digging and found that PP of the Great Northwest, which operates in AK, ID and western WA, has been trialing telemedicine in AK since 2009, with "plans to expand."...

Federal funding appears to be part of the plan. Pro-Life Wisconsin found this revealing July 10, 2009, article in the Business Journal of Milwaukee....

Read my article today, "Taxpayer cash funds Skype-type abortions," in its entirety at

New Stanek column, "Planned Parenthood forces us into RU-486 complicity"


... Robin Marty at RH Reality Check promoted telemed abortions as a welcome alternative to "forc[ing] [women] to travel hours or set aside days in order to obtain the drug."

The ACLU promotes RU-486 abortions because they provide "abortion options for women who live far from a surgical abortion provider. ... In 86 percent of counties in the country, there is no abortion provider ... [sometimes] leaving women to travel hundreds of miles for care."

On the flip side this means women taking RU-486 for abortions are "far from" the abortion provider's help, sometimes "hours," sometimes "hundreds of miles."...

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New Stanek column, "Blagojevich's crimes against the sanctity of life"


Opening arguments were heard yesterday in the federal corruption trial of former IL Gov. Rod Blagojevich.

Blagojevich stands accused of attempting to sell President Barack Obama's vacated US Senate seat.

Blagojevich and wife Patti have recently portrayed themselves as sympathetic figures on reality television, he on Celebrity Apprentice and she on I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!

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Both attempts have worked to a degree. About Patti's on-air stint in a Costan Rican jungle Huffington Post noted:

It was image changing, too, for Blagojevich, who came off as a down-to-earth, well-liked mom. Before the show, Blagojevich was mostly known for being a foul-mouthed political spouse caught on federal wiretaps prosecutors had made of her husband.

Rod even managed to win over Donald Trump. When Trump fired Rod in episode 4 because he didn't know how to use modern communication methods (texting, e-mail) to communicate with his team, the Chicago Sun-Times reported:

Donald Trump was hesitant to fire Blagojevich, saying he thought the impeached ex-governor was afraid to offend potential jurors while competing.

"I think Rod is being overly nice because he has some pretty big things to do when we're finished with this," Trump said. "I think he's in a very tough position. I think you're a guy with great courage."

Oh, please. As governor of IL, Rod Blagojevich was anything but courageous, taking inordinate pleasure in picking on people way smaller than himself. On the life issue in particular, Blagojevich was a bully for death.

In 2005...

Continue reading my column today, "Blagojevich's crimes against the sanctity of life," at

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New Stanek column, "On the path to over-the-counter abortions"


On June 17, the FDA's Advisory Committee for Reproductive Health will hold a public hearing to begin the approval process of a new abortion pill, Ulipristal acetate, to be marketed by the brand names ella® or ellaOne®.

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ellaOne can be taken up to 5 days after unprotected sex, as opposed to emergency contraception, which can be taken up to 3 days after unprotected sex....

ellaOne has been marketed in the United Kingdom since September 2009 as an emergency contraceptive, but it does not chemically work the same in a woman's body as an EC....

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New Stanek column, "No compromise on female genital mutilation"


Looking back on my days as a labor and delivery RN, deliveries of babies to Middle Eastern couples were the hardest.

There was the husband who tried to order me not to let his wife have an epidural.

And there was the 30-something-year-old married to his 15-year-old first cousin who was aborting their (not surprisingly) handicapped baby.

Then there was the laboring mother who had been the victim of female genital mutilation.

FGM is a custom found primarily in Asian and African Muslim countries... but it is coming to America.

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There are 4 types of FGM, according to the World Health Organization...

The mother I was delivering had been maimed by the worst, "infibulation," so her delivery was somewhat of a perenial massacre. It was awful.

Traditionally, feminists have strongly opposed FGM, along with all of Western civilization.

But in this new age of cultural sensitivity, attempts are being made to bridge the divide, not necessarily end the barbaric practice of FGM....

Continue reading my column today, "No compromise on female genital mutilation," at

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New Stanek column: "The slimy task of pro-abort men"


The April 29 issue of Newsweek featured a conversation among liberal feminists about the future of the abortion movement.

Surprising to me was a recurring lament about the shortage of outspoken pro-abort men. Hasn't the mantra for almost 40 years been, "My body, my choice"?...

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New Stanek column, "Vaccines made with fetal cells causing autism?"


EPA researchers publishing a study in the Feb. 16 issue of Environmental Science & Technology were "surprise[ed]" to find a worldwide jump in the incidence of autism beginning in 1988....

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New Stanek WND column, "Fetal-pain law puts pro-aborts in a world of hurt"


... Pro-aborts did not see NE's Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act coming and are scrambling to rebut. According to the Associated Press, although the "bill is sure to be challenged in court," no one is sure who will do the challenging. Neither NE late-term abortionist LeRoy Carhart nor the Center for Reproductive Rights have determined whether they will participate. Pro-aborts are probably drawing for the short straw as I write....

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New Stanek WND column, "The consequences of admitting ABC link"


In my previous column, I revealed that the son of the founder of the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation is in a joint business venture with Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest....

Eric Brinker wrote me that only "20 of Komen's 122 US affiliates fund breast health services through local Planned Parenthood clinics."

Coincidentally, 2 of those 20, Komen Puget Sound and Komen Boise, fund Brinker's business partner, PPGNW (corroboration at links)....

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New Stanek WND column, "Planned Parenthood deepens link to breast-cancer group"


The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation had noble beginnings, launched by Nancy Goodman Brinker in response to a promise she made to her dying sister, Susan Goodman Komen, to do all she could to eradicate breast cancer. Komen succumbed to the disease in 1980 at age 36. Nancy went on to contract the disease herself and is now a survivor....

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New Stanek WND column, "Can pro-lifers ever support Democrats again?"


I'm proud to be a Republican, but I'm pro-life first.

After making a couple observations about 2 years ago, I decided to work harder at being a nonpartisan pro-lifer....

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New Stanek WND column, "Publicly funded eugenics"


... In motion is a dizzying array of both legitimate and nefarious factors that might sway some votes. But the Democratic pro-life caucus is key, one way or the other.

Pro-abort Democratic leadership stopped trying to strike a compromise with Stu-PAC late last week, finally realizing, as House GOP Minority Leader John Boehner put it, abortion is "one of those issues that, literally, can't split the baby." (Well, pro-aborts wouldn't mind, but pro-lifers do.)

But along the way, pro-abort Democratic leadership apparently engaged Stupak in some interesting conversations....

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New Stanek WND column, "The copycat who stopped live tweeting her abortion"


Last week I wrote about Angie Jackson, who began live tweeting her RU-486 abortion on Feb. 18 to "demystify" us, thinking it would be a "4 hour bleed out."

We learned together Jackson was grossly uninformed about the medical abortion process.

For 9 days Jackson tweeted about recurring headaches, nausea, vomiting, bleeding, pelvic pain, backaches, and cramping so bothersome she went through an entire bottle of 20 Tylenol with codeine in a week and had to ask for more (which she was apparently denied, tweeting Feb. 27, "This is definitely the most pain so far. It's distracting & makes me unhappy... Ibuprofin is a joke, ya'll")....

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Meanwhile, a copycat named Next Thursday, inspired by Jackson, decided to begin tweeting her RU-486 abortion on Feb. 25....

When the day came for Next Thursday to begin her RU-486 abortion, it had first to be determined whether she was too far along....

That the abortion mill qualified Next Thursday for an RU-486 abortion by ultrasound tells me it may have fudged on dates.... a red flag for events to follow....

Three days into Next Thursday's RU-486 abortion, something bad happened. Her second-to-last tweet ominously reads: "I've been bleeding like a stuffed pig all day."...

Continue reading my column today, "The copycat who stopped live tweeting her abortion," on

New Stanek WND column, "Live tweeting abortion"


Be careful what you attempt to demystify.

At 4:08 p.m. on Feb. 18 micro-blogger Angie Jackson began posting the blow-by-blows of her RU-486 abortion on Twitter. "I took the first pill a little under 2 hours ago," she tweeted....

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New Stanek WND column, "The abortion clinic and other novel ideas of Adolf Hitler"


... Next week Polish pro-lifers will unveil a huge billboard in one of Poland's large cities (unnamed now so as not to jeopardize the plan) reminding the public of Adolph Hitler's push for abortion during the Nazi occupation....


Translation: Abortion for Polish women introduced by Hitler on March 9, 1943

... Under Hitler's guidance, the Berlin Chamber of Physicians loosened the Nazis' abortion policy in 1933 so as to use abortion as a tool to exterminate nondesirables. It determined "the health of the mother - considered from all angles - is the decisive factor" for abortions.

Flash forward to the US Supreme Court's definition of the abortion health exception in its Jan. 22, 1973, Doe v. Bolton decision, which was, "all factors - physical, emotional, psychological, familial, and the woman's age - relevant to the well-being of the patient."

Great minds think alike, or plagiarize sometimes.

Hitler also introduced the novel concept of free-standing abortion mills in a 1942 policy statement:

It will be necessary to open special institutions for abortions and doctors must be able to help out there in case there is any question of this being a breach of their professional ethics.

What vision. Hitler would no doubt have approved of locating American abortion clinics in minority neighborhoods....

Continue reading my column today, "The abortion clinic and other novel ideas of Adolph Hitler," at

New Stanek WND column, "Wednesday-morning quarterbacking the Tebow ad"


It all turned out so well, I have a hard time making much of the fact that Focus on the Family's Tebow ad, billed as pertaining to the pro-life issue, didn't have anything to do with abortion.

But looking back, Focus never said it would.

In fact, Focus said it wouldn't. CEO Jim Daly told USA Today on Feb. 5 the ad was "an open discussion on the sanctity of human life - not just the issue of abortion... [with] a bit of humor in it - in fitting with the Super Bowl theme."

Focus gave exactly what it promised.

People like Jeff Emmanuel at commended Focus for PR genius:

The job done by Focus and the Tebows with their much-
publicized Super Bowl advertisement was nothing short of masterful. In fact, I'm not sure that word describes the level of mastery Focus showed with their domination of the pro-abortion left through last night's ad and the public relations battles leading up to it....


Continue reading my column today, "Wednesday morning quarterbacking the Tebow ad," at

New Stanek WND column, "With Roeder trial, abortion dodges another bullet"

UPDATE, 3:27p: Pastor Mark sent me a link to the following video. It is a clip of the courtroom scene on January 28. It shows how Scott Roeder was stifled from talking about the very reason he murdered George Tiller - abortion.

The entire point of my WND column today is no matter what Roeder's crime, he was entitled to due process under the law, and he did not get it. He was not allowed to discuss what drove him to murder Tiller.

In this clip Judge Wilbert admonishes Roeder to stop talking about abortion. Incredibly Wilbert says, "Mr. Roeder, I'm going to tell you right now you cannot discuss specifics of medical procedures. That's outside the scope of what's relevant material, and you certainly don't have the medical background to testify to those...." Outside the "scope of what's relevant"? Roeder should have been allowed to state his understanding. It's what made him do what he did. It would have aided his defense of voluntary manslaughter, which the judge also stopped.

UPDATE, 9:34a: Dr. Monica Miller of Citizens for a Pro-Life Society has written a paper, "The moral principles of the use of force." With that as her backdrop, Dr. Miller concluded the following about the Roeder case, per a January 29 email...

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New Stanek WND column, "Bill protects all preborns after 20 weeks"


On Dec. 3, 2009, NE late-term abortionist LeRoy Carhart told the New York Times that after the death of colleague George Tiller in May he began committing abortions "'past 24 weeks."...

The NYT added:

Dr. Carhart's fee schedule lists prices for abortions up to 22 weeks and 6 days (at that point, $2,100 in cash or $2,163 on a credit card), but notes that abortions after 23 weeks are available "after consultation with our doctor," and that abortions after the 27th week may take four days.

The problem is NE has a law banning abortions past the age of viability. Although unspecified, currently a baby is considered viable at 23 weeks.

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This wasn't the first time Carhart publicly flouted the fact he allows himself a wide swath of wiggle room on whether a baby he is aborting is viable or not.

Hence the introduction of the Abortion Pain Prevention Act by NE Speaker of the Legislature Mike Flood on Jan. 21.

The Abortion Pain Prevention Act takes us into a whole new world of abortion law, banning all abortions after 20 gestational weeks on the basis of a preborn baby's capacity to feel the pain of it all. At this age a baby anatomically "has the physical structures necessary to experience pain," states the bill, based on scientific evidence....

Watch this legislation. It has the potential to be as explosive in the 2000s as the Partial Birth Abortion Ban was in the 1990s, and just as damaging to the abortion movement. Meanwhile, if passed, it would save exponentially more lives.

And once again Carhart, the ultimate loser of the PBA Ban battles before the Supreme Court, is in the middle of it....

Continue reading my column today, "Bill protects all preborns after 20 weeks," at

New Stanek WND column, "Top scientist finally admits abortion-breast cancer link"


In February 2003, Dr. Louise Brinton (pictured lower right), the National Cancer Institute's chief of the Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, served as chairperson at an NCI workshop in Bethesda, MD, to assess whether abortion was implicated as a breast cancer risk.

In the opinion of "over 100 of the world's leading experts," said the subsequent NCI report, including Dr. Brinton, the answer was no....

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At the time, 29 out of 38 studies conducted worldwide over 40 years showed an increased ABC risk, but NCI workshop "experts" nevertheless concluded it was "well established" that "induced abortion is not associated with an increase in breast cancer risk."...

Life went on, except for post-abortive women inflicted with breast cancer anyway.

But 6 years later something happened. Dr. Brinton either flipped her lid, flipped ideologies, restudied the evidence and decided to recant, or couldn't sleep at night - and she began righting her wrong....

Continue reading my column today, "Top scientist finally admits abortion-breast cancer link," at

New WND column, "Under Obama, STD super strains all the rage"


Recalling the Rev. Jeremiah Wright once famously accused the "government ... [of] inventing the HIV virus as a means of genocide against people of color," it is ironic that his protégé, Barack Obama, along with other carriers of the deadly diseases of political correctness and liberal ideology, would actually be the ones guilty of spreading not only HIV but other plagues.

Three significant events of the past 2 weeks may at first appear unrelated but aren't:

  • Dec. 27, 2009: While researching the worldwide epidemic of drug-resistant diseases, the Associated Press uncovers and reports what has been "dreaded and expected for years - this country's 1st case of a contagious, aggressive, especially drug-resistant form of tuberculosis."

    oswaldo juarez, tuberculosis, abortion, sexually transmitted disease, sexaully transmitted infection, STD, STI, HIV, AIDS.JPEGPreviously unknown to the public, the AP discloses that now 21-year-old Peruvian exchange student Oswaldo Juarez, pictured right, began treatment in 2007 at the last remaining TB sanitarium in the United States, located in South FL, for 1 of only 5 cases of XXDR TB known worldwide. Symptoms abated, and Juarez was released back into the U.S. in July 2009.
  • Jan. 1, 2010: The state of IL becomes the 21st state, along with the city of Baltimore, to enact "expedited partner therapy" legislation. Such laws allow patients being treated for either chlamydia or gonorrhea, both sexually transmitted diseases, to receive as many blank prescriptions or one-time doses of antibiotics as the number of sexual partners they say they have had within the previous 60 days. Minors as young as 12 years old can obtain scripts or meds without parental knowledge.
  • Jan. 4, 2010: The Centers for Disease Control enacts an order by President Obama, lifting the 22-year ban against HIV positive foreigners entering the U.S. Pre-admissive HIV testing will no longer be required either, so infected immigrants will be untrackable.
  • To begin connecting the dots, Homeland Security Today on Dec. 29 reported on the scale of diseases resistant to drug treatment...

    Continue reading my column today, "Under Obama, STD super strains all the rage," at

    New Stanek WND column, "Top 10 pro-life stories of 2009"


    Following are the top 10 stories of greatest impact to the pro-life movement in 2009, in both my opinion and the opinion of my blog readers. I'm listing them in chronological order, not necessarily in order of significance.

    1. Jan. 20: Inauguration of President Barack Obama, who was quick to please those hoping pro-lifers were right to assert he was the most anti-life politician ever elected to our highest office, when ...

    2. Jan. 23: President Obama signs an executive order overturning the Mexico City Policy, thereby reauthorizing taxpayer funding of international groups promoting and/or committing abortion. Obama defenders rationalize that at least he waited until after the Jan. 22 anniversary of Roe v. Wade, demonstrating a non-provocative tone ... toward born people, anyway.

    3. May 15: Gallup releases a poll showing that for the first time since it began asking the question in 1995, a 51 percent majority of Americans consider themselves "pro-life" as opposed to 42 percent "pro-choice."

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    Gallup credits Obama for the shift, in part: "It is possible that, through his abortion policies, Obama has pushed the public's understanding of what it means to be 'pro-choice' slightly to the left, politically. While Democrats may support that... it may be driving others in the opposite direction."

    4. May 17...

    Continue reading my column today, "Top 10 pro-life stories of 2009," at

    The Embryonic Jesus Story

    Merry blessed Christmas, everyone!

    Reposting my WND Christmas column from 2004, "The Embryonic Jesus Story"...

    At this time of year, we focus on Christ's birth, but there is a fascinating incident the Bible describes near the beginning of Jesus' human life, several months prior. It is the Embryonic Jesus Story.

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    Luke 1 tells about the first person besides Jesus' mother and earthly father who recognized He was extraordinary - Jesus' cousin John, while John was yet a fetus, and Jesus was but an embryo.

    When John was a preborn 6-month-old, his Aunt Mary came to visit John's expectant mother Elizabeth, her cousin. Mary was newly pregnant with Jesus.

    Luke 1:41 says when Mary greeted Elizabeth, John kicked. Elizabeth told Mary, "The instant I heard your voice, my baby moved in me for joy!"...

    Continue reading "The Embryonic Jesus Story"

    New Stanek WND column, "Ben Nelson's betrayal"


    I received this question from a friend on Facebook:

    So, Jill, what happened with Nelson? You and other pro-life leaders were advising people to be "calm" and to thank him, and all indications now are that he prostituted his vote like so many others. How do you know who to trust?

    My friend was speaking about a blog post I wrote Dec. 11 encouraging pro-lifers to maintain support of Sen. Ben Nelson, D-NE. In that post I relayed an e-mail received from Democrats for Life's president, Kristen Day, assuring everyone Nelson was unwavering in his refusal to vote for any health-care bill excluding a Stupak-like pro-life amendment:

    Dear pro-life Friends,

    Sen. Nelson has been a strong leader on our behalf. ... I have been assured that he has not changed his opinion and has not gone back on anything he has said. Senator Nelson has taken a very hard line with the Caucus, and they are trying hard to appease him because they need his vote.

    I assure you that the senator has not backed down from his commitment...

    Up to the end Nelson was working with all the right people - Democrats for Life, NE Right to Life, the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, pro-life MI Rep. Bart Stupak.

    But in the end, Nelson betrayed them all....

    Continue reading my column today, "Ben Nelson's betrayal," at

    New Stanek WND column, "The one man who can stop publicly funded D.C. abortions"


    For his phenomenal work convincing just enough Catholic voters that pro-abortion, pro-infanticide, pro-human embryo experimentation Barack Obama was actually pro-life, Catholic law professor Doug Kmiec was awarded an ambassadorship to the country of Malta, a group of Mediterranean islands off the southern coast of Italy.

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    Kmiec labored hard to earn that plum appointment, going so far as to rustle up a book, Can a Catholic Support Him? just 7 weeks before the 2008 election.

    Sitting in a Panera cafe with winter boots on in the aftermath of Chicago's first blizzard of the season, let me check Malta's weather right now.... December being one of its coldest months, the daily average temperature is 65 degrees with 5 hours of sunshine.

    But I digress. Of course, Kmiec's answer was an emphatic, "Yes!" In a May 2008 op-ed in Catholic Online, Kmiec explained....

    Continue reading my column, "The one man who can stop publicly funded DC abortions," at

    New Stanek WND column, "Obamacare's biggest hurdle: The Manhattan Declaration"


    On Nov. 20, the historic Manhattan Declaration was unveiled, just what my distraught spirit had been yearning. I became its 218,525th signer.

    The Manhattan Declaration is a momentous 4,700-word manifesto authored by Chuck Colson, Dr. Robert George, and Dr. Timothy George, with input from many Orthodox, Catholic, and Evangelical leaders. Colson calls it "one of the most important [documents] in my lifetime."

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    The Manhattan Declaration draws a line in the sand on the 3 paramount issues of our time: the sanctity of human life, the sanctity of marriage as the holy and conjugal union of husband and wife, and the rights of religious liberty and conscience....

    Manhattan Declaration drafters are inviting all like-minded believers to sign on, but the potential ramifications for doing so are sobering.

    As Dr. James Dobson explained on his Nov. 23 Focus on the Family radio program, insofar as his signing of the Manhattan Declaration pertained to passage of socialized health care with publicly funded abortion:

    I don't say this glibly at all. ... Shirley and I will not be able to comply. That is absolutely untenable to us, because it would make us participants in the killing of babies, and we can't and we won't do that. Now I don't know where all of this is leading or what the implications of it are, but if we have to pay ruinous fines, or have to go to prison, or even if we have to leave this beloved country and spend the rest of our lives in exile, that's what we are prepared to do.

    This must be the mettle of Manhattan Declaration signers....

    Continue reading my column this week, "Obamacare's biggest hurdle: The Manhattan Declaration," at

    New Stanek WND column, "Pro-life need-to-knows on health care in Senate"


    For 6 weeks, and behind closed doors, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Democrats have been crafting their own version of a socialized health-care bill.

    With the House's passage of its bill, Reid is ready to pull the trigger, now only awaiting a cost estimate from the Congressional Budget Office on two new tax increases his side has proposed to help contain their behemoth.

    The CBO report could come at any moment, perhaps before this column is published.

    After getting the CBO report, Reid will file cloture (i.e., closure on debate) on a motion to proceed on a "shell," or empty health-care bill.

    Right. There will still be no language to see. Reid will introduce a shell bill simply to get the parliamentary wheels in motion.

    According to Senate rules, the cloture vote Reid wants can come no sooner than 30 hours after he has introduced his shell bill, as early as Friday. Sixty votes will be required.

    This is the first and very important choke point to stop the Senate's health-care bill from proceeding....

    Continue reading my column today, "Pro-life need-to-knows on health care in Senate," at

    New Stanek WND column, "What health-care 'status quo' means to pro-aborts"


    The numbers don't jibe.

    Time magazine reported July 8:

    Nearly 90% of insurers cover abortion procedures, according to a 2002 survey by the Guttmacher Institute....

    While U.S. News & World Report reported July 23:

    [A] Kaiser Family Foundation survey found that 46% of insured workers had coverage for abortions.

    But Dept. of Health & Human Services secretary nominee Kathleen Sebelius testified before the Senate Finance Committee on April 9:

    Most private plans do not cover abortion services except in limited instances....

    And the New York Times reported Nov. 8:

    A 2003 study by the Alan Guttmacher Institute found that 13% of abortions were billed directly to insurance companies.

    What gives?

    It is important to get to the bottom of those discrepant statistics, because pro-aborts are hinging their opposition to the Stupak/Pitts pro-life amendment in the House healthcare bill on one of them - which is false....

    Continue reading my column today, "What health-care 'status quo' means to pro-aborts," at

    New Stanek WND column, "Is Hollywood tipping pro-life?"


    When I read NBC's Law & Order was airing an episode last week "ripped from the headlines" of an abortionist shot in church, i.e., Dr. George Tiller, I, of course, anticipated the plot would not go well for pro-lifers. The most I expected was milliseconds of fairness with pro-abortion clichés ruling the hour.

    My, was I surprised. I could have written that script. The episode wasn't even balanced. It was outright pro-life, not that I mind.

    If you haven't seen the episode, you should. Sans commercials it is only 42 minutes long....

    Pro-abort reaction was swift and harsh. Sarah Seltzer at the Ted-Turner-funded blog RH Reality Check called the episode an "abortion disaster" and "wasteland of TV."

    Kate Harding at Salon accused NBC of spreading "anti-choice propaganda" and "smear[ing] the memory of... Dr. Tiller."

    Ms. Magazine was "appalled by this second assassination" of Dr. Tiller, calling the show "shocking" and "insensitive."...

    Jennifer Boulangerat Women and Hollywood called the show "deeply stigmatizing" and "rife with medical inaccuracies."

    On and on.

    The question is: How did this story line come to pass?....

    Continue reading my column this week, "Is Hollywood tipping pro-life?" at

    New Stanek WND column, "Might preborns become a trendy cause?"


    "Causes are the new black," quipped the moderator as he introduced actor Anthony Edwards, first up on a celebrity panel discussing how social media has impacted the lives of pop stars.

    This was at the Blog World and New Media Expo in Las Vegas 10 days ago.

    Edwards' cause is funding the construction of what will be the largest children's hospital in Kenya, via his organization Shoe4Africa.

    My ears perked up at the moderator's observation, because I'd noticed this recurring theme the previous two days during BWE panels and keynotes.

    My husband and I had registered to attend BWE along with about 1k other bloggers.

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    We knew we'd be entering liberal land, with such sessions offered as, "Blogging for change: How to influence health care through blogging." But we were putting up with a little left ideology to get valuable New Media tips, because the other side is progressive on that front, too.

    This wasn't the first time I'd entered their world, having been one of only two conservatives blogging at the Democrat National Convention in Denver last year.

    But since I don't read them much, I was unaware liberal bloggers become grumbling, self-centered navel gazers when not talking politics.

    At least that's what Day One keynote speaker Chris Brogan seemed to say....

    Continue reading my column today, "Might preborns become a trendy cause?," at

    New Stanek WND column, "Obama's polar opposite lost Peace Prize"


    MI Right to Life's Brian Cusack made the point at a banquet I recently attended that there is a schism between believing what 53% of Americans responded to a December 2005 Zogby poll, that "abortion destroys a human life and is manslaughter," and putting it into practice.

    Cusack called it "the great disconnect" that people would willingly stand by and even condone what they consider "manslaughter."

    A clear example of the great disconnect came Oct. 9 when the Nobel Peace Prize committee chose Barack Obama as its 2009 recipient.

    Obama had only been in office 12 days when nominations closed and had furthermore done "jack and squat" in the nine months following, as a Saturday Night Live skit recently put it.

    But the committee awarded Obama because he gave the world "hope for a better future," according its statement.

    The disconnect, of course, is Obama is the most pro-abortion president in US history, to the point of advocating postborn baby killing if it would interfere with preborn baby killing.

    Actually, from a pro-abortion perspective, Obama has done "jack and pot" since becoming president....

    Continue reading my column today, "Obama's polar opposite lost Peace Prize," on

    New Stanek WND column, "Toys R Us linked to 'not rape-rape' Whoopi"


    I didn't know the potato heads at Toys R Us were featuring Whoopi Goldberg on the cover of their 2009 "Differently-Abled Kids" catalog and ad campaign until she defended pedophile rapist/sodomist Roman Polanski on The View last week, after which bloggers quickly took note of the paradox.

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    I could have told Toys R Us Goldberg was a poor fit, certainly not the "child advocate" it boasted her to be in a press release. She's had multiple abortions - between 4 and 7, depending on the account. Serial-killing one's own children is about as child-unfriendly as one can be.

    In early stand-up routines and in the book The Choices We Made: 25 Women and Men Speak Out About Abortion, Goldberg stated her first abortion was self-inflicted in a park at age 14, after being impregnated at 13.

    That one happened because, "Whoopi led a bohemian lifestyle... and engaged in promiscuous activities," according to biographer Ellesse Chow.

    Which brings us to Polanski. Most now know that in 1977 the famous film director at age 43 primed a 13-year-old with drugs and alcohol before raping and sodomizing her, after which he fled the country to escape prosecution....

    There is no explanation for Goldberg's shocking statements in Polanski's defense except to recall Goldberg herself had consensual sex at age 13, which apparently was only the beginning. She bragged on The View in 2008 she had gone on to nail "about 50" lovers in her lifetime....

    Continue reading my column today, "Toys R Us linked to 'not rape-rape' Whoopi," at

    New Stanek WND column, "Personhood initiatives proliferate"


    On Monday, a star-studded pro-life line-up - Lila Rose, Judie Brown, Pastor Walter Hoye, and Bella movie producers Jason Jones and Leo Severino - announced the launch of the CA Human Rights Campaign.

    This will be an effort to add the Human Rights Amendment as a CA ballot initiative in 2010.

    If passed, the amendment would "recognize[ ] the inherent human rights, dignity and worth of all human beings from the beginning of their biological development," read a statement.

    In other words, we have here another personhood initiative.

    This followed the Aug. 24 announcement that the CO Title Board had approved language for a personhood ballot initiative redo there in 2010.

    And the Sept. 2 announcement that the MT attorney general had approved language for a personhood ballot initiative there in 2010.

    And the Sept. 11 announcement that language had been submitted to the FL secretary of state for a personhood ballot initiative there in 2010.

    And the Sept. 17 announcement that pro-lifers had submitted language to the MO secretary of state for a personhood ballot initiative there in 2010....

    Then there are the legislative personhood efforts....

    So the personhood movement has quickly grown too big to contain, and it has not been just pro-aborts interested in doing so....

    The most interesting educational component of personhood endeavors is what they force the other side to admit. From the LA Times...

    Read my column, "Personhood initiatives proliferate," in its entirety at

    New Stanek WND column, "What I know about ACORN, the SEIU, and Obama"


    In the spring of 2004 we learned Advocate Health Care wanted to build a hospital in a southwest suburb of Chicago, my home turf.

    Advocate owns nine Chicago-area hospitals, one of which is Christ Hospital, where I discovered as a labor and delivery nurse in 1999 that late-term babies were being aborted alive and shelved to die with no medical intervention....

    Pro-lifers immediately opposed Advocate's expansion....

    We organized a protest of Advocate at a public hearing to consider its plan. It was there we first encountered the Service Employees International Union, also protesting Advocate.

    Advocate, as "metropolitan Chicago's leading private provider of health care and its third largest private employer," according to an SEIU flyer, had 25,000 nonunionized workers....

    Working with SEIU against Advocate was the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now, only I didn't realize it then....

    So I introduced myself to SEIU organizer Joseph Geevarghese, saying I was glad we were on the same side.

    Joseph said perhaps we could join forces. He was also working with a church organizer, he said....

    As the media started spending more time on ACORN last week, I realized it was connected to SEIU. I recognized some of its tactics.

    I wondered if I had held on to that Advocate/SEIU file, now five years old. Reviewing it might be enlightening, I thought.

    I did, and it was. I had kept pretty much everything - SEIU's Hospital Accountability Project newsletters, my invoices, and letters.... one from then state Sen. Barack Obama....

    Read my complete column today, "What I know about ACORN, the SEIU, and Obama," at

    New Stanek WND column, "Pro-life martyr Jim Pouillon"


    For 36 years, pro-aborts have engaged in a risky public-relations campaign to detract from their mounting preborn baby body count.

    It is pro-lifers, not pro-aborts, who are violent, they have said. While collectively and openly advancing the abortions of over 50 million children, they have held up as evidence 6 unbalanced people calling themselves pro-life, but repudiated by the pro-life community, who have aborted 8 abortion workers.

    Totally illogical, but nevertheless, with liberal media and political support, the accusation has stuck.

    Not that I've ever minded. Having such a reputation has brought me closer than anything else to knowing how Hell's Angels must feel when walking into a bar, which is kind of cool, even as I laugh at the absurdity of pro-lifers metaphorically dressed in biker leather.

    But with the murder of pro-lifer Jim Pouillon on Sept. 11, that particular debate between pro-lifers and pro-aborts changed. Their post-born killing slate is no longer clean. It was only a matter of time.

    I hesitate to discuss Jim's death in purely pragmatic terms. If I were to be killed for my pro-life convictions, I'm sure it would hurt my family to read the ridiculous and cruel comments by pro-aborts as we argued about me on the Internet as if I were just a debate topic, not a real person.

    Then again, maybe not....

    Continue reading my column today, "Pro-life martyr Jim Pouillon," at

    New Stanek WND column, "Pro-abort donors abandon support of 'ineffective' morning-after pill"


    The idea of being paid to advance the sanctity of life is foreign to most online pro-life citizen journalists and commentators.

    Not that being financially reimbursed for providing this work is wrong. Paul in I Timothy 5:18 wrote, "For the Scripture says, 'Do not muzzle the ox while it is treading out the grain,' and 'The worker deserves his wages.'"

    It's just that the lack thereof doesn't keep our writers from performing what they consider a vocation.

    But quality online pro-death advocacy would be pretty much nonexistent sans financial reward.

    Knowing that behind the advancement of illicit sexual behavior is an industry raking in billions of dollars annually from the sale of contraceptives and abortion makes it too easy to see why online journalistic promotion would be a natural marketing tool.

    The Reproductive Health Reality Check blog is but one example of pro-death pay to play, a "campaign," according to the United Nations Foundation, its financial backer "launched in 2006 to harness the power of new media to offer a reality check on the misconceptions about reproductive health... [a] rebuttal arsenal."

    Recall that media mogul Ted Turner created UNF in 1997 with a $1 billion pledge.

    All this brings us to a remarkable August 21 article in RH Reality Check by Elizabeth Westley, Francine Coeytaux, and Elisa Wells, originally published in the journal, Contraception....

    Continue reading my column today, "Pro-abort donors abandon promotion of 'ineffective' morning-after pill," at

    New Stanek WND column, "Why pro-aborts went silent on healthcare"


    At least once or twice weekly Nancy Keenan of NARAL had been sending a steady stream of "Keep anti-choice extremism out of health-care reform"-type e-mails, as was her July 28 message entitled - until Aug. 3. Nancy has now gone silent for over 2 weeks.

    Same goes for Cecile Richards of Planned Parenthood, who likewise was transmitting "Anti-choice groups step up attacks on women's health"-type emails, as was the title of her July 22 dispatch - until July 24. Cecile hasn't been heard from in over 3 weeks.

    On Aug. 11, President Obama unveiled his Reality Check website with nary a word about the biggest obstacle to passing health care, abortion.

    Coincidental clam-ups?


    In her last e-mail, Cecile wrote, "[T]ell Congress that women's reproductive health care MUST be part of health-care reform."

    Nancy in hers wrote, "Ask your lawmakers to oppose anti-choice attacks on health-care legislation."

    Clearly, both felt their unnamed treasure trove, abortion, was in imminent danger of being aborted from health care.

    Then ... silence?

    The other side does nothing without a plan. The plan is to stop talking about abortion 1) in hopes the controversy will die down, and 2) to regroup and reframe the argument.

    But make no mistake: Abortion is still part of the liberal plan. On Aug. 12, Cecile tweeted...

    Continue reading my column today, "Why pro-aborts went silent on healthcare," at

    New Stanek WND column, "Obama on abortion in healthcare: Unclear now, quite clear then"


    The White House unveiled its new Reality Check webpage Monday morning, attempting to realign facts in its favor about the proposed nationalized health care plan.

    I noted on my blog that noticeably missing was any mention of the A-word, even though the topic has taken center stage in the national debate....

    But there was a time when Obama was quite clear about his intention to include abortion in taxpayer financed health care as well as force private insurance coverage.

    On July 17, 2007, Obama was speaking to Planned Parenthood supporters, and Bryan Howard, CEO of Planned Parenthood AZ, asked a question on health care (abortionspeak translation: "reproductive healthcare" means "abortion"):

    Could you talk - give us some specifics about how reproductive health care ... is going to fit into and be a part of primary care for women in your health care reform plans and how Planned Parenthood ... will continue to be a part of the health care safety net for women and families across the country?

    Obama responded quite clearly he planned for abortion not only to be part of taxpayer-funded health care but also forcibly covered by private insurers. He added he thought it "important" for the United States' largest abortion provider, Planned Parenthood, to be part of his plan. Here's the entire clip, courtesy of Americans United for Life:

    Flash forward 2 years and Obama isn't quite so clear....

    On July 21, CBS's Katie Couric could not have asked Obama more directly: "Do you favor a government option that would cover abortions?"

    Obama's response....

    Continue reading my column this week, "Obama on abortion in healthcare: Unclear now, quite clear then," at

    New Stanek WND column, "Cecile Richards, crazy like a baby-killing fox"


    Abortion proponent Amanda Marcotte blogged last week:

    It's the most common outpatient procedure in the country, and yet we write it off as fringe. There's only 694,000 open heart surgeries a year on average, 600,000 hysterectomies and 193,000 hip replacements a year - but there's 1.2 million abortions performed every year.

    Marcotte was complaining about something not the topic of my column today but interesting nonetheless, that for only the second time since the controversial animated sitcom Family Guy began airing in 1999, Fox was refusing to air an episode - on abortion.

    Marcotte didn't think it funny that Fox didn't think abortion was funny.

    But as I said, I digress.

    It is true that abortion is one of the most if not the most common surgical procedure performed in America.

    So, objectively speaking, abortion should be covered under Obama's nationalized health care plan.

    As pro-abortion Rep. Lynn Woolsey, D-CA, said 2 weeks ago when opposing an amendment to the health care plan banning taxpayer coverage of abortion, "It's a legal medical practice.... We're not talking about having your tonsils out and whether you can or can't.... Let them have an abortion or not have an abortion based on their needs, not ours."

    Exactly. If abortion is the moral equivalent to having a tonsillectomy, and twice as prevalent (tonsillectomies are performed 600,000 times annually), then of course abortion should be covered in nationalized health care.

    And if not, why not? If I were in the abortion industry, I'd be making darn sure it was.

    But there has emerged a strange and opposite phenomenon. Pro-abortion leaders are going out of their way to reassure the public abortion won't be a mandated covered procedure in any health care plan.

    This makes no sense. But, wrote Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards in Huffington Post August 3....

    Continue reading my column today, "Cecile Richards: Crazy like a baby-killing fox," in

    New Stanek WND column, "YouTube serially aborts pro-life videos"


    By now you're likely one of 1.5 million people who have seen the graphic video of Neda Soltan dying after being shot in the chest on June 20, 2009, during protests in Iran following the presidential election.

    The video shows Neda collapsing into the arms of 2 men, who try to stop her bleeding with their bare hands. Suddenly, Neda's eyes roll up and to the right, almost as if they are looking at the cell phone video camera chronicling her death. Blood begins pouring from her mouth and nose, into one eye and down her face. Cries erupt from the crowd, and you know Neda is dead.

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    I don't know how the tragic video of Neda's death is any less graphic than a video by the Center for Bio-Ethical Reform showing the tragic, graphic deaths of children by abortion, but it is according to YouTube, which removed this video.

    There's something about showing abortion that sets it apart from all other videos in the Big Brother eyes of YouTube.

    YouTube allows almost any surgery video imaginable, like gastric bypass, gallbladder removal, toe amputation, appendectomy and brain tumor removal, and gross-out body parts videos like a buttock fecal fistula or peritoneal cancer - but not abortion.

    Neither does YouTube have a problem with videos pertaining to the female anatomy like mastectomies, breast augmentations, hysterectomies or even baby deliveries - but not abortion, unless it is in the form of bloodless illustrations.

    YouTube also seems to go out of its way to protect the abortion industry, particularly Planned Parenthood.

    To date, YouTube has removed 8 videos posted by Lila Rose and Live Action Films shot undercover at PPs in several states....

    But it's not only PP YouTube protects. It also provides cover-up for run-of-the-abortion-mill skanks....

    Continue reading my column today, "YouTube serially aborts pro-life videos," at

    New Stanek WND column, "'Common ground' vs. zodiac abortions"


    In his Jan. 22, 2009, proclamation lauding the 36th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, President Obama wrote we must "reduce the need for abortion ... [by] find[ng] common ground to expand access to affordable contraception, accurate health information and preventative services."

    Since then, "common ground" has become the talk of the pro-abort town.

    A month ago, the pro-abortion website RH Reality Check, funded by Ted Turner, even launched an "On Common Ground" forum, inviting thinkers from both sides to publicly contemplate.

    To date, of 15 contributors, only 2 are solidly pro-life - Kristen Day of Democrats for Life and Serrin Foster of Feminists for Life - and they have each only posted once.

    The problem is pro-lifers fundamentally oppose every "common ground" plank Obama and pro-abortion strategists unilaterally established, which were, in English, widespread contraception distribution, comprehensive sex education and taxpayer funding of the "family planning" industry, i.e., Planned Parenthood.

    The equivalent would have been for President Bush to say, "We must work to find common ground to stop government subsidizing of contraceptives, expand abstinence education and defund Planned Parenthood." Right....

    Continue reading my column today, "'Common ground' vs. zodiac abortions."

    New Stanek WND column, "Abortion vs. cat 'murders'"


    ... In April someone began mutilating and killing cats in 2 Miami-Dade neighborhoods. The outcry with demands to make it stop were instant.

    Animal cruelty is despicable. Only sick people hurt and kill defenseless animals. That's how Jeffrey Dahmer got his start.

    But knowing the same sorts of torturous acts are committed every day against human beings in at least 25 Miami area abortion clinics with no public protest makes me a little crazy. These would include... an abortion survivor who was suffocated in a plastic bag and thrown on the clinic roof for a week until he was so infested by maggots he couldn't be properly autopsied....

    Mainstream media accounts attempting to humanize, dramatize and describe the cat killings in contrast to how they attempt to dehumanize, sanitize and obfuscate abortion make me a little crazy. Some excerpts:

  • "At a news conference... city and county leaders... reassured the community that the 'reign of terror' was over." (CBS)

  • "... the killing spree..." (KPLG)

  • "... [M]y heart goes out to those families who have lost their dear kitties 'cause I understand that pet owners feel very strongly about their little family members.... To see them so violated and so mutilated just defies all common sense and is painful for everyone involved. Thankfully... the terror has come to an end. And what of the perpetrator, depraved, demented, twisted." - Miami-Dade Commissioner Katy Sorenson (CBS)

  • "... a slew of brutal cat murders and mutilations..." (CBS)...
  • Continue reading my column today, "Abortion vs. cat 'murders,'" at

    New Stanek WND column: "Missing from Tiller's eulogy: The A-word"


    Of everything I read about the June 6 funeral of late-term abortionist George Tiller, I thought this was the most telling, from the New York Times:
    But for the most part, Dr. Tiller's funeral focused less on his work than on his life with his family and friends. The word abortion was never uttered....

    Clearly they all knew: Tiller was murdered for his "life's" work, but the reason was unmentionable? Sad. Even in death George Tiller's "vocation" was anathema....

    Conversely, without ever saying the A-word, family and friends implied that if anything would earn Tiller a place in both heaven and history as a martyr it would be the tens of thousands of abortions he committed. From the Associated Press:

    "Dear God, get heaven ready, because Mr. Enthusiasm is coming," said Larry Borcherding, of Overland Park, who first met Tiller a half-century ago when both were students at the University of KS. "Heaven will never be the same. It will be a better, better place with George in it."...
    But if what Tiller did was so heroic, why not describe it?
    "Dear God, get heaven ready, because one of the few who not only stomached but relished aborting late-term babies (We called him 'Mr. Enthusiasm'!) is coming!...

    Continue reading my column, "Missing from Tiller's eulogy: The A-word," in today's

    New Stanek WND column, "Late-term abortion endangered? Hardly"


    It is falsely claimed George Tiller was one of only 3 late-term abortionists in the US, for instance, in the New York Times:

    Some described Dr. Tiller as one of about only 3 doctors in the country who had, under certain circumstances, provided abortions to women in their 3rd trimester of pregnancy, and said his death would mean that women, particularly in the central US, would have few if any options in such cases.

    Apparently, it was Tiller himself who started it. According to The Guardian:

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    Tiller testified ... that he owns 1 of only 3 clinics in the US that perform late-term abortions, which are performed on foetuses that could survive outside the mother's womb....

    Actually, the delusion grows grander. According to the Los Angeles Times:

    But Warren Hern, a CO physician and close friend of Tiller... said he was now "the only doctor in the world" who performed very late-term abortions....

    Well, no. The fact is 2nd and 3rd trimester abortions are committed rampantly in hospitals and abortion clinics across the country on a daily basis....

    Of the 40 states reporting to the CDC in 2005, 32 reported abortions of babies 21 weeks or older.

    So if it were true only 3 doctors nationwide committed them, they did a lot of flying. KS, where Tiller practiced, accounted for "only" 459 of 8,482 late-term abortions reported to the CDC that year....

    Continue reading my column, "Late-term abortion endangered? Hardly," at

    New Stanek WND column, "2 points of truth among Obama's 'wild word fraud'"


    I was at the Grotto on the Notre Dame campus Sunday afternoon when President Barack Obama received his honorary doctor of laws degree and gave his commencement speech.

    At the same time, Fr. Frank Pavone of Priests for Life officiated an alternative service for those who couldn't bear to see such a prominent enabler of child murder lauded at a Catholic university.

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    Whoops, was "prominent enabler of child murder" the sort of "demonizing" Obama preached against in his homily?

    I did indeed think at first it was a homily. While listening to Fr. Pavone with one ear, I listened to Obama with an earpiece in the other ear thanks to a friend who placed her cell phone by her television.

    Obama kept fading in and out. I only caught...

    Continue reading "New Stanek WND column, "2 points of truth among Obama's 'wild word fraud'""

    New Stanek WND column, "Pro-life Obamanation?"


    The terms "pro-life" and "Obamanation" would seem incompatible.

    But there may be an emerging phenomenon. While President Obama continues to enjoy popular support, his anti-life agenda is enjoying less popularity the more he tries to advance it.

    The first sign was public reaction to Obama's overturning of the Mexico City policy, which reinstated taxpayer funding to international abortion groups. This garnered Obama a 65% disapproval rating, according to Gallup, making it the least popular of his first 7 decisions as president.

    Then in late February, Obama....

    Continue reading "New Stanek WND column, "Pro-life Obamanation?""

    New Stanek WND column, "Turbulence surrounds Notre Dame 'abortion plane'"


    This is finals week for students at the University of Notre Dame.

    But a new kind of buzz may be getting in the way of scoring good grades, and it's not illegal (yet, anyway).

    For the past 10 days the Center for Bio-Ethical Reform has been conducting an air and land campaign in, around and over the Notre Dame campus to educate students and faculty exactly what its intended May 17 commencement honoree, President Barack Obama, supports by being "pro-choice."

    On the roads are CBR's "Reproductive 'Choice' Trucks," 6-paneled moving billboards with large signs such as these plastered on them:

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    And in the air at least 3 hours a day (6 during finals week) has been an airplane trailing a large photo banner behind it, also showing in vivid detail what Obama means when he says he's pro-choice.

    It is the plane that has caused the most commotion.

    Fumed liberal blogger Wonkette in a post entitled, "The stench of death: Abortion haters go nuts, really nuts, at Notre Dame"...

    Continue reading today's column, "Turbulence surrounds Notre Dame 'abortion plane,'" at

    New Stanek WND column, "Obama's 100 days of death"


    On Jan. 20, 2009, Barack Obama began his death march as the most anti-life president in U.S. history.

    Today marks Obama's 100th day in office. This list substantiates Obama's personnel and policies to that end. He actually started way before Day 1:

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    Day -75: Names pro-abortion Rahm Emmanuel as chief of staff, who earned a 100 percent approval rating from NARAL while congressman.

    Day -59: Appoints executive director of EMILY's List, Ellen Moran, as White House communications director.

    Day -56: Names Melody Barnes, who previously served on the boards of EMILY's List and Planned Parenthood Action Fund, as his director of the Domestic Policy Council....

    Continue reading "New Stanek WND column, "Obama's 100 days of death""

    New Stanek WND column, "How the Lenos' 'help' actually harms women"


    In 2005, Jay Leno's wife, Mavis, told the Detroit Free Press:

    "Our current conservative, religious government is obsessed with women on life support and with fetuses because they are imaginary people," as opposed to acknowledging the rights of everyday women, she said.

    It is making increasingly less sense to me that liberal feminists like Mavis Leno so totally disregard female "imaginary people," particularly since on ultrasound they must look real enough to be killed in the worst display of sexism possible, as they now comprise well over half of preborns aborted.

    And to clarify, that "wom[a]n on life support," Terri Schiavo, was not on life support at all and was not even close to being as brain dead as liberal feminists like Leno who abandoned their supposed sister to starvation and dehydration after her seedy husband suddenly recalled, years after winning a sealed amount of money in a malpractice lawsuit and fathering two children with another woman, that Terri preferred death by torture to living as a disabled person in the care of her loving parents and siblings.

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    So Leno can spare me her words of concern for the plight of oppressed women in Afghanistan, which is why she says she is hosting a Hollywood fundraiser for the Feminist Majority Foundation on April 29 with her soon-to-be NBC prime-time player husband, Jay. One right they want is for Afghan women to be free to abort. Crazy....

    Continue reading my column, "How the Lenos' 'help' actually harms women," on

    New Stanek WND column, "Abortion: Sunshine on a rainy day or not?"


    We come back to asking why an abortion proponent would want abortion to be rare, a dangerously moralesque view first expressed by Bill Clinton.

    The Obama administration is trying to build on this. According to abortion advocate Christina Page in the Huffington Post April 7:

    Some historic moments are short and sweet. That was the case last Friday with a call the White House organized on common ground in the abortion conflict. In a never before attempted event, the Obama administration merged dozens of leaders from the pro-choice and pro-life movements onto one conference call line and, wisely, muted us. ...

    [T]he intent is to focus on the areas in which, theoretically, both sides share a common interest. And there are many: preventing unintended pregnancy (including teen pregnancy), reducing the need for abortion, strengthening supports for struggling families with wanted pregnancies, making adoption an option as accessible as any other, and saving lives by improving maternal and child health.

    Actually, not to nitpick, but as far as I know only two pro-life groups were invited on the call, Concerned Women for America and Democrats for Life.

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    Whatever - the dicey (pardon the pun) question for the other side is why care about "reducing the need for abortion"?...

    Recognize this is a concession. If America is as pro-abortion as the other side likes to say, there is absolutely no reason to "reduce the need for abortion."...

    Continue reading my column, "Abortion: Sunshine on a rainy day or not?" at

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    New Stanek WND column, "How USA Today used me (and I let it)"


    I don't know who I'm madder at, USA Today or myself.

    Last week USA Today editorial writer Louise Branson e-mailed me a request to:

    ... write a short piece for us about the regulation of fertility clinics in the aftermath of the octuplets scandal, and praising the proposed GA legislation as the standard that should be set nationwide. The piece would need to be around 350 words. It would be an opposing view to our editorial that would warn against the kind of regulation that brings anti-abortion politics into the issue.

    "Absolutely," I responded. With a pro-abortion audience in mind, I wrote a piece explaining the harm of egg harvesting to women, the vast number of human embryos killed throughout the in vitro fertilization process, and how human embryo research proponents use the "leftover" embryos excuse to push their agenda. I closed by describing common sense regulations.

    I received this response:

    Sorry to be a pain, but could I get you to re-do it a bit.... We were hoping to see a piece that would... say the best way to prevent another Suleman case would be to limit the number of embryos that could be implanted and also define an embryo as a person.... We would be less interested in all the medical details as our debate is on how best to regulate fertility clinics.

    I was taken aback. USA Today was telling me how and what to write? I responded...

    Continue reading, "How USA Today used me (and I let it)," at

    Rejected Stanek op ed to USA Today

    On March 18 USA Today printed an op ed I wrote about the need to regulate the in vitro fertilization industry.

    There is a backstory.

    Following is the original op ed I submitted to USA Today, which its editors rejected.

    The sensational story of Nadya Suleman giving birth to octuplets after in vitro fertilization of multiple embryos has spotlighted the need to regulate this Wild West of women's reproductive care.

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    Currently sea turtles in the U.S. enjoy more procreative protection than women and children.

    The procedure to garner eggs for IVF is potentially dangerous to women.

    They inject numerous drugs and synthetic female steroids, including estrogen, a known carcinogen, over several weeks to stimulate several eggs to abnormally mature at once....

    Continue reading "Rejected Stanek op ed to USA Today"

    New Stanek WND column, "State Sen. Obama sponsored 'clone and kill' bill"


    In an otherwise good piece condemning President Obama for his executive order authorizing taxpayer funding for embryonic stem cell research last week, columnist Charles Krauthammer got one thing wrong:

    Obama's address was morally unserious in the extreme. ... Yet ... he went on to declare that he would never open the door to the "use of cloning for human reproduction."

    Does he not think that a cloned human would be of extraordinary scientific interest? And yet he banned it.

    On the contrary, Obama did not....

    Had Obama meant he blanketly opposed cloning, he would have said he opposed cloning, period. But he added that tag, "for human reproduction."...

    I know Obama was parsing. While he says he opposes birthing human clones, Obama supports growing human clones to kill for research.

    I know because I was in Springfield lobbying for the opposition in 2003 when Obama as IL state senator sponsored the Stem Cell Research Act along with five other hard-left liberals, and it included authorization to experimentally clone and kill....

    Continue reading my column today, "State Sen. Obama sponsored 'clone and kill' bill," at

    Stanek op ed in USA Today

    USA Today requested an op ed from me on the topic of in vitro fertilization regulation, and I was grateful for the opportunity. It is published today. Here's a snip:

    The sensational story of Nadya Suleman giving birth to octuplets after in vitro fertilization of multiple embryos has spotlighted the need to regulate this Wild West of women's reproductive care.

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    Now is the time for pro-lifers to introduce legislation in their states regulating IVF and, with it, the creation and care of embryos....

    A movement in this direction is gathering force. Louisiana has had a law since 1986 defining ex-utero embryos as human beings with inherent rights. Embryos cannot be destroyed for research. Court disputes over abandoned embryos must be decided in the best interest of the embryo. At least 5 other states are considering legislation defining an embryo as a person....

    The Suleman case has exposed a need to regulate the IVF industry, the sooner the better. Currently sea turtles in the US enjoy more procreative protection than women and children.

    And here is USA Today's editorial opposing IVF regulation.

    New Stanek WND column: "Killing Girls"

    UPDATE, 3/12, 9:30p: has more insights on Killing Girls:

    "Killing Girls has also been my most difficult film to produce, mainly because it was next to impossible to find finance," said Ireland-born producer and director David Kinsella. "Everybody was telling me that I could not show this or that! ... I was being suffocated by all the negative criticism towards our film. So I decided to make a film straight from my heart and soul and forget all the negative reactions.

    "At times I felt totally helpless during the filming, the screaming from the hospital are tattooed on my soul, the sound of a baby crying during the abortion," he said. "I was totally shocked."...

    Anna Sirota, script writer and narrator of Killing Girls, said she too was shocked "not just because this was so painful and cruel, but also because I could not understand how easy it is to give and to take lives, how mechanical the whole abortion process looks."

    Sirota has given birth to one daughter and had four abortions.

    "The project started to become an obsession. Maybe I was trying 'to excuse' away my sins... I still have no answers," she said.



    A documentary about late-term abortions in Russia, 7 years in the making, has just been released. [JLS note: I have been watching for this film for a year.]

    Killing Girls has already been nominated for best documentary film in 3 European film festivals and through the wonders of technology is available to download online for $14.99, which I did last weekend. (DVD is also available for $22.99.) Here's the trailer:

    Continue reading "New Stanek WND column: "Killing Girls""

    New Stanek WND column, "She won't be in Kansas anymore"


    ... One beneficiary of Kathleen Sebelius' good cheer toward abortionists was Krishna Rajanna, who owned a Topeka chop shop.

    After it was discovered he kept a filthy mill with evidentiary photographs of a dead mouse in the hall and aborted babies in the refrigerator, the latter which staffers said they saw Rajanna eating in soup, legislators introduced clinic regulation legislation. Sebelius vetoed that twice....

    All this information and more is waiting in the wings for Sebelius' confirmation hearing, but will it ever see the light of day?

    Likely not, thanks to KS Senators Sam Brownback and Pat Roberts....

    But here is where Brownback in particular made a common pro-life politician's mistake, which too many pro-lifers accept: Casting dreams for what he could do for us tomorrow, Brownback didn't do the right thing today.

    I don't care what pro-life politicians promise they will do for me tomorrow. Tomorrow never comes. I only care what they do for me today. In fact, they're only where they are today because they cast dreams in a previous campaign to do something for me today....

    Now to the damage abortion loving Sebelius could do as HHS secretary....

    New Stanek WND column, "Octomom's gift to the pro-life movement"

    UPDATE, 3:55p: FYI, Americans United for Life also has model language for legislative consideration entitled, "Regulation of Assisted Reproductive Technologies."


    I don't know why Nadya Suleman opted for single, poverty-stricken motherhood on steroids, pun intended, undergoing the in vitro fertilization procedure several times to produce 14 children since 2001. The last eight were born Jan. 26....

    But in one fell swoop Suleman has spotlighted problems with unregulated IVF and turned public opinion against unregulated IVF....

    Continue reading "New Stanek WND column, "Octomom's gift to the pro-life movement""

    New Stanek WND column, "Abortionists' dirty e-mails"


    The pro-abortion medical establishment in Madison, WI, encountered a problem last summer.

    Their community's late-late-term abortionist, Dennis Christensen, announced he was retiring at year's end, and Planned Parenthood of WI would be taking over his mill.

    In reality, according to e-mails obtained... Christensen wasn't retiring at all....

    Continue reading "New Stanek WND column, "Abortionists' dirty e-mails""

    New Stanek WND column, "5 groups profit from Mexico City policy repeal"


    In 2003, two years after President George Bush reinstated the Mexico City Policy (referred to by abortion proponents as the "global gag rule"), which denies U.S. funds to international groups that commit or promote abortion, the BBC reported the following:

    Hundreds of women's health organisations in the poorest nations of the world - places where maternal mortality and infant death are high - faced a tough choice. Either sign the gag rule and be silenced on abortion, or refuse and lose millions of dollars in US aid.

    Most refused to sign. As a result, thousands of family planning clinics across the developing world have closed their doors, making access to vital contraceptives hard to come by.

    In reality, only five of 457 organizations declined U.S. Agency for International Development family planning assistance in protest over the Mexico City Policy in 2001.

    They were...

    Continue reading my column today, "5 groups profit from Mexico City policy repeal," at

    New Stanek WND column, "Obama: Not pro-infanticide? Prove it!"


    With increasing volume I've been trying to make the pro-life community understand that aborting babies alive and letting them die or outright killing them is a commonplace - rampant - occurrence in U.S. hospitals and abortion mills despite the 2002 passage of the federal Born Alive Infants Protection Act.

    That we get this fact is imperative with the election of Barack Obama as president alongside a Congress now fully controlled by the abortion industry.

    Obama is key. As most know, he took tremendous heat during his 2008 campaign for adamantly opposing Born Alive as IL state senator and was forced to protest loudly that, of course, he opposed infanticide of abortion survivors. Rest assured pro-abort congressional members were watching, glad it wasn't them on the hot seat. The pro-life community must now make Obama and a Senate and House that both voted overwhelmingly for Born Alive prove it.

    How do we know post-abortion infanticide is widespread? The procedure resulting in live births - induced labor abortion - is now the late-term abortion procedure of choice. Read that last sentence again....

    Continue reading my column, "Obama: Not pro-infanticide? Prove it!" on

    New Stanek WND column, "Blago's anti-life pay-to-play"


    I live in IL and have always functioned as a pro-life activist on the wrong side of the politically corrupt government, and not just Gov. Rod Blagojevich.

    But Blagojevich in particular has expressed not just hostility to pro-life measures but hostility to preborn life.

    I hope U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald will someday expose the theres I know are there and the whys behind Blagojevich's extraordinary impositions of anti-life laws and expenditures on the state.

    The list is long, but there was one in which I was involved....

    All eyes are now focused on Democrats to launch impeachment proceedings; and note they are being slow about it. They really, really want Blagojevich to quit. I wanted him to at first, but I'm now laughing that he doesn't. If they're forced to impeach
    him, they indict themselves. They're all guilty. They all have skeletons just like his. They all are worrying: What does Fitzgerald have on us?

    But I digress....

    Continue reading my column, "Blago's anti-life pay-to-play," on

    New Stanek WND column, "Pro-aborts lose another round to Phill Kline"


    Four times in four years Wichita late-term abortionist George Tiller or Planned Parenthood of KS has sued KS Attorney General Phill Kline or Johnson Co. District Attorney Phill Kline for investigating them. They have also filed hundreds of pages of ethics complaints, which continue nonstop to this day.

    But... nothing has stuck to Kline....

    Despite every attempted roadblock, the criminal investigations against PP and Tiller continue....

    In this latest round, PP bizarrely asked the KS Supreme Court to let it sue its prosecutor, Kline, in a secret hearing, and the Supremes more bizarrely said sure....

    But PP lost its latest lawsuit last week on all merits....

    The justice writing the majority opinion, Carol Beier, an appointee of pro-abort Gov. Kathleen Sebelius, was clearly angry she couldn't find a way to stop the decision....

    Beier closed by warning that while they had nothing on Kline now, be ready for something, anything, to pop up in the future to cause the suspension of his license.

    "I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too," Brier would have written had she not feared accusations of plagiarism....

    Now all eyes are on....

    Continue reading my column, "Pro-aborts lose another round to Phill Kline," on

    New Stanek WND column, "Abortion industry picks Obama's staff"


    As you read through the list of Barack Obama's Cabinet and agency head picks, recall that Planned Parenthood, NARAL and EMILY's List promised to spend $30 million combined to defeat John McCain.

    It's payback time, and the pro-abort chickens are coming home to roost.

    Wait - bad cliché choice. Liberal feminist chicks make their living by anti-roosting.

    The pro-abort chickens are coming home to loot. That's better.

    There's Ellen Moran, who will be leaving her job as executive director of EMILY's List to serve as Obama's communications director.

    And there's NARAL's former legal director, Dawn Johnsen, who Obama nabbed for his Department of Justice review team.

    On Monday, Obama named....

    Continue reading my column, "Abortion industry picks Obama's staff," on

    New Stanek WND column, "Pro-life counterfeits: A case of mistaken identity"


    I probably don't need to say much more than the Washington Post and USA Today wrote glowingly of a new "pro-life" plan. Red flags arise.

    Last week USA Today editorialized:

    Realism seems to have struck some ardent foes of abortion. After 35 years of trying to outlaw the procedure nationally while chipping away at abortion rights state by state, they have decided to add a new and sensible initiative. They'll work with the other side to reduce the number of abortions.

    It's not that the opponents changed their minds or that they're any less committed to their cause. It's just that they have done the new math. And the numbers don't add up to more anti-abortion justices on the US Supreme Court or a sea change on the issue among most Americans.

    The new "pro-life" coalition is composed of Barack Obama supporters....

    Continue reading my column, "Counterfeit pro-lifers: A case of mistaken identity," on

    New Stanek WND column, "Pro-life movement: Both ends against the middle"


    I regret to report it was pro-life dissidents who caused the defeat of the South Dakota abortion ban initiative and worsened the lopsided trouncing of the Colorado personhood amendment. According to Medical News Today:

    The defeat of abortion ballot measures across the country... may have been the result of divisions among anti-abortion groups....

    Opposition to the measure in South Dakota came from the anti-abortion groups American Life League and South Dakota Right to Life....

    In Colorado, the failed Amendment 48 measure... found opposition from Americans United For Life and National Right to Life....

    Pro-lifers and pro-aborts on the same side? Hello?

    The fact is groups at both ends of the pro-life ideological spectrum are actively sabotaging pro-life efforts with which they disagree, bound by a common fault: perfectionism....

    Continue reading my column, "Pro-life movement: Both ends against the middle," on

    New Stanek WND column, "How I got my groove back"


    It was the Sunday after the election, and everywhere I looked I could only see impending doom.

    There is no way God would have allowed Barack Obama to become president were He not finally turning America over to judgment, to whatever great or lesser extent that will be.

    I sat in my mother's church and was surprised to feel anger when the worship leader smiled and sang the same songs as ever, as if life hadn't drastically changed the week before, as if the Church itself wasn't indicted by Obama's election.

    Then my eye caught....

    I described that incident on my blog Monday and got enough notes of sympathy I decided I'd better get a grip. Pity is pathetic.

    Enough of this, I said to myself. Barack Obama is only a man....

    Continue reading my column, "How I got my groove back," on

    New Stanek WND column, "Life will not go on"


    Barack Obama was elected president despite the fact he supports abortion into the fourth trimester....

    Either the 63 million people voting for him didn't know about his radical record, which includes abandoning abortion survivors to die, didn't care, or didn't believe it.

    Meanwhile all three state pro-life initiatives failed Tuesday....

    And both state anti-life initiatives passed....

    Altogether, this means we are fooling ourselves if we think the United States is still a Christian nation. Its people just elected a barbarian as president, authorized the killing of both its youngest and sickest, rejected scientific fact that human life begins at conception, blocked parental intervention of abortions of young girls, and voted down the wording of an abortion ban they said only two years ago they would support....

    Continue reading my column, "Life will not go on," on

    New Stanek WND column, "How the Born Alive debate has changed the abortion debate"


    During The O'Reilly Factor on Sept. 29, host Bill O'Reilly said, "Apparently, you violate a woman's privacy if you set any restrictions on aborting a fetus at all or even try to protect a baby after its birth. If you do that, extremists will claim you are violating a woman's privacy rights."

    O'Reilly would not have included "or even try to protect a baby after its birth" a few months ago, because it wasn't commonly known until then that abortion extremists like Barack Obama consider it a "burden" to the mother's "original decision," as he
    put it, to give abortion survivors lifesaving medical help.

    But the debate over Obama's opposition as state senator to the IL Born Alive Infants Protection Act has provided an unforeseen teaching opportunity to the American public, much as the debate over partial-birth abortion did a decade ago....

    Continue reading my column, "How the Born Alive debate has changed the abortion debate," on

    New Stanek WND column, "Killed abortion survivor finally gets funeral"


    On Oct. 14, little Shanice Osbourne will finally be laid to rest 27 months after she was allegedly killed on the day she was aborted alive, July 20, 2006, by abortion clinic owner Belkis Gonzalez at A Gyn Diagnostics Center in Hialeah, FL.

    In addition, notice of intent to initiate a civil lawsuit for medical negligence, wrongful death and personal injury has been filed against Gonzalez, abortionist Pierre Jean-Jacques Renelique and their conglomerate of four Dade Co. abortion clinics by Pennekamp Law in conjunction with the Thomas More Society.

    Finally, some semblance of peace and justice?

    On a hot summer day a little over two years ago, Sycloria Williams was in the throes of an induced-labor abortion of 22-week-old Shanice when the baby delivered alive.

    A clinic worker, along with Williams, witnessed Gonzalez cut the cord and place the moving, breathing baby in a biohazard bag partially filled with chlorine bleach and zip it shut....

    Continue reading my column, "Killed abortion survivor finally gets funeral," on

    New Stanek WND column, "Seriously, Doug Kmiec is a legal scholar?"


    Doug Kmiec is a constitutional law professor at Pepperdine University, former law school dean of Catholic University of America, and former legal counsel to Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H. W. Bush.

    Kmiec's Republican and Catholic credentials have given him heightened prominence as a Barack Obama apologist. Kmiec just published the book, Can a Catholic Support Him?: Asking the Big Question about Barack Obama, and is currently participating in a nationwide "Faith, Family and
    Values Tour"
    on Obama's behalf....

    So given Kmiec's credentials, I was surprised to read his frankly daft defense of Obama on the IL Born Alive Infants Protection Act. From his book....

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    Where to start?

    First, I'd recommend Kmiec give up and simply declare this muddled section, "a non-viable, but temporarily alive, but unborn child with a transient heartbeat," the fault of an aberrant manuscript transcriber.

    Then, Kmiec could not possibly have read the Born Alive Act before writing....

    Kmiec is in serious need of his own law clerk. Not only did he miss the aforementioned, he expressed further ignorance of IL law by stating, "[T]here isn't a county recorder in the country who would record a live birth" of a "temporarily alive" child.

    On the contrary, the state of IL requires that all babies born alive, no matter what gestational age and no matter how fleeting their lives, be issued legal birth certificates....

    According to Kmiec, very premature babies are not legal persons. If this were true, bashing them over the head to expedite the end of their "temporarily alive" status would be legal....

    Continue reading my column, "Seriously, Doug Kmiec is a legal scholar?" on

    New Stanek WND column, "Gianna Jessen: Above Obama's pay grade"


    Last week, unveiled its premier ad, featuring for the first time ever an abortion survivor speaking to a national audience. In the ad, Gianna Jessen appealed to Barack Obama to reconsider his prejudice against gutsy babies like her.

    Gianna was aborted in 1977 by infamous CA abortionist Edward Allred, who is named on her birth certificate as her attending physician. Gianna's 17-year-old mother aborted her at 29-1/2 weeks' gestation after belatedly deciding the time wasn't right....

    Gianna was externally and internally scalded [by a saline solution] for 18 hours, but her mother's bag of waters ruptured before Gianna died, and Gianna was delivered kicking and squalling....

    Were it up to Obama, Gianna would not be here....

    Continue reading "New Stanek WND column, "Gianna Jessen: Above Obama's pay grade""

    New Stanek WND column, "Obama vs. Palin on value of babies"


    I now know what Barack Obama was thinking when he said he wouldn't want his daughters "punished with a baby" if they "ma[d]e a mistake" and had premarital sex.

    How pathetic that Obama obviously had his own tribe, liberals, in mind, who sure know how to mete out punishment with vicious aplomb at such times.

    Thanks to a Daily Kos blogger, who falsely accused Sarah Palin of faking her pregnancy with now 4-month-old son Trig to cover for his real mother, her 17-year-old daughter, Bristol, the Palin family was forced to
    announce Sept. 1 that unmarried Bristol is 5 months pregnant.

    Besides the fact the Daily Kos blogger had obviously been watching too many soap operas, he flouted the supposed rule that candidates' children are off limits, even posting close-ups of Bristol's belly. After being up 3 days, the post was only removed thanks to more exciting Bristol fare....

    Simply, the left wants to make sure any girl in a similar situation aborts. AlterNet already has its long knives out, counting the days until Palin is off McCain's ticket and questioning his judgment in selecting her....

    Continue reading my column, "Obama vs. Palin on value of babies," on

    New Stanek WND column, "Cold and calculating - that's Obama"


    On Nov. 8, 1994, Pastor Scott Willis and his wife, Janet, started the day by voting in Illinois' general election. One vote they cast was to re-elect Secretary of State George Ryan.

    They then commenced a road trip to Milwaukee with the youngest six of their nine children, ranging in age from 6 weeks to 13 years.

    On Interstate 94 a truck in front of them suddenly dropped what was later determined to be a 6-by-30 inch metal brace weighing 30 pounds.

    Having no time to swerve or stop, Scott ran over the brace, which hit the gas tank.

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    The van instantly exploded into an inferno. Scott recalled:

    It was just roaring flames coming up on both sides. I was yelling to get out of the car. Janet and I had to consciously put our hands into the flames to unbuckle the seat belts and reach for the door handles.

    Janet fell out the door while the car was still moving. Benny was in the midst of the burning; his clothes were mostly burned off by the time he got out. The five youngest children, who had been asleep, died instantly.

    Only they didn't die instantly....

    Continue reading "Cold and calculating - that's Obama" at

    New Stanek WND column, "McCain and Viagra"


    Carly Fiorina, former Hewlett-Packard CEO, has been touted as one of John McCain's potential vice-presidential picks.

    But on July 7, Fiorina exposed herself as either a political airhead or saboteur by handing pro-aborts a wider opening to attack McCain than they could possibly have fantasized....

    Since early this year, NARAL has been sounding the alarm that its polling showed independents and pro-abortion Republicans have taken McCain's "maverick" reputation to mean he bucks his party's platform and is pro-abortion.

    But recently, pro-abortion groups have adopted the deceptive strategy of portraying McCain as anti-contraception.

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    Apparently, their follow-up polls showed McCain's simply being anti-abortion has not raised the dander of targeted voters, particularly in light of mounting evidence that Barack Obama is an abortion extremist....

    So Fiorina could not have played more perfectly into pro-abort hands.

    On July 10, a reporter asked McCain about Fiorina's mother of all verbal gifts to pro-aborts.

    This prompted "some of the most riveting campaign footage of the entire year so far," reported MSNBC's Rachel Maddow. You can view it in its entirety online here....

    Continue reading my column today, "McCain and Viagra," on

    [Photo courtesy of RTTNews]

    New Stanek WND column, "Linking U.S. teen pregnancies and AIDS in Africa"


    CNN reported July 11 that according to the National Institutes of Health, U.S. teen pregnancies in 2006 rose for the first time since 1991....

    In the same article, CNN reported a "striking decrease" in the percentage of 8th graders smoking....

    While federal health experts were at a loss to explain the spike in teen pregnancies, a CDC official said smoking abated due to "efforts convincing kids and adults not to smoke," according to CNN.

    So teaching smoking abstinence works, reminiscent of last decade's "Just Say No" drug abstinence campaign....

    Continue reading my column today, "Linking U.S. teen pregnancies and AIDS in Africa," on

    New Stanek WND column: Stanek response to Obama's Relevant interview lies


    A CNN reporter interviewing me a couple weeks ago about Barack Obama's opposition as state senator to the Illinois Born Alive Infants Protection Act groaned more than once that this topic was "complicated."

    She was referring to Obama's various explanations through the years for blocking Born Alive and lately his outright denial that obstructing legislation declaring live aborted babies legal persons had anything to do with endorsing their death.

    I finally emailed her, "It is clear: Obama strongly opposed legislation to protect abortion survivors. This is horrible, so of course he will try to make it 'complicated,' but it is not."

    Obama has recently been ratcheting up the obfuscations....

    Obama may have set a new record in a July 1 Relevant magazine interview, rattling four excuses in one soundbite, all previously outlined in my January 2008 column, "Obama's 10 reasons for supporting infanticide" - Nos. 1, 6, 7 and 10!...

    Continue reading my column today, ""Botch an abortion? Obama would let baby die," on

    New Stanek WND column, "Obama's biggest lie about supporting infanticide"


    On June 25, CNN's Wolf Blitzer asked conservative commentator Bill Bennett what question he would ask Democrat presidential candidate Barack Obama if he could.

    Bennett said he would ask Obama:

    Why are you to the left of NARAL, Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein when it comes to abortion? Are you really there?.... I got to question the guy's moral judgment who doesn't see a problem with killing a baby after it's been born.... What is the answer to that question?

    Bennett was speaking about Obama's opposition to Illinois' Born Alive Infants Protection Act as state senator....

    (To which Obama defender Donna Brazile responded, "Bill, you want to have a conversation about narrow issues... but the American people want to talk about gas prices....")

    Over the years, Obama or his surrogates have mischaracterized Illinois' Born Alive Act and his reasons for opposing it at least 10 different ways.

    But Obama's most flagrant lie, perpetuated by both NARAL* and the Obama campaign* after CNN ran a fair analysis on June 30 of Obama's opposition to Born Alive, is as NARAL wrote in a rebuttal....

    Continue reading my column today, "Obama's biggest lie about supporting infanticide," on

    *See NARAL press release on page 2. Go here to read Obama's attempted refutation that he is pro-infanticide.

    Continue reading "New Stanek WND column, "Obama's biggest lie about supporting infanticide""

    New Stanek WND column, "What the media is ignoring about the teen pregnancy pact"


    Time magazine revealed last week at least eight students at Gloucester High School in MA have entered into a "pact," according to Principal Joseph Sullivan, to get pregnant and raise their babies together....

    Sullivan has now gone mum, certainly after school and city lawyers told him to shut up....

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    It's no wonder Gloucester Mayor Carolyn Kirk disallowed Sullivan from speaking at her June 23 press conference, telling the world he had gone "foggy in his memory," and there was "no evidence" of a pregnancy pact....

    Kirk tried to shift blame for the pregnancies to state and federal government funding reductions "resulting in cuts to programs and services... including support for health education."

    Not so fast. Last spring, MA Gov. Deval Patrick rejected $700,000 in free money for abstinence teaching from the federal government. Meanwhile, Patrick approved a budget increase of $800,000 for comprehensive sex ed funding, bringing the total to
    $3.8 million annually....

    Had this been a school system that taught abstinence, you'd best believe sex ed would be central to the story.

    Had Patrick rejected comprehensive sex ed funding and increased abstinence funding, the New York Times would be pointing it out, not me....

    Continue reading my column today, "What the media is ignoring about the pregnancy pact," on

    [Photo of Kirk courtesy of Agencies]

    Jill Stanek: "total nutbag... crazy racist"

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    Jill at Feministe took a swipe at me June 17 for my post, "Obama: 'Responsibility doesn't end at conception.'"

    According to Jill I am a "nutbag... total nutbag... [and] crazy racist," and she filed her piece under the tags "A**holes, Crazy Conservatives... Racism... [and] Stupidity."...

    Continue reading "Jill Stanek: "total nutbag... crazy racist""

    New Stanek WND column, "Barack Obama and the Comfort Room"


    In March 2002, then IL state Sen. Barack Obama and I engaged in an interesting exchange during my testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, of which he was a member.

    I was speaking in favor of the IL Born Alive Infant Protection Act for the second time, which had failed the year before.


    The previous year, I had told Obama and the committee of my experience holding a live aborted baby until he died in my capacity as a labor and delivery nurse at Christ Hospital in Oak Lawn, IL.

    That year, I described Christ Hospital's Comfort Room, unveiled in December 2000 to counter my public statements that personnel were shelving babies to die in the department's soiled utility room next to dirty linens, bloody and biohazardous waste, and a urinal....

    I did not mention the Comfort Room when I testified again in 2002. But Barack Obama

    Continue reading my column today, "Barack Obama and the Comfort Room," on

    See more photos of Christ Hospital's Comfort Room that I submitted to then state Sen. Obama and other members of the IL Senate Judiciary Committee on page 2.

    Continue reading "New Stanek WND column, "Barack Obama and the Comfort Room""

    New WND column, "Pastors revolt against the IRS"


    On Sunday, Sept. 28, the Alliance Defense Fund is planning a nationwide pastors' revolt to challenge an IRS tax code that has muzzled churches and pastors from expressing opinions on political candidates for over 50 years.

    Challenged will be a 1954 change in the code called the Johnson Amendment, after then-Sen. Lyndon Johnson.

    Johnson proposed the amendment to silence opponents to his second Senate race. Two nonprofit foundations were pouring money into a publicity campaign calling Johnson soft on communism.

    There is no legislative history for the Johnson Amendment. According to the scant Senate record, then-Democrat Minority Leader Johnson stood up on the floor and proposed it as an attachment to an existing bill. After Johnson said the bill sponsor was in agreement, the presiding officer simply called for a voice vote. There was no debate....

    ADF will challenge one specific part of the code....

    On Sept. 28, approximately 50 pastors the ADF has chosen from volunteers nationwide will preach sermons to provoke the IRS on this point. This would immediately invoke a lawsuit that would find its way to the U.S. Supreme Court....

    Continue reading my column today, "Revolt of the pastors," on

    New Stanek WND column: "NARAL fuels pro-abort civil war"


    On Jan. 24, when the pro-abort divide between Clinton and Obama supporters was escalating into civil war, NARAL President Nancy Keenan issued an appeal for all sides to remain calm and focused on the real enemies, preborn children....

    NARAL tried to redirect attention to the "staunchly, rigidly, undeniably anti-choice" Republican nominee John McCain in its almost daily e-alerts, which I receive.

    But NARAL was unsuccessful. Thanks to sexier issues like Bosnia and Jeremiah Wright, the mainstream media didn't bite.

    Meanwhile, the infighting continued. The Clinton camp kept pounding Obama as being soft on abortion because he voted "present" seven times as state senator on abortion legislation and because he wasn't a woman....

    NARAL's endorsement of Obama last week came as a big shock, but it shouldn't have. NARAL has been clear it is watching a bigger clock tick.

    Still, feminists were infuriated....

    NARAL wants to rebrand, and riding Obama's coattails is one quick way. And oh, how NARAL wants Obama's list, to lure stupid abortion-inclined abortion survivors. It doesn't want to die as old pro-abort white women die.

    The Obama campaign certainly shared polling data with NARAL, confirming its fears about McCain....

    Continue reading my column today, "NARAL fuels pro-abort civil war," on

    New Stanek WND column, "McCain and the pro-life plank"


    On May 9 ABC News unearthed disturbing footage from a 2000 Republican primary debate between John McCain, Alan Keyes, and George Bush showing McCain's surly pro-abortion side. View the video below:

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    McCain provoked President Bush on the exceptions they share: rape, incest. He tried to corner President Bush as a liar or hypocrite since he supported the pro-life plank of the Republican platform, which backed a human life amendment to
    the Constitution.

    Keyes, always clear, although these days so hostile he has alienated all but a core few, nailed them both on their duplicity, saying...

    Continue reading my column today, "McCain and the pro-life plank," on

    New Stanek WND column, "Is Brownback betraying pro-lifers?"


    On April 24, KS pro-life U.S. Sens. Sam Brownback and Pat Roberts issued a press release endorsing Steve Howe for Johnson County district attorney.

    The release called the position an "open seat."

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    It is not.

    Phill Kline is currently the appointed district attorney and has been urged to reconsider his decision not to run to retain his seat in November....

    Kline is the only DA in the country with a pending criminal case against a Planned

    Brownback knows pro-lifers are encouraging Kline to stay... because many influential pro-lifers called him and asked him to wait for Kline to decide before endorsing. There was no hurry. The filing deadline is still over a month away....

    But Brownback... endorsed Howe anyway....

    The question is whose help does Brownback want?

    RINOS and hacks want the Planned Parenthood investigation ended. They fear a run by Kline will stir more Democrats to vote than might otherwise.

    They also consider the Johnson County DA position a launching pad to a bigger and better thing: The AG's office.

    Was Brownback enticed to support Howe for a promise of support in his gubernatorial bid by non-conservative Republicans?

    Or perhaps he fears sharing the ticket with Kline in 2010?

    Last Thursday a group of Kansas pro-life leaders paid Brownback a surprise visit in his
    Washington, D.C., office....

    Continue reading my column today, "Is Brownback betraying pro-lifers?" on

    New Stanek WND column, "Abortion as art sport"


    In search of taboos to breach for breach's sake, the liberal artistic community is finally dredging the bottom of the barrel: abortion.

    Interesting that it took them longer to mock abortion than crucifixes.

    You likely missed the comedy video sketch Damon Wayans of posted last week called "AbortionMan." So I'll describe it for you, or you can view it at YouTube.

    In "AbortionMan" a young woman calls her boyfriend to tell him she's pregnant....

    [T]he sleazy guy hangs up the phone and calls for AbortionMan to rescue him from the plight of progeny....

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    New Stanek WND column, "Barack Obama and the sex life of 12 year olds"


    I'm not naïve. I know there are 12-year-olds in the world having sex. But it's not normal behavior. A 6th-grader seeking sex lives in a dysfunctional home. More likely she is being raped by an adult perpetrator. That's not what I say. That's what Planned Parenthood and Guttmacher Institute say:
    The younger the mother, the greater the partner age gap.... Fathers are on average 9.8 years older than mothers 11 to 12 years of age.

    I have never known or heard of a father, diligent or absentee, liberal or conservative, who pondered aloud that his 9-year-old daughter in three short years might have unprotected consensual sex, so we must make contraceptives and abortion available to her.

    Such a father would be creepy, close to a pedophilia promoter.

    Such a father would be Barack Obama, who indicated such at Sunday's Compassion Forum....

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    New Stanek WND column, "Expelled from 'Expelled'"


    On April 18, Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed, will boast the largest U.S. opening of any documentary film ever.

    Scheduled for release in 1,000 theatres, Expelled will be hotter than Farenheit 9/11, which debuted on 868 screens, and much more convenient to see than An Inconvenient Truth, which I was surprised to find opened on only four screens nationwide despite all the hype, peaking at 587 before
    its appeal melted....

    Liberals have been going ape about Expelled for months as it has been
    screened around the country....

    "This is not a scientific battle; this is a worldview battle," Expelled producer Mark Mathis told me.

    Mathis has encountered unbridled hostility from the scientific establishment, i.e., avowed Darwinists, at reviews.....

    Expelled connects atheism and Darwinism with no missing link, one of the film's two major flashpoints....

    "What's driving it is Darwinism is a foundational principle - scientific validation of secularism, atheism, liberalism - and that it strikes at the core of who they are," said Mathis....

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    Not only is Darwinism foundational to atheism, it is foundational to eugenics, the other
    reason for the left's apoplexy against Expelled, according to Mathis. They
    cannot tolerate the connection Expelled draws between Darwinism and Adolf Hitler.

    Or Margaret Sanger, founder of Planned Parenthood.

    "Planned Parenthood is a direct outgrowth of Darwinism," said Mathis....

    Continue reading my column today, "Expelled from 'Expelled,'" on

    New Stanek WND column, "Pro-lifers rip off 'Horton'? So sue us"


    ... Dr. Seuss's widow, Audrey Geisel... is a pro-abort who has given money to Planned Parenthood.

    Dr. Seuss, aka Theodor Geisel, was also reportedly a pro-abort. Said his biographer Philip Nel, "[D]uring his lifetime Seuss threatened to sue an anti-abortion group unless they took ["A person is a person, no matter how small"] off their stationery... but it's still used."


    ABC News reported March 17....

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    New Stanek WND column, "Pro-life Democrats see success"


    There was an interesting little story in the Washington Post Feb. 28, with this lead:
    The Virginia Senate voted Wednesday to cut off state funding to Planned Parenthood of Virginia because it offers abortions....

    These sorts of measures go through fits and starts in various states and often fizzle. This particular bill likely won't make it past Virginia's pro-abort governor, Timothy Kaine.

    But what made this vote stand out was this key point, again quoting the Post:

    The decision [was] a major setback for the Senate's new Democratic majority....
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    New Stanek WND column, "4th annual Abortionist of the Year award"


    The National Day of Appreciation for Abortion Providers is just around the corner - March 10 - but it appears I'm the only one celebrating this year.

    Not one national abortion website is showcasing this exciting holiday. Popularity may be dwindling because it is so difficult to show appreciation to abortionists. Heroin and child porn are two of those hard to find gifts.

    Despite the abortion industry's diss, I will do my part to honor these special shop choppers with my 4th annual Abortionist of the Year award.

    This year's gang is exceptional. I am reminded of the 1967 Academy Awards, when The Graduate, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?, Cool Hand Luke, Dr. Dolittle, In Cold Blood, In the Heat of the Night, Camelot and Bonnie & Clyde all competed for Oscars. How do you choose?

    Of course, abortionists would pick In Cold Blood, but I digress. Here are the nominees, in alpha order to be fair...

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    [Special thanks to Steve Ertelt of and Troy Newman and Cheryl Sullenger of Operation Rescue for helping compile names for this piece.]

    New Stanek WND column, "Divine secrets of the political yo-yo sisterhood"


    It's interesting to watch pro-aborts fight. They confine themselves to a war of words when picking on someone their own size. No dismembering, no decapitating, how refreshing.

    Right now they're engaged in a rarely seen public snarl over which Democrat presidential candidate to support. This will likely stop after they pick a nominee, so the pack can resume attacking the Republican.

    Meanwhile, the rift is revealing....

    The grumpy old feminists, who for half a century have been decrying sexism, are herding around Hillary because she's a woman, the epitome of chauvinism.

    There are reports lesbians are also flocking to Hillary, but I've thought for some time grumpy old feminists and lesbians were one and the same. The president and vice president of NOW in my state are live-in lesbian lovers, for instance. So that may not be news.

    On Obama's side we have....

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    New Stanek WND column, "4 months, 3 weeks, and 2 theaters"


    While the pro-life themed movie Juno soared past the $100 million earnings milestone last weekend, its critically acclaimed anti-life counterpart, 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days, opened in just two theaters nationwide.

    4 Months is not a "gripping portrayal of life" as review website Rotten Tomatoes described it. It is the blatant promotion of death, in this case a late-term baby in 1987 Romania, when front alley abortions there were illegal.

    Four months, three weeks and two days refers to the length of time a promiscuous college student waited after conceiving before deciding to abort, in other words, the gestational age of her baby when killed.

    Baby had no lines but merits commendation for giving a dead-on performance on that bathroom floor.

    Mainstream media critics all loved 4 Months - giving it 70 positive reviews to three negative - and have been promoting its American opening hard, also pushing for an Academy Award nomination for Best Foreign Language Film.

    Both efforts failed. Reviews indicated critics braced for the former, since American moviegoers so lack appreciation for great movies.

    But they were completely unprepared for the Academy snub....

    Continue reading my column today, "4 months, 3 weeks, and 2 theaters," on

    New Stanek WND column, "Abortion leaders concede?"


    Abortion matriarchs Kate Michelman and Frances Kissling ceded quite a few points to pro-lifers in a Los Angeles Times op-ed marking the 35th anniversary of Roe v. Wade.

    Actually, "matriarchs" isn't quite right since Michelman and Kissling have helped facilitate the killing of their movement's progeny.

    The only recruits they can now entice are young women they convince that whores are happier and that those aren't really babies despite the overwhelming evidence - in other words, stupidos.

    Or those they pay handsomely for their souls - political prostitutes, sell-sex traffickers, and bottom-feeding abortion mill workers who can't get work anywhere else.

    Not much to work with.

    But I digress.

    In a nutshell the barrennesses admitted in their column that pro-aborts are losing the battle thanks to....

    Continue reading my column today, "Abortion leaders concede?" on

    New Stanek WND column: "Obama's 10 reasons for supporting infanticide"


    I was intimately involved in the five-year process to pass the Illinois Born Alive Infant Protection Act, testifying before committees twice that then-state Sen. Barack Obama sat on.

    Following are 10 excuses Obama has given through the years for voting "present" and "no" on on BAIPA.

    10. Babies who survive abortions are not protected by the Equal Protection Clause of the Constitution.

    Obama, the sole opponent ever to speak against BAIPA, stated on the Illinois Senate floor on March 30, 2001....

    8. Aborting babies alive and letting them die is a doctor's prerogative.

    An Obama spokesman told the Chicago Tribune in August 2004....

    5. Aborting babies alive and letting them die is a religious issue.

    During his U.S. Senate contest against Obama, Alan Keyes famously said....

    And the No. 1 reason Obama voted against the Born Alive Infant Protection Act was....

    Continue reading my column today, "Obama's 10 reasons for supporting infanticide," on

    New Stanek WND column, "Obama's 'present' danger"


    The mainstream media makes much hay about conservatives being split between candidates but none whatsoever about liberals being split - particularly abortion proponents.

    Most notably, Planned Parenthood affiliates are divided between Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton.

    The rift was readily demonstrated in New Hampshire last weekend where the fight really took off over which of the two was more ardently pro-abortion. We even saw battling PPers in the same article. From the Concord Monitor, yesterday:

    A glossy flier sent out over the weekend said Obama voted "present" instead of "yes" or "no" on anti-abortion legislation in the Illinois state Senate. Yesterday's letter - signed by leaders from state affiliates of Planned Parenthood... reiterated the criticism.

    Obama launched an automated phone message from a Planned Parenthood official, defending his support for abortion rights Sunday....

    The call was made by Wendy Frosh, chair of PP in Northern New England, who suddenly thereafter took a "leave of absence" from PPNNE and has issued an e-mail apologizing for "the confusion."

    Love it.

    I also love the argument, much of which revolves around Obama's fence-sitting votes as Illinois state senator for the Born Alive Infants Protection Act....

    Continue reading my column today, "Obama's 'present' danger," on

    The Embryonic Jesus Story


    There is a fascinating incident the Bible describes near the beginning of Jesus' human life, several months prior. It is the Embryonic Jesus Story.

    Luke 1 tells about the first person besides Jesus' mother and earthly father who recognized He was extraordinary - Jesus' cousin John, while John was yet a fetus, and Jesus was but an embryo.

    When John was a preborn 6-month-old, his Aunt Mary came to visit John's expectant mother Elizabeth, her cousin. Mary was newly pregnant with Jesus.

    Luke 1:41 says when Mary greeted Elizabeth, John kicked. Elizabeth told Mary, "The instant I heard your voice, my baby moved in me for joy!"

    Elizabeth then prophesied, "You are the most blessed of all women, and blessed is the child that you will have. I feel blessed that the mother of my Lord is visiting me."

    John was later known as John the Baptist. Jesus said John and his role were foreseen in Malachi 3:1: "I am sending my messenger ahead of you to prepare the way in front of you."

    Amazingly, John began preparing the way for Jesus at the tender age of six fetal months....

    Continue reading Stanek's archived column, the Embryonic Jesus Story.

    Merry Christmas!

    New Stanek WND column, "'Juno': The movie pro-aborts will hate"


    The movie "Juno" will be released in six days, on Christmas, and I can't wait. I previewed it a month ago and loved it.

    That means pro-aborts will hate it. "Juno" is a great story that undermines almost all their talking points....

    "Juno" is the third in an unplanned pregnancy movie trilogy, the others being "Waitress" and "Knocked Up," in which a girl undergoes a crisis pregnancy but heroically rejects abortion.

    Don't be thrown that "Juno's" screenwriting ingenue, Diablo Cody, is a stripper turned blogger turned movie writer. She handled the topic almost like we would, only with spice....


    I have to jump to my favorite part of the movie, which pro-aborts will hate most, when Juno decides to "procure a hasty abortion."...

    Continue reading my column today, "'Juno': The movie pro-aborts will hate," on

    BONUS for Stanek readers: I received 2 free t-shirts at the Juno preview, of Juno's school logo, "Dancing Elk Condors," pictured in part on the photo, above. The t-shirts are both size Medium. The first 2 to email me with your name and address will get one free!

    UPDATE, 10:05a: Contest closed! Reader Roger and moderator Bethany were the first to respond. Congrats!

    New Stanek WND column, "Hillary vs. Obama: Who's the biggest baby killing champion?"


    MSNBC reported it "would be putting it mildly" to say a Dec. 4 press conference had "gone awry," one the Clinton campaign arranged for the head of the pro-abortion group EMILY's List to hype Hillary.

    It seems Barack Obama's people fed reporters information beforehand about his own pro-abort credentials and Clinton's duplicity.

    So reporters were armed when Ellen Malcolm finished describing Clinton's pro-abort credentials and Obama's duplicity.

    Bearing in mind this was an exercise to prove which candidate most championed pre-born baby killing made the face-off (pardon the pun) crazy to begin with. But we live in a surreal world.

    Reporters wondered why Clinton didn't....

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    New Stanek WND column: "The Stephen Douglas of the 2008 race"


    A week before the National Right to Life Committee endorsed Fred Thompson, I blogged he had disqualified himself from my list of presidential primary picks following his Nov. 4 interview on "Meet the Press" with Tim Russert.

    During those moments, Thompson revealed he's in the same death camp as Rudy Giuliani, just with more exceptions.

    Between that interview and one on Nov. 18 on "This Week" with George
    , NRLC endorsed Thompson and clearly tried to tutor him.

    But it failed. Thompson unsuccessfully tried to pull one of three coffin nails he'd hammered two weeks prior, while he pounded another harder. I was left more curious than before about NRLC's decision.

    Nail One....

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    New Stanek WND column, "Collapse of civilization nears as UN identifies 'masculinization of Asia'"


    Not wanting to be dismissed as someone whose issue has overcome them, I've always tried to explain in an academic, unemotional way what worldwide devastation abortion and population control are wreaking.

    But a report the United Nations Population Fund released three weeks ago on what it calls "the masculinization of Asia" has me so distraught I can't keep my affect flat.

    At this risk of sounding like a crazy person, I am driven to say I believe a civilizational collapse is near. Worse, I think it is too late to reverse. When this happens, abortion and population control will be major reasons why, alongside radical Islam. In fact, the three overlap and synergize one another.

    I've thought this for a while, but what has me more distraught than ever is this UNFPA report, which estimates the shortage of Asian women is actually 163 million, approximately the entire population of U.S. women, more than double UNICEF's 2002 estimate of 74 million.

    UNFPA has listed six countries with a "severe" gender imbalance: Armenia, Azerbaijan,China, Georgia, India and South Korea; with Bangladesh, Pakistan and Vietnam headed the same direction.

    According to UNFPA, the "phenomenon... under way... ha[s] never before been recorded in demographic history."

    This all comes thanks to...

    Continue reading my column today, "Collapse of civilization nears as UN identifies 'masculinization of Asia'," on

    New Stanek WND column, "My pillow-talking presidential pick"


    Two weeks ago, Laura Bush traveled to the Middle East to raise breast cancer awareness.


    When I learned that I, of course, thought of the link between abortion and breast cancer and how wonderful it would be for Mrs. Bush to publicly address it.

    But I knew she wouldn't since Mrs. Bush is pro-abortion....

    How perfectly the issue of the sanctity of life would fit into Mrs. Bush's platform. How stupendous it would be for a first lady to use her public forum to decry abortion....

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    New Stanek WND column, "Inside Planned Parenthood"


    I recently got my hands on two lawsuits filed this year by former employees against Planned Parenthood Chicago Area and its CEO, Steve Trombley (Pelta v. Planned Parenthood and Chesis v. Planned Parenthood) .

    One of those employees, Dr. Murray Pelta, was an abortionist for PP/CA from 1992-2007, its medical director from 1997-2007. The stories he must have to tell, and he indeed tells a couple in his complaint....

    Trombley fired Pelta on Feb. 28, 2007, which triggered his complaint. He began by alleging a pharmaceutical quid pro quo....

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    Ron Paul

    ron%20paul.jpgI have received many emails from Ron Paul supporters, including this one from John in response to my column today:

    I appreciate your contemplative remarks on this subject (presidential politics), and measured reaction (analytical vs. emotional).

    I thought I'd share a brief observation of my own, if you have the time to consider it....

    The Iowa straw polling data you refer to that put Huckabee at #2 was taken of the same field of respondents at the same time that 51% indicated they would like to see our troops withdrawn from Iraq within six months. Six months! Add to this the fact that the general public would like to see a general draw down (to the tune of 71% of respondents), and we're talking about a significant contingent of the voting public that holds views quite divergent from the views espoused by all the RP candidates, save one....

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    New Stanek WND column, "Behind the scenes at FRC Briefing"


    Saturday I attended a private meeting of conservative leaders during the Family Research Council Washington Briefing, a Salt Lake City II if you will, to discuss dilemmas we face with the 2008 presidential candidates.

    Instructions were given not to speak to the media, and since I am the media, I took that to mean details discussed were off-the-record and, of course, I'll honor that.

    But speaking in generalities, two dilemmas were hashed....

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    New Stanek WND column, "Why Dobson is right"


    Monday night, Sean Hannity interviewed Dr. James Dobson on the recent news that many conservative leaders may support a third-party candidate if Rudy Giuliani is put forth as the GOP presidential candidate.

    This third-party business is a huge deal.

    Hannity makes no bones about supporting Giuliani (an issue for another day). So I was not surprised he took the "lessor of two evils" approach with Dobson, i.e., if we don't accept Giuliani, we'll certainly get Hillary.

    Dobson responded not just with solid moral arguments but two solid political arguments....

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    New Stanek WND column, "Planned Parenthood's bulletproof glass"


    I've always thought that portrayals by pro-aborts of pro-lifers as violent abortion mill stalkers must hurt their recruitment drives for abortion mill workers. One reason for the shortage of abortionists has to be that the industry has conditioned the ignorant among them, which, come to think of it, is all of them, to be fearful of us.

    But this past month the "pro-lifers are violent!" accusations have been ricocheting off the abortion industry's bulletproof glass back at it so wildly even I feel like ducking....

    How many gazillion times have we heard that line, a key talking point abortion linchpins devised decades ago to indict hundreds of millions of pro-lifers for the .0001 percent who opt for vigilante justice....

    But, hey, it's a label I've never minded. So what if the other side thinks I'm liable to draw out my six-shooter if they look at me funny? I would find that power amusing if I knew the ringleaders of the movement really thought that, which they don't.

    Which brings me to three observations from the Aurora Planned Parenthood spectacle....

    [T]o reinforce the "pro-lifers are violent" brand, PP built a fortress in Aurora with a security system worthy of Danny Ocean, complete with bulletproof windows, doors and walls, and maybe even snipers on the roof.

    But in an ironic twist, this backfired....

    Continue reading my column today, "Planned Parenthood's bulletproof glass," on

    New Stanek WND column, "Planned Parenthood's free publicity"


    If the Aurora Planned Parenthood site in the Illinois prairie lands is ground zero, then the Denver Planned Parenthood site in the Mile High City is sky zero.

    Last month, with a reporter in hot pursuit, Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains was forced to come clean about its secret purchase of a city block of property and plans to break ground on a 50,000 square foot mega-mill this November....

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    New Stanek WND column, "Planned Parenthood bombs itself"


    Last week, I detailed how it appears Planned Parenthood mega mills popping up across the country are not happenstance but the culmination of a five-year plan not only to expand, but also exterminate competition....

    But pro-lifers interrupted the plan in 2003. Led by concrete contractor Chris Danze, they initiated a boycott of construction workers, equipment and supplies throughout the building of a $6.2 million Planned Parenthood mill in Austin, TX....

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    New Stanek WND column, "Planned Parenthood aims at mom and pop chop shops"


    I obviously don't have the cutthroat business drive that Planned Parenthood executives have. Few do.

    So I couldn't understand why PP was erecting its huge Aurora, IL, abortion mill in DuPage County, which was already disgraced by four independent mills, while neighboring, baby-booming Chicago collar counties remained abortion free.

    But it hit me when listening to one of 124 citizens speak against the Aurora mill during the 7-1/2 hour city council meeting last week.

    This person told council members their accountability reached beyond Aurora, since PP would feed mothers and children to this mill from PP expresses in neighboring communities.

    Of course, I realized. Master plan. My mind began defragging random newspaper clippings and dates it had stored....

    Master plan. Build satellites first. Then build the anti-mother ship. Then zap the competition to pieces, like a D&E abortion....

    Planned Parenthood, the Wal-Mart of the abortion industry....

    Who will rescue these poor mom-and-pop chop shops from the savage Planned Parenthood abortion cartel?

    Continue reading my column today, "Planned Parenthood aims at mom and pop chop shops", on

    New Stanek WND column, "Planned Parenthood driven underground"

    NOTE: is running a companion news article to my column today, entitled, "Deception built super-secret abortion clinic."


    I'm not involved in municipal politics, but it would seem to me bad form for a business to sneak its way into a community by falsifying documents and submitting false testimony in planning meetings.

    Yet that's exactly how Planned Parenthood came to build its largest abortion mill in the country in Aurora, IL, soon to be known as the "Auschwitz of America."

    Six weeks ago, a pro-life construction worker at the 22,000 sq. ft. site became suspicious of the bulletproof glass and surgical suites, an abnormal mix for what a company called Gemini Office Development was touting as a generic medical center with no tenant yet.


    The worker alerted Pro-Life Action League, and by July 27, the story was out. According to the Chicago Tribune:

    "Frankly, I'm surprised we were able to keep it a secret for so long," said Steve Trombley, president and chief executive officer of Planned Parenthood/Chicago Area. "We didn't want anything to interfere with the opening."

    That the clinic was kept hush-hush for so long was no accident. Planned Parenthood adopted the strategy after a 2004 boycott by contractors stalled work for two months on a clinic in Austin, TX.

    It turns out Gemini was a front company for Planned Parenthood....

    But Gemini withheld that information from the City of Aurora. On each of four construction permit applications throughout 2006 it listed itself as the owner and itself as the tenant.

    Then five months ago, on its March 22, 2007, permit application for signage, Gemini stated the tenant was "unknown at this time," which was clearly untrue....

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    New Stanek WND column, "Liberal misogynitis"


    The word misogyny means "hatred of, or hostility toward, women," and in case you haven't noticed, liberals consider it the grooviest word to hit the planet since groovy.

    Just this past week liberal bloggers used misogyny, misogynic, misogynist or misogynists 524 times, according to Google, always to denounce conservatives or liberals they accuse of behaving like conservatives.

    This count doesn't include various ways the potheads have misspelled it, including misoginy, mysogyny, missoginist, misogenist, mysogynic, misogenetic, or the French derivatives mysoginie and mysogyne, because the French love the word, too.

    Liberal bloggers love misogyny because they think sticking it the middle of a sentence about "right wingnut wackjob f--ers" makes them sound smart, or at least that they have an aristocratic strain of Tourette syndrome.


    Recent provocative liberal blog titles on the topic include [See listing on page 2]....

    And last week, actor Matt Damon sent liberal bloggers into cut-and-paste ecstasy when invoking the work misogynist to address comparisons made betweens spies Bond and Bourne....

    With one comment, Damon elevated himself from the pack of liberal Stepford stars to cultural icon. "Matt Damon called James Bond a 'misogynist' [and] the 14-year-old girl in me just squealed," exclaimed blogger DollyMix....

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    New Stanek WND column, "Killer cupids"


    The abortion industry cannot let the Partial Birth Abortion Ban go, for three reasons....

    So the industry has embarked on an interesting public relations campaign.

    Although it maintained for 15 years during PBA Ban court battles that the number committed was infinitesimally small, now it says the ban has created havoc in the industry.

    And while it has always claimed legalized abortion is the safest surgical procedure in the history of the world, now it says the ban has forced "dangerous" abortions on mothers and abortionists.

    It launched its PR campaign on July 30 with the help of United Press International, in one of the most egregious displays of journalistic deception I
    have ever read....

    The "more dangerous... medical procedure"?

    Visualizing a preborn baby's internal organs by ultrasound and injecting the heart medication
    Digoxin in an FDA-unapproved use through the mother's abdomen and into the heart of her thrashing baby (no one likes needles) to cause an instant, deadly heart attack....

    Pay attention. Since the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the PBA ban this past April, paranoia has apparently struck the entire late-term abortion industry, forcing these specialized deed-doers out in the open. And there are apparently quite a few, with lots of spectators....

    But despite the media's best help, the pro-PBA campaign is ill-conceived, availing itself to an array of pro-life inquiries and talking points. These are....

    Continue reading my column today, "Killer cupid abortionists,"on

    New Stanek WND column, "Helen Thomas' kind of life"


    On Aug. 4, White House journalist Helen Thomas celebrated her 87th birthday.

    I'm 51 and already worried about someday being a burden, dependent on others to care for me.

    Thomas apparently is not. That or she hasn't connected the prenatal-to-octogenarian dots.

    At a recent Planned Parenthood of Greater Iowa fundraiser, Thomas said:

    "Let's return to the true ideals of the Bill of Rights. The issue is not the right to live. The issue is the kind of life. The issue is freedom without government or outside interference."...

    Helen's phraseology is interesting. "Kind of life" refers to "quality of life," the primary reason mothers abort....

    Thomas' "kind of life" standard is perplexing, given her age. Because in that circle of life, Thomas is daily edging closer to a time when she will be as mentally and/or physically helpless as a fetus....

    Continue reading my column today, "Helen Thomas' kind of life,"on

    New Stanek WND column, "Shout and twist"


    Ah, the pureness and goodness of abortion.

    On July 18, an abortionist who goes by the name of Beket blogged at Daily Kos that getting one is equivalent to attaining angelic status:

    [T]hey are kind of like in that old movie "It's a Wonderful Life," in which every time a bell rang an angel got his or her wings. [F]or many a woman the experience of having an abortion isoften one way of claiming her wings - her wings of independence....

    So abortion mill workers, who help women become angels, must be so righteous one should wear sunglasses in their presence or risk being blinded by their radiance.


    That's what feminists would have us think of the July 17 arrest of Gloria Gray, office manager of West Alabama Women's Center in Tuscaloosa. Reported Ms. Magazine:

    Gloria Gray was arrested when a group of anti-abortion protesters trespassed on her property. Gray's attorney made the following statement, "In Gloria's efforts to aid the police and to let them know that the extremists were trespassing on her property, she was arrested for asserting her rights."...

    Oh, the injustice, the unfair treatment of police toward the Mother Teresa of abortion workers, aptly named Gloria, who was trying to single-handedly protect her mill from anti-abortion rioters while guiding police, apparently indeed blinded by her presence, to their location....

    I contacted the pro-lifer actually involved in the altercation with Gray, David Lackey.

    Lackey said...

    Continue reading my column today, "Shout and twist," on

    [Hat tip for Beket quote: JivinJehoshapat]

    New Stanek WND column, "Those onerous barriers to abortion"


    Until last week, podiatrists cutting out ingrown toenails were more regulated in Missouri than abortionists cutting out preborn babies....

    But on July 6, Gov. Matt Blunt signed legislation into law mandating that facilities where babies are scrapped will have to meet the same criteria as facilities where teeth are scraped.

    That's tough to argue against, but Planned Parenthood, which owns two of the four affected abortion mills, may sue to block it.

    According to the Associated Press, PP "claimed the law could force it to spend up to $2 million to remodel one of its clinics and halt medical abortions at another site."

    Just how shoddy can a mill be if it will cost $2 million to make it as safe and clean as a facility where pink eye is treated?

    But PP strenuously objected, saying....

    Continue reading my column today, "Those onerous barriers to abortion" on

    New Stanek WND column, ""Who's to blame when aborting women die?"

    Congrats to Laura and Cameron, whose comments made this week's column.


    Whose fault is it when aborting women die? It depends, according to abortion proponents. If the abortion was illegal, we are. If the abortion was legal, she is.

    Cases in point, yesteryear's illegal abortion of Gerri Santoro and this year's legal abortion of Edrica Goode.


    You've likely seen the haunting, iconic photo of Gerri Santoro, dead, naked, knees to chest with bloody bottom in the air on a hotel room floor, the result of an illegal abortion in 1964 at age 27....

    Ms. Magazine called Santoro a "victim" of "butchery" by an "unskilled abortionist."...

    Flash forward 34 years to these sunny days of safe, legal abortions.

    On Feb. 14, 2007, 21-year-old Edrica Goode became the third woman in four years to die after an abortion at a California mill....

    According to blogger World Wide Rant, "Edrica Goode died because of her own willful negligence or general stupidity." ...

    Continue reading my column today, "Who's to blame when aborting women die?"on

    New Stanek WND column, "The pain of the partial birth abortion ban"


    Pro-lifers opposing the partial birth abortion ban say it will force abortionists to commit more torturous abortions, and this may be true.

    Whereas the ban prohibits breech abortions of babies delivered past the navel and head-first abortions of babies delivered past the chin, some pro-lifers say abortionists will now simply deliver a baby's legs and rip them off before proceeding, or deliver the baby almost to the navel and disembowel the baby, etc.

    One pro-life group opposing the partial birth abortion ban wrote in an Open Letter to Dr. James Dobson two weeks ago (emphasis theirs):

    The [Supreme Court] Justices raise the likelihood that with this [PBA ban] ruling, the fetus faces greater brutality. On page 30, the Justices note the objection "that the standard D&E is in some respects as brutal, if not more, than the intact D&E [PBA]." That is, standard late-term D&E abortion appears to be more cruel than PBA... [N]ow these kids will suffer more horrifically with this ruling than before, as we congratulate ourselves.

    However, the very pro-lifers making this argument oppose fetal pain legislation, so their argument is disingenuous. Stated one member of this group, Brian Rohrbaugh, president of Colorado Right to Life, in an interview:

    ... What was wrong with that [fetal pain consent] bill is it's very good to warn women that their child is going to suffer intense pain. But its evil to offer a solution and then to allow the abortion to continue...

    I can only call it ruthless to withhold pain relief from someone you know is about to be tortured to death, which you can't stop...

    Should Jesus' friends have knocked the sponge of wine vinegar away from Him while He was being legally but wrongfully killed?...

    Continue reading my column today, "The pain of the partial birth abortion ban," on

    Microscopic notice

    People.jpgWell, well, I have arrived, garnering the attention of People for the American Way.

    Albeit the bottom of the post.

    And of course they only pick up news boding poorly for pro-lifers

    New Stanek WND column, "Purely fanatical"


    On May 23, a group of pro-life purists distributed a press release entitled, "Rift opens in Christian Right unprecedented criticism of Dobson by major ministries," to announce they had placed a newspaper ad shaming Dr. James Dobson of Focus on the Family for supporting the Partial Birth Abortion Ban.

    The title of the release revealed the group's intent: to cause public dissension in the pro-life ranks....

    At issue is strategy. Purists believe supporting legislation with compromises or exceptions is supporting abortions of babies not covered by that legislation. Purists also oppose parental notification/consent laws, abortion informed consent laws, fetal pain laws, and abortion clinic regulations, because they say those condone abortion, too....

    Three weeks ago an Oklahoma bill became law prohibiting taxpayer funds from being used for any abortions except in certain cases of rape and incest. Previously, Gov. Brad Henry vetoed an identical bill with no exceptions.

    Purists would have to oppose this new law because of its exception, even though the pure bill failed. So if purists had their way, taxpayers would still be funding all abortions this law stops, instead of blocking 99%. This is fanatical thinking, to be blunt, the equivalent of saying one cannot pull any victims from a burning building if all cannot be pulled out.

    Some purists may sense they are boxing themselves into a corner. One friend wrote she could indeed support certain incremental legislation, providing this example: "No baby shall be killed/aborted after the second trimester by any means or it shall be considered first-degree murder."

    When I reminded her she couldn't support such a law because the purist position would be it condones first
    trimester abortions, she had to concede my point....

    Continue reading my column today, "Purely fanatical," on

    New Stanek WND column, "Abortion foes dodge military bullet"


    It appears liberals will not only concede placing a timeline for troop withdrawal from Iraq in the emergency defense spending bill, they will also concede loosening military abortion policy.

    One news report called the former "a significant concession to Bush and his Republican allies on Capitol Hill."

    The latter is equally significant.

    Remarkably, despite a Democrat majority in the House, missing from the defense appropriations bill will be an amendment to fund military abortions overseas.

    What makes this remarkable is this will be the first year since 1996 liberals have not attempted to add this provision....

    Another event remarkable in that it didn't happen occurred May 16 when Democrat pro-abort Rep. Michael Michaud failed to submit his amendment on the House floor that would have required all military pharmacies to stock the morning-after pill....

    Word is Democrat leadership counted the votes, saw they were short, and told Michaud to spare them all the embarrassment....

    Continue reading my column today, "Abortion foes dodge military bullet," on

    New Stanek WND column, "Rudy's unholy jihad"


    Rudy Giuliani has apparently decided if he can't placate pro-lifers, he will overthrow them.

    The New York Times reported May 10 the Republican presidential candidate has decided to embrace his pro-abortion position after muddling it in recent days, trying to take a former-radical-liberal-now-thoughtful-liberal-yet-conservative-friendly stance.

    Poll numbers falling, Giuliani has chucked all that and developed an abortion pride strategy based on "Tsunami Tuesday," the date many liberal states have bumped up their primary to, ahead of primaries of more conservative states. According to the Times:

    giuliani  2.jpgMr. Giuliani's campaign ... is eyeing a path to the nomination that would try to de-emphasize the early states in which abortion opponents wield a great deal of influence. Instead, they would focus on the so-called mega-primary of Feb. 5, in which voters in states like California, New York and New Jersey are likely to be more receptive to Mr. Giuliani's social views than voters in Iowa and South Carolina.

    Giuliani is gambling he can win the nomination as the sole abortion enthusiast from a field of 10 with a minority of like-minded social liberals.

    According to Time magazine, Giuliani has "decided that the reign of social conservatives is coming to an end. 'He understands that there are a lot of Republicans out there who are sick of everyone kowtowing to the single-issue extremists,' said one veteran Republican observer in Washington. 'He's breaking from the pack.'"

    (Why does the mainstream media never question whether Democrat voters are getting sick of their party's extremists, like the entire lot of presidential candidates, all of whom support partial-birth abortion?)

    The conservative response, via the Times...

    Continue reading my column today, "Rudy's unholy jihad," on

    New Stanek WND column: "Rosie's pro-life Haiku crockapoo"


    Rosie O'Donnell has confounded me. She has taken a pro-life position, and it has ticked me off.

    On May 1, the radical liberal (thinks 9-11 was an inside job) posted this Haiku crockapoo on her blog following the announcement by her conservative sparring partner on "The View," Elisabeth Hasselbeck, that she was pregnant:

    on the view
    u have seen my last hasselbeck spat
    2 day was it
    no more - its done

    there is a new life
    there - inside
    and in the end
    what else matters

    Revering the miracle of pregnancy is great. Showing consideration, like giving a pregnant mother a seat on the bus, is also great.

    But patronizing, no.

    rosie and elizabeth.jpgI cannot imagine anyone else in the public eye linguistically patting a pregnant mother on the tummy as O'Donnell did, saying, in so many words, "I have decided to no longer debate issues of the day with you for fear you might faint from overexcitement."

    I could endure some of that, and having been pregnant over two years of my life, I have.

    But not from O'Donnell. She's repulsively hypocritical on this issue, just as eager to toss a "new life" to human wolves if it suits her politically or personally.

    Less than two weeks prior on "The View," O'Donnell defended the most disgusting procedure of them all (to date), partial-birth abortion....

    How I wish Elisabeth had announced her pregnancy before this exchange....

    Continue reading my column today, "Rosie's pro-life Haiku crockapoo," on

    New Stanek WND column: "The Forced Abortion Act"


    Promoters call it the Freedom of Choice Act, which is actually true. If passed, it would retroactively and forever free the abortion industry to infinity and beyond from every "federal, state and local statute, ordinance, regulation, administrative order, decision, policy [and] practice," encumbering abortion in any way whatsoever.

    Pro-aborts reintroduced FOCA immediately following the Supreme Court's April 18 decision upholding the Partial Birth Abortion Ban with expressions of financial panic not seen since the stock market crashed in 1929.....

    Continue reading "New Stanek WND column: "The Forced Abortion Act""

    March of Dimes II

    I extended my April 26 March of Dimes blog post into a column, which was published today.

    MOD's first 2007 WalkAmerica fundraiser is tomorow. Pro-lifers need to know that money they donate to MOD may go to support the culture of death.


    In addition to the information I blogged yesterday is this and more, in today's column:

    MOD claims, "MOD policy states that abortion is not the solution to the problem of birth defects. The MOD has long maintained its neutrality on the issue of abortion," which is to say MOD was opposed to abortion before it went neutral on abortion.

    But elsewhere MOD betrays its ambiguous PR attempt. In a fact sheet about fertility treatment and the risks of carrying multiples, MOD states, "The fertility treatment program... should follow the professional and ethical guidelines of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine...."

    The professional and ethical guidelines of ASRM include testing embryos for defects before implanting them during the in vitro fertilization process and "multifetal pregnancy reduction," i.e., abortion, when pregnant with two or more babies.


    MOD has also conducted at least one workshop on "preimplantation genetic diagnosis" for defective embryos.

    So, one way MOD accomplishes its mission statement of "preventing birth defects and infant mortality," is by destroying preborn humans with birth defects, who incidentally might have grown into infants who died - killing two birds with one stone.

    MOD also supports federally funded embryonic stem cell experimentation and itself funds fetal tissue experimentation.

    MOD has also given grants to Planned Parenthood, although it says these were not for abortion but for "preconception health services and for prenatal education services." The term "shell game" comes to mind....

    Finish reading my column today, "EXTRA Stanek 4-27 column: "March of Dimes marches for death," at

    New Stanek WND column: "Aborted alive in the UK vs. USA"


    The British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology published a startling report in its March 2007 issue.

    During a 10 year period from 1995-2004, researchers found that 18 of 20 hospitals in a sampled section of the UK committed a type of abortion procedure that resulted in babies being aborted still alive.

    Researchers found that one in 30 of babies aborted by this induced labor abortion procedure were delivered alive, living an average of 80 minutes. A few lived several hours. This statistic increased to one in 10 when babies were aborted at the gestational age of 23 weeks, the current medically drawn line of viability.

    This study supports my belief that induced labor abortion is being rampantly committed in U. S. hospitals and abortion mills.

    But my theory can't be corroborated because U. S. government officials are loath to uncover the extent of this practice.....

    Finish reading my column today, "Stanek 4-25 column: Aborted alive in the UK vs. USA," at

    New Stanek WND column, "Run didn't run to abortion"


    The MTV reality-show family who made a courageous choice....

    The third season of MTV's reality show "Run's House," which begins April 9, will feature a poignant episode.

    Rev. Run Simmons, 42, was a founding member and lead vocalist of the '80s rap group Run-DMC and is now a preacher. He and his wife of 12 years, Justine, 43, are parents to five children, ages 10-23. The oldest three are from Run's first marriage.

    run's house 6.jpgThe reality show centers around family life at their New Jersey home. The cliffhanger ending of season two was Justine's announcement to Rev. Run as cameras rolled that she was pregnant, and their subsequent announcement together to their children through a guessing game of charades.

    What viewers will learn in season three is the baby, born Sept. 26, 2006, and named Victoria Anne, died two hours after she was born....

    Continue reading "New Stanek WND column, "Run didn't run to abortion""

    New Stanek WND column, "Elizabeth Edwards still lauds culture of death"


    CNN has reported that on her first day back on the campaign trail after disclosing she had bone cancer, Elizabeth Edwards promoted human embryo experimentation. Speaking at a Cleveland fundraiser, she said:


    "I think that we're foolhardy to not be engaging in federal funding of stem-cell research in the most aggressive way we possibly can"....

    "If people think that you're throwing babies out, dissecting children, to do stem-cell research, I'm not for that," [she] said....

    Continue reading "New Stanek WND column, "Elizabeth Edwards still lauds culture of death""

    New Stanek WND column, "Abort gay babies?"


    For some time now, gays have attributed their sexual behavior to genetics. They attempt to bolster their point by strangely lamenting, "Why would anyone choose this life?" Said Rosie O'Donnell, for instance:

    I don't think you choose whether or not you are gay. Who would choose it? It's a very difficult life.... I think life is easier if you're straight.... [I]f I could pick, would I rather have my children have to go through the struggles of being gay in America or being heterosexual? I would say heterosexual.


    The Associated Press reported March 14 on the rising "furor" over an article by Rev. Albert Mohler, president of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, for "suggesting that a biological basis for homosexuality may be proven, and that prenatal treatment to reverse gay orientation would be biblically justified," according to the AP....

    I am more interested in this quandary Mohler presented, which the AP overlooked:

    Feminists and political liberals have argued for decades now that a woman should have an unrestricted right to an abortion, for any cause or for no stated cause at all. How can they now complain if women decide to abort fetuses identified as homosexual? This question involves both abortion and gay rights – the perfect moral storm of our times....

    Liberals are also taking notice of the potential for homosexual feticide....

    Read my column today, "Abort gay babies?" at

    New Stanek column, "Sean Hannity vs. the Catholic Church"

    My column this week will only be available on my website....

    You would never know Sean Hannity is a pro-life Catholic by his interview March 9 with Fr. Thomas Euteneuer, president of Human Life International.

    Euteneuer is a highly respected leader in the pro-life movement and a priest. He appeared on Fox's Hannity and Colmes by invitation to challenge Hannity on his unorthodox support of contraception. Euteneuer said he previously wrote Hannity in 2004 an unanswered request to meet.

    Euteneuer was prompted to publicly denounce Hannity's departure from Catholic (and sola scriptura as well, I believe) teaching after listening to Hannity's March 2 radio show when Hannity glibly apologized for accidentally eating meat on a Lenten Friday.

    Euteneuer responded in a newsletter...

    If apologies are the order of the day, then the repentance I would like to hear out of Sean Hannity's mouth is for his shameless - even scandalous - promotion of birth control. Yes, I have heard him personally say, "I have no problem with birth control. It's a good thing." (Another bit of profound theological reasoning.)....

    The moral of the story is that Catholic men and women in the media need to be truly Catholic or at least stop being hypocrites.

    ... which is what prompted the call to appear on Hannity and Colmes.

    If you haven't watched the video, you should.

    I was appalled not just by the disrespect Hannity showed Euteneuer but also by the same cheap shots he dispensed toward Catholic leaders as would a liberal. After all that, Hannity bizarrely challenged Euteneuer to a credentials duel....

    Continue reading "New Stanek column, "Sean Hannity vs. the Catholic Church""

    Part II: Stanek WND column, "3rd annual Abortionist of the Year award"

    The number of comments for this March 7 post reached 330+, and people began having problems entering comments. So I am by this post launching a continuation of that thread. To access the original post and comments, go here.


    Read march 7 column, "3rd annual Abortionist of the Year award," at

    Part I: Stanek WND column, "3rd annual Abortionist of the Year award"


    I'm so excited! The National Day of Appreciation for Abortion Providers is just three days away - Saturday, March 10!

    We will not likely get to celebrate this unholiest of unholy days with the actual dirty deed doers themselves, since I anticipate their inspirational work ethic will compel them to labor (pardon the pun) on coincidentally the most profitable day of their week.

    But we can certainly show our support through the sincerest form of flattery, imitation, except... hmm... there's not much to imitate that won't get us thrown in prison. Well, at least we can wear red!

    And, of course, we can all laud together the Third Annual Abortionist of the Year!

    Before I name that person, I must confess it was difficult to dredge up nominees for this year's prize, because we lost an alarming number of shop choppers to arrest or license revocation during the past 12 months.

    Oh dear, and we were already scraping the bottom of the barrel.

    Take abortionist Reffat Kamel Abofreka of Virginia, for instance, who would have made a spectacular nominee had he not....

    Continue reading my column today, "3rd annual Abortionist of the Year award."

    **Due to the extended number of comments to this post, I am closing this thread and launching a new post. Please go here to comment on this topic. Thanks.

    New Stanek WND column: "Italian abortion mafia"


    One of the best scenes in the Godfather movie trilogy was in "Godfather II," when Kay Corleone (Diane Keaton) told her husband Michael (Al Pacino) she was taking their two children and leaving him. The dialogue:

    Michael: Do you expect me to let you take my children from me?.... Don't you know that's an impossibility, that that could never happen, that I'd use all my power to keep something like that from ever happening?.... I know you blame me for losing the baby. Yes. I know what that meant to you. Kay. I swear I'll make it up to you.... I'll change. And you'll forget about this miscarriage, and we'll have another child, and we'll go on, you and I, we'll go on.

    kay.jpgKay: Oh - oh, Michael, Michael, you are blind. It wasn't a miscarriage. It was an abortion, an abortion, Michael! Just like our marriage is an abortion, something that's unholy and evil. I didn't want your son, Michael! I wouldn't bring another one of your sons into this world! It was an abortion, Michael. It was a son, a son, and I had it killed, because this must all end. I know now that it's over. I knew it then. There would be no way, Michael, no way you could ever forgive me, not with this Sicilian thing that's been going on for 2,000 years....


    Michael: You won't take my family!

    And she doesn't.

    That spontaneous slap was the reaction of a real man who a woman had just told she aborted his baby. Compare that to the modern day cowardly male response, "It's your choice. Whatever you decide, I'll support you." Or worse, his threat to abandon her if she does not abort.

    It was this fierce devotion to family that strangely endeared us to the Corleone men despite their otherwise heinous behavior.

    In fact, Mafiosos aside, the Italian culture has always evoked thoughts of large, loving families.

    No longer. Legalized abortion has poisoned Italy.

    According to several foreign or Christian news reports like this one in

    A 13-year-old girl is in the psychiatric unit of an Italian hospital after a forced abortion....

    Continue reading my column today, "Italian abortion mafia."

    New Stanek WND column, "Why not mandate condoms for boys?"


    It doesn't seem fair that legislators are focusing solely on adolescent girls to try to slow the spread the sexually transmitted disease human papillomavirus....

    Lawmakers around the country are introducing legislation faster than sperm swims mandating that 11- and 12-year-old girls be injected with the three-dose HPV vaccination regimen (well, maybe six, or more, since the vaccine has only been proven to last four years)....

    But the feminist in me says this mandated vaccine is patriarchal. After all, women already bear almost all the responsibility for sex-without-consequences.

    We're the ones who have to ingest birth control pills packed with female steroids, or transport that copper IUD with the weird vibes it sends throughout our uteruses and who knows where else, or insert that clumsy diaphragm, or wear those birth control patches that cause heart attacks. And then we end up pregnant anyway and have to get the abortions or raise the products of conception as single moms.

    And now we're being asked to assume accountability for STDs, too? No.

    So when the New York Post reported Feb. 16 that the city of New York has launched a campaign to distribute 26 million condoms during rush hour in subway stations, I had an idea....

    Continue reading my column today, "Why not mandate condoms for boys?"

    New Stanek WND column, "The link between HPV and lung cancer"


    Gov. Rick Perry is still drawing a barrage of criticism for signing on executive order almost two weeks ago forcing Texan parents to vaccinate their adolescent daughters against the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus.

    Perry rationalized, according to the Houston Chronicle, "If the medical community developed a vaccine for lung cancer, would the same critics oppose it, claiming it would encourage smoking?"

    I have considered that analogy myself. It is perfect. Lung cancer is predominantly caused by a destructive behavior, cigarette smoking, which also causes a myriad of other health problems.

    So to answer Perry's question, everyone would welcome a lung cancer vaccine, but wouldn't turn around and say, "Great, let's all smoke!" Because we know smoking causes other cancers like laryngeal, esophageal, stomach and pancreatic as well as health problems like heart disease and infertility.

    Furthermore, this behavior endangers the health of other people who come in contact with the smoker, like babies born with low birth weight.

    Interestingly, the most ardent critics of smoking are lawmakers, who have increasingly sought to discourage this destructive behavior by making it more difficult.

    HPV is also the consequence of a destructive behavior, sex outside of marriage.....

    Continue reading my column today, "The link between HPV and smoking."

    New Stanek WND column: "Incrementalists and purists vs. the South Dakota abortion ban"


    Over the 34 years abortion has been legal in the U. S., pro-life organizations have adapted certain philosophies.

    I'm thinking now of strategists who incrementally plot our legal course based on court decisions and a head count of pro-life and anti-life judges. I'm also thinking of purists who won't support legislation with compromises or exceptions. No stopgaps allowed.

    The South Dakota abortion bans of 2006 and 2007 present quandaries for both these camps....

    For purists, the evidence starkly suggests even a plurality of pro-life voters will only vote for an abortion ban with exceptions. Furthermore, prospects for passage of a human life amendment to the U. S. Constitution are bleak, since it would require ratification by three-fourths of the states....

    As for incremental strategists, at least two national pro-life organizations opposed the South Dakota ban last year, stating the time was not ripe to trigger the Supreme Court's response to whether Roe v. Wade was indeed constitutional, since the Court is currently weighted 5-4 against us....

    Continue reading my column today, ""Incrementalists and purists vs. the South Dakota abortion ban."

    Also see bonus notes augmenting my column on page 2 of my blog. These were gleaned from a speech given by South Dakota state Rep. Roger Hunt on Feb. 3

    Continue reading "New Stanek WND column: "Incrementalists and purists vs. the South Dakota abortion ban""

    New Stanek WND column, "The AP's fetus frenzy"


    You would have a difficult time figuring out Barack Obama supports infanticide by the Jan. 17 Associated Press story entitled, "Obama record may be gold mine for critics."

    Each of five times the AP referred to Obama's votes as state senator against legislation to stop infanticide, it softened the blow to make it unintelligible to the fetus on the street....

    Any dictionary defines "fetus" as "an unborn or unhatched vertebrate ... a developing human from usually three months after conception to birth"....

    But the AP couldn't admit abortion has extended to killing born children in the U.S.:

    [Obama] voted against requiring medical care for aborted fetuses who survive....

    Giving noncredit where it's due, the AP is not the only mainstream media outlet to handle the topic of babies aborted alive with fetus gloves....

    The Southern Illinoisan reported Jan. 21, "Obama voted against a measure designed to protect what supporters termed live babies born during abortion procedures," as if pro-lifers made that term up....

    Continue reading my column today, "The AP's fetus frenzy," on

    New Stanek WND column, "When Obama chose his church over his state"


    The fix may have been in on Barack Obama's opposition as state senator to Illinois' Born Alive Infant Protection Act, aka support of infanticide.

    I've always wondered what compelled Obama not to just vote against Born Alive but attempt single-handedly to thwart its passage, not once, not twice, but three times....

    So with the new information out about Obama these days, I re-examined the evidence and found some
    interesting facts....

    Obama is a member of Trinity United Church of Christ. Its parent denomination, the UCC, controls half of Advocate Health Care, which owns Christ Hospital, where I discovered in 1999 babies were being aborted alive.

    Obama's pastor was a member of the pre-Advocate board from 1986-89. One current prominent Advocate board member is a pastor who previously served at TUCC. Another board member is a former executive minister of TUCC....

    Continue reading my column today, "When Obama chose his church over his state," on

    Abortion and eternal lives

    Here's a note I received and accompanying testimony, both of which the author gave me permission to post:


    I enjoyed reading your column, "Is God allowing abortion to save eternal lives?" What I found missing was the fact that many abortions (I've heard 20%) are committed by women who are professed Christians. Sadly, I have to include myself in that percent.

    I have recently started telling my story and would love to share it with you. I think this is something that we do not discuss enough in the church and find that by sharing my story of sin and God's forgiveness that it is opening up a lot of dialogue with fellow christian singles who have confided similar stories to me. My story is attached.

    Thank you for your research, insight and for being willing to look beyond the surface.

    Read R's testimony on page 2. I responded to her that it was remarkably close to mine, even down to the Psalms speaking personally to me during times of need. I added, one thing I've learned is I'm incredibly prone to sin - my propensity freaks me out, actually - and it is only through continually trying to stay attached to my Father that I stand any chance of not slipping off the Rock.

    Continue reading "Abortion and eternal lives"

    New Stanek WND column, "Barack Obama's constitutional crisis"


    Barack Obama considers himself a constitutional expert. A graduate of Harvard Law School, he taught constitutional law at the University of Chicago for 10 years. Both are listed in the top 10 law schools in the country.

    But don't be fooled. Obama is constitutionally challenged in at least one key area.

    Example one comes from Obama's book, "Audacity of Hope" (page 53), where he quoted then misinterpreted the Declaration of Independence....

    Worse, here is what Obama said when arguing against Illinois' Born Alive Infants Protection Act, legislation to guard against infanticide, during Senate floor debate:

    I just want to suggest... that this is probably not going to survive constitutional scrutiny.

    Number one, whenever we define a pre-viable fetus as a person that is protected by the equal protection clause or the other elements in the Constitution, what we're really saying is, in fact, that they are persons....

    Incredible stuff. Not only did Obama make no sense, he showed just how far he would go to safeguard abortion.

    First, Obama contended age is a determining factor whether constitutional rights apply....

    Continue reading my column today, "Barack Obama's constitutional crisis," on

    New Stanek WND column, "Born Alive Veterans for Truth"


    On Jan. 10, 2005, newly elected U. S. Sen. Barack Obama sauntered a victory lap inside the Illinois state Capitol, where he had just tenured seven years as state senator.

    A journalist recently wrote that journalists can't seem to write about Obama these days without using the term "rock star." At that time, Obama was famous for the speech he gave five months prior at the Democratic National Convention but not yet the celebrity he is today, like the 1962 Beatles in Hamburg, to correlate.

    So as Obama bid farewell to former colleagues and staffers, he attracted small crowds but was still approachable.

    We happened to be at the Capitol that day, too, lobbying for the fifth year in a row for passage of Illinois' Born Alive Infant Protection Act.

    Oh, the irony. Obama had been the sole senator speaking against Born Alive on the Senate floor in 2001 and 2002 and had single-handedly killed it in a committee he chaired in 2003.

    My friend Fran did not want to let this caustic golden opportunity pass. So she pushed me forward as Obama ambled by....

    Continue reading my column today, "Born Alive Veterans for Truth," on

    New Stanek WND column: "Is God allowing abortion to save eternal lives?"


    A volunteer driving me from the airport to a pregnancy resource center speaking engagement described a heart-wrenching incident.

    She said during a recent luncheon with three friends, all four admitted to having abortions. One had never told anyone before that day....

    I am increasingly aware of the eternal lives God is saving through abortion. I don't understand. Can it be that God is allowing the catastrophe of abortion to save the eternal lives of the parents who kill their babies?....

    But there are many who do not accept God's forgiveness....

    Frankly, those who lament that their sin of abortion is unforgivable need to get over themselves. In actuality, they have a pride issue. They think their sin is more special than anyone else's who has ever lived.

    What's worse, people who don't seek and accept God's forgiveness about their abortions make matters worse. They don't get in the game because they feel like hypocrites....

    Continue reading my column today, "Is God allowing abortion to save eternal lives?," on

    New Stanek WND column: "Warren, Obama: It takes more than wings to fly"


    Despite pressure from social conservatives, Pastor Rick Warren refused to uninvite U.S. Sen. Barack Obama from his AIDS conference last week, although Obama is pro-abortion and pro-homosexual.

    During the conference, Warren explained, "You have to have two wings to fly," apparently a right wing and a left wing....

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    Warren said he invited Obama to speak at his conference because they both want to stop AIDS.

    This would be like me inviting Ted Kennedy to my pro-life conference because we both want to stop unplanned pregnancies. Ludicrous. Warren certainly knows ends don't justify means....

    In so many words Warren portrayed conservatives as bigoted for demanding that those we allow in our flock agree on all issues, as if that were actually true, and as if abortion and homosexuality were just issues to be lumped with all others.... Rather, they are directly related to AIDS....

    Exactly how will Obama and Warren take wing together to conquer AIDS, if Obama condones the top three causes of AIDS? ....

    Worst of all, Warren gave Obama a platform. He legitimized Obama, particularly among evangelicals. One consequence of this will be....

    Continue reading my column today, "Warren, Obama: It takes more than wings to fly," on

    [Photo courtesy CNN.]

    New Stanek WND column: "Abortion and the end of the world"


    The U.S. did not legalize abortion in a vacuum in 1973. The Guttmacher Institute, Planned Parenthood's research division, states abortion laws worldwide were undone "rapidly" between 1950 and 1985.

    Guttmacher estimates 46 million babies are aborted worldwide each year. This means almost 1 billion babies have been aborted worldwide just during the past 20 years.

    If current world population is 6.5 billion, as the U.S. Census Bureau indicates, all must acknowledge the profound impact of abortion on the human race, no matter where they stand on abortion.

    In that regard, I have some theories on the impact of abortion on world history....

    Continue reading my column today, "Abortion and the end of the world," on

    New Stanek WND column, "GOP + Gays = Anti-Life"


    I wrote in my previous column that revelations during the final weeks of the autumn 2006 election season shifted my thinking on why national Republican Party leaders have been reticent to advance the life issue.

    It may be too easy to dismiss them as cowards. It may well be they are compromised.

    The revelations were of corruption and homosexuality among legislators and influential staff....

    The homosexual and abortion lobbies are evil twins with the same agenda. They work together. This is
    something pro-lifers must get. We may focus on one issue, but homosexual activists focus on two, and one of those is ours.

    In October gay activists circulated a paper called "The List" to conservative groups outing several high ranking queer GOP staffers. The List supposedly included names of homosexual legislators along with nine chiefs of staffs, two press secretaries and two directors of communications. It listed conservative legislators those staffers worked for....

    Continue reading my column today, "GOP + Gays = Anti-Life," on

    New Stanek WND column: "11/7: Day of disaster for pro-lifers?"


    The election news could not have appeared grimmer in the immediate aftermath. South Dakota's abortion ban went down. Parental notification lost in California and Oregon. Missourians approved the embryonic stem cell initiative. Kansans condoned child rape and illegal late-term abortions by ousting Attorney General Phill Kline.

    Add to that the loss of the GOP Senate majority, which means for starters no more conservative judges, and the loss of the GOP House majority, which means for starters a promised bill within the first 100 hours of the new session to federally fund embryonic stem cell research, and, well ...

    But as I reviewed and processed, I became angry.

    Why? With whom?

    Continue reading my column today, "11/7: Day of disaster for pro-lifers?" on

    New Stanek WND column: "Legitimizing partial-birth abortion"


    On November 6, the Chicago Tribune nicely advanced the abortion industry's talking points regarding the Partial Birth Abortion Ban.

    Those talking points, which I was in court to hear Wednesday, were that Congress "absolutely betrayed" a 2000 Supreme Court ruling against Nebraska's partial-birth abortion ban by basically resubmitting the same ban in 2003 that the Court previously ruled was vague and excluded a health exception.

    The Trib article will likely be typical of the mainstream media, so I want to address its bias.

    You'd think the Trib would have analyzed the issues of vagueness and health between the two bans, but it did not. You'd think the Trib would have at least explained what partial-birth abortion is, but it did not.

    Rather, the Tribune led with a tragic story of a mother who "may" have undergone a partial-birth abortion after discovering she was carrying a terminally ill baby, only admitting at the end of the story she didn't have a partial-birth abortion at all....

    Continue reading my column today, "Legitimizing partial-birth abortion" on

    New Stanek WND column, "The power of suppression"


    "God gave his people lots of babies; soon their numbers alarmed their foes." ~ Psalm 105:24

    The movers and shakers within the Democrat Party and mainstream media have conceded they can no longer muster majorities for their candidates based on party affiliation.

    When did they concede? When they unveiled the Mark Foley scandal.

    While the Foley October Surprise was partially intended to persuade moderates to vote Democrat, it was more intended to dissuade conservatives from voting at all. This was evidenced by the instantaneously spun news stories forecasting our suppressed vote....

    For pro-lifers, it comes down to this difference between parties: Last month 93 percent of Senate Republicans voted pro-life (for the Child Custody Protection Act), and 87 percent of Democrats voted pro-abortion (against CCPA).

    That's the real clear bottom line....

    "Make the most of every opportunity," said Paul in Colossians. If Republicans lose the House or Senate majority in November, it won't be the end of the world.

    But if so, it will likely be due to conservative apathy, as if liberals slipped Quaaludes into our drinks or siphoned gas from our cars - while we watched....

    Continue reading my column today, "The Democrats' vote-suppression scheme," on

    New Stanek WND column: "What lies beneath: MO's titanic stem cell initiative"


    Consider the iceberg: Only the tip is visible.

    Such is the short Missouri Stem Cell Research and Cures Initiative to be voted on next month. Beneath it looms a titanic constitutional amendment.

    Amendment Two, as it is called, is a proportional Titanic. At five pages and 2,000 words, it is half the length of the entire United States Constitution. Its opening paragraph - conveniently omitted from promoter Missouri Coalition for Lifesaving Cures' website - lists 45 sections of the Constitution of Missouri it would incredibly delete or change.

    Amendment Two is also a linguistic Titanic. Crafted by researchers and groups with financial stakes in its passage, it is packed with convoluted legal and scientific jargon chopped up and buried in various places so it really says the opposite of what they say it says.

    Amendment Two's biggest lie: "No person may clone or attempt to clone a human being."

    To say that, crafters simply changed the definition of cloning to say a clone isn't a clone unless implanted in a mother's uterus.

    This is like saying you are not you unless you are in your house. If you leave your house, you are no longer you. You are a thing. And if you are caught outside your house, you can be dissected and sold for parts.

    Crafters said while they banned cloning, they endorsed "somatic cell nuclear transfer." This is like banning the killing of humans but endorsing the killing of Homo sapiens....

    Some other whoppers in Amendment Two....

    Continue reading my column today, "The deception of Missouri's titanic stem cell initiative," on

    New Stanek WND column: "Cut-and-run pro-lifers"


    We will have a pro-life president for only 15 more months.

    This is how we must think. The 2008 presidential election could result in a Clinton II or like-minded pro-abort in the White House. It is critical that we treat the next 15 months as critical.

    Conjectured is at least one and maybe two Supreme Court justices will retire during these 15 months. Both are pro-abortion.

    The Supreme Court decided Roe v. Wade in 1973 by a vote of 7-2. If the Supremes were deciding it today, they would vote 5-4 in favor.

    We are so close to finally setting the stage to overturn Roe v. Wade.

    But the stage stands no chance of being set during the 15-month window if Democrats overtake the Senate....

    Pro-lifers planning to punish the Republican Party and Republican pro-life candidates next month for being less than perfect are behaving just like Democrats who advocate a cut-and-run strategy in Iraq....

    The Republican Party is our ally. Its leaders and politicians may be imperfect allies, but human history has only ever known one perfect ally (and people still complain about Him).... Meanwhile, the Democrat Party is our sworn enemy.... Here is a recent crystal clear example....

    For the 2006 election, we must keep our eyes on Roe v. Wade. Its demise is real if we vote to ensure pro-life justices are appointed to the Supreme Court....

    Continue reading my column today, "Cut-and-run pro-lifers," on

    New Stanek WND column: "Blame Frist if parental notification bill fails"


    Is it possible during the tenure of a Republican-controlled Congress and presidency that pro-life legislation with an 80 percent public approval rating won't pass?

    Yes. And if that happens, the responsibility will rest solely with one man: Republican Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist.

    The measure in question would make it a federal crime for non-parental adults to traffic minor girls for abortions across state lines without notifying her parents....

    We pro-lifers have done our part during the two months since Senate Democrats blocked this bill from advancing. We have focused our ire on the obstructionists....

    Last night House Republicans brilliantly called those Senate Democrats on their ruse by passing a
    new version of this legislation including an amendment they claimed to want, which pro-lifers approve, and kicking it back to the Senate.

    Does Frist have the resolve to defend our girls from rapists? Does he have the guts to battle Democrats head-on to do so? He must call for a vote on this legislation by Friday, the last day of session before the election.

    By the way, all this last-minute stuff is Frist's own fault. DC pro-lifers implored him to present this interstate parental notification bill in 2005, but he....

    Continue reading my column today, "Blame Frist if parental notification bill fails," on

    New Stanek column on WND: "DOJ: Betraying aborted-alive babies?"


    In April 2004, a nurse named Abby* made an appointment with Richard Collier of the Legal Center for Defense to tell him of an incident she thought violated the Born Alive Infants Protection Act.

    Abby worked in the labor and delivery department of a major regional hospital in New Jersey. Abby told Collier about a baby boy who was aborted alive there earlier that year and placed in the "dirty room" until he died several hours later....

    The boy was between 20-23 weeks old and aborted after a doctor noticed on ultrasound his limbs were not measuring properly. He told the mother the baby would be born with abnormal arms and legs and sword-like feet.

    The procedure of choice was induced labor abortion, wherein a pill called Cytotec is inserted in the mother's birth canal every 4-8 hours to irritate the cervix until it opens....

    The baby was aborted alive. The nurse noticed he was clutching something in one fist. She pried the baby's fingers opened and saw he was grasping a Cytotec pill....

    Collier reported the incident to the U. S. Department of Justice. Abby began reporting other incidents to Collier, who reported them to the DOJ, such as that doctors were ordering nurses to chart live aborted babies' APGAR scores as "zero-zero," indicating they were born dead, not aive....


    Continue reading my column, "DOJ: Betraying aborted-alive babies?", on

    New Stanek column on WND: "Babes in Thailand rapists needn't leave U.S."

    So what if minor girls can't buy emergency contraceptives without a prescription?

    Their rapists can.

    When last week the FDA authorized over-the-counter access of ECs to women 18 and older, it also authorized over-the-counter access to men 18 and older.

    Why would men buy ECs?

    Ask them in Thailand, where ECs have been marketed for 20 years. In Thailand, ECs are advertised in men's magazines....

    I don't know whether acting FDA Commissioner Andrew von Eschenbach was caving to or cavorting with radical feminists when making his decision, but it was irresponsible and dangerous.

    Have you ever heard of the FDA making the high dose of any drug available on the store shelf while locking the lower dose in the pharmacy?

    Here's the magnitude of difference between prescription-only birth control pills and now nonprescription ECs: Planned Parenthood recommends taking 40 Ovrette brand birth control pills at one time to equal the dosage of the EC....

    Continue reading my column today, "Babes in Thailand needn't leave U.S.," on

    Stanek 8-16 column: Breaking news on Hialeah abortion clinic murder case

    My column today reveals breaking news about the baby that witnesses allege was placed kicking and gasping for air in a biohazard bag at an abortion clinic in Hialeah, Florida, on July 20, including:

    • The medical examiner has determined this baby was born alive.
    • The person putting the live baby in a biohazard bag has been identified as clinic owner Belkis Gonzales.
    • Clinic workers allegedly hid the baby on the roof the first time police searched the premises.
    • A police department official says if state attorneys come back with anything other than homicide charges, he will pitch a public fit.

    Read about all that and more in my column today, "Homicide in Hialeah - or illegal dumping?," on

    Also read a news story related to my column on

    And watch for a news article by Lynn Vincent on the Hialeah baby homicide online Thursday night on World Magazine's website and Friday in its print edition.

    New Stanek column on WND: "Miami - legalized back-alley abortion capital of the US"


    Abortion proponents said making abortion legal would stop back-alley abortions. In reality, all legalizing abortion did was make back-alley abortions legal.

    I've previously written about characters like Krishna Rajanna, the fetus-eating abortionist in Kansas, and Rodolfo Finkelstein, the sexual pervert abortionist in Michigan.

    But now I've stumbled on a nest of abortionist snakes in Miami, certainly making it America's legalized back-alley abortion capital.

    Readers may have read news stories two weeks ago of workers at a Hialeah, Fla., abortion mill allegedly killing a newborn baby. Hialeah is next to Miami.

    That was merely the tip of the slice-and-dice-berg....

    Continue reading "Miami: Legalized back-alley abortion capital of the US" on

    New Stanek column on WND: "The impact of the fetus farming ban on embryonic stem cell research"


    Last week, the same day President Bush vetoed a bill that would have forced taxpayers to further subsidize embryonic stem-cell experimentation, he signed the Fetus Farming Prohibition Act of 2006.

    The former got lots of negative press; the latter caused barely a stir. The latter bode poorly for embryonic stem-cell research's public image. Better to ignore.

    At any rate, a ban on fetus farming wasn't controversial, passing unanimously in both the Senate and House. Fetus farming seems far-fetched.

    But ratifying FFPA scythed a huge swath through plans of embryonic stem-cell harvesters – laudable quick work by pro-life academics and politicos before the other side's powerful lobby could sway self-interested politicians and Americans. Here's why....

    Continue reading "Fetus farming shot to hell - where it belongs" on

    New Stanek column on WND: "Why Jesus Christ would not vote for Barack Obama"


    In February 2004, U.S. Senate candidate Barack Obama's wife, Michelle, sent a fund-raising letter with the "alarming news" that "right-wing politicians" had passed a law stopping doctors from stabbing half-born babies in the neck with scissors, suctioning out their brains and crushing their skulls.

    Michelle called partial-birth abortion "a legitimate medical procedure," and wouldn't supporters please pay $150 to attend a luncheon for her husband, who would fight against "cynical ploy[s]" to stop it?

    But that's not why Obama's opponent Alan Keyes said Jesus Christ wouldn't vote for him.

    Obama recalled Keyes' statement in a recent USA Today opinion piece but omitted his reasoning.

    I know his reasoning, because I was there....


    Continue reading "Why Jesus Christ would not vote for Barack Obama" on

    [Cartoon courtesy of Chicago Sun-Times, published during the Obama-Keyes senate campaign.]

    Discussion on women in the church

    I am in the middle of a big project with a deadline. Know that I am reading all your comments and plan to respond to them all, but I won't be able to get that until tomorrow afternoon. Keep writing. Additionally, I've received several emails and will post them tomorrow. I'm glad for this discussion, even if some of us disagree.

    New Stanek column on WND: "Stained-glass ceiling"


    Those who don't know me may be surprised to learn I believe the Bible frees women to serve in church leadership just as men, provided they are gifted by the Holy Spirit and willing.

    Those who know me know this is a passion of mine second only to my passion to stop abortion. In fact, this topic was No. 1 for many years until displaced by a particular aborted baby boy.

    My position may sound feminist. But it is to the church's loss, and I believe a colossal sin, if she allows the modern-day obfuscation of feminist ideals or deep-seated prejudice to keep her from following biblical principles that free women to serve as God determines.

    My dander was raised when World Magazine's editor, Marvin Olasky, stated in his June 17 column....

    Continue reading my column today, "The stained-glass ceiling," on

    New Stanek column on WND: "Quit De Wining about the Santorum Spectercle"


    A few weeks ago, I sent an e-mail to my list, encouraging Pennsylvania pro-lifers to support Republican Rick Santorum in his rebid for the U.S. Senate against Democrat Bob Casey.

    Both are pro-life, but because Santorum and the White House supported pro-abortion incumbent Arlen Specter in the 2004 Republican primary against pro-lifer Pat Toomey, pro-lifers consider him a traitor. Specter won 51-49 percent. Pro-lifers blame Santorum and Bush for the edge.

    This was typical of negative responses I received regarding my e-mail:

    Let Rick Santorum be the example to all the other Republican politicians that we will not allow them to play games with the lives of our unborn children, and if they do, they will be gone.

    I wish Santorum had not supported Specter. But would turning from Santorum help or hurt the pro-life cause?

    I submit it would hurt, badly. Here's why....

    Read my column today, "Quit De Wining about the Santorum Spectercle," on

    New Stanek column on WND: "The lunatic fringe goes mainstream"


    Latter day feminists think abortion is not just fine, it's holy.

    debi.jpgWrote 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 friends take part in the procedure itself - an ancient ritual of fertility, life, death, and rebirth....

    A Cincinnati City Beat article last year included a photo of Debi, "practic[ing] an ancient Chinese calming ritual.... Harmonic vibrations caused by rubbing the dragon bowl's brass handles create wavelets and jumping water."

    I'll tell you what's jumping, Debi. My skin is, that's what, you sicko.

    Then there's...

    Read today's column, "The lunatic fringe goes mainstream," 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 a way to make money or to promote an ideology."

    NBCC's top nominee was the Coalition on Abortion/Breast Cancer, of which I am an advisory board member.

    But who really is the biggest boob? I explain why it's NBCC in my column today. Its leaders, at least one of which is heavily involved in the abortion industry, are disputing logic and evidence to prop up their liberal feminist ideology, endangering women's lives in the process.

    Read "The biggest boobs" on

    New Stanek column on WND: "Vampires on campus"


    There has been a surge in pro-abortion violence on college campuses this spring.

    vampire.jpgMost 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.

    Could Jacobsen be so tormented by crosses because she's a vampire?

    Read my theory and about other recent vandalism committed by abortion proponents at such universities as Baylor, Harvard, and Princeton in my column today, "Vampires on Campus."

    New WND column: "Coming to America: forensic vagina inspections?"


    My WND column today focuses on a recent article in the New York Times, which attempted to connect the U.S. trend toward criminalizing various aspects of abortion to a Salvadorian ban on all abortions that includes prosecuting aborting mothers.

    el.jpgThe reason for the NYTimes piece was clear: to frighten U.S. women that "forensic vagina inspectors," as they are called in El Salvador, may soon come pounding on their doors.

    But is there any correlation whatsoever? If not, how can American pro-lifers say abortion is murder but not wish to prosecute aborting women?

    Read my column, "Coming to America: forensic vagina inspections," today at

    [Photo courtesy of the NY Times.]

    Sioux 2: More on leader planning tribal genocide


    In my previous column I wrote about Oglala Sioux president Cecilia Fire Thunder, who has threatened to open an abortion clinic on South Dakota's Pine Ridge Reservation if the new state abortion ban is enacted.

    It turns out Fire Thunder is a former abortion clinic worker, something she omitted from her resume until two weeks ago.

    It also turns out Fire Thunder made her announcement to "establish a Planned Parenthood clinic on my own land" without checking with Planned Parenthood, which has since issued a statement to the contrary.

    cecilia fire thunder.jpgFire Thunder also forgot to check with her tribe - again - for which she has now received her third impeachment complaint in less than two years.

    It was only this past January that Fire Thunder came off a two month suspension for charges ranging from most interestingly, failure to pay tribal Head Start bills, to embezzlement, fraud, perjury, threats of bodily harm, and trespassing.

    The most serious charge was that Fire Thunder pawned tribal land to secure a $38 million loan from another tribe.

    But all charges were dismissed without a hearing by a tribal council that included a convicted felon and was also named in that complaint.

    Speaking of embezzlement, Fire Thunder is accepting donations for her abortion clinic at her personal post office box in Martin, South Dakota. Checks can be made out to "OST Planned Parenthood Cecelia Fire Thunder," even though Planned Parenthood apparently isn't participating....


    Read complete column, "Sioux 2: More on leader planning tribal genocide," at

    [Photo courtesy of]

    My thanks to two Native Americans in particular - Terry and Stacy - who provided helpful background information. My impression over the last two weeks from research and emails is that Native Americans by and large consider children sacred from conception.

    New WND column: "Barbequed sacred cows"

    Chicago is no longer my kind of town. It's a liberal Democrat kind of town. It's a town with a gay and lesbian center – funded by taxpayers. It's a town that aborts over 20,000 of its residents a year. It's Jesse Jackson's home town. It's a town where Republicans meet in catacombs. It's a town where even Catholic priests vote 4-to-1 Democrat.

    So imagine my surprise when last week the overpowered Cook County Republican Party issued a press release accusing Democrat tyrants of abusing their most prized possession, African Americans, and also accusing Planned Parenthood of targeting African Americans for abortion....

    I blogged on this, not quite fathoming how sacred are the Democrat Party and Planned Parenthood cows to liberals. But here is one sample of 139 mostly furious comments I received:

    Jill Stanek is an animal. Absolutely an animal....Stanek, you are a misleader, a liar, intellectually dishonest, a queen of the facile analogy, and best of all politically and socially irrelevant. Pathetic.

    Continue reading my column, "Barbequed sacred cows," on


    New WND column: "A Distant Thunder"

    video.jpg "A Distant Thunder" is a compelling new movie that combines supernatural chills with courtroom drama to expose the reality of partial-birth abortion. The film is very good, and it is also very important to the pro-life movement.

    The plot of "A Distant Thunder" centers on a nurse who has accused an abortionist of killing a baby he accidentally delivered alive while attempting a partial-birth abortion.

    "A Distant Thunder" was written and directed by an award-winning Hollywood producer and has been
    featured at two film festivals, where at one it won finalist for best short film.

    I wish I could tell you the shocking plot twist at the end of "A Distant Thunder," but doing so would be as
    mean as giving away the end to "The Sixth Sense" to those who haven't seen it.

    But I can tell you other aspects of the movie....

    Continue reading my column, "A Distant Thunder," on


    New WND column: "The upside of female feticide"


    It would seem to be the greatest irony of abortion, that the foremost tool feminists say will facilitate women's equality with men is actually the foremost weapon used to kill them.

    The crisis of female feticide is growing to such an extent in Third World countries that by 2020 there will be more unmarried Chinese men than the total population of females in Taiwan and South Korea combined.

    Yet the National Organzation for Women and Planned Parenthood are silent.

    That's because there's money to be made by harvesting eggs from aborted girls.

    Meanwhile researchers note that one way the Chinese government has dealt with male-female disparities in the past was to send the testosterone-laden, aggressive, single men off to foreign wars that the government created to give them something to do....

    Read my column today, "The upside of female feticide," on

    New WND column: "How cloning exploits women: Scientist forced to donate, dissect own eggs"

    Junior scientist Park Eul-soon suffered the most personally devastating blunder of her career when in 2003 she accidentally spilled a dish of human eggs while conducting experiments in the South Korean lab of then-clone king Hwang Woo-suk.

    For that mishap, Hwang coerced Park, a subordinate Ph.D. student in her mid-20s, to replace the lost eggs with her own. After first saying no, Park relented for fear Hwang would otherwise exclude her from academic recognition for her work.

    Afterward, according to Korean MBC TV, Park morbidly "went back to Hwang's laboratory and conducted the cloning experiment on the eggs that she herself had contributed that morning....

    Read more about Park, Hwang, and how cloning exploits women in my column today.


    New WND column: "Giving thanks for Right to Life of Michigan"


    State and local pro-life organizations form the political and educational nucleus of our movement. The importance of these groups cannot be overstated. Our one strength with politicians is our
    grassroots. Our one way around liberals and the mainstream press is by direct education.

    In my opinion, the foremost state pro-life organization is Right to Life of Michigan. I give thanks for this group today and want to spotlight its inner workings to assist other groups....

    Read my column today, "Giving thanks for Right to Life of Michigan," on

    New WND column: "When Plan B is Plan A"


    I received a call this week from a worried pharmacist. I live in a state where pharmacists are required by law to dispense the morning-after-pill even if they have a moral objection.

    This pharmacist was a sole-supporting mother of two. She said she had managed to avoid being forced to choose between her conscience and her job until the day she called me....

    Read the details of this pharmacist's dilemma and the outcome in my column today, "When Plan B is Plan A," on

    New WND column, "Moe v. Wade"


    My column this week takes a hard look at men and their participation in abortion.
    "Moe v. Wade" analyzes the flip side of Judge Alito's decision that a married man should be notified of his wife's pending abortion. What about all the men involved in promiscuous sex who give inward thanks for the abortion fall-back plan?

    Yet, even those fathers who have lost the instinct to protect their own children from being killed by abortion are so because of abortion, which deadens one of the characteristics that makes a man a man: the will to create, protect, and provide for his family.

    Read this week's column, "Moe v. Wade."

    New WND column, "All's not quite well that ends well"


    In retrospect, President Bush's 1999 statement to the Associated Press explains his inattention to Roe v. Wade when picking Supreme nominees: "America is not ready to overturn Roe v. Wade because America's hearts are not right. And so, in the meantime, instead of arguing over Roe v. Wade, what we ought to do is promote policies that reduce abortions."

    Certainly, as it pertains to "promot[ing] policies that reduce abortion," as he said, President Bush has come through.

    But one cannot be a half-hearted pro-lifer.

    It is this lesson I hope most of all President Bush learned from the Harriet Miers debacle.

    Read my column this week, "All's not quite well that ends well."

    New WND column: "Darth Durbin"

    wnd_logo.gif Many will be surprised that infamously pro-abortion U.S. Senator Dick Durbin was once a warm-blooded pro-lifer. My column today tracks the demise of one of many political figures who sold their soul to get ahead in the Democrat Party, with an interesting paper trail called the Durbin Abortion Papers provided by National Right to Life.

    NYT quotes my "March of Penguins" column and comments on movie's cultural impact

    penguins.jpg Yesterday's New York Times included an article entitled, "March of the Conservatives: Penguin Film as Political Fodder." I am reprinting it on page 2 in case you can't open NYT online.

    March of the Penguins is now the second highest grossing documentary ever, behind Farenheit 911.

    The first paragraph of the piece stated:

    On the conservative Web site, an opponent of abortion wrote that the movie "verified the beauty of life and the rightness of protecting it."

    The unnamed "opponent of abortion" would be me.

    Continue reading "NYT quotes my "March of Penguins" column and comments on movie's cultural impact"

    New WND column, "Hush, little fetus"


    My column today on, "Hush, little fetus," skims through the evolution of fetal pain research.

    Back in the Ice Age of this sort of research, 1987, work was published in the New England Journal of Medicine , with 201 sources, by Harvard Medical School and Boston Children's Hospital corroborating that fetuses and preemies felt pain.

    During the Stone Age of fetal pain research, 2000, a researcher in Neonatal Network , citing several other reputable sources, wrote of all the negative physiological and behavior responses to painful stimuli.

    But in 2005, the Age of Enlightenment, abortion profiteering researches have introduced the Instant Big Pain Bang Theory, which states that nervous systems of humans only begin functioning upon delivery.

    We've come a long way, fetus.

    New WND column, "'See pro-aborts run"


    My column today on, "See pro-aborts run," chronicles the events of last week that resulted in a meltdown at NARAL.

    In fact, I predict the NARAL incident will go down in pro-life history as a significant event, a turning point when MSM - the mainstream media - finally began to publicly scrutinize pro-aborts as they should be scrutinized. For the first time, MSM called pro-aborts on their lies.

    This caused frightened legislators to bolt, fellow pro-aborts to mutiny, and a NARAL employee to commit professional hari-kari - all in all, a great week....

    New WND column, "'March of the Penguins' vs. March for Women's Lives"


    My column today on, "'March of the Penguins' vs. March for Women's Lives," compares the priorities of emperor penguins with those of militant feminists, and feminists come up short. I sometimes wish humans behaved more like animals....

    New WND column, "NOW's faces of death"


    My column today on, "NOW's faces of death," exposes the National Organization for Women's exploitation of four women who have died from illegal or unsafe abortions. One problem is that one of NOW's examples is fraudulent. Two others are from 1929 and 1940. Couldn't NOW come up with any modernday examples? And what about women who have died from legal abortions? NOW could have spotlighted the four women who have died since 2003 from legal RU-486 abortions!

    But abortion champions don't want to showcase women who have died from legal abortions. That's because today's abortion champions are today's abortion profiteers. To make abortion illegal again would break up their monopoly....

    New WND column, "The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation's death oath"


    My column yesterday on, "The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation's death oath," drew attention to the JDRF's exploitation of sick children for funding and loyalty oath children are forced to sign to "embrace" embryonic stem cell research or shut up about it.

    New WND column: "Hens, clones, foolish loans"


    My column today on, "Hens, clones, foolish loans," draws attention to the $3 billion California embryonic stem cell experimentation catastrophe.

    Aside from the fact that the agency overseeing grant money distribution has been accused of corruption and insider deal making...

    and aside from the belated true confessions now coming out re: the promises made about ESCR before voters approved funding it...

    and aside from the fact researchers now admit that cloning is indispensable to ESCR...

    and aside from the fact that more women egg-layers are needed...

    I didn't have room to mention that Proposition 71 didn't mandate private researchers must share any profits made with their investors - the People of California. And they're not planning to either.

    Duh duh duh.

    New WND column: "'Fetus eater' loses medical license"

    My column today on, "'Fetus eater' loses medical license," is creating a lot of buzz (good and bad), which is excellent. followed-up with a news story this morning (headline right now). The more the atrocity of abortion gets through to the American people, the better.

    This week's column: "The anti-life name game"

    wnd_logo.gif My column today reveals that anti-lifers are trying to use our own terminology against us. How fun! How full circle!

    Read "The anti-life name game" on

    This week's column: "The big blink"

    I point out in today's column that GOP House and Senate rifts and betrayals all revolve around the issue of life. Read "The big blink" exclusively on

    This week's column: "The worms turned"

    My column today is about the Gang of 14 judicial nominee compromisers - 10 pro-aborts and four pro-lifers - and why they did what they did. Read "The worms turned" exclusively on