by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and Kelli
- At Women’s Rights without Frontiers, Reggie Littlejohn is encouraged by the UK ban on sex selection abortion:
The message of sex-selection abortion is that girls do not deserve to live…. It is impossible to support women’s rights without supporting the right of females to be born.
- Saynsumthn’s Blog says Planned Parenthood is again sending out appeals for money during the holidays. In the past, they even hawked gift certificates for their services.
- Pro-Life Wisconsin reminds us that as we enter the Christmas season, the Salvation Army’s official website lists their acceptance of abortion under certain circumstances: rape, incest, life of the mother, and fetal abnormality.
- At Secular Pro-Life, Sarah Terzo examines the words used by people to normalize and even romanticize the act of abortion, pointing out that, like George Orwell’s novel, 1984, words have opposite meanings. Terzo writes:
Dismemberment is not an act of love or kindness. We don’t brutally murder our loved ones. Criminals do not commit their violent crimes out of love and concern for either their victims or society as a whole. These statements seem so obvious that it’s absurd to make them, and yet we have to bring it up because of extreme comments from pro-choicers….
Too many Americans are ignorant as to what abortion actually does to a baby. Oh, on some intellectual level, they may be aware that abortion ends a life or potential life—but they have no idea how developed the babies are, how brutal and bloody abortion really is. They have not thought about the life of the child, the unseen victim who is growing within his mother’s womb, secure and safe, with a beating heart and developing brain, only to be suddenly, brutally killed.
- ProWomanProLife discusses botched sterilizations in India, which happens much more frequently than is reported:
This Reuters article reports on ten [now reportedly up to 13] women who died this week in India through botched sterilizations. Fourteen other women are in serious condition.
But deaths due to sterilization is not news in India.
Between 2009 and 2012, the government paid compensation for 568 deaths resulting from sterilization, the health ministry said in an answer to a question in parliament two years ago.
- Wesley J. Smith notes that government-funded Swiss nursing homes are refusing to allow workers to voice objections to assisted suicide in their facilities. Smith warns that this is the way of the future if we continue to “swallow the hemlock”:
“The new regulations specify that nursing home personnel will not be allowed to interfere if a patient chooses to die. In fact, they are required to set aside a room where the staff of the assisted suicide organisation Exit will help the person to die.
Wow, imagine touring the nursing home and being shown the room reserved for assisted suicides. (Wonder if they call it the “comfort room.”)
- Pro-Life Action League posts a video of another ambulance call to the massive abortion facility located in Aurora, Illinois. It is unusual for the staffer calling the ambulance to acknowledge what the medical problem is but they do note here that the patient is hemorrhaging following her abortion. The 911 operator seems familiar with the address and with the facility’s wish that a certain entrance be used:
[Photos via Pro-Life Wisconsin and tv360nigeria.com]