Entries Tagged ‘Connecticut’

Pro-life blog buzz 12-17-13

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and Kelli

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  • Live Action News dissects Planned Parenthood’s 2012 annual report, which shows that the organization performed 327,166 abortions – allowing them to maintain their “largest abortion chain” status:

    For taxpayers who don’t want to fund abortions, this should be especially troubling, considering that Planned Parenthood is raking in a whopping $540.6 million in taxpayer funding, or $1.5 million per day. This accounts for 45% of their revenue. Compare that to their other sources of revenue — private contributions, 26%; non-government revenue, 25%; and “other”, 4% — and it is overwhelmingly clear why the abortion industry fights to keep organizations like Planned Parenthood on the government dole. Without taxpayers to leech off of, Planned Parenthood alone would lose half a billion dollars.

Join #BeTransparent TweetFest tomorrow

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Tomorrow pro-lifers will take to Twitter to pressure Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to #BeTransparent about abortion coverage in Obamacare.

Media helps Democrats distort abortion debate

The Associated Press tells us that the “GOP-led House on Tuesday passed a far-reaching anti-abortion bill.” But don’t worry, Politico adds. It is “largely symbolic: The bill will be dead on arrival in the Senate.” … The Democrats’ ill-fated gun restriction push was never a “symbolic effort” or “far-reaching,” was it? Coverage of the Newtown, […]

Pro-life news brief 6-10-13

by JivinJ, host of the blog, JivinJehoshaphat

  • A Connecticut man’s bail has been set at $2.5 million after he was accused of hiring a friend to kill his pregnant girlfriend. Carlton Bryan allegedly wanted Shamari Jenkins dead because she wouldn’t have an abortion:

    Calling the crime “egregious,” prosecutor Cathryn J. Krinitsky told the judge that Bryan asked a friend to shoot his girlfriend because “the girlfriend has previously decided to have an abortion but decided not to.”

    According to the warrant for Bryan’s arrest, he “begged” Hall-Davis to shoot Jenkins, 20. She was shot in the chest April 29 as she sat behind the wheel of her Honda Accord, with Bryan in the front passenger seat, in front of 137 Magnolia St. in the city’s North End.

    “Carlton Bryan did not want to have the baby with Shamari Jenkins,” Hall-Davis told police. “Carlton Bryan said Shamari initially agreed to have an abortion but changed her mind and she was now four months pregnant.”

    Hall-Davis also told police that Bryan “wanted to stay with… his other girlfriend,” the warrant states.

$10,000 offered to surrogate to abort her baby

“They were both visibly upset. The mother was crying,” she remembers. “They said they didn’t want to bring a baby into the world only for that child to suffer. … They said I should try to be God-like and have mercy on the child and let her go.” “I told them that they had chosen […]

Animal lover equates elk shooting with Newtown massacre

I don’t see a whole lot of difference between the shooting of this defenseless elk and the shooting of school children in Connecticut. ~ Unnamed female attendee at a vigil for an elk (nicknamed “Big Boy,” “George,” and “Elmo” by neighborhood residents) shot by a Boulder, Colorado off-duty police officer, as quoted by CBS News, […]

Obama: “Can we honestly say we’re doing enough to keep our children, all of them, safe from harm?”

I have been praying that the tragic Newtown, Connecticut, massacre will soften President Obama’s heart on the sanctity of preborn children, who are just as valuable as postborn children.

As I wrote in my weekend question, there are many reasons for the obvious breakdown of our culture, but one of them has to be abortion. When our society as a whole is groomed to condone the murder of preborn children, it is no stretch to say the value of postborn children decreases as well. It is only common sense.

If President Obama gave his speech at the Newton memorial service yesterday without one thought of abortion, he is morally depraved beyond comprehension. Excerpts:

Stanek wkend questions: Why the surge in violence? How do we stop it?

If you’re like me, you can’t dwell too long on the massacre of 20 school children yesterday (and six adults) at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.

As psychiatrist Dr. Keith Ablow of Fox News wrote, “Adam Lanza opened the door to a new kind of horror in America – the massacre of children.”

That’s not true, but I know what he was trying to say.


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