Entries Tagged ‘House of Representatives’

Satire: GOP to Obama – ban abortions and we’ll fund government

Republicans in the House of Representatives have offered to start funding the federal government again if President Obama orders an immediate ban on all abortions. In a lengthy press conference this morning, House Speaker John Boehner hailed the idea as a compromise solution to the ongoing crisis and blasted Democrats for refusing to consider the […]

Stanek weekend question: Thoughts on first-ever passage of personhood amendment?

Embarrassing CapitolMarch 22 was historic for the pro-life movement. Quoting Huffington Post:

North Dakota became the first state on Friday to pass a fetal personhood amendment, which grants legal personhood rights to embryos from the moment of fertilization. The state House of Representatives voted 57 to 35 to pass the amendment, after the Senate passed the same measure last month.

The measure will now appear on the November 2014 ballot [JLS note: governor did not need to sign], and voters will be able to accept or reject it. If it passes, it will amend North Dakota’s constitution to state that “the inalienable right to life of every human being at any stage of development must be recognized and protected.” The amendment would ban abortion in the state, without exceptions for rape, incest or life of the mother….

There was another first, most encouraging. According to LifeSiteNews.com:

Abstinence and monogamy credited with reducing African HIV rates

Republican Congressman… Chris Smith provided indisputable evidence of the victory: AIDS prevention events in African countries achieve successful results when they are founded upon abstinence and fidelity. From the House of Representatives, Smith drew a bill to revive the President’s Emergency Plan for HIV/AIDS. After citing the reports of the U.S. State Department and the […]

Breaking: Live Action to release new undercover investigation exposing opponents of Mississippi Personhood Amendment

Developing, a press statement just released by Lila Rose and Live Action: JACKSON – Live Action, the pro-life group responsible for recent undercover stings showing Planned Parenthood’s institutional tolerance for child sexual abuse, will release a new investigation on Monday showing how opponents of recognizing the right to life of unborn children in Mississippi, backed by […]

Jivin J’s Life Links 5-26-11

by JivinJ, host of the blog, JivinJehoshaphat An Indiana man named Leonard Beaty has been found guilty of molesting a young girl who became pregnant and had an abortion at age 11. The girl apparently continued to be molested after the pregnancy and abortion, thanks to the abortion clinic, which seemingly didn’t inform law enforcement […]

Weekend question: Will loss of Democrat pro-lifers in Congress help or hurt movement?

An October 28 Christianity Today article entitled, “The death of pro-life Democrats,” included this sobering observation: Thanks to pro-life groups and backlash over health care reform, the Democratic pro-life vote in the House of Representatives is likely to halve on November 2, making abortion even more of a partisan issue. The actual decrease according to […]

Healthcare votes still out of reach, perhaps way out of reach

UDPATE, 12:17p: Latest whip count from Politico last night: Rep. Jason Altmire, a PA Democrat who has positioned himself as a key swing vote, said he thinks leadership is seriously struggling to marshal the votes. “They’re calling the hardnosed people… who have put out firm statements saying no,” he said. “They wouldn’t be doing that […]

Obama lays down gauntlet: Opposes Stupak Amendment

Well, that didn’t take long. It was only yesterday that pro-abort groups like EMILY’s List began pushing Barack Obama to dump the Stupak/Pitts Amendment from the socialized healthcare bill. Tonight during


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