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Pro-life blog buzz 6-26-15

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

A parting note from Susie:

I have co-authored the Blog Buzz (formerly called Proliferations) for five years. Time flies when you are having fun. I can think of no better movement to dedicate your life to than protecting the sanctity of all human life. Congratulations to Jill as she starts on a new venture in a new season of her life. I have learned so much from contributing to this blog and hope the readers will look for ways they too can take a stand for life in their own sphere of influence. As Jill did not seek the spotlight years ago, she did not shrink from the cause when it came to her. Look what she has done! We all have a sphere of influence and a talent. How exciting to see what we can do when we use our God-given talents. You may surprise yourself. Join the cause and press on.

For Life,
Susie Allen

  • Pro-Life Action League’s vigilance found that National Health Care, an abortion facility in Peoria, Illinois, has been sold to Whole Woman’s Health, a Texas abortion chain:

    In a letter sent to the IDPH on May 27, NHC administrator Margaret Van Duyn says, referring to Whole Woman’s, “They provide the same quality of care that we do” — which is to say, the same low-quality care. Take, for example, the Whole Woman’s abortion facility in Austin, from which three (3) women were transported by ambulance during a one-month period in 2012. What’s more, as documented by our friends at AbortionDocs.org, the Whole Woman’s Austin and McAllen facilities were also fined a total of $40,000 in 2011 for illegal disposal of the remains of aborted children, as well as private medical records.


  • ProLifeBlogs shares a post from Lake County Right to Life regarding the newest venture of Women on Waves, an abortion advocacy group specializing in bringing abortion to women in countries where it is banned. Their latest plan: Using a drone to drop abortion pills in Poland. No doctor visit, not even a webcam consultation. Just RU-486 from the sky, cross your fingers, and hope that nothing goes wrong when taking chemical abortifacients without medical supervision. The pills are supposed to be suitable only for pregnancies up to nine weeks. What could possibly go wrong?
  • Saynsumthn’s Blog meticulously documents the heavy involvement of eugenics proponent Jonathan Gruber in the crafting of Obamacare – despite the fact that so many in the Obama Administration acted as if they’d barely heard of him. He pocketed $400k for his consultations with the administration. What is significant is that Gruber, as part of his eugenic views, supports abortion as a means to achieve his goal of saving welfare money by eliminating more children of color. Perhaps #BlackLivesMatter to this administration only when it’s politically expedient?
  • Wesley J. Smith believes that there is a media effort underway “to make suicide more palatable and normalized – at least for some categories of people.” The new AP Stylebook used by journalists recommends avoidance of the term “committed suicide” unless a direct authority is being quoted. Why? Smith opines:

    My theory – call it Smith on media bias – is that advocates convinced AP that using the word “committed” – even though accurate, as it means to intentionally perform an act – implied a negative judgment about that act. And that conflicts with the drive to make at least some suicides more palatable generally – or to put it the other way around – that not all suicides are bad or wrong. In short, this is a political act – not the first by AP in this regard, heck, not even the second – and it won’t be the last.


  • Americans United for Life has just released a must-read, comprehensive report showing how Planned Parenthood has built a lucrative business model from ending human lives – and we, the taxpayers, are helping them to do so with our tax dollars. “The New Leviathan” details how the billion-dollar abortion profiteer has increased its profits and market share, even as fewer U.S. women seek abortions:

    Unlike the national trend observed by the Associated Press last week, the Centers for Disease Control, and everywhere else that abortions are on the decline, at Planned Parenthood abortion sales are up – meanwhile its overall patients and other services are down. This is as a result of a move to create abortion mega-centers to mass-produce abortions at an even deadlier rate.

[Photos via CNN.com (from Women on Waves); Americans United for Life]

Pro-life blog buzz 1-9-15

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

  • Life Training Institute shares an article from The Failed Atheist on the oft-heard saying regarding a pregnancy: “Just as long as it’s healthy.” Of course everyone wants a healthy baby, but what does the Christian faith say about loving those who have less than perfect health?

    This is not a normal way to view ones children but part of a dehumanizing culture that has made an idol out of health and wellbeing. We have trouble understanding that someone who may be in poor health or have a disability can be happy, our assumption is that those things equal a sub-par human existence which is not necessarily true. You do not need to be a healthy human being to be a good, influential or heroic one….


  • Bound4Life gives an overview of Wednesday’s arguments “in the latest challenge to Texas’ so-called pro-life law of the century (passed as H.B. 2),” in which “a three-judge panel of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals heard the case Whole Woman’s Health v. Lakey.” What is good is that the health risks of abortion to women is a point of discussion.
  • The Vine shares some pro-life updates including the proposed legislative initiatives coming out of the new Congress of 2015.
  • 40 Days for Life lists the many January pro-life events/marches happening so that you can attend and take a stand for life.
  • The Guiding Star Project discusses post-partum depression from a man’s perspective.

Guttmacher hostile abortion states

  • Live Action News lauds the good work of the 18 states Guttmacher currently rates as hostile to abortion. Is your state among them (pictured right; click to enlarge)? If not, what can you do to get your state this badge of honor in 2015?
  • Americans United for Life is still hard at work defending the conscience rights of Americans not to be forced under Obamacare to pay for life-ending drugs and devices:

    While Congressional hearings look into admitted deceptions that made possible the passage of Obamacare, too little attention is being paid to the reality that the Obama Administration is doing everything it can to force unwilling, conscientious Americans to pay for drugs and devices that can end the lives of developing human beings,” said Dr. Yoest. “As a result, AUL has filed now 24 briefs to support pro-life Americans who are victims and potential victims of governmental abuse of power against the First Amendment conscience rights of Americans.”

[Photos via pinterest.com, Guttmacher via Live Action News]

Pro-life blog buzz 11-28-14

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

  • Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life notes the worldwide concern over premature birth, as it remains “the leading cause of all under-five deaths.” But there is failure to recognize the fingerprints of abortion in this problem:

    A wealth of worldwide research has established that induced abortion substantially increases the risk of preterm birth in subsequent pregnancies. For example, a 2009 systematic review published in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology found that a history of one induced abortion increased the risk of preterm birth by 36% and increased the risk of low birth weight by 35%.

    The increased risks greatly escalated with additional abortions — to 93% and 72%, respectively. Another 2009 systematic review, in the Journal of Reproductive Medicine, concluded that abortion raised the risk of birth before 32 weeks’ gestation by 64%. A 2013 study in the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada showed “a significant increase in the risk of preterm delivery in women with a history of previous induced abortion.”It is unfortunate that abortion is so entrenched in worldwide thinking that its connection to preterm birth is not widely publicized.


  • American Life League’s Judie Brown expresses her thankfulness for the courage of some counter-cultural, pro-life Christians (pictured left).
  • Americans United for Life says while the Obama Administration doubles down with their anti-life edicts, they will continue to fight:

    Defending the First Amendment conscience rights of Americans, [AUL] filed two amicus curiae (friend-of-the-court) briefs today in the Fifth and Eighth Circuits challenging the Obama Administration’s anti-life edicts in Obamacare.

“Despite the U.S. Supreme Court’s clear directives favoring freedom of conscience in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby, the Obama Administration has doubled down on its coercive, anti-life policies, refusing to respect the beliefs of those who do not wish to provide coverage of life-ending drugs and devices,” said Americans United for Life President and CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest.

  • Bound4Life reminds us that The Drop Box – the story of Pastor Lee Jong-Rak in Seoul, South Korea, and his baby rescue box – will be in theaters nationwide on March 3-5, 2015.
  • A Culture of Life says the new employee benefit of egg freezing – currently being touted by industry leaders such as Facebook and Apple – is not a benefit to anyone.
  • Big Blue Wave reports that in Canada beginning January 1, New Brunswick will eliminate current restrictions around abortion to improve access. Pro-lifers realize that erasing restrictions and providing abortion at taxpayer expense is really “open season on the unborn in New Brunswick.” They pledge to step their focus on pregnancy centers offering assistance to counter this normalization of abortion.


  • The Canadian Centre for Bio-Ethical Reform has a different take on the new regulations going into effect in New Brunswick:

    This was an almost purely symbolic victory for abortion activists, who did not get what they were actually seeking. There is no reason for pro-lifers to believe that these decisions will change things in any substantial practical way. This is, however, reason for pro-lifers to work extraordinarily hard to engage themselves in the political process and start ensuring that Brian Gallant/Harvey Dent (seriously, Google it) is a one-term premier [pictured right].

  • One reason why Fletcher Armstrong and the Genocide Awareness Project bring their pro-life message to college campuses is because young women of college age are those who most frequently choose abortion when faced with unplanned pregnancies. Armstrong shares one encounter with a former Planned Parenthood intern:

    Jane kept reminding her, “Abortion kills a human being.” She hated that.“It is not a human. What if it is not wanted?” (As if being “wanted” makes one human.)

    “You can’t ask the mom to work at McDonald’s so she can have a kid and go to college; that is too demeaning.” (As if hard work is “demeaning.”)….

    Her most astounding statement was this: “Women have evolved and our bodies are not designed to carry and deliver these babies anymore. They are too big for our small pelvic bones.”

    Lemme get this straight. PP’s buddies on the Left say it took millions of years for the human body to “evolve.” Now, in only two generations, the female reproductive system has further “evolved” into something dysfunctional? Why? Because of evolutionary pressures? From what? Radical feminism? Has PP become that ridiculous?

    Believing lies has consequences.

    She began to cry uncontrollably and kept saying abortion does not kill babies. Jane now knew she was post-abortive. She was seeing, for the first time, the monstrous lies she had told herself and others. She was horrified.

    It was horrifying to us, also. We were too late to save her oldest child(ren), but we pray the truth will save her younger ones.

Eight months pregnant Sudanese Christian shackled, sentenced to death

Meriam Ibraham, Daniel Wani, Martin Wani

While liberals whine about puritanical Christians, there are truly dangerous religions to fear in the real world, particularly radical Islam.

This story is just one more shocking display of its evil depths.

Eight months pregnant Meriam Ibrahim, pictured above with husband Daniel Wani, is being shackled in a Sudanese prison for the crime of being a Christian. Her 20-month-old son Martin, also pictured above, is imprisoned with her.

Ibrahim has been sentenced to death by hanging, likely to be put on hold until her preborn baby is weaned, according to local law.

Ibrahim has been accused of apostasy, even though she has never been Muslim. Even so, what does that matter? Of course, a person should be free to choose whatever religion s/he wants, and whenever.

Ibrahim is also accused of committing adultery for marrying a Christian. For that her sentence is 100 lashes.

Here’s the story, according to The Daily Mail. It is a little hodgepodge, but all the who, what, where, when and why’s are in there:

Ibrahim , 27, [is a] doctor and owner of shopping mall….

Her feet are swollen from being shackled to the floor and she has been left bleeding….

Daniel flew to Sudan and this week saw her and Martin first time since she was thrown in jail in September.

Daniel, a biochemist, was born in war-torn Sudan but fled to the U.S. in 1998. He settled in Manchester, New Hampshire with his brother Gabriel.

Daniel says Martin is a U.S. citizen, but State Department would not confirm the boy’s legal status.

Daniel, who has muscular dystrophy, is not allowed to take custody of Martin because he is Christian and the boy is considered by law to be a Muslim.

Her father left her family when she was six and her Christian mother divorced him. But judges have decided that she should be worshipping Islam because of her father….

Initially Daniel studied at the University of New Hampshire and became a biochemical engineer while Gabriel worked two jobs to support him and to send money back home.

Daniel became a U.S. citizen in 2005 and his brother followed suit the following year….

They have three sisters including one who is a high ranking official in the Sudanese government.

Daniel got to know Meriam thanks to another of their sisters who knew her through the small Christian church they attended in Khartoum.

The sister played matchmaker and got them talking on Skype, leading to Daniel flying from his home in Manchester to Sudan to marry Meriam in 2011.

Daniel made a number of visits to Sudan to make the arrangements for his wife and Martin to come to America and on the last one, in June last year, things went awry.

Gabriel said: ‘There was a man who claimed he was Meriam’s brother, but she had never seen him before. He went to Meriam’s house and wanted to know why she was not a Muslim. He went to the police and accused Daniel of kidnapping his sister – he meant Meriam.

‘Daniel suffers from muscular dystrophy and is in a wheelchair so said it was impossible for him to kidnap her. He and Meriam were arrested and thrown in jail. Daniel was released but Meriam has been in jail since September…. [Photo below is of Daniel holding Martin in Sudan last week.]

Daniel Wani and Martin Meriam Ibrahim

‘Under Shariah (Islamic) law in Sudan, if your father was a Muslim then you are a Muslim, even if your mother was a Christian.

‘The first time Meriam knew about her father being a Muslim was when this happened.’…

Daniel has been highly critical of the response of the US embassy in Sudan and claimed that he was given no help until his wife’s story made international headlines.

Gabriel claimed that his brother went to the embassy in Khartoum three times and was told each time that the American ambassador was ‘too busy’ to see him.

Daniel has also been offended that he could have to submit to a DNA test to prove that his son is his.

Martin was born in Sudan and may be entitled to a U.S. passport because Daniel in a naturalized American citizen, though the process is complicated and not certain.

In her daily briefing on Tuesday, State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said that consular assistance may be provided to Meriam but it was not clear how. She said: ‘We have seen reports identifying him (Daniel) as a US citizen.

‘We don’t have any Privacy Act waiver, so I don’t have any more details I can share.’

‘Such testing is entirely voluntary.  Submitting to testing does not guarantee the subsequent issuance of a passport.’

From RedState.com:

If the Obama Administration’s State Department refuses to take decisive action and fight for the freedom of these young Americans, it would be a dereliction of its diplomatic duty.

No one should face execution merely because of their religious beliefs.  Sadly, what Meriam faces today is a wave of growing persecution of Christians….

When we speak out, we can truly make a difference in these cases; but if we are silent, Christians will continue to suffer and die for their faith.

Thankfully, despite the seeming reluctance of the State Department, the American people are speaking out with a loud voice.  In just over 48 hours, over 150,000 people have signed a petition to free Meriam and her American son.  Sign the petition at ACLJ’s BeHeard Project.

That number is now over 200,000. Please sign. And express your outrage on Twitter (@StateDept, @BarackObama; hashtag options #SaveMeriam #Meriam #MeriamIbrahim #Sudan #Africa #Christian) and Facebook.

[Photos via Daily Mail]

Pro-life blog buzz 1-10-14

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

We welcome your suggestions for additions to our Top Blogs (see tab on right side of home page)! Email Susie@jillstanek.com.

  • Wesley J. Smith says organ donation is a great thing – but not so great that it should push families to let go of their loved ones before receiving second (or further) opinions on determining brain death.
  • Reflections of a Paralytic discusses The Center for Bioethics and Culture author Jennifer Lahl’s (of Eggsploitation fame) new documentary, Breeders. The film examines the growing use of surrogates for family building:

    Jennifer Lahl’s eye-opening interviews with surrogates, doctors, psychologists, and advocates across the political spectrum explain why surrogacy is either illegal or far more limited in other industrialized countries.

  • ProWomanProLife learns from expert pro-life speaker Stephanie Gray, who focuses on the importance of listening well when talking to someone with pro-abortion viewpoints.
  • ProLifeBlogs features a post by Life Site News, which chastises Wisconsin GOP senators for refusing to vote on sex-selection abortion “and protecting against involuntarily subsidizing abortion.”
  • Pro-life Action League is keeping score and thus far, the Obama Administration has lost 88% of its attempts to force the HHS Mandate on various groups. This is causing consternation of the left.
  • Secular Pro-Life recommends the film Gimme Shelter, which has the possibility of being viewed by a wider audience since it is not labeled as a “pro-life” film. The film highlights the work of pro-life centers that provide care for pregnant women. Planned Parenthood enjoys taxpayer subsidies to the tune of $1.5M per day, but find it necessary to try to shut down facilities that don’t provide abortion:

    It is not just Planned Parenthood which has targeted the centers. NARAL Pro-Choice America has an ongoing campaign urging action against them. There is also an organization called the Crisis Project which is devoted solely to opposing pregnancy centers.

Pro-life blog buzz 10-25-13

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

We welcome your suggestions for additions to our Top Blogs (see tab on right side of home page)! Email Susie@jillstanek.com.

  • Clinic Quotes features some interesting survey statistics about post-abortive women: 66% report their lives are worse for the decision, 81% felt rushed into the decision, 93% felt they did not have enough information to make the decision, and 40-50% were wavering and hoping for another option to present itself.
  • Josh Brahm shares how the pro-life “equal rights argument” is changing hearts and minds on the abortion issue. The argument consists of “asking pro-choice people if they agree that all human adults have an equal right to life” and why.


  • Coming Home celebrates a hard-won victory in Washington, D.C. – the availability of a pro-life license plate:

    The Children First Foundation of DC sponsored the Washington, D.C. “Choose Life” License Plate which was made available for purchase to residents of the District of Columbia on Wednesday, October 23, 2013, by the District of Columbia Department of Motor Vehicles that welcomed the participation of our pro-adoption, non-profit, charitable, and educational organization into their popular DC DMV Organizational Tag Program.

  • Jivin Jehoshaphat spots a strange story from Minnesota where a man is being defended for a double homicide in which he killed his pregnant wife and preborn child. His defense attorney claims “the death of the fetus was an abortion, not a murder, and the only person whose rights that such an act could have violated — the mother — already was dead.”
  • The Leading Edge reports that New Zealand is opposing a proposal for morning-after pills to be distributed free of charge women under 25. Apparently, facts got in the way: studies in other countries have shown that availability of emergency contraception has not led to a decrease in abortion or pregnancy rates.

Wendy Davis Announces Her Canidacy For Texas Governor

  • Live Action says Democrat Wendy Davis, now running for governor of Texas after becoming known for her filibuster opposing bans on late-term abortions, now reportedly opposes late-term abortion! How very interesting. Maybe she read some internal polling showing that Texans aren’t quite with her on the issue:

    Meanwhile, Davis’ new position is that she only supports late-term abortion in cases to protect the life of the mother, of rape or incest, and fetal abnormalities. The only problem with that statement is that Texas Senate Bill 5, which Davis filibustered for over ten hours in an attempt to defeat, and voted against, did have an exception in it if the life of the mother was at risk.

  • Kansans for Life reports that Planned Parenthood’s lawsuit against Kansas is moving quickly through the courts. Isn’t it interesting how Planned Parenthood fights against factual information?

    The lawsuit focuses on Kansas’ 2013 Pro-Life Protections Act, specifically the “first-in-the-nation” requirement that the link to the state “Woman’s Right to Know” abortion information website be positioned on a clinic’s home page….

  • Americans United for Life discusses their legal brief filed in a legal challenge to the Affordable Care Act:

    AUL argues that the Obama Administration’s “HHS Mandate”—which forces employers to provide insurance coverage for life-ending drugs and devices without regard to the employers’ consciences or religious beliefs—is unconstitutional….

    “Forcing a private business to pay for insurance covering life-ending drugs is a constitutional violation unprecedented in American history,” said Dr. [Charmaine] Yoest. “Not only does it violate the First Amendment freedom of conscience, it also tramples on the entrepreneurial spirit that is a fabric of American economic life.

[Davis photo by Stewart F. House, Getty Images via LA Times]

Pro-life blog buzz 10-8-13

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

We welcome your suggestions for additions to our Top Blogs (see tab on right side of home page)! Email Susie@jillstanek.com.

  • Abstinence Clearinghouse reports that Japan is rescinding its recommendation for the Gardasil vaccine after a reported 2,000 adverse reactions, some quite serious. A report notes that the vaccine has caused adverse reactions in the United States as well, but the Obama administration “[continues] to [recommend] Gardasil, [and] spends large sums of taxpayer dollars promoting it, [keeping] details involving its dangers secret….”
  • Down on the Pharm shares an undercover video showing how easy sex-selection abortion is in the UK. The Crown Prosecution Service has no plans to prosecute these abortionists who were breaking the law:

  • Judie Brown of American Life League has a mind-boggling post on our “morally fractured society.” She outlines the many ways that reproductive technology has assaulted human dignity:

    One need only read the headlines about genetically manipulated human beings to understand the real tragedy as well as the challenge. The Men Having Babies website, for example, exists because of the standard among homosexuals that there is nothing wrong with two men who are attracted to each other engaging the services of a surrogate mother to carry their child!

    In another example, transgender pregnancy is defined as the “last frontier” in assisted reproductive technology. Intrauterine insemination has made it possible for a transgender woman born with a male body and her bisexual lover to have a baby.

    Charlotte Allen writes about the surrogacy business — a direct result of in vitro fertilization’s acceptance. Allen reports from the perspective that surrogate motherhood is acceptable in our culture. She apparently does not view the practice as morally fractured.

    The three-parent embryo is another good example of an experiment with no concern about the potential risks. Actually, the only reason for such research is to prove that science can rid the world of defects in preborn children. In the United States, the Food and Drug Administration will hold public hearings on this practice. While we have not heard about this in the media, we also will not hear about the tragic risks associated with it.

    There are so many examples of these reproductive technology horrors that one could write a book about them. But the overriding problem is the public’s acceptance of the manipulation of the human being who is treated as nothing more than a science experiment.

  • Americans United for Life filed an amicus brief with the North Dakota Supreme Court “on behalf of 49 state legislators in favor of a law that would protect women’s health by regulating sometimes dangerous life-ending drugs.”
  • Clinic Quotes gives another example of how the abortion industry opposes informed consent. NARAL calls a Michigan ultrasound law “emotionally manipulative,” even opposing diagnostic ultrasounds for obvious safety reasons (ectopic pregnancy), stating that it is a financial burden to women. They also objected to referring women to places where they could get free ultrasounds, as these places may discourage abortion. Bottom line: the abortion industry is opposed to women’s informed choice and safety.
  • Live Action News reminds us that Wednesday, October 9 is National Cupcake for Life Day – a truly sweet way to share the message of life. Happy baking!

Pro-life blog buzz 4-9-13

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

We welcome your suggestions for additions to our Top Blogs (see tab on right side of home page)! Email Susie@jillstanek.com.

  • ProWomanProLife posts results of a recent Canadian survey on sex-selective abortion in which 95% of Canadians did not support it. A companion post illustrates the disconnect pro-choicers seem to have on this issue.


  • Women’s Rights without Frontiers reveals another death at the hands of China’s forced sterilization policy. Shen Hongxia, a wife and mother of two, was subject to sterilization despite the fact that “[her] doctor had clearly warned that sterilizing her could kill her [which] makes her death the responsibility of the Family Planning Officers who forced this violent surgery upon her…. Those responsible for her death should face serious criminal charges.” Reggie Littlejohn says “The Family Planning Bureau and the Village Committee attempted to cover up their criminal responsibility by making an agreement to compensate the family by installments, and to build them a house. Family members felt forced to sign the agreement, as they saw no other way to seek relief.”
  • Fr. Frank Pavone discusses why pro-lifers conduct funerals for aborted children:

    [T]he People of Life… are not ashamed or afraid to honor in public those who are dishonored in secret by the hidden violence of abortion. By gathering in large numbers to bury aborted children, and by letting as many people as possible know about it, they make up in some small way for the callous disregard in which these children are held by many in our society.

  • Wesley J. Smith lauds the courage of pro-life students on today’s campuses, who face “disdain, even open scorn, from peers, repeated put downs by professors, occasional threats of violence, and sometimes, an uncooperative attitude from the administration.”


  • Sometimes a picture – like this one, right, posted by Pro-Life Wisconsin – says it all (click to enlarge).
  • Pro-Life Action League shares photos sent in by locations around the country that participated in the Good Friday Way of the Cross, an “ecumenical… gather[ing] at… local abortion facilities to… offer[] prayers for children in the womb, mothers, fathers, abortion workers and our whole nation in union with the suffering of Christ in His Passion.”
  • Secular Pro-Life posts videos of their presentations at various universities, including Columbia University, their very first visit to an Ivy League school. Since the majority of these students expect the opposition to abortion to come from faith-based groups, their reactions to secular arguments should be interesting.
  • Pro-Life in TN spots a post by Creative Minority Report with an interesting find: the Florida Planned Parenthood lobbyist who infamously advocated for allowing infanticide has a professional bio touting her service on the board of Catholic Charities. CMR confirmed that Alisa LaPolt Snow departed that position in January, but she still lists it – along with other clients she serves which have an interest in providing pediatric care.

    On this point, the Washington Examiner scrutinizes the alliance of Catholic Charities with the Obama Administration on the HHS contraceptive mandate, in opposition to Church teaching.