Entries Tagged ‘right to choose’

USC reneges, censors campus display about fetal development

by Kelli The banners featured 11-week-old fetuses, such as the ones shown here with the Mother Teresa quote “Life is a promise, fulfill it,” on one and “at 8 weeks she began to hear… at 11 weeks every organ system was functioning” on the other. Later Tuesday, the flags were gone. Toward the bottom of […]

“Right to choose” is glaring exception to progressive ideology

by Kelli

Progressivism

The truth hurts, but liberals need to hear it. One of progressivism’s — aka modern liberalism’s — greatest ironies is that abortion on demand is nigh impossible to reconcile with the rest of progressive theory. As I’ve written before here and elsewhere, the “right to choose” is the glaring exception to nearly everything the left believes.

Stanek weekend question: Your thoughts on Obama’s speech to Planned Parenthood?

Yesterday President Barack Obama made history, becoming the first sitting president to address a Planned Parenthood event. President and CEO of PP Cecile Richards introduced Obama. If you would like to skip her intro and jump directly to Obama’s speech, go to 6:20 on the video. There were many take-aways. For instance, the word “abortion” […]

Gosnell trial shows pro-choicers are “running away from reason”

trustwomen[Planned Parenthood] and the pro-choice movement in general now have the following struggle on their hands: can they offer the impartial observer — who now has read the transcript of the Gosnell trial — a reasoned argument claiming that abortion is not murder?

… Gosnell killed live babies, but what he did to them inside the womb was indistinguishable to what he did to them outside the womb. New challenges to the pro-choice movement will involve this fact, one which leads inevitably, and immediately, to issues of reason….

Abortion advocates “front and center” at Democratic National Convention

Included in the speaker’s list for the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte are Planned Parenthood’s Cecile Richards, NARAL Pro-Choice America’s Nancy Keenan, and Sandra Fluke, the Georgetown University Law student who has become the new face of the war on birth control.

Putting reproductive rights luminaries front and center at the convention could be seen by many activists as a signal that this year politicians will be forced to be honest about their true intentions when it comes to a woman’s right to control her reproductive choices.

Life Links 4-18-12

web grab.jpgby JivinJ, host of the blog, JivinJehoshaphat

  • Vanessa Williams said this about her abortion in an interview with a Fox affiliate:

    Who knows how life would have been different? I think the bottom line is I definitely would have been where I am now even if I’d gone down another path. It doesn’t take away from the drive or the talent. You can make your life whatever you want with or without a child.

  • Apparently, Politico has no understanding of what an apology is. From Sarah Silverman, this clearly isn’t one:

    In her apology, Silverman tweeted:”It wasn’t funny for me to talk so casually about abortion. But when they take our right to choose away it will be HILARIOUS!” And: “The government should STAY OUT of our PRIVATE LIVES except when it comes to who we marry & what we do w our uteruses!!”

Buffy the Vampire Slayer is getting an abortion

I think strongly that teen pregnancy and young people having babies when they are not emotionally, financially, or otherwise equipped to take care of them, is kind of glorified in our media right now…. I don’t think Buffy should have a baby. I don’t think Buffy can take care of a baby. I agree with […]

Jivin J’s Life Links 4-15-10

by JivinJ, host of the blog, in a letter to the editor attempting to respond

  

Who Is Jill Stanek?

Jill Stanek is a nurse turned speaker, columnist and blogger, a national figure in the effort to protect both preborn and postborn innocent human life.

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