Sometimes the smallest gesture can make a huge difference in a person’s life. A welcoming smile, a phone call or an encouraging note received at an opportune moment has the power to turn despair into hope. This fall, just one hour of prayer could make a life-changing, life-saving difference in not one, but two lives.
In June Medical Services v. Russo, U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts again disappoints conservatives. Roberts voted with the politically “progressive”/morally regressive majority to strike down a Louisiana law requiring abortionists to have hospital privileges within 30 miles of the slaughterhouse in which they kill tiny humans and occasionally end up killing or maiming their mothers. This law would have required abortuaries in which surgical procedures are performed to adhere to the same safety regulations as all other ambulatory surgical centers.
Posted in Federal, Sanctity of Life
Tagged Abner Mikva, Abortion, Alan Dershowitz, ambulatory surgical centers, Archibald Cox, Clarence Thomas, Earl Warren, Edward Lazarus, Gordon Gekko, human slaughter, Jeffrey Rosen, John Hart Ely, John Roberts, Kermit Roosevelt, Laurence Tribe, Louisiana, Michael Kinsley, Richard Cohen, Roe v. Wade, Science, SCOTUS, Sophie Lewis, Supreme Court, surgery, William Saletan
In June Medical Services v. Russo, Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts again disappoints conservatives. Roberts voted with the politically “progressive”/morally regressive majority to strike down a Louisiana law requiring abortionists to have hospital privileges within 30 miles of the slaughterhouse in which they kill tiny humans and occasionally end up killing or maiming their mothers. This law would have required abortuaries in which surgical procedures are performed to adhere to the same safety regulations as all other ambulatory surgical centers.
If you have logged on to Netflix, Amazon, and other places recently, you have probably seen some of corporate America’s virtue signaling through banners in support of Black Lives Matter. By itself, it is a powerful slogan which no one can disagree with, even if you’d prefer to say all lives matter. However, there’s more to this than just a slogan.
Posted in Marriage/Family/Culture
Tagged Abortion, ActBlue, Amazon, anti-Semitism, Black Lives Matter, defund police, Democrat Party, Israel, Joe Biden, lgbt agenda, Netflix, racism, reparations
What happened to you? When did you lose your conviction? When were you given over to a reprobate mind? When did your heart of flesh become a heart of stone? When did you lose your soul?
There’s nothing quite like a crisis to bring out the best in people. There’s also nothing quite like a crisis to bring out the worst in people. Case in point, Michigan governor Gretchen Whitmer’s idiotic defense of prohibiting doctors from performing “non-essential” surgical procedures, including joint replacements, while allowing doctors to continue to perform freely chosen, that is, elective abortions.
Before discussing Whitmer’s idiotic statement, let’s remember that abortion—i.e., the deliberate killing of a human prior to his or her delivery—is never necessary to save the life of a pregnant woman. While there are emergencies that require a pregnancy …
As the Coronavirus pandemic wears on, government officials have shut down schools and businesses while stressing social distancing. The work continues to get personal protective equipment (PPE) into the hands of medical personnel with even elective surgeries canceled for the foreseeable future. However, the pandemic hasn’t slowed down the abortion industry.
Posted in Sanctity of Life
Tagged Abortion, Angela Michael, Fairview Heights, Greg Abbott, Guttmacher Institute, Hope Clinic, JB Pritzker, Jennifer Welch, Metro East St. Louis, Planned Parenthood, SCOTUS, Small Victories Pregnancy Outreach
In the midst of the COVID-19 craziness, it is alarming to recognize there are many who are willing to use our current health crisis for their own gain and/or agenda. As these snollygosters and media types grandstand, I cannot help but think of Rahm Emanuel’s infamous quote, “never let a crisis go to waste.”
Ironically, Emanuel first used that phrase in 2008 during the nation’s financial crash and then again last week in response to our nation’s coronavirus emergency. Is it a repackaging of one of Saul Alinsky’s Rules for Radicals, in which he writes “in the …
Posted in Illinois Politics
Tagged Abortion, Coronavirus, Gambling expansion, gasoline tax, JB Pritzker, LGBT History Mandate, minimum wage, Rahm Emanuel, rainy-day fund, Rules for Radicals, Saul Alinsky, SB 25
When Sandra (Mendoza) Rojas walked into a local children’s home at 17 years old, she discovered her calling. “Right there and then I knew I wanted to be a nurse and to take care of children. I knew that was my calling, and I knew that is what I was born to be—a pediatric nurse.”
As part of their COVID-19 response, the U.K. initially approved new measures to allow women to take the complete abortion pill regimen at home. Now, it appears that this measure has been reversed. The reasoning given was, “This was published in error. There will be no changes to abortion regulations.”
Posted in Uncategorized
Tagged Abortion, abortion pill, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, COVID–19, Doctors Without Borders, FDA Regulations, health care, Mifeprex, mifepristone, misoprostol, Planned Parenthood, World Health Organization
The Trump Administration has rolled back a number of federal rules instituted by the Obama Administration and has instituted others, including these amazing policy victories:
Posted in Federal
Tagged 4-H, Abortion, Bureau of Prisons, Civil Rights Act, Conscience and Religious Freedom Division, Gender dysphoria, Housing and Urban Development, immigration, Planned Parenthood, Title X funds, transgender
My family just visited Chocolate World at Hershey Park in Hershey, Pennsylvania—the so-called “sweetest place on earth.” For those unfamiliar, it’s a giant candy-land. The primary attraction is a tour where visitors ride in self-guided vehicles through an exhibit learning about the history of Hershey’s chocolate.
Posted in Sanctity of Life
Tagged Abortion, Cardinal Terence Cooke, Chocolate World, Down Syndrome, Down Syndrome Awareness Month, Dr. Paul Kengor, Iceland, Kari Stefansson, Margaret Sanger, Respect Life Month, Ronald Reagan
I’m all for environmental stewardship, and there’s something to be said for a biblically-based ecology. But I find it beyond ironic that a staunchly liberal seminary which supports a woman’s “right” to abortion held a special chapel service to confess to plants. So, it’s fine to take the lives of unborn babies in the womb, but we must confess our sins to the plants. May God help us.