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Monday, March 24, 2014
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• Supreme Court Hearing Gives Hobby Lobby Reason to Hope HHS Mandate Will be Stopped
• Pro-Lifers Rally at Supreme Court for Hobby Lobby, Religious Freedom
• Judge Awards Permanent Custody of Justina Pelletier to DCF Officials
• Three Reasons Why the Supreme Court Should Uphold Hobby Lobbys Religious Freedom
More Pro-Life News
• University Wont Discipline Feminist Studies Professor Charged With Assaulting Pro-Lifers
• We Kill Children in Abortions, Why Are We Shocked When Hospitals Incinerate Them for Heat?
• Members of Congress Stand Strong Supporting Hobby Lobbys Religious Freedom
• Abortionist Who Almost Killed Woman in Abortion Surrenders License, Closes Clinic
• Hobby Lobby Opponent Says Pro-Lifers Eating Raped, Murdered Animals Are Hypocrites
• Newborn Son Laid to Rest After Mom Strangles Him, Watches Him Die
• Topless Feminists Disrupt Pro-Life Rally: Chant Pro-Life is Genocide, Go to Hell
• Six Lies the Mainstream Media Are Telling About the Hobby Lobby Supreme Court Case
• Judge Stops Mans Wife From Removing His Feeding Tube, Starving Him to Death
• NBA Player J.J. Redick Harassed Girlfriend After Pressuring Her to Get Abortion
• Pro-Lifers Worldwide Celebrate International Day of the Unborn Child
• I Am Against Abortion But Pro-Contraception, So Am I Truly Pro-Life?
• Pro-Life Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell Faces Radical Pro-Abortion Opponent
• Wisconsin Attorney General Asks Supreme Court to Uphold Law That May Close Abortion Clinics
Supreme Court Hearing Gives Hobby Lobby Reason to Hope HHS Mandate Will be Stopped
The questions from members of the Supreme Court and the tenor of the oral arguments today in the Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood cases against the HHS mandate give observers reason to hope the high court will overturn the controversial Obamacare provision.
In court today former United States Solicitor General Paul Clement argued on behalf of Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood, two family businesses whose cases were consolidated before the court. Clement argued that Hobby Lobby and Conestoga are protected under the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, and that nothing in the law excludes these family businesses and their owners from religious freedom protections. http://www.lifenews.com/2014/03/25/supreme-court-hearing-gives-hobby-lobby-reason-to-hope-hhs-mandate-will-be-stopped/
Pro-Lifers Rally at Supreme Court for Hobby Lobby, Religious Freedom
Hundreds of pro-life activists gathered at the Supreme Court today to rally in support of Hobby Lobby, Conestoga Wood, and the religious freedom of companies and groups that do not want to be forced to pay for abortion-causing drugs in their employee health care plans.
Right now, our team is outside of the Supreme Court preparing for our prayer vigil and rally today. And its already a zoo out there. Planned Parenthood and others in the abortion lobby are out in full force for todays hearing in Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood Specialties v. Sebelius the first two cases on the HHS Mandate to reach the high court, Kristan Hawkins of Student for Life told LifeNews. http://www.lifenews.com/2014/03/25/pro-lifers-rally-at-supreme-court-for-hobby-lobby-religious-freedom/
Judge Awards Permanent Custody of Justina Pelletier to DCF Officials
In a ruling that deals a striking blow to the parents of Justina Pelletier, a judge has ruled that the state of Massachusetts will received permanent custody of Pelletier.
After the Liberty Counsel litigation team filed a contempt of court motion against the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families (DCF) in the Justina Pelletier case a judge ruled against her parents. http://www.lifenews.com/2014/03/25/judge-awards-permanent-custody-of-justina-pelletier-to-dcf-officials/
Three Reasons Why the Supreme Court Should Uphold Hobby Lobbys Religious Freedom
In the run-up to the Hobby Lobby oral arguments at the Supreme Court, where the chain store is challenging the Obama administrations abortion-pill mandate, some on the left have been aghast at the very idea that a corporation would assert a right to religious freedom.
Sure, they argue, individuals have rights, but how can a corporation? http://www.lifenews.com/2014/03/25/three-reasons-why-the-supreme-court-should-uphold-hobby-lobbys-religious-freedom/
University Wont Discipline Feminist Studies Professor Charged With Assaulting Pro-Lifers
On March 4, 2014, a group of peaceful activists were battered and had their property stolen by a radical UC Santa Barbara Professor whose area of educational expertise is pornography. The DA has filed misdemeanor charges against Professor Mireille Miller-Young.
Still, the University has remained silent. No discipline has been announced, not even an acknowledgment of the hateful actions and intolerance of the professor and students. Why is the University silent? http://www.lifenews.com/2014/03/25/university-wont-discipline-feminist-studies-professor-charged-with-assaulting-pro-lifers/
We Kill Children in Abortions, Why Are We Shocked When Hospitals Incinerate Them for Heat?
Last night a Channel 4 Dispatches programme highlighted the disposal of human remains from aborted and miscarried babies in NHS hospitals.
Paul Tully, General Secretary of Society for the Protection of Unborn Children (SPUC), has commented to the media on the revelations in the programme. Heres what he said: http://www.lifenews.com/2014/03/25/we-kill-children-in-abortions-why-are-we-shocked-when-hospitals-incenerate-them-for-heat/
Members of Congress Stand Strong Supporting Hobby Lobbys Religious Freedom
Prior to todays hearing on President Obamas anti-conscience mandate pro-religious liberty politicians spoke out on the liberty crushing mandate. Hill staff helped to compile a lot of what they have been busy with:
In addition to the Member video clips below, groups may be interested this press conference hosted by Rep. Diane Black (R-TN) earlier today. Although audio of the oral arguments in the case is not yet available, the transcript of oral arguments has been posted on the Supreme Courts website and is available here. For a recap of the arguments, the Wall Street Journals live blog and this article in Politico may be helpful. http://www.lifenews.com/2014/03/25/members-of-congress-stand-strong-supporting-hobby-lobbys-religious-freedom/
Abortionist Who Almost Killed Woman in Abortion Surrenders License, Closes Clinic
Abortionist Mehrdad Aalai, a former associate of the notorious New Jersey abortionist Steven Chase Brigham, has surrendered his Maryland medical license and closed down his abortion clinic, Annapolis Road Gynecology. http://www.lifenews.com/2014/03/25/abortionist-who-almost-killed-woman-in-abortion-surrenders-license-closes-clinic/
Hobby Lobby Opponent Says Pro-Lifers Eating Raped, Murdered Animals Are Hypocrites
What do Cesar Chavez, raped animals, Margaret Sanger fans, and Occupy-esque mantras have in common? http://www.lifenews.com/2014/03/25/hobby-lobby-opponent-says-pro-lifers-eating-raped-murdered-animals-are-hypocrites/
Newborn Son Laid to Rest After Mom Strangles Him, Watches Him Die
Even in an era of virtually instantaneous communication, sometimes you dont hear about an event of significance until the next day. http://www.lifenews.com/2014/03/25/newborn-son-laid-to-rest-after-mom-strangles-him-watches-him-die/
Topless Feminists Disrupt Pro-Life Rally: Chant Pro-Life is Genocide, Go to Hell
The English version of Spains The Local is reporting that five activists belonging to controversial feminist group Femen have staged a protest against an anti-abortion demonstration in Spains capital by baring their breasts and painting skulls on their faces. http://www.lifenews.com/2014/03/25/topless-feminists-disrupt-pro-life-rally-chant-pro-life-is-genocide-go-to-hell/
Six Lies the Mainstream Media Are Telling About the Hobby Lobby Supreme Court Case
[I]f you read a newspaper to find out about the contraception mandate cases, you will read lies, attorney and conservative writer Gabriel Malor argued in his excellent March 24 piece for The Federalist, Six Lies The Leftist Media Tells About The Contraception Mandate Cases. http://www.lifenews.com/2014/03/25/six-lies-the-mainstream-media-are-telling-about-the-hobby-lobby-supreme-court-case/
Judge Stops Mans Wife From Removing His Feeding Tube, Starving Him to Death
This afternoon, attorneys with Texas Center for Defense of Life (TCDL), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit pro-life legal organization located in the Austin, TX area obtained a temporary restraining order from Judge John B. McMaster, presiding judge of County Court at Law #4 of Williamson County, Texas. http://www.lifenews.com/2014/03/25/judge-stops-mans-wife-from-removing-his-feeding-tube-starving-him-to-death/
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NBA Player J.J. Redick Harassed Girlfriend After Pressuring Her to Get Abortion
In July 2013 MediaTakeOut.com broke the story that basketball star J.J. Redick had initiated an abortion contract with then girlfriend Vanessa Lopez to abort their baby. http://www.lifenews.com/2014/03/25/nba-player-j-j-redick-harassed-girlfriend-after-pressuring-her-to-get-abortion/
Pro-Lifers Worldwide Celebrate International Day of the Unborn Child
Today, pro-life communities and communities of faith around the world are observing the International Day of the Unborn Child. http://www.lifenews.com/2014/03/25/pro-lifers-worldwide-celebrate-international-day-of-the-unborn-child/
I Am Against Abortion But Pro-Contraception, So Am I Truly Pro-Life?
Supporters of abortion sometimes insist that the principal objective of the pro-life movement is not to fight any real or perceived injustice, but rather to control female sexuality. http://www.lifenews.com/2014/03/25/i-am-against-abortion-but-pro-contraception-so-am-i-truly-pro-life/
Pro-Life Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell Faces Radical Pro-Abortion Opponent
2014 presents a great opportunity for the pro-life movement. http://www.lifenews.com/2014/03/25/pro-life-senate-republican-leader-mitch-mcconnell-faces-radical-pro-abortion-opponent/
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