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Wednesday, March 12, 2014
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• Image of Babys Hands Touching His Fingers Highlights Dads Moving Letter to Miscarried Son
• Justina Pelletier Speaks Out: I Feel Like a Prisoner
• Unexpectedly Pregnant at 42, Mom Decides Against Abortion After Walking Daughter to School
• Clinic Worker: Wed Put Aborted Babies in Jars and Watch Their Arms and Legs Float
More Pro-Life News
• Democratic Lawmaker: Aborting Down Syndrome Babies is Okay Because Jesus Would be Pro-Choice
• Mother Gives Birth to Health Baby Who Grew in Her Abdomen, Not Her Womb
• Pro-Life Candidate David Jolly Beats Pro-Abortion Alex Sink in Florida Special Election
• Democrat Says Hobby Lobby Hiding Behind Religious Freedom, Must Obey HHS Mandate
• Feminist Studies Professor Leads Angry Mob to Assault Pro-Lifers
• Man Arrested for Child Porn Offers to Pay for Abortion of Girl He Thought He Impregnated
• Mississippi Senate Passes Bill Banning Late-Term Abortions After 20 Weeks
• Campaign Urges West Virginia Governor to Sign Bill Banning Abortions After 20 Weeks
• If We Honor International Womens Day, We Should End Forced Abortion in China
• Pro-Life Champion Rep. Chris Smith Honored, Called the Moral Compass of the House
• These Young Pro-Life Women are Future Leaders of the Pro-Life Movement
• FBI Investigates Explosion at Company That Prints Signs for Local Pro-Life Group
• Bioethicists Push Medical Experimentation on Patients Without Their Consent
• New Mexico Attorney General Appeals Court Ruling to Legalize Assisted Suicide
Image of Babys Hands Touching His Fingers Highlights Dads Moving Letter to Miscarried Son
At almost 20 weeks pregnant, Tom Riles and his wife lost Scotland Bansley Riles to miscarriage. Riles said that when they received the news that the baby had died in the womb, they were offered several options go to a clinic to take care of the situation or go to the Hospital.
He said that they chose the hospital to deliver the baby because of their faith. Riles said he was so thankful they did it that way. http://www.lifenews.com/2014/03/12/image-of-babys-hands-touching-his-fingers-highlights-dads-touching-letter-to-his-miscarried-son/
Justina Pelletier Speaks Out: I Feel Like a Prisoner
Justina Pelletier, the teen at the center of a legal battle between the Pelletier family and Boston Childrens Hospital over custody and proper medical treatment, is speaking out publicly about her ordeal.
A judge had previously sentenced the Connecticut teenager, who has been caught in a yearlong custody fight between her parents and Massachusetts child protection officials, to a new foster care program in Massachusetts. http://www.lifenews.com/2014/03/12/justina-pelletier-speaks-out-i-feel-like-a-prisoner/
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Unexpectedly Pregnant at 42, Mom Decides Against Abortion After Walking Daughter to School
The title of the deeply personal reflection at www.parenting.com is, Im What? Accidentally pregnant at 42, I faced the hardest decision of my life.
This hit home for two reasons. My own mom, rest her soul, delivered my youngest brother when she was 40. My dad, an over-the-road truck driver, was gone and I drove mom to the hospital. To this day the experience remains as vivid as if it happened yesterday: while she was delivering James, I worked on a paper for a writing class my freshman year in college! http://www.lifenews.com/2014/03/12/unexpectedly-pregnant-at-42-mom-decides-against-abortion-after-walking-daughter-to-school/
Clinic Worker: Wed Put Aborted Babies in Jars and Watch Their Arms and Legs Float
On March 3, Live Action published an article about Kathy Sparks, a former abortion clinic worker who became pro-life. In this article, I will discuss what led to her quitting her job at the abortion clinic.
In her work at the abortion clinic, Kathy Sparks handled the bodies of aborted babies daily: http://www.lifenews.com/2014/03/12/clinic-worker-wed-put-aborted-babies-in-jars-and-watch-their-arms-and-legs-float/
Democratic Lawmaker: Aborting Down Syndrome Babies is Okay Because Jesus Would be Pro-Choice
Last year, North Dakota became the first state to ban the abortion of babies with Down syndrome. It was a small but important step in protecting the lives of those with disabilities, who are often the most vulnerable among us.
Unborn children prenatally diagnosed with a disability are, without question, the most helpless and endangered human beings among us. So the fact that North Dakota state lawmakers stood up in defense of these unborn children is more than just laudable. Its incredible, and more states should follow suit. http://www.lifenews.com/2014/03/12/democratic-lawmaker-aborting-down-syndrome-babies-is-okay-because-jesus-would-be-pro-choice/
Mother Gives Birth to Health Baby Who Grew in Her Abdomen, Not Her Womb
A 22-year-old woman in Tanzania has given birth to a healthy baby after a rare pregnancy, during which the unborn child grew in her abdomen rather than her womb.
The woman went to hospital with stomach pain at 32 weeks and told medical officials she noticed her baby was not moving much during the pregnancy and that she was struggling to go to the bathroom. Previous antenatal check-ups had suggested the pregnancy was normal and, after a checkup, doctors thought the symptoms were caused by anemia and an infection. http://www.lifenews.com/2014/03/12/mother-gives-birth-to-health-baby-who-grew-in-her-abdomen-not-her-womb/
Pro-Life Candidate David Jolly Beats Pro-Abortion Alex Sink in Florida Special Election
In the race to replace the late Congressman Bill Young (R) in Floridas 13th Congressional district, there was a clear contrast between the candidates on abortion and Obamacare.
Pro-lifers received a nice victory in Florida last night when the pro-life candidate won setting up what could possibly be an exciting Congressional election year during which pro-life advocates will be working overtime to try to wrest control of the Senate from pro-abortion Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. http://www.lifenews.com/2014/03/12/pro-life-candidate-david-jolly-beats-pro-abortion-alex-sink-in-florida-special-election/
Democrat Says Hobby Lobby Hiding Behind Religious Freedom, Must Obey HHS Mandate
The top pro-abortion Democrat behind a Supreme Court filing asking the nations highest court to force Hobby Lobby to obey the HHS mandate under Obamacare said in the Senate floor that the Christian company is hiding behind religious freedom in order to deny women birth control. http://www.lifenews.com/2014/03/12/democrat-says-hobby-lobby-hiding-behind-religious-freedom-must-obey-hhs-mandate/
Feminist Studies Professor Leads Angry Mob to Assault Pro-Lifers
A pro-abortion feminist studies professor at University of California Santa Barbara reportedly attacked a young pro-life activist, stole and destroyed her sign, and encouraged a group of students to violence, inciting an angry mob. http://www.lifenews.com/2014/03/12/feminist-studies-professor-leads-angry-mob-to-assault-pro-lifers/
Man Arrested for Child Porn Offers to Pay for Abortion of Girl He Thought He Impregnated
A Colorado man has been charged with producing child pornography while repeatedly molesting a Red Bluff girl during visits to her Marjie Avenue home during a seven-year period. http://www.lifenews.com/2014/03/12/man-arrested-for-child-porn-offers-to-pay-for-abortion-of-girl-he-thought-he-impregnated/
Mississippi Senate Passes Bill Banning Late-Term Abortions After 20 Weeks
On Tuesday, the Mississippi state Senate passed a bill that would ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy. http://www.lifenews.com/2014/03/12/mississippi-senate-passes-bill-banning-late-term-abortions-after-20-weeks/
Campaign Urges West Virginia Governor to Sign Bill Banning Abortions After 20 Weeks
Over the weekend the West Virginia House and Senate put the finishing touches on a hugely important bill. http://www.lifenews.com/2014/03/12/campaign-urges-west-virginia-governor-to-sign-bill-banning-abortions-after-20-weeks/
If We Honor International Womens Day, We Should End Forced Abortion in China
Honoring the continuing significance of International Womens Day, Womens Rights Without Frontiers has called for the end of forced abortion in China. http://www.lifenews.com/2014/03/12/if-we-honor-international-womens-day-we-should-end-forced-abortion-in-china/
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Pro-Life Champion Rep. Chris Smith Honored, Called the Moral Compass of the House
Over the decades of the fight for life, there have been many, many heroes who have served in political office. http://www.lifenews.com/2014/03/12/pro-life-champion-rep-chris-smith-honored-called-the-moral-compass-of-the-house/
These Young Pro-Life Women are Future Leaders of the Pro-Life Movement
Susan B. Anthony and her fellow suffragettes like Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Alice Paul, and Victoria Woodhull were trailblazers who fought for the rights of women and the unborn. http://www.lifenews.com/2014/03/12/these-young-pro-life-women-are-future-leaders-of-the-pro-life-movement/
FBI Investigates Explosion at Company That Prints Signs for Local Pro-Life Group
Albuquerque, the late-term abortion capital of the country, has been a hotbed of debate over abortion in recent months. http://www.lifenews.com/2014/03/12/fbi-investigates-explosion-at-company-that-prints-signs-for-local-pro-life-group/
Bioethicists Push Medical Experimentation on Patients Without Their Consent
The New England Journal of Medicineever more radically utilitarian, in my viewhas an article by prominent bioethicists urging that some less dangerous (comparative effectiveness research) medical experimentation be conducted on patients without our consent. http://www.lifenews.com/2014/03/12/bioethicists-push-medical-experimentation-on-patients-without-their-consent/
New Mexico Attorney General Appeals Court Ruling to Legalize Assisted Suicide
Today we learned that Gary King, the New Mexico Attorney General, appealed the activist lower court decision that undermined protections for New Mexico citizens from assisted suicide by finding a right to assisted suicide in the New Mexico State Constitution. http://www.lifenews.com/2014/03/12/new-mexico-attorney-general-appeals-court-ruling-to-legalize-assisted-suicide/
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