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Abortion and Single-Issue Politics

Susan B. Komen for the CureToday’s flap over a decision by Susan G. Komen for the Cure to cease funding groups that are under government investigation has again brought to the fore, the question of single-issue politics.

Yesterday, we read of a new policy by the nation’s largest breast cancer charity, “barring grants to organizations that are under investigation by local, state, or federal authorities.” Today the abortion giant, Planned Parenthood Federation of America and its supporters, exerted a monumental effort to retaliate.

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3rd February 2012 7:51 PM Posted by | Abortion, Follow the Money | , , | 2 Comments

A Look At Fetal Deformity: Handicap No Justification for Abortion or Infanticide

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Chet McDoniel

In 1971, the Southern Baptist Convention adopted a resolution on abortion which called upon society to affirm “a high view of the sanctity of human life” but to “work for legislation that will allow the possibility of abortion under such conditions as rape, incest, clear evidence of severe fetal deformity, and carefully ascertained evidence of the likelihood of damage to the emotional, mental, and physical health of the mother.”

Forty years experience has shown that to only permit abortions for the health of the mother as defined above is equivalent to outlawing abortion, except for when somebody wants one. Although the SBC reaffirmed this position in 1974, by 1980 a pro-life position won out:

“We favor appropriate legislation and/or a constitutional amendment prohibiting abortion except to save the life of the mother”

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22nd December 2011 10:02 AM Posted by | Abortion Reasoning | , , , , | 1 Comment

The Foundation of Abortion Rights Advocacy

Supporters of Planned Parenthood

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My first reaction to this title: “25% of UK Women Under 16 Admit They’ve Engaged in Premarital Sex” was that this is part of the underlying challenge to our pro-life efforts. Since contraception costs money, risks embarrassment, is awkward and inconvenient, can be medically deleterious, and—above all—fails from time to time, a sexually promiscuous society is strongly tempted to get rid of the babies that are “accidentally” conceived.

Then I read the article. Kudos to Wintery Knight for seeing things dead on. In the blog post, Wintery Knight connects Planned Parenthood’s sex education agenda to increased premarital sex and to the destruction of marriage. The Knight is right. To push the Knight’s point further, when there is no marriage or when the marriage is not stable, the woman can be tempted to view a newly conceived dependent as a dangerous threat to her lifestyle and the man might consider avoiding future child support costs a sufficient justification to view his unborn baby as a merely “potential life”.

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19th December 2011 6:40 AM Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Pop Quiz: Who Has No Memory of Shredded Documents?

Kathleen Sebelius is not in Kansas anymore

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“A spokeswoman for … said Ms … ‘had no knowledge of the document shredding issues.'”

Which member of the current administration is denying any knowledge of shredded documents? Continue reading

22nd November 2011 3:33 PM Posted by | Abortion, Crime | , , , | Leave a comment

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