UPDATE 19 FEB
North Dakota House Gives Fertilized Eggs Human Status
A measure approved by the North Dakota House gives a fertilized human egg the legal rights of a human being, a step that would essentially ban abortion in the state.
The bill is a direct challenge to Roe v. Wade, the U.S. Supreme Court decision that extended abortion rights nationwide, supporters of the legislation said.
Representatives voted 51-41 to approve the measure Tuesday. It now moves to the North Dakota Senate for its review. Read More
Pope to Pelosi: Catholics cannot back abortion
Pope Benedict, underscoring the Vatican’s ruling on an issue that divides Americans, told U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday that Catholic politicians and legislators cannot back abortion rights.
Pelosi, a powerful U.S. politician who is Catholic and pro-choice, has been accused by U.S. bishops in the past of misrepresenting Church teachings on abortion.
In less than five minutes after Barack Obama took over as the next president, the White House web site changed from pro-life to pro-abortion.
Officials with the incoming administration of Barack Obama have confirmed that he will indeed overturn a pro-life policy of President Bush on his first day in office. Despite campaigning on the rhetoric of wanting to reduce abortions, Obama will make one of his first actions promoting them globally.
Meanwhile, some 77 members of Congress have signed onto a letter asking Obama to back down from doing so.
“So, a president who not long ago told the American people that he wanted to reduce the number of abortions, is already effectively promoting the increased use of abortion as a means of population control,” Johnson added. Read More
UPDATE: 23 JAN
March for Life in Washington D.C.
Mitt Romney sends this message to the gathering in Washington Today:
Today in Washington , many thousands of American women and men have proudly gathered on the National Mall for the March for Life. Read More
UPDATE 23 JAN @ 11:00AM
Obama to Reverse Abortion Policy on Friday
Officials say President Barack Obama will sign an executive order on Friday ending the ban on federal funds for international groups that promote or perform abortion.
The Associated Press said the officials spoke on the condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to pre-empt Obama’s announcement. Read More
Will the American people stand for such a bold face lie by Obama?