"In a speech at Variety's 2016 Power of Women L.A. luncheon last week, actress Scarlett Johansson said abortion is no longer 'a woman's rights issue' but 'a human rights issue'," Melanie Hunter reports at CNSNews.com.
"A woman's right to choose what to do with her body shouldn't be just a woman's right. It's the year 2016, and this is a human rights issue," the actress said.
I would suggest this is an odd "human right." For as Ms. Johansson expresses it, it is a human right that does not apply to all human beings. more >>
The next president will affect the Supreme Court, and in turn the nation, bigly.
With the current vacancy on the bench left by Justice Antonin Scalia, who died February 13, and the fact that several sitting justices are in their late seventies or eighties, many believe that whoever is elected president will likely nominate several justices that will indelibly shape the future of America for generations.
When Scalia was still alive there were four justices who were conservative, four who were liberal, and Anthony Kennedy who is often regarded as the swing vote. Thus far, Senate Republicans have stymied President Obama's current nominee to replace Scalia, Merrick Garland, who sits on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. more >>
Recent revelations through the WikLeaks hacked emails show an anti-Catholic and anti-evangelical bias on the part of some of Hillary's campaign staff.
For instance, Sandy Newman, president of Voices for Progress wrote to John Podesta, now Hillary's campaign manager, in a February 2012 email: "There needs to be a Catholic Spring, in which Catholics themselves demand the end of a middle ages dictatorship and the beginning of a little democracy and respect for gender equality in the Catholic church."
Podesta replied, "We created Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good to organize for a moment like this." more >>
In response to Hillary Clinton's defense of partial-birth and late-term abortions at Wednesday night's debate, a California obstetrician-gynecologist has reportedly taken to Facebook to decry the claim that third-trimester abortion is necessary to help save the life of the mother.
The Democratic presidential nominee defended her opposition to bans on late-term and partial-birth abortions by arguing that there are cases in which mothers and families are forced to make "the most heartbreaking, painful decisions" because they get news that the woman's health may be in jeopardy.
As Clinton effectively supports a woman's right to abort up until birth, she has defended her opposition to 20-week late-term abortion bans by saying that bans should only be put in place at the "very end" of the third trimester and should allow for health of the mother exceptions. more >>
The Babylon Bee reported this week that Planned Parenthood, in celebration of their 100th birthday, announced their plans to provide post-birth abortions.
According to the Babylon Bee, Cecile Richards, President of Planned Parenthood stated that "A woman should be able to determine her own destiny … That's why we're now allowing women to bring in any clump of cells younger than eighteen months, and they can count on us to be their advocate and take care of the problem right away."
While this is a Christian news satire site, the idea of post-birth abortion is not far-fetched — not at all. It is actually the new frontier of the pro-choice/abortion movement. more >>
I spoke at length this week with a national reporter in Washington, D.C. and discussed the election. I want to share some of that conversation with you. I do not trust either candidate. What do you do when you can't trust either candidate? That is a very difficult decision.
Neither candidate has the character to lead this nation. This will be the most reluctant vote I will have ever cast. Not voting is not a viable option. As a believer, we have a responsibility to participate in the electoral processes of our nation. That is what good citizens do.
In this election we are not voting for a good candidate, but for a good platform of what the culture of the party is. We have two party platforms before us. Go to the internet and just type in "Democratic Platform" and "Republican Platform." I have read them both several times. They are as different as night and day. more >>