Topic: reasons

Dr. Thomas Sowell by Dr. Thomas Sowell: Those of us who admit that we were not there, and do not know what happened when Michael Brown was shot by a policeman in Ferguson, Missouri, seem to be in ... discuss

IS CREMATION ALLOWED?HistoryThe burial (inhumation) of the bodies has always been the most general and constant practice of the people. Egyptians and Persians buried their dead. The Egyptians even emb ... discuss

Authors and media representatives occasionally contact me to review their book or movie. Ninety percent of the time I say "No". I don't decline their request to be unkind, but most often the reasons a ... discuss

First... it's been several months since my last post. I didn't realize it was that long!Ah, life. May involved my oldest daughter graduating from college and a trip to California for that. June saw a ... discuss

Kevin Stormans faced an impossible choice: violate his conscience or do what he knew was right and lose his pharmacy business. When the Washington State Pharmacy Board required pharmacies in the stat ... discuss

Here are some new Kindle deals: Rythms of Grace by Mike Cosper ($0.99); Reasons for Our Hope by Wayne House ($4.99); new from GLH Publishing is that classic The Autobiography of George Mu ... discuss

One of the first questions I am typically asked after I share with someone that I am raising my child who was conceived when I was raped is, “Does she know yet?” — often accompanied by a loo ... discuss

The GOP once again appears clueless.  But not quite for the reason that liberals suppose. An August 4th New York Times article by John Harwood, Democrats Seize on Social Issues as Attitudes Shift ... discuss

Top 10 Reasons College Students Need Catholic Campus Ministry10 - Get answers to questions. You might have questions and you are bound to run into other students who have questions about the Cath ... discuss

Last year I had an article Is Ethical Naturalism more plausible than Supernaturalism: A reply to Walter Sinnott Armstrong published in the journal Philo. In the comments section a reader asked me t ... discuss

 Polk County District Judge Jeffrey Farrell upheld the ban on telemed abortions (webcam abortions) that the Iowa Board of Medicine imposed last year. It was imposed based on FDA protocol for the ... discuss

from Jill Stanek.comby Susie Allen, host of the blog,Pro-Life in TN, and KelliWesley J. Smith responds to the recent Washington Post opinion piece opposing the use of the phrase “difficult decision ... discuss

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and Kelli Wesley J. Smith responds to the recent Washington Post opinion piece opposing the use of the phrase “difficult decision” to des ... discuss

Aboard the papal plane, Aug 18, 2014 / 04:30 pm (CNA).- Speaking to journalists aboard the Aug. 18 plane flight back to Italy from South Korea, Pope Francis said he supports international intervention ... discuss

by Ralph Benko, Contributing Author: The GOP once again appears clueless. But not quite for the reason that liberals suppose.An August 4th New York Times article by John Harwood, Democrats Seize ... discuss

People are such lemmings. Now that Planned Parenthood has decided the abortion movement’s most prized obfuscation, “pro-choice,” is uncool, everyone is jumping on the bandwagon. Sud ... discuss

Robin Williams, the brilliantly talented comedian and actor, was found dead in his California home on August 11, the victim of an apparent suicide. News coverage of his death reviewed his eclectic car ... discuss

 Maryland woman agrees to reduced charges in deaths of two babies, one found in a trash bag, the other in an attic By Dave Andrusko Melissa Schrae BowenA Prince Frederick, Maryland, wo ... discuss

 Bitter divisions within pro-abortion movement no longer behind the scenes By Dave Andrusko Sunsara TaylorThanks to Penny Starr for writing about an interview Sunsara Taylor of “Stop ... discuss

The Deliberate Underclass For several decades Black Americans by multiple measures – including literacy levels, employment and incarceration rates – out achieved their White peers. You would be f ... discuss

 Pro-abortionist foregoes the usual pretense: having an abortion is “not difficult” By Dave Andrusko We describe EMILY’s List as a wealthy pro-abortion PAC that supports only ... discuss

We stumbled across a terrific new site today, Rightly Wired, and spent over an hour clicking some of the clever and inspired commentary at this site. Rightly Wired bills itself as Conservati ... discuss

All people? Really? The foreigners who join themselves to the LORD, ministering to him, loving the name of the LORD, and becoming his servants—all who keep the Sabbath free from profanation and hol ... discuss

by Carson Holloway - To hear some commentators talk, America’s struggle over the meaning of marriage is already over, and conservatives have lost. Like latter-day Edgar Allan Poes, they are busily p ... discuss

Equal pay has been the law for 51 years. This one is supposed to allow people to ask how much other people get paid. And sue if the employee found she were making less than another employee. If I were ... discuss

An August 15 op ed in the Washington Postes the case that a common depiction of abortion by proponents plays right into pro-life hands. Janet Harris, former communications director for the pro-abortio ... discuss

Editorial Cartoon by AF "Tony" Branco PL Booth, Contributing Author: It makes no rational sense. Even as Gaza was blowing up all around it, Hamas fired rocket after rocket in the general direction of ... discuss

With the new school year right around the corner, we’ve recently heard from a number of students across the country who are looking for help in getting pro-life clubs started at their high schoo ... discuss

Although pro-choicers admit over and over and over (and over and over and over) that they are losing the epic battle over abortion, they continue to be shocked and awed by pro-life prowess. I can onl ... discuss

Letters from fellow professors defending a pro-abortion feminist studies professor at University of California Santa Barbara who attacked a young pro-life activist, stole and destroyed her sign, and e ... discuss

[Editor's note: This weekend sees the release of "The Giver," the new film based on Lois Lowry's award-winning children's novel set in a utopian society that turns out to be not quite so utopian. Gues ... discuss

Now we know part of the reasons that ABC will not say anything negative against Obama…..AND neither will CBS, & NBC Did you know these connections? ABC News executive producer Ian Cameron ... discuss

The State of Mississippi filed an appeal to the full Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday seeking a reversal of a last month’s ruling by a three member panel that has blocked implementation o ... discuss

By Alex SchadenbergInternational Chair - Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionWim Distelmans, Belgium's Dr Death, is promoting a fundraiser for the Leif euthanasia clinic. One of the reasons for the fundrai ... discuss

Yesterday, I took a quick swerve as I heard Colorado Christian College professor and KNUS talk show hostess, Krista Kafer say she wouldn't have a problem voting for a "pro-choice" candidate since abor ... discuss

A Maryland woman faces 20 years in prison after she was charged with one count of second-degree murder and two counts of manslaughter in the deaths of her newborn babies. Melissa Schrae Bowen, 34, of ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: Jimmy Carter was elected President for one reason—Richard M. Nixon. The feeling in the nation was that the born-again Sunday school teacher and Georgia Governor ... discuss

by Kelli I started to feel uncomfortable about the signs I was standing in front of. So I asked her what she thought. ed crying. She was angry. “No one told me. No one told me it looked like th ... discuss

When James Madison wrote Federalist 56, he observed that though there were 558 members of the British House of Commons, half of them had no real connection to a local constituency and served the "e ... discuss

Nelson Hultberg by Nelson Hultberg, Contributing Author: Many in America’s freedom movement still hope that the Libertarian Party will one day become a power on the political scene to challenge the ... discuss

Yesterday, I celebrated my 25th birthday. I am a QUARTER OF A CENTURY, people! Where have the years gone?? I had quite a lovely day.Did you know that the frontal lobe of the brain doesn't finish devel ... discuss

According to the Office of National Statistics, the abortion rate among women over 35 is at an all time high in the U.K. The Daily News reports: “In 2013, the abortion rate among over-35s reach ... discuss

--When Barack Obama first ran in 2008, I was torn about even going to the polling place.  Why? Because somehow McCain had gotten the Republican nomination, and I had sworn that over my dead body ... discuss

Pat Archbold at Creative Minority Report did a post listing "7 Things To Restore Sense of Sacred Your Pastor Could Do Tomorrow"  [HERE].  The list is as follows:1.  "Ad Orientum" - "the ... discuss

The Huffington Post published an outrageous attack on the Coalition on Abortion/Breast Cancer. It is clear that the abortion lobby is losing its equilibrium as a result of the work of the Coalition on ... discuss

Mt 18:15-20 The Meaning of Church(Click here for readings)“If he refuses to listen to them, tell the Church.If he refuses to listen even to the Church,then treat him as you would a Gentile ... discuss

Over the weekend my wife mentioned a book she’d heard discussed on NPR. As is often the case, I forgot. However yesterday a friend emailed me a link and I remembered why I had wanted to listen to th ... discuss

photo thanks to freeimagesAtticus has gone back to school which means I am forced to head back to the kitchen.Can you say, "Sad Woman"?*Atticus is more the Chef variety of cook than I am. I am qu ... discuss

In which we wander through the confusing maze of the DHM’s brain in no particular order.  Sort of like always.  And, you know, trigger warnings galore. So…. I am still trying to figure o ... discuss

Thanks to Penny Starr for writing about an interview Sunsara Taylor of “Stop Patriarchy” gave the YouTube station “Acronym TV.” As we’ll see, the interview is particularly illuminating to th ... discuss

"Very rarely did we communicate through the press anything that we didn't absolutely control," said Anita Dunn. "One of the reasons we did so many of the David Plouffe videos was not just for our supp ... discuss

Abortion is an injustice. Pro-life people are passionate about ending it. Those are good things. But they are no excuse for name-calling. Unfortunately, some pro-lifers make really mean and nasty comm ... discuss

Hardly a week goes by without reports of bad news coming out of Africa, whether it's one group of thousands being massacred for being a little different from another group of thousands, or a group of ... discuss

The Pope’s personal envoy to Iraq, Cardinal Fernando Filoni, leaves for the war-torn country today, a day later than planned. Due to “understandable logistical problems”, the trip ... discuss

By TITO EDWARDS | How Christians Can Rebuild Our Culture by Archbishop Charles J. Chaput OFM Cap - BigPulpit.com 10 Commandments of Reverence for the Holy Sacrament – Msgr. Charles Mangan ... discuss

by Phil Kerpen, Contributing Author: Since 1998 it has been prohibited by federal law for states and localities to tax Internet access. This policy, known as the Internet Tax Freedom Act, has been e ... discuss

Denver, Colo., Aug 11, 2014 / 05:37 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- As persecution of religious minorities intensifies in Iraq, in the U.S. Christian, Jewish, and Muslim leaders have joined together to ask the O ... discuss

The persecution of Christians has become more visible lately. Please join in me in trying to help a Christian woman and her children. They are in danger of losing their lives. Your money is not necess ... discuss

It’s too early to tell whether pro-abortion world is imploding, but there sure have been plenty of fireworks lately. I’ve written two posts in recent days on a new phenomenon – ... discuss

Tweetby Jonathon Van MarenI can’t count the number of times I’ve heard the argument: “We shouldn’t show pictures of abortion victims because it will hurt post-abortive women!”I resent that a ... discuss

Fr. Paulo and his identical twin, Fr. Felipe, were born in 1984 despite doctors encouraging their mother, Rosa Silva, to have an abortion. Silva was a paramedic, and before discovering she was pregnan ... discuss

 What science tells us about the unborn By Paul Stark Before deciding how we ought to treat the unborn—a moral question—we must first be clear about what the unborn is. This is a ... discuss

I’ve often posted links to Richard Mitchell’s works- they are all available for free online as e-texts. I can’t recommend them highly enough. He talks about how the public schools fa ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: “A greeting of peace from Muslim communities in my country: assalaamu alaykum”The speaker had what one might imagine, given his background, a better insight ... discuss

This essay was published in Christian Democracy Magazine (which is affiliated with the American Solidarity Party).The Supreme Court is currently hearing the case of Town of Greece vs. Galloway, where ... discuss

Jesus says many difficult things in his famous Sermon on the Mount, recorded by Matthew in the 5th chapter of his gospel.43 “You have heard that it was said, ‘Love your neighbor and hate your enem ... discuss

Family Research Council:  How much political cover can $1.7 million buy Planned Parenthood? That's how much America's leading abortion provider gave to Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe's election ... discuss

I hope you don’t like this article.  On May 17th, 2004, Massachusetts became the first US State to issue marriage licenses to same sex couples.  In the following decade, eighteen additional Sta ... discuss

There are few areas of the Christian life where there is a wider gap between what Christians want to do and what Christians actually do than in this area: memorizing Scripture. We all know tha ... discuss

Orlando, Fla., Aug 9, 2014 / 04:56 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Two cardinals addressed the Knights of Columbus’ States Dinner in Orlando on Tuesday, exhorting them to practice Catholic fraternity and t ... discuss

Now I shall endeavor to make that which is divine in me rise up to that which is divine in the universe.  ~Plotinus (last words)  I become a Christian on this date 38 years ago, August 8, 1976. ~El ... discuss

One of the most intriguing and frustrating elements of today’s “constitutionalist” movement is the fact that many self-proclaimed constitutionalists seem to experience a great deal of difficulty ... discuss

It could be the New Yorkers. They elected another liberal mayor and what could they do that is more liberal?  Liberalism in simple Clinton terms is a tax and spend government. And the more they tax a ... discuss

House Speaker John Boehner’s proposed lawsuit against Barack Obama is causing a great deal of chatter in Washington.  Political stunt, as Obama has called it?  Or, maybe, checkmate, Obama? There ... discuss

 12 Reasons Why We Need A Law Ending Painful Late AbortionsSupport the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which would provide nationwide protection to unborn children capable ... discuss

“Don’t know the other guy, but I know Jesus. And that’s what binds us.” – Simple but profound.  And one of the reasons why society needs Jesus. ... discuss

Today, August 9, is the feast of St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein), virgin and martyr, a Jewish convert to Catholicism, who later became a Discalced Carmelite nun and was martyred at Aus ... discuss

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and KelliWesley J. Smith says the bioethics community is finally beginning to criticize artificial reproduction techniques like IVF – but not for th ... discuss

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by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and Kelli Wesley J. Smith says the bioethics community is finally beginning to criticize artificial reproduction techniques like IVF – but not ... discuss

In a brazen attempt to make it appear that meeting Ambulatory Surgical Center standards is prohibitively expensive, an architect testifying on behalf of abortion providers has grossly misrepresented t ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. IV: Ordinary: 615 Proper of Seasons: 83 Psalter: Saturday, Week II, 922 Christian Prayer: Does not contain Office of Readings. Office of Readings for Saturd ... discuss

Vatican City, Aug 8, 2014 / 12:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Catholic Church plays a fundamental role in responding to the worst outbreak of Ebola infections in history, a Holy See collaborator has expl ... discuss

Over at the Register, Rebecca Taylor comments on the recent surrogacy scandal from Thailand involving an Australian couple and a surrogate from Thailand who gave birth to twins, one of whom has Down s ... discuss

Just finished watching Obama's televised address regarding America's response to developments in Iraq.In all honesty, and for the first time in my memory, Obama actually sounded like a confident, comm ... discuss

Well, hello there!  It’s been a while, hasn’t it?  For those who don’t know (or can’t remember), late 2012 this blog went quiet.  Very quiet.  In fact, it went away!  My ... discuss

By Simcha Fisher | It's easy to find reasons not to help the poor. We can say that we can't afford to help, or that they're not really poor, or that it's their own fault that they're poor, or th ... discuss

Writing in Slate, Jane C. Hu uses the high profile stem cell research lies we have seen in recent years to launch into an interesting article entitled, “Why Do Scientists Commit Fraud?” She discus ... discuss

On July 10, Chinese state media Xinhua announced that 29 of China’s 31 provinces have officially adopted what All Girls Allowed calls the “selective two-child policy”. The Chinese government ann ... discuss

When “Brandy” discovered she was pregnant, she hesitated to tell her boyfriend “Ryan” the news. Although they’d been in a committed relationship for several years, the last few months had be ... discuss

One of the beauties of having a blog 10 years old is that I can go back into the archives and find posts that are already written, and apply them to today.This week I've read and heard charges that I ... discuss

Others have written about the threats posed to religious liberty by the President's Executive Order prohibiting federal contractors from discriminating on the basis of so-called "sexual orientation" o ... discuss

TweetBy Jonathon Van MarenJessica Valenti of The Guardian has come out with an announcement: “Welcome to the beginning of the end of the anti-abortion movement.”Valenti’s columns are usually goo ... discuss

The price we pay when respect for the sanctity of life is lostBy Dave AndruskoI had never heard of Diane Weber Bederman until yesterday when I ran across an incredible piece she’d written that appea ... discuss

 What science tells us about the unborn By Paul Stark Before deciding how we ought to treat the unborn—a moral question—we must first be clear about what the unborn is. This is a ... discuss

Why do married couples have sex? And how can they ensure that they keep enjoying the sexual relationship throughout their marriage? This weekend I read through a pair of recent studies from th ... discuss

On August 6, 1945, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan. It was the beginning of the end of World War II.It was a pivotal event. Truly, the world changed in an instant.A few ye ... discuss

Today in Washington, D.C. - Aug 5, 2014:Regarding the non- activity of President Obama, can anyone share any good reasons why the President has not called up the Mexican President and told him the ga ... discuss

I predict more abortions. Why?The reasons contained in this article.Pregnancy sucks! It's fraught with perils! It burdens women!Why would you go through the bother if you could get a machine to do it? ... discuss

This is a parody of “I’m Sexy and I Know It.” IT cracks me up for a number of reasons. We aren’t farmers, but my younger two kids have grown up squarely in farm country. Ev ... discuss

Striking down a state law requiring abortionists to have admitting privileges in local hospitals, a Fifth Circuit panel ignored Supreme Court precedent and instead requires that Mississippi ensure abo ... discuss

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and KelliBound4Life writes about Planned Parenthood’s lawsuit against the state of Arizona in which they are seeking to prevent the enforcement of l ... discuss

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and Kelli Bound4Life writes about Planned Parenthood’s lawsuit against the state of Arizona in which they are seeking to prevent the enforcemen ... discuss

I voted today and I hope you did too. As you all know, I am in Michigan and today we are having our primary for governor and several local seats. I voted for governor Snyder for governor of Michigan. ... discuss

 Helping women in crisis pregnancy situations see we care enables reason to replace panic  By Dave Andrusko Why do some people readily hear our message of love and compassion for ... discuss

Today’s Kindle deals: Surprised by Suffering by R.C. Sproul (free); The Life, Teaching, and Legacy of Martin Luther by Andrew Lindsey ($3.99); Walking Like Jesus Did by Larry M ... discuss

House Speaker John Boehner by Ralph Benko, Contributing Author: House Speaker John Boehner’s proposed lawsuit against Barack Obama is causing a great deal of chatter in Washington. Political stun ... discuss

In January 2013 came news that shocked both sides of the abortion debate: Planned Parenthood had determined the term “pro-choice” was no longer helpful and recommended abandoning it. This news re ... discuss

St. John Vianney has a special place in the heart of our family.  When my firstborn was getting read for his first confession, we read The Cure of Ars: The Story of Saint John Vianney, Patron Sai ... discuss

Family Research Center: Earlier this week, in a transparent act of judicial slight-of-hand, two judges on the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled a pro-life bill in Mississippi unconstitutional. They ... discuss

L'Angelus with younger siblings Learn more by reading my post below (Highlights from the Midwest Catholic Family Conference).Welcome to Sunday Snippets: A Catholic Carnival! We are a gr ... discuss

by Dr. Ron Paul: President Obama announced last week that he was imposing yet another round of sanctions on Russia, this time targeting financial, arms, and energy sectors. The European Union, as it ... discuss

by Jason Pye, United Liberty: last week, Funny or Die released a video featuring actress Kristen Bell as a Mary Poppins who is struggling to work as a nanny on a $7.25 hourly wage. Basically, it’s ... discuss

Sermon notes & Background research for Proper 13 A 2014, the Eighth Sunday after Pentecost Scripture: Romans 9:1-5 The Wandering Jew by Gustav Dore. A Medieval legend about a Jew who taunted Chri ... discuss

For over fifty years a contraceptive mentality has been entrenched in the world. The Church has steadfastly taught that artificial means to prevent or terminate conception are intrinsically immoral ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Aug 2, 2014 / 04:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The removal one of Poland's top doctors as director of Holy Family hospital in Warsaw for refusing to perform an abortion has drawn widespread cri ... discuss

In the wake of WWI, there was a similar effort to change the name of kindergartens because of the German affiliation (the word and its founder, Froebel, are German).  It carried on even after the clo ... discuss

Professor Paul Krugman, in his New York Times blog, says my recent column, about him, is “funny and scary.”  Last week’s column here inferred that Prof. Krugman is leaving Princeton in ... discuss

In my previous column, I lay out exactly why the future of the Republican Party will be determined this November on the single issue of impeachment. In short, congressional Republicans have played dea ... discuss

How much political cover can $1.7 million buy Planned Parenthood? That’s how much America’s leading abortion provider gave to Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s election campaign, and j ... discuss

In January 2013 came news that shocked both sides of the abortion debate: Planned Parenthood had determined the term “pro-choice” was no longer helpful and recommended abandoning it. This ... discuss

Earlier this week, in a transparent act of judicial slight-of-hand, two judges on the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled a pro-life bill in Mississippi unconstitutional. ... discuss

Brian Fischer, President, Online For Life: Pro-life Americans come from all walks of life and every ethnic and socioeconomic background. And they all carry a story that shapes their pro-life view ... discuss

Midwest Catholic Family Conference1. Due to unexpected expenses this past year, I was unable to attend the Catholic Writers Conference in Chicago this summer, which was a big disappointment, as we had ... discuss

Today in Washington, D.C. - July 31, 2014The House reconvened at 9:00 AM today. On their agenda today is H.R. 5230 — "Making supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 201 ... discuss

Earlier this week, in a transparent act of judicial slight-of-hand, two judges on the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled a pro-life bill in Mississippi unconstitutional. They enjoined the law not bec ... discuss

Throwback Thursday from 2012I totally understand skepticism when it comes to homeschooling - because 18 years or so I was skeptical too. In fact, I had never even heard of homeschooling back in 1995, ... discuss

With some exceptions, pundits and politicians alike are, for the most part, stifling meaningful discussions about impeachment, choosing instead to dwell on the electoral ramifications of impeachment r ... discuss

The pro-life movement warned that health care rationing incidents would increase with the adoption of Obamacare. As costs rise, these kinds of cases may occur more and more often. Savannah Snodgrass&# ... discuss

Melissa Quinn, The Daily Signal: An Export-Import Bank official who was fired on suspicion of taking cash in exchange for helping a Florida company obtain financing cited his Fifth Amendment right in ... discuss

10 Reasons Men Should Practice Custody of the Eyes10 - It helps teach discipline. Men should discipline themselves to be in control of their passions and not allow passions to control them.9 - It ... discuss

The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) published the results of its online poll and it national dialogue concerning euthanasia, assisted suicide and end-of-life care.  The CMA consultation report de ... discuss

These six tactics not only helped me navigate a 90-minute debate with three Mormons when I didn’t know anything about Mormonism, they can also help you have better conversations with pro-choice peop ... discuss

Lately, for a variety of reasons, I’ve been thinking about times and seasons. Ecclesiastes 3:1 says there is “a time for every matter under heaven.”  Growing in grace and knowledge ... discuss

Well friends, it’s time. I’ve come to the end of my blogging rainbow. This was admittedly a tough choice to follow through on – for so many reasons. Blogging has become such a part of my ... discuss

Ken Blackwell by Ken Blackwell, Contributing Author: You know you’ve hit a sore spot when the Left starts screeching.MSNBC host Rachel Maddow’s producer, Steve Benen, just took a whack at the A ... discuss

This would be my weekly after therapy clearing the brain stuff, but it’s not because my therapist was a no-show for the second week in a row.  That would make a really hilarious scene in a blac ... discuss

By Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director: Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionThe Canadian Medical Association (CMA) published the results of its online poll and it national dialogue concerning euthanasia, as ... discuss

The other night, I ran across a headline in my Facebook feed which said that Michele Bachmann had suggested the children of illegal immigrants be put into labor camps. I forgot my own rule and “shar ... discuss

 Pro-abortion lobby has no convincing answers to the scandal of sex-selective abortion By Dave Andrusko Julie BentleyWhen the leader of Britain’s oldest pro-abortion group, the Famil ... discuss

From the Meriden Record-Journal: Southington church turns 100 Been to the parish. Very dedicated and loving people. Congratulations on your anniversary! Dwieście lat!!! SOUTHINGTON, CT — Marilyn ... discuss

Today in Washington, D.C. - July 28, 2014The House just reconvened at Noon and recessed until 2 PM. This week, the House of Representatives is considering taking action on the President's request fo ... discuss

A Letter To The Post Abortive Mother and/or Father I want to introduce myself as you likely don’t know me personally. My name is Claire and I’m an ordinary person just like you. Although I can’t ... discuss

Lately, for a variety of reasons, I’ve been thinking about times and seasons. Ecclesiastes 3:1 says there is “a time for every matter under heaven.”  Growing in grace and knowledge ... discuss

Well friends, it’s time. I’ve come to the end of my blogging rainbow. This was admittedly a tough choice to follow through on – for so many reasons. Blogging has become such a part of my ... discuss

Today is the 113th birthday of the original teen pop idol, Rudy Vallée, who introduced the "crooner" style of singing (that is, not loud enough to hear without a microphone or megaphone) to the world ... discuss

Here are some new Kindle deals for you: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit by Bruce Ware ($1.99); Engaging with the Holy Spirit by Graham Cole ($0.99); Walking in the Spirit by Kenneth Berding ($0.9 ... discuss

Etsy Selling Success: Cash In On Your Creations Etsy.com is a perfect opportunity for those interested in selling crafts online, but lack technical knowledge. By spending less time on creating and mai ... discuss

“Why in God’s name does anyone show sympathy, and support for a terrorist organization?” -  Former Congressman Allen West And that is the question that should be asked.  It boggles the mind ... discuss

 Dealing—Poorly—with the Stigma of Working in the Abortion Industry By Dave Andrusko Some things never change because they are part of the human condition. And that holds true eve ... discuss

Remember your grandparents on the Feast of St. Joachim and St. Anne! The REAL Grandparents DAY!From Mary Reed Newland's "The Year and Our Children"St. Anne is the patroness of old clothes dealers, sea ... discuss

I can vouch for this, and it's probably truer now than it was 20 years ago when I was a leftist.You will find some hate on the right.But in my experience, the hate on the left far exceeds the hate on ... discuss

Is Obama preparing to yet again play to his far left globalist base of radical Mexican-American open-border nationalists (La Raza quickly comes to mind) by circumventing US immigration law and, o ... discuss

by Kelli At Live Action, Ingrid Heimark spells out the reasoning behind the real “war on women” being waged by pro-abortion, population control-advocating eugenicists. Saynsumthn’s ... discuss

Philadelphia, Pa., Jul 25, 2014 / 10:22 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Reports that Pope Francis will travel to the U.S. for the World Meeting of Families in 2015 remain unconfirmed by the Vatican; however, Arc ... discuss

The editorial team at the entertainment and social news site, Buzzfeed, asked 22 female employees why they take birth control. These young women scribbled their answers on poster board and smiled for ... discuss

The phrase “books on theology” scares some people. Okay, a few years ago it scared me! I thought of the hundreds of books lining the shelves of my dad’s library and all the weighty ... discuss

Here are today’s Kindle deals: I Am a Church Member by Thom Rainer ($0.99) (or the Spanish edition); Let the Nations Be Glad by John Piper ($2.99); A Tale of Two Sons by John MacArt ... discuss

by David Harsanyi: So Barack Obama is again using one of the most contemptible phrases in American politics — “economic patriotism.”There are many credible reasons to despise this rhetorical c ... discuss

by Phyllis Schlafly: The shocking announcement that Microsoft is cutting 18,000 jobs is still sinking in. Most of those employees do not have a realistic chance of obtaining as good a job as the one ... discuss

House Budget Committee chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) today unveiled a plan designed to “expand (economic) opportunity in America—to deliver real change, real solutions, and real results” ... discuss

Rowena met Roger when she was a teen and knew he was the man for her and they ultimately married when they were 21 years old. Both agreed they never wanted to have children, so when Rowena became preg ... discuss

The above picture is from the Indiana Libertarian Party. According to the 2010 U.S. census, the population of the entire county was 13,402.  Of the towns in the county, Winamac is the largest with a ... discuss

Believe me when I tell you that attempting to reply to Justin Edwards' hit pieces about abolitionism has been a trying affair, but we nevertheless find ourselves at the end, as today we will answer ... discuss

  From: jrp Sent: Tuesday, July 01, 2014 Subject: NEW HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL For those of you who are, or ever were, teachers in our public school system, I hope you are/were fortunate enou ... discuss

I know, I know. It's been a couple of week since I've written one of these WILW posts but most of my Wednesdays have been occupied with studying for exams so I haven't had the chance to write. Since t ... discuss

Historic Tales, Vol. 12 (of 15) The Romance of Reality Historic Tales, Vol. 12 (of 15) The Romance of Reality, Japanese and Chinese, by CHarles Morris Excerpt: THE FIRST OF THE MIKADOS. The year 1 in ... discuss

This is just a collection of links to stories where some sort of effort is made to quantify the issue of illegal border crossings.  I am making no claims about this, I just found it all interesting: ... discuss

I might post these once a week, I think, roughly coinciding with therapy appointments.  Or not. No promises (or threats).  We’ll see. I’ve tended to post updates the day after therapy be ... discuss

It’s a subject rife with debate in the pro-life community: how do we approach abortion-minded and post-abortive women? For some, the belief is that we should welcome these women, treat them with com ... discuss

“Why in God’s name does anyone show sympathy, and support for a terrorist organization?” ~ Former Congressman Allen West, Lt. Col., USA-Retired by David M. Huntwork, Contributing Author: And t ... discuss

Dr. Thomas Sowell By Thomas Sowell, Commentary, GOPUSA:: In a recent confrontation between protesters against the illegal flood of unaccompanied children into the United States and counter-protests b ... discuss

Ohio Right to Life announced its general election endorsements today, and they include support for pro-life Governor John Kasich’s re-election. Today, the Ohio Right to Life PAC announced its en ... discuss

My best friend and his wife (my wife’s best friend) grew up in and worship in the Church of Christ tradition, a Christian denomination popular in the Southern U.S., with roots in the Second Grea ... discuss

Brethren: Peace be with you.I wanted to share with you this press release issued by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB):"'Freedom of conscience'? What's that?"WASHINGTON–The bishop-Chair ... discuss

Head on over and give this one a read. Many of the reasons why I walked away from the Democrats and “the left” are featured here. I was not what you would call a “leftist.” I j ... discuss

Brethren, Peace be with you.For professional and personal reasons I've always cultivated an interest and a studied curiosity about foreign events, their drivers, and their meanings. The recent shootin ... discuss

Here are the six most helpful resources I know of for trying to assess whether or not birth control pills and/or Plan B definitely cause abortions or not. The most common question I get emailed to me ... discuss

When I recently spoke at a homeschooling conference, I wanted to be sure I had enough to say, so of course I over-prepared. There was a section of a talk that I didn't even get to, so it comes to you ... discuss

The SA-11 Gadfly seems like the likely culprit for the destruction of Flight MH17. I posted an article very early yesterday morning about my suspicion that Ukraine shot down Malaysian Airlines flight ... discuss

It has been two and a half years since I bled on the internet, and today I am going to break that streak. Let’s give it a whirl. What the heck. YOLO. Fear has always controlled me. When I was 17 ... discuss

Matthew Schellhorn, a highly-regarded classical pianist, has kindly given me permission to reproduce below his moving account of his late mother's terminal illness and his insightful arguments against ... discuss

When reports started coming out this afternoon that Malaysian Flight 17 was shot down by a Buk missile, it seemed like a pretty good indication that it was Ukraine that fired the shot.  The media is ... discuss

U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut is trying to resurrect the Democrats so-called “War on Women” by introducing a bill, one supported by most of the Senate Democrats, that woul ... discuss

Question: "In Acts 15, while not imposing circumcision or kosher dietary laws on gentile converts, the Apostles nevertheless commanded then to abstain from the blood of animals (Acts 15:29). I have he ... discuss

The Federal Abortion Expansion Act Deceptively Packaged to Appeal to Women, but Designed to Exterminate Protective Laws By Anna Franzonello and Mary Harned, AUL staff attorneys Holding a hearing on S. ... discuss

--I have always been interested in true crime and serial killers in specific.  I blame my Mother for this, since she has the same fascination.  It must be passed on from Mother to daughter b ... discuss

from Jill Stanek.comby Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and KelliThe FRC Blog explains how Democrat Sen. Patty Murray’s hasty “Protect Women’s Health From Corporate Interference Ac ... discuss

Tweetby Jonathon Van MarenI first heard of “abortion dreams” in university, in one of the first accounts of abortion I ever read. It was an essay published in a Norton anthology I had to purchase ... discuss

There is one argument against the Hobby Lobby decision that is driving me crazy maybe because it is going unchallenged on Facebook pages and comboxes all over.It goes like this: if Hobby Lobby ca ... discuss

The Pro Life Movement has shown great success for the Pro Choice Movement because the Pro Life Movement is a deliberate extension of the Pro Choice Movement. They have made abortion stronger by pushin ... discuss

Dear Dad,I can't believe you've been gone exactly 5 years today. It seems like just yesterday that I was sneaking into the hospital to see you. I haven't forgotten what you looked like, even without t ... discuss

The Rise of Christianity, c. 200 A.D. Click to enlarge. Mr. Rogers, For several years I have had questions about the timing of prophetic events. I have the general understanding that many evange ... discuss

Despite the extreme vulnerability of unborn babies and the relative ease of killing them when technologically well-equipped adults make a choice to do so, occasionally an attempt to kill one fails. As ... discuss

A couple of months ago, a pro-choicer named TF wrote to me in a public online forum: “. . . women are individual human beings who have inalienable rights, and the POTENTIAL, NON-INDIVIDUAL developin ... discuss

If we are to pinpoint the moment of beginning of personhood that has the best scientific grounding, out of all the moments that are candidates, that will certainly be the beginning of the single-cell ... discuss

Clinton Wilcox of Life Training Institute was kind enough to read the semi-final draft of this post and provide a brief but insightful critique. This does not mean that he necessarily endorses any of ... discuss

Jerome Metz Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas Judge Jerome "Jerry" Metz has approved a motion for a stay of execution for the Lebanon Road Surgery Center (Women’s Med Center) abortion facili ... discuss

Attorneys from Alliance Defending Freedom, a non-profit legal organization, filed a federal lawsuit Monday against the city of Fort Wayne’s public transportation company for refus ... discuss

Deep breaths. I’m not sure there’s much I can find to say without whining lately, so I have been loathe to open up a blank blog post and publish ANYTHING. And then there’s that blog ... discuss

There is a really interesting editorial in the Opinion Section of the New York Times.  It is an intensely personal piece written by a woman who had an abortion 20 years ago.  She had become ... discuss




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