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Romney: “Two Lives at Stake in Abortion, I Care About Both”

In a new interview taped last week and aired on Fox News Sunday today, Mitt Romney expresses a clear pro-life position saying he opposes abortions and is concerned about protecting both mother and child who are adversely affected by them. “And in regards to the issue of abortion, that is something where men and women [...]

Media Coverage Lacking Until it Shows What Abortion Really Is

When I was in journalism school in college, a professor told us would-be scribes that journalists don’t tell people what to think—they tell people what to think about. In other words, the enterprising reporter places a spotlight on issues that matter, that spark meaningful dialogue that helps to address our nation’s most pressing concerns. The [...]

Akin Stays in Missouri Senate Race: “Election, Not a Selection”

Missouri Senate candidate Tod Akin announced today he will stay in the race despite a controversy over remarks he made related to rape and abortions. “I may not be the favorite candidate of some people within the Republican establishment, but the voters made the decision,” he said. “We’re going to be here through the November [...]

CNN Poll: Majority of Americans Want Abortions Prohibited

CNN has released the results of a new poll showing a majority of Americans want all or most abortions prohibited — a clear pro-life majority. The survey asked: “Do you think abortion should be legal under any circumstances, legal under only certain circumstances, or illegal in all circumstances?” Some 62 percent want abortions illegal in [...]

Pro-Life Democrats to Counter Democrats’ Pro-Abortion Convention

After having been thrown to the curb by the Democratic Party and its refusal to acknowledge them in their party platform, pro-life Democrats are planning to hold their own event at the convention in Charlotte. Former Rep. Bart Stupak, a Michigan Democrat, will be featured at a Democrats for Life of America event on Tuesday, [...]

FactCheck: Obama Campaign Misleading About Romney, Abortion

The Obama campaign is misleading, in attacks on Mitt Romney and Republicans about abortion, according to the web site run by the University of Pennsylvania. The Obama campaign is falsely accusing the Republican Party’s platform of calling for banning abortions even in cases of rape or incest. That’s not true. The 2012 platform is [...]

Obama Rejects Catholic Leader for Democratic Convention Prayer

Timothy Cardinal Dolan will deliver the benediction at the Republican Party convention but, in a slight to Catholics, pro-abortion President Barack Obama rejected Cardinal Dolan’s similar offer of a prayer at the Democratic convention. Dolan told Democrats he would be “grateful” to deliver a blessing in Charlotte, according to the New York Post, but Obama [...]

Guard Shot at Pro-Life Group’s Office Released From Hospital

The Family Research Council announced today that building manager Leo Johnson has been released from the hospital after he was shot by a liberal activist last week at the pro-life group’s D.C. headquarters. Last week at FRC’s headquarters, Johnson confronted a gunman who pulled a gun from his backpack and aimed the weapon at Leo. [...]

Court: Obama Can Force Taxpayer-Funded Embryonic Stem Cell Research

A federal appeals court has determined a federal judge was right to throw out a lawsuit challenging President Barack Obama’s decision to force taxpayers to fund embryonic stem cell research. The U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia upheld a decision throwing out a lawsuit challenging the funding, which President George W. [...]

Planned Parenthood Hosts “Sex, Politics and Cocktails” Convention Event

Planned Parenthood is setting up shop at the Democratic convention with an event it is calling “Sex, Politics and Cocktails.” Thomas Peters of CatholicVote, which has endorsed Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan, noticed the event and says he finds it exploitive of women. “Planned Parent is an odd duck. On the one hand, it claims [...]

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