Posts Tagged ‘Dustin Siggins’

House report claims Obama influenced IRS to target conservative groups

by Dustin Siggins WASHINGTON, D.C. — A House committee says that President Obama’s “political rhetoric” was critical in the IRS’ decision to target Tea Party, pro-family, and other groups that had politically conservative leanings. In a 77-page report released on Monday, the House Oversight Committee said, “President…

Former Johns Hopkins head psychiatrist: ‘transgender surgery isn’t the solution’

by Dustin Siggins NEW YORK — The former psychiatrist-in-chief of Johns Hopkins Hospital is continuing his decades-long fight against transgender surgery as a solution to what he calls “a disorder of ‘assumption.’” In a June 12 Wall Street Journal op-ed, Dr. Paul McHugh wrote that “policy makers and the media…

Transgendered teen to be honored at Pride March in San Francisco

by Dustin Siggins SAN FRANCISCO, CA — A California transgendered boy who made national headlines this winter after an altercation at school for which he was charged with battery is being honored as one of four Community Grand Marshals at the 44th Annual San Francisco Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Transgender Pride Parade and…

NYC Catholic parish to hold ‘Pre-Pride’ Mass

by Dustin Siggins NEW YORK CITY, June 13, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) — A Catholic parish with a history of flouting Church teachings on same-sex relationships is planning a “Pre-Pride Mass” the day before New York City’s annual Pride March. The Church of St. Francis of Assisi has announced on its website that the Mass…

Melinda Gates’ claim to not fund abortion is ‘outright deception’: pro-life group

by Dustin Siggins WASHINGTON, D.C., June 13, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) — The claim by Melinda Gates, a Catholic, that the multi-billion dollar Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation does not fund abortion is “an outright deception,” says Father Shenan J. Boquet, president of Human Life International. Gates has made headlines…

Hillary Clinton goes negative on traditional marriage supporters

by Dustin Siggins WASHINGTON, D.C., June 13, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) — In a tense exchange earlier this week, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told NPR’s Terry Grossu that supporters of marriage “operate in an evidence-free zone.” Clinton, who is the expected frontrunner for the Democratic race…

BREAKING: Live Action gets appointment with staffer Planned Parenthood said was ‘no longer employed’

by Dustin Siggins ARLINGTON, VA, June 12, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) — Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky (PPINK) told The Indianapolis Star on Wednesday that the staff member Live Action caught encouraging dangerous sex acts to teenagers “is no longer employed at PPINK.” According to the Star, president and…

Former porn star: Study showing harm to porn stars offers mere ‘peek’ into realities of industry

by Dustin Siggins LOS ANGELES, CA, June 12, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A new study from UCLA’s School of Public Health shows that pornography performers face physical harm, sex abuse, and sexually transmitted infections. Presented at the Centers for Disease Control’s 2014 STD Prevention Conference in Atlanta,…

Southern Baptist Convention votes to oppose ‘sex change’ operations

by Dustin Siggins BALTIMORE, MD, June 11, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Approximately 5,000 representatives of Southern Baptist Convention affiliates approved a resolution Tuesday opposing the normalization of sex-change operations for people who identify as transgender. One of nine resolutions considered on the second day…

Jahi McMath’s family urges school to grant her honorary eight-grade diploma

by Dustin Siggins OAKLAND, CA, June 11, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) — The family of eighth-grader Jahi McMath is asking supporters to contact her school, E.C. Reems Academy of Technology and Arts, to ask that she be granted a diploma along with the members of the class with whom she would have graduated this year. Jahi was…

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