Posts Tagged ‘The Senate’

Florida would ban abortion post-viability, Ohio moves to ban abortion insurance, and more

by Ben Johnson WASHINGTON, D.C., June 6, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – As the Senate voted to confirm Sylvia Mathews Burwell as the new HHS Secretary to oversee the implementation of ObamaCare, states around the country were voting to protect the unborn, fighting for marriage, and wrestling with a wave of transgender…

Florida Bishops Welcome Protection for Unborn at Viability

The bishops of Florida released a statement Friday commending the state’s legislative leaders for legislation restricting abortions once a child has reached viability.  The Senate approved House Bill 1047 on Friday and it now awaits the governor’s signature.
“We are called to care for life from its earliest sta…

White House pushes for more leeway to ram through liberal judicial nominees

by Dustin Siggins WASHINGTON, D.C., March 24, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Intent on pushing its agenda through the Senate, including judges that support same-sex “marriage” and abortion “rights,” the White House is trying to get a second part of the Senate’s checks-and-balances eliminated.…

Predictions 2014

Well, it is time for me to go intrepidly where angels fear to tread.  My predictions for 2014. 1.   Elections 2014-The Republicans will gain 10-15 seats in the House and the GOP will take the Senate with at least a two seat advantage. 2.   Our fowl President-Obama’s lame duck status will be confirmed time and […]

Belgium Moves Step Closer to Euthanizing Children

Belgium has moved closer to extending euthanasia to terminally-ill children. The Senate’s justice and social affairs committee approved a draft bill allowing the practice Dec. 4th. It will now pass to parliament where it will be voted upon in the co…

An UNconventional approach to abortion, parents’ rights

by Tony Perkins November 22, 2013 (FRC) – Judging by the ObamaCare mess, Congress has enough to worry about without adding U.S. sovereignty to the mix. But in the Senate, where inefficiency is an art form, Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) is choosing to waste more of the chamber’s time on an international treaty…

National 20-week abortion ban introduced in U.S. Senate

by Dustin Siggins Ben Johnson co-wrote this article. WASHINGTON, D.C., November 7, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Nearly five months after passing the House, a bill to end abortion after 20 weeks has been introduced in the Senate. This morning Senator Lindsey Graham, R-SC, introduced the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection…

12 pro-abortion protesters arrested during rowdy Texas debate

by John Jalsevac July 15, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – After weeks of heated debate, Texas’ late-term abortion ban easily passed the Senate on Friday, sparking protests by the crowds of deflated orange-shirted pro-abortion activists who had filled the halls of the Capitol in recent days.  Emotions ran high…

They Should Be Holding Nooses

By Jennifer Fulwiler |
(Sensitive readers might want to skip this one.)

This morning I’m getting ready to head down to the Texas State Capitol, where the Senate will consider a bill that would, among other things, ban abortions after 20 weeks…

‘Great day for Freedom’: Senate axes Section 13 ‘Hate Crime’ provision

by Peter Baklinski OTTAWA, June 27, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Free speech advocates who campaigned to scrap Canada’s “hate speech” clause obtained a significant victory last night, as the Senate gave a third and final reading to C-304, a bill which repeals the controversial Section 13 of the Canadian…

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