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Walmart’s Reliance On Dirty Energy Responsible For 8 Million Metric Tons of Carbon Pollution Per Year

Recent revelations that the Walton Family, majority owners of Walmart, are funding attacks against the rooftop solar industry called into question the big-box retailer’s very public “100% renewable energy” commitment. A new report by...Show More Summary

Expectant Mother Hit by a Car Dies; Doctors Save Baby, Who was Born Alive

In a tragic case out of Pennsylvania, an expectant mother was his by a vehicle and killed while she was standing outside a drug store. Thankfully, doctors were able to save her unborn baby, who was born alive after the accident. According to news reports, an elderly driver who may have hit the gas instead […]

Why Have Adoption Rates Plummeted Since Abortion Was Legalized?

November is National Adoption Month, and I hope that you’ve read some of the compelling personal stories that have been published here over these past few weeks. If you want to get a good idea of some of the joys – and challenges – that await adoptive parents, the accounts in National Right to Life […]

Pro-life blog buzz 11-28-14

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and Kelli Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life notes the worldwide concern over premature birth, as it remains “the leading cause of all under-five deaths.” But there is failure to recognize...Show More Summary

Ohio State football player missing; family fears he is disoriented

Ohio State defensive tackle Kosta Karageorge has been missing since Wednesday morning, and his mother has filed a missing persons report, the player's sister told the Columbus Dispatch on Thursday.

Cox is letting pirates steal music online, publishers' lawsuit claims

Music piracy online continues to run rampant, and on Wednesday two music publishers filed a lawsuit against a cable company they claim is aiding and abetting the pirates.

Abortionist: Late-Term Abortion is a “Good Parenting Act” to “Reduce Suffering”

An abortionist who travels to a clinic in Albuquerque, New Mexico has called killing a pre-born child in the womb a “good parenting act” in an effort to explain why she performs abortions weeks after most states restrict the procedure. Abortionist Susan Robinson tells GritTV’s Laura Flanders that she lives in California but travels to […]

New York Times Hails “Abortion Entrepreneurs” Who Help Women Pay for Abortions

For The New York Times, Black Friday’s just another great day to promote “abortion entrepreneurs” like 20-year-old Lenzi Sheible, who helps troubled women get around Texas abortion laws by paying for hotels and transportation bills to other abortion clinics. The headline was “Activists Help Pay for Patients’ Travel to Shrinking Number of Abortion Clinics.” For […]

History classes don't need to be 'gamified'

To the editor: The article describing some students at Venice High School playing games to access world history saddens those who believe history need not be "gamified," put online to download and reduced in scope to stimulate thought and engagement in classrooms. ("L.A. Unified adopts free...

Finding the Value in Plastic Waste: the Plastic Bank

Social enterprise Plastic Bank wants to turn plastic waste into a valuable commodity for the world's poorest people The post Finding the Value in Plastic Waste: the Plastic Bank appeared first on Sustainablog.

Don't delay, deal with Iran

To the editor: Iran has had more than a year to make concessions on its nuclear program, and yet Sven-Eric Fikenscher approves of the extension of talks. In the meantime, Iran has refused to cooperate with the International Atomic Energy Agency in disclosing some "highly suspicious activities...

Warm thoughts of Rabbi Beerman

To the editor: The article on Rabbi Leonard Beerman brought back wonderful memories of growing up at Leo Baeck Temple in the 1960s and '70s. It bears noting that Rabbi Beerman's political activism was coupled with pastoral dedication. ("At 93, Rabbi Leonard Beerman still stirs passions with...

Why no mention of Roybal as a presidential honoree?

To the editor: Much to my dismay, the article omitted mention of Edward Roybal as one of the 18 people awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Obama on Monday. ("Medal of Freedom awarded to Meryl Streep, Stevie Wonder, others," Nov. 24)

Laying blame for California's affirmative consent law

To the editor: Ah, spring, when a young man's fancy turns to thoughts of … affirmative consent, role-playing exercises and modeling strategies as precursors to intimacy. Let's thank party girls short on common sense, the Neanderthal creeps who take advantage and the bureaucrats who...

Syrian officials reject U.S. criticism of reported civilian casualties

The Syrian government lashed back Friday at an Obama administration statement that the U.S. was “horrified” at accounts of large-scale civilian casualties during reported Syrian air raids this week on territory controlled by the radical Islamic State group.

Manuscripts of early, unrecorded Bob Dylan songs go to auction

An early mentor of Bob Dylan who helped the aspiring musician get his career rolling in New York is auctioning of a pair of manuscripts Dylan gave him more than 50 years ago to generate money to support his folklore center in Sweden...

Abortions Decline to Historic Low: 33% of Pregnancies Used to End in Abortion, Now Just 18%

The Centers for Disease Control released its national abortion report on Friday and the new figured show the number of abortions in the United States has declined to a historic low. From 2010 to 2011, the total number and rate of reported abortions decreased 5% and the abortion ratio decreased 4%, and from 2002 to […]

Abortionist: Late-Term Abortions are Done for “Very Compelling” Reasons

Yesterday, in Part One of “The abortionist as hero,” we talked about Carol Ball, the medical director for Planned Parenthood of Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, who splits her time among Planned Parenthood’s headquarters in St. Paul, Minnesota, Duluth, Minnesota, and the Sioux Falls, South Dakota abortion clinic. In the fluff piece written by The […]

(Not so) pro-life vid: Brittany Maynard condolences used for petition

by Kelli Pro-lifer Katie Buck, a supporter of Iowa Right to Life, reported some disturbing information to LifeNews.com regarding an online sympathy card she says she signed in memory of Brittany Maynard, the cancer patient who recently took her own life via assisted suicide. Show More Summary

France Reaffirms Abortion Support: “Right of Women to Freely Dispose of Their Body”

The French national Assembly, meeting in Paris, has reaffirmed its full support for legalized abortion. Members voted almost unanimously for a resolution that reaffirmed the so-called right of abortion by a 143-7 vote, with one abstention. The resolution confirms “the importance of the universal right of women to freely dispose of their body, in France, […]

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