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Pro-life video of the day: Veterans Day tribute

by Hans Johnson November is a month of notable military anniversaries. Yesterday was the 239th birthday of the U.S. Marine Corps. Next week marks 151 years since the first reading of the Gettysburg Address. And, of course, today is Veterans Day. Show More Summary

Mormon Bishop: Harry Reid “Isn’t a Man of Serious Faith” Because He’s Pro-Abortion

As LifeNews previously reported, pro-abortion Senate Majority Leader, Harry Reid lost his position when pro-life candidates took over the U.S. Senate. This is very good for the pro-life movement because Reid has repeatedly supported pro-abortion President Barack Obama. He’s also refused to allow pro-life bills to come to a vote in the Senate. In 2013, […]

Feministing Chat: On street harassment

Editor’s note: It’s been a couple weeks now since the anti-street harassment organization Hollaback! released that video of a woman getting catcalled 100 times during a day walking the streets of New York City. The video has now been...Show More Summary

Syria Today Is A Preview Of Veterans Day, 2030

We will have to work as hard as possible to make sure we don’t leave a world of wars to our children. That means avoiding decades, if not centuries, of strife and conflict from catastrophic climate change. The post Syria Today Is A Preview Of Veterans Day, 2030 appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Here’s How Much Money Your Tacos and Beer Raised for Abortion Funds

The premise of the Taco or Beer Challenge was simple: Eat a taco and/or drink a beer, and donate to an abortion fund. And the fundraising numbers were, in some cases, surprising and staggering. Image: UniteWomen/Youtube The post Here’s How Much Money Your Tacos and Beer Raised for Abortion Funds appeared first on RH Reality Check.

9 Successful People With Down Syndrome Who Prove Life is Worth Living

(LiveActionNews) — Ninety percent of people diagnosed with Down syndrome are never allowed to be born. This is a staggering statistic that we hear quite often. Lives struck down before they ever have a chance to fulfill their missions, succeed at their dreams, or even flash a smile at their parents. This all started when […]

Eugene from the Walking Dead is apparently running for Congress

The dude leading the fight against the zombie apocalypse just took a page from the GOP's climate change playbook.

Pro-life vid of day: Reaching abortion workers on the sidewalks

by Kelli It is important to remember that as we seek to change our nation by electing pro-lifers to public office, the “front lines” of where the abortion war takes place is on the sidewalks – in changing the hearts and minds of abortion-minded women and of those working in the abortion industry. Show More Summary

DeSmogCAST Episode 2: Midterm Elections Fallout, #KMFACE and the Fossil Fuel Industry in Kid’s Classrooms

This week’s episode of DeSmogCAST covers the fallout of the U.S. midterm elections and what a GOP congress will mean for climate action and the Keystone XL  pipeline. Hosted by DeSmogBlog contributor Farron Cousins, our DeSmog cast – featuring Carol Linnitt, Brendan DeMelle and Steve Horn – also takes a look at fracking bans in several U.S. Show More Summary

Obama Expected to Nominate Loretta Lynch as First Black Female Attorney General

Lynch, a Harvard graduate and the current U.S. Attorney in Brooklyn, would be the first Black woman to serve as attorney general and only the second woman to ever hold the position. Image: PBS NewsHour/Youtube The post Obama Expected to Nominate Loretta Lynch as First Black Female Attorney General appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Kid Rock Surprises Man With Down Syndrome on His 30th Birthday

Earlier this year, Dan McGurk, who has Down syndrome, posted a video on YouTube inviting Kid Rock to his upcoming birthday dinner. In the video he said, “It’s not until the 27th [of October]. I’m the biggest and number one Kid Rock fan. Please be there for my 30th birthday … I hope you come.” […]

Vivisectors Stick Together, Like Poo

I was asked by a friend to comment on UCLA Chancellor Gene Block's email in which he defended and promoted David Jentsch's own promotion of anything-goes animal experimentation. November 3, 2014 To the Campus Community: Last week, the...Show More Summary

The Fight for Reproductive Rights Too Often Excludes Disabled Parents

The right to have children and keep them is especially in danger for disabled people, who may be prevented from parenting at all or risk confiscation of their children by welfare authorities after birth. Image: Shutterstock The post The Fight for Reproductive Rights Too Often Excludes Disabled Parents appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Neo-Confederate Who Says Civil Rights Are ‘Make Believe’ Wins County Council Seat in Maryland

Michael Anthony Peroutka, who is one of the country's most extreme right-wing candidates with close ties to a national hate group, was elected Tuesday in Maryland's Anne Arundel County. Image: TheAmericanView/Youtube The post Neo-Confederate Who Says Civil Rights Are ‘Make Believe’ Wins County Council Seat in Maryland appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Bush Family and Its Inner Circle Play Central Role in Lawsuits Against Denton, Texas, Fracking Ban

Yesterday, Denton, Texas, became the first city in the state to ban the process of hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) when 59 percent of voters cast ballots in favour of the initiative. It did so in the heart of the Barnett Shale basin,...Show More Summary

Pro-Life Students Sue Feminist Professor Who Led Angry Mob and Assaulted Them

The pro-life students who were assaulted by University of California Santa Barbara Professor of Feminist Studies, Mireille Miller-Young have filed sit against her. In August Miller-Young was sentenced in a criminal case in connection with an assault on pro-life young people who took the pro-life message to the UCSB campus. Miller-Young was sentenced to 108 hours […]

Street Harassment Signals a Bigger, Global Problem: What That Catcalling Video Missed

The same culture that allows men to catcall, without restriction, on the street, allows men to stalk and invade the personal space of women and threaten us without penalty. Image: Street Harassment Video/Youtube The post Street Harassment Signals a Bigger, Global Problem: What That Catcalling Video Missed appeared first on RH Reality Check.

GMO labeling laws keep failing. Here’s why we can expect more

GMO-labeling initiatives have lost four times now, but proponents are tenacious. Until we actually try out the idea, we'll be stuck on infinite replay.

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