Amid Controversy, Abby Johnson Speaks at Catholic University of America

Amid Controversy, Abby Johnson Speaks at Catholic University of America

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University alumni and some student-led groups — such as the university’s Black Student Alliance (BSA) — protested Johnson’s speech.

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Louisiana Applauds Court Order to Unseal Abortion Facility Records: ‘A Victory for Transparency’

Louisiana Applauds Court Order to Unseal Abortion Facility Records: ‘A Victory for Transparency’

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A gavel sits on top of court documents.

In a 28-page order written on Jan. 28 and published Feb. 2, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana ordered June Medical Services, LLC and other abortion facilities to unseal a number of documents;

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Pro-Life Attorneys Fight  Million Judgment Against David Daleiden and Pro-Life Investigators

Pro-Life Attorneys Fight $13 Million Judgment Against David Daleiden and Pro-Life Investigators

For the past five years, the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) has been representing a former board member of the Center for Medical Progress (CMP) in a lawsuit against Planned Parenthood.

This case was filed in 2016 by Planned Parenthood after CMP exposed Planned Parenthood’s horrendous abortion practices through CMP’s undercover investigation known as the Human Capital Project. The CMP videos that were made public shocked the country and led to congressional investigations and congressional referrals for criminal prosecutions over the sale of aborted babies’ body parts.

The case went to trial during the fall of 2019. After a nearly two-month trial, a San Francisco jury ruled against David Daleiden, CMP, its former board members – including our client – and the investigators.

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Bishops say order on LBGTQ equality has implications for religious liberty

Bishops say order on LBGTQ equality has implications for religious liberty

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WASHINGTON (CNS) — President Joe Biden’s wide-ranging executive order to extend existing federal nondiscrimination protections to LGBTQ people exceeds the U.S. Supreme Court’s June 2020 ruling on the issue in Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia, said the chairmen of five U.S. bishops’ committees.

In so doing, they said, the Jan. 20 order has implications for religious freedom.

“Every person has a right to gainful employment, education and basic human services free of unjust discrimination. That right should be protected,” the committee heads said in a joint statement released late Jan. 22 by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

However, Biden’s order on “‘sex’ discrimination exceeds the court’s decision,” they said.

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Justice Sotomayor: Death Penalty for Convicted Murderers is Wrong But Killing Innocent Babies is OK

Justice Sotomayor: Death Penalty for Convicted Murderers is Wrong But Killing Innocent Babies is OK

Why do so many of our nation’s leaders refuse to treat unborn babies as the valuable human beings who they are?

They call out injustice against inmates on death row, families in poverty, immigrants and refugees, and so many others. They condemn racism and sexism, and they promise to fight for the downtrodden. Yet, too many refuse to acknowledge – and some even fight for – the greatest injustice in America today: the massive killing of unborn babies in abortions.

Pro-abortion Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor is one of them. This week, she attracted media attention when she slammed the high court for allowing an “unprecedented rush of federal executions” in a scathing opinion.

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Appeals court stays Texas’ first scheduled 2021 execution

Appeals court stays Texas’ first scheduled 2021 execution

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The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals on Friday granted the stay for Blaine Milam, 31, to review intellectual disability claims.He had been set for lethal injection on Thursday for killing his girlfriend’s 13-month-old daughter during what the couple had said was part of an “exorcism.” He was convicted of capital murder for the December 2008 slaying of Amora Carson at his trailer in Rusk County in

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Heartbroken mom of baby born at 22 weeks: ‘To the doctors, she wasn’t a life worth fighting for’

Heartbroken mom of baby born at 22 weeks: ‘To the doctors, she wasn’t a life worth fighting for’

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Baby Sophia was born at just 22 weeks, three days, and doctors told her parents to expect her to live for only a few minutes after birth. They refused to provide her with any medical care because they considered her to be non-viable. However, Sophia lived for more than three hours outside the womb, and now her mother is urging parents to inquire whether the hospital where they have chosen to give birth will give medical assistance to a micro-preemie or not.

Sophia’s mother, Matesi Joy Neumiller, told Live Action News that her pregnancy concerns began early on, but her doctor was not receptive to them.

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Parler Sues Amazon for Shutting Down Its Servers After Pro-Life Conservatives Join It

Parler Sues Amazon for Shutting Down Its Servers After Pro-Life Conservatives Join It

Parler is fighting back in court after Apple, Google and Amazon conspired to shut down the conservative social media platform.

Millions of pro-life conservatives moved to the social media network following the decision by Facebook, Twitter and other social media giants to ban President Donald trump and censor conservatives. As censorship has increased, pro-life and conservative Americans have moved to other social media networks like Parler and LifeNews has gained almost 70,000 followers looking for alternatives to Twitter so they can get the latest pro-life news and information free from censorship.

But over the weekend, Apple and Google both banned Parler from their stores and Amazon dropped Parler as a customer.

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Justice Clarence Thomas: Supreme Court Must Take Up a Case to Protect Pro-Life Free Speech

Justice Clarence Thomas: Supreme Court Must Take Up a Case to Protect Pro-Life Free Speech

The U.S. Supreme Court sidestepped an opportunity to rule on behalf of the First Amendment right for pro-life speech around abortion centers.

The Supreme Court declined to hear Bruni v. City of Pittsburgh which challenges a law enacted by the city that bans pro-life speech—even prayer—in painted 15-foot buffer zones outside medical facility entrances. The city then chose to paint such zones outside only two facilities in the entire metropolitan area, Pittsburgh’s two abortion centers, and enforced the ban against pro-life speech only. This bans the free speech of sidewalk counselors and those handing out literature informing pregnant women of resources available for them and their children.

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U.S. Supreme Court declines hospital’s appeal to remove Tinslee Lewis from life support

U.S. Supreme Court declines hospital’s appeal to remove Tinslee Lewis from life support

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The Supreme Court of the United States has declined the preliminary plea of a Texas hospital seeking to remove life support from toddler Tinslee Lewis against her mother’s will.

Cook Children’s Medical Center has been in court fighting the family of 23-month-old Tinslee since November 2019. The hospital wants to remove Tinslee’s life support without her mother’s consent under the Texas 10-Day Rule. After losing in a lower court, the hospital requested SCOTUS take up the case, but SCOTUS has declined. In refusing to hear the case, SCOTUS leaves in place the ruling from the lower court which temporarily prevents the hospital from withdrawing life support.

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Harvard Removes Pro-Life Rep. Elise Stefanik From Advisory Board Because She Opposed Election Fraud

Harvard Removes Pro-Life Rep. Elise Stefanik From Advisory Board Because She Opposed Election Fraud

The Harvard Institute of Politics removed Republican New York Rep. Elise Stefanik from its Senior Advisory Committee over her claims of voter fraud.

“I spoke with Elise and asked her to step aside from the Senior Advisory Committee,” Harvard Kennedy School Dean Douglas Elmendorf wrote in a Tuesday letter to the Senior Advisory Committee. “My request was not about political parties, political ideology, or her choice of candidate for president.”

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Canadian woman loses battle to prevent husband of 48 years from death by euthanasia

Canadian woman loses battle to prevent husband of 48 years from death by euthanasia

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In October, a Canadian woman lost her battle to prevent her husband of almost 50 years from dying by euthanasia. Katherine, whose last name has not been released, had been married to her suicidal husband for 48 years. Katherine went to court to prevent him from being killed by doctors at his request.

Her husband first applied for euthanasia in April of 2020 but was turned down. Assessors believed 1) he wasn’t mentally competent to give consent to assisted death due to his dementia, and 2) his illness (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) would not cause imminent death. Katherine has argued that her husband was delusional about his health and believed he was terminally ill when he really wasn’t.

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Tennessee Supreme Court: Babies Can Sue Drug Companies for Damages Opioid Drugs Caused in the Womb

Tennessee Supreme Court: Babies Can Sue Drug Companies for Damages Opioid Drugs Caused in the Womb

Tennessee’s highest court recognized unborn babies as victims, if only inadvertently, in a ruling this month about mothers who use opioids while pregnant.

WZTV 17 Nashville reports the Tennessee Supreme Court unanimously agreed that babies may sue drug companies for harm that they suffered in the womb from their mothers’ use of the drugs.

The ruling dealt with the Tennessee Drug Dealer Liability Act and drug companies that produce prescription opioids, according to the report.

The act allows babies to “sue for damages caused by the use of illegal opioids if there is clear and convincing evidence that the drug companies knowingly facilitated the distribution of opioids in the illegal drug market,” according to the ruling.

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Austrian Court Creates Right to Assisted Suicide

Austrian Court Creates Right to Assisted Suicide

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A bit ago, Germany’s high court created an absolute right to commit suicide and the concomitant right to have help in making oneself dead.

Now, an Austrian court has said that committing suicide is a right of “self determination” and that obtaining help is part of that right. From the Tribune story:

The court said that the right to self-determination includes the right to a “dignified death,” and also the right of a person who has decided of their own free will to kill himself or herself to get help in doing so from another person.

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Nevada SC overturns Mexican national’s death sentence over violation of Vienna Convention

Nevada SC overturns Mexican national’s death sentence over violation of Vienna Convention

The Nevada Supreme Court has overturned the death sentence imposed on Mexican foreign national Carlos Gutierrez. In a 4-3 ruling, the court held that Nevada had violated the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations when police and prosecutors failed to notify Gutierrez of his rights to consular assistance by his government. The court further held, based upon extensive mitigating evidence presented

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Criminalizing the Christian View of Homosexuality

Criminalizing the Christian View of Homosexuality

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Beyond a doubt, one of the gravest threats to the freedom of Christians in many Western nations right now is posed by the efforts of LGBT activists to outlaw any form of dissent from their progressive sexual ideology.

Often, these efforts take the form of so-called “hate crime” laws. Typically, these laws are framed in such broad terms that simply expressing moral disagreement with homosexual practices, or quoting certain passages of scripture, even in private conversation, could plausibly be deemed “hate speech.”

Scotland, for instance, is currently considering a hate crime bill that would make it illegal, in the words of The Times, to “promote the view that a trans woman is not a woman.”

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Raphael Warnock Refuses to Say if He’d Support Packing Supreme Court With Liberal Judges

Raphael Warnock Refuses to Say if He’d Support Packing Supreme Court With Liberal Judges

Democratic senate candidate Raphael Warnock refused to say during a debate Sunday whether he supports “court packing,” or adding seats to the Supreme Court.

“As I move all across the state … people aren’t asking me about the courts and whether we should expand the courts,” Warnock said at the debate against Georgia Sen. Kelly Loeffler, a Republican.

“I know that’s an interesting question for people inside the beltway to discuss, but they are wondering when in the world they are going to get some COVID-19 relief,” added Warnock, a pastor at Atlanta’s Ebenezer Baptist Church.

Asked again by a debate moderator whether he supports adding seats to the court, he replied: “I’m really not focused on it.”

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Supreme Court may hear case regarding discriminatory pro-life buffer zones in Pittsburgh

Supreme Court may hear case regarding discriminatory pro-life buffer zones in Pittsburgh

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Alliance Defending Freedom has asked the United States Supreme Court to take up its appeal of Bruni v. City of Pittsburgh, regarding the enactment of a 15-foot buffer zone in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, which bars pro-life sidewalk counselors from practicing their First Amendment right to freedom of speech.

The buffer zone law bans free speech on public sidewalks in painted zones outside of medical facility entrances. However, the city painted those zones around just two facilities — Pittsburgh’s two abortion businesses — and enforced the ban selectively against pro-life sidewalk counselors.

The Supreme Court struck down a similar Massachusetts law in 2014, and as a result, the U.S.

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Wisconsin Supreme Court Rules Lower Courts Can Hear Trump Campaign Lawsuit on Voter Fraud

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has ruled that lower courts in the state can hear the Trump campaign’s lawsuit challenging the election results due to election fraud and voting irregularities.

The Trump campaign informed LifeNews that it welcomes the decision the Wisconsin Supreme Court’s decision to allow the circuit court to hear the lawsuit challenging absentee ballots unlawfully counted in the presidential election that undoubtedly altered the state’s election results.

The suit includes four cases laying out clear evidence of unlawfulness that affected no less than approximately 221,000 ballots out of over the three million ballots cast in Wisconsin,it said.

“We welcome the direction of the Supreme Court to file in Dane and Milwaukee Counties as we pursue making certain that only legal votes count in Wisconsin – and we will immediately do so.

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SBA List’s Women Speak Out PAC Ground Team Surges; Will Make 750,000 Visits to Voters at Their Doors

“Having recruited and trained the best pro-life activists in Georgia to canvass with us, we are excited to announce today that our team will make 750,000 visits to voters in person, at their doors, nearly double what we originally anticipated,” said Mallory Quigley, national spokeswoman for SBA List’s WSO PAC. “Our battle-tested strategy will expose the extreme pro-abortion views of Raphael Warnock, who opposes all restrictions on abortion, and Jon Ossoff, who has vowed to promote only liberal judges who support abortion on-demand. Pro-lifers must win in Georgia to ensure pro-life Republican control of the U.S. Senate.”

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Senator Kennedy: GOP Must Keep Senate, “Do Americans Want to be Governed by People Who Celebrate Abortion?”

A Louisiana senator warned Americans that the future of the country could be in the hands of “people who celebrate abortion” if Democrats gain control of the U.S. Senate in January.

In an interview Tuesday on Fox News at Night, U.S. Sen. John Kennedy emphasized the importance of the Georgia runoff election between two pro-life Republican senators and their pro-abortion Democrat challengers, Breitbart reports.

“I’m not going to bubble wrap it …” said Kennedy, a pro-life Republican. “The election in Georgia is really a second presidential election. That’s how important it is. If the Democrats win in Georgia, the Republican Senate will lose its majority.”

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The Satanic Temple’s fight against Missouri’s abortion law is finally over

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The battle the Satanic Temple (TST) has waged for years against the state of Missouri is finally at an end. After attempting to convince the courts to overturn the state’s pro-life laws, the Supreme Court refused to hear the Temple’s case.

The announcement was released by the Supreme Court late last month, refusing to grant certiorari, meaning there weren’t enough justices on the Supreme Court who felt the case merited a review of previous court rulings. The Satanic Temple first filed a lawsuit attempting to overturn Missouri’s 72-hour waiting period law in 2018, which was dismissed by the Eighth Circuit Court.

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Thousands march in Argentina to protest country’s efforts to legalize abortion

As Argentina’s president promised to pass a bill legalizing abortion by the end of the year, thousands of pro-life Argentinians marched in Buenos Aires in protest.

The Buenos Aires Times reported that participants gathered at the National Congress building, where legislators will begin debating President Alberto Fernández’s bill. The bill would make abortion legal through the first 14 weeks of pregnancy. Protestors carried signs which read “Save Both Lives!” and “March for the Unborn,” while waving sky-blue flags, the color signifying pro-life in Argentina. Organizers also said participants wore masks and practiced social distancing, in keeping with recommendations during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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UN agency wants to force controversial sex-ed on all children

(Washington, D.C. – C-Fam) With students around the world struggling to continue their education in the midst of the pandemic, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has published a guidance document to ensure they receive the UN’s controversial sex education, wherever they are.

The new document “complements and refers to” the controversial technical guidance on “comprehensive sexuality education” (CSE) that was published in 2018 by UNESCO. Despite the fact that “comprehensive sexuality education” was rejected by the General Assembly, and widespread opposition to it in countries and local communities, UNFPA has set out to ensure children receive it no matter what.

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