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A ‘positive good’?

Abortion | Pro-abortion rhetoric is starting to sound like the antebellum defense of slavery
by Janie B. Cheaney
Posted 5/29/19, 11:28 am

Several of my Facebook “friends” are flaming liberals whom I seldom engage. Part of the reason is that I don’t want them to unfriend me, but a bigger reason is that I can’t begin to unpack some of their bizarro-world statements. One of these acquaintances—I’ll call her X—posted a brief meme last month: I love abortion! Clear and forceful as a punch to the stomach, but I felt no need to respond because so many already had. A man (M) who sympathized with X’s cause criticized her method: “That’s not the best framing for the issue.”  

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Illinois bulldozing pro-life protections

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 5/29/19, 10:41 am

The Illinois House of Representatives and its Democratic majority on Tuesday passed a bill that would strip all protections from unborn children, allowing for abortions up to the moment of birth. The so-called “Reproductive Health Act” also allows partial-birth abortions and removes protection for pro-life doctors and insurers who object to the practice. “A fertilized egg, embryo, or fetus does not have independent rights under the laws of this state,” according to the bill, which passed in a 64-50 vote after an emotional floor debate.

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Fall in line or get out of medicine?

Religious Liberty | White House expands medical conscience protections while pro-abortion lobby tries to roll them back
by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 5/28/19, 06:11 pm

As the Trump administration works to expand medical workers’ religious liberty protections, states across the country are pushing back by trying to force doctors and nurses to fall in line with modern sexual ethics.

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