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Wednesday, July 11, 2012

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• House Votes to Repeal Pro-Abortion, Pro-Rationing Obamacare
• New Case: Woman Forcibly Aborted in China at Eight Months

• Radicals Try to Eject Pro-Lifer From Family Planning Summit

• Congressional Bill Would Gut Pro-Abortion HHS Mandate

More Pro-Life News
• Pro-Abortion Women s Group Endorses Obama s Re-Election
• China Pays $11K to Woman Victimized by Forced Abortion
• Melinda Gates Family Planning Summit Raises $4.6B for Population Control
• Black Magazine Essence Partners With Planned Parenthood
• Mississippi Not Abortion Free Yet, Judge Let s Clinic Stay Open
• Dutch Doctors Use Deep Sedation to Hide Assisted Suicides
• Even Pro-Choice People Know Abortion Stops a Beating Heart
• Wanting to Change a Mind? Pro-Life Goals for Abortion Dialog
• Ad Claims Vote Against Planned Parenthood Funding Caused Cancer
• Pennsylvania Hospital Merger to Result in Ending Abortions
• Hypocrisy: Michigan Abortion Activists Oppose Safe Abortions
• Pro-Life Catholics Seek Victory Over Russia s Culture of Death

—> Did you know? Gallup polling shows Americans are pro-life on a 51-41% margin.

House Votes to Repeal Pro-Abortion, Pro-Rationing Obamacare
The House of Representatives voted today to repeal the Obamacare health care law that fund abortions and prompts concerns about rationed health care.

The House voted 244-184 for repeal (vote breakdown here). Republicans strongly supported repealing the Obamacare bill, voting 239 to 0 to do so, while Democrats strongly opposed repealing the pro-abortion bill, voting 184-5 against repeal.

ObamaCare takes away from patients the ability to make their own decisions and individual choices. Instead of letting patients and their families work with their doctors to decide the best care, ObamaCare puts Washington in the driver s seat to make health care choices for them and their family. Taking away choice, driving up costs and making health care dramatically more expensive is not the prescription that Americans asked for, House Republican Leader Eric Cantor said during debate. http://www.lifenews.com/2012/07/11/house-votes-to-repeal-pro-abortion-pro-rationing-obamacare/

New Case: Woman Forcibly Aborted in China at Eight Months
A human rights group that is one of the leading organizations monitoring the one-child policy in China reports that yet another case has been made public this time of a woman who was forcibly aborted at eight months of pregnancy.

ChinaAid has learned that on April 6, 2012, in Xianyou county, Fujian province, which is notorious for its forced abortions, Wu Liangjie s wife was forcibly detained and abducted to a hospital. There, her eight-month old unborn child became a victim of a brutal forced abortion. http://www.lifenews.com/2012/07/11/new-case-woman-forcibly-aborted-in-china-at-eight-months/

Radicals Try to Eject Pro-Lifer From Family Planning Summit
The pro-abortion radicals meeting in London to promote population control at the Family Planning Summit sponsored by Melinda Gates, attempted to kick out a pro-life advocate who was there to attend and monitor the event.

Security forces at the Melinda Gates Family Planning Summit approached Wendy Wright, a representative of the pro-life group C-FAM, and demanded to know how she got into the event. Pro-abortion representatives at the conference recognized Wright and accused her of sneaking into the summit. http://www.lifenews.com/2012/07/11/radicals-try-to-eject-pro-lifer-from-family-planning-summit/

Congressional Bill Would Gut Pro-Abortion HHS Mandate
A new bill filed by pro-life lawmakers in the House would gut the HHS mandate included in Obamacare that forces religious groups to pay for or refer women for abortion-causing drugs and birth control.

Representative Jim Sensenbrenner, a Wisconsin Republican and former chair of the House Judiciary Committee, introduced the Religious Freedom Tax Repeal Act at a press conference. He said the legislation aims to stop the Obama Administration from taxing religious institutions for choosing to follow core tenets of their faith rather than bow to the HHS mandate that violates their conscience rights. http://www.lifenews.com/2012/07/11/congressional-bill-would-gut-pro-abortion-hhs-mandate/


Pro-Abortion Women s Group Endorses Obama s Re-Election
A leading pro-abortion women s group announced its endorsement of pro-abortion President Barack Obama today. NOW, the National Organization of Women, which has been steadfastly pro-abortion for decades, backed Obama but said relatively little about his lengthy pro-abortion record.

It is with great pride that I announce today, on behalf of the nation s oldest and largest grassroots women s rights organization, that the National Organization for Women Political Action Committee endorses President Barack Obama for re-election as president of the United States, said NOW/PAC Chair Terry O Neill. http://www.lifenews.com/2012/07/11/pro-abortion-womens-group-endorses-obamas-re-election/

China Pays $11K to Woman Victimized by Forced Abortion
Chinese officials have paid $11,000 to a woman forced to have an abortion seven months into her pregnancy, according to her attorney. The lawyer said the woman appreciated the financial compensation but said nothing would make up for the forced abortion and the taking of her baby s life.

The forced abortion sparked international outrage as the picture of Feng Jianmei and the body of her aborted baby lying next to her in a hospital bed circulated the Internet. http://www.lifenews.com/2012/07/11/china-pays-11k-to-woman-victimized-by-forced-abortion/

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IMelinda Gates Family Planning Summit Raises $4.6B for Population Control
The Family Planning Summit sponsored by pro-abortion activist Melinda Gates has concluded and the sponsors and supporters of it have raised billions to promote population control worldwide.

Lisa Correnti, of the pro-life group C-FAM, which has been monitoring the summit, provided details about the final numbers.

http://www.lifenews.com/2012/07/11/melinda-gates-family-planning-summit-raises-4-6b-for-population-control/

Black Magazine Essence Partners With Planned Parenthood
Sometimes in life our most painful wounds are self-inflicted. Nowhere is that more evident, today, than in the black community. http://www.lifenews.com/2012/07/11/black-magazine-essence-partners-with-planned-parenthood/


Mississippi Not Abortion Free Yet, Judge Let s Clinic Stay Open
A judge has ruled that the lone abortion facility in the state can remain open while the lawsuit it filed against a new pro-life law, that could force it to close down, proceeds. http://www.lifenews.com/2012/07/11/mississippi-not-abortion-free-yet-judge-lets-clinic-stay-open/

Dutch Doctors Use Deep Sedation to Hide Assisted Suicides
The Lancet has just published an article purporting to show that euthanasia rates have not increased in the Netherlands since legalisation in 2002. http://www.lifenews.com/2012/07/11/dutch-doctors-use-deep-sedation-to-hide-assisted-suicides/

Even Pro-Choice People Know Abortion Stops a Beating Heart
Would you be surprised if I told you this quote came from a pro-abortion advocate? Well, it did. Here is the quote in its context from Salon s recent interview with Choices Women s Medical Center President Merle Hoffman. http://www.lifenews.com/2012/07/11/even-pro-choice-people-know-abortion-stops-a-beating-heart/

Wanting to Change a Mind? Pro-Life Goals for Abortion Dialog
While the pro-life movement pursues changing the laws to protect for legal protection for unborn children, changing hearts and minds is a component of that goal so the idea for legal protection gains additional public support. http://www.lifenews.com/2012/07/11/wanting-to-change-a-mind-pro-life-goals-for-abortion-dialog/

Ad Claims Vote Against Planned Parenthood Funding Caused Cancer
Pro-abortion Montana Senator Jon Tester is in the race for his political life. He faces a tough challenge from pro-life Republican Congressman Denny Rehberg. http://www.lifenews.com/2012/07/11/ad-claims-vote-against-planned-parenthood-funding-caused-cancer/

Pennsylvania Hospital Merger to Result in Ending Abortions
Abington Health, a non-religiously-affiliated hospital in southeastern Pennsylvania, recently announced plans to merge with Holy Redeemer Health System, a Catholic institution. http://www.lifenews.com/2012/07/11/pennsylvania-hospital-merger-to-result-in-ending-abortions/

Hypocrisy: Michigan Abortion Activists Oppose Safe Abortions
Last month, Michigan s house of representatives received national attention for passing a package of pro-life bills. http://www.lifenews.com/2012/07/11/hypocrisy-michigan-abortion-activists-oppose-safe-abortions/

Pro-Life Catholics Seek Victory Over Russia s Culture of Death
As I write this, a small band of pro-life missionaries is driving through the vast desolate plains of Siberia, on a historic pilgrimage across Asia and Europe. http://www.lifenews.com/2012/07/11/pro-life-catholics-seeks-victory-over-russias-culture-of-death/

 

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