Mother fights hospital to secure food, water for injured son

Posted: 24 Aug 2012 07:23 AM PDT

The fate of a 12-year-old boy injured by a gunshot to the head is in dispute after his mother, who is refusing to let doctors remove the boy’s organs for donation, had discovered that his food and water supply had been stopped.

Abortionist admits rape 'not the reason' for most abortions

Posted: 24 Aug 2012 07:21 AM PDT

Shortly before controversy erupted over Congressman Todd Akin’s remarks on abortion in cases of rape, an abortionist bluntly admitted that “most women having abortions are not raped.” D.C. abortionist Willie Parker, who describes himself as “a provider of abortion care” and as an “‘out’ advocate of reproductive justice,” made the comment on a pro-abortion blog on August 3.

Toddler 'beauty queens' or sexualized children?

Posted: 24 Aug 2012 07:15 AM PDT

Pageant moms across the country are closely watching the bitter custody battle taking place in Campbell County, Kentucky, as the issue of the sexualization of young girls in beauty pageants, and on the popular TLC show "Toddlers & Tiaras," takes center stage.

Could cord-blood stem cells battle autism?

Posted: 24 Aug 2012 06:58 AM PDT

Stem cell researchers are launching the first FDA-approved clinical trial to examine whether cord blood stem cells can improve the condition of children with autism.

Woman-friendly business suing Obama

Posted: 24 Aug 2012 06:54 AM PDT

A businesswoman who has filed the most recent lawsuit against the federal contraception mandate believes that the government must respect her identity as a Catholic woman as well as a business owner.

As she nears death, Chinese hail woman who saved 30 babies from trash

Posted: 24 Aug 2012 06:10 AM PDT

Over the years of scavenging, Lou found 30 children who had been abandoned, mostly as a result of China's strict one-child policy. She and her husband adopted three daughters while the remaining children, mostly girls, were passed to other people to nurture.

Rape a joking matter to senator campaigning for Obama

Posted: 23 Aug 2012 05:32 PM PDT

Earlier this week, Senator Al Franken of Minnesota joined Vice President Joe Biden for a campaign event in Minnesota.

Full frontal nudity on prime time parade

Posted: 23 Aug 2012 05:28 PM PDT

The Parents Television Council (PTC), a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating parents about television content, has released a new study looking at nudity on prime-time broadcast television which reveals a major increase over the 2011-2012 season.

New Hampshire sherriff candidate vows 'deadly force' against abortion

Posted: 23 Aug 2012 05:26 PM PDT

A man running for sheriff in New Hampshire says if he is elected, he will arrest anyone involved in an abortion in his county.

Fiji could host right-to-die clinic

Posted: 23 Aug 2012 05:01 PM PDT

A prominent euthanasia advocate says Fiji is seriously considering his offer to set up a clinic to assist terminally ill Australians to die.

Right-to-life case adjourned after man shows signs of consciousness

Posted: 23 Aug 2012 04:04 PM PDT

A family pleading for the right to keep their severely brain-damaged father alive received a startling 11th-hour fillip yesterday when a doctor confirmed there were signs of consciousness.
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