Gays disrupt hearings in Brazilian Congress on psychological treatment for homosexuality

Posted: 29 Jun 2012 01:30 PM PDT

Homosexual activists disrupted a hearing on Thursday in Brazil’s Chamber of Deputies on proposed legislation to permit psychologists to treat homosexuals who wish to change their orientation, an activity currently prohibited by the country’s Federal Council of Psychology (CFP).

How will gay "marriage" hurt us? Here’s how.

Posted: 29 Jun 2012 12:37 PM PDT

Eric Mataxas weighs in on how gay "marriage" is a threat to religious freedom and freedom of speech.

Did Roberts flip? Clues suggest court initially had the votes to strike down ObamaCare

Posted: 29 Jun 2012 12:36 PM PDT

While Republicans gasped as Chief Justice John Roberts joined the Supreme Court's liberal wing in upholding the federal health care overhaul, clues in the dissent suggest the conservative jurist may have originally sided against the law.

Dr. Alex Moens: ‘Being pro-life is an old Canadian value that needs to be rediscovered’

Posted: 29 Jun 2012 11:41 AM PDT

Alexander Moens is a professor of Political Science at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver and a Senior Fellow at the Fraser Institute in the Centre for Canadian-American Relations.

Cancer mom refuses abortion, nominated Walmart’s ‘Mom of the Year’

Posted: 29 Jun 2012 11:36 AM PDT

The story of a Canadian mother who declined to abort her baby girl while battling cancer is receiving attention after she was nominated by her young daughter for Walmart’s 2012 ‘Mom of the Year’ award.

Ruling helps Romney haul in $3 million in one day

Posted: 29 Jun 2012 10:00 AM PDT

Conservatives upset by the Supreme Court's decision to uphold most of the 2010 health care law are furiously cutting checks to Mitt Romney's campaign.

Debate on ObamaCare to intensify in the wake of landmark Supreme Court ruling

Posted: 29 Jun 2012 06:13 AM PDT

The court's Thursday ruling upholding most of President Obama's health care law sparked a frenzy of reaction from political figures, business leaders, medical professionals and ordinary Americans.

Denmark quietly debates euthanasia

Posted: 29 Jun 2012 06:12 AM PDT

The Danish Parliament’s advisory panel on ethics, the Etisk Råd, seems to be slowing warming to the idea, according to an article in the Copenhagen Post. In 1997 and in 2003 the panel dismissed the idea. However, at its May meeting this year, there was a heated debate.

Parents who would have aborted daughter with cystic fibrosis sue

Posted: 29 Jun 2012 06:01 AM PDT

A girl born with cystic fibrosis is at the center of a lawsuit filed by her Montana parents, who claim they would have aborted their girl had they known of her chances of having the disability.

Court ruling allows religious freedom lawsuits to proceed with hope

Posted: 29 Jun 2012 04:00 AM PDT

In the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the 2010 health care law, a leading religious freedom law firm has new confidence in the future of its lawsuits against the federal contraception mandate.

US bishops urge Congress to 'fix' problems in health care law

Posted: 29 Jun 2012 04:00 AM PDT

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has renewed its call for Congress to correct problems within the 2010 health care law, now that the legislation has been upheld by the nation’s highest court.

‘It gives me the chills’: Planned Parenthood aborts plans to open a mega-clinic

Posted: 29 Jun 2012 04:00 AM PDT

In what pro-life leaders are calling a “huge victory for life,” Planned Parenthood has settled a lawsuit and quietly put the 17,050-square-foot building it purchased in Auburn Hills, Michigan back on the market for sale.