Top pro-abort group blasts Doritos Super Bowl ad for ‘humanizing fetuses’

Feb 9, 2016 by

by Ben Johnson, LifeSite: Doritos thought a commercial featuring an unborn child reaching out for a chip was a cute marketing technique. NARAL Pro-Choice America and one of its affiliates thought it was “sexist” and unconscionable. The abortion trade group is facing international backlash for bashing Super Bowl commercials that portray babies – born or unborn – in a positive light. The Doritos commercial features an ultrasound image of a baby in utero following his...

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Couples ‘regret divorce after five years’

Feb 9, 2016 by

By Steve Doughty, Mailonline: Couples who divorce are likely to regret it five years later, a former High Court judge said yesterday. A high proportion of those who separate wish they had stayed together after a few years of living with the consequences, family judge Sir Paul Coleridge said. The warning to couples to think carefully before they rush to separate follows evidence that more than one in five divorced or estranged people think later that they should have tried to save their...

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Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop: Anglicans Didn’t “Vote us off island”

Feb 8, 2016 by

By Jeffrey Walton, Juicy Ecumenism: Episcopalians won’t see changes stemming from limits on the church’s participation in the worldwide Anglican Communion put in place by top Anglican bishops (primates), according to the U.S.-based church’s Presiding Bishop. “We’re not changing – so there shouldn’t be an expectation that in the next three years the Episcopal Church is going to change,” declared Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael Curry about the denomination’s approval of new...

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UN LGBT Stamps Generate Major Pushback from Pro-Family Member Countries

Feb 8, 2016 by

By Sharon Slater, Family Watch International Friday, February 5th, 2016 the United Nations Postal Administration issued a series of stamps promoting homosexuality and transgenderism. While the UN periodically issues stamps to promote various positions or to commemorate events, such stamps are usually non-controversial.  However, these provocative stamps depict same-sex couples embracing, a homosexual couple with a child, and a butterfly that symbolizes transgenderism. The stamp launch was part...

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Threats Of Drafting Women Reveal The Lies Of Equality

Feb 8, 2016 by

By D.C. McAllister, The Federalist: Three candidates were exposed in the GOP debate Saturday night for falling for political correctness when they said women should be required to register with Selective Service, which means our daughters would be drafted along with our sons in time of war. Marco Rubio, Jeb Bush, and Chris Christie each supported registering our daughters when asked about recent changes in Department of Defense policy regarding women in combat. The other candidates were not...

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A peek behind Belgium’s euthanasia curtain

Feb 8, 2016 by

By Michael Cook, MercatorNet: Another euthanasia scandal in Belgium. Two sisters have complained on a television program, Terzake, about the euthanasia of their sister. Tine Nys was 38 at the time and had broken up with her live-in boyfriend. On Christmas Eve 2009 she announced that she was going to be euthanased. After interviews with doctors, she was given a lethal injection on April 24, 2010, with her mother and father and her two sisters, Lotte and Sophie, at her bedside. Belgium allows...

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The ballet is no place for clumsy transgendered men

Feb 8, 2016 by

By Kathy Gyngell, The Conservative Woman: Fat ballet dancers used to be the stuff of jokes and music hall slapstick. Chaps performing Swan Lake used to be guaranteed to make us laugh. So did men dressed up as women. That was until Matthew Bourne’s male Swan Lake came along in a two fingers up gesture to tradition. Now the done thing is to take men in tutus very seriously indeed. As a long-term ballet aficionado, Bourne’s company of muscly swans in half drag and bare chests never appealed to...

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Growing up in a single-parent household could count as a form of ‘poverty’

Feb 8, 2016 by

By John Bingham, Telegraph: Growing up in a single-parent household should be treated as a form of “poverty”, the think-tank founded by the Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith has suggested. Parents mired in personal debt or children achieving low scores in primary school tests are also among potential “life chance risks” which should be taken into account when assessing whether families should be classed as living in poverty, according to the Centre for Social Justice (CSJ). The...

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Islam’s Sword Comes for Christians

Feb 8, 2016 by

By Raymond Ibrahim, Gatestone Institute: Hostility for Christmas was on full display. On Christmas Day, Muslims in Bethlehem, asdocumented here, set a Christmas tree on fire and greeted the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem with a hail of stones; in Belgium, Muslim “refugees” set fire to a public Christmas tree; in Nigeria, Muslim jihadis attacked churches during Christmas mass and killed at least 16; in the Philippines, on Christmas Eve, Muslim jihadis slaughtered 10 Christians to...

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Religious education is being squeezed off the timetable

Feb 8, 2016 by

From The Economist: LAST year in one large London school, all 200 pupils taking their GCSE exams—standard tests sat at age 16—were entered for a qualification in religious education (RE), and emerged with results as good as in the other humanities. Yet, according to a teacher there, the school has just announced that its GCSE course in RE will be scrapped and replaced with a one-hour class every fortnight. More schools are smiting their RE lessons. Nearly 1,200 put forward no pupil for an RE...

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