• We Talked to Former Planned Parenthood Workers. Their Stories Are Chilling.

    We Talked to Former Planned Parenthood Workers. Their Stories Are Chilling.

    Planned Parenthood employees and educators “celebrate” abortion and do not protect young women, former employees told The Daily Caller News Foundation in a series of interviews revealing graphic details about their tenures with the organization.

    Myra Kincaid worked as a surgical assistant at a Planned Parenthood in Baltimore, Maryland, from February 2013 to February 2014, she said. Planned Parenthood called Kincaid shortly before she graduated college to recruit her, Kincaid told The Daily Caller News Foundation. She previously worked as a pharmacy technician and was in school to become a medical assistant.

    Kincaid said Planned Parenthood didn’t emphasize abortion at the beginning of her employment and told her the organization provided services for women like cancer screenings, but shortly thereafter, she was “thrown right into the surgical room where they perform the abortions, and that’s because they were so short-staffed that they had to rush me through training.”

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  • Sen. Joe Manchin Explains Why He Stood During Trump’s Call to Eliminate Late-Term Abortions

    Sen. Joe Manchin Explains Why He Stood During Trump’s Call to Eliminate Late-Term Abortions

    Democratic West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin stood and cheered a call to ban late-term abortions during President Donald Trump’s Tuesday night State of the Union address.

    Manchin was one of the few Democratic legislators attending the event who applauded the president’s call to action. Republican lawmakers stood and clapped vigorously, while a majority of Democrats remained in their seats.

    Asked Joe Manchin why he stood when Trump called for a 20 week abortion ban: “Late term abortions are just horrific…totally just wrong.”

    — Philip Wegmann (@PhilipWegmann) February 6, 2019

    “There could be no greater contrast to the beautiful image of a mother holding her infant child than the chilling displays our nation saw in recent days,” Trump said, pointing to the passage and introduction of extreme abortion legislation.… Read More...

  • ‘I Don’t Have Any Regrets’ About Infanticide Comments

    ‘I Don’t Have Any Regrets’ About Infanticide Comments

    Virginia Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam said he doesn’t regret statements he made appearing to condone infanticide and late-term abortion, at a Thursday afternoon press conference with Virginia Democratic leaders.

    A reporter asked Northam if he has any regrets about his comments or the way he said them. “No, I don’t,” Northam replied.

    He later added that he blames media for misconstruing his words. “No, I don’t have any regrets, but I do find that how my comments … I did answer that question. I regret that those comments have been mischaracterized,” he said at the press conference. “The personal insults towards me I really find disgusting.”

    Northam also described the comments that have been made as “nothing more than political points.”

    His Thursday statements follow remarks on late-term abortion he made in a Wednesday morning WTOP interview.

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  • Virginia Governor's Answer on Late-Term Abortion Hints at Support for Infanticide

    Virginia Governor’s Answer on Late-Term Abortion Hints at Support for Infanticide

    Virginia Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam couldn’t precisely answer whether he supports abortion until birth and suggested an infant could be born and then the mother and doctor could discuss what should happen next, in a Wednesday morning interview.

    “If a mother is in labor, I can tell you exactly what would happen. The infant would be delivered. The infant would be kept comfortable. The infant would be resuscitated if that’s what the mother and the family desired, and then a discussion would ensue between the physicians and the mother,” Northam said in a WTOP interview.

    Aborting a baby after it has been born is illegal.

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  • New York Passes Bill on Roe v. Wade Anniversary Casting Abortion as a Woman’s Right

    New York Passes Bill on Roe v. Wade Anniversary Casting Abortion as a Woman’s Right

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill Tuesday night that expands abortion access and codifies a woman’s right to abort under state law.

    Cuomo, a Democrat, signed the Reproductive Health Act on the 46th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, making good on his promise to add abortion protections to the state constitution, according to The New York Post.

    Roe v. Wade gave women the constitutional right to an abortion under the 14th Amendment on Jan. 22, 1973. The ruling extended the right to abort up to the point of fetal “viability,” a slippery term that continues to foster debate as neonatal care advances.

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  • Pelosi Promises Swift Action on ‘Commonsense’ Gun Control

    Pelosi Promises Swift Action on ‘Commonsense’ Gun Control

    Democrats will act “boldly” to bring “commonsense” gun control reforms to the table, Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said in a statement.

    “The new Democratic majority will act boldly and decisively to pass commonsense, life-saving background checks that are overwhelmingly supported by the American people,” Pelosi said, Politico reported Monday.

    With Pelosi’s support, Democrats coalesced to create a gun reform proposal that would require federal background checks on all gun sales, including private sales, Politico reported.

    Democratic California Rep. Mike Thompson, a Pelosi ally who says a bill for universal background checks will be introduced to Congress in early 2019, is spearheading the measure, according to Politico.

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  • Christian Teacher Fired for Refusing to Use Transgender Student’s New Pronouns

    Christian Teacher Fired for Refusing to Use Transgender Student’s New Pronouns

    A Virginia high school teacher was sacked Thursday for allegedly misgendering a student, marking the first time in the state that an educator has lost a job for using biological pronouns to refer to a student.

    The West Point School Board voted unanimously 5-0 to fire Peter Vlaming who teaches French at the school, according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch.

    Vlaming, 47, was charged with discrimination after failing to use male pronouns to address a biologically female student. Vlaming did not intentionally misgender the student, but avoided using any pronouns to address or talk about the student in order to accord with his Christian faith, the Times-Dispatch reported.

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  • 'Multiple Men' Were 'Ready to Take a Bullet' For Us, Says Shooting Survivor

    ‘Multiple Men’ Were ‘Ready to Take a Bullet’ For Us, Says Shooting Survivor

    Multiple men reportedly put their bodies on the line to protect patrons at the club in California where a gunman entered Wednesday night, killing 12 and reportedly taking his own life.

    “While we were all dog-piled at the side, there were multiple men that got on their knees and pretty much blocked all of us with their backs towards the shooter, ready to take a bullet for any single one of us,” Teylor Whittler, woman who had been in the club during the shooting, said Thursday morning, via ABC News.

    “And just the amount of people who made sure everyone got out OK or if they were out … they made sure, they went around to every single person around them and asked them if they were OK and if they needed a phone to call their family … just in general any way they could help.

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  • More Universities Adopt 'Anti-Oppression Guide'

    More Universities Adopt ‘Anti-Oppression Guide’

    Simmons College published an anti-oppression guide in March to help students and community members combat their tendencies to be racist, sexist, islamophobic, and politically incorrect, and now other colleges and universities are adopting the guide.

    Beloit College and Lesley University have adopted the “Anti-Oppression Guide,” which is “intended to provide some general information about anti-oppression, diversity, and inclusion,” the guide’s introduction reads.

    The guide examines a number of topics containing elements that fall under the umbrella of oppression, which it identifies as the combination of power and prejudice. The resource points to anti-transgender sentiment, or “Transmisia,” as one hierarchy of oppression and defines it as a “systemized discrimination or antagonism directed against transgender/nonbinary/genderqueer/agender persons.”

    “Transmisia and cissexism are rooted in a desire to maintain the gender binary,” the guide also posits, providing a link to “4 ‘Compliments’ Cis People Give Trans Folks That Are Actually Hella Cissexist.”

    The resource shuns heterosexism for being built around marriage, raising children, and owning property. 

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  • Illinois State-Funded Abortions Increase Nearly 300% in 2018

    Illinois State-Funded Abortions Increase Nearly 300% in 2018

    Taxpayers in Illinois paid for almost quadruple the number of abortions in the first six months of 2018 than they did in 2017 following a bill mandating the state pay for abortions.

    There were only 84 abortions between January and June 2017, but that number skyrocketed to 314 in 2018, according to records from the Illinois Department of Health and Family Services, the Illinois News Network reported Monday.

    The spike in abortions comes after Gov. Bruce Rauner, a Republican, signed House Bill 40 in September 2017. The law mandates the state provide abortion coverage for Illinois residents and state employees via Medicaid.

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  • ‘Roe V. Wade’ Film Director Describes How Hard It Was Shooting a Film About Abortion

    ‘Roe V. Wade’ Film Director Describes How Hard It Was Shooting a Film About Abortion

    Filming the new movie “Roe V. Wade” wasn’t easy, co-director Nick Loeb revealed in an interview Tuesday.

    Nick Loeb, who gained notoriety after fighting with ex-fiancée and “Modern Family” star Sofia Vergara over frozen embryos, is co-directing a pro-life film set to hit theaters in January 2019, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

    The filming hasn’t been particularly easy, however, with cast and crew facing expulsion from set locations and actors wavering on their roles after receiving backlash from friends and family. Loeb recalls that one woman approached him asking him who he was. “When I told her who I was, she told me to go f— myself,” Loeb told The Hollywood Reporter.

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  • University Settles Lawsuit After Discriminating Against Republicans

    University Settles Lawsuit After Discriminating Against Republicans

    A Washington university is shelling out big bucks to settle a dispute with a Republican student group that filed a lawsuit alleging the school discriminated against it by charging exorbitant security fees for speaker events.

    The University of Washington settled with the university’s College Republicans Monday, agreeing to pay $122,500 to make the lawsuit go away. The settlement comes after the campus group filed a lawsuit claiming that UW’s speaker policies “unconstitutionally infringed upon the [University of Washington College Republicans’] First Amendment freedom of speech by making it unaffordable and therefore impractical to host events likely to invite violent protests,” Campus Reform reported.

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  • Parents Object as Transgender Athletes Win Girls Track Events

    Parents Object as Transgender Athletes Win Girls Track Events

    Two athletes who were born males placed first and second in state track championship events for high school girls, causing anger among other competitors and parents who say they had an unfair advantage over the girls.

    Terry Miller and Andraya Yearwood dominated Connecticut’s races, sweeping gold and silver medals with little competition and stirring outrage among fellow competitors. Miller placed first in both the 100-meter and 200-meter dash, while Yearwood placed second to Miller in the 100-meter dash, CBS Pittsburgh reported.

    Both Miller and Yearwood are biological males who identify as females. Neither has undergone surgeries or used hormone blockers to lower their testosterone to a level comparable to females.

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  • Cal State Refuses to Hear Pro-Life Students on Free Abortion Drugs

    Cal State Refuses to Hear Pro-Life Students on Free Abortion Drugs

    A pro-life group has sought without success to speak with California State University at Long Beach about its stance on an abortion bill that soon may take effect at all California public universities.

    Students for Life of America, which aims to abolish abortion on college campuses, launched a #RUSerious campaign to protest a proposal to give out the RU-486 abortion drug for free in campus health centers across California.

    The group reached out to the Cal State chancellor’s office on many occasions to speak about the proposal, but those requests have been ignored, said Camille Rodriguez, the group’s Pacific Southwest regional coordinator.

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  • Kentucky Board of Education to Keep God and the Bible in Schools

    Kentucky Board of Education to Keep God and the Bible in Schools

    Kentucky will keep God and religion in schools after its education leaders approved a Bible standard that all public schools in the state must meet.

    The Kentucky Board of Education approved “Bible literary” standards in a unanimous affirmative vote that allow students to take religion and Bible classes as electives, The Associated Press reports. The classes will be taught as literature and history courses as opposed to devotional study as has been done previously and in other states.

    Approval of the standards comes after the American Civil Liberties Union sued the state, asking it to take religion out of the classroom.

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