Marijuana-Related Illness Increases in Legalized States

Marijuana-Related Illness Increases in Legalized States

(Yahoo News) — As various states move towards the legalization of marijuana, doctors are noticing the increase of a particular illness that is associated with regular use of the drug. Emergency rooms have been seeing an influx of patients with the same symptoms – severe abdominal pain and intense vomiting – and this increase is […]

Idaho Lawmaker to Propose Bill Criminalizing Abortion as First-Degree Murder

Idaho Lawmaker to Propose Bill Criminalizing Abortion as First-Degree Murder

BOISE, Idaho — A lawmaker in Idaho plans to propose a bill in the state legislature that would criminalize abortion as first-degree murder, with the exception of risk to the life of the mother. Sen. Dan Foreman, R-Moscow, told reporters this week that he believes abortion needs to be prosecuted for what it is: murder. […]

ACLU Files Suit as Kentucky Governor Signs Bill Requiring Ultrasound Prior to Abortion

ACLU Files Suit as Kentucky Governor Signs Bill Requiring Ultrasound Prior to Abortion

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has signed a bill requiring that women obtain an ultrasound prior to proceeding with an abortion, prompting the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) to file suit. Bevin signed H.B. 2 on Monday, which requires not only the abortionist or technician to conduct the ultrasound, but to also display the images […]

Tennessee Congresswoman Introduces Bill to Defund Planned Parenthood

Tennessee Congresswoman Introduces Bill to Defund Planned Parenthood

WASHINGTON — A Congresswoman in Tennessee has introduced a bill to federally defund the abortion and contraceptive giant Planned Parenthood. Rep. Diane Black announced the ‘‘Defund Planned Parenthood Act of 2017″ on Friday, a bill that she also presented in 2015. It would reallocate funds to more than 13,500 women’s health community centers that do […]

‘Fetal Tissue Is Not Human Remains,’ Texas Asst. AG Asserts in Hearing Over Aborted Baby Disposal Rule

‘Fetal Tissue Is Not Human Remains,’ Texas Asst. AG Asserts in Hearing Over Aborted Baby Disposal Rule

AUSTIN, Texas — An assistant attorney general for the state of Texas told a federal judge during oral argument this week surrounding new rules for the disposal of aborted babies that “fetal tissue is not human remains” under the law and is simply “pathological waste” since the child hasn’t yet been born. “Fetal tissue is […]

Congressional Panel Calls for Federal Defunding of Planned Parenthood

Congressional Panel Calls for Federal Defunding of Planned Parenthood

WASHINGTON — A special House panel that was formed two years ago to investigate the practices of the abortion industry, specifically its business partnerships in transferring the remains of baby body parts, has called for federal defunding of the organization. The Select Panel on Infant Lives issued its 471-page final report on Wednesday, concluding that there indeed […]

Miracle Baby Sees First Snowfall After Mother Refuses Abortion

Miracle Baby Sees First Snowfall After Mother Refuses Abortion

A New York mother is celebrating the life of her miracle baby a year after she refused her doctors’ advice to abort because of the child’s serious congenital heart defects and the subsequent chances that she wouldn’t be born alive. Johanna Morton recently shared her story on social media, recounting how an ultrasound on Dec. 23, 2015 “did […]

American Psychiatric Association Expresses Opposition to Assisted Suicide for Mentally Ill

American Psychiatric Association Expresses Opposition to Assisted Suicide for Mentally Ill

ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Psychiatric Association (APA) has released a formal position statement expressing opposition to assisted suicide in cases where the patient is not terminally ill. According to reports, the statement was approved this month by the APA’s board of trustees after being passed last month by the general assembly. “The American Psychiatric […]

Bush-Appointed Judge Halts Law Banning Dumping Babies in Trash Over ‘Likely’ ‘Burden’ to Abortion

Bush-Appointed Judge Halts Law Banning Dumping Babies in Trash Over ‘Likely’ ‘Burden’ to Abortion

AUSTIN, Texas — A federal judge appointed to the bench by Republican President George H.W. Bush has halted a Texas rule banning the disposal of aborted babies with medical waste, following legal criteria for an emergency injunction that requires judges to rule based on the “likelihood” that the complainant will succeed on the merits of […]

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