Police Shut Down Outreach Outside of Open Planned Parenthood in Show of Force After Gov’s Coronavirus Order

Police Shut Down Outreach Outside of Open Planned Parenthood in Show of Force After Gov’s Coronavirus Order

MILWAUKEE — At least four police cruisers with the Milwaukee Police Department showed up on Wednesday to tell six people gathered outside of the local Planned Parenthood to reach abortive mothers — which was reportedly still open in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic — to disperse under threat of arrest due to a “Safer at […]

Licking Toilets, Store Goods: Young Adults Record Selves Engaging in Reckless Behavior to Mock Coronavirus Crisis

Licking Toilets, Store Goods: Young Adults Record Selves Engaging in Reckless Behavior to Mock Coronavirus Crisis

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Several stories of those engaging in reckless behavior amid the coronavirus crisis have been reported this week, including a California man who posted footage of himself participating in a “coronavirus challenge” by licking a toilet at a public facility, and a Missouri man who recorded himself licking deodorant containers on the shelf at […]

Planned Parenthood and Others Sue Texas for Ordering Temporary Halt to Abortion During Coronavirus Pandemic

Planned Parenthood and Others Sue Texas for Ordering Temporary Halt to Abortion During Coronavirus Pandemic

AUSTIN, Texas — Planned Parenthood and a number of other abortion providers have filed suit against the State of Texas to challenge the interpretation of an order postponing “all surgeries and procedures that are not immediately medically necessary.” The abortion groups complain that they have been “forced to turn away patients” and that the coronavirus […]

LA Mayor Says Water, Power Will Be Shut Off for Nonessential Businesses That Won’t Close

LA Mayor Says Water, Power Will Be Shut Off for Nonessential Businesses That Won’t Close

 (KTLA-TV) — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti opened his daily briefing Tuesday recognizing what may have been the first teenage COVID-19 death in L.A. County and went on to announce actions against nonessential businesses that don’t close and a new portal for recruiting medics. … The mayor went on to announce the “business ambassadors […]

US Dept. of Justice Agrees It Is Not Fair for Males Who Identify as Female to Compete in Girls’ Sports

US Dept. of Justice Agrees It Is Not Fair for Males Who Identify as Female to Compete in Girls’ Sports

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) has filed a Statement of Interest in a case involving three female high school track athletes who sued the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) and other entities over a policy allowing students to compete in sports in accordance with their stated “gender identity.” “Title IX and its […]

Pa. Rep. Introduces Resolution Calling for Day of Prayer, Repentance in Midst of Coronavirus Outbreak

Pa. Rep. Introduces Resolution Calling for Day of Prayer, Repentance in Midst of Coronavirus Outbreak

HARRISBURG, Pa. — A pastor’s wife and lawmaker in Pennsylvania has introduced a resolution calling for “A State Day of Humiliation, Fasting and Prayer” in the midst of the novel coronavirus crisis. Two Democratic legislators have expressed opposition, calling her proposal “the stupidest resolution I’ve ever seen” and “forcing her belief system on others.” Those who have […]

Texas, Mississippi Also Halt Abortion During Coronavirus Outbreak

Texas, Mississippi Also Halt Abortion During Coronavirus Outbreak

State officials in Texas and Mississippi have also halted abortion during the global novel coronavirus outbreak, with both states outlining that orders to cease elective surgeries at this time include those who end the lives of unborn children. On Saturday, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issued an order instructing medical facilities to “postpone all surgeries and […]

UK Member of Parliament Seeks to Help Situations Where Doctors, Parents Cannot Agree About Child’s Treatment

UK Member of Parliament Seeks to Help Situations Where Doctors, Parents Cannot Agree About Child’s Treatment

 (The Christian Institute) — A Labor Party member of Parliament has called for a clarification in the law surrounding situations where parents and doctors cannot agree about medical treatments for a child. … In introducing his bill, Bambos Charalambous highlighted Tafida Raqeeb’s case, where doctors of a girl who suffered a traumatic brain injury […]

Ohio AG Orders Halt on Elective Abortions Amid COVID Outbreak, PP and NARAL Claim Abortion Is ‘Essential’

Ohio AG Orders Halt on Elective Abortions Amid COVID Outbreak, PP and NARAL Claim Abortion Is ‘Essential’

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Following an order from the Department of Health directing medical facilities to halt elective surgeries during the coronavirus crisis in order to preserve resources, the attorney general of Ohio has mandated two abortion clinics who have continued to operate to cease performing non-essential surgical abortions. Abortion groups such as Planned Parenthood and NARAL […]

Mass. Says Abortion Isn’t ‘Nonessential,’ Allows Killing to Continue While State Seeks to Save Lives From Coronavirus

Mass. Says Abortion Isn’t ‘Nonessential,’ Allows Killing to Continue While State Seeks to Save Lives From Coronavirus

BOSTON — The Massachusetts Department of Health has specifically exempted abortion from its order to postpone or cancel elective surgery in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak, claiming that “terminating a pregnancy is not considered a nonessential, elective invasive procedure.” The department issued a memorandum on March 15 to hospitals and surgical centers in the […]

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