Justice Kennedy Leaves With a Flourish

Anthony Kennedy has announced that he will step down from the U.S. Supreme Court on July 31, after 30 years of service. He assured himself a place in history two years ago, for good or ill, with the Obergefell decision. Aside from that, he earned a reputation as a swing (i.e. unpredictable) vote on various issues. One … Continue reading Justice Kennedy Leaves With a Flourish

The #Unexpectedly Chronicles Media/Left Suddenly Not Quoting Pope Francis

If there has been one constant in the last few years it has been the media/left rushing to quote Pope Francis on the subject of migration, on wealth and, out of context, on our duties to our fellow man who happens to be gay. We have had liberal stalwarts from Nancy Pelosi to Bernie Sanders … Continue reading The #Unexpectedly Chronicles Media/Left Suddenly Not Quoting Pope Francis

Public Comment Period Now Open on Proposed Title X Rules

I posted a couple of weeks ago about the Trump Administration's proposed rule to keep Title X (Ten) federal family planning money from being used to benefit abortion providers. The formal period for public comment is open now through July 31. h/t to Jeanneane Maxon, formerly of Americans United for Life, for this brief summary: … Continue reading Public Comment Period Now Open on Proposed Title X Rules

Hitler and Cromwell are Pointing at England and Ireland and Laughing from the Grave….

...because between the "secret" imprisonment of Tommy Robinson for daring to report trials that the British find embarrassing, the state forcibly keeping a British family from seeking treatment of their son, a British subject and the overwhelming vote that will condemn Irish children to death in numbers that over time will make the forced famine … Continue reading Hitler and Cromwell are Pointing at England and Ireland and Laughing from the Grave….

Thoughts on the President’s Title X Proposal

(Adapted from a post I wrote for Leaven for the Loaf.) The Trump Administration has announced a proposed Health and Human Services rule that would prevent federal Title X (Ten) family planning money from going to abortion providers. That’s “proposed.” It’s a long road from announcement to implementation. Some pro-lifers are cheering as though it’s … Continue reading Thoughts on the President’s Title X Proposal

Saturday at the Defund PP Protest

On Saturday in Fitchburg I attended one of the Defund Planned Parenthood protests that took place around the country as the speaker. While nationally the effort ran afoul of GOP senators John McCain, Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski In Massachusetts the effort is a tad different as it is necessary to amend the Massachusetts Constitution … Continue reading Saturday at the Defund PP Protest

Cecile’s Legacy

The Twitterverse murmured #ThankYouCecile the other day to mark the end of Cecile Richards's tenure leading the Planned Parenthood Federation of America. Hats off to the Babylon Bee for skewering that bit of social media hashtagging: "Woman Celebrated for Killing 3.5 Million People." That satirical bull's eye came just a few days after another one from … Continue reading Cecile’s Legacy

Democrat Elites Still Offended by Those who Consider all Life of Equal Value

I've often argued that the Democrat position on Abortion is the Same as their historical position on Slavery and Jim Crow. At best they considered unborn children as subhuman just as they once considered blacks subhuman and at worst they consider unborn children property to be disposed as they see fit, just as they once … Continue reading Democrat Elites Still Offended by Those who Consider all Life of Equal Value

Conscience Meets Access

In the days leading up to the adoption of the latest spending bill in Washington, my social media feeds were full of posts from a variety of pro-life groups addressing one topic: including protection of medical conscience rights in the spending bill. To anyone unfamiliar with the federal budget process, an appropriations bill would sound … Continue reading Conscience Meets Access

Voices of the Catholic Men’s Conference 2018 Christine of Visitation House

My final interview from the 2018 Catholic Men's Conference at Assumption College Was Christine of Visitation House in Worcester. Visitation House does wonderful work. I've written about them before. their website is here. My interview with the speaker for their annual dinner held on April 28th this year is here. Now that these interviews are … Continue reading Voices of the Catholic Men’s Conference 2018 Christine of Visitation House

How Many Stephen Hawkings Died in my Lifetime?

This from Instapundit on the death of Stephen Hawking jumped out at me. Stephen Hawking dies aged 76 peacefully at his home — 55 years after the world-famous physicist was diagnosed with ALS and given just two years to live. Hawkins was diagnosed in 1963 the year I was born. Judeo-Christian values were still the … Continue reading How Many Stephen Hawkings Died in my Lifetime?

Voices at CPAC 2018 Chris from NY Longtime Prolife activist

I speak to Chris an activist from NYC at CPAC 2018 I conducted a 2nd interview with Chris which I played on my radio specifically concerning his Pro-life work These two interviews were two of the most interesting I did during CPAC DaTechGuy at CPAC 2018 The story (blogged) so far: Thursday March 8th Voices … Continue reading Voices at CPAC 2018 Chris from NY Longtime Prolife activist

Plan now for March for Life 2019

I was in the midst of the March for Life in Washington a few days ago. No count was possible from my vantage point, but you can view this time-lapse image from Students for Life to get an idea of the crowd. Not many satellite trucks around, though, except for EWTN's. Other news outlets managed … Continue reading Plan now for March for Life 2019

I want to Bring Back Illinois, which is why I support Jeanne Ives for governor

By John Ruberry At my own blog and here at Da Tech Guy, I enthusiastically backed the candidacy of Bruce Rauner, the current Republican governor of Illinois. Count me as an ex-supporter. I'll be voting for state Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) in next spring's primary. Rauner was a political newcomer when he narrowly defeated unpopular … Continue reading I want to Bring Back Illinois, which is why I support Jeanne Ives for governor

Bicoastal Challenges to Pro-life Pregnancy Centers

Related stories come to us from Connecticut and California, where "anti-abortion" centers (in the parlance of the Hartford Courant) are getting some pushback. From the Courant, 11/10/17: The city is looking to crack down on faith-driven crisis pregnancy centers, which critics say sometimes pose as clinics to lure women and hand out misleading information about … Continue reading Bicoastal Challenges to Pro-life Pregnancy Centers