Premiering this week: “Unplanned”

The film Unplanned is coming to theaters beginning March 29. Its related web site lets you find where the movie is showing in your area. I saw an advance screening a few weeks ago, and I think it's a story that deserves to be better known. (The following review first appeared on my blog Leaven … Continue reading Premiering this week: “Unplanned”

The Financial Motivation Behind the Kavanaugh Opposition

It's no secret that the Left's by-any-means-necessary (a.k.a unhinged-take-no-prisoners-search-and-destroy) opposition to now-Justice Kavanaugh's confirmation is their pathological fear that he will provide the 5th vote on the SCOTUS to overturn the abominable (and abominably-reasoned) Roe v. Wade decision. It may very well be that this subject falls within the 7% of cases on which Justice Kavanaugh … Continue reading The Financial Motivation Behind the Kavanaugh Opposition

Yes, money drove the anti-Kavanaugh mob

By John Ruberry Sometimes I watch television programs so you don't have to. Such was the case this morning as I endured ABC's This Week, which was slightly more tolerable than usual because the regular host, George Stephanopolous was off and Jonathan Karl was in charge. Of course the show was dominated by the circus … Continue reading Yes, money drove the anti-Kavanaugh mob

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

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

The racist monument that must be torn down: Planned Parenthood

It's all the rage today for Antifa and "tolerance" groups to tear down monuments from our history that depict "known racists." The majority of these actions have come against Confederate monuments, but even people like Thomas Jefferson and Theodore Roosevelt have been mentioned as current or future targets. If that's the road they want to … Continue reading The racist monument that must be torn down: Planned Parenthood

Sr. John Dominic & Education in Virtue or Planned Parenthood and Education in Masturbation, Your Choice

I spoke to Sr. John Dominic Rasmussen of the Dominican Sisters of Mary at the Catholic Marketing Network She was a tough interview to get, everyone seemed to want to speak with her, finally I had to pack up my equipment and go to her booth to get the job done. I loved what I … Continue reading Sr. John Dominic & Education in Virtue or Planned Parenthood and Education in Masturbation, Your Choice

Planned Parenthood and Antifa Join for May Day in Poughkeepsie

If  you are in New York's Hudson Valley and you like your abortions with a side of communist activism, then you are in for a real treat on Monday as Antifa and Planned Parenthood join forces to defend illegal foreign invaders, smash capitalism, support public indoctrination of non-aborted children, and snarl traffic for the May … Continue reading Planned Parenthood and Antifa Join for May Day in Poughkeepsie

Fr. Imbarrato in Fitchburg MA Eucharistic Procession to Planned Parenthood

On Saturday afternoon drivers on Main Street in Fitchburg Massachusetts saw a sight they had likely not seen before. Fr Stephen Imbarrato of Priests for Life and sometimes EWTN personality was in Fitchburg from New Mexico for the 2nd of three days in Massachusetts invited by WQPH 89.3 FM. Both Friday and Sunday would involve … Continue reading Fr. Imbarrato in Fitchburg MA Eucharistic Procession to Planned Parenthood

Defund Planned Parenthood immediately. No need to attach it to any other bills.

One of the strategies Speaker Paul Ryan used in attempting to sell the American Health Care Act was to include defunding Planned Parenthood as part of the deal. It was a good attempt to sugarcoat "Obamacarelite" with some conservative honey for positive press and leverage against right-wing opposition to the bill, but it obviously didn't … Continue reading Defund Planned Parenthood immediately. No need to attach it to any other bills.

Trump exposes Planned Parenthood’s: “Abortion is just a Tiny bit of our Business” BS

Kirk: Spock, find anything? Spock: Negative, Captain. Anything from our guest? Kirk: According to him, there's a creature of some sort down here, a humanoid. Spock: Lieutenant Uhura communicated that information. I ordered re-confirmation on our sensors. They indicate no living creature on this planet. I suggest, Captain, that you've been lied to. Lazarus: Captain, … Continue reading Trump exposes Planned Parenthood’s: “Abortion is just a Tiny bit of our Business” BS

Norma, Olivia, Natashia and a Protest in Fitchburg

At the last minute my scheduled extra shift was cancelled and I found myself able to briefly attended the anti-abortion protest in Fitchburg which while part of a series of national protests for defending planned parenthood was delayed a week by winter storms. In the seven years that Planned Parenthood has been in Fitchburg there … Continue reading Norma, Olivia, Natashia and a Protest in Fitchburg

10 Thoughts under my fedora, weak Democrats, Hate Cries, Baseball HOF, Doctor Who et/al

Some thoughts running through my head. The weakness of the Democrat party doesn't surprise me but their willingness to advertise their weakness does by things like this  Democrats are warning Republicans not to repeal Obamacare. ”They will rue the day” they move in that direction,Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) has stated ominously Nothing says: … Continue reading 10 Thoughts under my fedora, weak Democrats, Hate Cries, Baseball HOF, Doctor Who et/al

Ethics and PP’s campaign cash

Following the money can be an intriguing political exercise. Take one Planned Parenthood affiliate's political expenditures, for example. When a candidate benefits from PP expenditures and later has to vote on a PP contract, when does business-as-usual becomes a matter of ethical concern? Darlene Pawlik wants to find out. She’s checking things out close to … Continue reading Ethics and PP’s campaign cash