Major Pro-Life Victory: Supreme Court upholds Texas law stopping abortions
A baby’s heartbeat can be detected by transvaginal ultrasound as early as 3 to 4 weeks after conception, or 5 to 6 weeks after the first day of the last menstrual period. This early embryonic heartbeat is fast, often about 160-180 beats per minutes, twice as fast as us adults’!
The United States Supreme Court has ruled on a life-giving decision that will potentially save thousands of unborn babies in Texas.
By a 5-4 vote, the Court said Texas’ law prohibiting abortions once a medical professional detects a heartbeat will stand. Read the full story from American Family News here.
Advocates for killing babies had filed an emergency appeal asking the Court to block enforcement of the law that went into effect yesterday. Chief Justice John Roberts voted with the liberal members of the Court to keep abortions going in Texas.
The law, SB8, was passed by the Texas legislature and signed into law by Gov. Greg Abbott on May 19.
This is a huge day for the pro-life movement and I ask you to join me in thanking God for this wonderful victory.
Sincerely, Tim Wildmon, President American Family Association
Urge your U.S. Representative to vote against taxpayer funding of abortion
This week, the House of Representatives will begin the process of voting on appropriations bills for the federal government for 2022. These bills contain provisions that will repeal several safeguards that prohibit funding for abortion.
For almost 40 years, Congress has ensured that pro-life amendments are included in appropriations bills. The amendments in danger of being removed include:
The Dornan Amendment, which prohibits funding for abortions in Washington, D.C.
The Helms Amendment, which prohibits funding for abortions abroad
The Hyde Amendment, which prohibits Medicaid-funded abortions
The Smith Amendment, which prohibits taxpayer funding for abortions for federal employees
Other provisions which prohibit abortions in federal prisons and the Peace Corps Program
Sincerely, Tim Wildmon, President American Family Association
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Man who allegedly fatally shot 10-year-old New York boy is charged with murder
QUEENS COUNTY, NY – Jovan Young, 29, who authorities say fatally shot 10-year-old Justin Wallace, has been charged with murder, according to a news release from the Queens District Attorney’s Office.
Young was arraigned on Wednesday before Queens Criminal Court Judge Toko Serita, according to the news release. He was charged with murder in the second degree, attempted murder in the second degree, assault in the first degree and two counts of criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree.
“There isn’t a parent alive who doesn’t mourn this family’s loss, another tragic result from gun violence,” said District Attorney Melinda Katz in the statement. “The defendant allegedly fired repeatedly into an occupied house, is now in custody and faces justice in our Courts.”
Young’s next court date is set for June 14, and if he’s convicted, he faces up to 25 years to life in prison, according to the release.
According to the charges, video surveillance from the evening of Saturday, June 5 allegedly shows Young approach the home Wallace was in and fire multiple shots into the residence, Katz said. Wallace’s 29-year-old uncle was also hit twice, once in the neck and hand, according to the release.
Young also suffered a gunshot wound to his shoulder and was brought to Jamaica Hospital Medical Center in stable condition, the NYPD said.
Beth Unger from the LAS confirmed she represents Young but had no comment.
On April 9, 2020, At least19 States Attorneys Generalwrote President Trump, Vice President Pence, Secretary Azar, and Director Collins in support of the current ban on federal funding for fetal tissue research that took effect in June 2019. California and several other States (the “California letter”)recently entreated this administration to end what they call the “Fetal Tissue Ban” in order to facilitate research on COVID-19. We urge you to deny that request.
In December 2016, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley wrote in a letter to Obama-era Attorney General Loretta Lynch and former FBI director James Comey, informing them he was referring “the paid fetal tissue practices of the following organizations… to the FBI and the Department of Justice for investigation and potential prosecution.”
ABR was among the organizations named:
Advanced Bioscience Resources, Inc.
Novogenix Laboratories, LLC
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte
Planned Parenthood Los Angeles
Planned Parenthood Northern California
Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest
Grassley said in a statement at the time.:
I don’t take lightly making a criminal referral. But, the seeming disregard for the law by these entities has been fueled by decades of utter failure by the Justice Department to enforce it. And, unless there is a renewed commitment by everyone involved against commercializing the trade in aborted fetal body parts for profit, then the problem is likely to continue.
The Center for Medical Progress (CMP), with project lead David Daleiden, conducted an undercover investigation exposing the alleged illegal practices of Planned Parenthood and its partners in the fetal tissue procurement industry.
“This type of experimental research is a gross violation of human dignity and is not where the majority of Americans want their tax dollars being spent,” said Tom McClusky, president of March for Life Action. “The government has no business creating a marketplace for aborted baby body parts.”
“The Biden administration is making it once again clear that it places no value on the inherent dignity of human life. Their actions deny the truth that every human life, born and unborn, possesses inherent dignity and deserves to be treated with respect.” @tperkins
— Family Research Council (@FRCdc) April 16, 2021
Family Research Council President Tony Perkins also said:
As expected, HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra, a fanatical advocate for abortion, announced the Biden administration will now force American taxpayers to pay for barbaric experiments using the body parts of aborted babies. Instead of using ethical and effective alternatives, Biden is choosing to reinstate a policy that traffics in the grizzly remains of what would have been our next generation.
“The fact is that the remains of aborted babies have not been used to create the cure of a single disease,”Perkins added. “It’s clear that the NIH under President Biden means to do the opposite of ‘follow the science.’”
National pro-life researchers and leaders have long warned of the co-dependent relationship between abortion industry leaders such as Planned Parenthood and Democrat politicians.
Dr. Tara Sander Lee, senior fellow and director of life sciences at the pro-life Charlotte Lozier Institute, said in a statement the Biden-Harris administration’s “decision to resume experiments using the body parts of aborted children defies both the best ethics and most promising science.”
Lee asserted the claims of Democrats that tissue from the bodies of aborted babies is essential to develop essential drugs are false:
Exploiting the bodies of these young human beings is unnecessary and grotesque. Fetal tissue was not, and has never been, used for polio or any other vaccine, nor to produce or manufacture any pharmaceutical. There are superior and ethical alternatives available such as adult stem cell models being used by countless scientists worldwide to develop and produce advanced medicines treating patients now, without exploitation of any innocent life. All scientists should reject the administration’s attempts to prey on fears related to the pandemic to advance the practice of harvesting fetal tissue.
Susan B. Anthony List President Marjorie Dannenfelser also said in the statement that Biden and Harris are “working hand-in-glove with radical appointees like Xavier Becerra” and are “moving rapidly to pay back their abortion industry allies and wipe out pro-life progress made under the Trump-Pence administration.” Dannenfelser added:
From day one they have sought to expand abortion on demand, funded by taxpayers, against the will of the strong majority of Americans. Now they would force Americans to be complicit in barbaric experiments using body parts harvested from innocent children killed in abortions, with no limits of any kind.
Last week, legal watchdog organization Judicial Watch provided a nearly 600-page report that included uncovered emails of conversations between Food and Drug Administration (FDA) employees and the California-based biomedical company Advanced Bioscience Resources (ABR). The emails revealed the U.S. government had been buying and trafficking “fresh” aborted baby body parts.
According to the report, the FDA purchased the body parts, which were derived from babies aborted at up to 24-weeks’ gestation, in order to engineer humanized mice and perform experimental drug research.
The sale of aborted fetal tissue is a serious breach of law and ethics that has violations of numerous state and federal laws associated with it. Please sign our petitionand contact your elected representatives to urge the U.S. Congress to investigate the black market in aborted baby parts, and demand that the FBI and the Department of Justice investigate and prosecute Biden/Harris, Xavier Becerra, and all Law Makers that broke any state and/or Federal law and be held accountable as elected officials to the fullest extent of the law.
PLEASE NOTE: I am not following this as presented, for the simple reason that this tears me into little tiny pieces. After over 6 years and 9 months of doing everything possible to make this world a better place for Our Children, and to pass along to parents what the values are that Children should be taught from birth, that are necessary to become good, productive citizens, and members of the community. I want to say Thank You to Mr. Blair Corbett, Founder of Ark of Hope for Children, for all he has helped me with, all the resources he has made available to me thru all thesse years, and for all the many, many hours he has selflessly given to ensure that I know how to do this as it should be done for all the Children of this world. Robert StrongBow
The Human Capital project is a 30-month-long investigative journalism study by The Center for Medical Progress, documenting how Planned Parenthood sells the body parts of aborted babies. Citizen journalists at CMP spent two-and-a-half years logging thousands of research hours to painstakingly gather hundreds of hours of undercover footage, dozens of eye-witness testimonies, and nearly two hundred pages of primary source documents. This information will continue to be made available to the public at this site.
The video footage gathered in this project is presented in two formats: 1) as summary videos of specific undercover encounters, and 2) as a multi-part documentary web series, “Human Capital,” which integrates expert interviews, eyewitness accounts, and real-life undercover interactions to tell the story of Planned Parenthood’s commercial exploitation of aborted fetal tissue.
The title “Human Capital” is a wordplay on the typical economic term for the value to an enterprise of the skills and abilities of human individuals. CMP’s project explores the business value of human bodies themselves to Planned Parenthood, and the way the “human capital” of aborted baby parts affects the real human capital of those who work in Planned Parenthood’s abortion clinics.
The sale of aborted fetal tissue is a serious breach of law and ethics that has violations of numerous state and federal laws associated with it. Please sign our petition and contact your elected representatives to urge the U.S. Congress to investigate the black market in aborted baby parts.
Holly O’Donnell worked as a procurement technician for StemExpress, harvesting aborted fetal body parts inside some of the biggest Planned Parenthood facilities in northern California before she quit in disgust with the inhuman callousness and systemic criminality of the business. This new video series from CMP highlights Holly’s whistleblower testimony and how her eyewitness experience corroborates the violations documented in CMP’s undercover videos and the House Select Panel and Senate Judiciary Committee investigations.