Are They Afraid of Love? of Family?

Last night Carson Holloway took on the strange attack on Rick Santorum leveled by Alan Colmes and Eugene Robinson: that it was odd, or “weird,” that the Santorums would bring their recently deceased newborn son Gabriel home so Gabriel’s siblings could meet their newborn brother who was now with the angels. Carson looked at the hypocrisy and oddness of their criticism, but it stru... More

CV INTERVIEW: Don Stenberg defended life before the Supreme Court – now he wants to fight in the Senate

I spoke recently with Nebraska State Treasurer Don Stenberg. He previously served three terms as Attorney General. Stenberg narrowly lost to Ben Nelson in the 2000 Senate race. Senator Nelson, D-NE, made national headlines by casting a vote in favor of Obamacare. But to rematch Nelson, Stenberg must first beat Attorney General Jon Bruning for the Republican nomination. To learn more about Don Sten... More

Reader: Obama admin cuts grant to Bishops, Gov. Christie endorses Romney, Christians killed in Cairo

Welcome to the Lunchtime Reader, where we assemble important stories to keep your eyes on. Payback? The Obama administration has failed to renew a $19 million grant awarded to the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops to assist victims of human trafficking. The grant was first awarded in 2006 by the Migration and Refugee Services and has helped 2,700 victims of human trafficking. Sister Mary Ann Wal... More

Reader: 53% of independents plan to vote against Obama, Romney closer to Perry, Solyndra execs to plead 5th

Welcome to the Lunchtime Reader, where we assemble important stories to keep your eyes on. The latest poll by McClatchy/Marist looks bad for President Obama’s re-election efforts. “By a margin of 49 percent to 36 percent, voters said they definitely plan to vote against Obama, according to the poll. Independents by 53 percent to 28 percent said they definitely plan to vote against him… Even... More

When life is subject to choice, nihilism follows.

[Update: I had to change the title. The previous one didn't capture the point of the post.] Steph Herold, a “reproductive justice advocate,” wrote a short article in the aftermath of the horrors at Dr. Gosnell’s Philadelphia office. She recounted an episode from years ago when a woman whom she calls “Stella” came to her Pennsylvania office for an abortion after 28 wee... More

Ohio moves to protect 700 babies per year.

Let’s pray this passes. A bill introduced in the Ohio legislature would ban late-term abortions and it has the support of Ohio Right to Life, though the pro-life group would like changes to it. Rep. Lorraine Fende of Willowick, a Democrat, is behind the measure, House Bill 7, that would ban abortions after 24 weeks of pregnancy or past 20 weeks if the unborn child is determined “viable.”... More

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