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A fish story

Slow down, why are you in a hurry;
The Word you read was done in a fury.
God loves the words but the time with you,
To Him, has much more value.

I dreamt I was on a pier and those who were fishing hadn’t caught a fish. A man said “I understand if you go to one spot at the end of the pier and reach down into the water you can catch a lot of fish. I went to the end of the pier where he said, but to reach down I had to lay down near a piling to get my arm down in the water. When I did there seem to be a hundred large fish of different colors swirling around my arm in a frenzy. It was easy to grab hold of one and when I did I pulled it out and the fish became docile, like peaceful. I threw him on the deck and reached down for more–different kinds with different colors. This went on for a while and a large crowd gathered around. They were happy to grab some of the fish. One person said ‘look he has caught an ugly predator fish.’ I looked over and saw what the person was describing. The fish looked like a flat board on the deck, it had black wings with red and black stripes, a ugly head and the sharp teeth of a predator. I wondered why I never felt this ugly fish when I pulled it out. When I awoke I thought the fish were not hungry but trying to escape from the predator. I ask myself, was I the fisher of men and the predator fish the devil? I have had a lot of dreams but that one was a beaut.

Dennis Mallon, OFS

The Baby and Abortion: an analysis

— by Dennis Mallon with words from “Seeing Red over abortion” by Lila Rose

In an article (Seeing red over abortion by Lila Rose) in the Washington Times dated Sept. 16, 2013 there were some revealing statements by one pro-abortion political activists—Sen. Wendy Davis of Texas. She is a good example how ones radical ideology about the sacredness of life can be so apparent.

Namely, her support for late-term abortions and her willingness to filibuster for abortion rights, all the while, claiming “I don’t know what happened in the Kermit Gosnell case” (Kermit Gosnell being the abortionist convicted of severing born infant’s spines). I guess she was not interested in seeing or reading anything about how he killed babies.

Ms. Davis’ statement is telling, not just for her, but for many “pro-choice” people in our country. The way they talk about abortion shows a fundamental ignorance or a calculated desire to deviate from the truth. I’m inclined to believe the later.

Ms. Davis is lauded as a champion of women’s rights, and a champion of the misused words “pro-choice.”

Davis became a media star on mainstream news networks such as ABC, CBS and NBC who have ignored the truth about abortion.

She claims she doesn’t know—like at 20 weeks in the womb, how a baby can hear and recognize its mother’s voice, and how the baby is starting to kick and feel pain.

We Americans need to look down deep and answer that question. With Kermit Gosnell, Wendy Davis and scandal-ridden Planned Parenthood in the news, it’s time for us to have an honest discussion on the reality of abortion; namely, what this procedure truly does to a unique human person in his or her mothers womb.

Who has the God given power to determine when the fetus becomes a baby? But there are those who think they have the power—judges, pro-abortion people and organizations like Planned Parenthood.

Now, with that in mind, the question comes up, when did the fetus become a baby? Where exactly in the period of 9 months was the baby a fetus or a fetus a baby? Was it 20 weeks in the womb as some have indicated, because it has been determined that at that time the baby first feels pain. Who can say with any conviction the day, time or second that occurs?

Note: A fetus is one of the many stages the baby goes through before it is born, i.e., the first stage being an embryo.

If there is any one who knows the mind of God when the fetus became a baby, please come forward. Those who don’t believe that God created man please go backward in time and ask themselves why was I born?

MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry described on several occasions how a pre-born child “might turn into a human” and how what determines human life is “not science” but rather “the feeling of the parents.”

Whoa!

Medical technology has established that the pre-born child is a human being.  And, under Common Law, unborn children are still considered to exist for property transfer purposes. Media members though, ignore the evidence. Are you and I just property?

The Associated Press and The New York Times have referred to babies born alive as “fetuses”—a critical error, since once a fetus emerges from the womb, he or she is, by definition, an infant,  for whom all but the most hard-core abortion advocates, like Planned Parenthood, acknowledge as a human right.

Let’s look at the pregnancy of a woman—the sacred gift that God has given to a woman for His continuation of the human race. Let us use our common since, common knowledge and the senses we have: hearing, sight, smell, touch, taste, equilibrium and intuitive insight, and the moral sense to know what God has intended.

Let use start at the beginning of a pregnancy …

  • First of all a young woman’s conscience and moral sense tells her she may get pregnant if she lies with any man. If she is married and a God fearing person it is a natural and holy act. The words of the Lord come to mind, “Let the children come to me.”
  • The woman’s conscience and moral sense questions, “do I want to have a baby?” Or, does the pleasure of the act overrule the morality of conceiving?If having the pleasure of the act is all that comes to her mind then, the moral sense of preventing a pregnancy may come up.
  • About eight months before the the baby is born the woman’s senses tells her she is pregnant or like my father used to say, “She is fragrant.” No truer words could be said, for the conception and birth of a child of God emanates a fragrance of Heaven.
  • Some time before the baby is born the woman’s touch, taste, equilibrium and intuitive insight tells her she is really pregnant (five months in the womb the baby can hear and recognize her mothers’ voice). Medical technology has established—the pre-born child is a human being.
  • A few weeks before her delivery the doctor can hear and feel the baby’s heart beat.
  • A few days before the baby is born? The woman’s feels the baby kick inside her womb.
  • A few hours before the baby is born her she knows she may go into labor soon.
  • A few hours/minutes before the baby is born? The woman really knows she is in labor.
  • In the matter of minutes/seconds she delivers the baby into the doctors arms. The baby’s eyes are shut, moving, screaming and thinking “What Happened.” The mother is hearing, seeing, smelling and touching her baby.

Now, if we go back before the baby is born and in the womb of the mother, is it a fetus or a baby? Some would say it is a fetus. Call it what you want, it’s still a baby—Common Sense. If it is a fetus like some would say, when did it become a baby in such a few seconds, minutes, hours, days or months? Mind you, there are some who believe like (Rep. Barbara Boxer, D.), “When you bring it home. . .”

You are only playing GOD when you say (for-what-ever-reason), “20 weeks,”  whatever, or when you say, God forbid, “When you get it home.”

To make judgements about when the baby becomes a baby is to play God. Any one who says it’s ok to terminate a fetus or a baby at a particular time during a pregnancy is playing God.

If there are judges who decide that a mortal person’s decision has precedence over God’s; then we have judges who are not of God but judges of the material world. Case in point: the Roe vs. Wade. 7-2 decision . The 7 judges, who gave women the right to kill their babies, were more like materialistic pagans living in a world of indifference.

For some reason, the big opinion-makers refuse to come to terms with the truth of abortion. Consequently, they avoid covering the issue at all when they can, ensuring that the people who watch their channels or read their paper remain uninformed. When this is impossible, the language they use to describe the abortion issue is mind-boggling. It is a complete detachment from reality.

We can’t afford to be ignorant anymore.

For our own lives and for the sake of our children, it’s time to put an end to our abortion blindness and, its deadly impact on American culture and the  “war on women.”

I have added my own remarks to part of the article “Seeing Red over abortion” by Lila Rose, Washington Times Sept. 16, 2013

Lila Rose is the president and founder of Live Action

SANCTITY OF LIFE ACT PETITION
Whereas:   Article III, Section 2 of the U.S. Constitution gives Congress the power to strip federal courts of jurisdiction over abortion,

Whereas:   The Supreme Court has grossly misinterpreted the U.S. Constitution and judicially fabricated laws that have condemned more than 56 million innocent babies to death,

Whereas:   The federal courts of our nation have fanatically struck down every meaningful attempt to put reasonable regulations on abortion to protect the health and safety of the mother, the child, and unwed minors,

Whereas:   Recent discoveries in medicine, biology and genetics have scientifically reinforced the truth that life begins at conception,

Whereas:   We can no longer trust something so precious and important as the right to life to Federal Courts, who have proven that they will ignore the law to fabricate a false right to abortion on demand with no exceptions;

Therefore: I urge you to cosponsor and vote in favor of the Sanctity of Life Act, which would use Congress’ power in Article III, Section 2 of the U.S. Constitution to strip the federal courts of jurisdiction over abortion and declare that life begins in the moment of conception.


Preview of comments made:
The trouble with Roe vs. Wade is The public data and the historical information that justice Blackmun relied on in his majority opinion were often incorrect, incomplete or misleading. His primary source was a series of articles written by Cyril Means, the general counsel to the National Abortion Rights Action League (NARAL).

Public health research purportedly showed that abortion was safer than childbirth. Much of the time was devoted to oral arguments on procedural and jurisdictional questions, very little time spent on constitutional justification for a right to an abortion.

Academic research shows that avocation is linked to an increase risk of breast cancer and higher incidence of various psychological problems.


Recently as of 1980’s only 13% of the children of moderately mothers where born outside marriage, according to the Research from National Marring Project. Today it is 44%

53% of babies born to women under age of 30 are non marital: experiencing family dissolution, instability and pathology.

High school dropouts are unlikely to marry and are cohabiting couples with a higher breakup rate.

The Crisis: Our Church and Country, Part 4

IV      The Administration on Sex Education

Planned Parenthood on Education
From an article “The Kingdom of God vs. the Kingdom of Satan”
Planned Parenthood (PP) [who the administration strongly supports] comes into the schools as the purveyor of pagan sex education courses that teach the children to do whatever pleases them. They then offer the youngsters – without knowledge or consent of the parents – various forms of contraceptive devices. (PP) intentionally gives the youngsters cheap and faulty contraceptives that when the devices don’t work, and the youngster finds herself pregnant, (PP) is there to sell her an abortion without knowledge or consent of the parents and has turned a blind eye to activities protecting pimps and their sex trafficking of under age girls.
Catholic Family News

Pro-life activist Helen Westover said in an expose of (PP) and its legacy: It is one of the most wicked and anti-life organizations on the face of the earth. She said, “Abortion is the symptom but (PP) is the problem. You are never going to stop abortion unless you attack and defeat Planned Parenthood.” Catholic Family News

Analyzing records from 20 years of Planned Parenthood activity, the AUL report found widespread evidence of problems including the misuse of federal funds, failure to report sexual abuse of minors, efforts to thwart parental-notification laws, cooperation with criminal activities such as prostitution, inappropriate use of abortifacient chemicals, and distribution of inaccurate information about the medical effects of abortion and of contraceptives. Catholic Family News

Planned Parenthood receives over $350 million of your tax dollars each year in government funding. Catholic Family News

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In Pope Pius XI’s words
“There can be no true education which is not wholly direct to man’s last end,” Lord, Pray for us.




V      The Church on Sex Education

”The Kingdom of God vs. the Kingdom of Satan” From the article in Catholic Family News:
The evolution of Sex instructions in schools.
In 1990 Mrs. Engel published the book Sex education, the Final Plague. Her talk at this year’s CFN conference recapped this history of “Catholic” sex education, which is promoted in the name of Vatican II.

Pope Pius XI formally condemned classroom sex education in his great encyclical Divini Illws Magistri, on the Christian Education of Youth. Pius XII also condemned classroom sex-ed, as did the American bishops who in their 1950 statement said, “We protest in the strongest possible terms against the introduction of sex instruction into the schools.”
Catholic Family News

Much to the deception of progressives who interpreted the writings of the Second Vatican Council, and the radical document Gaudium et spes, ‘”The Pastoral Constitution for the Church in the Modern World” contained the explosive phrase, “As they grow older, children should receive a positive and prudent sexual education in matters related to sex.”
This sentence was not placed in the section of the document that deals with parents and their obligations, but in the section that deals with the context of general schooling. The implication is clear. By sleight of hand, progressives in the Church, under the guise of Vatican II moved sexual instructions away from the private domain of parents and into the classroom setting, an action expressly condemned by the pre-Vatican II magisterium. Catholic Family News
Lord, Pray for our Church.




VI      The States on Sex Education

Gay Rights Movement textbooks
Bill to Include Gay Rights Movement Info in California Textbooks Clears Hurdle By Diane Macedo Published April 06, 2011
The California Legislature could soon pass a bill that would require school textbooks and teachers to incorporate information on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Americans into their curriculum.

The Fair, Accurate, Inclusive and Respectful Education Act, or SB48, which mimics a bill previously vetoed by then-Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, made it one step closer to becoming law after being approved by the state’s Senate Judiciary Committee.

The bill, introduced by state Sen. Mark Leno, could have a nationwide impact if passed because California is such a big buyer of textbooks that publishers often incorporate the state’s standards into books distributed to other states.

Supporters say that’s a good thing because it will help prevent gay students from being harassed or bullied by their classmates.

But critics say SB48 is just an attempt to brainwash students into becoming pro-gay political activists and ensure that government, not parents, has the final word on teaching kids about moral values.

“Most textbooks don’t include any historical information about the LGBT movement, which has great significance to both California and U.S. history,” Leno said in a statement. “Our collective silence on this issue perpetuates negative stereotypes of LGBT people and leads to increased bullying of young people.”

Critics object to the bill on several accounts, saying it undermines parental authority, promotes gender confusion and experimentation, inappropriately classifies LGBT as a cultural ethnic group, and aims to brainwash children into adopting the community’s political agenda.

“This is teaching children from kindergarten on up that the homosexual, bisexual, transsexual lifestyle is something to admire and consider for themselves,” Randy Thomasson, president of SaveCalifornia.com, a group advocating against the bill.
Thomasson also complained that the bill does not allow for teachers to discuss the opposition to the LGBT movement or warn against “the negative consequences, that male homosexuality is the largest transmitter of HIV and sexually transmitted diseases.”
The bill was approved by Governor Brown, July 13, 2011
Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2011/04/06/include-gay-rights-movement-info-california-textbooks-clears-hurdle/#ixzz1Ily6mkyH

Editor note: A CNN report dated 10-18-2011 reports that two married lesbians who have an adopted boy are providing the boy female hormones. The reason being that the boy could decide later, when he is older, if he wants to be a boy or a girl. The Homosexual agenda and same-sex marriage is leading us into uncharted waters of perversion.





VII Politics in the United States

Editor’s note: Some Catholic politicians assert “primacy of uninformed and/or informed conscience” over Church teaching.


Nancy Pelosi: Minority Speaker of the House

US House approves funds for embryonic stem-cell research. Washington, Jan. 11, 2007 CWNews.com
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi hailed the January 11 vote as a victory for medical research.
Lord, pray for her.


Barbara Boxer, Democrat of California
During a Oct. 20, 1999 debate, Barbara Boxer, Democrat of California, joined a caucus [on abortion]: Santorum said to her, “You agree, once a child is born, separated from the mother, that that child is protected by the Constitution and cannot be killed. Do you agree with that?”
Boxer said, “I think when you bring your baby home…” She said more, but what she would not say was “yes.” (From an article in Newsweek by George Will)
Lord, pray for her.


Gov. Andrew Cuomo and The State of New York
New York’s gay marriage law took effect 30 days after it was passed by the Legislature and signed into law by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
GOP senators said it was Cuomo’s passionate appeals and powerful support in the governor’s mansion and in closed-door, individual meetings that were perhaps the most persuasive reason it passed.
Sen. Mark Grisanti,
GOP freshman from Buffalo, a Roman Catholic, also voted for the bill. Grisanti said he could not deny anyone what he called basic rights.
Lord, pray for our Country


Democratic National Committee refused to acknowledge pro-lifers
During the presidential election of Bill Clinton the “Focus on the Family” organization reported that the Democratic National Committee is refusing to acknowledge pro-lifers within the party. The pro-life group, “Democrats for Life” were denied a link on the DNC website. Kristin Day, executive director of Democrats for Life, said the group was told by the DNC that, because their pro-life view isn’t consistent with the Democratic platform.

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Catholics in Political Life
The Church’s “Doctrinal Note on Some Questions regarding Participation of Catholics in Political Life.” The document acknowledges the valid autonomy of the temporal order from the religious order, but it argues that this rightful autonomy does not mean that the temporal order is independent of morality. In particular, the note discusses the duties of Catholic politicians to oppose civil laws that contradict fundamental moral absolutes, such as laws that permit killing of the innocent or that undermine marriage and the family.

Some bishops have said that a politician who consistently rejects these duties and campaigns and speaks out in favor of immoral laws should be excluded from Holy Communion under Canon 915 of the CODE OF CANON LAW, which states that “Those . . . . who obstinately persist in manifest grave sin, are not to be admitted to holy Communion.” This is because support for immoral laws is seen as formal cooperation in sin, which harms the spiritual health of the politician, and also because immoral laws harm the common good of society. One of the main concerns is that, because such politicians publicly identify themselves as Catholics, some people could be led to believe that the Church is not “really” opposed to such things as abortion or homosexual activity. If it were, why would such high-profile Catholics publicly support such actions without any comment from the Church? Such people could be led into sin by such confusing and contradictory witness. Pray for our Catholic Politicians

Congressman Paul Ryan
Congressman Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, a leading figure in the budget debates on Capitol Hill and an active Catholic, explains link between Catholic social teaching, practical politics. He has written an unusually lucid column on the application of Catholic social teaching to the American political scene. . . .
Go to: http://www.osv.com/tabid/7621/itemid/8143/Congressman-Paul-Ryan-Social-teaching-and-the-fed.aspx




VIII Other Disclosures

The Family
In the United States, Social Security benefits: per beneficiary has declined.
In this country the number of children per family is about 1.9 children per family.
In 1950 there were 16 U. S. citizens paying into Soc. Sec. for each recipient of Social Security.
In 1960 it was 5-1
In 1980, 3-1
In 2010 it was 2-1
What is the cause of this?
There are many factors: unemployment is one of the factors, but not nearly the most important factor. Abortion (The years from 1976-1978 3,905,500 lives wasted from abortion and from1996-98, there were 4,014,160 abortions in the United States) and contraception (untold numbers) are the most important factors. The decline of the population is by far the most interesting factor in the state of the economy.
Lord, pray for us.


California law
[A California] law permits two homicide charges for the murder of a pregnant woman. The law has an exemption for abortion.
Lord, pray for our Justice System.


The State of Virginia
“In the state of Virginia the law is, as long as the umbilical cord is attached and the placenta is still in the mother, if the baby comes out alive the mother can do whatever she wants to with that baby to kill it,” said Investigator Tracy Emerson. “She could shoot the baby, stab the baby. As long as it’s still attached to her in some form by umbilical cord or something it’s no crime in the state of Virginia.”
Lord, pray for our Country.


The City of San Francisco
Recently, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors came out with a direct attack on the Catholic Church, using highly insulting language to denounce Catholic teaching on homosexuality as hateful, callous, and ignorant, and [urged] the Catholic Archbishop to resist Catholic teaching from the Vatican. Catholic Family News


San Francisco parishes joined in Gay Pride march
Three Catholic parishes in the San Francisco diocese–Most Holy Redeemer, St. John of God, and St. Agnes–sent delegations to participate in the city’s Gay Pride parade. Although these delegations received no official endorsement from the parishes, they did march with banners publicizing their affiliation, and in each case received encouragement from parish officials. . .
Lord, pray for our Church.


Archdiocese of Boston
Boston: archdiocesan-approved Mass for gays and lesbians. RSS Facebook July 11, 2011
With the approval of the Archdiocese of Boston, St. Cecilia parish devoted a Sunday Mass on July 9 to reaffirming that the parish “is a place of welcome for all, including the LGBT community.” Lord, pray for our Church.


American Medical Association endorsed human cloning!
The AMA has embraced the “clone to kill” procedure whereby human beings are created in a laboratory, and destroyed for their stem cells. Lord, pray for us.



Abortion

Abortion is the most commonly performed surgery in America, yet it is never seen. If you ask any group of people whether they have seen some form of surgery on television, all but a few will say yes. Catholic Family News


The selling of body parts
Aborted babies are used in the selling of body parts or human tissue. It is against federal law; but, fetal tissue wholesalers pay abortion clinics a “site fee” to place employees into the clinics to collect various body parts.
PRICE LIST FOR BODY PARTS
Eyes……………$75.00
Spinal Cords…….$325.00
Livers………….$150.00
Brains………….$999.00
Spleens…………$75.00
Intact Babies……$600.00
Source: East Volusia County Right to Life.


Editor’s Note: Reported here is an example of what has happened and what is happening. There are many other disclosures that could be mentioned here, but the list is too long. The mentioning of abuses by the clergy in the Church is well documented by the media and is not disclosed here.




Go to Part IX The Signs of the Our Times

The Crisis: Our Church and Country, Part 3

III    The President’s Actions

Obama referred to America as “just a group of citizens”, not as a “Judeo-Christian Nation” in remarks made on his trip to Turkey.
Actual Quote: “One of the great strengths of the United States is… we have a very large Christian population – we do not consider ourselves a Christian nation or a Jewish nation or a Muslim nation. We consider ourselves a nation of citizens who are bound by ideals and a set of values.” Lord, pray for our President.

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The Gospel message
We belong neither to our parents (in an absolute sense), to the state, or to ourselves; but, to God.
Lord, pray for us.

The Pope’s remarks
The Pope stressed the importance of the Church’s public voice
At a time when “there is a growing tendency to relegate God to the private sphere, to consider Him as irrelevant and superfluous or even to reject Him explicitly.” “When God disappears from man’s horizon, humankind loses its sense of direction and risks taking steps towards its own destruction.” . . .
Editor’s note: Are we headed that way?
Lord, Pray for us.


The President’s comments on the “Defense of Marriage Act”
The President said, in 1996 “[I] opposed the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). It should be repealed and I will vote for its repeal on the Senate floor. I will also oppose any proposal to amend the U.S. Constitution to ban gays and lesbians from marrying.”
The White House states now that [the] President [wants] to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act. He also said he will no longer uphold the law which allows states not to recognize same-sex marriage performed in other states.
Lord, pray for the conversion of our president.

Editor’s Note: The definition of marriage.
To be politically correct the definition of marriage has changed.
It now reads:
legal relationship between spouses: a legally recognized relationship, established by a civil or religious ceremony, between two people who intend to live together as sexual and domestic partners
Specific marriage relationship: a married relationship between two people, or a somebody’s relationship with his or her spouse
Joining in wedlock: the joining together in wedlock of two people


The President’s comments on Gays and Lesbians
The president wants to punish employers [i.e., Churches] who discriminate against gays in hiring practices. Christian pastors and politicians in Europe and Canada have been fined and jailed under similar laws.
Lord, pray for the conversion of our president.

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Marriage and Natural Law
A redefinition of marriage to include same-sex marriage is beyond the competence of the state because marriage both precedes the state and is a necessary condition for the continuation of the state (because future generations arise from and are formed in marriage).

The Catholic Church teaches
Marriage is limited to the union of one man and one woman, and the Vatican has issued documents that instruct Catholic politicians to vote in conformity with those views when this limitation is challenged by homosexuals.
The state has a duty to preserve and promote marriage as an institution that precedes the state, but the state does not have the authority to fundamentally redefine the nature of that institution.
The benefits and duties conferred on marriage simply respond to the reality that the state cannot exist without families who will bring into existence the next generations. By turning the relationship of the family and state upside down, the court advances a view of the family that is subordinate to and dependent upon the state for its existence.
The Church’s teaching on homosexuality and marriage is Catholic because it is true, not true because it is Catholic. This is expressed in the words of the Bishop, St. Cyril of Jerusalem: “The Church is called Catholic or universal because . . . it teaches fully and unfailingly all the doctrines which ought to be brought to men’s knowledge, whether concerned with visible or invisible things, with the realities of heaven or the things of earth.”
In other words, the conclusion that same-sex relationships should not be afforded legal status is based on the truth, not just on Catholic teaching. Yet, saying that makes this conclusion all the more controversial. If it were based simply on Catholic teaching, opponents could say in our pluralistic context, “You Catholics are entitled to your opinion, but that is not binding on others.” Instead, saying that truth is the reason that same-sex relationships should not be afforded legal status is offensive to those who deny the existence of truth; who prefer to live in a world dominated by what Pope Benedict XVI has termed a “dictatorship of relativism.” The Holy Father identified this “dictatorship of relativism” as “the gravest problem of our time.”
USCCB: “Marriage cannot be redefined by decree” (United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, USCCB).

Editor’s note: By admission or omission the president is promoting the grave sin of sodomy.


The President’s Actions on Right-to-Life Issues

Taxpayers fund abortions: WorldNetDaily Posted: January 23, 2009
President Obama signed an executive order to repeal the Mexico City Policy that during President Bush’s tenure protected Americans from being required to fund groups that promote and pay for abortions around the globe.
WND reported Obama plan to repeal what also is known as the “global gag rule.”
The plan was originated by President Reagan in 1984. It prohibited non-governmental organizations that receive federal funds from providing or promoting abortions in other nations. Lord, pray for our President.


President’s Pro-Choice comment
“I’ve got two daughters, 9 years old and 6 years old. I am going to teach them first of all about values and morals. But if they make a mistake, I don’t want them punished with a baby.” Barack Obama

Editor’s note: Does our president believe, that sometimes, if a woman is with child it can be a punishment from God?


President’s action on human embryonic stem cell research
The President overturned President Bush’s executive order limiting federal funding of human embryonic stem cell research. Lord, pray for our President.




Go to Part IV The President and the Administration on Sex Education

The Crisis: Our Church and Country, Part 2

President Obama’s Presidential Appointments

“Judge me by those who I surround myself with.” President Obama.


Joe Biden, Vice President

Vice President, a Catholic, is a committed Pro Choice advocate and a supporter of abortion.

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The Church: Archbishop Raymond Burke, prefect of the Apostolic Signatura.
Last year in an address to a Human Life International conference Archbishop Raymond Burke, said, The “perennial discipline of the Church [has] prohibited the giving of Holy Communion or the granting of a Church funeral to those who persist after admonition in the grave violation of the moral law…” To be sure, Archbishop Burke was lamenting the scandal brought about by dissenting bishops and politicians who favor abortion and same sex marriage. Catholic World News
Lord, pray for our bishops and our politicians.


Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State
The President’s Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton is also an admirer of Saul Alinski, so much so that she wrote her thesis on this charismatic community organizer while attending Wellesley College.

Ref: For Clinton and Obama, a Common Ideological Touchstone By Peter Slevin Washington Post Staff Writer Sunday, March 25, 2007CHICAGO – The job offer to “Miss Hillary Rodham, Wellesley College” was dated Oct. 25, 1968, and signed by Saul D. Alinsky, the charismatic community organizer who believed that the urban poor could become their own best advocates in a world that largely ignored them.
Alinsky thought highly of 21-year-old Rodham*, a student government president who grew up in the Chicago suburbs. She was in the midst of a year-long analysis of Alinsky’s aggressive mobilizing tactics, and he was searching for “competent political literates” to move to Chicago to build grass-roots organizations.

Seventeen years later, another young honor student was offered a job as an organizer in Chicago. By then, Alinsky had died, but a group of his disciples hired Barack Obama, a 23-year-old Columbia University graduate, to organize black residents on the South Side, while learning and applying Alinsky’s philosophy of street-level democracy.

At a United States (US) House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton stated that there was a new administration in place with different **values, beliefs and global agenda.
Lord, pray for her.

*For more information about Saul Alinsky and Hillary Clinton, read: The Shadow Party: by David Horowitz
**Question: What!! Alinsky’s values and beliefs?

Clinton’s remarks on Margaret Sanger, founder of Planned Parenthood.
Clinton praised Margaret Sanger, the racist and eugenicist founder of Planned Parenthood Federation. She compared Sanger to Thomas Jefferson!
She also implied this: The full force of the US government will be used to get governments to change their laws on abortion all over the world. “The US is on the brink of having the most radical abortion laws in the world–abortion for any reason and no reason through all nine months of pregnancy.” Hillary Clinton wants to promote this for the entire world.
She detailed the decadent life and ideology of Planned Parenthood’s founder, Margaret Sanger, her immoral principles, her hatred of marriage, Christian morality and the natural law. One of Sanger’s most notorious phrases: “The most merciful thing a large family can do to one of its young children is to kill it.”
Sanger provided one the most comprehensive treatments of (PP) available anywhere: everything from its racist and eugenic roots, to its vile sex-education programs for youngsters; to its teaching kindergarten children that homosexuality is a positive lifestyle; to its recommending fornication and all forms of perverse activity to school children without the parents’ knowledge or consent.
Source: Catholic Family News

Margaret Sanger, Hillary’s Hero.
“The Catholic Thing” FRIDAY, 05 JUNE 2009 By George Marlin
(exerpts from the article) http://www.thecatholicthing.org/columns/2009/margaret-sanger-hillarys-hero.html

…At Planned Parenthood’s recent annual gala in Houston, Mrs. Clinton, accepting its highest honor, the Margaret Sanger Award, said “I want to assure you that reproductive rights. . .will be a key to the foreign policy of this administration.”

…“reproductive rights” (a/k/a abortion) is a key issue in Hillary Clinton’s State Department. The taking of innocent life gets the same priority as issues of war and peace.

… Secretary Clinton also told her adoring audience, “I admire Margaret Sanger enormously, her courage, her tenacity, her vision,” and “Margaret Sanger’s work is not yet done.”

… Margaret Sanger (1879-1966) the founder of Planned Parenthood and the editor of The Birth Control Review was one of America’s leading proponents of a particularly crude kind of eugenics.

… And now our nation’s chief foreign policy [spokesperson] calls on Sanger’s heirs to finish her work. What a scary prospect for the world’s common folks. Lord, pray for her.

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Mother Theresa of Calcutta “Any country that accepts abortion is not teaching its people to love, but to use any violence to get what they want.”

The loss of human identity

Abortion is a warning of something pervasive and deeply rooted in our society—the loss of human identity, so that men and women no longer see themselves as called to participate in God’s creative power.
Lord, pray for us.


Van Jones: Former ‘Green Jobs Czar’ for President Obama.

Jones told the East Bay Express in 2005: “I was a rowdy nationalist on April 28th [1992], and then the verdicts came down on April 29th. By August, I was a communist. (…) I met all these young radical people of color – I mean really radical: communists and anarchists. And it was, like, ‘This is what I need to be a part of.’ I spent the next ten years of my life working with a lot of those people I met in jail, trying to be a revolutionary.” He is a self-described ’communist’ arrested during Rodney King riots.
See: National.com/conservative-politics-in-national/van-jones-green-jobs-czar-a-self-described-communist-arrested-during-rodney-king-riots#ixzz1PTXGOGww Conservative Politics | Examiner.com http://www.examiner


Anita Dunn, former White House Communications Director

Dunn, told a high school graduation class that Mao Zedong, Marxist political philosopher, and leader of the Chinese Revolution was one of her “favorite political philosophers.”


Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to the President is a staunch supporter of the radical communist, Van Jones
Lord, pray for them.


Janet Napolitano, Secretary of Homeland Security

Napolitano issued a warning against right-wing extremism. Her committee said, “It may include groups and individuals that are dedicated to a single issue, such as opposition to abortion or immigration,”
Lord, pray for her and our administration.


Harold Knox: President’s Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships.
Knox, called Pope Benedict XVI and certain Roman Catholic bishops discredited leaders. Knox is a militant gay activist. Lord, pray for him.


Cass Sunstein, The Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA).

Sunstein on Taxes
He said, “There is no liberty without dependency.”

Editor’s note: Dependency should not be on the State nor this administration, but only to God.

Sunstein said on government regulation: hunting and animal rights.
“We ought to ban hunting”- Cass Sunstein, in a 2007 speech at Harvard University.
“[Humans’] willingness to subject animals to unjustified suffering will be seen … as a form of unconscionable barbarity… morally akin to slavery and the mass extermination of human beings.”

”The law should impose further regulation on hunting, scientific experiments, entertainment, and (above all) farming to ensure against unnecessary animal suffering. A state could certainly confer rights on a pristine area, or a painting, and allow people to bring suit on its behalf, without therefore saying that that area and that painting may not be owned.”

Editor’s Note: Are there not, already, laws on the books against animal cruelty, i.e., illegal interstate dog fighting–federal felony charges against Michael Vick.
Lord, pray for him and our administration.

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There are over a million deer roaming the country side in South Carolina and in Maryland hunters culled the woods of 250,000 deer in 2010.
The White Tail Buck is an extraordinary animal to see in nature. Nothing is more American and more central to our beliefs than our God-given right to hunt (*See Genesis 9:3). Hunting not only provides food for our families but aides in wildlife preservation and population control of the deer.
The Gospel message:
When I see the heavens, the work of your hands, the moon and the stars which you arranged, what is man that you should keep him in mind, mortal man that you care for him?
Yet you have made him little less than a god; with glory and honor you have crowned him, gave him power over the works of your hand, put all things under his feet. All of them sheep and cattle, yes even the savage beasts, birds of the air and fish that make their way through the waters. How great is your name, O Lord our God, through all the earth! Psalm 8

”Every moving thing that is alive shall be food for you; I give all to you, as I gave the green plant. Genesis 9:3 New American Standard Bible (©1995)


John P. Holdren, the President’s Director of the Office of Science and Technology.

Mandatory abortions
John P. Holdren advocates mandatory abortions to control population.
“It has been concluded that compulsory population-control laws, even including laws requiring compulsory abortion, could be sustained under the existing Constitution if the population crisis became sufficiently severe to endanger the society.”
“It would even be possible to require pregnant single women to marry or have abortions, perhaps as an alternative to placement for adoption, depending on the society.”
Lord, pray for him.

Sterilization and Population Control
[He said], “adding a sterilant to drinking water or staple foods would be acceptable, to control population growth.”

Holdren’s disturbing beliefs
about America, capitalism and humanity – National Conservative Politics: Examiner.com http://www.examiner.com/conservative-politics-in-national/science-czar-john-p-holdren-s-disturbing-beliefs-about-america-capitalism-and-humanity#ixzz1R9xp6uL5.

He wrote that it was imperative “to convince society and its leaders that there is no alternative but the cessation of our irresponsible, all-demandoing, and all-consuming population growth.” [He] predicted: “If … population control measures are not initiated immediately and effectively, all the technology man can bring to bear will not fend off the misery to come.” Lord, pray for him.


Kathleen Sebelius, Health and Human Resources Secretary for the President.

Kathleen Sebelius, a Catholic, when she was Governor, ran afoul of Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City, Kansas. The bishop told the governor that she “should stop receiving Communion until she publicly repudiates her support of abortion.”
Naumann: she–and nearly every legal scholar who examined it–believed [it] was unconstitutional.

Sebelius, the governor at that time, said she was “obligated to uphold state and federal laws and the courts. The Archbishop wrote that he was particularly outraged by Sebelius’ veto of an antiabortion bill, which decisions related to abortion.” Naumann said he demanded that she show “a similar sense of obligation to honor divine law.”
Source: Tim Rutten, L.A. Times op-ed May 28, 2008

Sebelius has been endorsed by Planned Parenthood and have conducted fundraising activity on her behalf. While Governor, Sebelius vetoed abortion legislation in Kansas in 2003, 2005, 2006, and again in 2008.
Lord, pray for her reconciliation.

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St. Thomas Aquinas
Aquinas said at one point that unjust laws were not laws at all … And that one could and even should rebel against them
Lord, pray for us.

The Pope
The fundamental point, the Pope said, is that the natural law is not the product of human legislation. The principles of natural law, he said, are “norms that precede any human law and as such they cannot be repealed by anyone.” Lord, pray for our Holy Father.


Hilda Solis: US Labor Secretary

Kudos for pro-abortion politician [United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. (USCCB) news paints US Labor Sec. Hilda Solis as model Catholic]
California Catholic Daily, Posted on Tuesday, September 06, 2011 by Alex Murphy
The Catholic News Service (CNS), a division of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, has published a Labor Day paean to US Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis, a native Californian, presenting her as a paragon of Catholics in political life – but ignoring her record of support for abortion dating back nearly 20 years.
Lord, pray for Hilda Solis and for our Conference of Catholic Bishops.

Solis served in both houses of the California legislature beginning in 1992 before being elected to Congress in 2000. During her time as a state legislator and congresswoman, Solis was an ardent supporter of abortion, winning her a 100% rating from NARAL Pro-Choice America and re-election endorsements from Planned Parenthood, as well as the support of the pro-abortion political action committee EMILY’s list. She was named Secretary of Labor by President Obama in 2008 and confirmed by the Senate in 2009. CNS was either unaware or did not care about Solis’ anti-life voting record. Here is how the CNS article presented her: The office of Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis includes images of Our Lady of Guadalupe, a glass crucifix and a sculpture of Mary and Jesus. Her Catholic faith, she said, “is a part of my life. My faith is what motivates me.”
The lessons her faith teaches about hope, about helping others, about seeking higher things is something woven into the fabric of her daily life, she said. ‘I do it in a quiet way,’ she said.

During an Aug. 30 telephone interview, Solis spoke about the lessons she learned from her parents, devout Catholics and hard-working immigrants who raised seven children in the Los Angeles area and attended St. Louis of France Parish in La Puente.

Yet, SHE …
Voted YES on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines.
Voted YES on allowing human embryonic stem cell research.
Voted NO on restricting interstate transport of minors to get abortions.
Voted NO on making it a crime to harm a fetus during another crime.
Voted NO on banning partial-birth abortion except to save mother’s life.
Voted NO on forbidding human cloning for reproduction & medical research.
Voted NO on funding for health providers who don’t provide abortion info.
Voted NO on banning Family Planning funding in US aid abroad.
Voted NO on federal crime to harm fetus while committing other crimes.
[She is] recommended by EMILY’s List of pro-choice women.
[She is] rated 100% by Right to Life NARAL, indicating a pro-choice voting record.
Solis co-sponsored expanding contraceptive services for low-income women
Solis co-sponsored for emergency contraception for rape victims
Solis scores 0% by the NRLC on abortion issues
Solis co-sponsored ensuring access to and funding for contraception
Supported funding contraception and UN family planning.
Lord, pray for her reconciliation.


Amanda Simpson Department of Commerce

Obama Appoints Radical Transgender to Department of Commerce
“…as one of the first transgender presidential appointees to the federal government, I hope that I will soon be one of hundreds”

Apparently Obama is secretly planning to saturate the federal government with radical homosexuals, by bowing to the demands of the Homosexual Lobby and appointing the transgender Amanda Simpson to the Department of Commerce.

Having served on the Board of Directors for two national organizations (Out & Equal and National Council for Transgender Equality), both extensions of the Homosexual Lobby, Simpson is an outspoken and clearly radical advocate of the Homosexual Agenda.

Regardless of whether this individual is qualified for the position, Amanda Simpson made it apparent that his/her number one priority is the advancement of the Homosexual Agenda. Something we have been seeing more and more of.

This is hardly Obama’s first indication of his desire to payback the Homosexual Lobby, such as the hiring and subsequent refusal to fire the radical homosexual “Safe Schools Czar” Kevin Jennings.

But it serves as a reminder of the real threat out there. . . Barney Frank’s Gay Bill of Special Rights.

If it passes, there will no longer be any sanctuary free of radical homosexuals whose number one mission is to spread their agenda.

And with the Gay Bill of Special Rights at the top of the agenda for 2010 [and beyond], the influence of the Homosexual Lobby will extend past the White House and into our lives.

Every workplace would be forced to adhere to strict regulations regarding the employment of homosexuals, no matter how radical.

Daycares, churches, private schools, businesses, etc…. none would be exempt from forced hiring of radical homosexuals if the Gay Bill of Special Rights passes.
And even firing problem homosexual employees would lead to prosecution.

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H.R. 1397 If at all possible, please help fight the Homosexual Lobby, Bill H.R. 1397
12th Congress: 2011-2012 To prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.
Sponsor: Rep. Barney Frank [D-MA4]
Status: This bill is in the first step in the legislative process. Explanation: Introduced bills and resolutions first go to committees that deliberate, investigate, and revise them before they go to general debate. [Last Updated: Oct 26, 2011 6:14AM]


Mari Camen Aponte, President’s U. S Ambassador to El Salvador

Aponte made her support for gay rights clear in an article that appeared in El Diario de Hoy. The pro-family groups said that her statement was a breach of UN rules that bar diplomats from public involvement in the political affairs of the countries to which they are assigned. Diplomats are also expected to respect the norms of the local culture, the protesters said.

Editors Note: The Logan Act.
The Logan Act states, “Any citizen of the United States, wherever he may be, who, without authority of the United States, directly or indirectly commences or carries on any correspondence or intercourse with any foreign government or any officer or agent thereof, with intent to influence the measures or conduct of any foreign government or of any officer or agent thereof, in relation to any disputes or controversies with the United States, or to defeat the measures of the United States, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than three years, or both.”


Kevin Jennings ‘Safe-School Czar’ Assistant Deputy Secretary for the Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools at the U.S. Department of Education

Jennings is a life-long homosexual activist and had been Executive Director of the Gay, Lesbian Straight Education Network (GLSEN). Jennings has designed pro-homosexual curriculum for public schools and has and shown his contempt for God in various writings, referred to Christians as hard-core bigots.

Note: Today’s public schools are serving an anti-Christ agenda, promoting secular humanism and a perverse curriculum that drive youngsters towards sin and perversion, and away from God. Lord, pray for him

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The Gospel Message
“When a man lies with another man as with a Woman it is an Abomination” (Leveticus, 18-20)
The background of Leviticus is important to understand. The people are being told not to act like the “pagans”. This is also the format St. Paul uses in his letter to the Romans. “You shall not lie with a male as one lies with a female; it is an abomination.
Lord, pray for our Church.




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