Tiller Murder Suspect’s Hearing
Scott Roeder, who is charged with the murder of Dr. George Tiller, will
be in court hearing scheduled for Tuesday to hear the evidence against
him. Roeder is charged with first-degree murder and two counts of
aggravated assault, according to The Associated Press.
Dr. Tiller, one of the country’s few late-term abortion providers, was shot May 31 while serving as an usher at his church.
If there is a trial, Roeder’s mental health may be used by defense
attornies. Although Roeder denies that he is mentally ill now, he said
that he was diagnosed with schizophrenia in his late teens, but blames
it on drug use, according to The AP.
In the article,
Roeder said, "Drugs are not a problem. My mental illness came from the
use of drugs…When I quit, I haven’t had any problems."
"In several interviews with The AP, Roeder has stopped just
short of confessing to Tiller’s shooting. While talking at length about
the notion of justifiable homicide against abortion providers, he has
refused to discuss any facts of the case.
Asked if he thinks
Tiller’s shooting was justified, Roeder replied, ‘Well, yeah. The thing
is, how could it not be? Again, you know, he was in the business, and
had been for many years, of taking the lives of unborn children. So if
the lives of born children are worthy of protection, why would not the
lives of unborn children be worthy of protection? That is really what
it comes down to.’"
Sex Educaiton Online
A recent Center for Disease Control report said that one in three
teenagers say they never received information about the different types
of contraception, or ways to use it, by the time they turned 18.
It may be because of the government’s push for abstinence-only sex
education funding that teens are turning to the Internet for
information, according to the examiner.com.
In the CDC’s report, sexually transmitted diseases have increased among
teens, and close to a million young adults were reported to have
gonorrhea, chlamydia or syphilis, the article said.
"There are good companies out there that offer education but with the
good always comes the bad. Predators can easily lurk behind the
computer façade they create and get to our teens this way as well.
Perhaps the answer is not as simple as 1 2 3 in this case. Perhaps the
best recipe for success is to combine all the ingredients; schools,
parents, and on-line."
Family Guy Abortion Episode
Seth MacFarlane, Family Guy creator, said he is producing an episode
about abortion for the upcoming season. He also said that Fox is
unlikely to air the episode, but he added it will be available on DVD,
according to THR.com.
The article also said that a Fox spokesperson said no decision has been made regarding the episode.
If the episode is not aired, it will be the second time Fox has chosen to not show a Family Guy episode.
The article said:
"It’s exactly the sort of controversy that’s unlikely to wound the
hit series, however. Even if the program never airs on broadcast
television, envelope-pushing content is the show’s specialty and
outrage could boost DVD sales if/when the episode is released on home
OTHER NEWS TO NOTE:
July 27: Wichita Eagle: New Jersey Moms: Cost of overseas adoption prohibitive
July 27: American Spectator:Abortion Haunting Obama
July 27: Daily Record: New campaign highlights contraception alternatives for women
July 27: The Star: Hope for victims of failed adoption agency
July 27: NRO: Human Life Is More than a Distraction
July 25: Daily News: Insights: Why Sarah Palin symbolizes great divide
July 26: Road to Power: mack in nyc calls on pro-choice republicans to "reclaim the right to privacy"
July 26: Lawyers’ Chronicle: THE PRO-LIFE/ PRO-CHOICE DEBATE
July 27: Salon.com: The feds should fund abortion
July 26: OpenLeft.com:CDC Sexual Health Report: Forced Childbirth Mythos Crash And Burn
July 26: NHPR: Dartmouth-Hitchcock CMC Proposed Deal Raises Questions
July 27: The National:Pakistan faces population time bomb
July 26: Examiner: Teens are getting sex education help on-line
July 26: Operation Rescue: Weeklong ‘Abortion is Not Healthcare’ Campaign Kicks-off Sunday in Front of Pelosi’s DC Office
July 27: Christian NewsWire:African-American Leaders to Speak Out Against Taxpayer Funded Abortions in the Pelosi/Obama Health Care Plan
July 26: AP: Suspect in Kan. abortion killing faces hearing
July 25: Charleston Gazette: Toward center
July 26: NewsFlavor: The Abortion Debate – Pro Choice, Pro Life
July 26: FOXNews/NY Post: Nurse ‘Forced’ to Help in a Late-Term Abortion
July 26: Antimisandry.com: Infiltrating the infiltrators, I turned the table and sat in on a pro-abortion NOW meeting in NYC
July 26: Taylor Marsh: Beyond Dr. Tiller
July 26: Global Post:Politics and the morning after pill
July 26: Times of India: Aging population forces Shanghai to amend family planning law
July 26: Journal Gazette: Abortion a hurdle in health plan
July 26: Baltimore Sun: More kids have homes, thanks to adoption agencies’ efforts
July 25: Newsnet 14:Conservatives rally opposition to adoption for gay couples
July 26: Michigan Radio: Abortion & Overhauling Health Care
July 25: THR.com: ‘Family Guy’ abortion episode unlikely to air on Fox
July 26: Boston Globe: Abortion and the echo of eugenics
July 25: KSN: Pro-choice movement goes on offensive
July 23: America Magazine: More on Abortion & Health Care Reform
July 25: Spiritual Politics: Ryan-DeLauro and the culture wars
July 24: LifeSiteNews:Pro-Life Groups Warn: Ryan-DeLauro "Common Ground" Bill a Red Herring
July 25: Catholic Exchange: Over 36,000 Participate in Webcast to Stop the Abortion Mandate in Obama Healthcare
July 25: LA Times:The Emmy-nominated ‘Family Guy’ and the abortion episode you won’t see
July 25: NYTimes: An Abortion Battle, Fought to the Death
July 24: Zenit.com:LOOKING FOR SOME COMMON GROUND ON ABORTION
July 24: Oroville MR:Charges reduced in assault on abortion protester
July 25: PNJ.com:Editorial: Adoptions an unmitigated good for Florida, society
July 25: Faith in Public Life: Fact-checking Focus on the Family on Ryan-DeLauro
July 25: WorldNetDaily:Is there a co-pay with forced abortion?
July 24: Catholic News Agency: U.S. House votes down Pence Amendment intended to defund Planned Parenthood
July 23: Kansas City Star:(Letter) ‘Eugenic culling’
July 25: Kansas City Star: Contraceptives do not equal abortions
24: Catholic News Agency: Proposed abortion reduction bill a Planned Parenthood ‘stimulus package,’ bishops’ pro-life official says
July 24: Feministing: North Dakota Restricting the Right To Abortion One Ultrasound at a Time
July 24: CBN: Is New Abortion Bill Really "Common Ground"?
July 24: Feminists for Choice: Stunning Numbers – Casualties of the War On Choice
July 24: LifeSiteNews: Pence Amendment Fails, House Votes to Increase Tax Dollars for Planned Parenthood
July 24: Feministing: Obama says not funding abortions is "tradition"
July 24: U.S. News & World Report: Depo Provera Shot: How to Minimize Weight Gain
July 23: Politics Daily: Ohio Abortion Bill Would Guarantee a Man’s Right to Choose
July 24: APP.com: Johnson & Johnson settles birth-control patent lawsuit
July 24: Racewire: Are culture wars killing reproductive health?