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Topics: Medicare

Why We Must Defund Planned Parenthood



Of the many issues debated about perennially, few have the potential to save lives like defunding nation’s number one abortion provider–Planned Parenthood. Defunding Planned Parenthood could save hundreds of thousands of lives every year. In 2013 alone (FY2013), Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA), the U.S. affiliate of Planned Parenthood, claimed the lives of 327,653 unborn children. Planned Parenthood stops 37 beating hearts every hour. Planned Parenthood’s abortion business relies heavily on funding from the …

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The Wisdom of the Church’s Teaching on Marriage



From individuals, to families, to the general population at-large, marriage is essential to society. A committed marriage provides the best arrangement for the well-being of both spouses and children. Marriage provides a more stable environment for personal growth and development than any other living arrangement. Yet many families in today’s culture are rent apart by separation, divorce, and civil remarriage. Former spouses and children are left to suffer the effects—effects so pervasive and widespread that …

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What’s Next for the Pro-Life Movement in Health Care Reform?



By twisting the arms of freshman Democrats nearly out of their sockets, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, at the end of the day, managed to eke out passage of HR 3962, her health care reform bill. But her five-vote victory was so narrow that some pundits are now opining that the Senate version of the bill is dead. Don’t count on it. With the President, Pelosi and Reid all pushing for some kind of …

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With 19 You Get Heaven



I am not a big fan of reality TV.  My tastes run instead to EWTN, FOX News and–because I travel a lot and have a farm–The Weather Channel.  But the news that D-Health reality-show stars Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar are expecting their 19th child somehow reached me through the Internet anyway.   I cheered the news, as you might have expected.  My wife and I have a large family– albeit only half the size …

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Infants and Elderly Need Not Apply: ObamaCare Deems Them Not Worth the Money



Many elderly Americans receiving Medicare are alarmed by the so-called “advance care planning consultation” mandated by the health care bill, fearing that they will be visited by government officials who are paid to pressure them to accept a kind of soft euthanasia in lieu of medical treatment. Are their tears overblown? Consider Section 1233 of the bill, HR3200, currently under consideration by the House of Representatives. This specifies that the “advance care planning consultation” “shall …

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Obama to Seniors: Take Two Aspirin and Call Me When You’re Dead



Many elderly Americans receiving Medicare are alarmed by the so-called “advance care planning consultation” mandated by the health care bill, fearing that they will be visited by government officials who are paid to pressure them to accept a kind of soft euthanasia in lieu of medical treatment.  Are their fears overblown?   Consider Section 1233 of the bill, HR3200, currently under consideration by the House of Representatives.  This specifies that the “advance care planning consultation …

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Minority Targeting: Planned Parenthood Goes After Native Americans



The American abortion lobby claims to be an equal-opportunity abortion provider, looking out for the needs and wants of all women. Not so. Big Abortion devotes an inordinate amount of attention to Blacks, Hispanics, and Alaska Natives who, in proportion to their population, have the highest abortion rates in America, Now, eager to add another scalp to its collection, it is turning its sights on Native Americans. The story begins with the Hyde Amendment, which …

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Minority Targeting: Planned Parenthood Goes After Native Americans



  09 June 2008    Vol. 10 / No. 23 Minority Targeting: Planned Parenthood Goes After Native Americans The American abortion lobby claims to be an equal-opportunity abortion provider, looking out for the needs and wants of all women. Not so. Big Abortion devotes an inordinate amount of attention to Blacks, Hispanics, and Alaska Natives who, in proportion to their population, have the highest abortion rates in America. Now, eager to add another scalp to its collection, …

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