McConnell: GOP Congress Can't Defund Planned Parenthood

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., made the strongest statement yet on Tuesday that the Republican-led Congress will not attempt to defund Planned Parenthood in must-pass government funding legislation this fall. Speaking to WYMT Television in his home state of Kentucky, McConnell said the pending “battle” over government funding would not include a provision to […] Continue Reading

Transplant Surgeons Revive Hearts After Death

Transplant surgeons have started using a device that allows them to “reanimate” hearts from people who have recently died, and use the organs to save others. The “heart in a box” is a wheeled cart with an oxygen supply, a sterile chamber, and tubing to clamp onto a donor heart and keep it fed with […] Continue Reading

Foodborne Illnesses Cost US $77 Billion a Year, Study Says

images-5 Foodborne illnesses, which make 48 million people sick and account for 3,000 deaths annually, also cost the nation $77 billion a year, a report from the American Association for Justice found. And the group, which advocates for legal reforms, said food companies are only making the food supply more susceptible to contamination by continuing to […] Continue Reading

Why Homeschooling Is Growing

images-4 Fifteen years ago, the homeschooling movement seemed small, obscure, and, frankly, a bit scary. As a group, they seemed to be running away from the “immoral” public school system, and you were as likely to find them on a ramshackle farm in the middle of nowhere as doing seventh-grade Algebra at a kitchen table (and […] Continue Reading

Obama Is Ignoring the Science on Climate Change

obama_gruber President Obama gave a doom and gloom speech yesterday at the Global Leadership in the Arctic (GLACIER) conference in Alaska to build momentum for the U.N. climate deal in Paris this December. So far less than one third of countries have submitted plans to cut carbon dioxide emissions by the Wall Street Journal’s count. According […] Continue Reading

Federal Judge: Moral Objections Enough to Override HHS Contraception Mandate

images In a stunning decision, a federal judge permanently barred the Department of Health and Human Services from enforcing the contraception mandate under ObamaCare against an employer for moral rather than explicitly religious grounds. Judge Richard Leon, the same DC district court judge that ruled the NSA phone collection program unconstitutional (and was reversed last week), rebuked the federal […] Continue Reading

New Planned Parenthood Video Targets Fetal Tissue Company

Planned-Parenthood-Sticker_jpg_800x1000_q100 The anti-abortion group targeting Planned Parenthood released its latest video on Tuesday, showing that one of the organization’s partners paid up to $550 per intact fetus. The majority of the video – the ninth from the Center for Medical Progress – is a secretly recorded video of a woman representing a tissue procurement company called Advanced Bioscience Resources. […] Continue Reading

Denying Me Your Daughters' Restroom is Bigotry!

A teen high school student with long hair and some makeup thinks anyone who treats him like a male is guilty of bigotry. The difference between girls and boys is not how they wear their hair. You would think high school students would know that. KMOV reports, “Hillsboro High School students stage walkout in dispute […] Continue Reading