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Massachusetts: DeLeo pushes tighter gun law

House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo unveiled a proposal Tuesday for the most comprehensive changes to Massachusetts gun laws in 16 years, saying that the state cannot wait for federal action to curb gun violence….

Group Pushes to Arm Teachers in Kentucky Schools Just Like Airline Pilots

POST would train teachers to carry weapons like pilots.

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New Orleans Archbishop Pushes Boycott of Companies Building Planned Parenthood Abortion Clinic

In an open letter published in the Clarion Herald, Archbishop Gregory Aymond cautions New Orleanians and the faith community not to work with or participate in any way with Planned Parenthood’s plans to build a 4.2 million dollar abortion facility on Claiborne Avenue. This letter has made a huge impact on our community! Archbishop Aymond&#8…

Michelle Obama pushes AARP on her 50th birthday; Obamacare opponents say ‘no thanks’ [pic]

AARP continues to pander to the Obamas, and the First Lady has returned the favor. Michelle Obama turned 50 today, and what better way to celebrate than by a nice advertisement for the organization that helped sell Obamacare to their members? This is a high profile payback: Excited to join Barack in the 50+ club […] Twitchy » US Politics

CNN Pushes for Declaring Patients “Brain Dead” Without Second Doctor’s Opinion

This is a good example why people are losing trust in the health care system. Over at CNN, medical producer Stephanie Smith writes a story arguing that we should do away with second opinions in determining brain death. From, “Repeat Exams for Brain Death Bad for Organ Donation:” For brain dead patients, a second examination to declare death …

MSNBC Host Promotes Planned Parenthood, Pushes HHS Abortion Mandate

As we’ve documented the past few years, MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell is notorious for her softball interviews with abortion rights absolutists like Cecile Richards of Planned Parenthood. Sadly it seems Ms. Mitchell hasn’t made a new year’s resolution to treat those occasions as opportunities for fair and balanced interviews rather th…

Planned Parenthood Pushes Sex Ed on Five-Year-Olds in New Zealand

The New Zealand Family Planning Association is an affiliate of the International Planned Parenthood Federation [IPPF]. The Federation is at the forefront of promoting a worldwide culture of death with contraception, sterilisation and abortion. Family Planning is both the enemy of the unborn and women. Family Planning is also the enemy of the family…

NRA pushes back against Illinois proposal to increase gun penalties

The National Rifle Association is stepping up its campaign against a proposed gun control measure in Illinois that supporters argue will help combat and prevent street violence by increasing penalties for gun crimes.The bill, sponsored by Democratic state Rep. Mike Zalewski, calls for more time behind bars for possessing illegal weapons. It increases penalties for unlawful use of weapons, including by felons or gang members. It would make probation less likely, imposing minimum prison sentences of three years in many cases. It would also require that offenders serve at least 85 percent of their sentences, up from 50 percent.The NRA’s Institute for Legislative Action wrote in a website post that the bill will jeopardize concealed carry in Illinois by imposing tough penalties for individuals who carry a firearm without a concealed-carry permit or firearm owner’s identification card.”This specific provision incorrectly targets otherwise law-abiding citizens, rather than deterring violent criminals with harsher penalties,” the group said in an Oct. 10 statement.

French Panel Votes Against Euthanasia But President Pushes It Anyway

France’s medical ethics advisory council (CNNE) has voted against the legalization of assisted suicide, as found in Swiss clinics such as Dignitas, it was announced on Monday.

But French President François Hollande has promised a law on the issue by the end of 2013.

The committee which had been asked to investigate the issue of euthanasia and come up with recommendations voted against Swiss style assisted suicide.<

Jay Carney Downplays New Benghazi Info, Press Pushes Back: ‘All of This Is a Distraction’

Jay Carney Downplays New Benghazi Info During Press Briefing

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney during his daily news briefing at the White House in Washington, Friday, May, 10, 2013. Carney responded on Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky, calling on top-to-bottom review of the Obama administration after the IRS admitted that it had targeted conservative groups during the 2012 election. Credit: AP

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney on Friday fielded tough questions from reporters relating to new controversial reports on the Benghazi terrorist attacks released the same day.