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West Virginia: Pro-Lifers Seek Special Session to Overturn Veto of 20-Week Abortion Ban

Pro-life West Virginians were shocked when Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin, who campaigned as pro-life, vetoed HB 4588, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. Yesterday, a coalition of pro-life groups, lead by West Virginians for Life, NRLC’s state affiliate, held a press conference in the lower rotunda of the state Capitol to express their disappoi…
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Is It Ok To Abort My Child If Prenatal Testing Reveals He May Be Born With Special Needs?

When Rick and Abbie Smith learned that their son Noah was born with Down syndrome they made a decision to celebrate his life and use his story to show the world that all life has value and worth. Rick (along with his pastor and friend, Todd Wagner) co-hosts the popular weekly video podcast Real Truth. […]…
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Pro-Life Candidate David Jolly Beats Pro-Abortion Alex Sink in Florida Special Election

In the race to replace the late Congressman Bill Young (R) in Florida’s 13th Congressional district, there was a clear contrast between the candidates on abortion and Obamacare. Pro-lifers received a nice victory in Florida last night when the pro-life candidate won — setting up what could possibly be an exciting Congressional election year…
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Rep. Peter Roskam calls for special inspector general to oversee Obamacare

At National Review Online today, Rep. Peter Roskam (R-Ill.) announced legislation he has introduced to create an independent office to oversee Obamacare’s implementation and administration. …today I introduced legislation to create a Special Inspector General for Monitoring the Affordable Care Act — or SIGMA — an office to be tasked spe…
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United Nations Finally Grants Pro-Life Group’s Special Status

New York, NY (CFAM/LifeNews) — A UN committee agreed this week by consensus that C-FAM be granted “special consultative status” with the United Nations. Such status allows non-governmental groups access to the UN system, including the conferences where documents are negotiated. Though C-FAM had our application blocked last summer, we were app…
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Oh, come on! Chris Hayes going ‘all in’ on hackery with hour-long ‘Bridgegate’ special

Chris Hayes knows how to give the people what they want. Which is why tonight, he’s giving us an opportunity to ignore another MSNBC show! Then at 11pm, a special live late-night @allinwithchris where we'll bring you all the latest developments in the Christie scandal. #inners— Christopher Hayes (@chrislhayes) January 13, 2014 Bec…
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Nurse Behind Special Bath Talks About Viral Video: “Twins Were Born But Haven’t Realized It Yet”

A nurse who invented a bathing technique for newborns is weighing in on a viral video that has been seen by millions over the last week that features a parent washing newborn twins in a wash basin. The twin infants have their eyes closed and appear to be peacefully sleeping and enjoying the warm bathwater.

In the video, the twin babies finally begin to move and, when they do, they hold each other and snuggle closer.

Washington: Jan Angel Wins State Senate Seat in Special Election

After a highly contested special election, state Representative Jan Angel came out victorious against appointed incumbent Senator Nathan Schlicher in the battle to claim the state Senate seat in Legislative District 26.  
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‘Insider Attack’: Afghan in Uniform Kills Three Foreign Special Forces Soldiers

KABUL (Reuters) – An Afghan wearing a security forces uniform shot dead three foreign special forces personnel on Saturday and wounded another, Afghan and Western military officials said, in the first apparent “insider attack” in several months.

Since last year, attacks by Afghan soldiers on their allies in the NATO-run ISAF force have become a serious problem, threatening to further undermine waning support for the war among Western nations sending troops here.

Special Unit Responsible for Operating Nuclear Missiles Has Failed Safety & Security Inspection, Says Air Force

The special military unit responsible for operating the U.S.’s arsenal of nuclear missiles failed a safety and security inspection this week, Air Force officials said Tuesday, according to the Associated Press (AP).

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An image provided by Vandenberg Air Force Base shows an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile being launched during an operational test (AP)

Why you should adopt a special needs child

The United States may be one of the most privileged nations in the world, but there are still over 130,000 children in foster care eagerly awaiting a stable home, loving parents, and a chance at happiness. The struggle to find a family is increased when the child is categorized with the stigmatizing label of “special needs.” Whatever the reasons children may be branded with this euphemism, potential parents can be scared away with our culture’s often unforgiving demands for so-called normalcy. Couples (or even single parents) looking to expand their family should not only see through such facile stereotypes, but also be reminded that the love returned by a needy, innocent child can be more powerful than they could ever imagine.

Texas: Once Again, Campus Carry Not On Call For Third Special Session – Elected Officials Weigh In With Governor Perry


It remains to be seen whether state lawmakers can resolve their differences over a transportation bill, the failure of which caused the Governor to bring them back for a third month in a row, and whether Governor Perry would then add more items to the call, including legislation that is critical to your right to self-defense.
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Lawmaker: Wendy Davis Should Pay for Special Session to Ban Abortions

Wendy Davis and the pro-abortion mob in Texas forced the state to spend possibly as much as $ 2.4 million to hold another special session to complete it’s working to ban late-term abortions.

One legislator has an idea on how to recoup the expenses:  Make Davis, who has raked in a large sum of money to her political action committee, pay for it.

Abortion Access in America: How the Abortion Industry Demands Special Treatment

Washington, DC (LiveActionNews) — In a column Friday, the Guttmacher Institute writes lamenting of the great distances women have to travel to obtain an abortion, noting one-third of women have to travel more than 25 miles for this elective surgery. Reading this is a little like reading about how a rich kid had to get a used Honda instead of a new Mercedes.

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