Must Read Monday 3-4-2019
- Michael Cohen’s testimony gives us the opportunity to talk about the truth, telling the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth – so help us God.
- President Trump’s stumble on the question of Otto Warmbier gives us the opportunity to talk about human right’s violations and the reality that millions of North Koreans live generationally in gulags.
- Robert Kraft’s personal sin of paying for a sex act has raised the national alarm that human trafficking and sexual slavery are very real and very present in America today. For more on this topic listen to my conversations with Kevin Malone, Laila Risgallah and Raleigh Sadler.
Last Friday the Department of Health and Human Services issued a new final rule to reinstate Title X regulations that separate taxpayer dollars from funding abortion. The new rule shifts funding from abortion providers—such as Planned Parenthood—and steers some of it toward faith-based care providers.
The lead of the L.A. Times article rightly notes,
“The bill is expected to inspire a moral debate at the Capitol about the right to private penance versus a desire to protect children, and will force legislators to wade into the debate over the intersection of religion and public safety.”
The version of the Reproductive Privacy Act which will be voted on this week in the Rhode Island General Assembly would codify the Roe vs. Wade decision in state statute. It would also allow late-term abortions but not only when the life but also the health of the mother is at risk. Health, again, is a broad term which remains largely undefined. On the positive side, it bans partial birth abortions. State desiring to preserve Roe v. Wade access to abortions are codifying it in state law in anticipation of the Supreme Court overturning or modifying abortion access nationally.
This article is VERY disturbing and there’s really nothing to add.
Last summer, the U.S. Department of State held its first-ever Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom, and Brownback informed those on this week’s call that not only was a second ministerial being planned for July 16-18 in Washington, D.C., but that last year’s event also spawned a series of regional summits, the first of which was held days ago in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). In fact, the ambassador had just returned to Washington from that event the morning of the call.
The next conference call will take place on Tuesday, March 19. To participate in the next conference call, contact Aaron Mercer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
And one simple affirmation that confession is good for the soul. A person who checked out a Life magazine from the public library 51 years ago, returned it to the library with a check for the accrued fines.