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The Jehoshua Novels


VA Republican Gov Candidate – When will God punish USA

Under investigation for taking gifts and “special” loans, the Virginia candidate for governor is undeterred from his mission to see God’s law on earth:

HUFF POST (10/15) Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli has been trying to downplay his outspoken opposition to abortion rights in his campaign for governor this year as part of [...]

Ken Cuccinelli: Small government doesn’t mean quite what you think it does

Ken Cuccinelli, Virginia’s attorney general, has garnered more than his share of national attention over the years, with high-profile legal crusades against global warming researchers, Obamacare, and abortion clinics. But it’s his recent war on consensual sodomy in the commonwealth that has raised the most eyebrows as the gubernatorial candidate has made the issue a [...]

In Soviet Russia- er, Texas- business regulates and investigates itself

Rosy Esparza of Dallas died Friday night when she fell from the Texas Giant, which is billed as the world’s steepest wooden roller coaster. Six Flags initially said in a statement that it was “working with authorities” to figure out what happened. But it later had to admit that it was running the investigation itself [...]

Protecting Texas from Tampons of Mass Destruction

After banning the presence of any female hygiene products from its Senate floor, Texas passed its restrictive abortion law last night, which will ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy as well as install new regulations that will most likely drive abortion clinics out of business. Texas Governor/tanned leather boot Rick Perry told supporters after [...]

Texas: Where freedom reigns everywhere…except in a woman’s uterus

“My wife worked at a home for unwed moms, and one of the little kids that was born, his name is David. David came about as a result of his mom and dad, who were just 16 at the time, going to a Planned Parenthood deal where they taught them how to use contraceptives. They [...]

How about we reframe the abortion debate in a way good, God-fearing Texans can understand?

 

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Witness Blows Away Texas Leg Hearing – Gets Evicted

In the tradition of Anne Richards, here’s a fine citizen of Texas…Sara Slayman

Thanks to Gene Gaudette for sharing this. Share it yourself.

Pro-Life vs. Pro-Birth

(Scholars&Rogues) – I’ve gotten called some awful things when I tell people that I’m both a practicing Catholic and an advocate for women’s choice – from baby killer to hypocrite. But hear me out.

I was raised with a strong sense of faith in a “cafeteria Catholic” family – that is, a family that picked [...]

Today’ Profile In (Not So Much) Courage: Scott Walker

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) quietly signed new abortion restrictions into law on the Friday after the Fourth of July that will require “women seeking abortions to undergo an ultrasound and ban doctors who lack admitting privileges at nearby hospitals from performing the procedures.” The law could force two state abortion clinics to close their [...]

Texas: Achieving Stoopid and the physically impossible at warp speed

 

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“Tea Party”: Defining ignorance, racism, and misogyny since…pretty much Day One

From tax policy to health care policy to actual lectures written to be delivered to women, to mandatory, unnecessary invasive procedures, Ohio’s Tea Party Republicans put together a wish list — with the worst provisions added at the last minute with no debate — that places new burdens on the state’s most vulnerable women. Like [...]

Support reproductive rights for women in Texas AND leave with great looking nails

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Abortion and “Pro-Life” Hypocrisy

The hypocrisy of nominal pro-lifers — specifically, those who want to overturn Roe v. Wade, and/or make abortion illegal, and/or place restrictions on women’s access to abortion — knows no bounds. Here is a report in The Colorado Independent about a Catholic hospital’s unique response to a lawsuit alleging negligence in the case of a [...]

Dutch abortion ship ‘blocked’ from Morocco port of Smir

BBC, October 4

A Dutch campaign group says its ship offering women medical abortions has been prevented by authorities from entering the Moroccan port of Smir.

The group, Women on Waves, provides abortions and advice from boats anchored in international waters near countries where abortion is illegal.

The group’s leader, Rebecca Gomperts, told the [...]

Uruguay set to legalise abortion

Groundbreaking move in Latin America would give women the right to a legal abortion during the first 12 weeks of pregnancy.

AP, September 25

Montevideo – Uruguay is preparing to legalise abortion, a groundbreaking move in Latin America where [...]