While many major retailers like Home Depot, Lowe's, and Wal-Mart grapple with today's politically correct pressure in deciding whether to advertise using the words "Merry Christmas" or "Happy Holidays," Planned Parenthood, America's leading abortion provider, boldy unveiled their holiday strategy. Planned Parenthood (PP) of Indiana now has a marketing scheme that sees them offering "gift certificates" for the holidays for services performed at any of the state's 35 PP clinics. The certificates, billed as an "unusual yet practical gift this holiday season," are available in $25 increments. The certificates can be used for health exams, and yes, abortions.
You may remember the spectacle of Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) authorities removing 468 children from a west Texas religious community, based on an anonymous complaint of child abuse in April of this year. Using tanks and assault weapons, the child protectors invaded the property of the parents, and removed the children from their parent's care all through a terrifying night.
Several Jewish Holocaust survivors and their descendants are taking action to prevent Pope Benedict from signing a decree declaring that Pope Pius XII is a Saint. They argue that if the Vatican proceeds with this action, it will seriously jeopardize the relationship between Catholics and Jews.
Voters in California approved their Ballot Proposition 8 by 52 percent to 48 percent, which amended the state constitution to define marriage as between one man and one woman. It inserts the following brief 14-word sentence into the California Constitution: "Only marriage between a man and a woman is valid or recognized in California."