The NY Times Says Intensive Parenting Is Best, But…

“Parents Are Highly Involved in their Adult Children’s Lives and Fine With It,” declared the front page of The New York Times. Added the subhead: “New surveys show that today’s intensive parenting has benefits, not just risks, and most young adults seem happy with it, too.” Is that true? “Intensive parenting” is best, and kids love it, even into adulthood?

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Disney-themed, all-ages drag show in former church canceled thanks to Catholic diocese

Last weekend, Kelsey Theater in Saint Clair, Pennsylvania, about 50 miles west of Allentown, had planned to host “A Night at Disney All Age Drag Show” to support the Actors Guild of Schuylkill County and to raise money to repair the theater’s roof. However, just days before it was supposed to take place, the actors’ guild had to cancel after the diocese threatened to sue for a possible contract violation.

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40 Pro-Life Groups Demand EPA Track Chemicals From Abortion Pills That Wind Up in America’s Water

“Even if you support abortion, that’s not an argument in favor of abortion pollution in our drinking water. The FDA policy allows the billion-dollar U.S. abortion enterprise a government-sanctioned right to pollute. Neither hospitals nor brick-and-mortar abortion vendors can flush human remains and placenta tissue, not legally anyway. But that’s what’s happening today, in homes and dorms across America. The very least we should be able to expect is tracking the waste to determine how much at risk we all are,” said Students for Life Action President Kristan Hawkins.

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Faithful Families are Essential for a Strong Culture

This year’s annual NRB Conference included remarks from prominent speakers, focusing particularly on the needs of families in today’s increasingly hostile culture. The panel, “Restoring Values: Countering Cultural Indoctrination to Protect Faithful Families,” featured several popular speakers including: Lucas Miles, pastor and author; Cheryl Chumley, Washington Times opinion editor and commentator; Walt Heyer, a prominent speaker and founder of Sex Change Regret; Dr. Jeff Meyers, president of Summit Ministries; and Heidi St. John, author and co-founder of Firmly Planted-Family.

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Pro-life doctors sign on to FDA abortion pill case set to be heard by Supreme Court

On February 22, ADF announced that it has filed its brief in the case on behalf of the Alliance for Hippocratic Medicine, American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians & Gynecologists, American College of Pediatricians, and Christian Medical & Dental Associations, whose members “are witnessing firsthand the harms inflicted by the FDA’s recklessness and are regularly called upon to treat emergencies caused by abortion-drug complications.”

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A ruling by the Alabama Supreme Court sends shivers up the spine of America’s IVF industry

The court repeatedly used the expression “extrauterine children” to describe frozen embryos. Frozen embryos are currently regarded as property in most jurisdiction. If they are “extrauterine children”, Alabama’s IVF industry may be forced to make radical changes in its practices. The sole dissenting justice said as much in his opinion: “the main opinion’s holding almost certainly ends the creation of frozen embryos through in vitro fertilization (‘IVF’) in Alabama.”

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