The Race is on in Florida

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Supporters of embryonic stem cell research are working hard to get enough signatures to put a constitutional amendment on the Florida ballot in 2008. The amendment would require the state to spend $20 million annuallly on embryonic stem cell research for 10 years. But it looks like the opposition is gathering signitures for an initiative of their own. See here … Read More

Get Ready for the New Congress

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It seems that democrats plan on resurrecting the issue of federal funding for embryonic stem cell research early on in the next session. “House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says a measure similar to the one President Bush vetoed earlier this year will be voted on during the first 100 business hours of the next congressional session that begins in January.” Lucky … Read More

Nicaraguan President Signs Abortion Ban

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I wish we had more politicians like this in America: MANAGUA, Nicaragua: Nicaraguan President Enrique Bolanos signed a bill Friday banning abortion in all cases — including when a woman’s life is endangered — despite opposition from doctors, women’s rights groups and diplomats. Presidential spokesman Lindolfo Mojarretz told The Associated Press that Bolanos signed the bill Friday and that it … Read More

Conservatives to Republicans: Stand Up for Your Values!

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Jill Stanek, from World Net Daily, reports that perhaps election day was not really a set back for pro-lifers. The problem, in fact, was our pro-life, republican leaders going silent on the issues that are important the conservatives who put/kept them in office in 2004: “While Democrats boldly promoted embryonic experimentation, decried parental notification, and argued that privacy ranked higher … Read More

Could Missouri Turn This Thing Around?

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Senator Matt Bartle thinks so! In an interview on Bott Radio Network yesterday Senator Bartle, from Lee’s Summit, outlined a plan to work with members of the Missouri Legislature to get something on the ballot in the future that would actually ban human cloning! One aspect of this that I had not considered is that the vast majority of counties … Read More

Post Election Commentary

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St. Louis Archbishop Raymond Burke released a statement on the passage of amendment 2. In it he says that amendment 2 will, among other things, “further erode respect for all human life and for procreation as the way new human life is to come into the world.” And that, “The election campaign for the passage of Amendment 2 has shown … Read More

Let Not Your Hearts Be Troubled

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In times like this I take comfort in the wisdom of our first Pope: “In this you rejoice, though now for a little while you may have to suffer various trials, so that the genuineness of your faith, more precious than gold which though perishable is tested by fire, may redound to praise and glory and honor at the revelation … Read More

We Need This Man in the Senate…

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Or in the Oval Office! So, I wasn’t planning on posting anything today. But, I would be really sad to see this man voted out today. Senator Rick Santorum is an amazing defender of the family and human life and it would just be a shame to see the people of Pennsylvania not reward his good service. I pray that … Read More

Praying for Elections

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Last night there was a Prayer Rally to Defeat Amendment 2 in Fulton Missouri. It was a wonderful time of praise and worship calling on God to help us defeat Amendment 2 tomorrow. I gave a little pep talk during the rally. I had to write out what I was going to say of course (there is a link to … Read More

Read the Writing in the Sky

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This picture was taken at the University of Missouri vs. Oklahoma football game in Columbia last week. The plane flew over the stadium for most of the beginning of the game. Pretty clever! Way to go MRL!