February 25, 2020 By Tony Perkins, Family Research Council
He was just a first-year pediatric resident when a hospital housekeeper came to him, panicked. “There’s a baby,” she said, “crying on the garbage can of the treatment room.” Wide-eyed, Dr. Rocco Pascucci opened the door and saw him — wrapped in a hospital blanket, wailing. Without a second thought, he reached out for the newborn boy and rushed him to a warmer, starting oxygen and an artery line. Dr. Pascucci never stopped to think why the baby had been left there. He just did what anyone would. Anyone, it turns out, except 41 members of the U.S. Senate.
A full year after one of the most infamous votes in U.S. history, the party of infanticide wants America to know: nothing has changed. If they had been in that New Jersey hospital, watching a perfectly healthy baby struggle for life, their advice to Dr. Pascucci would have been the same as the on-call OB/GYN — to walk away. The little boy, Rocco would find out later from an angry doctor, was a survivor. Thinking back on that OB/GYN yelling at him, Dr. Pascucci has no regrets. “He told me I had just saved an abortion. He got into a huff and walked out.” More…
FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr joins Ben Domenech to discuss social media in 2020, the censorship of political speech, Twitter’s war against “disinformation” and whether social media platforms should be considered publishers. More…
February 22, 2020 By Lauren Dake, Oregon Public Broadcasting
On Valentine’s Day, Gov. Kate Brown and Republican state Sen. Bill Hansell surveyed flood damage in Eastern Oregon from a Black Hawk helicopter.
The following Monday, the governor stopped by Hansell’s office in the Oregon Capitol.
She wanted to discuss how the state might give financial help to flood victims in Hansell’s district. Perhaps not coincidentally, Brown also had a request — one tied to a bill the Democrats want to pass this session, but which Hansell and his party vow to block. More…
“When my parents discovered they were expecting four children at once, their doctors tried to pressure them into ‘reducing’ to twins.
“To the medical system, the lives of my brothers and me didn’t count—literally—unless our parents chose to carry us to term. And twins were ‘less risky’ for the doctors and the hospitals than quadruplets were.”