A measure recently approved by the North Dakota House of representatives provides a fertilized human egg the legal rights of a human being, a step that would essentially ban abortion in the state. Representatives voted 51-41 to approve the measure Tuesday. It now moves to the North Dakota Senate for its review.
What would you do as a parent if you could no longer discipline your children the way you see fit? Or decide what type of education you want them to have? Or even decide what type of religion to expose them to?
A new United Nations human rights treaty that could prohibit children from being spanked or homeschooled, ban youngsters from facing the death penalty and forbid parents from deciding their families’ religion is on America’s doorstep.
The approval ratings are in for the first couple of weeks of President Obama’s presidency. Of the seven actions Obama has taken, five are supported by a large majority of Americans.However, ratings are low for the other two actions, the lowest being for Obama’s decision to allow funding for overseas family planning groups that provide abortions.
A California appeals court ruled this week that a private Christian school has the right to expel two students over an alleged lesbian relationship that was in violation of the organization’s “Christian Conduct” rule.
Since taking office, President Obama has been busy signing executive orders. One such order that was put through occurred on Friday when he ended the Bush administration’s ban on giving federal money to international groups that perform abortions or provide information on the option.
Liberal groups welcomed the decision, while abortion rights foes criticized the president.
I recently became aware of a new bill being introduced in Congress by Georgia Representative Paul Broun (R). The bill is called H.R. 227: Sanctity of Human Life Act. This bill was introduced on 1/7/2009 to provide that human life shall be deemed to begin with fertilization.