theultimatebandfreak:

darkhairedgirlfromgallifrey:

cultureshift:

oregonrighttolife:

1) “I’m sorry to say I couldn’t think about raising a child with Down’s. I’m something of a perfectionist.”2) “If he can’t grow up to have a shot at becoming the president, we don’t want him.”3) “It’s devastating, it’s a waste, all the love that goes into kids like that.”4) “I just couldn’t do it, couldn’t be that kind of mother who accepts everything, loves her kid no matter what.”5) “The bottom line is when my neighbor said to me: ‘Having a “tard,” that’s a bummer for life.’”These are ACTUAL RESPONSES from parents who sought prenatal screening to determine if their child had Down Syndrome. The parents all intended to abort their baby if he/she were diagnosed with DS, and these were some of the reasons they gave for their decision. THIS is the elitist, discriminatory, ugly side of our culture—a culture that has grown to value our own “health” and “happiness” over the life of another who we deem lesser. How can any society profess diversity, acceptance, and tolerance if it is utterly intolerant of the sick or the handicapped among them? Killing the mentally handicapped (who are statistically proven to live happy, fulfilling lives) before they are born is not kindness—it’s the darkest form of selfishness. Those aren’t all the quotes. Read the rest here: http://bit.ly/1p5UVPp

How we treat the least of us defines us.

Judge a man not by how he treats his equals but how he treats his inferiors


This hit me hard because my mom babysat this kid when he was younger (he is like my older brother now) and him and two of his siblings were tested positive for downs before they were born. NONE OF THEM HAVE DOWNS! NONE OF THE TESTS WERE ACCURATE! NOT ALL OF THEM ARE!

theultimatebandfreak:

darkhairedgirlfromgallifrey:

cultureshift:

oregonrighttolife:

1) “I’m sorry to say I couldn’t think about raising a child with Down’s. I’m something of a perfectionist.”

2) “If he can’t grow up to have a shot at becoming the president, we don’t want him.”

3) “It’s devastating, it’s a waste, all the love that goes into kids like that.”

4) “I just couldn’t do it, couldn’t be that kind of mother who accepts everything, loves her kid no matter what.”

5) “The bottom line is when my neighbor said to me: ‘Having a “tard,” that’s a bummer for life.’”

These are ACTUAL RESPONSES from parents who sought prenatal screening to determine if their child had Down Syndrome. The parents all intended to abort their baby if he/she were diagnosed with DS, and these were some of the reasons they gave for their decision. 

THIS is the elitist, discriminatory, ugly side of our culture—a culture that has grown to value our own “health” and “happiness” over the life of another who we deem lesser. How can any society profess diversity, acceptance, and tolerance if it is utterly intolerant of the sick or the handicapped among them? 

Killing the mentally handicapped (who are statistically proven to live happy, fulfilling lives) before they are born is not kindness—it’s the darkest form of selfishness. 

Those aren’t all the quotes. Read the rest here: http://bit.ly/1p5UVPp

How we treat the least of us defines us.

Judge a man not by how he treats his equals but how he treats his inferiors

This hit me hard because my mom babysat this kid when he was younger (he is like my older brother now) and him and two of his siblings were tested positive for downs before they were born. NONE OF THEM HAVE DOWNS! NONE OF THE TESTS WERE ACCURATE! NOT ALL OF THEM ARE!

We love these images! Haven’t you wondered how full-term babies can still fit inside the womb (which, by the way, is 20x its original weight and holds 1000x more than its original capacity by time of delivery)? A photographer captured this sweet newly born babe who let us in on the secret.

Click the link to see more super-flexible babies! http://bit.ly/1oyqmlF

We love these images! Haven’t you wondered how full-term babies can still fit inside the womb (which, by the way, is 20x its original weight and holds 1000x more than its original capacity by time of delivery)? A photographer captured this sweet newly born babe who let us in on the secret.

Click the link to see more super-flexible babies! http://bit.ly/1oyqmlF

“When I heard that some politicians were cheering the Supreme Court’s decision to give bosses the right to interfere in our access to birth control, I thought I had woken up in another decade. Like many of my friends, I was appalled by the thought of men taking away women’s ability to make our own personal health care decisions.” —Scarlett Johansson, in a fundraising email for Planned ParenthoodWe knew Scarlett Johansson was a huge Planned Parenthood supporter, so the news that she designed a special T-shirt for them (story here:http://bit.ly/1tEP0XW) is not surprising—just incredibly sad. Her new T-shirt portrays all pro-life politicians as sexist men who are stuck in the ’50s. The problem is that Scarlett seems to be completely forgetting (or conveniently ignoring) politicians like Congresswomen Jaime Herrera Beutler and Ann Wagner, who are only two of MANY pro-life FEMALE politicians (a complete list of the pro-life women Scarlett forgot can be found here:http://bit.ly/1tEP3mv). So we ask you, Ms. Johansson: Is it pro-woman to ignore the voices of a significant number of female politicians and pretend that they’re all “sexist men” just because you disagree with them? It sounds rather sexist to us, Ms. Johansson.

“When I heard that some politicians were cheering the Supreme Court’s decision to give bosses the right to interfere in our access to birth control, I thought I had woken up in another decade. Like many of my friends, I was appalled by the thought of men taking away women’s ability to make our own personal health care decisions.” 

—Scarlett Johansson, in a fundraising email for Planned Parenthood

We knew Scarlett Johansson was a huge Planned Parenthood supporter, so the news that she designed a special T-shirt for them (story here:http://bit.ly/1tEP0XW) is not surprising—just incredibly sad. Her new T-shirt portrays all pro-life politicians as sexist men who are stuck in the ’50s. 

The problem is that Scarlett seems to be completely forgetting (or conveniently ignoring) politicians like Congresswomen Jaime Herrera Beutler and Ann Wagner, who are only two of MANY pro-life FEMALE politicians (a complete list of the pro-life women Scarlett forgot can be found here:http://bit.ly/1tEP3mv). 

So we ask you, Ms. Johansson: Is it pro-woman to ignore the voices of a significant number of female politicians and pretend that they’re all “sexist men” just because you disagree with them? 

It sounds rather sexist to us, Ms. Johansson.

PBS (OPB in Oregon) is celebrating Labor Day by playing the documentary, “After Tiller,” which glorifies four late-term abortionists in America. 
One of these “compassionate” abortionists is Dr. Warren Hern. “Julie Smith” had a late term abortion with him. It cost her $25,000. He killed her daughter Alice, diagnosed with a fetal abnormality, by injecting digoxen (a toxin) into her heart. That cause a massive heart attack which killed little 35-week old Alice, but not until hours later: “…I felt a kick,” “Julie” said while sobbing. Two days later, she was induced and labored to deliver little Alice, 5lb. and 13 oz., who was cleaned and handed, dead, to her mother. 
"Julie" came away with PTSD but still calls Hern "an absolute angel who saved me and my daughter."
These things are horrifying to speak of but if anyone thinks abortion should be legal, they should have the intellectual honesty to know WHAT abortion is. 
***PLEASE share this post widely to let your friends know what abortion is. Please also considering expressing your outrage to taxpayer-funded PBS.***
http://bit.ly/1tAqya4

PBS (OPB in Oregon) is celebrating Labor Day by playing the documentary, “After Tiller,” which glorifies four late-term abortionists in America. 

One of these “compassionate” abortionists is Dr. Warren Hern. “Julie Smith” had a late term abortion with him. It cost her $25,000. He killed her daughter Alice, diagnosed with a fetal abnormality, by injecting digoxen (a toxin) into her heart. That cause a massive heart attack which killed little 35-week old Alice, but not until hours later: “…I felt a kick,” “Julie” said while sobbing. Two days later, she was induced and labored to deliver little Alice, 5lb. and 13 oz., who was cleaned and handed, dead, to her mother. 

"Julie" came away with PTSD but still calls Hern "an absolute angel who saved me and my daughter."

These things are horrifying to speak of but if anyone thinks abortion should be legal, they should have the intellectual honesty to know WHAT abortion is. 

***PLEASE share this post widely to let your friends know what abortion is. Please also considering expressing your outrage to taxpayer-funded PBS.***

http://bit.ly/1tAqya4

1) “I’m sorry to say I couldn’t think about raising a child with Down’s. I’m something of a perfectionist.”2) “If he can’t grow up to have a shot at becoming the president, we don’t want him.”3) “It’s devastating, it’s a waste, all the love that goes into kids like that.”4) “I just couldn’t do it, couldn’t be that kind of mother who accepts everything, loves her kid no matter what.”5) “The bottom line is when my neighbor said to me: ‘Having a “tard,” that’s a bummer for life.’”These are ACTUAL RESPONSES from parents who sought prenatal screening to determine if their child had Down Syndrome. The parents all intended to abort their baby if he/she were diagnosed with DS, and these were some of the reasons they gave for their decision. THIS is the elitist, discriminatory, ugly side of our culture—a culture that has grown to value our own “health” and “happiness” over the life of another who we deem lesser. How can any society profess diversity, acceptance, and tolerance if it is utterly intolerant of the sick or the handicapped among them? Killing the mentally handicapped (who are statistically proven to live happy, fulfilling lives) before they are born is not kindness—it’s the darkest form of selfishness. Those aren’t all the quotes. Read the rest here: http://bit.ly/1p5UVPp

1) “I’m sorry to say I couldn’t think about raising a child with Down’s. I’m something of a perfectionist.”

2) “If he can’t grow up to have a shot at becoming the president, we don’t want him.”

3) “It’s devastating, it’s a waste, all the love that goes into kids like that.”

4) “I just couldn’t do it, couldn’t be that kind of mother who accepts everything, loves her kid no matter what.”

5) “The bottom line is when my neighbor said to me: ‘Having a “tard,” that’s a bummer for life.’”

These are ACTUAL RESPONSES from parents who sought prenatal screening to determine if their child had Down Syndrome. The parents all intended to abort their baby if he/she were diagnosed with DS, and these were some of the reasons they gave for their decision. 

THIS is the elitist, discriminatory, ugly side of our culture—a culture that has grown to value our own “health” and “happiness” over the life of another who we deem lesser. How can any society profess diversity, acceptance, and tolerance if it is utterly intolerant of the sick or the handicapped among them? 

Killing the mentally handicapped (who are statistically proven to live happy, fulfilling lives) before they are born is not kindness—it’s the darkest form of selfishness. 

Those aren’t all the quotes. Read the rest here: http://bit.ly/1p5UVPp

“I love my mom. We’re close. She did a lot for me.”—Thaddeus BullardFlorida WWE wrestler Thaddeus Bullard (called “Titus O’Neil” in the ring) was conceived in rape. His mother was raped at 11 years old by her grandmother’s boyfriend and became pregnant. Despite being pressured to have an abortion, Bullard’s mother chose life for her baby. She also chose to raise him, though still a child herself for much of his growing up. Bullard is now a proud father of two boys, and he’s active in his kids’ lives. We’re SO PROUD of Bullard’s mother for her bravery and courage! Robbed of her own innocence, her childhood, and her dreams, she still saw the value of her baby and gave him the best life that she could. We are absolutely BLOWN AWAY by her selfless example!Read more: http://bit.ly/1wePV4S

“I love my mom. We’re close. She did a lot for me.”

—Thaddeus Bullard

Florida WWE wrestler Thaddeus Bullard (called “Titus O’Neil” in the ring) was conceived in rape. His mother was raped at 11 years old by her grandmother’s boyfriend and became pregnant. Despite being pressured to have an abortion, Bullard’s mother chose life for her baby. She also chose to raise him, though still a child herself for much of his growing up. 

Bullard is now a proud father of two boys, and he’s active in his kids’ lives. We’re SO PROUD of Bullard’s mother for her bravery and courage! Robbed of her own innocence, her childhood, and her dreams, she still saw the value of her baby and gave him the best life that she could. We are absolutely BLOWN AWAY by her selfless example!

Read more: http://bit.ly/1wePV4S

“Look closely. The beautiful may be small.” -Immanuel Kant[Background image by the award-winning medical imager, Alexander Tsiaras.]

“Look closely. The beautiful may be small.” -Immanuel Kant

[Background image by the award-winning medical imager, Alexander Tsiaras.]

RIP, Robin Williams. So sorry to have lost you. We’ll keep fighting for the “funny people” of America. From those in the womb to those battling such severe depression they are contemplating assisted suicide. Every life is precious. Every single one.

RIP, Robin Williams. So sorry to have lost you. We’ll keep fighting for the “funny people” of America. From those in the womb to those battling such severe depression they are contemplating assisted suicide. Every life is precious. Every single one.

We found this old photo in our collection, and we felt that we absolutely had to share it. This is a photo of a baby’s feet at 10 weeks gestation taken by Portland Urologist Dr. Russell Sacco in 1970. 
At only 10 weeks gestation, you cannot deny the humanity of a baby in the womb. 

We found this old photo in our collection, and we felt that we absolutely had to share it. This is a photo of a baby’s feet at 10 weeks gestation taken by Portland Urologist Dr. Russell Sacco in 1970. 

At only 10 weeks gestation, you cannot deny the humanity of a baby in the womb. 

“The baby was so beautiful to us, and I look back at the photos of him and it must have been jarring for other people to come in and see him, but to us he was so beautiful and perfect.”—Chris PrattGuardians of the Galaxy actor Chris Pratt says that his baby boy, who was born 9 weeks premature, “restored” and “redefined” his faith in God. His firstborn son, Jack, spent nearly a month in an intensive care unit before he was healthy enough to go home. We’re so happy that baby Jack is happy and healthy, but it saddens us to think that babies the same age that Jack was can be aborted for ANY reason in Oregon. These children are not less valuable than Chris Pratt’s little boy, so why are they treated like it?Read more: http://bit.ly/1zF3Hfl

“The baby was so beautiful to us, and I look back at the photos of him and it must have been jarring for other people to come in and see him, but to us he was so beautiful and perfect.”

—Chris Pratt

Guardians of the Galaxy actor Chris Pratt says that his baby boy, who was born 9 weeks premature, “restored” and “redefined” his faith in God. His firstborn son, Jack, spent nearly a month in an intensive care unit before he was healthy enough to go home. 

We’re so happy that baby Jack is happy and healthy, but it saddens us to think that babies the same age that Jack was can be aborted for ANY reason in Oregon. These children are not less valuable than Chris Pratt’s little boy, so why are they treated like it?

Read more: http://bit.ly/1zF3Hfl