Friday, July 31, 2015

Planned Parenthood is Indefensible

On July 17, I first posted on the Planned Parenthood/baby organ harvesting story, and I have watched all the unedited videos (edited and unedited) to date. I invited our pro-"choice" readers to discuss this issue, and so far not a single one has come forward. The silence is deafening, and that's never really happened here before.

Here in Canada, we have one pro-choice woman who has spoken up. This would be Joyce Arthur, aka "Choice Joyce". Logical, heartless, but logical she is.
 “If you ever need an abortion and would like to donate your fetal tissue towards research, here's how,” the Canadian Abortion Rights Coalition posted on its Facebook page on July 23, adding, "Canadian clinics do this too. Everything is handled under strict regulations and ethical guidelines.”


Thursday, July 30, 2015

Organs yes, baby no

This is stomach-turning stuff. But the problem here is not one of tone. It’s the crushing. It’s the organ harvesting of  fetuses that abortion-rights activists want us to believe have no more moral value than a fingernail. It’s the lie that these are not human beings worthy of protection. There is no nice way to talk about this. As my friend and former Obama White House staffer Michael Wear tweeted, “It should bother us as a society that we have use for aborted human organs, but not the baby that provides them.”

Kirsten Powers is one brave Democrat. A lone voice for pro-life amongst the Democratic party, Powers spoke out loudly about Kermit Gosnell (  and she is speaking out once again in the videos about Planned Parenthood and the harvesting of fetal tissue. That can't be easy.

This woman has my greatest respect.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Two links - required reading for pro-lifers

Matt Walsh nails it in this post today:
It’s fine if you are opposed to what Palmer did, but that doesn’t excuse you from the duty to be sane and rational. It’s a lion, after all. An animal. If you want to be really agitated by a doctor who kills living things, you should probably be less focused on this dentist and a little more focused on abortionists like LeRoy Carhart, who murder actual people. Carhart has killed both unborn and born humans, and likes to do the former by ripping the child apart while it’s still alive. Maybe the media should be camping out in front of his house instead of Palmer’s.

Maybe we should be asking why doctors are allowed to execute babies, not why dentists are allowed to hunt African game.

And John Zmirak makes the necessary analogy:

The Center for Medical Progress is emulating Patton, marching the flinching media through the medical waste bins and organ markets of America’s abortion industry. And Americans are following, tentatively, hoping that some rational explanation will be offered, so they don’t have to face the truth.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Abortion in Canada

By now, most people interested in the subject of abortion are aware of the videos being released in the US that are exposing the sale of fetal body parts by Planned Parenthood.

While we may not have evidence for the sale of fetal body parts for profit in Canada, there is surely evidence that those body parts are being used in medical research.

A friend of mine used to work in the Victoria General Hospital as a medical research assistant. She recalls carrying a cooler from the abortion clinic on the 5th floor to the lab of her boss, a doctor who was doing research into Reye's Syndrome. Inside the cooler were the body parts of fetuses that had been just aborted. The doctor was primarily interested in the kidneys of the fetuses for his research.

At the time, my friend did not grasp the picture of what was going on. In hind sight, she cringes at what she took part in.

So this is going on in Canada, too, not just in the United States. It seems to be much more difficult to expose this side of the abortion issue here because of the way our medical system works. I am convinced that the problem we have in Canada in exposing abortion for what it is, depends in large part on the state medical system.

Those involved in abortion in hospitals are employees of the state. Should they have problems reconciling their work with their conscience, as in the case of assisting in the performance of abortions, they have no choice because there is no other employer to hire them. Abortions are paid for by our health system, and so are the employees, be they nurses or lab assistants or researchers. Their jobs are not in the private sector, so they can't really go elsewhere to get employment.

They are stuck in the system and therefore they do what they are told. Kind of reminds you of Nazi Germany where those who worked in the death camps testified that they "were only doing what they were told". The same applies to our health care workers. They are doing what they are told. Should they object, where can they go? They can't quit and get a similar job with another company or hospital or clinic, there is no other hospital or clinic in town.

So silence about abortion will continue in Canada. State health care mandates obedience to the system. If you don't like it, better to just go and train for some other kind of work, because you won't be able to find another nursing job or lab tech job anywhere else.

Job description: park your conscience at the door and come on in.

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Ezra Levant !!!

Just got an email from, the new site of Ezra Levant former talk show host on Sun News.

Ezra asks the question: is Planned Parenthood in Canada doing the same thing that PP does in the US?  He asks "who is going to ask the questions?"

My reply is that Ezra will ask. Thank God for that. At least we have one brave soul in this nation.

Ignorance of abortion is shocking

When the No2Trudeau campaign came to Halifax, I agreed to help them with the phone calls. This means dialing up Toronto phone numbers, asking people if they are willing to answer some questions related to the upcoming federal election. Then, depending on whether they identify as pro-choice or pro-life, I ask a few more questions and the call is complete.

I have made calls like this before and I know what to expect. Lots of hang-ups. But now people simply don't answer their phones. They probably have, like I do, a call identifier message, so that they know who is calling and they can choose to ignore the call and let it go to the answering machine if they wish.

So the majority of my calls do just that, they connect to an answering machine.

The calls that do meet with a real person are few, 15% to be exact.

But what surprised me was the level of ignorance that I uncovered. The first question asked is "are you for or against legal abortion in Canada?" If they answer that they are against, I then ask if they wish to receive information on pro-life candidates who might be running in their ridings.  So far, I have had no success in getting a single email address. Those who identify as pro-life usually just want to get off the phone and they say they aren't interested in anything political.

However, those who identify as pro-choice are then asked if they will answer a few more questions. The first question is "are you aware that abortion is legal through all nine months in Canada?" Not a single person knew that, in fact they stated that it could not be true. Second question is "are you aware that abortion is paid for by your tax dollars?"  Here, some knew this to be the case, but others didn't. I would say the split was 50/50. Next question: "are you aware that sex-selective abortion (aborting a fetus because it is female) is legal in Canada?"  No one could believe this and were shocked to know this was so. Then two questions regarding Justin Trudeau: "are you aware that JT supports all the existing status-quo on abortion?" and "do you know that JT will whip his party members to vote pro-choice on all legislation?" 

And the final question: "knowing all these facts, do you think this will make you change your vote this fall?" Despite being informed of the abortion position in Canada, no one said they would not vote Liberal. Well actually one young fellow said that he wasn't going to vote for JT anyway. I burst out laughing, something that I am not supposed to do, but I couldn't help it.

So this has been an interesting exercise. I am going to ask if I can phone some more people, as I would like to have another demographic to compare with the results I obtained. One thing is crystal clear: people don't know the extent to which abortion is legal in Canada, and worse than that, they don't care.

The apathy was what shocked me most. People don't know anything about abortion and they don't want to know. And they certainly won't vote in any way that reflects any thought on this issue.

This is scary. I have long thought that something is just not right in a democracy: when every person gets a vote, even if they know nothing, and Charles Krauthammer only gets one vote too.

Perhaps we should have some kind of knowledge test before people vote. If they don't know anything about current affairs, perhaps they shouldn't vote. We take it as a right, but our future is being decided by those who are wilfully ignorant.

The other question of course is how do we inform people? If the mainstream media will not air any programs about abortion, if the newspapers will not print anything about abortion, if radio stations won't have any discussion about abortion, how the heck do we inform people of the real state of affairs?

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

"The banality of evil"

Hitler killed entire families, but Planned Parenthood coaxes the family to kill itself,
 and to pay for the privilege.