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Video: President Barack Obama Says Harvesting Organs From Living Human Beings Is "Cruel"

Video: President Barack Obama Says Harvesting Organs From Living Human Beings Is "Cruel"

Only, President Obama isn’t talking about the organ harvesting you’re thinking of: President Barack Obama told a group of young African leaders on Monday that harvesting organs from humans that are killed as part of an African ritual was “craziness” and a “cruel” tradition that needed to stop. He warned of dehumanizing marginal groups of

Tom Freier: North Dakota Must Appeal Court Ruling Striking Down "Heartbeat Bill"

We find the Forum’s editorial calling the 2013 Heartbeat Bill a stunt having ‘little to do with common-sense’ and gloating over the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision to block the provision of the measure passed by a 2-1 vote of the legislature representing the people of North Dakota-inaccurate and misleading. The Forum failed to

James Kerian: Has Anyone Defending Planned Parenthood Actually Watched The Videos?

President Barack Obama gave the commencement speech at the University of Michigan in 2010.  He observed: “If we choose only to expose ourselves to opinions and viewpoints that are in line with our own, studies suggest that we will become more polarized and set in our ways. And that will only reinforce and even deepen

What Does Heidi Heitkamp's Vote On Defunding Planned Parenthood Tell Us About Her Political Future?

Today a bill to remove federal funding from Planned Parenthood received majority, bipartisan support in the U.S. Senate but not the 60 votes required to invoke cloture and end a filibuster (see the roll call). Among those voting against cloture was North Dakota Senator Heidi Heitkamp, something that wasn’t news to SAB readers. What I’m

Janne Myrdal: Heidi Heitkamp Should Vote Down Funding For Planned Parenthood

Later today, the US Senate will vote on a bill to defund the abortion giant Planned Parenthood, whose revenue is supported annually by over half a million dollars of taxpayers funding. As you likely all know, ND Senator Heitkamp has refused to distance herself from this eugenics founded group, and remains silent in the face

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Planned Parenthood's Dead Baby Part Sales Would Be Explicitly Illegal In North Dakota

North Dakota Senator Heidi Heitkamp has been largely quiet on the controversy over Planned Parenthood apparently selling dead baby organs and tissues resulting from abortions, but over the weekend we did learn that she will be voting against yanking federal funds from the group. What’s interesting is that if what Planned Parenthood has admitted to

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Heidi Heitkamp Says She'll Vote Against Defunding Group That Was Apparently Selling Intact Dead Babies

The news on the Planned Parenthood controversy keeps getting worse. The group successfully got an injunction prohibiting the release of additional undercover videos arguing that it violated the privacy of their staff and put them in danger (something nobody seemed to care about when it was, say, Mitt Romney being secretly recorded). But one of

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North Dakota Republicans To Heidi Heitkamp: Give Planned Parenthood Back Their Money

The North Dakota Republican Party today called on Senator Heidi Heitkamp to return campaign dollars she received from a Planned Parenthood official. “On July 22, forty-nine United States Senators signed a bipartisan letter to the Secretary of Health and Human Services outlining their concerns and requesting a thorough investigation of Planned Parenthood and its actions,”

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Intimidation: North Dakota Planned Parenthood Warns Local Media About Airing Controversial Sting Video

Valley News Live has published a press release they received from Planned Parenthood of Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota regarding the secretly recorded video of the group’s officials discussing the sale of baby body parts. “Planned Parenthood of Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota warned news outlets today that airing undercover videos from the Center