By Diane Montagna, The Remnant - The Remnant has independently confirmed that a Vatican document restricting Pope Benedict XVI’s apostolic letter Summorum Pontificum is backed by at least two Vatican cardinals, is in its third draft, and threatens to thwart the growth of the Traditional Latin Mass and other sacraments particularly among diocesan clergy.
By John Zmirak, The Stream - The most fundamental question in politics is this: What is the proper source of law? Does it originate simply in the will of the powerful, imposing their wishes on the weaker?.. The “powerful” might be a tribal chief. Or a king backed by armed warriors. Or a technocratic state that claims the support of the majority of citizens (themselves swayed and led by media that the powerful control). Clearly one must have power exercised in some form if law is to prevail at all, instead of mere disorder.
By Micaiah Bilger, LifeNews - The city of Lubbock, Texas is abortion-free again after its citizens passed an ordinance outlawing the killing of unborn babies in May... The Sanctuary for the Unborn ordinance went into effect Tuesday, and pro-life advocates report the Planned Parenthood (PP) in Lubbock stopped doing abortions as a result... For seven years, Lubbock was abortion free after the last abortion facility closed in 2013. Last year, however, PP opened a new facility there and began aborting unborn babies in April.
By Charlie Butts, OneNewsNow - The International Society for Stem Cell Research voted May 25 to lift ethical guidelines that prevented professionals from performing controversial types of research, which means that scientists will now be allowed to grow human embryos in a woman’s womb then kill them in the name of research... Carol Tobias of the National Right to Life Committee says scientists now have permission to experiment on “little human beings,” which begins with creating life only for an experiment.