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Irish Abortion Legislation Will Have Some Disturbing Requirements for Catholic Hospitals

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Last month, a nation that had once held a beacon of hope high above the Western world that abortion could be abolished from the modern world snuffed out that beacon and replaced it with thousands of women crying with joy at their newfound “right” to murder their own child.

To anyone who respects the sanctity of life, this was a truly heartbreaking and surreal moment in the fight for life.

Ireland had previously an amendment to their constitution that plainly recognized the autonomous life of an unborn child and assured the Irish government would not allow this child’s right to life to be taken away.

Ireland overwhelmingly voted to repeal this amendment on May 25th.

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Now, as Parlament irons out the legislature that would allow for abortion, Ireland’s Prime Minister, Leo Varadkar, has announced that Catholic hospitals may not opt out of providing abortion procedures.

Town Hall reports that while individual doctors, nurses, and midwives may opt out based on personal objections, entire institutions that receive public funding may not.

“It will not, however, be possible for publicly-funded hospitals,” Varadkar said during a meeting with Parlament this week, “no matter who their patron or owner is, to opt out of providing these necessary services which will be legal in this state once this legislation is passed by the Dáil and Seanad (senate).”

Ireland does not seem to have a medical community that is overwhelmingly enthusiastic about the new laws, which should tell you something about the nature of abortion.

Town Hall explains:

Ever since Ireland’s landslide vote in favor of legalizing abortion, parliament has been working to draft legislation that will put the new laws into effect. In short, any woman will soon be able to get an abortion up to the point of 12 weeks gestation, and in extreme cases, through the 24th week of pregnancy. This is said to be modeled after 2013’s Protection of Life Act, which both allowed women to obtain abortions in “extreme medical circumstances”, and medical personnel to opt out of performing the procedure if they so desired.

The president of the National Association of General Practitioners in Ireland, who self-identifies as pro-choice, recently stated that just 20% of GPs are presently willing to provide abortions. Furthermore, and perhaps more importantly, 85% of general practitioners believe that abortion is not to be considered part of “routine general practice.”

Translation: an overwhelming majority of Irish doctors don’t believe that aborting babies is essential to the practice of medicine.

Which is why the NAGP, in contrast to Prime Minister Varadkar, is arguing for an “opt-in” versus “opt-out” system for doctors.

Even if doctors could opt out of the abortion procedure, even if religious liberty was maintained amid the establishment of the barbaric practice of legal abortion, the murder of an untold number of Irish babies will soon begin.

Pray for Ireland, and pray for the pro-life movement around the world to give them the strength to fight harder than they ever have for the natural right of a child to be born.

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MARK MEADOWS: Trump Tested Positive for COVID Ahead of Debate with Biden

A negative test soon followed.

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Then-President Trump’s bout with COVID-19 was one of the more harrowing moments of his time in the Oval Office, and a new memoir by Mark Meadows has added a new twist to the tale.

The entire episode had the nation on the edge of its seat, concerned that the sitting President, (a septuagenarian considered to be “high risk”), may fall quite ill from the virus.  Of course, being the leader of the free world has its benefits, and Donald Trump received state-of-the-art care during his brief stint in the hospital – even going so far as to take a lap around the medical center to wave to his supporters.

But now, The Don’s former chief of staff has revealed that the former Commander in Chief actually tested positive for the virus before a debate with Joe Biden – with a negative result to follow.

Donald Trump tested positive for Covid-19 three days before his first debate against Joe Biden, the former president’s fourth and last chief of staff has revealed in a new book.

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Mark Meadows also writes that though he knew each candidate was required “to test negative for the virus within seventy two hours of the start time … Nothing was going to stop [Trump] from going out there.”

Trump, Meadows says in the book, returned a negative result from a different test shortly after the positive.

Nonetheless, the stunning revelation of an unreported positive test follows a year of speculation about whether Trump, then 74 years old, had the potentially deadly virus when he faced Biden, 77, in Cleveland on 29 September – and what danger that might have presented.

Trump openly lauded the work of his doctors, as well as a therapeutic treatment from Regeneron, as the reason for his speedy recovery.

Then-President Trump’s bout with COVID-19 was one of the more harrowing moments of his time in the Oval Office, and a new memoir by Mark Meadows has added a new twist to the tale. The entire episode had the nation on the edge of its seat, concerned that the sitting President, (a septuagenarian considered to be “high risk”), may fall quite ill from the virus.  Of course, being the leader of the free world has its benefits, and Donald Trump received state-of-the-art care during his brief stint in the hospital – even going so far as to take a lap around the medical center to wave to his supporters. But now, The Don’s former chief of staff has revealed that the former Commander in Chief actually tested positive for the virus before a debate with Joe Biden – with a negative result to follow. Donald Trump tested positive for Covid-19 three days before his first debate against Joe Biden, the former president’s fourth and last chief of staff has revealed in a new book. Mark Meadows also writes that though he knew each candidate was required “to test negative for the virus within seventy two hours of the start time … Nothing was going to stop [Trump] from going out there.” Trump, Meadows says in the book, returned a negative result from a different test shortly after the positive. Nonetheless, the stunning revelation of an unreported positive test follows a year of speculation about whether Trump, then 74 years old, had the potentially deadly virus when he faced Biden, 77, in Cleveland on 29 September – and what danger that might have presented. Trump openly lauded the work of his doctors, as well as a therapeutic treatment from Regeneron, as the reason for his speedy recovery.

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FedEx Driver Under Investigation After Dumping Hundreds of Packages into Ravine

As if the rest of the supply chain wasn’t already damaged enough.

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As the holiday season approaches, the strain on our network of mail couriers continues to ramp up, and the stress appears to have been too much for at least one delivery driver.

For many, the headaches have already begun:  Missing packages, erroneous deliveries, and unbelievable delays.  But for hundreds of folks in Alabama, something even worse has occurred.

Authorities investigating the discovery of hundreds of FedEx packages in an Alabama ravine have questioned the driver they think is responsible — and believe the driver dumped packages there at least six times, a sheriff said Tuesday.

The investigation began November 24, when sheriff’s deputies in northern Alabama’s Blount County found 300 to 400 packages in a ravine on private property, the county sheriff’s department said.

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FedEx warned that the situation could take some time to sort out.

“This will not be an easy or fast case to close. … I am asking for patience from our citizens as our investigators work through this case,” Moon’s post reads. FedEx sent workers and trucks to the ravine last week to begin recovering and distributing the packages. The property is about 40 miles outside Birmingham.
The questioned driver “is no longer providing service on behalf of FedEx Ground,” FedEx said Tuesday in a prepared statement.
No charges have yet been filed in the case, and the suspected driver has not been arrested.

As the holiday season approaches, the strain on our network of mail couriers continues to ramp up, and the stress appears to have been too much for at least one delivery driver. For many, the headaches have already begun:  Missing packages, erroneous deliveries, and unbelievable delays.  But for hundreds of folks in Alabama, something even worse has occurred. Authorities investigating the discovery of hundreds of FedEx packages in an Alabama ravine have questioned the driver they think is responsible — and believe the driver dumped packages there at least six times, a sheriff said Tuesday. The investigation began November 24, when sheriff’s deputies in northern Alabama’s Blount County found 300 to 400 packages in a ravine on private property, the county sheriff’s department said. FedEx warned that the situation could take some time to sort out. “This will not be an easy or fast case to close. … I am asking for patience from our citizens as our investigators work through this case,” Moon’s post reads. FedEx sent workers and trucks to the ravine last week to begin recovering and distributing the packages. The property is about 40 miles outside Birmingham. The questioned driver “is no longer providing service on behalf of FedEx Ground,” FedEx said Tuesday in a prepared statement. No charges have yet been filed in the case, and the suspected driver has not been arrested.

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