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CAVEAT TO WOULD-BE CORRESPONDENTS

July 31, 2010

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A SUPERLATIVE CATHOLIC WEBSITE BLOG, “CHRONICLES FROM THE FRONT” (Letters Home From The Lazy Disciple”) at http://www.fidetrat.blogspot.com, cautions on its front page that, while welcoming disagreement, it asks correspondents to sign in with their real name.  “The first thing we do is check for a real name:  We delete all unsigned e-mails.’ CCCF concurs:  e-mails […]

CONNECTICUT’S CANDIDATES AND LATE-TERM ABORTION

July 28, 2010

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PREAMBLE:  KEY POINTS TO KEEP IN MIND:        The Potential Viability of a child in the womb is 21/22 weeks lmp gestation (which means circa 20 weeks from conception), NOT third trimester or 28 weeks as was thought to be the case in the late-1960’s and 1970’s; nor is it  24 weeks as […]

THE CLINTON VETO RATIONALE

July 26, 2010

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On April 10, 1996, President Clinton vetoed the Partial Birth Abortion Ban Act of 1995, at a press conference during which the presented the testimonies of five women who had undergone D&X partial birth abortions.  The New York Times (April 12, 1996, Alison Mitchell) wrote: “President Clinton’s decision to dramatize his veto of a bill […]

CONNECTICUT’S ABORTION STATISTICS ARE SERIOUSLY UNDER-REPORTED

July 21, 2010

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The Connecticut Catholic Conference (representing the four diocese in Connecticut) published – in October 2009 – its second annual report on “The State of Abortion In Connecticut”. Unfortunately, many of the report’s numbers are wrong.  That is because the authors of the Catholic Conference Report relied only on the Connecticut Department of Public Health for […]

REMINDER OF THE LIMITATION OF ABORTIONS’ DATA

July 17, 2010

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Before returning to the abortions’ situation in Connecticut, vis-a-vis apathy of its electorate and representatives and the outlook for the 2010 elections, it is important to understand the limitations of U.S. abortions’ data.  The pro-abortion not-for-profit foundation, the Alan Guttmacher Institute, published a brief in January 1997 entitled just that:  “The Limitations of U.S. Statistics […]

BELLWETHERS ON ABORTION: CALIFORNIA (GIGANTIC), CONNECTICUT (INFLUENTIAL)

July 15, 2010

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California, as recounted in several posts below, is the enormous capital of abortion in the United States.  For over three decades, California has performed three times as many abortions as the next most populous state, and twice as many abortions as performed in the number-two abortion abattoir, New York State. California does not bother to […]

IMPORTANT ENOUGH TO REPEAT

July 14, 2010

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The comment by a reader and response by cccf to an earlier blog post are repeated here. Fred Frost said, on July 14, 2010 at 12:56 40 (Edit) The D&E story of third-term abortions is so shocking and macabre that it should startle even the most jaded of sensibilities, yet it remains largely unknown to […]