Joe Biden wants to use taxpayer dollars for abortions (and other stories)

A roundup of news from around the interwebs.

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Thousands of pro-lifers rallied against abortion in Zagreb, Croatia, triggering more concern amongst abortion activists that more restrictive laws could be passed. Abortion is currently legal up until 10 weeks in Croatia.

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As suspected, Joe Biden’s 2022 budget plan omits the Hyde Amendment, which bans taxpayer dollars from being used to fund abortions. Biden was for the Hyde Amendment for decades before dropping his support for the life-saving policy after barely a day of pressure from abortion activists.

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Senator Kirsten Gillibrand told CNN on Sunday that she opposed all of Trump’s judicial nominees because she feared they’d vote against Roe v. Wade. This is neither news nor surprising, but it is refreshing to hear a Democrat actually say what they mean for a change.

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The Euthanasia Prevention Coalition warns that we’re seeing the normalization of organ harvesting after euthanasia. When it comes to the assisted suicide debate, “safeguards” are a sick joke.

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Over at The American Conservative, Matt Purple has a fascinating piece titled “The End-of-History Smart Set,” on how the Christopher Hitches/Martin Amis/Salman Rushdie crowd dominated the literary scene for so long—and why, ultimate, their legacy is one of failure. A worthwhile read.

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Reuters reports on a pro-life victory to start off your week:

A federal appeals court has thrown out its recent decision allowing New York’s attorney general to block anti-abortion protesters from trying to keep women away from a reproductive health clinic in the New York City borough of Queens.

Read the whole thing.

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Tim Challies kindly linked to my essay on the legacy of the TV show Friends, which served as a conscious mainstreaming mechanism for the Sexual Revolution for a decade.

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More soon.

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