Doctors Said Woman Would Be Blind and Deaf. Her Parents Rejected Abortion and She Is Healthy

. . .Earlier this year, an Irish couple aborted their unborn baby after being told the baby tested positive for a potentially fatal fetal anomaly. Too late, they found out that the tests were wrong, and their aborted baby had been healthy. One can only guess how many other tragic cases there are like it.

Other parents have the wisdom to choose life for their unborn babies, understanding that their baby is a valuable human being, no matter what health problems they may have. . .

Catholic Philly reports the young woman shared her story Nov. 24 during the Pro-Life Union of Greater Philadelphia’s Stand Up for Life dinner.

[Rachel] Guy said she was diagnosed with a chromosomal abnormality at 22 weeks of pregnancy, and several doctors urged her mother to abort her. Doctors told her parents that she probably would be blind and deaf and have intellectual disabilities, she said. . .

Her initial doctors’ predictions never came true. Today, Guy can both see and hear. Several years ago, she said she wrote to those doctors, telling them that she forgives them for recommending that she be aborted. (Read more from “Doctors Said Woman Would Be Blind and Deaf. Her Parents Rejected Abortion and She Is Healthy” HERE)

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Revealed: The Secretive Strategy Behind the Transgender Assault on Parental Rights

Last week, a British journalist unearthed a document laying out the transgender movement’s secretive strategy to seize control of governments, undermine parental rights, and target children for dangerous experimental drugs that lead to sterilization and genital mutilation. The document lays out a three-pronged strategy to victimize children when they are far too young to understand the ramifications of any hormone “treatment” or surgery.

As the Spectator’s James Kirkup revealed, transgender activists attack parental rights by getting ahead of the government agenda, tying their issue to more popular movements to create a “veil of protection,” and working in secret to “keep press coverage to a minimum.” In this way, they use their status as a minority to manipulate the government into enacting policies that would be opposed by the majority.

Dentons, which claims to be the world’s biggest law firm, crafted the report, working with Thomson Reuters Foundation and the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersex Youth & Student Organization (IGLYO). Both Dentons and the Thomson Reuters Foundation claim the document does not necessarily represent their views, but they helped draft it, nonetheless.

“Only Adults? Good Practices in Legal Gender Recognition for Youth” warns that parental rights can damage children’s self-expression. “It is recognised that the requirement for parental consent or the consent of a legal guardian can be restrictive and problematic for minors,” the document argues.

In this foundational assumption, IGLYO reveals its aim: to circumvent parental consent when it comes to transgender identity. “Restricting” a child’s capacity for self-harm is an essential part of good parenting, and parents should have the right to protect their children from decisions that will damage them for the rest of their lives. No good father will allow his anorexic daughter to get liposuction, and no good mother will allow her son to cut off his arm or leg because he has body integrity disorder or identifies as an amputee. (Read more from “Revealed: The Secretive Strategy Behind the Transgender Assault on Parental Rights” HERE)

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Mother Shamed for Mentioning ‘Father Christmas,’ Told Santa Is Now Gender-Neutral

A mother from Plymouth, England, says she was scolded online for daring to mention “Father Christmas,” and informed that Santa Claus “is now seen as gender-neutral.”

The Plymouth Herald reported on the alleged incident last week, and quoted the unnamed mother as telling them, “I’ve just been shamed [on a Facebook group] for using the name ‘Father Christmas’ and [told] that ‘Santa’ is now seen as gender neutral. I was only referring to the book below [‘Father Christmas’ by Raymond Briggs] but it’s left me a little confused/on edge about what we are aloud [sic] to say.”

The mother added, “I have a small child and don’t really want to raise him saying ‘Father Christmas’ if it’s hurtful to some.”

The original message stream on Facebook has not been disclosed, but as other media outlets have picked up the story, debate over the incident has gained momentum online.

Fox News reported that one user reacted by saying of Santa, “Seriously! He’s a guy, quite clearly a guy. I would have bitten back by calling him St. Nicholas to be honest. The clue’s in the name, Nicholas not Nicola.” (Read more from “Mother Shamed for Mentioning ‘Father Christmas,’ Told Santa Is Now Gender-Neutral” HERE)

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Bank Employee Claims He Was Denied Promotion Because He’s Heterosexual

The Federal Court of Canada ruled in favor of a male employee for the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce who said his boss informed him he had “no hope” for promotion unless he joined a “group” of gay and bisexual men. The employee, Aaren Jagadeesh, who is heterosexual, filed a discrimination complaint in April 2017, but the Canadian Human Rights Commission dismissed the complaint in November 2018, writing, “Before rendering the decision, the Commission reviewed the report disclosed to you previously and any submission(s) filed in response to the report. After examining this information, the Commission decided … to dismiss the complaint because, having regard to all of the circumstances of the complaint, further inquiry is not warranted.”

But the Federal Court has ordered a new investigation and assessment.

The National Post reports, “An investigator with the human rights commission was assigned to look into the complaint. CIBC officials were interviewed — but not the manager who allegedly made the remarks about only gay and bisexual men being promoted. That manager, the investigator was told, was on ‘extended leave of absence.’”

Jagadeesh was employed by the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce in Toronto as a financial services representative. He claims he was repeatedly turned down for promotions. Jagadeesh said he met alone with his manager on Sept. 15, 2015, and the manager said every male manager in the office was was gay or bisexual, and followed by informing him of his zero chances for promotion unless he joined the group.

The National Post adds, “Jagadeesh claims the manager said this was why young male employees with little or no qualifications were promoted; told him to ‘be smart and learn’; and then allegedly asked Jagadeesh what he thought of him.” According to Jagadeesh, he told his boss that he simply viewed him as his manager, that he had no problem working with anyone, and that he was heterosexual. (Read more from “Bank Employee Claims He Was Denied Promotion Because He’s Heterosexual” HERE)

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Shocking Number of Children Show Signs of Smartphone Addiction

Recent national surveys project that 53% of children will own a smartphone by age 11. While the reality of a child being able to utilize the features of a smartphone has provided many new benefits to both them and their parents, the harm of unlimited access to smartphone technology on a child’s mental health has many experts worried.

According to a recent systematic review conducted by researchers at King’s College London, roughly one in four children and young people who own a smartphone display what mental health experts call “problematic smartphone usage,” which can be further described as “behaviours linked to smartphone use that resemble features of addiction.”

While many people think of addiction as a behavior driven by things such as drugs, alcohol, or tobacco, the concept of addiction to technology has become a serious reality in recent years, which has caused people to display behavior similar to those with dependence on hard or soft drugs.

In their findings, the researchers sought to identify several different features of addiction to smartphone technology, including specific behaviors such as: “having an intense urge to use your phone,” “feeling panicked if it runs out of battery,” “neglecting other more important things to use it,” “spending more time on it than you first intended to,” “having other people complain about how much someone used their phone,” and “continuing to use it despite knowing how much it affected other areas of your life, including sleep or school work.” (Read more from “Shocking Number of Children Show Signs of Smartphone Addiction” HERE)

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Defeated Greta Whines Climate Strikes Have ‘Achieved Nothing,’ Claims People Are ‘Dying Today’

On Friday, far-left activist Greta Thunberg struck a somber, defeatist tone while speaking to fellow climate activists gathered at the United Nations climate talks in Madrid, Spain.

The Swedish teen complained that school climate strikes have “achieved nothing” and claimed that opponents of her radical agenda are trying to “silence” her and her supporters. Thunberg also claimed people are currently “suffering and dying” due to effects of supposed man-made climate change.

“The global wave of school strikes for the climate over the past year has ‘achieved nothing’ because greenhouse gas emissions have continued to rise,” Thunberg reportedly told fellow activists, according to The Guardian. . .

“We can’t go on like this; it is not sustainable that children skip school and we don’t want to continue – we would love some action from the people in power. People are suffering and dying today. We can’t wait any longer,” Thunberg warned. . .

“I sincerely hope COP25 will reach something concrete and increase awareness among people,” Thunberg said, “and that world leaders and people in power grasp the urgency of the climate crisis, because right now it does not seem that they are.” (Read more from “Defeated Greta Whines Climate Strikes Have ‘Achieved Nothing,’ Claims People Are ‘Dying Today’” HERE)

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Officer Injured When He Bites a Razor Blade in Sandwich He Bought From Store

Police are investigating how a razor blade made its way into a sandwich after an NYPD officer was injured when he bit into it. . .

He had purchased the sandwich from a store in Queens called Bon Appetit, and said that he found the razor after he felt it slice through his mouth. . .

Bon Appetit management released a lengthy statement apologizing for the bizarre incident and claiming they did not know how the razor got into the sandwich.

“In our experience, the NYPD officers of the 100th and 101st precincts have been an examplary [sic] example of professionalism and service to not only our business but to our local community in the Rockaways, Queens, and New York City at large,” the statement said.

“[T]he management of Bon Appetit would like to personally apologize to the officer and the rest of the local law enforcement community,” they continued.

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Left-Wing Group Bails out Man Accused of Shoving 3-Year-Old Boy’s Head Into His Crotch. Later He’s Arrested for Groping 8-Year-Old Girl.

Luis Olivo was arrested in October following an incident in a Queens, New York, laundromat in which surveillance video allegedly showed him talking to a 3-year-old boy and passing a balloon back and forth before grabbing the boy’s head and shoving it into his crotch, the New York Post reported, citing a criminal complaint. . .

Olivio was charged only with a misdemeanor — endangering the welfare of a child — the Queens Chronicle reported.

The Bronx Freedom Fund — whose “envisions a society that humanizes instead of criminalizes” — posted $2,000 bail for the 63-year-old, whose last known address was a homeless shelter, and Olivo was set free Nov. 4, the Post said. . .

Well, Olivo was arrested again Sunday for allegedly molesting an 8-year-old girl inside a shopping mall in Queens, the Post reported. An eyewitness told police he saw Olivo stick his hand under the girl’s skirt and grope her, the Post added, citing court papers.

The girl also said Olivo took her hand and put it on his crotch under his jacket “so that no one would see” and “repeatedly tried to kiss her,” the Post said, citing court papers. (Read more from “Left-Wing Group Bails out Man Accused of Shoving 3-Year-Old Boy’s Head Into His Crotch. Later He’s Arrested for Groping 8-Year-Old Girl.” HERE)

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Birth Control Pill May Be Shrinking the Brain

Birth control pills are one of the most popular ways American women prevent pregnancy, but scientists still don’t fully understand the medication’s unintended side effects. Now, a study points to a newly detected side effect of birth control: physical changes to a crucial area of the brain.

Brain scans from 50 women show that oral contraceptive pills may impact brain structure — something that previous studies haven’t really looked into, Michael Lipton, a professor at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and the study’s lead author, tells Inverse.

Lipton and his team determined that oral contraceptive pills, or OCPs, were linked to lower brain volume in the hypothalamus. This is the area of the brain that affects body processes, like body temperature and heart rate, and brain processes, like appetite, mood, and sex drive. The new findings add an extra dimension to these known side effects.

The idea that brain volume changes when a person is on birth control isn’t as far-fetched as it may seem. Scientists already know that sex hormones like estrogen and progesterone can cross the blood-brain barrier, and when hormones fluctuate naturally they do affect the brain, Lipton says.

Meanwhile, hormonal variation during the average menstrual cycle is linked to structural and functional brain changes. Taking an oral pill may also have similar affects on the brain, the study suggests. (Read more from “Birth Control Pill May Be Shrinking the Brain” HERE)

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Woman Accused of Selling Her Baby for $2K Is an Illegal Alien

A woman accused of selling her baby for $2,000, described by the national media as a “Kentucky woman” and a “mother in Kentucky,” is an illegal alien from Guatemala, Breitbart News has confirmed.

Maria Domingo-Perez, a 31-year-old mother of five children, was arrested in Warren County, Kentucky after she allegedly sold her baby to 37-year-old Catarina Jose Felipe and 45-year-old Jose Manuel Pascual.

A law enforcement official confirmed to Breitbart News that Domingo-Perez is an illegal alien from Guatemala who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border sometime last year. It is unclear whether she crossed with her children or whether they arrived alone as Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC). (Read more from “Woman Accused of Selling Her Baby for $2K Is an Illegal Alien” HERE)

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