‘Unplanned’ movie trailer about Abby Johnson’s pro-life conversion hits #1 on iTunes

The trailer for the movie “Unplanned” about former Planned Parenthood manager Abby Johnson’s pro-life conversion has reached the top spot on iTunes.

On iTunes, viewings of the “Unplanned” trailer surpassed those for “Child’s Play,” “Avengers: Endgame,” and “Aladdin.” The preview has also been viewed on Facebook 2.5 million times.

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Transgender insanity: Police now jailing people for laughing at men in women’s clothes

There was a story that circulated during the Cold War about a Soviet judge who was seen walking back to his chambers, chuckling heartily. His colleague approached him and asked him what was so funny. Oh, just a hilarious joke I heard, the judge replied. “Well, go ahead and tell me!” his colleague replied. “Oh, I couldn’t do that,” said the Soviet judge. “I just gave someone ten years for it.”

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Same-Sex Couples Sue For The Right To Marry In Japan

Thirteen same-sex couples have filed a lawsuit in Japan arguing that the country’s rejection of same-sex marriage violates their constitutional rights. It’s the first such lawsuit in the country, Japan Times reports.
While no laws on the books technically prohibit same-sex marriage, Japan’s government has interpreted the constitution’s marriage provisions to only permit marriage between heterosexual couples. But that reading ignores other parts of the constitution that guarantee equality, lawyers for the couples say.

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Report: Children living in the shadow of war

A new report commissioned by an international children’s charity has revealed that 420 million children, or nearly one in five worldwide, lived in “areas affected by armed conflict and war” in 2017— a twenty-year high. Save the Children (STC) commissioned the report and the Peace Research Institute Oslo conducted it, releasing this year’s findings Feb. 14.

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Assisted suicide bill advances in New Jersey

New Jersey may become the next state to approve of physician-assisted suicide after the president of the state’s Senate replaced two members of a committee who had previously voted against a bill that would have legalized it in the state.
The New Jersey senate legislative committee voted 6-3 on Feb. 7 to advance a bill that would permit doctors to prescribe a lethal doses to patients with terminal illnesses. Two people who voted on the bill–Senate President Sen. Stephen Sweeney (D-Cumberland) and Sen. Nicholas Scutari (D-Union), who co-sponsored the legislation–were not originally members of the committee.

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Vermont pushes new law as survey confirms late-term abortion opposition

A new poll, released Tuesday, reports that most Americans, including those identifying as pro-choice, are opposed to the late-term abortions. The poll comes amid attempts in several states to expand access to the practice, including at full term and during labor. The YouGov/Americans United for Life survey found that 79 percent of respondents were opposed to third-trimester abortions, including 66 percent of Americans who described themselves as “pro-choice

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