by Nathan A. Cherry, 09/10/2012
Engaging Weekend is a collection of articles you might have missed over the weekend. But we think they are important and want to make sure you check them out.
HOLLYWOOD DISCOVERS ITS NEED FOR A SAVIOR
Do you ever get the feeling every once in a while that Hollywood is searching for something? I wonder if the movie creators ever sit around a table and wonder why family-friendly, soul searching movies seem to outperform all others without fail. Sometimes I can’t help but wonder (and hope) that God is speaking to Hollywood through their own creations. A new film called “The Words” is one of those films that made at least one reviewer see God working. An article at WND.com says: “Can a person do something so bad, there’s no way he or she could make up for it? To set it right? Where neither passage of time nor any amount of restitution can purge the perpetrator’s guilt? The Bible clearly answers, ‘Yes.’ And so does a curious and thoughtful film from Hollywood this weekend, ‘The Words.’” Click here for original article.
11-YEAR-OLD PRO-LIFER CALLED ‘STUPID KID’
It seems to me, at times, that the people calling for the most tolerance are often the ones guilty of showing the least to those that disagree with them. Stories of pro-abortion advocates’ behavior and treatment of pro-life advocates abound, and the details are almost too terrible to believe. One such incident over the weekend leaves me shaking my head. An article recounts how one pro-abortion advocate treated an 11 year old girl: “A longtime pro-abortion activist has publicly berated an 11-year-old girl praying the rosary…’You’re just a stupid kid.’” That’s the kind of tolerance the world needs more of. Thankfully, the child, acting more mature than her attacker countered in an appropriate way when her attacker said the pro-lifers were causing her to cry. She said: “They are not the ones making me cry! You are! With your dark hearts, and your dark minds turned against God!” Click here for original article.
How Democrats Lost Their Way on Abortion
An interesting article at Bloomberg.com highlights the far left turn the Democratic Party has taken on abortion. The author, Margaret Carlson, first notes that the word “rare” has been removed from much of the phrasing regarding abortion for the party. In other words, this part has moved from being the party of “choice” to the party of “abortion.” No longer is it simply about being safe, legal, and rare. Now it is abortion on demand without any apology. That is a far cry different and necessarily alienates members of the party that are pro-life; as well as those that are “pro-choice but not pro-abortion.” What happened? When did the party decide to go far left on this issue and begin actively advocating for death; as in the case of botched abortions? Many would like an answer to those questions. Click here for original article.
Obama Admin Concedes Planned Parenthood Doesn’t Do Mammograms
Finally, an admission of what any informed person already knew: Planned Parenthood doesn’t do mammograms. This is important because when Susan G. Komen removed funding to Planned Parenthood for the imaginary mammograms they were doing the abortion business (and President Obama) attacked them for their “war on women.” And now that the dust has settled it is clear that Planned Parenthood in fact does not do mammograms. LifeNews.com reports: “No Planned Parenthood clinic in the country is authorized to perform mammograms. If they are nevertheless performing them, they are violating federal law…Under the federal Mammogram Quality Standards Act, administered by HHS, ‘[n]o facility may conduct an examination or procedure…involving mammography’ without a certification from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. In short, there is no uncertainty: if Planned Parenthood could perform mammograms, the FDA (and HHS) would know it.” Click here for original article.
D‘SOUZA’S ANTI-OBAMA DOC SURPASSES 3 MICHAEL MOORE FILMS AT THE BOX OFFICE
This movie explaining the radical agenda of liberals and President Obama is making waves across the nation in box offices nationwide. It has now become the second-highest grossing political documentary of all time. The movie is said to be doing well in battleground states where swing voters are a crucial demographic. If you didn’t already know President Obama was the most pro-abortion, pro-homosexual, anti-religious freedom president in history, this film might make the point clearly. Click here for original article.
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About Nathan Cherry
Nathan Cherry is the chief editor and blogger for the Engage Family Minute blog, the official blog of the FPCWV. He serves also as the Regional Development Coordinator as a liaison to the pastor's of West Virginia. He is a pro-life, pro-traditional marriage, pro-religious freedom conservative. He is also a husband, father, pastor, author, musician, and follower of Jesus Christ.