Bush judicial nominee gave money to Obama / Why can't we pay our soldiers? / Congressman: Don't import human bodies for theatrical displays / Conservative bill passed in 2003 OK'd by the Supreme Court / Pro-life legislation slips by Pelosi and is signed by Bush
WE CAN'T PAY OUR SOLDIERS - Secretary of Defense Gates stated this week that without congressional action "Two critical accounts will run dry." He stated that: "After June 15th, we will run out of funds In this account to pay soldiers, including those in Iraq and Afghanistan." He said about a second account, the Operations and Maintenance account, "Around July 5th, O&M funds across the services will run out, starting with the Army. This may result in civilian furloughs, limits on training and curbing family support activities." Meanwhile Democrat Senate Leader Harry Reid has added funding for Planned Parenthood to the Military Supplemental Spending Bill.
WE WIN ONE - This week the Supreme Court ruled in favor of the constitutionality of the PROTECT Act of 2003, which targeted child pornography possession and solicitation. The majority opinion, which reversed a decision by the 11th Circuit, was authored by Justice Scalia.
AND ANOTHER WIN - This week the President signed H.R. 493, the Genetic Information Non-discrimination Act (GINA) into law. Pro-life groups fought language authored by Rep. Bart Stupak (D-MI) included in the bill. The Stupak language ensured that the protections afforded by GINA cover the unborn as well as those who are born. This is a major pro-life victory considering the House and Senate are controlled by radical pro-abortionists.