Can you debunk it in less? I debunk it in 1 second. That which is self-evident entertains no argument. As soon as someone seeks to justify transgenderism the argument is over. They have only made clear their delusional thoughts. Why engage any further at that point? As Dr. Cretella points out there are still places in our world for the application of the meaning of the word “delusional.” How do you think you win an argument with someone delusional? It cannot be done so why waste your breath trying.
Mental illness to rule the world. Dr. Tarr and Professor Feather. Will the day come where there will be no mental institutions to visit? What is happening sounds to me to be a repeat of what God did when He judged Israel. Isaiah 3:1-5 Will His way with nations ever change?
A pro-life organization says YouTube suspended one of its channels for being “harmful or dangerous” because its videos told women how to reverse their medical abortions.
YouTube told Heartbeat International that it “doesn’t allow content that encourages or promotes violent or dangerous acts that have an inherent risk of serious physical harm or death.”
Medical abortion is a procedure by which women take two pills – first mifepristone and then misoprostol – up to 72 hours apart. Mifepristone blocks the hormone progesterone, thus starving the unborn baby. Misoprostol induces contractions.
Under the abortion pill reversal method, a woman’s body is flooded with progesterone, keeping the baby alive. Abortion pill reversal must begin within 72 hours of the first pill, and it cannot be conducted after the second pill has been taken. Abortion pill reversal is popular among women who have regrets after taking the initial abortion pill.
Heartbeat International initiated the YouTube appeal process and is hopeful the website will reverse its decision.
“Adoption is a noble and heroic decision,” says March for Life. “Each year, there are over 18,000 domestic infant adoptions in the United States. Sadly, there are also each year over 1 million abortions in the U.S.”
“Adoption is a heroic choice and your self-sacrificial love is to be commended and celebrated!”
“Birth Mothers Day” is celebrated the day before Mother’s Day.
The March for Life’s mission is to “testify to the beauty of life and the dignity of each human person.”
The march itself takes place every year on the National Mall in Washington, DC, in January, on the anniversary of the Supreme Court’s creation, in 1973, of the right to abortion – when the Constitution never provided such a right.
Addiction is taking a stunning toll on America and must not be thought of as a "character flaw," the U.S. surgeon general said in a landmark report
"Substance use disorders represent one of the most pressing public health crises of our time," the report says. "For far too long, too many in our country have viewed addiction as a moral failing. This unfortunate stigma has created an added burden of shame that has made people with substance use disorders less likely to come forward and seek help."
The goal of the 400-plus-page report, Murthy said, is to change public attitude toward addiction the way the 1964 surgeon general’s landmark report on the dangers of smoking did more than 50 years ago.
"This is a report that likewise hopefully will galvanize us to say, ‘Hey, these are conditions that are medical problems, we have a database and approaches that can help. It’s not hopeless and we can make a difference in the lives of people.’"
"I’ve seen the pain that it causes not only [addicts], but also their families," he told NBC News. "Millions of our brothers and sisters have been forced to live in the shadows because they don’t feel comfortable coming forward."
"I have people who come up to me all the time … telling me that they are worried they’ll be fired from their job, that they’ll be ostracized," he added.
Approximately 50,000 people died from an alcohol, opioid or other drug overdose in 2014, compared with 32,744 who died from car accidents that year.
the number of people currently struggling with a substance use disorder is more than the number of people suffering from any kind of cancer.
The approach to treating addiction can’t be different than treating any other chronic illness, Murthy writes in a preface to his report.
"We must help everyone see that addiction is not a character flaw — it is a chronic illness that we must approach with the same skill and compassion with which we approach heart disease, diabetes, and cancer."
individuals who start drinking before age 15 are four times more likely to become addicted later on than those who start at age 20 or later.
Springing a staged confrontation on an addict "may backfire by heightening resistance and diminishing self-esteem on the part of the targeted individual," the report says. Professional clinical programs or services can lead to remission or even full recovery, particularly when supplemented by social services and monitoring after the addict leaves treatment.
More than 25 million people who once had a problem with alcohol or drugs no longer do, according to a national survey cited in the report. The report also commends group recovery programs such as Alcoholics Anonymous, which can help individuals stay on track after a treatment program.
Obamacare, which President-elect Donald Trump has pledged to repeal — has given 20 million people access to health insurance who wouldn’t otherwise have it. Paired with the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008, which makes addiction treatment an essential health benefit, treatment is now possible for millions.
"I want you to imagine only one in ten people with diabetes or cancer getting treatment," he told NBC News. "We wouldn’t tolerate it. It’s absolutely imperative that we invest in treatment to get people the help they need."
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