A moment of silence, please. Heidi the cross-eyed possum has passed unto the great beyond. Heidi’s adorably demented crossed eyes were reportedly caused by being overweight. However, zookeepers at the Leipzig Zoo in Germany put the little critter to sleep on Wednesday because she was suffering from arthritis at the ripe old (possum) age of three-and-a-half. May there be many garbage cans filled with rotting food for you in the afterlife, Heidi! [Spiegel.de] Keep reading »
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Not content to just shame black women for having abortions, an anti-abortion group is now targeting black men with their controversial billboards. “Fatherhood starts in the womb,” reads a new billboard in California paid for by Issues 4 Life and The Radiance Foundation (the same group behind billboards in other states that compared abortion to slavery and other offensiveness). It depicts a black man kissing his partner’s pregnant belly — which, judging by the size of it, is about nine months along. “The abortion industry has created a culture of abandonment. Responsibility has become someone else’s concern, and death the solution to ‘unplanned’ pregnancies — the natural result of sexual behavior,” anti-abortion activist Ryan Bomberger, told LifeNews.com. “There’s nothing natural about an industry that generates over $200 million, annually, by killing a child left defenseless by the absence of a father.” Keep reading »