Paying pregnant women’s bills was not exactly part of Nathan and Emily Berning’s life plan—until they realized that doing so actually helped dissuade women from getting abortions. One of the first was Atoria Foley, who was living in her car when she found out that she was pregnant. Atoria had scheduled an abortion and the Bernings sprang to action. They flew to Sacramento, California, where she lived, and put her up in a hotel. What Atoria needed—groceries, gas, car payments—they covered, sometimes with their own money. They signed her up for every government benefit they could. When Atoria finally canceled her abortion appointment, the Bernings were elated. Her son, Kiahari, turned 2 years old in March. Three years have passed since the Indiana couple launched Let Them Live, a nonprofit that gives financial help to women to keep them from following through with abortions. The organization has paid $2.4 million in pregnant women’s bills, and the Bernings estimate that they’ve … [Read more...] about The Anti-abortion Movement Won. Now What?
KARACHI: With a few incidents of violence and clashes among the workers of different political parties, voting is underway today (Sunday) for the first phase of local government elections in 14 districts from four divisions of Sindh. The polling began at 8am and will continue until 5pm without any pause. The 14 districts of Sindh include Larkana, Kambar-Shahdadkot, Shikarpur, Jacobabad, Kashmore, Sukkur, Ghotki, Khairpur, Naushehro Feroze, Shaheed Benazirabad, Sanghar, Mirpurkhas, Umerkot and Tharparkar. Elections in the rest of the districts of Sindh will be held on July 24, The News reported. At least 21,298 candidates are in the field against 6,277 seats of 101 town committees, 23 municipal committees, 14 district councils, four municipal corporations, eleven town municipal corporations and 887 union councils and union committees. Election postponed in few wards over misprinting The local body elections were postponed in a few wards due to misprinting (typographical … [Read more...] about Polling underway for LG elections in Sindh
Duchess Camilla is gushing over her marriage with Prince Charles. The Prince of Wales, who is first in line to the throne, has a busy schedule and juggling private life can sometime be a problem. “It’s not easy sometimes, but we do always try to have a point in the day when we meet,” the Duchess of Cornwall told British Vogue. “Sometimes it’s like ships passing in the night, but we always sit down together and have a cup of tea and discuss the day. We have a moment.” She continued: “It’s lovely to catch up when we have a bit of time. You know when we go away, the nicest thing is that we actually sit and read our books in different corners of the same room. It’s very relaxing because you know you don’t have to make conversation. You just sit and be together.” Camilla and Charles were lovers since a very young age. The couple married in 2005, after the future King's first wife, Princess Diana. … [Read more...] about Duchess Camilla reveals secret to happy marriage with Prince Charles
Princess Diana would have thoroughly enjoyed life with Prince William and grandson Prince Louis, says expert. The Princess of Wales, who passed away in a car accident decades ago, has given the best of 'his father and mother' to son William. Royal expert Kinsey Schofield say her heart "really broke" for Diana, who did not live enough to see William flourishing in his marital life with Kate Middleton. Schofield, whose new book published by Simon & Schuster, R is for Revenge Dress is set to release on November 15, said: "My heart really broke for the memory of Princess Diana as I watched how beautiful and happy the Cambridge family were throughout the Jubilee celebrations. "Diana would have been so tickled! Prince Louis is naughty and cheeky and precious… just like his grandmother Di." She continued: "Diana would be proud of Prince William and his family. Wills is the best parts of his mother and his father. "The Duke of Cambridge has his mother’s heart and his father’s … [Read more...] about Princess Diana would be ‘tickled’ by ‘cheeky’ Prince Louis: Expert
Samantha Markle, Meghan Markle sister, loses in bid to remove federal judge in her defamation suit against the Duchess. Samantha, who filed a request to have the judge step out, reasoned her appointment was made by Barack Obama and Michelle Obama, friends of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. "The motion said the judge's “impartiality will be questioned” as she was appointed by the former US President, according to a report from global news publication Insider," shares Express.co.uk. The filing said: “The Obama family, Prince Harry, and Meghan are ‘allies’ and strong supporters of one another." The judge wrote in her decision: “President Obama appointed the undersigned [the judge herself] nearly 13 years ago. “But the undersigned has never had any relationship, social or professional, with the Obamas. "The undersigned has never spoken with the former President or the former First Lady.” After the ruling, Samantha's lawyer Jamie Alan Sasson noted: “We trust the judge will be … [Read more...] about Samantha Markle fails to remove Obama judge in Meghan Markle lawsuit