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David Ripley: The Mystery of God’s Blessings

February 8th, 2014 by Halli

Idaho Chooses Life

A recent scientific study demonstrates the mercy and grandeur of God’s design.

Apparently the cells from a preborn child are shared with the mother during pregnancy. Researchers found that two types of cells were transferred to the mom – immune cells and mesenchymal cells.

The latter are thought to be special cells that help in the regeneration and healing of adult tissue.

This seems to be a concrete example of God’s blessed promise:

“I have set before you life and death, blessings and curses. Now choose life so that you and your children may live ….” (Deuteronomy 30:19).

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Andi Elliott: Animal Cruelty Documented in Idaho

February 8th, 2014 by Halli

By Andi Elliott

Back in 2012 an undercover video of needless and wanton acts of animal cruelty was filmed at Idaho’s largest dairy conglomerate, Bettencourt Dairies, LLC headquartered in Wendell. Yesterday the Idaho Dairy Industry introduced an “Ag Gag” bill designed to keep people from filming acts of animal cruelty on farms. It even goes so far as to make it a crime by merely filling out an application for employment for the purposes of doing such.

I have viewed the video and it’s available on the web. I couldn’t finish watching. Cows confined to milking stalls being beaten and stomped on. Cows were beaten for slipping on wet concrete. Cows were beaten for no reason. One employee spent 102 days in jail; others fled, I’m told. Bettencourt Dairy owner says, “I love my animals and I’ve been in the dairy business since I was a kid. Animal care is a number one issue in our facilities.”

Really, then why support an Ag Gag Law? What do you have to hide? “Ag Gag” laws are designed to keep the public from knowing about the cruelty perpetuated on factory farm animals. I’m no animal rights activist but all creatures deserve to be treated humanely. Almost two weeks ago I contacted Bettencourt asking if some of those that were involved in the cruel treatment of the animals had been rehired as I have been told. As of this writing, I have not received a response.

I would urge you to call your reps and tell them to vote “no” on S1298. Bettencourt is a supplier of milk for Kraft which makes cheese for many of our nationwide fast food chains. Contact them and tell them that institutionalized animal cruelty is not okay in Idaho.

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David Ripley: Huge Pro-Life Rally in Nation’s Capitol – and in Boise

January 23rd, 2014 by Halli

Idaho Chooses Life

2014LifeNews reports that hundreds of thousands of Americans gathered together in Washington DC yesterday to protest abortion and its terrible toll on the nation. The most conservative estimate is that over 56 million babies have been destroyed in the forty-one years of the Roe travesty.

Meanwhile, our president issued a press statement celebrating the fruits of legalized abortion, declaring that the mechanized murder of defenseless children had somehow “liberated” America and allowed many to fulfill their dreams. How bizarre, how dark.
Idaho pro-Lifers will gather this Saturday at the State Capitol. The March for Life begins at 1 pm at Julia Davis Park with a rally to follow on the Capitol steps. Hope to see you there!

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ALERT: Jefferson County Residents Invited to Attend Commissioner Meeting

August 7th, 2012 by Halli

Andi Elliott is announcing that the agenda for the August 13 Jefferson County Commissioners’ meeting includes a request that the commissioners perform a complete audit of the Sheriff’s Department. The meeting is scheduled for 4pm. There will be petitions to sign, as well. Andi is asking for all Jefferson County residents to attend the meeting so commissioners will see that there is wide-spread concern over this issue.

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David Ripley: Planned Parenthood Bias at KTVB

February 3rd, 2012 by Halli

Idaho Chooses Life

Boise’s Channel 7 ran a story on Planned Parenthood’s outrage over being dropped by the Komen Foundation. The impression they convey is that all of the Treasure Valley is up in arms because the local abortion clinic will no longer receive money raised under the auspices of “fighting breast cancer”.

Perhaps local donors will no longer be interested in finding a cure.

It has long been a curiosity that Komen got involved with the Abortion Industry in the first place. Setting aside the growing body of research which shows a linkage between abortion and increased risk of breast cancer – the simple truth is that Planned Parenthood does not do mammograms. The money they’ve been getting from Komen is in the form of “pass-through grants”, whatever that is. (There is an informative article on this point now up on LifeNews.Com). The local news “reporter” failed to ask anything about Planned Parenthood’s ability to actually screen for breast cancer. They simply gave Planned Parenthood staff the chance to publicly chastise and threaten Komen.

Channel 7 also failed to contact this organization for a fuller explanation of the upside for Komen. While there may be abortion zealots who are offended about not simultaneously helping kill babies while supporting cancer research – many in the pro-Life movement are energized. In fact, Komen is reporting that its donations have doubled since the announcement. That was, apparently, too much information to share with viewers in Idaho.

In truth, Channel 7 – the “Idaho News Leader” – rarely covers the pro-Life movement, despite the views and values of an overwhelming majority of its audience. How sad.

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Andi Elliott: Ask the Legislature to Determine Eligibility of Candidates

February 3rd, 2012 by Halli

By Andi Elliott

Folks, we are asking people to send this to their representatives so that Idaho can be certain that candidates that appear on Idaho ballots are actually eligible to be there. It is up to the Chairmen of the political parties to “vet” the candidates. This is not always done. Georgia and Texas and a handful of other states have begun this process and this legislation is modeled after their legislation.

This is a draft of the proposed legislation that folks all over the state are asking their representatives to sponsor/cosponsor.

Feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

Thanks, Andi Elliott
208-662-5808
straighttalkidaho@yahoo.com

A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
AN ACT relating to certification for placement on the ballot of candidates for president or vice-president of the United States.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO:

SECTION 1. Section_________, Election Code, is amended by amending Subsection (__) and adding Subsection (___) to read as follows:

(a) Except as provided by Subsection (__) or (___), the secretary of state shall certify in writing for placement on the general election ballot the names of the candidates for president and vice-president who are entitled to have their names placed on the ballot.

(d) The secretary of state may not certify the name of a candidate for president or vice-president unless the candidate has presented the candidate’s certified and/or notarized copy of his or her original birth certificate indicating that the person is a natural-born United States citizen.

SECTION 2. The secretary of state shall perform a background check on presidential candidates to ensure they meet the Constitutional qualifications, including whether not they are a NATURAL Born Citizen of the United States – born of 2 U.S. citizen parents within the United States according to the U.S. Supreme Court in Minor v. Happersett, 1875. Candidates for president and vice-president who are entitled to have their names placed on the ballot shall complete the same Federal I-9 form that every other employee in the country is required to complete to prove that they are legally able to work in the United States. The secretary of state shall certify that said Federal I-9 form has been completed.

SECTION 3. An emergency existing therefore, which emergency is hereby declared to exist, this act shall be in full force and effect on and after its passage and approval.

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Andi Elliott: Pressure Mounts on Obama Regime

August 10th, 2011 by Halli

By Andi Elliott

National pressures continue to mount on the Obama regime. Groups all over the nation are joining together to oppose his dictatorial powers and his oppression of every day Americans. The regime has taken to calling those who oppose the government “hobbits”, “right wing extremists”, and the brazen Vice President Biden publicly calls them “terrorists” seeking to marginalize and make them the objects of retaliation efforts. Government supported voter intimidation and “vote buying” episodes are becoming more predominant and conveniently “overlooked” by the Department of Justice head, Eric Holder. Word is spreading among the general populace that future elections may be in jeopardy as the government seeks to find cause to impose martial law.

An in depth examination of those who participate in the radical Tea Party groups reveals an unusual conglomeration of Americans who oppose Obama and his Socialist appointees. Peaceful protests in the nation’s capital and indeed all across the nation have only heightened the government’s personal attacks on the leaders of the movement. Students on campuses around the country are awakening to the fact that the government is seeking to change the basic fiber of America so that they will never know the freedoms under which they were brought up. Grandmothers find that they must become a political force in order to salvage their country and leave their children and grandchildren a future that is unfettered with debt and oppressive regulations and control.

Despite the fact that many of the Tea Party “terrorists” support black candidates such as LTC Allen West and Herman Cain, the under-educated, those mainly inhabiting the inner cities, continue to believe that this discontent and public outcry is predicated solely on the fact that the president is black. This unsubstantiated belief is fueled by those who make their livelihoods and political careers by enhancing racial divisiveness something that the “political savvy” President has used to his advantage on multiple occasions.

America is reaching a crossroads as the “melting pot” of Americans continues to simmer. It is only a matter of time before the discontented masses, many desiring a return to the Constitution, boil over. These “terrorists” will no longer remain silent. Tea Party “terrorists” will oppose those who seek to radically transform their country, and will work to prevent their America from becoming a third world nation.

Andi Elliott

Tea Party Patriots Idaho State Coordinator

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Brand New Books on Animal Welfare, by Andi Elliott!

July 18th, 2011 by Halli

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David Ripley: Hypocrisy of Feminism Explored

June 22nd, 2011 by Halli

Idaho Chooses Life

The Wall Street Journal is carrying a superb article on the chilling disregard that elite feminists have shown for the rampant destruction of girl babies through abortion. Sex selection is a terror in much of the developing world – none more staggering than the forced abortion policies at play in China.

Those policies have largely been embraced by leading elites of the Left as part of their embrace of legalized abortion and population control.

The fact that girls are the most likely victims of such evil policies seems not to trouble feminists at all.

How can such a movement and leadership have any credibility to speak for women?

Read the fascinating, disturbing article for yourself: The War Against Girls.

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Bob Webster: Creation vs. Evolution – Chapter 5

March 16th, 2011 by Halli

Chapter One
Chapter Two
Chapter Three
Chapter Four

CHAPTER 5: PRINCIPLES COMPARED

GOD’S CREATION
The truth is:

1.All life has been originated deliberately and purposefully by an intelligent Creator who is following an eternal plan. This Creator, God, performed this creation by action of His Son, Jesus Christ, who has made worlds without number for God’s endless children – man.

2. There was no death on earth during the Garden of Eden period, until “The Fall of Adam.”

3. Only God can create life. He created all life. Life comes only from existing life, not from non-living matter. All living things were first created/born as spirits, before being created as temporal/physical beings on earth. Man’s spirit body is God’s littoral, personal offspring.

4. God purposefully created earth for man, and has provided al the conditions and resources needed to sustain life, and for man to progress.

5. God created the Terrestrial earth in 6 God-days of 1000 years each, and rested a 7th. Then came the “Fall of Adam” bringing mortality to all the earth. Since then, the planned life for earth will be 6 God-days, or 6000 years, plus a final 7th day of 1000 years of rest. Finally, the earth will be changed into a Celestial star, the eternal home for God’s faithful children, who can continue to progress and become Gods themselves, continuing creations in space.

6. God placed Adam on earth as the first human being, as an intelligent son of God, prepared to begin earth’s human population. There were no pre-Adam humans. As man follows God’s instructions, he prospers. As he disobeys, men degenerate spiritually, physically and culturally. All primitive cultures have degenerated from Adam and Noah.

Satan’s Evolutionary Theory Assumes:

1.All life evolved from a common ancestor, which originated from chance chemical combinations in the sea. Man evolved from ape-like progenitors through cave-man/stone-age stages to today’s status and culture.

2. Ocean chemicals combined into 1-celled life, gradually adapting and changing over millions of years into the various life forms known today – all from one common ancestor.

3.There has always been mutation, change in all life forms, and death (uniformity theory).

4.Life began spontaneously on its own. There is no need for a God/Creator, and no pre-earth life. Man is merely one of the animal kingdom species, which has evolved to its higher state of intelligence through gradual survival-selection changes.

5.Earth and the solar system are the result of chaotic physical/chemical and electromagnetic forces in the universe, accidentally resulting in earth’s conditions which support life.

6.Earth has existed for millions of years, and may continue on for millions more. No one knows the future. Man evolved from ape-like ancestors through crude cave-man, stone-age stages to today’s status and culture.

GOD’S CREATION
The Truth Is:

7. Each species is created capable of regenerating after its own kind only, within genetic limits set by God. They cannot cross-breed or mutate beyond those limits. There are different kinds of flesh for fish, fowl, beasts and man – not one common ancestor.
8. Natural social laws among all living creatures result in associations between their own kind, and destruction of abnormal, sick, or deviant mutants. No new type could survive, nor find a similarly abnormal mate to propagate a new dominant race. No new life forms are presently evolving on earth. If evolutionary theory was true, examples would be evident. The most helpless of animal of all, man. Is the dominant life form on earth – the opposite of evolution theory of survival-of-the-fittest. In contrast, the largest and strongest creatures, dinosaurs, have gone extinct.
9. Earth’s creation was brief (7000 years) and cataclysmic, and its planned mortal existence will be equally brief (7000 years). All of earth’s mortal physical, chemical and organic life conditions exist within this brief time. Dramatic, cataclysmic earth-forming changes happened suddenly in brief time periods.

10. Evolution theory cannot account for realities controlled by God’s power, such as:
* The change from Garden-of-Eden (no death or aging) to mortality at the “Fall.”
* The Flood.
* Division of the one-land-mass-earth into continents and islands.
* Origin of languages and races from the Tower of Babel period.
* Changing of earth and sun movements.
* Worldwide storms and destructions at Christ’s crucifixion.
* Plagues on Pharaoh by Moses.
* Red Sea crossing by Moses.
* Raising of the dead and healings by Jesus.
* Millennial changes, burnings, restoration of earth to a single land mass in Terrestrial status.
* Eventual Celestialization of earth
* D&C 121:12

SATAN’S EVOLUTIONARY THEORY Assumes:

7.All life has a common ancestor and has evolved gradually over millions of years into its present diversity of life forms and species.

8.Genetic mutation over millions of years has caused the present variety of living creatures, governed by survival-of-the-fittest struggles for existence. This is called “natural selection.”

9.According to the theory of UNIFORMITY, the slow, gradual physical/chemical processes evident today have always been the same – e.g. chemical half-life, sedimentation rates, mountain building, polar ice caps, global weather changes, etc. Geologic ages lasted millions of years, undergoing slow, gradual changes.

10.There is no such thing as the Fall of Adam, and no convincing evidence of a universal flood, changes in sun location, raising the dead, resurrection, Garden of Eden or a God/Creator. Knowledge of the future is impossible. Man invents his own gods as a crutch. As man matures emotionally and intellectually he needs no crutch, and discards the need for a god or other superstitions and beliefs in an unseen, supernatural power.

GOD’S CREATION
The Truth is:

11. Christ has created worlds without number, which are inhabited by God’s children, the same as this earth. Many earths have completed their temporal lives and are now celestial. Many others now exist as this earth does. Others are being created. The process is endless. All space is governed by orderly laws of the universe. All creations are made for the benefit and progress of man. Men, as Gods, are in charge of the universe and all of space, in conformity with natural laws of the universe.

SATAN’S EVOLUTIONARY THEORY
Assumes

11.Life may potentially exist on other planets in space. Space seems endless, violent, chaotic and mysterious. Much is unknown, but science is discovering more. The number of stars in our galaxy are estimated to be in the millions. The number of galaxies visible from earth’s telescopes appear numberless also.

With the wealth of revealed knowledge shown in the previous chapters, anyone can feel prepared to answer some of the most commonly asked questions concerning CREATION – VS – EVOLUTION. A few of hose questions are answered in the pages of Chapter 6.

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