Closed for Good? Ohio Judge Orders Notorious Abortionist to Shutter Facility

| August 19, 2014

SHARONVILLE, Ohio – A judge has ordered a notorious late-term abortionist in Ohio to close his facility once and for all, following months of legal disputes over the abortionist’s controversial abortion procedures and inadequate health standards. Martin Haskell is the owner of the Lebanon Road Surgery Center in Sharonville, Ohio. The facility, according to reports, is […]

The Doctor Who Refused to Abort

| August 12, 2014

Polish media outlets have been abuzz this summer with the story of Bogdan Chazan, a prominent Warsaw doctor who refused to provide a woman with an abortion and was subsequently sacked. Chazan’s case illustrates Poland’s version of the battle between pro-life conscience rights and liberal values—a battle pro-life Americans are enduring in legal confrontations over […]

Baby Gammy case reveals murky side of commercial surrogacy

| August 9, 2014

 The story of baby Gammy and his “surrogate” mother has captured the world’s attention, highlighting just how complex and fraught commercial surrogacy arrangements can be. It also shows Australia is right to prohibit commercial surrogacy – and why other countries should do the same. Gammy was born with Down syndrome and a congenital heart condition. He is a twin, conceived as a […]

NHS to fund sperm bank for lesbians: New generation of fatherless families… paid for by YOU

| August 4, 2014

Editor’s Note: Beware of the side bar on this article. We knew this was coming. It’s here for Brits. Britain is to get its first NHS-funded national sperm bank to make it easier for lesbian couples and single women to have children. For as little as £300 – less than half the cost of the […]

Court Considering Impact of Hobby Lobby Decision on Washington Pharmacy Case

| August 4, 2014

SEATTLE – A federal appeals court in California is considering the impact of the Hobby Lobby decision on a separate case involving religious pharmacists in Washington state. The same legal organizations that helped to defend the popular craft chain, The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty and Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF), are now fighting for the rights of […]

African Denounces Western Elites Pushing Population Control in His Country

| August 3, 2014

Editor’s note: Whether you are for NFP or hold to the conviction that the Lord knows best when to give life, this is a great article about the devastation that contraception brings on a country. An op-ed in one of the leading publications in Uganda has denounced the promotion of IUD use and other long-acting […]

Woman who jumped out of abortion facility window was escaping her sex trafficker

| August 3, 2014

Late last year, LifeSiteNews reported on a woman in London who jumped out the window of an abortion facility to avoid a forced abortion. New information has come to light that the woman, a 26-year-old Albanian named Veronica, had been sexually trafficked, and pro-life sidewalk counselors helped her flee from her captor. In early November, pro-life advocates with […]

When Catholic Academics Abandon the Unborn

| August 1, 2014

by Austin Ruse A few weeks ago Lisa Fullam, a featured blogger at dotCommonweal, the blog of the politically liberal magazine Commonweal, posted “Hobby Lobby and Science” in which she clarifies for us how the “science” does not support the claims made by the Hobby Lobby plaintiffs and, incidentally, the Catholic Church. She writes, “In medical terminology, […]

Five Things Your Children Need to Know About Abortion

| July 31, 2014

All around the world today there are reports of war and violence – Iraq, Israel… It is tragic. But, these are not the most dangerous places in the world today. Where is the most dangerous place in the world today? A mothers womb! What was meant for protection and reverence has become a slaughterhouse. We are obligated in times such […]

A Law Passed In Texas Last Year Has Ended Up Saving 9,200 Lives, ALREADY

| July 25, 2014

…even though some of the regulations have yet to be enacted. Following statewide restrictions partially implemented late last year, Texas has seen a precipitous drop in the rate of abortions performed within its borders. According to a recent Texas Policy Evaluation Project report, the reduction is already noticeable – abortions fell by about 13 percent […]

Tied Up in Our Own Preferences

| July 21, 2014

While the contemporary ability to determine one’s family size is heralded as a mark of Western progress, that freedom carries with it moral and spiritual responsibility. Some branches of Christendom (most notably, the Catholic Church) have well-documented doctrinal positions about issues of reproductive technology and artificial means of birth control, many in the evangelical world […]

10 Things Millennials Won’t Spend Money On

| July 18, 2014

Late marriages, no children — that’s the penchant of the “millennials” demographic. TIME MAGAZINE reports: “Many aren’t planning on having kids. In a 2012 study, fewer than half of millennials (42%) said they planned to have children. That’s down from 78% 20 years ago.” Prudence in planning for the future is wise, but we must […]

Does the Bible Condone Abortion? Clearing Up Misconceptions

| July 17, 2014

Does Exodus 21 teach that the life of an unborn child is unimportant? Tim Chaffey, AiG–U.S., examines the issue. “The Bible Condones Abortion.” Several years ago, those words greeted me when I logged on to a local online discussion board, which often focused on biblical issues. This statement intrigued me since I could not recall anything […]

Pro-Life Teen Assaulted After Standing for Life, His Reaction is Priceless

| July 16, 2014

Standing up for what you believe in isn’t always easy. Sometimes something unexpected happens, and it’s at that moment you will decide whether or not to change course or continue on. This Monday, our team received a phone call from one of our 17 year-old high school leaders in Alabama who faced that moment this weekend. While he was […]

Health economics 101: contraceptives pay for themselves, usually, babies don’t

| July 11, 2014

If anyone thought the controversy over Obamacare’s contraceptive mandate finished with the Supreme Court’s decision it’s time to think again. Over the past months the battle has been framed as conscience rights versus contraceptive rights. Now that conscience has won the first fight on points, a second round could be fought over money. According to […]