Almost 900 doctors sign Dublin Declaration, affirm abortion is not maternal health

| September 9, 2014

Almost 900 medical professionals have now signed the Dublin Declaration on Maternal Health, launched in 2012 to declare that abortion is not needed to save women’s lives. Unveiled at the International Symposium on Maternal Healthcare in Dublin, Ireland, the Declaration states: “As experienced practitioners and researchers in obstetrics and gynaecology, we affirm that direct abortion – the […]

A NEW CANCER STUDY – AND THE MEDIA CAN’T HANDLE THE TRUTH

| August 30, 2014

On August 1, a cancer study, published in The Journal of Cancer Research and conducted by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, stated that there is evidence that the link between oral contraceptives and breast cancer may in fact be greater than previous studies had indicated. Since the study was first published, there has been a flurry of […]

Tax-funded PBS to air ‘After Tiller’ documentary glorifying late-term abortionists

| August 30, 2014

Pro-life activists are up in arms after the taxpayer-funded Public Broadcasting System (PBS) announced it will air the pro-abortion documentary “After Tiller” – named for George Tiller, the notorious late-term abortionist who boasted of killing more than 60,000 unborn babies before he was gunned down in 2009. The controversial film, set to air on Labor Day, follows […]

Don’t they know what “the pill” is for?

| August 26, 2014

From Large Family MotheringWhen people find out that I am the mother of 15 children, they have all sorts of things to say, although their comments seem to reveal three main trains of thought: I am an absolute idiot, dumber than a doorknob, unable to comprehend “what causes that.” I am an absolute saint imbued […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Having a Conscience is Illegal in Poland

| July 11, 2014

Editor’s note: Try not to be sick to your stomach over the heartlessness of quoted doctors and prime minister Tusk in this article. A Polish doctor who refused a woman’s request for an abortion procedure because of a “conflict of conscience” with his Roman Catholic beliefs has been fired from the hospital he works at. […]

| July 9, 2014

The Supreme Court’s decision in favor of Hobby Lobby had nothing to do with the rights or wrongs of contraceptives. The morality of abortion and abortifacient drugs was not the issue. Neither was the scientific debate about how emergency contraceptives prevent pregnancy. The Supreme Court came down in support of Hobby Lobby, Conestoga, and Mandel […]