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Hard cases make bad euthanasia laws

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by Paul Russell Thu Apr 03 11:15 EST Comments (0)

April 3, 2014 (MercatorNet) - The pro-euthanasia lobby often promotes media reports of people facing difficult prognoses who wish to end their lives rather than face inevitable deterioration. Such persons often become, for a short while,…

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Pro-lifers pray for the Philippines ahead of RH law ruling

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by Rene Bullecer, M.D. Thu Apr 03 11:02 EST Comments (3)

April 3, 2014 (HLI) - Starting April 1 until April 9, 2014, all of the 149 parishes in the Catholic Archdiocese of Cebu will be praying an Oratio Imperata for the protection of the family and all human life to avert the possible implementation of…

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Conceived in rape, Pam Stenzel is a living witness to the pro-life message

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by Monica Kelsey Thu Apr 03 09:48 EST Comments (0)

April 3, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) - “Almost fifty years ago, a young 15-year-old girl became pregnant and had a lot of difficult choices to make, maybe more so than some teen girls, because this young girl was raped."

Veteran pro-life speaker Pam…

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How population controllers use Catholic agencies and NFP to push their agenda

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by Rob Gasper Wed Apr 02 14:42 EST Comments (3)

To consider population increase as the primary cause of underdevelopment is mistaken, even from an economic point of view. – Pope Benedict XVI, Caritas in Veritate

April 2, 2014 (ALL)One of the world’s newest countries, Timor-Leste, has a…

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Rome pro-life event remembers aborted babies discarded in Tiber river

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by HLI Staff Wed Apr 02 11:18 EST Comments (1)

Msgr. Barreiro blessing the flowers.

April 1, 2014 (HLI) - On Saturday, March 29, Human Life International’s Rome office, in collaboration with Militia Christi, organized a pro-life demonstration at Tiber Island in Rome, Italy in remembrance of lives lost through abortion. This…

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A time to tear down, a time to build

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by Anthony Esolen Tue Apr 01 10:06 EST Comments (2)

April 1, 2014 (The Catholic Thing) - Quite literally front and center, marching down the main streets of Toronto, gay men and women will once again be flaunting their flesh and simulating their favorite behaviors, despite a city ordinance…

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Aborted babies are burnt to heat hospitals, but why do we care?

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by Rachael Wong Fri Mar 28 14:45 EST Comments (8)

March 28, 2014 (MercatorNet.com) - The revelation that British hospitals have been burning thousands of aborted and miscarried babies as clinical waste and in some cases to heat the hospitals has caused official consternation, but it is hardly…

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Black Madonna visits imprisoned pro-life hero Mary Wagner

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by Fr. Peter West Fri Mar 28 14:35 EST Comments (10)

Fr. West and others with the Black Madonna icon outside Vanier prison.
Mary Wagner

March 28, 2014 (HLI.org) - Throughout my journey with the pilgrim icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa across North America in defense of life, I’ve been to many wonderful places surrounded by amazing people. One place I wasn’t planning to end up when…

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The pope and Obama: seeds of good and evil

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by Judie Brown Fri Mar 28 13:21 EST Comments (18)

Jesus told us that, if we have faith the size of a mustard seed, we can move mountains. Yet the seeds most prevalent in society today are not those that bloom into something beautiful, but those that breed discontent, doubt, animosity, or even…

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Pelosi award marks her legacy as disciple of eugenicist Margaret Sanger

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by Paul Rondeau Fri Mar 28 12:35 EST Comments (7)

March 28, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi received Planned Parenthood Federation of America’s highest honor, the Margaret Sanger award.  It’s fitting that the award go to this modern day reincarnation of Margaret…

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A culture that just wants to ‘get death over with’ is a dehumanizing one

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by John Stonestreet Fri Mar 28 10:41 EST Comments (0)

March 28, 2014 (Breakpoint.org)We talked recently on BreakPoint about the push towards assisted suicide and how language is being manipulated to win acceptance for a horrible practice. Instead of using terms like “euthanasia” or “assisted…

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‘Miscarriage management’: Planned Parenthood’s backup plan if abortion were ever made illegal

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by Abby Johnson Thu Mar 27 10:42 EST Comments (17)

Planned Parenthood supporters love talking about a "war on women." But Planned Parenthood is willing to coach women to get dangerous illegal abortions. So who's perpetrating the real war on women?

March 27, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Protocols. We had many at Planned Parenthood.  Protocols on billing, customer service, client donations, medical services, counseling…you name it, we had a protocol for it. It was my job as clinic director to…

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Planned Parenthood planning new $5 million abortion facility in Texas

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by Susan Michelle Tyrell Thu Mar 27 10:20 EST Comments (3)

Despite its cries of foul, claiming Texas has removed choice from women and all but confined them to coat hanger abortions with its new laws, Planned Parenthood continues to prove its priorities are wholly focused on making bundles from the…

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The broken culture’s broken hearts

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by Robyn VandenHoek Wed Mar 26 12:29 EST Comments (4)

March 26, 2014 (UnmaskingChoice.ca) - “Do these images have an impact on you at all?”

“No…”

“It doesn’t bother you at all that this happens every day?”

He shrugged his shoulders.

“Do you understand why we’re saying that abortion is…

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Religious freedom under attack: what’s at stake in the Hobby Lobby case

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by John Stonestreet Wed Mar 26 10:26 EST Comments (2)

March 26, 2014 (Breakpoint.org) - On Tuesday, March 25, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the Hobby Lobby case. In the days leading up to the arguments, two of the nation’s leading newspapers, the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal… Continue Reading »