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Illinois rejects ban on reparative therapy for minors with same-sex attraction

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by Kirsten Andersen Thu Apr 17 15:27 EST Comments (11)

SPRINGFIELD, IL, April 17, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Illinois House voted last week to reject a bill that would have banned reparative therapy for minors with unwanted same-sex attraction (SSA).  It is the fifth state to vote down a ban on the…

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Catholic Relief Services pro-abortion grantee wins UN Population Fund Award

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by Kirsten Andersen Thu Apr 17 14:51 EST Comments (16)

Update: After publication, Catholic Relief Services replied to LifeSiteNews' request for comment on Jhpiego's award. Their statement is available here.

BALTIMORE, MD, April 17, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A pro-abortion grantee of Catholic Relief…

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Another Catholic school embroiled in battle over Church teaching on sexuality

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by Kirsten Andersen Wed Apr 16 18:14 EST Comments (44)

Fr. Rocky Hoffman

WAKEFIELD, RI, April 16, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Another controversy has erupted at a Roman Catholic school after students and parents reacted with outrage to Church teaching on sexuality as presented at a school assembly.

Father Francis…

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Pro-abortion Wendy Davis losing among women voters in Texas: new poll

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by Kirsten Andersen Wed Apr 16 16:03 EST Comments (15)

AUSTIN, TX, April 16, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A new survey by a liberal polling firm is bad news for Wendy Davis, the Democratic would-be governor of Texas who rose to national prominence after filibustering a bill to restrict abortions in the…

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Teen girl launches line of modest, age-appropriate bras for tweens and young teens

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by Kirsten Andersen Wed Apr 16 12:12 EST Comments (4)

Megan Grassell

WILSON, WY, April 16, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – “’Mary Margaret, you can't wear that!’ I whispered to my 13 year old sister in the dressing room as she tried on a leopard push-up bra that was as empty and as fake as the ad on the wall beside…

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Woman pregnant with another couple’s twins after fertility clinic mix-up

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by Kirsten Andersen Wed Apr 16 10:46 EST Comments (1)

ROME, April 16, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – An Italian woman is carrying the twin children of another couple after workers at a fertility clinic implanted her with the wrong embryos.

The mix-up happened four months ago at the Sandro Pertini…

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Justina Pelletier’s parents launch new legal action to release her from social services

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by Kirsten Andersen Tue Apr 15 18:10 EST Comments (6)

BOSTON, MA, April 15, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The parents of Justina Pelletier have launched a new offensive in the battle to win custody of their daughter back from the state of Massachusetts, where she has been held against their will for…

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Pelletiers look to lawmakers to free their daughter from children’s services

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by Kirsten Andersen Fri Apr 11 15:22 EST Comments (3)

BOSTON, MA, April 11, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Now that a judge has granted Massachusetts social services permanent custody of 15-year-old Justina Pelletier, her parents are seeking help from elected officials to get their daughter back.

Judge…

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California TV station apologizes for misleading coverage of pro-life vigil

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by Kirsten Andersen Fri Apr 11 13:39 EST Comments (8)

SACRAMENTO, April 11, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Sacramento-area television station has issued a clarification and apology after pro-life activists cried foul over a report they said was full of lies.

Project Truth was accused in a recent…

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Hillary Clinton praises bravery of Pussy Riot band members who desecrated Russian Orthodox cathedral

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by Kirsten Andersen Wed Apr 09 14:23 EST Comments (37)

NEW YORK CITY, April 9, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Former Secretary of State and likely Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton posed for pictures Friday with members of Russian punk band Pussy Riot, just months after they were released…

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Gay activists aim to shut down Oregon health food store over owner’s support for true marriage

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by Kirsten Andersen Tue Apr 08 15:21 EST Comments (60)

PORTLAND, OR, April 8, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A soon-to-be opened natural foods store in Oregon is in danger of never opening its doors after homosexual activists publicized remarks its Mormon owner made online supporting true marriage and…

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Charlotte diocese backs nun who gave school talk promoting Church teaching on homosexuality

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by Kirsten Andersen Mon Apr 07 18:27 EST Comments (98)

Sr. Jane Dominic Laurel

CHARLOTTE, NC, April 7, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The bishop of Charlotte is backing a Dominican nun who has been at the center of a fiery controversy since last month when she gave a speech promoting Catholic teaching on sexuality to students at…

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Pro-life group accuses Sacramento TV station of slanderous report on high school brochure campaign

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by Kirsten Andersen Fri Apr 04 17:47 EST Comments (3)

During the CBS interview, Larry Blount (L) speaks to man who put pro-life literature on his car.

SACRAMENTO, April 4, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A group of pro-life volunteers have accused a Sacramento-area television station of slander and retained legal counsel after the station ran a news story they say was filled with falsehoods and…

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Planned Parenthood to open $2M mega-facility in central Florida, local residents and doctors upset

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by Kirsten Andersen Fri Apr 04 14:12 EST Comments (6)

KISSIMMEE, FL, April 4, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Planned Parenthood is spending $2 million to open a new 10,000 square foot abortion facility in Kissimmee – the largest yet in Central Florida – and local residents are begging city officials to…

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Judge grants ‘permanent custody’ to state in Justina Pelletier case, Harvard law prof offers to help

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by Kirsten Andersen Thu Apr 03 15:57 EST Comments (26)

BOSTON, MA, April 3, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Massachusetts judge ruled last week that Justina Pelletier, a sick teenager who was removed from her family a year ago after a dispute between her parents and hospital officials, will remain a ward…

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