Over 1,300 Illinois Citizens Protest Largest Planned Parenthood Abortion Clinic

By Elizabeth O’Brien AURORA, Illinois, August 27, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – On Saturday over one thousand pro-lifers met to protest before the recently erected facilities of what is said to be the nation’s largest Planned Parenthood center in Aurora, Illinois, just outside Chicago.   Pro-Life Action League Communications Director Eric Scheidler told LifeSiteNews.com that at least 1,300 pro-lifers participated in the protest. About 900 formed two large picket lines on York Street and another 250 were at a prayer vigil site next to the new Planned Parenthood center. Another 75 people participated in a Face the Truth Tour, holding graphic abortion […]
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Valedictorian Threatened with Loss of Diploma over Religious Graduation Message Sues School

DENVER, CO, August 27, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Today, Liberty Counsel filed suit against Lewis Palmer School District on behalf of Erica Corder, a high school valedictorian who was forced to publicly apologize for sharing her Christian faith at graduation. Erica was one of fifteen valedictorians from the Lewis-Palmer High School class of 2006. For the past year, she has been the subject of criticism because the school continues to portray her as a student who engaged in improper conduct because she mentioned Jesus Christ during her speech.   Before graduation in May 2006, Principal Mark Brewer informed the valedictorians that […]
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Bishops to Amnesty International: We work with orgs who “do not oppose the fundamental right to life”

By John-Henry Westen   WASHINGTON, D.C., August 27, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The US Conference of Catholic Bishops has decried Amnesty International’s recent decision to – as the bishops put it – “promote worldwide access to abortion,” telling the organization that the Bishops’ Conference will work with other organizations rather than with Amnesty International (AI) to carry out the good ends which AI was traditionally associated with.   Bishop William S. Skylstad, the President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops released a statement to AI Thursday saying: “In promoting abortion, Amnesty divides its own members (many of whom are […]
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