Northern Irish Assembly Scraps Guidelines that would bring Abortion on Demand

By Hilary White   BELFAST, Northern Ireland, October 24, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Northern Ireland’s leading pro-life group, Precious Life, said they are “delighted” at the outcome of a vote in the Legislative Assembly to scrap Department of Health guidelines that would have made abortion more available.    Precious Life had been instrumental in bringing forward petitions and a motion in response to the proposed guidelines and lobbied MLA’s throughout the summer. The group warned that the draft guidelines would change how the abortion law was interpreted and “effectively legalize abortion”.    The director of Precious Life, Bernadette Smyth, told the Irish […]
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Uruguayan Senate to Vote Again on Decriminalization of Abortion

By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman   MONTEVIDEO, October 24, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) -The Uruguayan Senate is preparing to vote again on decriminalization of abortion in the country.  The legislation would allow abortion for virtually any reason during the first three months of pregnancy.   Although the new vote was originally scheduled for today, it has now been delayed to make time for more hearings, which its proponents hope will break the current deadlock over the issue.  The most recent vote, on October 17, resulted in a 15-15 tie, which was much closer than votes in earlier years.   According to the Uruguayan newspaper […]
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Greece to Join Countries Using Dangerous HPV Vaccine in Mandatory Programs

By Hilary White   ROCHESTER, New York, October 24, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Despite the growing evidence of life threatening side effects from Gardasil, the vaccine for Human Papilloma Virus, government health agencies around the world continue to implement mandatory Gardasil vaccination programs for women and young girls.    Today New York State Senate Democrats held public hearings to discuss whether to make the vaccination mandatory for young girls and whether it should be covered at public expense for uninsured girls. Virginia and Texas have already passed laws making the vaccine mandatory by next September. The rules include an opt-out for parents […]
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LifeSiteNews comment on today’s stories

Dear Readers,   Well, “Bella” is finally coming out in US theaters this weekend. We hope that many of our US readers will go out to see the movie if it is showing in their area.   We are finally publishing our fascinating in-depth interview from last year with the movie’s producer Leo Severino and star/producer Eduardo Verastegui. It is perhaps the most intimate interview of Eduardo that you will read anywhere. It is also the first media interview that the “Bella” team ever gave.   We saved it for this release period with the hope it would encourage more […]
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Poll: Almost Three out of Every Four Canadians Supports Fetal Protection Law

OTTAWA, October 23, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) –  In light of the recent murders of several pregnant mothers, the Canadian public is in the midst of a debate on the right to life of unborn children.  Seventy-two percent of Canadians polled in an Environics poll commissioned by Life Canada/Vie Canada say they would support legislation making it a separate crime to injure or kill a fetus during an attack on the mother. Among women, 75% supported the legislation. The Focus Canada poll of 2,047 Canadians was conducted between September 17 and October 14, with a margin of error of ±2.2% nineteen times […]
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