Priests For Life Director Challenges Pro-Abortion Candidates to Face Abortion Holocaust

By Jonquil Frankham October 28, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Father Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, issued an open letter yesterday to all pro-abortion politicians, urging them to face the reality of abortion and to end the “holocaust.” “Are you willing to publicly describe what you think should be legal?” he asks in the letter. He then quotes abortionist Dr. Martin Haskell who describes an abortion procedure, saying, “Typically the skull is brought out in fragments rather than as a unified piece.” Another abortionist, Dr. Hylan Raymond Giles, when asked, “Can the heart of a fetus or embryo still […]
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Colorado’s “Personhood” Amendment Takes Hit in the Polls

By Jonquil Frankham DENVER, October 28, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A proposed amendment to Colorado state law that would define “personhood” as beginning at conception is plummeting in popularity according to a recent poll. The proposed legislation, which comes before voters on November 4, is losing by more than a 2-to-1 ratio, according to a poll by Rocky Mountain News. The news agency reported that 68% of voters polled said they are against Amendment 48 and 27% are for it. The beginning of the proposed amendment’s campaign was promising: proponents collected over 130,000 signatures to qualify for the ballot. Colorado for Equal […]
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New Washington “No on I-1000” Ad Features Woman Who Was Offered Assisted Suicide by Insurance Compan

By Jonquil Frankham WASHINGTON, October 28, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A new television ad in Washington State shows footage of an interview with a recently deceased Oregon woman whose insurance company said it would pay for the drugs with which she could kill herself, but not for a potentially helpful treatment (See: https://www.noassistedsuicide.com/) Barbara Ann Wagner was refused insurance coverage for the drugs that her doctor recommended to help treat her cancer. Instead she was sent a letter from her insurance company that offered to pay for a lethal dose of “medication.” After Wagner’s story went public, the pharmaceutical company that manufactures the […]
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WRAP Campaign Rouses Americans to Fight Pornography

By Kathleen Gilbert October 28, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Several pro-family organizations are calling for supporters to make their voices heard in protest against the abuses perpetuated by the giant pornography industry in America – symbolizing their protest with a white ribbon. The campaign kicked off its 20th annual “White Ribbon Against Pornography Week” (WRAP) last Sunday. Participants are encouraged to speak out against pornography, particularly its damaging effects on family life and on women and children, who are most victimized by pornography.  The white ribbons, like the pink ribbons of breast cancer awareness, are available as car magnets, lapels, and […]
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40 Days for Life Ottawa Closing Rally – Sunday November 2, 2008

By Thaddeus M. Baklinski OTTAWA, October 28, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The 40 Days for Life Ottawa campaign will conclude with a rally at Ground Zero (Morgentaler Abortion Mill, 65 Bank Street) on Sunday November 2, at 6:00 p.m. The rally will be followed by a candle light procession to St. Patrick’s Basilica on Kent St. where Mass will be celebrated by Archbishop Prendergast, with a reception afterward. The 40 Days for Life Ottawa campaign has been a resounding success, with prayer for an end to abortion being offered not only by vigil-keepers on site 24 hours a day, seven days […]
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Over 80 Bishops Say Abortion/Life Issues Defining Issues of Election

By Tim Waggoner WASHINGTON, October 27, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A comprehensive list compiled by InsideCatholic.com reveals that more than 80 U.S. bishops have proclaimed abortion and the life issues to be the defining issues in the upcoming election, including 22 bishops who signed on to a joint statement by the New York bishops, and another 10 bishops who signed on to a Pennsylvania joint statement. Just three days ago, LifeSiteNews.com reported that popular Catholic writer and blogger Rocco Palmo had calculated that approximately 50 bishops have proclaimed abortion and the life issues to be the defining issues in the election; but […]
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PARENTS CANNOT OPT KIDS OUT OF SCHOOL CONTRACEPTIVE PROGRAM

Tuesday April 25, 2000 See today’s LifeSiteNews stories Send news tips PARENTS CANNOT OPT KIDS OUT OF SCHOOL CONTRACEPTIVE PROGRAM INTERLAKE, Manitoba, Apr 25 (LSN.ca) – Parents are in an uproar in the Interlake region of Manitoba where a school nurse has announced,with the backing of the province’s College of Physicians and Surgeons, that parents will have no right to prevent nurses from providing their children with contraceptives. The Winnipeg Free Press reported last week that public health nurse Sandy Phillips told a packed school board meeting in Stonewall recently that parents can’t block their children’s access to birth control […]
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