Redeemer College Hosts Abortion Activist Stephen Lewis: Pro-Life Students Disappointed

By Patrick B. Craine ANCASTER, Ontario, January 29, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Redeemer University-College, a Canadian Christian liberal arts and science university in the Reformed tradition, hosted a keynote lecture on Friday by Stephen Lewis, former UN Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa, who spoke on the topic of global health. Lewis' invitation by Redeemer, an institution renowned for its commitment to Scripture and traditional values, generated a controversy on campus due to Lewis' history of promoting a liberalized vision of sexuality, including the promotion of abortion. Some 20 pro-life advocates protested before the event, holding signs and passing out literature. […]
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Documents Raise Spectre of Fetal Harvesting in University’s Late-Term Abortion Scheme

By Peter J. Smith MADISON, Wisconsin, January 29, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Pro-life advocates say they have obtained documents that raise serious questions over the possibility of fetal harvesting and conscience violations behind the University of Wisconsin's plans to begin performing late-term abortions at the Madison Surgery Center. The Alliance Defense Fund and Pro-Life Wisconsin say that documents they obtained via a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request illustrate the efforts of UW officials and abortionists over several years to add second-trimester abortions at MSC. In addition, they say, certain communiqués raise fears that UW researchers could use the tissue of […]
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Judge Gives Miller 30 Days to Transfer Daughter to Former Lesbian Lover or Face Arrest

By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman RUTLAND, VERMONT, January 28, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Ex-Lesbian Lisa Miller has been given 30 days to transfer custody of her daughter to her former lesbian partner, or possibly face criminal penalties. Although Vermont Judge Richard Cohen has so far refused to issue an arrest warrant for Miller, he has set a deadline of February 23rd for the transfer to take place. If Miller does not appear during that time, Cohen said on January 22, “I will consider all possible sanctions under the law,” according to the local Rutland Herald. Such sanctions could include arrest and imprisonment […]
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Baby Isaiah Granted Another Three Weeks for Medical Assessment

Wednesday January 27, 2010 Baby Isaiah Granted Another Three Weeks for Medical Assessment By Patrick B. Craine EDMONTON, Alberta, January 27, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Baby Isaiah May has been granted at least another three weeks of life, after an Alberta provincial court ruled that he should remain on life support until February 19th while lawyers have him assessed by medical experts. Isaiah was born to Isaac and Rebecka May on October 24th. During a long and arduous labour, Isaiah suffered severe oxygen deprivation because his umbilical was wrapped around his neck. The Mays were flown into Stollery Children’s Hospital in […]
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Kenya: Lawmakers Seek to Alter Definition of Beginning of Life in Constitution

Tuesday January 26, 2010 Kenya: Lawmakers Seek to Alter Definition of Beginning of Life in Constitution Church leaders fear that constitutional revision might open the door to legalizing abortion By Thaddeus M. Baklinski NAIROBI, January 26, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Kenyan Parliamentary Select Committee on Constitutional Review has recommended a revision to the country’s constitution to alter a clause that defines life as starting at conception to state that it starts at birth. Though the draft of the new constitution, assembled by a Committee of Experts, contains no specific reference to abortion, the revision to the clause dealing with the […]
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Tim Tebow Defends Pro-Life Super Bowl Ad under Fire

Tuesday January 26, 2010 Tim Tebow Defends Pro-Life Super Bowl Ad under Fire By Peter J. Smith MOBILE, Alabama, January 26, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – College football superstar Tim Tebow is standing fast behind a pro-life ad developed by Focus on the Family and set to air on CBS on Super Bowl Sunday. Although the ad has not been released, abortion advocacy groups are already demanding that it be scrapped, since it likely features the story of how Tebow’s mother chose life when doctors were urging her abort her now-famous son. The college football superstar, who just ended his last season […]
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Starting over on Health Bill would be Pro-Life Victory: Knoxville Bishop

Monday January 25, 2010 Starting over on Health Bill would be Pro-Life Victory: Knoxville Bishop By Kathleen Gilbert WASHINGTON, D.C., January 25, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – At the Vigil Mass for Life, held last Thursday at the National Basilica in D.C., Bishop Richard Stika of Knoxville, Tenn. weighed in on the health care debate. The bishop criticized the idea that opposing the current health care bill amounts to being “against health care for everyone,” and said it would be a victory for pro-lifers if the bill were brought back to the drawing board. LifeSiteNews.com (LSN) asked the bishop what he thought […]
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Supreme Court Decision Sparks Pro-Abort Fears of Demise of Roe v. Wade

Monday January 25, 2010 Supreme Court Decision Sparks Pro-Abort Fears of Demise of Roe v. Wade By Patrick B. Craine WASHINGTON, D.C., January 25, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The United States Supreme Court last week struck down campaign finance laws that restricted the political spending of corporations and labour unions in a 5-4 ruling that has been condemned by President Barack Obama and hailed by others as a victory for free speech. But for pro-life advocates the ruling is of especial interest, since it reversed decades-old precedent of the court, sparking fears among abortion proponents that the precedent established by Roe […]
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The Two Lists: A Former Pro-Choice Atheist Reflects on Sex, Abortion and Anger

Commentary by Jennifer Fulwiler    January 28, 2010 (InsideCatholic.com) – Of all the things I remember about the Texas March for Life in Austin last January, the memory that stands out the most is the look on the faces of the counter-protesters who followed us along Congress Avenue and down to the capitol that frosty morning. When I glanced over to see the source of the epithets that were being screamed at us, I met the eyes of one young woman wearing a black bandana over the bottom half of her face. She happened to look over and meet my […]
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