Major Pro-Life Abortion Law Changes Underway in Louisiana

Thursday May 27, 2010 Major Pro-Life Abortion Law Changes Underway in Louisiana By Peter J. Smith BATON ROUGE, Louisiana, May 27, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Louisiana State House is poised to approve two pieces of pro-life legislation. One of the bills would opt the state out of the national health care reform’s abortion mandates, while the other would empower the state’s health secretary to shut down the operations of all abortion clinics run by the same owner, when one clinic is found in violation of state law. The Senate Health and Welfare Committee approved H.B. 1370, without amendment. The measure […]
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Abortion Push Feared at Mexico World Youth Conference as Pro-Abortion UN Agencies Involved

Thursday May 27, 2010 Abortion Push Feared at Mexico World Youth Conference as Pro-Abortion UN Agencies Involved By Samantha Singson NEW YORK, NY, May 27, 2010 (C-FAM) – The United Nations (UN) is now preparing to kick off the International Year of Youth. The Government of Mexico will host a world conference on youth in August that will produce a ministerial declaration on youth and the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Conference organizers hope that the document will influence the high-level review on the Millennium Development Goals that takes place in September at the UN General Assembly. While the Mexican World […]
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Following Bishops, Catholic Charities USA Pulls out of Pro-Kagan Group

Thursday May 27, 2010 Following Bishops, Catholic Charities USA Pulls out of Pro-Kagan Group By Kathleen Gilbert WASHINGTON, D.C., May 27, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA) has quietly pulled out of a pro-abortion, pro-homosexuality group after it was revealed that the organization, which also numbered the U.S. bishops among its members, had published a video advertisement endorsing pro-abortion Supreme Court candidate Elena Kagan. The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) had pulled out of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights (LCCR) shortly after Deal Hudson of Catholic Advocate and LifeSiteNews.com revealed the affiliation earlier this month. […]
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Slight Fall in UK Abortion Rate Insignificant after Decades of Increases: Pro-Life Leaders

Thursday May 27, 2010 Slight Fall in UK Abortion Rate Insignificant after Decades of Increases: Pro-Life Leaders By Hilary White LONDON, May 27, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – While the Department of Health of England and Wales and the Scottish NHS Information Services on Tuesday reported an overall small decrease in Britain’s abortion rate, pro-life campaigners have called on physicians to take a “reality check” on the number of British children being killed before birth. Abortion rates for England, Wales and Scotland for 2009 show a 3.2 per cent decrease last year – a small dent in Britain’s abortion rate that has […]
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Researchers Argue Homosexuals Should be Allowed to Give Blood

Wednesday May 26, 2010 Researchers Argue Homosexuals Should be Allowed to Give Blood By Thaddeus M. Baklinski OTTAWA, May 26, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Two Canadian researchers have published an article in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) saying that the federal ban on homosexual men donating blood is “outdated and discriminatory.” Mark Wainberg, director of the McGill University AIDS Centre at Montreal’s Jewish General Hospital, and Dr. Norbert Gilmore argue in their article that it’s time for the lifetime ban to be lifted. They say that the test to detect HIV in blood is much improved since the 1980s when […]
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Quebec Debate on Euthanasia Opens to General Public

Wednesday May 26, 2010 Quebec Debate on Euthanasia Opens to General Public By Patrick B. Craine QUEBEC CITY, Quebec, May 26, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The public end-of-life debate that the Quebec government launched in December is now being opened to the general public. The Quebec National Assembly’s special commission on “dying with dignity” released a consultation document at a press conference yesterday after having heard from legal, medical, ethical, and philosophical experts in February and March. They will be travelling to eleven major cities in the province to consult with interested parties, and have set up an online questionnaire. Euthanasia […]
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Oklahoma Voters May Nullify Fed Health Care Law in November

Wednesday May 26, 2010 Oklahoma Voters May Nullify Fed Health Care Law in November By Peter J. Smith OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma, May 26, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Voters in Oklahoma will be given a chance in November to decide whether they want to reject the core of the recently-enacted national health care reform, which includes taxpayer-funded abortion and requires individuals to buy health insurance or pay a penalty, thanks to a legislative action that bypassed the objections of pro-abortion Democrat Gov. Brad Henry. The state’s House of Representatives approved Senate Joint Resolution 59 with a strong bipartisan majority of 88-9. SJR […]
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Naples, Florida Planned Parenthood Patient Rushed to Hospital

Wednesday May 26, 2010 Naples, Florida Planned Parenthood Patient Rushed to Hospital By Kathleen Gilbert NAPLES, Florida, May 26, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A possible botched-abortion victim had to be transported from a Naples abortion clinic by ambulance on Monday, as abortion clinic workers blocked the patient from view with a black tarp, reported the Naples Daily News. The regular crowd of pro-life witnesses watched in dismay as the victim, a patient at Planned Parenthood of Collier County, was transported to an area hospital in the early afternoon hours. Photographs submitted to the local newspaper show abortion clinic workers holding up […]
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Woman Dies in Marie Stopes Abortion Facility in Nepal as Controversial Ads Air in UK

Wednesday May 26, 2010 Woman Dies in Marie Stopes Abortion Facility in Nepal as Controversial Ads Air in UK By Hilary White LONDON, May 26, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The day before Marie Stopes International abortion advertisements began airing in the UK, a woman died in one of their overseas abortion facilities in Nepal. Nepalese media reported this week that Durga Devi Khadka died on Sunday at the Marie Stopes Center in Damak, a municipality in the southeast. Khadka was 10 weeks pregnant, according to the Nepalese newspaper Republica. Police are investigating and have detained the facility owner, Chitra Bahadur Karki. […]
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Cardinal Ouellet “Buoyant” Amidst Attacks over Abortion Comments

Tuesday May 25, 2010 Cardinal Ouellet “Buoyant” Amidst Attacks over Abortion Comments By Patrick B. Craine To sign a petition in support of Cardinal Ouellet, click here. OTTAWA, Ontario, May 25, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Despite the beating he took in the Quebec and national media last week, Cardinal Marc Ouellet, archbishop of Quebec City and primate of Canada, is “buoyant, joyful, brimming with love,” reports journalist Deborah Gyapong. Cardinal Ouellet was attacked by the mainstream press, politicians, and even some clergy after he made comments just over a week ago in which he affirmed the teaching of the Catholic Church […]
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