Brazilian Archbishop Defends Abortion for Pregnant Minor in his Diocese

Wednesday April 14, 2010 Brazilian Archbishop Defends Abortion for Pregnant Minor in his Diocese By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman, Latin America Correspondent RECIFE, Brazil, April 13, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In sharp contrast to his predecessor, and in apparent defiance of the moral doctrine of the Catholic Church, the Archbishop of Olinda and Recife, Brazil, has implied that an abortion performed on a minor child in his diocese may be justifiable, and has done nothing to prevent it, claiming the decision is “for the parents.” Archbishop Fernando Saburido, who last year replaced the strongly pro-life Jose Cardoso Sobrinho, told the local newspaper […]
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Effort to Repeal Calif. Gay Marriage Ban Flops

Tuesday April 13, 2010 Effort to Repeal Calif. Gay Marriage Ban Flops By Peter J. Smith SACRAMENTO, California, April 13, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Homosexual activists eager to repeal California’s ban on same-sex “marriage” have admitted defeat for this year, as they could not gather enough signatures from Californians who share their enthusiasm to put their initiative on the November ballot. Supporters for same-sex “marriage” gathered under the banner of Restore Equality 2010 were determined to repeal Proposition 8, a state constitutional amendment approved by Californians in 2008 defining marriage as the union of a man and a woman. The group […]
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The Official vs. the Unofficial Story of the Early Retirement of Miami’s Archbishop

Thursday April 29, 2010 The Official vs. the Unofficial Story of the Early Retirement of Miami’s Archbishop By John-Henry Westen MIAMI, April 29, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Miami Archbishop John Favalora announced an early retirement on April 20, only eight months before he was set to reach the normal episcopal retirement age of 75. Despite the fact that the Vatican usually only accepts early resignations for serious illness or another “grave cause,” the official explanation given by Archbishop Favalora himself says he is in “good health,” and presents no other “grave reason” for the unexpected retirement. Meanwhile, a group of lay […]
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Pro-Life Group Marks 40th Anniversary of Earth Day with Campaign Celebrating Life

Monday April 12, 2010 Pro-Life Group Marks 40th Anniversary of Earth Day with Campaign Celebrating Life Encourages Americans to celebrate nature’s greatest gift – human life CHICAGO, April 12, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The pro-life group CatholicVote.org says it’s time to use Earth Day to celebrate nature’s greatest gift – human life. With bus ads starting today in Chicago and next week in San Francisco and Seattle, CatholicVote.org is encouraging Americans to rethink how they celebrate Earth Day, and how to go about building a culture that respects the environment. This April 22nd will mark the 40th anniversary of Earth Day. […]
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U.S Taxpayers Would Pay Over $898 Million Over 9 Years for Federal Benefits to Same-Sex Couples

Tuesday January 5, 2010 U.S Taxpayers Would Pay Over $898 Million Over 9 Years for Federal Benefits to Same-Sex Couples Proposed legislation (H.R. 2517) sponsored by Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wisc.) an open homosexual By Peter J. Smith WASHINGTON, D.C., January 5, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – U.S. taxpayers have now learned that footing the bill to pay for federal benefits to same-sex couples will cost them at least $898 million over the next nine years, according to an analysis from the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office. The CBO’s December 17 cost analysis on the Domestic Partnership Benefits and Obligations Act of 2009 (H.R. […]
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Planned Parenthood Reveals 5-Year Plan to Expand Abortion through Telemed Scheme

Tuesday May 25, 2010 Planned Parenthood Reveals 5-Year Plan to Expand Abortion through Telemed Scheme CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, May 25, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) revealed last week that expanding medical abortions into every Planned Parenthood clinic in the country through the use of a “telemed abortion” scheme is part of PPFA’s Strategic Plan for 2015. The plan was revealed after a protest of Planned Parenthood organized by the Pro-Life Action League. Between 150 and 200 pro-lifers braved the cold and rain to protest a Planned Parenthood fund-raising banquet in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, in the wake […]
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Abortionist under Investigation for Forced Abortion Says he “Lies” to Patients

Tuesday May 25, 2010 Abortionist under Investigation for Forced Abortion Says he “Lies” to Patients By Peter J. Smith DETROIT, Michigan, May 25, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Michigan abortionist is under renewed scrutiny over comments he made over two years ago, in which he said that doctors have a license to “lie” to their patients. The comments were made by Dr. Abraham Alberto Hodari to medical students at Wayne University. Hodari currently is facing a lawsuit for allegedly forcing a woman to submit to an abortion after she had changed her mind, killing the unborn baby that she had decided […]
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School Official Suspended for Distributing 4″ Fetus Models

Tuesday May 25, 2010 School Official Suspended for Distributing 4″ Fetus Models By Kathleen Gilbert NORFOLK, Virginia, May 25, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Two school officials have been suspended at a Norfolk, VA elementary school in connection with the distribution of 4-inch-long baby models accompanied by a card describing a child’s growth in the womb. “Some people think that my life began at birth; but my life’s journey began long before I was born,'” states the card distributed with the pink and brown baby figures, which are soft and shaped like a small child curled up asleep. The reverse side of […]
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Showdown at the OK Capitol: Senate Overrides Gov’s Veto of Abortion Law

Tuesday May 25, 2010 Showdown at the OK Capitol: Senate Overrides Gov’s Veto of Abortion Law By Peter J. Smith OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma, May 25, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Oklahoma lawmakers have won yet another face-off with pro-abortion Democratic Gov. Brad Henry, after the state Senate overrode the governor’s veto of an enhanced abortion statistics reporting law on Tuesday. The stakes were riding high for pro-life advocates. The Oklahoma House of Representatives on late Monday afternoon overwhelmingly overruled Henry’s third veto this year of Oklahoma pro-life legislation, by an 84–13 margin. But while the House had votes to spare to reach […]
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Pro-family Candidate in Obama’s Home District Wins House Special Election

Monday May 24, 2010 Pro-family Candidate in Obama’s Home District Wins House Special Election By Peter J. Smith HONOLULU, May 24, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Republican Charles K. Djou, the only pro-family candidate in a three-way race with two Democratic opponents, won Hawaii’s special election on Saturday for the first Congressional District – the home turf to President Obama that overwhelmingly supported him in the 2008 presidential election. When the votes were counted, Djou had captured 39.5 percent of the vote, with Colleen Hanabusa in second at 30.8 percent, and Ed Case finishing last with 27.6 percent. The special election was […]
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