Judge Denies Motion to Dismiss Suit Against Aurora Planned Parenthood

Monday May 24, 2010 Judge Denies Motion to Dismiss Suit Against Aurora Planned Parenthood By James Tillman AURORA, Illinois, May 24, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) — Striking down a motion to dismiss, Judge Neal W. Cerne of Dupage County Court has ruled that a lawsuit may go forward alleging that a Planned Parenthood mega-center violates city zoning laws and that the zoning board blatantly ignored the violation. Although this decision was cheering to pro-life advocates, Judge Cerne removed many of the defendants originally named from the lawsuit, including the City of Aurora, Mayor Tom Weisner, the previous CEO of Planned Parenthood of […]
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Human Life International Launches New United States Pro-life Initiative

Friday May 21, 2010 Human Life International Launches New United States Pro-life Initiative By Peter J. Smith FRONT ROYAL, Virginia, May 21, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Human Life International, the world’s largest international pro-life organization, has launched a new initiative within the United States dedicated to explaining the connection between contraception and abortion in the United States, as well as educating men and women on viable healthy alternatives to contraception and artificial fertility treatments. “This new American initiative highlights what is true in both our personal lives and on the world stage — namely that ‘protecting life begins at home,'” said […]
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‘Idol Gives Back’ — To Pro-Abortion Groups

Wednesday April 21, 2010 ‘Idol Gives Back’ — To Pro-Abortion Groups By Kathleen Gilbert FRONT ROYAL, Virginia, April 21, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Once again, “American Idol” is aligning itself with pro-abortion groups: among the groups benefiting this year’s “Idol Gives Back” fund-raising campaign are Save the Children and the United Nations Foundation, both of which have ties to top abortion organizations, reports Life Decisions International (LDI). Save the Children has a working relationship with what it calls “prominent international organizations.” Several of these groups are actively pro-abortion, including Better World Fund, Center for Reproductive Rights, Planned Parenthood Federation of America, […]
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Ontario Pro-Family Leaders Organize Rally against New Sex Ed Curriculum

Tuesday April 20, 2010 Ontario Pro-Family Leaders Organize Rally against New Sex Ed Curriculum By Patrick Craine TORONTO, Ontario, April 20, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Leaders from various family-focused groups, together representing over 100,000 active members, are calling for Premier Dalton McGuinty to withdraw the new Ontario Sex Education Curriculum that is set to be implemented this September. The leaders are organizing Ontario parents to protest the new program by withdrawing their children from school on May 10th, the Monday after Mother’s Day, and joining a proposed rally at 12:00 noon in Toronto. Dr. Charles McVety, President of Canada Christian College, […]
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North Dakota Approves Petition for Abortion Decapitation, Skull Crushing Ban

Friday April 23, 2010 North Dakota Approves Petition for Abortion Decapitation, Skull Crushing Ban DICKINSON, North Dakota, April 23, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A North Dakota grassroots pro-life organization is announcing the official beginning of an effort to circulate petitions for an initiated measure that would prohibit physicians from decapitating and crushing the skulls of living unborn children. ‘The Baby Decapitation and Skull Crushing Ban’ was approved for circulation by the North Dakota Secretary of State and Attorney General on Thursday. Daniel Woodard, head of the state-wide Stop Decapitation Network, aims to collect 12,844 signatures in order to place the measure […]
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Father of Down Syndrome Child: “it is the soul of our nation that is ‘deformed'”

Monday April 19, 2010 Father of Down Syndrome Child: “it is the soul of our nation that is ‘deformed'” By Steve Jalsevac PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania, April 19, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Kurt A. Kondrich is a 20 year veteran of the Pittsburgh police force. Six years ago his daughter Chloe was born with Down Syndrome. This motivated Kondrich to return to college to earn a masters degree in Early Intervention. After graduation he retired from his law enforcement career to become Director of Community/Family Outreach for Early Intervention in the Pittsburgh area. Kondrich read a news report last week about the Sarasota, […]
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The Definitive Paper Showing Homosexuality at Root of the Sex Abuse Crisis

Monday April 19, 2010 The Definitive Paper Showing Homosexuality at Root of the Sex Abuse Crisis By John-Henry Westen April 19, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A must-read paper produced by Human Life International Research Director Brian Clowes has closed the book on the question of whether homosexuality in the priesthood is a root cause of the clerical sexual abuse crisis. Citing numerous research studies, Clowes demonstrates that homosexuality is strongly linked to sexual abuse of minors, and that celibacy is definitely not a cause of pedophilia. Clowes cites studies, including: – Homosexual Alfred Kinsey, the USA’s preeminent sexual researcher, found in […]
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Bush Lends Support to Indiana Crisis Pregnancy Centers

Monday April 19, 2010 Bush Lends Support to Indiana Crisis Pregnancy Centers By James Tillman INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, April 19, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) — Former President George W. Bush on Thursday gave the keynote address for a fundraiser for Life Centers, a Christian organization that helps women facing unplanned pregnancies in central Indiana, and encouraged the group to continue with its life-saving work. Cameras and media were not permitted inside Conseco Fieldhouse, where the fundraiser took place at 7 PM. Roughly 4,000 people attended the event, which Life Center leaders said would be the largest-ever fundraiser for the nonprofit organization. “He wants […]
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Vatican Official Slams ‘Obstinate Betrayal’ of Nuns, Cath. Health Assoc.

Monday April 12, 2010 Vatican Official Slams ‘Obstinate Betrayal’ of Nuns, Cath. Health Assoc. By Kathleen Gilbert MUNDELEIN, Illinois, April 12, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Catholic consecrated religious who openly dissent from the authority of Rome and the church’s teaching on life are “an absurdity of the most tragic kind” and should cease identifying themselves as Catholic, said Archbishop Raymond Burke, the head of Rome’s Apostolic Signatura. Burke gave the remarks in his keynote address Friday at the Institute for Religious Life’s national meeting at Mundelein Seminary in Illinois. The Institute also honored Burke with their Pro Fidelitate et Virtute Award […]
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