St. Louis Planned Parenthood to Offer Artificial Insemination

Wednesday June 23, 2010 St. Louis Planned Parenthood to Offer Artificial Insemination By James Tillman MISSOURI, St. Louis, June 23, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Planned Parenthood of St. Louis is planning to offer artificial insemination services in the fall of 2010. A newly-released Planned Parenthood advertisement about the new services features two women hugging each other, with text above them stating “they just found out they’re expecting, finally.” “This is disturbing, and consistent with Planned Parenthood’s warped view of sex and children,” Wendy Wright, President of the Concerned Women’s Alliance, told LifeSiteNews.com (LSN). While artificial insemination is fairly widespread, it remains […]
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Group Rebukes Canadian Gvmt for Pushing Homosexuality in Romania

Wednesday June 23, 2010 Group Rebukes Canadian Gvmt for Pushing Homosexuality in Romania By Patrick B. Craine OTTAWA, Ontario, June 23, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Canadian national pro-family group is taking their government to task after Canada’s ambassador to Romania, Philippe Beaulne, officially backed the country’s week-long “gay pride” event in the capital last month. “Canada should shut its mouth about the internal affairs of other countries,” said Gwen Landolt, national vice president of REAL Women Canada. Cecilia Forsyth, the group’s national president, wrote to Prime Minister Stephen Harper two weeks ago objecting to Canada’s “interference in the democratic process […]
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Clinic Stats: 86% of all STD’s among 45+ Found in Swingers and Gay Men

Friday June 25, 2010 Clinic Stats: 86% of all STD’s among 45+ Found in Swingers and Gay Men June 25, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Swingers – straight couples who regularly swap sexual partners at organized gatherings and clubs and indulge in group sex – have rates of sexually transmitted infections comparable with those of recognized high risk groups such as gay men, reveals research published ahead of print in the journal Sexually Transmitted Infections. More than half (55%) of all diagnoses in the over 45s were made in swingers, compared with around a third (31%) in gay men. One in 10 […]
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Former PM Paul Martin Calls for Abortion in Maternal Health

Friday June 25, 2010 Former PM Paul Martin Calls for Abortion in Maternal Health By Patrick B. Craine OTTAWA, Ontario, June 25, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Former Prime Minister Paul Martin has issued a call for abortion to be included in the Canadian Government’s maternal and child health initiative at this week’s G8 summit, and openly criticized Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s handling of the issue. “Regardless of what your position is on abortion, you’ve got to understand that in a huge number of these cases, some people say the majority of these cases, the mother’s health is at risk,” he told […]
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European Human Rights Court Rules Countries May Decide on Gay “Marriage” — for Now

Friday June 25, 2010 European Human Rights Court Rules Countries May Decide on Gay “Marriage” — for Now By Hilary White STRASBOURG, June 25, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In a key ruling yesterday, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) upheld an earlier decision by the Austrian Constitutional Court, saying that independent states are under no obligation to implement homosexual “marriage” or civil unions. At the same time, the European Centre for Law and Justice sounded a note of caution on the ruling, saying that the court’s “careful wording” implies a possible legal acceptance in the near future of a “human […]
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House Dems Preparing Thursday DISCLOSE Act Vote to Muzzle Pro-life, Pro-family Groups

Wednesday June 23, 2010 House Dems Preparing Thursday DISCLOSE Act Vote to Muzzle Pro-life, Pro-family Groups By Peter J. Smith WASHINGTON, D.C., June 17, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Delayed, but not undaunted, the leadership of the Democrat-controlled U.S. Congress may force a Thursday vote on a new campaign finance bill, the Orwellian-named “Democracy is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections (DISCLOSE) Act” that has pro-life, pro-family groups, and even the ACLU crying foul. Critics say the measure will have a chilling effect on political free speech, especially with mid-term elections just around the corner. Late Wednesday afternoon, National Right […]
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North Carolina Abortuary Hammered by Pro-Life Prayers Ceases Abortions

Wednesday June 23, 2010 North Carolina Abortuary Hammered by Pro-Life Prayers Ceases Abortions By Kathleen Gilbert RALEIGH, North Carolina, June 23, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Raleigh abortuary that has seen constant prayer from pro-lifers with the popular 40 Days for Life campaign has ceased performing abortions. The Raleigh News and Observer reported Wednesday that National Women’s Health Organization of Raleigh is, in the words of one local pro-abortion affiliate, “in transition.” The affiliate, Ann Rose, said that the last abortions would be conducted on Saturday, but she would not explain what other changes the “transition” would entail. The paper reports […]
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Council of Europe Declaration Seeks to “Regulate” Physician Conscience on Abortion

Wednesday June 23, 2010 Council of Europe Declaration Seeks to “Regulate” Physician Conscience on Abortion By Hilary White STRASBOURG, June 23, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The “problem of unregulated use of conscientious objection” by doctors who do not wish to commit abortions must be addressed by the European authorities, says a draft declaration of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE). Prepared by the UK’s Christine McCafferty for the PACE Social, Health and Family Affairs Committee, the draft declaration calls for the establishment of “comprehensive and clear legal and policy framework governing the practice of conscientious objection by healthcare […]
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Canadian Study Finds Strong Link Between Abortion and Premature Birth

Tuesday June 22, 2010 Canadian Study Finds Strong Link Between Abortion and Premature Birth By Patrick B. Craine MONTREAL, Quebec, June 22, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A new study out of McGill University in Montreal has found a strong link between a past abortion and premature delivery in subsequent pregnancies. Dr. Ghislain Hardy, a third year resident in obstetrics and gynecology at McGill, and his team did a chart review of 17,916 women who delivered at Royal Victoria Hospital, McGill’s teaching hospital. Of their sample, 13% had obtained one abortion and 5% had procured two or more. Dr. Hardy’s team found […]
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