Cancer Victim Finishes Pregnancy with Chemo Despite Objections of Pro-Abort Groups

By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman, Latin America Correspondent MANAGUA, July 26, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A cancer victim known to the Nicaraguan press only as “Amalia” recently gave birth to her child, after frantic efforts by local and international pro-abortion groups to obtain an abortion for the woman failed, according to the local daily El Nuevo Diario. Although the pro-abortion groups claimed that Amalia could not receive chemotherapy while pregnant, she has been under treatment since February and gave birth somewhat unexpectedly. Her child died soon afterwards. In spite of the outcry by abortionist organizations in February against the rejection of abortion by Amalia's […]
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UK Gov’t Report Shows Schools Not Talking to Parents about Sex Ed

By John Jalsevac July 26, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) –  A recent report from the UK’s Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills (Ofsted), has indicated that in many cases schools are not consulting with parents about sex education lessons. The study, which analyzed how personal, social, health and economic (PSHE) education is being implemented throughout the UK said that three quarters of UK schools are giving an adequate treatment of the subjects involved, but identified “weaker areas,” including sex and relationship education, and drugs and mental health education. The officials charged with drafting the report said that, “In the […]
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Pro-family Groups Act to Rescue National Day of Prayer from Lackluster Obama Defense

Friday July 23, 2010 Pro-family Groups Act to Rescue National Day of Prayer from Lackluster Obama Defense WASHINGTON, D.C., July 23, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Family Research Council, Liberty Institute, and over a dozen pro-family groups are accusing the Obama administration of conducting a weak defense of the National Day of Prayer and have filed a motion in federal court to be allowed to help defend it from a constitutional challenge. “President Obama’s Justice Department filed a brief that doesn’t go far enough in defending the National Day of Prayer, which is why we are petitioning the court to participate in […]
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Nebraska AG: Abortion Screening Law Flawed

Friday July 23, 2010 Nebraska AG: Abortion Screening Law Flawed By James Tillman LINCOLN, Nebraska, July 23, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) — Although he is pro-life, Attorney General Jon Bruning of Nebraska has said he might not exhaust all legal options trying to keep a new Nebraska abortion screening law on the books. “Despite the fact I’m very pro-life, I need to be realistic in utilizing the legal resources of the state,” Bruning said. The Women’s Health Protection Act was passed by the Nebraska Senate on April 12 in a 40-9 vote. Gov. Dave Heineman signed it into law on the day […]
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Catholics United to Bail Out Key Dems that Supported Pro-Abort Health Care Reform

Friday July 23, 2010 Catholics United to Bail Out Key Dems that Supported Pro-Abort Health Care Reform By Peter J. Smith WASHINGTON, D.C., July 23, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The left-leaning group Catholics United is dedicating $500,000 to bailing out the campaigns of key congressional “pro-life” Democrats who voted for the national health care reform, which was decried by pro-life leaders as vastly expanding abortion. Catholics United, which has many times conflicted with the U.S. Catholic Bishops over the primacy of pro-life teachings, intends to help defend the seats of Democrat Reps. John Boccieri (OH-16), Kathy Dahlkemper (PA-03), Steve Driehaus (OH-01), […]
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Canadian Politicians Seek Positive Alternatives to Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide

Friday July 23, 2010 Canadian Politicians Seek Positive Alternatives to Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide By Patrick B. Craine OTTAWA, Ontario, July 23, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Following the sound defeat of a bill to legalize euthanasia and assisted suicide in Canada’s Parliament this spring, dozens of the country’s MPs – representing all parties – have come together to address the root causes that lead some of Canada’s vulnerable to desire their own deaths. “It’s not enough simply to oppose assisted suicide and euthanasia,” said Harold Albrecht (Kitchener-Conestoga), the Conservative co-chair of a new Parliamentary Committee on Palliative and Compassionate Care (PCPCC). […]
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Rep. Chris Smith to Introduce “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act”

Thursday July 22, 2010 Rep. Chris Smith to Introduce “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act” By James Tillman WASHINGTON, DC, July 22, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) is planning to introduce the “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act” on July 29. If passed, this bill would establish as permanent many of the pro-life policies that currently rely on regular congressional re-approval, and which are attached as riders to annual appropriations bills. “This ‘as needed’ approach,” wrote Rep. Smith in a letter to his colleagues, “usually results in a debate over abortion funding anytime Congress considers health-related legislation.” Smith’s […]
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Pro-Life Freedom Rides Launch in Alabama

Friday July 23, 2010 Pro-Life Freedom Rides Launch in Alabama By James Tillman BIRMINGHAM, Alabama, July 23, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) — In an echo of the Freedom Rides of the civil rights movement, the nation’s first pro-life Freedom Ride begins today with a rally and concert in Birmingham, Alabama, and will conclude in Atlanta on Saturday afternoon with a prayer service held at the tomb of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. “The pro-life movement is the civil rights movement,” declared Dr. Alveda King, niece of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., full-time member of the Pastoral Team of Priests for Life, and […]
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‘Partial Victory for Life’ as Pennsylvania Abortionist Shuts Down Two Clinics

Friday July 23, 2010 ‘Partial Victory for Life’ as Pennsylvania Abortionist Shuts Down Two Clinics By Peter J. Smith PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania, July 23, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Pennsylvania abortionist whose repeated violations of state law prompted the health department to close down his facilities has managed to keep two of them in operation by transferring ownership to another entity; but the other two sites will cease performing abortions for good, reports Operation Rescue. The pro-life watchdog group says the Pennsylvania Health Department’s order for Dr. Steven Chase Brigham’s clinics represents a “partial victory for life” as Brigham’s facilities in Erie […]
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