Marie Stopes Runs TV Abortion Ads in U.K.

Thursday May 20, 2010 Marie Stopes Runs TV Abortion Ads in U.K. By Hilary White LONDON, May 20, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Pro-Life groups have condemned the airing of TV commercials for abortionist group Marie Stopes in Britain that they say cover up the dangers of abortion and “trivialize” the taking of human life. Marie Stopes, one of the world’s largest international abortionist groups that receives an estimated £30 million a year from the National Health Service, claimed that the ads were needed to “inform” women and help them “confront the taboo” surrounding abortion. The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) approved the […]
News
 • 

FactCheck.org Confirms: Obamacare Dollars Were Set to Fund Abortions before Controversy

Friday July 23, 2010 FactCheck.org Confirms: Obamacare Dollars Were Set to Fund Abortions before Controversy By Kathleen Gilbert WASHINGTON, D.C., July 23, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The non-partisan fact-checking site FactCheck.org has vindicated the National Right to Life Committee’s (NRLC) claim that federal monies were on the brink of funding abortions in state high-risk insurance pools before the matter was exposed by NRLC, prompting the Obama administration to retroactively enforce Hyde-amendment restrictions. The controversy erupted a week and a half ago, when NRLC revealed that abortions would be funded under a $160 million Pennsylvania program, a fact that contradicted the repeated […]
News
 • 

Divorce, Abortion and Gay “Marriage” Inevitable Products of Secularist Enlightenment: A Conversation with Christopher Ferrara

Monday July 19, 2010 Divorce, Abortion and Gay “Marriage” Inevitable Products of Secularist Enlightenment: A Conversation with Christopher Ferrara By Hilary White GARDONE RIVIERA, July 19, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The roots of the anti-life and anti-family movement in law around the world go deep into the history of philosophical errors of the 18th century, a pro-life legal expert told LifeSiteNews.com (LSN) recently. “Legal positivism,” or the idea that “the law is whatever is posited,” is an idea that is divorced from 3000 years of the legal philosophy of the west, said Christopher Ferrara. It is also an idea that has […]
News
 • 

Abortionist from Notorious Rockford Abortion Facility Claims Victimhood in NYT Article

Friday July 23, 2010 Abortionist from Notorious Rockford Abortion Facility Claims Victimhood in NYT Article By Kathleen Gilbert and John Jalsevac NEW YORK, July 23, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The author of a recent New York Times article on modern abortion providers may have made a strategic misstep in the abortionist that she chose to feature, if her intent was to paint a sympathetic picture of abortion practitioners. The lengthy article shines the spotlight on abortionist Emily Godfrey, who worked for several years at what may be the United States’ most bizarre abortion clinic – the Northern Illinois Women’s Center (NIWC) […]
News
 • 

Euthanasia Lobby Setting Sights on Idaho

Friday July 23, 2010 Euthanasia Lobby Setting Sights on Idaho By Patrick B. Craine BOISE, Idaho, July 23, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A prominent euthanasia opponent is warning that the lobbying group ‘Compassion and Choices’ (CC), formerly known as the Hemlock Society, has begun an effort to promote assisted suicide in Idaho. “It appears very clear that Compassion and Choices is now focusing on Idaho, because it’s a neighbour to Oregon,” said Alex Schadenberg, executive director of the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition. “It’s also because they think it’s an easy victory, because there isn’t a specific law about assisted suicide.” Kathryn Tucker, […]
News
 • 

ABC Family Has Second Highest Proportion of “Gay Friendly” Hours, Just Behind MTV

Friday July 23, 2010 ABC Family Has Second Highest Proportion of “Gay Friendly” Hours, Just Behind MTV By James Tillman July 23, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – ABC Family, which was founded in 1977 as an extension of Pat Robertson’s Christian Broadcast Network, has earned a “good” rating from the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) for its “LGBT-inclusive” programming, which took up 37% of its original prime time programming over the 2009-2010 season. The only network with a higher percentage of “LGBT-inclusive” programming was MTV, which also became the first TV network to win an “excellent” rating from GLAAD for […]
News
 • 

Irish Gov’t Targets Rural Areas for LGBT Propaganda Campaign

Friday July 23, 2010 Irish Gov’t Targets Rural Areas for LGBT Propaganda Campaign By Hilary White DUBLIN, July 23, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – One day after Irish President Mary McAleese signed a civil partnerships bill into law, the government announced a full-scale campaign to promote homosexuality and the homosexualist ideology, particularly in rural areas where Catholicism remains a strong guiding force. Pat Carey, the minister for Community, Equality and Gaeltacht Affairs, announced on Monday that the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Diversity program will counter the “isolation” felt by homosexuals living in the countryside. The program, which intends to “build LGBT […]
News
 • 

Von Hildebrand Calls Christopher West to ‘Renew’ Approach to Theology of the Body

Thursday July 22, 2010 Von Hildebrand Calls Christopher West to ‘Renew’ Approach to Theology of the Body By Patrick B. Craine July 22, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – As Catholic author and lecturer Christopher West continues his six-month sabbatical for “personal and professional renewal,” Dr. Alice von Hildebrand, widow of the famed theologian Dietrich von Hildebrand, has again exhorted him to correct what she calls his “hyper-sexualized approach” in presenting the Church’s teaching on sexuality. “My general criticism of Christopher West is that he does not seem to grasp the delicacy, reverence, privacy, and sacredness of the sexual sphere,” she writes in […]
News
 • 

Complete Interview with Christopher Ferrara

Monday July 19, 2010 Complete Interview with Christopher Ferrara (LifeSiteNews.com) – Christopher Ferrara is president and chief counsel of the American Catholic Lawyers’ Association, an organisation dedicated to the defence of the rights of Catholics in civil litigation and public discourse, with an emphasis on the defence and/or plaintiff’s representation of pro-life activists. He spoke with LifeSiteNews.com at the Roman Forum conference on Catholic political and social thought in Gardone Riviera, giving a summary of his lecture, “From Montesquieu to Holmes to Scalia: How Legal Positivism Triumphed over the Good, the True and the Beautiful”. Chrisopher Ferrara: We’re operating under […]
News
 • 

Freedom Federation: Senators Should Filibuster Homosexualist, Pro-Abortion Defense Bill

Friday July 23, 2010 Freedom Federation: Senators Should Filibuster Homosexualist, Pro-Abortion Defense Bill By James Tillman WASHINGTON, DC, July 23 (LifeSiteNews.com) — The Freedom Federation, a federation of faith-based and policy organizations representing more than 30 million people, has written to members of the Senate asking them to vote against or filibuster the FY 2011 Defense Authorization Act because of the negative impact it would have “on the members and culture of the military.” There are two provisions of the act with which the Freedom Federation is concerned. The first is the Burris amendment, which would repeal 10 U and […]
News
 •