FBI, Obama Admin Join Pro-Abort Groups to Host Training Seminar against Pro-Life Activity

By Kathleen Gilbert PORTLAND, Oregon, September 30, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Obama administration has teamed up with leading pro-abortion lobbyist groups to host a training seminar aimed at combating pro-life “violence” against the abortion industry, which is defined to include even free-speech activities such as pro-life picketing, boycotting, and signage. The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the U.S. Department of Justice sponsored an August 29 seminar in the FBI's Portland headquarters. The names of Planned Parenthood, the National Abortion Federation (NAF), and the Feminist Majority Foundation appear prominently on the front page of a document prepared for the event which compiled […]
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Embattled Abortionist Claims States Can’t Prosecute over Interstate Abortion Scheme

By Kathleen Gilbert VOORHEES, New Jersey, September 30, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A New Jersey abortionist under criminal investigation has made an attempt to slip out of prosecutors' grasp by claiming that neither New Jersey nor Maryland, where he ferried his clients mid-abortion to complete the late-term procedures, are in a position to sue him. Stephen Chase Brigham, who once operated an empire of abortion clinics in four states, has come under scrutiny after a botched abortion last month led government officials to uncover his practice of starting late-term abortions in New Jersey and completing them in Maryland. The abortionist is […]
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Day 6 of 40 Days for Life: 44 Babies Saved!

Monday September 27, 2010 Day 6 of 40 Days for Life: 44 Babies Saved! Commentary by Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life September 27, 2010 (40DaysforLife.com) – The subject line of today’s message no doubt got your attention. It’s the one thing everybody always wants to know — “How many babies have been saved?” As of the time I’m posting this, the total is indeed … 44 … that we know of. We always add “that we know of” because no one other than God Himself knows exactly how many lives He has spared in response to your prayers and […]
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A Ray of Light

Monday September 27, 2010 A Ray of Light Commentary by Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life September 27, 2010 (40DaysforLife.com) – We often receive stories that get straight to the heart of what 40 Days for Life is all about. This one comes from Steve in Charlottesville, Virginia: 40 Days for Life is upon us and sometimes it’s hard to muster the courage and energy to confront the dark cloud of abortion that hangs over this nation. However, occasionally a ray of light shines through the darkness to remind us that God is still there and His love is triumphant. […]
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DISCLOSE Act Fails: Pro-Life Campaign Groups ‘Dodge A Cannonball by a Whisker’

Monday September 27, 2010 DISCLOSE Act Fails: Pro-Life Campaign Groups ‘Dodge A Cannonball by a Whisker’ By Peter J. Smith WASHINGTON, D.C., September 27, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Republicans managed to beat off a cloture vote in the U.S. Senate on a campaign disclosure bill that pro-life groups said would have effectively muzzled their ability to communicate with voters in the upcoming 2010 midterm elections. “We dodged a cannonball by a whisker,” Douglas Johnson, National Right to Life Committee’s Legislative Director told LifeSiteNews.com (LSN). The Senate voted Thursday to invoke cloture and proceed to debate the “Democracy is Strengthened by Casting […]
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Last Call!

Monday September 27, 2010 Last Call! Dear Friends, This is our last special appeal letter for LSN’s Fall fundraiser which officially ends on Wednesday. $75,000 has been raised so far towards our minimum $100,000 goal. That remarkable progress is very good news! However, we are still at least $25,000 short of what is needed. Can the goal still be reached this week? We hope and pray that it can – but that’s up to you. LifeSiteNews is down to the wire – and we need your help. This past week one anonymous donor sent a $10,000 donation. Another $10,000 donation […]
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LifeSiteNews Special Report – Famous Five Statue Honours Racism and Eugenics Advocates

Wednesday October 18, 2000 Famous Five Statue Honours Racism and Eugenics Advocates Canadian feminist political exercise stretches truth and downplays serious negatives Famous Five celebrations over the past few days culminated today with the controversial unveiling of the Famous Five statue on Parliament Hill. The poorly attended event was also the occasion of two pro-life protests, one coordinated with the help of Campaign Life Coalition and the other sponsored by REAL Women of Canada. Seventy-one years ago today women were granted the right to be appointed Senators in Canada’s Senate by England’s Privy Council, announced Famous Five Foundation president Frances […]
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UK Bishops Support for Homosexualist Agenda Based on Vatican-Rejected 2005 Policy

By Hilary White ROME, September 27, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Last Monday, when the head of the Catholic Bishops of England and Wales (CBEW) told a BBC interviewer that the U.K. bishops had not opposed the creation of legal civil partnerships for homosexuals, he was speaking from a longstanding policy that was published in 2005. But a source close to the CBEW has told LifeSiteNews.com that that policy was rejected by the Vatican for not being in line with Catholic teaching. The UK bishops, however, have implemented it without change, ignoring Vatican-mandated corrections. During last week’s panel discussion on BBC 2, Archbishop […]
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D.C. Court Allows Embryonic Stem Cell Research to Continue During Appeals Process

By Peter J. Smith WASHINGTON, D.C., September 9, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The U.S. Court of Appeals in the District of Columbia has ordered that a district judge’s order blocking the National Institute of Health’s (NIH) embryo-destroying stem-cell research will be suspended while the appeals process works itself out. The order from Appeals Court judges Judith Rogers, Thomas Griffith, and Brett Kavanaugh, followed two days after oral arguments for and against U.S. District Chief Judge Royce Lamberth’s August 23 injunction that banned the NIH from funding further embryo-destroying research under the 1996 Dickey-Wicker amendment. Lamberth previously denied the U.S. Justice Department’s […]
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Senate Markup Postponed for Abortion-Friendly Int’l Violence Against Women Act

By Kathleen Gilbert WASHINGTON, D.C., September 29, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Senate committee markup of a $1 billion bill pro-life leaders say they fear could become an engine for more abortion funding overseas has been postponed. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee office confirmed to LifeSiteNews.com Wednesday afternoon that the meeting in which IVAWA was to be discussed had been postponed from its original slot at 2:15pm Wednesday, but not yet rescheduled. The vote may wait until after the Senate goes on recess, which a committee spokesperson indicated may happen as early as Wednesday evening. An inquiry placed to Senate Majority […]
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