138 Babies Spared from Abortion…So Far: 40 Days for Life

Tuesday October 5, 2010 138 Babies Spared from Abortion…So Far: 40 Days for Life Commentary by Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life October 5, 2010 (40DaysforLife.com) – Thus far during this current 40 Days for Life campaign, we have reports of … 138 lives that have been saved from abortion — that we know of! Take a look at the stories behind those numbers: LAS VEGAS, NEVADA The 40 Days for Life vigil in Las Vegas is held outside an abortion center that is on a cul-de-sac. Just next to the abortion center is First Choice Pregnancy Center. Anyone going […]
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Fewer Children, Later Marriage, More Divorce in Canadian Families: Study

Tuesday October 5, 2010 Fewer Children, Later Marriage, More Divorce in Canadian Families: Study By Thaddeus M. Baklinski OTTAWA, October 5, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Vanier Institute of the Family has released “Families Count: Profiling Canada’s Families IV,” the fourth in a series of publications since 1994 that draw on the most recent data to provide a new picture of Canadian families and the challenges they face. For pro-family advocates, the report paints a worrying picture of increased cohabitation and divorce, later marriages, and fewer children. Timed to provide a backdrop for National Family Week (October 4-9), Families Count details […]
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AUL Action “Life Counts Campaign” Targets ObamaCare’s Pro-Life Dems

Tuesday October 5, 2010 AUL Action “Life Counts Campaign” Targets ObamaCare’s Pro-Life Dems By Peter J. Smith WASHINGTON, D.C., October 5, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Americans United for Life’s (AUL) political action committee announced Tuesday that they are making the push in the final weeks of the November election campaign to target Democrats who cast votes critical to the passage of the unpopular health care reform law. AUL Action’s has poured $600,000 into its “Life Counts” campaign, which will target twelve battleground districts held by Democrats in the 2010 midterm elections with online grassroots organizing, radio ads, and email blasts, in […]
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Police Thwart Murder-for-Hire of Ex-Girlfriend and Unborn Child

Monday October 4, 2010 Police Thwart Murder-for-Hire of Ex-Girlfriend and Unborn Child By Peter J. Smith SCOTIA, New York, October 4, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A 21-year-old New York man is under arrest for plotting to hire an assailant to stab his former girlfriend’s unborn child to death, and even murder her in the process, for the price of $500 and a brand new washing machine. The Albany Times Union reports that State Police were able to intervene in Alexei S. Ramey’s murder-for-hire plot by having an undercover investigator pose as the willing assailant. According to the criminal complaint in Scotia […]
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U.S. Rep Seeks to Defend DOMA, Criticizes “Faint-Hearted” Obama Admin Efforts

WASHINGTON, D.C., October 7, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The ranking Republican member of the House Judiciary Committee has petitioned to intervene as defendant in two cases brought against the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), amid speculation that Obama administration Department of Justice officials would fail adequately to defend the pro-marriage law. U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX) has argued that Obama's Department of Justice (DOJ) is not doing enough to defend DOMA, and therefore asked a federal court Tuesday for permission to intervene. Smith is being represented by the Alliance Defense Fund. The motion argues that the act, which defines marriage […]
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Brazilian Government Threatens Catholic Church over Opposition to Pro-Abort Presidential Candidate

By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman, Latin America Correspondent BRAZIL, October 8, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Brazilian President Luiz Lula's personal secretary, Gilberto Carvalho, yesterday warned the leadership of the National Conference of Brazilian Bishops that if attacks against Labor Party presidential candidate Dilma Rousseff continue, the Catholic Church's agreement with the government might be revised, according to a report that originated with the Valor Economico newspaper, and was repeated by the Italian news agency ANSA. The agreement, known as a “concordat,” is a type of treaty signed by the government of Vatican City and various governments worldwide.  The Brazilian concordat includes government […]
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Translation of Notice of Clarification by Archbishop Fernando Saburido on Abortion

Friday April 16, 2010 Translation of Notice of Clarification by Archbishop Fernando Saburido on Abortion Source: Archdiocesan website, dated April 15, 2010 https://www.arquidioceseolindarecife.org.br/noticias1.htm NOTICE OF CLARIFICATION In the face of the misunderstanding resulting from an interview with me published in the Diário de Pernambuco, on the 10th of the current month, regarding ABORTION, I would like to clarify the following points: 1. I share, in all senses, the orientation of our Holy Church which defends life and does not admit, in any hypothesis, that it be eliminated because it is a gift of God and it is only proper for […]
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New Bill Introduced to Combat Child Sex-Trafficking within U.S.

Thursday June 24, 2010 New Bill Introduced to Combat Child Sex-Trafficking within U.S. By Peter J. Smith WASHINGTON, D.C., June 24, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – New legislation designed to aggressively address the sexual exploitation of children by sex-traffickers was introduced into the House of Representatives this week by U.S. Representatives Carolyn Maloney (NY-14) and Chris Smith (NJ-04). The bill would add $45 million to law enforcement and victim-assistance efforts. Maloney and Smith are co-chairs of the Congressional Caucus on Human Trafficking. They said the proposed law (H.R. 5575) is a legislative response to the findings of a 2009 study called the […]
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Police Detain Young California Activists for Pro-Life Witness on Public Sidewalk

Monday October 4, 2010 Police Detain Young California Activists for Pro-Life Witness on Public Sidewalk NIPOMO, California, October 4, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Members of the Survivors’ Campus Life Team were detained for holding graphic images and advocating the pro-life message on public sidewalks in front of Nipomo High School on Monday, September 27, 2010. The activists were offering literature to students as they left the school when they were approached by campus administrators and guards shortly after school dismissal and instructed to leave the area or face arrest. According to the Survivers, Principal Johnson and San Luis Obispo County Sheriff […]
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Houston Mom Shielded Unborn Baby while Stabbed to Death

Monday October 4, 2010 Houston Mom Shielded Unborn Baby while Stabbed to Death By Kathleen Gilbert HOUSTON, October 4, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The mother of a pregnant young woman who was stabbed to death in Texas last month said that her daughter shielded her unborn child under a hail of stabs from a butcher’s knife. The Houston Chronicle reported last week that Leiah Jackson, 27, and her unborn child were killed in an attack September 26 by an unidentified individual. Jackson’s boyfriend, Yancey Daniels, was shot and killed about half an hour before Leiah was attacked. Leiah had managed to […]
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