Fewer People Mean Less Government Cost: Planned Parenthood President

Tuesday October 26, 2010 Fewer People Mean Less Government Cost: Planned Parenthood President By Kathleen Gilbert WASHINGTON, D.C., October 26, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The president of Planned Parenthood has argued that the new federal health care reform ought to consider funding all contraception with taxpayer dollars because preventing new children leads to less government expense. In an appearance on the Bill Press radio show, PP president Cecile Richards said that, although the costs of the federal health care bill already promise to skyrocket out of control, federal officials ought to consider covering birth control a priority because of the “cost […]
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Obama Appoints Record Number of Open Homosexuals

Wednesday October 27, 2010 Obama Appoints Record Number of Open Homosexuals By Kathleen Gilbert WASHINGTON, D.C., October 27, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – President Barack Obama has appointed more openly homosexual individuals to government posts than any previous president, according to sources cited by the Associated Press. Gay lobbyists estimate that Obama has granted top appointments to more than 150 open homosexuals in the two years he has served at the White House – topping the approximately 140 favored by President Bill Clinton in all eight years of his presidency. A spokesman for the Human Rights Campaign called the pattern “a simple […]
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14-Year-Old Lia Mills at Pro-Life Conference: “I have learned to embrace conflict”

By Patrick B. Craine OTTAWA, Ontario, October 29, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Friday sessions at the International Pro-Life Conference in Ottawa, Canada featured a host of powerful and hard-hitting talks from some of the shining lights and rising stars in the US, Canadian and international pro-life movements.  Fourteen-year-old Lia Mills, who became a YouTube sensation after her school speech on abortion got over half a million views, shared how she endured in giving the speech for her school's speaking contest despite her teacher's opposition and a judge who refused to listen.  Lia described the anger she faced after her pro-life […]
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Colombian Archbishop Condemns Sterilization Law for Promoting “Mutilation of the Body”

By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman, Latin America Correspondent BOGOTA, October 29, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The general secretary of the Colombian Catholic Episcopal Conference is condemning the country’s new sterilization law, which requires the government to provide vasectomies and tubal ligations to the public free of charge. “The Church does not agree with bodily mutilation because both vasectomy and tubal ligation are mutilations of the body and the body has to be respected,” said Archbishop Juan Vicenta Córdoba in an interview with the Associated Press following passage of the law. Córdoba added that many people receive sterilizations because “they don’t want to […]
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Smeaton to International Conference: Pro-Lifers Must Challenge Vatican to Appoint Pro-Life Bishops

By Patrick B. Craine   OTTAWA, Ontario, October 29, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Pro-life advocates should call on the Vatican to appoint bishops who will teach and defend the Church's teaching on the transmission of human life, pro-life veteran John Smeaton, national director of the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children (SPUC), told the International Pro-Life Conference in Ottawa on Friday.  The “failure of Catholic bishops” to teach on life issues is “directly responsible for great confusion and, consequently, for the failure of the overwhelming majority of Catholics, both clerical and lay, to provide truly effective resistance to the greatest […]
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Ceremony Marks 10th Anniversary of Landmark U.S. Anti-Human Trafficking Law

By Peter J. Smith TRENTON, New Jersey, October 29, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A landmark U.S. law against human trafficking and sexual exploitation marked its tenth anniversary on Thursday, but lawmakers and individuals said that despite progress, more needs to be done to help victims, many of whom are women and girls. On the steps of New Jersey’s State House, New Jersey Congressman Chris Smith, Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno, members of the New Jersey Statewide Human Trafficking Task Force, spoke alongside women with their own experience in the modern human slave trade about the gains made since the enactment of the […]
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New Video Offers Run-Down of Abortion in Obamacare

Tuesday October 26, 2010 New Video Offers Run-Down of Abortion in Obamacare By Kathleen Gilbert FRONT ROYAL, Virginia, October 26, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A new video by the Population Research Institute is giving pro-lifers a helpful resource in breaking down the many dangers of the new federal health care reform law. (To see the video on Youtube, click here) PRI president Steven Mosher explains how the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act continues to pose a major threat to the unborn in America, despite claims by the president and other Democrats that an Executive Order Obama signed addressed pro-life leaders’ […]
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China Admits Massive Gender Imbalance from One Child Policy

Monday January 11, 2010 China Admits Massive Gender Imbalance from One Child Policy By Hilary White January 11, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Chinese state media has admitted that the country’s One Child policy has resulted in a potentially disastrous demographic crisis. The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences reports that the policy that mandates abortion for many pregnancies, combined with sex-selection and a cultural preference for boys, has created a gender imbalance that will result in 24 million men who cannot find wives by 2020. The Academy study said that for every 100 girls born in China, 119 boys are born. […]
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Woman Seeks Identity of Anonymous Sperm-Donor Father

Tuesday October 26, 2010 Woman Seeks Identity of Anonymous Sperm-Donor Father By Patrick B. Craine VANCOUVER, British Columbia, October 26, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In a case showing the painful consequences faced by children conceived through artificial reproduction, a British Columbia woman is petitioning the courts to find out the identity of her father, an anonymous sperm donor. “It’s really about having larger society recognizing that we have rights and needs,” said Olivia Pratten, 28, in an interview with the Globe and Mail. “Because for as long as this practice has been going on, the child has been the last person […]
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