GOP Leads Democrat in Pro-Life Senate Race for West Virginia

Tuesday September 28, 2010 GOP Leads Democrat in Pro-Life Senate Race for West Virginia By Peter J. Smith CHARLESTON, West Virginia, September 28, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In West Virginia two pro-life candidates are battling each other for a U.S. Senate seat that could either deliver a pro-life Democrat to the U.S. Senate or help hand control of the chamber to the GOP and its predominantly pro-life leadership. The latest polls show GOP candidate John Raese now pulling ahead of popular Democrat Governor Joe Manchin in the November special election to replace the late Democrat Sen. Robert Byrd. A new Rasmussen […]
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Study ‘Debunking’ Teen Abortion/Depression Link Flawed: Expert

Monday September 27, 2010 Study ‘Debunking’ Teen Abortion/Depression Link Flawed: Expert By Kathleen Gilbert NEW YORK, September 27, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A study that concluded that teenagers suffer no psychological harm from abortion, and that has captured headlines in major newspapers today, is undermined by “a number of problems” in its methodology, according to an expert in the field. The Guttmacher Institute, which was founded by the International Planned Parenthood Federation, announced the results of the study Friday, claiming that “teens who have abortions are no more likely to become depressed or have low self-esteem than their peers whose pregnancies […]
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Philippines President Says Government Will Provide Contraceptives to the Poor

Monday September 27, 2010 Philippines President Says Government Will Provide Contraceptives to the Poor Church spokesman says Aquino is ‘selling out the Filipino soul’ for American dollars By Thaddeus M. Baklinski MANILA, September 27,2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – President Benigno Aquino III said today that the Philippine government will provide contraceptives to poor couples who request them. “I think the government is obligated to inform everybody of the responsibilities of their choices. At the end of the day, government might provide assistance to those who are without means if they want to employ a particular method,” Mr. Aquino said, during a satellite […]
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Abortionist Romeo Ferrer Closes Abortion Facility, Ending 20-Year Reign of Terror

Monday September 27, 2010 Abortionist Romeo Ferrer Closes Abortion Facility, Ending 20-Year Reign of Terror BALTIMORE, September 27, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Notorious abortionist Romeo Ferrer is closing his Severna Park, Maryland, abortion facility after a 10-year campaign by dedicated pro-life organizations and the suspension of his medical license by the Maryland Board of Physicians. Pro-life activists learned September 23 that the Gynecare Center is not scheduling new appointments and does not have a doctor to perform the procedure. The staff answering the phone indicated they are closing the facility. Ferrer’s license was abruptly revoked on September 8 after the Board […]
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Prominent Lutheran Pastor: Yes, I Struggle with Same-Sex Attraction

Friday August 6, 2010 Prominent Lutheran Pastor: Yes, I Struggle with Same-Sex Attraction By Peter J. Smith MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota, August 6, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Rev. Tom Brock is a senior pastor at Hope Lutheran Church in North Minneapolis who recently became the center of a controversy after his personal struggles with same-sex attraction were made public. Earlier in June, an undercover journalist with the Minnesota-based homosexual publication “Lavender” infiltrated and exposed Brock’s attendance at a local chapter of Courage, a Catholic-run, prayer-based support group for men struggling with unwanted same-sex attractions. Brock, 57 years old and a virgin by his […]
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Amnesty International Demands Decriminalization of Abortion throughout Latin America

By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman, Latin America Correspondent October 1, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Amnesty International has issued a press release demanding the legalization of abortion throughout Latin America. “All regulations should be repealed that sanction or permit the imprisonment of women and children who seek or obtain an abortion under any circumstance,” said Amnesty International (AI) through its affiliate in Asunción, Paraguay. Claiming that it is “shameful” that Latin Americans continue to prohibit the killing of unborn children, AI added that “the penalization of abortion denies to pregnant women and children the medical attention they need.  This shows a cruel indifference […]
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Homosexual Agenda Safe in U.K’s Labour Party Under New Leader Miliband

By Hilary White MANCHESTER, October 1, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Already dubbed “Red Ed” by the media, Edward Miliband, the newly elected leader of Britain’s Labour Party, has indicated his intention of continuing the anti-family and anti-life policies established for the party under former Prime Ministers Tony Blair and Gordon Brown. At the party’s leadership conference in Manchester, Miliband, an atheist, re-committed the party to the social re-engineering project started under Blair and Brown that created “New Labour.” Last month Miliband pledged that the Labour party would campaign to change the definition of marriage to include homosexual partners. He told the […]
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Pro-Lifers Will Fail Unless We Confront the ‘Corruption of Innocence’, Says Leader

By Patrick B. Craine October 1, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – If the pro-life movement is to gain any headway, pro-life leaders must confront the root of the attack against the culture of life – the corruption of innocence through sex education and contraception, says Mercedes Arzu Wilson, founder and president of Family of the Americas and a pioneer in the natural family planning movement. “We have been ignoring the root of the problem all these years,” says Wilson.  “The diabolical forces don’t care how much we fight abortion, as long as you don’t touch the source that brings women to abort.” […]
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U.S. House Reapproves Funding for Ethical Cord Blood Stem Cells

By Peter J. Smith   WASHINGTON, D.C., October 1, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Hope for future therapies and cures from stem cell research got a big boost Thursday, when the U.S. House of Representatives voted to renew funding for non-controversial work in stem cells derived from umbilical cord blood over the next five years.  The House reauthorized the “Stem Cell Therapeutic and Research Act,” authored by New Jersey Republican Rep. Chris Smith in 2005, with a unanimous voice vote. “The Stem Cell Therapeutic and Research Reauthorization Act of 2010” now extends the program’s life through 2015. Since the Senate approved reauthorization […]
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Jesuit Loyola Marymount University Launches LGBT Office

Tuesday September 28, 2010 Jesuit Loyola Marymount University Launches LGBT Office By Kathleen Gilbert LOS ANGELES, September 28, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – California’s Loyola Marymount University (LMU) has become the third Jesuit institution of higher education in the U.S. to establish an office dedicated to ministering to gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) students. California Catholic Daily pointed out a Sept 20 article in the LMU student newspaper, The Loyolan, celebrating the launch of the Office for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered Student Services (GLBTSS) under the Division of Student Affairs. The article welcomed the event as “a milestone in LMU’s […]
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