Commentary on Nov. 1 News

Tuesday marks the most critical of mid-term elections in recent US history. That is, the very future of the United States as a viable social, political and economic nation may be in great danger unless there is a dramatic change tomorrow from its current political leadership. The importance of voting at this time for the most principled and moral candidates cannot be exaggerated.  Fr. Frank Pavone of Priests for Life emphasizes that Americans ”have a moral obligation to vote in such a way that will do the most to advance the culture of life.” In John Jalsevac's report, AUL's Bill Saunders reveals that polls indicate Americans are aware of the need for […]
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Ottawa Teachers and Students Motivated by “Amazing” Experience at International Conference

By John-Henry Westen OTTAWA, November 1, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Students and teachers from the Ottawa area were among those in attendance at the recent International Pro-Life Conference, which took place Oct 28-30 in the nation’s capital.  Those who attended said that they were deeply impacted by the messages they heard and vowed to take them back with them into their schools and among their students and peers. Adam Hennebury, a grade 12 student at All Saints Catholic School, told LSN that his experience at the conference was “amazing.” “Hearing from all the speakers and all the different people of the […]
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1,000 Rabbis Joins Vatican Cardinal in Prohibiting Voting for Anti-Life Candidates

NEW YORK, November 1, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Rabbi Yehuda Levin, spokesman for the Rabbinical Alliance of America, which represents more than 1000 Rabbis, has on behalf of his organization welcomed and endorsed the recent election-themed statements by American Cardinal-designate, Raymond L. Burke, Prefect of the Catholic Church's highest court.  In a 25-minute video interview with Catholic Action for Faith and Family, which was broadcast last week on EWTN and other networks, Archbishop Burke stated: “You can never vote for someone who favors absolutely the right to choice of a woman to destroy a human life in her womb or the right to […]
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AUL’s Saunders on U.S. Election: ‘It’s Going to be a Good Day Tuesday’

By John Jalsevac OTTAWA, November 1, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) –“It’s going to be a good day Tuesday.” So said Bill Saunders, the Senior Vice President of Legal Affairs for Americans United for Life, to hundreds of attendees at the International Pro-Life Conference in Ottawa, Canada this past weekend, in reference to Tuesday’s mid-term elections in the U.S. Saunders told the crowd that “honestly and truthfully, from a non-partisan, pro-life perspective,” he believes Tuesday's elections promise to deliver heartening results for those anxious to stall the Democratic administration's radical pro-abortion agenda. “I think the Republican Party is going to have massive wins,” […]
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Panic: Abortion is in ‘Extreme Danger’ Says Planned Parenthood as Election Looms

By Kathleen Gilbert WASHINGTON, D.C., November 1, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – As the Obama administration heads toward major losses in Tuesday's mid-term elections, the nation's top abortion lobbies are rallying supporters to mitigate what is expected to be a Republican and pro-life takeover at the polls.    “I've said it before, and it bears repeating: women's health and reproductive rights are in extreme danger in this election,” Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards wrote in an email to supporters Monday. “The only thing we can do now is get out there and vote — and make sure everyone who supports women's health does […]
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