Pro-Life E-News distributed a report from the Philadelphia Daily News today noting that Joan Coombs, president and CEO of Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania, claims that sources within the FDA have assured her that RU-486 will be approved in the US in January.  

A depopulation measure in India which would ban political candidates with more than two children stands little chance of passage. AP reports that while the policy is in effect in 5 states, most members of the country’s parliament jeered the suggestion Monday. (Washington Post)

Homosexualist and Aids activists gathered Sunday outside New York’s St. Patrick Cathedral to commemorate the violent protest they held there 10 years ago. In 1989, the Bergen Record reports “4,500 AIDS and abortion-rights activists held a noisy demonstration outside the cathedral, with dozens disrupting the Mass by throwing condoms in the air, lying in the aisles, and chaining themselves to pews. More than 100 were arrested.” 

Deutsche Presse-Agentur reported Friday that the Philippine House of Representatives will debate legalizing abortion early next year. The Legalizing Abortion Act would allow abortion in cases of rape, incest, to save the woman’s life, or when the baby is expected to have abnormalities or fatal illnesses.