As expected, US President Bill Clinton waived a restriction on a near-billion dollar UN funding deal allowing the UN to use the funds to lobby for abortion on demand worldwide. AP reports that the money for abortion advocacy is limited to $15 million. (News & Observer)
The official newspaper of the Vatican, L’Osservatore Romano slammed the Socialist French government yesterday for their imposition of the morning after pill in high schools across the country. The paper called the claim that the pills would reduce abortions “cruel hypocrisy” since the “morning after” pill is itself abortifacient. (EWTN)
Israel’s Pro-Life Ministry, the Be’ad Chaim Association, reported today that the abortion pill, RU-486 has been used on over 100 women so far at the Assuta hospital in Tel Aviv. LifeSite reported in August that the lethal drug was legalized in the country despite pro-life protest.
An editorial in yesterday’s National Post decried “the current unrestricted traffic in foetal tissue” and said it “must be suspended” until public debate has taken place.