Midwives lose fight for conscientious objection to abortion

Dec 17, 2014 by

The Supreme Court has rejected the opportunity to uphold the right of conscientious objection for senior midwives who refuse to supervise abortions performed on a labour ward. Today’s decision issued in the Supreme Court has been condemned by those who backed the Glasgow midwives’ fight for their right to work in the NHS without being involved in abortions. The Society for the Protection of Unborn Children (SPUC) which paid the midwives’ legal expenses throughout the case has said...

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For His glory and our good

Dec 16, 2014 by

A talk delivered by Matthew McCusker of Voice of the Family to the Marriage, Sex and Culture group of Anglican Mainstream on 11th December 2014. Voice of the Family is a coalition of 23 different pro-life and pro-family organisations drawn from across all five continents and founded and led by the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children. International cooperation between pro-life organisations is more important than ever in the light of ever escalating threats to life, marriage and the...

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UK gvmt paid out £95 million in ‘wrongful birth’ lawsuits after failed abortion/contraception

Dec 13, 2014 by

By Thaddeus Baklinski, LifeSite: An example of the extreme pressure on doctors and health care systems to offer eugenic testing aimed at aborting the disabled has surfaced with the revelation that the NHS has paid more than £95 million in 104 “wrongful birth” lawsuits in the last decade. Sixty cases remain outstanding. Most of the payouts involved parents who gave birth to disabled children after a doctor failed to diagnose a fetal abnormality. However, 40 of the settled cases involved the...

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Undoing Law: Cis-personhood

Dec 12, 2014 by

From gentlemind: Parenthood and Gender: Superimposing the language of Gender onto Abortion allows us to see the internal coherence of the proposal that Gender is a by-product of abortion law. John (Transgender) and Joan (Cisgender) have now learned that they are expecting their first child, nicknamed Jay. Beneath the smokescreens of law language and mind, John Joan and Jay represent a natural family. Again, working backwards from marriage to Gender to Abortion: in redefining legal marriage...

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10 Pro-Abortion Phrases We Hope Are Never Said Again

Dec 12, 2014 by

By Kristi Burton Brown, Life News: Annually, TIME hosts a “word banishment poll” in which the magazine asks its readers to vote on a word that should be trashed. So, as we near the end of 2014, write in the comments below to let us know which pro-abortion phrase you think is most ridiculous or better yet, a blatant lie. For my part, it’s going to be hard to choose, pun intended. 1) “Termination” of Pregnancy Since pregnancy is also “terminated” (or “ended”) through birth, this is a deceptive...

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Britain’s largest abortion provider calls for buffer zones, says pro-lifers hurting ‘business’

Dec 9, 2014 by

By Hilary White, Lifesite Two of the UK’s largest abortion providers, the British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS) and Marie Stopes, have launched a campaign to create North American-style “buffer zones” around their private abortion facilities to stop pro-life advocates from speaking to women or other passers-by. BPAS denies that its “Back Off” campaign restricts freedom of expression or assembly, while admitting that the effectiveness of the public pro-life demonstrations in recent years is...

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