UN Committee says Irish abortion ban violates international law

Jul 16, 2014 by

by Austin Ruse, Breitbart: A UN committee in Geneva blasted Ireland for its laws against abortion, saying its pro-life stance violates the terms of a long-standing UN human rights treaty. Committee members told Irish Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald that the constitutional provision defending the unborn child from abortion represented “unacceptable cruelty.” One member asked, “Can the delegation [from Ireland] explain how it reconciles its current laws on abortion with...

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The 3 stupidest arguments made by pro-aborts against the Hobby Lobby decision

Jul 8, 2014 by

by Jonathon van Maren, LifeSite News: Last week, every harried and hysterical abortion activist with the ability to type and access to a WordPress blog went completely crazy. You see, the United States Supreme Court ruled in a 5-4 decision on Monday that no, companies owned by people who dislike abortion don’t actually have to pay for abortion drugs or drugs that could result in killing an already existing human being. This, of course, is totally unacceptable to the abortion crowd, who would...

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A defeat for ‘Big Abortion’s manipulative agenda’: Pro-life groups react to Hobby Lobby decision...

Jul 1, 2014 by

by Ben Johnson, LifeSite News: Today’s Supreme Court ruling in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby brought swift reaction from both sides of the abortion issue. The narrowly tailored ruling allows closely held corporations, which constitute 90 percent of all U.S. businesses, to reject the HHS mandate. Pro-life and pro-First Amendment organizations hailed the ruling as a welcome win in the culture wars. “I am proud that our Supreme Court has upheld the fundamental religious liberties of American...

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Supreme Court sides with Hobby Lobby on HHS mandate in 5-4 decision

Jun 30, 2014 by

By Ben Johnson, LifeSite News: This is a developing story; please check back frequently for updates. WASHINGTON, D.C. – This morning the U.S. Supreme Court decided Hobby Lobby cannot be compelled to furnish potentially abortion-inducing drugs to its employees by a 5-4 decision. The Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993 (RFRA) allows for closely-held corporations like Hobby Lobby to maintain their religious outlook and still do business, the majority ruled in a 49-page opinion written by...

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Human rights and eugenics: the more precautious approach of the ECHR.

Jun 28, 2014 by

by Grégor Puppinck, Ph.D, Turtle Bay & Beyond: Recently, the ECHR ruled on two cases of wrongful life and wrongful birth actions, regarding an allegation of medical negligence in antenatal care leading to the non-abortion and the birth of two handicapped children. A.K. v. Latvia In the most recent judgment, A.K. v. Latvia case (no. 33011/08), delivered on the 24th of June 2014, the majority of the Fourth Section found (six votes to one) a violation of the procedural aspect of the right to...

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USAID sends $146 million more to overseas abortion groups

Jun 26, 2014 by

By Lisa Correnti, Turtle Bay & Beyond: The funding stream to abortion clinics continues with the US government awarding $146 million to two of the largest international abortion groups — International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) andMarie Stopes International (MSI). The target — low income women and girls in sub-Sahara Africa and southeast Asia. The Obama administration’s prioritization of population reduction programs continues with yet another increase to family...

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