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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What do abortion, gay ‘marriage’ and government-sanctioned illegal immigration have in common?

Jun 25, 2014 by

By Anthony Esolen, LifeSite News: As I write these words, thousands of Mexicans, many of them using small children as stalking horses, are pouring across the border of my country into Texas, against federal law, with the explicit encouragement of the branch of our government charged with the duty to execute that law. And judges in two other states, many orbits out of their juridical authority, have struck down statutes stipulating that two and two make four, that a dog is not a cat, that fish...

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Tribute to the Lost Unborn. Please sign and pass on

Jun 13, 2014 by

From Voice for Justice UK: It’s always painful to lose a child, irrespective of whether it’s result of miscarriage, still birth, or abortion.  Increasingly the last is being seen as a ‘human right’, a badge of women’s equality to be worn with pride – but since WW2 it has led to the termination of over 1.5 billion children worldwide.  To put this in some perspective, on June 6th this year we commemorated the 70th anniversary of D Day, the allied invasion of France.  The total number of deaths...

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Taxpayers funded almost all abortions in England and Wales in 2013

Jun 13, 2014 by

By John Smeaton, SPUC: Paul Tully, SPUC’s General Secretary, has published the following statement on the abortion statistics for England and Wales, just published, for 2013: The abortion statistics for 2013 published for England and Wales today reveal once again a huge toll of child-killing, now almost wholly funded by taxpayers. Over 8 million unborn children have now officially been slaughtered under Britain’s iniquitous abortion law, the Abortion Act 1967. Paul Tully, general...

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Latest UK abortion figures suggest that abortion is being used as contraception

Jun 12, 2014 by

By Tim Stanley, Telegraph: The UK abortion statistics for 2013 are out and they make for uncomfortable reading. It’s true that abortion rate is down, but the number of abortions is up – by 2.1 per cent since 2003. Other details: - The proportion of abortions taking place in the independent sector, financed by the NHS, is up. - The vast majority of abortions were taken under Ground C of the Abortion Act 1967, of which 99.84 per cent were due to a risk to the mother’s mental health. Such a risk...

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Science and the Embryo

Jun 12, 2014 by

By Christopher O Tollefsen, Public Discourse: It is an interesting, difficult, and manifestly important question: “When does a new human being begin to exist?” Many crucial moral, political, and legal matters turn upon the answer to it. But this question is distinct from a further question: “How should we go about answering this important, difficult, and interesting question?” This question about inquiry is raised by Mathew Lu in a recent Public Discourse essay. Lu’s essay is provocative, for...

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