New standard of viability? Many babies born at 22 weeks can survive with treatment, study finds

May 8, 2015 by

by Ben Johnson, LifeSite: The age of fetal viability may be revised downward, as a new study has found that a significant number of babies born at 22 weeks will survive if they receive life-saving treatment. Nearly one out of every four babies born at that early date was able to live after receiving medical treatment, according to a study published today in The New England Journal of Medicine. Five percent of babies born at 22 weeks survived without any outside assistance, according to the...

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Overwhelming majority ignored in sham NI abortion consultation

Apr 26, 2015 by

From CMF: Proposed changes to Northern Ireland’s abortion laws have been utterly & overwhelmingly rejected by a massive majority according to newly published consultationfigures. Justice Minister Ford’s consultation was launched in October 2014 and closed in January 2015. It asked whether the current laws on abortion in NI should be changed to allow for abortion in the cases of lethal foetal abnormality and sexual crime? Interestingly, the word ‘lethal’ was only added to the wording of the...

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Hillary Clinton: ‘Religious beliefs’ against abortion ‘have to be changed’

Apr 25, 2015 by

By Ben Johnson, LifeSite: Speaking to an influential gathering in New York City on Thursday, Hillary Clinton declared that “religious beliefs” that condemn “reproductive rights,” “have to be changed.” “Yes, we’ve cut the maternal mortality rate in half, but far too many women are still denied critical access to reproductive health,” Hillary told the Women in the World Summit yesterday. Liberal politicians use “reproductive health” as a blanket term that includes abortion....

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Judge orders £25,000 costs against Christian pro-life campaigner

Apr 14, 2015 by

From Christian Concern: Aisling Hubert, the 21-year-old pro-life campaigner who launched private prosecutions against two doctors filmed offering ‘gender-abortion’, has been ordered to pay £25,000 in costs. Sitting at Manchester Crown Court, Judge Martin Steiger QC made the costs order after the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) intervened in the case, forcibly taking it over and dropping it. The actions of the CPS in the case have been criticised by UKIP’s first MP Douglas Carswell. The Judge...

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Passover, Abortion, and Rabbi Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Apr 3, 2015 by

by Michael Stokes Paulsen, Public Discourse: Justice Ginsburg praises the heroic women who defied Pharaoh’s authority to save the Hebrews’ baby boys from death. Apparently, she does not have an eye for contemporary parallels. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has co-authored a genuinely moving tribute to the women of Passover, praising their vital roles in saving the life of the infant Moses and their resistance to the oppressive, killing commands of their male-dominated society. The...

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Pro-life camapigner hit with hefty £25k bill after failed bid to prosecute ‘gender abortion...

Apr 2, 2015 by

From Manchester Evening News: A Christian pro-life campaigner faces a £25,000 bill after a failed bid to prosecute a doctor accused of offering an abortion based on a baby’s gender. Dr Prabha Sivaraman faced trial after allegedly being filmed in a sting by a national newspaper offering a termination based on an unborn child’s sex. The Crown Prosecution Service dropped the case in 2013 after deciding it was ‘not in the public interest’ to pursue, and it was taken over by pro-life campaigner...

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