Category Archive for: life

Taxpayer-funded abortion law met with Illinois lawsuit

A new Illinois law requiring public funding of elective abortions is opposed by pro-life groups and taxpayers who have sued the state, calling the measure illegal. “The people of Illinois totally reject taxpayer-funded abortions,” said Peter Breen, Special Counsel for the Thomas More Society, a non-profit legal group in Chicago, in a statement released Thursday.…Read More

Is the FBI preparing to investigate Planned Parenthood?

An FBI request for un-redacted Planned Parenthood documents from the U.S. Senate could signal an investigation into whether the abortion giant illegally sold fetal tissue from aborted babies. The request was made to the Senate Judiciary Committee, whose chairman Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) referred Planned Parenthood and several other organizations that perform abortions to the…Read More

SCOTUS Hears Abortion Info Requirement for Pro-life Centers

The U.S. Supreme Court has announced that it will consider a California law that requires pro-life pregnancy centers to display information about how to obtain an abortion. Opponents of the law welcomed the high court’s Nov. 13 decision to hear the case. “Forcing anyone to provide free advertising for the abortion industry is unthinkable –…Read More

Object to abortion? You might need this law, Congressman says

Washington D.C., Nov 8, 2017 / 05:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pro-life health care workers and institutions need stronger legal protections from pressure to help provide abortions, backers of proposed federal legislation have said. “Healthcare is about saving life, eradicating disease, mitigating disability —not taking life,” U.S. Rep. Chris Smith (R-N.J.) said Nov. 8. “At the…Read More

WashPo: Legalizing assisted suicide has stalled at every level

Three years ago, Brittany Maynard’s viral video launched the issue of medically assisted suicide into the national spotlight. But while advocates have notched a few wins since then, they’ve also run up against some strong, bipartisan resistance. Two states — California and Colorado — have made it legal for doctors to prescribe life-ending medication to…Read More

Eugenics, Compassion, and the Church

In recent headlines we were treated with a tweet by CBS promoting a news story in which Iceland was celebrated for being ‘on pace to virtually eliminate Down syndrome [sic] through abortion’. The news story quickly set off a firestorm of responses including one from noted pro-life actress Patricia Heaton in which she opined, “Iceland isn’t actually eliminating…Read More