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Human Life Review on the Polish Court Decision on Eugenic Abortion

Here is a link to an item in the Human Life Review about the recent decision by the Polish Constitutional Court on eugenic abortion. At the link, there is also a translation of the decision.

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Abortion Eugenics International

ECLJ on the Decision of the Polish Constitutional Court Rejecting Eugenic Abortion

From the European Centre for Law and Justice, here is a report of a recent decision of the Polish Constitutional Court. The Court “rendered a historic decision declaring that eugenic abortion is contrary to the dignity and life of the human being, the respect of which is guaranteed by the Polish Constitution.”

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Abortion International United Nations

Geneva Consensus Declaration

Here is a link to a piece by Austin Ruse discussing the Geneva Consensus Declaration. The “Declaration says what pro-lifers have maintained for decades at the UN, that there is no global right to abortion and that abortion cannot be imposed by the UN because abortion is a matter of national sovereignty.” The United States took […]

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Petals in the Dust movie

At the 2013 Life and Learning Conference in San Francisco there was a presentation by Nyna Pais Caputi about a film she and her husband were producing about female infanticide and other abuses of women in India. The film has now been released. You can find out more about it at the Petals in the […]

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UN discusses the Right to Life

The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights recently held a discussion on the meaning of the “right to life” on the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. This link takes you to the papers.

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Abortion South America University Faculty for Life

Teresa Collett on Ecuador abortion legalization battle

UFL President Teresa Collett was quoted in a LifeNews.com article, “Human Rights Watch Pressures Ecuador to Legalize Abortion, Pro-Life Nation Fights Back.” In it she responds to the Human Life Watch assertion that abortion restriction laws are “cruel” and “degrading” to women. The legal claim is absolutely false, say international legal experts like Professor Teresa […]

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International Abortion Conference — PEI

The University of Prince Edward Island is hosting a major international abortion promotion conference, Abortion: the Unfinished Revolution, August 7-8. The program gives an idea of what pro-abortion academics are working on these days.

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Abortion Conscience protection Contraception Europe

UK marginalizes pro-life doctors

Pro-life doctors in the UK have been excluded from practicing in the specialty “sexual and reproductive health” by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, according to LifeSiteNews.com. The rule covers anyone who refuses to prescribe any form of contraception, even those that may have abortifacient effects.

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Abortion Religious views United Nations

The Church, the UN, and American Foreign Policy talk at St. Thomas

The Prolife Center at the University of St. Thomas is sponsoring a talk by Susan Yoshihara, director of research at the Catholic Family and Human Rights Institute, entitled “The Church, the UN, and American Foreign Policy.” Wednesday, April 16 at 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. University of St. Thomas McNeely Hall, Room 100 2078 Grand Avenue […]

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Belgium’s euthanasia law and European pro-life movement

Belgium’s new law is most distressing not only because of the lost lives of the innocent children, but also, as Richard Stith points out, marks a new low in our devaluing the intrinsic life of each individual person.  As Archbishop Leonard, the primate of the Catholic Church in Belgium is quoted as warning in this […]