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Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Title X Cases

The US Supreme Court today agreed to hear three cases involving a Department of Health and Human Services rule that prohibits recipients of Title X funds from making elective abortion referrals in Title X clinics and also requires them to maintain physical separation between those clinics and any abortion-related activities. The lower courts have issued […]

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Planned Parenthood’s annual report

Here is a report by Kelsey Harkness of the Daily Signal, “12 Key Numbers From Planned Parenthood’s New Annual Report,” on Planned Parenthood’s 2015 annual report. It shows a decline in overall services and profits and an increase in the percentage of revenue from government sources. HT Prolife Center at the University of St. Thomas (MN).

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IPPF tells us how to talk about abortion

Here is a 32-page booklet from the International Planned Parenthood Federation called “How to Talk About Abortion: A Guide to Rights-based Messaging.” I found the sections on what language to use and not to use and what images to use and not to use fascinating. They take euphemism to the next level. This is also […]

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Violence Lets Planned Parenthood Rebound at the End of 2015

Violence Lets Planned Parenthood Rebound at the End of 2015 By Lynn D. Wardle, Bruce C. Hafen Professor of Law at BYU Law School. The year 2015 exposed some of the sleazy underside and disturbing practices of the commercialized abortion industry in the United States. Consequently, the past year was a difficult year for the […]

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Prolife Center Videos

Here are a couple of videos of recent events at the Prolife Center at the University of St. Thomas. The first is a lecture by Prof. Tom Berg on “Patents on Human Life – The Limits of Private Property,” Nov. 3, 2015. The second is a discussion of “MN Law, Fetal Body Parts, and Planned […]

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Deception and pro-life work

Monica Migliorino Miller writes in Crisis, “Were Planned Parenthood Videos Produced Unethically,” a defense of David Daleiden against the accusation that the deception he and his team engaged in to gain the videos of Planned Parentood was immoral because it was lying, which is always wrong.

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Loyola Marymount hires dean with past ties to Planned Parenthood

According to the National Catholic Register, Loyola Marymount, a Jesuit university in Los Angeles, recently appointed Robbin Crabtree as dean of the Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts. Crabtree has been a consultant to Planned Parenthood in Indiana. An alumni group, Renew LMU has cited the choice as evidence that LMU may be in danger of […]

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More on “Contraception helps reduce abortion rate.”

It looks like the “contraception reduces abortion” trope is beginning to lose its power, even among abortion providers. This LifeSiteNews article, “Two-thirds of women seeking abortions were using contraception: Britain’s largest abortion provider,” highlights many studies and statements, even by abortion promoters and providers, that contraception not only doesn’t reduced abortion rates, but actually increases them. […]

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On Guttmacher’s study that shows a decline in abortion rate

Here are a couple of articles about the recent Guttmacher study that shows that abortion rates are declining in the U.S.  Guttmacher speculates that the reason for the decline is contraception use. The first NRO article, “U.S. Abortion Rate Falls to Its Lowest Level Since 1973,” by UFL member Michael New, shows that Guttmacher’s explanations […]

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Planned Parenthood abortion to adoption ratio

According to a article, Planned Parenthood’s recent annual report shows that they performed 148 abortions for every adoption referral it did. also asked Planned Parenthood how many of the 2,197 “adoption referrals to other agencies” Planned Parenthood made in fiscal 2012 actually resulted in adoptions, and if the organization planned to increase that number. […]