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True marriage supporters ‘not welcome’ in New York: councilman

by Catherine Briggs NEW YORK, April 17, 2014, (LifeSiteNews.com) – A New York City councilman has effectively told traditional marriage supporters they are “not welcome” in the Big Apple. In response to Chick-fil-A’s proposed plans to expand their business and set up restaurants in several locations,…

Illinois rejects ban on reparative therapy for minors with same-sex attraction

by Kirsten Andersen SPRINGFIELD, IL, April 17, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Illinois House voted last week to reject a bill that would have banned reparative therapy for minors with unwanted same-sex attraction (SSA). It is the fifth state to vote down a ban on the practice in recent months, following high…

Catholic Relief Services pro-abortion grantee wins UN Population Fund Award

by Kirsten Andersen BALTIMORE, MD, April 17, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A pro-abortion grantee of Catholic Relief Services has been announced as the winner of the 2014 United Nations Population Award. The award is given to organizations that demonstrate outstanding effectiveness in population control efforts,…

Justina Pelletier’s Family Not Allowed to Visit Their Daughter on Easter Sunday

The family of Justina Pelletier will not be allowed to visit their daughter on Easter Sunday. The news comes after attorneys working with her family released a letter Justina reportedly wrote saying she is not being treated well. Jennifer Pelletier, Justina’s oldest sister, alerted supported of Justina on the family’s Facebook page: “There are 75 […]

People With Disabilities Don’t Want Your Pity and Don’t Want Your Death

The following letter was published by the Hamilton Spectator on April 15, 2014. By Steve Passmore I was born with cerebral palsy and I have lived all of my life with pain. I now have scoliosis which affects my mobility and gives me further pain. My prognosis is living with a wheelchair. Steven Fletcher MP has […]

Gosnell Movie Smashes Crowdfunding Record, Raises $900,000 at Indiegogo

The movie on Philadelphia abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell has just become the most successful film ever on the Indiegogo crowdfunding website. Gosnell, a made for TV project on the doctor who is America’s most prolific serial killer, has just smashed through the $900,000 mark – overtaking the previous record holder which had raised $898,000. Gosnell […]

Abortion Backer Chelsea Clinton Announces She’s Pregnant With a “Child”

Abortion supporter Chelsea Clinton announced today that she’s pregnant — not with a fetus or clump of cells but with a “child.” This is the same Chelsea Clinton who lamented last year that her grandmother didn’t have access to Planned Parenthood. At the end of a women’s event, Clinton made the announcement along with Hillary […]

Mad Scientists Take Another Step Towards Human Cloning, Ban It Before It’s Too Late

Once Dolly the sheep was cloned, human cloning was always primarily a matter of developing the right technique. As I described elsewhere, it was a bit ago using fetal cells. Now it has apparently been done with adult cells by Robert Lanza of Advanced Cell Technology. From the Time story: ??In this case, cells from a 35-year-old man […]

Ex-Boyfriend of Woman Who Killed Her Babies and Packed Them in Boxes is Shocked

The former boyfriend of the woman who allegedly killed seven of her babies and packed six of them in cardboard boxes is stunned. Jimmy Brady, of Salt Lake City, says he was shocked to hear about what Megan Huntsman reportedly did and told a newspaper he had no idea about her past. He said he […]

Chris Christie: I’m Pro-Life and Believe in the Sanctity of Human Life Before and After Birth

New Jersey Governor and potential 2016 presidential candidate Chris Christie said during a speech at a forum on drug and alcohol abuse that he is pro-life and he tied his opposition to abortion to his respect for human life, saying he is pro-life both before and after birth. Christie was a featured speaker at the […]

Conservative pro-life MP Vellacott supports NDP palliative care motion

by Thaddeus Baklinski OTTAWA, April 17, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Support for a motion tabled by an NDP Member of Parliament calling on the federal government to establish a pan-Canadian palliative and end-of-life care policy is growing after its first hour of debate earlier this month, with veteran pro-life MP Maurice…

Study: “Significant Number” of Patients Wrongly Diagnosed as in “Vegetative” State

A study published Tuesday in the medical journal “The Lancet” finds that “significant number of people labeled vegetative had received an incorrect diagnosis and actually had some degree of consciousness and the potential to improve,” according to Denise Grady of the New York Times. The results of the study, lead by Dr. Steven Laureys, is […]

Health Canada decision on RU-486 stalled until 2015: report

by Peter Baklinski OTTAWA, Ontario, April 17, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Health Canada’s decision whether to forbid or allow RU-486, described by abortion advocates as the “gold standard” of abortion pills, may not happen until 2015, a Canadian news agency is reporting. Ipolitics.ca reported Wednesday…

Troubled Maryland abortionist receives 3-month suspension for operating unlicensed facility

by Cheryl Sullenger FORESTVILLE, MD, April 17, 2014 (OperationRescue.org) – Maryland abortionist Harold O. Alexander has once again had his medical license suspended for three months, according to a consent order issued by the Maryland Board of Physicians (MDBP) on April 16, 2014. The suspension…

Planned Parenthood Reschedules Abortions to Dodge Clinic Inspections

An informant from the Planned Parenthood Keystone affiliate in Pennsylvania has slipped me some fascinating new documents. Recall Pennsylvania is the home of infanticide abortionist Kermit Gosnell, convicted  in May 2013 of first degree murder in the deaths of three babies and involuntary manslaughter of a patient. Show More Summary

Abortionist Just Gets 3-Month License Suspension for Illegal Late-Term Abortions

Maryland abortionist Harold O. Alexander has once again had his medical license suspended for three months, according to a consent order issued by the Maryland Board of Physicians (MDBP) on April 16, 2014. The suspension is Alexander’s second in two years and is related to his operation of an illegal unlicensed abortion facility. He will […]

This is not equality

by Wendy Wright April 17, 2014 (Turtle Bay and Beyond) - In Nigeria, gunmen kidnapped more than 100 schoolgirls and torched the surrounding town on Tuesday. A day before, a deadly blast killed 71 people. A day later, 18 people were killed in another attack. Meanwhile, the U.S. State Department is laser-focused on.…

Maundy Thursday and the marriage battle

by John Stonestreet April 17, 2014 (BreakPoint) - Last year at the March for Marriage on the National Mall, my friend Eric Teetsel, executive director of the Manhattan Declaration, opened his speech with the facetious question, “Is anyone else out there on the wrong side of history?” That is, after all, what…

Pro-abortion leaders join pro-lifers in calling for transparency on Obamacare’s abortion coverage

by Dustin Siggins WASHINGTON, D.C., April 17, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) -- Throughout 2013, pro-life Republicans pushed for more transparency on abortion coverage in the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Now, they are being joined by the Guttmacher Institute and Think Progress in the push for clarity on insurance plans that cover…

David Cameron is right about loving one’s neighbour but has he missed the whole point of Easter?

by Peter Saunders Tony Blair’s spin doctor Alistair Campbell famously said that the Labour government didn’t ‘do God’ but the Prime Minister’s Easter address to church leaders has him trending on twitter as #CameronJesus. Today he has called for Christians to be ‘unashamedly evangelical’.…

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