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Toronto District School Board backs public nudity at Pride parade

by Colin Kerr TORONTO, April 15, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In a move that has outraged many parents, last Wednesday the Toronto District School Board voted 16-6 against asking the City of Toronto to uphold Canadian nudity laws at the WorldPride parade on June 29. Every year the parade includes marchers in various…

Arizona governor to decide tomorrow on more rigorous inspection standards for abortion clinics

by Dustin Siggins PHOENIX, AZ, April 15, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) -- Pro-life and pro-abortion forces in Arizona are battling over a bill that would subject abortion facilities to the same safety and inspection standards as all other health care institutions in the state. The bill, which has passed the Arizona House and…

Nevada GOP abandons pro-life and pro-marriage platform, party embracing ‘inclusion, not exclusion’

by Dustin Siggins LAS VEGAS, NV, April 15, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) -- The Nevada GOP has conceded the battles on marriage and abortion, voting to remove both issues from the party platform for electoral reasons. At its Saturday convention, Republican Party delegates voted to eliminate support for traditional marriage…

Rock-pop mom ditched ‘the pill,’ conceived child, wrote pro-life song released today (VIDEO)

by Peter Baklinski AKRON, OH, April 15, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Kira Leyden, 25, woke up one night feeling like there was a 1,000 pounds on her chest. An arm was going numb. Her mouth was going numb. She thought she was having a heart attack. She could hardly tell her husband Jeff that she needed to be taken to…

Justina Pelletier’s parents launch new legal action to release her from social services

by Kirsten Andersen BOSTON, MA, April 15, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The parents of Justina Pelletier have launched a new offensive in the battle to win custody of their daughter back from the state of Massachusetts, where she has been held against their will for fourteen months because of a disagreement over appropriate…

Repeat abortions climb with increased contraceptive use: UK government stats

by Hilary White LONDON, April 15, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The British government has released statistics showing that while the teen pregnancy and abortion rates are dropping, the number of girls and women having repeat abortions continues to climb alongside steady increases in the use of artificial contraceptives.…

Italian court throws out ban on sperm and ova donors for IVF

by Hilary White, Rome Correspondent ROME, April 15, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Italy’s Constitutional Court ruled Friday that the country’s prohibition against using donor-derived sperm and ova for in vitro fertilization is unconstitutional. Passed in 2004 as an amendment to the country’s law on artificial procreation,…

Colorado ‘reproductive freedom’ bill would eliminate and prevent all abortion restrictions: critics

by Catherine Briggs DENVER, CO, April 15, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A new bill introduced by Democrats in the Colorado State Senate threatens to reverse all progress the pro-life movement has made in the last several decades, say opponents of the bill. Last week, SB 175, or the “Reproductive Health Freedom Act,”…

Woman gets life in prison for killing her baby after giving birth in pub bathroom

by Catherine Briggs EASTON, PA, April 15, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Pennsylvania woman who gave birth to her son in a pub bathroom, smothered him, put him in a plastic bag, and then placed him in a toilet tank was found guilty of first-degree murder by a jury Thursday. She will live the rest of her life in…

Better to be a criminal in China than a pregnant mother

by Steven Mosher April 15, 2014 (Pop.org) - The Chinese Ministry of State Security must have been asleep on the job. The email that appeared in my Inbox read: “It is better to be a criminal in China than a pregnant mother.” Now, I knew that women who get pregnant outside the state plan are often browbeaten…

Ottawa Catholic school raises over $1,100 for pro-abortion Save the Children

by Peter Baklinski OTTAWA, April 15, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – On the same day Pope Francis called abortion "an abominable crime,” a Catholic school in Ontario raised over $1,100 for a secular organization that heavily promotes “family planning” to teens, advocates for abortion access, and promotes…

Stop crying over Mozilla and start fighting back!

by Robert Oscar Lopez April 15, 2014 (AmericanThinker.com) -- While the horror show involving Brendan Eich, Proposition 8, and Mozilla was reaching its ignominious crescendo, I was in Milan, Italy, speaking before an energized crowd of activists in the Lombardy region’s county hall. Unaware of the witch…

Notre Dame alumni call out university’s ‘startling’ doublespeak on HHS mandate

by Matthew Archbold April 15, 2014 (The Cardinal Newman Society) - Notre Dame alumni group Sycamore Trust recently contrasted the University’s claim in court that the HHS mandate “would require Notre Dame to commit scandal” with President Fr. John Jenkins’ comments from a recent student Town Hall…

Drag show on Catholic campus turned diabolical, group says

by Matthew Archbold April 15, 2014 (The Cardinal Newman Society) - The drag show at the University of San Diego (USD) on April 10 took a satanic turn, according to an email alert from the Freedom of Conscience Defense Fund (FCDF) which had a correspondent at the event. The Cardinal Newman Society reported last week that…

It’s time to protect religious liberty in the marriage debate

by Ryan T. Anderson and Leslie Ford April 15, 2014 (Heritage) - For years, a central argument of those in favor of same-sex marriage has been that all Americans should be free to live and love as they choose; however, does that freedom require the government to coerce those who disagree into celebrating same-sex relationships? A growing…

Malta legalizes same-sex civil unions as bill passes 37-0

by Hilary White VALLETTA, April 15, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In a vote of 37 to 0, the Parliament of Malta yesterday passed a measure to allow same-sex partners to contract legal civil unions, with similar rights and responsibilities to natural marriage. Despite strong public opposition to the idea, the bill…

American pro-family activist LaBarbera arrested in Canada

by John-Henry Westen REGINA, Saskatchewan, April 14, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) - A prominent U.S. pro-family activist who was detained by the Canadian Border Services Agency before being allowed into Canada on appeal was arrested late Monday on the campus of the University of Regina. Peter LaBarbera of Americans for…

Utah woman charged for fourth trimester abortions

by Jill Stanek News broke April 13 of a gruesome find in a Pleasant Grove, Utah, garage: the remains of a dead newborn infant stuffed inside a box. The owner of the home, Darren West, called police, who found six more babies, also hidden inside boxes. Of the seven, one was apparently a stillbirth, but the rest were…

Interviewed for the “World’s Toughest Job,” These People Left With Smiles on Their Faces

Unlimited hours. No breaks. The most important job is also the world’s toughest job. So just who would take a job requiring 24-hour days, 7-days a week and no sleep, pray or vacation? Watch this viral video that has been seen almost 3 million times. To add to the conversation, Tweet: #worldstoughestjob Like this pro-life […]

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