It’s the law: states can stop funding Planned Parenthood

President Donald Trump signs bill repealing what has been called President Obama’s “parting gift to the abortion industry,” which had made it impossible for states to withhold funding of abortion giant

Pro-life leaders applauded President Donald Trump for signing a repeal of what they called President Obama’s “parting gift to the abortion industry.” “Today we thank President Donald Trump for restoring states' freedom to direct taxpayer dollars away from abortion providers in favor of supporting community health centers that deliver comprehensive women’s care, and already … [Read more...]

The pro-life issues facing President Trump

Many social conservatives were ecstatic at the election of Donald Trump, but whether they’ll still be ecstatic a few months down the line remains to be seen

The following comes from a December 27 Angelus article by Russell Shaw: Many social conservatives, though by no means all, were ecstatic at the election of Donald Trump. Whether they’ll still be ecstatic a few months down the line cannot be predicted—and by no means is this uncertainty entirely of Trump’s making. Start with the Supreme Court. During the campaign, … [Read more...]

Nuns of a new generation forge their own path

Today's sisters wear the habit and protect life

  The following comes from an August 7 New York Times article by Mark Oppenheimer: Young women joining religious orders have become increasingly rare over the years. The number of “women religious” in the United States is about 50,000, less than a third of that in 1966. According to a Georgetown University study, “there are more Catholic sisters in the United … [Read more...]

Survivors of the Abortion Holocaust to gather at tonight’s Hollywood film premiere

Pro-life youth to advocate on behalf of Sofía Vergara's preborn daughters

The following comes from a June 25 Survivors of the Abortion Holocaust story: HOLLYWOOD, Calif., June 25 -- On June 25 at 6:00 p.m., over 75 high school and college-age youth will converge upon the Hollywood & Highland premiere of Magic Mike XXL to advocate for the preborn daughters of actress Sofía Vergara and her former fiancé Nick Loeb. Vergara is expected to attend … [Read more...]

Archbishop Gomez letter credited with stalling euthanasia bill

California 'right to die' bill stalls in Assembly Health Committee

The following comes from a June 24 San Jose Mercury News article by Jessica Calefati: SACRAMENTO -- The state Assembly Health Committee on Tuesday postponed a key vote on legislation that would allow adults with a terminal illness to seek medication from a doctor to end their lives, raising doubts about the fate of the hotly contested bill. Democrats representing the Bay … [Read more...]

California Assembly votes to make pregnancy centers tell women of abortion option

Like walking into McDonald's and reading a notice that there's a Burger King across the street

The following comes from a May 26 Reuters article by Alex Dobuzinskis: The California State Assembly approved a bill on Tuesday that would require licensed pregnancy centers, which sometimes steer women away from abortion, to inform clients about state programs offering such services, officials said. The Democratic-led Assembly voted 49-26 to approve the bill, which has … [Read more...]

Pope Francis praises Chilean mother who chose life for baby

Reiterates the Christian commitment to "life in any circumstance in which it is found"

The following comes from a May 20 Lifesitenews article by Dan Zeidler: On May 13, the very day of her son Jose’s funeral, Bernardita Vial received a letter from Pope Francis. The Pope had learned about little Jose when he was still in the womb and not expected to survive very long after birth because he had been diagnosed during pregnancy with anencephaly, a condition … [Read more...]

Karen Malec, R.I.P.

Pro-life activist loses battle with ovarian cancer

The following comes from a May 7 email from Life Legal Defense Foundation: Karen Malec – beloved wife and mother, teacher, journalist, and activist – passed away on the morning of Wednesday, May 6, after an extended bout with ovarian cancer. She was 60 years old. Mrs. Malec is best known in pro-life circles for her outstanding leadership as President of the Coalition on … [Read more...]

Chinese alter genetics of human embryo

Scientific community: "we feel some urgency"

The following comes from an April 24 Science magazine article by Jocelyn Kaiser and Dennis Normile: The announcement that a Chinese team had altered the genetics of a human embryo for the first time has ignited a firestorm of controversy around the world and renewed recent calls for a moratorium on any attempt to establish a pregnancy with such an engineered embryo. But … [Read more...]

Down syndrome community reduced by thirty percent

Too much of the time, prenatal diagnosis results in abortion

The following comes from an April 21 Dozer Institute article by Mark Bradford: How many babies prenatally diagnosed with Down Syndrome are aborted in the United States each year? Well, we don’t know. While new data suggesting lower numbers has recently been published, we continue to see most often in print a statistics of 90% – 92%. While that certainly draws attention to … [Read more...]