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Catholic Relief Services response on its partnership with pro-abortion group Jhpiego

by The Editors Editor’s note: Paul Eagle, spokesman for Catholic Relief Services, provided this statement to LifeSiteNews in response to questions after Jhpiego, one of CRS’ pro-abortion partners, received the UN Population Award. Thank you for your letting us know about the award to Jhpiego and for your interest…

Obama-appointed federal judge says Ohio must recognize out-of-state same-sex ‘marriages’

by Catherine Briggs CINCINNATI, OH, April 17, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – On Monday, an Obama-appointed federal judge ruled that Ohio authorities must recognize same-sex “marriages” contracted outside the state. Ohio currently bans such unions. Judge Timothy Black additionally called the state’s marriage…

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…

Pennsylvania Planned Parenthood reschedules abortions to dodge inspectors

by Jill Stanek 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…

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,…

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…

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…

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 .…

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