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Legatus Summit blew us away

by Steve Jalsevac John-Henry Westen, Jon Fidero and myself just came back from attending the annual Legatus Summit in Orlando, Florida that took place this past Thursday to Saturday. It was astonishing event in that every speaker was rock solid and of the highest quality from our pro-life, pro-family perspective. The…

Planned Parenthood pays $2 million for wrongful death, press ignores

by Jill Stanek Late last week came the news that Planned Parenthood of Illinois, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation have agreed to pay $2 million in a wrongful death settlement to the surviving young son of a woman who died after an abortion at a Chicago…

Dissecting the New York Times’ pro-euthanasia bias

by Wesley J. Smith I have long ago given up on the media fairly — or even accurately — reporting on the assisted suicide movement. Most stories exhibit some or all of the following bias methods: Adopt the advocacy lexicon of the assisted suicide/euthanasia movement. Center the narrative around a man who…

Rare conjoined twins pregnancy to proceed despite pressure from doctors to abort

by Andrew Smith, LifeSiteNews Australian correspondent SYDNEY, Australia, February 10, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Aussie battler couple Renee Young and Simon Howie, of Tregear, are pregnant with a type of conjoined twins so rare that only 35 cases have ever been recorded, of which none are alive today.  Despite the advice of doctors, they are determined…

UN defends report calling on Church to renounce its moral teachings on sexuality

by Hilary White, Rome Correspondent ROME, February 10, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The UN committee that issued the report last week demanding that the Catholic Church change its teachings on abortion, homosexuality and extra-marital sex, has hit back against criticisms, saying that it was issued only after “objectively examining…

‘Bullied’ transgender boy sent to restorative justice program after he was charged with assault

by Dustin Siggins HERCULES, CA, February 10, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Jewlyes Gutierrez, the 16-year old transgendered boy who was charged with battery after a fight in November 2013, has been sentenced to participate in a restorative justice program. Gutierrez has been ordered to return to Judge Thomas Maddock’s…

Europe’s bishops discover what we all knew: most Catholics reject teaching on sexual morality

by Hilary White, Rome Correspondent ROME, February 10, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – For four decades, faithful Catholics throughout the western world have publicly lamented the near-total absence of teaching on moral issues from Catholic pulpits – now a Vatican survey has incontestably shown their concerns were justified. The…

Obama administration to supersede state rights by granting same-sex ‘marriage’ benefits nationwide

by Dustin Siggins WASHINGTON, D.C., February 10, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Same-sex “marriage” advocates are one step closer to full federal recognition of their relationships after Attorney General Eric Holder announced that the Obama administration would provide benefits and services regardless of…

New ads expose Republican Congressman Richard Hanna over his support for abortion funding

by Ben Johnson WASHINGTON, D.C., February 10, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Rep. Richard Hanna, R-NY, was the only Republican congressman to vote against a bill ending federal funding of abortion. Now a pro-family super PAC is purchasing ads on four radio stations in his district in the hopes that his record will…

Montreal Archbishop urges prayer as Quebec’s euthanasia bill likely faces final vote this week

by Peter Baklinski MONTREAL, February 10, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – “Causing the death of an innocent human being is causing the death of our own self,” said Montreal Archbishop Christian Lépine in a strongly worded statement today against Bill 52, legislation aiming to legalize euthanasia that…

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