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More than 130 pro-life candidates elected in Ireland after ‘Vote Pro-Life’ drive

by LifeSiteNews staff DUBLAND, Ireland, May 28, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Sixty-five percent of the 200 pro-life candidates identified by the Life Institute for Election 2014 went on to win seats in the local Irish elections, a result described by the organization as “very positive and hugely significant for Election 2016.” …

New Live Action project exposes Planned Parenthood’s illegal practices, urges Congress cut funding

by Dustin Siggins ARLINGTON, VA, May 28, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) — Six years of undercover videos and phone calls show that Planned Parenthood engages in illegal and unethical behavior, according to the pro-life group Live Action’s newest video and website project. Launched earlier today, Live Action’s “Planned…

To stop the rape culture, stop the hook-up culture

by Robert A. Vega May 28, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The cover of TIME magazine released on May 15, depicting a university pennant with the lone word “Rape” on it, marks a new height in public awareness (and debate) of what has come to be known as the “rape culture” – a prevalence of male…

Belgian euthanasia deaths increased by 26.8% in 2013

by Alex Schadenberg The 2013 Belgian euthanasia report indicates that the number of reported euthanasia deaths in Belgium increased by 26.8% in 2013 to 1816 reported deaths.  Sign the EPC – Europe Petition demanding a moratorium on euthanasia in Belgium. In 2012 the number of reported euthanasia deaths…

Campaign Life: Don’t vote Liberal anymore, Trudeau’s gone way too far

by John-Henry Westen TORONTO, May 28, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – For the first time in its nearly 40 year history, Campaign Life Coalition, Canada’s leading pro-life political activist organization, has advised “any person who has pro-life beliefs not to support any candidate seeking election under the Liberal…

Marriage and witness: What’s going on at Notre Dame?

by Michael Bradley May 28, 2014 (Public Discourse) – In October of last year, I wrote here at Public Discourse about the University of Notre Dame’s unfortunate decision to participate in National Coming Out Day. I noted that, by encouraging celebration of identities rooted in proclivities toward acts that violate…

Freedom requires virtue, which requires faith

by Eric Metaxas May 28, 2014 (BreakPoint) – In early May, I had the honor of delivering the commencement address at Hillsdale College in Michigan. National Review has described Hillsdale as a “citadel of American conservatism,” though the college wasn’t founded by conservatives in the modern American…

Medical error, euthanasia and assisted suicide

by Alex Schadenberg A power point presentation developed by Christine Koczmara RN BSc and Cathy Isman RN(CPN) (C) for the Institute for Safe Medication Practices states that it was estimated in 1999 that 98,000 Americans die every year from preventable medical mistakes which is almost equal to the number of combined yearly…

American Eagle: An interview with Phyllis Schlafly

by Jonathon van Maren “Have you ever debated some of the more prominent feminists on the abortion issue?” I ask. “All of them with the exception of Gloria Steinem, who never dared to debate me,” Phyllis Schlafly replies with a gravelly chuckle. And indeed she has. The 89-year-old Phyllis Schlafly has…

Read the 25 rudest things women hear when they announce they’re expecting again

by Ben Johnson If you have more children than our new, sub-replacement U.S. fertility rate of 1.88 children, you’ve undoubtedly heard them: rude comments about your “large” family. Whether medical personnel continually ask you about sterilization at your medical check-ups, or fellow shoppers stare at…

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