Posts Tagged ‘Abortion’

Abortion protest in Australia could become criminal Comments 0

Monday, May 1st, 2017

It could be a criminal offence to protest abortion within a 150 metre exclusion zone around abortion clinics if an Australian private members’ bill is passed. The New South Wales member’s bill is seeking to make it a criminal offense to: “bother, beset, harass, intimidate, interfere with, impede, obstruct or threaten, by any means, a Read more

Artificial wombs could change abortion laws Comments 0

Monday, May 1st, 2017

Abortion laws may have to change if artificial wombs like the ones being used to sustain premature lambs were made for premature babies. This is the view of Dr. David Prentice, vice president and research director of the Charlotte Lozier Institute. The artificial wombs enable the lambs to survive from a younger age than ever Read more

Ireland may legalise abortion as Pope visits Comments 0

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

A visit to Ireland next year for the World Meeting of Families may see Pope Francis arriving in Dublin at about the same time as abortion is legalised. Read more   Related Posts:Ireland 2018 – Pope’s agenda suggests plans to…Pope set to visit Ireland in 2018, Dublin archbishop saysIrish Catholic schools urged to ban Amnesty Read more

40 Days for Life – Prayers and vigils to end abortion and offer hope Comments 0

Thursday, March 30th, 2017
40 days for life

40 Days For Life is an internationally co-ordinated and locally run Lenten programme of prayer and fasting, community outreach and peaceful vigil. It is an effort to bring about an end to abortion and offer hope to abortion vulnerable. The vigil is coordinated by Family Life International (F.L.I), a Catholic pro-life and pro-family organisation that provides Read more

Speaking to parents of children with Down’s syndrome Comments 0

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

The day after Samantha was born, her mother Margaret was told she had Down’s syndrome. “After the doctors left my bed I held my baby tight and prayed to Our Lady and said I would always take care of her. “They were very negative in the hospital, telling us she probably wouldn’t live past 21 Read more

River has more rights than the unborn say Family First Comments 0

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Te Awa Tupua (Whanganui River Claims Settlement) Bill, which passed its third reading in Parliament last week, establishes a new legal framework for the river. Family First has taken the occasion as an opportunity to highlight the fact that the unborn child has no legal rights. They say the new law gives the Whanganui river Read more

Bolivia’s bishops blast abortion proposal Comments 0

Monday, March 20th, 2017

Bolivia’s bishops conference is  begging everyone “to defend the right to life”. They say this right is seriously threatened  by current proposals to abort infants. If accepted, four proposals could end life during the infant’s first eight weeks; five other proposals could abort the child at any time during the pregnancy. Some of the reasons Read more

Canadian Cardinal roasts Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Comments 0

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Canadian Cardinal Thomas Collins has given Prime Minister Justin Trudeau a roasting over his Liberal Government’s CAD $650 million abortion fund. Trudeau announced last week his government would spend the money (equating to about NZD$700 million) over three years. The fund will be used to provide abortion and other services in the developing world. These Read more

Abortion Supervisory Committee: No opinion on decriminalisation but law needs redrafting Comments 0

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

On Thursday the Abortion Supervisory Committee (ASC) made its annual report to Parliament’s Justice and Electoral Committee. Dame Linda Holloway, ASC chairwoman, says the ASC held no opinion on the decriminalisation of abortion. “We believe that major reform of the Act is something for society and for Parliament.” But the committee requested a redraft of Read more

Lines drawn on abortion law reform Comments 0

Monday, March 13th, 2017

The Abortion Supervisory Committee has recommended an update of New Zeleand’s  abortion laws. Prime Minister Bill English disagrees. On the other hand Labour leader, Andrew Little believes reform is necessary as does his newly elected deputy, Jacinda Ardern. On TVNZ’s Q & A programme on Sunday morning English told interviewer Corrin Dann that he is Read more