Posts Tagged ‘Abortion’

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Friday, July 31st, 2020

While stories of the Church denying both its call and Christ to pursue affection and belonging in the culture of its day are not uncommon. Thank God there are also many stories where the Church embraced the cross of their day, to be slain by the political and economic lords, in order to be a Read more

Select Committee ignores women with post-abortion grief Comments 0

Thursday, July 30th, 2020
abortion grief

A select committee considering a private members bill which allows for bereavement leave for miscarriages have come back with their report, and have rejected calls for the leave to be extended to allow support for women with post-abortion grief. When lodging the original bill, Labour MP Ginny Anderson said, “I think [abortion] would be [grounds], Read more

Bereavement leave after miscarriage and still-birth but not for abortion Comments 0

Thursday, July 30th, 2020
bereavement leave

A bill that enables a change that allows existing bereavement leave to be automatically made available for those families that have been through a miscarriage or a stillbirth had its second reading in parliament on Wednesday 29 July. The bill will make it clear that the unplanned end of any pregnancy by miscarriage or stillbirth Read more

DIY home abortion policy during pandemic shocks Comments 0

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

Britain’s DIY home abortion policy during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic has shocked the Catholic bishops of England and Wales. The Auxiliary Bishop John Sherrington of Westminster says changing the rules to allow abortion pills to be taken in homes would “further endanger women” during a time of national crisis. The British government is waiving a Read more

Parliament shamefully abandons women and their unborn children Comments 0

Thursday, March 19th, 2020

Parliament Wednesday evening passed the Labour-led government’s Abortion Legislation Bill by 68 to 51. It represents an attack on the family, on the status and dignity of women and on the right to life of New Zealanders in the first nine months of life. Our right to life is universal and inalienable. The denial of Read more

Ardern and Little champions of abortion Comments 0

Monday, March 9th, 2020

The Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern and the Minister of Justice, Andrew Little are upset that Members of Parliament should see graphic pictures of defenceless and weak unborn children who have been violently killed in abortions. Right to Life asks that if the images exposing the bodies of the brutally murdered victims of abortion are so Read more

Viral TikTok video shows teen girls celebrating, laughing during an abortion Comments 0

Thursday, March 5th, 2020

A TikTok video that has gone viral on social media shows two teen girls entering a Planned Parenthood, one of which appears celebratory as she is about to undergo an abortion. The video features a girl named Ashley that shows her stomach while the videographer holds Ashley’s positive pregnancy test. The video is titled “Abortion Read more

Dishonesty and the abortion debate Comments 0

Monday, December 9th, 2019

In 1956, two American physicians, J. A. Presley and W. E. Brown, colleagues at the University of Arkansas School of Medicine, decided four recent admissions to their hospital were significant enough to warrant a published report. “Lysol-Induced Criminal Abortion” appeared in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology. It describes four women who were admitted to the Read more

NZ’s bevy of referenda could intensify an already growing culture war Comments 0

Monday, December 2nd, 2019

Next year New Zealand will hold public referenda to decide whether to legalise assisted suicide and recreational marijuana. Separately, parliament is considering a bill that would decriminalise abortion. Simultaneously tackling all three could “foster an already growing culture war in New Zealand,” said Bryce Edwards, a political commentator and lecturer at Victoria University in Wellington. Read more