Posts Tagged ‘pro life movement’

ASA: No grounds for complaint about pro-life billboard Comments 0

Thursday, October 17th, 2019
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The NZ Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has rejected a complaint by Terry Bellamak about a pro-life billboard. Bellamak is the head of the Abortion Law Reform Association of NZ (ALRANZ). Bellamak submitted an official complaint calling Voice For Life’s (VFL) billboard (pictured above) on Cuba Street in Wellington “offensive” and claiming that it violated rules around ‘social Read more

Ireland may look to NZ’s law for doctors who conscientiously object to providing abortion Comments 0

Monday, June 18th, 2018
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New Zealand’s approach to the issue of how to allow for GPs who conscientiously object to providing abortion services may provide the basis for how such services are provided in Ireland. Ireland’s National Association of General Practitioners (NAGP) and their health minister Simon Harris have appeared at loggerheads after the doctors’ group said that onward referral Read more

Abortion row at university torpedoes annual best club competition Comments 0

Thursday, October 12th, 2017
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A row between an Auckland University anti-abortion group and a feminist group forced organisers to shut down a light-hearted student club competition and start again. Students choose the best club annually by voting with a thumbs-up symbol or ‘like’ on Facebook. The Campus Feminist Collective said it became suspicious when it saw the anti-abortion club Read more

A civilised nation does not kill babies Comments 0

Monday, February 13th, 2017

What a sight! Over 25 times from the top of Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., I have seen a sea of people marching to proclaim the dignity of unborn human life, and how death-dealing abortion sends the unholy message that some human beings are disposable. And the latest March for Life (Jan. 27) was equally Read more

Pro lifers launch a petition to support their right of free speech Comments 0

Friday, October 14th, 2016
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An online petition has been launched by a pro life group asking the Thames Coromandel District Council to (TCDC) ensure the continued right of citizens to exercise free speech and free assembly. For the last five years, Voice for Life (VFL) has been meeting for an hour on Friday morning outside the Thames Hospital when abortions are Read more

Ending life – let the Family Court make the decision. Comments 0

Friday, September 2nd, 2016

Sir Geoffrey, a former prime minister and well respected lawyer has suggested family court judges rather than doctors should make any final decision when it come to ending a person’s life. However, ACT Party leader David Seymour said there was no need for its inclusion in his bill to legalise assisted suicide. The bill is Read more

The miracle of life Comments 0

Friday, May 6th, 2016
Lent

I experienced a miracle! A few days ago, I held in my arms my first grandbaby – newly born Faith Annmarie. Thank God she’s healthy and perfectly formed. And as I was looking at her, I reflected how wonderfully she is made – arms, hands, fingers, legs, feet, toes, eyes, mouth, nose, ears, as well Read more

Abortion: out of sight, out of mind Comments 0

Friday, February 5th, 2016

Due to the blizzard that hit the mid-Atlantic, my bus never made it to the 43rd March for Life in Washington, D.C. But thousands of others were able to brave the snow and wind to witness to the dignity of unborn human life, and to protest the gravely immoral practice of legal abortion in the Read more

Euthanasia in Belgium Comments 0

Friday, September 25th, 2015

On January 17, 2015, PBS aired a chilling documentary about the physician-assisted suicide of a healthy, thirty-four-year-old Belgian woman suffering from depression. The film opens with shots of Eva, in sweat pants and a T-shirt, petting her affectionate Labrador as she greets the youthful Dr. Van Hoey at her home. “Let’s get on with this,” Read more

Conservatives concerned by Pope’s Synod appointees Comments 1

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

Conservative commentators are expressing concern about the makeup of the additional 45 Synod members personally selected by the Pope. They are suggesting that “conservative” bishops have been excluded while more “progressive” ones have found favour. The archbishop of Wellington, Cardinal John Dew, has been identified by these bloggers as being on the “progressive” side. Two Read more