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Recent news headlines on Life issues by Bill Beckman of the IL Right to Life Committee
April 3

  • IL version of FOCA defeated
  • Hate crime charge filed over racial slurs in Rockford abortion controversy
  • Senate rejects conscience protection rights for MDs
  • Pastor jailed for pro-life witness writes letter to “men of the cloth”
  • GA legislature passes nation’s 1st embryo adoption law
  • UN Population Commission delegates say no to abortion
    April 2

  • IA pro-life group says Planned Parenthood now giving abortion drug
  • Pro-abortion language blocked at UN women’s mtg
  • Holy See proposes alternative to new US population policy
    April 1

  • New procedure uses patient’s own stem cells to treat stroke effects
  • Summary of Obama actions against life, family, faith in 1st 50 days
  • Potential pro-abortion health care bill worries pro-lifers
  • 4 more bishops make 13 opposed to Notre Dame Obama invite
  • Notre Dame students to hold prayer rally regarding Obama scandal
    March 31

  • US Bishops’ Conference Prez: Notre Dame Obama invite an “embarrassment”
  • President set to receive 1 million red envelopes on abortion
  • 4 years after Terri Schiavo’s death, Schindler family fights for disabled
  • CA Medical Board revokes abortionist Nolan Jones’ license
    March 30

  • Study: abortions cause relationship problems, more domestic violence
  • VA Gov. Kaine signs “Choose Life” license plates bill
  • Catholic cardinal, bishops denounce Notre Dame’s Obama invite
    March 29

  • Pro-abortion HHS Sec. pick Sebelius signs ultrasound bill
    Commentary

  • Upset re: Obama/Notre Dame? Why no complaints re: Bush? (Paul Kengor)
  • Science and public policy [3/31/09 Tribune] (Dennis Byrne)
  • Morning-after pill fails test, judge approves for 17-year-olds (Wendy Wright)
  • Pushing against conscientious objection to abortion (Wesley J. Smith)
  • Fetal farming a reality: history of living fetal experiments (Wesley J. Smith)