Weekly Life News round-up

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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


  • 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)

  • Comments:

    Did anyone read the link about the things the abortionist was saying to the sidewalk counselors?

    I'm not going to repeat those things here, but just know they were disgusting. I hope he gets tossed in jail and has all of the hate crime laws thrown at him!

    Posted by: Lauren at April 7, 2009 1:25 PM

    Yes, it was repulsive, Lauren. What a stark contrast to the message of peace and love in Rev Hoye's letter.

    Posted by: Fed Up at April 7, 2009 1:37 PM

    Why are all of these links to stories on lifenews and Lifesite?

    I look at those websites everyday, I don't need to see them here as well..

    Posted by: Andrew at April 7, 2009 1:54 PM

    Andrew, not everyone reads lifenews and/or lifesite.

    Posted by: Lauren at April 7, 2009 2:22 PM

    Andrew, I look to this website for most of my pro-life news that I need. Jill and her crew doa good job at keeping everything informative and fast.

    Posted by: AK Krystal at April 7, 2009 4:19 PM

    I cannot believe the things the guy was saying and he was being egged on by the other guy on the speaker from the clinic. Amazing!

    Posted by: Pansy Moss at April 7, 2009 4:42 PM

    well the more things change, the more they stay the same:P


    Posted by: angel at April 7, 2009 6:54 PM