Were there to be no support in the whole history of ethical and moral thought, were there no acknowledged confirmation from medical science, were the history of legal opinion to the contrary, we would still have to conclude on the basis of God's Holy Word that the unborn child is a person in the sight of God. He is protected by the sanctity of life graciously given to each individual by the Creator, Who alone places His image upon man and grants them any right to life which they have.
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This coming Saturday the rapidly growing West Coast Walk for Life will take place in San Francisco followed by the March for Life in Washington, D.C. See today’s story about the amazingly dedicated Mary Lou Gartner, who organizes 120 busloads of Pennsylvanians to the Washington event every year. If she can do this, so can many more. Mary Lou explains what she does.
Patrick Craine’s detailed report on the Desrochers and their success with the new reproductive science of NaProTechnology is an important one. The explosive growth of unethical IVF births and the often damaged children that result can be significantly countered by many supposedly “infertile” couples using NaProTechnology instead.
It took a few years, but the Defend Life group appears on the road to receiving justice regarding the abuse its members suffered in 2008 from the hands of ruthless Maryland police and State Troopers. There are times when pro-lifers must fight back hard through the courts to put a halt to these abuses.
In Canada, heroic, faithful Catholic school trustees and their supporters have sadly not received the strong support they needed and desperately sought from the province’s Catholic bishops in the battle over the province’s imposition of a pro-homosexual equity policy for all schools. The Catholicity of the separate school system has already been severely compromised for years by the pro-gay Catholic teacher’s union, poor teacher formation and very weak curriculum materials. The question being asked now by some is whether there will actually be much left worth saving as a “Catholic” system after the equity policy is implemented - even if it is slightly better than the public schools’ version. However, it is worth noting that more and more Catholic schools are sending students to the annual March for Life in Ottawa. That is having a major positive impact on the students that come to the march and especially the youth conference.
A pro-life organization called "People Concerned for the Unborn Child" based out of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania organizes the largest coordinated contingent to the March for Life in Washington, D.C., sending 120-130 buses yearly.
Republicans say they intend to not only repeal the bill, but also replace it with a far more cost effective pro-life, patient-friendly reform bill that willl also give individuals a far wider range of insurance options to fit their own health needs
On the eve of a critical vote by the Halton District Catholic School Board on whether or not to retain their policy on dealing with homosexuality, the Catholic Bishops of Ontario have commented on Gay/Straight Alliance clubs, a small portion of the debate.