UN Rejects Pope Francis’ Call for Openness to Life

Dr. Brian Clowes and I landed yesterday in Ireland for another speaking tour in defense of life and family. True to form, our partner and good friend, HLI Ireland’s Patrick McChrystal, had us scheduled to speak the evening we arrived, and we haven’t slowed down yet. We would be grateful for your prayers–Ireland really is . . . Read more

Chile Embroiled in Abortion Fight

The fierce fight over abortion laws continues to grip Chile. In 2015, the abortion legislation drama in Chile began with socialist President Michelle Bachelet’s request to the National Congress, for a legislative bill in favor of the partial decriminalization of abortion for cases for the life of the mother, rape, and fetal deformity. In September . . . Read more

A Huge Victory for Life in Poland!

The voice of the Polish people has been heard. The “Stop Abortion” citizens’ initiative, which had received 450,000 signatures from Polish Citizens, has cleared its first hurdle in the parliamentary process this morning by a very wide margin. The “Stop Abortion” proposal was one of three citizens initiatives—proposals that receive over 100,000 signatures—considered by the . . . Read more

President of Tanzania Expresses Openness to Life

“Not too early, not too late; not too many and not too close.” This is the guideline that population control groups give to many women starting their families in Tanzania. The new president, however, has signaled that his administration will push instead for policies that demonstrate openness to life. According to some reports, he has . . . Read more

Sanctuary Cities Revisited

The phrases ‘religious liberty’ and ‘religious freedom’ will stand for nothing except hypocrisy so long as they remain code words for discrimination, intolerance, racism, sexism, homophobia, Islamophobia or any form of intolerance. – US Commission on Civil Rights Chairman, Martin Castro. There it is, folks — the official position of an official agency of the . . . Read more

A Judicial Assault in Belize

Guest author: Judy Vazquez   As the lone English-speaking nation in Central America, Belize, in a certain way, stands apart, and is often associated more closely with its Caribbean neighbors. Collectively, the Caribbean nations tend to have strong social values that defend life, marriage and family. Yet Belize’s cultural setting may be why it was . . . Read more

San Marino and Welcoming Life

The Republic of San Marino, a small state of only 33,00 people located in Northern Italy, does not allow abortion. They have an electoral system which allows citizen’s initiatives from individual citizens called “instances of Arengo,” on which the 60 member legislature must vote. Several instances of Arengo have been submitted this September asking for . . . Read more

Nicaraguan Parish Celebrates Life and Family

Dr. Rafael Cabrera MD, founder and president of the Nicaraguan Association for Life (HLI Nicaragua), was a speaker at a conference Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church of the Diocese of Esteli in Nicaragua. The conference, which was held on August 20 and 21, had the theme of “Together with The Holy Family, We Defend . . . Read more

Remember Me

“Even if a mother could forget her child, I will not forget you. I have carved you in the palm of my hand.” – Isaiah 49:15-16 Today is the National Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children, and across our country pro-lifers are honoring the memory of little boys and girls whose lives were violently ended . . . Read more

Pro-lifers are Pro-Woman

Abortion is often called the “pro-woman” choice. Pro-lifers find themselves accused of both “denying” women the right to choose and of being strictly pro-birth, not caring about what happens to the mother or child after birth. One of the many problems with these charges is the widely supported work of crisis pregnancy centers around the . . . Read more