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HLI Statement on the Lepanto Institute’s Latest CRS Report

FRONT ROYAL, Virginia -- October 17, 2016. Media contact: Stephen Phelan | sphelan@hli.org A report published today by the Lepanto Institute shows "that in a federally-funded program conducted between 2006 and 2010, CatholicRelief Services received and facilitated the delivery of 2.25 million units of contraception in the Democratic Republic of [...]

By |2020-10-15T12:30:04-04:00October 17th, 2016|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , |
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A Paradigm Shift in International Development

People are not the problem. Someone from the international aid and development industry has some explaining to do. In an analysis of financial data from the decade ending in 2010, The Economist lists the world’s most populous nation, and six African nations whose total fertility rate is among the highest in the world, [...]

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Gates Foundation Stops Funding Abortion*

Melinda Gates’ June 2nd claim that the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has “decided not to fund abortion” has been taken by many as a positive change in the Foundation’s policy. In truth, however, the longstanding Gates Foundation policy of lucrative funding for abortion companies remains unchanged. We know that [...]

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The March for Life: Once We Get Moving

“Look at all these marchers, and they’re so young! We’re winning!” “Look at the abortions still occurring, now paid for by hidden surcharges in insurance that most of us are going to have to pay for! We’re not winning, we’re losing!” “Look at the polls, most people are pro-life now! [...]

By |2019-11-23T17:03:53-05:00January 24th, 2014|Categories: News and Commentary|Tags: , , |
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The Part of the “Kids Don’t Belong to their Families” Argument that You Missed

By now, most of us have heard of or seen the video by MSNBC host Mellissa Harris-Perry in which she actually says, “We have to break through our private idea that kids belong to their parents or kids belong to their families, and realize that kids belong to whole communities.” [...]

By |2020-01-31T20:37:04-05:00April 23rd, 2013|Categories: News and Commentary|Tags: , , , |
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What Hungary and Poland Can Teach Us about a Post-Roe World

No democratic nation has ever voted in the majority to legalize abortion as such. Not one. Legalized abortion is always imposed by totalitarian or authoritarian regimes, or by elites who manufacture court cases designed to reverse duly created laws that actually protect innocent human beings. As the death toll rises [...]

By |2020-01-31T15:25:49-05:00February 24th, 2013|Categories: News and Commentary|Tags: , , , , |
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The Clarification on Civil Unions and “Anti-Homosexual” Laws

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 7, 2013 - CONTACT: Stephen Phelan 540-622-5270 – SPhelan@hli.org – www.hli.org FRONT ROYAL, Virginia – Following is a statement from Father Shenan J. Boquet, president of Human Life International, on the clarification by Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia with regard to how some of his recent comments as [...]

By |2020-05-27T22:01:42-04:00February 7th, 2013|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , , |
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World Down Syndrome Day Reminds Us That Every Life Is Sacred

Targeting Babies with Down Syndrome “Like Nazi Eugenics Project” FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 21, 2012 - CONTACT: Stephen Phelan 540-622-5270 – SPhelan@hli.org – www.hli.org FRONT ROYAL, Virginia – Human Life International President Father Shenan J. Boquet called on all persons of goodwill to recognize the inherent rights and dignity of [...]

By |2020-01-31T14:04:42-05:00March 21st, 2012|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , |