2019 Special Report: HLI Calls on OAS Assembly

For immediate release: August 8, 2019 Contact: Deborah M. Piroch Email: dpiroch@hli.org   (Front Royal, VA ) From Wednesday 26 to Friday 28 June 2019, the Organization of American States (OAS) held its 49th General Assembly in Medellin, Colombia. Human Life International (HLI) participated at the annual OAS General Assembly event as a CSO, as it . . . Read more

Defending the Right to Life at OAS Commission

In 1948, the Organization of American States (OAS) approved the American Declaration of the Rights and Duties of Man, which is substantially based on natural law and fundamental human rights. In Article 1 of the document, for example, we find: “Every human being has the right to life, liberty and the security of his person.” . . . Read more

A Socialist Mandate in Chile: Sexual Rights Trump the Right to Life

September 8 is celebrated by Catholics as the Solemnity of the Nativity of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary, the mother of Jesus. It is then a sad irony that on this date the Commission of Health of the Chamber of Representatives of Chile approved a partial legislative bill that allows abortion in the cases when . . . Read more

IPPF in Latin America ‘Stands With’ Affiliate that Sells Baby Parts

As the scandal regarding the sale of fetal organs by Planned Parenthood clinics in the United States continues to grow, anti-life organizations across Latin America are ‘standing with’ their fellow International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) affiliate. This, despite a troubling series of videos produced by Center for Medical Progress that have pulled back the veil . . . Read more

Uruguay Court Upholds Conscience Rights of Medical Professionals

Until it was amended in 1964, the Hippocratic Oath taken by all medical professionals around the world included the promise that “I will give no sort of medicine to any pregnant woman, with a view to destroy the child.” In October 2012, the Parliament of Uruguay decriminalized abortion for the first trimester of the pregnancy; . . . Read more

Horrific Videos Call Us to End International Trade of Fetal Organs

Abortion is not about women’s health or rights. It is about murder, lies, and profit. Besides the money that can be made from the murder of an unborn child by abortion in the US or abroad by organizations like Planned Parenthood and its affiliates, there is also the money that can be made from the tissue . . . Read more

Mexican Supreme Court Says Natural Marriage Unconstitutional

Cardinal Juan Sandoval of Mexico gets it right: A new world order is a call for demolition orders against marriage and family On June 12, two weeks before the US Supreme Court redefined marriage, Mexico’s Supreme Court issued a jurisprudential analysis finding that the articles in the state constitutions in the country that define marriage . . . Read more