How the Gates Foundation Harms, Not Helps Human Development

Openness to Life is at the Center of True Development Solving the world’s problems – serious poverty, hunger, war, disease, etc. – is a complicated business, to say the least. To make even a tiny, lasting dent in a single one of these problems typically requires vast amounts of careful thinking, planning, research, money and . . . Read more

Argentina Doctor “Guilty” for Not Aborting Child

In Argentina, demonstrations are growing in support of doctor Leandro Rodríguez Lastra, who was found guilty by the justice system for failing to perform a 22-week pregnancy abortion. The Case On April 2, 2017, Dr. Leandro Rodríguez Lastra was called to see an emergency patient at Moguillansky Hospital, Cipolletti in Río Negro, a province of . . . Read more

Extreme Elites Vs. Real Pro-Life Middle America

80% of Americans Oppose 3rd Trimester Abortions There is a vast divide between middle America and the coastal “elites” who often purport to speak for the people in the current national debate over abortion. Poll after poll has found that most Americans are deeply divided over abortion. One recent poll, for instance, found that a . . . Read more

HLI Co-Sponsors Commemoration of 25th Anniversary of the International Year of the Family

Human Life International (HLI) marked the importance of the Family at a high-level event at the United Nations’ (UN) headquarters in New York, by co-sponsoring an side event commemorating the 25th anniversary of the proclamation of the International Year of the Family. Dr. Joseph Meaney represented HLI and delivered an address on how 1994 proved . . . Read more

HLI Colombia Helps Stop “Baby Factories”

by Gladys Buitrago de Amaya, President of HLI Colombia In 2018, the Colombian Congress presented a bill to authorize the establishment of medical facilities to collect human gametes (sperms and eggs) and to transfer them to women or their sexual partners. The facilities would also use reproductive technologies, such as in vitro fertilization (IVF). It . . . Read more

Where Many Fear to Tread, One Shepherd Dares to Go

Bishop Thomas Tobin Defends Truth Organizers of “Gay Pride” events have successfully conditioned the media and the public to talk about these parades as if they were simply celebrations of “equality.” However, even some people who are fully on board with the LGBT agenda have pointed out the obvious: these parades are often less about . . . Read more

Dr. Joseph Meaney Departs HLI for The National Catholic Bioethics Center

For immediate release: June 4, 2019 Contact: Deborah M. Piroch Email: dpiroch@hli.org (Front Royal, VA) The Board of Directors of The National Catholic Bioethics Center (NCBC) is pleased to announce that Joseph Meaney, Ph.D., has been named as the new President of the Center upon the retirement of its current President, Dr. John M. Haas, at . . . Read more

13,000 Tweeting Compassionate Pro-Lifers

A Mosaic of Love A few days ago, a pro-abortion social media editor for a large newspaper tweeted out a disparaging message to pro-life activists: “Dear Pro-Life friends: what have you *personally* done to support lower income single mothers?” she asked, adding, “I’ll wait.” The sarcastic “I’ll wait” gave away the game: Sarah Tuttle-Singer (the . . . Read more

Requiescat in Pace, Dr. Antun Lisec (-2019)

For immediate release: June 3, 2019 Contact: Deborah M. Piroch Email: dpiroch@hli.org (Front Royal, VA) On June 1st, the global pro-life movement lost one of its great warriors, a true Apostle of Life in the mold of Father Paul Marx, Human Life International’s founder. Antun Lisec, M.D., director of HLI Croatia, after a short and heroic . . . Read more