The Consequences of a Lawless Decision

When the Obergefell v. Hodges decision was announced, HLI’s statement reflected the obvious consequences that would follow, and that we are now seeing play out with an innocent county clerk being thrown in jail. At the time I said: Let this be remembered as the day that it became official: The United States is no . . . Read more

Declaring Planned Parenthood an Enemy of the Church

Millions of Catholics, and many millions more who admire her teaching and social outreach, still think that Planned Parenthood, the most corrupt  of organizations, is basically focused on women’s health, and only has slight disagreements with the Church. What separates Planned Parenthood and the Church isn’t a matter of mere disagreement, as if Cecile Richards . . . Read more

HLI in the News: Comments on President Obama’s Speech at the National Prayer Breakfast

In a speech during the National Prayer Breakfast on February 6, President Obama made statements on freedom of religion and the right to life at odds with the policies of his administration. Human Life International Communications Manager Adam Cassandra was asked by the news media to comment on the president’s statements. “It’s also clear that . . . Read more

Contraception’s Role in the Election and Our Culture

Last week I wrote about “The Task Before Us,” that is, the need to get much more serious about our faith, to refocus our efforts on our true end — Jesus Christ. He is our only true hope. The more fully we live the virtue of hope the more it becomes performative in our lives, . . . Read more

The Task Before Us Post-Election: Bring Christ to the World

With a few days’ perspective since the election, we can see things a bit more clearly. We should be honest about the situation for the pro-life community as we can best understand it. The outcome of Tuesday’s election does not bode well for life and family — that is, for our most vulnerable brothers and . . . Read more

African Pro-Life Leaders: President Obama Not a Blessing for Africa

Advocates for life and family in the United States were obviously disappointed to learn that the Obama administration’s policies supporting abortion and the redefinition of marriage around the world will continue for another four years. But pro-life leaders in Africa are also expressing great concern over how U.S. influence on government leaders and policies in . . . Read more

Sorrowful Years Ahead for Pro-Lifers in Africa

We in the pro-life movement are facing another four sorrowful years ahead with the re-election of Barack Obama as the U.S. president. To those of us in Africa, his re-election means more funding for anti-life programs and policies including greater support for contraception and abortion. I think President Obama is going to push African leaders . . . Read more

U.S. Politics and the Culture of Death

Election season is upon us, and politics is on everyone’s mind. There is always a lot at stake come election time: the direction of the country, the economy, wars and foreign affairs. For Catholics and pro-life activists, this year’s presidential election is especially crucial if we are to protect and maintain our constitutionally-guaranteed religious liberties, . . . Read more

Is President Obama Responsible for the Death of Tonya Reaves

Editor’s note: This article is a revised version of one that originally appeared on The Daily Caller. Read the original article here. Despite President Obama’s lectures on “tone” and “civility,” it seems like anything goes in political warfare this election cycle. This week, a pro-Obama super PAC called Priorities USA released a campaign ad suggesting that . . . Read more

The Maputo Protocol: An Anniversary to be Remembered but Not Celebrated

On July 11, 2003, the Assembly of the African Union in Maputo, Mozambique adopted a document entitled, “Protocol to the African Charter on Human and People’s Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa.” This document, better known as “The Maputo Protocol,” set into motion an agenda that has radically impacted the African continent, and . . . Read more