Planned Parenthood is Suing Again…and Again

“PP” Just Wants to “Help” Teens? Planned Parenthood (PP) is at it again. Suing to impose its graphic sexual education on minors, and suing to kill unborn children with Down’s Syndrome. PP has announced that its lawyers are among nine organizations suing the Trump Administration, because the government has elected not to fund its “Teen . . . Read more

Teen Vogue crosses the line…and then some with its promotion of perverse sexual behavior

The main topic of this week’s Spirit and Life is something I wish I didn’t have to write about. While I will only provide absolutely necessary details, I warn you that the subject matter is disturbing and for mature readers only. I apologize for using such base language; however, it is crucial that we be . . . Read more

The Consequences of Not Telling the Truth

Why are so many Catholics afraid to uphold the Church’s moral doctrine? Based in the Word of God and codified by the Magisterium, the truths therein are essential to living in true freedom, and are offered to all. The Church isn’t, as even many Catholics seem to assume, just some social agency with rituals. “The . . . Read more

Profile: The United Nations Population Fund

The United Nations Population Fund, or UNFPA, is one of the three most influential population control groups in the world, standing alongside the Population Council and the International Planned Parenthood Federation.  What makes UNFPA unique is that it has the full authority of the United Nations behind it and enjoys a guaranteed one billion dollars . . . Read more

Targeting Adolescents as “Progress”

“For us to make real progress as a country, our interventions must target this group.” — Ummy Mwalimu, Minister for Health, Community Development, Elderly and Children, speaking of the need to target adolescent girls with contraceptives, at the opening of the Family Planning 2020 “Progress Report” conference in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, earlier this month. . . . Read more

Bad Medicine: “Contraception for Adolescents”

To my colleagues of the American Academy of Pediatrics, I am writing on behalf of all children and parents in our country in response to your recent policy statement “Contraception for Adolescents.” I am speaking both as a pediatrician and a mother of three children when I say that I simply cannot take your advice on this matter. The children . . . Read more

American Academy of Pediatrics Mistakenly Urges Drugs Over Abstinence

The American Academy of Pediatrics’ updated policy on teen pregnancy prevention makes no sense. The recommendations urging young girls to go on birth control with hormonal implants or IUDs call into question the supporting technical report co-authored by Gina Sucato, a member of Physicians for Choice. Much of the date in the report is supported . . . Read more

HLI Statement on Doctors Urging Contraception for Girls

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Updated October 7, 2014 – CONTACT: Krista Thomas at 540-622-5270 – kthomas@hli.org – www.hli.org FRONT ROYAL, Virginia — Following is a statement from Father Shenan J. Boquet, president of Human Life International, in reference to yesterday’s announcement that the American Academy of Pediatrics has recommended that children begin to use long-acting reversible contraceptives. “With today’s . . . Read more

Fight Planned Parenthood With Facts, Savvy, Says HLI Chairman

Planned Parenthood is trying to give itself a public image makeover.  Human Life International Chairman, Patricia Bainbridge, is determined that America’s largest abortion pro­vider and most vocal proponent of abortion won’t get away with it. “Planned Parenthood is and al­ways has been about changing the way people view human sexuality,” the chairman of Human Life . . . Read more