Welsh Government Lays Claim to Citizens’ Organ Donations

The small country of Wales found itself the center of attention this past July when it became the first country in the United Kingdom to adopt a “presumed consent” policy for organ donation. Under this new protocol, explicit consent for Welsh organ donation is no longer required. All patients are considered organ donors unless they . . . Read more

The Redefinition of Marriage: The Fight Is About Justice

(Zenit.org) – The push to redefine marriage to accommodate same-sex couples spans the globe. Same-sex couples can be legally recognized as married in Argentina, Belgium, Portugal, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Norway, and South Africa. Great Britain has legislation making its way through Parliament to define marriage as including both same-sex couples and couples with a . . . Read more

Where to Draw the Ethical Line on “Three-Parent” Embryos

In a panel discussion on HuffPost Live to debate the ethical question of genetically modified “three-parent” babies, Human Life International Director of Education and Evangelization Arland K. Nichols said the ethical line for genetically creating children has already been crossed with the advent of in vitro fertilization (IVF) and the destruction of life inherent in . . . Read more

Schools Infringing on Parents’ Rights, and Doing It Secretly

(Zenit.org) – In 2010, an article appeared in the UK newspaper The Telegraph reacting to a proposal to cut government funding for a certain beverage in schools. The author made the argument that the drink might be “doing more harm than good” and cited “negative side effects,” while noting that his viewpoint was heard relatively . . . Read more

Nigerians Stand Up to British, Support Traditional Marriage

Pro-life and pro-family supporters in Nigeria are rallying around a bill currently being considered in the Nigerian Senate that would prohibit same-sex “marriage” in Africa’s most populous country amid threats from the United Kingdom to cut aid if countries do not protect homosexual “rights.” “Human Life International Nigeria is joining forces with other pro-life organizations . . . Read more

Undercover UK Journalist: Abortion Counseling “Incredibly Influential”

Just days after a report that the UK Department of Health plans to create a new system of “independent” pre-abortion counseling, an undercover investigation of the counseling afforded by abortion providers and crisis pregnancy centers reveals the powerful impact of pre-abortion counseling. “As for me, the advice I received couldn’t have been more disparate. But . . . Read more

Human Life, Bought and Sold

A common goal found within the pro-life community is to achieve a greater respect for the dignity of human life from conception until natural death. But as the practice of in vitro fertilization (IVF) grows more popular, human life is increasingly being treated as a commodity to be purchased and discarded at will. While many . . . Read more