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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 [...]

By |2019-10-30T22:11:05-05:00June 14th, 2019|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , |

Mark Your Calendars: Come Observe the 25th International Day of Families!

For immediate release: May 1, 2019 Contact: Deborah M. Piroch Email: dpiroch@hli.org (Front Royal, VA) Dear Friends, Won't you join us? On May 15th in New York City, Human Life International will be co-hosting a side event at the United Nations. Together with a coalition of other great pro-life, pro-family groups, [...]

By |2019-10-30T22:19:42-05:00May 1st, 2019|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: |
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“Don’t be afraid of us….We are still human beings.”

Lucas, the First Gerber Baby with Down's For the first time ever, Gerber has chosen a baby with Down syndrome as their official "Gerber baby." Baby Lucas, whose infectious smile is certainly an attention grabber, was chosen from among 140,000 applicants. The position comes with a $50,000 prize, which Lucas' [...]

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There is No “Safe” Abortion Day

Pro-Lifers Need Not Apply September 28th the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights widely proclaimed “International Safe Abortion Day." There is no "safe" abortion day. Dr. Brian Clowes, Director of Education and Research for Human Life International (HLI), says when we hear “'experts' agree unanimously that [...]

By |2019-10-11T19:58:20-05:00September 29th, 2017|Categories: HLI News|Tags: , , |

By Their Fruits (and Their Names) You Shall Know Them

Sometimes a name really is revealing. The United Nations Population Fund, or UNFPA, is one organization whose name says a great deal about its true concern. It was, well, born during the overpopulation panic codified in the publication of Paul Ehrlich’s “The Population Bomb” in the late 1960s, but before [...]

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HLI Responds to Attack on Pro-Family Groups

FRONT ROYAL, Virginia – March 17, 2017 – Following is a statement from Father Shenan J. Boquet, president of Human Life International, in response to attacks on pro-family organizations C-Fam and the Heritage Foundation for their inclusion in the U.S. delegation to the United Nations Commission on the Status of [...]

By |2019-11-12T16:37:32-05:00March 17th, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , , |

Male and Female He Created Them: Gender Identity Is Not a Choice

"Gender" is a social construct. (Zenit.org) – 2012 marked the first time gender identity was included as a specific protected classification in a United Nations General Assembly anti-discrimination resolution. This wording is significant because it elevates gender identity to the same level as race, creed, religion and sexual [...]

By |2019-10-25T13:54:33-05:00January 9th, 2017|Categories: Gender Issues, Marriage & Family|Tags: |
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UN Rejects Pope Francis’ Call for Openness to Life

Ireland really is in a heated battle on the cultural front. The abuse scandal hit the Church particularly hard in Ireland, and this once-Catholic nation has rapidly secularized, with polls on life and family changing dramatically in just the last few years, all in the wrong direction. Of course, the [...]

By |2019-11-16T18:49:31-05:00September 24th, 2016|Categories: HLI News, Spirit & Life Newsletter|Tags: , , , , |
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Eliminating the Poor is not a Solution to Poverty

Population control groups are taking advantage of a leadership transition period in Tanzania, and are intensifying their activities in the country. Their mission is a frightening one: reducing the number of poor people in order to reduce poverty. This outrageous and backwards strategy is awkwardly promoted under the false name [...]

The Hidden Agendas Within Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

We should all be concerned about the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals[i] (SDGs). What are they? A series of worldwide “development” goals and targets conceived and promoted by the UN for the period 2015-2030 as an expansion and follow-up to the UN’s Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) for 2000-2015. Though they [...]

By |2019-04-26T15:26:53-05:00July 20th, 2015|Categories: HLI News|Tags: , |