women’s health

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HLI Statement on the Death of Savita Halappanavar

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 15, 2012 - www.hli.org FRONT ROYAL, Virginia – The following is a statement from Father Shenan J. Boquet, president of Human Life International, on the death of Savita Halappanavar, an Indian woman who was allegedly refused an abortion from a Catholic hospital in Ireland: “The staff [...]

By |2019-11-14T19:20:41-05:00November 15th, 2012|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , , |
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Planned Parenthood Deceives Women About Medical Emergencies

In a new video released today, workers at Planned Parenthood abortion clinics in seven states are heard deceiving undercover investigators with Live Action Advocate when asked specifically about woman being previously injured in any way after undergoing an abortion procedure at their clinics. All of the clinics called experienced medical [...]

By |2020-01-30T16:19:43-05:00October 24th, 2012|Categories: News and Commentary|Tags: , , |
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Women’s Health? WCD Sponsors Participate in a Cover-Up

Advocates of abortion and birth control often speak of “empowering women” with unbiased and vital information about “reproductive health.” Their silence following regular warnings about the negative side effects of contraceptives, however, calls into question the nature of their concern for women’s health. On September 26, 2011, the FDA announced [...]

By |2020-01-31T10:35:24-05:00September 26th, 2012|Categories: News and Commentary|Tags: , , |
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Contracepting the World’s Youth

For the past several years, a coalition of international organizations has sponsored World Contraception Day (WCD) on September 26. The goal of the organizers, which include the largest abortion providers in the world and the American taxpayer-funded United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is to target young people (including [...]

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Medical Symposium: Abortion Not Needed to Save Mother’s Life

Leading medical experts speaking at a major International Symposium on Excellence in Maternal Healthcare held in Dublin have concluded that “direct abortion is not medically necessary to save the life of a mother.” Professor Eamon O’Dwyer, speaking for the Committee of the Symposium, said that the outcome of the conference [...]

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Learning from the Panic Over Population Growth

The contrast is striking. On one side, we have those telling us that there are too many people in the world, and that for the sake of “women’s health” and “sustainability,” abortion and contraception must be basic rights—perhaps even an obligation for some—if we are to achieve sustainability in this [...]

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Uzbek Government Confronted on Forced Sterilization

Uzbek government officials said in a written statement to BBC News released this week that Uzbekistan's record in protecting mothers and babies is “excellent and could be considered a model for countries around the world” when questioned about a secret campaign to forcibly sterilize women. “[T]he Uzbek government said the [...]

By |2020-01-29T09:16:22-05:00April 13th, 2012|Categories: News and Commentary|Tags: , , |
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Calling Bigotry by its Name

(The following is written in response to the advertisement placed in the New York Times on March 9, entitled “It’s Time to Quit the Catholic Church,” by Annie Laurie Gaylor. This morning we learned that the Times rejected an almost identical ad entitled “It’s Time to Quit Islam.” This cowardly [...]