Category Archives: International

OAS: Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Hearing on Bill to Legalize Abortion in Chile

Lilian Sepúlveda, vice president of the Global Legal Program at the CRR

Editor’s update. This comes from the Parliamentary Network for Critical Issues. The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) held a hearing on legislation in Chile to overturn the law banning all abortions. The hearing was held in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Trump’s Expansion of Mexico City Policy Is a Major Victory in Protecting Life

Rep. Chris Smith

By Rep. Chris Smith Someday, future generations of Americans will look back on us and wonder how and why such a rich and seemingly enlightened society, so blessed and endowed with the capacity to protect and enhance vulnerable human life,

America Raises the Banner of LIFE Worldwide

By Carol Tobias, President “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” The

Killing Africa

Marie Stopes International performs illegal abortions under the noses of African governments By Mathew Otieno Shocking new evidence shows that Marie Stopes International has been performing illegal abortions in African countries. Speaking to Obianuju Ekeocha, the founder of Culture of

Brazilian court decriminalizes abortion by stealth

Rodrigo Maia, president, Brazil's House of Representatives

Editors’ note. This comes from our friends at SPUC—the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children On Tuesday, the Federal Supreme Court, Brazil’s highest, dropped the charges against five people accused of performing clandestine abortions, on the grounds that abortion

Poland: Parliament to Debate Abortion Legislation This Fall

Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo

The Polish Sejm [parliament] is set to debate two competing bills on the legality of abortion. A pro-life bill backed by the Catholic Church that would enact a total ban on abortion was presented to the parliament with over 400,000

Restrictions on British abortion group will extend to Northern Ireland

Simon Cooke, chief of Marie Stopes International chain of abortion clinics

Rival abortion group calls on head of Marie Stopes International to resign By Dave Andrusko Additional worrisome details are coming out which give us a fuller picture why the Care Quality Commission suspended most abortions at the Marie Stopes International

Where will Prime Minister Theresa May’s new government stand on pro-life issues?

Theresa May became the UK's second female prime minister after David Cameron resigned. (Credit: Getty Images)

Editor’s note. The following is excerpted from a post from SPUC–The Society for the Protection of Unborn Children. After a whirlwind three weeks in British politics, the country has a new prime minister in Theresa May, formerly the Home Secretary.

“Time to talk about the lives saved by the 8th Amendment” Sherlock tells huge pro-life gathering in Dublin

Editor’s note. This rally update is provided by the Irish pro-life organization, Pro-Life Campaign. The “8th Amendment” is under siege by pro-abortion organizations, including Amnesty International and Amnesty Ireland. The Eighth Amendment to the Irish Constitution says, “The State acknowledges

Law to weaken protective abortion law in Chile passes lower house

By Dave Andrusko A bill to change Chile’s firm pro-life abortion laws, introduced by the government of Socialist President Michelle Bachelet, has passed the lower house of Congress by a vote of 66-44. According to EWTN News/CNA, the bill, which

Huge Victory in Northern Ireland

By Dave Andrusko These kinds of battles never end, but for now, pro-lifers have an important victory: they have thwarted an attempt to change Northern Ireland’s very protective abortion law to include exceptions for fatal fetal anomaly, rape, and incest.

WHO Seeks To Expand Dwindling Pool of Abortionists

By Rebecca Oas, Ph.D. NEW YORK, August 7 (C-Fam) In a newly released paper, the World Health Organization complains there is a critical shortage of trained abortion providers, particularly in the developing world – and urges that medical standards be