Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith’s Stellar Pro-life Record 

By Jennifer Popik, J.D., Director of Federal Legislation  Editor’s note. Pro-life Sen. Cindy Hyde–Smith (R-Miss.) was appointed to fill out the term of pro-life Sen. Thad Cochran, who resigned for health reasons. She will compete against pro-abortion Democrat Mike Espy November 27 in a run-off. Under Mississippi law if no candidate receives 50% of the vote, the top two …

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Abortion legislation introduced in South Africa and Isle of Man

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. The following two items come from the Parliamentary Network for Critical Issues.  The Isle of Man is a self-governing British Crown dependency in the Irish Sea between England and Ireland. South Africa: Pro-Life MP Introduces Bill to Limit Abortions South African Member of Parliament Cheryllyn Dudley has introduced a bill …

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Further reflections the day after pro-abortion Guttmacher Institute‘s gloomy report is issued

  By Dave Andrusko Yesterday a few hours after it was issued, we attempted to place in context the quasi-hysterical report issued by the pro-abortion Guttmacher Institute (“Guttmacher bemoans avalanche of pro-life legislation, misses entirely the reasons why”). You can read the report for yourself by clicking here. Since yesterday afternoon, there has been a …

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Manifesto for a new Ireland: start with conscience rights

Defying her party’s attempt to force consciences on the abortion issue, Lucinda Creighton loses her job but saves a fundamental right. By Michael Kirke If anyone, in the aftermath of last week’s shameful political shenanigans in the Irish parliament, doubts the character and determination of sacked Minister, Lucinda Creighton, to be a force in the …

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An Elementary but Crucial Distinction

By Dave Andrusko There is an old idiom about not breaking a butterfly upon a wheel. It can mean a couple of different things but usually it’s advice not to waste massive effort on unimportant items. Or, coming from a different vantage point, don’t pulverize when a good swat will suffice. I thought of that …

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