By Dave Andrusko Thanks go out to our friends at SPUC–the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children–for alerting us today that the British government through its Department for International Development (DFID) has announced that over the next five years the UK will spend over a billion pounds (more than a billion and a half …Continue reading "Britain pledges over $1 billion on “family planning,” including access to “safe abortion”"
By Dave Andrusko In a split 3-2 decision, the UK Supreme Court agreed with two lower court decisions that Britain’s National Health Service (NHS)is not obliged to pay for the abortion of a woman who traveled to Britain from Northern Ireland. “The judges agreed with the lower courts that the policy did not amount to …Continue reading "Britain’s highest court said national health service not obliged to provide free abortions to women coming from Northern Ireland"
By Dr. Peter Saunders Editor’s note. Dr. Saunders is a former general surgeon and CEO of Christian Medical Fellowship, a UK-based organization with 4,500 UK doctors and 1,000 medical students as members. This is excerpted from a post that appeared at pjsaunders.blogspot.com On Friday September 11, Members of Parliament will vote on the Assisted Dying …Continue reading "Britain’s law on assisted suicide is not ‘broken’ and does not need ‘fixing’"
By Dave Andrusko The British Pregnancy Advisory Service is a rough and tumble, give no quarter abortion advocate with tentacles extending into Parliament, the British Medical Establishment, and academia. Clare Murphy is its Director of External Affairs, who recently penned an op-ed for the United Kingdom version of the Huffington Post. I claim no particular …Continue reading "British abortionists and their imaginary world of limitations on abortion"
By Dave Andrusko Plans by Britain’s largest abortion providers to text women who have “forgotten” about their abortion appointments was described by a member of Parliament as “morally squalid” and an attempt to exert pressure by prominent pro-lifers. For its part a spokeswoman for British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS) told Laura Donnelly of the Telegraph, …Continue reading "Abortion Clinics’ Decision to send Women texted reminders about their Abortion Criticized as “morally squalid”"
By Dave Andrusko As National Right to Life News Today was about to publish for Wednesday, I learned that England’s Department of Health had just lost a High Court battle to keep secret the details of very late abortions performed on babies based on the diagnosis that the child has a “serious” physical or mental …Continue reading "British High Court Rejects DOH Refusal to Explain Abortions Based on Disability"
By Dave Andrusko There is so much—positive and negative—to write about that inevitably as the day’s deadline for National Right to Life News Today approaches, there is a story that I only have time to allude to and provide you with a link.Continue reading "A very different, often difficult, but just as precious life"
By Dave Andrusko Seems like it was only yesterday but it was actually nearly seven years ago that I wrote a story for National Right to Life News which began, “Under pressure, police in Hertfordshire, England, are reluctantly opening a criminal investigation into the abortion of 28-week-old baby diagnosed with a bilateral cleft lip and …Continue reading "British Government Goes to Court to Defend Refusal to Explain Abortions Based on Disability"
By Dave Andrusko Unfortunately the day has gotten away from me, so I will only very briefly allude to an extremely thoughtful and provocative column written by Melanie Phillips that appeared today in the British publication, the Daily Mail. Her opening two sentences set the stage for her column: “Spring, when the trees are in …Continue reading "What’s Behind the Wave of Assisted Suicide Propaganda in Britain?"
By Dave Andrusko For many reasons, including the vocal admiration of President Obama’s Medicare/Medicaid Chief David Berwick for the British National Health Services (NHS), skeptics of ObamaCare are watching developments in the NHS for signs of what could happen here, should ObamaCare not be repealed and replaced. A story that appeared yesterday in BBC News …Continue reading "What the Experience of the British NHS May Tell Us about America’s Future Under ObamaCare"