Dutch “Mercy Killing” of Children

By John Stonestreet and Timothy D Padgett As of February 1, a new law in the Netherlands extends “mercy killing” to children of any age. Supporters claim the law will only apply to five or 10 extremely rare cases a year, “to children in the terminal phase, who suffer without hope . . . unbearabl[y] …

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Australia Human Rights Commission pushes assisted suicide for children

By Wesley J. Smith Assisted suicide is being legalized all over Australia, and I feel the country is going to go the dark route Canada has after it legalized euthanasia. Case in point: There is a bill before the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) to legalize assisted suicide. The Human Rights Commission criticizes the proposal for …

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The way a society treats its children is a true measurement of the real health of a society

By Clarke Smith Editor’s note. Mr. Smith is a member of the board of South Carolina Citizens for Life. I recently began reading Factfulness by Hans Rosling, an intriguing book by the Swedish academic and TED speaker. The premise is that the world isn’t as bad as we all think it is, nor is it …

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As Easter approaches we remember how Christ welcomed children with a glad and open heart

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Some thoughts the day before Good Friday and three days before Easter… People of many different faiths…and of no faith at all…are attracted to the pro-life movement because it stands for truth that does not change, justice for those who cannot win it for themselves, and …

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75,528 reasons why AOC is wrong about not having kids

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez thinks that childlessness may be a good thing By Michael Cook New York’s celebrity Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez recently told her 2.7 million followers on Instagram that it was a “legitimate question” to ask whether they should have children in an age of looming climate disasters. “Our planet is going to face disaster …

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Congresswoman Lesko Introduces the Save Our Children Act to Ban Dismemberment Abortion

By Jennifer Popik, Director of Federal Legislation The National Right to Life Committee today commends Rep. Debbie Lesko (R-AZ) for her leadership in introducing the Save Our Children Act to ban dismemberment abortions. “We thank Congresswoman Lesko for her advocacy in advancing this dismemberment abortion ban,” said National Right to Life President Carol Tobias. “We …

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It all starts with the children

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation I recently wrote an article about how there is so much “wrong” with the so-called “right” to abortion. A Twitter follower responded, “You are right but you have to start with the children.” I quite agree. When I was in seventh grade, my astute teacher took …

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Sick Kids Hospital Toronto will euthanize children with or without parental consent

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition A recent report from the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto states that they are not only ready to do euthanasia on children but their policy states that a child should be able to die by euthanasia without the consent or knowledge of the parents. According …

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How the sound of children made an ordinary day extraordinary

By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation There I was sitting in my office on an ordinary Monday morning, when I heard the sound of vivacious voices bubbling down from the top of the ramp. In short order, not one, not two, but five children from the same family came running down the carpet. Behind …

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China is “Mobilizing the Masses” to Reproduce

Moving to policy to one where every couple is required to have two children By Population Research Institute Beijing is quickly moving beyond a voluntary two-child policy to one where every couple is required to have two children, says PRI President Steven Mosher. “The two-child policy is coming to be referred to as a “comprehensive …

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