By Jor-El Godsey “Discuss and decide” should not be how human rights, human responsibilities, and fundamental respect for humans are determined. But that is what Senate Democrats (as well as one of their own governors who happens to be a physician) believe about the rights of a living, human being who has arrived into the …Continue reading "Allegers of “Fake Clinics” Vote for Fake Health Care"
By Paul Stark Communications Associate, Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life The pro-life position isn’t just how we feel. It’s not merely a belief that we hold. It is supported by very good reasons. It is based on a fact of science and a principle of justice. A fact of science First, the unborn (the human …Continue reading "Pro-Life = Science + Human Rights"
By Paul Stark Human embryos and fetuses are living human organisms. They are members of the species Homo sapiens at the earliest stages of their lives. But many people believe that these human beings in utero do not have a right to life. Why not? Because they are different from the rest of us in …Continue reading "Two views of human rights: Exclusive or inclusive?"
By Texas Right to Life A video released last week that is going viral takes the abortion lobby to task for lack of logic and magical thinking. In the video, a woman posing as an abortion activist states, “Human rights – you may think you’ve always had yours, but you would be wrong.” She then …Continue reading "Video showing in an amusing manner how bad pro-abortion arguments are goes viral"
By Michael Cook More pushback from the Trump Administration against “reproductive rights” can be seen in the latest Country Reports on Human Rights Practices. The 2017 edition omits a section called “reproductive rights” in which access to contraception and abortion, as well as maternal mortality rates, was sketched out for every country. In its place …Continue reading "Trump Administration pushes back against reproductive rights as human rights"
By Austin Ruse Editor’s note. This appeared at C-Fam and is reposted with permission. WASHINGTON DC– A coalition of 197 groups from around the world have sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson thanking him for expected changes in the annual State Department report on human rights. The letter thanks Tillerson “…for supporting …Continue reading "Human Rights Groups Thank U.S. for Rolling Back Abortion in Impending Report"
By Paul Stark, Communications Associate, Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life Editor’s note. My family and I will be on vacation through August 25. I will occasionally add new items but for the most part we will repost “the best of the best” — the stories our readers have told us they especially liked over the …Continue reading "Exclusive or inclusive? Two views of human rights"
Since 1969 pre-born excluded By Mike Schouten, Weneedalaw.ca May 9, 2017 – As we approach Canada’s 150th anniversary, and as pro-life Canadians gather in Ottawa and provincial capitals, We Need a Law is advocating for the country’s youngest citizens. “Canada is known around the world for having a high standard of human rights,” said We …Continue reading "Do human rights still matter in Canada?"
By Domenico Bettinelli, Director of Community Engagement, Massachusetts Citizens for Life The Assembly for Life on Sunday, Jan. 22, was an afternoon of hope and a palpable sense of joy and expectation as one of our largest crowds ever gathered to celebrate life and renew our commitment to restore respect for life. More than 500 …Continue reading "Jan. 22 Assembly for Life draws more than 500 people, filled with Joy and Hope"
Smith Urges Visa Ban Targeting Chinese Officials Complicit in Forced Abortions Failure to Implement Existing Law a ‘Gross Failure’ of the Obama Administration Editor’s note. The following comes from the office of pro-life Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ). WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Chris Smith and Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL), the Chair and Co-Chair of the bipartisan …Continue reading "On Human Rights Day…"
By Mike Schouten – Campaign Director, Weneedalaw.ca Human Rights Day, marked every December 10th, commemorates the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the United Nations General Assembly. In addition to the Universal Declaration, Canada is also a signatory to six other major international human rights conventions. One of these is the Convention …Continue reading "On International Human Rights Day, Canada Remains Silent on Human Rights Issues at Home"
By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. This story appeared in the April 2001 edition of National Right to Life News, talking initially about the specifics of the upcoming annual NRLC conference. The story then segued into a discussion of bioethicist Wesley Smith’s then new book, “Culture of Death: The Assault on Medical Ethics in America,” where …Continue reading "A Human Rights Bioethics"