By Nancy Flanders Seven pro-abortion protesters were arrested on Sunday during the annual Massachusetts March for Life on Boston Common after abortion advocates clashed with pro-life activists. According to the Boston Police Department, more than 600 pro-lifers attended the March – a record number. The Boston Globe reports that they were playing music and listening …Continue reading "Abortion fans throw urine, harass pro-lifers at Massachusetts March for Life"
By C.J. Williams, Massachusetts Citizens for Life The extremist law, S.1209/H.3320, originally to be heard by the Joint Committee on Public Health, has been moved to the Joint Committee on the Judiciary. If confirmed by that committee in its current form, it will be passed on to the full legislature for a vote. THE HEARING …Continue reading "Massachusetts Extremist Abortion Bill Moved to Judiciary Committee"
By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Massachusetts doctors are actively opposing the bill to legalize assisted suicide. Last week Dr. Tom Sullivan, a former president of the Massachusetts Medical Society, along with 20 other physicians, urged lawmakers in Massachusetts to oppose the assisted suicide bill that provides no conscience protection for doctors …Continue reading "Massachusetts assisted suicide bill may force doctors to refer for assisted suicide"
By Nancy Valko In 1980, the Hemlock Society (now known as Compassion and Choices) was formed to work for the legalization of physician-assisted suicide by proposing state legislative bills, voter initiatives and public advocacy. These efforts failed until finally in May 1994, the Oregon Medical Association changed its position opposing physician-assisted suicide to neutrality. Six …Continue reading "Compassion and Choices Celebrates as the Massachusetts Medical Society Becomes the 10th State Medical Association to Succumb to the Physician-assisted Suicide Agenda"
We must “never, never, never, never, never give up” By Domenico Bettinelli, Jr. Editor’s note. This is excerpted from a post at the webpage of Massachusetts Citizens for Life. Last Thursday, Massachusetts Citizens for Life celebrated the pro-life community of Massachusetts with our annual Banquet. This sold-out event brought together pro-lifers from across the Commonwealth …Continue reading "Peter Kreeft’s Amazing Talk at the Massachusetts Citizens for Life Annual Banquet"
By Massachusetts Citizens for Life The other side came with a group of out-of-town hired guns and a large group of supporters to fill the seats. Our side came prepared to give testimony that was by turns logical and touching, that dealt with science and the law, and that came from doctors, ethicists, community leaders, …Continue reading "Pro-Lifers Make Great Showing at Hearings on the Doctor-Prescribed Suicide Bill"
Editor’s note. This alert was sent out by Anne Fox, president of Massachusetts Citizens for Life, to their members in response to an article that appeared in the Boston Herald. Just in time for the hearings on Beacon Hill tomorrow on two doctor-prescribed suicide bills, the Boston Herald ran an article on Friday which certainly …Continue reading "The Boston Herald is wrong on Doctor-Prescribed Suicide!"
By Domenico Bettinelli, Jr, Director of Community Engagement, Massachusetts Citizens 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 …Continue reading "Let Parents Help Their Minor Children Make Good Health Care Decisions"
By Dave Andrusko No sooner were the numbers out, showing an 11% drop in the number of abortions in Massachusetts over five years, than Planned Parenthood was taking credit for a decrease from 20,802 abortions in 2010 to 18,750 in 2015. Just as quickly, Massachusetts Citizens for Life President Anne Fox responded on MCFL’s Facebook …Continue reading "Pro-life education pays off in Massachusetts: 11% drop in the number of abortions"
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"
By Evan Lips BOSTON — A controversial bill aimed at legalizing physician-assisted suicide in the Bay State appears to be off the table for the current legislative session. The proposal was facing a key Thursday deadline, in which the joint legislative committee tasked with its review had to determine whether or not to issue a …Continue reading "Physician-assisted suicide bill fails to advance in Massachusetts"
Editor’s note. The following comes from Massachusetts Citizens for Life, NRLC’s state affiliate. The doctor-prescribed suicide bill, H 1991, must be voted by the Health Care Committee by Thursday, June 30. At this point, the House and Senate Chairs are the key people, so we are calling them this week Please call both Sen. Jason …Continue reading "“Doctor-prescribed suicide” to be voted on Thursday in Massachusetts Committee"