Ontario midwives want to do abortions, pro-lifers outraged

By Lianne Laurence TORONTO, November 13, 2017 — Leadership of the Association of Ontario Midwives is lobbying the Liberal government to change provincial laws so midwives can kill babies in utero as well as delivering them. AOM president Elizabeth Brandeis told the CBC there’s “burgeoning interest” in midwives providing abortion “services.” The idea has been on …

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British pro-abortionist’s revisionist history: “Abortion Act” never said only physicians could perform abortion

Use of nurses and midwives could “save money,” speed up services By Dave Andrusko Pro-lifers in the United States are familiar, very familiar, with how the deadly work of the Abortion Industry is facilitated, expedited, and justified by a coterie of powerful institutions, including almost the entire Media Elite, virtually all of Academia, and much …

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Pro-abortion chief of Royal College of Midwives resigns

Editor’s note. This was provided by SPUC–the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children. Cathy Warwick, the chief executive of the Royal College of Midwives (RCM), will step down from the role and retire at the end of August 2017, it has been announced. Prof. Warwick is also Chairman of Trustees for the British Pregnancy …

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Glasgow Midwife Mary Doogan slams RCM’s “gruesome decision” to support abortion up to birth

Editor’s note. This comes from the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children–SPUC. One of the Glasgow Midwives who went to the Supreme Court to defend the rights of midwives to not be involved in abortion has called on colleagues to “forcefully refuse” to back the “horror” position recently adopted by the Royal College of …

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Pro-abortion writer shames midwives who stand up for life

By Rebecca Downs Editor’s note. This first appeared at Live Action News and is reprinted with permission. The allusion to midwives and abortion is that The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is backing the pro-abortion ‘We Trust Women’ Campaign, which advocates the decriminalisation of abortion up until birth. What seems to be a common theme …

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Huge backlash to proposal to establish abortion on demand in England

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. If you want to peruse stories all day long, go directly to nationalrighttolifenews.org and/or follow me on Twitter at twitter.com/daveha You would think that if anything would get people up in arms, it would a call from the leadership of the Royal College of Midwives to abandon any time limit …

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Midwives are meant to save unborn lives, not destroy them

By Philippa Taylor According to the Royal College of Midwives (RCM), which is meant to represent all midwives, the role and duty of midwives must now also include assisting in ending the lives of unborn babies. And, the RCM makes clear in a new statement, if you refuse you have limited right of appeal. It …

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New Royal College of Midwives abortion statement is a further assault on freedom of conscience

By Steve Fouch, Christian Medical Fellowship Fallout from the Glasgow [Scotland] Midwives case continues to roll out. This month the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) released (rather quietly) their new position statement on abortion. The case of [Mary] Doogan & [Connie]Wood highlighted an issue with the conscientious objection clause in the 1967 Abortion Act. Specifically …

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Lawsuit versus Kansas includes Planned Parenthood midwives

By Kathy Ostrowski, Legislative Director, Kansans for Life Just days ago, Planned Parenthood filed suit in federal court to stop Kansas from barring them as Medicaid providers following an executive order by Gov. Sam Brownback to the state health department. This issue is similar to, but different from, the lawsuit Planned Parenthood lost in 2014 …

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Midwives’ right of conscience victory challenged once again in court

  By Dave Andrusko When senior midwives Mary Doogan and Connie Wood won a pivotal right of conscience case in 2013, everyone knew the legal proceedings would not end there. Tomorrow the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom will hear an appeal brought by the NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, which is supported by the …

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Glasgow health board again tries to force midwives to supervise abortions

By Dr. Peter Saunders Editor’s note. While my family and I are on vacation, we are running some of our favorite NRL News Today stories from the last four months, entries from our “Roe at 40″ series, and an occasional update.  Dr. Saunders is a former general surgeon and is CEO of Christian Medical Fellowship, a …

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Catholic midwives appeal court ruling forcing them to supervise abortions

By Dr. Peter Saunders Editor’s note. Dr. Saunders is a former general surgeon and is CEO of Christian Medical Fellowship, a UK-based organization with 4,500 UK doctors and 1,000 medical students as members. Two Roman Catholic midwives who lost a legal battle to avoid taking part in abortion procedures have launched an appeal at the …

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