Editor’s note. The following was posted at the Canadian pro-life site weneedalaw.ca and is reposted with permission. This past week Maryam Monsef, Canada’s Status of Women Minister gave Planned Parenthood Ottawa $285,000 so they can use it to help women who face barriers to abortion. According to the Canadian Press, Minister Monsef believes that any …Continue reading "Sex-Selective abortion is “gender-based violence”"
By Dave Andrusko Arkansas took an important first step this week to becoming the eighth state to ban abortions based solely on the sex of the baby. On Tuesday, the House voted 79-3 in favor of House Bill 1434, the Sex Discrimination by Abortion Prohibition Act. The Associated Press reported, “The bottom line is it’s …Continue reading "Ark. House passes bill banning abortions based solely on baby’s sex"
Editor’s note. This comes from Women’s Rights Without Frontiers. Citing a new report that laws meant to prevent sex-selective abortion are easily evaded by couples who do not want daughter, Women’s rights activist Reggie Littlejohn has renewed her call for an end to China’s coercive population control regime. “The Chinese government has been lauded by …Continue reading "Prenatal testing done in Hong Kong allows Chinese couples to easily evade law against sex determination tests"
By Anna Neinhuis Reports released this week drew attention to the ongoing use of abortion to select a child’s sex. This is a practice that is illegal for in vitro fertilization, but unrestricted in utero. Abortion is a free service with no questions asked, and it is only by looking at birth rates that we …Continue reading "Abortion and cultural profiling – political incorrectness at its finest"
Ottawa, Ontario – Two papers published this week again drew attention to the ongoing practice of sex-selective abortion in Canada. With a focus on Indian communities, the researchers found a skewed ratio of boys to girls that cannot be explained by chance. While this study singles out a particular cultural group in Canada, sex-selective abortion …Continue reading "Research shows female babies being aborted in Canada out of preference for boys"
By Xavier Symons In these pages we have published a number of stories documenting the practice of sex-selective abortion in India and China; it is, however, not restricted to these countries. Rates of sex-selective abortion in Nepal are incredibly high, even though the practice is technically prohibited and hardly ever mentioned in Western media. One …Continue reading "The scary advance of gendercide in Nepal"
By Dave Andrusko That the decision was not unexpected doesn’t make the sting any the less painful. Just two days ago, the High Court in London refused permission for pro-lifer Aisling Hubert to seek a judicial review of the Crown Prosecution Service’s decision not to press charges against two abortionists caught on video agreeing to …Continue reading "High Court in London rejects pro-lifer’s request to review decision not to prosecute sex-selective abortion"
Pre-Natal Non-Discrimination Act now heads to the Senate On Thursday, HB 701, the Pre-Natal Non-Discrimination Act (PRENDA) authored by Rep. Lenar Whitney (R-Houma), passed through the Louisiana House of Representatives by a bi-partisan vote of 81-2. The bill had 21 representatives join as co-authors. Ryan Verret, Associate Director of Louisiana Right to Life, was …Continue reading "Louisiana House Approves Ban on Sex-Selective Abortion"
By Michael Cook | Forty-six years after it was legalized in the UK, the legal status of abortion is still in a muddle. The Director of Public Prosecutions decided earlier this month not to prosecute two doctors who had agreed to do sex-selective abortions. Their conversations with a woman posing as a patient were filmed …Continue reading "No prosecution for doctors who agreed to sex-selective abortion in UK"
Sex-Selection Abortion Pushed for Decades as Population Control Strategy Washington, DC – The promotion of sex-selection abortion as a population control strategy, crafted in the United States by Planned Parenthood, the Population Council and others and then exported worldwide, has resulted millions of missing girls in India, China and elsewhere, a congressional human rights panel …Continue reading "Planned Parenthood and Population Council’s War on the Girl child Exposed at Congressional Human Rights Hearing on India’s Missing Girls"
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. This appeared at www.bioedge.org and is reprinted with permission. Is India’s highly skewed sex ratio right or wrong? …Continue reading "Peering into the future of bioethics"
Editor’s note. Women’s Rights Without Frontiers is partnering with Rep. Chris Smith in a screening of the “It’s a Girl” documentary about gendercide in India and China. Below is the text of Reggie Littlejohn’s remarks, to be delivered today at 5:30 p.m. at the United States Capitol Visitors Center. It is truly an honor to …Continue reading "Women’s Rights Without Frontiers’ Reggie Littlejohn To Condemn Gendercide at U.S. Capitol Screening of “It’s a Girl” Documentary"