Following the rejection by the Polish Parliament of the pro-life bill, the chairman of the conservatives (the governing party PiS) Jaroslaw Kaczynski announced on October 12th that the party will work to reduce the number of abortions carried out for reason of illness or disability. “Nowadays there are around 1.000 legal abortions in Poland: most…Detalles
The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe rejected an ambiguous recommendation Strasbourg, 11 October 2016 There is no room for ambiguity on the practice of surrogacy. Today the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), during a plenary sitting, rejected a draft recommendation on surrogacy presented by the Belgian Senator Dr. Petra De…Detalles
Mexico City, September 29th. Over 25,000 people participated in Mexico City’s March for Life! This is a stunning demonstration in a country where the defense of life, faith and family has been suppressed for a long time in Mexico’s history!» stated Father Matthew Habiger, OSB, Ph.D., President of Human Life International, the world’s largest pro-life,…Detalles
The ECLJ publishes a Report on the Polish Citizens’ legislative initiative towards a comprehensive protection of human life Strasbourg – Octobre 4th 2016. The citizens’ legislative initiative for the total abolition of abortion, delivered to the Polish Parliament on 5th July 2016, aims to ensure for all children, before as well as after birth, equal rights…Detalles
A brief report about the 33rd. session of the September 2016 Human Rights Council (HRC) in Geneva. ADF International and a number of pro-life and pro-family civil society advocates participated in negotiations of important resolutions and the outcome reports on the Universal Periodic Review (UPR). ADF International delivered as well 9 Oral Statements to the…Detalles
On 21st September 2016, for the second time, the Committee on Social Affairs, Health and Sustainable Development of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) rejected a controversial resolution on surrogacy presented by the Belgian Senator Dr. Petra De Sutter. However, the Committee approved to propose the draft recommendation “European guidelines to safeguard…Detalles
By Nicolás Jouve, Professor of Genetics, President of CiViCa (member of the One of Us Federation) On February of 2015 a request formulated by the Human Fertilization and Embryology Authority (HFEA), to apply a method of obtaining three-parent human embryos (two mothers and a father), was approved by the House of Commons in the United Kingdom.…Detalles
The Polish Parliament is scheduled to consider a new bill this week that would provide more protections for unborn babies by banning all abortions. The strong Catholic country already prohibits most abortions. In Poland, abortion is legal in cases of rape and incest, the life or health of the mother or severe fetal deformities –…Detalles
It is a first time in the history of Romania when such a large number of citizens support an initiative for a constitutional amendment ballot. The new phrasing in Romania’s Constitution is also aimed to enhance the parental right to raise and educate children by the parents’ values and beliefs: „A family is established through…Detalles
For years, Planned Parenthood has tried to bolster its public image by saying that abortion “is only three percent” of its activities. Now, a new video from Live Action explodes that myth, exposing the sleight-of-hand the nation’s largest abortion provider uses to artifice such a low number.
According to its most recent annual report, in the 2014-2015 fiscal year Planned Parenthood performed 323,999 abortions and saw a total of “approximately” 2.5 million patients – not all of whom are women. That’s one abortion every 97 seconds.
That also means that one of every eight patients will have an abortion – making the percentage of abortions Planned Parenthood performs more than four times higher than it commonly reports.Detalles