Press conference Netherlands – Experiments embryo

March 22, 2013 was the launch of “One of Us” in Leiden, the Netherlands. www.demenselijkewaardigheid.nl OneOfUs.eu is one of the First “European Citizens Initiatives” – possible due to the EU Lisbon Treaty. After having drawn attention to the human dignity of the embryo – as they are “one of us” – a journalist asked for…

Abortion Has No Benefits, But Does Have Risks, New Research Shows

(Springfield, IL – May 7, 2013) – A meta-analysis combining the results of 8 studies of women facing unwanted pregnancies, published in the April 2013 issue of the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, has concluded that “there is no available evidence to suggest that abortion has therapeutic effects in reducing the mental health risks of unwanted or…

Visit of Dutch delegation

On Tuesday, 23 April 2013, a delegation of the Dutch pro-life organisation Schreeuw om Leven visited the EU parliament in Bruxelles. Schreeuw om Leven widely promotes the One of us citizen’s initiative throughout the Netherlands. On the occasion Dutch television BRINKTV.com interviewed Ms. Ana María del Pino García Barrera, the executive coordinator of the One…

Plenary session in Strasbourg

Plenary session in Strasbourg Speech by the commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom After one year is too early to make definitive conclusions The European Citizens’ Initiative can become useful to the citizens themselves, who will, thus, be part of the functioning of the European institutions work It is up to us to provide the means for a…