Monthly Archives: May 2013

Planned Parenthood opposes protection for abortion survivors

A representative from Planned Parenthood refused to say to Florida legislators that babies who survived an abortion should not be killed. Alisa LaPolt Snow of Florida Alliance of Planned Parenthood Affiliates was invited to speak before the House Civil Justice Subcommittee on March 27 on HB1129, a bill mandating that abortion survivors receive medical care from hospitals. It ultimately passed the subcommittee [...]

2013-05-14T11:00:03-04:00May 14, 2013|Planned Parenthood|

Abortion the focus of UN women’s commission

Representatives of pro-life non-governmental organizations at the United Nations commission on women. Front row: Jean Head of Manhattan Right to Life with Peter Smith of the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children (U.K.) Back row: Sharon Rose Milan, Alissa Golob, and Matt Wojciechowski of Campaign Life Coalition. The United Nations held its 57th Session of the Commission on the [...]

2013-05-14T10:58:40-04:00May 14, 2013|Human rights|

Borowski Award winner

Stephen Woodworth The Interim has learned that Stephen Woodworth will be presented with Campaign Life Coalition’s Joseph P. Borowski Award, which is presented to a politician who has demonstrated outstanding commitment to the cause of protecting innocent human life. Woodworth will be presented with the Borowski Award at the Rose Dinner on May 9 following the National March for Life [...]

2013-05-14T10:47:15-04:00May 14, 2013|Announcements, Features, Politics|

Gosnell guilty

LifeSiteNews.com has the story of the jury's decision finding abortionist Kermit Gosnell guilty of  murdering three of four babies in which he was charged as well as the involuntary manslaughter in the 2009 death of  Karnamaya Mongar. The penalty phase of the deliberations begin next week and there is a gag order in effect until that time. The Washington Post has a [...]

2013-05-13T20:16:10-04:00May 13, 2013|Soconvivium|

National March for Life

Tomorrow marks the 43rd anniversary of the legalization of abortion and pro-lifers march in Ottawa (and most provincial capitals) to mark the day and call for justice for the unborn. Details for the National March for Life are available at the Campaign Life Coalition website (note: there is a candlelight vigil in Ottawa tonight at dusk at the Canadian Human Rights Monument). [...]

2013-05-08T11:04:10-04:00May 8, 2013|Soconvivium|

Gendercide motion deemed non-votable, mini revolt ensues

Mark Warawa did not take the decision to nix his private member’s motion condemning sex-selective abortion laying down. After the sub-committee on private member’s business deemed M-408 non-votable on March 21 claiming the House of Commons already dealt with a similar issue earlier this Parliament and that it infringed on provincial jurisdiction, the Langley, British Columbia, Conservative MP attempted to speak about [...]

2013-05-06T10:00:00-04:00May 6, 2013|Abortion Law, Fetal Rights|

If it bleeds, it leads – except if it’s abortion

On March 18 the trial of Kermit Gosnell began in a Philadelphia courthouse, and the jury heard some of the most sensational – and graphic – testimony any courtroom has witnessed. Yet despite the numerous storylines – a doctor who preyed on women, killed children, snipping the spines of babies who survived abortion, a racial subtext about the minority women who were [...]

2013-05-06T09:58:03-04:00May 6, 2013|Abortion|

Founder of Canadian pro-life pharmacists group passes

Michael Izzotti On March 21, Mike Izzotti, a former vice president Pharmacists For Life International and a founder of its Canadian branch, passed away at Hamilton General Hospital at the age of 55. He had multiple sclerosis, but a cause of death has not been released. Izzotti founded Pharmacists For Life International (Canada) in 1992, and served as coordinator for [...]

2013-05-06T09:56:03-04:00May 6, 2013|Pro-Life, Pro-life Groups|

Barbara Willke, RIP

Barbara Willke Barbara Willke, the wife of Dr. Jack Willke, passed away at Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinatti at the age of 90 after sustaining a head injury in a fall. The Willkes, who would have been married for 65 years in June, were pro-life leaders even before the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision. He was an obstetrician and she [...]

2013-05-06T09:52:35-04:00May 6, 2013|Profiles|

Pro-abortion Justin Trudeau elected Liberal leader

On April 14, the Liberal Party selected two-term MP, and son of former prime minister Pierre Trudeau, Justin Trudeau as their new leader. He received more than 80 per cent of the points allotted through the race’s weighted, preferential vote system, almost ten times more than second-place finisher Joyce Murray, a Liberal MP from Vancouver Quadra that advocated electoral cooperation on the [...]

2013-05-06T10:06:02-04:00May 6, 2013|Politics|

Gosnell’s House of Horrors on trial

Bringing the back-alley to the street front. Abortionist Kermit Gosnell is on trial for killing a woman and seven newborns. The media ignored the gruesome testimony until they had no choice. Jurors at the trial of abortionist Kermit Gosnell have heard shocking testimony about the conditions at his “House of Horrors” – the Women’s Medical Society in Philadelphia. Gosnell, who [...]

2013-05-02T07:53:32-04:00May 2, 2013|Abortion, Announcements, Features|

Charnel house rules

On Feb. 18, 2010, the FBI raided the “Women’s Medical Society” in Philadelphia searching for evidence of illicit prescription drugs sales; what they found, instead, were horrors unimagined by the most gruesome Hollywood film: “The search team discovered fetal remains haphazardly stored throughout the clinic—in bags, milk jugs, orange juice cartons, and even in cat-food containers.” Investigators also “found a row of [...]

2013-05-02T07:48:27-04:00May 2, 2013|Abortion, Announcements, Features|
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