University of Toronto Students for Life notes that last week the McGill University student union revoked club status from campus pro-life group Choose Life, leading them to revisit a lengthy letter from from SSMU from early October that shows the lengths by which the union will go to oppose the club.
Fox News reports that David Axelrod, an advisor to Barack Obama, says the Democrats will have pro-life language removed from the final health care reform bill.
The Politico reports that abortion and health care could cost Democrats the support of Catholic voters.
Filipino broadcaster GMA News reports that U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was in the Philippines last week saying the United States would not put pressure on the country to pass the Reproductive Health Bill, while at the same time talking up the supposed benefits of family planning.
The Saskatoon StarPhoenix reports on pro-abortion advocates are complaining that doctors who do abortions in the cit won’t commit them after 12 weeks — a matter of personal preference — and have to go to Regina or out of province.
Alasdair Palmer writes in the Daily Telegraph that the United Kingdom government has been preventing the release of information about late-term abortions under the guise of protecting of the doctors who commit them and the women who procure them. Yet, as Palmer says, if they are doing late-term abortions, which are legal in the UK only in cases were the unborn child would be born with a serious handicap, there is ample evidence they are committing them for “relatively trivial reasons” such as being born with a cleft palate or club foot and therefore the doctors breaking the law “are not entitled to anonymity.”
National Review’s Mike Poterma reconsiders his criticism of pro-lifers who say that abortion is a sacrament for pro-aborts.
Lord Carlile of Berriew has criticized newly published guidelines from Keir Starner, the director of prosecutions in England, on whether or not to prosecute individuals who helped others commit suicide.
Star Parker says that religion and science are not necessarily at odds, as long one does not try to displace the other.
Stuff reports that Playboy magazine is going to be sold after years of declining readership, the victim of its own success.