Abortion targets and harms U.S. blacks

Mary Zwicker: Abortion has a disproportionately negative effect on and specifically targets black people in America, a new study says, confirming what pro-lifers have observed for years: abortion mills are disproportionately located in minority neighbourhoods. In January, the Center for Urban Renewal and Education (CURE) released a comprehensive report, “The Impact of Abortion on the Black Community,” that details the extent to [...]

2023-03-17T15:07:17-04:00March 17, 2023|Abortion|

Hamilton man who assaulted pro-lifer sentenced

Interim staff: On Feb. 14, Richard Coates appeared in a Hamilton courthouse to plead guilty to charges related to three separate incidents, including one on July 14, 2022, when he uttered a threat to and assaulted Josie Luetke, who, at the time, was serving as youth coordinator for Campaign Life Coalition. In the afternoon on that date, Luetke, now CLC’s director of [...]

2023-03-10T09:40:51-05:00March 10, 2023|Abortion|

Flawed study links pro-life laws with women’s suicide

Angelica Vecchiato: A recently published study in JAMA Psychiatry analysed how state-level abortion restrictions in America affected the suicide rate of young women between the ages of 20 and 34, although a pro-life researcher has critiqued the findings saying the researchers had not proved that a lack of abortion access leads to higher suicide rates. The study claimed to find a positive [...]

2023-03-10T09:36:09-05:00March 10, 2023|Abortion|

Ontario teen suspended for opposing gender ideology

Interim Staff: The Renfrew County Catholic District School Board (RCCDSB) in northern Ontario suspended high school student Josh Alexander, 16, for the remainder of the year because he protested the school's policy of permitting gender-confused males to use the girls’ washrooms. James Kitchen, chief litigator for Liberty Coalition Canada (LCC) said St. Joseph’s Catholic High School in Renfrew suspended Alexander because the [...]

2023-03-08T12:13:59-05:00March 8, 2023|Society & Culture|

Francis, Anglican Church muddy waters on homosexuality

Interim Staff In a late-January interview with the Associated Press in January, Pope Francis said that homosexuality should not be criminalized. Meanwhile, on Feb. 9, the governing body of the Church of England voted to bless same-sex couples while leaving unchanged the Church’s definition of marriage as between a man and a woman. Pope Francis told AP reporters on Jan. 25, that, [...]

2023-03-07T11:07:40-05:00March 7, 2023|Marriage and Family, Religion, Society & Culture|

Abortion pill kills Canadian teen

Paul Tuns: Campaign Life Coalition reported that an unidentified 19-year-old Canadian girl died after taking the abortion pill on July 4, 2022. Pro-life researcher Patricia Maloney discovered that Health Canada’s online adverse reactions to pharmaceutical drugs tracking system revealed that a hospital reported that a 19-year-old female who had used the abortion pill Mifegymiso to kill her preborn child died herself. Maloney [...]

2023-03-06T15:09:08-05:00March 6, 2023|Abortion|

Biden pushes abortion in State of the Union

Oswald Clark: During his Feb. 7 State of the Union address to Congress, President Joseph Biden vowed to expand abortion in the United States and attacked states that are protecting the preborn. Biden said, “Congress must restore the right the Supreme Court took away last year and codify Roe v. Wade to protect every woman’s constitutional right to choose.” Biden said the [...]

2023-03-03T10:03:33-05:00March 3, 2023|Abortion, Politics|

38-week preborn baby killed by abortion

Interim Staff: On Feb. 2, a child close to birth was killed by abortion, Campagne Quebec Vie (CQV) reported after they became aware of the situation through a social media post of a nurse. Montreal Against Abortion (MAA) informed CQV about the social media post by an anonymous source – since verified by local pro-life activists – that a local hospital, Sacré-Cœur [...]

2023-03-02T10:51:22-05:00March 2, 2023|Abortion|

And Then There Was This, February 2023

David Daleiden wins landmark lawsuit David Daleiden, an American pro-life activist who founded the Center for Medical Progress in 2013, produces undercover video recordings to expose Planned Parenthood’s (PP) nefarious activities around the “aborted baby parts trade” (i.e. the selling of aborted fetal tissue and organs for profit). This has resulted in PP being discredited, but has also led to civil and [...]

2023-02-16T08:34:24-05:00February 16, 2023|Abortion, Politics, Society & Culture|

Pope Benedict XVI, defender of human life, dies at age 95

Paul Tuns: Pope emeritus Benedict XVI died on Dec. 31 at the Vatican, and while most legacy media coverage focused on his history-making retirement in 2013, only eight years into his pontificate, and his role in the liturgical conflicts within the Catholic Church after Vatican II, he also left a legacy calling for universal respect and protection of human life. As an [...]

2023-02-16T08:32:27-05:00February 16, 2023|Abortion, Religion|

More than 1700 babies survive abortions in U.S.

Born-Alive protection act passes House of Representatives Paul Tuns: According to research from the Abortion Survivors Network, an average of 1700 babies survive abortions in the United States each year. Examining data from the Canadian Institute for Health Information, the Network found that the average rate of infants born alive after botched abortion is 0.21 per cent. The CIHI recorded 766 late-term, [...]

2023-02-08T12:09:56-05:00February 8, 2023|Abortion|

Trustee Del Grande suffers judicial setback

Interim Staff: Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB) trustee Mike Del Grande lost an Ontario Superior Court decision in his petition to quash sanctions imposed on him by the majority of the elected school board for using rhetoric supposedly “offensive” to LGBTQ activists and students in his defense of Catholic sexual and gender teaching. In 2019 and 2020, Del Grande opposed a [...]

2023-02-07T13:24:15-05:00February 7, 2023|Marriage and Family, Politics, Religion, Society & Culture|

‘Feisty’ Toronto pro-life activist dead at 97

Interim Staff: Pro-life activist Mary Burnie died on Nov. 30, the last of three of her sisters – along with Rita and Helen – who spent a life dedicated to protecting the preborn.  The Burnie sisters prayed in front of abortuaries, assisted Joanne Dieleman at the Way Inn (the precursor to Aid to Women), took part in Operation Rescue, and attended pro-life [...]

2023-01-19T11:02:29-05:00January 19, 2023|Abortion|

Who Shall Inherit the Earth?

Donald DeMarco, Commentary:            “Inherit” is a generational term. It implies the passage from one generation to another. If all the unborn were aborted, no one would be alive to inherit the Earth. The question arises:  are some less worthy of inheriting the Earth than others? It seems outrageous to our moral sensibilities that anyone could determine who is [...]

2023-01-18T13:45:51-05:00January 18, 2023|Abortion|

Quebec euthanasia deaths double in two years

Paul Tuns: Québec's seventh Annual Euthanasia Report was filed with the province's National Assembly on Dec. 9, showing there were 3663 reported euthanasia deaths between the most recent reporting period, April 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022. That number represents 5.1 per cent of all deaths in Quebec and a doubling of the number of euthanasia deaths compared to 2019/2020 when there [...]

2023-01-17T11:15:20-05:00January 17, 2023|Euthanasia|
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