The female screams we don’t want to hear

J. De Souza, National Post · Jan. 19, 2012 On Tuesday and Wednesday in these pages, my fellow National Post columnists took up the question of sex-selection abortions – i.e. the selective abortion of fetuses following a scan that reveals the sex of the child. Their debate followed the publication of an editorial in …read more|en savoir plus

Barbara Kay on abortion: Too controversial to question

Barbara Kay National Post Jan 18, 2012 Two interesting abortion-related news items this week. Texas passed a law imposing informed consent on women seeking abortions. In future, women there will have a sonogram, with the heartbeat audible and the image of the fetus visible to them. They will also hear a description of how …read more|en savoir plus

Canada is haven for parents seeking sex-selective abortions: medical journal

By Michel Viatteau, National Post, Jan 16, 2012 An editorial in a major Canadian medical journal Monday urges doctors to conceal the gender of a fetus from all pregnant women until 30 weeks to prevent sex-selective abortion by Asian immigrants. A separate article in the same issue of the Canadian Medical Association Journal warns that …read more|en savoir plus

Government tries to block abortion inquiry

Female physician argues provincial laws hinder her ability to care for patients seeking to end pregnancy by Adam Huras, Telegraph Journal, Jan. 11, 2012 The provincial government has asked a New Brunswick judge to block a board of inquiry from hearing a human rights complaint that challenges the province’s abortion laws. A female physician …read more|en savoir plus

Tide is Turning on Abortion, Pro-Life Movement is Winning

by John A. Leies, S.M. 12/22/11 I just came across an article that caught my attention: “Hidden Persuaders,” dated Nov. 7. It was by Fred Barnes, of The Weekly Standard. For almost 40 years, people in the pro-life movement in the United States have battled to overturn Roe v. Wade. …read more|en savoir plus

Tory MP fuels abortion debate with call to revisit rights-of-unborn law

Gloria Gallaway, Globe & Mail Update, December 21, 2011 An Ontario Conservative MP says Parliament must take another look at whether unborn babies deserve to be treated as human beings, a move that could ultimately challenge the ability to terminate pregnancies with abortion. Stephen Woodworth, the member for Kitchener Centre, said in a news release …read more|en savoir plus

Report Shows Ireland’s Pro-Life Abortion Laws Benefit Women

by Youth Defence,  12/19/11 A new report shows that Irish women have benefitted from our ban on abortion, linking our low abortion rate to low incidences of breast cancer and comparative good mental health among women. The study, compiled by actuary Mr Patrick Carroll M.A., F.I.A. of the Pensions and Population Research Institute …read more|en savoir plus

Scorn, not support, still the sad lot of teenage moms Intolerance of bygone days lingers on in ‘open-minded’ West

By Elizabeth Withey, Edmonton Journal December 20, 2011 Gladys Chandiru, 18, with her two-year-old daughter Brianna, attends Braemar School for teen moms in Edmonton. Photograph by: Ed Kaiser, The Journal, Edmonton Journal Mariah Albert can’t afford Christmas gifts. “I am broke,” the 17-year-old says. She raises her eyebrows expressively; pimples on her …read more|en savoir plus

Hidden Persuaders

The unheralded gains of the pro-life movement by Fred Barnes Nov 7, 2011, Vol. 17, No. 08 Opponents of abortion are rarely interviewed on television these days. “It’s much harder to get on TV than it used to be,” says Charmaine Yoest, who heads Americans United for Life. Bookers of guests for news shows …read more|en savoir plus

“The New Face of the Pro-Life Movement” “Young, Female – and Pro-life By Alex Newman The Canadian movement advocating for the sanctity of life from conception until natural death has a refreshing – and some may find surprising – face today.”   You can read a digital version of the cover-story at this link: …read more|en savoir plus