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UN Human Rights Experts Demand Legalized Abortion Worldwide



https://www.pop.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/WB-UNHRC-on-request-100518.mp3 “States across the world should act now to decriminalise abortion,” says a group of U.N. human rights experts. A statement released last Friday by U.N. human rights experts to commemorate something called “International Safe Abortion Day” urged the international community to “guarante[e] access to safe and legal abortion.” The group further exhorted governments to take an active role in securing the availability of abortion by ensuring that women are “given more support and autonomy …

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Puerto Rico Senate Introduces Sweeping Bill to Ban Abortion after 20 Weeks



https://www.pop.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/WP-Puerto-Rico-PS-950-092818.mp3 The Puerto Rico Senate has introduced a bill that would go a long way towards protecting Life in the Commonwealth. The bill (PS 950) would introduce a wide array of pro-life laws to Puerto Rico including a ban on abortion after 20 weeks, a ban on sex-selective and eugenic abortion, and would require informed consent for women seeking abortion and parental consent for abortions performed on minors. Called the “Law for the Protection of …

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China Begins “Mobilizing the Masses” to Reproduce



https://www.pop.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/WB_China-2-child-mandate-092118.mp3 This article originally appeared on LifeSiteNews When the Chinese Communist Party implemented a “comprehensive two-child policy” in early 2016, outside observers assumed that it would be voluntary.  And why should they not? To all appearances, this was a dramatic relaxation—a doubling, no less–of the restrictive one-child policy. But appearances can be deceiving, especially where China is concerned. Instead of enjoying a new dawn of reproductive freedom, Chinese couples are actually being herded into something …

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Trump Administration to Ban Funding for Abortion Clinics under Title X



The Trump Administration on Friday signaled that it was moving forward with a proposed rule to prevent clinics that perform abortion or that offer abortion referrals from receiving Title X family planning grants. The new rule which is being called the “Protect Life Rule” is expected to hit Planned Parenthood hard and will likely to strip the abortion giant of tens of millions of taxpayer dollars each year. Although the rule has yet to be …

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Study Finds Sex-Selective Abortion Does Not Decrease with Assimilation



In some South and East Asian cultures, a strong emphasis on male heirs has led to strong son preference and the practice of sex-selective abortion. Women, girls, and females yet unborn continue to suffer the drastic consequences of extreme son preference, including physical or verbal abuse from family members or spouses for women who fail to produce a son or abort their unborn daughters. The toll son preference has had on unborn girls has been …

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Global Monitor



More Evidence of the Abortion-Breast Cancer Link The link between abortion and breast cancer has again been shown in a study by Patrick S. Carroll, M.A., with the results summarized in “Breast Cancer Epidemic: Modeling and Forecasts Based on Abortion and Other Risk Factors” published in the Fall 2007 issue of the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons. Carroll’s study used national cancer registration data for women with breast cancer in England and Wales, Scotland, …

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PRI Criticizes Guttmacher Report



Front Royal, VA, 10/10/07 – The Guttmacher Institute’s latest report on world abortion rates is a self-serving fantasy, says Population Research Institute President Steven W. Mosher. The study, just released today, argues that 42 million abortions were performed in 2003, most in developing countries.Accurate numbers are impossible to glean from developing countries, however, where abortion is generally illegal. Says Mosher: "Neither Guttmacher nor anyone else knows how many abortions have been performed worldwide in this …

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Senate Democrats’Make-Believe on Girls’ Abortions



4 Aug  2006     Vol. 8 / No. 30 Dear Colleague: “I voted for it before I voted against it”: How the John Kerry mentality has infected the Senate Democratic caucus. Steven W. Mosher President Senate Democrats’ Make-Believe on Girls’ Abortions Given the symbolic and electoral successes of pro-lifers in the past few years, Democratic politicians and consultants have been openly discussing ways in which to appeal to more pro-life voters.  They have been in a particular bind, …

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