October 31, 2017
https://www.pop.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/HV_WB_UNHCR-110117.mp3 As reported earlier this year, the United Nations Human Rights Committee has been attempting to redefine an important international human rights treaty by claiming that the ‘right to life’ means that states should legalize abortion under expansive terms. This past July, the Committee released a document called General Comment No. 36 which would seek to reinterpret the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) to say that states “must” provide access to abortion …
July 31, 2017
The United Nations Human Rights Committee (CCPR) has released a draft document which would reinterpret an important international human rights treaty by claiming the treaty requires states to expansively legalize abortion. If adopted, the draft document, known as General Comment No. 36, would allow the Committee to place considerable pressure on independent countries to change their laws with respect to abortion. General Comment No. 36 furthermore would, for the first time in a UN treaty …
February 2, 2017
Not long ago I had dinner with Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, who was everything that friends had told me about him. He was thoughtful and humble, with a fine legal mind and a deep faith. Yet at his Senate confirmation hearings in 1991, this fine man was publicly humiliated at great length by the Party of Abortion. All manner of false allegations were levied against him simply because he was a pro-life Black conservative. …
January 15, 2017
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March 26, 2012
And now comes an article, entitled “After-birth abortion: why should the baby live?” which flatly argues in favor of infanticide.
February 2, 2012
The tide is turning against euthanasia in Europe. Now is the time for those who value human life to press forward to ban the kind of misconceived “mercy killing” that afflicts the Netherlands.
December 14, 2011
As Obamacare gradually chokes out private health care in this country, the nation’s Catholic bishops seem surprised to find themselves more and more on the defensive. But the danger signs were obvious. And the solution is repeal.
March 7, 2011
This past year has been one of personal loss for me. This past April our founder, Father Paul Marx, O.S.B., Ph.D., passed away in the odor of sanctity. Now we have lost another great pro-lifer—and personal friend of mine—Dr. Bernard Nathanson. I first met Dr. Nathanson, fittingly enough, at a 1985 conference in Washington, D.C., organized by Father Marx. Dr. Nathanson had just released his groundbreaking video, “The Silent Scream,” which shows exactly what goes …