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PRI, Civil Society Denounce U.N. Committee Attempt to Create Abortion Rights



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 …

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UN Human Rights Committee Attempts to Reinterpret the ‘Right to Life’ to Mean the Legalization of Abortion and Assisted Suicide



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 …

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Confirm Judge Gorsuch to the Supreme Court



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. …

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PRI Review 2017, (v27 n1) January/February



Insure Essure Leaves the Market 1 The Ugly American 2 Carlos Polo Receives Award 3 May I Send You These Gifts? 4 CRS Activity in the D.R. Congo 6 Prayerful Persistence  8 From the Countries 9 What the U.S. Election Means 10 A Joyous and Hope Filled Year 12

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Infanticide on Demand?



And now comes an article, entitled “After-birth abortion: why should the baby live?” which flatly argues in favor of infanticide.

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Euthanasia In Europe: From Horror To Hope



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.

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Catholic Health Care in Jeopardy



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.

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May You Rest in Peace, Dr. Nathanson



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 …

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