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Global Monitor



Pro-Life Portuguese Fight Abortion Legalization In Portugal, the pro-abortion forces managed to prompt a new referendum on abortion. Portuguese pro-lifers are under the most massive attack ever with a coalition of-political parties fighting against them. The anti-lifers have gone so far as to hire a communications expert who works in the print and TV media. The parties involved represent more than 80% of the Parliament. Pro-lifers are busy coordinating efforts against the referendum. In hopes …

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Political Correctness, Paradox and Silence



When the London terrorist bombings occurred in July 2005, Jack Cashill, author of a penetrating analysis into the radical politicization of Western elites entitled Hoodwinked (Nelson, 2005), made a public bet. He stated that he would personally buy the uncut version of Michael Moore’s Fahrenheit 9/11, a film he intensely detested, if politically correct spin — of blaming the attacks on America — did not start within a few days of the bombings. Cashill did …

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Restricting Women’s Rights



18 Aug 2006     Vol. 8 / No. 32 Dear Colleague: What is more restrictive of women’s rights, taking away abortion-on-demand or taking away unborn girls’ lives? Steven W. Mosher President Restricting Women’s Rights Western feminists insist that women have the right to abort an unborn child for any reason they choose, at any point in pregnancy, and this indeed is the law of the land in America as invented by the U.S. Supreme Court in 1973.  …

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From “The New Biopolitics”



This article originally appeared in Democracy: A Journal of Ideas, Summer 2006. Three biopolitical regions are emerging in the twenty-first century. First is an axis of inequality, including India, China, Taiwan, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and parts of nearby East and Asia, which now have approximately 105 men per 100 women, with ratios among younger cohorts running as high as 118:100. Second is an axis of decline, sweeping in almost all of Europe along with Japan and …

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Pro-Life Travels: Sri Lanka



The “resplendent island,” better I known as Sri Lanka and formerly as Ceylon, is situated off the south-eastern coast of India. Multi-ethnic and multi-religious, it has a population of 20 million and a land mass of 65,610 square kilometers. Ethnically, its people are Singhalese (69%), the majority of whom are Buddhists; Tamils, who are mostly Hindu, account for 15% of the population; the Moors (8%) are Muslims and steadily increasing; while Catholics, drawn from all …

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From the Countries



India’s Missing Women Middle-class families determined to have male heirs, according to a survey of more than a million families, have aborted at least 10 million female babies in India in the past 20 years. The study by the British medical journal, The Lancet, also found that sex determination in pregnancy and selective abortion accounts for 500,000 missing girls each year. This deficit is deepest among the educated. Ultrasound equipment was introduced in India in …

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From the Countries



America Aborted Baby 47 Million in 2005 The death of the 47-millionth unborn baby due to legal abortion occurred sometime in 2005, more than 30 years after the Supreme Court enacted Roe v, Wade in 1973. The figure and timetable were calculated using data gathered by the Guttmacher Institute since 1973 and on estimates made by the National Right to Life Committee. The Guttmacher Institute counted 898,600 abortions in 1974 (the first full year of …

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