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Happy Birthday Humanae Vitae!

Today we celebrate the fiftieth birthday of Humanae Vitae, the brave and beautiful encyclical of Blessed Paul VI promulgated on July 25, 1968. Brave? Absolutely. This eloquent articulation of the teaching of the Church and the fundamentals of the Natural Law constituted a direct challenge to what Pope Benedict has called “the spirit of the …

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The Pill Kills … Again

Over the transom comes a note from my good friend, Dr. Angela Lanfranchi, who tells me that we now know five different ways that “the Pill” kills women. The first four mechanisms by which the Pill kills have been known for some time.  The Pill (1) causes blood clots resulting in heart attacks, strokes and …

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When Population Control Becomes Genocide

Northern Myanmar—the country we used to call Burma—is the site of a brutal and ongoing ethnic cleansing campaign. It is well known that the Rohingya, a Muslim ethnic minority from the north-western Burmese state of Rakhine, are systematically persecuted and that large numbers are fleeing across the border to India. What is less well known …

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Ipas and UNFPA are Promoting Abortion in Rohingya Refugee Camps

The Rohingya, a Muslim ethnic group from north-western Myanmar, have long been considered among the world’s most persecuted minorities. In recent years, hostilities against Rohingya have increased markedly with Burmese security forces carrying out “area clearance operations” against Rohingya settlements. Widespread violence and arson on Rohingya communities has forced nearly 1 million Rohingya refugees to …

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Many American Women Have Felt Pressured into Abortions, Study Finds

A significant number of American women who have had an abortion have felt subtle, or even substantial, unwanted pressure to abort, a recent study has found. The study, published recently in the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons, found that nearly three-quarters (73.8%) of women with a history of abortion surveyed admitted that they experienced …

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Federal Judge Blocks Religious Accommodation to HHS Contraceptive Mandate

A federal judge in Pennsylvania has placed a nationwide temporary hold on the Trump Administration’s accommodations for persons with moral or religious objections to the HHS Contraceptive Mandate. Judge Wendy Beetlestone, a district judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, on Friday issued a temporary injunction on the Administration’s newly implemented accommodation. Pennsylvania Attorney General …

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Hormonal Contraceptives Increase Breast Cancer Risk, New Study Finds

A study published last week in The New England Journal of Medicine has found that hormonal contraceptives, including oral contraceptive pills and hormone-releasing IUDs, significantly increase women’s risk for breast cancer. The study found that women who used hormonal contraception had a 20 percent elevated risk[1] for breast cancer compared to women who had never …

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PRI Review for September 25, 2017: IPPF Abortions Hit One Million Mark; India’s Two-Child Policy Advances; Last Chance to Repeal Obamacare

International Planned Parenthood Federation Performs Over One Million Abortions in 2016, Report Shows One of the world’s most extensive and prolific abortion networks has passed a tragic milestone. In 2016, the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), for the first time reported in its history, aborted more than one million unborn baby boys and girls in …

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