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-- Several hundred delegates of the Nevada Republican Party approved a party platform Saturday that lacks a pro-life plank and drops support for the definition of marriage as a union of one man and one woman.


Infertility Treatment Success

Fertility Treatments Succeed
Without Assisted Reproduction
-- A doctor in Italy has seen great success in helping couples conceive by examining their overall health and treating underlying causes of infertility, without artificial reproduction technologies.


Stunning Adult Stem Cell
Developments Evoke Hope, Caution
WASHINGTON DC, February 7, 2014-- Remarkable advancements in stem cell biology are enabling scientists to reprogram mature cells into a variety of different tissues – but experts say these methods should be used carefully to avoid ethical questions and inadvertent cloning.


Walk for Life, WC banner: Abortion Hurts Women

SF Supervisor Issues Resolution
Opposes Walk for Life WC Banners
10th Walk Scheduled for January 25
SAN FRANCISCO, January 17, 2014 -- Our friends at the Walk for Life, West Coast pulled off a wonderful publicity coup by taking advantage of a City policy to let organizations and causes buy banners to be placed on lamp posts along San Francisco main thoroughfare, Market Street. It has drawn a strong reaction from city officials and pro-abortion groups disputing the claim that "Abortion Hurts Women." Some have called it hate speech, to which Walk for Life WC co-organizer, Eva Muntean, responded, "Our opponents seek to censor our message 'Abortion Hurts Women,' not because it is false but because it is true"


An undated photo provided by the McMath family and Omari Sealey shows Jahi McMath.

Remember the Humanity
of Jahi McMath

PHILADELPHIA, PA, January 7, 2014 -- As in the case of Terri Schiavo, people with severe brain injuries are treated like second class citizens, often being denied the treatment, care, and love that their humanity demands. Here is a perspective from Bobby Schindler, brother of Terry Schiavo and Mark Mostert a member of the board of the Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Network.


Catholic Bioethicist Advises Caution
In Jahi McMath Case
-- The “tragic” case of teenage girl Jahi McMath – now at the center of a legal controversy over brain death – shows the need to determine the facts before making ethical conclusions, says a bioethicist.



SCOTUS

Supreme Court Term Touches on
Prolifer Rights, Prayer,
and Religious Liberty

-- The 2013-2014 Supreme Court term, which began Oct. 7, will address several prominent issues in the public square, including freedom of speech for pro-life demonstrations, prayer in legislative settings, and religious freedom.


Catholics For The Common Good Heroic MediaPro-Adoption Ad Campaign
Results In Strong Response

AUSTIN, TX, June 20, 2013--A pro-life media group's ad campaign encouraging pregnant women to choose adoption has launched its third series of broadcasts after previous campaigns succeeded in reaching hundreds of women.


Catholics For The Common Good Rep Trent FranksPain-Capable Abortion Ban
Passes Congressional Subcommittee

WASHINGTON DC, June 6, 2013--By a vote of 6 to 4, the U.S. House Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice approved a bill on Tuesday that would ban abortions after 20 weeks of gestation.


Court protects unborn child

Alabama Supreme Court
Recognizes Unborn as 'Children'
WASHINGTON, D.C., January 15, 2013 -- An Alabama Supreme Court decision recognizing the unborn as persons deserving of legal protections could have significant implications in ending abortion in the U.S., say pro-life advocates.


Population crisis California Children

Report Shows
Children Crucial

To California's Future
-- A new report has found “fresh impetus” for nurturing California children due to the combination of falling birthrates, retiring Baby Boomers, and reduced immigration in the state.


-- A new report on one of the world's largest funders of stem cell research reveals that an emphasis on results has led to a shift in funding towards morally-acceptable work with adult stem cells.


Sex-selection Abortion Ban Draws
Majority Support but Fails in House

WASHINGTON, DC, June 1, 2012 -- Despite gaining the support of more than half of the U.S. House of Representatives, a bill to prohibit abortions based on the sex of the unborn child was defeated on May 31.




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