Pregnancy Center Sues San Francisco
On ‘False Advertising’ Law
San Francisco, December 9, 2011 -- First Resort pregnancy center filed a freedom of speech lawsuit Nov. 16 in U.S. District Court to void a San Francisco “false advertising” ordinance that targets pregnancy centers and exempts abortion providers.

U.S. Must Lead In Adult Stem Cell Potential
Special Report by Ambassador Raymond Flynn
BOSTON, MA, November 17, 2011-- Last week I attended an International Conference at Aula Nuova Del Sibodo, The Vatican, with some of the world's leading scientists on stem cell research. Most of us attending the first International Conference on Adult Stem Cells: Science and The Future of Man and Culture, had never met each other before. The conference brought together many experts in medicine, research, science and religion. To round things out, former U.S. Secretary of Human Services, and Governor of Wisconsin Tommy Thompson, and I were the only two political leaders invited.

'Personhood' Defeat Not a Serious Setback
For Pro-Life Movement
-- Representatives of the Thomas More Society and the Pro-Life Action League say the defeat of Mississippi's “personhood” initiative does not mark a serious defeat for the pro-life movement.

Medical Expert Finds Growing
Secular Support for Catholic Teachings
ROME, November 11, 2011 -- A Catholic medical expert says he finds growing support for Church teachings among non-believers in the field of pediatrics, as shown by a recent secular journal that expresses love and care for the disabled.


Assisted Suicide Featured on Dr. Oz Show
Make a Statement Against Assisted Suicide
Let's Dr. Oz Know Where You Stand
LOS ANGELES, November 1, 2011-- Today's Dr. OZ show is featuring the subject of doctor assisted suicide. Our thanks goes to Alex Schadenberg of the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition,and the Californians Against Assisted Suicide for bringing this to our attention.

S.F. Supervisors Vote Law Against
Pregnancy Crisis Center ‘False Advertising’
SAN FRANCISCO, October 26th, 2011 --The San Francisco Board of Supervisors approved 10-1  “false advertising” legislation that targets pregnancy centers and sent it to Mayor Ed Lee for his signature.

US Ban on Human Embryo Patents
Draws Praise
.- Pro-life leaders welcomed the recent passage of the “Weldon Patent Ban,” which makes permanent a prohibition on patenting human embryos. Previously, the ban had to be annually renewed.

Researchers Appeal
Embryonic Stem Cell Ruling
WASHINGTON,D.C., September 25, 2011- Adult stem cell researchers have filed an appeal in a lawsuit seeking to end federal funding for embryo-destroying stem cell research.

Top Vatican Official
Condemns Execution of Troy Davis
VATICAN, September 23, 2011- The president of the Vatican's Council for Justice and Peace has condemned the execution of inmate Troy Davis by the state of Georgia on Sept. 21. 

Bishops Approve Physician-Assisted Suicide Statement; Call on Catholics to Support the Dying, Ensure Their Legal Protection 
WASHINGTON, DC, June 16, 2011 -- The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) approved a policy statement on physician-assisted suicide at its Spring General Assembly in Seattle on June 16. The statement, To Live Each Day with Dignity, passed with a vote of 191-1. It marks the first time the full body of bishops has issued a statement devoted to this issue.<--break->

Black&Beautiful stop racist targetting of blacks for abortions

Billboard Campaign Exposes Planned Parenthood
June 15, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Issues4Life Foundation and The Radiance Foundation, launch a TooManyAborted.Com abortion awareness and pro-adoption themed campaign, entitled "BLACK&BEAUTIFUL." This Black American led initiative exposes Planned Parenthood's racist and eugenics-based history and unaltered course. Sixty (60) "BLACK&BEAUTIFUL" billboards are placed throughout Oakland.

Intentionally Depriving a Child of
Her Mother or Father
a "Human Right"?
Absurd by Claim Commission
WASHINGTON, April 27, 2011—The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights has ruled that Costa Rica must legalize in vitro fertilization (IVF) or face penalties for alleged violations of human rights protected by international law. “They have effectively said, the right to create a child with the intention of depriving that child of knowing and being cared for by his or her mother and father is a human right specific to adults. That is absurd,” exclaimed CCG chairman William B. May.


Aborted Baby Cells Used
for Product Development

LARGO, Florida, March 29, 2011– Pepsico, Kraft Foods, and Nestlé are among the corporations partnered with a biotech company found using aborted fetal cell lines to test food flavor enhancers, according to a pro-life watchdog group. 

Bishop Vasa Santa Rosa

Bishop Vasa to doctors:
Faith trumps supposed medical norms
KANSAS CITY, Kansas, February 16, 2011 – Medical professionals are called to follow Christ courageously in their practice even where it might seem ridiculous to mainstream medicine, said Bishop Robert Vasa in a homily at a White Mass in Kansas City on Saturday.


Hospital’s commitment to reversing abortions
Opportunities for Pregnancy Center/
Catholic Hospital Alliances

CHICAGO, February 11, 2011  - Chicago’s Resurrection Hospital is making national news with its new commitment to reversing mid-term abortions for women who have changed their minds and wish to have their babies.

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