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Renovatio 21 in Italy speaks out on aborted fetal vaccines

INTERVIEW WITH CRISTIANO LUGLI
SPOKESPERSON OF THE COMMITTEES “RENOVATIO 21”, ITALY

Cristiano Lugli, together with other Catholic parents worried about the cell lines of aborted fetuses. Stated Mr. Lugli, “Our association wants to defend Life as an unrepeatable and divine miracle, and defends Civilization as the earthly cradle of Life. We also support the research of Dr. Stefano Montanari and Dr. Antonietta Gatti, two scientists and researchers, the only ones in Italy to talk about the speech of aborted fetuses to produce vaccines.” …

https://cogforlife.org/2017/12/06/renovatio-21-italy-speaks-aborted-fetal-vaccines/


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Think Abortion is Okay in Cases of Rape? Consider This: She Was Conceived in Rape

The so-called “exception” to allow for abortion in the case of rape and incest is an intellectual carve-out Crystal Surbey takes personally. Now a mother of four in Northwest Ohio, Surbey’s mother was just a teenager when she was raped by her own step-father.

Nine months later, Surbey was born. …

http://www.lifenews.com/2017/12/04/think-abortion-is-okay-in-cases-of-rape-consider-this-she-was-conceived-in-rape/


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Battle to Stop California Law Forcing Pregnancy Centers to Promote Abortions Heads to Supreme Court

A major battle against a pro-abortion law is heading to the United States Supreme Court. The pro-life lawsuit against a California statute that requires pregnancy centers to promote abortions is heading to the nation’s highest court.
The California law, upheld by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in October, forces pro-life pregnancy centers to promote abortions. Tom Glessner, president and CEO of the National Institute of Family and Life Advocates, said his group was appealing the case to the Supreme Court,  arguing that the law violates both free speech and religious freedom. …

Battle to Stop California Law Forcing Pregnancy Centers to Promote Abortions Heads to Supreme Court


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Catholic Cardinal and Evangelical Pastor: Quit Forcing Americans to Pay for or Participate in Abortions

An op-ed that ran this week in USA Today was an example of ecumenism at its best.
Appearing under the headline, “To be really pro-choice, you must protect each doctor’s choice to not perform abortions,” Cardinal Timothy Dolan and Russell Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, eloquently made the case for passage of the “Conscience Protection Act of 2017.” Current federal law does not sufficiently protect the conscience rights of health care professionals and others. …

Catholic Cardinal and Evangelical Pastor: Quit Forcing Americans to Pay for or Participate in Abortions


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Former Abortion Practitioner’s Heartbreaking Congressional Testimony: “I’m a Mass Murderer”

A former abortionist testified in front of a Congressional committee yesterday and shared her heartbreaking testimony about having done abortions and later having a change of heart and becoming pro-life.
Dr. Kathy Altman is an OBGYN and a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists but she previously did abortions. Now that she is pro-life, she is testifying in front of Congress urging lawmakers to …

Former Abortion Practitioner’s Heartbreaking Congressional Testimony: “I’m a Mass Murderer”


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Summit to Address Human Trafficking, Organized Crime

Women judges and prosecutors from around the world will gather November 9-10, 2017, at Casino Pio IV in the Vatican to address ways to reduce human trafficking and organized.  The event is sponsored by the Pontifical Academy of Sciences (PAS).
This meeting has been called under the conviction that modern slavery, in the forms of forced labor, prostitution and organ trafficking, is a crime against…

Summit to Address Human Trafficking, Organized Crime


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House Votes to Repeal Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB), Obamacare’s “Death Panels”

The U.S. House of Representatives voted today to repeal a portion of the Obamacare law that pro-life advocates strongly opposed because it could lead to rationing of health care for patients across the nation.
Leading pro-life groups asked members of Congress to approve legislation that would repeal the Independent Payment Advisory Board, which has been derisively called “death panels” by detractors. Today, the House did just that.

http://www.lifenews.com/2017/11/02/house-votes-to-repeal-independent-payment-advisory-board-ipab-obamacares-death-panels-2/