Mexico Supreme Court Accepts Petition To Review Mexico City Law Legalizing Abortion During First Three Months' Gestation
The Mexico Supreme Court on Friday announced that it has accepted a petition, filed by the National Human Right's Commission, to review the constitutionality of a Mexico City law that allows pregnant women to obtain an abortion during the first three months' gestation, the Los Angeles Times report...
Vietnam Considering Legalizing Sex Change Operations
Health Ministry officials in Vietnam said the country could legalize sex change operations. A proposal to this effect is to be sent to the government in September //and if cleared will allow people to undergo sex change operations legally.
Nguyen Huy Quang, deputy director general of the mini...
FDA Not In Favor Of Legalizing Medical Marijuana
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has categorically ruled out endorsing the use of marijuana for medical purposes.// This decision contradicts an Institute of Medicine report in 1999, which had said that marijuana, also called as pot, was useful in certain conditions like AIDS wasting, chemot...
Euthanasia, Palliative Care Work in Unison in Belgium
... While assisted dying is legal there, it's rarely implemented, expert says
THURSDAY, July 30 (HealthDay News) -- legalizing
euthanasia for terminally ill people doesn't lead to reduced use of palliative care, Belgian researchers say.
The team from the End-of-Life Care Re...
Catholics for Choice Statement on Overturning the Mexico City Policy
...ica and America's foreign policy. It is especially fitting that the reversal takes place as we mark the 36th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision legalizing
abortion in the United States.
"For the past eight years the gag rule has represented an unconscionable attack on free speech and the rights of ...
Knights of Columbus Ultrasound Program Assists Pregnant Women
NEW HAVEN, Conn., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the nation marked the 36th anniversary of the Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade decision legalizing
abortion on demand the Knights of Columbus launched a new initiative aimed at providing women considering abortion a new way of viewing the life withi...
Advocates Launches Amplify - a New Youth Activist Website
...yourvoice.org ), a new interactive, youth-driven activist website with a week-long blog-a-thon in support of Roe v. Wade , the U.S. landmark decision legalizing
abortion. The blog-a-thon, running from January 22-27, can be found at www.amplifyyourvoice.org/roevwade .
Following is a statement by James Wa...
Senator Sam Brownback and Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers to Speak at Blogs for Life 2009
...ich tens of thousands of pro-life citizens gather in the nation's capital to celebrate life and demand the reversal of the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision legalizing
Senator Sam Brownback (R-KS)
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA)
Amanda Carpenter, Townhall.com
Jill Stanek, blogg...
National Prayer Vigil for Life Opening Mass
...ional Prayer Vigil for Life Opening Mass at 7:00 p.m. on January 21, the eve of the 36th anniversary of Roe v. Wade , the 1973 Supreme Court decision legalizing
Over 16,000 worshipers - many of them youth from schools around the nation - are expected to attend the opening Mass and all-night pray...
Americans United for Life Assesses State Ballot Initiative Outcomes, Predicts Regrouping and Strong Comeback in Next Election Cycle for Life Issues
ballot initiatives. The election saw pro-life ballot initiatives on
abortion defeated in California, Colorado, and South Dakota while
physician-assisted suicide in Washington state and
destructive embryonic stem cell research in Michigan were approved.
Dr. Charmaine Yoest, Presiden...