Month: September 2012

The tide is turning on abortion

Majority of Americans Want Abortions Prohibited LifeNews.com 24 Aug 2012 CNN has released the results of a new poll showing a majority of Americans want all or most abortions prohibited — a clear pro-life majority. The survey asked: “Do you…

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Romney pledges to protect ‘sanctity of life,’ marriage

LifeSite news 31 Aug 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney delivered his acceptance speech at the GOP convention Thursday night, laying out his vision for a Romney presidency. “Mr. Chairman, delegates. I accept your nomination for president of the United…

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Repeat abortions linked to premature birth, study suggests

BBC News 30 Aug 2012 The more abortions a woman has before her first child, the more likely she is to give birth prematurely, a study has suggested. Data from all 300,858 first-time mothers in Finland between 1996 and 2008…

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Karl du Fresne: What makes marriage unique

BreakingViews.co.nz 2 Sep 2012 Few political issues in my lifetime have been more divisive than the Homosexual Law Reform Bill of 1986. It didn’t quite cause the violent convulsions that shook New Zealand during the 1981 Springbok tour, but the…

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Rise in teen suicide

3 News 3 Sep 2012 In the year to June, 547 people in New Zealand committed suicide – including a child under the age of 10. The total number of deaths is 11 lower than last year, a slight decline…

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Why shouldn’t three people get married?

The Guardian (UK) 30 August 2012 Jean Hannah Edelstein Three Brazilians in love have their nation up in arms over whether their relationship, now enshrined in a three-way marriage, is legal. The public notary who conducted their marriage says there’s…

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