Human Life Archives - C-Fam
Opponents of Catholic Teaching to be Featured at Vatican Conference
At an upcoming conference on global warming, the Vatican academies for science will present the work politicians and academics that support abortion and population control.
With the Advent of Artificial Reproductive Technologies is there a Fundamental Right to a Child?
With the advancement of artificial reproductive technologies (ARTs) and the legalization of same-sex marriage, questions have arisen about legal parenthood and fundamental rights. Katarina Lee analyzes how recent domestic and international court cases have in effect moved to institute a right to a child, supported by the legalization of same-sex marriage.
Did International Law Kill Charlie Gard?
Charlie Gard’s tiny body was deprived of life two weeks before his first birthday, his ventilator was switched off after his parents, Chris and Connie, put up a fierce fight against the UK National Health Service that shocked the country and the world.
Trump Bans Transgenders in Military
President Donald Trump announced via Tweet last week that as Commander in Chief he was banning the gender confused from serving in the U.S. military.
Congress Bolsters President Trump’s Overseas Pro-Life Protections after Heated Debate
In a contentious Congressional meeting that lasted until midnight last Wednesday, Democrats offered a series of hostile amendments in a futile attempt to roll-back President Donald Trump’s pro-life polices overseas.
Abortion Supporters Protest Silence On “Reproductive Rights”
At a high-level meeting of the UN Economic and Social Council this week, the council’s president had to reassure abortion supporters that the UN remains committed to achieving targets on universal access to sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights in the ministerial declaration it adopted on UN development goals.
World Population Day Brings Warnings of Overpopulation and Population Implosion
During this week’s observance of World Population Day, global family planning proponents identified crises such as humanitarian emergencies and the global financial downturn to justify more funding to limit the world’s population.
London Family Planning Summit: The Cracks Are Showing
With its ambitious agenda off target and its largest funding source threatening to pull out, the international family planning partnership (FP2020) tried hard to appear positive at its summit in London this week.
C-Fam President Austin Ruse Interviewed on EWTN About New Book “Littlest Suffering Souls”
British comedian and actor Stephen Fry once said that if he ever met God he would tell him “Bone cancer in children? How dare you!” A new book from C-Fam President Austin Ruse challenges this kind of thinking.
New UN Database Pressures Countries on Abortion
The World Health Organization has launched a new interactive database on global abortion laws and policies, aimed to pressuring countries to conform their abortion laws to the recommendations of UN agencies and bureaucrats.
UN Women Ramps Up Abortion Advocacy
UN Women’s new draft strategic plan signals a change of focus for the Agency from consensual policies to possibly promoting abortion among other controversial social policies.
EDITORIAL: UN Rapporteur Says Death from Botched Abortion is Extrajudicial Killing
The UN special rapporteur on extrajudicial summary or arbitrary executions, Agnes Callamard, announced her view that any death from a botched abortion amounts to an extrajudicial killing if it occurs in a country that protects children in the womb.
Secretary of State Tillerson Defends Trump’s Pro-Life Actions in State Department Budget Hearings
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson defended President Donald J. Trump’s pro-life policies during four separate Congressional hearings this week on the president’s proposed budget.
Pro-Life Group Sues European Commission Over Democratic Deficit
A pro-life group is suing the EU Commission at the European Court of Justice, claiming the Commission usurped the democratic prerogative of the people of Europe when it turned down a pro-life petition with nearly two million signatures.
Honduran Physicians Defend the Human Person, from Conception to Death.
Following the historic vote that preserved Honduras’ pro-life legislation, an astonishingly strong case against abortion decriminalization came from the Honduran College of Physicians. “There is no reason capable to justify…
Trump Expands Mexico City Policy, Abortion Groups Keep Some Funding
The Trump administration announced additional restrictions on abortion funding in foreign aid this week, in effect neutralizing U.S. complicity in the proliferation of global abortion.
Children Born of War Receive Unprecedented Attention in Security Council Debate
Two years after it first heard from advocates for children conceived as a result of wartime rape, the UN Security Council is giving such children much-needed international attention.
New Human Trafficking Foundation May Support Abortion and Prostitution
Conservative human rights groups are increasingly alarmed about a new funding proposal to combat human trafficking around the world.
100th Anniversary of Fatima Marked at UN Headquarters
“Pope Francis has just landed in Fatima,” said the ambassador of Portugal to mark the beginning of a special event at UN headquarters to celebrate the centenary of the apparition of Our Lady at Fatima to three Portuguese shepherd children.
UN Tries and Fails to Convince Honduras to Legalize Abortion
Honduran lawmakers refused to legalize abortion despite intense pressure from UN experts and international abortion activists.
Trump Budget to Cut Gender Office that Falls Outside Mexico City Policy Protection
The Trump administration’s budget will reportedly put on the chopping block a controversial gender rights office created by the Obama administration.
The World Health Organization Says Abortion is Family Planning
Governments have long agreed that abortion cannot be a part of family planning. The World Health Organization has gone along with that consensus until now.
U.S. Lawmakers Seek to End Impunity for Online Sale of Children
A bipartisan bill introduced last week by U.S. lawmakers seeks to end impunity for website owners who knowingly facilitate online sale of children for sex.
Protest to Trump’s Defunding UNFPA Reveals Poor Results, Lackluster Support
President Donald J. Trump cut U.S. funding to the UN Population Fund last week, and protests from Democrats, abortion groups, and UNFPA revealed UNFPA’s dogged determination to partner with abortion groups, lackluster results in improving maternal health, and alienation of constituents due to controversial promotion of sexual rights.
Editorial: The Left Seeks to Silence Pro-Life/Pro-Family Voices
Silencing your opponent. That is now the main response of the political left in America.