Friday, 25 May 2012

Must-read pro-life news-stories, Fri 25 May

Chen Guangcheng
Top stories:

European Parliament passes radical pro-homosexual resolution
The European Parliament has passed a resolution promoting a radical pro-homosexual agenda. The resolution was passed 430 votes in favour to 105 against. [LBGT-EU, 24 May] SPUC supporters had lobbied the parliament to reject the resolution [SPUC, 23 May]

SPUC welcomes and supports Muslims Defending Marriage (MDM)
SPUC welcomes and supports a campaign launched by the Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) to defend marriage, including opposing the goverment's plans to allow same-sex marriage. The MCB, which is the umbrella body representing Britain’s Muslims, has launched a website called Muslims Defending Marriage (MDM), which includes an online petition and supporting material. SPUC and the MCB share the belief that it is necessary to defend the true meaning of marriage in order to protect the welfare of children. [SPUC, 24 May]

Other stories:
  • NHS performed 24 abortions on three teenage girls [Telegraph, 25 May]
  • Evidence presented at World Health Assembly that health care, not abortion, will solve maternal mortality [NRL, 24 May]
  • Finland tells UK that women in Northern Ireland should be entitled to safe legal abortion without having to travel [Pat Buckley, 24 May]
  • Spanish doctor ordered to pay child monthly maintenance after botched abortion [Telegraph, 24 May]
  • Woman removed from flight over vulgar pro-abortion t-shirt [Mail, 24 May]
  • Post-IVF columnist says IVF for over-40s is cruel [Mail, 24 May]
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