July 10, 2020 (CatholicCulture.org) by Robert Marshall--
I have recently completed a major study of the confusion, difficulties and dangers in the effort to fast-track universal vaccination against Covid-19 (now in the CatholicCulture.org library).
This brief commentary is designed to highlight the issues quickly so that everyone can be aware of them, but of course I hope that many will read the entire study.
In a nutshell, then, governments worldwide are considering the following to address Covid-19:
...Please urge your government representatives to ensure that any Covid-19 vaccine complies with the following:
July 10, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) – The Trump administration’s decision to withdraw the United States from the corrupt, ineffective, pro-China World Health Organization (WHO) has angered a lot of people at home and abroad … not because it will negatively impact global health but because it’ll negatively impact the agendas and bottom lines of various groups that have been exploiting the guise of “health services.”
And nobody has worn that disguise more effectively than the abortion industry, whose allies go all the way to the top of the global health establishment. The WHO’s website declares as “essential” the “right” to “access to legal and safe abortion.” Over the past few months, it has pushed self-induced chemical abortions via webcam as a substitute for tthe various abortion facilities temporarily shut down due to COVID-19.
So it’s only natural that Planned Parenthood’s former research arm, the Guttmacher Institute, would come out against withdrawal. Ironically, however, their report – which frames it as a “tantrum” to stop subsidizing an organization co-opted by a corrupt, murderous Communist dictatorship – inadvertently makes the pro-life case for withdrawal perfectly...
SAN FRANCISCO, July 14, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) – Five years ago, on July 14, 2015, David Daleiden released the first of many incriminating videos that showed the world the gruesome underbelly of illegal practices by the abortion industry. The Thomas More Society would soon thereafter begin its defense of undercover journalist Daleiden.
As researchers and reporters for the Human Capital Project of the Center for Medical Progress, Daleiden and his investigative partner, Sandra Merritt, posed as human tissue buyers. What they uncovered shocked the country as the videos they recorded revealed Planned Parenthood’s involvement in aborted baby body parts trafficking.
The videos, 13 in all, caused a national outcry to #DefundPlannedParenthood and triggered a congressional investigation of the abortion industry. Within days of the first video release, David and Sandra were hauled into court by the National Abortion Federation.
The battle of David versus the “Goliath” abortion industry eventually evolved into seven separate court cases both criminal and civil — in four different states.
From Brian Westbrook:
Dear friends, volunteers, and supporters,
After considering the new emergency orders from both the State of Illinois and the City of St. Louis I have regrettably decided to suspend both the Fairview Heights and St. Louis 40 Days for Life on-site vigils. This will go into effect immediately and will be in place until the expected completion of the campaigns on April 5th.
For those who were scheduled to come and pray with us please still set aside this time and pray for an end to abortion in our region and a healing of our country. Please pray at home or at a nearby church or chapel.
Sidewalk counseling will continue in St. Louis City but may be limited or modified as conditions change. In Fairview Heights, IL sidewalk counseling will continue through 1:00 pm Saturday 3/21/2020 yet continued operations at this location are still under review.
WASHINGTON, D.C., January 24, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) – Donald Trump made history Friday by becoming the first sitting president to address the March for Life in person, telling hundreds of thousands of pro-lifers he was “proud to stand with you” to “protect the right of every child, born and unborn, to fulfill their God-given potential.”
“Young people are the heart of the march for life and it’s your generation that’s making America the pro-family, pro-life nation,” the president said, thanking students for making the trip and pro-life activists for "embrac[ing] mothers with care and compassion. You’re powered by prayer and motivated by pure, unselfish love."
MISSOURI RIGHT TO LIFE
PRESS RELEASE - Jan. 16
The overwhelmingly pro-life Missouri legislature over the years and specifically the last three years, has worked tirelessly to protect unborn children and vulnerable women from the dangers of abortion.
The recent reduction in abortion numbers for 2019 is a direct result of these legislative efforts, specifically SB 5 passed in 2017. The initial numbers for 2019 abortions (Jan 1 – Nov 15) are 1,354 (a 54 % reduction from the 2018 figure of 2,910. SB 5 expanded regulations on abortion in multiple statutes. These common sense health and safety regulations are protecting women and causing abortion to drop.
The following elements of SB 5 have been key in reducing the abortion numbers:
In addition to these protective regulations, Senate Bill 5 also expands the ability of the Department of Health and Senior Services to enact new regulations when the abortion industry is breaking the law and putting women at risk.
What would cause these new protective laws and regulations to so severely reduce the numbers of abortions? We can only attribute this to increased safety regulations in the clinics and refusal to do difficult or risky abortion procedures here in Missouri.
PRO-LIFE ARGUMENTS TO PROHIBIT ABORTION FUNDING HEARD IN MISSOURI SUPREME COURT,
U.S. SUPREME COURT UPHOLDS REQUIRED ULTRASOUNDS BEFORE AN ABORTION
The following statement is from Steve Rupp, President of Missouri Right to Life:
Dec. 10th, the Missouri Supreme Court heard a challenge to the Missouri Legislature’s denial of state funds going to Planned Parenthood. Solicitor General John Sauer of the Attorney General’s office presented the case in defense of the State of Missouri’s right to defund Planned Parenthood. Planned Parenthood continues to seek any way possible to access our tax dollars to fund their abortion business and pro-life leaders are working to prevent funding abortion with public monies.
While the Missouri Supreme Court is in the process of deciding whether legislators have the right to prevent our tax dollars from going to the abortion industry, the U.S. Supreme Court decided on another pro-life bill.
Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court decided to let stand a lower court’s decision on Kentucky’s “Display and Describe” law that requires an abortionist to show a mother the ultrasound and describe her unborn child to her prior to the abortion. This court decision sets the standard allowing other states to pass similar legislation.
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Senator Roy Blunt
B40C Dirksen Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
Phone: (202) 224-5721
Fax: (202) 224-8149
Senator Josh Hawley
B40A Dirksen Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
1118 Longworth HOB
Washington, DC 20510
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