LR-120 would require that doctors notify parents at least 48 hours in advance of the abortion

By Kyle Schmauch Community News Service UM School of Journalism October 14, 2012 4:00 pm Click here for full story. Seventeen years after the courts struck down an early attempt to require minors to notify their parents before getting an abortion, the contentious issue is back on the ballot this fall. Legislative Referendum 120 is almost…

MedSFLA National Webcast: Conscience Rights in America’s Medical Schools

Please join us this Tuesday, August 28th from 9pm – 9:45pm EST for a MedSFLA National Webcast: Conscience Rights in America’s Medical Schools. Medical students at public colleges or universities have established constitutional rights to speak, associate, and exercise religious beliefs freely—rights that for too many are restricted, violated, or denied by universities. Compelled participation…

More British women aborting their children over financial worries, say UK doctors

BY HILARY WHITE, ROME CORRESPONDENT | Tue Aug 14, 2012 16:02 EST LONDON, August 14, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A survey by a market research firm has found that the global economic crisis may be influencing more British women to abort their children. The research by Insight Research Group found that about one-fifth of GPs are reporting more women requesting abortion…

Just 0.006% of British abortions done to save mother’s life, or prevent serious injury

BY HILARY WHITE, ROME CORRESPONDENT Mon Aug 13, 2012 15:49 EST WESTMINSTER, August 13, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Figures released by the Department of Health last week show that of the over 6 million abortions committed in England and Wales since legalization in 1967, 0.006 percent were performed with the intention of saving the life of the mother or preventing…

Medical Ethics and Personhood

By Jon Russell, National Coordinator of Medical Students for Life of America After all the advancements in medical science, which show us that human life definitely begins at fertilization, abortion advocates and some in the pro-life movement struggle with the issue of personhood. They ask the question: “when does personhood begin?” While those who advocate for the legality…

Rising above a culture of convenience

By: Leslie Bosslet, Students for Life of America’s 2012 Missionary for Life Have you ever had a lengthy, in-depth conversation with a philosophy major? If so, you’ll understand what I mean when I say that they make you think. They ask you to define words you do not normally have to define, such as “freedom”…