Pregnant Mother With Aggressive Brain Cancer Refuses Abortion, Forgoes Treatment Instead to Save Baby

Pregnant Mother With Aggressive Brain Cancer Refuses Abortion, Forgoes Treatment Instead to Save Baby

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — A pregnant mother with an aggressive form of brain cancer has refused recommendations that she abort her unborn child and has instead decided to forgo treatment in order to save her baby. Carrie DeKlyen, a mother of five, was diagnosed with Glioblastoma Multiforme in April and and was accepted for a clinic trial at […]

Appeals Court Rules Arkansas May Exclude Planned Parenthood From Medicaid Program

Appeals Court Rules Arkansas May Exclude Planned Parenthood From Medicaid Program

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that officials in Arkansas may exclude the abortion and contraception giant Planned Parenthood from the state’s Medicaid program, overturning a lower court ruling issued nearly a year ago. “We conclude … that Congress did not unambiguously confer the particular right asserted by the patients […]

Report: Nearly All Women in Iceland Who Receive Down Syndrome Diagnosis Obtain Abortion

Report: Nearly All Women in Iceland Who Receive Down Syndrome Diagnosis Obtain Abortion

REYKJAVIK — A new report by CBS is raising concern as it highlights the fact that nearly all women in the Nordic nation of Iceland who receive a Down syndrome diagnosis obtain an abortion—to the point that children with Down syndrome have been nearly eradicated. “We don’t look at abortion as a murder,” Helga Sol […]

Washington University Professor: Biology of ‘Transgender’ Athletes Does Not Change

Washington University Professor: Biology of ‘Transgender’ Athletes Does Not Change

(Christian Institute) — Transsexual athletes who compete against women are “feminized males rather than true females,” an American professor has warned. Speaking to Fox News, Dr. Paul Hruz cautioned that “there are many aspects of fundamental biology that don’t change” when athletes take hormone-suppressing drugs. Transsexual people often take these drugs or have hormone injections […]

‘It’s Raining Needles’: Discarded Syringes From Heroin Crisis Creating Public Health Threat

‘It’s Raining Needles’: Discarded Syringes From Heroin Crisis Creating Public Health Threat

A report from the Associated Press notes that syringes discarded by heroin users are showing up in parks, playgrounds, baseball dugouts, trails, and alongside beaches and rivers, creating a national public health threat due to the risk of passersby and small children accidentally being stuck. “We started seeing it last year here and there. But now, it’s […]

County Board Passes Rule Requiring Pregnancy Centers to Post ‘Not a Healthcare Facility’ Signs

County Board Passes Rule Requiring Pregnancy Centers to Post ‘Not a Healthcare Facility’ Signs

SEATTLE, Wash. — The King County Board of Health in Washington State has passed a rule requiring pro-life pregnancy centers to post a sign notifying visitors that they are “not a healthcare facility.” The notice must be written in ten languages and in 48-point font size. The sign itself must be at least 11 by 17 […]

Charlie Gard, Infant at Center of Parental Authority Case, Dies in Hospice After Life Support Withdrawn

Charlie Gard, Infant at Center of Parental Authority Case, Dies in Hospice After Life Support Withdrawn

(Baptist Press) — Charlie Gard—the infant at the center of a battle over parental authority that gained international attention—has died, his parents announced today (July 28) in England. “Our beautiful little boy has gone. We are so proud of you Charlie,” his mother, Connie Yates, said in a statement, according to the British Broadcasting Corp. […]

Evolutionist Professor Says Parents Should Be Allowed to Euthanize Severely Deformed Newborn Children

Evolutionist Professor Says Parents Should Be Allowed to Euthanize Severely Deformed Newborn Children

CHICAGO — A well-known professor and evolution adherent at the University of Chicago says that he believes parents should be allowed to euthanize newborns that have severe deformities or who are significantly ill. “If you are allowed to abort a fetus that has a severe genetic defect, microcephaly, spina bifida, or so on, then why aren’t […]

Federal Court Halts Illinois Religious Refusals Law Believed to Require Abortion Referrals

Federal Court Halts Illinois Religious Refusals Law Believed to Require Abortion Referrals

ROCKFORD, Ill. — A federal court has granted a preliminary injunction against an Illinois law that several pregnancy care centers believed might force pro-life doctors to provide referrals to women seeking to obtain an abortion. “Plaintiffs have … demonstrated a better than negligible chance of showing that a law compelling the health care provider with conscience-based objections to abortion […]

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