Topic / Abortion

Orthodox Church flexes its muscles in Russian Parliament

It’s become increasingly obvious over the past few years that the Orthodox Church has been driving Russia towards a virulent form of Christian fundamentalism. Now it even has a presence in the lower house of the Russian Parliament – the Duma – in the form of the Commission for the Protection of Christian Values that […]

Ohio televangelist used slave labour to run his restaurant

Last month a federal judge ordered 95-year-old Cuyahoga Falls televangelist Ernest Angley, above, to pay more than $388,000 (£299,000) in damages and back wages to a group of employees forced to work at Angley’s Cathedral Buffet as unpaid volunteers. Following the court order Angley announced that he was shutting the buffet. US District Judge Benita […]

Swedish midwife loses her religious ‘persecution’ case

Ellinor Grimmark, above, has been refused permission to sue a local authority for denying her employment when she refused to carry out abortions due to her religious beliefs. According to this report, the Swedish Labour Court (Arbetsdomstolen) ruled today (Wednesday) that Grimmark had not been discriminated against by Jönköping County Council because the county had […]

Deranged politicians: Jesus will head a new, ‘virtuous America’

South Carolina State Representative Josiah Magnuson, above, has a bold new vision for America in which ‘Christ is placed in His rightful position as the authority over all of life, and His law of liberty is made our rule of conduct’. Magnuson, 25, and fellow S Carolina State Rep Jonathon Hill, 32, inset – both […]

Oklahoma’s war on abortion reaches new levels of insanity

Earlier this year,  the Oklahoma House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly to bar doctors from performing abortions in all cases except to save the woman’s life. A doctor who violates the law would be committing a felony, punishable by up to three years in prison and the loss of his or her medical licence. It has […]

‘I’m not a terrorist’ says woman jailed for abortion clinic bomb

Despite having been jailed for plotting to bomb an abortion clinic, Cheryl Sullenger, above, senior Vice President of Operation Rescue, a ‘pro-life’ Christian outfit in the US, is a very angry over the use of the word ‘terrorist’ by Dr Warren Hern, a Colorado doctor who performs later abortions. According to Jezebel, Sullenger, who was […]

Phone retailer’s ‘pro-choice’ ads infuriate anti-abortionists

Carphone Warehouse has been forced to apologise to anti-abortionists over advdertisements that it insisted was completely unrelated to the debate about abortion in Ireland. According to this report, Cora Sherlock, the deputy head of the Pro Life Campaign organisation, told the BBC: Whether intended or not, it suggests a link to the pro-choice side of […]

Will ‘Horror-Clown’ Trump keep his promises to Christians?

‘Although many pro-life and pro-family advocates are breathing sighs of relief at having dodged a Clinton presidency, they now have the task of ensuring Trump keeps his pro-life promises – and appoints Supreme Court justices opposed not only to Roe v Wade but also to same-sex “marriage” and Obergefell v Hodges.’ Those are the words […]

Sick stunt: US priest places aborted foetus on an altar

Catholic priest Frank Pavone is at the centre of a firestorm after he placed an aborted foetus on an altar in what has been described as an “atrocious” anti-abortion stunt. According to this report, Pavone – who heads New York-based Priests for Life – said the foetus was entrusted to him by a pathologist for […]

Abortion: Polish Government sparks a fresh wave of fury

A Polish politician’s insistence that foetuses that stand no chance of survival should be allowed to be born so that they can be baptised before they die has provoked fresh demonstrations. According to this report, massive protests erupted in Poland on Monday as women in cities across the country donned black in protest of a […]