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Population Control

Vasectomy-thon for the ‘World Vasectomy Day’- old wine in new bottle of Population Control.

On November 19, population control advocates celebrated ‘World Vasectomy Day’. This year a special event was hosted in Mexico by DKT International, National center for Gender Equity and Government of Mexico with the support of IPPF, Marie Stopes, FHI360 and other population control groups. The highlight of the event was a 24 hour “vasectomy-thon” where […]

Carmel Nisha Pius Franco | November 28, 2017
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Abortion

Private Foundations and the Expanded Mexico City Policy

On January 23, 2017, President Trump reinstated the Mexico City Policy (MCP), a Reagan-era set of guidelines intended to restrict United States funding for abortion. The Policy withholds US funding, delivered in large part through USAID and the Department of Health and Human Services, from non-US groups that advocate for abortion as a method of […]

Anthony Tokarz | June 6, 2017
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Abortion

Adoption: The Least Expensive Option

One of the many reasons women will chose to have an abortion is because they believe that they have no other option. However, there is always a choice. If, for whatever reason, the woman is unable to care for her child, the loving choice is to put the baby up for adoption. This allows another […]

Sarah Kepins | March 4, 2017
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Catholic Teaching

Population Control at the Vatican?

In a biological extinction workshop sponsored by the Pontifical Academy, the discussion included the ideas and promoters of population control. Though the Pontifical Academy did not declare support of this position, there is a dangerous undertone to a workshop where advocates of population control enjoy a prominent role with seemingly little opposition or challenge. I […]

Grace Hoffman | March 3, 2017
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Abortion

“Truth” without last names

Back in January 2016, Alexandra Liebl, a student contributor of the International Youth Coalition, published the article “Abortion Rights and Oxymorons”, where she described how her opposition to abortion was grounded in her love for truth. Two months ago, (that is, almost a year after the publication of that article), a girl named Maggie published […]

J. Francisco Macías | February 10, 2017
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Abortion

For One Woman an Ultrasound Was Enough

For one woman, an ultrasound was all she needed to decide that she  wanted to keep her baby. While the woman remains anonymous, her story speaks for so many other women who have chosen life after an ultrasound. The woman’s story starts in a gas station. She has just taken a pregnancy test and has […]

Sarah Kepins | January 27, 2017
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Abortion

Abortion: Kills Not Only the Child But the Mother as Well

Abortion is harmful not only to the unborn child but it is harmful to the mother as well. Many women have died from botched abortions. Recently, in Musashino, Japan a young woman lost her life due to a botched abortion. The 23-year old woman had just recently married and was admitted to Mizuguchi Hospital on […]

Sarah Kepins | December 11, 2016
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Catholic Teaching

De prejuicios, leyes y esquizofrenias

(Respuesta a la columna “El aborto y la paradoja del perdón”) Estimado Dr. Blancarte,             Le escribo esta carta después de haber leído con atención su columna titulada “El aborto y la paradoja del perdón”, publicada en el periódico Milenio el pasado 29 de noviembre del año en curso (1). Creo que conviene hacer, de […]

J. Francisco Macías | December 1, 2016
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Abortion

What does WHO’s Zika Announcement Mean for Future Policy?

On Nov. 18, the World Health Organization released a statement declaring that its officials no longer consider Zika virus to be a public health emergency. Prior to the announcement, Zika virus was classified as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC), which garnered intense, short-term commitments to funding, research, and other resources. According to […]

Barbara B. | November 28, 2016
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