Author Archive for Marianna Orlandi, Ph.D

UN Staff, EU Politicians, Abortion Groups Join Forces to Vilify U.S. Pro-life Stance
0

UN Staff, EU Politicians, Abortion Groups Join Forces to Vilify U.S. Pro-life Stance

by

More than forty-five governments and high-ranking UN staff convened in Brussels this week to raise money and combat U.S. pro-life policies. Kate Gilmore, the UN Deputy High Commissioner on Human Rights, moderated the “She decides” fundraising event to “counter the impact” of the recently enacted Mexico City Policy. The European initiative raised pledges for $200 […]

European Parliament Abortion Campaign Seeks to Indoctrinate Children
1

European Parliament Abortion Campaign Seeks to Indoctrinate Children

by

The European Parliament has launched a campaign to promote abortion among the continent’s adolescents. At a recent interactive conference, “My Body, My Rights”, a campaign entitled “#AllofUs” sought to indoctrinate future European leaders. The Socialist and Democrats’ Progressive Alliance Group and the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats organized the event for Europe Group (ALDE), the […]

Pro-Family Leaders Launch Declaration on Marriage in Cape Town
1

Pro-Family Leaders Launch Declaration on Marriage in Cape Town

by

Pro-family leaders from around the world recently gathered in Cape Town, South Africa, to roll out and sign a declaration that aims to protect the family and traditional marriage. In its five short paragraphs, the Cape Town Declaration recognizes the family as the “first and primordial community” and “the bedrock of civil society.” It reaffirms […]

French Court Rules: Children with Down Syndrome Not Allowed to Smile on TV
8

French Court Rules: Children with Down Syndrome Not Allowed to Smile on TV

by

On November 10, the Conseil d’Etat ruled it “inappropriate” to show happy children with Down syndrome on TV, as that sight could “trouble” women who chose not to give birth to their disabled children. With this pronouncement, the French judges upheld a previous decision by the CSA (“Conseil Supérieur de l’audiovisuel” – equivalent of the […]

Europe Rejects Legalization of Surrogacy to Protect Children’s Rights
0

Europe Rejects Legalization of Surrogacy to Protect Children’s Rights

by

Last Tuesday, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) rejected an attempt to legalize surrogacy throughout Europe. By a narrow majority, the representatives of the 47 Member States rejected a recommendation aimed at regulating the selling of female gametes and renting of women’s wombs. This was the third attempt to normalize surrogacy by […]