In one of his first official acts as newly-elected President of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani hosted a ceremony in the premises of the European Parliament in Brussels yesterday to mark annual International Holocaust Remembrance Day, which falls on 27 January. Continue reading
Vice President Mike Pence will speak at the March for Life, a senior White House official confirmed to the New York Times this morning.
This is the first time a Vice President of the United States will attend in the Washington, D.C. March’s 44-year history.
When March for Life organizers released the list of speakers last week, they mentioned a “surprise VIP guest TBA.”
The March for Life takes place every year to protest the US Supreme Court’s law-bending and unconstitutional decision in the case of Roe v. Wade of 27 January 1973, through which judges fabricated a presumptuous “Right to Abortion”.
This promise, if made real, could become very expensive for taxpayers in the Netherlands. The country’s minister for foreign aid, Lilianne Ploumen, has announced that her country wants to compensate abortionists world-wide for the pecuniary losses they are expected to suffer as a consequence of US President Donald Trump’s decision to unfund them. The total savings for US budget achieved through this measure are estimated to amount ca. 600 million US$ per year. Continue reading
While yesterday’s ECtHR decision on the case of Paradiso and Campanelli v. Italy certainly is a positive development in that it corrects one (alas, only one of many!) of the Court’s most grotesque misjudgments of recent memory, it still is a weak decision: one gets the impression that the Court is simply trying to silently creep away from its grave responsibility for having accepted, or even promoted, the truly abominable practice of surrogacy, through which not only human gametes, but even full-grown human beings are turned into tradeable commodities. The Grand Chamber thus frames the matter in a way as if the all-decisive question were it were the “margin of discretion” that Italy and other countries enjoy in prohibiting surrogacy and enforcing such exhibition: and – surprise, surprise! – it has discovered that that margin is greater than the judges of the Second Chamber had believed it was.
Will this really suffice to restore the Court’s credibility, which among those who have a serious-minded outlook on human rights is below zero?
Even worse, there is still a number of judges in this wretched Court (six of them within the Grand Chamber that decided the case, and an unknown number outside it, who, if they had been part of that body, might have supported the views expressed in the dissenting opinion submitted by those six) who still think they can continue in the old way, i.e. pretending not to deal with the issue of surrogacy as such, but de facto supporting and promoting it.
But there also is a silver lining: four of the 11 judges who voted against finding a violation – De Gaetano, Pinto de Albuquerque, Wojtyczek and Dedov – have written a concurring opinion that is truly brilliant. Continue reading
.- The U.S. House of Representatives passed its first major pro-life bill of the new year on Tuesday, one which would solidify in law the current policy of no federal funding of abortions.
The bill would “protect Americans’ conscience rights by ensuring that their hard-earned tax dollars are not used to fund the destruction of innocent life,” Rep. Diane Black (R-Tenn.) said on the House Floor before the vote.
While politicians and mass media continue their concerted efforts to “normalize” deviant sexual behaviours, science confirms that they are associated with serious health risks.
A new study has found out the correlation between oral sex, a sexual practice frequent among sodomites, and the incidence of infections with the human papilloma virus HPV, which can lead to cancer in the mouth and throat of those infected with it. Indeed, experts are worried that the the positive effects achieved through policies to reduce smoking that have lead to a decrease of such cancers has been more than offset by “the evolution of sex practices”…
When will our health politicians at last start to fight against sodomy the same way as they fight against smoking???
Documents obtained by Brussels-based news service EUobserver reveal that the majority of EU laws passed in 2016 were agreed behind closed doors in secret meetings between the European Parliament and national governments. This is against a backdrop of EU claims to be the most transparent legislator in the world, and an increasing crisis of confidence among EU citizens. Continue reading