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New morning-after pill being sold in Britain

7 October 2009

A new type of morning-after pill is now being sold in Britain. Ulipristal (ellaOne) is reportedly effective up to five days after sexual intercourse. HRA Pharma, the manufacturer, states that "alterations to the endometrium may also contribute to ulipristal's efficacy." [The Pharmaceutical Journal, 7 October] http://is.gd/426mA Changes to the endometrium (lining of the womb) may prevent a newly-conceived embryonic child from implanting, thereby causing an abortion.

There has been an increase in the number of women undergoing IVF. Figures released by the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) show an almost six percent increase for 2007. [NetDoctor, 30 September] http://is.gd/3ZQN6 IVF involves the abuse and killing of embryonic children.

A disabled geologist has been arrested on suspicion of murder following a failed suicide pact with his wife, who was suffocated. Dr William Stanton, 79, of Somerset, England, is terminally-ill with bone cancer. According to their children, Dr Stanton and his wife Angela, 74, decided to kill themselves because of Dr Stanton's illness. [Telegraph, 7 October] http://is.gd/42ac5 Sources also indicate that Dr Stanton is an advocate of radical population control [Amazon]

Other stories:

Obama to speak at dinner for pro-abortion lobby group, appoints Pope critic to White House role [LifeNews.com, 5 October] http://is.gd/428e1

US archbishop rejects pro-Obama claims by cardinal [Catholic News Agency, 6 October] http://is.gd/428An

Hospital consultant 'spiked mistress's drink to kill unborn child' [Evening Standard, 5 October] http://is.gd/3ZLGL

EU bishops' conference hails Irish 'yes' on Lisbon treaty [Catholic Culture, 5 October] http://is.gd/3ZV5G

Poll finds increase in support in Australia for legal abortion [Catholic Culture, 5 October] http://is.gd/3ZUX6

123 babies now saved from abortion during 40 Days for Life campaign [LifeSiteNews.com, 5 October] http://is.gd/3ZVsI

Suspect in murder of pro-life activist deemed incompetent to stand trial [LifeSiteNews.com, 5 October] http://is.gd/3ZVAw

Cardinal pleads for unborn at 'Red Mass' attended by US supreme court justices [Catholic News Agency, 5 October] http://is.gd/3ZVPM

Spanish bishops urge Catholics to join march against government abortion bill [Catholic News Agency, 2 October] http://is.gd/3ZUnF

US cardinal, head of bishops' pro-life committee, says that abortion and contraception have created cultural hostility to children [LifeSiteNews.com, 1 October] http://is.gd/3ZTsd

Brazilian bishops' spokesman backs pro-abortion nominee to country's highest court [Catholic Culture, 1 October] http://is.gd/3ZTUs

Pro-life group releases report on work of pregnancy resource centres [LifeSiteNews.com, 1 October] http://is.gd/429TR

Congressman defends saying Obama is the "enemy of humanity" due to abortion [LifeNews.com, 29 September] http://is.gd/3ZSSy

Fertility doctor calls for increase in sperm donation [BBC, 7 October] http://is.gd/4261l

Chinese parents claim their infant daughters forcibly taken for foreign adoption [Medical News Today, 30 September] http://is.gd/3ZRdq

Catholic Church in Scotland attacks plan for sex clinics in every school [Catholic News Agency, 7 October] http://is.gd/42arF

Girl has severe brain damage after receiving cervical cancer vaccine [LifeSiteNews.com, 6 October] http://is.gd/4291F

Liberal Democrat spokesman criticises Gordon Brown's plan to house teenage mothers in hostels [Daily Mail, 5 October] http://is.gd/3ZMaa

Wooltorton case could lead to assisted suicide by the back door, psychiatrist warns [Telegraph, 6 October] http://is.gd/427D3

First parliamentary debate on Canadian euthanasia bill [LifeSiteNews.com, 6 October] http://is.gd/429Aq

Rabbi says chief prosecutor's assisted suicide guidelines contrary to Jewish law [Jewish Chronicle, 1 October] http://is.gd/3ZT8d

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