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500 cases of abuse and neglect of elderly reported every week, says UK health service

4 November 2011

The National Health Service (NHS) has for the first time published statistics of the abuse and neglect of the elderly. The figures reveal that almost 500 cases of such abuse and neglect are reported every week. Incidents include denial of food and medication. [Mail, 3 November] http://goo.gl/G0rwp

Argentina lower house drops bill to extend abortion

The lower house of Congress in Argentina has dropped a bill to extend abortion. Approval by a committee, necessary for the bill to progress, was not obtained. Cynthia Hotton, a deputy in the congress who opposed the bill, said: "I reaffirm my commitment in defence of the life of the child from conception and to natural death." [LifeNews.com, 3 November] http://goo.gl/NeFfE

Other stories:

Injectable abortifacient linked with memory loss [Catholic Culture, 4 November] http://goo.gl/l8whi

US Court temporarily stops hospital from forcing nurses to assist abortions [LifeNews.com, 3 November] http://goo.gl/a78aF

New pro-life film shows the pain of abortion [LifeNews.com, 2 November] http://goo.gl/aT7hN

Austrian law banning egg and sperm donation in a single IVF procedure upheld [Wesley Smith, 3 November] http://goo.gl/F4KHx

Eugenics rules in Europe, three generations after Nazism [John Smeaton, 3 September] http://goo.gl/wXXE8

US anti-life columnist claims that 'family planning' is a "solution" to climate change, poverty and civil wars [IPPF, 4 November] http://goo.gl/hJL2m

Obama health mandate designed to undermine Catholics, Catholic officials tells Congress [EWTN, 4 November] http://goo.gl/5sA7A

Swiss police use water cannons to stop attack on pro-lifers [LifeNews.com, 2 November] http://goo.gl/0UagH

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