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Art is for everyone. Young people with Down’...
Posted on 29 May 2016.
A group of young people with Down’s syndrome danced flamenco together with four professional dancers on the stage of the theatre in Carpi, Italy. The event took place during the Italian International Festival For Different Abilities, at its 18th edition this year.    Read More →
‘The Big Question’ Episode 17, Series ...
Posted on 25 May 2016.
Dominica Roberts, from the ProLife Alliance, takes part in this recent episode on abortion, responding to the question, ‘Should the law on abortion be changed?’ In the spotlight currently is a proposal to further liberalise abortion which Dominica obviously totally opposes as she defends the absolute right to life of the baby in the womb. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07d3hk9  Read More →
Cathy Warwick should resign immediately from her r...
Posted on 20 May 2016.
Cathy Warwick admits that her profession as a midwife and abortion ‘don’t quite go together’: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3600035/Abortion-U-turn-midwives-union-chief-admitted-jobs-didn-t-together.html We suggest that she shoud resign immediately from her role with the Royal College of Midwives.      Read More →
Euthanasia and assisted suicide in UK are still ur...
Posted on 13 May 2016.
Euthanasia and assisted suicide in the UK have been a less urgent matter since our legislatures voted not to overturn the protection of the  law for vulnerable people. Concerns still exist, however, about unofficial effects of sometimes inadequate palliative care in some places, and we should all support moves to bring everywhere up to the standard... 
Stormont Elections: Message for Northern Ireland C...
Posted on 4 May 2016.
The ProLife Alliance UK sends a message of solidarity to Precious Life and other colleagues in Northern Ireland in advance of tomorrow’s Stormont Elections. It is vital that the absolutist position of NI  against all induced abortion is not in anyway weakened, and in particular that abortion for so-called ‘life-limiting’ disabilities... 
Today is World Down Syndrome Day!...
Posted on 21 March 2016.
 Here’s a very simple gesture of solidarity we can all support … http://stopdiscriminatingdown.com/sign-the-petition/ Please sign on and as well …  Don’t forget to go to Karen Gaffney’s wonderful Ted Talk at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HwxjoBQdn0s  Read More →
Surrogacy Report Rejected...
Posted on 15 March 2016.
The Regulation of  Surrogacy as proposed by Belgium Senator Petra De Sutter was thankfully rejected today by the Social Affairs committee of PACE (Parliamentary Assembly of Council of Europe).  Read More →
A Click for Karen -This is a simple request you si...
Posted on 10 March 2016.
Karen Gaffney is asking for your help in the run-up to World Down Syndrome Day, 21 March, 2016.   You can find masses of information on the World Down Syndrome website  (WDSD website) about this important date, but we have been in touch with Karen personally and she has asked us to help her to do something extra which is very specific and special.   First... 
Abortion Challenge in US Supreme Court this Wednes...
Posted on 28 February 2016.
The ongoing battle in the America involving the pro-abortion Roe v Wade Judgment of 1973 will continue in the Supreme Court this Wednesday. http://www.nytimes.com/2016/02/28/opinion/sunday/showdown-on-abortion-at-the-supreme-court.html?emc=edit_th_20160228&nl=todaysheadlines&nlid=29731891&_r=0 The focus of the 8 Judges will be on a Texas... 
Oregon’s suicide statistics rise again...
Posted on 28 February 2016.
Oregon’s Death with Dignity Law was passed in 1997. Since then 1,545 prescriptions have been issued and 991 deaths have been reported. Latest statistics show another large rise in both prescription and deaths. http://public.health.oregon.gov/ProvidePartnerResources/EvaluationResearch/DeathwithDignityAct/Documents/year18.pdf During 2015, 218 people... 
A father’s desperate act to save his son…...
Posted on 26 February 2016.
A Texan man, George Pickering, has ended almost a year in prison for the desperate act of barricading himself in a hospital room for three hours in January 2015 and threatening with a gun those who wanted to enter.   https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/dad-from-three-hour-armed-hospital-standoff-that-saved-his-sons-life-is-fre?utm_source=LifeSiteNews.com+Daily+Newsletter&utm_campaign=162529f751-   This... 
#EndOfLife: Remembering Claire and St Joseph’s H...
Posted on 20 February 2016.
A ProLife Alliance member who watched the BBC Documentary on the death of Simon Binner, reflects on the palliative care and hospice approach to the end of life of a friend with motor neurone disease.   Remembering Claire and St Joseph’s Hospice in Hackney   After watching the harrowing BBC 2 Documentary last week ‘How to Die: Simon’s... 
Assisted suicide in Germany...
Posted on 10 November 2015.
On Friday November 6, 2015  Germany passed a law  allowing  assisted suicide on an individual basis for altruistic motives. For "business" motives it now carries a penalty of up to three years in prison. At least one large-scale suicide group said it will  cease trading but will appeal. Three other options, two allowing... 
On anniversary of legalisation, reminder of aborti...
Posted on 27 October 2015.
On the 48th anniversary of the passage of the Abortion Act, the ProLife Alliance has been reminded of the worrying lack of awareness of abortion and of its consequences. A health care worker in his 50s called the Alliance to ask if pictures which he had seen of aborted babies were true representations, or if they had been edited to make abortion seem... 
European court rules on human embryos...
Posted on 1 September 2015.
Those with a concern for the legal status of the human embryo will be interested to read the European Court of Human Rights' recent judgement in Parrillo v Italy. The applicant asked for her five IVF embryos (whose father is deceased) to be released for stem-cell research. The director of the fertility clinic refused the request, citing... 
Not too late...
Posted on 11 August 2015.
MPs are away from Westminster for the summer, but it is not too late to write to them and ask them to vote against the Marris suicide bill on September 11th. For help, visit: No To Assisted Suicide Care Not Killing. It is important that those who are opposed do actually turn up to vote. It may be worth pointing out that those wanting the law changed... 
Urgent: assisted suicide bill...
Posted on 26 June 2015.
Rob Marris MP's bill to legalise assisted suicide will be debated on Friday September 11th, as soon as Parliament reassembles. We only have until July 21st, when Parliament breaks for the summer, to urge MPs to be there and vote against this very dangerous bill. We can do this easily via http://notoassistedsuicide.org.uk/ More information... 
Good news for young people about pro-life activiti...
Posted on 13 June 2015.
A central London church will host an inspiring meeting about pro-life events and campaigns on the evening of Thursday the 25th of this month (June). Those aged 18 to 35 are invited to the Brompton Oratory, South Kensington, for 7:30 pm. Further details are on the Oratory's website.  Read More →
A prudent decision by the Scottish Parliament...
Posted on 27 May 2015.
As expected, the Scottish Parliament today voted (by 82 to 36) against the legalisation of assisted suicide. Holyrood’s Health Committee had  pointed out  the bill's  “significant flaws” which were even more lax than Lord Falconer's original bill.  It also  opposed the general principle. MSPs said... 
Swiss assisted suicide pursues agenda of death...
Posted on 27 May 2015.
Another suicide in Zurich has been given publicity in British media, in flagrant disregard of guidelines aimed against copycat suicides. Those who want the law against assisted suicide weakened are firm-minded independent people, with genuinely loving families. It is not they who need the protection of the law. Every story of abuse of the... 
Most nations represented on petition against three...
Posted on 24 February 2015.
Some 140 out of nearly 200 countries are so far represented in an online petition against the creation of embryos containing genetic material from two women, or from two women's embryos. Support is particularly strong from Europe, the US, Canada and Australia. The ProLife Alliance is a UK co-promoter of a CitizenGO petition which has been sent... 
Key debates in parliament this week...
Posted on 22 February 2015.
British parliamentarians will this week consider two major bioethical matters: on Monday (the 23rd) the House of Commons will debate gender-based abortion, and constituents can lobby MPs to support a move to ban the practice on Tuesday (the 24th) the House of Lords will debate three-parent human embryos and there is an international petition against... 
Suicide in Oregon: worse and worse...
Posted on 19 February 2015.
The number of physician-assisted suicides under the Oregon 1997 "Death with Dignity" Act went up from 73 in 2013 to 105 in 2014. Lethal prescriptions went up from 105 to 155. One death came 435 days after the prescription, though the law applies in theory to those with only 6 months to live. (In the recent UK House of Commons debate,... 
Petition against three-parent human embryos aims f...
Posted on 15 February 2015.
Campaigners against germline genetic modification and three-parent embryos have once again raised their target for signatures to their petition on the CitizenGO website. Launched on the second of this month (February), support for the campaign recently breached the 30,000 mark and the new goal is 50,000 signatures. The ProLife Alliance has the leading... 
Parliament to debate gender-based abortion...
Posted on 13 February 2015.
The House of Commons is to debate and vote on gender-based abortion on Monday-week (23 February). Constituents are asking their MPs to support Ms Fiona Bruce's amendment to the Serious Crime Bill at its report stage. MPs can be contacted through: the House of Commons website Write to Them.  Read More →
Urge the House of Lords to oppose three-parent emb...
Posted on 6 February 2015.
The UK parliament will again consider the creation of embryos containing genetic material from two women, or from the embryos of two women, on Tuesday the 24th of this month (February) at 3.30 pm. People who share the ProLife Alliance's concern at these proposals may contact members of the House of Lords to ask them to vote against the draft regulations. One... 
Three-person embryo vote indicates MPs’ stan...
Posted on 6 February 2015.
As part of our work on the May 2015 UK election, we're referring supporters to the voting list on the draft Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Mitochondrial Donation) Regulations 2015. The vote was taken on 3 February and is indicative of how MPs regard human life and artificial reproduction. The regulations would allow the creation of human... 
Concerns over MPs’ backing of three-parent e...
Posted on 3 February 2015.
The ProLife Alliance has expressed grave concern at the House of Commons' approval today of the creation of human embryos containing genetic material from two women, or from the embryos of two women. The Alliance's Paul Danon said: "Not only are these procedures an unethical way to treat human beings, but they are a dangerous... 
Petition against three-parent embryos...
Posted on 2 February 2015.
The Secretary of State for Health in the United Kingdom is being petitioned to block moves to allow germline genetic modification of human embryos and the creation of three-parent children. The petition, launched through Citizen Go, notes: "Highly controversial proposals currently before the United Kingdom's Parliament would permit combining... 
MPs being urged to oppose three-parent embryos...
Posted on 1 February 2015.
Voters are urging their MPs to oppose regulations which would allow the creation of three-parent human embryos. British parliamentarians will vote on the proposals on the afternoon of Tuesday (3 February). Constituents are calling for MPs to vote against the Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Mitochondrial Donation) Regulations 2015. You can find... 

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