A final text is expected for March. An evangelical bioethics group laments the lack of effective efforts to prevent unwanted pregnancies.
The city council in southern Spain launches a comprehensive municipal maternity and life support programme.
Less than one in four abortions were reported as a matter of “serious risk to life or health of the pregnant woman or risk of severe foetal abnormalities”.
Thousands of people took the streets for the right to life. As in the years before, counter-protests tried to block the March For Life.
As in previous years, the ninth edition of the March for Life began with talks, testimonies, and music for all ages at the morning indoor pro-life festival.
Meanwhile, Christian families take the street to demand the withdrawal of free textbooks that “make statements on sexual issues totally inappropriate for minors”.
The Costa Rican Evangelical Alliance Federation calls on the government to defend the right to life and the sovereignty of the state.
“In any democracy with a respect for religious freedom, all should be allowed to pray in the privacy of their own minds”, says the defence. Trial is set for November.
A medical team of 3 must agree upon the procedure, which may only occur in a licensed clinic.
Five speakers at the dialogue with civil society were able to present the views of Latin American evangelicals on education, respect of life and religious freedom.
This is an increase of 17% over the previous year. Half were early medical abortions at home, a practice only legalised in the UK after the pandemic.
The Spanish Constitutional Court recognises the “woman's right to self-determination” regarding abortion. Evangelicals “regret and denounce the lack of protection of human life”.
If we want a cinema of values, that teaches the world what we believe and how we can respond to the situations we face, we need to support what is out there.
Utilitarian approaches often involve sacrificing some for the benefit of a majority. Singer’s proposals undermine the dignity and rights of some for the benefit of others.
Austria does not offer official statistics about abortions. Estimates speak of 30,000 a year.
As the debate around abortion and euthanasia resurfaces in Spain, over 500 groups and thousands of families marched to “protect the life of the most vulnerable”.
The director of the March For Life UK was arrested again near an abortion facility, 3 weeks after being acquitted for the same incident.
The debate in Scotland around the candidacy of evangelical Kate Forbes shows that orthodox Christian values such as heterosexual marriage are viewed as disqualifying for political leadership.
“Human dignity does not depend on social consensus, but is an intrinsic quality of every human being”, states the text signed by Catholics, evangelicals, Anglicans, Muslims and Orthodox.
Officials said that the charges “may well start again”. The defence claims that she is “in a significant legal unclarity and will seek clear verdict in court”.
The new text of the draft law changes the term “right” for “freedom to terminate the pregnancy”. To be finally adopted, the law must be voted in a referendum.
The upper house rejects the text for a third time: "It will not strengthen the effectiveness of the right to abortion".
“The right to kill cannot become a supra-legislative rule, a constitutional right”, said organisers of the march for life.
The Federation of Evangelical Religious Entities of Spain analyses the challenges and achievements of evangelical churches in 2022.
The trends in other European countries do not follow the same pattern.