United Kingdom. In Scotland, two former presidents of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in Glasgow are among the 600 doctors calling on the government to reintroduce a ban on chemical home abortion and to stop remote abortion consultations.
United States of America. According to research by the Texas Policy Evaluation Project, the number of abortions performed in Texas clinics dropped by about 50% in September; the outcome of the life-saving law, which went into effect on the first day of the month.
United States of America. The federal Supreme Court has overturned a ruling that was detrimental to staff at religiously inspired hospitals, who are seeking an exemption from abortion services.
Netherlands. A court in The Hague has rejected the initiative to provide free birth control pills to women.
United Kingdom. Former Labour prime minister, Gordon Brown, and the primate of the Anglican Church, Justin Welby, have publicly addressed opponents of “assisted dying”, promoted by Baroness Molly Meacher in the House of Lords.
United States of America. Twelve states have sued the Biden Administration for its pro-abortion policies.
El Salvador. Congress has upheld the ban on abortion, providing no exceptions.
Australia. The bill to introduce euthanasia in New South Wales has been referred to the Upper House. It will be reviewed next year.
Hungary. The government has allocated 6.2% of GDP to pro-family and pro-birth policies. For this purpose, during the course of 2022 Budapest will spend about 3,500 billion forints (equivalent to 9.7 billion euros): it is the largest pro-family investment among all member countries of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.
Poland. The National Ombudsman, Mikołaj Pawlak, has presented the results of a survey among young people: more than 90% of them, in both urban and rural areas, are satisfied with family life.
Cuba. Opposition to the reform of the Family Code that would introduce homosexual “marriage” is growing.
United Kingdom. Minister for Women and Equality Liz Truss explains that the Community prayer will not be banned by law in the list of practices for “conversion therapies” made illegal, but the “Christian Institute” nevertheless urges the government not to give in to the demands of those who would like to expand the sphere of prohibitions.
Russia. Speaking at a think tank assembly in Sochi, President Vladimir Putin warned of LGBT+ ideology which has dominated Western culture. Putin says “this is nothing new.. in the 1920s, the so-called Soviet Kulturträgers also invented some newspeak believing they were creating a new consciousness and changing values that way.”
Poland. The Warsaw parliament is debating a bill to ban events such as “Gay Pride” and gender propaganda in schools.
Lithuania. Vilnius police are engaged in a tug-of-war with the city council over a decision to color a zebra crossing with rainbow colors.
Freedom of education
United States of America. In school district elections, parent associations opposing LGBT+ ideology in schools triumphed in all states.
United States of America. Members of the group “Project 21,” a conservative “black” organization, are asking the federal Supreme Court to intervene to protect the right of public officials to enjoy religious freedom without intimidation.
Canada. Tobias Tissen, pastor of the Church of God Restoration, has been released from prison in Winnipeg after two days: he had been locked up on charges of violating anti-COVID-19 regulations several months ago, when he did not suspend liturgical services banned by the government.