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SEPTEMBER 2015

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Planned Parenthood under fire

Although we usually focus on life issues in the UK we feel that recent revelations concerning Planned Parenthood are of sufficient concern to report in image news.


Planned Parenthood (PP) is the USA’s single largest provider of abortion services.  In the last fiscal year they received $528 million in US taxpayer support.


The organisation has come under intense scrutiny after the Center for Medical Progress (CMP) released a series of videos it says shows that the non-profit group is making money off the sale of fetal tissue.    Read more………..


Pro-Life Declaration

Writing in Christian Medical Comment, Dr Peter Saunders urges, “If you are concerned about the stories emerging from Planned Parenthood in America then please consider signing the pro-life declaration.” Read more……..


Assisted Dying - Is that really the kind of society we want?

As reported in the July edition of imagenews MPs will vote on 11th September on the second reading of Rob Marris’ Assisted Dying Bill.  Writing in the Economist, Baroness  Ilora Finley, president of the BMA, has argued why the Bill should be opposed.  Ilora Finlay has specialised in the care of the dying for more than 27 years. Read more…………


Disquiet about abortion is growing among 18- to 24-year-olds

Writing in the Spectator, Dan Hitchens has reported that, “The number of young people who are opposed to abortion, or at least worried about it, is growing — this despite the usual hostility from student unions.  Read more…………


ImageViews – image news about image.

The first image Training Trainers course that took place on 3-4 July. This course is designed to equip those wanting to run image's 60-hour course in Christian Pregnancy Counselling Skills in their own region.  Applications are now being taken for the next Training Trainers course which will run on 29-31 October.  

More information may be found here


National Day of Prayer About Abortion

A National Day of Prayer about abortion is held each year on 27th October, the anniversary of the passing of the Abortion Act.


On the day, can you organise a joint prayer meeting in your town? Can you arrange to pray with your church? Can you pray with your home group or youth group? Can you arrange to pray with friends? Will you pray at home?


Resources will be available from the beginning of October at

http://imagenet.org.uk/prayerguide.html.