These media sources are moderately to strongly biased toward conservative causes through story selection and/or political affiliation. They may utilize strong loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using appeal to emotion or stereotypes), publish misleading reports and omit reporting of information that may damage conservative causes. Some sources in this category may be untrustworthy.
- Overall, we rate the Campaign Life Coalition Right Biased based on editorial positions that favor the conservative right. We also rate them Mixed for factual reporting due to a lack of transparency and poor sourcing techniques.
Factual Reporting: MIXED
World Press Freedom Rank: Canada 16/180
Founded in 1978, The Campaign Life Coalition is a Canadian non-partisan political lobbyist organization. Based in Toronto, the organization advocates for socially conservative values. In addition to its initial goals of opposing abortion and euthanasia, Campaign Life Coalition advocates for what is considers traditional family values including opposition to same-sex marriage. According to the about page “Campaign Life Coalition is a national pro-life organization working at all levels of government to secure full legal protection for all human beings, from the time of conception to natural death. We defend the sanctity of human life against threats posed by abortion, euthanasia, doctor-assisted suicide, reproductive and genetic technologies, cloning, infanticide, eugenics, population control, and threats to the family.” The national President is Jeff Gunnarson.
In 1997, they founded the LifeSiteNews website which we rate Right Biased and Mixed for factual reporting.
Funded by / Ownership
The Campaign Life Coalition does not disclose ownership or offer any type of open disclosure of funding though they do accept donations on the website.
Analysis / Bias
In review, The Campaign Life Coalition promotes news and information primarily aimed at a pro-life audience. They provide information on alternatives to abortion as well as explicit photos to discourage abortion. They provide a blog that frequently promotes a pro-life agenda such as THIS US ELECTION MUST BE ABOUT ABORTION. This article is unsourced.
Editorially, they support conservatives such as Derrick Sloan in 2020, who opposes abortion. In general, they report news in a one-issue conservative fashion and without credible sourcing.
Failed Fact Checks
- None to date
Overall, we rate the Campaign Life Coalition Right Biased based on editorial positions that favor the conservative right. We also rate them Mixed for factual reporting due to a lack of transparency and poor sourcing techniques. (D. Van Zandt 11/25/2016) Updated (9/16/2020)