Category: Contraception & Abortion

When Untruth and Violence are Confronted by Truth and Peace
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When Untruth and Violence are Confronted by Truth and Peace

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It never ceases to amaze me that in the 21st Century there are still people who pose the ridiculous question: “When do you think life begins?” Quite frankly, it does not matter when you or I think life begins: Biology established long ago – before abortion on demand became legal in Canada – that human […]

Science Ignored: Dissecting Pregnancy as a Disease
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Science Ignored: Dissecting Pregnancy as a Disease

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Last week, the United States Supreme Court decided Burwell v. Hobby Lobby, and ruled the federal government could not require closely-held corporations to provide no-cost contraception for their employees. Although that was the question before the Supreme Court, there were many things the Supreme Court didn’t have the jurisdiction to rule on yesterday.  And the […]

Mother Mary: Planned Parenthood's Nemesis
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Mother Mary: Planned Parenthood’s Nemesis

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For many years Jim Sedlak and his battalion have worked tirelessly to end the Planned Parenthood reign of terror. Among the many ways he has led is through his hundreds of talks, his commitment to educating parents, and his devotion to prayer, particularly through the intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary. So it came as […]

Feminists Battle Population Controllers
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Feminists Battle Population Controllers

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A partnership among abortion backers is showing cracks as feminists in the Global South are pushing back against environmentalists promoting population control measures. During the inaugural meeting of a new U.N. endeavor on the environment, one group took to social media to refute the “dubious linking” between population and climate change, arguing that “population control […]

Pro-Life Youth Speak out at UN Forum
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Pro-Life Youth Speak out at UN Forum

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Youth symbolize vitality and a future – and the UN, often teetering on the brink of irrelevancy, is keen on inviting young people into its midst. But a recent forum for youth exposed a dangerous trend – and an opportunity for pro-lifers. The forum gathered opinions from youth in preparation for a high-level meeting of […]

Stop Big Abortion
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Stop Big Abortion

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An outstanding pro-life Facebook page entitled Big Abortion focuses on the positive aspects of the development of the individual from his creation onward. It contains facts about why celebrating a human being’s life is a positive, and shows that killing him is the ultimate cruelty. The fact is that Big Abortion is an industry that […]

 Why Normal People Should Care About “Baby Busts”
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Why Normal People Should Care About “Baby Busts”

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Long, long ago, when Anne’s parents were in college (sorry, mom and dad), demographers made an observation: they saw that for most of human history, even though couples were having far more than two children, mortality was also very high. The result was that populations either stayed the same or grew very slowly. Then, with […]

The Playgrounds of War I
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When Father is a Wound

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On Sunday, my children and I celebrated my husband on Father’s Day. It seems natural to celebrate the father of my children but as a child, there was too much hurt and damage to even pronounce the word “Papa” to talk about and address my father. When I was able to utter it, my throat […]

Connected: Closing Clinics, Aging Abortionists, and Chemical Abortifacients
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Connected: Closing Clinics, Aging Abortionists, and Chemical Abortifacients

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Abortion clinics are closing all across the U.S., and the number of abortions are down. A lot of the long-time abortionists are getting older and the industry is struggling to find replacements. Yet the number of chemical abortions performed in the U.S. continue to rise and more clinics are adding them to their offerings every […]

A Planned Parenthood Parable
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A Planned Parenthood Parable

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Planned Parenthood Federation of America is sharpening the arrows in its quiver once again as it takes aim directly at the heart of the Church—the souls of unsuspecting women and their babies. If you don’t believe this, take a look at its recent “Pastoral Letter to Patients” issued by the PPFA Clergy Advocacy Board. The letter tells readers […]

Be Not Afraid! St. John Paul II’s Key to Building a Culture of Life
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Be Not Afraid! St. John Paul II’s Key to Building a Culture of Life

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The recent canonization of Saint John Paul II offers an impetus to reflect on both his life and his papacy. The Pope’s leadership of the Catholic Church was exemplified by his signature phrase “Be not afraid!” Yet, what exactly was he exhorting the faithful to face without fear? Pope John Paul II first uttered this […]

Misery and Joy in a Lost City
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Misery and Joy in a Lost City

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Most Americans have heard it reported from time to time that the city of Detroit is like a war zone. Shootings and burglaries are rampant. Fires burn out of control. According to Reuters, “With the city now teetering on the verge of bankruptcy, the futile struggle to contain arson is an insistent reminder of the depths of […]

TIME’s “Preemie Revolution”: These Babies are Surviving and Thriving
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TIME’s “Preemie Revolution”: These Babies are Surviving and Thriving

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A front cover photo for the new TIME magazine unintentionally sends as strong a pro-life message as we could ever want: “Saving Preemies: Emalyn was Due in June, She arrived in March.” Written by Jeffrey Kluger, the home base for the story is the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) of the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin […]

Abortion is Torture: What the Mainstream Media Missed
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Abortion is Torture: What the Mainstream Media Missed

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U.N. experts backtracked last week after taking heat for accusing the Pope of torture because of Church teaching on abortion. “It seems like we are being cross-examined!” exclaimed humorously the chair of the Committee, U.S. based law professor Claudio Grossman at the sight of swarms of reporters at a press briefing in Geneva on Friday […]

Children Not Owned by the State, Says Vatican Rep to UN
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Children Not Owned by the State, Says Vatican Rep to UN

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The Vatican Ambassador to the UN told UN leaders last week that “children do not belong to the state.” Archbishop Francis Chullikatt told a gathering of UN delegates and NGO representatives celebrating the International Day of Families that children also do not belong “to any special interest group whose agendas are actually inimical to the […]

 The UNFPA Exaggerates the Demand for its Products
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The UNFPA Exaggerates the Demand for its Products

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How many children do the urban poor women in the West African country of Burkina Faso really want? A recent study presented at the annual meeting of the Population Association of America addressed the fertility preferences of poor women living in the city of Ouagadougou. It found that they wanted large families, but that they […]

Maternal Mortality and Abortion Advocacy
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Maternal Mortality and Abortion Advocacy

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Ever since reducing maternal mortality was established as one of the UN’s Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), abortion advocacy groups have been working hard to affix their own goals inextricably to the global effort to reduce the incidence of death of mothers in childbirth. As the MDGs near their expiration, some the most outspoken activists in […]

silent no more awareness campaign
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Abortion Stories: Déjà Vu… Sans the Truth

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The Silent No More Awareness Campaign started in 2002 to make the public aware of the devastation abortion brings women and help them to find healing. I have been a member of Silent No More since 2008. Recently, the Pro-Abortion movement came up with the original idea of sharing abortion stories to “break the silence” […]

White House Poised to Fund Abortions Overseas
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White House Poised to Fund Abortions Overseas

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The Friday Fax has learned that the Obama administration may try to circumvent the long-standing Helm’s Amendment and allow for taxpayer-funded abortions overseas. The change has not been made yet as the administration is trying to figure out how best to go about what could be a highly controversial change to the U.S. law which […]

Musings of a Former Zygote
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Musings of a Former Zygote

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I am a former zygote. If you are not familiar with biology terminology, a zygote is the first cell that results when gametes (sperm and egg) fuse in sexual reproduction. I teach biology to homeschool students and we discover that many organisms begin as zygotes. Any organism that reproduces sexually starts as a zygote. Humans […]

Reminder: The Church IS Against Birth Control
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Reminder: The Church IS Against Birth Control

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Even for many Catholics who attend Mass on a weekly basis, the Church’s teachings on birth control are often misunderstood — or completely unknown. It can be even more complicated for the faithful when high ranking clergy make confusing statements about these beautiful teachings. One of the tools Human Life International is using to set […]

Teen Abortion Rate Lowest Since Roe v. Wade Decision
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Teen Abortion Rate Lowest Since Roe v. Wade Decision

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It is not unexpected, given news of a large recent overall decline in U.S. abortions and abortion rates, but it is encouraging nonetheless to see that the larger downward trend among all women is also being reflected in significantly lower abortion rates among teenagers. The report, “U.S. Teenage Pregnancies, Births and Abortions, 2010: National and […]

Pope to U.N. Heads: Unborn Children are "Our Brothers and Sisters"
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Pope to U.N. Heads: Unborn Children are “Our Brothers and Sisters”

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The highest-ranking U.N. human rights official, Navi Pillay, looked down and fidgeted as Pope Francis delivered an unambiguous pro-life message to Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and top U.N. officials. Unborn children are “our brothers and sisters,” Pope Francis told Pillay and her colleagues gathered in Rome for a coordination meeting. Pillay’s office facilitates the work of the […]

“Better to be a Criminal in China than a Pregnant Mother”
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“Better to be a Criminal in China than a Pregnant Mother”

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The Chinese Ministry of State Security must have been asleep on  the job. The email that appeared in my Inbox read: “It is better to be a criminal in China than a pregnant mother.” Now, I knew that women who get pregnant outside the state plan are often browbeaten or bullied into abortions and sterilizations. […]

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