Category: Contraception & Abortion

Welcome Baby Seven Billion!
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Welcome Baby Seven Billion!

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Sometime late this year a baby will emerge from the womb of its mother, draw its first breath, and announce its arrival into the world with a tiny cry. Thus will Baby Seven Billion be born. Everyone agrees that Baby Seven Billion’s birthday—the day that our planet becomes home to seven billion human beings—marks an […]

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Re-Defining the Abortion Debate

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Public opinion about abortion in America can best be described as ambivalent: uncomfortable with unrestricted abortion, yet unwilling to ban it totally. Another word for public opinion on abortion is “stalemate.” It has not moved much over the years since Roe vs. Wade. One time it did move was when partial-birth abortion was being debated […]

Peruvians Reject Abortion, Gay ‘Marriage’ in New poll
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Peruvians Reject Abortion, Gay ‘Marriage’ in New poll

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Despite the aspirations of major presidential candidates to legalize abortion and homosexual ‘marriage’ in Peru, the vast majority of Peruvians say they are opposed to both ideas, according to a new poll. More than three quarters of Peruvians, 76.3%, said they were opposed to the legalization of abortion, and only 17.4% said they support it. […]

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What is Catholic Bioethics?

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Strictly speaking, there is no such science as “Catholic Bioethics” just as there is no such thing as “Catholic Baseball,” “Catholic Dentistry,” “Catholic Garbage Collection,” or “Catholic Plumbing.” Catholics do these activities, but they are not based upon divine revelation. Bioethics is a species of the science of ethics concerned especially about the beginning and […]

Rwandan Genocide Redux
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Rwandan Genocide Redux

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Not too many years ago, 800,000 Rwandans perished when their country descended into a bloody civil war. Now their government, with the encouragement of groups funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development, appears poised to launch a nationwide sterilization campaign that may have equally disastrous demographic consequences. The plan calls for 700,000 men to […]

But Is the Human Embryo a Person?
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But Is the Human Embryo a Person?

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Some commentators have argued that human embryos are individual human beings but they add that they are not human persons because they cannot sense or think or feel or desire.  Consequently, it is argued that human embryos do not have moral status and thus cannot claim any rights including the right to life.  Only human […]

Pres. Ronald Reagan
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What Would Ronald Reagan Do?

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The Gipper would call for the passage of the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act. The passage of time shrinks the reputation of some presidents (think here of Jimmy Carter, who just won’t go away) while it enlarges the reputation of others. No presidency in modern times now shines brighter than that of Ronald Reagan, […]

Second Federal Judge Rules Against ‘Obamacare’ in 26-state Lawsuit
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Second Federal Judge Rules Against ‘Obamacare’ in 26-state Lawsuit

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A second federal judge has ruled that President Barack Obama’s health care reform law, which subsidizes abortions, is unconstitutional. U.S. District Judge Roger Vinson, a Reagan appointee, ruled that the law violates the Constitution by requiring Americans to purchase health insurance or face a penalty, a provision that is set to begin in 2014. “I […]

Pro-life Youth Create Cautious Hope for the Future
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Pro-life Youth Create Cautious Hope for the Future

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At the 38th March for Life, we saw thousands of high school and college students, young seminarians, young religious sisters and families with young children.

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