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The New York Times reports that recent attention from Westerners as well as economic questions have presented a new challenge to the One-Child Policy in China. Stories of forced late-term abortions have been reported and circulated through blogs, shedding light on what the “family planning” policy looks like at the micro level. Edward Wong writes: [...]
The Susan B. Anthony List has sent out a action item alerting pro-lifers: We just received news from our friends on Capitol Hill that this coming Wednesday, May 30, the House of Representatives will vote on the Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act (PRENDA), H.R. 3541, introduced by pro-life hero Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ). H.R. 3541 would ban [...]
Today, as hundreds of thousands march through Washington D.C. to defend the right to life, Faith & Family editor-in-chief Danielle Bean has a great blog at the Washington Post, explaining why “the kids are all right.” Check it out here.
Creative Minority Report has the story. Without dragging out all the science (much of which actually shows that the unborn most certainly feel pain) here’s how I check if I like an abortion bill – I check my pro-abort freakout-ometer readings. And let me tell you something, this newly minted Nebraska law is making my [...]
Some hopeful considerations on a rainy (at least here in Steubenville) Tuesday morning. American Papist offers 5 reasons (based on recent headlines) why he thinks pro-life advocates are being successful in killing abortion. A snippet: 3. Planned Parenthood and abortion activists are desperate to shut down these pro-life pregnancy centers. But all this has done (besides [...]
As President Obama signed the healthcare bill into law, the USCCB released a statement from Cardinal Francis George, president of the USCCB. A few highlights: Why the bishops support reform of our healthcare system: “so that all may have access to the care that recognizes and affirms their human dignity.” Why the Catholic bishops have [...]
Bishops across the United States have been voicing their opposition to healthcare reform that funds abortion and that doesn’t protect the conscience rights of healthcare providers–such as the bills before Congress right now. The USCCB wants to get that message into every parish in America. American Papist alerts us to an urgent message from the [...]
I’ve only heard of this organization in passing–because of its red tape project–but this commercial is cool and encouraging. They get the importance of prayer and fasting, and the impact it can have.
Not that we’ll be forming our consciences or making moral decisions based on polls, but here’s some encouraging news. PRINCETON, NJ — A new Gallup Poll, conducted May 7-10, finds 51% of Americans calling themselves “pro-life” on the issue of abortion and 42% “pro-choice.” This is the first time a majority of U.S. adults have [...]
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