“An Ounce of Prevention…”

Consider the following dialogue: Q: “So in other words, a woman who finds herself pregnant at age 15 will have a higher breast cancer risk if she chooses to abort that pregnancy than if she carries the pregnancy to term, correct?” A: “Probably, yes.” The only thing surprising about this matter-of-fact admission is that it […]

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A Policy of Bloodshed

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: […]

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Save the Baby Girls

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 […]

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Toward an End to Abortion?

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 […]

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As the signature dries…

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 […]

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Action Alert on Healthcare Reform

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 […]

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