Category Archives: Life

Life is no less sacred before birth than after birth

By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Editor’s note. My family and I will be on vacation through August 25. I will occasionally add new items but for the most part we will repost “the best

Through a different lens: A lesson in empathy

Editor’s note. This appeared on the blog of the Canadian Centre for Bioethical Reform. “If you can learn a simple trick, Scout, you’ll get along a lot better with all kinds of folks. You never really understand

Simply because we are human means every life has equal and incalculable moral value

By Wesley J. Smith We live in an increasingly secular society. One consequence (among many) of this cultural shift has been an increasing rejection of the once uncontroversial belief that humans reside uniquely at the pinnacle of

A Culture of Winning as a Way of Life

By Kirk Walden     “They got a name for the winners in the world; I want a name when I lose They call Alabama the Crimson Tide; Call me Deacon Blues.” — Steely Dan (Deacon Blues,

2017 National Right to Life Essay Contest Winners

Editor’s note. The following winning essays were written for the National Right to Life Pro-Life Essay Contest. At the senior level, grades 10–12, Clare Marie Lindgren (Michigan) took first place, Aleka Neptune (Texas) won second, and Sarah

Why I Never Burn Bridges

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. Wouldn’t you know it. I wrote the following quite a while back and virtually the exact thing just happened to me again. It just reinforces, yet again, “Why I Never Burn Bridges.”

More Women in New Zealand Choose Life for Their Baby in 2016

LOWEST ABORTION TOTAL IN 25 YEARS By Ken Orr Editor’s note. Mr. Orr is spokesman for Right to Life of New Zealand. This is excerpted from a post that appeared at In 2016 there were 12,823

Reflections on Father’s Day, the day after

By Dave Andrusko Those of us guys who have never been in a life-and-death struggle to convince the woman in our life not to abort our child have an awful time trying to imagine what that would

Living Hope that Speaks to Life

By James Lamb The words still haunt my mind: “In memory of our aborted grandchild.” I have signed hundreds of acknowledgments for gifts given in memory of someone, but this one—it just seemed out of place. What

Dads: You Matter, And We Appreciate You

By Andrew Wood Many will use Father’s Day as a day to point out the failures of men in child-rearing. This is not my motivation today. I have written in the past about the role of a

Thoughts from a Dad as Father’s Day approaches

Editor’s note. As we near Father’s day, all this week we will be posting stories about men and abortion, including in the June digital edition of National Right to Life News which we will publish Wednesday. We’re

Pro-abortionists spin furiously but “Life is winning again in America”

By Dave Andrusko Having written my share of book reviews, I know the added blessing that comes along when you are evaluating/critiquing multiple books on the same topic. You can go hither and yon and correct/deepen the