Category Archives: Life

Discovering the Right to Life through Faith

By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation It is entirely possible to adopt a pro-life position based solely on reason. After all, science shows us that the baby’s heart starts beating at 24 days after conception;

Director of Neurobiology on life beginning at conception

By Sarah Terzo Dr. Sean O’Reilly, Director of the Neurobiology Research Training Program at George Washington University: “[T]here is nothing in the entire phenomenon of the transmission of life that deserves more to be called an event,

The fallacy of the “unwanted” child

By Texas Right to Life Should whether or not a baby is “wanted” before he or she is conceived determine his or her Right to Life? This is the position of the abortion industry, which markets elective

Even if it does not appear on your local news broadcast, the life issue is the fundamental issue of our time

Ryan Bomberger

By Maria Gallagher, legislative director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation They rarely lead network and cable news broadcasts—so the fundamental “life” issues—abortion, infanticide, and euthanasia– are often overlooked by the mainstream media. Yet, as I prepare for the Pennsylvania

This powerful sideline encounter will warm your heart

Football team manager with Down syndrome meets celebrity coach. By Justin Posey Unless you have little to no contact with college sports, you would probably recognize the name of Clemson head football coach Dabo Swinney. His Clemson

How the Holocaust Museum Illustrates the Pro-Life Message

By Susanne Maynes He was 16, but you might not have guessed it. As a toddler, the strapping blonde-haired lad suffered an illness that left him brain-damaged and childlike. Still, he was happy and healthy as the

“I can only imagine”… One of those moments you don’t forget

By Dave Andrusko My oldest daughter, who regularly runs marathons and half-marathons, has talked me into taking baby steps–a.k.a. running (loosely defined) a 5K last Father’s Day. She is gearing up for a shorty–a mere 10 miles–next

Signs of Life at Walmart

By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Signs of life can definitely be found at Walmarts across the country. A recently released survey found that child-related items are among the top selling-products at a number of

Actress refuses to genetically screen and abort baby

"He was my son and he needed me." -- Actress Lynn Fergusson Image: The Moth

By Society for the Protection of Unborn Children–SPUC All too often, parents are pressured by doctors to undergo genetic screening, and even to abort their babies if it is thought they have a disability. Now a video

Cultural literacy, college freshmen, and the curriculum of faithfulness

By Dave Andrusko 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 of the best” — the

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