Category Archives: Life

Pregnant and alone, everyone told me to get an abortion — but I chose life for my son

By Save the Storks This true story was submitted to us by Jen. “There’s been so much in my newsfeed lately regarding the debate between pro-life and pro-choice and the rights and ethics behind each stance. I know I share

Experiment Brings Artificial Womb Closer to Reality

By Randall K. O’Bannon, NRL Director of Education & Research It’s a staple of science fiction, most famously in Huxley’s Brave New World. Rows of bubbling vats of amber liquid holding developing babies of various ages hooked with tubes and

Needed: The hand of friendship to a pregnant woman in dire difficulty

By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation The couple was already in their 30s when they met and married. Less than two months after the nuptials, the wife became pregnant. It was unplanned. It would be quite late in

One day out, reflections on Earth Day and unborn children

By Dave Andrusko If there is such as thing as a reverse spoiler alert, this may well qualify. In this post, you will figure out where I am headed long before I get there. Having said that…. Tomorrow, as most

Mark Twain for today

Mark Twain

By Dave Andrusko At my age, I need prompters. One of the many reminders I have sent to me comes courtesy of a website called “Today in History.” Did you know (actually, probably not) that on this day in 1910

When does life begin? It’s pretty simple

By Paul Stark Communications Associate, Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life “When does life begin? It’s not so simple.” That’s the title of a recent Slate essay by Elissa Strauss. The assertion that “life begins at the bright line of conception,”

When does love begin?

Science tells us that Life begins at fertilization but when does Love begin? Send to Kindle

Why not a single existence is “ordinary”

By Dave Andrusko Last night my wife and I attended a sneak preview of a movie based on a book by author Lee Strobel. Without getting into the substance of the film, there is a scene is which Strobel, who

A life passionately lived

"Edder" Bennett (seated) at a wedding in 1990 with Yale classmates

The first quadriplegic to graduate from Yale By Michael Cook Your undergrad years at Yale are a time for wild dreams, for exploring, for travel, for adventure. Not a time for diving into shallow water and breaking your neck and

A Different kind of lesson from the Nightly News

Our nation’s “respect deficit” By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation In the space of five minutes’ time, I once heard the following reports on a local TV newscast: A high school teacher who had been drinking alcohol to

The story behind “I’ll love you forever, I’ll like you for always,” Robert Munsch’s classic children’s story

By Rai Rojas Editor’s note. This ran a while back but it is so powerful I repost it every couple of years. “Only he who suffers can be the guide and healer of the suffering.” — Thomas Mann My six-year-old

Dads essential in restoring a Culture of Life

By Paul Stark Abortion isn’t only a women’s issue. Here are three ways that fatherhood and abortion intersect. (1) The importance of supportive fathers. According to the Guttmacher Institute, half of women having abortions say (as a reason) that they