Category Archives: Ultrasound

Ultrasounds expand our culture’s visual and moral imaginations in wonderful ways

By Dave Andrusko I saw yet another commercial last night whose centerpiece was an ultrasound of an unborn baby. Talk about opening the eyes our hearts… “Visualizing the Human” was written by Victor Lee Austin and appeared

The power of an ultrasound to change a mind and to save a life should never be underestimated

By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation It happened when I was scrolling through my Facebook feed one day. In between posts about the latest football games, I saw it—and it melted my heart. There was

Never underestimate the power of an ultrasound to change a mind and to save a life

By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation It happened when I was scrolling through my Facebook feed one day. In between posts about the latest football games and political rants, I saw it—and it melted my

The incredible power of ultrasounds: ‘Aaaaahhh I see what she means’

By Dave Andrusko Is there a single pro-lifer who does not keenly understand the power of words?” Language that is vague and uncustomary—“fetus”—enables pro-abortionists to evade the power of the specific and everyday word– “baby.” What in

Maryland Pregnancy Clinic to Defend Life

By Karen Ingle If not for then-Baltimore Ravens tight end Benjamin Watson and his wife Kirsten, Maryland’s Severna Park Pregnancy Clinic staff might today be defending life without their strongest weapon. The clinic’s long-lived ultrasound machine lingered just

Pro-Choicer converts to pro-life after seeing ultrasound

By Sarah Terzo Chris Aubert was pro-choice and the father of two aborted babies. He had willingly gone along with his girlfriends’ abortions and was strongly pro-choice. But when his wife had a sonogram of their first

“The glimmer of life portrayed in sonogram images is a taste of the transcendent”

By Dave Andrusko “Seeing is believing” is one of those great aphorisms that can be taken in many directions. Probably the predominate explanation is simply that it implies skepticism until we can see something. Put another way,

Ultrasound gives Alaska pregnancy center ‘a window on the humanity of the unborn’

By Naomi Klouda Editor’s note. This appeared at the Catholic Anchor and is reposted with permission. A visit to the Heart to Heart Pregnancy Center in Eagle River has eased anxieties for thousands of pregnant women. Since 2001

The power of ultrasounds to convince every pregnant woman to allow that child to complete her journey

By Dave Andrusko As per usual we are doing our level best at NRL News Today to keep you up to date on ongoing legislative efforts in the states. One example is S.F. 2849 (H.F. 3194) which

Ultrasound legislation is a commonsense effort to better empower patients

By Andrea Rau Editor’s note. The following is a letter to the editor send by Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL) that was published on March 30, 2018, in the Forum of Fargo-Moorhead. Alison Brennan’s recent letter

Women realize they are carrying babies when they see ultrasound

By Sarah Terzo Crisis pregnancy center worker Barbara Chishko says the following of women who come to her center: “They have a developing baby within them. They have been told it is just a blob of tissue,

MCCL strongly supports women’s right to view ultrasound

New informed consent legislation will empower pregnant women ST. PAUL — A woman’s right to view her ultrasound prior to an abortion would be guaranteed under new legislation introduced today with the strong support of Minnesota Citizens