Category Archives: Unborn Children

Fetal tissue from abortions is (still) not needed for research or medical treatments

By Maria Feeney, Tara Sander Lee and Kathleen M. Schmainda Two bills have recently been introduced in the Wisconsin Legislature to provide a path forward for biomedical research that honors the dignity of the human beings that it is meant

Restoring our lost common sense about the killing of human beings

By Paul Stark During the 19th century, scientists and physicians came to understand that the life of a human being (an individual member of the species Homo sapiens) begins at conception. The old idea that “quickening” was relevant to the

Our Humanity Selectively Reduced

By Dave Andrusko My wife and I virtually never see a new show when it first airs. Typically, one of our kids alerts us to something they think we would like. And thus far (we are months behind and have

“Life is Not Always What it Seems,” Msgr. Charles Pope

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. We had such a warm response to “Baby born with just 2% of his brain is doing fine” that it made me think of other posts that remind us how little most parents know when they

Baby born with just 2% of his brain is doing fine

Miraculously Noah Wall’s brain now has nearly full function

Miraculously Noah Wall’s brain now has nearly full function By Dave Andrusko Last Friday Britain’s Channel Five broadcast a new documentary, “The Boy Who Grew a New Brain,” updating and chronicling the incredible story of Noah Wall, born with a

Unborn child signals to parents “All’s well”

By Dave Andrusko What’s more intriguing and/or more cute? The beaming smile of baby Leo at five months that is virtually indistinguishable from the smile caught by sonographers when Leo Hargreaves was 31 weeks gestational age? Or an unborn baby

Amazing new MRI technology allows parents to see active unborn babies in exquisite detail

By Dave Andrusko Before you even finish the first paragraph of this story, click on the link below or go directly to youtube.com/watch?v=OPT9ntaD-50. Words like “astonishing” and “breathtaking” instantly come to mind. Using (here’s one of those words again) a

When a Clump Is not a Clump

AUTONOMOUS LIFE IN THE WOMB Can we finally give the myth that an unborn baby is “just a clump of cells” a decent burial? By John Stonestreet Yesterday Eric Metaxas told you about a manipulative article from The Atlantic that

The difference between wanted and unwanted “fetuses”

By Sarah Terzo Editor’s note. The “Elders” in the quotation is Dr. Joyce Elders, who was President Bill Clinton’s Surgeon General for about a minute and a half. In 1995, pro-choice feminist Naomi Wolf wrote: This has led to a

Lennart Nilsson, of “A Child is Born” fame, passes away at 94

Lennart Nilsson (Jonas Ekstromer/TT via AP)

By Dave Andrusko Each generation of pro-lifers is shaped and molded by what we might call common core knowledge. For those of us who were recruited in the 1970s and early 1980s that stock of must-read/ must-view information included The

Unwanted woman, unwanted baby

By Ellie Saul One of my favorite stories in the Bible is about a desperate woman who realizes that the living God sees her. It happens in and around Genesis 21 and it is the seemingly impossible story of survival

Eight years later, real hope and change for unborn babies

By Carol Tobias, President Editor’s note. The January digital edition of National Right to Life News—35 pages of news stories, columns, editorials, and human interest features—is now available online. Please pass along the link using social media. The following appeared