By Dave Andrusko I first watched “From Bump to Buzz” a while back and I’ve made it a habit to periodically view the time-lapse video again and again. It’s a delightful 3 minute, 9 second video released online by Tom Fletcher, the lead singer of the British band McFly that documented, virtually every day, the …Continue reading "As cute as it gets: Singer lovingly documents wife’s two pregnancies in time-lapse video"
State legislators arguing for the shuttering of abortion facilities in Kansas insist that these locations are disease vectors. By Dorothy Cummings McLean TOPEKA, Kansas, April 3, 2020 ― The governor of Kansas is determined that abortion businesses will remain open during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. “I think the women’s reproductive [sic] centers are considered a …Continue reading "Kansas governor backs abortion as ‘essential health care’ during pandemic"
COLUMBUS, Ohio—The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals today declined Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost’s appeal to reverse a Temporary Restraining Order issued by Judge Michael Barrett. Judge Barrett’s TRO allowed abortion facilities in Ohio to continue performing surgical abortions despite an order by the Ohio Department of Health that all non-essential surgical procedures cease …Continue reading "Sixth Circuit denies Ohio AG’s appeal, allow abortion clinics to continue surgical abortions"
By Dave Andrusko I shared a number of tweets this weekend with my pastor. He is, like all of us, under tremendous strain. It is one thing (as he should have) to conduct Sunday services via Facebook. It’s another to do so during Lent—especially Palm Sunday and, again, next week on Easter. The next time …Continue reading "Facing the pressures and fears of being unexpectedly pregnant later in life"
By We Need a Law Editor’s note. We Need a Law is a Canadian pro-life organization. We’re humans. Being human means there are certain observable realities about us. In many debates some of the most basic realities of who and what we are seem to get lost in favor of a theoretical idea of what …Continue reading "Embodied Equality: On Abortion and Being Human"
By Dave Andrusko The high court of the Southwestern Indian state of Kerala acceded to a father’s petition and will allow his 14-year-old daughter, who is 24 weeks pregnant, to abort. According to India Today, she “had gone missing from her home nearly five months ago and was later traced with a 28-year-old man in …Continue reading "High Court in India sanctions 24-week abortion"
By Texas Right to Life Last week, Chantel Gatica-Haynes posted about her daughter Sierra’s story. Sierra was born with Trisomy 18 and a congenital heart defect. “Every decision for Sierra has been made with the goal of improving her quality of life,” Gatica-Haynes said. “When she was born, I was ready to let her go, …Continue reading "Trisomy 18 Baby who had to fight for heart surgery now One Year Old"
By Dave Andrusko Imagine if Carol Tobias were given the opportunity to write a column for NBC News. What would the odds be that she would not be identified as the President of National Right to Life? There are no odds, because there is zero chance her position as the leader of the largest single-issue …Continue reading "The familiar pro-abortion blame game. Attribute their behavior and attitudes to pro-lifers"
By Curtis Houck Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, CNN has shown perhaps the strongest inability to shy away from framing the pandemic through the lens of attacking President Trump and implicitly placing blame at his feet for the deaths of Americans. Another tic has been their continued refusal to be honest with viewers about how frequent guest …Continue reading "Still No Ethics: CNN Uses Guest 44x for 150 Mins, But 10 Secs Citing Her Planned Parenthood Past"
By Sarah Terzo A woman considering an abortion did research on fetal development. She says: “I started doing some research. I went around the hospitals and I started to see all the latest equipment and scans and all the rest of it.… I started seeing tiny little embryos and fetuses. And they didn’t look at …Continue reading "“They didn’t look at all like lumps of tissue”"
One woman’s valiant decision to protect her child from the culture of despair can bring hope to countless others. By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation The unexpected announcement came on a day that had been filled with dire developments flooding social media news streams. This particular news bulletin came across the electronic transom …Continue reading "A crisis pregnancy that ended well brings joy to a world thirsting for good news"
By Dave Andrusko Bloomberg Law reported today that the state of Alabama has responded to the temporary restraining ordered issued by Judge Myron H. Thompson that blocked enforcement of the state’s decision to close many nonessential businesses, including the performance of elective abortions. As we reported Wednesday, Judge Thompson, a reliable ally for the abortion …Continue reading "Alabama asks federal appeals court to end TRO which prevents state from conserving essential medical services and procedures"