Never fear—”Pro-Life Kids” is here!

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Have you ever wondered how you can impart a pro-life message to children? Have you struggled with how to overcome the culture of death to raise children who respect the dignity of all innocent human life, from conception to natural death? Never fear—Pro-Life Kids is here! …

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A straight line from abortion to euthanasia and assisted suicide

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation I will never forget sitting in my seventh grade class, astonished at what my teacher had just written on the blackboard. She had drawn a line leading from the word “abortion” to the word “euthanasia.” Her point was that taking a life in a mother’s womb …

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Think what would have been lost without adoption

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative/PAC Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Editor’s note. November is National Adoption Month. We’ve been posting and reposting stories all month long. My co-worker surprised me one day by asking, “Did you see what’s on your cup?” I turned the red paper cup around and looked at the wording imprinted on it. …

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Treating a miscarried baby with respect is “harassment” and “abortion-shaming” to Planned Parenthood

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation For parents, the loss of a child through miscarriage can be one of the most painful experiences in life. But that searing pain can be exponentially multiplied, when parents do not know what’s become of their little loved one’s remains. That real-life horror story happened to …

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Pennsylvania judicial candidate overcomes direct attack by pro-abortion extremists

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative/PAC Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation A Pennsylvania judicial candidate overcame a direct attack by pro-abortion extremists for an apparent Election Day victory. With 95 percent of the precincts reporting, Republican Megan McCarthy King appears to have won a seat on Pennsylvania’s Superior Court. This, despite a media ad campaign attacking King …

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The many reasons to celebrate National Adoption Month

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation I find myself with many reasons to celebrate National Adoption Month. I am grateful for the two families who adopted two very smart, very kind classmates who challenged me to realize my academic potential in elementary school. They were both so very gifted, with a strong …

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Tuesday’s elections for Pennsylvania Superior Court are crucial

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Tuesday, November 5th is a critical day in Pennsylvania. The fall election will decide the composition of Pennsylvania courts for years to come. The Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Political Action Committee has recommended Megan McCarthy King and Christylee Peck for Superior Court. Both candidates are strict constructionists …

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The bottomless depths to which pro-abortion forces will sink to try to dehumanize a preborn child

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Not long ago, a friend of mine unleashed her anguish on Twitter about the baby she had miscarried. The tweet was emotional and heartfelt—only the hardest of hearts could have been unmoved by her personal pain. It was clear that, when she miscarried, she lost a …

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The possibilities for babies with Down syndrome are limitless.

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Editor’s note. October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month. All month we have posted new stories, like the following, and reposting previously run stories. The next time you hear that the prospects for children with Down syndrome are bleak, I would like you to think about Chloe …

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The perfect opportunity to share the truth about Down syndrome Americans and their lives

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Editor’s note. October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month. We’ve been posting stories, new and old, all month. I’ll never forget my eighth grade graduation party. It was held in a restaurant that had a large dance floor at the side complete with a Disco ball. I …

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Fetal models are a tremendous teaching tool to young and old alike

Only those who fear the truth could object to these life-like fetal models By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation “Can I take a picture?” At least three different women posed the same question as I stood behind the educational table at a Women’s Conference in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The women, of all different …

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Clinic of man who had performed over 40,000 abortions closes

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Editor’s note. The following appeared in the October digital edition of National Right to Life News. Please share the contents with your pro-life friends and family and urge them to sign up to receive NRL News and NRL News Today here. Few outside of Pennsylvania will …

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