What abortion really is: the taking of an innocent, unrepeatable life

If 2,400 people are dying each day from a preventable cause, would not that constitute a crisis? If thousands of women everyday are left to grieve children lost to death, is that not a crisis? If boys and girls are losing brothers and sisters, friends and companions, without having an opportunity to mourn, is that not …

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What could make a mother more supportive of “later abortions”?

Counterintuitively, that her own preemie survives (and thrives)! By Dave Andrusko Coming from a perspective that enshrines “choice,” if there is any sure thing, it is that no matter what the outcome, the decision must always rest exclusively in the hands of the mother.  What if the choice is for life? No matter, the proper measuring …

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Sibling mourns the death of her little brother, an abortion victim

By Sarah Terzo When I was 18 my mother told me about her abortion… I was aghast, and said something cruel to her like, “how could you do something so terrible?” We let it drop and I forgot about it. But I had not really forgotten. I didn’t think about it consciously for years… Suddenly …

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“We know women can face tremendous outside pressure from their partners or family to make the life-changing decision to end their pregnancy,”

A study of 1,000 women in the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons, found that 75 percent of survey participants who had an abortion said they experienced “at least subtle forms of pressure to terminate their pregnancies.” Read the whole story.

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Pro-choice activist: feminists have “mismanaged” abortion rights campaign by not admitting “violence” of abortion

By Sarah Terzo Pro-abortion feminist Camille Paglia says: “The campaign for abortion rights was systematically mismanaged by feminist leaders, partly because of their refusal to acknowledge the violence inherent in any termination of life. “The same people who opposed capital punishment ironically fought for abortion on demand, showing a peculiar discrimination about whom to execute. “Squeamishly …

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A depiction of an unborn baby at about 10 weeks gestation

Personhood, function, and desire: Why the strongest argument in defense of abortion doesn’t work at all

By Paul Stark Some arguments in defense of abortion are more intellectually credible than others.  These are not the arguments offered by spokespersons for Planned Parenthood. They aren’t the ones offered by media commentators. They certainly aren’t offered by political leaders. They are offered, rather, by moral philosophers and bioethicists. How do these more sophisticated …

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Stories about abortion can tell the truth—or spread a fiction

By Paul Stark, Communications Director, Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life Storytelling moves people. It changes hearts and minds. But it can be used in two very different ways. It can illustrate the truth about the way things really are—or it can sway people to accept false beliefs about reality.  We need to be able to …

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Schooled in dehumanization makes possible the room that shouldn’t exist

By Bonnie Finnerty, Education Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation P.O.C. Three little letters.  Do they mean anything to you?   In the eyes of some, that’s all we really are.  Products of Conception. Did you know that there is a special room at every abortion center called the POC lab?  It’s where abortion workers literally piece back …

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Women are being lied to about what pro-life movement seeks

By Olivia Gans Turner, President, Virginia Society for Human Life Editor’s note. This appeared in the Roanoke Times. The climate surrounding the reversal of Roe v. Wade is a swirling mess of hysteria and misinformation stirred up by pro-abortion activists and the industry that 50 years of legalized abortion created. Abortion promoters, including Planned Parenthood, …

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