The Abortion pill–“a form of penance, a way of grappling with her ambivalence over any kind of abortion”

By Sarah Terzo In an article in the Washington Post, author Hanna Rosin quotes abortion provider Kathy Rogers saying: [RU-486 is] not just a pill; it’s a process. And it’s not going to be fast or easy or simple. Rosin discusses why some women choose to undergo chemical abortions, even though they are so much more …

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Abortion linked to suicide in men, says counselor

By Sarah Terzo Reporter Corrine Barraclough writes: “We know male suicide rates are soaring. Did you know male suicides and abortion-related mental illness are interrelated? Neither did I. It’s poorly understood by professionals too.” Julie Cook, national director of Abortion Grief Australia says: “Most suicide counsellors aren’t trained to identify abortion trauma. In fact, the …

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On the lookout for the moral uneasiness that abortion elicits in people of good will

By Dave Andrusko “The bottom line is no woman is going to want an abortion after seeing a sonogram.” — Francesco Angelo, medical director of the Family Planning Center in Mineola, as quoted in the New York Times. Years ago Prof. George McKenna wrote one of the best essays on abortion I’ve ever had the pleasure to …

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Millions of empty cribs are the result of the empty promises of the abortion lobby and pro-abortion politicians

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation I read a People magazine profile recently that demonstrates the confusing times in which we live. The article mentioned the fact that a crib had been moved into the White House. The reason? To accommodate President Biden’s youngest grandchild. A crib is a powerful symbol of …

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“Expressive Individualism”: How a shallow view of the self underlies arguments for abortion

By Paul Stark, Communications Director, Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life Editor’s note. This appeared in the February edition of National Right to Life News. Please share with all your pro-life family and friends. Also send any comments to daveandrusko@gmail.com. “Expressive individualism,” writes Notre Dame law professor O. Carter Snead, is “the conception of human identity and human flourishing” …

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Scotland: ‘Have an abortion or I will kill the baby’ says abuser

By Right to Life UK A serial domestic abuser in Dundee told a victim of his abuse that he would kill her baby if she did not have an abortion. Shaun Wilson, 22, has violently abused a number of women and girls since he was 14. Dundee Sheriff Court was told on Tuesday 2 February …

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Grossman Refutes Grossman on Safety of Self-Managed Chemical Abortions

By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D. NRL Director of Education & Research Who is Daniel Grossman and why is he important?  Dr. Grossman is one of the nation’s leading abortion researchers and activists, currently heading the University of California San Francisco’s premier reproductive health research group, Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health (ANSIRH).   For the past …

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Abortion on demand: If mommy wants a dead baby, she gets a dead baby

As long as the child is in the womb sometime between conception and crowing, abortion activists believe she’s fair game. By Jonathon Van Maren While the media heaves a huge sigh of relief that Joe Biden is president and abortion is back in favor, they are continuing their tradition of utterly ignoring how ghoulish the …

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Subverted: How Lies and Lader changed the Law on abortion

By Bonnie Finnerty, Education Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation The investigative research, the historical perspective, the eloquent writing…there is a lot to admire in Sue Ellen Browder’s book Subverted: How I Helped the Sexual Revolution Hijack the Women’s Movement.  But perhaps most powerful is her own journey as mom and young professional that parallels and echoes …

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The abortion pill: Bad for a woman, worse for her child

By We Need a Law There is nothing quick or easy about the abortion pill.  Researcher Pat Maloney recently shared a Health Canada report on the adverse reactions that women have had to the abortion pill here in Canada. This includes one woman who tragically died from taking the drug. Maloney also goes over other …

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Pro-choice activist: women abort because they “take lives sacredly”

By Sarah Terzo One pro-choice activist wrote: “There is nothing moral about giving birth to children we cannot feed and care for … It is precisely because women take lives sacredly – our own as well as our children’s – that some of us choose not to bring into the world those we cannot take …

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The Fundamental Question of the Abortion Debate: A Response to Nathan Nobis

By Dr. Steve Jacobs Editor’s note. This guest blog appeared Monday on the blog of Secular Pro-Life and is reposted with permission. In 2019, my research on biologists’ understanding of when life begins gained media attention. [Read SPL’s overview of Dr. Jacobs’s research here.] Not long after, Dr. Nathan Nobis, a philosophy professor of Morehouse College, posted a blog on his …

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