Is Abortion Really the Best We Can do for Women?

No. Choosing life is the ultimate victory By Nancy Valko Editor’s note. My family and I will be on our vacation through August 27. I will occasionally add new items but for the most part we will repost “the best of the best” — the stories our readers have told us they especially liked. Editor’s …

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Positive Alternatives funding at stake as Minnesota legislative session nears end

By Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL) The legislative session at the state Capitol in St. Paul is rapidly approaching the finish line. At stake is funding for a crucial program that supports pregnant and newly parenting women and their children. Positive Alternatives, which MCCL helped enact in 2005, provides grants to life-affirming programs that …

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Federal Court Permanently Ends California Law that Forced Pregnancy Centers to Advertise for Abortion

By Katie Franklin A California law forcing pro-life pregnancy centers to advertise for abortion was brought to a permanent end Friday evening, thanks to an order by a federal district court. With that, the 2015 law, AB 775, which essentially was struck down by the U.S. Supreme Court in NIFLA v. Becerra in June, is now officially …

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When a Friend Is Considering Abortion

Editor’s note. This appeared today at Life Issues Forum which is a bi-weekly column written by staff of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Pro-Life Secretariat . It was adapted and shortened from the 2017-2018 USCCB Respect Life Program brochure by the same name: www.usccb.org/l-o-v-e. If someone shared with you that she was pregnant …

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Birthright examining effects of 72-hour waiting period for abortion

By Jennifer Brinker Editor’s note. This is excerpted from a story in The St. Louis Review, the newspaper of the Archdiocese of St. Louis. Last week, a woman came to Birthright seeking help. A friend was with her for moral support. The woman already took a pregnancy test at Planned Parenthood. It was positive. She …

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Offering Real Alternatives to Women in Crisis draws pro-abortion ire

  By Maria Gallagher, legislative director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Perhaps the biggest evidence that Pennsylvania’s landmark Alternatives to Abortion program is working—and working exceedingly well—is the fact that it is being targeted in the pro-abortion blogosphere. RH Reality Check, an online apologist for the abortion industry, is bemoaning the fact that the program—which is administered …

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