Harnessing the disarming power of infants to help teach children how to be kind

By Dave Andrusko 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. It’s snowing in the Washington, DC, area and …

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The way a society treats its children is a true measurement of the real health of a society

By Clarke Smith Editor’s note. Mr. Smith is a member of the board of South Carolina Citizens for Life. I recently began reading Factfulness by Hans Rosling, an intriguing book by the Swedish academic and TED speaker. The premise is that the world isn’t as bad as we all think it is, nor is it …

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Re-engaging our “First language” of love and respect for life: a problem of retrieval

By Dave Andrusko Stay with me for three minutes as I introduce you to “’Lost’ first languages leave permanent mark on the brain, new study reveals,” which appeared in The Guardian newspaper. It’s an older story which I had put aside to comment on but forgot. However I believe it has a direct message for …

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It all starts with the children

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation I recently wrote an article about how there is so much “wrong” with the so-called “right” to abortion. A Twitter follower responded, “You are right but you have to start with the children.” I quite agree. When I was in seventh grade, my astute teacher took …

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“A Child’s future is worth every sacrifice”

By Dave Andrusko Originally when I first wrote this story, my intention was that it would be a short post. But the more I thought about “My dad’s story: Dream for My Child,” which is also dubbed “My Dad’s A Liar! (A Child’s Future Is Worth Every Sacrifice),” the longer it became. I understand this …

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When we protect unborn babies it “helps make the earth a better place for everyone”

By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation I have found that some of the most eloquent spokespeople for the pro-life movement are the youngest ones. That truth became abundantly clear as I was reading through dozens of “thank you” cards for state lawmakers that had been handmade by students, some as young as the …

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