Even very pro-choice biologists acknowledge a human life begins at fertilization

By Secular Pro-Life Reposted with permission. If you haven’t already, you should really read Biologists’ Consensus on ‘When Life Begins’, a dissertation by Steve Jacobs out of the University of Chicago. This blog post is going to be long, so here’s the summary: Most Americans think “When does human life begin?” is an important question …

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Youngsters informed that ‘life begins at fertilisation’ in new children’s book

By Right to Life UK A pro-life children’s book has been published which teaches children that life begins at fertilisation. Authors Brooke Stanton and Christiane West published the colorfully illustrated children’s book “When You Became You” in November 2020. They said the book “takes you on a scientific journey through the stages of a human …

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Here goes fact #17 for the 17th week of development inside the womb!

Week 17: This baby is about the size of an avocado, and could fit in the palm of your hand. The baby’s heart beats twice as fast as ours, at about 150 beats per minute. In order to generate heat in the body, brown fat must be deposited. This is a special type of fat …

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The marvelously complicated development of a baby only half-way through her journey

By Sarah Terzo By mid-pregnancy the fetus has begun to explore its own body and environment using its hands. It often holds on to the umbilical cord, and when a thumb approaches its mouth, it will turn and begin to make sucking motions with its lips… The fetus is also using its sense of hearing …

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“Just the Facts” of fetal development make a powerful case for life

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation As a journalism student, I was taught never assume. Yet, as a radio reporter, when covering the issue of abortion, I assumed that my listeners knew the basics about abortion. The huge irony here is that I myself did not have a fundamental knowledge of abortion–in …

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Pro-life activist shares remarkable scan of 12-week-old preborn baby’s brain

By Nancy Flanders  Pro-life activist Albany Rose recently shared a detailed ultrasound image of a friend’s 12-week-old preborn child. The image clearly shows the two hemispheres of the brain from the top — an ultrasound scan few will ever see. “I was hanging out with a girl friend last night, and she brought up how her friends newest …

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