Embryologic physiology, not legal opinion, should show when life begins

By Sarah Terzo Bernard J Ficarra, M.D, who wrote the book Abortion Analyzed, writes about how life begins at conception: “A composite, unified, sacrosanct, unanimity of thought as to when life begins can be determined by studying embryologic physiology. Scientifically acknowledged pronouncements should be more acceptable in determining the onset of human life than legal …

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Adorable website helpful to expectant parents

Editor’s note. This comes from our British friends at the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children–SPUC. An adorable website can help expectant parents track the size of their unborn babies by comparing them to real (or not so real) objects. Babysizer lets the user input how many weeks gestation their baby is at and …

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We can make a powerful case for life with “just the Facts” of fetal development

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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Dorland’s Illustrated Medical Dictionary definitions the Supreme Court ignored in Roe v. Wade

By Sarah Terzo Here are some of Dorland’s Illustrated Medical Dictionary’s definitions of words pertaining to pregnancy and preborn children. Embryo: “The early or developing stage of any organism, especially the developing product of fertilization of the egg. In the human, the embryo is the developing individual from one week after conception to the end …

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LIFE BEFORE BIRTH: The development of the unborn child

By Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life The life of a human being begins at fertilization (or conception), when a sperm cell fuses with an oocyte (egg) to produce a new human organism. This individual is called a zygote at the one-cell stage of development, an embryo through the first eight weeks, and a fetus from …

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Post-abortive woman: ‘I would not have gone ahead if I’d been told the truth’

By Sarah Terzo Pro-life writer Melinda Tankard Reist shares the testimonies of women who regret their abortions in her book Giving Sorrow Words: Women’s Stories of Grief after Abortion. I recommend the book to pro-lifers who want to understand the trauma many women feel after their abortions. The detailed accounts of pain, grief, and loss …

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Fetal models are a tremendous teaching tool to young and old alike

Only those who fear the truth could object to these life-like fetal models By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation “Can I take a picture?” At least three different women posed the same question as I stood behind the educational table at a Women’s Conference in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The women, of all different …

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Academic pro-abortionists tried to kill survey finding 96% of biologists admit life begins at fertilization

By Calvin Freiburger October 21, 2019 – The biological beginning of human life has never been as controversial as the political battle over abortion would suggest, with research released this summer finding that even biologists who vote for and support legal abortion admit the procedure’s victims were alive at the moment of fertilization. Steve Jacobs …

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Pro-choice author: Scientific advances helped pro-life movement

By Sarah Terzo A pro-abortion writer wrote the following in Time magazine: “The antiabortion cause has been aided by scientific advances that have complicated American attitudes about abortion. Prenatal ultrasound, which has allowed the general public to see fetuses inside the womb and understand that they have a human shape beginning around eight weeks into …

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