Making the case for life with “just the facts” about 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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Here goes fact #26 of 40 Weeks 40 Facts!

Week 26: By this time, the baby’s eyes can produce tears, the nose is fully “operational” and can detect odors, and the baby can produce deeper “breaths” (of amniotic fluid!). The child’s brain has increased brain activity, so they might respond to certain noises with increased activity or pulse rate.  The baby weighs about 2 …

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Amazing Computer Animation Shows In Utero Development of Human Face

By Dave Andrusko Over the years I have been fascinated by the skill of the BBC at offering absolutely amazing examples of science developed with laypeople in mind. But replete with spectacular graphics, it’s a series a few years back on “Inside the Human Body” that may be the most captivating  of all. Although it first appeared way …

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The development of the child in utero is the ultimate reality show

An unborn child’s life is as dramatic as any series you will watch on cable television By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation The reality of the hidden life of the unborn child can pop up in the least likely of places. I happened to be watching a “reality show” known for its …

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