Newborn baby is abandoned in dumpster but passersby rescue boy

By Dave Andrusko 18-year-old Alexis Avila is facing charges of attempted murder and child abuse after tossing her newborn baby into a garbage dump shortly after giving birth. She was caught on video tossing a black trash bag into a dumpster in Hobbs, New Mexico, at around 2pm on January 7 by businessman Joe Imbriale. Avila …

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Funeral director shocked to find preemie declared ‘stillborn’ was still alive

By Nancy Flanders   A premature baby born at home and later declared stillborn was shockingly discovered to be alive hours later by the funeral director. According to the Mirror, an 18-year-old woman in Brazil went to the hospital on December 27 in severe pain. She was unaware that she was about five months pregnant, and …

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Boy Doing Well After Mother Abandoned Him in Airplane Toilet

By Sebastian Hughes    A newborn boy was found in the trash bin of an airplane’s bathroom, leading to the arrest of his alleged mother, BBC News reported. Airport officers discovered the child while screening the Air Mauritius plane, which landed in Mauritius on Jan. 1, BBC News reported. They noticed blood-stained toilet paper during a …

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Abandoned, left in a cardboard box, newborn survives temperatures in the single digits

By Dave Andrusko By any reckoning, the odds that an abandoned newborn would survive in Alaska would be slim and none. But with temperatures in the single digits and a wind chill of 12 below on New Year’s Eve, it would surely qualify as a miracle. “The baby was found by Fairbanks resident Roxy Lane, …

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Baby safe haven law critics put ideology over facts

By Laura Nicole   In the debate around Mississippi’s Gestational Age Act, Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett addressed pro-abortion arguments dedicated to “forced motherhood,” pointing out that safe haven laws exist in all 50 states and serve as a last-ditch effort when all other resources are over.  In the wake of Justice Barrett’s comments, some …

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The infant boy captured my heart and renewed my faith in the inherent goodness of life

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation The woman with the kind smile held up the photo to the webcam so that I could view it on my computer. The picture was of a newborn baby for whom I had been praying. I had begun the prayers long before, when he was just …

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Babies miraculously survive Kentucky tornado that carried them away in a bathtub

By Dave Andrusko It was a Christmas miracle. Out of the carnage and destruction from the tornado that ripped through parts of the Midwest , Tennessee River Valley, and Kentucky earlier this month, a quick-thinking grandmother saved her two grandbabies by sheltering them in a bathtub.  The miracle? The tornado ripped the bathtub out of …

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MIRACLE: Premature baby born at 22 weeks is finally going home

By Bridget Sielicki  A premature baby who was born 18 weeks early has defied the odds and is now able to spend the holidays at home with her family. Juana Gallegos shared her story with local news station KHOU, describing how she went into labor on April 29 when she was just 22 weeks pregnant. The hospital …

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“Strongly advised” to abort, miracle Scottish tot says first word: “Mum”

By Dave Andrusko Doctors gave Cassy Gray, 36, an awful prognosis when she came in for her twelve week scan: her baby’s condition was “incompatible with life” and she was “strongly advised” to abort. Megan White “has a rare condition called semilobar holoprosencephaly, which meant her brain stopped developing in her mother’s womb at five …

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Do Babies Know the Difference Between Good and Evil?

By Dave Andrusko The much anticipated birth of our fourth grandchild this November brings to mind many happy thoughts. In a word, we like being grandparents, It also reminded me that the words to this headline—minus the question mark–were put in the form of a declarative statement, rather than a question, in a headline on …

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Baby’s Parents Refuse to End Life Support, Lose Custody to State

 By Wesley J. Smith  Keaton Crull, a three-month-old baby from Indiana being treated in Kentucky, is about to be removed from life support over his parents’ objections. That’s because they no longer have a say. Their parental rights over his medical decisions were stripped–-and it looks like that drastic step might have been taken because …

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