By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Great news. Last July I wrote about Tafida Raqeeb, a five-year-old who had a brain bleed on February 9 that left her in coma. Tafida was diagnosed with arteriovenous malformation, a rare condition which causes the blood vessels to have abnormal connections between the arteries and veins. …Continue reading "Judges decides: Tafida Raqeeb can go to Italy for treatment"
Five-old Tafida Raqeeb can be taken to Italy for treatment by her parents, a court ruled today. A ‘victory for human life and justice’ By SPUC—the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children The harrowing case was a hard fought battle between Tafida’s parents who want to take their very sick child to a hospital …Continue reading "Five-year old Tafida is allowed to live"
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. If a picture is worth a thousand words, …Continue reading "Sheriff’s office releases dramatic footage of deputies discovering abandoned newborn baby girl"
By Dorothy Cummings McLean LONDON, August 13, 2019 ― Shelina Begum believes that doctors wish to stop the life support of her brain-injured five-year-old daughter to save “resources.” “I have received various internal information that it all boils down to resources,” she told the hosts of the Good Morning Britain talk show yesterday. “They are …Continue reading "Mom of brain-injured 5-year-old: Docs want to pull plug to save ‘resources’"
By Dave Andrusko Traditionally each August, my family goes back home to Minnesota to visit family and friends. When we were back in 2017, we were blessed to see how completely in love with her brand new baby boy one of our nieces was. It was like old times watching her (and my sister, her …Continue reading "Every baby, bar none, is a little miracle"
By Dave Andrusko On July 30, when police found a baby girl wrapped in a little white blanket, her umbilical cord still attached, on a porch in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, she was the fourth abandoned newborn in recent weeks, according to CNN. Other babies were left in Georgia and two in California, one of whom …Continue reading "Teen mother who abandoned newborn turns herself into police"
By Mark Hodges Editor’s note. Mr. Hodges is a researcher for the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition. In a culture of death, British doctors destroy chance for life. Such is the case right now for Tafida Raqeeb, who is dying in a London hospital because her doctors refuse to release her to where she could be cured. …Continue reading "Once Again, British Doctors Refuse a Child, Tafida Raqeeb, a Chance at Life"
By Kevin McCarthy (R-Ca.), House Minority Leader At a point in our nation’s history where I fear the country is quickly losing hope in Congress’ ability to debate with civility or legislate with integrity, I thought there was at least one thing that most people agreed on: Infants with beating hearts should not be left …Continue reading "Can we not agree that infants with beating hearts should not be left to die?"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvanians Pro-Life Federation As a news consumer, I often find myself yearning to learn the names of people who perished in automobile accidents, in street violence, or as a result of deadly disease outbreaks. I use news stories as an occasion for prayer, and I want to pray for …Continue reading "Unnamed does not mean unwanted"
By Dave Andrusko It was a miracle twice over. First, thanks to alert bystanders, a full-term baby girl was discovered alive last week in a plastic grocery bag in a wooded area roughly 40 miles northeast of Atlanta. Second, “Surprisingly, the baby was in good condition,” Forsyth County Sheriff Ron Freeman told reporters on Friday. …Continue reading "Abandoned newborn baby girl miraculously found alive, doing well four days later"
By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. This ran several years back, but the birth of our third grandchild reminded me of what I consider a genuinely fascinating study. Those eight words were put in the form of a declarative statement, rather than a question, in a headline on Fox News. On the same topic, the Daily …Continue reading "Do Babies Know the Difference Between Good and Evil?"
By Susanne Maynes Taylor was pregnant at seventeen and still in high school. Her best friend told her, “You better not get an abortion!” Her boyfriend said, “If you keep it, we’re done.” Her parents threatened her, too: if she ever got pregnant, they’d kick her out and cut off her college money. So many …Continue reading "How a Helpless Human Baby Wields Incredible Power for Good"