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"
By Gayle Irwin Is there something in the water? Located along Michigan’s Lake Huron, Blue Water Pregnancy Care Center has experienced an astounding number of twin pregnancies just two months into the new year. In 2018, Jennifer MacDonald, Blue Water’s executive director, says the center saw a total of four sets of twins. By mid-February—or …Continue reading "Something in the Water: Three Sets of Twins Light Up Michigan Ultrasound Machine"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation It was one of those Facebook posts which breaks your heart. A young mother who had just given birth to twins found out that one of her newborn baby boys was in medical trouble. He was flown to a distant children’s hospital where he could receive …Continue reading "The only difference between a baby who is born prematurely and a baby fighting for life after a botched abortion is location: the NICU"
By Sarah Terzo Linda Serrano, of Bakersfield, CA tells her story: “I received a German measles shot two weeks before I got pregnant with my first child. I called three doctors, and none of them would accept me as a patient. They all wanted me to get an abortion. I went to a fourth doctor, …Continue reading "Doctors tell woman to abort, but her baby is born healthy"
By Michael Cook Editor’s note. This appeared at BioEdge and is reposted with permission. A British couple has won a court battle with a National Health Service [NHS ] trust over the death of their new-born baby in 2012. They alleged that staff at Darlington Memorial Hospital turned off the child’s life support without consultation with …Continue reading "British hospital turned off life support of new-born without parents’ consent"
By Dave Andrusko Looking at Beau, her 14-month-old daughter, Demi Goodman’s “chest swells with pride.” Beau is ”an amazing little girl,” Demi, 21, a stay-at-home mother from Birmingham, England told Elizabeth Archer of the Daily Express. “I always knew she would be a fighter.” As is her mom. Demi, who “was all over the moon” …Continue reading "Mom “listened to my instincts,” ignores advice to abort baby with half a heart. Little girl now doing just fine"
By Katie Franklin It was 8 p.m. when a hotline call lit up the phone of Heather Burner, executive director of the National Safe Haven Alliance, in late August. “Madison,” the scared, young girl on the other end of the phone, was nine months pregnant, expecting to deliver her baby within just a couple weeks, …Continue reading "Courageous Teen Mom Changes Her Mind After Considering Safe Haven: “I can do this, I can raise a baby.”"
By Dave Andrusko Of all the amazing survival stories of abandoned newborns, this must rank near the top. The Daily Mail of London reported today that a baby boy survived being thrown off a fifth floor balcony. How could that be even possible? He landed on banana leaves in an orchard behind the flats in …Continue reading "Newborn baby miraculously survives being thrown from 5th floor balcony"