By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Editor’s note. Father’s Day is June 20. Over the next week, we’ll continue running stories which will include new and old stories about men and abortion, often in the context of crisis pregnancies but also just about being a dad). As we approach Father’s Day, I …Continue reading "A salute to all fathers who show a reflection of the Almighty Father’s love in the toughest of times"
By SPUC—the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children Freddie Figgers, the inventor and telecoms magnate, was left in a rubbish bin as a child. Despite such an inauspicious start, Figgers went on to become the youngest telecoms operator in the United States. Figgers, 31, is a phenomenally successful entrepreneur whose company, Figgers Communications, is …Continue reading "Millionaire inventor Freddie Figgers thrown away as baby"
By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. Father’s Day is June 20. Over the next week and a half we’ll be running stories which will include new and old stories about men and abortion (often in the context of crisis pregnancies but also just about being a dad). This story goes back to 2014 and is so …Continue reading "A dad’s unimaginably poignant farewell lullaby to his dying baby boy"
Mom gave birth while in a medically induced coma By Texas Right to Life Editor’s note. This beautiful story appeared a year ago today in NRL News Today and is very, very much reposting. One Connecticut teacher went above and beyond to help a student and his family during the COVID-19 pandemic, showing what Pro-Life care …Continue reading "Beautiful: Teacher cares for newborn while baby’s family recovers from COVID-19"
By John Stonestreet with Maria Baer Recently, New York Times opinion writer Elizabeth Bruenig broke the internet for a bombshell confession that, wait for it, she likes being a mom. Her piece, “I Became a Mother at 25, and I’m Not Sorry I Didn’t Wait” was a beautifully written essay about how motherhood grew and …Continue reading "Children are ends in and of themselves, not means"
What Will Future Generations Condemn Us For? By Dave Andrusko Many Sunday afternoons my wife and I spent the day at our oldest daughter’s house with (prior to Covid) our two oldest grandkids. As the restrictions are eased up, we are eagerly anticipating those happy times together. The conversations with Emily, who is an educator …Continue reading "Future generations will ask, “What were people thinking?!”"
By Bridget Handy Trichelle McDaniel of New Orleans, Louisiana, was 35 weeks pregnant with her son Brian when she started to feel dizzy while out running errands. The mother of six drove herself to the doctor’s office, where she was told she had a fever of almost 105 degrees. The cause of the fever was COVID-19. …Continue reading "Mom who beat COVID-19 while pregnant spends first Mother’s Day with her six children"
By Dave Andrusko Like many of you and yours, most of the Andruskos were able to get together yesterday to celebrate Mother’s Day. We loved every minute. I’ll never forget what our middle daughter said about her Mom: “You make everything look easy.” Of course, there is nothing “easy” about being a mother. The demands …Continue reading "A child’s future is worth every sacrifice"
By Texas Right to Life In the fall of 2019, Alexandra (Alex) Belluzzi received a devastating diagnosis. At just 34-years-old, Alex learned that she had breast cancer. Her concern was not just for her own life but also for the life of her preborn child, as she was also 18 weeks pregnant with her daughter …Continue reading "Courageous mom gives birth to healthy girl after beginning chemotherapy while pregnant"
Editor’s note. The following is the testimony of Bobby Schindler to the Texas Senate’s Health & Human Services Committee delivered April 7. Mr. Schindler, president of the Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Network, was testifying on behalf of Texas Right to Life in support of S.B. No. 917 to repeal the Texas Advance Directive Act …Continue reading "Texas’ 10 Day Rule: “No other state has laws that so flagrantly violate the patient’s right to life”"
By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. Today is the 51st commemoration of Earth Day. The following post ran two years ago today but its message, I believe, is more timely than ever. If there is such as thing as a reverse spoiler alert, this may well qualify. In this post, you will figure out where I …Continue reading "Reflections on 51st Earth Day, unborn children, and the Miracle of Life"
By Bonnie Finnerty, Education Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Good writing should illumine truth. That was my goal in writing a recent op-ed on abortion. Its publication elicited a response from a retired professor that unfortunately clouds the issue with flawed logic and a denial of known scientific facts. For the sake of clarity and in pursuit of truth, …Continue reading "Acorns and Oak trees: Rebutting the Flawed Logic of Abortion Advocates"