What if our Founding Fathers just said “I’m personally opposed, but . . .”

By Carol Tobias, President Editor’s note. This first appeared several years ago. I trust you will enjoy it as much as I do. “Of course I care, but it’s not my problem.” What if the members of the 1776 Continental Congress had said that in response to the struggles of the American colonies under British …

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Almost Human?

By Helena Sicree Editor’s note. This appeared in the Summer issue of LifeLines, the publication of the Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation. Helena was the first place winner in the Junior High Division of the Pro-Life Essay Contest. Everyone knows that animals are not as smart as humans. We have the high intelligence that lets us fly …

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Formerly conjoined twins whose parents refused abortion just graduated preschool

By Cassy Fiano-Chesser  Formerly conjoined twins, who survived a 15-hour separation surgery, have just graduated from preschool, and are heading the kindergarten. It’s another exciting update for the boys who beat the odds, starting with when their parents refused abortion. In 2014, a couple in Jacksonville, Florida, got unexpected news: they were expecting conjoined twins. While doctors …

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To the pregnant woman in these tumultuous times: Circumstances can change in a baby’s heartbeat

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation I remember the instant I found out I was a mother. I had been volunteering at a local pregnancy resource center, assisting women who were facing challenging circumstances. I had been praying that I would conceive a child, but for months, the prayer seemed to go …

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Beautiful: Teacher cares for newborn while baby’s family recovers from COVID-19

 Mom gave birth while in a medically induced coma By Texas Right to Life One Connecticut teacher went above and beyond to help a student and his family during the COVID-19 pandemic, showing what Pro-Life care looks like in the face of fear and uncertainty.  Like teachers across the U.S., Luciana Lira was busy trying …

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Memorial Day Reflection: A 50-Year Remembrance

By Anthony J. Lauinger, State chairman of Oklahomans For Life and vice president of National Right to Life.  Editor’s note. National Right to Life Vice President Tony Lauinger and his brother Joe were classmates in the Georgetown University Class of 1967.  Joe was killed in combat in Vietnam on January 8th, 1970.  Tony spoke at …

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Is abortion ‘essential’—or is human life?

By Paul Stark, Communications Associate, Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life Editor’s note. This appeared on page ten of the May edition of National Right to Life News. When the COVID-19 pandemic struck and governors began postponing elective and non-essential procedures in order to conserve scarce medical supplies, abortion defenders argued that such postponements should not apply …

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The Virtual Mother’s Day

By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation For many during this year of the pandemic, Mother’s Day will be filled with virtual visits. Forced to delete travel from the day’s to-do list because of Coronavirus-related stay-at-home orders, adult children will be connecting with their mothers through FaceTime, Skype, and other video conferencing platforms. Others …

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On this Mother’s Day, a reminder of what a blessing my daughter is

By Leticia Velasquez Editor’s note. Leticia is Co-founder of KIDS (Keep Infants with Down Syndrome) author of “A Special Mother is Born.” The time came for little Christina Maria’s arrival.  At her birth, the delivery room fell deathly silent.  Alarmed, I glanced over at the pink, wriggling baby in the isolette, and asked “What’s the …

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Regardless of circumstance, every baby is a little miracle

By Dave Andrusko We have three daughters and one son and have been blessed with three grandchildren. Even though our youngest grandson is still in diapers,  I don’t often see commercials for Pampers or Huggies or Luvs these days, or, if I do, they don’t register. But I know, from having written about many of …

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