By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation You never know when an introduction to a new acquaintance can change the world as you know it. A woman whom I will call Francesca had been introduced to me through a mutual acquaintance. We happen to have a great deal in common—we are both mothers …Continue reading "Recognizing “the power of our words to affirm life”"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Editor’s note. This appeared in the April edition of National Right to Life News. Please share with your pro-life family and friends. Something always strikes me in the days leading up to Easter. It is a passage from Scripture that is often repeated as Christians mark …Continue reading "Life is a good which should always be cherished, protected, and loved"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation The concept can seem daunting and incredibly overwhelming: How do we go about rebuilding what has been described as a “culture of life” in our nation? A culture that recognizes the humanity of the preborn child. A culture that does not promote doctor-prescribed suicide as a …Continue reading "There are endless possibilities to reorient our culture to one that is truly fully-life affirming"
By Danielle White, Esq. I want to take us back to a moment. It’s April of 1992. The pro-life movement has been hard at work on many fronts, and pro-life legal professionals now believe that the composition of the Supreme Court is finally favorable to overturning the devastating Roe v. Wade decision. After Planned Parenthood …Continue reading "Careers, motherhood, and the lie of abortion "
By Susanne Maynes The three young couples sit around a backyard fire pit, talking and laughing. One of the young women, holding an infant in her lap, dramatically retells the tale of her long drive to the area with a fussy baby in the car. Much to the amusement of her peers, she describes her …Continue reading "Why our words matter when it comes to affirming life"
By Bonnie Finnerty, Education Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Some songs just resonate with us. That was the case for my teenage self with Simon and Garfunkel’s Bridge Over Troubled Water. Faithful friendship, self-sacrifice, a reason to hope. The slow, low start that builds to a bright, buoyant finale, signaling the journey from dark despair to …Continue reading "Bridges that Build a Culture of Life"
By Dave Andrusko A while back—before the pandemic turned most in-person meetings into gatherings by Zoom– a few of us from a class that I led were having a conversation over coffee and bagels. As they say, from out of the blue, a member said something that reminded me of a quote to which all …Continue reading "A fundamental divide: Either everyone matters or they don’t"
By Sarah Terzo Pro-Choice geneticist Ashley Montague, then Professor at Harvard and Rutgers: “The basic fact is simple: life begins not at birth, but at conception.” Ashley Montague, Life Before Birth (New York: Signet Books, 1977), vi. Read more quotes from pro-choice activists admitting this here. Editor’s note. This appeared at Clinic Quotes and is …Continue reading "Pro-Choice professor admits that life begins at conception"
By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. We first started our online publication many years ago. We’ve had some tremendous response to posts, but none has ever exceeded—in volume or delight—this from June 2001. Let’s see how well it ages. Certainly he is cute and cuddly. We’ve all grown kind of attached to the little fellow, except …Continue reading "“If It Walks Like a Duck….” Lessons in Parenthood"
By Chris Alexis A common argument made by abortion advocates is that it is “better” to kill an unborn child facing a grim prenatal prognosis. But that’s an argument Kiara Bollinger would never buy. The Pennsylvania woman chose life in the face of the all-but-certain loss of her unborn son, and despite that loss, her …Continue reading "Faced with adverse prenatal diagnosis, family chooses and embraces life, gives back"
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 …Continue reading "Acorns and Oak trees: Rebutting the Flawed Logic of Abortion Advocates"
By Laura Echevarria, NRL Director of Communications and Press Secretary Editor’s note. This appears in the January issue of National Right to Life News. Please share the entire 42 page issue with pro-life family and friends. Our culture embraces people with disabilities more readily than it has in the past but many of those same …Continue reading "What a joy to find a couple so wholly given over to the idea that all people— regardless of ability or disability— can be a blessing to others!"