Sight and sound: A US appeals court upholds use of technology to inform choice in abortion

Providing ultrasound images and making fetal heartbeat audible is Constitutional By Arthur Goldberg Share on Twitter forward by email Print Subscribe Editor’s note. This is adapted from a post that originally appeared at Mercatornet. The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, in EMW Women’s Surgical Ctr. vs. Beshear et. al, recently decided that a statute is …

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The ultrasound that melted my heart

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation It happened once when I was scrolling through my Facebook feed one day. In between posts about the latest sporting events and political rants, I saw it—and it melted my heart. There was an Ultrasound of not one, but two babies—the latest additions to my Facebook …

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Amazing new technology shows unborn twins jockeying for space

“A womb with a view” By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. We ran this a while back but it so delightful I like to repost it annually. I hope you enjoy it. Any Internet sensation—even if it colorfully over-interprets what is taking place—that further clarifies how child-like the unborn child is will always be welcomed. Enter …

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Pro-Life group will show live ultrasound in NY Times Square

By Texas Right to Life The Pro-Life, Christian group, Focus on the Family has announced a plan to show the world that, without a doubt, a child in the womb is a living human being. The group is calling the campaign SEE LIFE CLEARLY, and the 12-week national campaign will culminate with a Pro-Life event …

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Ultrasound right-to-view measure would empower women

Bill would ensure that women are offered choice to view their ultrasound ST. PAUL — Legislation introduced today in the Minnesota House and Senate would ensure that abortion-seeking pregnant women can see an ultrasound of their unborn child. The measure is strongly backed by Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL). “Ultrasound imaging provides women with …

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Ultrasounds expand our culture’s visual and moral imaginations in wonderful ways

By Dave Andrusko I saw yet another commercial last night whose centerpiece was an ultrasound of an unborn baby. Talk about opening the eyes our hearts… “Visualizing the Human” was written by Victor Lee Austin and appeared a while back at “First Things” online. The post is a morally imaginative way of talking about the …

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The power of an ultrasound to change a mind and to save a life should never be underestimated

By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation It happened when I was scrolling through my Facebook feed one day. In between posts about the latest football games, I saw it—and it melted my heart. There was an Ultrasound of not one, but two babies—the latest additions to my Facebook friend’s family. I have seen …

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Never underestimate the power of an ultrasound to change a mind and to save a life

By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation It happened when I was scrolling through my Facebook feed one day. In between posts about the latest football games and political rants, I saw it—and it melted my heart. There was an Ultrasound of not one, but two babies—the latest additions to my Facebook friend’s family. …

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The incredible power of ultrasounds: ‘Aaaaahhh I see what she means’

By Dave Andrusko Is there a single pro-lifer who does not keenly understand the power of words?” Language that is vague and uncustomary—“fetus”—enables pro-abortionists to evade the power of the specific and everyday word– “baby.” What in the world does the phrase “intact dilation and extraction” even mean? You’d have to look it up—and who …

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Maryland Pregnancy Clinic to Defend Life

By Karen Ingle If not for then-Baltimore Ravens tight end Benjamin Watson and his wife Kirsten, Maryland’s Severna Park Pregnancy Clinic staff might today be defending life without their strongest weapon. The clinic’s long-lived ultrasound machine lingered just one mechanical failure away from its demise. But because of the Watsons’ generosity, a new, state-of-the-art 3D/4D ultrasound …

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Pro-Choicer converts to pro-life after seeing ultrasound

By Sarah Terzo Chris Aubert was pro-choice and the father of two aborted babies. He had willingly gone along with his girlfriends’ abortions and was strongly pro-choice. But when his wife had a sonogram of their first child, his views changed: “When [his wife] was about eight weeks pregnant, I saw for the first time …

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“The glimmer of life portrayed in sonogram images is a taste of the transcendent”

By Dave Andrusko “Seeing is believing” is one of those great aphorisms that can be taken in many directions. Probably the predominate explanation is simply that it implies skepticism until we can see something. Put another way, it is that seeing can confirm what we intuitively already know is true. Or in one of Pascal’s …

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