By Bonnie Finnerty, Education Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Miracles never get old. And we are on the verge of one. A nine-month mystery will soon be revealed when we meet the grandchild we first learned about last spring. We know not the gender nor the size nor the eye color, all determined from the very …Continue reading "Every single life is a miracle to be celebrated, and miracles never get old"
By Dave Andrusko Can you imagine how different the fate of millions of unborn babies would be if moms and dads looked upon them not as a kind of disposable property but as someone whose fate is entirely in their hands and whom they have an obligation to do everything humanly possible to protect? In …Continue reading "What if we realized “You are your baby’s first home …. Your baby’s first protector”?"
By Jonathon Van Maren If the pre-born are not human, pro-life apologist Scott Klusendorf is fond of saying, then no defence of abortion is necessary. But if they are human, no defence of abortion is adequate. The entire abortion debate hinges on whether or not the person being aborted is, in fact, a person. Human beings have …Continue reading "Why abortion activists hate photos of pre-born babies"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation It has become a lovely tradition in hospitals around the nation: dressing newborn babies in distinctive garb, based upon a holiday or some other celebration. Witness babies dressed like Mister Rogers, the acclaimed children’s television host…newborns dressed as characters from the film “Frozen”…and babies outfitted in …Continue reading "The belief that life has infinite, irreplaceable value– as plain as a red sweater on a newborn baby’s back"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation The news article, whose captivating headline once caught my eye, was about two now 96-year-old women who were the oldest twins living in York County, Pennsylvania. The story, written by Kim Strong for the York Daily Record, noted how different the women were in temperament—one was sassy, …Continue reading "Striving to safeguard unborn life in the 2nd millennium"
By Nancy Flanders December is Twin-to-Twin Transfusion Syndrome Awareness Month, and the parents of twins like Keeley and Kambry Ewoldt are working to educate people on the condition. TTTS is a rare but serious disease of the placenta, and it affects identical twins (or higher multiple gestations) in the womb who share a placenta. If the …Continue reading "Prenatal surgery for twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome is saving lives"
By Nancy Flanders Pregnant 31-year-old Luissa underwent a medical procedure in 2016, but the surgery wasn’t for her. It was for her preborn baby girl who had been diagnosed with congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH), a rare and often fatal condition affecting one in 4,000 preborn children who have a hole in the diaphragm — the …Continue reading "‘The ultimate reward’: Surgery in the womb saves babies from potentially fatal condition"
An unborn child’s life is as dramatic as any series you will watch on cable television By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation The reality of the hidden life of the unborn child can pop up in the least likely of places. I happened to be watching a “reality show” known for its …Continue reading "The development of the child in utero is the ultimate reality show"
By Texas Right to Life Editor’s note. When we choose to repost a story that appeared a year ago today in NRL News Today, among the highest of the criteria is that it is as 100% as relevant today as it was when we first posted it. This certainly qualifies. Twins Dylan and Deiniol Zimunya …Continue reading "Newborn twin saves brothers life with a hug"
By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. This latest in our series of stories reposted from exactly one year ago today in NRL News Today, is, unfortunately, an all—too-common example of pro-abortion intolerance that is extreme even by their standards. Tip of the hat to Micaiah Bilger for alerting us to the wonderful news about Ellen Fisher, …Continue reading "Anyone surprised? Celebrating the beauty of unborn life enrages pro-abortionists"
By Jonathon Van Maren Editor’s note. This appeared at The Bridgehead and is reposted with permission. Nobody is really in any doubt about what takes place in the womb during pregnancy. It’s why we don’t ask expectant mothers what it is they’re expecting, and why we never wonder whether the child she is carrying is …Continue reading "How poetry highlights the humanity of the unborn–and the barbarism of abortion"
By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. Once the calendar turned to December, pro-lifers begin to think even more intensely about January 22, the anniversary of the devastating Roe v. Wade decision. Over the next six weeks we will run new posts and especially poignant older posts as we approach the 48th anniversary of a Supreme Court …Continue reading "An ever more “Fetally Aware Society”"