Every single life is a miracle to be celebrated, and miracles never get old

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 …

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What if we realized “You are your baby’s first home …. Your baby’s first protector”?

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 …

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Why abortion activists hate photos of pre-born babies

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 …

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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 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 …

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Striving to safeguard unborn life in the 2nd millennium

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, …

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Prenatal surgery for twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome is saving lives

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 …

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‘The ultimate reward’: Surgery in the womb saves babies from potentially fatal condition

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 …

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The development of the child in utero is the ultimate reality show

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 …

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Anyone surprised? Celebrating the beauty of unborn life enrages pro-abortionists

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, …

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How poetry highlights the humanity of the unborn–and the barbarism of abortion

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 …

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A depiction of an unborn baby at about 10 weeks gestation

An ever more “Fetally Aware Society”

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 …

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