Is abortion actually good for unborn children?

By Paul Stark, Communications Associate, Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life Editor’s note. This appears in the current digital edition of National Right to Life News, “the pro-life newspaper of record.” Please share the contents of this powerful 49-page issue with your pro-life family and friends. We count on you to “spread the word.” “I had …

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Maternal love and Intuition – the case against abortion

By Paul Stark Countless pregnant women love (or grow to love) their unborn children. But we do not generally use this fact in any argument against abortion. (Abortion is wrong because it unjustly takes the life of an innocent human being who deserves respect and protection regardless of how others think or feel about her.) …

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Pro-Choice activist compares preborn baby to severed hand

By Sarah Terzo Pro-Choice activist Virginia Ramey Mollenkott writes: “Anti-abortionists claim that fetal personhood is a biological fact rather than a theological perspective. However, the fetus is human only in the sense that any part of a human body is human: Every cell carries the full genetic code (a severed hand is genetically human, as …

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Kansas Supreme Court Ruling Discovers a Right to Abortion in the Kansas Constitution

Editor’s note. Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of the archdiocese of Kansas City, Kansas issued the following statement in response to the 6-1 decision rendered by the Kansas Supreme Court on Friday. Archbishop Naumann is also chairman of the Bishops’ Committee on Pro-Life Activities. Today’s decision is just the most recent example of an effort to …

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Many women balk at ending the life of an unborn baby they felt move

By Sarah Terzo Ann Furedi comments on late-term abortions and women’s reluctance to get them [1]: “Many women, who would have few qualms about opting for a pregnancy to be terminated in its early weeks, balk at the thought of ending a life they have felt move inside them.” Ann Furedi runs the largest chain …

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Viability irrelevant, pro-choicer says, abortion should be available even if baby is separate from the mother

By Sarah Terzo Pro-choice Guardian columnist Polly Toynbee: “The date at which a foetus might be viable has nothing to do with a woman’s right to choose. Someday an embryo might be reared in a test tube to full-term, but that changes nothing for a woman’s right not to be a mother.” — Polly Toynbee, …

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Royal or not, they are babies, not “fetuses”

By Dave Andrusko What do I know about “royal babies,” typically a reference to children born to members of the British royal family? Ah….not much. Primarily that the impending “more private” birth of Meghan Markle’s and Prince Harry‘s first child will be far different from the minute-to-minute coverage of the births of Kate Middleton’s and …

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What would you say in response when an unborn child is described in a demeaning and dehumanizing fashion?

By Dave Andrusko A while back, in response to a genuine bizarre article, I asked NRL News Today readers how they would respond to a blogger’s use of the deeply offensive sneer that the unborn is equivalent to a “parasite.” I was clear that I was not talking about “fetus,” which is silly (in normal …

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AMAZING: Researchers create groundbreaking images of baby hearts inside the womb

The technology gives an unprecedented look at an unborn baby’s heart. One of the researchers describes the images as “beautiful” By SPUC—The Society for the Protection of Unborn Children Scientists have created unprecedented 3D images of a baby’s heart while still inside the womb–a development which could help the treatment of babies with congenital heart …

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Unborn Child Dignity Act Passes the Ohio Senate

COLUMBUS, Ohio–Today, the Ohio Senate passed Senate Bill 27, the Unborn Child Dignity Act, by a vote of 24-7. This bill passed the day after the Senate Health, Human Services, and Medicaid Committee gave its approval. Senate Bill 27 requires that the remains of an aborted baby be either buried or cremated. Reporting for the …

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Protecting unborn babies “helps make the earth a better place for everyone”

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation I have found that some of the most eloquent spokespeople for the pro-life movement are the youngest ones. That truth became abundantly clear once when I was reading through dozens of “thank you” cards for state lawmakers that had been handmade by students, some as young …

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