Check your Born Privilege

By Rebecca Stapleford  Editor’s note. This appeared at Secular Pro-Life and is reposted with permission. Chances are, if you’ve been exposed to the writings and ideas of the modern progressive social justice movement, you’ve encountered the concept of privilege—a common term used to describe the favorable treatment of certain groups by society as held in …

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Acorns and Oak trees: Rebutting the Flawed Logic of Abortion Advocates

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 …

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The civil rights struggle of this century: the campaign for equality for those inside their mothers’ wombs.

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation When I think about leaders who have truly inspired me, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. tops the list. As a child, I was fascinated at how he had led America from the darkness and despair of segregation to the light of inclusion and solidarity. …

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Top 10 Abortion Myths: #1 An unborn child isn’t a person

By Right to Life of Michigan So much of the abortion debate is based on myths, bad assumptions, bad logic, or outright gaslighting through deception. Beginning in 2019, we highlighted one common abortion myth every month. 1: An unborn child isn’t a person The bottom line: Abortion supporters must believe this (or pretend to believe …

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“A Thing I’ll Never Understand”: the tragedy of an unborn life cut short

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. This ran previously, but as it happens, I am re-watching the entire “Longmire” series beginning with the first episode before Netflix decides to cease streaming a series it stopping producing original programming for several years back. I will never forget this episode. When an actress plays a woman on a …

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Celebrating the beauty of unborn life enrages pro-abortionists

By Dave Andrusko Tip of the hat to Micaiah Bilger for alerting us to the wonderful news about Ellen Fisher, who is pregnant with her third child, but also, alas, to the predictably vitriolic, anti-life response to anyone who is in awe of the magnificent complexity and uniqueness of unborn children. What started the “controversy” …

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Appearance doesn’t determine whether human beings have human rights

By Paul Stark, Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life Editor’s note. This appears in the current digital edition of National Right to Life News. I trust you are reading it cover to over and passing it along to pro-life family and friends. Ultrasound technology provides a powerful visual witness to the humanity of babies in the …

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The ultimate of the “least among us,” the unborn child

By Dave Andrusko As I wrote my children this morning, we are only three days away from Thanksgiving, two days away from the arrival of my wife’s siblings, and one day away from when I pick up my middle brother from the airport. Before you know it, we will in the Christmas season full bore. …

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Doctor’s explanation of disability risks in unborn children can be misleading, author says

By Sarah Terzo In a previous article, I spoke about the pressure that doctors often put on the parents of unborn babies diagnosed with a disability to abort. One study cited in that article found that: … [d]espite the shock and grief they may experience upon hearing the news of a fetal anomaly, the pregnant …

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The Nilsson photo—“The Fetus, 18 weeks”—is “one of the 20th century’s great photographs”

By Dave Andrusko It’s been almost three years since the passing of photojournalist extraordinaire Lennart Nilsson. To get ahead of myself, one of his iconic works (no lesser term will suffice)—“Fetus, 18 weeks”– is getting a well-deserved second look as “one of the 20th century’s great photographs,” to quote Charlotte Jansen, writing for the British …

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