Protection for unborn children is at the tipping point

 By Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ)  Editor’s note. This appeared in the Washington Times and is reposted with the author’s permission. Pro-lifers are marching for life in Washington D.C. and throughout the country with fresh hope and heightened expectation. By at least affirming the constitutionality of Mississippi’s law to prohibit elective abortion after 15 weeks— the …

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Once a life begins, it should be protected, cherished, and nurtured

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation In his book Renewing Our Hope, popular preacher Bishop Robert Barron makes note of the “outrageous statement” made in the 1992 U.S. Supreme Court ruling Planned Parenthood v. Casey. That statement, which will live in infamy, says, “At the heart of liberty is the right to define one’s own …

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Remember: “You are your baby’s first home …. Your baby’s first protector”

By Dave Andrusko 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 should do everything humanly possible to protect. In other words, to see and …

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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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Here’s to making 2022 the Year of the Unborn Child!

By Maria V. Gallagher Legislative/PAC Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation 2022 will be a busy year in politics in Pennsylvania. More than a dozen candidates are running for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by pro-life Republican Senator Pat Toomey. A number of political analysts have said that the contest will be among the closest-watched races …

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A letter from an abortion survivor to her unborn baby

By Melissa Ohden Editor’s note. We are 19 days about from the anniversary of Re v. Wade. We’ve posted new stories and reposted the best of previously run stories. Melissa is the survivor of a “failed” saline abortion in 1977. She speaks all over the world including at many National Right to Life Conventions.  This …

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May We Always See the Miracle of the Unborn Child

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation I will forever remember the intensity of those eyes. I would gaze into them as I was nursing, and they would pierce my soul. I never felt so connected with my baby girl as I did when I looked into her pale blue eyes.  Science tells …

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Unborn baby removed from mother’s womb to remove malignant tumor, put back in to be delivered safely 10 weeks later

By Dave Andrusko Reporting for Cleveland.com, Julie Washington offers an amazing story of how Cleveland Clinic doctors performed a rare and complex lifesaving fetal surgery to remove a tumor from Rylan Drinnon’s heart while he was in the womb and return him to his mother’s womb where he was born ten weeks later. The clinic …

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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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Embryologist: there is a “live human being” at fertilization

By Sarah Terzo Ronan O’Rahilly is an embryologist. Pro-life author Rick Garrett describes him this way: “Ronan O’Rahilly is the human embryologist who developed the classic Carnegie stages of human embryological development. He also sits on the international board of Nomina Embryologica (which determines the correct terminology to be used in human embryology textbooks).” According to …

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