By Bonnie Finnerty, Education Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation While on vacation, we tend to sleep in. But there we were at the crack of dawn, trekking to the beach, drawn to the promise of new life. We were to meet up with locals trained in protecting loggerhead turtles, a species officially labeled as “vulnerable.” Mama …Continue reading "Save the Baby Humans, Too!"
By Nancy Flanders According to the Georgia Department of Revenue, Georgia residents can now claim their preborn children with “detectable human heartbeat[s]” as dependents on taxes. The state will also recognize preborn humans as legal residents, counting them on census surveys and allowing women to file for child support once the child’s heartbeat is detected. …Continue reading "Georgia recognizes preborn children with heartbeats as dependents on state tax returns"
By Alithea Williams Editor’s note. This is excerpted from a post at SPUC—The Society for the Protection of Unborn Children Here at SPUC, we come across all sorts of amazing stories about the development of unborn babies in the womb. Some of the scientific studies we read are trying to answer important questions such as …Continue reading "Do unborn babies prefer Mozart or the YMCA? And other questions you didn’t know needed answering!"
By SPUC—the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children John Campbell PhD, a retired nurse educator and YouTuber with 2.4 million subscribers, has made an illuminating video on human development, highlighting new evidence that unborn children dream in the womb. Introducing the video, Dr Campbell said: “There’s a lot of debate going on at the …Continue reading "Evidence is quite strong: Unborn children have dreams, says popular YouTuber Dr. John Campbell"
By Sarah Terzo ‘In one of their publications, the pro-abortion group NARAL states: “Eggs and sperm are alive; so are bacteria and all plants and animals. Of course, embryos and fetuses are alive. That doesn’t mean, though, that abortion should be illegal or that it constitutes murder. The Supreme Court has said…that legal personhood begins with …Continue reading "NARAL compares preborn babies to bacteria"
By Paul Stark Since you, me, toddlers, teenagers, etc., have basic rights, and since there is no morally relevant difference (that is, relevant to whether one has basic rights) between us and human beings at earlier, prenatal developmental stages, it follows that unborn humans also have basic rights. This precludes killing them for the reasons …Continue reading "A simple but elegant argument against abortion: there is no morally significant difference between unborn and already-born human beings"
By Liana Joy Editor’s note. This appeared at Secular Pro-Life and is reposted with permission. “It’s just a clump of cells, not a baby.” Most pro-lifers won’t go more than a month or two without hearing this stubborn phrase. Pro-choicers often chant it as a one-liner to shoot down a pro-lifer’s honest argument or just to …Continue reading "How to respond to the pro-abortion ‘It’s just a clump of cells’ argument"
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. …Continue reading "The civil rights struggle of this century: the campaign for equality for those inside their mothers’ wombs."
By Paul Stark, Communications Director, Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life In one Seinfeld episode, the character of Kramer argues with a restaurant owner, Poppie, about when a pizza becomes a pizza. “It’s not a pizza ’til it comes out of the oven,” exclaims Kramer. “It’s a pizza the moment you put your fists in the …Continue reading "Unborn children aren’t constructed—they develop"
By Dave Andrusko Once again, I saw what I’m guessing will be the most powerful, if indirect, pro-life message I will encounter today while jogging on the treadmill. I was able to read the chyron that ran underneath an ad for a car. Even without hearing the music, it was easy to sense the intimacy …Continue reading "“Never Too Early” to remind us unborn children are already part of the family"
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 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 "Some thoughts on why abortion activists so hate photos of pre-born babies"