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 …Continue reading "Kansas Supreme Court Ruling Discovers a Right to Abortion in the Kansas Constitution"
By Dave Andrusko If there is such as thing as a reverse spoiler alert, this may well qualify. In this post, you will figure out where I am headed long before I get there. Having said that…. Today, as most everyone knows, is the 49th Earth Day. The video you see below comes from NASA. …Continue reading "Reflections on Earth Day and unborn children"
By Sarah Terzo Ann Furedi comments on late-term abortions and women’s reluctance to get them : “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 …Continue reading "Many women balk at ending the life of an unborn baby they felt move"
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, …Continue reading "Viability irrelevant, pro-choicer says, abortion should be available even if baby is separate from the mother"
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 …Continue reading "Royal or not, they are babies, not “fetuses”"
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 …Continue reading "What would you say in response when an unborn child is described in a demeaning and dehumanizing fashion?"
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 …Continue reading "AMAZING: Researchers create groundbreaking images of baby hearts inside the womb"
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 …Continue reading "Unborn Child Dignity Act Passes the Ohio Senate"
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 …Continue reading "Protecting unborn babies “helps make the earth a better place for everyone”"
By Peter Baklinski March 8, 2019 – My heart just broke this morning when scanning through Facebook posts I came across images of a tiny perfectly-formed baby who had died in the womb at about 13 weeks’ gestation and had to be delivered prematurely. The baby’s mom, Joy Amadee Osborne, wrote a beautiful testimony to …Continue reading "‘We saw a person’: Mom releases heartbreaking photos of 13-week miscarried baby"
By Bonnie Finnerty, Education Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Familiar to most people, the parable of the Good Samaritan seems to cut across all cultural and religious lines. Who among us, whatever faith tradition or lack thereof, would not help the stranger in crisis? Who would forsake the lost child, the thirsty traveler, the injured victim? …Continue reading "Reclaiming the Good Samaritan"
By Rebecca Downs Preborn children may not be at the same developmental stage as us, but there are many things that they can still do! They have beating hearts at only 21 days gestation, detectable brain waves at roughly 42 days, and can suck their thumbs and yawn. They even have taste buds and their …Continue reading "5 amazing things preborn children can do inside the womb"