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"
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) made the following remarks on the Senate floor regarding the legislation to protect the rights of all babies born in the United States. You can watch his remarks here: “Later today, the junior Senator from Nebraska will give the Senate the opportunity to address an …Continue reading "Babies Born in U.S. Should Have Their Right to Life Respected, Receive Necessary Care"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Late Tuesday night, a friend sent me a Facebook message. Too tired to read it, I waited until the following morning to view it. I was astounded. What my friend had sent me was a video of a 4D ultrasound. Granted, it is not the first …Continue reading "The mesmerizing impact of revealing what is Hidden in the Womb"
By Béatrice Fedor Editor’s note: From “400 Words for Women” Do pro-choicers who refuse to call an unborn baby a baby always call a pregnant woman a gravida?Do they say “she is with zygote“?Have they ever been to a fetus shower;or bought a gift from an embryo registry?Continue reading "If it’s not a baby…."
By Dave Andrusko In the opening paragraph of “The Everlasting Man,” G.K. Chesterton observed, “There are two ways of getting home; and one of them is to stay there.” Clearly, that is not an option for us. In our heartless treatment of unborn babies, we as a nation have wandered far, far from home. “The …Continue reading "Returning protection to the littlest Americans completes the journey back home"
By Paul Stark, Communications Associate, Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life “Restricting access to abortion,” tweets the World Health Organization (WHO), “does not reduce the number of abortions.” Supporters of legalized abortion frequently make this claim. Legalizing abortion doesn’t increase the number of abortions, they say. It just makes them safer for women. Likewise, bans or …Continue reading "Protecting unborn children by law makes a massive difference."
By Dave Andrusko As long as I have been involved (since the 1970s!), I never, ever cease to be amazed by how many ways there are to learn about, to appreciate the beauty of, unborn life. Or, better put, why the little ones (if we give them half a chance) tug in such a profound …Continue reading "The lessons taught by the near loss of an unborn baby"
By Nancy Valko Recently, I saw an amazing video in a post on the Nurses&Midwives4Life Ireland Facebook page showing a living, first trimester baby on a surgical field. The baby was moving its’ tiny head and limbs remarkably like a newborn baby. The image was both beautiful and heartbreaking since this little one could not …Continue reading "An Amazing Video of a Living, First Trimester Unborn Baby"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Life is all about numbers. SAT scores. Batting averages. Football yardage. But do you know some of the memorable numbers in the lives of preborn children? 3–the number of weeks when an unborn child’s eyes develop and the heart starts beating 6–the number of weeks an …Continue reading "Some of the memorable numbers in the lives of preborn children"