Category Archives: Life

The “little things” that help turn a woman from abortion to a choice for life

By Dave Andrusko Like many of you, along with contributing to National Right to Life, I also donate to women-helping centers, also known as pregnancy centers. My middle daughter volunteers at one of these life-affirming alternatives to

If only an abortion-minded woman could see…

“Portrait of Lotte, 0 to 18 years” in 5:37 By Dave Andrusko A while back (it seems like just yesterday), we posted a story about Dutch filmmaker Frans Hofmeester who had filmed his daughter, Lotte, every week, from

What “Mama Mia” Teaches us about Life

By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation The other week I happened to catch a showing of the box office smash Mama Mia. Beyond the catchy Abba tunes and the enchanting dancing, the movie carries some

“Without a guaranteed right to life, all other rights are legal fictions”

By Dave Andrusko Happily for me, earlier today I ran across a guest column written by the Rev. Charles Chaput, the archbishop of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, for the Delaware County Daily Times, a Pennsylvania newspaper. Naturally,

Each Child Makes Such a Difference

By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Recently I was reminded yet again of the ability of a single child to change the dynamics of an environment. I was on a retreat weekend with a fabulous

Does every human life have equal and incalculable moral value simply and merely because it is human?

By Wesley J. Smith We live in an increasingly secular society. One consequence (among many) of this cultural shift has been an increasing rejection of the once uncontroversial belief that humans reside uniquely at the pinnacle of

“There are no gradations in the image of God”

By Dave Andrusko As so often is the case (at least for me), I was on the web searching for one thing and ran across something else that piqued my interest. It was a keynote speech delivered

Could Cecile Richards and I Agree On Parenting Tips?

By Melissa Ohden In an excerpt from her new book posted in the Dallas News, Cecile Richards, the former President of Planned Parenthood, gave her top ten pieces of parenting advice. I honestly couldn’t bring myself to

Director of Neurobiology on life beginning at conception

By Sarah Terzo Dr. Sean O’Reilly, Director of the Neurobiology Research Training Program at George Washington University: “[T]here is nothing in the entire phenomenon of the transmission of life that deserves more to be called an event,

Thoughts on Life on the day before Independence Day

By Dave Andrusko I am writing this on July 3, three days after the terrific NRLC 2018 convention concluded, and the day before we celebrate Independence Day. Like many, many others I blogged all three days of

Abortion, the Founding Fathers, and the 4th of July

By Maria Gallagher It was one of those Facebook Live events that I just had to attend. A cable news outlet was featuring a live transmission of a Thomas Jefferson re-enactor reading The Declaration of Independence, Jefferson’s

When does love begin?

Science tells us that Life begins at fertilization but when does Love begin?   Science tells us that Life begins at fertilization but when does Love begin?  It’s important to understand that the go-to argument for pro-abortionists