The transformative power of ultrasounds to change the way pregnant women understand their unborn child

By Dave Andrusko One of my daughters was president of a local Women Helping Center. If anyone would know the crucial importance of ultrasounds, it would be her and the staff. By making concrete what to a woman facing an untimely pregnancy is essentially an abstraction, ultrasounds dramatically change the decision-making calculus. By slowing down …

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Why Bioethics Should “Fail”

By Wesley J. Smith Julian Savulescu represents all that I find so objectionable about the mainstream bioethics movement. Rejecting the sanctity/equality of human life, utilitarian in outlook, embracing a eugenics point-of-view, the Oxford professor–what does that tell you?–would lead society in a way opposed by most of the very people bioethics claims to serve. Savulescu …

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Iowa argues courts should lift injunction on ‘fetal heartbeat’ abortion law, now that Roe has been overturned

By Dave Andrusko I do admire headlines which accurately and completely captured the story. Exhibit A:  “With Roe v. Wade gone, Iowa argues courts should lift injunction on ‘fetal heartbeat’ abortion ban.” Katie Akin  of the rabidly pro-abortion Des Moines Register explained that in court filings attorneys for pro-life Gov. Kim Reynolds argued “a blocked …

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State will appeal Judge Young’s decision to block Indiana abortion law that require burial or cremation of fetal remains

By Dave Andrusko Three years after the Supreme Court upheld an Indiana law that required fetal remains from an abortion be buried or cremated, U.S. District Judge Richard L. Young declared that the law “violates the U.S. Constitution because it infringes upon the religious and free speech rights of people who do not believe aborted …

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California Gov. Newsome signs 13 bills to “streamline” delivery of abortion

By Dave Andrusko California’s pro-abortion Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed 13 bills, “streamlining” the process for women in state and out to obtain abortions. Several states are competing for the title of King of Abortion with California taking the early lead in proudly facilitating the deaths of massive numbers of unborn children. As one very …

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Victoria’s euthanasia deaths increase by 31% in a single year

By Michael Cook  The number of Victorians using voluntary assisted dying has increased by 31% in a single year. In the year to June 2022, 269 people died, compared to 204 in the previous year. A total of 594 people have died through assisted suicide or euthanasia since the commencement of the state’s legislation in …

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Right to Life of Michigan and Michigan Catholic Conference seek to intervene in defense of state’s pro-life law

By Dave Andrusko  The Alliance for Defending Freedom, representing Right to Life of Michigan and the Michigan Catholic Conference, asked the Michigan Court of Appeals Monday to allow it to defend the 1931 law in the ongoing Planned Parenthood of Michigan v. Attorney General of the State of Michigan. Both Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Attorney General …

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SC House Rejects Senate Amendment To Weaken Human Life Protection Act 

By Holly Gatling, Executive Director, South Carolina Citizens for Life COLUMBIA, S.C. (Tuesday, September 27) By a lopsided vote of 95-11, the South Carolina House of Representatives overwhelmingly rejected the Senate Amendment to the Human Life Protection Act (H 5399). The August 30, 2022, House-passed bill protects unborn children at all stages of development. On September …

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Washington Post Buries Its Own Terrible Poll for Biden on Page A-14

By Tim Graham  Editor’s note. This is excerpted from a story that ran September 26. The headline on page A-14 seemed designed to be dull: “Poll finds sharp divides as midterms near.” It signaled to readers “go ahead and turn the page to A-16.”  It did not suggest this was a bad poll for Biden …

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Looking at sonogram before having an abortion is “unbearable” – but why?

By Sarah Terzo Kelcie McCrae, a pro-choice writer: “having an abortion was one of the hardest things one of my closest friends has ever done, and to imagine looking at the ultrasound moments before the procedure, according to her, would have been unbearable.” LifeSiteNews commented on this: “The question never answered is why such a …

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An “Interview with an Unborn Child”: No baby should ever be unwanted, unknown, or unloved.

By Dave Andrusko Last night, I re-watched video titled, “Interview with an Unborn Child” by the Life Network of Malta. It moved me more than any of the dozens and dozens and dozens of pro-life videos I’d seen before or since. I’d written about it previously but, if possible, this four-minute-long video made an even …

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