9 Months That Made You

Editor’s note. Yikes, I missed this alert from our friends at Massachusetts Citizens for Life. While the first episode aired last night, you can watch the premiere at pbs.org. A terrific use of 55 minutes of your time. Starting Wednesday, PBS is offering a new series about the first 9 months of our lives and …

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“Flash of light” Not Needed to Prove Conception

By Nancy Valko In a May 23, 2016, National Catholic Register article, ”Contrary to Reports, There is No Flash of Light at Conception,” writer Stacy Trasancos takes some people who wrote about the amazing research article and video to task for exaggerations: “At conception, there is no flash of light, no burst of fireworks, no …

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Human Life Does Not “Begin” at 22 Weeks

By Wesley J. Smith A Ph.D. in genetics named Ricki Lewis uses a “DNA science” blog to ask a cogent question: “When Does A Human Life Begin?” She then presents 17 potential time points, from sperm and egg through the old joke, “acceptance into medical school.” Two warrant quoting. From the piece: “3. Of the …

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