“Never Too Early” to remind us unborn children are already part of the family

By Dave Andrusko Once again, I saw what I’m guessing will be the most powerful, if indirect, prolife message I will encounter today while jogging on the treadmill. I was able to read the chyron that ran underneath an ad for a car. Even without hearing the music, it was easy to sense the intimacy …

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Pope Francis: the family is the sanctuary of life

By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Pope Francis once again proves himself to be a powerful pro-life voice with his latest apostolic exhortation, Amoris Laetitia, Latin for the “Joy of Love.” Showing that he has his hand firmly planted on the pulse of the world, the Pontiff boldly writes against the poison pills …

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Our story: siblings, Down syndrome, & unexpected beauty

By Mark Leach Editor’s note. My family will be on vacation through the end of next week. I will be posting an occasional new story, but for the most part we will be re-posting columns that ran over the last year. Many will be strictly educational while some will about remind us of notable victories …

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“You don’t know what it’s like”— Coca Cola ad reaffirms the beauty of having little children

  By Dave Andrusko Talk about the perfect ad for our son and daughter in law and their new baby (their second)! But, on second thought, this Argentinean Coca Cola ad is for anyone who is a parent, has ever been a parent, thinking about becoming a parent, or who is amazed by parenthood. You …

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My Granddaughter speaks about disability, faith, family, and Community (and wins a pageant)

By Mark Pickup Editor’s note. This appeared Monday on the blog of disability rights activist Mark Pickup, a frequent speaker at National Right to Life’s annual conferences. His granddaughter, Grace, calls Mark “Papa.” This blog entry is a grandfather’s shameless bragging. The Canadian city of Calgary, Alberta (population 1,100,000) is one of Canada’s richest cities, …

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