By Dave Andrusko Beginning last week, in anticipation of Father’s Day, we’ve run new and old stories about men and abortion or, conversely, the beauty of being a dad. The following read several years back—it is a Dove commercial celebrating fathers. It’s here and lasts only one minute, one second. About half-way through, “For the times …Continue reading "Father’s Day, answering the call, and the Privilege of Faithfulness"
Editor’s note. Father’s Day is not until June 17. Over the course of the next two weeks we’ll post new stories and repost others that directly address a portion of the abortion story that is too often neglected. For many men who have been a party to an abortion, Father’s Day will be a grim …Continue reading "Father’s Day, Men, and Abortion"
By Dave Andrusko Those of us guys who have never been in a life-and-death struggle to convince the woman in our life not to abort our child have an awful time trying to imagine what that would be like. Powerlessness? Fear? Desperation? None of these words come close to capturing the utter helplessness he must …Continue reading "Reflections on Father’s Day, the day after"
Editor’s note. As we near Father’s day, all this week we will be posting stories about men and abortion, including in the June digital edition of National Right to Life News which we will publish Wednesday. We’re starting with one that goes way back, one I wrote in 1999. “Maybe we are all so starved …Continue reading "Thoughts from a Dad as Father’s Day approaches"
By Katie Yoder Looking for some good news this Father’s Day? Try this heartening video of kids saying what makes their dads special. To Americans, they’re NFL players. But to their kids, they’re just the best dads ever. In a Father’s Day ad released Tuesday, the kids of NFL stars Drew Brees (New Orleans Saints), …Continue reading "NFL Players’ Kids Wish Dads ‘Happy Father’s Day!’ In Heartwarming Ad"
Editor’s note. This Sunday is Father’s Day. For many men who have been a party to an abortion, this will be a grim reminder of obligations shirked and lives lost. This editorial appeared in the June digital edition of National Right to Life News. You can read this edit plus the dozens of stories, commentaries, …Continue reading "Men, Father’s Day, and Abortion"
By Texas Right to Life Publix, a chain of grocery stores that dot the southeast United States, is known for addicting deli sandwiches – and touching Father’s Day and Mother’s Day advertisements . The message tends to be Pro-Life – an intention the chain’s spokespeople deny , but which is undeniable (or, maybe, unavoidable) nonetheless. …Continue reading "Supermarket chain releases touching video about the gift children are to parents"
By Micaiah Bilger, Education Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation As Father’s Day approaches, I’ve been thinking a lot about how my dad (and mom, too!) helped to influence my work here at the Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation. My dad just retired after 30-plus years as a pastor. Abortion wasn’t a frequent topic in his sermons, but he …Continue reading "My Dad Showed Me What It Means to Be Pro-Life"
By Dave Andrusko A few minutes ago I watched with delight “My Dear Dad.” Whether you are a dad or not, whether your child has special needs or not, it’s only 1 minute, 26 seconds long and very much worth your while. The Jerome Lejeune Foundation launched the video this week which it describes as …Continue reading "Jerome Lejeune Foundation Releases Video in Honor of Fathers, Father’s Day, and the blessings of children with Down Syndrome"
Editor’s note. Father’s Day is this Sunday. We’re running two new stories about men, abortion, and Father’s Day in addition to this post which first ran way back in 1999. “Maybe we are all so starved for the cleanness of courage, so emptied of it ourselves, that we elevate to the exceptional what is simply …Continue reading "Thoughts From a Dad on Father’s Day"
By Dave Andrusko This Sunday is Father’s Day. Today we are running two items –one directly about men and abortion, the classic Phil McCombs’ column, “Remembering Thomas”–and another about the blessings and privileges of being a father. This post is dedicated to the latter. The Dove commercial celebrating what it really means to be a …Continue reading "Father’s Day, answered calls, and the privilege of faithfulness"
Editor’s note. This Sunday is Father’s Day. We’ve run posts for almost two weeks in anticipation. We’ve talked mostly about Men and Abortion but also about dads stepping up and doing the right thing. Happy Father’s Day! These thoughts first ran in 1999. “Maybe we are all so starved for the cleanness of courage, …Continue reading "Thoughts from a Dad as Father’s Day approaches"