State Fairs, fetal models, and the Continuity of Life

By Dave Andrusko Last week, my wife and I and our middle daughter returned from our annual trek back home. As native Minnesotans, we always read the newspaper of Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL)—National Right to Life’s state affiliate. This time of year, there is always a story about MCCL’s presence at the State …

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Officials claim “Inappropriate” display of fetal models reason local pro-life group ousted from community fair

By Dave Andrusko There are times when the bias against pro-life organizations is so strong that even I am surprised. You’d think by now pretty much nothing would shock me but a decision Sunday to kick the British pro-life group “Life” out of a community fair is utterly amazing. Under the headline “Lambeth Council stomps …

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The [fetal] model answer to ending abortion

By Alithea Williams Editor’s note. This comes from our friends at SPUC–the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children. Growing up in a pro-life home, I was always very aware of the facts of life in the womb. In fact, my parents, as erstwhile SPUC speakers, even had a set of fetal models, which a …

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State Fairs and the Continuity of Life

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. My family and I will be on vacation through August 25. I will occasionally add new items but for the most part we will repost “the best of the best” — the stories our readers have told us they especially liked over the last ten months. Next week, my wife …

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The [fetal] model answer to ending abortion

By Alithea Williams Editor’s note. This comes from our friends at SPUC–the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children. Growing up in a pro-life home, I was always very aware of the facts of life in the womb. In fact, my parents, as erstwhile SPUC speakers, even had a set of fetal models, which a …

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Touch of Life fetal models illustrate how we are fearfully and wonderfully made

By Lynette Auch Editor’s note. “Owen’s Mission” refers to the goal of placing a set of “Touch of Life” fetal models into every Lutheran elementary and high school in the country. This story appeared in “Life Date,” a quarterly produced by Lutherans for Life, and is reprinted with permission. Any who have helped work a …

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State Fairs, volunteerism, and the Continuity of Life

By Dave Andrusko At the end of the month my wife and I and one of our adult children will be making our annual trek back home to Minnesota. As a native Minnesotan, we faithfully read the newspaper of Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL)—National Right to Life’s state affiliate. The latest edition has a …

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Pro-Choice politicians find models of unborn babies “repulsive” and “shocking”

  By Sarah Terzo [Editor’s note. Last summer NRLC’s Andrew Bair published a story titled, “To abortion advocates, distributing fetal models is now ‘extreme.’”  Ms. Terzo’s post expands on that by looking at similar reactions.] The story was about the angry pro-choice response to a pro-life group distributing fetal models, like the one above, at …

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Fetal Models Offer a Unique Glimpse at Life’s Beginnings

  Editor’s note. Many of our readers have volunteered in one capacity or another for the Right to Life Movement. One of the great experiences is working at a county or state fair. The following story, written by Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (NRLC’s state affiliate), does a wonderful job conveying what happens when visitors …

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