Have we liberated the oppressed, or redistributed the oppression?

By Grace Browne Editor’s note. This appeared at SPUC—the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children “All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.” — Universal Declaration of Human Rights December provides us …

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Simply because we are human means every life has equal and incalculable moral value

By Wesley J. Smith We live in an increasingly secular society. One consequence (among many) of this cultural shift has been an increasing rejection of the once uncontroversial belief that humans reside uniquely at the pinnacle of moral worth. Activist academics, purveyors of popular culture, and issue ideologues across a wide swath of movements—from bioethics, …

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“A fetus becomes a human being when the woman decides it does”

By Sarah Terzo From pro-abortion supporter Joyce Arthur: “So all in all, a woman’s reasons for having an abortion are ethical. … A fetus becomes a human being when the woman carrying it decides it does. Pro-choice leaders and activists are wrong to encourage debate on the status of the fetus. They are wrong to …

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Real babies made a real impression even on the hard of heart

By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D. Though I deal daily with a lot of data and statistics and issues as NRLC Director of Education & Research, my work–our work–is hardly theoretical. It isn’t about numbers or groups or even laws. It’s about people. Real lives, real people. When we pass laws or share factsheets or speak …

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Changing America’s storyline — for the better!

By Maria Gallagher, Legislative/PAC Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation In this era of remakes, it’s often interesting to see how an actor or actress attempts to re-define a role. Whether it’s a television adaptation of “Hairspray,” “Grease,” or “Peter Pan,” it can be intriguing to view a production with a new player in the lead. And …

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What is the Unborn? A Case for Biological Humanity from Fertilization

By Clinton Wilcox Editor’s note. My family and I will be on vacation through September 6. 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 five months. This first ran August …

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“Assigning human attributes to not-yet-human embryos” upsets pro-abortionists

By Dave Andrusko I count on my trusty readers to alert me to stories that I would never have seen. Today’s example is about something I’d not even heard of: pregnant women Photoshopping their baby’s sonogram on their stomachs. From the accounts I read this actually began on the social network Flickr in 2009 and …

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Actress Mila Kunis On Second Pregnancy: ‘I Have a Human Inside’

By Katie Yoder Hollywood constantly flaunts pro-abortion media (think: Obvious Child, Scandal). So when a big-name actress like Mila Kunis uses pro-life language, it’s a rarity. On Wednesday, Kunis (That ‘70s Show, Black Swan) appeared on Live with Kelly to discuss her role in the upcoming film Bad Moms, which hits theaters July 29. But …

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The “disarming power” of babies to “help teach children how to be kind”

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. A friend wrote me about a program similar to the one described below which we wrote about a while back. That is great news. Out of the mouths of babes… or in this case, out of the word processor of Washington Post reporter Emma Brown explaining the impact of the …

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A mother who’d lost her unborn baby angrily responses to NARAL

By Eleanor Josephine Editor’s note. The following was posted at Right to Life of Montana. The introduction is from Lianna Karlin, president of RTL of Montana President. NARAL, National Abortion Rights Action League, one of the nation’s most vehement abortion rights groups, fired off a series of tweets slamming Super Bowl 50 commercials, including a …

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What is the Unborn? A Case for Biological Humanity from Fertilization

By Clinton Wilcox Aside from the sourced quotations and arguments in this article, it has been heavily influenced by Justice for All. I have written before on how we know the unborn are persons from fertilization. But now I’d like to address how we know the unborn are biological members of our species from fertilization. …

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