Re-engaging our “First language” of love and respect for life: a problem of retrieval

By Dave Andrusko Stay with me for three minutes as I introduce you to “’Lost’ first languages leave permanent mark on the brain, new study reveals,” which appeared in The Guardian newspaper. It’s an older story which I had put aside to comment on but forgot. However I believe it has a direct message for …

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Languages Understood in the Womb: A Recent Study Unintentionally Celebrates Life

By Andrew Wood I recently came across an article referencing a study performed by the University of Kansas on a fetus’ ability to distinguish between languages while in utero. This article wasn’t written by the pro-life lobby or a pro-life advocate. No, this article was written by a science editor over at CBS News who proudly …

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Incredible! Babies start learning languages in the womb

Not only can a baby in the womb hear your voice, she can distinguish between different languages. Editor’s note. This was published in a slightly different form on the blog of SPUC–the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children and is reposted with permission. A study in NeuroReport  has shown that unborn babies can tell the …

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Finding a common language to speak with us who are unclear where they stand on abortion

By Dave Andrusko As we end another week of exciting pro-life news, I got to thinking about an article I once read at Inside Higher Education headlined “Snapshot Dissertation.”(I had an intuition what the subject matter might be about and sure enough so it was.) In nine paragraphs, I hope to show you why it …

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Lessons in Language

By Philippa Taylor Editor’s note. This appeared on the official blog of the British Christian Medical Fellowship. I was intrigued to read the following short tweet by the pro-abortion organisation, ‘Education for Choice’, during the recent discussion in the media on reducing the legal time limits for abortion. This tweet was aimed at journalists: ‘Journos, …

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