The power of an ultrasound to change a mind and to save a life should never be underestimated

By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation It happened when I was scrolling through my Facebook feed one day. In between posts about the latest football games, I saw it—and it melted my heart. There was an Ultrasound of not one, but two babies—the latest additions to my Facebook friend’s family. I have seen …

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Sonographer asked what sex the baby was

By Sarah Terzo The Sydney Morning Herald had an article about a sonographer who was asked what sex the baby was. The parents intended to abort if the baby was a girl. The sonographer says: “They said something along the lines of ‘We need to know the sex, because if it’s a girl we are …

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Never underestimate the power of an ultrasound to change a mind and to save a life

By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation It happened when I was scrolling through my Facebook feed one day. In between posts about the latest football games and political rants, I saw it—and it melted my heart. There was an Ultrasound of not one, but two babies—the latest additions to my Facebook friend’s family. …

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The incredible power of ultrasounds: ‘Aaaaahhh I see what she means’

By Dave Andrusko Is there a single pro-lifer who does not keenly understand the power of words?” Language that is vague and uncustomary—“fetus”—enables pro-abortionists to evade the power of the specific and everyday word– “baby.” What in the world does the phrase “intact dilation and extraction” even mean? You’d have to look it up—and who …

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Maryland Pregnancy Clinic to Defend Life

By Karen Ingle If not for then-Baltimore Ravens tight end Benjamin Watson and his wife Kirsten, Maryland’s Severna Park Pregnancy Clinic staff might today be defending life without their strongest weapon. The clinic’s long-lived ultrasound machine lingered just one mechanical failure away from its demise. But because of the Watsons’ generosity, a new, state-of-the-art 3D/4D ultrasound …

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Pro-Choicer converts to pro-life after seeing ultrasound

By Sarah Terzo Chris Aubert was pro-choice and the father of two aborted babies. He had willingly gone along with his girlfriends’ abortions and was strongly pro-choice. But when his wife had a sonogram of their first child, his views changed: “When [his wife] was about eight weeks pregnant, I saw for the first time …

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Pro-choice man “thinks again” when he sees ultrasound of son

By Sarah Terzo In a book on abortion, one pro-choice man described how was surprised to see his baby on ultrasound: “I must say, seeing Edward on the ultrasound screen at 12 weeks’ pregnancy did make me think again about abortion. It certainly presents you with rigid evidence of the living reality of the unborn …

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Panel of Judges to decide fate of Ky Ultrasound Law

The Kentucky Ultrasound Statute, HB 2, passed both Houses in 2017, but was overturned last September after a challenge by the EMW, Planned Parenthood and the ACLU led to a “bench” trial. Thankfully, Governor Matt Bevin appealed the decision, and last Wednesday the case was heard in the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati. …

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MP shows scan of unborn daughter in Parliament

The first time a scan has been shown in Parliament? BY SPUC—the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children An MP held up a scan of his unborn baby in the Commons chamber to make a point about parental leave offered to members of parliament. A baby first The Scottish National Party’s (SNP) David Linden wanted …

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Ultrasound gives Alaska pregnancy center ‘a window on the humanity of the unborn’

By Naomi Klouda Editor’s note. This appeared at the Catholic Anchor and is reposted with permission. A visit to the Heart to Heart Pregnancy Center in Eagle River has eased anxieties for thousands of pregnant women. Since 2001 pregnant women have turned to supportive staff who guide them through a variety of services and also offer …

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Pro-abortion Gov. Dayton vetoes commonsense right-to-view ultrasound bill

Bipartisan legislation enjoys widespread support of Minnesotans ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton today vetoed the mainstream pro-life measure that would ensure pregnant women access to their ultrasounds prior to an abortion. Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL), the state’s oldest and largest pro-life organization, is deeply disappointed with the governor’s action. “Once again Gov. …

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Ultrasound right-to-view measure approved by Minnesota House

More medical information would empower women ST. PAUL — The Minnesota House of Representatives today approved mainstream pro-life legislation to ensure women’s right to view their ultrasound. The informed consent measure has the strong support of Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL), the state’s oldest and largest pro-life organization. The measure had passed the state …

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