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Tinker's Dam

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Pro-Life Principles and Politicians


"You Don't Owe Me Anything"


Thomas Brejcha and George McKenna October 12, 2023

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South Dakota's Pro-Abortion Amendment

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The Empty Nest


Thoughts on September 11, Twenty-two Years Later

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Vice President Kamala Harris Launching Pro-Abortion Tour on College Campuses

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Justice is Blinded

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Forward to Basics

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South Carolina upholds abortion ban while pro-abortion advocates play language games

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Why Are Pro-Lifers Repeating Pro-Abortion Falsehoods?

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A Letter from Home


Lift High the Cross

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Arizona’s Abortion Initiative: An Analysis

Truth and Reason in Defense of Life

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Pro-Life Principles and Politicians

    The following  was originally posted September 18, 2023 from the blog of Edward Mechmann “Stepping Out of the Boat”. It is reprinted with permission. ********************************* We can never expect perfection from politicians. But when they claim to be...
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South Dakota’s Pro-Abortion Amendment: An Analysis

    South Dakota is the latest focus of the juggernaut trying to use initiative-and-referendum to pass a state constitutional amendment legalizing abortion-on-demand.  Like Arizona, pro-abortion forces in South Dakota are aiming to put the amendment on the November 2024...
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Tinker’s Dam

  The expression “not worth a tinker’s dam” means something is completely worthless. A tinker was an itinerant handyman who repaired small household items like utensils and pots and pans. A tinker’s dam was a piece of doughy material used to hold metal in place when...
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The Empty Nest

  Grief and relief. Depression and elation. These are some of the back-and-forth feelings I’ve been experiencing since my wife and I dropped off our younger son at college last month. We are now empty nesters—at least until Thanksgiving. It’s been a long time sin...
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Pastoral Reflections

“You Don’t Owe Me Anything”

    I may flatter myself, but I like to think I’ve matured as a prolifer. and having learned some philosophy and theology,  I was pro-life out of moral principle. Now, however, I increasingly think that to be pro-life is to share in the extravagant love and mercy of God...
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Thoughts on September 11, Twenty-two Years Later

  As everyone who was in the area remembers, September 11, 2001, was a clear, shining day. Not so memorable, perhaps, is what it was like to live in the world before the iPhone. My wife, Susan, and I were even less connected, having eschewed television. Thus, when I drove...
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Insisting on Life

No Shoes, No Recognition for the Unborn?

    I recently had the opportunity to revisit the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC. Although I had been there several times before, this time was different: I went with the scourge of abortion foremost in my mind, hoping to reflect intently on the...
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Archbishop Paglia: Channeling Mario Cuomo?

    Personally I would not practice assisted suicide, but I understand that legal mediation can constitute the greatest common good that is concretely possible in the conditions in which we find ourselves. Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia No small number of Church officials...
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The Ethics of Fetal Implants

In September 1987, an operation took place at the La Raza Medical Center in Mexico...
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The Odd Couple: Freedom and Liberty

“My chief hope for the future is that the common people have not parted company with...
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Is the IRS Targeting Prolifers?

While it is clear that the IRS has targeted Tea Party groups for special...
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Fatal Tissue: The Horror and the Lure

The history of the natural sciences has two themes, one, the formation of their...
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