Luke Mechmann 1994-2022

Eulogy

NEWSworthy: Madeline Fry Schultz

Georgia Recognizes Preborn Babies’ Personhood with Tax Credits for Parents

PASTORAL REFLECTIONS: Tara Jernigan

Insurance that Would Benefit Us All

BLOG: Jason Morgan

Who Hears?

NEWSworthy: Edward Mechmann

What Was the Vote About?

PASTORAL REFLECTIONS: David Poecking

Vanity and the Gospel of Life

NEWSworthy: Madeline Fry Schultz

Medical Students Walk Out of White Coat Ceremony to Protest Pro-life Speaker

BLOG: Diane Moriarty

The Other End of the Iceberg

PASTORAL REFLECTIONS: W. Ross Blackburn

The End of Shame

NEWSworthy: Edward Mechmann

Misinformation about Abortion Law after Dobbs

BLOG: John Grondelski

Of Elephants and Men

NEWSWorthy: Madeline Fry Schultz

Texas Sues Biden Administration Over Emergency Abortion Mandate

PASTORAL REFLECTIONS: Victor Lee Austin

To Change the World

NEWSworthy: Ed Mechmann

The Effort to Add Abortion to the New York State Constitution—and the Fallout We Could Expect

INSISTING ON LIFE: Maria McFadden Maffucci

The Loss of New Life

BLOG: Peter Pavia

Stupid Covid

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Georgia Recognizes Preborn Babies’ Personhood with Tax Credits for Parents

  News this week suggests Georgia is keeping its pro-life statutes consistent. Abortion is illegal in the Peach State after a preborn baby’s heartbeat is detected, and last week the state’s department of revenue announced that it is recognizing these preborn babies (fetuses...
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What Was the Vote About?

The proposal was an attempt to overturn a 2019 ruling by the Kansas Supreme Court, which held that the right to an abortion was “fundamental” under their state constitution. The amendment would have made clear that Kansas’ constitution doesn’t guarantee a right to abortion or...
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Who Hears?

  Pro-choicers are conducting a campaign of violence nationwide in the wake of the Dobbs ruling overturning Roe v. Wade. Churches, pro-life offices, pro-life pregnancy centers, and anywhere or anyone else associated with respect for human life is fair game. The “Summer of...
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The Other End of the Iceberg

  “Possession is nine-tenths of the law” isn’t an actual law, it’s an expression. It means that ownership is easier to establish if one has possession of a thing, more difficult to establish if one does not. For nearly fifty years, the pro-abortion front owned the debate...
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Pastoral Reflections

Insurance that Would Benefit Us All

  My eldest son has moved from having a job into the world of having a career. At some point, we asked him about his benefits package, as he is fast approaching an age when he will need to provide his own insurance plan. He assured us that he has medical insurance with all...
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Vanity and the Gospel of Life

Abortion is the sacrament of those suffering the futility of self-deceit—a condition that tinges much of the world. Mothers and fathers vainly pretend they are not parents to the unborn child. Clinicians pretend they are delivering health by dealing death. The community pretends...
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Insisting on Life

Luke Mechmann 1994-2022

The following is reprinted, from his blog, Stepping out of the Boat,  with permission  from our dear friend and colleague Ed Mechmann. Please keep Luke and the Mechmann family in your prayers. Eulogy for Luke [On August 3, my youngest son Luke died from an accidental drug...
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The Loss of New Life

Dear John Isaiah, Your mother and I named you after the saint, John the Baptist, whose birth we celebrated the day we lost you. Your middle name is the prophet whose words gave us so much solace at Mass that day: “The Lord called me from birth, from my mother’s womb he gave me my...
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Scheidler’s Supreme Victory

“Pro-life action news: Mark Wednesday, Feb. 26, in red letters because it is one big...
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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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The Long Road of Eugenics: From Rockefeller to Roe v. Wade (Fall, 2004)

  The infamous Roe v. Wade1 decision relies directly and indirectly on the work...
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Pro-Woman Messaging: The Strategy to Win the Mushy Middle

For more than four decades, pro-lifers have been characterized as advocates for the...
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