Who Will Advocate for the Unborn Child of a Brain-dead Mother?

Fact #1: a pregnant woman with a brain-death diagnosis can gestate a healthy live baby.  Of course, not every such pregnancy has such an outcome. Fact #2: Because of Fact #1, some foreign countries and some states in the USA have laws to give unborn babies in these unfortunate...
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What Mario Cuomo Got Wrong (shared from The Week)

W. James Antle III shares his thoughts on the late Governor’s pro-choice-but-Catholic legacy.
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The Price of a Pro-Life Contract, or, What’s Sauce for the Goose Is Sauce for the Gander

Two million dollars is the cost of respecting life. Call me rogue if you will, but from my perspective it’s worth every penny. Let me explain. Just before Christmas, a US District Court ordered a $1.9 million judgment against the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend for enforcing a...
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the Human Life Review sponsors SEEK15

[Laura McLaughlin is a student at Boston College and a member of the HLR team that manned the Human Life Foundation’s sponsorship booth at SEEK-2015, a conference in Nashville (Jan. 1-4) that attracted 9,500 participants, most of them college students.] Friday, January 2,  2015...
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Beware of Pity: Katha Pollitt and the New Politics of Choice

Pro, Katha Pollitt, Picador, 2014 No one, we are told, is pro-abortion. No one thinks these are easy decisions. Abortion is something that will happen no matter what; it is up to us to tame it. In the words of Bill Clinton, abortion must be “safe, legal, and rare.” Safe and...
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William E. May: An Appreciation

On Saturday, William E. May will be buried. [www.legacy.com/obituaries/washingtonpost/obituary.aspx?page=lifestory&pid=173463827] The Catholic universe is grieving his passing, but those in the pro-life movement who are not Catholic have reason to grieve as well. He taught...
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“A Conversation on Roe v. Wade”—Encounter Books Panel Discussion

On November 18th, Encounter Books hosted “A Conversation on Roe v. Wade,” a panel discussion focusing on Clarke Forsythe’s highly acclaimed book, Abuse of Discretion: The Inside Story of Roe v. Wade. Readers of the Human Life Review are likely to recall that Forsythe was honored...
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Book Blog: Eric Metaxas on Miracles

Eric Metaxas, who, along with his wife Susanne, was honored as a Human Life Foundation Great Defender of Life (2013), has a new book out, Miracles: What They Are, Why They Happen, and How They Can Change Your life. Metaxas is the author of the NY Times best-selling Bonhoeffer:...
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Greg Pfundstein talks with NRO’s Kathryn Lopez about Cuomo’s re-election

Chiaroscuro PAC is here to stay. At the Chiaroscuro Foundation, we will continue to work to build consensus that New York needs sensible restrictions on abortion, and Chiaroscuro PAC will continue to work to build the political coalition to make that possible. –G.P. Read...
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Mourning Brittany Maynard: from Center for Bioethics and Culture Network

read Christopher White’s powerful piece here: Is Brittany Maynard’s death a tradgedy for medicine?
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