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HOT TOPIC: ‘One Child Nation’ a Heartrending Documentary on China’s Brutal Policy

https://www.newsmax.com/mariamcfaddenmaffucci/one-child-nation-china-abortion/2020/01/16/id/950084/   “One Child Nation” is a riveting, heartrending documentary, which won the coveted U.S. Grand Jury Sundance prize, and, though it didn’t make the final list, was shortlisted...
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HOT TOPIC: What Do Libertarians Believe About Abortion? (Newsmax)

Read Maria’s excellent piece here:   In human history, when a group of people is considered dangerous (the Jews in Nazi Germany) or private property (African slaves in the U.S. before the Civil War), they are de-humanized as a first step to rationalize their...
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HOT TOPIC:’Cruelty-Free’ Should Also Apply to Humans (Newsmax; Maria Maffucci)

https://www.newsmax.com/mariamcfaddenmaffucci/cuomo-partial-birth-surgical/2019/12/19/id/946635/   Cruelty-free means that these products do not involve testing on or harming animals. However, there is no such commitment when it comes to human beings. Many of the brands that...
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Remembering Faith

For those of us who really love summer (I actually thrive in heat and humidity!), the sunny yet cooler days at the end of August are bittersweet. This is especially true for me, as it is a reminder of loss. It has been eight years since my mother died, of cancer, on August 30,...
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There Are Hidden Threats to All Lives in Assisted Suicide Laws ( Newsmax; Maria McFadden Maffucci)

Yes, it’s natural to fear intense suffering, and to want control over one’s life. But what we ought to fear is giving doctors — or the state, or anyone! — the legal power to kill us. Read Newsmax: There Are Hidden Threats to All Lives in Assisted Suicide Laws | Newsmax.com
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HOT TOPIC: Robin Bush’s Legacy of Love (Newsmax)

  The bottom line is that life includes suffering, and all parents will suffer because of their children, to one degree or another. No one escapes that, it’s the flip side of the great love and joy parenthood brings. George and Barbara Bush were spared foreknowledge ...
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HOT TOPIC: We’re Not Laughing at Comedians’ Deranged Abortion Routines (Newsmax)

Hollywood stars Sarah Silverman, Michelle Wolf, Margaret Cho, and Amy Schumer have become rich and famous for their over-the-top, profane “comedy.” Since they gravitate toward anything perverse, to say their performances are “cringe-worthy” is being kind. This certainly best...
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The Great News about Pregnancy Centers

  Chuck Donovan, President of the Charlotte Lozier Institute, reminded guests gathered at a special luncheon in Manhattan that last week marked the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the first pro-life pregnancy center in North America—Birthright in Toronto, Ontario....
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Rest in Peace, Moy Moy

  While we mourn the loss of Moy Moy, the dear daughter of our great friend and contributor, Jo McGowan Chopra, we also celebrate her life. Moy Moy was adopted as a tiny, premature baby by Jo and her husband Ravi, who had two biological children at home. She wrote about the...
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Shedding Light on Depression’s Darkness

On June 9th, at the end of the week in which both designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain died by suicide, I wrote a Facebook post: It’s been an emotionally wrenching week in many ways. As a woman who struggles with anxiety, phobias, and once (blessedly only once...
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