NEWSworthy: Kat Talalas

What Does ‘Abortion’ Mean? Many People Don’t Know

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Chris Slattery RIP

Pastor's Reflections: Rev. George Brooks

The End

NEWSworthy: Matt Lamb

As Society Devalues Children, Families Build a Culture of Life

BLOG: Brian Caulfield

As the World Turned Over: JFK and the ’60s

NEWSworthy: Madeline Fry Schultz

Britney Spears revealed she was pressured into having an abortion

NEWSworthy: John Grondelski

How Pro-lifers Can Prepare for 2024


Momentary Friends

BLOG: Diane Moriarty

Scarecrow and Tin Man

NEWSworthy: Edward Mechmann

Sisters of Life celebrate legal victory


Keep Praying

NEWSworthy: Mary FioRito

As Ohio Goes, So Goes the Nation

NEWSworthy: Matt Lamb

Study claiming uptick in abortions after Dobbs challenged by social scientist

BLOG: Jason Morgan

Requiem for Two Hypocrisies

Truth and Reason in Defense of Life

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Progress, a Blue Wall, Swing States, and the Pillar of Civil Rights

    In the year since the Dobbs decision, the battle over protecting unborn children has become a state-by-state issue. Tremendous progress has been made. But it is going to be much more difficult to make further gains. To understand why, we have to look at the map and...
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Kansas is Sued Over Abortion Waiting Periods, Medication: Here’s what it All Means

  A new lawsuit filed by abortion activists in Kansas gives us a good look at the multi-layered complexity of abortion law after the Dobbs decision. After Dobbs and the elimination of any special federal constitutional right to an abortion, defending unborn life became a...
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It’s Abortion, Stupid!

  The turning point came when Pennsylvania Governor Bob Casey was denied a chance to speak at the 1992 Democratic National Convention in New York. Ordinarily, the ranking elected Democrat from such a large and important state would be a natural choice to address the...
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Opting Out of Mother’s Day

    Though it may be known for showers, a tempest broke out in late April on social media over emails that leading retailers (including DoorDash, Kay Jewelers, Hallmark, and Levi’s) sent to customers offering them the opportunity to “opt out” of potentially “triggering”...
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Pastoral Reflections

Pro-life Priests

    I’ve always admired the title of the organization “Priests for Life”—let’s not go into the controversies or scandals—as an ingenious name because it is a fundamentally priestly role to be for life. And what I mean by a “priestly” role here is not specifically...
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Children Are Not the Future (They Are the Present)

  “We need to take care of the children; after all, they are the future.” Lots of people say this—you may have said it yourself. It’s a common sentiment in the church, I’ve found. When talking about Sunday school or catechism (or whatever a particular church calls it),...
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Insisting on Life

Bereavement Leave after Abortion

(Here is an insightful column from Human Life Review contributor, Professor Anne Hendershott, published in The American Conservative. ) The Truth of Abortion in Deep Blue Cities   Portland was first in the nation to provide bereavement leave for its employees after abortion,...
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The Left’s Failure: Why Nat Hentoff Lost His Friends

(This first appeared on our site on January 23, 2017. The visual is an original Nick Downes cartoon created for  Hentoff’s Great Defender of Life Award, in 2005) He shocked his friends, and lost a good many of them. He said something no one in his circles would say. In...
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