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FDA Approval of Opill Reveals Our Birth Control Blind-Spot

    In an unsurprising move, the FDA announced Thursday that it has officially approved the Opill, a progestin-only birth control pill, for over-the-counter use (OTC) for all women of reproductive age. It will be the first hormonal birth control pill ever to be sold...
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Study: Most women don’t want abortion

    Pro-abortion advocates like to frame their position as “pro-choice,” as if women can easily decide whether or not they want to have an abortion. But for many women who go through with abortion, the decision wasn’t really their choice at all, according to a new...
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In Praise of Things Breaking Down

  My father was a master grade electrician and for a while he worked at the Ballantine brewing facility in Newark, N.J. Once, during a family car trip, he pointed it out as we passed by. I remember a huge expanse of buildings and cylindrical structures. He said an important...
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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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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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The Reality of Suicide and Suicidal Thinking

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. I am pleased to have as my guest commentator Leticia Ochoa Adams. Leticia was born and raised in rural Texas south of San Antonio and recently graduated with a BA in Philosophy from Holy Apostles College and Seminary. She...
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Mexico Legalizes Abortion

In a September 7th unanimous decision, Mexico’s Supreme Court ruled that criminalizing abortion is unconstitutional. The decision  specifically repeals the law in Coahuila,  a state on the border of Texas, but  . . .  it establishes a historic precedent and “obligatory criteria...
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