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Georgia Supreme Court reinstates heartbeat abortion ban

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Fit to Serve

PASTORAL REFLECTIONS: Fr. Gerald Murray

Notes on Advent

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The Moral Muck of “Crawdads”

PASTORAL REFLECTIONS: Rev. George G. Brooks

The Spiritual Law of Gravity

NEWSworthy: Madeline Fry Schultz

Voters in five states choose to support abortion

NEWSworthy: Madeline Fry Schultz

After Roe, legal abortions in the United States dropped 6 Percent

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The issue that saw the overturn of Roe

BLOG: Joe Bissonnette

Black Swan in the Pro-Life Personality

PASTORAL REFLECTIONS: Tara Jernigan

Where Women Fear to Tread

NEWSworthy: William Murchison

Election 2022

BLOG: Jason Morgan

The Autonomy Ideology

PASTORAL REFLECTIONS: David Poecking

Bad Arguments

BLOG: Diane Moriarty

Pep Rally Politics

PASTORAL REFLECTIONS: Rev. Victor Lee Austin

Against Sudden Death

NEWSworthy: Vincenzina Santoro

Italy Returns to Political Normalcy

PASTORAL REFLECTIONS: W. Ross Blackburn

Reclaiming Motherhood

NEWSworthy: Madeline Fry Schultz

Planned Parenthood employee admits that abortion bans don’t prevent ectopic pregnancy care

BLOG: Brian Caulfield

“Incel” Insults?

Truth and Reason in Defense of Life

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Idaho’s Abortion Ban: How It’s Different than the TX Law

  Novel abortion law experiments continue. Within our federal system, our fifty states enjoy great freedom to experiment with laws that they believe are in the interests of their citizens. In a sense, this is like the scientific process, where different approaches can be...
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Maternal Deaths Increased Since COVID, Reminding Us Pregnant Women Are Vulnerable

The 2020 numbers have been crunched, and the maternal mortality rate is up. Maternal mortality is defined as death during pregnancy, or within 42 days of the end of pregnancy, excluding accidental causes of death; the rate is defined as deaths per 100,000 live births. The U.S....
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Rights Talk and Abortion

I was in my teens when the move to legalize abortion in New York State stirred private and public debates on the topic and precipitated my own interest in defending the unborn’s right to life. Over time assisted suicide joined the list of pro-life issues, as state legislatures...
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The Core of the Gambler

“Gambling,” said Meyer Lansky—and the old racketeer knew a thing or two about the subject—“pulls at the core of a man.” If the explosion of legal online sports betting in New York State is any indicator, millions of men are being pulled at their core; millions of women, too. The...
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Pastoral Reflections

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Ash Wednesday

  On Ash Wednesday of 1996, at Santa Sabina Basilica in Rome, Pope John Paul II placed ashes on my forehead while repeating the familiar words, Remember, man, that you are dust and to dust you will return. (Genesis 3:19) In his homily, the pope had asked, “Why does the...
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Sacred Space

For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well. My frame was not hidden from you, when I was being made in secret, intricately woven in the...
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Insisting on Life

Supreme Court to Hear Case Challenging Roe v. Wade

“Supreme Court to Review Mississippi Law Limiting Abortion Rights High court will take up state appeal seeking to ban the procedure after 15 weeks of pregnancy, giving justices opportunity to revisit Roe v. Wade.” This morning, the Supreme Court agreed to consider a Mississippi...
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Howard Zucker: Are You There and Do You Care?

On May7, New York Assemblywoman Melissa “Missy” Miller (R, Atlantic Beach) held a virtual press conference about the continued—and inexcusable—neglect of the rights of the state’s disabled population and their loved ones. She appealed directly to Howard Zucker, Commissioner of...
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