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NEWSworthy: Madeline Fry Schultz

Georgia Recognizes Preborn Babies’ Personhood with Tax Credits for Parents

PASTORAL REFLECTIONS: Tara Jernigan

Insurance that Would Benefit Us All

BLOG: Jason Morgan

Who Hears?

NEWSworthy: Edward Mechmann

What Was the Vote About?

PASTORAL REFLECTIONS: David Poecking

Vanity and the Gospel of Life

NEWSworthy: Madeline Fry Schultz

Medical Students Walk Out of White Coat Ceremony to Protest Pro-life Speaker

BLOG: Diane Moriarty

The Other End of the Iceberg

PASTORAL REFLECTIONS: W. Ross Blackburn

The End of Shame

NEWSworthy: Edward Mechmann

Misinformation about Abortion Law after Dobbs

BLOG: John Grondelski

Of Elephants and Men

NEWSWorthy: Madeline Fry Schultz

Texas Sues Biden Administration Over Emergency Abortion Mandate

PASTORAL REFLECTIONS: Victor Lee Austin

To Change the World

NEWSworthy: Ed Mechmann

The Effort to Add Abortion to the New York State Constitution—and the Fallout We Could Expect

INSISTING ON LIFE: Maria McFadden Maffucci

The Loss of New Life

BLOG: Peter Pavia

Stupid Covid

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NEWSworthy

Texas Sues Biden Administration Over Emergency Abortion Mandate

  The Department of Health and Human Services last week issued a mandate ordering doctors to perform abortions if they determine a mother’s life is at risk, no matter what a state law might direct. In response, Texas is suing the Biden administration, with Attorney General...
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The Effort to Add Abortion to the New York State Constitution—and the Fallout We Could Expect

New York is well known as “the abortion capital of America.” But there never seems to be enough for pro-abortion ideologues. The situation in New York is already grim enough. New York has almost 75,000 abortions every year. About one-quarter of all pregnancies end in abortion...
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The Answer to Roe is Nuremberg

  In the twentieth century, transgression outstripped the framework of crime. The maddest dreams of the maddest men of the past could never have conjured up the horrors of modern mass killing—Ravensbrück, Auschwitz, Buchenwald. It was in numb recognition of the inability of...
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Roe Goes. Now the Row

  Has anyone heard, in these heated post-Roe days, a well-reasoned, legally sound defense of the 1973 opinion itself? Crickets? That tells us a lot. But let me take a step back and celebrate the moment, which, to be honest, I never thought would come in my lifetime. Through...
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Pastoral Reflections

The Power of Love

  In the weeks since the Supreme Court issued its ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, American public life has been disrupted by protest and violence: Enraged abortion advocates filling city squares.  Mostly young women shouting slogans like “forc...
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Message for Post-Roe America

    The Supreme Court decision in Dobbs v. Jackson overturning Roe v. Wade is a blessing from God for which we are eternally grateful. The spurious 49-year-old right to abortion concocted by Harry Blackmun has been repudiated by conscientious justices who acknowledge...
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Insisting on Life

What Lies Ahead . . . Interview re Roe.

  Here is my recent interview on David Vaughan’s radio program, Encounter: Worldview Matters, broadcast from St. Louis. David Vaughan is a pastor, lecturer, community leader, editor, and author.  He pastors at the Liberty Christian Church in O’Fallon, Missouri,...
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The Matter of Life

The Matter of Life is what the pro-life movement needs: an intelligent, eminently reasonable and persuasive look at what is really involved in the matter of abortion.  Featuring activists who break the sterotypes and pro-life leaders who exude compassion and common sense,  it...
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The Ethics of Fetal Implants

In September 1987, an operation took place at the La Raza Medical Center in Mexico...
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Talking to Non-Christian Prolifers

After Alexandra G. was raped at age 13, her mother opted not to take her to a doctor...
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What the Abortion Argument Is About

Malcolm Muggeridge was one of Britain’s best-known authors, a prolific writer...
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Should We “Harvest” Fetal Tissue?

Last summer, a medical ethicist received an unusual phone call from a woman whose...
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