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NYT Report Reveals Many Prenatal Tests Give False Positives for Grave Diseases

On January 1, 2022, the New York Times reported that a number of medically prescribed prenatal tests show false positives for genetic abnormalities 85 percent of the time.
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FDA makes it easier for women to have at-home abortions

It just got easier for women across the United States to get abortion pills. The FDA announced Thursday that it’s easing up on restrictions on how women can access chemical abortion drugs, which end pregnancies of up to 10 weeks. In April, the FDA announced that it would...
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Before You Were a Twinkle in Your Father’s Eye

The other night while dial-surfing on FM radio for some music, I came upon a talk-radio guest sputtering excitedly: “The people behind the 15-week ban on abortion in Mississippi are trying to change the definition of viability!” The nerve! Not only an assault on abortion rights...
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The Roe v. Wade Deception

Abortion is legal through all nine months of pregnancy, under all circumstances, in every state, and Americans are not allowed to vote on it. That is what the Supreme Court mandated when it handed down the Roe v. Wade decision in 1973. Furthermore, the Supreme Court justices...
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Pastoral Reflections

Why He Came

  “I believe in Christianity,” C.S. Lewis said, “as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else.” Lewis’s claim is stunning. It is in Christ, and through Christ, that the world makes...
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Toughen Up

If the United States Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade next June (in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization), violent protests across the nation could very well surpass those that followed the May 25, 2020, killing of George Floyd. It is...
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Insisting on Life

Death by Mail: Chemical Abortions Require a New Pro-Life Approach

  In light of the very sad news that the FDA has permanently lifted restrictions on “abortion pills by mail,”  I am sharing again a blog first published on our site in January, 2019.  Joe Bissonnette’s blog rightly focuses on the developing baby. But this...
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Mary Immaculate

Today is the Catholic feast of the Immaculate Conception. It is often misunderstood: many think it refers to the conception of Jesus and the Virgin birth. But it is Mary’s conception in the womb of her mother we celebrate. Mary’s conception was immaculate because God ordained...
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The Long Road of Eugenics: From Rockefeller to Roe v. Wade (Fall, 2004)

  The infamous Roe v. Wade1 decision relies directly and indirectly on the work...
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Scheidler’s Supreme Victory

“Pro-life action news: Mark Wednesday, Feb. 26, in red letters because it is one big...
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What I Saw at the Abortion: The doctor observed, the man saw.

I am a surgeon. Particularities of sick flesh is everyday news. Escaping blood, all...
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Abortion and the Conscience of the Nation

THE 10TH ANNIVERSARY of the Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade is a good time for...
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