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BLOG: Jason Morgan

The First Red Wave

PASTORAL REFLECTIONS: Rev. Paul T. Stallsworth

Love Favors Life

NEWSworthy: Madeline Fry Schultz

Georgia Supreme Court reinstates heartbeat abortion ban

BLOG: Peter Pavia

Fit to Serve


Notes on Advent

BLOG: Brian Caulfield

The Moral Muck of “Crawdads”


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

SUMMER 2022:

The issue that saw the overturn of Roe

BLOG: Joe Bissonnette

Black Swan in the Pro-Life Personality


Where Women Fear to Tread

NEWSworthy: William Murchison

Election 2022

BLOG: Jason Morgan

The Autonomy Ideology


Bad Arguments

Truth and Reason in Defense of Life

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Italy Returns to Political Normalcy

  “Fratelli d’Italia” (Brothers of Italy) is the first line of the Italian national anthem. It is also the name of what is now Italy’s principal political party, having emerged victorious in the September 25 parliamentary elections under the leadership of Giorgia Meloni....
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Biden supports federal funds for abortion

    President Joe Biden is all in on abortion access. After flip-flopping on his opposition to the Hyde Amendment, which prevents federal funds from going toward abortions, Biden is now telling Americans that he supports a federal fund for women to take time off work...
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The Autonomy Ideology

  One afternoon in mid-October, I found myself sitting alone at a long table at the front of a big conference room in the House of Councillors office building in the Nagatachō district of downtown Tokyo. A pro-life group called Seimei Sonchō Sentā (Respect Life Center) had...
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Pep Rally Politics

  My country right or wrong has become my party right or wrong. There are pitfalls in its original version—such as extreme nationalism—but during war it has merit: To mobilize a population towards a common goal against a hostile invader. It can be toxic, however, in a...
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Pastoral Reflections

Bad Arguments

  Prolifers and pro-choicers occasionally attempt to fortify their arguments by invoking older moral disputes. Prolifers echo Vietnam-era anti-war protests when they call pro-choicers “baby killers.” Calling pro-choicers “eugenicists” insinuates a similarity to Nazis and...
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Against Sudden Death

  In the Great Litany one finds the following petition: “From lightning and tempest; from plague, pestilence, and famine; from battle and murder, and from sudden death, Good Lord deliver us.” Why is “sudden death” in this list? What is wrong with sudden death? Most people...
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Insisting on Life

Rejecting the Culture War, and Building a Culture of Peace

  (The following is reprinted from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 29th,  and reprinted with permission.) It all started in my sophomore year of high school: I was a bi, liberal, atheist feminist trying to figure myself out as we all do at that age, when an ex-boyfriend...
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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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Archive Spotlight

Abortion Looming in Ireland

When last I wrote for this publication, Ireland had been through a huge national and...
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From the Editor: On Hijacking Immigration Uproar

As I write this, the Human Life Review is seeing an unprecedented amount of public...
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The Odd Couple: Freedom and Liberty

“My chief hope for the future is that the common people have not parted company with...
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In a Basin Clearly

Friday, 6:00 p.m., September 30th. Three deliveries and two hours of sleep in the...
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