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Hit and Run Violence After Roe

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"God already sees the entire future of that embryo"

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Analog Like Me

PASTORAL REFLECTIONS: Rev. George T. Stallsworth

A Joyful Pilgrimage

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Maria McFadden Maffucci interviewed by America Magazine

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Let's March with Renewed Life

NEWSworthy: Madeline Fry Schultz

Abortion activist attempts to expose crisis pregnancy centers—and fails

Pastoral Reflections: Tara Jernigan

Broken Resolutions

BLOG: Diane Moriarty

Be Careful What You Wish For

NEWSworthy: Edward Mechmann

An Abortion Clinic in Your Neighborhood


Our Fellow Pilgrim

NEWSworthy: William Murchison

“Benedict XVI, 95, Who Defended Doctrine, Dies.” — The New York Times, January 1, 202

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A Gentle Warrior


Giving Till it Hurts

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Closing Time 2022

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Voters in five states choose to support abortion

  The midterm elections last week were disappointing for prolifers. In five states with ballot measures on abortion, voters chose the pro-abortion side each time. But, as William Murchison wrote in this space, “it’s essential that pro-life folk, after so much earnest effort...
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After Roe, legal abortions in the United States dropped 6 Percent

  Abortion bans enacted after the fall of Roe really did reduce the number of abortions in the United States—despite what pro-abortion advocates said. According to a new report summarized by the New York Times, “In the first two months after the Supreme Court overturned Roe...
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This Side Down

  Would a moving company that didn’t respect a “This Side Up” sign on the carton holding grandma’s precious china keep your business? No, they would answer for it. Yet today’s authorities turn precious common sense upside down and get away with it. For decades we were...
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The First Red Wave

  The “red wave,” amplified in some quarters into a “red tsunami,” never materialized. The day after the November midterms, pundits on television shows across the political spectrum fidgeted in their chairs—wrong yet again. For prolifers, the political turmoil of the past...
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Pastoral Reflections

Constitutional Miscarriage

    Having grown up in Michigan, I tend to follow Michigan politics. This year, the state’s midterm election ballot carried a proposal known as the Right to Reproductive Freedom Initiative, which sought to enshrine a right to abortion in the state constitution. Here is...
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Love Favors Life

  What is the meaning of love? Ask ten people and you will receive at least ten definitions. Ask a Biblical theologian or a Greek scholar, and you will get a dissertation on different kinds of love found in ancient texts. A high-school student will give you an earful about...
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Insisting on Life

So What Does it Mean? The Legal Consequences of Dobbs

  We are fortunate to have Edward Mechmann’s deft analysis. Click here for a special preview of his outstanding article for the Human Life Review.
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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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Archive Spotlight

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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Fatal Tissue: The Horror and the Lure

The history of the natural sciences has two themes, one, the formation of their...
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Harold O. J. Brown, Ph.D., was a long-time Human Life Review contributor, an...
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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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