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Advent: No Time for Comfort Zones

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Boomers' Last Gasp

Pastoral Reflections, Rev. W. Ross Blackburn

Grieving With Hope

INSISTING ON LIFE: Maria McFadden Maffucci

Integrity and Character: Marvin Olasky

BLOG: Peter Pavia

Memento Mori

Pastoral Reflections: Victor Lee Austin

IVF Extras

INSISTING ON LIFE: Maria M. Maffucci

“Clown Abortion” Comedy Skit Punches Down

BLOG: Diane Moriarty

Follow the Science Down the Yellow Brick Road


Annie: Great-grandmother by Love (Not Blood)

BLOG: Brian Caulfield

Halloween Mania and the Death of Festive Culture

Pastoral Reflections: W. Ross Blackburn

Truth Has Stumbled

Insisting on Life: Maria McFadden Maffucci

Brilliant New Book on Women's Rights

BLOG: Jason Morgan

Wrestling with Life Issues in Japan

Pastoral Reflections: Reverend Paul T. Stallsworth

Saying One Thing and Doing Another

Insisting on Life

Human Life Review in Catholic World Report


Summer 2021

Insisting on Life : BREAKING NEWS

Supreme Court to Hear Case Challenging Roe v. Wade

Truth and Reason in Defense of Life

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Notes on Woke

Sometimes it seems as if the institutions of our seasick culture have embraced the same way of thinking, that is, that every problem is a public-relations problem crying out for a public-relations solution. This obsession with creating appearances instead of addressing realities...
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More than Memories

The last time I saw the Twin Towers, they stood with amazing grace. Shimmering with the flaming colors of sunrise, the often gaudy-seeming weights at the lower end of the city’s skyline exuded a double-barreled beauty against a clear, brightening sky. Having grown up a few blocks...
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Pastoral Reflections

Standing Tall, Feeling Small

I’ve been fingerprinted several times, from our international adoption to TSA Pre-Check. There’s nothing like it for making me feel clumsy—my hands are not my own as someone else rolls my fingers this way and that—or for making me feel like a...
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The Logic of Abortion

Love must be learned. Which is why there is no better example of love in our world than that of mothers, who both love and learn to love by giving themselves to another—often at great cost. It is also why pro-choice culture is so deeply...
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Insisting on Life

Friends of the Court — Part II

In our symposium, “Perspectives on the Impending Fate of Roe,” Helen Alvaré, Professor of Law at the Antonin Scalia Law School, writes: “In Dobbs, the Supreme Court will not restore greater protection to unborn life without a credible argument that by so doing, they are not...
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Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization

Friends of the Court

  Over 75 amicus and amici curiae briefs have been filed by petitioners for the upcoming Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization Supreme Court case, including many by Human Life Review contributors and allies. One, filed by the Conservative Legal Defense and Education...
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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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Is the IRS Targeting Prolifers?

While it is clear that the IRS has targeted Tea Party groups for special...
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Hijacking Immigration?

The myth that human beings are “overpopulating” the earth, which has persisted for...
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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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