abortion


The Case for Abortion as the “Preeminent Priority”

by Fr. Jim Hewes Top Ten Reasons Wars killed over 100 million people in the last century. It took a hundred years to reach that number. The United Nations estimates 45-50 million abortion each year, so it would take only two or three years of abortions to surpass that number. The brutal reality is that…


“I Became Like a Soldier Going to Battle”: Post-Abortion Trauma

by Sarah Terzo Jacqueline Middler had two abortions and deeply regretted them. She wrote a book, White Stick, hoping to convince other women not to make the same choices. (All quotations below are from this book). Middler became pregnant her first year of college. She didn’t know what to do but was leaning towards choosing…


Abort or Face Discharge

by Sarah Terzo A book published in 2010 revealed that the military had a policy that all servicewomen who became pregnant had to abort or face discharge – and this policy was in place before Roe vs. Wade, when abortion was still illegal throughout the United States. The U.S. military’s purpose is to wage war….


The Death Penalty and Abortion: The Conservative/Liberal Straitjacket

by Rachel MacNair A freelance writer recently interviewed me on this question: Why is it that U.S. states tend to divide out, with some having the death penalty but passing restrictions on abortion, while others fund abortion and don’t have the death penalty? You can see the list here of death penalty states and abortion-funding…


Police Brutality Against Protesters

by Sarah Terzo   In the news there have been multiple cases of police brutality against Black men and women and even Black preborn children. Those who’ve protested these outrages have also been targeted for brutality. See, for example,In one week there were at least 9 instances of police using excessive force caught on camera…


Two Practical Dialogue Tips for Changing More Minds about Abortion

by Josh Brahm Editor’s Note: while the author applies this to abortion, the same principles apply to dialogue on any issue. I was standing in the exhibit hall in front of our booth at the Students for Life National Conference a few years ago when a student walked up to me. He had just heard…


Ireland’s New Silence and Its 6,666 Victims

by Maria Horan At the end of June, the Irish government released its first official abortion report: 6,666 abortions in 2019, with another 375 women traveling to the United Kingdom for abortions. Prior to abortion being legalized in Ireland, the number of Irish women traveling to the UK for abortions had been declining. Even the…


June 29: Double Day of Death Dealing at the Supreme Court

Compiled by Rachel MacNair and Bill Samuel Original content by Rachel MacNair   In June Medical Services vs. Russo, the Court upheld a ghastly precedent – yet again – by declaring a specific safety regulation unconstitutional. In Bourgeois v. Barr, the Court turned down even hearing a case challenging the lethal injection protocol for federal…


“But I was Empty”: The Story of a Doctor Who Left Planned Parenthood

by Sarah Terzo The pro-life group Live Action did an interview with former abortionist Patti Giebink, who did abortions at Planned Parenthood for three years after performing abortions in her residency. Giebink is now a pro-life activist. Giebink entered medical school with strong pro-choice beliefs, which she now says she never questioned or really examined….


Elections 2020: Three Consistent-Life Approaches

by Rachel MacNair The Consistent Life Network takes no stand on specific candidates. This is my own personal take on how people who support the consistent life ethic view the U.S. presidential election of November 3, 2020. Three Categories Category 1: Trump is Out of the Question; Biden is Bearable People in this category are…