Category: Pro-life

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This HONY post proves the Internet isn’t all bad

Sometimes the World Wide Web feels like the Old West: it’s big and lawless and there’s lots of swearing (or maybe that’s just what I imagine the Old West was like). Then sometimes, sometimes, you realize there’s a good reason the Internet exists. And it’s so that things like this can reach as many people […]

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The five biggest misconceptions about the Planned Parenthood Video – cleared up

In case you’ve missed it, a video released Tuesday shows a top Planned Parenthood official Dr. Deborah Nucatola discussing the trade of human organs from aborted babies. Go ahead: read and watch, we’ll still be here. Back? Ok, good. Unfortunately, with a 24-hour news cycle, spin doctors, and several responses from Planned Parenthood themselves, and […]

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The heartrending story of a California mom who’s terminally ill – and choosing to live

Stephanie Packer has all the makings to join Brittany Maynard as a poster child for proposed right-to-die legislation in California. The 32 year-old California native has been living in constant, sometimes excruciating pain for more than three years thanks to the terminal autoimmune disease scleroderma. The disease causes the hardening of the skin and sometimes […]

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How to support ethical ALS research

In his latest column, Archbishop Samuel Aquila of Denver explains why Catholics need to be choosy about where they’re giving their money in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge that has been sweeping social media over the past few weeks. As the challenge grew in popularity, more people became aware that the ALS Association, which has […]

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Why women are (not) using birth control

Last week the social media entertainment site, Buzzfeed, published a list of 22  reasons why women use artificial contraceptives. With the recent Supreme Court ruling for Hobby Lobby causing a collective outcry from those who believe other people should pay for their contraceptives, it’s no wonder that the site wished to portray it as a […]

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Young mom chooses baby’s life over chemo

A 21-year old Army wife put her baby’s life first when doctors told her she was terminally ill early on in her pregnancy. According to American Forces Press Services, doctors told Yesenia Ruiz-Rojo that she had about two to four months to live when she was diagnosed with liver cancer when she was 15 weeks […]

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Build-A-Baby coming soon?

Every parent wants their child to have the best start in life and no parent ever wants to see their child suffer — either from a something as minor as a scrapped knee or as serious as leukemia. While parents have an innate desire to spare their children from pain, it seems one company has […]

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Why Chile’s abortion debate matters to you

One of the world’s most pro-life countries is currently immersed in a tense battle where abortion advocates need to confront the facts: abortion does not solve a country’s problems. In 1989, going against the momentum of the abortion rights movement, Chile passed a law making the procedure illegal in all cases. It remains one of […]

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In her own words: Why Maya Angelou kept her baby

The world is mourning the loss of Maya Angelou, the inspirational poet and author whose legacy and work for civil rights will not soon be forgotten. Perhaps less well-known is Angelou’s courageous decision to keep her baby  when she became pregnant at age 16: The Decision That Changed My Life: Keeping My Baby by Maya […]

Another march on Washington

On Jan. 22, 2014 hundreds of thousands of people are expected to descend on the nation’s capital to assemble for the 40th year in a row to stand up for the over 55 millions lives lost since the legalization of abortion in the U.S. Despite the blizzard pounding the East Coast, the 40th annual March […]

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