“Mommy, What’s Abortion?”

The taking of a tiny human being’s life is not only a grave evil and a grievous sin, but a very difficult topic to broach with children. How does a parent explain to a child that there are people out there who not only advocate for the killing of babies, but who revel in the . . . Read more

When Does a Fetus Develop a Heartbeat?

Throughout a woman’s pregnancy, her baby undergoes many stages of development in the womb before being born, and among these milestones which indicate life is the fetal heartbeat. When Does a Fetus Develop a Heartbeat? Through the use of ultrasounds, modern science can detect the waves of the baby’s heartbeat as early as three weeks . . . Read more

What Percent of Abortions are Medically Necessary?

The simple answer to this question is zero. Killing the baby is never necessary to preserve the health of the mother. Should the mother or child be sick, they should be treated, and every effort should be made to save both people, mother and child. We would agree with the American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians . . . Read more

Products That Use Aborted Fetuses

Do some products contain fetal parts? The short gruesome answer: Yes. Today’s consumer products are not the soap and lampshades of recycled Nazi concentration camp victims. The new utilitarian use of people is a sophisticated enterprise, not visible to the human eye. Fetal Parts in Daily Life Perhaps you are a diligent supporter and promoter . . . Read more

Mexico Still Standing for Life

For those of us who are convinced of the intrinsic value of human life from conception, the present political and social scene in Mexico on the issue of abortion can best be described as “we are pro-life…sort of.” Majority of Mexicans Remain Pro-Life Given that earlier this month marked the first leftist government’s “International Day . . . Read more

The U.N. Would do Well to Read Pope Saint John Paul II’s Encyclical

When Does “Human Rights” Not Mean Human Rights? As this year draws to its close, we note the 20th anniversary of the papal encyclical Fides et Ratio (On Faith and Reason) of Pope Saint John Paul II. In the document, the Holy Father deplored the separation of the two entities, which lead to a kind . . . Read more

The Negative Effects of the Pill

1. All hormonal contraceptives have severe side effects. Though noted media and feminist groups typically present hormonal contraceptives as a boon for women, they overlook the serious side effects reported in mainstream scientific literature. Regularly taking powerful steroids, which are what hormonal contraceptives from the Pill to injectable Depo-Provera are, has tremendous impacts on the . . . Read more

When Providing “Health” for Women Includes Harmful Drugs

Health [helth] noun 1. the general condition of the body or mind with reference to soundness and vigor: good health; poor health. 2. soundness of body or mind; freedom from disease or ailment: to have one’s health; to lose one’s health. Twelve years ago today, the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) approved the deadly abortion drug . . . Read more

Can Catholics Apply the Principle of Probabilism to Abortion Decisions?

Some baptized Catholics who support abortion use a distorted understanding of Church teaching on the “primacy” of conscience to support their views. They also frequently misrepresent theological principles regarding Catholic sexual ethics.  One of the most common abuses involves probabilism, which simply means that, if a definitive judgment has not yet been rendered by the . . . Read more