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Products That Use Aborted Fetuses

By HLI Staff | August 4, 2021 |

Do some products contain parts of aborted babies? The short answer is: “Yes.” However, today’s consumer products are not the soap and lampshades of “recycled” Nazi concentration camp victims that we see in museums. The new utilitarian use of “people as product” is a sophisticated enterprise that is not visible to the human eye. Perhaps…

Two Prayers for Babies in Danger of Abortion

By Susan Ciancio | July 30, 2021 |

Abortion—the taking of a baby’s life before he has a chance to be born—is one of the most horrific things a human being can do to another. Every year, there are at least 600,000 abortions reported in the US alone. But because that number does not include data from every state—as some do not report…

The Devastating Effects of a Husband Addicted to Porn

By Susan Ciancio | July 28, 2021 |

The realization is like a slap in the face. You feel humiliated. You’re embarrassed. You can’t believe this is happening to you and your husband. Over the past few months, you have had a sneaking suspicion that your husband not only watches porn but is addicted. And now that stark reality is staring at you,…

The Teaching of the Prophetic Encyclical Humanae Vitae (Part VII)

By Adolfo J. Castañeda | July 23, 2021 |

Previous articles in this series: Part I: Introduction to Humanae Vitae Part II: The Predictions of Humanae Vitae Part III: The First Prophecy Part IV: The Second Prophecy Part V: The Third Prophecy Part VI: The Fourth Prophecy Later articles in this series: Part VIII: The Church’s Right to Teach on Birth Control Part IX: The Church’s Teaching Authority Part X:…

The Teaching of the Prophetic Encyclical Humanae Vitae (Part VI)

By Adolfo J. Castañeda | July 21, 2021 |

Previous articles in this series: Part I: Introduction to Humanae Vitae Part II: The Predictions of Humanae Vitae Part III: The First Prophecy Part IV: The Second Prophecy Part V: The Third Prophecy Later articles in this series: Part VII: Modernity’s Challenges to Humanae Vitae Part VIII: The Church’s Right to Teach on Birth Control Part IX: The Church’s Teaching Authority Part…

Adoption or Abortion?

By Susan Ciancio | July 16, 2021 |

When most people hear the word hero, they likely picture someone who has saved a life. Perhaps it’s a military person who has valiantly fought for his country. Maybe it’s a firefighter who has saved people from a burning building. Or possibly it’s a nurse or doctor who has brought a patient back from the…

What Percentage of Marriages Survive Infidelity?

By Susan Ciancio | July 14, 2021 |

You say your “I dos,” you excitedly build a life together, you have children, you buy a house, you go to work, and then the unimaginable happens. You find out that your spouse has cheated on you. The life you built comes crashing down. You feel shattered, broken, and betrayed. Sometimes it even feels like…

The Negative Effects of the Pill—And of All Hormonal Birth Control

By HLI Staff | July 9, 2021 | Comments Off on The Negative Effects of the Pill—And of All Hormonal Birth Control

The Pill: A Hormonal Method of Birth Control The class of hormonal methods of birth control include birth control pills; implants such as Norplant, Jadelle and Implanon; injectables such as Depo-Provera and Lunelle; intrauterine devices (IUDs), patches and rings, and, of course, the class of abortion pills and so-called emergency “contraception,” which includes Cytotec, ellaOne,…

What Percentage of Transgenders Regret Surgery?

By Susan Ciancio | July 7, 2021 |

Statistics vary on the numbers of people who regret having surgery to change from male to female or vice versa. We will look at some recent data and at some real-life stories to get a better picture of what happens when someone decides to alter his or her sex. The 2015 U.S. Transgender Survey (page 111)—the…

4 Abortion Pill Stories Show It’s NOT Risk-Free

By Sofia Infante | July 2, 2021 |

The abortion pill — referred to as RU-486 or a medication/chemical abortion — was approved by the FDA in 2000. In recent years, the abortion pill has become a widely-used form of chemical abortion in the United States. Consisting in a two-pill series, mifepristone (Mifeprex) and misoprostol, the procedure works by stopping the production of…