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Does Welfare Reduce Abortion?

By HLI Staff / July 22, 2013 /
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Social scientists have long documented that when women are paid to have children out of wedlock, they are more likely to do so. For example, James Q. Wilson wrote in the Fall 2005 In Character, “A third reason for single-parent families is that, at least in this country, welfare payments have enabled poor women to choose children and government checks over…

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True Story II – Central and Eastern Europe: A Return to Life

By HLI Staff / July 2, 2013 / Comments Off on True Story II – Central and Eastern Europe: A Return to Life
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“These countries are in crisis. They need to do something radical to move away from the Culture of Death… and if they don’t, they are going to disappear.” — Joseph Meaney, Director of International Coordination, Human Life International In Hungary and Poland we find two European nations whose people and deep Christian roots have suffered…

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True Story I – The Philippines: Preserving a Culture of Life

By HLI Staff / July 2, 2013 /
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In December 2012, the Congress of the Philippines finally passed the destructive RH Bill and it was signed into law by President Beningno Aquino. In April 2014 the Supreme Court of the Philippines struck down several provisions of the law, but some of the most objectionable parts were upheld. The legal battle is far from…

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Defending Marriage

By HLI Staff / March 18, 2013 /

What is marriage and why is it important? Marriage, properly understood, is and has always been a covenant by which a man and a woman establish between themselves a partnership for life that is by its nature ordered toward the good of the spouses and the procreation and education of offspring. Arland K. Nichols: “The…

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Parents Are the Solution, Not the Problem

By Denise Hunnell, MD / February 13, 2013 /

(Zenit.org) In days gone by, government policies and state institutions deferred to parents as the ultimate authority on what was best for their children. In recent years, however, parents’ concerns are increasingly downplayed as government bureaucrats’, teachers’, and health care providers’ roles have expanded. Those whose “expertise” seems to be invoked more and more, often…

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