Down Syndrome and Abortion

By Susan Ciancio / November 11, 2022 /

A mother recently told me that, when she found out that her baby had a 99% chance of having Down syndrome, her first course of action was to do an online search for what she could expect. What she found frightened her. Her initial search highlighted all the negatives—the potential health and cognitive problems, the…

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Can Abortion Make You Infertile?

By Emily Capps / November 5, 2022 /
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In this article: Difficulties studying abortion and infertility Planned Parenthood on abortion and infertility Medical organizations on abortion and infertility Abortion complications that cause infertility Abortion and miscarriage Abortion alternatives Infertility treatments and support   The short answer is: yes, it can. There are cases where women become infertile after their abortions. There is also…

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The Threat of Sex-Selective Abortion

By William Lawyer / October 21, 2022 /

In this article: What is sex-selective abortion? Why sex-selective abortion is bad Whether sex-selective abortion bans work The best way to prevent sex-selective abortion   In most human populations, around 105 boys are born for every 100 girls. This is the natural sex ratio. Under normal circumstances the ratio of boys born to girls is…

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Does Abortion Really Incur Excommunication?

By Brian Clowes, PhD, and Sarah Reusch, MA / October 7, 2022 /
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What Is Excommunication? Excommunication is a sanction that deprives a Catholic of all participation in the common blessings of the society of the Church.1 It is the most serious penalty the Church can inflict and is used only in the most severe cases. The excommunicated person remains a Catholic because his baptism cannot be nullified,…

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Post-Abortion Support Groups: Find Healing After Abortion

By Susan Ciancio / September 21, 2022 /
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In This Article: Stories of regret from post-abortive parents Stories of former abortionists 5 post-abortion support groups   Grief After Abortion In Planned Parenthood’s 2020-2021 Annual Report, the organization reports that it performed 383,460 abortions during that fiscal year. That’s almost 30,000 more abortions than in the previous fiscal year. For those of us who…

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The Reality of Partial-Birth Abortion

By Susan Ciancio / August 23, 2022 /
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For thousands of years, people have found ways to kill unwanted babies. From taking pills to tearing a child to pieces prior to birth to even throwing a baby off a cliff, it often seems that any method will do. Parents seek only the end result—being rid of the baby. All abortion is tragic because…

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Ectopic Pregnancy: Dispelling Misinformation

By Susan Ciancio / August 12, 2022 /
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Since the reversal of Roe v. Wade and Casey v. Planned Parenthood, we have seen anger. We have seen violence. And we have seen the dispersal of all kinds of misinformation—most of it aimed at increasing rage and stirring up indignation. One of the pieces of misinformation spreading rapidly pertains to ectopic (literally, “out of…

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Does Planned Parenthood Offer Prenatal Care?

By Emily Capps / August 5, 2022 /
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How Many Planned Parenthood Clinics Offer Prenatal Care? Planned Parenthood’s website claims, “Only a small number of Planned Parenthood health centers offer the full range of prenatal care services,” though they do offer referrals. The truth is: Planned Parenthood rarely offers prenatal services—and certainly not a “full range” of them. A select few Planned Parenthood…

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Your Partner Wants You to Abort? You Have Other Options.

By Susan Ciancio / July 22, 2022 /

With the reversal of Roe v. Wade and Casey v. Planned Parenthood, we have been hearing the phrase “my body, my choice” much more loudly and much more frequently. I agree that a woman should have autonomy over her body. But, you see, when she’s pregnant with a baby—no matter which stage that baby is…

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Abortion’s Twisted Relationship with Sexual Abuse

By William Lawyer / July 16, 2022 /
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When it comes to helping victims of sexual abuse, abortion advocates present abortion as the only logical choice. They say it helps victims of rape, relieving their trauma and keeping them safe; some even go so far as to say that carrying the child would repeat the trauma the woman has already endured. Even some…

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