What Are Abortifacients?

By HLI Staff / August 7, 2023 /

An abortifacient “an agent (such as a drug) that induces abortion.” After an egg is fertilized, abortifacients kill the unborn child. However, manufactures often market these drugs under the name “contraception” to make them more appealing to consumers. Abortifacients are different from contraceptives in that they do not prevent an egg from being fertilized. Rather, they…

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

By Susan Ciancio / July 17, 2023 /

You recently found out that you’re expecting a baby, and though this should be a joyful time, you find that it is anything but. You have argued with your partner. You have cried. You have told him that you want the baby, but he wants you to have an abortion. You feel pulled on all…

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Do Aborted Babies Go To Heaven?

By Brian Clowes, PhD and Marisa Cantu / July 13, 2023 /
Teddy bear in an empty child's room

Most women understandably feel some degree of guilt about having an abortion. After all, abortion is a grossly unnatural act, and people who believe in God (as most aborting women do to varying degrees) have difficulty justifying the deliberate killing of a child that they know was willed into existence by Him. All of us…

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What Does the Bible Say about Abortion?

By Brian Clowes, PhD and Marisa Cantu / July 6, 2023 /
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Pro-abortionists sometimes claim that there is nothing forbidding abortion in the Bible.  For example: Ex-priest Daniel C. Maguire says, “There has been no systematic thinking in Jewish Christian tradition on abortion.  There is nothing in the Bible on it.”1 Roy Bowen Ward, Professor Emeritus of Comparative Religion at Miami University of Ohio, writes, “One thing…

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Does Abortion Save Lives?

By Brian Clowes, PhD and Marisa Cantu / July 3, 2023 /
pregnant woman with baby bump

Pro-abortion groups claim that legalized abortion is vital for women’s health in the United States since, as they claim, thousands died of illegal abortions every year before the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision. Population controllers also allege that hundreds of thousands of women still die all over the world because their nations have pro-life…

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Visualizing Abortion Statistics: Who’s Being Killed and Why?

By Brian Clowes, PhD / June 14, 2023 /
cemetery crosses

No battle is richer in imagery than the struggle over abortion. We have seen everything from coat hangers to roses, ultrasound photos of preborn babies, faked photos of women killed by illegal abortions, panel trucks with giant bloody aborted-baby pictures on them, and NARAL’s “Silent No More” debacle, where weeping women described in great detail…

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Is There Aborted Fetal Tissue in Cosmetics?

By Brian Clowes, PhD and Marisa Cantu / June 1, 2023 /
womens cosmetics makeup bag

From time to time, we hear stories alleging that American abortion mills are selling aborted babies to major cosmetic companies so that they may be “rendered” for their collagen. Human Life International has a free e-book, Which Cosmetics Use Fetal Cells? explaining how widespread this problem is, and which beauty products are involved. You can download…

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Does Abortion Reduce Crime?

By Brian Clowes, PhD / May 26, 2023 /
crime scene tape

Research shows that abortion and crime rates are related. The question is whether they are directly linked. One study claimed that legalizing abortion increased murder rates by up to 7%. This is because legalizing abortion is a contributing factor to the great increase in out-of-wedlock births and single parent families, which in turn contribute to…

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Relationship after Abortion: Will Abortion Help or Hurt?

By William Lawyer / May 10, 2023 /
Couple sitting in park having relationship problems

Many women seeking abortions fear that a child might interfere with their relationships with their partners. Sometimes a woman’s partner, parents, or friends encourage her to have an abortion or express disapproval if she wishes to keep the child. Because of this, women often fear that if they do not have abortions, their relationships may…

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What You Should Know About Medical Abortion – the RU-486 Pill

By Brian Clowes, PhD and Marisa Cantu / May 2, 2023 /
abortion pills with ultrasound

Half a century ago, researchers who worked for the pharmaceutical corporations valued the lives of preborn children. These scientists worked hard to avoid injuring them as they developed new drugs for a wide variety of purposes. But times have radically changed. Big Pharma now spends millions of dollars annually specifically for the purpose of developing…

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