Parents and Medical Decisions – Fight the Revolution

The 21st Century – A Radically Altered Landscape Technical and scientific discoveries and innovations are happening at a tremendous rate. Social attitudes and morality have also undergone huge shifts in just the past two generations. Try this mental exercise. Imagine virtually any community in the 1950s and then fast-forward to the present. Almost nothing will . . . Read more

Isn’t Abortion a Legal, Constitutional and Human Right?

After his ignoble disgrace, Satan was being expelled from Heaven.  As he passed through the Gates, he paused a moment in thought, and turned to God and said, “A new creature called Man, I hear, is soon to be created.”  “This is true,” He replied.  “He will need laws,” said the Demon slyly. “What!  You, . . . Read more

True Unity of a Human Person Defies All “Gender” Ideology

The Many Dangers of “Gender” Ideology “Gender” ideology is sweeping across Western societies with relentless, hostile force. It is invading educational and health institutions beginning in the early life of students. And its ideologues are using the law to deny parental rights. Therefore, it is important to clarify and challenge the most basic assumptions of . . . Read more

What is Historical Church Teaching on Contraception?

“Contraception cannot be an expression of total self‑giving, because in contraception, something is done to oneself to destroy the power to conceive a child.  That same selfishness that wants to prevent the child by contraception will grow until it wants to kill the child already conceived.  We must fight selfishness with a true, generous and . . . Read more

Can We Use Our Consciences on Contraception?

Surveys in many countries consistently show that most Catholics believe that decisions of conscience about contraception rightfully belong with those who must bear and rear children.  The legitimacy of teaching requires that it be embraced by the faithful. Your teaching has no such legitimacy.  It is a marginalized minority view in our church, defended largely . . . Read more

Shouldn’t Every Child Be Wanted?

The three most popular pro-abortion slogans are “Woman’s body, woman’s choice!,” “Freedom of choice!” and “Every child a wanted child!” These slogans are catchy, and they appeal in a superficial manner to the sense of fairness in all of us.  However, it takes only a little thought to break through the attractive façade and see . . . Read more

“Don’t Call Us `Pro-Abortion’ ― We’re `Pro-Choice’!”

There is great power in the labels we select for ourselves, as well in the ones we apply to our opposition. One of the greatest marketing triumphs of the abortion movement was to call itself “pro-choice.”  Dr. Bernard Nathanson, one of the founding members of NARAL, wrote that “I remember laughing when we made those . . . Read more

I’m Personally Opposed to Abortion …

Pro-abortionists use many simplistic and misleading slogans, including “Woman’s body, woman’s choice!,” “When men can get pregnant, they can have an opinion on abortion,” and “There must be strict separation of Church and State.”  All of these are meant to intimidate pro-life people into not taking action to protect the unborn. This is also the . . . Read more

Should Men Speak Out against Abortion?

One of the painfully transparent (but very effective) tactics pro-abortionists use to keep potential pro-lifers out of the movement is the allegation that men should just “butt out” and not interfere with the decisions women make about their own bodies. As usual, their most incandescent hatred is directed against the all-male Catholic priesthood.  Novelist Louise . . . Read more

The Crisis Pregnancy Center Movement

     “Speak, yourself, on behalf of the dumb, on behalf of all the unwanted; speak, yourself, pronounce a just verdict, uphold the rights of the poor, of the needy.” — Proverbs 31:8-9.   The organized American pro-life movement has a very long and honorable history.  It is more than 350 years old — a century . . . Read more