What are Abortifacients?

An abortifacient is “a drug or agent that induces an abortion.”[1] The problem is that manufactures hide these drugs under the name “contraception” to make them more appealing to consumers. Abortifacients Are Contraceptives in Disguise In 1963, the United States Department of Health, Education and Welfare (HEW) shared the widely held definition of abortion as . . . Read more

Negative Effects of the Pill

Few women realize that the negative effects of the Pill include physical health problems such as cancer, mental problems such as depression, social and environmental problems, and even early abortion.   1. The Pill causes blindness, depression, stroke, and more. Here are just some of the negative effects of the Pill and other oral contraceptives listed . . . Read more

How the Church Must Respond to the Overpopulation Myth

“The human person is man’s greatest resource.” There are two very important up-coming Vatican meetings we should pay close attention to: the Pontifical Academy for Life (PAV), October 5-7, and the Pontifical Academy of Science (PAS), November 2-4. This will be the first time the PAV meets since Pope Francis inaugurated the Academy’s new statues . . . Read more

The Birth Control Pill: Unintended Consequences

One of the most prominent features of the Culture of Death is its short-sightedness.  It puts grand plans into action and makes sweeping promises about how many lives will be saved or improved by its initiatives.  And then its architects are invariably shocked and surprised when a galaxy of negative unintended consequences quickly emerge, usually . . . Read more

The Conception Conundrum

There is much confusion and disagreement today about when human life actually begins.  The official and public face of the medical profession insists that life begins at implantation — yet every embryology and fetology textbook in use today states that it begins at the instant of fusion between sperm and egg.  For example, Essentials of . . . Read more

Abortifacient Brief: The Birth Control Pill

The majority of women who want to inhibit their fertility now turn to abortifacient birth control, especially “the Pill.”  This drug became widely used in the late 1960’s and was hailed as a panacea, helping to fuel the Sexual Revolution.  About 10.7 million American women now use this method of abortifacient birth control.[1]   #1. . . . Read more

Abortifacient Brief: The RU-486 Abortion Pill

At one time, the lives of preborn children were valuable to researchers for the pharmaceutical corporations.  The scientists worked hard to avoid injuring them as they developed new drugs.  But times have radically changed.  Big Pharma now spends millions of dollars annually developing drugs and devices that deliberately kill the preborn child as efficiently and . . . Read more

Abortifacient Brief: Depo-Provera

Depo-Provera is an injectable contraceptive drug that sometimes has an abortifacient effect.  It also possesses a long and checkered history rife with fraud and abuse. In 1967, Upjohn Pharmaceuticals began an extensive 11-year trial of Depo at Atlanta’s Grady Clinic in its attempts to get the drug approved for use in the United States.  The . . . Read more

Abortifacient Brief: Implants

Birth control implants are slowly becoming more popular as a method of birth control all over the world primarily because of heavy promotion by “family planners.”  Implants have several advantages from the population control viewpoint.  They do not require daily attention, they have a high effectiveness rate because the cause of most contraceptive failures (user . . . Read more