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What Does the Bible Say about Abortion?

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 [...]

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When Does a Fetus Develop a Heartbeat?

Throughout a woman’s pregnancy, her baby undergoes many stages of development in the womb before being born, and among these milestones which indicate life is the fetal heartbeat. When Does a Fetus Develop a Heartbeat? Through the use of ultrasounds, modern science can detect the waves of the baby’s heartbeat [...]

By |2020-12-03T10:28:22-05:00May 28th, 2019|Tags: , |
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Has the Catholic Church Always Condemned Abortion?

Almost everyone knows that the Catholic Church opposes abortion.  However, few are aware of the long and rich history of the Church’s reverence and respect for human life, and fewer still can explain exactly why the Church cannot change her teachings on abortion. This article will address a number of [...]

By |2021-01-15T19:00:51-05:00August 31st, 2018|Tags: , , , |
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Of Acorns, Eggs and Captive Violinists: When Does Human Life Begin?

The abortion issue is very complex, possessing many dimensions: personal, legislative, judicial, religious and scientific.  There is, however, one central debate around which every other point revolves ― the status of the unborn child.  Is it human?  Is it alive?  And, most importantly, is it a person? Science: When Does [...]

By |2020-05-27T14:26:50-04:00April 16th, 2017|Tags: , , |
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What are Abortifacients?

An abortifacient is defined as "a drug or agent that induces an abortion."1  However, manufactures often market these drugs under the name "contraception" to make them more appealing to consumers. Many Contraceptives Are Really Abortifacients In 1963, the United States Department of Health, Education and Welfare (HEW) shared the widely-held [...]

By |2020-05-29T15:32:17-04:00January 17th, 2014|Tags: , , , , |

Abortion-Inducing Agents by Any Other Name Still Kill

( - Claims of politicians not withstanding, the point at which human life begins is settled science. At the moment of fertilization, when the sperm and ovum join, a totally new and unique human being is formed. This single-celled zygote has the full complement of human DNA and immediately begins [...]

By |2019-10-17T18:01:38-04:00November 21st, 2013|Categories: News and Commentary|Tags: , , |
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