development aid

Time for the Trump Administration to Formally Rescind NSSM 200

Revoke NSSM 200 and Apologize for the Evil Done Last week I wrote about the admirable work that the Trump administration is doing to promote the pro-life cause at the international level. It is extremely encouraging to see administration officials forming coalitions with other pro-life nations, in order to push [...]

Trump’s Leadership in the International Fight for Life

Pro-life leaders everywhere agree that the sheer amount of pro-life activity undertaken by the Trump administration has far exceeded all expectations. However, what I find remarkable is that this activity includes initiatives that won’t grab big headlines in the media, but that are having a dramatically positive impact on the [...]

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Who are the Players?

Population Controllers Spent 120 Billion Dollars Spent in One Year Alone Most of us have heard about some of the headline-grabbing international abortion providers such as Women on Waves, the floating abortion mill that plies its grisly trade in the waters off the shores of pro-life nations.  Much larger groups [...]

By |2019-11-07T07:52:30-05:00July 7th, 2018|Categories: News and Commentary|Tags: , , , |
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Bioethics Master’s Student Visits HLI for Research

The Battle for Africa When I first began my Master’s program in Catholic bioethics, little did I know that my research would bring me all the way to Front Royal, Virginia. I am writing my Master’s thesis on the bioethical issue of ideological neo-colonialism in sub-Saharan Africa. Ideological neo-colonialism is a [...]

By |2019-11-07T08:35:36-05:00March 13th, 2018|Categories: News and Commentary|Tags: , , , , |

The Seduction of Evil

“Be on guard against the seduction of evil.” The cobra knocks on John’s door and asks, “John please let me in. It is cold and damp outside. I promise I will do no harm to you or your family.” But John vigorously rejects – at first – the pleas of [...]

By Their Fruits (and Their Names) You Shall Know Them

Sometimes a name really is revealing. The United Nations Population Fund, or UNFPA, is one organization whose name says a great deal about its true concern. It was, well, born during the overpopulation panic codified in the publication of Paul Ehrlich’s “The Population Bomb” in the late 1960s, but before [...]

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Get the Human Person Right, Get Development Right

If you had a plumber who, after decades of being called to fix your pipes, could not stop them from leaking, would you keep paying him? I can hear your answer: “Decades? I would have replaced him immediately.” Sure. But what if he was the only one available? “I would [...]

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Targeting Adolescents as “Progress”

“For us to make real progress as a country, our interventions must target this group.” ~ Ummy Mwalimu, Minister for Health, Community Development, Elderly and Children, speaking of the need to target adolescent girls with contraceptives, at the opening of the Family Planning 2020 “Progress Report” conference in Dar es [...]