Life and Death – A Different Worldview

Two Diametrically Opposed Visions In a lyrical essay originally published in Crisis Magazine, Catholic philosopher and Senior Fellow of Human Life International, Donald DeMarco, Ph.D., poignantly paints the stark division between the pro-life worldview, and the worldview espoused by the Culture of Death. Invoking T.S. Eliot’s seminal poem The Waste Land, Dr. DeMarco suggests that . . . Read more

Is the Pro-Life Movement Too Obsessed with its Agenda?

July 29, 2017 – Spirit and Life Introduction This week I am writing to you from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, on the eastern coast of Africa, where Dr. Brian Clowes and I are participating in HLI’s Anglophone Regional Conference. Maybe you have seen a few of my posts on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook. We are . . . 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

Why Don’t Pro-Life Groups Merge?

Since the mid-1970s, efficiency-minded pro-lifers have asked why all of the major pro-life groups in the United States don’t merge into one colossal organization. This move would certainly have several major advantages.  It would probably be more financially efficient, it would eliminate much duplication of effort, it would be very high-profile, and it would possibly . . . Read more

How Rich is the Pro-Life Movement?

For decades, pro-abortionists have painted pro-lifers as a bunch of rich old white men intent upon controlling women’s bodies and lives.  Their Web sites and blogs repeat endlessly what Anne Nicol Gaylor said in her 1975 book Abortion is a Blessing:  “Had the proponents of legal abortion had the access to money, to schools and . . . Read more

Does Pro-Life Rhetoric Lead to Violence?

Pro-abortionists frequently tell us to keep our opinions ― and even our science ― to ourselves. They say that we must not refer to abortionists as “baby killers” and to abortion as “murder.” `Catholics’ for a Free Choice goes even further, claiming that anyone who says that preborn children are human beings encourages terrorism.1 Pro . . . Read more

Still Marching, Still Building the Pro-Life Movement

I hope everyone who reads this participates in a local March for Life, or in the DC March if you are anywhere near the nation’s capital. I firmly believe it is extremely important that we show up in numbers that demand attention, even if the media is committed to ignoring this particular demand. I am . . . Read more