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Profile: The Girls Scouts of America

Almost everyone has had little girls in uniform appear on their porches selling Girl Scout cookies (with watchful mothers standing nearby).  Just about everyone loves Girl Scout cookies.  In fact, one of our neighbors back in Oregon had a sign on his door saying “NO SOLICITING — unless you have [...]

The Transgender Movement Is a Living Nightmare

The Naked Totalitarianism of the Transgender Movement Watching the progress of the transgender movement is like watching a train wreck in high speed. This ideological behemoth is hurtling through our culture at breakneck speed. But those driving the train seem utterly heedless of the path of destruction and horror they are [...]

By |2020-05-27T20:05:16-04:00February 23rd, 2020|Categories: News and Commentary, Spirit & Life Newsletter|Tags: , , |

The Catholic Impact on Abby Johnson Leaving Planned Parenthood

"Unplanned” filmmakers Chuck Konzelman (L) and Cary Solomon (R) with Abby Johnson, main character of the movie. Photo courtesy of the filmmakers. The movie “Unplanned” is about how brutal truth helped Abby Johnson to choose beautiful truth and redemption. Ten years ago, Johnson left her job as the [...]

By |2019-11-11T19:24:26-05:00August 13th, 2019|Categories: News and Commentary|Tags: , , , , |

Planned Parenthood is Suing Again…and Again

"PP" Just Wants to "Help" Teens? Planned Parenthood (PP) is at it again. Suing to impose its graphic sexual education on minors, and suing to kill unborn children with Down's Syndrome. Some Down's babies are aborted in the second trimester PP has announced that its lawyers [...]

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Teen Vogue crosses the line…and then some with its promotion of perverse sexual behavior

The main topic of this week's Spirit and Life is something I wish I didn't have to write about. While I will only provide absolutely necessary details, I warn you that the subject matter is disturbing and for mature readers only. I apologize for using such base language; however, it [...]

By |2019-11-15T15:07:53-05:00July 15th, 2017|Categories: News and Commentary, Spirit & Life Newsletter|Tags: , , , |
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The Consequences of Not Telling the Truth

Why are so many Catholics afraid to uphold the Church’s moral doctrine? Based in the Word of God and codified by the Magisterium, the truths therein are essential to living in true freedom, and are offered to all. The Church isn’t, as even many Catholics seem to assume, just some [...]

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Birth Control for Teens Who Are “Doing It Anyway”?

If pressed, many “family planners” admit that in an ideal world, all young people would refrain from sexual activity before marriage and remain faithful to their spouses after.  Such a society would have no HIV-AIDS or other sexually transmitted diseases, very little unwanted pregnancy (and few pregnancies among unmarried teens!), [...]

By |2020-01-14T16:22:45-05:00May 9th, 2017|Categories: Contraception|Tags: , , |

Profile: The United Nations Population Fund

The United Nations Population Fund, or UNFPA, is one of the three most influential population control groups in the world, standing alongside the Population Council and the International Planned Parenthood Federation.  What makes UNFPA unique is that it has the full authority of the United Nations behind it and enjoys [...]

By |2020-01-10T14:54:23-05:00April 16th, 2017|Categories: Abortion, Population Control|Tags: , , , , |
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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 [...]