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The Beauty of Statistics on Abortion

Introduction Yale professor Edward Tufte is an information guru.  He travels the world teaching people the art of “data visualization,” or how to most effectively present the power and the beauty of evidence.  His work highlights the fact that the battle over social issues is largely one of images that [...]

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The Early History of the Eugenics Movement

The eugenic movement, therefore, cannot be a short campaign like many political or social movements.  It is, rather, like the founding and development of Christianity, something to be handed on from age to age. ~"Report of the President of the American Eugenics Society, Inc.," 1926.   As this short history [...]

Will Bostock v. Clayton County be the ‘Roe v. Wade of Religious Liberty’?

Abortion was legalized by the Supreme Court, not by the legislature or the people. Same-sex “marriage” was made the law of the land after the Supreme Court somehow discovered a “fundamental right” for people of the same sex to get married in the Constitution – a “right” that had somehow [...]

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The Environmentalist Roots of the Population Control Movement

Concern for our environment is the most altruistic of the several primary motivations which drive the activities of the population control movement.  Unfortunately, the leaders of many population control groups think that the best way to preserve our natural surroundings is to decrease the number of people in the world [...]

Trump Admin Fights UN, WHO Efforts to Use COVID-19 to Spread Abortion

Openness to life is at the center of true development. ~ Pope Benedict XVI, Caritas in Veritate In April of this year, President Trump temporarily halted funding from the World Health Organization over concerns that it had grossly mishandled the COVID-19 crisis. Since then, he has threatened to make the decision [...]

Did Norma McCorvey Fake Her Pro-Life Conversion? No Way, Say Her Friends

Norma McCorvey’s other name is one of the most instantly-recognizable names in the world – Jane Roe, i.e. the woman who served as the plaintiff in the infamous Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion in the United States. To pro-life Americans, however, McCorvey was much more than Jane Roe. She [...]

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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 [...]

Abortion during Coronavirus

A Temporary Victory for Preborn Babies Apparently Vice News—a virulently pro-abortion news website—thinks that pro-lifers are “winning” the coronavirus pandemic. At least, that’s what the headline of one of its recent articles proclaims. Putting aside the absurd wording of the headline—nobody can possibly win a pandemic that is killing thousands [...]

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We Will Risk Everything to Save Some Human Lives. Why Not All?

Periods of disruption and turmoil have a tendency to expose our true selves. The insights thus gleaned are not always comforting. For instance, a man may feel convicted that he is especially courageous, but placed suddenly in a situation of danger, he may find—to his surprise—that he has turned tail [...]