The WHPA is Not a Moderate Bill

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet / October 4, 2021 /

A few days ago, Democrats in the House of Representatives voted to approve what many pro-life leaders are saying is the most extreme pro-abortion piece of legislation ever passed. In a typical example of the perverse genius of pro-abortion activists and politicians disguising the brutal reality of abortion behind an impenetrable fog of euphemism, the…

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What Percent of Abortions Are Medically Necessary?

By HLI Staff / October 1, 2021 /

The short answer to this question is “zero.” Medical science has progressed to the point where an abortion is never necessary to preserve the life or the health of the mother. This has been true for more than half a century. Abortions performed to preserve the life or the health of the mother are so…

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Defunding Planned Parenthood: Why It Matters

By William Lawyer / September 22, 2021 /
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Defunding Planned Parenthood is a confusing subject. Both pro-life and pro-choice advocates are often misled as to what Planned Parenthood is and does. This is no surprise since Planned Parenthood goes to great lengths to paint a rosy picture of itself. The work it does is treated as unique, and its abuse is rarely given…

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Using an NFP Chart: The Sympto-Thermal Method

By Susan Ciancio / September 7, 2021 /
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Natural family planning has helped thousands of couples conceive a baby. In addition, it’s a natural and moral method of spacing children. Unfortunately, many people decide against using NFP without knowing or understanding the facts. They may think NFP doesn’t work. They may have looked into it but assumed it to be too difficult. Or…

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The Risks of Abortion

By HLI Staff / August 11, 2021 /

The pro-abortion movement has gone to great lengths to downplay the risks of abortion to the mother, but these risks are very real. This article will examine some of the common consequences of abortion. As we shall see, aside from always resulting in a dead baby, abortions are also dangerous to the mother.   Injuries…

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4 Abortion Pill Stories Show It’s NOT Risk-Free

By Sofia Infante / July 2, 2021 /
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The abortion pill — referred to as RU-486 or a medication/chemical abortion — was approved by the FDA in 2000. In recent years, the abortion pill has become a widely-used form of chemical abortion in the United States. Consisting in a two-pill series, mifepristone (Mifeprex) and misoprostol, the procedure works by stopping the production of…

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Radical Abortion Bill Could Undo Pro-Life Progress

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet / June 21, 2021 /
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During a year when one of the most pro-abortion presidential administrations in history is pushing abortion every chance that it gets, it can be strangely comforting to read abortion-related news coming from pro-abortion organizations in the country. Take, for instance, the Guttmacher Institute, one of the most powerful and extreme pro-abortion agencies on the planet.…

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An Open Letter to a Woman Addicted to Porn

By Susan Ciancio / June 16, 2021 /
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Dear Daughter of God, This may be a difficult letter to read, but I write it out of love and concern for your well-being. I understand that pornography is an uncomfortable subject, and its consumption is likely something you feel embarrassed or ashamed about. I know that watching porn is something you’ve been trying to…

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Are Abortions Safer than Childbirth?

By Brian Clowes, PhD / May 21, 2021 /
3D ultrasound of a baby at about 21 weeks

In their efforts to legitimize and humanize a procedure that most people find unpalatable at best and murderous at worst, pro‑abortionists often claim that abortion is much safer than childbirth. The National Abortion Federation (a trade union for abortion mills) alleges, “Death occurs in 0.0006% of all legal surgical abortions…. In comparison, a woman’s risk…

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By Susan Ciancio / May 7, 2021 /
Male gynecologist explaining young girl menstrual period

Like thousands of couples across the country, Jacinta and Mike had tried unsuccessfully to conceive a baby. When a friend told them about NaProTechnology, they thought they’d give it a try. To their utter joy, they were successful! According to the couple, “After three cycles of accurate tracking and becoming our own fertility experts, we…

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