women’s health

Why Women Get Abortions

Many people believe that the reasons women get abortions are to save their lives or physical health, or in cases of rape and incest, or to avoid birth defects. This is a fallacy that pro-abortion groups continue to cultivate because it helps them spread abortion in nations with pro-life laws and helps them retain abortion-on-demand once they have [...]

By |2019-12-13T11:18:41-05:00July 23rd, 2017|Categories: Abortion|Tags: , , , , |

What is the Principle of ‘Double Effect’?

The very rare cases when a pregnancy poses a genuine and immediate threat to the mother's life are a source of great confusion, especially among Catholics. It is absolutely true that the Catholic Church bans direct abortion in all cases.  However, the mother's life may be saved by surgery that [...]

By |2019-12-05T20:52:39-05:00May 24th, 2017|Categories: Abortion, The Church on Abortion|Tags: , , , |
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Is Abortion Really Safer than Childbirth?

In their efforts to legitimize and humanize a procedure that most people find unpalatable at best, pro‑abortionists often claim that abortion is much safer than childbirth. Let us examine the facts: is abortion safer than giving birth? The Pro-Abortion Argument For instance, the National Abortion Federation (a trade union for [...]

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Should We Support Abortion to Preserve the Woman’s Mental Health?

Nothing exposes the dishonesty and corruption of the abortion industry more than the “mental health” exception for abortion.  Abortionists routinely abuse this exception, no matter how carefully and precisely lawmakers draft it. This kind of deception has been going on as long as there have been laws against abortion. Referring [...]

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Can Abortion Preserve a Woman’s Physical Health?

At first glance, it may seem heartless for pro-lifers to oppose abortions performed in order to preserve the physical health of women.  But we know that abortion is itself deadly and harmful to women, as we have seen over and over again.   We can credibly assert, based upon experience [...]

Does Legalizing Abortion Stop Filthy, Back-Alley Abortions?

Why All the Talk about Back-Alley Abortions? Pro-abortion activists had a problem before Roe v. Wade.  They could not make the abortion procedure itself palatable to the public, and statistics did not back up their various arguments for legalization.  So they resorted to a variety of emotional appeals to make [...]

The Birth Control Pill as Therapy

The moral doctrine of the Church judges human behavior, but is silent on chemical compounds.  Most people do not know that it is permissible for Catholic women to use the birth control pill under carefully defined conditions when the intent is not to impair their fertility. Sometimes a young woman [...]

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The Risks of Abortion

The pro-choice movement has gone to great lengths to downplay the risks of abortion. According to NARAL Pro-Choice America, the number of deaths related to abortion has decreased to “near elimination” since its legalization in 1973, declining from 4.1 to 0.6 per 100,000 abortions between 1973 and 1997. Planned Parenthood [...]

By |2019-12-05T21:03:06-05:00June 1st, 2016|Categories: Abortion|Tags: , , |
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Anti-Life Initiatives Revealed in Ugandan Government and Hospitals

My recent mission to Gulu in Northern Uganda uncovered the shocking reality of the global anti-life agenda invading the Ugandan culture. Sadly, Uganda is under attack by pro-abortion organizations lobbying the government to open doors for legalized abortion -- including Uganda’s Ministry of Health, which has been especially targeted. These [...]

By |2019-06-24T16:23:33-04:00July 15th, 2015|Categories: News and Commentary|Tags: , , , |