Topic: biological

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and KelliAt Priests for Life, Alveda King explains why PFL plans to continue its lawsuit against the HHS Mandate, despite the government’s attempt a ... discuss

What exceptions do you make?  What about a teenaged girl whose been testing positive for heroine and has been in and out of jail?  Should she have had the choice to abort me?  What about a baby who ... discuss

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and Kelli At Priests for Life, Alveda King explains why PFL plans to continue its lawsuit against the HHS Mandate, despite the government’s att ... discuss

Prof. David Schultz writes: “When it comes to the issue of abortion, this is not a scientific issue but instead a matter first of theology and then ethics. There is no scientific answer to when life ... discuss

“I regard it as absurd, you say it’s self-evident.” That caustic remark -- one of many -- from Judge Richard Posner, during the August 26 oral arguments regarding Indiana and Wiscons ... discuss

 Surrogate mother of twins awarded one of the babies after biological mother rejects her because of disability By Dave Andrusko An unnamed British woman rejected a baby from a surrogat ... discuss

The Sun newspaper in Great Britain has reported that the biological mother of twins carried by a surrogate allegedly abandoned one of them when the child was found to have congenital myotonic dystroph ... discuss

The Sun newspaper in Great Britain has reported that the biological mother of twins carried by a surrogate allegedly abandoned one of them when the child was found to have congenital myotonic dystroph ... discuss

Paul Knoepfler is a stem cell researcher in California. His work focuses on the reasons pluripotent stem cells (both induced and embryonic) form tumors. He is also a writer and a blogger which is unus ... discuss

Paul Knoepfler is a stem cell researcher in California. His work focuses on the reasons pluripotent stem cells (both induced and embryonic) form tumors. He is also a writer and a blogger which is ... discuss

Now we’ve done it. Pro-life critics of the ALS Association Ice Bucket Challenge, which tacitly supports embryonic stem-cell research, have drawn the ire of Amanda Marcotte. At Slate, the notorious ... discuss

Richard Dawkins created a firestorm last week when he responded to one of his regular followers on Twitter who said she didn’t know what she would do if she found out she was pregnant with a child w ... discuss

Richard Dawkins created a firestorm last week when he responded to one of his regular followers on Twitter who said she didn’t know what she would do if she found out she was pregnant with a chi ... discuss

TweetBy Jonathon Van MarenPeople often pose me the question: Why do you guys actually think you can make a difference? Why do you guys think you can actually change public opinion?The answer, obviousl ... discuss

A new investigation has been launched into the health of 17 teenagers born in the United States under a now-banned practice of creating three-parent embryos. The teens were born under a controversial ... discuss

After the worldwide storm over baby Gammy, a child with Down Syndrome whose parents abandoned him with the surrogate mother after he and his twin sister were born, another case of baby abandonment has ... discuss

 California Forces Catholic Universities to Cover All Abortion By Wesley J. Smith Pro-Abortion California Gov. Jerry BrownI told you this was coming. Now, Jerry Brown has decided to fo ... discuss

Surrogacy and IVF has objectified procreation. Now, it can be about not just having a baby to unconditionally love, but about ordering a baby that meets specifications.Case in point: The notorious Aus ... discuss

The life of an orphan is something many of us cannot understand. When a child loses her parents, whether it is because of a catastrophic accident or parental abandonment, the long-term effects can be ... discuss

I told you this was coming. Now, Jerry Brown has decided to force two Catholic universities to cover abortion in their health insurance. From the San Francisco Chronicle story: Gov. Jerry Brown’s ad ... discuss

What used to be called the pro-choice movement is morphing into an agenda that is enthusiastically and unabashedly, pro-abortion. Why? As I explain in my First Things biweekly column: Mendacity has it ... discuss

You had better get with it. I'm not sure what people continue to insist that your "sex" is something integral to your created being, a function of your unique biological identity and who you were born ... discuss

I wrote a couple of weeks ago about one of the major problems I have with the bodily autonomy argument: that it’s totally at odds with people’s real-life experiences with abortion. In keep ... discuss

I am currently reading through a book called Who Killed Homer?: The Demise of Classical Education and the Recovery of Greek Wisdom by Victor Davis Hanson and John Heath. In the book they make the ... discuss

I wanna know how Barry Soetoro paid for his education at Columbia and Harvard; who paid for his trip to Pakistan 30 years ago; where he got his visa for the trip to Pakistan; what his friends from hig ... discuss

Attention Pro-Lifers: Be Careful Where You Send You ... discuss

Washington D.C., Aug 16, 2014 / 03:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The accidental swapping of children conceived through IVF procedures before implantation, which recently occurred in Italy, points to the mor ... discuss

You have no doubt seen a video of a friend on Facebook being doused with buckets of ice water. What would possess a human being to do something so chilling? It is the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise mon ... discuss

You have no doubt seen a video of a friend on Facebook being doused with buckets of ice water. What would possess a human being to do something so chilling? It is the Ice Bucket Challenge to rais ... discuss

By Jessie Tappel, M.S. The shocking events that have unfolded this week with the suicide of actor Robin Williams, have stirred up many controversial conversations on depression, mental illness and sui ... discuss

The Huffington Post published an outrageous attack on the Coalition on Abortion/Breast Cancer. It is clear that the abortion lobby is losing its equilibrium as a result of the work of the Coalition on ... discuss

by Hans Johnson In May 2014, we brought you the incredible story of a mother-daughter reunion that took a lifetime to accomplish. In 1928, 16-year-old Minka Disbrow (pictured on the left) had been rap ... discuss

An Australian couple hired a surrogate mother in Thailand (the donor egg is from a Thai woman).  The surrogate is 21 years old. She already had two children, a six year old and (I think) a two year o ... discuss

Surrogacy and IVF has objectified procreation. Now, it can be about not just having a baby to unconditionally love, but about ordering a baby that meets specifications. Case in point: The notorious Au ... discuss

Sometimes in the course of changing a diaper, stuff happens. It’s just how it goes when changing a baby boy’s diaper — eventually, no matter how hard you try to stop it, you just mig ... discuss

Health writer Larry Bernstein of the Washington Post has written an excruciating column about how awful and painful it is to die by thirst. The article laments–as any civilized person would–the po ... discuss

15-Year-Old Forced to Abort Her Unborn Baby, Now At ... discuss

Tweetby Jonathon Van MarenI can’t count the number of times I’ve heard the argument: “We shouldn’t show pictures of abortion victims because it will hurt post-abortive women!”I resent that a ... discuss

 What science tells us about the unborn By Paul Stark Before deciding how we ought to treat the unborn—a moral question—we must first be clear about what the unborn is. This is a ... discuss

 Welcome to our world, Ava Leigh By Dave Andrusko Olivia and AvaYou would think that as the father of four, I would have been more understanding. But there I was, asking Melissa Ohden ... discuss

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and KelliWesley J. Smith says the bioethics community is finally beginning to criticize artificial reproduction techniques like IVF – but not for th ... discuss

Many abortion supporters believe that abortion should be legal without any restrictions. They say no to ultrasounds, counseling, or waiting periods before abortions; no to parental consent for minors ... discuss

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and Kelli Wesley J. Smith says the bioethics community is finally beginning to criticize artificial reproduction techniques like IVF – but not ... discuss

By Wesley Smith, August 8, 2014 - Link to this article on his blog.Wesley SmithHealth writer Larry Bernstein of the Washington Post has written an excruciating column about how awful and painful it is ... discuss

I guess it takes global warming hysteria to get the bioethics movement to criticize what is known in the trade as “artificial reproductive technologies” or ART. But now, in the ever more radical J ... discuss

An unnamed friend of the couple who wanted a surrogate to abort their twin baby who was diagnosed with Down Syndrome has issued a statement to Australian press claiming the couple was told Gammy would ... discuss

Australian authorities said Thursday they had finally contacted the father of the twin baby Gammy who he and his wanted a surrogate to abort because he was diagnosed with Down Syndrome. The story is s ... discuss

The mother of Gammy, the baby at the center of an international controversy of a couple from Australia who wanted their surrogate to abort a baby who was diagnosed with Down Syndrome, reportedly told ... discuss

 What science tells us about the unborn By Paul Stark Before deciding how we ought to treat the unborn—a moral question—we must first be clear about what the unborn is. This is a ... discuss

Jos, Nigeria, Aug 6, 2014 / 02:06 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama of Jos, a city in northern Nigeria, has stressed the importance of remaining present to his people despite the loomin ... discuss

Doctors Told Mom to Abort Baby With Rare Illness, But Her Response Was Priceless Samuel Wilson was born with a rare birth defect called congenital diaphragmatic hernia, which is condition that caus ... discuss

By now you have probably heard the story of baby Gammy, a child with Down Syndrome and other serious health issues (including a hole in the heart). Gammy’s biological parents are Australian, but ... discuss

The Australian government may intervene to save a baby who is getting international media attention because a couple who paid a surrogate to carry their twin babies to term wanted him to be aborted af ... discuss

QUOTE:"Gammy was very sick when he was born and the biological parents were told he would not survive and he had a day, at best, to live and to say goodbye," the friend, a woman, told the newspaper, w ... discuss

According to Zach Taylor, an outspoken former Tucson Sector Border Patrol agent who is the chairman of the National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers, “As the government allocates resourc ... discuss

By Mitchell Kalpakgian, Ph.D. A human being is a unity of body and soul, not a soul imprisoned in the body and not a soul that is a ghost in a machine. Human nature consists of a soul dwelling in a bo ... discuss

New York, NY (LifeNews/CFAM) — As the issue of sexual violence has risen at the UN, the matter of the children born of that violence has fallen precipitously. Forgetting Children Born of War shows h ... discuss

Really, you just can't make this stuff up! " ... a plan by the Obama Administration to save the children from the train of death, pick them up in their home countries and fly the directly to the distr ... discuss

Click here to subscribe to the Social Conservative Review. Dear Friends: Our troubled culture presents no shortage of opportunities for social conservatives to take action to rebuild the family, adva ... discuss

Congressional Report: Ebola Bio Kits Deployed to National Guard Units In All 50 States by Mac Slavo, Freedom Outpost.com, We.30Jul14The Department of Defense informed Congress that it has deplo ... discuss

She was my hardest case thus far determined to abort her rape conceived baby. By mistake this fifteen year old went to a pregnancy center looking for an abortion. They called me. She wanted a life, t ... discuss

A scientific review conducted by Angela Lanfranchi, MD and Patrick Fagan, Ph.D. found that support for an abortion-breast cancer (ABC) link exists in current ... discuss

As I was preparing for the upcoming issue of ProVita, I ran across this book on Amazon: Embryos Under the Microscope: Ths Diverging Meanings of Life, by Jane Maienschein. The author claims to be giv ... discuss

These six tactics not only helped me navigate a 90-minute debate with three Mormons when I didn’t know anything about Mormonism, they can also help you have better conversations with pro-choice peop ... discuss

!vml]-->On this day one score and half years ago, sometime unrepeatable in human history happened. A human being with a unique and unrepeatable genetic make up became. I became. es New Roman, serif;"> ... discuss

Brethren: Peace be with you.I wanted to share with you this press release issued by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB):"'Freedom of conscience'? What's that?"WASHINGTON–The bishop-Chair ... discuss

There’s so much that’s wrong with the recent NY Times editorial titled Abortion and Birth, Together that I don’t know where to begin. I suppose I should start with sharing a little about me. I ... discuss

from Jill Stanek.comby Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and KelliAt ProLife365, Kevin Kukla shows how the redefinition of “pregnancy” and “conception” have changed over the years ... discuss

(This post, first published August 1, 2013, is an explanation of why there should be no termination without representation.) The unborn babies of the world today, November 15, 2013, are living their l ... discuss

A couple of months ago, a pro-choicer named TF wrote to me in a public online forum: “. . . women are individual human beings who have inalienable rights, and the POTENTIAL, NON-INDIVIDUAL developin ... discuss

If we are to pinpoint the moment of beginning of personhood that has the best scientific grounding, out of all the moments that are candidates, that will certainly be the beginning of the single-cell ... discuss

Clinton Wilcox of Life Training Institute was kind enough to read the semi-final draft of this post and provide a brief but insightful critique. This does not mean that he necessarily endorses any of ... discuss

Clinton Wilcox of Life Training Institute was kind enough to read the semi-final draft of this post and provide a brief but insightful critique. This does not mean that he necessarily endorses any of ... discuss

A couple of days ago, my son told me that his father-in-law was looking up genealogy and came across an obituary from seven months ago featuring his (my son’s) biological grandmother on my ex ex ... discuss

This story is so heartbreaking and so indicative of the complicated ethical web the fertility industry has spun. Gracie Crane is a UK teenage girl full of angst, but not the kind that troubles mo ... discuss

Over at Public Discourse, Nathaniel Peters offers a review of Justin Buckley Dyer’s analysis on Slavery, Abortion, and the Politics of Constitutional Meaning. It’s a deep dive into the way ... discuss

by Ryan Bomberger Imagine a world without dads. Ok, the exercise is over, because you wouldn’t be here to imagine if it weren’t for those who are 50% biologically responsible for your exis ... discuss

There is a lot of shifting going on in our lives right now.   Our two amazing biological children left us and went back to America.We took one of our Mercy House boys back to his foster fami ... discuss

After 500 Years, Christopher Columbus's Santa Maria Found - David Keys, Ind.What To Expect in a B.J.P.-Led India - Jonah Blank, Foreign AffairsShould Pakistan Welcome Modi’s Election in India? - Zac ... discuss

So Republican Senator Marco Rubio is in the public consciousness right now for some comments he made about the scientific consensus being that life begins at conception. This is true, but I'll ge ... discuss

My friend Kristine Kruszelnicki of Pro-Life Humanists fairly recently posted an article to Hemant Mehta's blog ("The Friendly Atheist") making a secular case for abortion. Since then, irrational athei ... discuss

For the previous parts in this series, see the Introduction, Ad Hominem, Strawman, Begging the Question, and Slippery Slope articles.The fallacy of equivocation is essentially made when you use a term ... discuss

Two years ago today, I boarded an airplane and flew across the country to meet my son. It was a day and an experience I'll never forget. The months leading up to the adoption were fast, furious and ... discuss

Who Said It? The Founder of Planned Parenthood Margaret Sanger or Aryan Nation Leader and Neo-Nazi Tom Metzger? Take the Quiz WHO SAID IT?Margaret Sanger or Aryan Nation Leader Tom MetzgerFirst some ... discuss

This article has appeared, in a slightly altered form, on my personal blog.I want to be clear about something, first. I don't consider myself a philosopher in the academic sense. I guess you could con ... discuss

Rowena's StoryBy Rowena SlusserRowena Slusser was conceived in father/daughter rape/incest. Her mother was 15 years when Rowena was born. Rowena’s mother choose to have her, but her parents raised ... discuss

by Gianna JessenDecember 6, 2005 LifeNews.com Note: The following is based on an interview 28 year-old Gianna Jessen gave to the Independent, a newspaper in the UK ... discuss

I've spent the past few afternoons as I continue to recover from surgery on the phone with our attorney and the foster agency attorney preparing for a court hearing tomorrow. Our sweet foster girl ha ... discuss

Who Said It? The Founder of Planned Parenthood Margaret Sanger or Aryan Nation Leader and Neo-Nazi Tom Metzger? Take the Quiz WHO SAID IT?Margaret Sanger or Aryan Nation Leader Tom MetzgerFirst som ... discuss

Dr. Aaron Kipnis, author of Knights without Armor, who counsels men who have problems dealing with their partners’ abortions:  “Not all men are disengaged from the process of giving life. Men nat ... discuss

The title of this blog post is taken from a Christian song by the same name, written by Mark Hall for Casting Crowns sometime around 2002.   You may remember the chorus, that says something ... discuss

I have long argued that the difference in humans is moral in nature, not merely biological. But that doesn’t mean that some or all of what makes us unique doesn’t arise out of unique biological di ... discuss

I have long argued that the difference in humans is moral in nature, not merely biological. But that doesn't mean that some or all of what makes us unique doesn't arise out of unique biological differ ... discuss

It was hard at first, to think, ‘Who am I?’…I thought I was this person (of) my mom and my dad. Now, my dad is not my biological father. Who am I? ~  AnnieBranum, whose parents (pic ... discuss

Sarah Elizabeth Richards in the New York Times: "ANDY INKSTER, a transgender man, had always wanted biological children. So when he embarked on the transition from female to male at age 18 — changin ... discuss

A young women conceived with help from a fertility clinic in Utah in the early 1990s is actually the biological daughter of the former clinic receptionist, genetic testing reveals. Original PostingRea ... discuss

Asks Julie at Concerned for Life. She writes:What constantly surprises me is the negative reaction to a basic biological fact - Luc's life did begin nine months before he was born into the world. The ... discuss

LifeSiteNews: In his last public address of 2013, Ecuador’s left wing president, Rafael Correa criticized gender ideology, calling it “absurd” and “very dangerous.” “That natural men and w ... discuss

  New Mexico groups promote same-sex “marriage” as a benefit to kids, ignoring the evidence by Kir ... discuss

Abortion is personal to me. My first experience with it was when I was still in the womb. Because I wasn’t old enough to understand English yet, a source tells me that my biological father, upon hea ... discuss

After reading Dr. Land's article "Adoption: The Best Option," I was reminded of a recent television show produced by the Oprah Winfrey network titled "Fatherless Sons" Lifeclass. On that sho ... discuss

You might say that Planned Parenthood founder, Margaret Sanger, was the mother of the birth control movement and the grandmother of the abortion industry. She would have embraced the first title and ... discuss

You might say that Planned Parenthood founder, Margaret Sanger, was the mother of the birth control movement and the grandmother of the abortion industry. She would have embraced the first title and ... discuss

I'd like to introduce some changes I think you'll (Hopefully!) like. The first is our change to a new web-site- Newly designed and optimized for mobile. Try it on your smartphone. It actually looks a ... discuss

I'm continually frustrated that so many -- many Republicans included -- believe the lie that "there never were any weapons of mass destruction (WMDs) in Iraq".It's patently -- provably -- not true!&nb ... discuss

No matter what may be reported in the secular press, the pontificate of Pope Francis is NOT deviating from what the Church always proclaimed about marriage, as reiterated in Pope Pius XI's Casti Conn ... discuss

As per Pope Francis' Lumen Fidei (6/29/13):"52. In Abraham’s journey towards the future city, the Letter to the Hebrews mentions the blessing which was passed on from fathers to sons (cf. Heb 11:2 ... discuss

by Collin Hansen,  Nov. 4, 2013  The Gospel CoalitionMolly Anne Dutton shouldn't be here today. Not according to the opinion polls. Even many pro-life Christians make an exception that would ... discuss

         "But we have this treasure in earthen vessels  to show that this all-surpassing power is from GOD and not from US"  2 Cor. 4:7 I can't r ... discuss

foundationlife.netChildren in California will be able to legally have three parents under a new law that critics have branded a “Trojan horse for the same-sex marriage agenda.”The new legislation ... discuss

The sound of Hitchcock, the effect of pornography on the brain, dealing with critics, how to make your own candy corn and more in today's roundup of links.*****************When most people think of Al ... discuss

Wow, there is so many things wrong with this story, you hardly know where to begin. This occurred in Austin TX where a 15 year old girl was living in the care of a step grandmother (who was her offici ... discuss

Many theories exist as to why obesity directly increases the risk of cancer, and now, one NYU Steinhardt researcher may have pinpointed an underlying biological mechanism responsible for the obesity-c ... discuss

“I see clearly that the thing the church needs most today is the ability to heal wounds and to warm the hearts of the faithful; it needs nearness, proximity. I see the church as a field ho ... discuss

by Amy Sobie April 5, 2010 LifeNews.com Note: Amy Sobie is the editor of The Post-Abortion Review, a quarterly publication of the Elliot Institute. The organization is a widely respected leader in r ... discuss

Lifestyle changes may turn back the biological clock, and reverse ageing on a cellular level, new evidence shows… Read the restThe post Lifestyle changes may reverse aging in cells appeared firs ... discuss

Women Sell Positive Pregnancy Tests on Craigslist A new kind of ad is making its way to popular advertising web site Craigslist: women selling positive pregnancy tests. The women selling the tests ... discuss

By Donald Prudlo, Ph.D. Editor’s Note: This is the second in a series of articles to explore the American Bishops’ Pastoral Letter, “Marriage: Love and Life in the Divine Plan.” Read Part I he ... discuss

Tonight we celebrated our sweet foster daughter's first birthday. Sometimes the lack of support for our decision to foster children still catches me off guard and sucks the wind right out of my sails ... discuss

Personhood AL has become an official state partner to Personhood USA as part of a growing effort to protect human life at all stages of development without exceptions. The new organization seeks to ed ... discuss

A biological father named William Marotta is resisting being held responsible for his child conceived privately--by answering a Craig's List ad, as opposed to using a medical clinic--by artificial ins ... discuss

Every now and then, mama has to purge her shelves to make room for new shiny things we hope to use (or furry things that like to stare at us). Secretly, most of the time we purge just because we coul ... discuss

State of Daniel: In this video, I use the Don Marquis approach to explain why abortion is wrong. Despite the fact that the abortion debate is decades old, we still get same bad arguments from b ... discuss

LGBTQI is not the real issue in these insane examples below of the o'bamanation enabling agenda.  Government mandated morality is typical of the dehumanizing cancer infecting every ... discuss

A year ago August 3rd, our adoption of Jacob was finalized. Little did I know this was just the beginning. I think I went into adoption thinking that it was the fairy tale that it looked to be. I w ... discuss

Combining two earlier thoughts: The previous post \"God, Husband and Father\" opined that Patriarchy (and, with it, civilization) ...starts with the Woman, and it starts with raw biology. The beginnin ... discuss

by Victor Mordechai at: http://shariaunveiled.wordpress.com     At a meeting of the David Allen Lewis “Eschatology Club” a year ago in Springfield, Missouri, where I was the fe ... discuss

I always found the phrase "Let Go and Let God" to be the worst kind of cliche. It sounds great on a bumper sticker but upon closer analysis, it is just plain old rotten theology.  Who am I to "LE ... discuss

--1-- Nothing is "quick" around here...With a newborn around, its a miracle we're not two hours late for anything. Who am I kidding? It's a miracle when I can make it to the bathroom on time.--2-- Spe ... discuss

AbstractThe New Family Structures Study (NFSS) is a social-science data-collection project that fielded a survey to a large, random sample of American young adults (ages 18–39) who were raised in di ... discuss

Pentecost 7, Proper 8c, 2013 (July 7) Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn Luke 10:1–20 sermon 7-7-2013.mp3 /> TITLE: “Hearing the Word of Jesus” Grace to you and peace from God ... discuss

This is the second installment in a series of posts on the question of "when does human life begin?" Part one of this series examined what science has to say about the matter. In this installment we d ... discuss

First, let's recap. The Texas legislature decides to consider a bill that would (a) restrict the killing of babies once the mom is in her fifth month of pregnancy and (b) apply the same hea ... discuss

WHO SAID IT?Margaret Sanger or Aryan Nation Leader Tom MetzgerFirst some background on our two quotable and notable contestants:The ADL website provides the following profile of Tom Metzger, leader of ... discuss

So let's recap. The Texas legislature decides to consider a bill that would (a) restrict the killing of babies once the mom is in her fifth month of pregnancy and (b) apply the same health ... discuss

I have had a couple of people ask me recently, what the hardest part of fostering is, what my advice would be for those who are considering it and just my overall impression. I wasn't sure how to ans ... discuss

 MOTION 312The vote on Motion 312 will be on June 12th and I am praying that SOMETHING changes, I am however doubtful after seeing and hearing Prime Minister Stephen Harper's reaction to this mot ... discuss

Jerome Lejeune was born in France in 1926. Captivated at the age of 13 by Dr. Benassis, the hero of Balzac's novel 'The Country Doctor', he too wanted to become a country doctor, dedicated to the care ... discuss

Alan Shlemon, of Stand to Reason, returns to Echo Zoe Radio for this episode to discuss Same-Sex Marriage. This is a weighty and charged topic, and comes with a lot of emotional baggage on both sides ... discuss

Ryan T. Anderson with The Heritage Foundation has a great piece on marriage.  For those looking for a thoughtful white paper from a traditional marriage supporter on what marriage is and why it is im ... discuss

In a previous post, I offered my radical (root cause) analysis of the current moral crisis in the world. Now for an even more radical analysis, of a deeper root cause, a systemic ill at foundational l ... discuss

Thanks to Brendan P. Foht, over at The Corner, for showing that it was misleading to claim that SCNT human cloning could not lead to a human pregnancy because there have been no successful cloned ... discuss

Many bioethicists want to destroy what remains of the sanctity/equality of human life ethic. Two areas of current push in this regard are the drive to permit infanticide and to harvest organs fro ... discuss

Originally posted May 8, 2011 Fundamentalists and Evangelicals sing in truth, "What a friend we have in Jesus!" But I wonder what their Friend thinks about the way they talk about His Mother ... discuss

Thank you for sharing David, I hope you don’t mind that I changed the format and wording around a bit to fit better with out Prayers of the People. A Litany for mother’s day, adapted from Past ... discuss

Michelle KnightHorrific what these women endured, especially Michelle Knight who is now 31 and went missing when she was 20. Knight was the first kidnapping victim who suffered the most and for the lo ... discuss

To hear some tell it, it's almost as if abolitionists are planning to show up at your solid, Gospel-preaching, totally pro-life church's front entrance any given Sunday, unannounced, with baby carnage ... discuss

FROM THE PASTORApril 28, 2013by Fr. George W. Rutler Liturgical readings in the Easter season often couple the Book of the Acts of the Apostles with the Book of Revelation. They are so different tha ... discuss

 The Stir By CafeMom: "A father who approved the adoption of his biological daughter changed his mind and decided he wanted the baby after all. He sued for custody -- and after two years the ... discuss

If I had a dime for every time someone said to me, "I could never be a foster parent, It would hurt too much to give them back, I just couldn't do it.", well I'd be rich. That is the typical reaction ... discuss

SermonEaster SundayLuke 24:1-12Singapore“Why do you seek the living among the dead?”“Why do you seek the living among the dead?” There's a good question.On its face, the question the ... discuss

It has become trendy for even many conservatives to argue that the government should either get out of the "marriage business" entirely, or else to argue that gay "marriage" won't hurt us, and so we s ... discuss

FROM THE PASTORMarch 24, 2013by Fr. George W. Rutler The Great Week is here, putting into perspective each day of every week. Following the events of Christ’s Passion expands our biological existe ... discuss

Nope, no religious bigotry here in the Land of Tolerance! My last post, on gender differences, drew attention from an unexpected source. I mentioned that SisterLisa, the author of a condescend ... discuss

The family living next door to us A friend recovering from a major surgery A fellow homeschool momAn adoptive Mama with whom I've shared many heart to heart conversations about the trials an ... discuss

(With apologies to Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen)In 1952 Archbishop Sheen wrote a book about Mary called The World's First Love. He talks about how God had in mind, from before time, the perfect mother f ... discuss

Back in November, Deacon Greg Kandra reprinted a list that was making the rounds of “10 reasons why men shouldn’t be ordained”. In essence, it’s a list of stereotypes flipped against men ra ... discuss

Ryan T. Anderson with The Heritage Foundation has a great piece on marriage.  For those looking for a thoughtful white paper from a traditional marriage supporter on what marriage is and why it is im ... discuss

On March 26 and 27, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in two cases challenging the definition of marriage as the union of one man and one woman. In Hollingsworth v. Perry, they will cons ... discuss

"With respect to those meanings of 'human' that are relevant to the morality of abortion, any fetus is less human than an adult pig," tweeted Richard Dawkins on Wednesday, echoing philosopher Peter Si ... discuss

I've had a long absence, but now that my life finally seems to be less busy, I will be posting here a bit more :)As many of you are aware, I am a HUGE fan of the American organization Secular Pro-Life ... discuss

Court will not be in session for a case that would have determined Obama’s Citizenship and eligibility to be President. Earlier today, the Supreme Court announced that it would NOT hear the case ... discuss

Steve Jobs: ‘I’m glad I didn’t end up as an abortion’by John JalsevacThu Nov 24 6:27 PM ESTNovember 24, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Since Steve Jobs’ death in October, numerous pro-life com ... discuss

On Thursday, 8 of our Bobcats For Life group headed out to DC for the March For Life. It all went well, but in retrospect there are a few things I would've done differently. DON'T GET ME WRONG, the tr ... discuss

Bobby Jindal, Catholic convert Up until now, I’ve been avoiding any breakdown of the last election, largely because of shame. If you read some of the posts, you can tell I’d allowed my hope ... discuss

By Tom Crowe | Our latest "Single Life" column, from a Catholic guy's persepctive. | Single guys today do not dwell on or fret about our singleness. We have no biological clock ticking awa ... discuss

I didn't know when I took off early from work today how many tears I was going to shed.  We watched the movie October Baby a great John Schneider movie.  It's about a girl who was the produc ... discuss

Anyone else feel like it really is a tide that is turning these days? The American College of Nurse Midwives issued a statement in support of working towards quality, competent care for trans and ge ... discuss

Washington D.C., Jan 23, 2013 / 02:04 am (CNA).- A Princeton law professor has predicted increasing persecution of Catholic teaching on sexuality, amid accusations by a New York scholar that such teac ... discuss

Let me get one thing straight.I NEVER intended for this blog to become a "RAD blog".   I had no plans to be the author of one of the most widely-circulatedadoption disruption stories on the ... discuss

On Saturday, February 2, Generations for Life is excited to bring you TeenSpeak 2013, Illinois’ largest annual pro-life teen conference. TeenSpeak 2013 will feature The Radiance Foundation’ ... discuss

In his excellent (although vaguely anti-Catholic) book THE MARKETING OF EVIL: How Radicals Elitists, and Pseudo-Experts Sell Us Corruption Disguised as Freedom, David Kupelian wrote about the Dred ... discuss

The following is Part 12 of an open letter to Colonel Vaughn Doner and a critique of his 2012 book, Christian Jihad: Neo-Fundamentalists and the Polarization of America. Throughout the series, I addr ... discuss

The following is Part 11 of an open letter to Colonel Vaughn Doner and a critique of his 2012 book, Christian Jihad: Neo-Fundamentalists and the Polarization of America. Throughout the series, I addr ... discuss

The past few days have been enlightening for me in that I'm trying deliberately to "just do" some things and not think and think and think and retreat to my room and write and debate in my head t ... discuss

I have long argued that human exceptionalism–the unique and intrinsic moral importance and value of us–does not depend on the existence of the soul or reliance on God.  Many of the di ... discuss

The following is Part 10 of an open letter to Colonel Vaughn Doner and a critique of his 2012 book, Christian Jihad: Neo-Fundamentalists and the Polarization of America. Throughout the series, I addr ... discuss

 This post is especially typed (with love in every word) for my bloggy friends who are adopting or have adopted older children.First, let me share with you my definition of an "older child". . . ... discuss

FEMA CONCENTRATION CAMPS: Locations and Executive Orders article source: http://www.sianews.com/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=1062   There over 800 prison camps in the United States, ... discuss

Wish Upon the Star Aka Stars Falling From the Sky Omo, omo- this was CUTE! Except for the fact (not uncommon with Kdramas) that sometimes they forgot they were making a CAYUTE family friendly show an ... discuss

The following article was written by Dr. Sinéad Donnelly, a consultant in palliative care from Wellington New Zealand. The article was published in the Journal of the New Zealand Medical As ... discuss

The following was submitted by frequent commenter Savrola. The opinions expressed are his and do not necessarily represent the views of Conservative Heritage Times. How Conservative Third Parties Can ... discuss

If you still doubt that in vitro fertilization (IVF) has commodified children and turned human procreation into human manufacturing to specifications, then read this LA Times story about a fertil ... discuss

I'm now going to address some of the objections to my obligatory parental provision argument detailed in this post.  One line of argument is to deny that obligatory parental provisions exist. &nb ... discuss

This is a transcript of one of the first public presentations on Abortion Abolitionism given by T. Russell Hunter, current Director of Communications for the International Coalition of Abolitionist So ... discuss

One of my true heroes passed away over the weekend. Here's his story from my upcoming book Where Do We Find Such Men?James A. “Jake” Blanchfield attended to his regular duties as Circulation Manag ... discuss

Today, November 4th, 2012 is Orphan Sunday.     All around the country, churches are promoting adoption and orphan care in one way or another.  Facebook is rife with adoptive ... discuss

Via ARRA News Service Editorial Image by A.F. Branco Global Security Newswire - The Obama administration earlier this year received information indicating preparatory activities being carried out ... discuss

On 1 October, Anthony McCarthy, SPUC's education and publications manager, debated at University College Cork Philosophical Society on the subject of same-sex marriage. Also opposing same-sex marriage ... discuss

Biologists in Oregon are announcing the creation of human embryos with three “genetic parents.” Here’s the basic idea: human cells contain genetic material in the cell’s nucleus, which is a co ... discuss

This is wonderful! The Cor Project and Crudem Foundation have joined forces to bring Blessed John Paul II’s Theology of the Body teachings to Haiti, a country who’s devastating poverty ha ... discuss

What if all children could have the chance to grow up in a loving, intact home? What if those who are bereft of father and mother through disease, poverty, famine, or war could be assured of a bed at ... discuss

I have spent a lot of time recently studying and talking about agnosticism. Agnosticism in this post is simply the position that the proper response to a state of affairs or a body of eviden ... discuss

CONCERNING THE ORDINATION OF WOMEN TO THE DIACONATEIMAGE: Christ appears to deaconesses of the early Church; Saints Triphena, Phoebe and Tabitha.In 1976, the Sacred Congregation for the Doctrine of th ... discuss

Ecclesiastes 11:5, "As you do not know the way the spirit comes to the bones in the womb of a woman with child, so you do not know the work of God who makes everything."In mistakenly thinking man ca ... discuss

Click here to subscribe to The Social Conservative Review. Dear Friends, America’s leading abortion provider, Planned Parenthood, is at it again. Increasingly notorious for its massive abortion ... discuss

Last month NBC premiered a new sitcom about a young, single mother who agrees to become a gay couple’s surrogate mother. The pilot episode opens with a sweet video in which one of the main characte ... discuss

Polygamists. They are waiting in line for us to change the centuries old rules for marriage. And why not? What's so sacred about the number two in sex and definitions of marriage? Many people are seri ... discuss

An elderly IVF motherTop story:Over-40s denied free IVF can now sue NHSWomen aged over 40 can now sue Britain's National Health Service (NHS) if they are denied IVF treatment, under a new law against ... discuss

The abortion license, ironically, helped lead directly to a view that there is a fundamental right to have children.  And to be sure, people should not be forced to be sterilized, or to take birth c ... discuss

I wish I could have had an abortion… — Paula’s StoryI've tried googling Paula's story for more information, but all I get is re-re-re-re-re-postings. It's ubiquitous, but has no visible source. ... discuss




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