June, 2012

Jun 27, 2012
All for One and One for All
What happens when some groups are no longer seen as important as other people? Freedom has obligations. Soldiers in the American War of Independence and our service men and women today still continue to fight so that others may experience the freedom that they enjoy. People travel across the country every January for the March for Life to advocate for the rights of the unborn. We as a people have worked and must work tirelessly to promote the freedoms entitled to each individual of our society...Read More

Tags: abolition, abortion
Jun 25, 2012
Pro-Life Profile: Wendy Long
A seasoned attorney and former clerk to Justice Clarence Thomas, Wendy Long has turned her sights to a new challenge, unseating EMILY’s List favorite Kirsten Gillibrand as a United States Senator.  Wendy Long has been a constant pro-life voice.  She formerly worked for Americans United for Life, as chief counsel for the Judicial Confirmation Network and as press secretary for two pro-life senators, and currently serves as a legal advisor to GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney....Read More

Tags: new york, U.S. Senate
Jun 22, 2012
New Poll Shows Obama's Approval Down With Young Voters
Anne Morse
Students for Life of America release a new, buzz-worthy poll this morning. Young people are not excited about President Obama! Four years ago, the President’s new emotional campaign appealed to young voters. Today’s poll, however, shows a 13 point drop in his approval among these young voters since last election cycle. While a recent Gallup Poll showed record low numbers of self-identified pro-choicers, the youth vote generally is more pro-choice. Today’s Students for Life poll, however, shows...Read More

Tags: 2012 elections, Barack Obama
Jun 21, 2012
Oh Baby, Baby
Anne Morse
When asked his views on abortion, the teenage pop sensation, Justin Bieber flicked his famous hair back and said, “I don’t believe in abortion, it’s like killing a baby.”While he may not become the intellectual figure head of the pro-life movement any time soon, Mr. Bieber does have an important role to play in our culture. Abortion is the top issue in an immense division known as “the culture wars.” While politics, legislation, economics, and science play a role in the pro-life battle, culture...Read More

Tags: pro-life celebrities
Jun 13, 2012
Force, Coercion, and Choice: Abortion in the US and China
Anne Morse
Yesterday, a graphic press release and image told the shocking story of forced abortions at seven months. Reggie Littlejohn, president and founder of Women’s Rights Without Frontiers, spoke on ending forced abortions, “it does not matter whether you are pro-choice or pro-life on this issue. No one supports forced abortion, because it is not a choice. And this violence must stop.”Reggie introduces two points. Firstly, she argues that China’s policy violates the will and consent of mothers....Read More

Tags: China, force abortion
Jun 13, 2012
Michigan to Vote on Pro-Life Omnibus Bill
As early as today, the Michigan State House will undergo historic voting in the largest collection of pro-life legislation in Michigan’s history. Michigan Right to Life has assembled seven pro-life bills into one piece of legislation:  HB 5711, dubbed “Pro-Life Bus”.  The seven pro-life bills include:Coercive Abortion Prevention: requires that an anti-coercion notice be posted in any clinic that performs abortions, and provides that women be screened for possible coercion into...Read More

Tags: Michigan
Jun 13, 2012
Abortion: Independence or Oppression?
According to most feminist ideology, legal abortion frees women from limiting their career goals to care for an unwanted child, increases their independence, and puts them on equal terms with men. However, modern feminists and society as a whole often overlook the fact that the availability of abortion on-demand makes women the subject to the desires of others.Its legalization allows husbands, boyfriends, families, and even other women advocating in the name of “liberation” and “feminism”...Read More

Tags: abortion, feminism
Jun 7, 2012
A Brave New World Has Arrived
Anne Morse
The U.K.’s Telegraph reports that with a quick blood sample from a pregnant mother and a saliva test from the father, doctors can now screen for 3,500 genetic disorders of the child. While some parents will use the testing to prepare to best accommodate their special needs child, other parents will participate in a new form of eugenic abortions.  Many may argue the benefits of aborting such children so that, “every child is a wanted child.” Genetic testing, however, will instead...Read More

Tags: prenatal diagnosis, PRENDA
Jun 6, 2012
Americans Rally to Protect Religious Freedom
 Pro-life Americans across the nation will be uniting again this Friday to protest the implementation of President Obama’s HHS Mandate, which will require private health insurance plans to cover abortion-causing drugs. Rallies will be happening in cities across the country at noon on Friday, but it won’t stop there! The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) is preparing and urging pro-life Americans to practice civil disobedience in order to fight the unjust law and to stand...Read More

Tags: HHS Mandate
Jun 5, 2012
In the Name of Feminism
Anne Morse
To the chagrin of pro-life advocates, the Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act (PRENDA), which would ban sex-selective abortions in the U.S., failed to pass Congress last week. Opponents of the bill varied in their rationale. Some, like radically pro-abortion Congresswoman Diana DeGette, argued that sex-selective abortion does not occur in the U.S. On the other hand, some so-called “feminist” groups admit that sex-selective abortions occur in the U.S. but argued that such legislation would place an...Read More

Tags: PRENDA, Sex selective abortion
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