Category Archives: Abortion

Reasons to Vote for the Not Obama Candidate

I am simply Catholic. Not a Democrat. Not a Republican. This election has my brain in a twist. On one hand, I can’t vote for Obama. He has jumped the shark on abortion and freedom of religion. On the other … Continue reading

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Violence is Not the Answer

Well unless you have been hiding in a cave in Afghanistan, I am sure that you have read about Todd Akin’s  lamer than lame comments on why he doesn’t support abortion in the case of rape. That is what happens … Continue reading

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Courageous and Silent No More

Katrina Fernandez is one gutsy gal and a powerful witness (H/T Mark Shea): “Abortion advocates will never admit a post-abortive woman is a Mother because to admit that would acknowledge the existence that there was once a child. Not a … Continue reading

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Medical Ethics Journal Argues for Infanticide

The Journal of Medical Ethics recently published an article which argues that after-birth abortions, otherwise known as infanticide should be permitted. The abstract sums up the paper: Abortion is largely accepted even for reasons that do not have anything to … Continue reading

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Choose Life

I would like to post a length response to a comment made on this post. Sherri thinks that pro-lifers are judgmental toward women who consider abortion. Right now, I just don’t have time to give a full response, but Erin … Continue reading

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Why March for Life? Because Women Deserve Better

H/T New Advent                                                                                                    By Danielle Bean An unborn baby’s heart begins beating 18 days after conception – a tiny heartbeat, a human heartbeat, and a vulnerable one. In 1973, the U.S. Supreme Court decision of Roe v. Wade made itlegal … Continue reading

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Choose Life

It is that time of year. The diocese of Des Moines is marking the anniversary of Roe vs Wade with a workshop        followed by a Mass for Life. The workshop and Mass are taking place at my parish. If you … Continue reading

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Prohibiting Late Term Abortions Kills Jobs

The Des Moines Register editorial staff has finally jumped the shark.   Their latest argument for even late term abortions: kill babies and create jobs: There is a business that wants to move from Nebraska to Iowa. It would bring some … Continue reading

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Planned Parenthood Funding Bill Fails in the Senate

I am shocked, shocked I say! Washington D.C., Apr 14, 2011 / 07:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A ban on federal funding for Planned Parenthood passed the U.S. House but failed in the Senate on April 14. Cardinal Daniel DiNardo said … Continue reading

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Politics and the Devil

Archbishop Chaput recently gave a talk addressing the right of pro life advocates to advance our beliefs in the public square.  There is a lot of meat to gnaw on in the talk which is posted on the Public Discourse … Continue reading

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