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pro-life movement
July 09, 2021
A friend had taken a perilous road trip, to save a family in danger of being killed. My friend’s a pro-life activist, who stands outside abortion clinics and talks to people in a friendly way. If expectant mothers going into the clinic are willing, she befriends them, and she gets them what they need so
April 17, 2021
To the claim that liberal democracy can't save the unborn, some argue that the alternative to liberal democracy is worse. Those defenders of liberalism ignore the teaching of St John Paul II on the duty of governments and encourages moral relativism.
April 10, 2021
A growing number of Catholics reject something they think is liberal society, because it doesn't enforce the Catholic moral vision. They don't see that we have good reason to value liberalism, which protects Catholics as much as anyone else.
February 09, 2021
Herself the mother of a developmentally disabled man who's aged out of care, Maria McFadden argues that the pro-life movement does more for them than Roberto Rivera argued in his "The Pro-Life Movement Goes Cheap."
February 03, 2021
Any resemblance between the ends of Catholic social teaching and the priorities of the existing pro-life movement is imaginary. Nowhere is this disjunction clearer than in the pro-life movement’s regard — or lack thereof — of the intellectually and developmentally disabled.
January 25, 2021
On Camosy's view, Pope Francis has an extraordinary opportunity: "You are now perfectly positioned," he wrote, "to insist that prenatal children must be treated the same as other children under law as a matter of justice, but also to show how this is consistent with (not opposed to) treating women as the equals of men."
December 30, 2020
There is so much bad faith and general dishonesty in public discourse over contentious issues, and particularly when people argue about abortion, that it is refreshing when someone tells the unvarnished truth about what they believe. This happened in the white-hot abortion debate in Argentina, which ended last night as the nation’s senate approved a
December 13, 2020
While Dr. Anthony Fauci recently said that “we could start getting things back to relative normal” by next spring or summer if enough people get vaccinated, some aspects of “normal” probably will not survive. One of these are the political and moral arguments against a legal right to physician-assisted suicide. Then-California governor Jerry Brown summed
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