Brownback Supported in Iowa

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Iowa Right to Life has officially endorsed Sen. Sam Brownback for President in 2008. Other candidates, like Gov. Mitt Romney, are still trying to position themselves as ‘pro-life’ candidates, but Brownback, according to IRL president, “has been principled, consistent and unwavering in his support for the right to life.” Sen. Brownback will make his presidential bid official in an announcement … Read More

Pro-Life New Year’s Resolutions

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Human Life International has some suggestions of resolutions that you can make to defend life in 2007: 1. Find the local abortion clinic in your community and make a promise to pray there at least three times in 2007—minimum. 2. While you’re at it, find the local pregnancy care center and make contact with them. It is likely they are … Read More

Mary the Mother of God

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Today was the Solemnity of Mary the Mother of God. Like the feast of the Holy Family, this special feast, which celebrates the motherhood of Mary, calls to mind the importance of family, with an emphasis on the beauty and sanctity of motherhood. By being born of a woman, Christ exalted the dignity of women. All women are called to … Read More

The New Year Has Begun

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So it is time to look back on the year that has come to an end. Wesley Smith wrote a piece for the Center for Bioethics and Culture last month highlighting the ups and downs in bioethics last year. He also did a radio interview on the same subject. Jennifer Lahl also has a similar look back on her blog, … Read More

The Holy Family and the New Year

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Today was the feast of the Holy Family. It is significant not only that Christ came to earth, but also that he came to earth as a member of a family. The birth of our Savior into the Holy Family of Mary and Joseph reveals the sanctification of family life. This is especially important today because of the breakdown of … Read More

Glory to God in the Highest!

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And peace to His people on earth! Merry Christmas everyone! I finally made it to a computer with wireless access. My dad, sister and I had to go to Starbucks this morning to get online – it’s not working too well at my Grandmother’s house. I just wanted to send you all a quick note from south Florida. We actually … Read More

2006 Winners and Losers

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Jennifer Lahl has a post on her blog, The Human Future, about the highs and lows this year in biotechnology. George Bush’s ESC fuding veto is among the winners and the state of Missouri, obviously, a loser for approving amendment 2. Check it out.

“Cloning Benefits Oversold”

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Now there’s a shocker. Those of us on this side of the isle have been saying this from the very beginning. Now scientists are finally admitting to it. This won’t get much play here in the United States. Cloning research “clearly upsets the general public” yet it has limited potential for treating disease and adds little to scientific understanding of … Read More

An Amendment to the Amendment

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Sen. Matt Bartle of Lee’s Summit and Rep. Jim Lembke of St. Louis, toured the state today promoting their joint resolution to ban all human cloning in the state of Missouri. The idea of the initiative is to put before Missouri voters a “short, simple and straightforward” ban on all human cloning that would close the massive loophole left in … Read More

Life With Potential

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I always cringe when people in the media say that opponents of ESC research believe that the embryo is a “potential human life.” In fact we believe that the embryo is already a human life with much potential. This video with Fr. Edward Richard from Kenrick-Glennon Seminary in St. Louis explains: For the link click here: The Stem Cell Debate. … Read More