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The “#WhatWomenNeed…for Valentine’s Day” hashtag was kicked off by House Democrats last week. This Monday, Planned Parenthood Cecile Richards got in on the fun by posting a vine video of herself holding up a series of #WhatWomenNeed cue cards that said, among other things, “birth control” and “safe + legal abortions.” Pro-lifers responded with their […]


Posted at: February 14th, 2014 - 10:34 pm - Number of Comments » 0

A few weeks ago we ran an article at Catholic Lane about new data on why women have abortions. Someone choosing to go by the name “choiceone” left the following brilliant comment (click both images to enlarge): Poor dear. She(?) thought she was so clever. I love the response from my EIC predecessor at Catholic […]


Posted at: October 30th, 2013 - 9:14 am - Number of Comments » 0

Population Research Council has released a new video using cartoons to break down the complexities of pregnancy, illustrating how the drug affects ovulation, conception, and implantation. Characters on camels represent the sperm and their journey, while a lumbering elephant carrying a round little figure represent the female egg and its journey. Palaces, dust storms, and […]


Posted at: October 18th, 2013 - 2:46 pm - Number of Comments » 1

It’s not for lack of access. Rebecca Oas has more.


Posted at: May 29th, 2013 - 7:18 pm - Number of Comments » 1

Well, this has been a bit of an eye-opener for me. Many of you may have heard that bishops in Germany approved use of the “Morning After pill” (MAP) to treat victims of rape. Swiss bishops recently made a similar announcement recently. Naturally, many pro-lifers and faithful Catholics — myself included — were wondering what, […]


Posted at: March 12th, 2013 - 10:52 pm - Number of Comments » 0

One of these days I will become a more diligent blogger. In the meantime, here are a few things that I’ve been keeping open in my browsers lately that I’ve been wanting to talk about here in my own little corner of the world wide web, but have been too lazy to get around to. […]


Posted at: February 5th, 2013 - 7:43 pm - Number of Comments » 3

Over a year ago I wrote an article about why drug addicts should not be encouraged to allow themselves to be permanently sterilized. Sharing her personal story of being pregnant while addicted to crystal meth, Calah Alexander is an example of why sterilizing drug addicts is the wrong approach: Don’t get me wrong, it wasn’t […]


Posted at: January 30th, 2013 - 10:43 am - Number of Comments » 2

1. I’ve seen quite a few stories about birth control lately. Why not make a quick takes post out of all of them, plus a few other related items? 2. First thing’s first: For quite some time now, the link between hormonal contraceptives and an increased risk of breast cancer has been acknowledged by the […]


Posted at: September 21st, 2012 - 3:52 pm - Number of Comments » 2

In her totally unbiased live report on the announcement of Paul Ryan as Mitt Romney’s running mate last weekend, MSNBC’s White House Spokesperson Correspondent Andrea Mitchell said: “I think you’re going to see that they (have) decided that this is a base election. This is not a pick for suburban moms. This is not a […]


Posted at: August 14th, 2012 - 12:32 pm - Number of Comments » 0

Just when I thought the ‘Condescending Wonka’ meme had run its course, he goes and does something like this…and totally redeems himself (for the moment, anyway). :)


Posted at: June 11th, 2012 - 11:11 pm - Number of Comments » 8