Facing Death With Dignity

ChelseaAssisted Suicide, Culture of Death, Death, Euthanasia, Suffering1 Comment

Liz — living with advanced, incurable kidney cancer wants you to know: “The moment we label suicide an act with dignity, we’ve implied that people like me are undignified for not ending our lives, or worse, we’re a costly burden for society. What a lonely, uncharitable and fake world we live in if we think it’s somehow undignified  to let people … Read More

The War on Humans

ChelseaCulture of Death2 Comments

For several years now, Wesley Smith has been warning that the animal rights movement is one of the greatest threats in our day to the dignity of the human person. This was the topic of his 2010 book A Rat is a Pig is a Dog is a Boy: The Human Cost of the Animal Rights Movement. This month he … Read More

Refusing to Suffer is Refusing to Live

ChelseaCulture of Death, Suffering1 Comment

Because it has been my observation that one of the supporting pillars of the culture of death (those kneejerk proponents of abortion, euthanasia, assisted suicide, cloning/ESCR) is a desire to avoid or alleviate human suffering at all cost (a woman with an unwanted pregnancy doesn’t want the “burden” of a child; sick people want cures for what ails them or … Read More

A Prayer for Conversion

ChelseaCulture of Death, PrayerLeave a Comment

As much as we want to save lives, as pro-lifers and Christians we should have a great desire to help save souls as well. One of my favorite quotes from John Paul II comes from his 2002 address to the U.S. Cardinals in response to the sexual abuse scandal: “we cannot forget the power of Christian conversion, that radical decision … Read More

Horror in Philly

ChelseaAbortion, Culture of Death, Infanticide1 Comment

No doubt you’ve heard the horrifying news about Dr. Kermit Gosnell, the PA abortionist who has been charged with 8 counts of murder in the deaths of a woman – following a botched abortion at his office – along with the deaths of seven other babies who were born alive following illegal late-term abortions and then killed by severing their … Read More

Seeking a Girl, Couple Has Unborn Twin Boys Killed

ChelseaAbortion, Culture of Death, Eugenics, IVF, Reproductive Technology3 Comments

Good grief! Last week ROSS DOUTHAT wrote a widely circulated column in the NY Times about the “unborn paradox.” How unborn life is so easily discarded on one hand and so desperately wanted on the other. Here we have a perfect example of this paradox in one couple. An Australian couple had the twin boys they were carrying killed because…well, … Read More

“Every Life is Valuable, or No Life is Valuable”

ChelseaAbortion, Culture of Death, Family, Love, Pro Life, Sex1 Comment

Jenny Senour Uebbing hits a home run with this post on the Duggars, MTV, teenage pregnancy and the value of every human life! It’s too good to give a teaser, just go read the whole thing. Jenny blogs at A Great Deception and can be read at Catholic Exchange’s Theology of the Body Channel. P.S. CONGRATULATIONS, Jenny on the new … Read More

TOB Tuesday: Sex, Life and Death

ChelseaAbortion, Culture of Death, Freedom, Sex, Sexuality, Theology of the Body, TOB Tuesday1 Comment

In a column for Catholic Exchange not too long ago, Dr. Mark Dendrickson commented on the increasing incidence of men killing their pregnant lovers and how the “culture of death” has progressed this far. The driving force: Another powerful anti-life undertow was generated by the “sexual revolution.” For many, the Judeo-Christian concept of sex for procreation was eclipsed by the … Read More

Pro-Abortion Protesters Act Like Idiots

ChelseaCulture of Death, video11 Comments

During what was supposed to be a presentation by the Canadian Centre for Bioethical Reform hosted by Choose Life McGill who hoped to encourage “respectful dialogue”, pro-abortion protesters “respectfully” make their case by shouting “LEAVE NOW!”, “we don’t wanna hear your side!” and “f**k off!” and then breaking out in children’s songs. This is video 1 of 19 (h/t Big … Read More

U.N. Report Advocates Teaching Masturbation to 5-Yr.-Olds, Abortion to 12-Yr.-Olds

ChelseaAbortion, Culture of Death, Sex, Sexuality2 Comments

This is just evil: The U.N.’s Economic, Social and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) released a 98-page report in June offering a universal lesson plan for kids ranging in age from 5-18, an “informed approach to effective sex, relationships” and HIV education that they say is essential for “all young people.”… The UNESCO report, called “International Guidelines for Sexuality Education,” separates children … Read More