Why We Can’t Trust the Government With Health Care

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Rebecca Taylor makes an excellent point: Before we can trust the government with our health care, we need to trust the government to protect life from beginning to end. Right now we cannot do that. In order for health care to be fair and effective it must be dedicated to preserving all life, from conception to natural death. Of course … Read More

What’s Next?

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The following video asks the logical question – if the murder of unborn children up to and including their very final stages of in-utero development remains legal, what will come next? Indeed some, like well respected and influential philosopher Peter Singer, already suggest that parents should have the right to decided within 28 days after birth whether they want to … Read More

Pacino to Play “Dr. Death”?

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It seems that his status as a convicted murderer has been treating Jack Kevorkian quite well these days. First he gets paid $50,000 to speak to some 4,000+ college students at the University of Florida last January shortly after his release from prison. Now it’s being reported that HBO Films will air a biopic about “Dr. Death” that is set … Read More

Terri’s Day

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Today is “Terri’s Day,” the fourth anniversary of the starvation death of Terri Schiavo: Statement from the Schindler family today: Four years ago today Terri Schiavo died. By the order of Judge George W. Greer, Terri died a slow barbaric death by starvation and dehydration over a period of almost two weeks. We have been posting stories of the events … Read More

Suicide for Everyone – On Demand!

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God love Wesley Smith for keeping up with our suicide obsessed world these days. It’s a dirty job, but somebody’s got to do it…I guess. It’s getting a little ridiculous. A few highlights, though not particularly high, in no particular order: –British TV aired a documentary on one man’s journey to Switzerland for an assisted suicide. The doc apparently included … Read More

Selfishness Fuels the Culture of Death

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In a column yesterday, pro-life attorney, Ken Connor, commented on the recent trampling death of a WalMart employee the day after Thanksgiving, relating it to the story of the teenager who committed suicide in front of a live web audience and the 1964 stabbing death of Catherine Genovese in front of witnesses who refused to help because they were “too … Read More

Margaret Sanger, One of the “Women of Our Time”

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American Life League reports on Margaret Sanger, who is being honored in the Smithsonian Portrait Gallery’s Women of our Time exhibit:

Still Fighting for Life in Delaware

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Randy Richardson is still fighting to keep his severely disabled daughter Lauren alive. He recently told World Net Daily that he’s now battling “his former wife, the medical establishment and the court system for the life of his daughter.” On the improvement of her condition he said, “She has been trying to sit up and also has tried to verbalize. … Read More

Fighting for Life, Again

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Another family feud over the life of a disabled family member, a la the Schindler-Schiavo fight 3 years ago, is taking shape in Delaware. Lauren Richardson suffered severe brain damage after a heroin overdose in 2006. She is responsive and breathing on her own, but because she must be fed through a feeding tube and is so severely handicapped, Lauren’s … Read More

Kansas City Here I Come!

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I will be heading to Kansas City today for two events featuring Christopher West and Theology of the Body. This has been a very important teaching for me and has helped evolve my thinking about how to build a culture of life. Encouraging respect for the life of the unborn is only part of it. There must also be a … Read More