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I’ve been meaning to share an article a friend of mine wrote recently that reminded me of these words from Archbishop Charles Chaput that I have shared here on this blog several times over the years: Party loyalty is a dead end. It’s a lethal form of laziness. Issues matter. Character matters. Acting on principle […]


Posted at: May 15th, 2013 - 10:04 pm - Comments Off

Here are a few of the thoughts/reactions to the Republican National Convention that I shared via Facebook and Twitter this week. 1. Not surprisingly, Rick Santorum did the best job of addressing the sanctity of all human life: Four and a half years ago I stood over a hospital isolette staring at the tiny hands […]


Posted at: August 31st, 2012 - 12:00 pm - Number of Comments » 4

This Tuesday, July, 3, the Springield News-Leader ran the following letter from Jane Pitt: I have given much thought to Richard Stoecker’s letter (“Vote for Mormon against beliefs,” June 15). I am also a Christian and differ with the Mormon religion. But I think any Christian should spend much time in prayer before refusing to […]


Posted at: July 6th, 2012 - 11:35 am - Comments Off

Below is a “guest post” from my good friend Jim Cole, Legal Counsel for Missouri Right to Life, about the imbroglio that Newt Gingrich caused with his comments about implantation last week. The Gingrich campaign has been on damage-control with pro-lifers for days now attempting to “clarify” Newts pro-life position, assuring us that he believes […]


Posted at: December 5th, 2011 - 11:33 pm - Comments Off

During last week’s seemingly endless debate about the Federal budget, which largely came down to a “debate”, if you can call it that, about de-funding Planned Parenthood, the Nation’s largest abortion chain, Nancy Pelosi said that the GOP was waging a “war on women” (h/t Creative Minority Report) There is “a war on women,” House […]


Posted at: April 13th, 2011 - 12:09 am - Comments Off

Thankfully, the election is finally over and many “pro-life” seats were picked up. Now, let’s hope that actually translates into something good when it comes time to vote on legislation. This is an excellent video (with some pretty funky music). It beautifully illustrates what those of us who “vote pro-life” are trying to preserve: human […]


Posted at: November 3rd, 2010 - 10:12 am - Comments Off

In the realm of politics, so many issues are debated with great fervor and intensity. Lately we’ve been hearing a lot about immigration, government control/spending and, of course, the economy. As the political season kicks into high-gear, let’s take a moment to remember the most important issues facing our country today: Not that other issues […]


Posted at: August 11th, 2010 - 12:51 pm - Number of Comments » 1

After an exchange like this one (from 1999) Sen. Barbara Boxer sure has some nerve using babies in her re-election campaign: Does this woman have a sick, near religious devotion to abortion or what? She can’t even bring herself to renounce the barbaric practice of partially delivering babies in order to suck their brains out […]


Posted at: August 3rd, 2010 - 3:17 pm - Number of Comments » 1

Yuval Levin posted at the Corner: If you haven’t read Shannen Coffin’s piece on Elena Kagan and the partial-birth-abortion debate today, you really should. What he describes, based on newly released Clinton White House memos, is absolutely astonishing. … What’s described in these memos is easily the most serious and flagrant violation of the boundary […]


Posted at: June 30th, 2010 - 6:51 am - Comments Off

Well, I’d be a pretty lousy pro-life blogger if I didn’t mention this one: The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has a released a report, “Fiscal Years 2002-2009 Obligations, Disbursements, and Expenditures for Selected Organizations Involved in Health-Related Activities.” According to their report, organizations that either perform and/or advocate abortions have received nearly…$1 billion (cue Dr. […]


Posted at: June 17th, 2010 - 10:48 pm - Number of Comments » 1