The Infant Leaped in Her Womb!

ChelseaPrayer, Religion, Right to Life0 Comments

Happy feast of the Visitation! This account of the Blessed Virgin visiting her cousin Elizabeth is is one of my favorites in scripture. I love it because the life of the unborn child is so clearly illustrated. During those days Mary set out and traveled to the hill country in haste to a town of Judah, where she entered the … Read More

Rudy’s Position Bad for Republicans/Conservatives

Chelsea2008 Election, Abortion, Politics0 Comments

From National Review Online, by Ramesh Ponnuru (emphasis added): In a way, Giuliani’s nomination would cause more trouble for the pro-life cause than his election would. The pro-life cause can survive without a pro-life president: It emerged from the Clinton years stronger than it had been at their beginning. But it will find it harder to survive without a pro-life … Read More

New Therapies Using Stem Cells

ChelseaAdult Stem Cell Research, Miscellaneous0 Comments

I was perusing google news stories about stem cell research this evening and this delightful little article from the Salt Lake Tribune caught my eye. Some clips: Adult stem cells are less versatile than embryonic stem cells – but also less controversial, easier to come by and may be marketed for new therapeutic uses in the U.S. much sooner. In … Read More

Feminist Scholar Opposed to Prenatal Testing

ChelseaAbortion, Embryo Screening, Miscellaneous1 Comment

When asked what was so troubling about routine first-trimester prenatal diagnosis, Marsha Saxton, a lecturer for University of California, Berkeley and contributer to the feminist health book Our Bodies, Ourselves said, “Unfortunately, it buys into a consumer perspective on our children.” In this interview with California Catholic Daily she talks about a disabled student in one of her classes whose … Read More

In Memoriam

ChelseaPrayer, video0 Comments

Today we remember those who have given their lives for the cause of freedom, the protection of their country and their fellow man. This is a wonderful video with footage from WWII and testimony from the WWII veterans of Easy Company (my favorite part of Band of Brothers): For all those who have lost loved ones in battle I pray, … Read More

Adventures in Politics – Analysis

ChelseaPersonal, Politics0 Comments

Well, my internship at the State Capitol has come to an end. May 18 was the last day of session. The best I can tell people when they ask me what it was like working there is that it was interesting. I can’t say that I particularly enjoyed it or that I really liked what I saw while I was … Read More

Idol for Life

ChelseaPro Life0 Comments

Congratulations to Jordin Sparks, winner of American Idol and pro-life activist! It is so encouraging to see someone so openly committed her Christian faith and building a culture of life win a competition like this. Below is a picture of her with Dr. Alveda King (the niece of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and official spokesperson for Silent No More) … Read More

Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them

ChelseaAmendment 2, Cloning, Politics, Stem Cell Research0 Comments

That book title, written by outspoken Liberal commentator Al Franken about conservatives, quite accurately describes Missouri’s pro-cloning biotech crowd who worked so feverishly to pass Amendment 2 last year which enshrined a right to human cloning research in the Missouri Constitution. One of the most gaping loopholes written into the amendment was a guarantee of unrestricted state funds for anyone … Read More

Roe for Brownback

Chelsea2008 Election, Abortion, Politics0 Comments

The now pro-life (and Catholic) Norma McCorvey, aka ‘Jane Roe’ of Roe v. Wade, has announced her endorsement of Sen. Sam Brownback for President of the United States: “I know the hurts of countless women who have been lied to and manipulated by the abortion industry in this country. Our nation needs a President of strength, courage, and moral fortitude … Read More

Pro-Woman, Pro-Child, Pro-Life

ChelseaAbortion, Women0 Comments

Here’s an article about the pro-life movement’s “shift to focus on health issues,” namely the health of the mother. Pro-lifers have always been concerned about the life and health of the mother, especially considering the damage that abortion does to a woman emotionally and psychologically and yes, even physically. Sadly, many women opt for abortion because they feel that they … Read More