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In his last State of the Union Address, President Bush made time to applaud advancements in ethical stem cell research and call on Congress to ban human cloning On matters of life and science, we must trust in the innovative spirit of medical researchers and empower them to discover new treatments while respecting moral boundaries. […]

Posted at: January 29th, 2008 - 11:26 pm - Number of Comments » 0

“Most merciful Jesus, I beseech You through the intercession of Your dearest Mother who nurtured You from childhood, bless my native land. I beg You, Jesus, look not on our sins, but on the tears of little children, on the hunger and cold they suffer. Jesus, for the sake of these innocent ones, grant me […]

Posted at: January 29th, 2008 - 1:40 pm - Number of Comments » 0

This would be a breath of fresh air after Gov. Blunt’s pro-cloning Governorship! Not only did Rep. Hulshof oppose Amendment 2, he also voted against expanding federal funding for embryonic stem cell research and has a strong pro-life record. He has not made any formal plans to run yet, but he’s considering it. From the […]

Posted at: January 28th, 2008 - 12:03 pm - Number of Comments » 4

This was a very interesting op-ed by a woman who shares her experience in a women’s book club meeting in which five of the six women (the author being one of them) admitted to having an abortion in the early years after Roe v. Wade: We were among the first wave of girls who came […]

Posted at: January 27th, 2008 - 2:31 pm - Number of Comments » 3

Missouri Right to Life finally voted and endorsed Mike Huckabee. For an organization whose sole concern is life issues there simply is no other choice. Two are glaringly unacceptable – Rudy, who is pro-abortion, and McCain, who wants to expand federal funding for embryonic stem cell research – and Romney screwed up when he said […]

Posted at: January 26th, 2008 - 12:28 am - Number of Comments » 1

Several things to report from the Show Me State: First, Missouri may soon be offering “Choose Life” license plates after a federal court approved Choose Life of Missouri Inc.’s 2006 application for the specialty plate. It was previously rejected by a joint House and Senate Transportation Committee. This is great news! Not only are these […]

Posted at: January 24th, 2008 - 11:13 pm - Number of Comments » 1

The other day I quoted from Pope Benedict’s encyclical, Spe Salvi, on self renunciation and the sacrifice that must be made for love: to accept the other who suffers means that I take up his suffering in such a way that it becomes mine also. Because it has now become a shared suffering, though, in […]

Posted at: January 24th, 2008 - 10:22 am - Number of Comments » 1

After raising millions of dollars for a potential re-election campaign, MO Gov. Matt Blunt made the shocking announcement today that he will not seek re-election after all. “After a great deal of thought and prayer, and with the knowledge that we have achieved virtually everything I set out to accomplish, and more, I will not […]

Posted at: January 23rd, 2008 - 2:48 am - Number of Comments » 0

Thanks, Mom, for choosing life! It is no wonder there are so many young people who attend the annual March for Life in Washingtond D.C. every year. It’s always pretty sobering when I think that when I was conceived, my mother had the legal choice to have me killed before I was born. We realize […]

Posted at: January 22nd, 2008 - 11:31 am - Number of Comments » 0

News out of Australia: Pregnant women carrying a foetus with an abnormality are being denied abortions even when the defect is grounds for “non-treatment” after the baby is born, a leading obstetrician has warned… Most parents opt to abort if a severe abnormality is found in a test, but Prof de Crespigny says access to […]

Posted at: January 22nd, 2008 - 9:38 am - Number of Comments » 3