HOT TOPIC: (PJ Media) Planned Parenthood Celebrates ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Emmy Success, Call for Activism

“Couldn’t think of a better ending to the #Emmys if we tried,” Planned Parenthood, the nation’s largest abortion provider, tweeted.  
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Our Haunting Insecurities and the Human Weeds

  Modern cosmetics tells us something about our culture’s desire to abort the unborn and euthanize the sick and elderly. In our desire to beautify the body, writes Zygmunt Baumann, “the appearance of the remedy as a rule preceded awareness of the deficiency that clamored to...
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Guess How Much I Love You

  For as high as the heavens are above the earth, so great is his steadfast love toward those who fear him (Psalm 103:11). Our family has a children’s book called Guess How Much I Love You, written nearly 25 years ago by Sam McBratney. A sweet and timeless tale, it recounts...
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Ask Me Anything

Sometimes word games can become mind games. My 11-year-old daughter has Down syndrome. My instinct has always been to put it exactly that way—Down syndrome is something she has, not something that has her or something she is. Does that seem obvious? These are actually hotly...
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HOT TOPIC: Francis says “pro-life” means supporting immigrants, others disagree

According to Maria McFadden Maffucci, editor of  The Human Life Review, “The campaign and election of Donald Trump has shifted, kaleidoscope-like, both the allegiances and divisions in the pro-life movement.” In an interview with Crux, Maffucci said this shift has presented both...
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Our Bodies, Our Minds

  I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may...
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HOT TOPIC: Wesley J. Smith (National Review Online) on Reprogrammed Cells Relieve Parkinsons’ Symptoms

First, this study validates George W. Bush’s prediction, when he placed mild limitations on federal embryonic stem cell funding, that scientists would be able to find ethical means of furthering regenerative medicine without using embryos. Second, contrary to embryonic stem cells...
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Symposium: Whole Life v. Pro-Life?

We asked participants to respond to one or more of three questions: 1) Should people who defend the right to life of the unborn and the dying call themselves “whole-life” or “consistent-life” rather than “pro-life”? 2) Does defending the right to life today require particular...
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Easy but Uncomfortable

  It’s the language we use for diseases. Polio, we say, has been eradicated from the earth. Last week many pro-lifers jumped on the moral carelessness of a CBS story which declared giddily that Down syndrome had been “basically eradicated from Iceland”— as if someone in...
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The Stubborn Bond

1 Kings 3:3-14 [16-28] Then the king answered and said, “Give the living child to the first woman, and by no means put him to death; she is his mother.” And all Israel heard of the judgment that the king had rendered, and they stood in awe of the king, because they perceived that...
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