Human Life Review Blog

Scroll through our blog to find great articles and commentary on current life issues.

Royal Baby Love

  Oh, baby! Just can’t get enough of you! After all, how many cuddly, brand-new royal kids are out there? Just one: Prince George. And does the world love him or not? Consider:  People magazine expects to sell 1.4 million copies of its “Royal Baby Joy!” collector’s issue. ...
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Why are Special-Needs Parents Fair Game?

Imagine this scenario: an acquaintance comes up to you at a function, and you exchange the usual pleasantries—how ‘s the job, the kids, etc. And then he or she says: So, how old is “your spouse,”—“50” or so?  How’s his health? Think he’ll get cancer or have high blood...
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Late Term Abortions, Politics, and Democrats

  The June 18 vote in the House of Representatives on the “Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act” was telling—and what it told us about abortion absolutism was highly disturbing. The 228-196 vote was almost completely along party lines: If there are “Democrats for Life,”...
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Done

          Done.  And of course there wasn’t more than the inevitable shadow of doubt – the one that hangs over all human enterprises – that the Texas Legislature was going to pass that abortion bill, as duly happened last Saturday....
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Texas Abortion Bill Moves Forward

                 The Texas Senate votes Friday or Saturday on an anti-abortion bill the House approved Wednesday, 96-49. Declares Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst: “We’re not in the filibuster range right now, and we’re going to pass th...
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Gov. Perry Puts Out the “Firebrand”

        Sorry, Wendy, it’s going to pass, and this time you probably can’t do a thing about it, pink sneakers or no pink sneakers.        Nothing probably is ever final in politics, and febrile assumptions can turn to dust; but...
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Warriors

                                                                People going into nursing homes fear both loss of independence and having little to do. Some, who are literate, maintain a degree of control by devouring books. On my visits to homes as a volunteer I’ve encountered...
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NANCY PELOSI AND JOHN McCORMACK

            On June 13, Weekly Standard reporter John McCormack asked former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi about the morality of late-term abortions.  His question was probably driven by the recent convictions of Philadelphia abortionist Kermit Gosnell for first degree murder of...
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HLR BLOG

Welcome to the blog! Scroll down for older entries. NEW:  Wendy Davis v. Greg Abbott by William Murchison (March 7, 2014) Defining Death, Not Defining Life by John Grondelski (February 26, 2014) Double Header Blog: Sign of the Times by Donald DeMarco & Swiss Abortion...
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Is Your Twelve Year Old Ready to Commit Suicide?

I have a daughter who’s eight years younger than a friend’s. My friend, therefore, has become a kind of authority on what to expect a little bit down the road. When my Alexandra became a teenager, he warned: “Right now your daughter knows you are the biggest nerd in the world....
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IS RUTH BADER GINSBURG GETTING MELLOW IN HER OLD AGE? ASK THE TIMES….

               You wouldn’t think there’d be any doubt that Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a votary of abortion.  You would have thought wrong.
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Nat Hentoff tells it like it is

Nat Hentoff : Why Obama is Silent on Murdered Babies
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Nat Hentoff tells it like it is

Why Obama is Silent on Murdered Babies
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Obama vs. Reagan on abortion

President Obama could really learn a thing or two about Planned Parenthood from the Human Life Review . . .    
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Great Defender of Life Dinner

THANK YOU! For making our 2013 Great Defender of Life Dinner our most successful event ever.        Join us next year? Get on our mailing list now! Please call 212-685-5210; or email humanlifereview@verizon.net
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National Prayer Service

The Human Life Review is proud to be a co-sponsor of the National Prayer Service: the largest national, interdenominational prayer service in observance of 40 years since Roe vs. Wade. On Friday, January 25, 2013 from 8:30-10:30 a.m., this service will take place in Constitution...
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Keeping the Lights On

            Re the Nov. 6 mess: First thing to say is, can we avoid the sin of over-extrapolation? The journalistic, not to say human, tendency is to ride every political tide out to sea and back. Gee, if we’re here now, won’t we...
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Stand Up for Religious Liberty Rally June 8th 2012

I am the president of the Human Life Foundation, a non-profit, non-sectarian organization in Manhattan, dedicated to the defense of human life, founded in 1974 in response to the Roe. v. Wade decision. Our quarterly journal, the Human Life Review, seeks to change hearts and...
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Spain: The Abortion Agenda

This article was originally published in our Spring 2010 issue. The author suggested that we post this article on our website, saying: “The new Government has announced a reform of the abortion law, but it is still unclear how it would be implemented. That is the reason why...
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HOPE FOR THE FUTURE:

National Catholic Register editorial on March for Life 2012
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RONALD REAGAN'S HLR ESSAY in the NEWS

Maria McFadden Maffucci speaks to CNSNews.com about Reagan’s Historic “Abortion and the Conscience of the Nation”
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ANNE CONLON on THE DEBATE SINCE ROE

Read National Review’s interview with Anne Conlon here:
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